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Community Calendar - South

Today

Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show will wrap up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Admission is $5 on Saturday and $4 Aug. 26. Visit www.beadshows.com or call 888-729-6904.

Friday

Bon Jovi Slippery When Wet, a Bon Jovi tribute band, will perform Friday at Wild Bill's in Duluth. Ticket prices start at $10. Wild Bill's is located at 2075 Market St., Duluth. Call 678-473-1000 or visit www.wildbillsatlanta.com.

Saturday

Lucky Shoals Fall Sports Celebration will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event will include kids' activities, moonwalks, face painting and sports clinics for all ages hosted by Meadowcreek High School coaches. Lucky Shoals Park is located at 4651 Britt Road, Norcross. Call 770-564-3060.

Sept. 3

"Playhouse Disney Live" will be performed at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Tickets range in price from $17 to $52. Visit www.playhousedisneylive.com.

Sept. 6

The Yellow Daisy Festival will be held Sept. 6-9 in the special events meadow at Stone Mountain Park, located off exit 8 on U.S. Highway 78 East in Stone Mountain. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets to the festival are free with park admission, which is $8 per vehicle for a one-day pass or $35 for an annual pass. Call 770-498-5690 or visit www.stonemountainpark.com.

The Snellville Lions Club meets at 6:45 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of every month at the Walton EMC located at 3645 Lenora Church Road, Snellville. Call Marlene Gillman at 770-309-6589.

Sept. 7

The Alzheimer's Annual Garage Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Eastside Heritage Center, 2160 Fountain Drive in Snellville. Donations, except clothes, can be brought to Eastside Heritage Center starting Aug. 30. Call Annie Copeland at 678-300-0236.

Sept. 8

Train Collectors Association will hold its Toy Train Show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at Meadowcreek High School, 4455 Steve Reynolds Blvd., Norcross. Admission is $6, and children under 12 get in free. Call Peter Trizzino at 706-884-3135 or visit www.dixiedivisiontca.com.

A photography exhibit featuring the work of David Finewill be on display Sept. 8 through Oct. 27 at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. An opening reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is by donation. Call 770-469-1105.

Music on Main, the fifth annual fundraiser for the Lilburn-based nonprofit group Dream House for Medically Fragile Children, will run from 5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 at Lilburn City Park, 76 Main St., Lilburn. The event will include live music from Hit the Beach, a silent auction and food provided by Famous Dave's. Visit www.music-on-main.org.

Sept. 13

Miss Gwinnett County Youth Pageants will be held starting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 and 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 preregistration 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.

Sept. 15

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.

Dog Day Fun Fest will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at Best Friends Pet Care, 3390 N. Berkeley Lake Road, Duluth. Call 678-584-0999 or visit www.bestfriendspetcare.com.

Sept. 20

The Snellville Lions Club meets at 6:45 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of every month at the Walton EMC located at 3645 Lenora Church Road, Snellville. Call Marlene Gillman at 770-309-6589.

Sept. 22

Dog Day Fun Fest will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at Best Friends Pet Care, 1087 Johnson Ferry Road NE, Duluth. Call 678-584-0999 or visit www.bestfriendspetcare.com.

Sept. 26

"All the Way from Magnolia Springs" will be performed Sept. 26-30 at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $26.95 for adults and $19.95 for seniors and students. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.

Sept. 29

A Chili Cook-Off will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 29 in the special events meadow at Stone Mountain Park, located off exit 8 on U.S. Highway 78 East in Stone Mountain. Tickets to the cook-off are $10 for adults and free for children 12 year old and under. Park admission is $8 per vehicle for a one-day pass or $35 for an annual pass. Call 678-309-4285 or 770-498-5690, or visit www.theatlantachilicookoff.com or www.stonemountainpark.com.

JapanFest 2007 will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29-30 at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Call 404-240-4300 or visit www.atlanta.us.emb-japan.go.jp.

Oct. 5

The Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival will be held each weekend in October at the park, located off exit 8 on U.S. Highway 78 East in Stone Mountain. The festival is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. A lasershow will be held at 8 p.m. each Saturday. Tickets to the festival are included in the park's one-day all attraction pass, which costs $24 for adults and $19 children ages 3-11. Park admission is $8 per vehicle for a one-day pass or $35 for an annual pass. Call 770-498-5690 or visit www.stonemountainpark.com.

