Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for January 12 – January 14, 2017

weekend events in forsyth county gaTGIF y’all! Here’s a roundup of fun family things to do this weekend in and around Forsyth County, GA. It is about to get really cold again, so bundle up!

Friday, January 12

10:00 AM – Hampton Park Library  Busy Builders

11:00 AM – Cumming Library  Read, Build, Play

11:15 AM – Post Road Library  Preschoolers @ Post – STEM 4 Pre-K

2:00 PM – Cumming Library  Creative Circle

4:00 PM – Post Road Library  Masterminds LEGO® Lounge

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Pinspiration Georgia at Vickery Village Parents Night Out – NEED A PARENT’S NIGHT OUT? Enjoy a night out in Cumming, Georgia or out and about at Vickery Village Shops, Restaurants and Events, and relax while your children have fun crafting indoors at Pinspiration Georgia!

Parents Night is held every Friday from 5-9pm and includes:
-Fun crafts
-Activities
-Pizza
-Movie
$25 per child. Both boy/girl friendly. School-aged kids (5 and up). Just $10 for every additional child in same family. Please email -Atlanta@pinspiration.com to receive registration form or sign up online on our calendar.

Saturday, January 13

9:00 AM – Hampton Park Library Special Needs Library Hour & Sensory Storytime

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Make a snowman page marker! Let the kids craft while you shop, and then they get to take their creativity home with them! Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Collection Forsyth – Storytime – Over 50 years ago, a small bear set out on the adventure of a lifetime. Since then, Paddington has charmed readers around the world with his earnest good intentions and humorous misadventures. Join us for Storytime featuring this beloved classic, in theaters now.

11:15 AM – Post Road Library Saturday Family Storytime at Post

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Michaels Make Break – Clay Slime – mix clear slime and Crayola model magic to make clay slime!

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – VFW Post 9143 Bingo Night – Post 9143 Hosts BINGO Every Saturday (Except for certain holidays). First call is promptly at 7 pm. No Smoking in the Building! No Children under 6 permitted. Minors between 6 and 18 must be with Parent or legal Guardian. Concessions available! 1045 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, Georgia 30040.

ALL WEEKEND

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes & Noble every Saturday & Sunday in January – Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and more. Plus, shop online at BN.com on Saturday, January 27th and Sunday, January 28th and save 25% on most orders.

Avalon on Ice – ice skating at Avalon through January 21 – Tis’ the season to lace up your skates and glide into the holiday spirit at Avalon on Ice.  Our monumental Rockefeller-inspired ice skating rink is back starting November 19th, 2017 through January 21st, 2018.

Spring softball and baseball registration is now open for Forsyth County, GA.

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Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for January 5 – January 7, 2018

weekend events in forsyth county gaHappy New Year! I hope you and your family enjoyed the holiday break. I enjoyed time with my family and even took a break from the blog. Now we’re back at it in 2018! Here’s a roundup of fun family things to do this weekend in and around Forsyth County, GA.

Friday, January 5

10:00 AM – Cumming Library – American Red Cross – Blood Drive

10:00 AM – Hampton Park Library – Busy Builders

10:30 AM – Hampton Park Library – Preschool Fairytale STEAM

11:15 AM – Post Road Library – Winter Break Family Movie Picnic – Annie Sing Along (PG)

4:00 PM – Post Road Library – Masterminds LEGO® Lounge

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Pinspiration Georgia at Vickery Village Parents Night Out – NEED A PARENT’S NIGHT OUT? Enjoy a night out in Cumming, Georgia or out and about at Vickery Village Shops, Restaurants and Events, and relax while your children have fun crafting indoors at Pinspiration Georgia!

Parents Night is held every Friday from 5-9pm and includes:
-Fun crafts
-Activities
-Pizza
-Movie
$25 per child. Both boy/girl friendly. School-aged kids (5 and up). Just $10 for every additional child in same family. Please email -Atlanta@pinspiration.com to receive registration form or sign up online on our calendar.

