Musical, Model Trains and More
Check out these upcoming family-friendly events.
Welcome to our Grab & Go Kids Planner.
Each week, we'll give you info on five of the best family activities or events for the week. Help us build the planner with your own suggestions and tips—just add them to the comment box.
Where/When: The Art Place-Mountain View at 3330 Sandy Plains Road in Marietta; Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.
Why Go: This musical comedy presented by the Mountain View Art Alliance is based on the Ugly Duckling.
Price: $10 in advance, $12 at door; for tickets, click here
2. "Beauty and the Beast"
Where/When: Southern Polytechnic University's Joe Mack Wilson Student Center at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m.
Why Go: The production will be put on by the Academy Dance Company. For more information, call 770-578-8272 or click here.
Price: $10 for students, $12 for adults
3. Model Train Show
Where/When: Cobb Galleria Centre at 2 Galleria Parkway in Atlanta; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday
Why Go: In its 14th year, the show will feature more than 260 tables, six operating train layouts, hands-on layouts for children, white elephant table, prizes and free parking. For more information, visit themodeltrainshow.com.
Price: $8 per person, with free admission for children 12 and under. Admission is good for both days.
4. Story Time
Where/When: Lithia Springs Library, every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
Why Go: Story time at the library is interactive and allows children to move around. Along with helping children learn, it also allows them to mingle with others their age. For a photo gallery of a past story time, click here.
5. Pet Adoption Day
Where/When: The Avenue East Cobb at 4475 Roswell Road in Marietta, Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go: With springs here at last, it's the perfect time to bring in a new member to your family. Angels Among Us Pet Rescue will be waiting on Saturday, rain or shine.