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Cobb's calendar highlights: upcoming events in the county

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February 14, 2024

Friday - Sunday, March 8 - 10

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Spring Book Sale March 8 - 10 at Cobb Civic Center

Cobb Libraries Spring Book Sale, Friday - Sunday, March 8 - 10 at the Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway SE, Marietta.

Books for all ages, DVDs, CDs, Books on CD and cassette, magazines, vinyl records and puzzles. Profits go to purchasing more items for the Library's 15 branches and the bookmobile.

Bring bags, boxes, carts, wagons and take it away!

Sunday is a flat rate per box that you can carry out.



 

Saturday, March 9

Booked for the Evening Gala, Cobb Library Foundation

Join the Cobb Library Foundation for a night of elegance and fun at the stunning Atlanta Country Club. Author of the Year Carmen Agra Deedy and the honorary chair, former Governor Nathan Deal, will be featured at this exclusive event. Formal attire is required. By purchasing a ticket, you'll be supporting crucial library programs, unique spaces, equipment, and more.

Thursday, March 14 

Let’s talk business at Coffee & Conversations Thursday, March 14 from 8 - 9:30 a.m. at Thumbs Up Diner, 2615 East-West Connector Suite 100, Austell. The event hosted by Cobb County Economic Development gives you the opportunity to talk with business owners, entrepreneurs, and startups and connect with county staff.  Please RSVP by Monday, March 11.

More info here. 
RSVP to brittneyb.rasmuson@cobbcounty.org, 770-528-1009.

Thursday, March 14

Friends and Family CPR - Take time to learn to save loved ones in an emergency at Family and Friends CPR. This course will teach you lifesaving CPR for adults, children, and babies and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator, also known as an AED. You will also learn basic techniques for helping someone who is choking.

The last date is at 1:30 p.m. on  Thursday, March 14.

Note: This course does NOT offer an American Heart Association completion card. A $10 non-refundable registration fee per person to reserve your seat exists. The Cobb County Safety Village is at 1220 Al Bishop Drive, Marietta.

See all class dates and register here.

Saturday, March 16

National Quilt Day 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta.

All day - Quilts on display in the gallery.
Events:

  • 10:30 a.m. - Quilting Storytime
  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Quilting Bee Paper Craft
  • 2 - 3 p.m. - Quilter's Talk

Thursday, March 21

Network, learn, connect and grow at the Cobb County Small Business Forum, 9 a.m. - noon at the KSU Center, 3333 Busbee Drive NW, Kennesaw. Read more and register here.

Saturday, March 23 - Wellness Weekend at Mable House Arts Center

Get FED - Focus, energy,  and direction at this self-care and sensory weekend of workshops.

Find your path to peace at this staycation retreat. Let self-care be your guide, replenishing your spirit and reawakening your senses. Don't miss this opportunity to invest in your well-being and connect with a supportive community.

  • Dive into Self-Care Saturday: Discover practical tools and techniques to elevate your well-being.
  • Unwind on Sensory Sunday: Surround yourself with sensory-rich experiences designed to soothe your mind and rejuvenate your spirit.

Breakout sessions will delve into specific topics or interests which include workshops, Q&A exchanges, and interactive activities. Invest in your well-being and connect with a supportive community. Workshops include clay play, flow with acrylics, journaling, dance, tai chi, animal therapy, candle making and crafting personalized scents. 

View the schedule of workshops and register here. 

March 22-23

Join Cobb Police - Hiring Event, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cobb County Public Safety Training Center, 2425 East-West Connector, Austell
Applications preferred before the event on our website here, but can also apply in person, on site.
Applicants will be able to complete the following steps in the hiring process:

  • Physical Agility Test
  • Interview with investigator
  • Polygraph
  • Schedule Psychological Exam
  • Schedule Medical Exam

Dress in comfortable athletic clothing. It is optional to change into business attire, but not necessary.

Saturday, March 23

Beeping Egg Hunt - provided by Cobb's Bomb Team, 9 - 11 a.m. at Horizon Field - Acworth Sports Complex, 4000 S. Main Street, Acworth.  This one-of-a-kind Easter Egg Hunt is designed specifically for visually impaired children 5 - 21 years old. If you know of a visually impaired child who would like to participate in this event,  register here: form.jotform.com/240383612234146

Click here to view the flyer.

Smyrna - Easter after Dark  
The city of Smyrna hosts Easter After Dark 6 - 9 p.m.  March 23. Don’t miss out on glow-in-the-dark egg hunts for all ages and a showing of the 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! You can register at smyrnaga.gov.

Noonday Shanty 5&10K 
Make strides along the Noonday Creek Trail at the Annual Noonday Shanty 5&10K!
Click here for information, maps, registration, awards, sponsorship info and more.
Proceeds support greenspace and trail projects in the Town Center area.

Saturday, April 6

Dive into a world of creativity at the inaugural Cobb PARKS Spring Arts Festival on April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jim R Miller Park and Events Center. This festival will feature retailers and artists and will showcase handmade goods, fine arts, performing arts, and more.

If you are interested in becoming an artist vendor, food vendor, or sponsor, please email parksspecialevents@cobbcounty.org for more information.

Saturday, April 13

 Keep Cobb Beautiful Recycling Event. Bring your hard-to-recycle items: metals, appliances, shredding, Hefty Renewal Program plastics, shredding (on site ). More info soon.
Click here to see what items are accepted.

Saturday, April 20

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
at Swift-Cantrell Park, 3140 Old 41 Highway, Kennesaw

Join this men's march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence. hosted by Cobb County Domestic Violence Task Force, Kennesaw Police Department, and Kennesaw Public Safety Foundation. This year the chosen beneficiary is the Cobb Family Advocacy Center. The FAC provides comprehensive services to victims of abuse through the collaboration of community partners in a central location. 
Click here to register.

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    Event dates, times, and information are subject to change.  

    Please send corrections, changes, or additions to comments@cobbcounty.org.