roswell events: Roswell Green Expo February 22, 2014 - 02/21/14 12:30 PM

The City of Roswell and Keep Roswell Beautiful (KRB) are pleased to announce the 2014 Roswell Green Expo is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, at Hembree Park (850 Hembree Road) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In its third year, the expo’s mission is to educate residents about “green” practices they can incorporate into their lives and homes.
The Expo will feature
a Green Market, showcasing many local and regional vendors. So far, confirmed vendors include: Roswell Recycling Center, One More Generation, Heath Source of Sandy Springs Chiropractor, The Lost Arts, Atlanta Paint Disposal, Juice Plus Tower Garden, Georgia Aquarium, … (0 comments)

roswell events: Roswell Poetry Slam February 20, 2014 - 02/11/14 09:55 AM
This is Roswell’s 10th annual poetry slam during which poets perform their work and are judged by members of the audience on content (discretion encouraged) and performance. Enjoy an evening of wonderful entertainment unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, join us for “Slammin’ in the Suburbs”. Hosted by award winning spoken word artist, Ayodele Heath.
What is a poetry slam?
A poetry slam is an event in which poets perform their work and are judged by members of the audience. Typically, the host or another organizer select the judges from the audience who are instructed to give numerical scores (on a zero … (0 comments)

roswell events: 2014 Roswell Roots Festival - 01/24/14 01:11 PM
Roswell is proud to host the 13th Annual Roswell Roots festival throughout the month of February in celebration of African American History Month. Roswell Roots is the largest and most comprehensive African American History celebration in Georgia and features a variety of exhibits, cultural events and music performances.
Highlights of this year’s festival include:
Sheila Pree Bright: Invisible Suburbia
February 1-28 at Barrington Hall
Sheila Pree Bright is a fine-art photographer based in Atlanta. Her “Suburbia” series spotlights middle-class African-American suburban homes — a lifestyle that she contends is nearly invisible in the mainstream media. Seven large-scale photographs will be on … (0 comments)

roswell events: Roswell Fire and Police Foundation Charity Gala January 18, 2014 - 01/10/14 12:11 AM

Attend the 1st Annual Roswell Fire and Police Foundation Charity Gala on January 18, 2014 and help to protect and serve the brave men and women who protect and serve the Roswell community.
In the course of helping others, members of our Police and Fire Departments are sometimes injured, resulting in the disruption of normal family activities and financial instability. The mission of the Roswell Fire and Police Foundation—and the goal of this Gala—is to help Roswell public safety employees and their families in their time of need.
The Gala will be held at Ivy Hall at Roswell Mill, 85 … (0 comments)

roswell events: Bring One for the Chipper in Roswell January 4, 2014 - 01/03/14 11:43 AM
Time to recycle your Christmas tree and give a gift to nature this holiday season! Keep Roswell Beautiful invites you to celebrate the 24th annual “Bring One for the Chipper” and recycle your Christmas tree after the holidays.
As part of a statewide effort to reuse Christmas trees, Keep Roswell Beautiful has joined with sponsors The Home Depot, 11 Alive, The Davey Tree Expert Company, Keep Georgia Beautiful, Ferry-Morse Seed Company, Kiwanis Club of Historic Roswell, Starbucks, and Super Target to sponsor the “Bring One for the Chipper” program.

Roswell residents are invited to bring their trees to one of … (0 comments)

roswell events: 2013 Lighting of Historic Roswell Square - 11/28/13 03:56 PM
Come join in the holiday spirit with the entire family!
Roswell’s annual lighting of Historic Town Square will take place on Saturday, December 7th.
The celebration begins at 5 p.m. and includes performances by the Hillside Elementary singers and the River Eves Choir, Esther Jackson Chorus and Roswell Ramblers Almost Singers followed by a special reading of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas with Mayor Jere Wood. Santa Claus will also make a special visit to the Square from the North Pole. Pictures with Santa will be available at a nominal charge. Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa by Starbucks or coffee … (1 comments)

roswell events: 63rd Annual Frances McGahee Youth Day Celebration in Roswell - 10/12/13 09:18 AM
The 63rd Annual Frances McGahee Youth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, October 12, beginning at 10 a.m. with the annual parade. This year’s theme is “Hats Off to Roswell.”
The parade will begin at First Baptist Church on Mimosa and end in Roswell Area Park on Woodstock Road.
This year’s Grand Marshall is Fred Williams. Williams taught at Roswell High School from 1967 to 1981 and served as a Roswell Commission member from 1988 to 2012. Williams was elected as a citizen member of the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association from 2005 to 2012.

