So many exciting things happening this week in East Cobb! The Atlanta Braves have their home opener today- which means baseball season is in full swing! We also have Spring Break for Cobb County, so if you and your family plan to enjoy the beautiful weather, we have the events to get out and enjoy while school’s out! For more events around town, CLICK 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:
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/East Cobb. More info: 770-509- 2730.
Marietta Square Farmers Market features products that are grown and produced in Georgia, including
produce, plants, honey, breads, cheese and other items. Saturday: 9am-12pm. Rain or shine. Now open
all year. Glover Park-Marietta Square. More info: 770-499- 9393 or mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.
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 chattnaturecenter.org.
Good Mews Spring Flea Market. Find great bargains on a variety of items. All proceeds benefit Good Mews Animal Foundation, a local non-profit organization which operates a volunteer-based no-kill shelter for homeless, abused, and abandoned cats. Saturdays: 10am-5pm. Sundays: 12-5pm. 562 Wylie Road Marietta 30060 (behind the U-Haul on Highway 120). More info: 770-499- 2287 or goodmews.org.
Easter Egg Hunt. Spend the morning finding candy-filled treasures on the grounds of this historic home. Children should bring their own baskets. Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available. Space is limited. Tickets: $5. Historic Smith Plantation, 934 Alpharetta Street, Roswell 30075. More info: 770-640-3978, www.roswellgov.com
Spring Native Plant Sale. Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Over 120 species of plants available, and horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers on site to help you plant the garden of your dreams. Herbs and veggies for the edible garden and more. 10am-5pm. Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road, Roswell. More info: 770-992-2055 or chattnaturecenter.org.
Dreamscapes presented by Georgia Philharmonic. Get carried away to another place with music designed to make you dream while you’re wide awake. Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz is indeed a dream from start to finish, includes a trip to the ball, frolics through the fields, passionate love, and more. Elgar’s Dream Children imagines a life reading stories to children. Poème by Ernest Chasusson is his best-known work and a song of love’s triumph. 7pm. Tickets: $10-$30. Lassiter Concert Hall, 2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta/East Cobb. More Info: 404-500-9276 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. 9am, Egg Scramble: 10am. Register online. $5 adults/$2.50 children (2-11). St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 3455 Canton Road, Marietta 30066. More info: 770-926-3488, www.thepumpkinchurch.org
Pancake Breakfast & Egg Hun. Free pancake breakfast preceding egg hunt for children two years old – 5th grade. Pictures with the Easter Bunny. 9am. Mountain View United Methodist Church, 2300 Jamerson Road, Marietta 30066, 770-928-0050, www.mvumc.org.
Easter Egg Hunt. Entry fee includes garden admission, 1 Easter egg hunt, games, crafts, and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Price for non-member children is $10.00, $7.00 for adults and $6.00 for seniors. Four different age groups and hunts will take place in three separate Garden Collections. Each age group will have to hunt to match their skill level. We are also limiting the number of children available per hunt to guarantee a quality experience for each visitor. Must pre-register online. No walk-up registrations will be accepted. 10am-2pm. Smith Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw 30152. More info: 770-919-0248 • www.smithgilbertgardens.com.
Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop. Fun, food, games, DJ, activities, and egg hunts. Helicopter drops thousands of eggs onto the Sprayberry High School football field to kick-off the hunt. There will be more than 90,000 eggs and candy for the various hunts. Food & treats will be available to purchase from a variety of vendors. $7 per child for unlimited rides in the Ultimate Kid’s Zone. 10am-5pm. Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30062. More info: 770-423-1330, email@example.com
Eastside Baptist Church Easter Egg Scramble. Egg scramble, games, inflatables and more! Food concessions will be available. 10:30am. 2450 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta, GA 30068. More info: 770-971-2323, www.followeastside.com.
Family Celebration & Egg Hunt. Egg hunt, inflatables, petting zoo, storytelling, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, hotdogs, chips, and drinks. Free. 4-5:30pm. Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, North Campus, 2509 Post Oak Tritt Road, Marietta 30068. More info: 770-971-2880, www.mtbethel.org
4th Annual Roswell Azalea Festival. Enjoy concerts, a River Run, art exhibition and much more. Cost
varies based on events. Events located throughout Roswell check website for information on what is
happening and when. More Info: 770-640- 3253 or www.roswellazaleafestival.com.
Yoga Class. This class will help create body awareness, strengthen and stretch muscles and tissues,
improve balance, posture and coordination. Appropriate for all levels of students. 12:15-1:15pm. $90.
(April 3-June 19). WellStar East Cobb Health Park, 3747 Roswell Road NE, Marietta. More info/To
reserve: 770-956- 7827 or wellstar.org.
Reading to Cats at Good Mews Animal Shelter. Does your child in grade 1-8 need extra reading practice or would he/she like to spend time helping socialize shelter cats by reading aloud to them? Our Reading to Cats program is designed to help students gain more confidence in their reading skills and to provide enrichment for the cats and kittens. The interaction also teaches kids the importance of empathy, animal welfare, and community service. Donations welcome. Reserve your spot at https://goodmews.org/ongoing-events
Tai Chi Class. A mind-body practice that has its roots in ancient China, designed to cultivate the body’s
vital energy (known as “chi”) and improve the flow of this energy through the body. 12-1pm. $90. (April
5-June 21). WellStar East Cobb Health Park, 3747 Roswell Road NE, Marietta/East Cobb. More info/To
reserve: 770-956- 7827 or wellstar.org.