Annual End of Summer Celebration at Centennial High School
Sunday, September 1, 2019, Begins at 5:30 PM
9310 Scott Road, Roswell, GA 30076
Bid a fond farewell to summer and usher in the new school year with a bang when the City of Roswell hosts its 18th Annual End of Summer Celebration on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at Centennial High School, at the baseball field. This family-friendly event will feature music, carnival games, giant inflatables, face painting, balloon animals, cotton candy, ice cream, food, the annual twist (dancing) contest for kids, and fireworks. Centennial High School is a drug-, alcohol- and tobacco-free school.
Admission is free. Food, balloon animals, carnival games, cotton candy, ice-cream, and inflatables are available for purchase. Proceeds from the carnival support Centennial High School student clubs.
This fun event is sponsored by Carl Black, Smile Doctors, Steel City Pops, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and Fulton County Schools.
- Carnival games with prizes, giant inflatables, face painting, and fun tattoos!
- Spectacular Fireworks Begin at Dark*
Join Food Historian Clarissa Clifton as she brings history to life during one of her culinary demonstrations at Roswell's Archibald Smith Plantation Home (935 Alpharetta Street, right next to City Hall). On the menu today is an authentic one-pot jambalaya! Here's the recipe! No open hearth at your house? No problem. You can make this one on the stove. --3 lb beef , 1” cubes --3 lb deer sausage --3T sweet Basil --½ c dark roux --1T salt --¼ lb butter --1t Cayenne Pepper --2c onions, diced --1t black pepper --1c bell pepper, chopped --2c rice (Carolina Gold) --1/2c celery, chopped --1c green onion, chopped --3T garlic --2qts chicken stock Clarissa hosts these free demonstrations on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Archibald Smith Plantation Home. This is a great way to spend the morning after a trip to the Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market, where Clarissa gets her fresh ingredients! The market is open from 8:00 a.m. to noon at City Hall, 38 Hill Street, each Saturday. As delicious as it looks, we are sorry, but Clarissa does not feed the public during this time. These are only demonstrations, but feel free to learn a thing or two to take to your own kitchen! For more information, visit https://www.roswellgov.com/discover-us/southern-trilogy-historic-house-museums/events/open-hearth-cooking
If you are short on time but looking to get in shape, lose weight, and gain muscle, then this class is a great fit for you! Register by visiting www.roswellgov.com/register and using program #11018-01!
Are you ready to help some of our youngest residents in a way that could impact their success for a lifetime? The City of Roswell is looking for 24 individuals ready to step up to become AmeriCorps Members and to work with elementary school students for 12 hours each week. National service benefits include a living allowance, education award, professional development opportunities, and more!