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Cashier and Cooks Needed! -New Restaurant in Kennesaw

freddysFreddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is coming to Kennesaw and they need help!

Freddy’s Kennesaw, GA! New Store Opening! Cashier and Cooks!
Contact Number 404-740-9070

Founded in 2002, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers has quickly become a national, fast-casual restaurant franchise best known for genuine hospitality and a menu of cooked-to-order steakburgers, crispy shoestring fries and dessert treats prepared with freshly-churned frozen custard. Enjoying great food without a long wait doesn’t mean the meal has to be cooked before you order it. From steakburgers to sundaes, Freddy’s makes food fresh because that’s the kind of quality its guests deserve.  The Kennesaw location is at 1360 Ernest Barrett Parkway, Kennesaw in Kennesaw Market Place

JRI Management currently manages over 38 Freddy’s Frozen Custard franchises located across the country. This fast growing franchise has most recently been named as one of 2013’s “10 Best Franchise Deals” and Business Insider’s “8 Better Burger Chains Poised to Conquer America”. JRI is continuing to open stores across the country and working on opening new markets in Texas, Arizona, Atlanta, Tulsa, Louisiana, Kansas, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland & Virginia.

Job Description:

Freddy’s Frozen Custard has two different areas for Team Members to work in, each providing an important service to our guest.

The Hot Line Team Members work to ensure the proper preparation, assembly and delivery of food items.

Our Cold Line Team Members are responsible for greeting guests, taking orders and the construction of custard items, while maintaining cleanliness of the dining room and performing to the Freddy’s level of hospitality.

Requirements

·         Must be punctual and dependable
·         Works well with others and are able to function as a part of a team
·         Follows directions and is attentive
·         Takes initiative and shows pride in their performance
·         Ensures proper handling of food and products
·         Follows all proper washing, sanitation and safety procedures
·         Thoroughly and expediently set-up hot line for operation
·         Properly assemble and fire-up equipment
·         Preparation/stocking of all product
·         Welcome guests with enthusiasm, correctly take their order
·         Efficiently facilitates Drive-Thru business
·         Build all custard items
·         Follow proper washing, sanitation, and safety procedures
·         Knowledgeable of all ingredients and storing procedures
·         Dis-assembly and cleaning of equipment, dishes, utensils, and kitchen stations
·         Checks on guests, seeks feedback and keeps dining room clean
·         Always treats guests with the highest level of respect
·         Always communicates with guests in an energetic, friendly and cheerful manner

Qualifications


Physical Requirements: (including but not limited to)
·         Ability to stand and walk 10 hours/day
·         Ability to continuously reach, bend, lift, carry and stoop
·         Ability to move or handle items weighing 0-75lbs
·         Hazards include, but not limited to cuts, slipping, tripping, falls and burns

Celebrate the 4th on Marietta Square

fireworks2Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America’s independence July 4, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with an Independence Day parade and celebration on the Square presented by Superior Plumbing, free live concerts, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and the City of Marietta fireworks finale. Throughout the day, more than 80,000 people are expected to celebrate on the Square with great food, fun activities, the best arts and crafts around and free entertainment from Zach Seabaugh, a hometown boy who was a finalist on the hit television show The Voice. His popularity continues to flourish as he begins performing to growing audiences on bigger stages. Opening for Seabaugh is Presley Sullivan, a featured artist on 94.9 The Bull’s Backyard Country. Concerts are presented by 94.9 The Bull.

Parade
The Marietta Independence Day parade is scheduled to include more than 115 entries with more than 40 floats and approximately 2,000 participants. Entries include marching units from the City of Marietta, civic organizations, beauty queens, scouts and local businesses. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at Roswell Street Baptist Church and travels west on Roswell Street, north on East Park Square past Glover Park and the Square, down Cherokee Street and ends at North Marietta Parkway.

