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.


The Gwinnett Daily Post and city of Suwanee present "A Patriotic Concert" featuring the United States Air Force Reserve Concert Band at

7 p.m. today at Town Center Park in Suwanee. In lieu of admission cost, attendants are asked to bring a canned good to be donated to Gwinnett County food pantry. For more information, call 770-963-9205 ext. 1100.

Kraig Kenning will be performing at 8 p.m. today at 37 Main, 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, call 770-614-7197 or visit


Tannery Row colony artists will host Judith Surowiec, who will continue with the series Color theory #7 from

11 a.m. to noon Thursday. The cost is free. For more information, visit

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

June 6

Atlanta Stage Write Productions presents "9x9 '08," 9 short plays by 9 playwrights, from June 6 to 15 at the Norcross Cultural Arts Center, 10 Britt Ave., Norcross. Visit for more information.

June 7

Brenda K. McDaniel will be offering free painting workshops for adults at the Celebration of the Arts in Winder. There will be workshops at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,

1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. June 7. Each free workshop is limited to 6 participants and will run for 30-45 minutes. All necessary supplies will be provided and each participant will leave with a completed watercolor. Registration is recommended. Call Kathleen Gill at 404-202-3044 to reserve a spot.

June 11

Kudzu Art Zone, 116 Carlyle St. in Norcross, will present the "Feel the Heat" exhibit June 11 through Aug. 23. Call 770-840-9844 or visit for more information.

June 14

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting June Family Day from 10 a.m. to

3 p.m. June 14. "Ugly Tie" contest will be held at noon. To enter the contest, drop off your tie at the Arts Center between June 1 and 13. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

June 19

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting "Art Rocks" after work social from 5 to 7:30 p.m. June 19. Admission for members is $5, non-members $10. Call 770-623-6002 for reservations.

June 20

Gwinnett County Community Theatre Festival hosted by Aurora Theatre will be held June 20 to 22 and June 27 to 29 at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. Shows will be at 8 p.m. June 20, 1:30 and

8 p.m. June 21, 1:30 p.m. June 22, 8 p.m. June 27, 1:30 and

8 p.m. June 28 and 1:30 p.m. June 29. For more information, call 678-226-6222 or visit

Sept. 5

Kudzu Art Zone in Norcross will present "Leaps 'N Bounds" Sept. 5 through Oct. 25. Kudzu Art Zone is located at 116 Carlyle Street in Norcross. Visit for more information.

Sept. 27

JapanFest will be held at the Convention Center at the Gwinnett Center Sept. 27 and 28. Call 404-926-3020 for more information.

Nov. 7

Kudzu Art Zone in Norcross will present "Eight by Ten Variations" from Nov. 7 through Dec. 20. Kudzu Art Zone is located at 116 Carlyle Street in Norcross. Visit www.kudzuartzone.orgfor more information.

Ongoing events

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Black, White and Color" exhibit of the illustrations of Bill Stevensnow 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 Theatre will host Lawrenceville Ghost Tours at 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night through September with an expanded Halloween schedule that will include tours every night in October. Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes as this is a walking tour that begins and ends at the Aurora Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for children. For reservations call 678-226-6222 or visit for more information.

ART Station Contemporary Arts Center will present three exhibitions, Experimental Textures in Watermedia, Textile Works of Betsey VonDreele and the DeKalb County Secondary Schools and Faculty Exhibition through Saturday. ART Station is located at 5384 Manor Drive in Stone Mountain. Call 770-469-1105.

The 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