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

Come Alive Ministries of Barrow County is participating in the National Life Chain's one hour of silent prayer time from 1:45 to 3 p.m. today at 38 South Broad Street, Winder. For more information call 770-867-3000.

Tuesday

The Gwinnett History Museum presents Home School Day featuring fun activities with fellow home-schoolers ages 11 and up 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.

The program "How to Help Your Children Grieve the Loss of a Parent" will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hope House. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net.

Brookwood High School Performing Arts will present their fall concert "Fall into Harmony" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grace Community Church.

Fifth Row Center will hold auditions for "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Springs Church, 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, and will be casting six women, four men and several children ages 5 to 15. For more information, e-mail 5throwcenter@gmail.com or call 678-357-7359.

Wednesday

The Buford Lanier Woman's Club next meeting is at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Sugar Hill Community Center, 1166 Church Street. For more information visit www. bufordlanierwomansclub.com.

Thursday

Berkeley Hills Country Club is holding their Fall Festival Luncheon and Annual Craft Fair/Auction from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 2300 Pond Drive, Duluth. For more information call 770-939-9405 or e-mail ngcwc@yahoo.com.

Author William Paul Young will have a book discussion and signing of his book, "The Shack," at 7 p.m. Thursday at Borders in Snellville.

Carly Clements-Hardy will be presenting a plain air demo at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Tannery Row Artist Colony, Studio No. 84, 554 W. Main St. Bldg. C in Buford. For more information, call 678-428-4877 or visit judesraku.com.

The Collins Hill High School Theatre presents "The Ugly Duckling" and "Kiss Me Quick-I'm Double Parked" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Collins Hill High School located at 50 Taylor Road in Suwanee. For more information, visit www.collinshilltheatre.org.

Gwinnett Medical Imaging and Gibraltar Executive Suites are supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hosting their First Annual Women's event from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at Hamilton Mill Station.

Friday

The city of Auburn is hosting the Great American Clean-Up from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Containers will be set up next to the City Hall in Auburn. For more information, call Charlotte at 770-963-4002, ext. 223.

Saturday

The Great "Punkin" Ride to benefit the family of Beth "Punkin" Bennick Stein will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Triple Play Sports Grill at 2685 Buford Highway in Buford. For more information, call Terry Hoopaugh at 678-283-6471 or Pat Stein at 404-516-8974.

The Lamar Stephens Memorial Car Show will be held at 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Buford Church of God, 4800 S. Lee Street. For more information call 770-945-4901, 770-380-9139 or 678-234-8028.

Steve Doocy, cohost of Fox & Friends, will be signing his new book, "Tales From the Dad Side, Misadventures in Fatherhood," at 2 p.m. Saturday at Discover Mills Books-a-Million. For more information, call 678-847-5115.

Oct. 12

Kenneth Roberts will be speaking at a meeting of the Snellville Historical Society at 2 p.m. Oct. 12 in the Community Room at Snellville City Hall.

Oct. 13

Southern Wings Bird Club will be hosting a program, "How to Identify Birds in Your Own Backyard" presented by Ken Blankenship, at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Bldg., Second Floor, Conference room C. Location is 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville. For more information, e-mail southernwingsbc@yahoo.com or call 770-277-1461.

LifeSouth Country will be hosting a blood drive in the bloodmobile from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 13 at Kroger located at 1475 Buford Drive in Lawrenceville. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more and show photo I.D. For more information, call 770-538-0500.

Aurora Theatre will be holding a Charity Golf Tournament with check-in from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Oct. 13, with the shotgun start at 9 a.m. at the Northwood Country Club located at 3157 Club Drive in Lawrenceville.

Oct. 14

LifeSouth Country will be hosting a blood drive in the bloodmobile from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Hayes Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep locations at 719 West Pike St. in Lawrenceville, or from 2:30 to 6 p.m. at 3115 Frontage Road in Gainesville. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more, and show a photo I.D. For more information, call 770-538-0500.

Oct. 15

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Fellowship Hall of Duluth First United Methodist Church, located at 3208 Duluth Highway in Duluth. To register, call Sherry Griffeth at 770-476-3776, ext. 49 or e-mail sgriffeth@duluthumc.org.

Oct. 16

There will be a town meeting for Gwinnet County Seniors at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16 at 186 East Pike Street, Lawrenceville. For more information call 770-822-5147 or e-mail boone4173@bellsouth.net.