roswell events: Chattahoochee River Cleanup in Roswell - 09/22/13 02:48 PM

Rivers Alive, Georgia’s annual river clean-up, comes to North Fulton on September 28, 2013. Sponsored by Keep Roswell Beautiful (KRB), the clean-up will take place from 8:30 to 11 a.m. followed by a cookout at 11:15 at Riverside Park. The event will be held rain or shine.
Georgia has more than 70,100 miles of rivers and streams that need your help to stay clean. Individuals, neighborhoods, scout troops, schools, churches, clubs and service organizations are being asked to pull together to make a difference for the Chattahoochee River. Cleanups of the Chattahoochee and surrounding areas will be going on in … (0 comments)

roswell events: 2013 Roswell Arts Festival - 09/20/13 07:52 AM

The 47th Annual Roswell Arts Festival will be held on September 21st and 22nd, 2013. Festival hours are Saturday 10-6 p.m. and Sunday 10-5 p.m.on the historic Roswell Town Square. To help alleviate traffic and parking problems, there will be a free continuous shuttle running from City Hall to the Square on both Saturday and Sunday.
Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Roswell, the Roswell Arts Festival is held on the Roswell Town Square. Entertainment featuring local singers, dance companies, and children’s entertainers begins daily at noon on both days of the festival. Children’s painting, sand art, and … (1 comments)

roswell events: Women’s Self-Defense Course Roswell Georgia - 09/20/13 07:48 AM

The Roswell Police Department is offering a free women’s self-defense course at Roswell Area Park on September 26 at 6:30 PM.
S.A.F.E. is widely known as one of the best women’s self-defense awareness programs in the nation. It was created by the respected National Self-Defense Institute ( The two-hour program is intended to introduce women to a winner’s mindset and basic physical skills that can be used to reduce their exposure to violence. The seminar is taught by Roswell Police Officers who are S.A.F.E. certified instructors. They will provide valuable knowledge and skills, while also providing a forum for common … (1 comments)

roswell events: Roswell's Alive After 5 September 19th - 09/15/13 02:08 PM

Roswell's Alive After 5 for September will be held on Thursday, September 19th from 5-9pm. Enjoy live music, outside vendors, late hours by retailers, face painting, free trolley, balloons, and more. Enjoy with family, a date, your dog or your friends.
Enjoy every 3rd Thursday of the month from 5-9pm thru October. April and May had 3000+ people throughout the Historic District enjoying s
Alive After 5 for September will be held on Thursday, September 19th from 5-9pm. Enjoy live music, outside vendors, late hours by retailers, face painting, free trolley, balloons, and more. Enjoy with family, a date, your … (0 comments)

roswell events: Ale Yeah! Beer Tasting in Roswell - 09/13/13 12:07 PM

Time for all you beer connoisseurs to tempt your taste buds tonight. Local merchant Ale Yeah! will host a series of beer tastings at Barrington Hall.
It ain’t no coinky-dink that the Fall tasting will be held on Friday, September 13th as the theme will be Fall based beers! Pumpkin Ales, Oktoberfests and other Fall seasonals await your taste buds. The leaves are turning, there’s a nip in the air and big body, maltier beers are hitting the shelves.
For $20 you’ll get an Ale Yeah! pint glass, samples of 5 hand selected beers as well as snacks from One … (1 comments)

roswell events: Roswell Summer Writing Camp - 07/21/13 04:54 AM

Gets your pens ready for Roswell's creative writing class for children.
Mary Ann Rodman, acclaimed children’s book writer and children’s creative writing instructor, will teach her popular creative writing class for children. Ms. Rodman will show children that writing can be fun and not a chore through the use of guided exercises, creative thinking, individual & group instruction and field trips designed to encourage children’s writing ability.
The camp will be held from July 22nd - July 26th from 10am to 4pm. The camp is located at the carriage house meeting space of Barrington Hall, which is at 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell, … (0 comments)

roswell events: Roswell Summer Puppet Series Ends Saturday - 07/19/13 03:14 PM

The fantastic Roswell Summer Puppet Series comes to a close on Saturday, July 20th at 10am. Join the Roz Puppets for this retelling of the much beloved Fairy Tale Beauty and the Beast.
“Beauty and the Beast” will be performed at 10am at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center Theatre, located at 950 Forrest Street, Roswell, GA 30075.
Cost for children (Ages 2-12) is $5 and adults $6.
Click here to purchase your tickets to the final show of the Roswell Summer Puppet Series.

