Georgia Bulldogs Countdown to Kickoff Celebration

Are you patiently awaiting the start of  the college football season? Are you a die hard University of Georgia fan? If so, don’t wait until September, head to Athens on July 17th to see your favorite Dawgs, past and present. The Countdown to Kickoff Fan Festival will be a day for fans of all ages  to get in the Georgia Bulldogs spirit.  See players run drills,  see Hairy Dawg get autographs, and cheer with the Bulldog cheerleaders. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online. Read more about the event at www.ugakickoff.com.

Saturday, July 17th | UGA Football Practice Fields in Athens, Ga | 3pm – 6pm

Fourth Saturday Family Fun Day

Looking for some good family fun? You’ll find it at Centennial Olympic Park the 4th Saturday of the month from May through September, noon – 4pm. Each Saturday will be filled with interactive, educational and entertaining activities based on a theme for that month.

Date Theme
July 24 It’s About Sports
August 28 Games & Gadgets
September 25 Our Many Cultures





Find our more about Fourth Saturday Family Fun Day and Centennial Olympic Park at www.centennialpark.com.

Movie Nights at East Cobb Park

Select upcoming Friday nights at East Cobb Park will be filled with music, dancing and movies. Admission to the event is free, and Friends for the East Cobb Park will be selling concessions including popcorn, candy and drinks. Activities begin at 6pm and movies will be shown at dusk.

  • Friday, June 25: The Wizard of Oz
  • Friday , July 9: Grease
  • Friday, September 10: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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Piedmont Park Activites

Did you know that there’s more to do at Piedmont Park than exercising and picnicking? Piedmont Park offers a variety of activities for the entire family. Below are just a few of the great opportunities to explore Piedmont Park.

  • Stroller Walks & Story Time – A walk through the park, breakfast and story time. 1st & 3rd Tuesdays,8:30am – 10am from March through October
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Georgia Aquarium’s Renovated Cold Water Quest

If you’ve been to the Georgia Aquarium in the last six months, you may have missed seeing the adorable penguins and extremely vocal sea otters in Cold Water Quest. After months of being under construction, Cold Water Quest gallery has fully reopened!! It is now bigger and better than ever! The sea otters and penguin exhibits are now twice the size of the previous spaces and more interactive than ever! Harbors seals have splashed into the beluga whale exhibits. Read Continue reading “Georgia Aquarium’s Renovated Cold Water Quest” »

Cow Moo-ving In Celebration

June 19th, 2010 | 10am – 4pm

A new milking cow interactive exhibit is coming to Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. To celebrate the newest addition to the farm area, the moo-seum will be having a full day of fun festivities.

  • 10am – 2pm – See live milking cow and calf at Centennial Olympic Park.
  • Noon – 2:30pm – Children can ask Georgia dairy farmers some of their intriguing questions about cows.
  • 2pm – Real butter making by doing the “Making Butter Boogie”.
  • 4pm – Down on the Farm Story Time.

Read more about the new exhibit at www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org.

It’s all about the geckos!!

A new traveling exhibition has recently arrived at Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Geckos – Tails to Toepads allows visitors to experience life as a gecko! The habitats will include plants, waterfalls, and rock ledges displaying over 18 species of live geckos from all over the world.

Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure will be playing on the IMAX screen all summer long. Watching the film will be a great way add to the gecko experience.

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: All-American Celebration

© Verizon Wireless AmphitheatreGet ready for a must-see patriotic performance by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Thursday, July 1, 2010 at 8:00pm, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will take the stage at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park. Sing along with some of your favorite American songs and don’t miss the impressive post-concert fireworks display! Click here to get your All-American Celebration tickets today.

It’s official…Sandy Springs Farmers Market is OPEN!!

Thanks to the community support, Sandy Springs now has a farmers market. Come to the parking lot of the old Target at the corner of Sandy Springs Circle and Johnson Ferry Road every Saturday morning from 8:30am – 12:30pm. The farmers market will run from April through December. Check out the Sandy Springs Farmers Market website to see what’s in season, read about the latest news and view a list of vendors. Saturday mornings at the farmers market will be a great time to see neighbors and support local farmers. Continue reading “It’s official…Sandy Springs Farmers Market is OPEN!!” »