Bridal show to be held

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse will host the 2007 Winter Bridal & Fashion Show today.

From 2 to 5 p.m., product and service vendors will be set up in the courtroom, on the main floor and in the meeting rooms of the courthouse.

Vendors will be presenting attire, photography, silk and fresh flowers, catering, rentals, cosmetics, ice sculpture, travel agencies and many more ideas to make the perfect wedding day.

A fashion show will begin at 4 p.m. and will feature gowns by Crystal Crane and Tuxedos by Savvi Formalwear.

Admission is $1 per person, and there will be giveaways throughout the day from participating vendors, as well as a grand prize giveaway.

The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse is located at 185 W. Crogan St. in downtown Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-822-5450.

Registration begins for classes

LAWRENCEVILLE - 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 will begin Tuesday at 6 a.m.

Registration information, program listings and park locations are available online at or in Gwinnett Life brochures at parks facilities, local libraries and community schools offices.

Those interested in registering for a class can sign up in person or by phone at a park location that is listed on the Web site or in Gwinnett Life, faxing their registration form to 770-822-8817, online or mailing registration forms to GCPR Sign Up, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30045.

For more information, call 770-822-8840.

Newcomer of the year named

DULUTH - Medieval Times was named Gwinnett's Newcomer of the Year by the Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau.

The bureau cited Medieval Times for its depth of involvement with community partnerships and the company's commitment to partnering with the bureau. Medieval Times was nominated by bureau staff, and the castle was one of four members nominated for the honor.

Since the Medieval Times Georgia castle opened July 21 at Discover Mills, the attraction has hosted more than 100,000 guests.

The Georgia attraction is the ninth Medieval Times castle in North America. Tickets are available at 1-888-WE-JOUST (935-6878) or through

PTA offers class

LAWRENCEVILLE - The Gwinnett Extension Service and the Gwinnett County Council of PTAs is hosting a free program called "Growing Up and Understanding It."

The program is designed for parents to attend with their children ages 9 to 13. Program topics will include basic physical and emotional aspects of human growth and development, facts and misconceptions of puberty, hygiene, exercise and taking proper care of oneself.

There will be a session for boys from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville.

There will be sessions for girls from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 25 and Jan. 30 at the courthouse. Parents can attend either session.

Reservations are required. Call the Extension Service at 678-377-4010 and leave your name and how many people will attend which session.

Gwinnett Gab appears in the Thursday and Sunday editions of the Gwinnett Daily Post.