August & September Calendar

AUGUST

14: CUMBERLAND AREA CHAMBER COUNCIL. Aug. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join us at The Georgian Club for our speaker, Keith Parker, President & CEO of Goodwill of North Georgia, discussing “The Importance of Diversity.” In his presentation, Parker shares his experiences from various cities he has lived in and how an inclusive work environment is good business. www.cobbchamber.org. For more information about Area Councils, please contact Ashley Ward at award@cobbchamber.org or 770-859-2346.

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15: CREATIVITY CLUB: Yarn Painting. Wednesday, August 15, 6-7 p.m. Smyrna Library, Meeting Room. Ages: 8-12. Join us as we paint without paint.  Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

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15-22-29: INFANT & TODDLER STORY TIME (0-2 year-olds). Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. & 4 p.m. August 15, 22, 29. Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

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16-23-30: PRESCHOOL STORY TIME (3-5 year-olds). Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. August 16, 23, 30. Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

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17- SEPTEMBER 3. SCARECROWS IN THE GARDEN. The Giving Garden will be accepting early registration August 17-September 3 and regular registration Sept 4-17. All proceeds go to the Giving Garden, which is a 501c3 non- profit community garden that donates all food grown to local families in need. Scarecrow drop off will be Sept 24-30. They will be on display for free in the month of October during the garden’s pumpkin patch. Winners will be announced at the Garden’s Pumpkin Fest. Details at www.facebook.com/ourgivinggarden or communitygarden@viningslake.org or call/text 770-779-5058

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18: BLUE JEAN GALA scheduled for August 18 at Wallace Hall at Adventure Outdoors, 2500 South Cobb Drive, Smyrna.  The title sponsor is The Charyn Darby Foundation. This event is different from others in the community because it allows attendees to spend the evening with our local heroes and all funds raised stay here in the Smyrna community to promote and support the many important initiatives of the Smyrna Fire and Police Departments. For more information and purchase tickets, visit the website at www.smyrnapsf.org, send an email to admin@smyrnapsf.org, or call 404-791-6935.

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18: FISHING RODEO. Treasures from Cobb PARKS Natural Resource Management staff will host the next Fishing Rodeo 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, at Hyde Farm Park. The age divisions will be: 3-6, 7-9, 10-12 and 13-16. Trophies will also be awarded for the five biggest fish overall. This event is free, so grab your fishing pole and join us for a morning of fishing and fun. The park is located at 726 Hyde Road, Marietta. For more information, contact John Purcell at john.purcell@cobbcounty.org or 770-528-8825.the Frederic Remington

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21: BLOCK PARTY. Tuesday, August 21 from 10:30-11 a.m. Smyrna Library, Meeting Room Ages: 0-24 months. Each month we will have a different type of block available to keep your little one engaged. Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

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23: MYSTERY READER STORY TIME. Thursday, August 23 from 4-4:30 p.m. Smyrna Library, Meeting Room. Ages: 4-10. Each month, a different community leader will read a story and lead a discussion for young children about Smyrna. Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

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23: CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO. Elevate 2018, the Cobb Chamber’s refreshed take on our Business Expo. Aug. 23 at the Cobb Galleria Centre from 2 to 7 p.m. Elevate will be jam packed with opportunities to learn and connect, with two portions: sessions – where we will be offering engaging, informative discussions led by industry leaders; and a social – similar to our current Expo format, but with new, unique twists to make it the perfect place to connect with attendees, speakers and exhibitors. www.cobbchamber.org

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28: CRAFTERNOON. Tuesday, August 28 from 4-5 p.m. Smyrna Library, Meeting Room. Ages: 3-10. Make and take crafts for all ages. Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

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30: DRAGON PARTY. Thursday, August 30 from 4-4:45 p.m. Smyrna Library, Meeting Room. Ages: 5-10. Do you love dragons? We do too! We’ll have dragon stories, crafts, activities, and games. Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

SEPTEMBER

4: VBA. Vinings Business Association meets the first Tuesday of each month for lunch: Networking and speakers from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Pkwy, 17th Floor, Vinings. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Speakers Dan Jourdan, “The Sales Energizer” Daryl Fletcher “The Costs of Poor Communication”. A Business After-Hours is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month. www.viningsbusiness.com. 678-725-0099.

