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October 2019

Decision-Making with Data!

Thursday, October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Community leaders and volunteers are invited to this special workshop featuring Neighborhood Nexus, a regional information and community intelligence system providing expertise, data and tools for creating opportunities for all metro Atlanta residents. Presented by Tommy Pearce, Executive Director of Neighborhood Nexus Launched in 2009, Neighborhood Nexus “brings better data and insights to the thousands of decision-makers throughout metro Atlanta.” Officials recently named Pearce as executive director charged with expanding the engagement and visibility of Neighborhood Nexus with residents and…

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West Cobb Craft Club

Thursday, October 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 26, 2019

West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Join the West Cobb Craft Club! The is a great place to meet new people and learn new skills. Do you knit, crochet, or work with string in anyway? Do you want to learn how to knit or crochet? Do you want to make friends with people who craft? If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired, and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome (especially beginners) the only requirement…

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Cobb by the Numbers

Thursday, October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Neighborhood Nexus makes data accessible for everyone! Learn about tools and resources for understanding your community’s needs, assets, and trends; build capacity to serve and support your community; and make data-informed decisions. Presented by Tommy Pearce, Executive Director of Neighborhood Nexus. Launched in 2009, Neighborhood Nexus “brings better data and insights to the thousands of decision-makers throughout metro Atlanta.” Officials recently named Pearce as executive director charged with expanding the engagement and visibility of Neighborhood Nexus with residents and organizations.…

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Dating and Digitizing Old Photographs

Thursday, October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Please join Georgia Room staff as we travel within the library system to provide genealogy programs to our Cobb County community!  On Thurs. Oct. 17 at 2:00 PM, we will be at West Cobb Regional. Bring your old family photographs to share and join Georgia Room staff as we discuss types and dates of family pictures from the last hundred years. You will learn how to determine the age and time period of photographs as they changed through the decades.…

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Mini Soap Box Derby @ Mountain View Regional Library

Thursday, October 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Do race cars make your heart pound?  Are you waiting to drive a hemi but you can't reach the peddles or maybe you are too young for a license?  We've got you covered, sort of... Design and build an aerodynamic vehicle out of available materials and then race other participants down multiple tracks to the finish. October 17th @ 3:00 pm For more information, please call the Mountain View Regional Library at 770-509-4964 or visit the Children’s Reference Desk. Appropriate…

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Cobb County EMS Presents Basic Medical Emergency Training

Friday, October 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vinings Library, 4290 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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Be prepared and confident to handle a medical emergency. Staff from Cobb County Fire Department’s EMS Division will demonstrate hands only CPR, how to occlude severed arteries, using AEDs and basic first-aid in this 3-hour class. Participants may attend all or a portion of the class. Friends and Family CPR portion will be provided first, and last approximately 90 minutes. Please note, Friends and Family CPR does NOT result in a certification. The Stop the Bleed segment follows. Registration is…

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Busy Hands, Happy Mind – A Monthly Maker Meet (Full)

Saturday, October 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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An adult monthly maker meet that will get together at the North Cobb Regional Library's Maker Space and work with a variety of materials, tools, machines, and technology to make creative and functional items! Everyone is welcome. All materials are provided. For our October meeting, we will be making napkin transfers on polymer clay! Come, craft, and have fun!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Saturday, October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 21, 2019

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Girls Who Code Club will begin on Aug 24th @ 1 pm and the club will meet each Saturday.   Girls grades 6th to 12th grade are welcome to join.   Girls Who Code mission is to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.   Girls Who Code is building the largest pipeline of future female engineers in the United States. To register call (770) 528-2522.        

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Intro to Adobe InDesign 101

Saturday, October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Adobe Indesign is a page layout program that is more powerful than you may think! In this series, you’ll become familiar with the software, learn basic tools and functions, and create a mini-booklet! 101: Get familiar with the interface, tools, and functionality In this class you’ll learn: how to navigate within the software file setup and saving files an overview of basic tools and tips Grids, margins and more This class will be held in the Creative Studios, and is being…

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Halloween MakerSpace! @ West Cobb

Saturday, October 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Get ready for Halloween at West Cobb Regional Library's all-ages Halloween-MakerSpace! Children can visit a variety of stations featuring holiday themed activities. Bring your pumpkin to our decorating Art Bar! Registration is not required. For more information contact Suzanne.brizzi@cobbcounty.org or April.Cota-Hobbs@cobbcounty.org or 770-528-4699

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