Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table will meet at 3 p.m. today at the Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. The guest speaker is Gordon Blaker. Call Steve at 678-860-1347 or visit www.negacwrt.net.
Fort Yargo will open the old fort from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday. Fort Yargo State Park is located at 210 S. Broad St. in Winder. Call 770-867-3489.
Greater Gwinnett Rose Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, second floor, conference room C, in Lawrenceville. Call 770-822-6933 or visit www.gwinnettrose.org.
A preview show for "Annie Get Your Gun" will be performed at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Tickets range in price from $18 to $25. Tickets are $10 with a Gwinnett County Public Library card, and $5 with a Gwinnett County student ID. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.
Gwinnett County Soil and Water Conservation District will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center Building, 75 Langley Drive, second floor, conference room B, in Lawrenceville. Visit www.gaswcc.ga.gov.
Richards Middle School will hold an open house for sixth-graders from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Richards Middle School, 3555 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. School starts at 8:55 a.m. Aug. 13. Call 770-995-7133.
"Annie Get Your Gun" will be performed Thursday through Sept. 9 at the Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets range in price from $18 to $25. Matinee performances will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 15 and 22. Tickets for matinee shows are $14. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.
Richards Middle School will hold an open house for seventh- and eighth-graders from 4 to
7 p.m. Thursday at Richards Middle School, 3555 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. School starts at 8:55 a.m. Aug. 13. Call 770-995-7133.
Grounds and Sounds, featuring Full Circle, will be held at
8 p.m. Friday at the Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Admission is $5, and $4 for museum members. Call 770-822-5178.
The Gwinnett Parkinson Support Group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the second Friday of each month at SummitRidge Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, 250 Scenic Highway in Lawrenceville. The group meets in the community room. Call Dottie at 770-623-1984 or Sharron at 800-525-2312.
Tabernacle of Christ Church International will host its 2007 Women's Conference "I Am In God's Divine Plan" Friday through Aug. 12. Special guest speaker will be evangelist Karen Jones from Hearts for the Harvest International Outreach Inc. The church is located at 161 Perry St., Lawrenceville. Registration is $15 per person. This event is for women only. Call 678-377-8824.
The Red Cross will hold a course on first aid with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator for adults plus child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation - class No. 07-2324 - from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Northeastern District Office, 850 Hi-Hope Road in Lawrenceville. The cost is $85. To register, call 404-575-3730, option No. 3, or visit www.redcrossatlanta.org.
The Gwinnett Choral Guild, Gwinnett's community choir, kicks off rehearsals for its 2007-08 season on Aug. 13. The group rehearses at 7:30 p.m. every Monday at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 U.S. Highway 29 South in Lawrenceville. The guild welcomes returning members and encourages new members for all voice parts. Call 404-223-9962 or visit gwinnettchoralguild.org.
Southern Wings Bird Club will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, in conference room A on the second floor, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. Ken and Debra Hanft, owners of Wild Birds Unlimited in Snellville, will speak on woodpeckers of Georgia. Call Margaret Davis at 770-963-0222 or visit www.geocities.com/southernwingsbc.
Hebron Baptist Church will begin new sessions of Divorce Care, Divorce Care for Kids and Grief Support classes on
Aug. 13. All classes begin at
7 p.m. The church is located at 202 Hebron Church Road, Dacula. Registration is required for Divorce Care for Kids, visit www.churchinitiative.org. Call 770-962-3671, ext. 277, or visit www.hebronchurch.org.
Georgia Educational Institute will hold a seminar on buying foreclosed homes at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at Georgia Educational Institute, 1174 McKendree Church Road, suite 200, in Lawrenceville. Call 770-277-0088, ext. 55.
The Red Cross will hold a course on adult first aid with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator - class No. 07-2313 - from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Northeastern District Office, 850 Hi-Hope Road in Lawrenceville. The cost is $65. To register, call 404-575-3730, option No. 3, or visit www.redcrossatlanta.org.
