Wednesday, November 21, 2012
These kid-friendly activities make great gifts and family traditions and you may even have most or all of the needed items already at home.
Thanksgiving time is filled with travel, visits with family and friends and excitement as it kicks off the holiday season. Whether you are traveling and need a hostess gift or are looking for a creative table centerpiece for your own dinner, don't overlook the craftiness of your own kids. They are home from school, most likely bored and would probably have a great time doing some of these activities. Who knows, maybe they will turn into family Thanksgiving traditions. Baking is a great winter activity and doing it for Thanksgiving is perfect because you can make a lot in little time. Using this recipe and some fun cookie cutters allows the kids to help decorate shaped cookies that do not spread out or look weird after cutting and baking …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Here's our guide to this weekend's activities in Roswell and areas nearby. Click on the links for more details.
Roswell Barrington Hall’s Steampunk Saturday Roswell Cycling Festival Improv Monster Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Alpharetta 14th Annual Touch A Truck Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers with Regina Spektor Amana Academy School Tour Johns Creek Art in Motion The Glass Menagerie Cumming Live Music at 'Cue Barbecue Annual Confederate Memorial Day Commemoration Old Fashioned Country Barn Dance
Friday, April 13, 2012
Here are some of the things that are going on in our area this weekend. Click on the links for more details and add other activities to our events calendar.
Roswell Spring Portraits at KOO KOO BEAR KIDS Market on the Green Earth Day Kids Fest High Meadows 2nd Annual Farmers Market Kiwanis Club of Historic Roswell Spring K Classic 5K/10K Run Alpharetta Alpharetta Arts Streetfest Opening of the 2012 Alpharetta Farmers' Market Season Johns Creek JCSO Evening Finale: An Evening With Oscar & Tony Our Brothers Keeper, Author Jedwin Smith Talk and Signing Cumming Fitter & Faster Swim Tour Holistic Moms Network Writing Class - Middle School
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Patch has found some fun activities and great deals to help your family this week.
It's getting down to the wire and if you have not gotten into the holiday spirit or done your shopping, you had better act fast. Roswell Patch is ready to help you with five deals for this week. These deals will help you have fun with the family, get discounted stocking stuffers, cheap matching pajamas for the whole clan and even finish your holiday shopping. Here are the five great deals that we have found for you to enjoy this week. 1. Christmas In Crabapple Deal: Bring the family for some free fun in downtown Crabapple on Saturday from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Register by email to get your family a spot to participate in a passport program in which you will travel from business to business to get stamps to get a prize at the end of the event. …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Stop by historic Roswell to see Santa and enjoy holiday treats!
It's a holly, jolly holiday on in historic Roswell, Alpharetta and Cumming this weekend. Here are some activities the kids might enjoy. Friday, Dec. 2 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Holiday Open House on Canton Street, including live music, luminaries, Santa and more. Saturday, Dec. 3 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Brunch with Santa at North Forsyth High School will provide a pancake breakfast by Simply Southard for $10. 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Caroling on Canton Street means that Canton Street will be closed to cars; and boutiques and galleries will be open late for shopping as various groups sing holiday songs. Local businesses will provide coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider and s'mores. Sunday, Dec. 4 4 p.m. A traditional children's nativity in the Alpharetta First …
Friday, April 29, 2011
Enjoy this spring weekend by running, cycling or enjoying a symphony.
Roswell Garden Club Plant Sale Where/When: Smith Plantation, 935 Alpharetta Street, Roswell, GA 30075, Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Why: The garden club will be selling plants from their personal gardens. Plants available will include heirlooms, reseeding annuals, drought-tolerant perennials, ground covers, vines, seeds and rose bushes. All plants will be clearly marked with photos and/or planting instructions. Parking is available at Roswell City Hall. Price: Free to attend. The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra presents "A Cherry Blossom Mother's Day Tribute" Where/When: Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St, Roswell, GA 30075, Sunday, May 1, 4 p.m. Why: The program features Brazilian piano virtuoso, Sergio Gallo, performing …
Friday, March 25, 2011
There are many ways to take a break, get some excercise and give back to the community this upcoming week.
Date Night Couples Cooking Where/When: East Roswell Park, 9000 Fouts Rd, Roswell, GA 30076, Friday, Mar. 25, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Why Go: Bring your significant other for a date night while learning how to prepare some fun, romantic, exotic dishes! Of course, time will be spent enjoying the foods also! Go home with recipes and ideas on how to work together in the kitchen! Price: $36 Roswell Residents; $54 non-residents of Roswell Roswell Alpharetta Mountain Bike Org (RAMBO) - 4 Ways in a Day (Time Trails) Where/When: Big Creek Park, 1600 Old Alabama Rd, Roswell, GA 30076 Why Go: Race the clock with four chances and four ways in a day to win. XC, Downhill, Slalom, uphill “El Scorcho” climb. Do one or do them all. Donations benefit RAMBO …
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Attend a festival, puppet show, or have a treat with the Mad Hatter himself. There are activities for kids of all ages in this week's Grab & Go Planner.
Atlanta Dance Theater Presents Alice in Wonderland Where/When: Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forest St, Roswell, GA 30075; Saturday, Mar. 26 at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Why Go: The Atlanta Dance Theatre presents Michael Hollier's original 10:00 am - Alice in Wonderland is followed by the Mad Hatter’s Meet and Treet 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm - Presentation of Alice and Wonderland and Paquita Price: 10 a.m.: $20 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: $15 - $22 Roswell Library Weekly Gathering for Kids Where/When: Roswell Regional Branch - Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, 115 Norcross St, Roswell, GA 30075, Weekly – see days and times below Why Go: Roswell Library comes alive each week with programs just for young kids. Walking One-ders …
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Here are some local activities to entertain the kids over the next week.
Spring is here and kids have the opportunity to learn about camping, animals, plants, safety and much more. At night, enjoy one of two family theater classics presented by young adults for kids. Wildlife Wonders at Roswell Area Park Where/When: Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075, Friday, Mar. 18, 5:30 p.m. Why Go: Wildlife Wonders will present a wide variety of live animals for the children to learn about and even touch. Some exotic animals kids may encounter are a kangaroo, alligator, python, hedgehog, fennec fox, monkey, parrot, tarantula and more! It's a great opportunity for “city” kids to interact unusual, exotic, friendly animals. Price: $20, residents $30, non-residents Overnight Family Camp Out Where/When: …
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
9 Ways to Celebrate Around Town
Whether you're looking for culture, cookies, or a quick getaway while the children play, Roswell is a great place to be over the holidays. If you've got a budding ballerina, she'll love sitting up close at The Nutcracker, presented by Fleetwood Dance Theatre at Holy Trinity Performing Arts Center on Woodstock Road. You can even meet the dancers afterward! December 10 – 12. See http://www.fleetwooddance.com/ for show times and ticket information. One of Roswell's original plantation homes, Bulloch Hall is decorated for the holiday season and offers Christmas High Tea with ladies in period clothing on December 14 and 16. And if you're looking for an alternative to the mall Santa, they have photo opportunities with Mr. and Mrs. Claus in a …