Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Hundreds will attend the annual event of song, testimonies and presentations to raise awareness for our troops and let them know we support them. See how you can enter to win a pair of tickets to the event!
The Marietta Museum of History and Patch want to offer you and a friend a special night out. We are giving away a pair of Strand tickets to March 1's Hearts for Heroes IV. Entering this contest is easy. Just post a comment at the bottom of this article and tell us what your favorite thing to do in Cobb County is or share your thanks to our servicemen. Just a sentence or two will be fine. For the fourth year, Marietta will celebrate, honor and remember local servicemen and wounded warriors with the Hearts for Heroes event at the Strand Theatre. This year five of the cities in Cobb County will recognize and honor a “citizen soldier” for their service to their country and their community. Attendees will be treated to patriotic musical …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Take a look at this roundup of events in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Counties, Feb. 15 through Feb. 17.
Douglasville Arbor Day Event What: Keep Douglasville Beautiful invites you to celebrate Arbor Day with tree plantings at Jessie Davis Park. The event will include an educational workshop led by a certified arborist, a tree planting demonstration and free pecan seedlings. Where: Davis Park, 7775 Malone St, Douglasville When: Friday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. "Beehive: The 60's Musical" What: Beehive is a rockin’ musical celebration of the girl groups who left their mark on 60’s music and on many of our lives. Relive music’s golden era and an empowering time in history with "The Name Game," "The Beat Goes On," "Respect," "Natural Woman," "My Boyfriend’s Back," "One Fine Day," "To Sir With Love," "It’s My Party," "Proud Mary," "Downtown" and more. …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Want to celebrate Mardi Gras in the Northwest Atlanta area? Enjoy festive food, music and family fun at Saturday's Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the 4th Annual Marietta Mardi Gras 5K Run on the Marietta Square. The event benefits the Junior League of Cobb-Marietta and it's community partners. The 5K run will begin Saturday at 8 a.m., with the 1K beginning at 8:45 a.m. and the Tot-Trot at 9 a.m. For the third year, the Junior League is teaming up with Shoes for the Cure for a shoe drive. All shoe donations are welcome - not just running shoes. There will be bins for drop-off available. Cost is $30 for adults and $15 for Tot-Trot. Visit http://www.marietta5k.com/ or Junior League of Cobb-Marietta's website for more information and registration.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Enjoy music, exercise and Thanksgiving fun while helping fight poverty at MUST Ministries' 10th-annual Gobble Jog.
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the 10th Annual Gobble Jog by MUST Ministries. The road race on Thanksgiving morning raises money to fight poverty. This year’s theme, “It’s kind of a big deal,” heralds the Nov. 22 event that will hopefully attract 10,000 runners, building on last year’s 9,453 attendees. Proceeds from the race help MUST Ministries provide 34,000 individuals each year with food, shelter, education and employment opportunities, clothing and access to healthcare to break the cycle of poverty and homelessness and foster long-term change. Visit Patch's Event Calendar for more details on the Gobble Jog and how to register. Got a great event coming up in your community? Upload it onto …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The family had to ride home from a festival celebrating freedom of black slaves with the symbols of the Holocaust on their car.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
The Tony-Award winning Broadway musical will continue through Oct. 2 at the Strand Theatre on the Marietta Square with half-price tickets at the free goldstar.com.
Your teens are holding a car wash at the high school Saturday. The grandparents volunteered to take the younger children to a movie Sunday afternoon. Your tweens take tap on Wednesday evening. It’s your time. Take it. Each week, we’ll tell you about great ideas to give you a much-deserved break and make your life a little easier—maybe a whole lot easier. Winner of five Tony Awards, including best Broadway musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is the first show of the 32nd season for the Atlanta Lyric Theatre, opening Friday. Taking place in New York City in 1922, Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of young Millie Dillmount, searching for a new life in a city full of intrigue and jazz. During the 1920s, women were entering the workforce …
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Stay cool, either indoors or at evening events this weekend.
Nature at Night When/Where: Friday, 8-9 p.m. at Red Top Mountain State Park, 50 Lodge Road SE, Cartersville Why Go: Meet at the far side of Visitor Center parking lot for a ranger-led night hike. Hike is about 1 mile on an easy trail. Great for the whole family. Pricing: $5 parking More Info: www.gastateparks.org/info/redtop or call 770-975-4226 Glover Park Concert Series When/Where: Friday, 8-10 p.m. at Glover Park in the Marietta Square Why Go: Enjoy “Yacht Rock,” party-rock-type music, under the stars in the park. Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket. Pricing: FREE More Info: www.mariettaga.gov or call 770-794-5601 Sweet and Savory When/Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Marietta Museum of History, 1 Depot St., Suite 200 …
Thursday, May 19, 2011
Eat, drink and be merry at these weekend activities.
Friday Night Dance Party Where/When: The Place Bar and Grill, 700 Sandy Plains Drive, Suite A1, Marietta; 8 p.m. Friday – 3 a.m. Saturday Why Go: With a renovated dance floor and lighting, you can dance the work week away Pricing: Admission is free; dinner menu is available More Info: www.theplacebarandgrill.com or call 770-427-9060 Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center Where/When: Stars and Strikes, 2400 Hiram Acworth Highway, Dallas; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Why Go: Family fun and entertainment, including a huge children’s play area, face painting, vendors, a D.J., live entertainment and prizes Pricing: Admission is free More Info: Email: email@example.com or call 678-965-5707 Atlanta Food and Wine Festival Where/…