School is out and summer fun is in! Swing into summer with these great activities all around East Cobb. For even more to do, check out our online calendar HERE.
Free Mulch. Cobb EMC offers free mulch from the clearance maintenance of Cobb EMC power lines. It is available throughout the year and can be delivered when crews are in your area. More info: www.cobbemc.com/content/request-wood-chips.
Pop-In Preschool Storytime. Bring your preschooler for a fun, interactive storytime that includes fingerplays and movement activities, too! 10:30am. Free. Ages 3-5. Sewell Mill Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-509-2711.
Gritter Baby Storytime. Introduce your baby to the world of reading through finger plays, bouncing rhymes, music and books. 10:15 am. Free; No registration required. Ages Birth-18 months. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-528-2524.
Toddler Tadpoles is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. 10:15am. Free; No Registration required. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: 770-509-2730.
TUESDAY AND SATURDAY
Feeding Time at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Join a naturalist for an in-depth look at one of their resident animals as they are being fed. 4pm. Admission: $10/ Adult, $6/Child (3-12), $7/Senior 65+, $7/ Student (Ages 13 -18), Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or www.chattnaturecenter.org.
Family Fun Time is for families with children of all ages. It lasts 40-50 minutes and can include books, activities, a short film, parachute play, music, and a craft. 3:30-4:15pm. Free. East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta. More info: 770-509-2730.
The Gritters Knitters. Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in anyway? If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired, and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome the only requirement is your enthusiasm! Just bring your yarn and yourself. Fridays: 11am-1pm. Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road, Marietta. More info: 770-528-2524.
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Brew with a View sponsored by Red Hare Brewery. Come out for live music, drinks and a crystal clear view of the square and Kennesaw Mountain from the Cobb Terrace. No cover charge. Age 21+. 7-11pm. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: 770-293-0080 or www.earlsmithstrand.org.
EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Marietta Square Farmers Market featuring products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including produce, plants, honey, breads, and cheese. Free. Saturday: 9am-12pm; Sunday: 12-3pm. Historic Marietta Square, 65 Church Street, Marietta. More info: 770-499-9393 or www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.com.
THROUGH MAY 31
Eco-Tinker: Interactive Exhibits. Head outdoors this spring for our nature-inspired tech and tinker stations – 5 stations where you can experiment and explore. The exhibit stations focus on the science of water – how it moves, how it is used. There’s plenty to play with while you learn at the STEM stations. Expand your creative mind and your vocabulary when you visit Eco-Tinker! Members Free. $10/Adult, $6/Child, Children 2 & under are free. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or www.chattnaturecenter.org.
Veteran’s Memorial 5k presented by American Legion Post 29. All proceeds support the charities of the American Legion to benefit Georgia military members, veterans and their families. Start times: 5K – 7:30am; 1K walk/run – 8:30am; Tot Trot (ages 5 and under) – 8:45am. 5K/1K: $30. Phantom Runner: $25. All events are rain or shine and will start and finish at the Marietta Square. 1 Cherokee Street, Marietta. Early packet pickup: May 24, 12-8pm, at American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Road, Marietta. More info: www.facebook.com/AmericanLegion5K.
Marietta Pops Orchestra presents their Spring Concert. Join the Symphony for selections from your pop favorites. 7:30pm. $20. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. More info: www.mariettapopsorchestra.org.
Atlanta Concert Band Concert. A versatile music ensemble that revels in the opportunity to bring to our audiences everything from classical and traditional music to pop, jazz and movie scores. 10am-1:30pm. Free. Glover Park, Marietta, 50 N Park Square, Marietta. More info: www.atlantaconcertband.com
Memorial Day 5K/10K. Memorial Day is about remembering the soldiers who died while on active duty in the military. In their memory, all active and retired military are offered a FREE race. Start and finish in the parking lot of LA Fitness on the corner of Sandy Plains & E. Piedmont. Packet pickup & race day registration: 6:30am. Races start: 7:30am. Registration 5K: $35; 10K: $40. Race Day an additional $5. Free to all active and retired military. LA Fitness, 2550 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More info: www.fivestarntp.com/memorial-day.html.
Glover Park Concert Series: 7 Sharp 9. The Glover Park Concert Series is held in Marietta the last Friday evening of each month, April through September. Only blankets and lawn chairs are allowed inside of Glover Park. Tables, tarps and plastic ground coverings are prohibited. Free. 8pm. More info: 770-794-5601 or visit www.mariettaga.gov/concerts.
MAY 31 – JUNE 9
A Raisin in the Sun. Meet the Younger family the day before they are getting a $10,000 insurance check from the death of the father, Walter Younger. Tensions increase as each member of the family tries to get their own way, eventually threatening to break apart their foundation completely. Thursday-Saturday: 7:30pm; Sunday: 2:30pm. $25+. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta. More info: 770-426-4800 or www.theatreinthesquare.net.