Crafts, food and carnival
Visit the Arts and crafts show with nearly 100 unique handcrafted vendors: 10 a.m.-9 p.m.  Enjoy lunch or dinner, or just snacking at the Food concessions: Anything to please the palate from ice products to cool you down to corndogs and BBQ to satisfy your appetite. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Great place to bring the kids! Kid’s Zone – huge interactive kids play area: 10 a.m.-dark; tickets for games available at booths located throughout the park

  • Entertainment schedule on the Stage in Glover Park
    12 noon – Scott Thompson
    2:00 – Bell ringing ceremony
    2:15 – Float Award Ceremony
    2:30 – 3:30 Atlanta Concert Band
    7- 8:00 – Presley Sullivan
    8-9:30 – 94.9 The Bull presents Zach Seabaugh
    9:30ish – Fireworks

Superior Plumbing LogoThe City of Marietta Fireworks
The City of Marietta fireworks display is scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. and will be shot from the First United Methodist Church parking lot. If bad weather is expected, the fireworks may begin a few minutes early, to ensure the entire display is completed. If you want to watch the fireworks, make sure you get there early to grab a spot because traffic is expected to be heavy.

Concert Tables: Concert tables are available for purchase in 8-tops and 6-tops for $100 and $80 respectively. Tables can be claimed beginning at 5:30 p.m. on the fourth and you can purchase one by calling 770.423.1330., or email Peter Jezerinac at pjezerinac@jrmmanagement.com.

For more information contact the City of Marietta Parks, Recreation and Facilities at (770) 794-5601 or Peter Jezerinac at 770-423-1330; pjezerinac@jrmmanagement.com or www.mariettaga.gov.  Sponsored by Superior Plumbing.  #ThinkMariettaSquare

SHRINE CIRCUS OPENS plus other local events

10_Red Devil ClownsThe 74th Annual Yaarab Shrine Circus and Fair: Saturday, May 21, – Monday, May 30

The largest Shrine Circus and Fair in North America is back for its 74th year! Packed with more excitement than ever, this year’s Tarzan Zerbini Circus features several new acts under the Big Top including the World Famous Wallenda Family, The Flying Cortes, The Zerbini Animals including the Nerger’s Lion and Tigers and the Close Encounter of the Exotic Kind, The Amazing Videlas and the Real Steel Riders presenting their Motorcycle Globe of Fire and the always hilarious Red Devil Clowns. New for 2016 will be a spectacular fireworks show on both Saturday nights of the Shrine Circus, the Scott’s Future of Magic Show and the Kachunga the Alligator Show! Returning again this year is the Robinson’s Racing Pigs and Paddling Porkers Show! Wade Shows always provide fun affordable family entertainment with 35 rides for all ages. Come be entertained and amazed then fill up on all your favorite carnival foods- corn dogs, funnel cakes and cotton candy, just to name a few.    This all takes place at Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta, GA 30008.

More information is available at :Shrine Circus Information.

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR THE REST OF MAY

THU MAY 19 – COBB CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO – Booth registration is now open for the 2016 Cobb Chamber Business Expo with Summer JAM at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The Business Expo with Summer JAM presents the opportunity to collaborate and build relationships with over 1,000 attendees and over 160 exhibitors. The 2016 event is scheduled for May 19 at the Cobb Galleria Centre from 3 to 7 p.m. To learn more about booth pricing and event information, visit www.cobbchamber.org/businessexpo or contact Mary Beth Moore at mmoore@cobbchamber.org or 770-859-2359.

FRI-MON MAY 20-30 – SHRINE CIRCUS – The largest Shrine Circus and Fair in North America is back for its 74th year! Packed with more excitement than ever, this year’s Tarzan Zerbini Circus features several new acts under the Big Top including the World Famous Wallenda Family, The Flying Cortes, The Zerbini Animals including the Nerger’s Lion and Tigers and the Close Encounter of the Exotic Kind, The Amazing Videlas and the Real Steel Riders presenting their Motorcycle Globe of Fire and the always hilarious Red Devil Clowns Wade Shows always provide fun affordable family entertainment with 35 amusement rides for all ages. Come be entertained and amazed then fill up on all your favorite carnival foods- corn dogs, funnel cakes and cotton candy, just to name a few. Jim R Miller Park, Marietta. “SNEAK-A-PEEK-RIDE-A-THON” is on Friday, May 20, $15.00 unlimited rides (Only Carnival and food).  Come enjoy the best ride special all week!!

