Grab & Go Kids Planner

Get your family out and about in Dunwoody this weekend.

  • Rain Barrel Workshop

When/Where: 6 p.m., Monday, , 41 Perimeter Center East, Dunwoody (Mayor and Council Chambers).

Why go: Help your family conserve water! The City of Dunwoody Sustainability Commission invites community members to this class hosted by the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeepers. Participants will receive a 60-gallon rain barrel donated by Coca-Cola, hose spigot, overflow valve, down-spout attachment and filter screen. Staff and Sustainability Commission members will assist in the assembly.

How much: $35. Reservation is required.

  • The Cottage Birthday Celebration & Family Festival

When/Where: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at , 4594 Barclay Drive.

Why go: Plantation South Dunwoody, an assisted living and memory care community, is hosting a birthday bash to celebrate the first anniversary of The Cottage, an Alzheimer’s and memory care unit. The family festival features hot dogs and hamburgers provided by The Varsity catering, live music, face painting and games for children, prizes, drawings and more!

How much: Free. Open to all.

  • Dog Park Clean-Up Day

When/Where: 9 a.m., Saturday, at , 4770 N. Peachtree Road (Brook Run Dog Park in the Liane Levetan Park at Brook Run)

Why go: Join others who enjoy this dog park for a Clean-Up Day. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Dogs are welcome!

How much: Free.

  •  West Side Story

When/Where: 8 p.m. Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday, , 5342 Tilly Mill Rd (Morris & Rae Frank Theatre / Zaban Park)

Why go: West Side Story, directed by Brian Kimmel, is the second of two Teen Summer Stock productions from Center Theatre at the MJCCA. Performances continue through Aug. 7.

How much: $12 to $20. Buy tickets online.

  • 4th Annual Summer Splash

When/Where: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at 5862 Interstate North Pkwy, NW (Powers Island is the end point of the float).

Why go: Take a leisurely float (takes about three hours) down the 6 miles of the ‘Hooch from Morgan Falls Dam to Powers Island and then enjoy family friendly festivities. Bring your own kayak, canoe or raft - or rent one from one of the park’s authorized outfitters. Call to register and for more information on parking and shuttle service.
How much: Call Visitor Contact Station to register at 678-538-1200.


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