On Friday, October 28th, 2016, the Marietta Museum of History continues its popular monthly program, the Remember When Club. In its second year, the Club explores what life was like in Marietta when Highway 41 was known as the 4 lane, everyday shopping was done on the Square and life was just a little bit simpler.
Marietta City Council will meet for committee meetings October 26.
Attention all Retirees of the City of Marietta: Open Enrollment begins on October 24th and runs through November 11th.
Please join Keep Marietta Beautiful on Saturday, October 22nd at the "Love the Loop" Event to help clean a portion of the loop. Please meet at Marietta City Hall located at 205 Lawrence Street at 9 a.m.
On October 13, 2016, the City Council appointed members to Marietta's Historic Board of Review during the regularly schedule Council Meeting.
On Thursday, October 13th, Mayor Tumlin and City Council honored students from Park Street Elementary School who participated in the Marietta Power and Water poster contest as part of the nationwide Public Power and Clean Water Week.
On Thursday, October 13, 2016, City Council and the Marietta Fire Department honored third grade students from local schools who participated in a poster contest as part of the nationwide Fire Prevention Week.
Streaming video of the October 13 regular meeting of Marietta City Council is available for viewing online.
To commemorate Veteran's Day, the Marietta Police Department and the Marietta Police Athletics League (PAL) are sponsoring Corporal Todd Foster of the United States Marine Corps and his unit by putting together care packages which will include a personal thank you letter from the PAL Kids.
On October 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Marietta Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and/or unwanted prescription drugs. Please bring your pills for disposal to the Marietta Police Department at 240 Lemon Street Marietta, Ga 30060. The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles, or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Fall is here and that means the holiday season is right around the corner! The Marietta Police Department is planning ahead to fight holiday crime and wants remind the community of some safety tips.
Beginning Friday, October 7, 2016, CobbWorks will host a free weekly workshop series on preparing for your job search that will last throughout the month of October.
The City of Marietta is pleased to announce that 2nd Annual Winter Wonderland will return to the Marietta Square beginning Friday, November 18 with ice-skating in Glover Park.
In the 1850s, Hannah and William Root shared their home with their children and extended family. Hannah Root's father, Leonard Simpson, lived with the family and passed away on October 11, 1856. During the month of October, visitors to the William Root House will see the home decorated for mourning as it would have been at the time of Leonard Simpson's death. Curtains will be drawn, and rooms will be adorned with black crepe and ribbons. Special tours will teach visitors about 1850s mourning practices and superstitions about death.
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!
The City of Marietta's Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in conjunction with the arrival of Santa Claus on Thursday, December 1st in Glover Park on the Marietta Square.