Archives for February 2011

Seussology Week at the Forsyth County Library!

The libraries in Forsyth County, GA have some special programs to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Seussology*

(Seussology, n. The science of having fun while celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Includes stories, music, and a puppet show.)

Come to a Special Family Storytime and puppet show, especially for ages 4-8!

Cumming Library

Thursday, March 3 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

Hampton Park Library

Wednesday, March 2 3:30 p.m.

Sharon Forks Library

Tuesday, March 1 3:30 p.m.

There are also some Wee Read story times this week:

Hampton Park Library

Friday, March 4 11:15 a.m.

Sharon Forks Library

Wednesday and Thursday, March 2 and 3 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.

Special movie on Friday!

Join us at the Hampton Park Library

Friday, March 4 at 3:15 p.m.

Sunday, March 6 at 2:00 p.m.

Spring’s on its way! Can you hear those frogs croaking? Bring the whole family to the library to meet the Frog Prince – and enjoy this fairytale princess feature from 2009. Rated G; 97 minutes.


Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for 2/25 – 2/27

It is gearing up to be a beautiful weekend in Cumming, GA! We have a new park opening this weekend – Fowler Park as well as some fun activities going on in Forsyth County. Please share anything that you know of as well!

Saturday 2/26

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Michaels The Knack Family Event – my first science kit demo – Learn to think like a scientist. Ages 3 and up welcome.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build & Grow – pull back race car

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime at The Avenues Forsyth and kickoff of Exceptional Child Week for Forsyth County Schools

There is also the start of the Hot off the Hanger Consignment Sale for tweens and teens and college kids this weekend and it starts today!

Creekside MOPS are having their consignment sale this weekend as well! Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

My church, CFUMC – Cumming First United Methodist Church, is having their super consignment sale next weekend. Be sure to mark your calendar and go through the kids’ closets and make a list of things that you need!

Fowler Park in Cumming, GA Scheduled to Open 2/25, Ribbon Cutting at 11:00 am

New playground at Fowler Park

Forsyth County, GA has a new park! Situated along the new Greenway at Highway 9 near Castleberry Road, the 85-acre Fowler Park is opening on Friday, 2/25/11.

The park is similar to Central Park and includes a skate park, designed by Wally Hollyday, the county’s first. The park will also add more space for athletics. Among them: a track; four baseball fields; six courts each for basketball and tennis; and six soccer/lacrosse fields.

Some other features include a paved walking trail that winds through the woods, a dog park, the county’s largest pavilion, access to the Big Creek Greenway and a 5-acre passive area ideal for large events.

Cumming Coupon and Consignment Events on Thursday, 2/24

I decided to do a special post for today. There is a neat and free coupon event at BJ’s today from 4:00 – 7:00 pm for coupon clippers.

There is also the start of the Hot off the Hanger Consignment Sale for tweens and teens and college kids this weekend and it starts today!

It is also coming up on consignment season. My church, CFUMC – Cumming First United Methodist Church, is having their super sale next weekend. Be sure to mark your calendar and go through the kids’ closets and make a list of things that you need!

I learned that Creekside MOPS are having their consignment sale this weekend as well! Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Enjoy and please share any other events for today or the weekend!

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for 2/19 and 2/20

It looks to be a warm and wonderful weekend! Hit the parks, hike Sawnee Mountain or venture out to Amicalola Falls for a picnic! Here are some other things going on around town. If you know of anything else, please comment and share with us!

Kids Go Green Consignment – Friday & Saturday 10% off all clothing!!!!

Saturday 2/19 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Michael’s – turn a t-shirt into a bag

Catch Air – password for Presidents Day Weekend (valid until Mon) is “President”…enjoy 25% off and free coffee.

Forsyth County Library Used Book Sale – Cumming location
Saturday, 2/19 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
Sunday, 2/20 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Lakewood Antiques Market

  • 9am – 5 pm Friday
  • 9am – 6pm Saturday
  • 10 am – 5 pm Sunday
The Place of Forsyth is now accepting used furniture, etc. now on Facebook.

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA from 2/11 – 2/13

We are expecting warmer temperatures this weekend so get outside and enjoy the sunshine! Here are some local events going on in Cumming, GA. If you hear of any, please comment and share with us!

Friday, February 11

Catch Air – 25% walk in discount today – TGIF code word – check their FB page for daily deals and they also post local store deals!

Stars n Strikes Cumming – no tap bowling tournament

Saturday, February 12

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow – music box

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michael’s The Knack Family Event – Make It Take It Valentine’s Day Frame (with purchase of wooden frame)

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble Valentine’s Story Time at The Avenues Forsyth

Sunday February 13

3:00 pm – Cumming First United Methodist Church – pipe organ and double brass quintet concert – $10 at the door, $5 for student ID

Off Broadway Kids Musical Theatre Troup will perform Disney’s “Aladdin” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11-12, with 3 p.m. show on Feb. 13. The shows will be at 12315 Crabapple Road in Alpharetta. For more information, call (770) 664-2410 or go online at www.offbroadwaydance.com.

“Dream in Color,” the second annual private and home school art show, will be from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 12 at Cornerstone Schools, 4888 Browns Bridge Road in Cumming. Sponsored by the school and the Sawnee Artists Association, the event will feature art of students ages 5-15. Entries must be submitted by Feb. 7. For more information or to apply, go online at www.sawneeart.org/Cornerstone.html.

A Valentine’s dance will be Feb. 13 at the new Central Park Recreation Hall, featuring Big Band music from the NoteWorthy Show Band of the South. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Admission is $20 and includes snacks. Dancers and listeners welcome. For more information, call (678) 2888-0107 or go online at www.noteworthyshowband.com.

February Story Times at Barnes and Noble at The Avenues Forsyth

Here is this month’s story time schedule at Barnes & Noble at The Avenues Forsyth. They also have a new kids club that you can sign up for free! Get discounts, gifts and rewards as a loyalty reward member.

Tuesday
8

Storytime (Children’s)
Tuesday February 08, 2011 11:00 AM
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Storytime The Avenue Forsyth

Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-0867
Saturday
12

Storytime (Children’s)
Saturday February 12, 2011 11:00 AM
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Storytime The Avenue Forsyth

Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-0867
Tuesday
15

Storytime (Children’s)
Tuesday February 15, 2011 11:00 AM
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Storytime The Avenue Forsyth

Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-0867
Saturday
19

Storytime (Children’s)
Saturday February 19, 2011 11:00 AM
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Storytime The Avenue Forsyth

Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-0867
Tuesday
22

Storytime (Children’s)
Tuesday February 22, 2011 11:00 AM
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Storytime The Avenue Forsyth

Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-0867
Saturday
26

Storytime (Children’s)
Saturday February 26, 2011 11:00 AM
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Storytime The Avenue Forsyth

Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-0867

Bookfair (Children’s)
Saturday February 26, 2011 11:00 AM
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Bookfair The Avenue Forsyth

Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-0867

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