Registration is now available for job seekers to participate in the 15th Annual Marietta/Cobb Career Expo. The event will be held on Thursday, September 15th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cobb County Civic Center located at 548 South Marietta Parkway. Please make sure you sign up on the website for the free event.
The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that it will offer Adult Open Play Volleyball at the Custer Park Sports and Fitness Center every Friday in September beginning on Friday, September 2nd from 5:00pm – 8:30pm. Membership to the Custer Park Sports and Fitness Center located at 545 Kenneth Marcus Way, Marietta, GA is required and you must be at least 18 years old. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced players are welcome. For more information about the program, please call 770-794-5630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Custer Park Sports and Fitness Center, please visit the website.
The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce September's Brown Bag Lunch Concerts will begin on the Square at noon every Thursday beginning on September 1st, 2016.
Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings August 31.
The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce registration is now available for their Fall Break Camp which will be held the week of September 26 – 30, 2016 from 9am – 4pm at the Custer Park Sports and Fitness Center.
Registration is now available for the community to participate in the City of Marietta and the Kiwanis Club of Marietta's 12th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 11th at 11am on the Marietta Square.
You are invited to learn about, and share insight into, the City of Marietta's Comprehensive Plan Update. Marietta is hosting an open house, where you can share your perspective on the city's assets and challenges, highlight areas of the city that may need special attention, review previously identified issues and opportunities and learn about the comprehensive plan process.
The Marietta Police Athletic League (PAL) is excited to announce its Inaugural Marietta Cops & Cars for Kids Car Show on October 22, 2016! This event will be held on Saturday from 9:00am-1:00pm at Marietta First United Methodist Church. PAL invites the community to come out and enjoy the day exploring all types of vehicles. There will be a concession area to purchase burgers, hotdogs, chips and soft drinks. There will also be a 50/50 raffle up for grabs!
Registration is now available for employers to participate in the 15th Annual Marietta/Cobb Career Expo. The event will be held on Thursday, September 15th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cobb County Civic Center located at 548 South Marietta Parkway. Sign up now before all booth spaces have been filled.
The Marietta Police Department is pleased to announce its upcoming Citizens Police Academy. The bi-annual program provides citizens of Marietta with an opportunity to experience and take an in-depth look at what it is like to be a police officer.
Save the date for Keep Marietta Beautiful's shredding event on Saturday, October 8, 2016! With sponsorship from First Landmark Bank of Marietta and A-1 Shredding of Marietta, KMB will host a document destruction day on October 8th from 9AM-noon at 591 North Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA. The documents will be shredded on site.
Registration for Marietta's 2016-2017 youth basketball season is now open and will continue through September 8th, 2016, Monday-Friday from 8:30 am-7:00 pm at the Custer Parks Sports and Fitness Center and 8:30 am-4:30pm on the third floor of City Hall.
October 8 - 9, 2016, Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art will present its annual Chalktoberfest that takes place around the Marietta Square and down Atlanta Street to the museum. The 2015 Chalktoberfest was awarded Event of the Year by Cobb Travel and Tourism, having brought in over 30,000 visitors and resulting in an economic impact of over 3.3 million dollars. Additionally, the 2015 Chalktoberfest was awarded the Mayor's Art Award for the City of Marietta.
One Tuesday in September of 2001 the world was forever changed…2,977 people were suddenly gone. But they will never be forgotten. The historic and horrific terrorist attack on New York City's World Trade Center was the motivation for the creation of the Field of Flags by the Kiwanis Club of Marietta. Occurring every five years this powerful commemorative weekend includes a series of events to remind us of our loss and to honor those who sacrificed their lives trying to save others.
The William Root House Museum and Garden is excited to partner with Schoolhouse Beer and Brewing again this year to offer Dr. Root's Miracle Elixir, a refreshing beer crafted with hops harvested directly from the historic Root House Garden. Owned and operated by Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society, the William Root House Museum and Garden offers an authentic look at life for a middle class Georgia family in 1850s.
The Kiwanis Club of Marietta is excited to kick off the weekend events of the 9/11 Field of Flag commemoration with a concert on the Square in Marietta Friday night September 9.
The Toy Box Trot, a 1-mile fun run/walk is part of the 25th annual Marietta StreetFest held September 17 & 18, 2016 on the Marietta Square. The Saturday morning race welcomes children and adults of all ages and each race participant will select a toy of their choice from the Toy Box. The mission of Toy Box Trot is to encouraging healthy living and active play outdoors. This race is non-competitive and not timed but awards will be given to 1st place winners in selected age groups. Pre-race activities include information stations from Life University, Harry's Whole Foods, Children Health Care of Atlanta and other local businesses.
The 25th annual Marietta StreetFest, September 17-18, focuses on the family with many free activities including arts & crafts booths, the Hubcaps and History Classic Show, a kid-friendly activity zone, the Toy Box Trot fun run and the Marietta Grassroots Music Festival. Each year, the festival draws more than 20,000 people to the Marietta Square, amid a variety of local shops, dining options, and historic sites.
The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art is pleased to announce the Museum will host two events during the months of August and September.
Cobb Travel & Tourism has determined that Marietta Art in the Park has a $4.8 million economic impact annually on Cobb County. Locals and visitors alike enjoy this three-day festival that draws more than 45,000 attendees and has also recently been named as a 2016 Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Festival winner.