Saturday, January 6

Pinspiration Georgia at Vickery Village – Winter break is nearly over and there is still time to get in and make as a family! Schedule a splatter session this weekend, and be sure to head to our website at pinspiration.com ‘Choose my DIY’ to check out all our current project options! pinspiration.com/classes

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot Kids Workshop. Make a block calendar. Get organized for 2018 in our hands-on Workshop where you and your child can assemble a wooden block calendar to kick off the new year. Useful year-round, the block calendar is perfect for a tabletop display. Once the calendar construction is complete, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron, and pin.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Make a snowman canvas! Let the kids craft while you shop, and then they get to take their creativity home with them! Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Collection Forsyth – Storytime – The final book in the award-winning What Do You Do With …? picture book series by bestselling author Kobi Yamada and illustrator Mae Besom, What Do You Do With a Chance? inspires kids of all ages to find the courage to go for the opportunities that come their way.

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm – You Lucky Dog Rescue Adoption Meet and Greet – Rucker Pet (2990 Buford Hwy, Cumming, GA) 2990 Buford Hwy, Cumming, Georgia 30041. They are also seeking fosters for their dogs!

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm – VFW Post 9143 Bingo Night – Post 9143 Hosts BINGO Every Saturday (Except for certain holidays). First call is promptly at 7 pm. No Smoking in the Building! No Children under 6 permitted. Minors between 6 and 18 must be with Parent or legal Guardian. Concessions available! 1045 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, Georgia 30040.

ALL WEEKEND

Educator Appreciation Days at Barnes & Noble every Saturday & Sunday in January – Pre-K through Grade 12 educators, join us in store every Saturday and Sunday in January and enjoy 25% off most books, toys, games, movies, music, and more. Plus, shop online at BN.com on Saturday, January 27th and Sunday, January 28th and save 25% on most orders.

Avalon on Ice – ice skating at Avalon through January 21 – Tis’ the season to lace up your skates and glide into the holiday spirit at Avalon on Ice.  Our monumental Rockefeller-inspired ice skating rink is back starting November 19th, 2017 through January 21st, 2018.

Spring softball and baseball registration is now open for Forsyth County, GA.

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Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for August 10 and August 11, 2012.

fall baseball and softball in forsyth county, gaHappy back to school week! Even though summer break is over, there are still fun things for families to do on the weekends. The fall sports season is starting soon as well. What do you have planned?

Friday, August 10

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market  – At a new location this year – Caney Creek Preserve. Lots of fun activities for the kids, fresh produce, unique crafts, musical entertainment and more!

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth – Family Fun Friday. 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.

Saturday, August 11

7:00 am – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market. Support local farmers and enjoy fresh produce, tasty baked goods and other neat finds.

10:00 am — Lowe’s Build and Grow workshop – build a Shrek dragon ride! Shrek and Donkey are flying into Lowe’s this week! Bring your child to Lowe’s and they can build Shrek’s Dragon Ride!

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – The Avenue Forsyth – Angels Among Us Pet Adoption. Find the right dog for you at The Avenue. Angels Among Us Pet Rescue will be hosting pet adoptions in the Park next to Coldwater Creek.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime at The Avenues Forsyth. Do you like Bears? Then this is the Storytime for you! Join us as we lots of fun stories all about The Berenstain Bears. Great for all ages!

Sunday, August 12

2:00 pm — Lowe’s Build and Grow workshop – build a Shrek dragon ride! Shrek and Donkey are flying into Lowe’s this week! Bring your child to Lowe’s and they can build Shrek’s Dragon Ride!Sunday, August 12

CONSIGNMENT SALE

8/9 – 8/11 – Green with Envy Kids Consignment Sale – new and gently worn high-end clothing, shoes, accessories, costumes, toys and more. New location – Lakewood Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Hwy (Hwy. 9), Cumming, GA.

Friday, August 10 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 11 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday 8/11 9:00 am – MOTORCYCLE RIDE – Griffin & Jake Prince RUMBLE IN THE STREETS Memorial Ride & Classic Car Cruise-In

Starts at Lumpkin County Courthouse (325 Riley Rd) and ends at Dawsonville City Hall (415 Hwy 53 E)

A 70 mile police escorted ride starting in Dahlonega and moving through the streets of Gainesville, Cumming, and ending in Dawsonville at Dawsonville City Hall. The World Famous Pool Room will provide food & drink after the ride for $10 a plate. The Brian Jarrett Band will perform and we will be selling 50/50 Raffle tickets. We will also have a Cruise-In for Classic Cars from 1-4p. All proceeds benefit the Griffin & Jake Prince Memorial Fund.

