Today

Voices of North Georgia will hold its 40th anniversary season with performances at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17 and at 3 p.m. today 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 11 and younger. Call 678-943-7255 to purchase tickets.

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

The Buford Lanier Woman's Club will host the 2nd organizational meeting of a new Junior Woman's Club at 3 p.m. today at the Suwanee Branch of the Gwinnett County Library , 361 Main Street, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-932-3762.

Monday

LifeSouth Country will be hosting a blood drive in the bloodmobile from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Bodyplex Fitness located at 2850 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 lbs. 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. Monday at the Senior Center, located on Sawnee Avenue in Buford. For more information, call 770-614-2550.

Mike Francis, owner of Maple Ridge Nursery, will be speaking on "Conifers for the Southern Garden" at 7 p.m. Monday at the Gwinnett County Master Gardener meeting, Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Rd.

Tuesday

Lawrenceville Chiropractic Day, presented by Dr. James Roman, will be held all day Tuesday at the Advanced Health and Spine Center. For more information, call 770-817-0833 or visit www.drjamesroman.com.

Wednesday

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

Thursday

Brookwood High School Performing Arts will present the musical The Robber Bridegroom at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Saturday at Brookwood High School.

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

Margaret Folk will be hosting Peaceful Eating: Vegetarianism at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Tannery Row Artist Colony, Studio #84, located at 554 W. Main St. Bldg. C in Buford. For more information, call 678-428-4877 or visit http://judesraku.com.

The Park Place Association will be holding its first community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Mountain Park Aquatic Center in the Activities Building, 1063 Rockbridge Rd., Stone Mountain. For more information, call 770-403-7025.

Fifth Row Center is presenting "The Girl in the Rain" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and at 7:30 and 3 p.m. Saturday at The Springs Church, 6553 Spout Springs Rd., Flowery Branch. For more information, visit www.fifthrowcenter.com.

Friday

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

A Haunted House will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 2760 Hwy 120. For more information call 770-623-4504.

Saturday

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

Life is Good Pumpkin Festival will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday 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. Saturday at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford. For more information email 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. Saturday and Oct. 26 at the North Atlanta Trade Center in Norcross. For more information call 770-965-0706, or email ghs_expobellsouth.net.

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

The Second Annual Car Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in Old Town Lilburn. For more information call 770-921-5422, email bjsegars2007@bellsouth.net, or visit www.cityoflilburn.com.

City of Sugar Hill presents the Eighth Annual Sugar Hill Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in E.E. Robinson Park. For more information email dkelemen@cityofsugarhill.com.

Snellville Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual Fall Carnival from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at T.W. Briscoe Park. For more information call 770-985-3535.

Sherry Norfolk with be presenting Spine Tinglers & Teasers at 10 a.m. Saturday at Aurora Theater, 128 Pike St.

Braselton Antique & Holiday Festival is taking place 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 26 at Downtown Braseltown Park. For more information call 706-824-7204.

The Golden Living Medical Arts Family Council will be holding a Fundraising Sale to purchase Christmas gifts for their nursing home residents. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 213 Scenic Hwy. For more information call 770-963-5275.

Auburn City BBQ Restaurant will be hosting Trunk or Treat from 3 - 8 p.m. Saturday at the restaurant in Auburn.

Oct. 27

WES (When Everyone Survives) is hosting the Leukemia Research Golf Tournament to raise money to fight the disease 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 6:00 p.m. Oct. 29 at Walmart located at 3245 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 lbs. or more, and show photo I.D. For more information, call 770-538-0500.

The Health Ministry of Lawrenceville First Baptist Church will host "The Lighter Side of Senior Fire Safety" from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Oct. 28 in their Fellowship Hall, 165 Clayton St. For more information, call 770-963-5121.

Faith Baptist Church will be holding a Trunk of Treat from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 29 at 1789 Hwy 11. For more information email faith@faithmonore.org.

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.

Collins Hill Golf Club will be hosting a golf tournament to benefit the Oak Meadow Montessori School at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Collins Hill Golf Club. For more information visit www.ompa.golfreg.com or call 770-963-9303.

