Send items for the Community Calendar to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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. Thursday at Hoschton Depot. The cost is $30 per person. For more information, call Robyn Matthews at 770-967-5115 or e-mail email@example.com
The Kiwanis Club and the The Parc at Duluth have teamed up to form the first Golden K Club in Gwinnett. The club is for retirees and members who participate in community service activities. An informational meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Parc. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Sharon Lynch at 770-622-6880 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Contact Terry Manning at 770-564-8822 or email@example.com.
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. Thursday. Visit www.smta.org.
Mt. Carmel Preschool will be hosting a "Spring Fling" shopping experience with numerous local distibutors Thursday 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, 2985 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. Call 770-963-1313 for more information or visit tgy.ymcaatlanta.org.
The Greater Gwinnett Group of the Sierra Club hosts Sally Bethea, founding director of the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, at this month's meeting set for Thursday. The meeting, open to Sierra Club members and the general public, will begin with refreshments at 7 p.m. and the main presentation at 7:30 pm. The Sierra Club's Greater Gwinnett Group meets at the Willowrun Condominiums clubhouse located off Club Drive at 1015 Country Court, Lawrenceville. For more information or directions to the event, please call Tom Morrissey at 404-513-4069 or visit www.georgia.sierraclub.org/gwinnett.
Newcomer Women's Club of North East Suburban Atlanta invites new neighbors for its 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.
The George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center will host a Spring Fling for teens ages 13 to 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee. Registration is required. Call 770-831-4173.
Grandparents may bring their grandchildren 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.
Barefoot in the Park fine arts festival will be held Saturday and April 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. Contact Dave Wall at 770-904-6340 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Duluth High School Soccer Booster Club will host the Duluth alumni soccer games at 5:30 p.m. (women) and 7:30 p.m. (men) at 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 more than 20 Lilburn, Lawrenceville and Duluth area restaurants will be available from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will also be entertainment for all ages and a live silent auction. Funds raised will benefit student organizations. Visit www.berkmarbaseball.com or www.berkmarband.com.
The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center invites residents to celebrate Earth Day by participating in the 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.
The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center invites middle and high school students to participate in its environmental club Club Method and assist with Earth Day event setup and breakdown, and with Kid Zone activities. Community service hours will be given. 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. Saturday 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. Saturday. 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 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 email@example.com.
Mike Francis will speak on the care and cultivation of Japanese Maples on April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Gwinnett County Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville.
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. Deadline for corporate sponsorships is April 1. Call Anette Walden at 404-376-9180 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center will be hosting "Night at the Museum!" where children K-5 may enjoy games, pizza, and activities for $20 on April 25 6-9 p.m. 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 on April 25 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Look for the bloodmobile at 1520 Scenic Hwy.