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for August 3 – August 5, 2012

lake lanierThe last weekend of summer is here! It’s hard to believe school starts next week in Forsyth County, GA. Here is a roundup of events this weekend.

Friday, August 3

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market  – At a new location this year – Caney Creek Preserve. Lots of fun activities for the kids, fresh produce, unique crafts, musical entertainment and more!

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth – Family Fun Friday. 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.

Saturday, August 4

7:00 am – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market. Support local farmers and enjoy fresh produce, tasty baked goods and other neat finds.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot Workshop – The Home Depot has teamed up with the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax movie. Each Kids Workshop will provide kids with Lorax activity sheets, Lorax create-you-own mustache kits, and Lorax sticker sheets. Each store will have one life-sized Lorax poster to affix to a wall so kids can have their picture taken with The Lorax.

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Every Saturday is “Pet Adoption Day” at Petco, 2345 Market Place Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime at The Avenues Forsyth – It’s summer time! Come join us as we read How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story by author Ted Hill. Great for all ages!

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.

North Fulton Mothers of Multiples Club Babies and Kids Consignment Sale. Come out to Lanier Technical College, Forsyth Conference Center located at 7745 Majors Road in Cumming, GA to purchase anythingyou might need for children. No bags or strollers.

This is a great place to get everything you need including: childrens’ clothes, matching outfits, seasonal outfits, maternity clothes, shoes, rocking chairs, high chairs, swings, cribs, changing tables, bedding, tricycles, all types of toys from outdoor toys to electronic toys, books, videos, swings, car seats, exersaucers, high chairs, walkers and much more. Select from over 20,000 items….enough to fill 19,000 square feet! There is usually a line to get in the door!

8:00 – 8:45 am Members Only!
8:45 – 9:30 am Area Multiples Clubs shop *
9:30 am – 2:00 pm Open to the general public or bring a $5.00 donation and get in at 8:45 am.
* Area Multiples Club members, bring your membership card or your club’s most current newsletter.

Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for July 27 – July 29, 2012.

Georgia Movies in the Park Cumming GAThe end of summer is almost here! Here are some fun family events if you are looking for something to do outside or in the A/C!

Friday, July 27

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market  – At a new location this year – Caney Creek Preserve. Lots of fun activities for the kids, fresh produce, unique crafts, musical entertainment and more!

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth – Family Fun Fridays. 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 – Hawaiian Luau Girls Night Out! Reservations required. $25.00 per child. To make a reservation, call 770-781-0300.

TV ALERT: Olympics Opening Ceremonies!
Bring home the gold? Why not just bring home the entire Olympics?! Here is a wonderful family Olympics guide from Common Sense Media. Also check out this Opening Ceremony Bingo printable. For more neat ideas, visit my Pinterest page.

Saturday, July 28

7:00 am – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market. Support local farmers and enjoy fresh produce, tasty baked goods and other neat finds.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow – Po has brought all of his friends to Lowe’s this week! Your child will love building this Kung Fu Panda Stacking Friends kit this weekend!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble Storytime at The Avenue Forsyth – There’s a world to explore at Barnes & Noble! Enjoy children’s storytime every Saturday at 11AM. Call store for weekly story selection.

2:00 pm –  “Snow White” Presented by The Performer’s Warehouse – West Forsyth High School, 4155 Drew Rd., Cumming, GA. You’ve not seen Snow White quite like this before!  Come and experience the classic Grimm’s Fairy Tale based on the 1912 Broadway production, but re-imagined with original music, a colorful cast of characters, and a touch of steam punk to awaken your fancy. Appropriate… for children of all ages, the fairy tale runs Thursday, July 26th at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 28th at 2 p.m.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Buy your advance tickets at theperformerswarehouse.com.

7:00 pm – Northside Hospital – Forsyth Movies in the Park at the Cumming Fairgrounds. Enjoy a free family festival (face painting, clown show, inflatables!) and watch The Three Stooges on a huge two-story HD screen at the Cumming Fairgrounds! Rain or shine event.

