To Do List - Spring 2018

PEE-WEE NATURALIST | Tuesday, March 13, 9:45–11AM
You, your budding naturalist, and a CNC naturalist will hike one of the trails on our 127 acres, have fun making nature art, and visit with CNC’s wildlife up close. Your child will learn all about sprouting plants, baby birds and animals, and how pollinators help crops. Ages 3–4; $60 general public/$45 CNC members (Three-part series price per child; adult helper required and admitted free); Register by March 8.

A Concert of Irish Song and Dance | Friday, March 16, 8PM
Roswell United Methodist Church
Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, The Michael O’Neal Singers’ 155-voice chorus teams with the Burke Connolly Academy of Irish Dance to present a program of true Irish favorites. Along with the Wearin’ of the Green, Down By the Salley Gardens, The Old House, and other familiar tunes, the chorus will present Mary McAuliffe’s “Return to Old Ireland,” premiered by MOS in 2000.  Tickets $18 - $25. 

March 23, 24, 25 | Roswell Cultural Arts Center
A fabulous dance collaboration between two regional honor companies - Atlanta Dance Theatre and Roswell Dance Theatre - never before on stage together. Friday at 7PM, Saturday at 2PM and 7PM, Sunday at 2PM; Tickets are $27.50, $22.50 and $17.50;

WATER DROP DASH | Saturday, March 24, 8AM
The Water Drop Dash 5K is a FAST and FLAT course along the Chattahoochee River! Registration is limited – please register early to ensure your spot! Schedule:
7AM – Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup Begins
8AM – Water Drop Dash 5K
8:45AM – Kid’s Fun Run with Mascots
9AM – Awards Ceremony and Post-Race Family Water Festival

FLYING INTO THE FUTURE | Family Fun Day | Sunday, March 25, 12–4PM
Kicking off the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s Eco Tinker Interactive Exhibits, their new Flying into the Future is where science and nature collide. Guests will enjoy activities focused on STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Test tinkering skills with the STEM-themed partners and activities. Enjoy a flighted birds of prey show, where visitors will learn about these incredible animals and have opportunities to get up close.

DREAMSCAPES | Saturday, March 31, 2018, 7PM
Lassiter Concert Hall, Roswell/Marietta
Get carried away to another place with music designed to make you dream while you’re wide awake. Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz is indeed a dream from start to finish, includes a trip to the ball, frolics through the fields, passionate love, and more. Elgar’s Dream Children imagines a life reading stories to children. Poème by Ernest Chasusson is his best-known work and a song of love’s triumph. This music brings our deepest fantasies to the ear. 

Member’s Only on March 29, 4–7PM
Public welcomed March 30–31, April 6–7 | 10AM – 5PM
Sponsored by Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District,
Attract butterflies, pollinators, birds and more to your garden by adding native plants. Going native provides a wealth of benefits to your space, including privacy, beauty, blossoms, food, and homes to our wide diversity of animals. Over 120 species of plants will be available, and Horticulturists and knowledgeable volunteers will be on site. Herbs and veggies for the edible garden and more. 

GUY’S NIGHT OUT | March 22, 6PM
The Mill Kitchen & Bar’s March Guy’s Night boasts a seasonal tasting session, featuring a flight of bourbons, craft beers, select cigars & The Mill’s BBQ and sides for $40 pp. Space is limited. 

BEYOND MY STONE | Old Roswell Cemetery, 100 Woodstock St.
Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 5:00PM
Rain or shine; Tickets $15 Adults, $10 children & Roswell Historical Society members  Tickets available online beginning March 1st Our permanent residents want to talk to you! They’ll be standing graveside to reveal their personal stories of life in early Roswell.  They only get chatty once a year, so don’t miss your chance to hear their voices from the grave!

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION (for kids) | East Roswell Branch Library (2301 Holcomb Br Rd) on April 22, 3:30PM to 4:15PM • In honor of Earth Day, hear the story Lorax by Dr. Suess, participate in a recycling relay race and make a seed bomb craft. Presented by Autry Mill Nature Preserve. Reservations required. Free; Ages 6-12.