Bosco the Magician will be performing his Trick or Treat Magic Show at 10 a.m. Nov. 1 at Aurora Theater, 128 Pike St.

Buford High School Class of 1958 will hold its 50th class reunion from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 1 at Ryan's Steakhouse, located at 3843 Buford Drive in Buford.

Nov. 3

Janet M. Foust, Greenroof Product Manager for JDR Enterprises, will present a program on "Greenroof Gardens" to the Mountain Shadow Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 5801 Hugh Howell Rd. For more information call 770-934-4726.

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.

Abbey Hospice invites the local community to participate in the second annual "Walk Down Memory Lane" at 9 a.m. Nov. 8 at the Abbey Hospice, 215 Azalea Court, Social Circle. For more information, call 770-464-5858 or email bereavement@abbeyhospice.com.

Nov. 9

The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra will open its Eleventh Anniversary Celebration Season with a gala concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Gwinnett Center - Performing Arts Hall. For more information, call 770-623-8623.

Nov. 13

Perimeter School will perform Willy Wonka Jr. at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 &14 at Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road, Duluth. For more information, call 678-405-2300 or visit www.perimeterschool.org.

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. 15

Southeastern Railway Museum will be having a day of kid activities, and a visit from Santa from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15 at 3595 Buford Hwy. in Duluth. For more information, call 770-476-2013.

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

The Norcross Human Services Center is holding a six week computer instruction classes from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., or 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays starting Oct. 27 at 5030 Georgia Belle Ct. For more information call 770-638-5661.

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.

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 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.

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. 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 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.

Join Engineer Santa for Snack Breakfast on Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, & 20 in the Southeastern railway Museum Exhibit Hall. For more information, call 770-476-2013.

The Mountain Shadow Garden Club's annual "Pecans for the Holidays" sale will begin in early November when the 2008 harvest of Georgia pecans will be available from the Camilla supplier. To purchase, email jmtucker23@comcast.net or call 770-934-4726.

Halloween Hikes, a fun-filled fundraising event, will be held at 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 24, & 25 at the Chattahoochee Nature Center located at 9135 Willeo Rd., Roswell. For more information, call 770-992-2055, or visit www.chattnaturecenter.com.

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours will be offered every night through Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. on Sun. through Thurs., and 7 & 9 p.m. on Fri. and Sat. at the Aurora Theatre located at 128 Pike Street, Lawrenceville. For more information, call 678-226-6222 or visit www.scarystroll.com.

MONDAY

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, contact Evelyn Briscoe at 770-466-8483 or 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 South in Lawrenceville. All voice parts needed. Call 404-223-9962 or visit gwinnettchoralguild.org.

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 www.joniquedesign.com.

Families Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at Level Creek United Methodist Church, in the church parlor, 4844 Suwanee Dam Road in Suwanee. Call 404-725-4861 or visit www.familiesanonymous.org.

The Stone Mountain Barbershop Chorus holds rehearsals from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Mondays at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, in Duluth. Call 770-978-8053 or visit www.stonemountainchorus.org.

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 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at Meadowcreek High School, 4455 Steve Reynolds Blvd. in Norcross. All instruments are welcome. Call 770-945-8734.

A senior water exercise class offered by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation is held at Mountain Park Pool in Lilburn at 8, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 9 and 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The cost is $2 per class. Registration is not required. Call 770-564-4650.

Senior fitness classes are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the George Pierce Park Senior Fitness Center, 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. The cost is $54 for six weeks. Call 770-945-0594.

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 www.aidgwinnett.org.

Duplicate bridge for seniors is played from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Grayson Senior Center, 475 Grayson Parkway in Grayson. The cost is $2, and the group guarantees a partner. Call Dottie at 770-979-2849 or visit www.cityofgrayson.org.

The Pinckneyville Writers group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at the Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. Meetings are free. Call 770-417-2200.

Georgia Connection, a women's four-part harmony chorus, rehearses at 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the fellowship hall at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 1400 Killian Hill Road in Lilburn. Call 770-717-4031 or visit www.gaconnection.org.

The Moms Club of North Lawrenceville meets at 10 a.m. the second Monday of the month at Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Call Mitzi at 770-277-1844.

