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.


Friends of Gainesville Parks and Greenways announce the 12th Annual Sunday in the Parks Butterfly Release from 1 to 4 p.m. today at Wilshire Trails Park along Pearl Nix Parkway in Gainesville. There is no admission charge and free parking is available at Gainesville Middle School and Gainesville High School. For more information, call Jim Pilgrim at 770-983-9991.


NARFE, National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Button Gwinnett Chapter 1348, will hold its meeting at noon Thursday at John Boy's restaurant, 3050 W. Main St., Snellville. Joe Jiovenetta will be the speaker. Call Stan Weiss at 678-344-9986 for more information.

Tour of Atlanta Stage One 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Historic Main Street, Buford. Sprints will be near the Bona Allen Mansion. There is no cost and everyone is welcome. For more information visit


City of Duluth will hold a memorial service at 6 p.m. Saturday on the Town Green in Duluth along with a ceremony of recognition for active duty U.S. Armed Forces, our National Guard and Reservists along with their families.

May 26

Tour of Atlanta Stage 7 will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 26 at Historic Main Street, Buford. Stage 7 will be a circle route around Main St. There is no cost and everyone is welcome. For more information visit

May 30

Jungle Jump Adventures will host a fundraising event for breast cancer research. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 30. Jungle Jump is located at 4667 Thompson Mill Road in Buford.

May 31

The Stone Mountain Barbershop chorus will perform "Harmony on the Range" at 3 p.m. May 31 at Mountain Park United Methodist Church, 1405 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain. Call 770-978-8053 or visit

The Arthritis Foundation, Georgia Chapter kicks off National Arthritis Month with the inaugural Arthritis Walk Gwinnett from 9 a.m. to noon May 31 at Rabbit Hill Park in Dacula. For more information, visit


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.

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' night out. E-mail 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

Trout Unlimited's Kanooka Chapter meets from 7 to 8 p.m. the first Monday of the month at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-736-8245.

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

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

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.

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