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5: SOUTH COBB BUSINESS ASSOCIATION meets the first Wednesday of each month at 11:45 at Presbyterian Village, East-West Connector.  www.sc-ba.org

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6: SMYRNA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, Community Center, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.. Program: Cobb DAVic Reynolds. For reservations: www.smyrnabusiness.org

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8: REMINGTON ART EXHIBITION. The largest Remington exhibition in the South, Treasures from the Frederic Remington Art Museum & Beyond, illustrates the attraction, romance and conflict of the American West through the eyes of the most well-known name in Western art. Experience Frederic Remington’s art in a way no other public exhibit has ever shown in the southeastern U.S., at the largest permanent home for Western art in the country – The Booth. 501 Museum Drive, Cartersville, 770.387.1300, www.boothmuseum.org.

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9: FLUTE AND HARP RECITAL with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Principals Christina Smith and Elisabeth Remy Johnson. Sunday, September 9, 3-4 p.m. Smyrna Library, Meeting Room Program includes a variety of works, from American composers to the tango music of Astor Piazzolla. Suitable for all ages. Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna. 770-431-2860. www.smyrna-library.com

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11: SOUTH COBB AREA CHAMBER COUNCIL. Sept. 11. South Cobb Area Council 7:30 to 9 a.m. Join us for a field trip to the “Thrill Capital of the South,” Six Flags Over Georgia! Park President, Dale Kaetzel, will give an overview of how this destination has helped shaped the neighborhood it resides in, and the plans he has the future as a leading community partner. www..cobbchamber.org. For more information about Area Councils, please contact Ashley Ward at award@cobbchamber.org or 770-859-2346.

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13: FREE GUN SAFETY. Cobb County Sheriff’s Office staff is offering free gun safety classes at the following locations: Thursday, Sept. 13 Ron Anderson Community Center, 3820 Macedonia Road, Powder Springs; Thursday, Oct. 11 Boots Ward Recreation Center, 4845 Dallas Highway, Powder Springs. Each class will begin at 6 p.m. and last about two hours. Learn about gun safety and storage, gun types, choosing the right gun for you, gun ownership/transfer laws, use of force, firearm alternatives, Georgia Weapons License and requirements and active shooter situations. This is a classroom instruction/familiarization class only with no live fire training. You do not need to register for the class. Each class participant will also receive one free safety gun lock. If you have any questions, please email Glenn.Daniel@cobbcounty.org.

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23: FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY begins Sept. 23.  Calvary Baptist Church, 4780 Flint Hill Road, Austell. Classes offered for 9 weeks.  Sundays:  5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mondays:  6:30 p.m.-8:30. Sign-up at daveramsey.com or call church at 770-941-8445.

 

OCTOBER

13: BOUTIQUE PLANT SALE  sponsored by the Jonquil Garden Club Saturday, October 13. JGC will hold its annual plant sale at Smyrna Market 8 a.m.-noon with a wide array of perennials, shrubs, container gardens, fall wreaths, and a great selection of garden accessories.

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23: OCTOBER HAUNT AFTER HOURS at Six Flags. 4:30-8 p.m. RSVP at www.cobbafterhours.com.

 

NOVEMBER

30-9: CHRISTMAS HOUSE. The South Cobb Arts Alliance 34th Annual Christmas House Arts and Crafts Show at the Mable House Arts Center in Mableton November 30-December 9.

FARMER’S MARKETS:

AUGUST: FARMER’S MARKET AT THE BATTERY ATLANTA .As a part of its Wellness Series, The Battery Atlanta has partnered with Georgia Grown to bring farmers markets to your favorite place to eat, shop, and watch Atlanta Braves baseball. There will be local fruit, vegetables, honey and more, with a new variety at each market. Visitors can park for free during these events in the Red, Purple, or Green decks. Don’t miss the August markets. 4-7 p.m. on Thursdays.