Crossroads Career Network meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Snellville United Methodist Church, 2428 E. Main St. in Snellville. Admission is free. Call 770-972-9360 or visit crossroadscareer.org.

Gwinnett Harbingers Toastmasters meets from 5:45 to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Gwinnett Medical Center, 1000 Medical Center Blvd. in Lawrenceville, in MOB 100, Suite 115, Classroom B. Call Katrina Stone at 678-584-6796.

Southern Wings Bird Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month in the second-floor conference room at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. Call Jeff Schwartz at 770-338-4433 or visit www.geocities.com/southernwingsbc.

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation is hosting an exhibition of photos titled "China Through The Lens" by artist Frank Sharp from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays. The exhibit will be held at the George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center at 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee through Oct. 5. Admission is free. For more information, call 770-932-4441 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com.

Quilters in Stitches Quilt Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. every third Monday of the month at Highlands Presbyterian Church, 830 Grayson Parkway in Grayson. The program includes quilting teachers, lecturers and authors, workshops and community project. Visit www.quiltsites.com/QISguild.htm.

Fathers Are Parents Too meets at 7 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Lawrenceville Community Church of The Nazarene, 1280 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Lawrenceville. Call 404-521-3237, or e-mail richstone@mindspring.com or sacs1@mindspring.com.

Gwinnett Historical Society meets at 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville. The society meets monthly except in June, July and August. Call 770-822-5174 or email ghs@gwinnetths.org.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance group meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. every other Monday at Summit Ridge Hospital, 250 Scenic Highway in Lawrenceville. Call Cheryl at 770-995-4186 or visit www.dbsalliance.org.

A book group meets at 7 p.m. Mondays at Borders in Snellville. Call 770-979-0472.

A support group for care givers of cancer patients meets from noon to 1:30 p.m. on the third Monday of every month at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center located at the Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. Call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net to reserve a spot.

The Revolution Training Center will be holding a basic fitness training camp at 5 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays and 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays. starting Oct. 20. For more information email nlsmooth@yahoo.com or visit www.revtraining.com.

TUESDAY

Baby Boomers Plus social group meets at 9 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Borders in Snellville for coffee and conversation. The group also meets the third Saturday of the month for dinner. For information, call 678-799-8640.

Family Choice Child Development and Resource Center offers free tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Call Simone or Angela at 678-772-6284.

The Gwinnett Young Singers, the Children's Choir of the Hudgens Center for the Arts, will hold auditions on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Hudgens Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Grades 2-12 are eligible for placement. Group auditions are offered by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.

Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society meets from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at St. Marguerite D'Youville Church, 85 Gloster Road in Lawrenceville. E-mail carolgann@mindspring.com, call 770-962-7897 or visit www.gars.org.

The Young Men's Chorus of the Gwinnett Young Singers will hold auditions for the Viking Barbershop Chorus on Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. The group is looking for middle and high school boys whose voices have changed. Group auditions are offered by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.

Braselton Mothers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month. The club provides weekly playgroups for children, holiday parties, group outings and mom's nights out. Contact Trinity Pokusa at Braseltonmothersclub@yahoo.com.

Suwanee Goodtimers Senior Recreation Club, sponsored by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, meets at 11 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at George Pierce Park Community Center, 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. Gwinnett County seniors and visitors are invited to bring a covered dish. Call 770-831-4173 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com.

Yoga class are offered at 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Marguerite's Church in Lawrenceville. For more information, e-mail pat@gwinnettyogacenter.com or call 770-935-4920.

Upper Cervical Health Centers of America in Hamilton Mill holds a free informative health class at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Upper Cervical Health Center, 3635 Braselton Highway, suite B-2, in Dacula. Call Gail at 770-614-9444.

The Snellville Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Summit Chase Country Club, 3197 Classic Way in Snellville. Call 770-822-5326.

Senior Bridge Club meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at Bogan Community Center, 2723 N. Bogan Road in Buford. Reservations are required. Call 770-614-2060.

A senior horseshoe pitching league for men and women meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at the Gwinnett Senior Center in Bethesda Park. Coaching is included. Call 770-972-2434.

