2016 Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival! October 7 and 8, 2016

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Nationally recognized singer-songwriters will gather together to perform their original songs giving music lovers a behind-the-scenes look at the stories that inspired country, rock, blues, Americana and bluegrass songs. Attendees will experience nationally recognized veteran songsmiths and local up-and-coming talent as music fills the streets of downtown Alpharetta. This years lineup inlcudes: John Oates of Hall

Now Even More Walmart Grocery Pickup Locations Around Atlanta

Walmart Online Grocery Pickup Atlanta

Customers Can Choose from 30,000 Items Including Fresh Produce, Meats and Organic Groceries Grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier for Atlanta shoppers. In response to customer demand, Walmart, the largest grocer in the U.S., has doubled the amount of stores in Atlanta offering its online grocery pickup service. The free service, now available

2015 Atlanta Ice Skating Rink Guide + 9 Skating With Kids Tips!

Atlanta Moms Ice Skating Guide

Lace up your ice skates and head to an outdoor ice skating rink where you’re entire family is sure to have fun!  Before you go to the ice rink, be sure to talk to your kids about ice skating safety. Here are a few tips to consider when visiting one of Atlanta’s fabulous ice skating

Santa’s Mailbox At Wills Park – Tuesday, November 27th 8:00 AM

The City of Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department has made special arrangements with Santa’s elves to install a special mailbox at the Wills Park Recreation Center for children to mail their letters to Santa.   Santa will respond to all children who drop off their letters between November 27, 2012 and December 10, 2012. Letters

Friday Nov. 30th > Christmas Tree Lighting In Alpharetta

Milton Avenue across from Alpharetta City Hall at 2 South Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009 Friday, November 30, 2012 5:00 PM Everything magical about the Christmas Season! Take free photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus from at 5-8pm at the gazebo. Reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Mayor David Belle Isle. At approximately 6:15pm

Halloween Hayrides and Haunts at Wills Park – Saturday, October 27th

Alpharetta, Georgia family and kids event guide

The City of Alpharetta Recreation and Parks will sponsor Halloween Hayrides and Haunts on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm at Wills Park, near Pavilion 1 behind the Wills Park Recreation Center. This family event includes hayrides through Wills Park, SPOOKtacular inflatables, and other treats.  Hayrides run every 15 minutes.  Families may sign

Create Art with Nature Art Workshop – Wednesday October 24th at 10:30am

Alpharetta Georgia family and kids events

The City of Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department invites children age 3 to 5 years accompanied by an adult to register for “Create Art with Nature,” an art workshop to be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, from 10:30am to 11:30am at Crabapple Government Center/Alpharetta Art Center. Bring items from nature to create a special

Scarecrow Harvest – Saturday, October 6th

Scarecrow Harvest 2012 in Alpharetta, Georgia

Milton Avenue across from Alpharetta City Hall at 2 South Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009 Saturday, October 6, 2012 10:00 AM Who? The 7th Annual Scarecrow Harvest is a time when our community comes alive with whimsical scarecrows. Accredited K-5 Schools create approximately 100 scarecrows each year. In addition to the students, we invite businesses,

Mother & Son Sports Night At Alpharetta Community Center – Friday September 28th

Mother and Son Sports Night at Alpharetta Community Center

The City of Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department is hosting a Mother & Son Sports Night at the Alpharetta Community Center on Friday, September 28, 2012, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Everyone is asked to dress in their favorite athletic team’s attire and be ready for a fun-filled, active evening! Staff will lead participants in a

LEGO® Star Wars Club Meeting – September 22nd and 29th

Alpharetta, GA LEGO Store events

Join Alpharetta’s LEGO® store for this month’s Saturday activity. Build a Republic ship to help stop Malevolence! This exclusive event has limited space, so sign up early. Call store for registration and times which will include a limited-edition LEGO® Club T-Shirt. Sign up for free VIP membership. http://stores.LEGO.com $25.00 per child or $20 for VIP

Create a Recycled Treasure Art Workshop – Wednesday, September 19th at 10am

The City of Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department invites children age 3 to 5 accompanied by an adult to participate in “Create a Recycled Treasure,” an art workshop to be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, from 10:00am to 11:15am at the Crabapple Government Center/Alpharetta Arts Center. Space is limited.  Pre-registration is required by Friday,

IronKids Youth Triathlon In Alpharetta – Sunday September 16th

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Test your strength and go the distance! For ages 6-15 swim, bike, run competition with emphasis on fitness and fun. One of only 12 competitions nationwide. There’s never been a better time to get active with the whole family because this fall, IronKids is returning to Alpharetta!  Children ages 6-15 compete in age-appropriate distances with an emphasis on fitness,