Send items for the Community Calendar to calendar@gwinnettdailypost.com 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.

Today

Gainesville's Multi-Cultural Event will be held at 7 p.m. today at First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road. For more information, call 770-235-8394.

Tuesday

The Gwinnett History Museum will present Home School Day, featuring activities with fellow homeschoolers ages 11 and older Tuesday at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $3 per student. For more information and to register, call 770-822-5178 or e-mail gwinnetthistorymuseum@gwinnettcounty.com.

Thursday

A Holiday Party Dance Workshop will be held from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday at the Bogan Park Aquatic Center at 2723 N. Bogan Road in Buford. For more information on registration, call 770-614-2060.

Winter Wonderland, featuring cookies, crafts and more, will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center at 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. Cost is $5 per person. For more information, call 770-831-4173.

The Sugarloaf Craft Festival will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Road in Norcross. For more information, call 770-417-2200.

The Congregational Health Ministry of Gwinnett Medical Center will present Lights of Love and Remembrance 2008 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Outpatient Center at Gwinnett Medical Center, 3805 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. For more information, call 678-312-2423.

The Meet the Artists' reception for the "Color and Contrast: Conversation in Art" exhibit will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the George Pierce Park Community Center, 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-831-4173.

Friday

The 26th Annual 11 Alive Holiday Can-A-Thon will be held from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Discover Mills. For more information, visit www.discovermills.com.

The Lilburn Festival of Christmas will begin Friday. The Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at 6 p.m. at Lilburn City Park, and there will be a Christmas concert at 8 p.m. at Lilburn First Baptist Church. For more information, visit www.lilburnparade.org.

Saturday

Simon Kidgits Club Breakfast with Santa will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Mall of Georgia. For more information, visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.

Buford's annual Holiday Festival and Parade will take place Saturday. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The parade will begin at 2:30 p.m. and will travel from Tannery Row to the Bona Allen Mansion. For more information, visit www.visitbuford.com.

The Lilburn Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday on Main Street. Christmas in the Park will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lilburn City Park. The Candlelight Tour of Lilburn historic homes will run from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.lilburnparade.org.

The event "A Civil War Holiday" will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at McDaniel Farm Park. For more information, call 770-814-4920.

The Centerville Community Center and the MOMS Club of Snellville invite you to have breakfast with Santa, Mrs. Claus and elves from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville. For more information, call 770-985-4713 or visit www.centervillecommunitycenter.com.

John Wieland Homes & Neighborhood will host its annual Tour of Homes from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Hoschton. All proceeds will be donated to Eagle Ranch. For more information, call 770-965-6144 or e-mail carrie.neville@jwhomes.com.

Suwanee's annual Old Town Holiday Festival and Caboose Lighting event will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday on Main Street in historic Old Town in Suwanee. For more information, e-mail LDewilde@Suwanee.com.

Lillian Faulkner Baggett will hold a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Walden Books, Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. For more information, call 770-474-7410.

Newborns in Need, Sugar Hill Chapter, will host a bake and craft sale at 9 a.m. Saturday at JoAnn Fabrics, 2255 Pleasant Hill Road, Suite 200, Duluth. For more information, call 770-781-8303.

The Aurora Theatre will present Lee Bryan - That Puppet Guy in "The North Pole Fa-la-la-la Follies" at 10 and 11 a.m. Saturday at the theater in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 648-226-6222.

Dec. 7

Pet photos with Santa will be available from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Mall of Georgia. For more information, visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.

The Loganville Woman's Club Christmas Tour of Homes will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Five homes will be featured. For more information, call 770-466-0574 or 770-490-3746.

The New Christian Center Family invites you to a presentation by Shiloh High School's chorus, "Not Another Christmas Carol," at 5 p.m. Dec. 7 at Shiloh High School, 4210 Shiloh Road, Snellville. For more information, call 770-985-9892 or e-mail www.newchristiancenter.com.

The Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will present two outdoor concerts Dec. 7 at Downtown Duluth's fifth Annual Holiday Festival. For more information, call 678-447-7356.

The Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table will have its regular meeting at 3 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Gwinnett History Museum, 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. For more information, call 678-860-1347

Dec. 9

The Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will present their Masterworks Concert IV at 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Performing Arts Center at the Gwinnett Center. For more information, call 770-447-7356.

Dec. 10

The Gwinnett County Soil and Water Conservation District monthly meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 10 at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, second floor, Conference Room B, in Lawrenceville.

Dec. 12

Senior Christmas Anniversary Tea will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 12 at the George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center at 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. The event is for residents age 50 and older. For more information, call 770-831-4173.

Dec. 13

Shadowbrook Baptist Church will hold an event called Christmas in the Park from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 at Town Center Park, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-945-1524.

The Aurora Theatre will present Bosco the Magician in "The Candy Cane Magic Show" at 10 and 11 a.m. Dec. 13 at the theater in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 648-226-6222.

Dec. 14

Sugar Hill LDS Choir's free concert, "My Heart Goes Home for Christmas," will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 4833 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-235-8394.

The Lawrenceville Youth Association will hold its 2009 elections of officers and general meeting at 3 p.m. Dec. 14 at the community center at Rhodes Jordan Park. For more information, e-mail lyafootball@yahoo.com.

Dec. 18

The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County 2008 Christmas and Pacesetter Awards Gala will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at the Female Seminary Building, 455 Perry St., Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-963-9356.

Dec. 20

The Piccadily Puppets will present "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" at 10 and 11 a.m. Dec. 20 at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 648-226-6222.

Dec. 21

Chanukah Wonderland will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 21 at Santa Fe Mall, 3750 Venture Blvd., Duluth. For more information, call 404-520-1957.

Jan. 17

Lillian Faulkner Baggett will hold a book signing from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 17 at Walden Books at the Mall of Georgia. For more information, call 770-474-7410.

Ongoing events

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 a class schedule, call 770-638-5661.

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 care givers 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.

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 momsclublvillesouth@hotmail.com or visit www.momsclub.org.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is presenting the "Gifts from Africa: Bronzes, Art and Artifacts" exhibit through December in the Gwinnett Center at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Call 770-623-6002 for more information.

The IMPACT! Group offers free housing counseling and classes to residents facing foreclosure or seeking to buy a new home. They are located at 1845 Satellite Blvd. For more information, call 678-808-4477 or visit www.theimpactgroup.org.

A Holiday Windows Decorating Contest will be hosted through Saturday at Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center at 4651 Britt Road in Norcross. For more information on registration, call 770-723-9516.

Aurora Theatre will host "Christmas Canteen 2008 - A Cup of Eggnog for the Holiday Soul" at 8 p.m. every Thursday through Saturday, with additional shows at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Dec. 21 at 128 Pike St. in Lawrenceville. For information on tickets, call 678-226-6222.

The "Color and Contrast: Conversations in Art" exhibit will be open Monday through Feb. 18 at the George Pierce Park Community Center, 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-831-4173.

A support group for Lymphedema patients will be held 1 p.m. every third Monday at O'Kelly Memorial Library in Loganville. For more information, call Evelyn Briscoe at 770-466-8483 or e-mail briscoeg@bellsouth.net.

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 www.itwonthappentome.org.

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. 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 www.serenitylakes.com.

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 gwinnettchoralguild.org.