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Grab and Go Kids Planner: March 17-19

This weekend take in a fun run/walk, an Off Broadway show, learn about safety or hike up Sawnee Mountain.

Glad you clicked on our new Grab & Go Kids Planner! We've assembled a weekly calendar of kid-friendly activities and new places to try out with the kids.

Where/When: , 8135 Majors Rd, Cumming, Thursday, March 17, 9 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Why Go: A Pi Day Fun Run/Walk that is 3.14 miles around the PGMS and Shiloh Pt. campuses. The PTSA is sponsoring this event and the proceeds earned from students registering for the Fun Run will go towards supporting the schools Grizzly Great Day of Giving (G3 Day). Times for the runs vary based on age: 8th Grade – 9:30 a.m., 7th Grade – 12:45 p.m. and 6th Grade – 2:30 p.m.

Price: $10; Proceeds will benefit the PGMS G3 Day

Where/When: OFF Broadway Dance, 12315 Crabapple Rd, Alpharetta, Friday, March 18, Saturday, March 19 & 25.  All performances at 7:30 p.m.

Why Go: The Disney classic Cinderella comes to kids, by kids, from OFF Broadway. With music including "A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes" and the classic "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo," this musical will charm its way into your heart and remind you that dreams really can come true.

Price: VIP Reserved Front Row - $12.50; Adults - $10.50; seniors and students - $7.50

Where/When: 1240 Buford Rd, Cumming,  (Lucci's Little Italy), Saturday, March 19, noon – 2 p.m.

Why Go:  Lucci's Little Italy will be hosting a Safety Day, with proceeds benefitting Safe Kids Forsyth. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office and Fire Department will have hands-on opportunities for kids to see patrol cars, fire trucks, horses, and other public safety equipment while parents can learn valuable tips to keep their children safe from injury.

Lucci's Little Italy believes good food shared together as a family is very important in building strength and unity in the family household. For some families, sitting down to eat is the only time they have together to discuss important safety topics like vehicle, pool, fire, and chemical safety issues.

Price: FREE! Purchases will benefit Safe Kids Forsyth

Where/When: , 4075 Spot Rd, Cumming, Saturday, March 19, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Why Go: Junior Girl Scouts are invited to participate in activities to earn their Wildlife badge. Naturalists will lead scouts along the trails of Sawnee Mountain while leaning about wildlife. All activities are from the Junior Girl Scout Badge Handbook. Registration is open to troops or individual scouts. Badge is not included.

Price: The cost is $6.00 for county residents and $7.20 for non-county residents.

Where/When: , 6290 Abbotts Bridge Rd, Duluth, Starts Monday, March 21, 3:30 p.m.  – 5 p.m. (Continues for six classes)

Why Go: Fun! Fun! Fun!  and a wonderful class to begin your child's love of clay. The Johns Creek Community Arts Center's youngest students will be introduced to the basics of hand building clay projects through coil, pinch and slab techniques, while creating individual works of art. They will finish each project using colors of glazes and/or acrylic paint. 

Six Lessons will be from March 21 to May 9, 2011 (no lessons April 4 or May 2).

Price: $150 for six classes. Supplies and clay are included in the price!

Susan Grunwald March 17, 2011 at 12:58 AM
I will definitely be going to Cinderella at Off Broadway - they also have matinees at 3:30 both afternoons too as well as shows next weekend.
Liz Kennedy March 18, 2011 at 03:17 PM
Hi Susan, Have a blast at Cinderella this weekend! Thanks for your comment.

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