Taylor-Brawner Park with Art

  The second annual Taylor Brawner Park with Art is kicking off tomorrow night (April 10) with an opening reception from 6 – 9pm. It’s your first chance to mix and mingle with the artists while enjoying light refreshments. The exhibit will then open daily from April 11-April 19, noon-6pm. Each day, a specific artist […]

Moms In Training

  I was recently contacted by Allison Shaughnessy with the Georgia Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society about a new program that they’re launching called Moms in Training. I love the concept and wanted to share it with our Smyrna Parent readers, but there’s more info here than I can fit in a Facebook […]

Even MORE businesses “Now Open” in Smyrna

  Have you guys noticed all of the “Now Open” signs around Smyrna? The growth (and variety!) is exciting and we hope to have more specific reviews on some of them soon. Home decor & design, beer & BBQ, cupcakes & yogurt, and a studio to help you land your big break…which are you most excited […]

{Small Business Spotlight & Giveaway} The Space Atlanta

I first heard about The Space back in November. I was in a large group, with several different conversations occurring simultaneously. But something from one of the other conversations stood out to me. “I’m sorry,” I said, “did you say you take a trapeze class? Here in Smyrna??” The Space Atlanta bills itself as a movement arts […]

Weekend Fun, January 30 – February 1

Friday Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Kid’s Consignment Sale. 9am – 4pm. 1795 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. Children’s clothing, toys, books, infant gear and more. Saturday Michaels Kids’ Club. 10am, 10:30, 11, 11:30. All Michaels locations. Episcopal Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Kid’s Consignment Sale. 9am – noon. 1795 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. ALL items […]

Atlanta Ballet Presents: Snow White

If you have a budding ballerina on your hands, or if you want to start exposing your child to theater and ballet, but are worried about their attention spans, the Atlanta Ballet Fellowship Ensemble’s Snow White is ideal for children under 12. This annual production is coming to the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on February 14 […]

{Readers Recommend} Christmas Lights!

  Occasionally we ask the Smyrna Parent readers for their recommendations on the “Best of….” and let the community share their favorites that way. This week, we asked about your favorite houses, streets or neighborhoods to see lights! Though the holidays can get a little crazy, there’s something wonderful about the simple pleasure of driving around your […]

Holiday Theater for the Whole Family

There’s nothing quite like the magic of a live performance, so we asked Jitterbug Performing Arts owner, Lindsay, to share her favorite holiday-themed plays that are perfect for the whole family. Whether this is your child’s first experience, or they’re an old pro, these shows are sure to create special holiday memories. Age recommendations are just suggestions. […]

{Small Business Spotlight} Georgia Crafted

  Georgia (On My Mind) • Midnight Train to Georgia • The Devil Went Down to Georgia • Sweet Georgia Brown Clearly people love to sing Georgia’s praises — no surprise because there is a lot to adore about our state. And Georgia Crafted founder, Erin Zwigart, has a passion for discovering even more to love. This Smyrna mom scours […]

{Small Business Spotlight} The Studio Atlanta Dance at Vinings

With the start of school comes the start of many after school activities. Summer is as good as gone and we now have to go back to using a calendar again. When a little girl was brought into our lives, it did not take me long to start getting excited about ballet classes. I started […]