Sharing a variety of events for our Cobb County community that occur this week, starting June 12, 2017. There are more events at the beginning of the week – simply scroll down under the Departure concert info.SAT JUNE 17 – DEPARTURE: The Journey Tribute Band at 8:00 pm. At the Strand on the Square in Marietta. Don’t stop believin’ in lovin’, touchin’, and squeezin’ your sweetheart, and celebrate the rocking sounds of DEPARTURE: The Journey Tribute Band this June! $18 Tickets online at www.earlsmithstrand.org. Online ticketing fees can be avoided by purchasing at box office over the phone at 770.293.0080 or in person at 117 North Park Square Marietta, GA 30060. Two dollars of every ticket supports continued renovation and operation of The Strand. Please note that all ticket sales are final.
JUN 14 – FREE SPAGHETTI DINNER – Sardis Baptist Church is hosting a free Spaghetti Dinner the first and third Wednesdays of both June and July. The community is welcome to enjoy dinner from 5:45-6:45 and invited to stay for Bible Study at 7:00 pm (for both adults and children). Sardis Baptist Church is located at 2741 S Main St, Kennesaw, GA 30144.
MON-FRI JUNE 12-16 – ETO SUMMER CAMP – Camp ETO located at 2689 South Main Street in down town Kennesaw. This martial arts and fitness themed camp is offered for 2 weeklong sessions the weeks of June 12-16 and June 26 – 30. The week’s activities will focus on fitness, sportsmanship, safety awareness, community service, values lessons, and skills development in a fun and safe environment. In addition to martial arts, activities will include outdoor games, swimming, field trips, crafts, service projects and guest speakers. For more information or to enroll, please call ETO at 770-528-9821 or checkout www.myeto.com.
TUE JUN 13 – KENNESAW BUSINESS ASSOCIATION LUNCHEON – Luncheon speaker will be Sam Olens, President of KSU. Begins at 11:30am. Lunch will catered by Copeland’s of New Orleans. Register online at www.kennesawbusiness.org
TUE-THU JUN 13-15 – ROME BRAVES BASEBALL CAMP – State Mutual Stadium in Rome. Camp will run from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm and is open to children ages 4 to 14. Cost is $150 / child. Register early to reserve your spot. Campers will receive instruction by members of the Rome Braves Baseball Team and Staff and much more. Call 706-378-5100 or visit www.romebraves.com.
FRI JUN 16 – ROME BRAVES BRIGADE CAMP – 9:00 am till 1:00 pm at State Mutual Stadium. Your child will learn dances, cheers and enjoy lunch with Braves Brigade members, who will also provide instruction. Cost is $50/child for ages 5-15. Call 706-378-5107 or visit www.romebraves.com.
FRI JUNE 16 FREE MOVIE NIGHT AT TUMLIN PARK. The City of Marietta’s Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with GracePointe Marietta and Hickory Hills Elementary School, is please to host a FREE movie night in Tumlin Park located at 400 Chestnut Hill Road, Marietta, GA on Friday, June 16th at 8:45pm. Please come early and bring a blanket or a low sitting chair and pick your spot to watch a free screening of the movie “Trolls” The family-friendly activities begin at 7 pm with free popcorn, food trucks, and drawings for prizes and gift baskets every 30 minutes beginning at 7:30pm. Come out for the fun and stay for the movie!
FRI-SUN JUN 16-18 – JUNETEENTH WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA – Juneteenth is a project of the Cobb County Branch NAACP in conjunction with the City of Marietta. Admission to the festival is FREE. Come join the fun and fellowship, while you shop over 100 vendors, participate in the Health Fair and experience the entertainment. Hours: Friday 6-11pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 3-6pm. Location: Historic Marietta Square. Visit www.CobbNAACP.org for more information.
SAT JUNE 17 – THE MAYOR’S GOLF TOURNAMENT – Cobblestone Golf Course in Acworth. Proceeds benefit the Optimist club. Contact David Grant at 770-490-4235 for more information.
SAT JUNE 17 – DREAM DASH 5K – Benefiting the Bill Thrash Kennesaw Teen Center. 2nd race of the Kennesaw Grand Prix Races. $25 registration fee. Register online at www.kennesawgrandprix.com or in person at Big Peach Running Company.