Preschool storytime is held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Books-A-Million, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Call 678-847-5115.

Donors who give blood or platelets at the American Red Cross between 2 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays will receive a free trigger-point massage courtesy of Total Healthcare Medical Center.

Children's Storytime is held at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Barnes and Noble, 2205 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. Call 770-495-7200.

A writers workshop with evaluation and critique by fellow writers meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Barnes and Noble, 5141 Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. Call 770-209-4244.

Dacula Rainbow Senior Recreation Club, sponsored by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of the month at Dacula Park, 205 Dacula Road in Dacula. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish. Call 770-822-5414.

Get Up and Go Senior Recreation Club, sponsored by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, meets at 11:30 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at Rhodes Jordan Community Center, 100 E. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Gwinnett County seniors and visitors are invited to bring a covered dish. Call 770-237-5626 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com.

The NAACP Gwinnett's Executive Committee meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at Central Baptist Church, 4550 Lawrenceville Highway in Lilburn. Call 770-972-9722.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, a support group for families and individuals affected by brain disorders, meets at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 U.S. Highway 29 in Lawrenceville. Visit www.nami.org/sites/namigwinnett.

Kiwanis Club of Norcross meets from noon to 1 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at Ledo's Pizza, 5450 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross.

Button Theatre announces their next series of classes. Classes will be held on Tuesdays. Classes are as follows: Acting 101 at 5:00 to 6:30 p.m., Acting 102 at 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Classes will be held at the Jaqueline Casey Hudgen's Fine Arts Center. For more information, please call the Button Box Office at 770-831-0591 or email Celia Rosenblum at crosenblum@buttontheatre.com

Computer instruction classes are offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Norcross Human Services Center in Norcross. To register, call 770-638-5661.

Senior bridge is played from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. Reservations are required, and a $1 donation is taken at the door. Call 770-614-2060.

The Greater Gwinnett Rose Society meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Collins Hill Library, located at 455 Camp Perrin Road NE in Lawrenceville. For more information, contact Linda Bohne at 770-822-6933 or e-mail linda.bohne@mindspring.com.

The Revolution Training Center will be running an advanced fitness training camp at 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6 a.m. Saturdays starting Oct. 20. For more information email nlsmooth@yahoo.com or visit www.revtraining.com.

The Duluth Historical Society will hold a meeting at 6:30 the second Tuesday of every month at 3578 W. Lawrenceville Rd. For more information email duluthhistorical@gmail.com.

WEDNESDAY

English reading and writing classes from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. Call 770-638-5661.

Community Council of Gwinnett County meets at 9:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the Gwinnett County Public Library's Five Forks branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville. The nonprofit group works to improve the community through networking, agencies, businesses and civic and religious groups. Visit www.commcouncilgc.org.

Serenity Lakes Wellness Center offers meditation from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at the center, 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. A donation is requested. Call 678-924-6868 or visit www.serenitylakes.com.

Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5257 will hold bingo at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays and 2 p.m. Sundays at the VFW Post 5257, 800 VFW Drive in Stone Mountain.

TeenMOPS, a support network for women ages 19 and younger who are pregnant or parenting, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday nights at Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd. in Sugar Hill. Dinner and child care are provided. Call 770-945-2845, ext. 244.

Bridge, Bunko and Dominoes Club meets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. Call 770-982-4647.

The Buford/North Gwinnett Rotary Club meets at noon on Wednesdays at Peoples Bank, 1899 Buford Highway in Buford. Call 770-932-1900, ext. 4441.

Gamblers Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Buford Human Services Center, 2755 Sawnee Ave. in Buford. Call 770-614-2526.

The Duluth Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the 1818 Club in Duluth, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Call 770-232-1818.

Bogan Gold Wings Senior Recreation Club, sponsored by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, meets at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Bogan Park. Gwinnett County seniors and visitors are invited to bring a covered dish. Call 770-614-2060.

Community Council of Gwinnett County meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of the month except for June and July. Members and guests can arrive at 9:30 a.m. for a meet-and-greet at the J.M. Tull YMCA on Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Membership is $30 for an agency or business and $20 for an individual. The council's mission is to improve the community through networking, resource collaboration and education. Visit www.commcouncilgc.org. Call Cheryl Collins at 770-441-1876 or e-mail membership@commcouncilgc.org.

