Take a look at this roundup of events in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Counties, Feb. 15 through Feb. 17.
Douglasville Arbor Day Event What: Keep Douglasville Beautiful invites you to celebrate Arbor Day with tree plantings at Jessie Davis Park. The event will include an educational workshop led by a certified arborist, a tree planting demonstration and free pecan seedlings. Where: Davis Park, 7775 Malone St, Douglasville When: Friday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. "Beehive: The 60's Musical" What: Beehive is a rockin’ musical celebration of the girl groups who left their mark on 60’s music and on many of our lives. Relive music’s golden era and an empowering time in history with "The Name Game," "The Beat Goes On," "Respect," "Natural Woman," "My Boyfriend’s Back," "One Fine Day," "To Sir With Love," "It’s My Party," "Proud Mary," "Downtown" and more. …
Head to downtown Smyrna this Saturday for the city's first Arbor Day Festival.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Angela Chao
Thursday, February 14
Smyrna's first Arbor Day Festival will be held this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Smyrna Community Center. The event hosted by Keep Smyrna Beautiful and the Smyrna Tree Board is free to the public with limited space. The festival will kick off with a speech by Joe Burgess, Smyrna's own Urban Forester, who will give tips on tree selection and care. Also featured at the event is Tim Womick of the Trail of Trees, who has been referred to as Georgia's own "Johnny Appleseed." Womick will present an entertaining and informative show about trees at 11 a.m. There will be children's activities, pruning demonstrations and tours of the Arboretum, weather permitting. Refreshments will be served at noon. Registration is required by calling 770…