Send items for the Community Calendar to email@example.com 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.
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers, Kroger and the Lawrenceville community are teaming up to host a blood drive in the Kroger parking lot, 1475 Buford Drive, from 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. All donors receive a recognition item, cholesterol screening and 12 month coverage in the LifeSouth Blood Donor Benefit Program. Donors must be 17 years old, at least 110 pounds and show photo I.D. Call 888-795-2707 or visit lifesouth.org.
Bodyplex Fitness Adventure and LifeSouth will host a blood drive from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at 238 Main St., Buford. Call 770-538-0500 for more information.
The Buford Lanier Women's Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Sugar Hill Community Center, 1166 Church St., Sugar Hill. The program will be "B.L.W.C. 10th Annual 2008 Home Tour." The club meets on the second wednesday of each month. Visit www.bufordlanierwomansclub
LifeSouth Communtiy Blood Centers is teaming up with Buford Post Office, 2030 Buford Highway, Buford, to host a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. All donors receive a recognition item, cholesterol screening and 12 month coverage in the LifeSouth Blood Donor Benefit Program. Donors must be 17 years old, at least 110 pounds and show photo I.D. Call 770-538-0500 or visit www.lifesouth.org.
The Gwinnett County Recreation Board will meet in Conference Room B at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville. Call 770-822-8840.
"Light up Your Life Luncheon," sponsored by Northern Gwinnett Christian Women's Connection will be held at 11:15 a.m. Thursday at Berkeley Hills Country Club, Duluth. The cost is $15. For Reservations for luncheon and free child care, call Janet at 770-495-9369 or Nancy at 770-939-9405 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EAA Chapter 690 Meeting will be held at Briscoe Field at 8 p.m. Friday. A pre-meeting dinner starts at 6 p.m. at the Flying Machine, and hangar flying will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visit www.eaa690.org.
Apalachee High School will hold the Dale Sanders Wildcat 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at 7 p.m. Friday to benefit the school's cheerleading program. Call 770-586-5111 for more information.
Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center will host a Friday Night RecZONE for kids ages 10 to 15 from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at 4651 Britt Road, Norcross. Call 770-564-3060.
Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center will host a Family Game Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross. Call 770-417-2200.
LifeSouth Communtiy Blood Centers is teaming up with Bruster's Real Ice Cream, 3256 Buford Drive, Buford, to host a blood drive from 4 to 7 p.m. All donors receive a recognition item, cholesterol screening and 12-month coverage in the LifeSouth Blood Donor Benefit Program. Donors must be 17 years old, at least 110 pounds and show photo I.D. Call 770-538-0500 or visit www.lifesouth.org.
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers is hosting a blood drive at The Vitamin Shoppe, 3226 Buford Drive, Buford, from
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. All donors receive a recognition item, cholesterol screening and 12-month coverage in the LifeSouth Blood Donor Benefit Program. Donors must be 17 years old, at least 110 pounds and show photo I.D. Call 770-538-0500 or visit www.lifesouth.org.
The Wild Bird Center of Buford, 2725 Hamilton Mill Rd., Buford, presents Monteen McCord, falconer, lecturer and bird rehabilitator, and her red-tailed hawk, Mina, her screech owl Scully, and her great horned owl Sam from noon to 5 p.m. Visit www.hawktalk.org.
The first annual Atlanta Caribbean Carnival Princess and Queen Pageants will take place on Saturday at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center at 3 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 404-587-5195.
The 2008 Georgia State American Queen Pageant will take place April 13 at The Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers. Visit www.georgiaamericanqueenpageant.com.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education will meet at South Gwinnett High School at 7 p.m. The public is invited to discuss education topics about District IV. Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks will present information about the school system's budget, goals and direction. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.
The Braselton-West Jackson Library will host the "Round-Up for Reading" fundraiser at 6 p.m. April 17 at Hoschton Depot. The cost is $30 per person. For more information, call Robyn Matthews at 770-967-5115 or
The Kiwanis Club and The Parc at Duluth have teamed up to form the first Golden K Club in Gwinnett. The club is designed for retirees and members participate in community service activities. An informational meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Parc. Luch will be served. Please RSVP to Sharon Lynch at 770-622-6880 or email@example.com.
