Marietta Tree Keepers


Spring is just around the corner and two of Marietta’s popular events are accepting applications to participate.  And MTK’s always welcomes helpers.


The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department invites artists to participate in the 42nd Annual May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival held in Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square on May 5-6, 2018.

More than 100 local and area artists and craftspeople will display and sell their paintings, pottery, jewelry, and much more at the annual festival.

To register to sell items at the event, please review the requirements and print out the form and mail it to the Parks and Recreation Department located on the 3rd Floor of City Hall, 205 Lawrence St., Marietta, GA, 30061. The form is online at

Applications should be postmarked on or before the registration deadline on March 29th. Please review the application to see the booth space fees. Admission to the festival is free. More info: Marietta’s Parks and Recreation Department, 770-794-5601.


The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is calling all artists to submit an original work that has been created within the past 10 years and has not been shown at MCMA. Deadline for submissions is April 20 at 11:59. Works will be exhibited at the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art from July 7 until September 9, 2018. Visit for submission requirements and entry forms. Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is located at 30 Atlanta Street, SE, Marietta, GA

Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help plant trees in the Marietta City Cemetery on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00am. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather.
We will be planting trees in the Marietta City Cemetery. The parking address is: Brown Park, 358 West Atlanta St., Marietta, 30064, look for the green signage. You can also drive into the middle of the cemetery and look for our sign-in table at the small white building. The date is Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 9:00am.



City to Host 5k Shamrock Shuffle March 17th to Benefit City’s Police Athletic League

The City of Marietta will host the 2nd Annual 5K Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 8:00am on the Marietta Square benefitting the Marietta Police Athletic League.

This event will raise money to support the Marietta Police Athletic League’s (PAL) youth athletic programs with needed supplies and equipment. Awards will be given for top qualifiers in each race age group and for best costume. This is also a qualifying AJC Peachtree Road Race event.

The cost to register is $20 for kids 12 and under, $25 for early registration until March 10, 2018 and $30 after March 10th. T-shirts are included in your registration fee but only guaranteed for early registration.  To register visit

About the Marietta PAL Program

The Marietta Police Department began the Marietta Police Athletic League (PAL) chapter in 2007. Marietta PAL is a non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent juvenile crime and violence by providing civic, athletic, recreational and educational opportunities which create trust and build understanding between law enforcement and youth.
Link to PAL:





Marietta Tree Keepers are currently scheduled to plant trees tomorrow, Feb. 10th at 9am sign in, then followed by planting.  We realize that it might be raining but how much or how severe we are not certain at this time.

The following extreme conditions will cancel the planting:
1. Thunderstorms including lightning
2. Steady downpour of rain
3. A light drizzle or light rain will NOT cancel the planting

Please dress appropriately for wet conditions.  We will meet at the Marietta Middle SCHOOL  parking lot off Maple and Winn St. by the gym.  Address is 121 Winn Street, Marietta, GA. 30064.  Our exact planting locations will be varied so we will meet there and then be assigned to the locations around the Square and at 2 other places.

Please check in with our message machine at 770-424-4664 before you leave your home in the morning to see if anything has changed from the above.  The message will be changed at 8am tomorrow morning with an update.

If the planting does get cancelled our rain date is next Saturday, Feb. 17th at 9am signings, planting at 9:30am same location as above.

Marietta Tree Keepers Fall Sip n Stroll

mtkThe event on Friday, October 4, 2013 beginning at 5pm, features a special neighborhood to tour with tree experts, identifying common opportunities and issues relating to trees. It’s free and open to the public … and it’s BYOB. For this Sip n’ Stroll, we will stroll through the property of Ivey Grove at 473 Cherokee St, Marietta, 30060 Certified arborists, forester and landscape architects will lead the tour of the neighborhood, pointing out the many treasures and challenges that exist among our valuable stock of trees. The experts will offer practical advice as to how we can extend the life of our mature trees and how we can plan for their eventual replacement. The experts will discuss overhead utilities, proper pruning, protecting root systems and selecting the right specimen for the right location.

Visitors are welcome to bring their own evening refreshments and MTK
will provide water and light snacks. The event will only be cancelled if it is raining heavy or lightening.  Park on Freyer St. after turning right off Cherokee St. past the event location.  Look for parking signage.  Sign-in is at 473 Cherokee St. and where the tour will begin.

Those wishing to become a member or make a donation can learn more by visiting MTK’s website at  For more information, please call 770.424.4664.


mtkTree Planting in FEBRUARY
Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help plant  trees City of Marietta’s Custer Park on Saturday, February 9 across from the main visitors center (address is (address is 600 Kenneth E. Marcus Way,     Marietta, GA 30060. This park is located off Fairground St. south of North     Marietta Pkwy).  . Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather. All ages welcome. Come on out, dress warm and get some hot chocolate and donuts while we add trees to the park.  The event begins at 8:30am with sign-in and refreshments and we will plant trees from 9:00-11am.  Large groups please call ahead and let us know how many volunteers will be attending. For more information call Holly at 770-424-4464.