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MABLETON FARMER’S MARKET. The market will open June 7 and market days will be Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. til 12:30 p.m. at the Mable House Complex, 5239 Floyd Road. If you are growing fresh produce and want to sell at the market, click here for more information. All Market vendors must grow or produce what they sell.

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MARIETTA FARMER’S MARKET. Enjoy fresh produce and goods year round from the Marietta Square Farmers Market every Saturday – rain or shine- 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. on the Historic Marietta Square. Sundays, Noon to 3 p.m. May thru October For info, visit www.mariettasquarefarmersmarket.net.

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SMYRNA FARMER’S MARKET. Through October 20 at its new location Veterans Memorial Park Village Green. Every Saturday from 9 until noon. The focus of the market is to provide Smyrna residents with the opportunity to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables from farmers. There will also be other food products available as well as music and artists.

WEEKLY EVENTS

BOY SCOUT TROOP 61 meets every Monday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Troop Lodge at Bethany Methodist Church at the intersection of Hurt and Hicks Roads. Cub Pack 61 meets Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Bethany Gym.

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BOY SCOUT TROOP ONE meets every Sunday at 4:30 p.m. New Scouts Welcome! 2845 Log Cabin Drive, Smyrna (off Atlanta Road). www.bsatroop1.net

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SMYRNA BOY SCOUT Smyrna Boy Scout Troop 11 meets at Smyrna First United Methodist Church every Tuesday evening 7:30- 9 p.m.  Contact us at 770-883-1123. Website: www.smyrnatroop11.com.

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BOY SCOUT TROOP 220 meets every Tuesday Night at 6:30 p.m. at Life Church Smyrna Assembly of God located at 4100 King Springs Road (right next to Griffin Middle School). For more information see our website www.troopwebhost.org/Troop220Smyrna/Index

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FREE TAIJI CLASS for all Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. South Cobb Regional Library: 805 Clay Road, Mableton and on the second Tuesday of each month at The Mable House, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton.

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THE LORD’S STOREHOUSE sponsored by Shaw Temple AME Zion Church provides free of charge clothing, small household items, canned goods and toiletries to needy families, individuals and shelters. We also accept donated items in gently used and clean condition. We are located at 775 Hurt Road, SW, Smyrna Ga. and are opened Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. For Info call  the church at 770-801-8185 or contact at shawtemple.org

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MUSEUM: Free admission at the Smyrna Museum, 2861 Atlanta Road, Smyrna, Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 4. Check Facebook at “Smyrna History Museum” for upcoming Museum events. See www.smyrnahistory.org for Museum volunteer opportunities and membership.

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SMYRNA BUSINESS EXCHANGE: The Smyrna Business Exchange is Smyrna’s premier close contact networking group representing over 30 local businesses (and growing).  The Smyrna Business Exchange meets at the Smyrna Community Center every Thursday morning from 7-8:30 a.m. Questions or to RSVP for a complimentary visit, call Jeff Daxe at 770-795-5079 (or email at jad@mijs.com).

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JONQUIL CITY KIWANIS SMYRNA: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wolfe Senior Center, 884 Church Street, Smyrna.

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SMYRNA OPTIMIST: 7 a.m. Friday, American Legion Post 160, 160 Legion Drive, Smyrna.

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SMYRNA ROTARY: noon Tuesday, Brawner Hall, Smyrna. For further information, see www.SmyrnaRotary.com

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SOUTH COBB ROTARY: noon, Thursday, Presbyterian Village, East-West Connector

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SOUTH COBB TOASTMASTERS Tuesday at 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. South Cobb Regional Library, Mableton 678-799-4425.

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TOASTMASTERS: Interstate North Toastmasters at 3100 Cumberland Boulevard. We meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m. Visit our website: 2823.toastmastersclubs.org

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TOASTMASTERS: T-Toasters. Paces West, 2727 Paces Ferry Rd., Bldg 1. We meet Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. and welcome visitors. Visit www.ttoasters.com to find out more.

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VININGS ROTARY: Noon. Wednesday, Georgian Club.

