Valentine's dance set for Saturday

LAWRENCEVILLE - The fifth annual Valentine's Dinner and Dance will be held Saturday at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville.

The evening will consist of hors d'oeuvres and complimentary event photos on the main floor beginning at 6:30 p.m. A buffet-style dinner from Big Sha Bang will begin around 7 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom and will consist of roasted pork loin, grilled chicken, salad, choice of three vegetables and dessert.

Live entertainment provided by Sally and the Six Grand Band will accompany dancing from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Door prizes will also be awarded throughout the night.

Advanced registration is required. The cost is $75 per couple.

The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse is located at 185 Crogan St., in downtown Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-822-5450.

Pinckneyville plans special dances

SNELLVILLE - Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center will sponsor two special events in February: A Daddy/Daughter Dance on Friday and Mother/Son Dance Feb. 22.

Fathers and grandfathers, put on your dancing shoes and show your daughters what you're made of on the dance floor from 7-9 p.m. Friday.

Moms and grandmothers are invited to grab that special little guy and come out Feb. 22 from 7-9 p.m.

Both events are for ages 4 and up. The cost for each event is $10 per person, which includes refreshments, a live DJ, and a photo event to commemorate this special occasion. You must pre-register.

Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is located at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. For more information visit www.gwinnettparks.com or call 770-417-2200.

Group goes

to flower show

NORCROSS - Go to the 20th Annual Southeastern Flower Show at the World Congress Center.

A group of Gwinnett residents will travel by van to the show, beginning Friday at 10 a.m.

Pre-registration is required for people 12 and older. The cost is $10.

The van will leave from the Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross . For more information, call 770-417-2200.

Chinese New Year celebration planned

NORCROSS - Come celebrate the Year of the Rat at Lucky Shoals Park.

From 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, the Chinese New Year Celebration will have traditional Chinese treats, crafts, activities for children and a dragon parade.

All ages are welcome. The cost is $10 for the first person and $5 for each additional person. For more information, call 770-564-3060.

The Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center is located at 4651 Britt Road in Norcross.

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