MAMC Atlanta Activities, February 23-March 1

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There are some unique, budget-friendly activities happening around Atlanta this wee February 23- March 1. Have a mini entrepreneur? The Final Pitch is a local version of the popular Shark Tank television show geared towards business-savvy kids age 9-14. On Sunday, February 26, head over to the High Museum and let them pitch their business idea to a panel of local executives. March 1 is National Pig Day! Let your little piggies enjoy crafts and other pig-inspired festivities at Scottsdale Farms.

Share pics of yourself enjoying Atlanta activities with your little ones with the hashtag #MAMCintheCity!

FRIDAY
Open Studio at Little House of Art
February 24,10am-1pm
Little House of Art Brookhaven, 5522 New Peachtree Road, Suite 109, Chamblee, GA 30341
$10
Let your budding artist(s) create their own masterpiece at the Brookhaven location of Little House of Art. Children can paint on our unlimited custom easels and blackboards, create crafts, play in sensory bins and bounce away in Arty’s bouncing playhouse for just $10! Adults are welcome to join in on the fun and enjoy coffee, drinks and snacks. Located in the Plaza Del Sol Shopping Center with ample free parking in front of the studio. Click here for more info.

SATURDAY
Songs for Kids Music & Food Festival 2017
February 25
1-5 PM
Park Tavern, 500 10th Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309

Not exactly cheap, but all the proceeds go to a good cause! Enjoy food and drink tastings from 25+ of the best Atlanta chefs and restaurants. Event will feature live music and special kid’s zones with bouncy castles, face painting, magic, games & music. All proceeds benefit Songs for Kids Foundation and their work integrating musicians into the lives of kids facing illness and hardship. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

SUNDAY
The Final Pitch
February 26, 5–7PM
High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street NE, Hill Auditorium, Atlanta, GA 30309
Have a young entrepreneur with dreams of Shark Tank fame? Head down to the High Museum this Sunday and let them pitch their idea to a panel of investors! The Final Pitch is a real-life “Shark Tank” that provides our advanced entrepreneurs age 9-14 with the opportunity to pitch their businesses to a panel of investors. Our accomplished “Sharks” will be investing $1500 in real funds! Audience members will hear some phenomenal pitches, vote for their favorite entrepreneur, and see several student businesses in action. Click here for more info.

TUESDAY
Craft Time @ Hippo Hop Atlanta
February 28, 3:30-4:30 PM
FREE with admission
Let your little ones bounce around at this indoor, inflatable playground and then enjoy Craft Time every Tuesday! Each week will feature fun, seasonal crafts good for preschoolers and grade school kids alike. For more info, click here.

 

WEDNESDAY
National Pig Day @ Scottsdale Farms
March 1, 8AM-6PM
Scottsdale Farms Garden Center, 15639 Birmingham Hwy, Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
FREE!
Celebrate National Pig Day with real-life pigs Louie, Jerome & Olivia! Kids can make a pig balloon and get a free piggy nose (while supplies last). Parents can take a picture of their little piggies enjoying the event and send it to lauram@scottsdalefarms.com they will be posted to the website and Facebook page for Scottsdale Farms. Click here for more info.

About Author

Mel Heinrich is a writer and the proud mother of two delightful daughters. Born in Tennessee and raised in suburban Atlanta, she has a background in journalism and marketing. She is fascinated by genealogy the ways in which understanding your roots can empower you to embrace life. She writes regularly about the relationships, traditions and celebrations that are the foundation of family on her blog, My Magnolia Tree, at www.mymagnoliatree.com.

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