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.


The third annual Gwinnett County High School Photography Competition will be on display through Friday at Carisma Gallery, 15 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, call 770-271-7501.


An Evening of Celebration program in conjunction with the Black History Month Exhibit at the Centerville Community Center will be held at 5 p.m. Friday at the community center, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. The exhibit will run through Feb. 29 at the Centerville Community Center. For more information, call 770-985-4713.

The Big Apple Circus will be at Stone Mountain Park Friday to 23. For ticket information, visit or call 770-498-5690.


Eric Litwin will present a singing and storytelling program for children at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Aurora Children's Playhouse, 128 Pike St. in Lawrenceville. Tickets are $7. For reservations, call 678-226-6222.

Feb. 14

Valentine's Day Cabaret will be held at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St. in Lawrenceville. Tickets are $20 for general admission or $115 for a dinner and show package for two. For information, call 678-226-6222.

Feb. 15

The Georgia Home and Garden Show will be held at the Convention Center at the Gwinnett Center Feb. 15-17. For ticket information, call 678-455-5192.

Feb. 16

GUIDE Inc., Gwinnett United in Drug Education, will host its sixth annual Youth Leadership Conference for middle- and high-school students on Feb. 16 at Perimeter Church in Duluth. The day of interactive workshops and team-building exercises is open to students who work with the group. Registration is $15, and forms are available online at E-mail Jessica Andrews at

A Sweetheart Tea will be held at noon and 2 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary/Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. The tea is for children ages 5 and up to learn about table manners and etiquette. Event fee of $25 covers one child and one adult. To register, call 770-822-5178.

The Continuum art show will be open from Feb. 16 to April 19 at Tannery Row Artist Colony, 554 W. Main St., Building C, in Buford. There will be an opening reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 16. For more information, call 770-789-8280 or visit

Feb. 21

The Button Gwinnett Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at noon Feb. 21 at John Boy's Country Buffet, 2050 W. Main St. in Snellville. For more information, call 770-921-3816.

Feb. 25

Small Miracles Preschool at the Lawrenceville Church of God is taking full-time children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Open house is from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 25. The church is located at 329 Grayson Highway, Lawrenceville. Call LaDonna Carpenter at 770-963-4858, ext. 287.

Feb. 26

An eczema support group will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 26 at McDonald's, 2684 Main St., Snellville. For more information, call 770-979-0761.

March 10

"Painting With Judi Betts" workshop will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 10-14 at Kudzu Art Zone, 116 Carlyle St., Norcross. Betts is a member of the American Watercolor Society. The cost is $400 for Kudzu members, and $500 for nonmembers. Call 770-840-9844 or visit

April 5

Caboose Day will be held April 5 and 6 at the Southeastern Railway Museum, 3595 Buford Highway in Duluth. For more information, call 770-476-2013.

April 19

Barefoot in the Park fine arts festival will be held April 19-20 at Duluth Town Green in Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-3600.

May 2

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


Health care consultations are offered at the Lawrenceville Senior Center, 225 Benson St. in Lawrenceville. Call 770-822-5180 to schedule a free individual consultation.

Free tax preparation for seniors will be offered at the following sites through April 15: from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross; from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at the Snellville Senior Center, 2350 Oak Road in Snellville; from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at First United Methodist Church, 395 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville; from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at the Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville; from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at the George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center , 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee; and from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays at Gwinnett Technical College Building 700, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville.

The Asian American Resource Center offers English literacy and civics classes at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. Levels one through four are offered for adults who want to learn English and those who want to advance their knowledge of the English language. For more information and class schedule, call 770-638-5661.

Alcoholics Anonymous holds meetings all over the Atlanta area. To find one near you, look in the telephone directory white pages, visit, or, or call 404-525-3178.

Heartland Hospice in Buford is seeking volunteers. The hospice is looking for "friendly visitors" who will sit with patients to keep them company, read or help them write letters, or give caregivers a break. Also needed is an administrative and special projects volunteer for the Buford office, as well as musicians and singers to be part of a choir. Training is provided. Call Cheryl Burney at 770-880-7021.

Georgia Magic Girls Basketball club will hold a six-session skills development clinic this fall for girls ages 9 to 11. Contact Jim Nichols at or 678-387-4290.

The NAACP Gwinnett County Branch is offering "Got Stopped - You and the Law," a series of free training courses for teens on how to interact with law enforcement officials. For information, call 770-972-9722.

MOMS Club of Lawrenceville-South offers daytime activities for at-home mothers and children. Activities include playgroups, field trips, parties, community service and moms' night out. E-mail or visit


It Won't Happen to Me, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number of teen deaths resulting from automobile accidents, holds a teen victim impact panel at 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 770-289-8598 or visit

Trout Unlimited's Kanooka Chapter meets from 7 to 8 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-736-8245.

Serenity Lakes Wellness Center offers Tai Chi classes from 7 to 8 p.m. on Mondays at the center, 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. The cost is $18 per class or $120 for eight classes. Call 678-924-6868 or visit

Partnership Against Domestic Violence offers support groups for battered women to share their experiences and learn about safety and legal rights. A Gwinnett support group for women meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Monday in Lawrenceville, and a support group for women who speak Spanish meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday in Norcross. For the exact location, call 770-963-9799.

The Gwinnett Choral Guild, Gwinnett's community choir, rehearses at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 U.S. Highway 29 S. in Lawrenceville. All voice parts needed. Call 404-223-9962 or visit

Expressionism art classes are offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday at Hobby Lobby, 665 Duluth Highway, Suite 601, in Lawrenceville. The program continues until the end of the year. Call Jimmie at 678-791-3698 or visit

Families Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Level Creek United Methodist Church, in the church parlor, 4844 Suwanee Dam Road in Suwanee. Call 404-725-4861 or visit

The Stone Mountain Barbershop Chorus holds rehearsals from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, in Duluth. Call 770-978-8053 or visit

The Lawrenceville Rotary Club meets at noon Mondays at the Lil' River Grill, 179 E. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Call 770-831-7951.

The Peachtree Corners Rotary Club meets at noon Mondays at the Carlyle House, 173 S. Peachtree St. in Norcross. Call 770-729-9708.

The Gwinnett Community Band invites local musicians to attend the group's rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Meadowcreek High School, 4455 Steve Reynolds Blvd. in Norcross. All instruments are welcome. Call 770-945-8734.