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Elmo's Coming to Town (and Giveaway)

Elmo's Coming to Town (and Giveaway)
Elmo is coming to town!!

Well not exactly “our” town as in Cumming GA.  But if you have little ones that love Sesame Street or if you just feel like going back to your childhood, then this is a GREAT reason to head into the “big city”!

Sesame Street Live is bringing “Elmo’s Super Heroes” to Phillips Arena September 8th – 11th.

A little about the show:  “Poor Super Grover has lost his super-ness! Never fear, the fabulous five Super Heroes are here — featuring Elmo as Captain Fuzzy! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Zoe and all their furry friends are on a quest to put the “super” back in Super Grover.

The Ugly Duckling Returns to Center for Puppetry Arts

 The Ugly Duckling Returns to Center for Puppetry Arts
Beloved Tale of Self-Discovery Charms Audiences
 
 
The Center for Puppetry Arts presents a whimsical production of The Ugly Duckling from August 18 – September 18, 2011.

50% off 1 Week After School Fun at The Little House of Art ($330 value)

50% off 1 Week After School Fun at The Little House of Art ($330 value)

Back to School means lots of after school activities! Encourage your children to express themselves through art and watch their imaginations come alive. CLICK HERE to save 50% off 1 week “After School Fun” Drop-Off Program at The Little House of Art in Brookhaven.

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17TH AT MIDNIGHT

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Sending Your Baby To Kindergarten

Sending Your Baby To Kindergarten

 

The school bell will ring soon and many parents will send a child to kindergarten. This is always an emotional time for parents. For some, it will be sending your first born and for others it will be sending the youngest of four. Kindergarten is an important milestone in your child’s life. Your child’s maturity will grow tremendously this year and you’ll get to see a small glimpse of how your hard work over the past 5 years has shaped your child. It wasn’t that long ago that you held your precious baby in your arms for the first time. Where did the time go? Now it’s time to send that little baby off to kindergarten. For most this will be the first full school day, the first  year to ride the school bus, the first year to have homework, and the first year when peer influences begin to play a role.

Gwinnett Schools: Still growing, but slowing

Gwinnett Schools: Still growing, but slowing

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.-- One girl in Gwinnett County could be overheard whispering the concerns of her fellow students: "Mom, this is sooo embarrassing."

Just like those new backpacks and shiny shoes; back-to-school kisses, hugs, and waves were seen all over Metro Atlanta Monday.

"Be yourself!" Bobbie Spellman called after her children as they boarded a school bus. Her family has been in Gwinnett County two years.

"Since we've been here, we've seen a large increase," she said.

Gwinnett is still growing, but not like it was.

"Our growth is slowing significantly," Gwinnett County Schools spokesman Jorge Quintana said. "We used to grow by 7,000 new students a year. This year, we're growing by 1700 new students."

Gwinnett is expecting 162,000 students in the 2011-2012 year.

Come play and create! $16 = 4 visit Open Play Time Pass at The Little Nook ($32 value)

Come play and create! $16 = 4 visit Open Play Time Pass at The Little Nook ($32 value)

Save 50% off and discover a magical new place to play with your little ones at The Little Nook in the heart of Buckhead.  CLICK HERE and pay only $16 for a 4 visit Open Play Time Pass ($32 value).

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10TH AT MIDNIGHT

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50% OFF Six Flags during School Supply Drive "Bonus Week" Aug. 8-12

50% OFF Six Flags during School Supply Drive "Bonus Week" Aug. 8-12

Six Flags, GA --  Our friends at Six Flags and Atlanta Community Food Bank are teaming together to help families with kids receive the necessary school supplies needed to start the school year off right. For your contribution, you can enter in the park for 50% off next week. 

Enjoy a day of thrills and lend a helping hand as Six Flags Over Georgia hosts a School Supply Drive in partnership with Kids In Need, a project of the Atlanta Community Food Bank.  Park goers that donate six new school supplies will receive a coupon valid for 50% off park admission during a “Bonus Week” of operation, August 8-12.  

“Six Flags is always looking for ways to be involved in the community,” said Melinda Ashcraft, Park President.  “We could not think of a better way to say farewell to summer than by collecting school supplies for families that cannot afford these essentials for their children.”

Every year,