Play at the Park Family Fun Festival to be held at Fowler Park September 21

play at the park family fun festivalPlay at the Park Family Fun Festival to be held at Fowler Park September 21, 2014.

Admission is free to annual family-friendly event

Forsyth County Parks and Recreation will host the twelfth annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival Sunday, September 21, from noon to 5 p.m. at Fowler Park.

The festival will feature a variety of family-friendly entertainment and activities including a kid’s play area, community expo, arts and crafts, Humane Society activities, food and more. Admission to the event is free.

“We always look forward to the annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival,” Interim Director of Parks and Recreation Tommy Bruce said. “This event is a wonderful opportunity for families to come out together and enjoy a day at Fowler Park.”

Fowler Park is located at 4110 Carolene Way. To receive additional information, call 770.781.2215.

Play at the Park Family Fun Festival in Cumming, GA on Sunday, September 22, 2013.

play at the parkPlay at the Park Family Fun Festival returns to Fowler Park in Forsyth County, GA on Sunday, September 22, 2013 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

There will be lots of fun activities like inflatables, face painting, a petting zoo, community expo, shopping vendors, eats and treats and family entertainment.

Admission to the 11th annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival is free!

Fowler Park is located at 4110 Carolene Way. To receive additional information, call 770.886.4088.

Warbington Farms Opens for Fall Season on September 29, 2012.

petting zooFall is in the air and that means pumpkins! Warbington Farms opens this weekend for its fall pumpkin season. Grab a coupon for buy one get one free child admission!

They are having Pumpkin Palooza on October 13, 2012 from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Free admission!

  • Bluegrass/gospel and country bands
  • Hayrides
  • Petting zoo
  • pumpkin picking
  • pumpkin carving contest

Farm Fun Park – (includes hey ride, petting zoo, giant inflatable slide, corn crip, and roller slide, playground set)
Weekends – $7 Per Child 12 & under – $3 Per Person 13 & Up
Weekdays – $4 Per Child 12 & Under , 13 & Up Free   *(includes everything except for the Hayride)
Pony Rides – $5.00 (weight limits apply, Saturday & Sunday only)
Hayrides are only offered on Saturday & Sunday with the exception of Field Trips and/or groups of 20 persons or more that are scheduled in advance.
Corn Crib- let the kids play in our giant sandbox filled with corn.

Warbington Farms – 5555 Crow Road, Cumming, GA – pick a pumpkin, play at the fun park and buy fresh produce as well as shop for some crafts, jams, jellies, cider, apple bread, and other flavor breads!

Check their Facebook page for updates and events. The farm is open Thursdays – Saturdays 11:00 am-6:00 pm, Sundays 1:00 pm-6:00 pm. Hayrides, petting zoo, lots of fun.

Play at the Park Family Fun Festival in Cumming, GA on Sunday, September 23, 2012.

face paintingPlay at the Park Family Fun Festival returns to Fowler Park in Forsyth County, GA on Sunday, September 23, 2012 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

There will be lots of fun activities like inflatables, face painting, a petting zoo, community expo, shopping vendors, eats and treats and family entertainment. Admission to the tenth annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival is free!

“The Play at the Park Family Fun Festival is a great opportunity for families to come out and enjoy Fowler Park and all of the activities that are planned,” Director of Parks and Recreation Jerry Kinsey said.

Fowler Park is located at 4110 Carolene Way. To receive additional information, call 770.886.4088.

Rainy Day Activities for Kids in and around Cumming, GA.

Rainy days are tough with kids. We always seem to do better with an outing of some sort and it doesn’t always have to cost a lot of money.

Here are some ideas of things to do indoors – free and with cost:

Staying home? Here are some ideas to spark your kids’ creativity!

  • Have a talent show.
  • Build a fort.
  • Create a rock band and write a song or make a video.
  • Make up a new game.
  • Have a tent? Camp out in the living room.
  • Create a movie theater, make popcorn, watch a movie.
  • Make sock puppets and put on a puppet show.
  • Play flashlight tag.
  • Write a story and make a book.
  • Make jewelry.
  • Have a paper airplane throwing contest.
  • Bake something in the kitchen.
  • Make slime.
  • Play board games.
  • Have rollerskates? Pull the cars out of the garage and rollerskate!

What are some things that your family does on a rainy day?

Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for June 8 – 10, 2012.

Girl's Night Out at Sweet & Sassy in Cumming, GAThe lazy days of summer are kicking in. Whether you choose to chill poolside or venture out to hike a mountain, there’s lots to do in and around Forsyth County, GA this weekend!

Friday, June 8

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth. Join Mellow Mushroom for Family Fun Fridays during the month of June and proceeds will go to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Custom kid’s coloring sheet with a donation to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta are available the entire month of June.

For the kids: Balloon Art at 5 PM, Medium Cheese Pizza $10, $3 Mel’s Kids Floats
For the Adults: Live music at 7:30 PM

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Sweet & Sassy at The Avenue Forsyth – Girls Night Out! Sign up your daughter and a friend and receive a special treat!! To make a reservation, call 770-781-0300.

Saturday, June 9

7:00AM – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market 

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build & Grow clinic – DreamWorks is flying into Lowe’s this Summer! Your child will love building this Monkey Powered Plane straight from the Madagascar movies! Saturday clinics begin at 10:00 A.M. Sunday clinics begin at 2:00 P.M.

10:15 AM – Hampton Park Library  Summer Showcase–Arthur Atsma, Magician 

11:00 am – Quarter Midget Racing – Cumming Fairgrounds -The North Georgia Quarter Midget Association welcomes you and your family to come out and watch the races. Admission is free; we have concessions and plenty of excitement for the whole family. Quarter Midget Racing is a family oriented sport for children ages 5 to 16. Children race in Quarter Midget cars that are a scaled-down (approximately 1/4 scale) version of an actual midget-racecar on oval tracks that are approximately 1/20th of a mile.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime – Join us as we celebrate World Ocean Day with a “Under the Sea” storytime! Great for all ages.

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – The Avenue Forsyth Central Park – Angels Among Us Pet Adoption.

11:15 AM – Sharon Forks Library Summer Showcase–Chetter Galloway, Storyteller/Drummer 

1:15 PM – Cumming Library  Summer Showcase–Arthur Atsma, Magician 

3:30 PM – Cumming Library  Teen Xtreme Magic Show 

Sunday, June 10

2:00 pm – Lowe’s Build & Grow clinic – DreamWorks is flying into Lowe’s this Summer! Your child will love building this Monkey Powered Plane straight from the Madagascar movies! Saturday clinics begin at 10:00 A.M. Sunday clinics begin at 2:00 P.M.

Events Nearby

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Rescue Fair and Pet Adoption – Wills Park Equestrian Center, 11915 Wills Rd., Alpharetta, GA
Bring your beloved canine to the second annual Walk of Fame Parade to honor guardians of rescued and adopted animals. Fair admission is free, but donating a bag of pet food is encouraged.

The Georgia Fine Wine Festival (June 9 & 10) BlackStock Vineyards and Winery Georgia Fine Wine Festival Blackstock Winery
5400 Town Creek Road
Dahlonega, GA

The Georgia Fine Wine Festival returns June 9th and 10th, 2012 and is highlighted by more than 30 dishes from the area’s finest restaurants and over 60 wines from a dozen of Georgia’s finest vineyards.  ALL wines are 100% authentically Georgia-grown, to be in compliance with the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s “Georgia-Grown” sponsorship.  Live Jazz Music throughout the festival, Arts and Crafts, and a Petting Zoo are just a small part of the 2012 Festival! There’s much, much more!  Admission includes lunch, tasting glass and unlimited samples.

Cost:
Each day, $30.00/person
Children admitted FREE

 

 

Family Fun Fridays in June at Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth.

Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue ForsythToday is the one year anniversary of Children’s Hospital @ The Avenue Forsyth! In honor of their one year, Mellow Mushroom Cumming is holding Family Fun Fridays for the month of June!

Our Famed Mellow Artist, Dusty Griffin, created the artwork for a custom coloring sheet for the kids, young and old, and we are collecting donations to help support Children’s! Come in, have some fun and support Children’s : )

Balloon art at 5:00 pm on Fridays, Medium pizza $10, $3 Mel’s Kids Floats. Custom coloring sheet for all with donation to Children’s Healthcare.

Live music at 7:30 pm on Fridays.

Also check out June at the Shroom! New Summer Hours: Sunday – Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-Midnight! Kids activities on Saturdays too!


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