Serenity Lakes Wellness Center will hold a four-week class called "So You Want To Have Fun" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15, 22, 29 and Sept. 5 at Serenity Lakes Wellness Center, 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. The cost is $75, and early registration is required by Aug. 8. Call 678-924-6868 or visit www.serenitylakes.com.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Gwinnett will hold a seminar on financing an existing business from 6 to 9 p.m.
Aug. 16 at Georgia Gwinnett College, 1000 University Center Lane in Lawrenceville. The cost is $59, and registration is required. Call 678-407-5385 or visit www.gwinnettsbdc.org.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Gwinnett will hold a seminar on QuickBooks 2007 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 16,
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 and 6 to
9 p.m. Sept. 11 at Georgia Gwinnett College, 1000 University Center Lane in Lawrenceville. The cost is $299 for all three sessions. Sessions may be taken individually. Registration is required. Call 678-407-5385 or visit www.gwinnettsbdc.org.
The senior adult Examples Choir of the Lawrenceville Church of God will hold its third quarterly Southern Gospel singing from 3 to 4:30 p.m
Aug. 19. in the Lawrenceville Church of God Sanctuary, 329 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville. Admission is free. Visit www.lawrencevillecog.org to sign up for future notices. E-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 770-963-4858.
Serenity Lakes Wellness Center will offer tai chi classes from 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays starting Aug. 20 at 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. Cost is $18 per class or $120 for eight classes. Call 678-924-6868 or visit www.serenitylakes.com.
The Barrow Community Foundation will meet at
8:30 a.m. Aug. 22 at the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce, 6 Porter St. in Winder. Call Debi Krause at 770-867-9444 or
Fort Yargo State Park will host a Native American pow wow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 25 and
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at the park, 210 S. Broad St. in Winder. American Indians from all over the state will showcase their culture, song, dance, crafts and foods. Call 770-867-3489.
Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 690 will host the Ford Tri-Motor aircraft from
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 30 through Sept. 3 at the Gwinnett County Airport, 690 Airport Road in Lawrenceville. The Tri-Motor is available for a daily schedule of flights at Lawrenceville's Briscoe Field from the Aircraft Specialists Jet Center, located on the southside ramp on Briscoe Boulevard. The cost is $50 for nonmembers and $40 for members. Book a flight by calling 800-843-3612.
Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 690 will host a spaghetti dinner at 7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Experimental Aircraft Association building, 690 Airport Road in Lawrenceville. Proceeds benefit the Elgin Wells Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund. Reservations are required. The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door, and space is limited. Call Lnor Levine at 678-770-1877 or e-mail email@example.com.
Skillet Lickers will perform from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary, 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. The show is part of the Grounds N' Sounds music series. Admission $5, and $4 for members. Doors open at 8 p.m. Call 770-822-5178.
The Inside Out Leadership Development Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 11-12 at Lanier Technical College's Winder-Barrow Campus, 89 E. Athens St. in Winder. The cost is $500 for two days. The event is geared toward managers, supervisors, team leaders and human resources leaders. Call 770-868-4080 or visit www.lanier.tec.ga.us.econdev.
Miss Gwinnett County Youth Pageants will be held starting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13, starting at
7 p.m. Sept. 14 and starting at
1 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. The pageants are open to Gwinnett County residents ages 6 months to 17 years old. The registration fee is $75 until Aug. 26. The cost after Aug. 26 is $85. Call Karen at 678-620-0885. For more information and a registration form, visit www.gwinnettcountyfair.com.
Miss Gwinnett County Pageant will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Interested parties can meet at 3:45 p.m. Sept. 9 at the pageant building at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. If interested, call Karen by Sept. 1 at 678-620-0885 or visit www.gwinnettcountyfair.com.
The eighth annual Statham Sunflower Festival will be held on Sept. 15 at 327 Jefferson St. in downtown Statham. The city is accepting applications for food and craft vendors. Call Statham City Hall 770-725-5455 or Betty at 770-725-5323.