The Gwinnett Council for Seniors invites seniors, senior organizations, businesses, and friends and family of seniors interested in senior living issues to the Gwinnett Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, from noon to 3:30 p.m. for the Seniors Organization Extravaganza. Call Terry Manning at 770-564-8822 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Atlanta Surface Mount Technology Association Expo will be held at the Gwinnett Civic Center in Duluth from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 17. Visit www.smta.org.
Mt. Carmel Preschool will be hosting a "Spring Fling" shopping experience with numerous local distibutors on April 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 5100 Old Peachtree Road, Norcross. Call Maria Schwab at 770-990-3526 for more informaton.
Gwinnett County's Senior Olympics will hold its swimming venue at the J.M. Tull-Gwinnett Family YMCA from 10 a.m. to noon April 17, 2985 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. Call 770-963-1313 for more information or visit tgy.ymcaatlanta.org.
The George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center will host a Spring Fling for teens ages 13 to 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. April 18 at 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee. Registration is required. Call 770-831-4173.
Grandparents may bring their granchildren and a remote control car for a fun day at the Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville. Call 770-564-4680.
Newcomer Women's Club of North East Suburban Atlanta invites new neighbors for their monthly coffee meeting at
10:30 a.m. There is no cost for attending the meeting. The meeting will be at the Suwanee Station Clubhouse at 1285 Station Center Blvd.
Barefoot in the Park fine arts festival will be held April 19 to 20 at Duluth Town Green in Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-3600.
Flotilla 29 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Lake Lanier, is hosting a six course boating skills and seamanship class at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Operations Center on Lights Ferry Road from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Successful class completion may result in lowering boat's insurance premium. Class size is limited and cost is $40. Call Dave Wall at 770-904-6340 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Duluth High School Soccer Booster Club will host the 1st annual Duluth alumni soccer games at 5:30 p.m. (women) and 7:30 p.m. (men) in the stadium. All former Duluth High School players and coaches are invited to participate. Cost is $5 and proceeds will benefit the booster Club. Call 770-476-5206.
The 4th annual Berkmar High Taste of Jazz Festival and the 5th annual Taste of Berkmar High food sampling event will be from 4 to 9 p.m. in the school parking lot. The featured entertainment includes the Carter McMullen Trio and the Sam Skelton Quintet. Cuisine from over 20 Lilburn, Lawrenceville and Dulth area restaurants will be available from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will also be entertainment for all ages and a live and silent auction. Funds raised will benefit student organizations. Visit www.berkmarbaseball.com or www.berkmar band.com.
The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center invites residents to celebrate Earth Day by participating in EcoRun 5K at
8 a.m. Cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the event. Activities including a Kid Zone, native plant walk, vendors and building tour will follow. Call 770-904-3500.
Experience Civil War-era food and entertainment at "A Taste of the Civil War" from 6:30 to
9 p.m. April 19 at the Historic Courthouse in Lawrenceville. The cost is $10. Call 770-822-5178 for more information.
The Corners to Crossing 10K will be held at 8 a.m. April 19. Call 678-795-0115 or visit www.cornerstocrossing10k.org.
The Gwinnett Senior Center invites all Gwinnett residents age 50 and up to the 8th Annual Gwinnett Lifestyle Showcase at Gwinnett Technical College in the George Busbee Center building 700 from 9 a.m. to noon. Over 50 vendors will present information, services and resources for seniors. Free entertainment, food and door prizes will be available. Call 770-564-4680.
The Mill Creek Nature Center will host a "Let's Learn about Birds" class for children ages 7 to 10 years old. Classes are free but space is limited. Call Christina Marr at 770-868-8423 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
The 27th Annual Gwinnett County Police Chiefs Association Golf Tournament will be held at the Country Club of Gwinnett in Snellville. Funds will be used to assist public safety employees in times of need and provide a scholarship to children of public safety employees. Cost is $100 for individuals and sponsorship levels and packages range from $200 to $3,500. Contact Chief Deputy Mike Boyd at 770-822-3105 or mike.boyd@ gwinnettcounty.com.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education will meet at Peachtree Ridge High School at 7 p.m. The public is invited to discuss education topics about District II. Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks will present information about the school system's budget, goals and direction. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.