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THE GALLERIA WORLDSPAN Wings Toastmasters Club Tuesdays 12 to 1 p.m., Building 300, main conference room.

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MONTHLY OR MORE

 AMERICAN LEGION, Post 160. Membership Meeting at 7:30 p.m. every 3rd Tuesday. The AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY, Unit 160 Membership Meeting at 7:30 p.m. every 3rd Tuesday each month.  SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, Squadron 160 meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday each month. All of these meetings are at 160 Legion Drive, Smyrna. For more information, access AmericanLegionPost160.org or call 770-436-2501.

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AMERICAN LEGION POST 264, 6251 Ivy Road, Mableton meets every third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Bingo–Mon, Tues, Friday 8 p.m., Sat. 5 p.m. and Sun. 4 p.m.

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ATLANTA FREETHOUGHT, Regular Meeting at 1 p.m. every 2nd Sunday. 4775 N. Church Lane, Smyrna (a mile inside I-285, just off Atlanta Rd). Our historic building was a church in Smyrna/Vinings for 141 years. We’re a nonprofit educational organization and meetings/programs are free and open to the public. Call 678-662-3857 or visit our website, www.atlantafreethought.org, for more about us.

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AUSTELL CIVITAN CLUB is a non-profit organization serving the community and with a charter to support people with disabilities. Our monthly meetings are the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. located (Treadmill Building) 5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road, Suite 105, Austell. If you have ideas for the community or interested in becoming an officer, join us! For more info visit www.austellcivitan.com or contact admin@austellcivitan.com.

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COBB-MARIETTA RETIRED EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION meets the second Thursday of each month. The monthly luncheon is held at the

First Methodist Church in Marietta at 11:30 a.m.  For more information visit www.cmrea.org.

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CUMBERLAND VININGS OPTIMIST CLUB: Meeting for breakfast the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Vinings Club, 2859 Paces Ferry Road NW. We are an inclusive club dedicated to community service and welcome everyone to come as our guest to a meeting of your choice.

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FOOD AND CLOTHING DISTRIBUTION. St. Luke United Methodist Church, 5115 Brookwood Drive, Mableton, distributes non-perishable food items and clothing ONLY, every 3rd Tuesday, of each month from 10 a.m. to 1.

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FREE DINNER – 6:30 .p.m. the 3rd Tuesday of every month at Light of Hope Presbyterian Church, 1507 Hurt Road, Marietta.  Community invited.

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HOBO SUPPER Second Thursday of each month, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Community invited—Clarkdale UMC Austell—Powder Springs Road, Clarkdale, Georgia.  For $6 you get a Drink, Beans (3 kinds), Mashed Potatoes, Cole Slaw, Corn Bread, Onions, Pickles, Beets and a large variety of  homemade desserts to choose from. Community invited.

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THE JONQUIL GARDEN CLUB meets every 4th Tuesday at the library in downtown Smyrna. Members assemble at 10 a.m. and the meeting opens at 10:30 a.m. The objective of the Jonquil Garden Club is to beautify and preserve our environment by encouraging conservation and plantings, not only in our own gardens, but including public places. Anyone interested in gardening, floral and landscape design is welcome to attend.  For further information, you may contact Shirley Priest at 770-433-3248. www.jonquilgardenclub.org

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KIWANIS CLUB OF GREATER SOUTH COBB meets at noon the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month at O’Charley’s 4130 Austell Rd, Austell GA 30106. Call 770-438-6961 for more info.

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JONQUIL CITY INVESTMENT CLUB. Jonquil City Investment Club is a Smyrna-based all-female club looking for new members interested in attending monthly educational meetings and investing small amounts of money in the stock market.  For more information contact Cindy Acker, Senior Partner, at cindyacker@bellsouth.net.

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LIBERTARIAN PARTY of Cobb County will host their Evening Social & Chapter Meeting, Event held on the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Meetings Held at Fire Station #1 at 12 Haynes St., Marietta. For more information like us on Facebook @ Libertarian Party of Cobb County or call Gretchen Mangan  at 494.368.2865.

