Upcoming Events Aug 9-Aug 16

communityWEEKENDS IN AUGUST THRU SEPT 13 – FREE FAMILY FILM FESTIVAL – NCG Cinema in Acworth will be hosting their annual family film festival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings during August until September 13th. Doors open at 9am, movies start at 9:30am. Free tickets available at the theater on the day of the show, first come first serve basis.

SUN AUG 9 – JASON CASTRO IN CONCERT – hosted by Wildwood Baptist Church. Jason was a finalist on season seven of American Idol. He will leading worship at 9:30 and 11:30 services as well as in concert at 6pm. 4801 Wade Green Road, Acworth. Visit www.wildwoodbaptist.org for more info.

MON AUG 10 – FUNDRAISER DINNER/CONCERT – Come enjoy a night with “The Voice” Season 2 contestant, Pip, benefitting his charity, Youth in Mission. FREE admission, donations accepted. Kennesaw First Baptist Church from 6:30-8:30pm. Visit www.yimcharity.com

THU AUG 13 – GOOD EATIN’, GREAT CAUSE: CHEF’S CULINARY TOUR – presented by Balfour Beatty Construction at the Cobb Galleria Center’s Exhibit Hall from 6-10pm. Featuring a variety of local restaurants. Benefitting SafePath Children’s Advocacy Center. Tickets are $75 per person and available at www.safepath.org.

THU AUG 13 – KENNESAW TOWN HALL MEETING – Mayor Mark Mathews will conduct the meeting to listen to constituent concerns and answer questions. Begins at 6pm at the Ben Robertson Community Center.

FRI AUG 14 – MARTINIS AND MUSIC – from 5:30-8:30pm at the Marietta/Cobb Art Musuem, 30 Atlanta Street, Marietta. For more info visit www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org

FRI-SUN AUG 14-16 – BILL OBERST, JR AS LEWIS GRIZZARD – Bill is back with a humorous show at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.  Tickets are $25 each.  Visit www.earlsmithstrand.org for more information.

SAT AUG 15 – HARRISON BANDS RECYCLE DAY – 9AM-5PM at upper parking lot of Harrison HS. Bring your electronics and paint that need to be recycles. $10 requested donation per car load. Processing fees extra for tv’s, computer monitors and paint. For more info email harrisonrecycling@gmail.com

SAT AUG 15 – ALL-IN CASINO NIGHT – Hosted by Greater Kennesaw Kiwanis Club at Pinetree Country Club from 6-10pm. $40 per ticket includes food and K-Money. For more info, email amy@etssolutions.com or call 678-504-1041 to RSVP.

SAT AUG 15 – MEET NAVY SEAL ROB O’NEILL – An Evening with Navy SEAL Senior Chief Rob O’Neill” at 7:00 pm at Marietta Performing Arts Center at Marietta High School. Rob was Team Leader of “SEAL Team 6” on the raid when they caught Osama Ben Laden. Tickets are $45 – General Admission; $35 – Active Military/Veteran General Admission. Visit www.heartsforheroesinc.og to purchase tickets.

SUN AUG 16 – KENNESAW STATE FALL FESTIVAL – Open to the public. Begins at 1:30. Fans will have the opportunity to meet the football team.  Season ticket holders may pick up tickets.  Soccer game starts at 4:00.