SAT MAY 21 – ROSE GARDEN GALA – The Smith-Gilbert Gardens Foundation will hold its 6th Annual Rose Garden Gala starting at 6 pm. Proceeds from this fundraising event are used to support science and nature-based education programs and to conserve, enhance, and study the more than 3,000 plants in the Gardens collection. Tickets include cocktails and dinner. To purchase, call the Gardens office at 770-919-0248. Special pricing is available for tables of eight. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. A portion of ticket price is tax deductible.

SAT MAY 21 – TOUCHSTONES TO THE PAST – The Marietta Museum of History’s Registrar, Christa McCay, continues her walks through the Marietta City Cemetery. The tours begin at the brick pavilion between the Confederate and City Cemeteries.  Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at www.touchstonestothepast.eventbrite.com.  Tickets will not be sold day of unless it is exact cash or check.

TUE MAY 24 – State of Georgia VOTING DAY – Polls open from 7a-7p. Make your vote count!

FRI MAY 27 – OPENING DAY FOR THE ACWORTH SLIDE – The City of Acworth and Shoreline Entertainment, LLC are proud to to announce the return of the World’s Largest Inflatable Water Slide at Dallas Landing Park located at 5120 Allatoona Drive, Acworth. Visit www.acworthslide.com for more information.

FRI MAY 27 – REMEMBER WHEN DAN COX DID… – Marietta Museum of History Founder and CEO, Dan Cox will be retiring from the Museum on May 27th after 22 years at the helm.  We are asking guests to come and share stories and memories of Dan. Location: Marietta City Council Chambers, 205 Lawrence Street.  The event will start at 10:30am and will last no later than noon.  The event is FREE!

FRI MAY 27 – GLOVER PARK CONCERT – The Glover Park Concert Series next concert, featuring The Tams, playing Carolina Beach Music at 8 p.m. in Glover Park on the Marietta Square. Blankets and lawn chairs may be set up in the park. Personal tables and plastic ground coverings are not permitted in the park, however they may be set up on the street after 5:30 p.m. Bring a picnic dinner or dine in one of the many fine restaurants located on the square.

SAT MAY 28 – VETERANS MEMORIAL 5K – The American Legion Family at Post 29 in Marietta is hosting the 2nd Annual Veterans Memorial 5K Run starting and finishing at Marietta Square.  The goal is to Honor Our Heroes – Past, Present, Fallen by raising funds to benefit Georgia Veterans and their families. Visit www.americanlegion5K.org to check out all the details. For information or to make a donation, contact Tom Bell at 770-331-5580.

SAT MAY 28 – MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY –  Acworth will host the Memorial Day Ceremony to honor those who have given their lives in service to our country at 10:00 a.m. at Veterans Memorial at Patriots Point in Cauble Park. Veterans and current servicemen will pay tribute to brave men and women who have fought and died for our nation. Engraved pavers dedicated to those who have served in our armed forces that have been purchased since the previous Veterans Day will be presented at the event. For more information on the event contact Jeff Chase at  jchase@acworth.org or call 770-917-1234.

Holiday Cards for Soldiers at Holiday Market

CAM038211Logan Mosser, student at Lovinggood Middle Schools and Chair of Holiday Cards for Soldiers,  shares this information about the program:  Holiday cards hand drawn by Lovinggood Middle School students will be available for purchase for $1.00 each at The Hillgrove High School Marching Band’s Holiday Market on Saturday, November 14th  from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Come select from a variety of designs, write a personal message, and sign your name.  Your card will then be sent to a deployed American soldier or to a disabled American Veteran and his/her family along with a stocking filled with goodies!

Proceeds from sales of the cards will be donated to Disabled American Veterans, the most long-lasting veterans advocacy and assistance group in America.  DAV provides free, professional assistance to disabled veterans and their families through a variety of programs dedicated to empowering veterans to lead high quality lives with respect and dignity.

Let your Dollar Do Double Duty!!  Come buy a card to send a message of Holiday Cheer to an American soldier or veteran!  Your purchase will go towards helping other veterans in need!

