Saturday, September 29, 2012
About 16,000 parks received votes in Coca-Cola's America Is Your Park contest. Swift-Cantrell was one of just four parks to receive a monetary award from the Coca-Cola's Live Positively Foundation.
During today's Worldwide Day of Play at Swift-Cantrell Park, Coca-Cola presented a check for $15,000 that "will allow us to invest in exercise equipment along the trail much sooner than we might have otherwise," Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews said. Watch the video for scenes from the day. Related content Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Kennesaw Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Here are some events for the whole family in Kennesaw and other parts of Cobb County.
Urban Hoedown What: This two-day festival, “Gown and Dirty,” to be held Friday, September 28 from 7 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, September 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. will offer an array of entertainment that’s fun for all age groups, from live music, hay rides and obstacles, arts and crafts vendors and a football tailgating station to the only corn maze inside the Atlanta city limits. Local food trucks, barbecue vendors and local breweries will be coming out to supply food and beverages all day and night. The “Urban Hoedown” kicks off a night program which will include live music, a “Hairy Man” contest where men will be awarded for best facial hair, a bonfire and lots of star gazing. Where: 6271 Riverview Rd SE, Mableton, GA | Get Directions…
Sunday, September 9, 2012
The event is geared toward getting kids out of the house to play.
Kennesaw officials are encouraging area families to get off the couch and over to Swift-Cantrell Park on Saturday, Sept. 29, to participate in the city’s first-ever “Worldwide Day of Play” event. Kids and parents can learn all about nutrition and physical fitness through fun and games, informative activity stations and interactive demonstrations.The local event, which is scheduled from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., is being held in support of an international pro-health initiative led by the Nickelodeon’s Television Networks which aims to get kids to lead active and healthy lifestyles. For more information, visit www.kennesaw-ga.gov/pkrec, or call the Kennesaw Parks & Recreation Department at 770-422-9714.