Just a few days til school starts for our students in Cobb County.  Sharing several family events you might want to attend.  Enjoy.

Christmas in July  in Marietta’s Glover Park

Come celebrate a unique and festive event where you are invited to experience the magic of Christmas in the midst of summer. A fun escape from the heat and a chance to reminisce about the joy and excitement of the holiday season.

Santa will be in Marietta’s Glover Park, this Saturday, July 22 between the hours of 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. The event is free.

During the Christmas in July event in Glover Park, your family will have a chance to meet Santa Claus. Children and adults alike can interact with Santa and share their Christmas wish lists or simply have a chat and take a photo. Santa will be dressed in a summer-themed outfit, combining the traditional red and white attire with a touch of summery accessories.

The Christmas in July event provides a delightful opportunity to experience the essence of Christmas, even during the summer. It’s a chance to come together as a community, enjoy festive decorations, and create lasting memories with a visit from Santa Claus himself.

Find Winter Wonderland info on the Facebook/MariettaWinterWonderland.

SATURDAY JULY 22 LEARNING DAYS OPEN HOUSE Learning Days, located at 3920 Jiles Way, Kennesaw, 30144, invites our families to attend their open house on Saturday, July 22, from 1-3 pm. In addition to providing year round Private Pre-K, Learning Days also provides Infant, Toddler and Preschool care ages 6 wks through 12 years. Call 678-742-8004 for more information.

SAT JULY 22, SOUTHERN MUSEUM – RAILROAD RENDEZVOUS A variety of activities celebrating the railroad and other industrial enterprises will be taking place throughout the day. Activities include an outdoor model train layout, small tractor display, blacksmithing demonstration, historic printing press demonstrations, a quilting display and an interactive model train display. More info on Page 1 on THE JULY 2023 BRIGHT SIDE NEWSPAPER.

SAT JULY 22 KENNESAW’S OUTDOOR MOVIE – Swift Cantrell Park. Mark you calendar to enjoy Disney Pixar’s Finding Nemo (G) on July 22. Movies are shown on a giant inflatable screen on a large field at the park after sundown. Attendees are welcome to bring blankets, and chairs for their own comfort. There will be activities for the kids and vendors on-site beginning at 6:00 PM.

THURS JULY 27 – ABA WOMEN’S LUNCHEON, 11:30 at Henrys 4835 SOUTH MAIN ST Acworth. Join the women of the ABA for lunch, networking AND FUN. Cost is $20 if you preregister, if you choose not to register in advance you will be charged an addition $5 at the door. RSVP

SATURDAY JULY 29 Downtown Car Cruise Acworth will host a summer Classic Car Cruise in Downtown Acworth July 29, 2023. The event will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Logan Farm Park (4405 Cherokee Street). The Lake City Cruisers partner with the city and the downtown Acworth merchants to hold these Classic Car Cruises. The event is free to the public. A $5 entry fee is requested for all vehicles in the cruise.  All proceeds go to the Horizon Field, an all-inclusive special needs sports facility in Acworth.


NOW THROUGH JULY 31 SMITH GILBERT GARDENS A Garden With Wings,” the popular pollinator exhibit at Smith-Gilbert Gardens (SGG) featuring a kid-friendly pollinator garden and 1,500 square foot butterfly house, is open. More info on Page 3 on THE JULY 2023 BRIGHT SIDE NEWSPAPER.

NOW THROUGH AUGUST 22 SOLE KIDZ REGISTRATION This program is a fun, flexible running program designed to get kids in the community active! Registrations includes all sessions, two 5K registrations in the Kennesaw Grand Prix Series (Harvest Hustle on Sat Sept 9 and Nightmare on Main on Sat Oct 28), plus a t-shirt. Parent Meeting: Tuesday, August 15 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM at the Ben Robertson Community Center (2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144). Pace Night is Thursday August 17, at 6:30. Register online at CLICK on Youth Sports and then Sole KIDZ.

NOW THROUGH SEPT 3 Marietta Cobb Museum of Art’s Metro Montage XXIII exhibit, featuring all types of genre, medium, style, subject matter, concept, and technique in art from across the country. Metro Montage XXIII features works of fine art by contemporary artists that showcase the diversity and skill within our nation’s culture. Featuring over 100 artists from across the country, Metro Montage XXIII is exhibited throughout the Museum’s galleries on both floors. The exhibit is free to members and admission for adult non-members is $8, seniors $5. The museum is located at 30 Atlanta St., Marietta, 30060.

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