Archives for July 2014

Weekend Events, August 1 – 3

Friday Friday Art Walk. 5pm – 9pm. Marietta Square. Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour of the Historic Marietta Square’s eclectic art scene. Admission to The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is free during this event. Get Pop-Cultured. Frozen Friday with Olaf. 7pm. Barnes & Noble, Akers Mill. Bring in the kids for storytime, a sing-along, crafts […]

{Small Business Spotlight} The Music Studio at Vinings

Hi everyone, With August and the start of school just around the corner, there is no better time to start thinking about enriching your child’s and/or your life with the arts. In my opinion, a great place to start is at The Music Studio at Vinings. Full disclosure: When I learned that The Music Studio had […]

Weekend Events, July 25 – 27

Friday Southeast Homeschooling Expo.  10am – 9pm. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway. Tickets can be purchased at the door. $30 for an individual, $35 for a couple. Annual Homeschooling Convention Held in Atlanta for Homeschooling families from all over the country. See hundreds of exhibitors with curriculum and homeschooling opportunities and attend workshops on a wide […]

A Tinysaurus 1st Birthday

      The last few months of my son’s first year were bittersweet; each day he discovered something new and did something exciting, but each of those days he was also starting look less like a baby and more like a little boy. At about 8 months old, friends and family began asking us […]

Weekend Events, July 18 – 20

Friday Family Fun Safety Day. 9am – 12pm. Cobb County Safety Village. 1220 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta. $5/person, $20 family max. Water safety games, free fingerprinting kits, up close looks at various emergency vehicles, and more.  Comic Book Sale at Switzer Library. 11am – 6pm. 266 Roswell Street, Marietta.   Saturday Smyrna Fresh Produce Market. 8am – 12pm. Smyrna First Baptist […]

Five Family Favorites

We’re kicking off a new series at Smyrna Parent: Five Family Favorites. We’ll be sharing the 5 items that we cannot live without right now. With a total overload of products marketed for families it sometimes feels that many don’t live up to the hype. But sometimes, we all find these gems that suddenly become indispensable. Smyrna […]

Weekend Events, July 11 – 13

Friday Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day and Fun Run. All day. Fun Run specific to Vinings location. Visit Chick-fil-A dressed like a cow and receive free food. A partial costume gets you a free entree. A full costume gets a free meal. At 6:30 the 1 mile fun run starts from the Publix parking lot. Pre […]

Common Car Seat Errors to Avoid

  Since this blog is about local events and activities, I haven’t written anything very personal or anything that’s left me feeling vulnerable or exposed. But about a month ago, I had a “great” idea about a car seat safety post that made me pretty nervous. We just purchased 2 new car seats for the girls […]

Smyrna Parent June Recap

It’s really unbelievable to me that June is already over, but the calendar is insisting it’s true! So, here we go with Smyrna Parent’s June recap! Our most popular posts for the month include: This awesome Father’s Day DIY frame and printable. The frame can be done at any time for any occasion, so don’t […]