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.


Voices of North Georgia will present Voices of Praise at 3 p.m. today at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 404 Washington St. in Gainesville. Call 770-868-0041 or visit

The Philadelphia Winn Chapter National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 2 p.m. today at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary Building, 455 S. Perry St. S.W. in Lawrenceville. Terry E. Manning and the Allen Howard Children of the American Revolution Chapter will present the program. Call 770-921-3114 for more information.

Mill Creek Nature Center will host Raised Boardwalk Build 2007 through Saturday. Volunteers will build a 120-foot raised boardwalk over an existing muddy trail area. The project will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each work day. Contact Christina Marr at or 770-868-8423.


University of Georgia Small Business Development Center at Gwinnett will offer a business seminar -"Franchising: Is It Right For You?" - from 6:15 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Georgia Gwinnett College, 1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville. The cost is $69, which includes workshop materials. Visit or call Helen Sutherland at 678-407-5385.

Adult Beginners/Refresher Watercolor Class will be offered through Tuesday at the Sugar Hill Community Center, 4988 W. Broad St., Sugar Hill. The classes run from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. They are open to adults and seniors, and the cost is $125 per session. Call 770-831-7413 or e-mail


Huntington Learning Center will offer "Homework: A Parent's Survival Guide" at 7 p.m. Wednesday 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.


Be Ready Atlanta, an emergency preparedness drill, will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 E. Crogan St., Lawrenceville. The drill is designed to test the response capability and collaboration between public and private groups, and volunteers are needed for all locations in Gwinnett, Barrow, Clayton, DeKalb and Fulton counties. Visit or call 404-979-2800.

Partnership Against Domestic Violence will host its annual Domestic Violence Survivor Speak-Out from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Gwinnett Justice and Administrative Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. The event is free and light refreshments will be provided. Call 404-870-9605.

ScreamFree Living will host "5 Truths Every Parent Needs to Know" at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at Greater Atlanta Christian School, 1575 Indian Trail Lilburn Road in Norcross. The seminar will be presented by Hal Runkel, author of "ScreamFree Parenting." The cost is free. Call 770-243-2000.

The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will offer a business seminar, "Employment Laws for Minority Entrepreneurs," from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Georgia Gwinnett College, 1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville. The cost is $40. Visit or call Helen Sutherland at 678-407-5385.

Georgia Educational Institute will offer a Home Ownership Accelerator seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday. The seminar will help attendees learn how to pay off their mortgage in half the time, and a credit score of over 680 is required to attend. The seminar will be held at 1174 McKendree Church Road, Lawrenceville. Call 770-277-0088, ext. 55.


Serenity Lakes Wellness Center will host "Energetic Spinal Clearing: An Introductory Workshop, Part 1" from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday at Serenity Lakes Wellness Center, 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. Workshop fee is $20, which includes materials. Advanced reservations are required. Call Gene Lewis at 404-874-6672 or 404-429-2872.


Car Show in Old Town Lilburn will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and an awards presentation will be offered at 4 p.m. Trophies will be awarded to the top 25 entrants. The registration cost is $20 the day of the show. Call Joette Segars at 770-921-5422 or visit

Gwinnett Choral Guild will host "Flavors of Fall: A Choral Feast" at 7 p.m. Saturday at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 Lawrenceville Highway in Lawrenceville. Tickets are $15 for adults, $25 for couples, and $10 for senior citizens and students. Call 404-223-9962 or visit

The Braselton Antique and Holiday Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at Braselton's Town Park in downtown Braselton. There will be a wide selection of antiques, plus holiday crafts and decorations. Parking and admission is free. Call 770-654-2693.

A vintage classic tractor show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Towne Center shopping center in Hoschton. There will be a tractor competition, vendors, pet costume contest and pumpkin carving for kids. Call 770-331-5525.

Autumn Nights will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Fort Yargo State Park Nature Center, 210 S. Broad St., Winder. There will be a carved pumpkin contest, stories told over a campfire, hay rides and games. There is a $3 parking fee. Call 770-867-7517.

Climatized Self Storage will host a McGruff Safe Kids event from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at 875 Marathon Parkway, Lawrenceville. The event will offer children's ID packets and fingerprinting. McGruff the Crime Dog will be there, along with the Chick-fil-A cow. Call 678-242-1140.

North Gwinnett High School will host its sixth annual Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The school is located at 20 Level Creek Road in Suwanee. The show will benefit North Gwinnett's Habitat for Humanity chapter. The registration fee is $20. E-mail or call 770-945-9558.

Notre Dame Academy will host its annual gala at 6 p.m. Saturday at Atlanta Marriott Gwinnett Place, 1775 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. The theme for this year's event is "Dancing With the Stars." Call Mary Celeste Osterloh at 678-387-9385.

Central Gwinnett High School will host the inaugural "Central's Creepy Castle" from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday and 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 28-31 at the Central Gwinnett castle, 564 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. The cost is $5 per person and kids under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit or call 770-883-5400.

It Won't Happen to Me will hold the In Memory of Walk-A-Thon at 11 a.m. Saturday at Tribble Mill Park, 2125 Tribble Mill Parkway in Grayson. The walk is meant to help teens become aware of the No. 1 cause of teen deaths, car crashes. The registration fee is $35, and the minimum sponsorship suggested is $100. Call 770-207-9698 or visit

Boy Scout Troop 419 will hold the second annual Waffle House Family Breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Duluth Highway, Duluth. Waffle House chefs will prepare waffles, eggs and bacon, and tickets are $6 per person or $20 per family in advance and $7 per person or $25 per family at the door. Proceeds benefit the Boy Scouts. Call 770-476-3776.

The Gwinnett County Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group meets from 10 a.m. to noon on the fourth Saturday of each month at the Gwinnett Christian Towers, 414 Berkmar Way in Lilburn. Call Pat at 770-831-1386.

Oct. 29

Upper Cervical Health Centers of America will host a community awareness dinner at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 29 at the Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church, 1450 Pine Road in Dacula. James Tomasi will give out copies of his book and share his story. The event is free and seating is limited. Call 770-641-9444.