Send items for the Community Calendar to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table will meet at the Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville at 3 p.m. today. Call Steve Narrie at 678-860-1347 or visit www.negacwrt.net.
The Second Annual Big Wheel Rally to benefit the Dream House for Medically Fragile Children will be held at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth, today. Events will include a live remote broadcast by 94.9 FM, a silent auction and the Gwinnett Gladiators game against the Texas Wildcatters. Donations may be made through Dream Lap sponsorships, purchasing event merchandise, calling 1-800-WINWIN1 or by visiting the Dream House donation booth.
The Gwinnett certified teacher employment fair will be held at the Gwinnett Center, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. School officials are seeking qualified educators at all levels for the 2008-09 school year. Walk-ins are welcome from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Make a reservation online at www.gwinnett.k12.ga.us or call 678-301-6020 for more information.
The Rock Springs Elementary Parent Teacher Association will host Family Literacy Night at 7 p.m. Monday. Literacy expert Clayborn Knight will offer strategies on how to support and encourage reading and writing at home. Call Kathy Schmidt or Nancy Childers at 770-932-7474.
Harbins Elementary will celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. Parents and community members are invited to share birthday cake with the Cat and the Hat on Read Across America Day. Call 770-682-4270.
The University of Georgia Small Business Development Center will present a seminar on franchising from 6:15 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Seminar participants will have the opportunity to speak with entrepeneurs. The cost is $69, and registration must be completed by Friday. For additional information or to register, call 678-407-5385 or visit www.gwinnettsbdc.org
Storyville Children's Book Store, 11035 Medlock Bridge Road, Duluth, presents The Baby Signs Potty Train from 11:30 to noon Tuesday. Parents will learn five potty-time signs to help baby learn to use the potty. There will music, stories, prizes and potty kits at this free event. Visit www.babysignsbycindy.com
The Snellville Women's Aglow group will host guest speaker Betty Blount at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Inviting Events, 3485 Ga. Highway 78.
Mill Creek High School will host a job fair for junior language arts students on Wednesday. Students will practice interviewing skills, complete applications, write a resume and possibly obtain future employment. Call Beth Knight, Ramona Avery or Chesley Cypert at 678-714-5850.
The Gwinnett County Association of Triads will host a meeting concerning senior citizen issues at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville. Law enforcement personnel will discuss their fight against crime on seniors, and Tax Commissioner Katherine Sherrington will answer questions concerning taxes. Call 770-564-4680 for more information.
The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse will host a "An Evening With Mark Twain" at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The program will explore Twain's lesser-known musical stylings. Tickets are $10. Call 770-822-5178 for more information.
A senior dance will be held at the Bethesda Center from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday. The Johnny Knapp Band will perform, and the cost is $10. Call J.R. Stallworth at 770-995-9163.
The Duluth High School Future Business Leaders of America will host a charity dodge ball tournament from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Faculty, middle school and high school students will compete. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $2 for students, and children under 5 are free. Call Jo Anne Woods at 770-476-5206 or 770-232-3339.
Medical Arts Health Facility will hold its Miss Medical Arts pageant at 6 p.m. Friday at the facility, 213 Scenic Highway in Lawrenceville. The winner will proceed to Atlanta for the Ms. Georgia Nursing Home Pageant. Admission is free. Call 770-963-5275.
Professional storyteller Chetter Galloway will present "Brer Rabbit" at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center at 1 p.m. Saturday. At 2 p.m., there will be a children's gardening presentation by "Tim and Sally's Vegetable Garden" author Grady Thrasher and illustrator Elaine Hearn Rabon. For more information, visit www.gwinnettehc.com or call 770-904-3500.
Georgia's Iris Society will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pike Nursery Corp. offices, 4020 Steve Reynolds Blvd., Norcross.
The Taste of Grayson fundraiser will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Grayson High School's Commons Area. Cuisine samples from various Grayson restaurants and caterers will be available. There will also be live entertainment and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Grayson Cluster Schools. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any Grayson school or by calling 678-524-8827.
Gwinnett Mothers of Multiples will sponsor the Huge Spring Consignment Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Salvation Army, 3455 Sugarloaf Parkway. For additional information, call 770-449-3848.
Pulse Performing Arts Center, 811 Brogdon Road, Suite 112 in Suwanee, is holding an Easter Basket Drive. Drop off an Easter basket anytime before Saturday, and any child age 2 to 12 who donates a basket will receive a free dance camp from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. To participate in the camp, visit the studio and register or call 770-904-6556.
A free seminar on college financial aid for parents and students will be presented from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Buford-Sugar Hill Library, 2100 Buford Highway in Buford. Call 404-418-6269.
Norcross Elementary School will host a free health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Screenings for vision, diabetes, blood pressure nutritional assessments, and safety and security practices for home and school will be offered. Child safety seat inspections will also be available. Food proceeds will benefit Relay for Life. Call 770-448-2740.
McKendree Elementary School will host its Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. All ages are invited to enjoy various events and activities including inflatables and games, crafts, live entertainment and exhibits. The event will go on rain or shine. Call 770-513-6125.