The Northeast Georgia Chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Alliance meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Peachtree Corners Baptist Church, 4480 Peachtree Corners Circle in Norcross. Call 770-995-4186 or visit www.dbsalliance.org.

Lung Cancer Survivors Support Group meets from 11 a.m. to noon every Wednesday at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center located at Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. Call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net to reserve a spot.

Free English Classes will begin meeting from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday starting Sept. 10 at 202 Hebron Church Road in Dacula. Call 770-962-3671 ext. 285 or 276 for more information.

Mall of Georgia is hosting Mommy & Me (and Dads too!) activities every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. through Oct. 29 in the Kidgits Korner. For more information call 404-233-3993 or email acameron@kepr.net.

THURSDAY

Auditions for the Atlanta Harmony Celebration are being held. The group meets at Greater Christian School in the main building of Campus Church of Christ, 1450 Indian Trail Road in Norcross. The women's four-part a capella chorus rehearses at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Call Jeannie at 404-729-4273.

The Toastmasters of Centerville Club meets from 7-8:30 p.m. every Thursday at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. Call 770-985-4713 or visit tmofcenterville.freetoasthost.us for details.

The Northeast Georgia Chapter of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance hosts confidential, peer-led support group meetings from 8 to 9 p.m. every Thursday at Summit Ridge Hospital, 250 Scenic Highway, Lawrenceville. Visit www.dbsanortheastga.org or call 770-755-5038.

Serenity Lakes Wellness Center holds an Astrological Transits Class from 7 to 9 p.m. every last Thursday at 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. The cost is $15 and includes a colored copy of personal birth chart. Call 678-924-6868 or visit www.serenitylakes.com.

T.O.P.S., Take Off Pounds Sensibly, meets at 5:45 p.m. every Thursday at Statham Recreation Park, 1357 Furr Lane in Statham. Call 770-725-9160.

Bridge is offered from 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Thursdays at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Prizes are awarded. For reservations, call Rill Rowell at 770-860-8338 or Barbara at 770-279-9093.

Lawrenceville Kiwanis Club meets at noon Thursdays at LongHorn Steakhouse, 800 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Lawrenceville. Call 678-376-3021.

The South Gwinnett Rotary Club meets at 12:15 p.m. Thursdays at Northwood Country Club, 3157 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. Call 770-923-2909.

The Asian American Resource Center holds computer instruction in Korean from 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays and Fridays at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. The cost is $100 for a three-month period. Call 770-638-5661.

Tai chi sessions, offered by Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Gwinnett, are held at 7 p.m. Thursdays at 12 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Sessions are led by members experienced in tai chi, but classes include beginners. Wear comfortable clothing. Call 770-717-7913 or visit www.uucg.org.

Senior bingo is held from 11 a.m. to noon the first Thursday of the month at Rhodes Jordan Community Center, 100 E. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville and the fourth Thursday at the activity center on Rockbridge Road. The events are sponsored by the Woodmen of the World. The games are free. Call 770-822-5414.

Alzheimer's Support Group meets at 3 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, 210 Collins Industrial Way. For information call Mary Samuel at 678-442-0777.

Young Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. alternate Thursdays at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center located at Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Ginn House Road in Snellville. Call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net to reserve a spot.

Grant Writing, Intermediate Level: Life After Receiving the 501© 3 Approval will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays between Sept. 25 and Oct. 16 at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. The cost is $50 for the four-week course (materials included). For course information, contact sandrasolutions@yahoo.com. To register, call 770.985.4713.

Tannery Row Artist Colony hosts a free session where artists share their knowledge at 11 a.m. every Thursday from Aug. 28 through Oct. 30 at 554 W. Main Street, Bldg. C, in Buford. For more information, visit www.tanneryrowartistcolony.com.

The Gwinnett Council for Seniors will meet on the third Thursday of every month at 1:30 p.m. starting Sept. 18 at the Bethesda Senior Center, located at 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville.