roswell events: Historic Roswell comes Alive for Alive After 5 - 07/13/13 11:50 AM

Roswell's Alive After 5 for July will be held on Thursday, July 18th from 5-9pm. Enjoy live music, outside vendors, late hours by retailers, face painting, free trolley, balloons, and more. Enjoy with family, a date, your dog or your friends.
April and May had 3000+ people throughout the Historic District enjoying shops, galleries, music, restaurants and vendors.
Community Corner at Woodstock Road and Canton Street is another great addition where your kids can use up a little energy while you try to wind down. At Community Corner, enjoy the complimentary human hamster ball, the Video Recreational Vehicle and Jumpy … (0 comments)

roswell events: Roswell Georgia Butterfly Festival - 07/07/13 02:12 PM

The Flying Colors Butterfly Festival delights everyone all weekend at the Chattahoochee Nature Center when the air fills with the beating wings of hundreds of beautiful butterflies! The Butterfly Festival will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2013 from 10am – 3pm and Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 12pm – 5pm.
The cost is $12 General Public/$8 CNC Members and is a very important fundraising event for the Chattahoochee Nature Center! CNC Members can purchase their tickets in advance beginning July 1 at the Visitor Services Desk
Live Butterfly Releases—Thrill to the release of live butterflies … (1 comments)

roswell events: Roswell July 4th Fireworks Extravanganza - 07/03/13 08:55 AM

This year’s July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza will take place at Roswell High School located on King Road off of SR 92. Show your patriotism by celebrating our Country’s Independence Day in Roswell with entertainment and a breathtaking fireworks display.
Entertainment begins at 6 p.m. and includes the following performances:
Big Biscuit at 6 p.m. Banks & Shane at 7:30 p.m. There will be activities for the children starting at 5:30. At dark, a beautiful 30-minute fireworks display will be the highlight of the evening.
Bring your chairs, blankets and picnics for an old-fashioned family outing. Concessions by Shane’s Rib … (0 comments)

roswell events: 2013 Georgia 400 Highway Bicycle Ride - 06/24/13 11:11 AM
GA 400 Highway Bicycle Ride 2013 will be the fifth edition as GA 400 is temporarily closed for this popular event! This annual event will be on Sunday, June 30, 2013.
The ride stages at Sky Zone and starts at exit 7 of Georgia Route 400, and will wind through Sandy Springs, Milton, Roswell, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, and other scenic areas of North Fulton. There are 9-mile, 22-mile (Flatter), 45 mile, 62-mile, and 101-mile options.
The 100 mile ride is over 8500 feet of climbing up short steep hills that build your base strength! Perfect training for that fall triathlon, or … (0 comments)

roswell events: Barrington Hall Cooking Classes with Chef John Wilson - 06/15/13 06:33 AM

Time to book your Barrington Hall cooking classes. Join Roswell’s own Chef John Wilson in the kitchen at Historic Barrington Hall for an entertaining and engaging evening of gastronomical delight! Chef Wilson will present a full array of classes based on classic European cuisine and cooking skills. Reservations are required and space is limited so make your reservations today! Cost is $50 per person per class.
Here’s a list of the upcoming cooking classes at Barrington Hall in Roswell.
June 25, 2013 Tamale Workshop
Masa Spicy Chicken Tamales Black Bean, Green Chile and Cheddar Tamales Chocolate Tamales The Best Margaritas … (0 comments)

roswell events: 11th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival - 06/09/13 01:36 AM
Only two days left for online registration for the 11th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival on Saturday, June 15, in Roswell. They’re expecting more than 350 paddlers for this annual race, an 8-mile course that launches at 9 a.m. from Garrard Landing off Holcomb Bridge Road and finishes at Riverside Park.
Paddlers of all ages and skill levels will take to the water on Saturday, June 15, for the 11th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Race & Festival.
Organized and presented by Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) in partnership with the National Park Service and the city of … (3 comments)

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