HILLGROVE HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND will host their Holiday Market from 10-2. The Hillgrove Bands Holiday Market is their band fundraiser and will be in the Hillgrove High School Cafeteria. Come shop 20+ Vendors and enjoy Entertainment. Free Admission. The school is located at  4165 Luther Ward Rd, Powder Springs, GA 30127.

 

Halloween Happenings, Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patch

Acworth, Kennesaw and Marietta have a host of activities to celebrate fall including trunk or treats, festivals and a Pumpkin Patch.

Pumpkins, Gourds, and More!

Christ Episcopal Church Pumpkin PatchChrist Episcopal Church is hosting a Pumpkin Patch starting now through October 31. Our pumpkins come from the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico and are of great quality. 100’s of pumpkins and gourds for decorations and baking!  After visiting the patch take your favorite fall pictures at our Photo Op or come to one of our Storytelling sessions!

Open to daycare centers and schools, storytelling sessions are available M-F 12-2 by appointment Storytelling Every Sunday @ 12 & 2

On October 31st our 1st annual Fall Festival (1-4)  and Trunk or Treat Night (4-6)! featuring children activities, storytelling, music and so much more.

The Pumpkin Patch is open M-F 12-8; Sat. 11-7 and Sunday 11-5. Christ Episcopal Church is located at 1210 Wooten Lake Rd. , Kennesaw 30144. Call 770-422-9114 or visit  www.christchurchkennesaw.dioatl.org

SAT OCT 10 – KENNESAW’S FALL-O-WEEN FEST – Come to Swift Cantrell park starting at 5pm. Costumes welcomed, Monster Mash Dance Party, children’s activities and trick or treat. Stay for the outdoor movie event “How to Train Your Dragon 2” beginning at sundown. Concessions available. For more info, visit www.kennesaw-ga.gov/pkrec or call 770-422-9714

SUN OCT 18 FALL FESTIVAL – First Baptist Church Marietta will host their 56th Annual Fall Festival on Sunday, October 18th from 2-4pm at the Family Life Center. Fun for the kids includes inflatables, video game truck, face painting and truck-or-treat. The church is locate at 148 Church Street, Marietta.

FRI OCT 23 – FREAKY FRIDAY FAMILY EXPERIENCE – NorthStar Church is inviting the community to enjoy a family friendly event 6:30pm-8pm. Food available for purchase. The FUN is FREE! 3413 Blue Springs Road, Kennesaw in the Compass Center. For more info, call the church at 770-420-9808.

SAT OCT 24 – ACWORTH’S HALLOWEEN JAMBOOREE – Come out for a spooky good time to Logan Park from 3-7pm. Children’s activities (minimal charge), costume contests, free hayride. For more information, email Michelle Berryman at mberryman@acworth.org or call 770-917-1234.

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SAT OCT 24 Trunk or Treat Due West UMC invites all families to their annual Trunk or Treat event on Saturday October 24th from 5:00-7:30pm in the South Campus parking lot located at 3956 Due West Rd NW, Marietta, 30064. We will have plenty of trunks & candy, inflatables for kids of all ages, a DJ, hayride, and pizza (served from 5-6pm). Dress up in costume for this family fun block party. No scary costumes, please.

SAT OCT 24 – OKTOBERFEST – Saint Catherine of Siena Church will hold its annual festival beginning at 5:30pm. Children’s activities, German polka band, beer garden, food and desserts. 1618 Ben King Road in Kennesaw.

SUN OCT 25 – FALL FESTIVAL – Kennesaw United Methodist church invites everyone for a whole afternoon of fun for the family from 4-6pm. Come in costume and gather treats at decorated car trunks, games, bounce houses and more. Admission is a bag of candy or canned food item. 1801 Ben King Road, Kennesaw

WED OCT 28 – TRUNK OR TREAT FEST – Join Kennesaw First Baptist Church for a night of special fun, games, and “trunks” full of candy/treats. Hot dog meals $1 (includes chips and drink) 5:30-7pm, 2958 Main Street in Kennesaw

