Art Enjoyment, Tumbling and More

There's plenty of kid- and family-friendly events in the area in the coming days.

Glad you clicked on our new Grab & Go Kids Planner!

We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly events. Each week, we'll give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week.

You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.

Help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips — just add them to the comment box. Even if you disagree with our picks, let us know. We want to hear from you!


Where/When: , 2945 Hiram Acworth Hwy, Dallas; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Why Go: During this semi-formal/formal dress sale, you may bring any dress you would like to sell. Sellers will receive 70 percent of what the dress sells for and the Beta Club will receive 30 percent.

Pricing: No cost listed.


Where/When: Borders, 6594 Douglas Blvd, Douglasville; Saturday, 2 p.m.

Why Go: You can grab the little ones and celebrate Elmo's third birthday. Watch them sing, dance, listen to stories and create their own crafts. Note that this is not a costume character event. 

Pricing: No cost listed.


Where/When: , 8652 Campbellton St., Douglasville; Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Why Go: It’s an afternoon viewing of Douglas County School artwork hosted by FAME.  The art will be on display through March 27.

Pricing: Free.


Where/When: 1380 Pine Valley Road, Powder Springs (Taylor Farm Park); Monday, 10 to 10:30 a.m.; Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Why Go: It’s a great introductory class for toddlers. Children learn the importance of stretching along with basic tumbling moves. A parent or caregiver interacts with the children during the class. Register online at www.paulding.gov; class is for ages 18 months to 2 years.

Pricing: $19.


Where/When: Paulding County Public Library, 1010 E. Memorial Drive, Dallas; Tuesdays and Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Why Go: It promotes literacy at a great price.

Pricing: Free.



Mary Bertenshaw February 27, 2011 at 02:36 PM
Youth Christian School, 4967 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs - high school will perform Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream on Friday evening March 11. Adult tickets $6, children $3


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