Georgia's Aspergers Organization is a local and growing parent led organization serving person's and families with Asperger's and HFA( Highly Functioning Autism) who meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at Barrow Regional Medical Center, 316 Broad Street, Winder. Meeting held on 3rd floor, rooms 1&2. For more information, call 770-307-0672 or visit the website at www.georgiaaspergersorganization.org

FRIDAY

Senior Dances and Lessons will be offered at the Bethesda Center every first, second and fourth Friday. On June 6 and June 27 the Johnny Knapp Band will play. On June 13, there will be instruction and dancing. The cost is $10 per person, call J.R. Stallworth at 770-995-9163 for more information.

Citizenship classes, for adults who want to become U.S. citizens, will be held at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. See www.gwinnettnhsd.com newsletter for up-to-date meeting schedules. Call 770-638-5661 to register.

A general health and nutrition class is offered on the second and fourth Friday of every month at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. To register, call 770-638-5661.

MOMS Club of Buford-Mill Creek offers daytime activities for at-home mothers and children. Activities include monthly meetings, park/play days, playgroups, field trips, book club, moms' night out, service projects and more. The group meets at 10 a.m. the third Friday of each month at Buford Presbyterian Church, 1242 Buford Highway, Buford. E-mail bufordmillcreekmoms@yahoo.com or visit www.momsclub.org.

Single Parent Alliance and Resource Center offers a parenting program called "Got Boys?" from 10 a.m. to noon every third Saturday at Hopewell Baptist Missionary Church, 182 Hunter St. in Norcross. Call Fatima Britt at 770-840-2200, ext. 313.

Senior Dance and Lessons runs from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. the first, second and fourth Friday of the month at the Bethesda Center on Bethesda Church Road off Ronald Reagan Parkway. Enjoy dancing, free snacks and non-alcoholic drinks at this non-smoking event. The cost is $10, and those living in assisted living and retirement homes can pay half price. There are also free dance lessons on the second Friday of the month. Call J.R. Stallworth at 770-995-9163.

Gwinnett Toastmasters meets at 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Matthews Cafeteria, 2299 Main St. in Tucker. Call 770-469-3832 or visit www.geocities.com/gwinnetttoastmasters.

Lawrenceville Funtime Senior Recreation Club, sponsored by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, meets at 10 a.m. the first Friday of the month at the Gwinnett Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Gwinnett County seniors and visitors are invited to bring a covered dish for fun and fellowship. Call 770-564-4680.

The Gwinnett Parkinson's Support Group, which is free and open to the public, meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the second Friday of each month at the Glancy Rehabilitation Center, 3215 McClure Bridge Road in Duluth. Call 770-623-1984.

Ballroom dances are sponsored by the Country Junction Band from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. the third and fifth Friday of the month at the Bethesda Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Refreshments are served in an alcohol- and smoke-free environment. Admission is $7.50. Call 770-271-7249.

Team trivia is played the third Friday of the month at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 5141 Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. Call 770-209-4244.

The Gwinnett Cigar Society meets from 3 to 6 p.m. on the last Friday of every month at Mack's Cigar Shop, 6603 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Call 678-417-1551 or visit www.mackscigars.com.

PB and J Toastmasters Club hosts weekly meetings at Avon Building, 425 Horizon Drive, Suwanee, from noon to 1 p.m. Open to the public. Learn communication, public speaking, presentation and leadership skills. Contact Lina Surianto at 404-513-3188 or visit http://pbj.freetoasthost.org.

The Gwinnett Parkinson Support Group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the second Friday of each month at Summit Ridge Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine located at 250 Scenic Highway in Lawrenceville. The group meets in the Community Room. For more information, call Dottie at 770-623-1984.

A Musical Theatre Workshop for ages 9-13 or grades 4-7 will be held from 6 - 7:30 p.m. Fridays between Sept. 12 and Nov. 21 at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. The cost is $10 for registration and $40 for ten weeks of classes. For class information, call Master Piece Performing Arts Company at 678-765-2865 or e-mail mppacinfo@charter.net. For preregistration and payment, call 770.985.4713.

The University of Georgia Gwinnett County Extension Service is sponsoring a General Health and Nutrition class 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every second the fourth Friday of the month. For more information call 770-638-5661.

