Summer Reading Kick-Off: On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!

On your mark, get set…READ! Summer Reading has arrived at Smyrna Public Library and this year’s theme is health and fitness for the body and mind. We’ll have lots of special events to keep your kiddos active and engaged throughout the summer including; vintage games, a self-defense class with UFC Smyrna, puppet shows, and yoga […]

Gone Fishing: Teaching your child to love fishing.

Fishing can be such a fun, family-friendly activity. It can be educational and a bonding experience. But for something that was a commonplace activity years ago, the number of families that now engage in the old favorite pastime and pass down the knowledge of fishing is far less than what it used to be. There […]

Spring Break Fun

Spring Break Camps Believe it or not, it’s not too late for spring break camps — these businesses allow you to register for single days or partial weeks. Availability is limited! Jitterbug Performing Arts. Open for campers aged 3 (if potty trained) – 12 years old, with options for 9am – 1pm or 9am – 4pm camps. […]

Summer Camp Guide

  There are many signs that Smyrna is growing all around us, but somehow seeing how this list grows year over year continues to surprise me. Such a great community for families! Before we get started, here are the usual disclaimers: Some companies don’t update their summer camp pages until after spring break camps are […]

Smyrna Area Spring Consignment Sales

  Consignment Sale season is upon us! Grab your laundry basket and get ready to snag the best bargins on those adorable spring & summer outfits, baby gear, books, toys and more. Here’s what’s coming up in our area this spring! (Registration is still open for many of the later sales. If you’d like to clean out […]

The “Work” of Childhood

What are your most fond memories of your childhood?  My favorite childhood memories involve unstructured outdoor play.  Chances are your favorite childhood memories involve play in nature too. Growing up in South Florida offered me year-round opportunities for exploration (most of the time barefoot) and play outside.  We made our own outdoor houses and created […]

{Business Profile} The Music Class

  You’ve probably seen the bumper stickers around town. Or maybe you’ve heard your friend talking about it. But if you’ve ever wanted to know more about The Music Class, I hope that this post answers your questions. Honestly, I had a difficult time writing this post for our sponsors at The Music Class. Not for lack of […]

Make a Difference This Holiday Season…Locally

  Whether it be giving your time, talent or treasures, there are many ways to get involved this holiday season.  There are many national and local non-profits serving children, adults, animals, and the environment right here in Cobb County. While these groups need our support year-round, there are some special needs at this time of […]

Local Thanksgiving Events

We published our Holiday Events Listing nice and early for the planners…and those who already have their Pandora Christmas station blasting (you know who you are!), but it’s time to give Thanksgiving some much needed love. Here is a combo post — you’ll get all of the Thanksgiving-specific events happening near us, plus the usual Weekend Fun […]

Santa Claus is coming to Cobb!

Santa Claus is coming to Cobb! And in the case of Town Center, he’s already here for all of you early birds who want your photos and Christmas cards ordered before Thanksgiving! These are his traditional, long-term locations, but he’ll also make special appearances at many of our local events, which you can find here.   Town […]