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"Tom Sawyer" will be performed by Lionheart Theater Company through Sunday at the Norcross Community and Cultural Arts Center, 10 Britt Road, Norcross. Showtimes are 2 p.m. today and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for children under 10 years old. Call 770-806-0935 or visit www.lionheartheatre.org.
Cowboy Bingo will be played from 10:30 a.m. to noon today at Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Admission is $1 and attendees should bring a $3 or less white elephant gift. Call 770-564-4680.
A guided tour of the McDaniel Farm Park will begin at 10:30 a.m. today at the park, 3251 McDaniel Road, Duluth. Wildlife Weekdays animal demonstrations will be held from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. Admission to the park is free, and the cost for the demonstrations is $3 per person. Call 770-822-8840 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com.
Movies in the Park will be held at dusk today in Braselton Park, 126 Harrison St., Braselton. "Over the Hedge" will be shown. Call 706-654-3915 or visit www.braselton.net.
The New London Theater will perform "Cats" today through Sunday at the South Gwinnett High School theater, 2288 E. Main St., Snellville. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Visit www.newlondontheatre.org.
Simon Kidgits Club "Harry Potter" Book Party will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. Admission is free for Kidgits members and $5 for non-members. Call 770-476-5160 or visit www.simonkidgitsclub.com.
Grand opening ceremonies for Sweet Water and DeShong parks will be held on Saturday. Free events will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Sweet Water Park, located at 800 Bethesda School Road in Lawrenceville, and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DeShong Park, located at 2859 N. DeShong Road in Stone Mountain. Call 770-822-8840.
The third annual Come Back to the Past, Visit the USO event, a fundraiser for the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the United Service Organization, will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the VFW Post 5257, 800 VFW Drive in Stone Mountain. Admission is $10, and active duty personnel get in free with a valid ID card. Call 770-498-3469 or 770-498-7022.
Stone Echo will perform from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday as part of the Mall of Georgia's summer concert series at the Mall of Georgia Pavilion, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Admission is free. Call 678-482-8788 or visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.
A HipHug pet arthritis and dysplasia product demonstration will be offered at 3 p.m. Saturday at Precious Pets, 9 S. Peachtree St., Norcross. Call 770-416-7387.
The Usual Suspects Big Band will perform at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Duluth Festival Center Amphitheater, 3142 Hill St., Duluth. The free concert will be a tribute to Frank Sinatra. Call 678-475-3506 or visit www.duluthga.net.
A dinner and wine cruise on Lake Lanier will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday at Grapes and Hops Bar and Bistro, 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch. Tickets are $130 per person for dinner and cruise or $75 per person for the cruise only. Reservations are required. Call 770-965-9145.
Marvelous Masterpieces art classes with Jackie Ellett will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Carisma Art Gallery, 15 E. Main St., Buford. Classes are $80 and include materials. Call 770-271-7501 or visit www.carismahome.com.
"Suitcase Circus" will be performed at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $6 for children. The show is part of the 2007 Children's Summer Performance Series. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.
Shawn Mullins will perform at 8 p.m. July 27 at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse on the downtown square in Lawrenceville. The free concert is part of the city's Moonlight and Music concert series. Call 770-822-8840 or visit www.visitlawrenceville.com.
Legends will perform from 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 28 as part of the Mall of Georgia's summer concert series at the Mall of Georgia Pavilion, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Admission is free. Call 678-482-8788 or visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.
"Trains, Trucks and Tractors" event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 28 at Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Peachtree Road, Duluth. Admission to the museum is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children ages 2-12. Children under 2 get in free. Visit www.southeasternrailwaymuseum.org.
The Grasstowne Band will perform at 8 p.m. July 28 at Everett's Music Barn, 4055 Stonecypher St., Suwanee. Admission is a $12 donation. Call 770-945-5628 or visit www.everettbrothers.com.
A Lolonis organic wine dinner will be held at 5 p.m. July 29 at Grapes and Hops Bar and Bistro, 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch. Tickets are $45 per person. Call 770-965-9145 or visit www.grapesandhopsbarandbistro.com.
"The Many Moods of Pastels" will be on display through July 25 at the Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross. 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 770-395-9698 or visit www.southeasternpastel.com.
"Patchwork MacKay: A Family Tree" will be on display through July 31 at Carisma Art Gallery, 15 E. Main St., Buford. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 770-271-7501 or visit www.carismahome.com.
Animal Planet Summer Adventure will be held through Aug. 5 at Stone Mountain Park, located off exit 8 on U.S. Highway 78 East in Stone Mountain. A special breakfast will be held at 9:30 a.m. each Saturday at Miss Katie's Restaurant inside the park. Admission to the park is $24 for adults and $19 for children 3-11 years old. Call 770-498-5690 or visit www.stonemountainpark.com/
"The Andrews Brothers" will be performed through Aug. 12 at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Shows are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $19 seniors and students. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.
"Inspirations in Color" art exhibit will be on display through Aug. 22 at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 W. Crogan St., Lawrenceville. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Visit www.gwinnettparks.com.