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 Georgia Home & Garden Show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. today at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. For ticket information, call 678-455-5192 or visit

The Philadelphia Winn Chapter National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 2 p.m. today at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary Building, 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Call 770-921-3114 for more information.

The History Book Club meets today at the Gwinnett History Museum in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-822-5178.


Gwinnett Historical Society will hold its monthly membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the second floor courtroom at the Old Gwinnett County Courthouse in Lawrenceville. Archeologist James D'Angelo will give a presentation on the Fort Daniel excavation. Call 770-822-5174 for more information.

Creekland Eagle Ensemble will perform "Guys and Dolls" at the Gwinnett Center at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Tickets are available at the door for $10.

The Gwinnett County Master Gardeners will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Gwinnett Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Tim Daly will speak on xeriscaping.


The Gwinnett History Museum will host "Writing Your Life History," a class on how to record family history, at 7 p.m. Tuesdays through March 18. For registration information, call 770-822-5178.


Gwinnett County's Community Council will meet at the Five Forks Branch of the Gwinnett Public Library at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The business portion of the meeting will begin at 10 a.m.


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


Celtic musicians Barney's Goat will perform at the Gwinnett History Museum's Lawrenceville Female Seminary Building, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville, at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Call 770-822-5178 or e-mail

The Georgia Aviation Expo & Conference will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth. The GAEC is open to the public at no cost. Visit for more information.


The "Step Up or Step Down" high school competition step show will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross. The show is will feature a special performance by the Soul Stepping Sisters of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Cost is $10. E-mail Reneta Sanders at for more information.

The Gwinnett Family YMCA Partner With Youth Line Dance-a-Thon will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Wild Bill's, 2075 Market St. in Duluth. Minimum donation is $15 per person. For information, call 770-513-5953 or e-mail

The Hometown Hoedown to benefit the Collins Hill Education Foundation will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford. Tickets are $45 per person. Call 404-291-5342 or visit

A free home-buying seminar will be given at the RE/MAX Around Atlanta Training Center, 2280 Satellite Blvd., Duluth, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Call Joy at 770-401-1845 or Mark at 404-353-0185 to register.

Feb. 25

Small Miracles Preschool at the Lawrenceville Church of God is taking children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. An open house will be held 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.

Feb. 29

The Gwinnett History Museum will host a bus tour showcasing the county's historic sites. For registration information, call 770-822-5178.


The Continuum art show will be open through April 19 at Tannery Row Artist Colony, 554 W. Main St., Building C, in Buford. For more information, call 770-789-8280 or visit

Jazzercise classes are offered at Sugarloaf United Methodist Church. For schedule and information, call 404-219-1367 or visit

Charles Rogers' Russian photo safari is on display through March 27 at The Gallery at St. Edward's Episcopal Church, 737 Moon Road in Lawrenceville. The Gallery is located in the chapel and is free to the public. Viewing hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Call 770-963-6128 for more information.

Celebration Academy is now enrolling for the 2008-09 school year. Children from 15 months to second grade are welcome to register. For more information, call 770-965-9367 or visit

Gwinnett Technical College and AARP Tax-Aide are teaming up to offer free income tax preparation and tax counseling to Gwinnett County residents and Gwinnett Tech students, faculty and staff. The service will be offered from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays in the college's Busbee Center, Building 700, Room 2.108. The program runs through April 11. Be sure to bring last year's income tax return, proper identification and all necessary tax documents. Call 770-962-7580 for more information.

Big Apple Circus presents Celebrate! 30th Birthday Party Under The Big Top!, a brand new show where the world's greatest performers are throwing a birthday bash. Tickets range from $16 to $40 for weekend performances, $12 to $29 for weekday evening performances and $16 to $25 for 11 a.m. matinees. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at 404-249-6400.

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' nights out. E-mail or visit

Narconon is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people get off drugs and get their lives together. Free counseling, assessments and free referrals to over 11,000 center nationwide are offered. Call 800-468-6933 or visit

Ongoing - Monday

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

Serenity Lakes Wellness Center offers tai chi classes from 7 to 8 p.m. 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 are 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.

A senior water exercise class offered by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation is held at Mountain Park Pool in Lilburn at 8, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and 9 and 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The cost is $2 per class. Registration is not required. Call 770-564-4650.

Senior fitness classes are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the George Pierce Park Senior Fitness Center, 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. The cost is $54 for six weeks. Call 770-945-0594.

Free playtime is offered from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays and Wednesdays at Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. Call 770-417-2200.

AIDGwinnet offers testing for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, each week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at 3075 Breckinridge Blvd., Suite 415, in Duluth. Testing is anonymous and confidential, and no needle is used. Test results in eight days are free, and results in 20 minutes cost $20. Call 678-990-6421 or visit

Duplicate bridge for seniors is played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Grayson Senior Center, 475 Grayson Parkway in Grayson. The cost is $2, and the group guarantees a partner. Call Dottie at 770-979-2849 or visit

The Pinckneyville Writers group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. Meetings are free. Call 770-417-2200.

Georgia Connection, a women's four-part harmony chorus, rehearses at 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the fellowship hall at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Road in Lilburn. Call 770-717-4031 or visit