Sunday, July 29

2:00 pm – Lowe’s Build and Grow – Po has brought all of his friends to Lowe’s this week! Your child will love building this Kung Fu Panda Stacking Friends kit this weekend!

ADOPT A PET!

Dogs and cats are available for adoption at the Humane Society of Forsyth County, aNo-Kill Shelter, located at 4440 Keith Bridge Road in Cumming. Adoption hours are daily from noon to 6 p.m. Offsite adoptions are held on weekends at a number of locations, including Petco in Cumming and Milton, at PetSmartRucker Pet & Wild Bird, and Pooch N Paws also in Cumming. Visit the HSFC Web site (www.forsythpets.org) for dates and times at each location.

Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for July 20 – 22, 2012.

There are lots of fun activities for families going on this weekend in Forsyth County, GA. If you hear of any, please comment and share!

Friday, July 20

2:00 pm – Sharon Forks Library – Henna Workshop for Teens 

2:30 pm – Hampton Park Library – FCPL Teen Cinema Harry Potter Week Part 6 

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market  – At a new location this year – Caney Creek Preserve. Lots of fun activities for the kids, fresh produce, unique crafts, musical entertainment and more!

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth – Family Fun Fridays. 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 – Hawaiian Luau Girls Night Out! Reservations required. $25.00 per child. To make a reservation, call 770-781-0300.

Saturday, July 21

7:00 am – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market. Support local farmers and enjoy fresh produce, tasty baked goods and other neat finds.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Summer Open House Party by Omega Learning Center and Choe’s HapKiDo. Choe’s HapKiDo Karate Academy, 3020 Old Atlanta Rd, Cumming,GA (678) 513-5436. Come and join us for FREE pizza, bouncy house, Cotton Candy, Martial Arts Demonstrations and TONS OF FUN.

10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Library – FCPL Scrabble Club for ages 8+. Registration preferred, walk-ins welcome.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble Storytime at The Avenue Forsyth – There’s a world to explore at Barnes & Noble! Enjoy children’s storytime every Saturday at 11AM. Call store for weekly story selection.

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Every Saturday is “Pet Adoption Day” at Petco, 2345 Market Place Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

12:30 pm – Hampton Park Library – FCPL Teen Cinema Harry Potter Week Part 7.1 

3:00 pm – Hampton Park Library – FCPL Teen Cinema Harry Potter Week Part 7.2 

ALL WEEKEND

Lakewood 400 Antiques Market – Always the 3rd weekend, the Market features Antiques, Home Decor and Collectibles. Come shop as over 150 dealers have brought treasures form all over to North Georgia.

9am – 5 pm Friday

9am – 6pm Saturday

10 am – 5 pm Sunday

$3 Admission Friday – Sunday (good all weekend) (children under 12 free)

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for July 14 – 15, 2012.

Caney Creek Preserve playgroundThe weekend is here! Hopefully rain won’t keep anyone from enjoying the great outdoors. From our wonderful new parks to the Aquatic Center, there’s lots to do. We went on a family reunion vacation to the Kentucky Lakes this week.

Sorry this post is late – I will also write about our stay at Hickory Hill Resort for those who want to visit a new destination that is only 6 hours away!

Saturday, July 14

7:00 am – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market. Support local farmers and enjoy fresh produce, tasty baked goods and other neat finds.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow – Kung Fu Spinning Attack!

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Wal-Mart – Children’s Miracle Network Car Show.

10:30 AM – Cumming Library – Summer Showcase–The Big Kid Band 

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Every Saturday is “Pet Adoption Day” at Petco, 2345 Market Place Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime at The Avenues Forsyth – Come join us for a special Storytime all about clouds. Our featured story will be The Cloud Spinner by Michael Catchpool. Great for all ages!

1:30 PM – Sharon Forks Library – Summer Showcase–The Big Kid Band 

Sunday, July 15

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Michaels Passport to Imagination – Japan. Create a Japanese flag and Koi fish kite! (with purchase)

2:00 pm – Barnes & Noble at The Avenue Forsyth – LeapFrog Geography Relay  – Children ages 4 and up are invited to attend the LeapFrog Tag Geography Relay. This fun event will teach children teamwork and map skills while they learn the U.S geography Sign up in customer service or by calling 770.781.0867. Spaces limited!

