The Philadelphia Winn Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 2 p.m. today at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary Building, 455 South Perry St. S.W. in Lawrenceville. Mike Beaudreau, District 3 Gwinnett County commissioner, will discuss the topic "Our Constitution." Call 770-945-1435.

Lawrenceville Kennel Club will hold an AKC Sanctioned B Match and Responsible Dog Ownership Day event beginning at 8 a.m. today at 2156 Oakland Industrial Court in Lawrenceville. Call Laura Doyle at 770-403-4518 or visit

Gwinnett Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol, the official Auxiliary of the Air Force, will hold a barbecue and car wash from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17. It will be held at the American Legion Post 251, 2760 Highway 120 in Duluth. All proceeds will go to the Hurricane Katrina victims via the American Red Cross.

Volunteers are invited to help collect trash along the shoreline of Lake Lanier beginning at 8 a.m. Sept. 24. The cleanup culminates with a volunteer appreciation party at Lanier Park on Buford Dam Road from 1 to 4 p.m. Volunteers will receive lunch and get a chance to win raffle prizes.

Dacula High School Class of 1995's 10-year reunion will be Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. E-mail Susie at or call 404-328-5475.


- Civic and community

Lions Club of Lawrenceville holds a dinner meeting at 7 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of the month at Ryan's, 419 W. Pike St. Call 770-513-1989.

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 232 in Snellville meets at 8 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at its location at 3163 U.S. Highway 78. Dinner is at 7 p.m. Call Pam Litton at 770-972-0296 or visit

Button Gwinnett Stamp Club meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month except for January, May and December at Lilburn City Hall, 76 Main St. in Lilburn. Call Rick Muszynski at 770-962-4707.

Community Council of Gwinnett County meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month except for June and July. Members and guests can arrive at 9:30 a.m. at the Rhodes Jordan Park Community Center in Lawrenceville. Membership is $30 for an agency or business and $20 for an individual. Call 770-441-1876 or e-mail

Buford/North Gwinnett Rotary Club meets at noon Wednesdays at People's Bank & Trust, 1899 Buford Highway N.E. in Buford. Call 770-932-1900.

Duluth Rotary Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the 1818 Club, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway. The cost is $12. Call 770-232-1818.

Lawrenceville Kiwanis Club meets at noon Thursdays at LongHorn Steakhouse, 800 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Lawrenceville. Call 678-376-3021.

Gwinnett County Recreation Authority meets at

7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville, in the Conference Center, Room A. Call Percy Scott at 770-339-8081.

American Legion Post 127 offers karaoke from 9 p.m. to

1 a.m. Fridays at its location on Sawnee Avenue in Buford. Participants must be at least 21 years old. Call 770-932-2386.

- Hobbies and games

Chess Club meets from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Call 770-417-2200.

Southern Wings Bird Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month in the second-floor conference room at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75

Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. Call Jeff Schwartz at 770-338-4433 or visit

Bridge Club meets on Thursdays at the Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Call 770-417-2200.

Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Central Baptist Church, 250 Gwinnett Drive in Lawrenceville. E-mail, call 770-962-7897 or visit

Gwinnett Woodworkers Association meets from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Stone Mountain Power Tools, 535 Indian Trail Road in Lilburn. Meetings include free woodworking seminars and demonstrations. Visit

Atlanta Hobby Robot Club meets from 10 a.m. to noon the last Saturday of the month at Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. The meetings feature advice on robots and a robot contest. Call 770-417-2200.

- Special interest

Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m. the first Sunday of the month at the Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. Features include guest lectures on Civil War topics. Call Steve Narrie at 770-972-0528.

Gwinnett Historical Society meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the historic Gwinnett County Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville. The society meets monthly except in June, July and August. Call 770-822-5174 or visit

Gwinnett Family Child Care Association meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 1001 Duluth Highway in Lawrenceville. Membership is open to all registered child care providers. Call 678-473-9690 or visit

Historic Downtown Lawrenceville Merchants Association Inc. holds its regular meeting the first Thursday of the month at Scoops on the Square, 101 S. Perry St. Call 678-407-3444.

Pooches & Pals Club meets at 1 p.m. the second Saturday of the month at Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Norcross. The club is free.

- Toastmasters

Gwinnett Harbingers Toastmasters meets from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Gwinnett Medical Center, 1000 Medical Center Blvd. in Lawrenceville, in MOB 100, Suite 115, Classroom B. Call Katrina Stone at 678-584-6796.

Gwinnett Toastmasters meets at 7:30 p.m. Fridays at Matthews Cafeteria, 2299 Main St. in Tucker. Call 770-469-3832 or visit

Northeast Toastmasters - International Speech Contest Club meets at 7:30 a.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month at Shoney's Restaurant, at the corner of Indian Trail Road and Willow Oak Trail in Norcross. Call Connie Haberski at 404-428-1501.




Georgia Bridal Show will come to The Gwinnett Center in Duluth, from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The show features 100 of Atlanta's bridal merchants. Tickets are $10 cash at the door. No reservations are required, and parking is free. Call 770-623-4966.

Gwinnett County Public Library presents "Going to the Movies" at Suwanee Branch, 361 Main St. in Suwanee at 7 p.m. Tuesday. A classic movie will be shown, and there will be refreshments. Call 770-978-5154 or visit


- Music

Gwinnoters, the Gwinnett chapter of the North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association, meets from 2 to 4 p.m. the fourth Sunday of the month at the Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. Call David Roth at 770-822-1696.

Gwinnett Community Band meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the Meadowcreek High School band room. The 20-year-old band is open to all adults with previous musical experience. Call music

director Ron Brooks at 770-945-8734 or visit

Auditions for the Viking Chorus, the young men's chorus of the Gwinnett Young Singers, are held each Tuesday and Saturday at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Boys in middle and high school may audition. Group auditions are by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit

Alchemy Drum Circle meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Buford area. No experience is necessary, and admission is free. All ages are welcome. Call 770-596-7759, e-mail or visit

Jazz artists perform at 8 p.m. Thursdays at Winfield Hall, 3890 Satellite Blvd. in Duluth. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for music and martinis, and shows start at 8 p.m. The cover charge is $10. Call 678-458-5942.

Georgia Connection, Women's four-part harmony chorus, rehearses at 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the fellowship hall at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn. Call 770-717-4031 or visit



The clinical director at Parkaire will offer information to teachers and parents Tuesday on what to do after your child has been diagnosed with a learning or attention problem. The event will be held at Greater Atlanta Christian School in the Media Center Lecture Hall, 1575 Indian Trail Road in Norcross. Sign-in is at 7 p.m.; the meeting starts at 7:20 p.m. The event is free, and registration is not necessary. Call Sarah Davis at 770-995-1599.




A Managing Your Small Business workshop will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Sept. 20 at the Centerville Community Center. The workshop teaches management basics on leading a small business to success. Registration is required. Call 770-985-4713.




Family relationship expert Hal Edward Runkel will be at the Five Forks Branch Public Library, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lawrenceville, at 7 p.m. Sept. 19 and the Norcross Branch Public Library, 6025 Buford Highway, at 7 p.m. Oct. 4. Call 770-978-5154 or visit