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MOMS CLUB of Smyrna West: For stay-at-home or part-time working moms, we have added to the elementary school districts served in the Smyrna area: in 30080 and 30082 zip codes and any of the four following school districts: Smyrna Elementary, Norton Park, King Springs, and Nickajack. We offer morning and afternoon weekly play groups and activities. For questions about our club or are interested in becoming a member, please contact us directly at momsclubofsmyrnawest@yahoo.com.

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MOMS CLUB SOUTH COBB. Do you ever feel like you are the only at-home mother who stays home? If so, you are not alone! Come meet other moms and kids at the MOMS CLUB of Austell and Mableton! We meet monthly and would love to meet you and your kids. If interested in attending, contact us momsclubofaustellandmableton@gmail.com, 770-841-8631 or momsclubofaustella.wixsite.com/momsclubofaustell.

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COBB COUNTY MOCHA MOMS offers support to mothers of color. Cobb County Mochas are a mixture working and stay at home moms. We offer an array of opportunities to connect with other moms through Mom’s Night Out, Sister Circles, and playdates for kids, couples’ nights, single moms support, family community service projects and more. Eemail us at cobbcountymochamoms@gmail.com

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FIRST MOPS offers fellowship with other mothers of children age birth to Kindergarten. We welcome women from throughout the community, so you don’t have to be a member of Smyrna First United Methodist Church to join, although we do currently have a waiting list if you need a space in the nursery during our meetings. For more info, visit www.smyrnafirstmops.com. MOPS NIGHT GROUP. Smyrna First United Methodist Church’s MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group Night Group meets once a month on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested in joining the MOPS Night Group, please contact smyrnafirstmopsnight@gmail.com or visit www.smyrnafirstmops.com

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NEWCOMERS CLUB OF COBB COUNTY meets the third Tuesday of each month September through May at 10 a.m., John Knox Presbyterian Church, 505 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta.  Please join us for fun activities and new friends or contact us at newcomersofcobbcounty.com.

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SMYRNA BUSINESS ASSOCIATON: lunch meetings the first Thursday of each month at the Smyrna Community Center, 11:45 p.m.

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SMYRNA JONQUIL LIONS CLUB welcomes guests and prospective members. As a part of the world’s largest service organization simply stated:  We serve.  Check us out and join as we strive to make our community a better place. The club meets at the Smyrna Community Center the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. and the 4th Tuesday at noon.  http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/smyrnaj. www.facebook.com/pages/smyrna-Jonquil-Lions-Club/321959177899884

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SMYRNA LIBRARY READING GROUP: meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., at the Smyrna Public Library, 100 Village Green Circle.

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SMYRNA STITCH-IN GROUP meets the first Monday in the class room at Hobby Lobby, 1355 East-West Connector, Austell. If you like to cross stitch, do crewel work, needlepoint, etc and want to meet women in the area, please come join us.  Contact Phyllis Whittingham at pwhittingham@comcast.net.

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SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS – The Gen. Leonidas Polk Camp meets on the 4th Thursday of each month (except for Nov, Dec, & Jan) in the meeting room at the Piccadilly Restaurant, 536 Marietta Pkwy S, Marietta. Our meetings include a presentation on a topic of interest regarding the 1861-1864 era. We begin gathering at 6 p.m. for socialization and dinner followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. We are a hereditary memorial organization and welcome all visitors. For further info contact: Jack Williams at 404-256-4208 or songofjoy2@aol.com.

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SOUTH COBB BUSINESS ASSOCIATION meets the first Wednesday of each month at 11:45 at Presbyterian Village, East-West Connector.  www.sc-ba.org

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SOUTH COBB HOMESCHOOLERS.  Are you a homeschool parent in need of support?  The South Cobb Homeschool Support group meets monthly at the South Cobb Regional Library at 805 Clay Road, Mableton. If interested in attending email us at schomeschoolers@thestudyhalledu.com or call 404-644-8391. Visit our website at schomeschoolers.blogspot.com

