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The Weekender: Veterans Day Events, Zumba-thon for Sandy Victims

Looking for something to do in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding this weekend? Patch has a few suggestions.

SATURDAY

Mabry Park Preview

When: 9 a.m. Saturday

Where: Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 4495 Sandy Plains Rd., Marietta | Get Directions 

Why Go: The preview provides a rare opportunity for the public to experience the park for themselves. Children can also meet Cobb County firefighters, explore a fire truck and meet a Cobb County K‐9 patrol dog.

Price: Free

Christmas in Lithia

When: 10 a.m. Saturday and noon Sunday

Where: Lithia Springs Comprehensive High School, 2520 East County Line Rd., Lithia Springs | Get Directions

Why Go: There will be plenty of arts and crafts that will make nice stocking stuffers and holiday gifts.

Price: Free

2012 Veterans Day Ceremony

When: 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Cauble Park, 4425 Beach St., Acworth | Get Directions 

Why Go: This year's keynote speaker will be Richard "Dick" Bailey, a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1946 who completed a tour of 65 Missions in a B-26 Bomber and was the recipient of two Distinguished Flying Crosses, 13 Air Medals, and five Battle Stars.

Price: Free

SUNDAY

5th Annual Smyrna Veterans Day

When: 11 a.m. Sunday

Where: 160 Legion Dr. SE, Smyrna | Get Directions

Why Go: Don't miss an opportunity to thank the men and women who served in the armed forces.

Price: Free

ZUMBA-THON for Victims of Superstorm Sandy

When: 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Body Conscious Personal Training, 8492 Hiram Acworth Hwy., Ste. 125, Dallas | Get Directions

Why Go: All proceeds will be donated to Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.

Price: Donations are appreciated.

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