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.


A Winter Bridal and Fashion Show will be held from 2 to

5 p.m. Sunday at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Vendors will include attire, photography, silk and fresh flowers, catering, rentals, cosmetics, ice sculptures and travel agencies. A fashion show, featuring gowns by Crystal Crane Bridal and tuxedos by Savvi Formalwear will start at 4 p.m. Admission is $1 per person. Call 770-822-5450.


The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Monday. The event will kick off with a parade leaving at 9:30 a.m. from the Historic Gwinnett Courthouse on Lawrenceville's downtown square. The parade will proceed to Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville. Refreshments will be served before a program at noon at the free event, which is open to the public. Call 770-963-9356 or visit

The DeKalb NAACP and the city of Stone Mountain will hold the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Rally at

2 p.m. Monday in downtown Stone Mountain. The parade will begin in the MARTA parking lot on Fourth Street in Stone Mountain, and a rally will follow at the Champion Middle School gymnasium, located at 5265 Mimosa Drive, Stone Mountain. Call Sarah Copelin-Wood at 404-371-1490.

Gwinnett County Public Library branches will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Book drops will be open at all branches, and libraries will reopen at 9 a.m. Jan. 16. Call 770-822-5351 or visit

The Gwinnett Historical Society will hold its general meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. Author Amelia Sims will discuss her latest book, "George Washington, A Timeless Hero." The courthouse is located at 185 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Call Paula McGee at 706-654-5668.


Parents and Teachers Together and the Learning Disabilities Association Gwinnett Council will hold a seminar on helping dyslexic students read at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Greater Atlanta Christian School. Claire Pearson, past president of the Georgia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, will speak. A Dyslexia Network support group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The meeting and seminar will be held in the media center lecture hall at the school, 1575 Indian Trail Road, Norcross. Registration is not necessary for this free seminar. Call Sarah Davis at 770-995-1599 or visit

Bloomin' Tails Pet Boutique will offer a seminar on pet bonding, behavior and health from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The seminar is part of a monthly series. Canine behaviorist Sherry Karas will speak. The pet store is located at 3300 Hamilton Mill Road in Buford. Call 770-831-5530.

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Gwinnett will offer a seminar on starting your own business from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Georgia Gwinnett College. Topics will include legal structures, start-up costs and market research. The cost is $59. To register, call 678-407-5385 or visit

"Lewis Grizzard: One More Time" will be performed Tuesday through Jan. 21 at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Performances are 8 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 for adults and $19 seniors and students. Call 770-469-1105 or visit

Registration for Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation's classes, programs, summer camps and events listed in the January-April issue of the Gwinnett LIFE brochure begins at

6 a.m. Tuesday. Citizens can register online at, via fax at 770-822-8817 or by mailing registration forms to GCPA Sign Up, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA, 30045. Walk-in or call-in registration is also available through the park locations.

Walk-up registration for the annual Miss Dacula Pageants, a fundraiser for the Dacula High School PTSA, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Jan. 23 in the Dacula High School commons area. Mail-in registration will be accepted through Feb. 28. The pageants will be held March 23-24. Miss Dacula age divisions range from 3 years old through 12th grade. Applications are available for download on

A course on Fixed Income and How to Survive During Retirement will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. There is no cost for the course, which is aimed at seniors on a fixed income. Pre-registration is required. Call all 770-985-4713.


Newcomer Women's Club of North East Suburban Atlanta will hold its monthly coffee meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Suwanee Station Clubhouse, 1285 Station Center Blvd., Suwanee. New neighbors in the area are invited to the free meeting. Call Ginny at 770-614-3216 or visit


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

The Gwinnett Council for Seniors will hold a meeting at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Gwinnett Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville. At the meeting, XL Health representative Jennie Deese will speak on the new Care Improvement Plus Medicare plan. The meeting will also address bargains and discounts at local restaurants and stores. Call 770-822-5147.