LifeSouth Country will be hosting a blood drive in the bloodmobile from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 16 at Sam's Club in Snellville, 1520 Scenic Highway. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more, and show photo I.D. For more information, call 770-538-0500.

The Greater Gwinnett Group of the Sierra Club sponsors its Green ECO-nomy program at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at Berkmar High School. For more information, call 404-513-4069.

Oct. 18

The Gwinnett History Museum presents Haunted Night at the Museum from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 18 at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $5 for public, $4 for members. For more information, call 770-822-5178 or e-mail gwinnetthistorymuseum@gwinnettcounty.com.

The Gwinnett County Public Library presents their second annual Gwinnett Reading Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. Admission to the festival is free. For more information, call 770-978-5154 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org.

The Taste of Centerville will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer, located at 3750 Zoar Church Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-979-2567.

The Taste of Lawrenceville will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Central Gwinnett High School commons areas.

A Romanian Fall Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 18 at Saints Constantine and Helen Romanian Orthodox Church at 664 Dickens Road. For more information, call 770-652-3811.

The Second Annual Autumn on the Green Downtown Jazz Concert will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at Snellville City Hall. For more information, visit www.snellvilleDDA.org.

Oct. 19

Voices of North Georgia will kick off its 40th anniversary season with performances at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and at 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Lakewood Baptist Church, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and students and $5 for children age 11 and younger. Call 678-943-7255 to purchase tickets.

Patrick Garbin will be discussing his book, "About Them Dawgs!," at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at Borders Books, Music and Cafe in Snellville.

The Buford Lanier Woman's Club will host the second organizational meeting of a new Junior Woman's Club at 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Suwanee Branch of the Gwinnett County Library, 361 Main Street, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-932-3762.

Oct. 20

LifeSouth Country will be hosting a blood drive in the bloodmobile from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Bodyplex Fitness, 2850 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more and show photo I.D. For more information, call 770-538-0500.

Beatrice Smith Samples will be signing and discussing "The Sparrow's Wing," the sequel to her novel "Maggie McKinnon" at 10 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Senior Center, located on Sawnee Avenue in Buford. For more information, call 770-614-2550.

Oct. 22

Parkview Touchdown Club's Annual Vehicle Raffle Dinner will be held Oct. 22 at the Gwinnett Place Marriott. For tickets call Lynne McClure at 770-972-2013.

Oct. 23

Brookwood High School Performing Arts will present the musical "The Robber Bridegroom" at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and 25 at Brookwood High School.

A Princeton Review seminar, "Getting Into College - and Paying For It" will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Borders Books, Music and Cafe in Snellville.

Margaret Folk will be hosting Peaceful Eating: Vegetarianism at 11 a.m. Oct. 23 at the Tannery Row Artist Colony, Studio No. 84, located at 554 W. Main St. Building C in Buford. For more information, call 678-428-4877 or visit judesraku.com.

Oct. 24

Red Cross Course on CPR from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Northeastern District Office, 850 Hi-Hope Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 404-575-3730.

Oct. 25

Star 94's Movie Under the Stars presents "Scooby Doo and Halloween" on the Green at dusk on Oct. 25 in Historic Downtown Duluth. For more information, visit duluthga.net or call Elizabeth Rudin at 678-475-3512.

Life is Good Pumpkin Festival will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Sterling on the Lake, 7005 Lake Sterling Blvd. Admission is free, and donations benefit families in need. For more information, visit www.NewlandPumpkinFestival.com or call 770-967-9777.

Right to Hike is holding Ella's 5k and Fun Run at 8 a.m. Oct. 25 at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford. For more information, e-mail info@righttohikeinc.com. To sign up, visit www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1625594.

The Georgia Herpetological Society is putting on the Georgia Reptile Expo, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross. For more information, call 770-965-0706, or e-mail ghs_expobellsouth.net.

The 34th Annual Crusaders' Ball Against Cancer, a 1940's USO style Hanger Party, will be held Oct. 25 at the Georgia Jet Hanger at Briscoe Field. For more information, visit www.crusadersball.org.

Oct. 27

WES (When Everyone Survives) is hosting the Leukemia Research Golf Tournament to raise money to fight the disease on Oct. 27 at the TPC at Sugarloaf Country Club. Registration begins at 10:15 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon. For more info., call Dan Knutson at 404-539-3227 or e-mail him at dan@golfforgoodnesssake.com. Registration is available at www.wheneveryonesurvives.com.

Oct. 29

LifeSouth Country will be hosting a blood drive in the bloodmobile from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 29 at Walmart located at 3245 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds or more and show photo I.D. For more information, call 770-538-0500.