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SOUTH COBB LIONS CLUB meets the 1st and 3rd Monday evenings 6:30 p.m. of each month at the South Cobb Community Center 620 Lions Club Drive, SW Mableton. Contact: South Cobb Lions Club: Phone 470-554-2128 on Facebook South Cobb Lions Club or email southcobblionsclub@yahoo.com

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VININGS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (VBA) meets the first Tuesday of each month for lunch at Social Vinings. Networking and speakers from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Guests are always welcome! (no industry restrictions). A Business After-Hours is held the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

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VININGS VILLAGE CIVIC CLUB meets the first Monday of each month September through June at 6:30 p.m. at various locations around Vinings. For further information, e-mail us at viningscivicclub@gmail.com or visit our new website: viningsvillagecivicclub.org. Members and Guests are welcom

SUPPORT GROUPS

ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLIC and Dysfunctional Families meets every Sunday at 2 p.m. at Ridgeview Institute in the Professional Building North, 3995 S. Cobb Dr., Smyrna. www.ridgeviewinstitute.com/hosp_info_calendar_supp.htm

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ALATEEN and Al-Anon Family Groups meet every Monday at 8 p.m. at the Ridgeview Institute in the Day Hospital. 3995 S Cobb Drive, Smyrna

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CANCER SUPPORT GROUP, The Star Group To help patients and their families feel more hopeful and less alone through the mutual sharing of thoughts, feelings, and concerns related to living with, and surviving cancer. Fourth Thursday of each month at Noon. (A light lunch is served) WellStar Cobb Hospital Magnolia Room Group leader: Raymond Coffman Please call 770-732-3780 to RSVP.

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DIABETES SUPPORT. WELLSTAR HEALTH SYSTEM will hold monthly free diabetes support groups in the following locations: Smyrna Primary Care, 562 Concord Rd, Smyrna 1 – 2 p.m. on the 3rd Thursday of each month except December. No registration is required.

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FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY. Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free Twelve Step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia. Meetings are held every Monday at Macland Presbyterian Church, 3615 Macland Road, Powder Springs, from 7 p.m. – 8:30. For more information or a list of additional meetings throughout Metro Atlanta call 800-566-9010, or visit: www.foodaddicts.org.

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OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS now meets at Ridgeview Institute, Room 8, 3995 S Cobb Drive, Smyrna. Mondays 7 p.m.

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Smyrna Parkinson’s Support Group meets at 2 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month, January through November at the Aline Wolfe Adult Recreation Center at 884 Church St., Smyrna, GA  Phone: 678-631-5541.The facilitator is Carl Proctor  Email: carlcproctor@aol.com Contact: 404-275-9383. Smyrna Parkinson’s Support Group Membership is free to Parkinsonians, care partners, family members, medical professionals and other people whose lives have been touched by PD. We are grateful to the Aline Wolfe Adult Recreation Center for providing our meeting space.

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RECOVERY INTERNATIONAL Self-help support group for stress, anxiety, depression, etc. Meets every Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 4300 King Springs Road SE, Smyrna, in the old rectory next to the church. Contact Alicia Garcia at 678-665-5233 for more information.

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REFORMERS UNANIMOUS (RU) is a Christ-centered addictions program that meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at Westside Church located at 4900 Floyd Road, Mableton next to Walgreens. RU helps adults find freedom from addictive behavior. Call Westside Church at 770-948-0121 for more information or see www.wbcfamily.org.

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E-mail your organization’s calendar news to news@brightsidecobb.com. Deadline for SEPTEMBER issue is AUGUST 23 with publication the week of SEPTEMBER 5. Calendar items are accepted from civic groups, non-profits, schools and church organizations and run as space is available. Due to the increasing number of calendar listings, please keep announcements brief. Please do NOT send calendar announcements in flyer format. For more information about submitting calendar items or other news, contact us at 770-426-9388 or by e-mail to news@brightsidecobb.com. Find updated calendar items on our website at www.brightsidecobb.com.

 

From the August 2018 issue of The Bright Side, Cobb County Georgia’s Newspaper covering Smyrna, Vinings, Mableton, Powder Springs and Austell, GA.