Due to a change in policy for recycling processing centers across the region, those independent contractors will no longer be able to accept glass recycling from the City of Marietta's Environmental Services Division effective June 1, 2016.
The next installment of the Marietta Square Art Walk will be held on Friday, May 6th from 5pm– 9pm and continues every first Friday through November. This year's Art Walk celebrates the vitality of Marietta's diverse cultural Arts scene with artists, businesses, and organizations representing a variety of artistic disciplines. The evening comes alive as performance, dance, culinary and visual Art permeates every corner of the charming Historic Marietta Square.
The Old Zion Heritage Museum is pleased to host ZION! The Musical on May 21-22, 2016 at the Marietta Performing Arts Center located on 1171 Whitlock Avenue. The performance will honor the 150th Anniversary of the Zion Baptist Church which was started by freed slaves. For more information regarding show times and to purchase tickets, please visit the website.
Marietta Tree Keepers invites volunteers of all ages to help maintain Hill Park on Saturday, May 14 at 8:30am. Tools and refreshments provided. Dress for outdoor weather.
The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce May's Brown Bag Lunch Concerts will begin on the Square at noon every Thursday beginning on May 5, 2016.
The Marietta Museum of History is pleased to continue its Pop-In for Pop Culture series on Tuesday, May 10th from 4pm to 8pm. This month we will as we offer a taste test of breakfast cereals. This taste test will include cereals such as Quisp, King Vitamin and Lucky Charms! We recommend eating your dinner on the Square first and then Pop-In to the Museum, because, cereal makes for a great dessert!
On Saturday, May 21st, 2016, the Marietta Museum of History's Registrar, Christa McCay, will continue her walks through the Marietta City Cemetery. Held every spring and fall, the tours provide a chance to learn more about Marietta's constant residents through different themes.
Marietta City Council will meet for an agenda work session May 9 and their regularly scheduled meeting May 11.
The City of Marietta will be administering the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for the 18th straight year starting on June 1, 2016.
The Marietta Police Athletic League is looking for exceptional facilitators to participate in our new enrichment program for middle and high school children during PAL's Summer Camp June 6th through July 22nd. The goal of this program is to equip youth with the knowledge and skills needed to make them exceptionally successful adults. This well-rounded program will focus on three areas: the Mind, Body and Soul of the child.
The Marietta Police Department is dedicated to protecting its citizens in every way possible by finding ways to fight and prevent crime, while also finding ways to educate and protect the City's youth through a program called Radkids, a personal empowerment safety education, which includes a 10 hour curriculum for children ages 8 to 12.
The Marietta Police Athletic League (PAL) Program is excited to announce registration is now available for its 2016 Summer Camp Program for youth in grades 1st – 12th. The camp will be held June 6th – July 22nd from 8am – 6pm at the Lawrence Street Recreation Center located at 510 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA 30060. PAL Summer Camp will include: athletics, academics, field trips, daily breakfast, lunch & snacks.
The Marietta Police Athletic League is hosting a 10 week BASKETBALL Skill-Building Clinic on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8pm at the Lawrence Street Recreation Center, starting March 7 through May 18, for youth ages 8-16.
The City of Marietta is now accepting applications for the 2016 July 4th parade. School bands, military units, civic organizations, beauty queens, local Boys and Girl Scout clubs, area businesses and others can sign up online to be part of the City's biggest celebration of the year.