SAT OCT 31 – FALL FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL – Join us at Summit Baptist Church from 11am-3pm. Costume contest for kids and pets. Inflatable slide, obstacle course, games, petting zoo and more! Concessions for sale. 4310 Moon Station Lane, Acworth. www.summitchurch.org

SAT OCT 31 CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH will host their 1st annual Fall Festival (1-4)  and Trunk or Treat Night (4-6)! featuring children activities, storytelling, music and so much more. The church is located at 1210 Wooten Lake Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

An Evening with Navy SEAL Senior Chief Rob O’Neill

Hearts for Heroes will host an evening with Navy SEAL Senior Chief Rob O’Neill on Saturday, August 15th, 7:00 pm at the Marietta Performing Arts Center at Marietta High School, 1171 Whitlock Ave., Marietta, 30064.

Rob ONeillRob was Team Leader of “SEAL Team 6” on the raid when they caught Osama Ben Laden. He is also one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans (i.e., 2 “Silver Stars” and 4 “Bronze Stars with Valor”) alive, with over 400 combat  missions across 4 theaters of war! In addition, he was recently chosen as a “FOX NEWS Military Contributor”. His talk will be on: “Never Quit: The Story of a Life Built on Successful Missions”.

Tickets are $45 for General Admission; $35 – Active Military/Veteran General Admission. VIP Admission and After Party Tickets: $145; Active Military/Veteran VIP Admission and After Party  $100.

The After Party will be held at the Hilton/Marietta Convention Center with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. This will also be an exclusive Meet & Greet with Navy SEAL Senior Chief Rob O’Neill

Tickets may be ordered at www.HeartsForHeroesInc.org! (All net proceeds support select military and Veteran organizations, and their families, in Georgia)

 

 

 

Celebrate the Fourth of July all Weekend!

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FRI JULY 3 KENNESAW’S FOURTH OF JULY – The City of Kennesaw’s Salute to America, Independence Day celebration will be held on Friday, July 3, and will feature FREE, high-energy live music and  talented entertainers, plus one of the biggest and brightest star-spangled firework displays in North Georgia. The event is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. in downtown Kennesaw. From 6 – 7:30 pm on the DEPARTUREfeature stage in Depot Park, the United States Air Force Band of the West’s Concert Band will perform. This 45 member ensemble of Air Force professional musicians have a music repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day, featuring classical and Broadway music as well as Sousa marches and popular hits. From 8 – 9:30 pm, DEPARTURE, arguably the best, most respected Journey tribute band in the nation, plays all the hits of the ‘80s rock super group. The Atlanta-based band was voted “Best Local Entertainer” in 2014 by Gwinnett Magazine. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m., and will be visible from several locations throughout downtown Kennesaw.  This event is free.

flashbackSAT JULY 4 – ACWORTH’S FOURTH OF JULY, Let Freedom Ring Live music and fireworks at Cauble Park. Live music with the Shreeps from 4-5; Paul Hand Band will start at 5:15 p.m. leading up to headliners “FLASHBACK” at 8:00 p.m. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:40 p.m. Stay for more FLASHBACK until 11:00 pm. Admission to the concert is free; however tables are available for the July 4 concert. Tables are $50 each for City of Acworth residents and $70 for non-residents. With the table you get 6 chairs and one parking pass. This parking pass will allow you to park at Cauble Park as long as spots remain available. Parking at Cauble Park is by pass only on July 4 but you are not guaranteed a parking spot at Cauble Park with this pass so please plan on arriving early.

audienceSAT JULY 4 MARIETTA’S FOURTH OF JULY 10-10. Grab your American flag, put on your red, white and blue, and celebrate America’s independence July 4, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. with an Independence Day parade and celebration on the Square, free live concerts, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and Superior Plumbing fireworks finale. Throughout the day, more than 80,000 people are expected to celebrate on the Square with great food, fun activities, the best arts and crafts around and free entertainment from different local entertainers and even Universal Republic Nashville Records country star- David Fanning presented by 94.9 The Bull.  Plan on spending the day and enjoy shopping over 100 craft vendors, food concessions, a Kid’s Zone, concerts and fireworks.  Fireworks scheduled for 9:30 pm.

