Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for 4/22 – 4/24/2011

Hopefully the rain will come through by Friday and bring us a weekend of sunshine for Easter weekend. There are a few regular and holiday events this weekend. Add in Earth Day and there is much to celebrate!

Friday 4/22
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Easter Egg Hunt at Brecht Stables. Find the secret egg and win a Bryer Horse!
8:30 pm – Flashlight Egg Hunt at First Baptist Cumming. Event for K-5 aged children. Bring a basket and flashlight.
All Day – Earth Day Celebration – Keep Forsyth Beautiful – Coal Mountain Recycling Center
  • Tours of the Convenience Center will be taking place every hour on the hour from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Two pre-school dragonfly classes will entertain visitors at the Coal Mountain Park Community Building. The classes will take place at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • “The Gross Graffiti Cover-Up” book reading by Denise Carleton with Reaping Nature Productions will start at 11:30 a.m. at the Coal Mountain Park Community Building. An “Enviroscape” class on point source and non-point source water pollution will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Coal Mountain Park Pavilion.
  • An adult rain barrel class scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Coal Mountain Park Community Building will instruct attendees how to make their own rain barrel, and allow those in attendance to take home a completed rain barrel. The cost for the event is $40. Those interested in attending this class must pre-register.

For more information on any of these events or to schedule a tour for your group, call Keep Forsyth County Beautiful at 770.205.4573. Coal Mountain Park is located at 3560 Settingdown Road in Cumming.

Saturday 4/23
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels – Free Easter Card make-it take-it event for kids 3 and up.
10:00 am – 11:00 am – Pike Nurseries – Creating Containers That Wow – FREE seminar at all Pike Nurseries garden centers. This seminar will teach you the ABC’s of color container gardens.  Learn how to select and plant containers with Thrillers, Spillers, and Fillers.  Attendees will receive coupon to use that day.
10:00 am – Lowes Build and Grow – Window Birdhouse – Spring is here! This unique birdhouse sticks to your window so you can actually see the nest! Your child will love it! Each participant also receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch, and a certification of merit upon completion of their project.
11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Avenues Forsyth – Kids Saturday Storytime – Happy Easter!
11:00 am – 2:30 pm – SAFFT  “Spring for Hope” Fundraiser at the Foster House 305 West Main Street Cumming, GA 30040
~Children’s brunch table with the Easter Bunny~ ~Ananchel family portraits~ ~Big hat and bowtie contest prize~ ~Children’s playhouse giveaway~ ~Easter Egg Hunt~ ~Bocce Ball & Bags (cornhole)~ ~Adult & Teen scavenger hunt~ Special guest speaker: Hear from a teen who aged out of foster care. Bring your family and friends. $30/Adult $15/Child 10 & Under.
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmEaster Eggstravaganza at Christ Community Church. We’ll have egg hunts with15,000 Candy Eggs (for Toddlers, Pre-school, Elementary, High-School, AND College!), Giveaways, Inflateables, Games for all ages, Fun Stations, Food & more! Admittance is free.

 

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