Calendar items should be e-mailed to or sent to the Gwinnett Daily Post, P.O. Box 603, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The fax number is 770-339-8081. All items must include a name and telephone number and must be received by noon Monday in order to be published in the following week's Friday edition.


"Breaking Boundaries" art exhibition will be on display from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at Kudzu Art Zone, 116 Carlyle St., Norcross. The show runs through Feb. 23. Call 770-840-9844 or visit

The Big Apple Circus show "Celebrate!" will be held from today through Feb. 23 at Stone Mountain Park, U.S. Highway 78 E., exit 8, Stone Mountain. Performance times vary by day. Call 1-800-922-3772 or visit

A father-daughter dance will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross. There will be refreshments, a live DJ and a photographer on hand to commemorate this special occasion. The cost is $10 per person, and the dance is for ages 4 and up. Registration is required. For more information, visit or call 770-417-2200.


Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation's fifth annual Valentine's Dinner and Dance will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan St. in downtown Lawrenceville. Advance registration is required. The cost is $75 per couple. For more information, call 770-822-5450.

"Erotic, Patriotic and Neurotic," the antique folk and Americana collection of David Wise, will be on sale at 8 a.m. Saturday at Historic Buford Hall, 112 E. Shadburn Ave., Buford. Up for grabs will be antique and anonymous carvings, canes, furniture, whirligigs, decoys, trade signs, erotica, paintings, historical memorobilia and folk art. For more information, call 404-403-4244.

Amy Speace will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Bowman House, 323 Wilcrest Drive, Lawrenceville. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is a $20 donation. Call 770-979-1314 or visit

Mill Creek Nature Center Volunteer Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at REI in the Mall of Georgia, 1600 Mall of Georgia Blvd., Buford. The event is free. Call 770-868-8423 or e-mail


Swimming lessons for children ages 3 and up will be held at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Gainesville State College Indoor Pool, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Classes last 50 minutes and will run through Feb. 26. Registration is $75. Call 678-717-3605 or visit


The Buford Woman's Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sugar Hill Community Center, Sugar Hill. Several new officers will go through installation at this month's meeting. Visit

Colin Creel, author of "Crossroads: Navigating Your Calling and Career," will discuss and sign copies of his work from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnes & Noble at the Forum, 5141 Peachtree Pkwy., Norcross. Visit

"Moms and Tots," a returning weekly activity for mothers and their children, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday through Mar. 19 at Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. On hand will be a host of fun activities, including stories, music, games, crafts and more. The program is free of charge and designed for Simon Kidgits 4 years of age and under. Call 770-476-5160.

Ongoing events

Duluth students have the opportunity to design several facets of the city's 2030 Comprehensive Plan by submitting either artwork, to be used for the document's cover, or a 2000-word essay on the future of Duluth. All entries are due by Feb. 29. The winning submission for each category will earn a $50 prize and be recognized by the mayor at a City Council meeting. Contact Chris Collins at 3578 W. Lawrenceville St., Duluth by calling 770-476-1790 or e-mailing

Watercolorist Rosemary Benavides Williams will be holding a weekly session of watercolor classes from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays through March 4 at the Sugar Hill Community Center, 1166 Church St., Sugar Hill. The fee is $125 per eight-week session. Call 770-831-7413 to register and obtain directions.

"The Nature of Things," an exhibit of photography by Ken Easter, will be featured through April 24 at the Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, call 770-417-2200 or visit

Vines Railroad Garden train museum is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday. The train museum is located at 3500 Oak Grove Road, Loganville. Call 770-554-9697 or visit