Cobb County Government

2018 'Fun in the Park' Photo Contest

As you are out enjoying Cobb County parks and activities, be sure to bring your camera and capture the fun and memories of your sports activities, the beauty of nature and wildlife in the parks and anything else that shows why you enjoy your day at the park. The 14th Annual "Fun in the Park' Photo Contest will be accepting entries throughout the summer. Enter up to 10 of your best shots for fun and awards. Open to all photographers. See rules and download the entry form on the photo contest webpage.

'Learn to Play' Tennis Program for Adults and Youth 

Cobb Tennis Centers and USTA-Atlanta are teaming up once again to provide an opportunity for beginner youth and adults to learn how to play tennis. Sponsored by USTA-Atlanta, the 'Tennis Apprentice' program provides instruction to teach beginners to play tennis and work towards the goal of competing in beginner leagues. Students enrolled in the program will receive a free tennis racket and free USTA membership! All this for $50 ($49 for youth) for six weeks of instruction. For information, contact your closest Cobb Tennis Center. Registration will be held through August 27 and the program begins the week of September 10. To register, see the Tennis Apprentice page on the USTA-Atlanta website.

Exciting programming and concerts at Mable House; get tickets now

You don't want to miss any of the great musical performances lined up at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre this year, including Lalah Hathaway, Brian McKnight, Jeffrey Osborne and Peabo Bryson and Gregory Porter. To purchase your concert tickets now, visit There are also several upcoming shows in the South Cobb Arts Aliiance's free Summer Candlelite Concert Series. For more information on activities and events at Mable House, visit The venue is located at 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton.