In conjunction with the start of daylight savings time on Sunday, March 8th, the Marietta Fire Department would like to remind residents to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when changing clocks this weekend.
On December 18, 2014, President Obama signed an Executive Order establishing the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The Task Force brought together national experts in the major issues concerning policing in order "to identify best practices and make recommendations to the President on how policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust and examine, among other issues, how to foster strong, collaborative relationships between local law enforcement and the communities they protect."
The Marietta Parks & Recreation Department will host the Annual Easter Egg Scramble on Friday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Laurel Park located at 151 Manning Road.
The Glover Park Concert Series kicks off the 2015 season on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. in Glover Park on the Marietta Square. The series will continue throughout the summer, with concerts scheduled for the last Friday night of each month through September with an additional concert featuring the Symphony on the Square on Saturday, May 30th.
On Wednesday evening, February 25, 2015 Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Council braved Winter Storm Remus to save the taxpayers of Marietta $1.275 million by refinancing the 2009 Parks and Recreation Bond.
Join the Marietta Museum of History for a walk through time at the Marietta City Cemetery on Saturday, March 7th at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. With newly "unearthed" research, Museum Registrar Christa McCay will discuss the origins of the Cemetery and delve into stories of Marietta's pioneering families. Please note that tours are conducted on gravel & uneven pathways, so please plan accordingly.
The Marietta Museum of History is looking forward to a busy spring in 2015 with lots of exciting events for the community!
Mayor Tumlin will deliver his Annual State of the City address on March 25, 2015, at the Cobb Chamber, Marietta Area Council breakfast.
Don't forget to visit the Marietta Square Farmers Market on the Historic Marietta Square. The Market will take place every Saturday – rain or shine – through December 19, 2015, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Beginning Saturday, February 28th the Farmers Market will be held on North Park Square while the Mill Street Streetscape project is underway for the next couple of months.
The Cobb County Soil and Water Conservation District has announced the theme for its 2015 Poster Contest, "Local Heroes: Your Hardworking Pollinators." The contest is open to grades 4th and 5th and all entries are due by March 27, 2015. For more information please view the flyer.
The Marietta Police Department's Training Unit will host a Firearm Safety Seminar on Thursday, March 12, 2015. This seminar is designed for civilians and will cover a variety of topics to include safety, laws, and alternative weapon usage.
Keep Marietta Beautiful will host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, March 28th in front of Marietta Power & Water located at 591 North Marietta Parkway from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
The Marietta Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite citizens to participate in the 39th Annual May-retta Daze Arts and Crafts Festival held in Glover Park in the Historic Marietta Square on May 2-3, 2015.
The City of Marietta is now accepting applications for the 2015 July 4th parade.