Send items for the Community Calendar to or the Gwinnett Daily Post, P.O. Box 603, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The fax number is 770-339-8081. Please include event name, address, phone number and cost. Deadline is two weeks prior to the event.


Pilot Club of Conyers will host its 12th annual Tour of Homes from 1 to 5 p.m. today in Old Town Conyers. The walking tour features five homes as well as the historical Rockdale County Jail. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the tour. Call 770-483-5957.

The Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table will hold its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. today at the Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. Call 678-860-1347 or visit

Harlem Globetrotter Michael Douglas will offer "How to Increase Your Chances of Receiving an Athletic College Scholarship," a seminar to provide information on the recruiting process for high school athletes and their parents, from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Bunten Road Gym, 3180 Bunten Road, Duluth. The cost is $35. Call 404-837-6719 or visit

Pet photos can be taken with Santa from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. today at Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. No exotic animals permitted. Call 678-482-8788 or visit

The Festival of Trees will be held during mall hours today through Dec. 9 at Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford; at Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth; and at Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. On display will be designer trees created to honor patients and families of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Visit


The Gwinnett History Museum will hold a program on Native American history in Gwinnett at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary Building, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. Call 770-822-5178 or e-mail


The American Red Cross will offer a course on Adult CPR with AED from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Northeastern District Office, 850 Hi-Hope Road, Lawrenceville. The cost is $55. Call 404-575-3730, option No. 3, to register for class No. 07-4319, or visit


Gwinnett Choral Guild will present "Christmas by Candlelight" at 7 p.m. Saturday at Buford First United Methodist Church, 285 E. Main St., Buford. Georgia Young Men's Ensemble will be the special guest. Tickets are $15 for adults, $25 for couples and $10 for senior citizens and students. Call 404-223-9962 or visit

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will host Breakfast with Santa from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, 50 Harmony Grove Road in Lilburn. The event will include breakfast, crafts, and pictures with Santa. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Call 770-921-7747.

Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will present "Where's the North Pole?" from 3 to 3:45 p.m. Saturday at the center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford. Attendees will learn how to make a homemade compass. The cost is free with paid Center admission. Call 770-904-3500.

Stone Mountain will host a Breakfast with Santa event from 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church, 5312 W. Mountain St. in Stone Mountain. There will be a country breakfast, arts and crafts, pictures with Santa and a silent auction. The event raises money to help less fortunate residents in the community. A requested donation is $5. Call 770-498-7022.

MOMS Club of Snellville will sponsor a Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus event from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. The cost is $3 per person, and proceeds benefit the Partnership Against Domestic Violence. Call 770-985-4713 or visit

Vision Ladies Dance Team of the Atlanta Vision basketball team will hold 2008 auditions from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Gold's Gym-Lawrenceville, 860 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville. The group is looking to add six women to its team. Registration is at 12:45 p.m., and auditions are closed to the public. Call Akilah Townsend at 770-482-7994 or visit

Dec. 10

REI Buford will offer gift-wrapping services from the Mill Creek High School Environmental Club from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 10-14 and all day Dec. 15 and 16. The store is located at 1600 Mall of Georgia Blvd., Buford. Contact Daniel Jessee at 770-831-0676 or

Dec. 11

A consignment sale for special needs equipment will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 450 Rockhouse Road, Lawrenceville. The sale will benefit Georgia Special Sportsmen, a group dedicated to providing recreation to children with disabilities. People consigning equipment can keep 70 percent of the sale price. Visit or call 866-484-8014 to register to sell equipment.

Dec. 13

NARFE, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Button Gwinnett Chapter 1348, will hold its December meeting at noon Dec. 13 at John Boy's Restaurant, 3050 W. Main St., Snellville. Current federal employees and anyone who has ever worked for the federal government are eligible to join. Call Stan Weiss at 678-344-9986.

REI Buford will offer a rock climbing class at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 at the store, 1600 Mall of Georgia Blvd., Buford. Contact Daniel Jessee at 770-831-0676 or

Dec. 15

Breakfast With Santa, benefiting Friends of Disabled Adults and Children Too Inc., will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 15 at Marriott Evergreen Conference Resort in Stone Mountain Park. Festivities include a breakfast buffet, free park admission, an all attractions pass to the park and an opportunity to meet and take pictures with Santa and his elves. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children ages 5-11. Call 770-491-9014 or visit

Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will hold bird feeder activity family event at 3 p.m. Dec. 15 at the center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford. The cost is $5 per family. Call 770-904-3500.

Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will offer a biological monitoring workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15 at the center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford. Call 770-904-3505.

Young Chefs Academy in Buford will hold a Brunch With Santa cooking workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15 at the school, 1935-C Buford Mill Drive, Buford. Students can create and eat Royal Ham and Eggs and White Hot Chocolate, receive recipe cards and visit with St. Nick. The cost is $30 per child or $20 per child with the donation of an unwrapped toy for the Gwinnett Children's Shelter. Call 770-614-0067.

Dec. 19

Huntington Learning Center will offer "Homework: A Parent's Survival Guide" at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Duluth center, 3360 Satellite Blvd., Duluth. The free workshop offers advice on ensuring children have the right environment and skills for completing assignments. Call 770-232-1948.

Dec. 26

Young Chefs Academy in Buford will offer a three-day mini cooking camp for children ages 5 to 15 from Dec. 26-28. A morning session runs from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and an afternoon session runs from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. The academy is located at 1935-C Buford Mill Drive, Buford. Students will learn breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes. The cost is $130 for a three-day session or $45 per day. Call 770-614-0067.

Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will host winter walks at 2 p.m. Dec. 26-29 at the center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford. Call 770-904-3505 for more information.

Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will hold a paper-making event from 3 to 4 p.m. Dec. 26-29, at 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford. Attendees will learn how to make paper by reusing scraps of paper. Call 770-904-3505.

Jan. 1

Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will hold its 11th annual Polar Bear Swim at 2 p.m. Jan. 1 at the club, 3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. LCKC is a nonprofit group for Olympic flat-water canoe and kayak hopefuls. This year's theme is "Low Tide," as the event will be held during drought conditions. Early registration is $20 for individuals and $50 for families, and registration after Dec. 20 is $25 per person and $60 for families. Call 770-287-7888.

Jan. 16

Chrysalis Experiential Academy will host a community open house at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 16 at the school, 10 Mansell Court E., suite 500, in Roswell. Chrysalis is an accredited private school serving grades 4 through 12. Visit or call 770-649-7077.

Jan. 17

The Gwinnett Council for Seniors will meet at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Gwinnett Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Dr. Craig Mines will be the speaker and will give information on knees and hips. Call 770-564-8822.

Jan. 29

The Barrow County Schools System Spelling Bee will be held at 9 a.m. Jan. 29 in the Professional Development Center board room, 179 W. Athens St. in Winder. Call 770-867-4527, ext. 110.