Don’t miss the music and the fun coming up this week for Acworth, Kennesaw, Marietta, starting February 6 with Acworth’s Mayor, Tommy Allegood and the State of the City of Acworth.
Spend the evening with your big and little tikis experiencing the sights and sounds of the beach at Kennesaw Parks & Recreation’s Valentine’s Dance at the Ben Robertson Community Center, located at 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw, on February 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.Join us for a Totally Tiki Luau. The Ben Robertson Community Center’s Banquet Hall is transformed into a colorful and tropical luau dance party.This family-friendly event will feature an “all-you-can-eat” dinner and dessert bar, plenty of memorable photo opportunities and tunes spun by a professional D.J.
All adults must be accompanied by a child and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Seating will be open; however, tables will be reserved for parties of six or more. Tickets are only $15 per person and can be purchased online at www.kennesaw-ga.gov/parks-and-recreation/ or at the Ben Robertson Community Center. Advance purchase is required.
Regular office hours at the Ben Robertson Community Center are Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. For more information, visit kennesaw-ga.gov or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at (770) 422-9714.
GEORGIA GUILD PLAYERS 2020 SEASON
We’re kicking off the 2020 season on February 7th! – You DON’T want to miss this show!!
The Georgia Players Guild starts their brand new series at the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre with a BANG on Feb 7th with one of their most beloved shows in Creedence Clearwater Revival and Three Dog Night!
Come and relive the classics like “Down on the Corner” and sing-a-longs like “Fortunate Son” from the rich CCR catalog. Songs like “One (is the loneliest number)”, Joy to the World and Shambala ensure that the Three Dog Night set will be a party no one will want to miss!
This show will feature the Marietta legend Barry Lancaster as well as other GPG favorites like Chad Yochum, Travis Cottle, Jacob Deaton, Rashad Shazam, Danny Paschall and more!
This pairing debuted over two years ago and was a near instant sell out, so don’t wait to get your tickets until it’s too late! Online at EarlSmithStrand.org Check out this performance: https://youtu.be/0pC1La8HBtA
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
THURS FEB 6 ABA LUNCHEON 11:30-1:00 pm at Acworth Community Center, 4361 Cherokee Street, Acworth, GA, 30101. Join us as Acworth Mayor Tommy Allegood delivers the State of the City of Acworth. RSVP at www.acworthbusiness.org.
SAT FEB 8 MARIETTA TREE KEEPERS Please join us for this RESCHEDULED MTK Event. We will be inventorying trees on the Marietta City Cemetery Trail. The parking address is: Brown Park, 358 West Atlanta St., Marietta, 30064, look for the green signage. You can also drive into the middle of the cemetery and look for our sign-in table at the small white building. The date is Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 10:00am. In case of bad weather please call 770-424-4664 for weather updates and rescheduled date.
SAT FEB 8 KENNESAW’S ANNUAL VALENTINE DANCE – Spend the evening with your big and little tikis experiencing the sights and sounds of the beach at Kennesaw Parks & Recreation’s Valentine’s Dance at the Ben Robertson Community Center, located at 2753 Watts Drive in Kennesaw, on February 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are only $15 per person and can be purchased online at www.kennesaw-ga.gov/parks-and-recreation/ or at the Ben Robertson Community Center. Advance purchase is required.
SAT FEB 8 FAMILY GAME NIGHT The Helping Club, a 501c3 nonprofit, is hosting a Family Game Night on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 4 PM to 6 PM at Arts Bagels and More, 3451 Cobb Parkway, Acworth. Check us out at www.thehelpingclub.org or give us a call at 404-630-9474 to learn more.Coffee and Games provided. The cost of admittance is free, but donations are appreciated.
SAT, MON, TUES FEB 8, 10, 11 STRAND AUDITIONS The Strand will hold auditions for two upcoming productions. Forever Plaid and Smoke on the Mountain. MORE INFO AT https://earlsmithstrand.org/audition-announcement.
SUN FEB 9 SOUND EXPERIENCE OAK Sanctuary will be hosting its monthly group sound experience on Sunday, Feb 9 at 4pm. Sound is known to bring about deep states of relaxation and healing.Please bring a yoga mat, blanket, or whatever else you need to feel comfortable. Seating will also be available. $25, For more information, please visit www.theoaksanctuary.com or call 404-903-4104.
TUES FEB 11 KENNESAW BUSINESS ASSOCIATION LUNCHEON – 11:00. at KSU Continuing Ed Bldg. Kennesaw, 30144. Join us as John Loud, Loud Security and Sharon Mason, Cobb Chamber of Commerce share an update of what is happening in Cobb County. catered by Copelands. Learn more and RSVP at www.kennesawbusiness.org.
TUES FEB 11 HISTORICAL SOCIETY On Tuesday, FEB 11, 2020 at 7pm Please join us as JoyEllen Williams, Special Collections Curator at Kennesaw State University (KSU), will share a presentation about African American archival collections and rare books held at KSU.The presentation is open to the public and FREE and will be held Tuesday, February 11 at 7pm at Sardis Missionary Baptist Church, 2741 South Main Street in Kennesaw. NOTE LOCATION CHANGE. For Further Information, contact Lynne Brown, – 239-292-0613
TUES FEB 11 HELPING ONE GUY will host a dinner honoring RANDALL DROKE. It is with a heavy heart that HOG is honoring Randall Droke, father of Logan Droke who passed last year, just four days shy of his 18th birthday. Randall and family are most certainly going through the most difficult time of their lives and our HOG Community is here to help the Droke family to our best abilities. Please keep the Droke family in your prayers! On Tuesday, February 11, at 6:30 pm HOG will honor Randall Droke and family. The dinner is at NorthStar Church. Register online at Eventbrite.com. Tickets are free. Donations are glady accepted
WED FEB 12 MARIETTA COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS Monthly meeting is on February 12, 2020 at 9:30 am. Come and socialize and listen to this month’s program on “Reading Trees for Health and Risk” with Peter Jenkins, an ISA (International Society of Arboriculture) Certified Arborist. The meeting also informs you on what the garden clubs are doing in the Marietta area. The meeting will be held at the Marietta Educational Garden Center, 505 Kennesaw Ave, Marietta, GA, 30060, 770-427-3494.