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Today

"Fabulous Fourth," with live music, fireworks and a movie, will be held from 2 to 9 p.m. today at the Mall of Georgia. The festivities continue through Saturday until 9 p.m. The event is free. For more information, call 678-482-8788 or visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.

The "Fantastic Fourth Celebration" will be held at 9:30 p.m. today through Saturday at Stone Mountain Park. The laser show and fireworks are free; parking is $10. For more information, call 770-498-5690.

"Gwinnett Glows," will be held from 5 p.m. to dark today at the Historic Courthouse Square in Downtown Lawrenceville at 185 Crogan St. The event is free. For more information, call 770-822-8000.

"Light Up the Lake Fireworks Independence Day Celebration" will be held from 10 a.m. to dark today at the Lake Lanier Islands Resort's Beach and Water Park, 7000 Holiday Road. The cost is adults, $27.99; children 42-inches and under, $17.99; under 3, free. For more information, call 770-932-7200.

"Celebrate Braselton," the town's Independence Day celebration, will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at Braselton Park. At dusk, Chateau Elan will host a fireworks show. The festivities are free. For more information, call 706-654-3915.

Thursday

Judith Surowiec will begin a colored pencil teaching series from

11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Tannery Row Artist Colony. For more information, call Judith Surowiec at 770-271-3056.

July 11

Kudzu Art Zone's Norcross event "Feel the Heat" runs from July 11 through Aug. 23. Kudzu Art Zone is at 116 Carlyle St. in Norcross. Visit www.kudzu artzone.org for more information.

July 12

Hudgens Center for the Arts presents Family Day: Paint Gourds from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 12 at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

July 17

Judy Isaak will teach coil technique from

11 a.m. to noon July 17 at Tannery Row Artist Colony. For more information, call Judith Surowiec at 770-271-3056.

Hudgens Center for the Arts presents "Art Rocks" South of the Border from 5 p.m. to

7:30 p.m. July 17 at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

July 18

The city of Duluth presents the New Rascals show at 8:30 p.m. July 18. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. For tickets, visit www.ticketalternative.com.

July 19

Star 94's Movie Under the Stars presents "The Princess Bride" at dusk July 19 in Historic Downtown Duluth. For more information, visit duluthga.net or call Elizabeth Rudin at 678-475-3512.

July 26

For its Movies on Main Street, a series of revivals and classic films, Suwanee will show "Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" at

8 p.m. July 26 at the Burnette-Rogers Pavilion on Main Street. The event is free and open to the public; movies are for adult viewers.

July 27

Greater Atlanta Christian School is hosting "A Mighty Spirit" ballet at

4 p.m. July 27 in the Sara D. Williams Fine Art Center. The Hosanna Sacred Arts Dance Company, a group of professional Christian dance artists, is performing. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children. Call 770-243-2302 for more information.

Ongoing events

Every Saturday, the Mall of Georgia will host live musical performances from local artists on stage from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the outdoor Village Pavilion. The community concert series is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs. For more information, call 678-482-8788 or visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts present Amazing Summer Art Camps for children ages 5 to 12 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 7 to 18 and July 21 to Aug. 1 at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Camp runs Monday through Friday and is taught by professional artists and certified art teachers. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

Members of the Buford Artists' Group will be showing their work in the exhibit, "Painted Spaces - Special Places" through July 25 at the Pinckneyville Park Community Center gallery at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. For more information, call 770-417-2200.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Black, White and Color" exhibit of the illustrations of Bill Stevens through Aug. 30. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Gifts from Africa: Bronzes, Art and Artifacts" exhibit of the personal collection of African art through December. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

Aurora Theater will host Ghost Tours at 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night through September. The walking tour begins and ends at the Aurora Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for children. For reservations, call 678-226-6222.