Oct. 6

Southeastern Railway Museum's fifth annual Rail Fair will be held Oct. 6-7 at the museum, 3595 Peachtree Road, Duluth. The festival will feature the museum's revamped and reorganized railcar exhibits. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 770-476-2013 or visit www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org.

Oct. 12

A Tour of Southern Ghosts will be held Oct. 12-31 at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Tours will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Three additional tour days will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29-30. Tickets are $12 for adults, and $5 for children under 12 years old. Call 770-469-1105 or 770-498-5600, or visit www.artstation.org.

Oct. 20

Parkview High School will hold a 20-year reunion for the class of 1987 from 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 20 at the Marriott Evergreen, 4021 Lakeview Drive in Stone Mountain. To register, call 770-466-5269 or visit www.1stclassreunions.com.

Gwendy House Publishing will hold a writers' workshop Oct. 20 at the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel, 3450 Venture Parkway in Duluth. A morning session will run from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session runs from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $55. Visit www.gwendyhousepublishing.com.

Nov. 13

The Atlanta International Military Show will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 13 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court in Norcross. Foreign and U.S. arms and memorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, World War I and World War II will be exhibited, bought, sold and traded. Daily admission is $6, the cost for children ages 6-12 is $1. Call Carolina Trader Promotions at 704-282-1339.

Ongoing-General

Partnership Against Domestic Violence offers support groups for battered women to share their experiences and learn about safety and legal rights. A Gwinnett support group for women meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Monday in Lawrenceville, and a support group for women who speak Spanish meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday in Norcross. For the exact location, call 770-963-9799.

The Viking Barbershop Chorus will hold auditions on Tuesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 15 at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. The group is looking for middle- and high-school boys with changed voices. Group auditions are by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.

Auditions for the Atlanta Harmony Celebration are being held. The group meets at Greater Christian School in the main building of Campus Church of Christ, 1450 Indian Trail Road in Norcross. The women's four-part a capella chorus rehearses at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Call Jeannie at 404-729-4273.

The Gwinnett Young Singers will hold auditions on Tuesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 15 at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. The group is looking for children ages 2 to 12. Group auditions are by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.

Sugarloaf United Methodist Church offers 10 Jazzercize classes per week. Jazzercize combines elements of jazz dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga and kick boxing. Call 404-983-1602 or visit www.Jazzercise.com.

Club 56, a program for fifth- and sixth-graders at Gracepointe Church of the Nazarene, offers activities to help preteens strengthen their relationship with God. The club offers a Sunday School class from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Sunday and "Club 56 Wacky Wednesdays" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Call Kellie Johnson at 678-990-3954 or visit www.gracepointe.com.

JOY (Just Older Youth) Exercise sessions for seniors are held at 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays in the gymnasium at Harmony Grove United Methodist Church, 50 Harmony Grove Road in Lilburn. Classes consist of 30 minutes of walking and 30 minutes of chair exercise. The sessions are free. Call 770-921-7747.

The Gwinnett Young Singers, the Children's Choir of the Hudgens Center for the Arts, will hold auditions on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Hudgens Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Grades 2-12 are eligible for placement. Group auditions are offered by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.

The Young Men's Chorus of the Gwinnett Young Singers will hold auditions for the Viking Barbershop Chorus on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. The group is looking for middle and high school boys whose voices have changed. Group auditions are offered by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.

Norcross Human Services Center offers a diabetes self-management program at the center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. Initial assessment is by appointment only. Call the Diabetes Association of Atlanta and Gwinnett Extension Service at 404-527-7150.

Duluth Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of classes for all ages. Classes for children include: judo, karate, basketball, soccer, tennis and guitar. Classes for adults include: personal training, tai chi, yoga, belly dancing, public speaking, mosaics and tennis. Classes for seniors include: bridge, canasta, fitness, badminton and tennis. Classes are held at the Bunten Road Park Community Center, 3180 Bunten Road in Duluth. For dates and times, call 770-814-6981 or visit www.duluthga.net.