Archives for July 2015

Weekend Fun, July 31 – August 2

Friday Tax Free Weekend Begins. Tax exempt items include clothing with a sales price of $100 or less per item, computers and computer software priced $1,000 or less per item and school supplies priced $20 or less per item. Glover Park Concert Series. 8pm, Glover Park. Enjoy music under the stars and be sure to bring a picnic […]

Smyrna Area Playgrounds, Part I

  The City of Smyrna maintains 25 parks, 11 of which include playgrounds. Yet, like most parents, we have our favorites and rarely venture outside of the same 2-3 parks. However, sometimes you just want a play area with shade…or one that is fenced in for the runners…or one that is extremely close to the […]

Fall Consignment Sales

  It’s that time of year again: Consignment Sale season! Grab your laundry basket and get ready to snag the best bargins on back-to-school clothing, baby gear, books, toys and more. Here’s what’s coming up in our area this fall!   All 4 Kids Consignment Sale West Cobb. Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Rd., Marietta. Seller registration is […]

Weekend Fun, July 24 – 26

Friday Movies at the Mable. Gates open at 7:30, movie starts at dusk, Mable House Complex. You can bring your own food or purchase from concessions. Movie: How to Train Your Dragon 2.   Saturday Special Events Cobb County Fishing Rodeo at Lost Mountain Park. 9am – 11am, Powder Springs. Cobb PARKS’ Natural Resource Management unit will […]

Weekend Fun, July 17-19

Friday The Jungle Book. 7pm, gates open at 6:30, Mable House Amphitheater. Presented by The Theatre Project at MHAC, you won’t want to miss this amazing musical presented by summer camp participants. Admission is Free. Smyrna Village Players present Mary Poppins. 7pm, the Fellowship Hall at Smyrna First United Methodist. Proceeds support mission programs at Bethany UMC and […]

{In the Community} Wave of Excellence

    At this point, it’s hard to imagine life without social media. It’s also hard to imagine social media without the ever-present articles about how social media is destroying community. But Smyrna has several Facebook groups that are not only challenging this concept but are actively (and rapidly!) changing our community for the better. […]

Make the Music Your Own

  Our sponsors at The Music Class produced the following article for educators who use their music program in a school setting. The advice and techniques apply to parents at home as well, so I’m thrilled to be able to pass this on to you. Whether you’re trying to enhance an existing music & movement class […]