Newton County will be home to an abundance of July 4th celebrations this year. Oxford, Social Circle and many other communities around town will be playing host to festivals and fireworks in honor of our nations birthday.
East Newton Elementary will bring the classic stories of Dr. Seuss to life in a musical extravaganza this weekend in "Seussical the Musical Jr." on Friday May 8 at 7 p.m. and on Saturday May 9 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Alcovy High School.
There's never a dull moment in this Broadway Junior production. The opening number, "Oh, The Thinks You Can Think!" introduces a central theme that runs throughout the musical - it's okay to imagine and dream big dreams. The songs such as "All For You" and "Alone in the Universe" seamlessly ...
As a parent of a 9-year-old boy and a 4-year-old girl, I'm always on the lookout for activities they both can enjoy. So when I learned the Alliance Theatre was going to stage Cartoon Network's "Class of 3000," I was more than excited. After all, my kids watch the cartoon. And anything that has to do with Andre Benjamin, one-half of the musical duo "Outkast," is going to be interesting.
March 18, 2009|
Always prepared: Aulden Jones puts a fresh coat of paint on his Pinewood derby car as he and members of Boy Scout Pack 4511 put the finishing touches on their cars Saturday morning in the First Presbyterian Church of Covington Fellowship Hall. Pack 4511 plans to make more than 20 cars that will compete in the Pinewood Derby on Feb. 28 at First Presbyterian Church of Covington. The top three winners of Pack 4511's derby will advance to the District Pinewood Derby on March 14 in the Prospect United Methodist Church gym.
Scrooge is back in the Alliance's annual holiday gift to Atlanta. Now in its 19th year, A Christmas Carol has become a holiday tradition for generations of families throughout the Southeast. Atlanta's own Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth, again directs this lavish musical complete with holiday music and jaw-dropping special effects. Chris Kayser returns for a 16th season in his portrayal of Scrooge, setting a not-to-be-missed standard of excellence.
There is something magical about children singing Christmas carols that touches the heart and instills the Christmas spirit. From a handful of door-to-door carolers to the most extravagant choral performance, it's an experience that warms and comforts us during this stressful time of year.
December 13, 2008|
For the first time in what is hoped to become an annual holiday tradition, Newton County families can enjoy Christmas lights and figurines in the woods at "Twilights at Chimney Park" on Sunday, Dec. 7.
After the Thanksgiving goodies are gobbled down and the shopping is done, come relax and celebrate Christmas with Newborn's second annual Ole' Tyme Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 3 pm. To 6 p.m at the Old School House and Town Hall on Ga. Highway 142 in Newborn.
Both adults and children who have adored the classic children's book for generations will love the warmth and wonder of "Goodnight Moon," a one-hour live musical now playing at the Alliance Children's Theater.