Zoar United Methodist Church will host a homecoming celebration with performances by Snellville native and "American Idol" finalist Diana DeGarmo at 8:30 and 11 a.m. today. The church is located at 3895 Zoar Church Road, Snellville. Call 770-972-5905.
Softball Summer Camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily Monday through Friday at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. The cost is $75, with a registration fee of $35. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. To register, call Angela Ellies or Simone Miller at 770-679-1276 or 770-985-4713.
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation's Van Go group will take a trip to Zoo Atlanta on Monday. The group will meet at 9 a.m. Monday at Pinckneyville Park Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $10, plus the zoo admission fee of $18 for ages 12 and older and $13 for ages 8-11. Registration is required. Call 770-417-2200.
World of Fun will hold Camp Fun from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at World of Fun, 495 Indian Trail Road in Lilburn. The camp is for kindergartners through fifth-graders and the cost is $100 for the week. Call 770-921-4386 or visit www.worldoffun.org.
World of Fun will hold Teenpreneur, a program for sixth- through twelfth-graders, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $100 for the week. World of Fun is located at 495 Indian Trail Road in Lilburn. Call 770-921-4386 or visit www.worldoffun.org.
"The Road to Rome" 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.
Brookwood High School will hold a 20-year reunion for the class of 1987 from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Gwinnett Marriott Duluth, 1775 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. To register, call 770-466-5269 or visit www.1stclassreunions.com.
Back to School summer camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from Aug. 6-10 at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. The cost is $75 with a registration fee of $35. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Call Angela Ellies or Simone Miller at 770-679-1276 or 770-985-4713 to register.
Southern Gwinnett Women's Connection and Stonecroft Ministries will hold a Dinner Affair to Remember luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Country Club of Gwinnett, 3254 Clubside View Court in Snellville. The cost is $13. Reservations are required by Aug. 6. Call Jackie at 770-962-0289 or e-mail SGWomenConnect@hotmail.com.
Shiloh High School will hold a 20-year reunion for the classes of 1986, 1987 and 1988 from 7 p.m. to midnight Aug. 11 at the Marriott Emerald Pointe, 7000 Holiday Road in Lake Lanier Islands. To register, call 770-466-5269 or visit www.1stclassreunions.com.
The Georgia Iris Society will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 11 at Pike Nursery Corporate Offices, 4020 Steve Reynolds Blvd. in Norcross. Members will hold a plant and seed swap. Call Mary at 770-491-8253 or Gerald at 770-437-0000.
A date-night pottery class will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 11 at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. The class fee is $50 per pair per class, and includes all supplies. Reservations are required. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.
The Simon DTour Live, featuring Bobby Valentino, will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. Call 770-476-5160 or visit www.simon.com.
The Gwinnett Choral Guild, Gwinnett's community choir, kicks off rehearsals for its 2007-08 season on Aug. 13. The group rehearses at 7:30 p.m. every Monday at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 U.S. Highway 29 S. in Lawrenceville. The guild welcomes returning members and encourages new members for all voice parts. Call 404-223-9962 or visit gwinnettchoralguild.org.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus will perform Aug. 16-19 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Tickets range in price from $15 to $50. Call 404-249-6400 or visit www.ringling.com.
2007 Big Expo and Job Fair, presented by Access Payment Solutions, will run from 1 to 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. The deadline to reserve booths is Aug. 4. Call Laurie McKenzie at 770-232-8816 or visit www.bigexpoandjobfair.com.
Christian comedian Charles Marshall will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are available through LifeWay Christian Store in Buford, by calling 770-682-3073 or online at www.charlesmarshallcomedy.com.
The Room to Read book drive will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 24 and 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 25 at Boutique Armoire, 10 Britt St., Norcross. Call 770-277-5361 or visit www.roomtoread.org.
The Medical Evangelistic Extension Team will hold a free health and dental fair at 8 a.m. Aug. 25 at the First Baptist Church in Duluth, 2908 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. The event will also include a garage sale. Those interested in receiving dental care are asked to come to the church Aug. 24 for pre-screening. Call Carnes at 770-945-4171 or visit www.duluthbaptist.org.