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Lowe’s Build and Grow – Kung Fu Spinning Attack!

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for July 6 – 8, 2012.

brookwood farmers marketHappy Independence Week! There are lots of fun activities for families going on in Forsyth County, GA.

Friday, July 6

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market  – At a new location this year – Caney Creek Preserve. Lots of fun activities for the kids, fresh produce, unique crafts, musical entertainment and more!

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth – Family Fun Fridays. 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! To make a reservation, call 770-781-0300.

Saturday, July 7

7:00 am – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market. Support local farmers and enjoy fresh produce, tasty baked goods and other neat finds.

10:00 am Home Depot Workshop – Kids can build their very own working moving truck!

10:00 AM – Hampton Park Library – Summer Showcase–Tracy Walker, Storyteller 

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Every Saturday is “Pet Adoption Day” at Petco, 2345 Market Place Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime at The Avenues Forsyth – It’s summer time! Come join us as we read stories all about the beach! Our featured title will be Marcel the Shell by Jenny Slate. Great for ages 4 and up!

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.

11:30 AM – Cumming Library – Summer Showcase–Tracy Walker, Storyteller 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Michaels Passport to Imagination – North Pole. It’s Christmas in July as you decorate a clothespin and penguin foam visor (with purchase.)

1:30 PM – Sharon Forks Library – Summer Showcase–Lee Bryan, “That Puppet Guy” 

2:30 PM – Hampton Park Library – FCPL Teen Cinema 

3:30 PM – Sharon Forks Library – Summer Showcase–Lee Bryan, “That Puppet Guy” 

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

 

 

Things to Do in Cumming, GA the Weekend of June 1 – 3, 2012.

Forsyth County Public Library Teen CinemaHere’s a roundup of activities this weekend as we welcome June and the slow days of summer! If you know of any other family-friendly events in Forsyth County, GA, please comment and share!

Friday, June 1

FCPL Teen Cinema Pirate Weekend 
12:30 PM – Hampton Park Library

FCPL Teen Cinema Pirate Weekend 
2:30 PM – Hampton Park Library

Saturday, June 2

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot free kids workshop. Kids can build an organizer to store hair bands, race cars… or make a great gift for DAD!

• Kids will learn to build their very own organizer while learning tool safety
• Have fun, make friends and gain a sense of achievement and work ethic

10:15 AM – Cumming Library  Summer Showcase–Lee Bryan, “That Puppet Guy” 

10:15 AM – Sharon Forks Library  Summer Showcase–Arthur Atsma, Magician 

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Avenue Forsyth storytime. Join us for a Storytime about a duckling. We will be reading The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems. Great for all ages!

Every Saturday is “Adoption Day” at Petco, 2345 Market Place Boulevard, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

11:30 AM – Sharon Forks Library  Summer Showcase–Arthur Atsma, Magician 

1:15 PM – Hampton Park Library  Summer Showcase–Lee Bryan, “That Puppet Guy” 

2:30 PM – Hampton Park Library  FCPL Teen Cinema Pirate Weekend 

Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market begins June 2nd! Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7:30AM – 12:00 pm and runs through August.

The 2012 Forsyth County Garden Tour will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 2 at six gardens across the county. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 the day of. For more information, go online at http://fcmg.sharepoint.com or call the Forsyth County Extension Office at (770) 887-2418.

LanierWorld Dive-In Movies on Saturdays from June 2 – September 1, 2012. Come join us at Wild Waves at Family Fun Park for a Dive-In movie. Movie is included with the wristband or if you want to come just for the movie ONLY, admission is $5.99 at 9 PM plus gate fee. Movie begins at dark!

Sunday, June 3

2:30 pm – Cumming First United Methodist Church, 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming, GA. Pipe organ concert. Thomas Williford, prganist will be performing works from Bach, Vierne and more! There is no admission fee.

2:30 PM – Hampton Park Library  FCPL Teen Cinema Pirate Weekend 

Warbington Farms – 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. Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 1pm-6pm. Pick up some tasty strawberries and in-season produce and have a blast at Warbington Farms.


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