Community Service-3The Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department will host the 7th annual Martin Luther King, JrDay Celebration and 9th Annual Day of Service on Monday, January 20, 2020.  Festivities will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a unity walk from the Roberts School Community and Education Center to the Acworth Community Center. There, a ceremony will follow with Kit Cummings of the Power of Peace Project as the featured speaker. The Acworth Achievers Mentoring and After School Program invites everyone to join them for a service project at Brookwood Christian School immediately following the program. 

For additional information, please contact Jordon Gonzalez at jgonzalez@acworth.org.


Flyer Art Explosion CampIt's time to get those creative juices flowing! Our Art Explosion Camp has a full week of non-stop art experiments and activities. Each day of camp will focus on a different art medium like fabrics and dyes, paper, paint, clay and more! Prepare to roll up your sleeves and create your next masterpiece. Campers are encouraged to dress in clothing ready to get painted, stained and splattered!

Camp is for ages 5-12 and will take place at the Acworth Community Center during Cobb County winter break (Monday, February 17-Friday, February 21). Camp activity hours are from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Drop off is available as early as 7:30 a.m. and late pick up ends at 6:00 p.m. Camp costs $115 for City of Acworth residents and $140 for non-residents. Click here to register.


FlyerThe Special Olympics Polar Plunge, hosted by the Law Enforcement Torch Run For Georgia, will take place at Acworth Beach at Cauble Park on  Saturday, February 22.  Gates open at 11:00 a.m. and the Plunge begins at 1:00 p.m.

The purpose behind the Polar Plunge is to support and spread awareness for the 27,115 Special Olympics Georgia athletes. The Polar Plunge is the largest fundraising effort benefiting Special Olympics. Many states across the nation participate in this annual event through the efforts of their Law Enforcement Torch Run program. The Polar Plunge is an official Law Enforcement Torch Run event.

Anyone with a little guts and a warm heart wanting to support the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia is welcome to participate! Participants collect pledges from friends and family in exchange for the opportunity to jump into icy waters in the middle of winter. All proceeds collected by “plungers” will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia. Prizes will be awarded in several categories, including best costume, highest individual fundraiser, highest team fundraiser, and many more.

Visit www.specialolympicsga.org for more information on Special Olympics Georgia.


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