SAT. JULY 4 POWDER SPRINGS FOURTH OF JULY 4:00 PM. Festivities start in downtown Powder Springs at 4:00 p.m. Free Admission, Free Parking, Free concerts, and Free Fireworks. Patriotic Program and Fireworks at 9:30 pm.

Fun Events for Through May 4!

Art_WalkLooking for a fun free activity for you and your family — in Acworth, Kennesaw, or Marietta for the next few days?  Take a look here – chose from an Arts and Crafts show, Marietta Cobb Arts Museum, Oklahoma at the Jennie T. Anderson, Walking Tour, at least three 5K’s, Kennesaw’s  Outdoor movie, and Acworth’s Golf Tournament- you name it, and we have it happening.  Don’t forget Kennesaw’s Farmer’s Market and Food Truck Night. See listings below.

THU APR 30 – SOLAR ENERGY 101 – Cobb EMC invites you to learn how solar energy systems work and enter for your chance to win prizes! Light refreshments will be served. Free admission. Registration is required – register at www.cobbemc.com/solar101. Begins at 6pm in the Cobb EMC community room.

FRI, MAY 1, Martinis & Music Night at Marietta Cobb Arts Museum. 5:30 – 8:30pm  Walk through the galleries, meet new people, and enjoy some fantastic drinks. We will have hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Entertainment: Manouche Jazz & Moore.Exhibitions on display during this Martinis and Music are: Mid-Century Revival: The works of Carl Holzman and Sally Tharp  & Jere Allen: Ebb and Flow. Admission: Non-Members: $10 Members: FREE.

FRI MAY 1 – MARIETTA SQUARE ART WALK The 8th Annual Marietta Square Art Walk continues on May 1, 2015, and is held each first Friday through November. Art lovers enjoy an evening stroll through the charming streets of Marietta Square during this free, self-guided tour featuring local art and live music. Art Walk is currently accepting applications. Artists interested in participating may apply online throughout the year at www.ArtWalkMarietta.com.  Be sure to stop by dk Gallery for the mother/daughter exhibit featuring Susan Easton Burns and Julia Burns.

Oklahoma! at Jennie T. AndersonFRI, SAT, SUN – May 1-3 OKLAHOMA presented by the Cobb County Center for Performing Arts at the Jennie T Anderson Theater.  With Rogers and Hammerstein’s timeless music Oklahoma! celebrates the vigor of America’s pioneering spirit with athletic dance and boot-stomping energy.  May 1: 8:00 pm; May 2: 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm; May 3: 3:00 pm.  Tickets are $15.  For ticket information go to www.cccepa.com.

SAT MAY 2 – CEMETERY CLEAN UP – The Kennesaw Cemetery Preservation Commission is hosting a clean-up and beautification day calleThe cemetery is located at Main and Cemetery Streets downtown.  Cleaning materials (except gloves) will be supplied.  Free lunch and drinks as well as live entertainment are also provided.  All are welcomed to come and participate. If cancelled due to rain, the event will be held on May 16.

SAT MAY 2 Marietta Civil War Hospitals Walking Tour, hosted by Marietta Museum of History. Join noted Civil War Historian, Brad Quinlin on a tour of the Marietta Square like you have never before experienced.  Step back in time to what Marietta was like over 150 years ago.  Explore the Square when it was occupied first by the Confederate and then the Union Armies.  Learn about the buildings that became hospitals, the businesses that supplied the armies, and the citizens who lived during these dramatic events. Cost: $15 per ticket. Where: Tours begin at the Marietta Museum of History. When: Saturday, May 2 from 2-3:30 p.m.

SAT MAY 2 – OUTDOOR MOVIE – Kennesaw Parks & Recreation announces the return of its free Outdoor Movie Series at Swift-Cantrell Park with The Book of Life. The 2015 series is presented by WellStar. Arrive at 6 p.m. for pre-movie entertainment, giveaways and outdoor fun. Moviegoers should bring a blanket or low-back chairs. For more information, visit kennesaw-ga.gov or call Kennesaw Parks & Recreation at (770) 422-9714.

