Gwinnett Gab: 4/10/08

Author to hold book signing

BUFORD - Author Meredith Thigpen of Flowery Branch will sign her children's picture book "Saving Nidia" at Waldenbooks Saturday.

Thigpen will be at the store, at 3333 Buford Drive No. 2025A in Buford, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Musical series starts this week

WINDER - Sunday Afternoon at the Colleen, a monthly musical series at the Colleen O. Williams Theater, is designed to be a casual and relaxed celebration of the joys and pleasures of music - in all its various forms and expressions.

The first concert is scheduled for Sunday at 3 p.m. and will feature The Prism Woodwind Quintet from Athens with selections from Beethoven, Paul Hindemith and Jacque Ibert. The series is made possible, in part, by a gift from The Peoples Bank's People to People Program.

The event will take place at the Winder Cultural Arts Center at 105 East Athens St. in Winder.

Tickets are $5 and are available from the Winder City Hall and at the door. For credit card purchases, call 770-867-3106. For more information, call the Winder Cultural Arts Department at 678-425-6884.

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