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Cobb Alcohol Taskforce plans for a safe and sober prom season 2012

Cobb Alcohol Taskforce plans for a safe and sober prom season 2012

Cobb County --  Many proms and parties are scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights throughout March, April and May, 2012. A time of celebration for teenagers and their families, it is also a time of increased underage drinking incidents. Cobb Alcohol Taskforce partners have come together in support of a Safe and Sober Prom Season. Law enforcement agencies, schools and community partners throughout the county are aware and have taken steps to address this high risk time of year for underage and youth binge drinking.

Cobb's Largest Egg Hunt, March 31

Cobb's Largest Egg Hunt, March 31

 

Cobb County’s Largest Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, March 31, at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. The event begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. The 2012 Hunt will feature children’s art activities, live entertainment, inflatables, and concessions. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to delight the children and there will be contests, including the Mad Hatter Contest and Decorated Basket Contest. There will also be a musical performance by the 'Theater Project'.

Children's Museum opens 'Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog' exhibit

Children's Museum opens 'Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog' exhibit

Atlanta - The Children's Museum of Atlanta announces opening of their new exhibit Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog™.  On Friday, February 4th families can attend the exciting new exhibit which will be in place unitl May 6, 2012.

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 Through Sunday, May 6, 2012

Need a vacation? Get 69 percent off a trip to Pigeon Forge

Need a vacation? Get 69 percent off a trip to Pigeon Forge

ATLANTA -- If the kids are getting restless and screaming for a family vacation, this weekend's DealChicken Atlanta deal was made for you.

Through Sunday night, DealChicken members can pay $99 for a weekend getaway to Pigeon Forge in Tennessee's beautiful Great Smoky Mountains.

This exclusive offer, valued at $328, is good for two adults and up to three children, and includes one night at the James Manor hotel, in the heart of all the action; $100 worth of dining certificates; a gift basket upon arrival; and five passes to the Lazer Port Fun Center.

Fun holiday events planned for children

Fun holiday events planned for children

The Art Place staff will once again hold its Santa's Art Studio 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10. Children ages 4-10 will spend the morning making holiday gifts or decorations while mom and dad shop.

The day will end with a holiday performance.

The class is $25, with a $5 supply fee. For more information on either event, call 770-509-2700 or visit theartplace.us

Donate to help local Cobb County seniors enjoy the holidays

Donate to help local Cobb County seniors enjoy the holidays

Cobb County - Cobb Senior Services staff is gearing up for its sixth annual Senior Santa, which will be held Friday, Dec. 9.

This special event is an excellent opportunity for homebound seniors in Cobb to enjoy an afternoon of holiday cheer, food, gifts and fellowship with others. Residents can help by donating new items, or making a $30 donation to adopt a senior for the event.

Suggested items to donate include: male and female bath sets, blankets, body lotion, deodorant, gift cards, robes, shampoo and condition, pill organizers and pajamas.

For more information, contact LaTronda Perry at 770-528-5368. 

Mable's Tea Room and the local tradition is open again

Mable's Tea Room and the local tradition is open again

Mableton - Mable's Tea Room is open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 2-10 (closed Sundays). This event has been a local tradition for more than 20 years where friends and family enjoy homemade soups and desserts as well as salads and sandwiches.