Archive for October, 2011

Roswell Theater Group Receives Grant from the Thoresen Foundation

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Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) recently announced that it received a $260,000 grant from the Thoresen Foundation.
GET Board President Carla Crowell said the “grant gives new life” to GET, North Fulton’s only professional theater company and one of only a handful of metro professional troupes operating outside I-285.
“It provides the stability we need to enter our […]

Barrington Hall’s Munch and Learn Series Continues

[ October 31, 2011; 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm. November 7, 2011; 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm. November 17, 2011; 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm. ]

Janet Rigsby, Barrington Hall’s award winning staff horticulturist, will resume her instructive “Munch and Learn” series of garden talks.

Ms. Rigsby will call on her extensive experience as a professional gardener to present her informative and engaging series. Bring your lunch and join Janet in the carriage house from 12:15 to 12:45 PM for a practical […]

Prescription Drug Takeback Day

[ October 29, 2011; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] The Roswell Police Department (RPD) is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Keep Roswell Beautiful for Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Roswell Recycling Center, 11570 Maxwell Road, Alpharetta. DEA will be collecting potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction. The […]

Roswell’s Manor Haunted House Opens This Weekend

[ October 21, 2011; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. October 22, 2011; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. October 28, 2011; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. October 29, 2011; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ] You’ve only got four opportunities to visit Roswell’s own spine-chilling and bloodcurdling adventure at the Manor Haunted House. So, if you’re looking for screams and thrills this Halloween, stay local and visit Roswell’s haunted house, which is sponsored by the Roswell Recreation, Parks, Historic & Cultural Affairs Department.

As we said you only have four nights […]

Canton Street is one of Georgia’s Greatest Streets

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The secret is out about Roswell’s historic treasure – Canton Street! The setting for great shopping, dining and special events like Alive After 5 was recently awarded the “2011 Great Places in Georgia – Great Street” by the Georgia Planning Association (GPA). Canton Street was described as “the hottest scene OTP” (OTP-outside the perimeter.)
The GPA […]

Sip of the South at Bulloch Hall

[ October 29, 2011; 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ] With Halloween on a Monday, you have an excuse to use the whole weekend to celebrate the fun holiday. Instead of commuting all the way downtown for spooky party, head over to Bulloch Hall for their annual “Sip of the South.” The annual event isn’t always Halloween-themed, but since it’s taking place on October 29 […]

Halloween Hikes Fun for the Whole Family

[ October 21, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. October 22, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. October 28, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. October 29, 2011; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] If you are searching for a unique Halloween adventure, the Chattahoochee Nature Center has the program for you. Take your child on a well-lit hike through the forest to meet woodland creatures and hear about their lives. It’s the perfect non-scary alternative to traditional Halloween events. The Halloween Hikes will take place on October 21, […]

Barrington Hall’s Lecture Series Continues Through the Fall

[ October 19, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. November 2, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. November 16, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. November 30, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. December 7, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Barrington Hall’s popular Wednesday lecture series will continue in the fall of 2011 with six new lectures on historical topics of interest to Roswell and Georgia residents.

The lectures are held in the meeting room space of the barn at Barrington Hall. The doors open at 6:30 PM and the speaker begins their presentation at 7PM. […]

New Home Community Behind Roswell High School

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While other parts of metro Atlanta may be in a slump, the Roswell real estate market continues to buzz with new construction. Once complete, Cochran Farms will feature a total of only 14 homes, and the community already has two that are ready for immediate move-in. These traditional two story homes start in the high […]

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