Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for 6/10 – 6/12/11

The weekend is here! What’s on tap for your weekend? We will be at the ball field for a softball tournament, attending a girl scout ceremony and getting the girls ready for day camp next week!

Here is what’s happening in the neighborhood. The Forsyth County Public Library is also offering lots of storytimes and special events today and through the weekend. Please comment and share if you hear of any other free and cheap things to do in Forsyth County!

Friday, June 10

The Brookwood Farmers Market is open from 4-7 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 30 at Brookwood Elementary School, 2980 Vaughan Drive. All products are locally grown or made.

Saturday, June 11

7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Farmers Market at the Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot.

8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Dawson County Chamber of Commerce Mountains on My Mind Festival, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 11 at chamber headquarters off Ga. 400. The event features food and wine vendors, activities for children, including a petting zoo and more.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow – Build a Goofy Golf game! Make one for dad for Father’s Day.

10:00 am – Michaels Make-it Take-it – Decorate a picture frame for dad for Father’s Day. Ages 3 and up. With purchase of frame.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Avenues storytime – Bring your little ones to today’s storytime as we discover the colorful classic stories that only Eric Carle can create.

Sunday, June 12

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Michaels – Father’s Day Make-it Take-it Event. Create a Father’s Day tie or t-shirt. With purchase of tie or t-shirt.

ALL WEEKEND – Central Park Batting Cage – Strike Out Cancer – pitching challenge (or throwing for the little guys). You get three pitches for $5 and we’ve got a radar gun that will clock speeds. We’ll keep a rolling board of the leaders in each age division throughout the weekend…and this IS open to dads too (we like a little friendly competition, right?)! Prizes include Strike Out Cancer t-shirts, donated by Big Frog Custom T-shirts, Menchies frozen yogurt, Stars and Strikes discount cards and more. Just something fun to keep you entertained while you wait for your next game! We’ll also have some of our cool t-shirts for sale. Come out and see us…help us Stick It 2 Cancer!

**Forsyth animal lovers – Angels Among Us Pet Rescue saves dogs and cats from kill shelters. They desperately need our help. They are seeing a rise in entire litters being dropped off at shelters. Can you give a ride? Sponsor? Foster? Donate? Adopt? Donate crates or supplies? Or even follow them on Facebook or Twitter and share the stories of these sweet animals to help them find a home.

 

 

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