SAT MAY 2 – MAVERICK 5K – The McClure Middle School Foundation is excited to announce our 1st annual Maverick 5K! Enjoy an exhilarating, chip timed, 5K run or 1 mile walk through the track & trails of Kennesaw Mountain High School (KMHS). Participants of all ages and abilities are welcome. Online registration – visit www.runsignup.com/race/ga/kennesaw/maverick5k. Running events start at 9am.

runnerSAT MAY 2 – POKER RUN – Please join us for our first ever Poker Run, which is being held to help combat PTSD by raising funds for Service Dogs for Warriors. Registration starts at 8 AM to 10 AM at North Star Church at 3413 Blue Springs Rd., Kennesaw. Entry fee is $25 per bike and $10 for a passenger. Questions or Concerns please contact Steve Gantt at combatPTSD@post304.org.  Rain date is May 9. If interested in participating in the ride, visit www.post304.org to download your application. If you would like to sponsor a mile or make a donation you may mail your check to American Legion Post 304, PO Box 15, Kennesaw, GA 30156-0015.

SAT MAY 2 – AGING BY DESIGN SUMMIT & EXPO – All are welcomed ($5 per person and includes lunch) to learn about issues that impact older adults. The expo runs from 8am-2:30pm at the Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta. Pre-register at any Cobb Senior Center. Call 770-528-5355 with questions or visit www.CobbSeniors.org for more information.

SAT&SUN May 2-3 MAY-RETTA Daze Arts & Craft Festival hosted by Marietta Parks and Recreation. MARIETTA – More than 100 local and area artists and craftspeople will display and sell their paintings, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, glass, floral designs and much more at the annual festival. The festival will be held Saturday, May 2nd from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, May 3rd from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission to the festival is free and there is free parking available in the Cobb County parking garage.

MON MAY 4 – ABA GOLF TOURNAMENT – The ABA is set to have the Ft. Lauderdale Scramble start at 9 a.m. at the beautiful Bentwater Golf Club. Registration for golfers is $100 or $400 for each foursome. Includes greens fees, carts, goodie bags, breakfast and snacks, lunch and a silent auction at the conclusion of the round of golf. Register online at www.acworthbusiness.org, click golf tournament under the events menu.

Harvest-vegetablesMON MAY 4 till FALL FARMER’S MARKET AND FOOD TRUCK NIGHT Mondays just got better in Kennesaw as  the Farmer’s Market will move to Monday nights combining the Market with Food Truck Mondays at the Depot in downtown Kennesaw. The two events will coincide each Monday starting May 4th and will continue every Monday night through the fall. The event times are staggered so that those wanting to get in and out of the Farmer’s Market without visiting the Food Trucks will be able to do so, while those looking to attend both events will be accommodated as well. The Farmer’s Market will run from 3 pm to 7 pm and the Food Trucks will operate from 6 pm to 9 pm.

Broadway Comes to Cobb County

Oklahoma! at Jennie T. AndersonThe talented performers from the Cobb County Center  for Performing Arts will perform OKLAHOMA! at the Jennie T Anderson Theater on May 1-3.

Inspired by the toughness of the prairie, Oklahoma! is set in the robust world of territory life populated by a dynamic cast of talented young performers from the Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts at Pebblebrook High School. With Rogers and Hammerstein’s timeless music Oklahoma! celebrates the vigor of America’s pioneering spirit with athletic dance and boot-stomping energy.

Performances are May 1: 8:00 pm; May 2: 3:00 pm & 8:00 pm; May 3: 3:00 pm.  Tickets are $15.  For ticket information go to www.cccepa.com.

Articles and advertising Deadline for Marietta Bright Side

easterbunnyOur  Kennesaw/Acworth and Marietta/Powder Springs papers are stuffed full of activities for the family — most of them free.  And our advertisers help us make this information available for everyone.

Want us to include your business  in our April Marietta/Powder Springs paper? The papers will be delivered starting April 9. Send your ad  material to brightnews@aol.com. A map of the areas we cover and our ad rates are at  www.brightsidenews.com. While you are there, check out our papers online and see our publications for our community. Contact us at 770-851-5469 or by email at brightnews@aol.com

April Marietta/Powder Springs DEADLINES
Monday, APRIL 6, 2015

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