District Four Commissioner Lisa Cupid will host the fifth annual Creating Community Awards dinner 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 18. Join the Cobb Board of Commissioners and the Cobb Community Relations Council as they honor the 2015 award nominees, who work hard to foster diversity in our community.
The keynote speaker will be Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens and the event will be held at the Riverside EpiCenter, 135 Riverside Drive, Austell. Dinner tickets are $25 per person. Register and pay online at cobbcounty.org/ccrc.
About two dozen different types and varieties of plants are available during the Cobb County 4-H Plant Sale fundraiser, including blackberry, blueberry, ferns, raspberry, figs, forsythia, muscadine, azaleas, virburnum and crape myrtles. Orders are being accepted now through March 11.
Plants will be available for pickup Saturday, March 21, at Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. A check or money order must accompany all plant orders. For a copy of the order form and details about the plants available, visit cobbextenstion.com. All sales are final.
The Cobb County Public Library System’s next semi-annual Book Sale will be held Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, March 15, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road in Marietta. Donated items for the book sale include books, textbooks, DVD and VHS movies and children’s books. All profits from the sale will go directly to buying more items for Cobb County’s 16 libraries.
For more information, please call Patty Latch at 770-528-2345 or Jill Tempest at 770-528-2330.