Nov. 1

Harmony Grove UMC is hosting an AARP Driver Safety Program geared towards drivers over the age of 50 who are looking for a refresher on safer driving. Registration costs $10 and participants may be able to receive a discount on their insurance premiums for completing the course. The class is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 1 at Harmony Grove UMC, 50 Harmony Grove Road in Lilburn. For more information, call 770-921-7747.

Support Our Troops First Motorcycle Ride will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 1 at Granite Mountain Harley Davidson. For more information, call Virginia at 770-784-9155.

Nov. 4

The Gwinnett History Museum presents Home School Day featuring fun activities with fellow homeschoolers ages 11 and up on Nov. 4 at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $3 per student. For more information and preregistration, call 770-822-5178 or email gwinnetthistorymuseum@gwinnettcounty.com.

Nov. 7

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

Nov. 8

Harmony Grove UMC is hosting an AARP Driver Safety Program geared towards drivers over the age of 50 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 8 at 50 Harmony Grove Road in Lilburn. For more information, call 770-921-7747.

The ninth annual Buford ACE Classic Cruise-In and Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at S&S ACE Hardware & Mower, 3400 Buford Dr., Suite 20, in Buford. The event will include modifieds, vintage cars, street rods, classic drivers, muscle cars and more. For more information, call Joe Gagnon at 770-932-1458 or e-mail him at jgagnon@ssacehardware.com.

Kiwanis of Norcross will host a charity art auction, featuring a silent auction and wine tasting, from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 8 at Regency Fine Art Center, 6458 Dawson Blvd. in Norcross. For more information, call Melia or Anne at 770-849-0078.

The Gwinnett Parks Foundation will be holding a 5K Road Race on Nov. 8 at Tribble Mill Park located at 2125 Tribble Mill Parkway in Grayson. On-site registration is at 8 a.m., and the race begins at 9 a.m. For more information, visit www.gwinnettparksfoundation.org.

Penfield Christian Home and the New Faith Rehabilitation Center are raising money for ongoing addiction recovery programs by holding "Caleb's Walk" from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at Stone Mountain Park Studdard Park Picnic Area. For more information email walkforcaleb@aol.com.

Nov. 15

The Gwinnett History Museum presents Pioneer Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $5. For more information, call 770-822-5178 or email gwinnetthistorymuseum@gwinnettcounty.com.

Nov. 21

Brookwood High School Performing Arts will present "Dancing Under the Stars" at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22 at Brookwood High School.

December 2

The Gwinnett History Museum presents Home School Day featuring fun activities with fellow homeschoolers ages 11 and up on Dec. 2 at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $3 per student. For more information and preregistration, call 770-822-5178 or email gwinnetthistorymuseum@gwinnettcounty.com.

Ongoing

Miss Hall County/Miss Flowery Branch Scholarship Pageant is accepting registration applications until October 27 for young ladies ages 2 to 22. Scholarship prizes will be given to winners in the two oldest divisions. Contestants must live, work, attend a class or go to school in Hall County. To attend free workshops in modeling and interview, please register by Oct. 10. Please access all information and online forms at MissFloweryBranch.com or call 678-357-7359 or 770-338-0298.

The cancer support program Children's Lives Include Moments of Bravery will be held every Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. through Oct. 20 at the Hope House. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or email hopehousewc@comcast.net.

Lawenceville's Aurora Academy is now enrolling for fall classes. Aurora Theatre is located at 128 Pike Street in Lawrenceville. For registration and more information email Susan at susan@auroratheatre.com, or call 678-226-6226.

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.

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 jim.nichols@unisys.com 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 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.

Computer classes at 11 a.m. Oct. 10, Oct. 24, and Nov. 7 in the Braselton Library Conference Room.

The Hope House presents CLIMB (Children's Lives Include Moments of Bravery), a free six-week support program that utilizes conversation, art, and dramatic play to educate children ages 6-11 about cancer and help them cope with seeing a parent or grandparent experience the disease, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Hope House through Oct. 20.

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society present C.L.I.M.B., a free six-week support program meant to educate children about cancer. The meetings will run from 6 to 7:30 p.m. every Monday starting Sept. 8 through Oct. 13 at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. Call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net to reserve a spot.

The Bereavement Support Groups meets from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every 4th Monday of the month at Duluth First United Methodist Church located at 3208 Highway 120 Duluth, Ga. For more information, call 770-476-3776.