First Baptist Church Duluth will hold a golf tournament beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 25 at Chateau Elan Golf Club in Braselton. Check-in will begin at 7 a.m. Registration is $69 per person, and registration packets are available online and at the church, 2908 Ga. Highway 120, Duluth. Call 770-476-3788 or visit www.duluthbaptist.org.
The Mpowerment Group presents Power Surge, a workshop for women transforming their lives, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Simpsonwood Conference Center and Resort, 4511 Jones Bridge Circle in Norcross. The cost is $95. Call Christine at 678-546-6344 or visit www.thempowermentgroup.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.
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 Jazzercise classes per week. Jazzercise 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.
Norcross Human Services Center is holding summer day camps through Aug. 3 at the center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. Sessions run from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Camp themes include sports, photography, puppet making, science, gardening, sewing, pottery and creative writing. The cost is $65 per week for ages 5-10 with a $25 registration fee. Call 770-638-5661.
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.
Norcross Human Services Center offers prenatal classes, with instruction in Spanish, from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays at the center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. Day care is provided. To register, call 404-880-3743 or 404-880-3745.
The Asian American Resource Center offers English literacy and civics level two classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. The class is meant for adults who want to advance their knowledge of the English language. Call 770-638-5661.
Norcross Human Services Center offers gamblers anonymous meetings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. Call 770-234-5648.
The Stone Mountain Barbershop Chorus holds rehearsals from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, in Duluth. Call 770-978-8053 or visit www.stonemountainchorus.org.
The Peachtree Corners Rotary Club meets at noon Mondays at the Carlyle House, 173 S. Peachtree St. in Norcross. Call 770-729-9708.
The Gwinnett Community Band invites local musicians to attend the group's rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Meadowcreek High School, 4455 Steve Reynolds Blvd. in Norcross. All instruments are welcome. Call 770-945-8734.
A senior water exercise class offered by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation is held at Mountain Park Pool in Lilburn at 8, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 9 and 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The cost is $2 per class. Registration is not required. Call 770-564-4650.
Free playtime is offered from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays at Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. Call 770-417-2200.
AIDGwinnet offers testing for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, each week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at 3075 Breckinridge Blvd., Suite 415, in Duluth. Testing is anonymous and confidential, and no needle is used. Test results in eight days are free, and results in 20 minutes cost $20. Call 678-990-6421 or visit www.aidgwinnett.org.
Duplicate bridge for seniors is played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Grayson Senior Center, 475 Grayson Parkway in Grayson. The cost is $2, and the group guarantees a partner. Call Dottie at 770-979-2849 or visit www.cityofgrayson.org.
The Pinckneyville Writers group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. Meetings are free. Call 770-417-2200.
Georgia Connection, a women's four-part harmony chorus, rehearses at 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the fellowship hall at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Road in Lilburn. Call 770-717-4031 or visit www.gaconnection.org.
Crossroads Career Network meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first Monday of the month at Snellville United Methodist Church, 2428 E. Main St. in Snellville. Admission is free. Call 770-972-9360 or visit crossroadscareer.org.
Quilters in Stitches Quilt Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Monday of the month at Highlands Presbyterian Church, 830 Grayson Parkway in Grayson. The program includes quilting teachers, lecturers and authors, workshops and community project. Visit www.quiltsites.com/QISguild.htm.
A book group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Borders in Snellville. Call 770-979-0472.
DivorceCare group will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Feb. 6 in Room F-149 at Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. The seminar runs for 13 weeks. The cost is $15 for the cost of the workbook. Call C. Kay Fuino at 770-476-3776 or e-mail email@example.com.
Parents with troubled children support group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in Room F-150 of Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. The group is open to those who have children dealing with addiction, discipline and other difficulties. Call 770-476-3776.
Creating Your Family Through Adoption support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth, in Room F-145. The group is open to those who are considering adoption, are in the process or have already adopted. Call the Rev. C. Kay Fuino at 770-476-3776.