The Lake Lanier Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association is holding its 9th Annual Business Women's Luncheon from
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Georgia Mountains Center to honor the Business Woman of the Year. Tickets are $30. Call Anette Walden at 404-376-9180 or e-mail email@example.com.
Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center will be hosting "Night at the Museum!" where children in kingergarten through 5th grade may enjoy games, pizza and activities for $20 6 to
9 p.m. April 25. Call 770-904-3500.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education will meet at Berkmar High School at 7 p.m. The public is invited to discuss education topics about District V. Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks will present information about the school system's budget, goals and direction. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m.
Sam's Club of Snellville and LifeSouth Community Blood Centers willl host a blood drive from 12 to 6 p.m. April 25 Look for the bloodmobile at 1520 Scenic Highway.
Stevi B's Pizza of Buford and LifeSouth Community Blood Centers willl host a blood drive from 12 to 6 p.m. on April 26. Look for the bloodmobile at 1950 Buford Mill Drive.
The Duluth Merchants Association's Annual Benefit Dinner will be held at The Gallery at Gwinnett Medical Center - Duluth on Pleasant Hill Road. A dinner, silent and live auction will benefit the Hands of Christ/ Duluth Co-op. Cost is $75 per person or $650 for a table of 10. For more information, visit www.duluthmerchants.com. For information on sponsorship call Bernard Robertson at 678-957-0595 or Sunny Ramsay at 678-312-6839.
Flotilla 29 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Lake Lanier, is hosting a six course boating skills and seamanship class at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Operations Center on Lights Ferry Road from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Successful class completion may result in lowering boat's insurance premium. Class size is limited and cost is $40. Contact Dave Wall at 770-904-6340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Georgia Iris Society presents an iris show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at Gwinnett Technical College, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 600. Call 770-491-8253.
The Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties is hosting a Culinary Masterpiece Event on at 7 p.m. April 26 in the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, Duluth. Visit www.jilgnf.org or call 770-476-3090.
Borders at the Mall of Georgia in Buford will be hosting Beatrice Smith Samples to discuss and sign her historic novel, "Maggie McKinnon," 1705 Mall of Georgia Blvd., from 1 to 4 p.m. April 26. Call 678-482-0872.
The Buford Lanier Woman's Club 10th Annual 2008 Home Tour will be from 12:30 to
5:30 p.m. Cost is $18 in advance and $20 at the door. Proceeds will support charitable activities in the local area. Visit www.bufordlanierwomansclub.com.
The Dogs and Hogs Bike Show and Benefit will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. April 27 at LA Fitness, 1860 Duluth Highway in Lawrenceville. Half of all proceeds will benefit the Gwinnett Humane Society. Call 678-860-6141.
Sugar Hill Christian Academy is holding its 3rd annual Charity Golf Tournament at The Legends at Chateau Elan starting at 10 a.m. on April 29. Visit www.sugarhillchristian.com for more information.
The 2008 Lawrenceville Prayer on the Square will celebrate National Prayer Day at 7 p.m. at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. Call Mary Gordon at 770-682-7421.
Voices of North Georgia will present "The American Voice" at 7:30 p.m. May 2 and 3 p.m. May 4 at the Chapel at Lakewood Baptist Church, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. Call 770-868-0041 or visit www.voicesofnorthgeorgia.com.
In celebration of its 50-year anniversary, Stone Mountain will host its "Summer at the Rock" with brand new features and events until Sept. 1. The Lasershow Spectacular will feature new musical scores including the themes from "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones." Starting June 7, new features include Backyard Circus, an interactive kids experience; musical revue "Rock Solid Country"; live family show "Col. Adair's Southern Fried Shakespeare"; a new train show; and new street artist performances. For more information, visit www.stonemountainpark.com or call 770-498-5690.
Stone Mountain Park is hosting the 8th annual 5-mile Fun Run and Walk N' Roll. The Run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 3K Walk N' Roll begins at 9 a.m. Visit www.fodac.org.