Weekend Events in Cumming, GA from 4/30 – 5/1/11

The weekend is almost here and welcome after these terrible storms. I am thankful Atlanta was spared and sad for those families affected by the awful weather.

There is a lot scheduled this weekend in addition to kids sports and activities! Please comment if you hear of anything that I might miss.

Saturday April 30

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Forsyth YMCA Camp festival – learn about the summer camps that the Forsyth YMCA offers and there will be free events for kids showcasing each camp.

10:00 am – Michaels – The Knack Make-it Take-it Mother’s Day Event – with purchase – decorate a t-shirt or apron for mom!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Avenues Forsyth story time – hear about America’s favorite pastime – baseball!

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Forsyth Mommies Spring Fling at Fowler Park – bring potluck dish and let the kids play! Join this wonderful group of families and enjoy the new park.

Events

11:00 am  – 3:00 pm – Free Car show Saturday 4/30 at Forsyth Central High School. Between 40 and 60 vehicles are typically shown. The show will also feature barbecue, door prizes and music.

The eighth annual Jay Cullen/Share the Road 5K will be April 30 at First Baptist Church in Cumming. Entry fees are $15 by April 17 and $20 after. Group rates for 10 or more are $10. Race day registration begins at 7:15 a.m., race at 8:30 a.m. For more information, go online atwww.jaycullen5K.com.

The Humble Heroes organization presents “Guns – N- Hoses” – a Police vs. Firemen Hockey Game.
Saturday, April 30th at The Ice in Cumming GA. 1345 Atlanta Hwy, 30040. The puck drops at 5:00pm.
Tickets sold at the door:
5 and Under – Free, 6 to 12 – $5, 12 and up – $10
All funds raised goes to assist seriously ill Police Officers & Firefighters in the Metro Atlanta Area. For more information about Humble Heroes or this event, please visit their Facebook Page.

Midway United Methodist Church will have its spring barbecue sale April 29-30. Please place business orders before April 22 by calling the church office at (770) 475-5230 or by e-mailingoffice@midwayumc.org.

Pine Crest Baptist Church will have a singing at 7 p.m. April 30, featuring Wilburn and Wilburn. Everyone is invited.

Midway United Methodist Church will have a tomato plant sale to benefit missions through April 30. For sale are heirloom and hybrid tomato plants as well as peppers and eggplants. For more information call Daryl at (770) 475-2493 or e-mail freerangeeggs@comcast.net.

Midway United Methodist Church will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at the church at 5025 Alpharetta Hwy.

Dog adoptions at the Forsyth County Animal Shelter are free through Saturday, April 30. For more information, call the shelter at 770-888-2500. The Forsyth County Animal Shelter, 1904 Old Atlanta Road in Cumming, GA.

Sunday 5/1

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Reaping Nature – Go Green event – Windermere
Activities Include:
  • Paint Recycling – $1 per gallon
  • Paper Shredding – Donations gratefully accepted.
  • Electronics Recycling
Vendors On Site:
Keep Forysth County Beautiful – learn about recycling centers & more
Sanitation Solutions – Windermere’s preferred provider
Thirty One – reusable bags & more
Shaklee- keep you & your home healthy
Forsyth County Beekeepers – learn why bees matter
White Tail Farm – farm fresh eggs, chicken & pork
The Cumming Harvest – tomato plans & more
Lambert High School Basketball – sign up for summer camps
S&J’s Woodfired Pizza – bring your appetite

 

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