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 Community Band and the Sugar Hill LDS Choir from The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints will perform a free community concert at 7 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ and Latter-day Saints Sugar Hill Stake Center, 4833 Suwanee Dam Road. This year's theme is "America ... the Dream Goes On." Call 678-714-0036 or visit www.sugarhillds choir.org or gwinnettband.org.
Barefoot in the Park fine arts festival will be held at Duluth Town Green in Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-3600.
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. Call Chief Deputy Mike Boyd at 770-822-3105 or e-mail him at mike. email@example.com.
Mike Francis will speak on the care and cultivation of Japanese Maples at 7 p.m Monday at the Gwinnett County Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville.
The Suwanee Academy of the Arts will host an Usborne "Reading is a Gift" book fair on April 21 to 26, which gives parents, teachers, children and the community an opportunity to promote reading through a fundraising book fair event. The book fair will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday to Thursday, and 9 a.m. to noon Friday and Saturday. A percentage of all sales goes toward free books to the Suwanee Academy of the Arts. For additional information visit www.homelearningbooks.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
Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will be hosting "Night at the Museum!" where children in grades K-5 may enjoy games, pizza and activities for $20 from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. 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.
Several events will kick off Tour de Georgia, which will begin at 10 a.m. Friday. BodyPlex Family Fitness will host the world's largest outdoor spin class. Three fitness instructors will lead up to 100 people in this fun spurt of energy at 5:30 p.m. Registration forms are available at www.suwanee.com or by calling BodyPlex at 770-614-6140. The registration fee is $20, with proceeds going to Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG Foundation. All riders will receive a commemorative T-shirt and wristband.Suwanee Creek Bicycles will be on hand to conduct a bike safety clinic, and Suwanee parks officers will lead bike tours of the nearby Suwanee Creek Greenway.
Sam's Club of Snellville and LifeSouth Community Blood Centers will host a blood drive from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Look for the bloodmobile at 1520 Scenic Highway.
Tour de Georgia will begin Friday and several roads along the Suwanee route will be closed briefly. The 120 professional cyclists participating in this year's tour will leave Town Center Park at 10 a.m., make their way by Level Creek Elementary, then back by Town Center Park to McGinnis Ferry Road, across the Chattahoochee and then make their way to Dahlonega. Visit www.suwanee.com for a complete route. Tench Road in front of Level Creek Elementary (from Peachtree Industrial to Suwanee Dam) will be closed at 9:15 a.m. Other roads will be closed from about 9:55 to 10:15 a.m. These roads include: Buford Highway - between McGinnis Ferry and Suwanee Dam roads; Suwanee Dam - from Buford Highway to Tench Road; Brogdon Road - from Suwanee Dam to Tench Road; Tench Road - from Brogdon Road to Suwanee Dam; Peachtree Industrial Boulevard - from McGinnis Ferry to Tench Road; and McGinnis Ferry Road - from Buford Highway to the Chattahoochee River.