SATURDAY

The Gwinnett County Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group meets on the 4th Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Gwinnett Christian Towers, 414 Berkmar Way, Lilburn. For more information call Pat at 770- 831-1386.

Tutoring for math and reading is offered at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Saturdays at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross. Call 770-638-5661 to register.

Marine Corp League No. 952, the Georgia Black Sheep Detachment, meets at 2 p.m. every third Sunday of the month at the Duluth American Legion Post No. 251. The post is located at 2760 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. Visit www.gamarine.org.

The Atlanta Scrabble Club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. Call 770-557-1343.

Gwinnett Woodworkers Association meets from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Stone Mountain Power Tools, 535 Indian Trail Road in Lilburn. Meetings include free woodworking seminars and demonstrations. Visit www.gwinnettwoodworkers.com.

The official Yu-Gi-Oh trading card league plays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays for children under 10 and from 2 to 3 p.m. for children 10 and up at Books-A-Million, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Call 678-847-5115.

Barnes and Noble Jr. Stories are held at 11 a.m. Saturdays at Barnes and Noble, 2205 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth.

Belly-dancing classes are held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at 3180 Bunten Road from July 19 to Aug. 19. Call 770-814-6981.

Companion Animal Rescue League holds pet adoptions from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday at PetsMart Johns Creek, located at the intersection of Ga. Highway 141 and McGinnis Ferry Road.

Gwinnett Gavel Club, a Girl Scout Council of Northwest Georgia-sponsored club and affiliate of Toastmasters International, provides an encouraging environment for girls in middle school and high school to improve their public speaking skills. The club meets at 9:30 a.m. every first and third Saturday of the month at Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. E-mail gwinnettgavelclub@hotmail.com.

Galleries, shops and restaurants along Main Street in downtown Buford are open late the third Saturday of each month as part of the Main Street Stroll.

Atlanta Hobby Robot Club meets from 10 a.m. to noon the last Saturday of the month at Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. The meetings feature advice on robots and a robot contest. Call 770-417-2200.

Moms and Tots Storytime is held at 11 a.m. Saturdays at Barnes and Noble, 2205 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. The storytime is free. Call 770-495-7200.

Free Paintball games every Saturday and Sunday on a 15 acre field. Bring own equipment, no rentals. Ongoing games start at 10 a.m. Call Greg 678-654-5399 for more information.

Live musical performances hosted by the Mall of Georgia will feature local artists on stage from 6:30 to 9 p.m. every Saturday between May 24 and Aug. 30 at the outdoor Village Pavilion at the Mall of Georgia. The community concert series is free and open to the public. For more information, call 678-482-8788 or visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.

The Gwinnett County Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group meets from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of every month at the Gwinnett Christian Towers located at 414 Berkmar Way in Lilburn. For more information, call Pat at 770-831-1386.

Babysitter's Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road on the following Saturdays: Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. The cost is $55 for materials and certification by the American Red Cross. For course information, contact kimlafourche@aol.com. For preregistration and payment, call 770.985.4713.

SUNDAY

Serenity Lakes Wellness Center holds Kripalu yoga classes at 6:15 p.m. Sundays and Tuesdays at the center, 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. The cost is $15 per class or $66 for six classes. Call 678-924-6868 or visit www.serenitylakes.com.

Serenity Lakes Wellness Center offers Sunday meditation from 3 to 4 p.m. on Sundays at Serenity Lakes Wellness Center, 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. Call 678-924-6868 or visit www.serenitylakes.com.

Chess Club meets from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Pinckneyville Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Call 770-417-2200.

The NAACP Gwinnett's general membership meetings are held at 3:45 p.m. on the third Sunday of the month at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville.

The NAACP Gwinnett's youth council meets at 3:45 p.m. the third Sunday of the month at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville.

The Vines Garden Park Outdoor Model Railroad is open to the public, free of charge, two Sundays a month at 3500 Oak Grove Road, Loganville. Visitwww.vinesgardenrailroad.com for operating hours, dates and location of the layout. Contact Bob Giselbach at 678-546-8722 or at beg378@charter.net.

The Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table meets at the Gwinnett History Museum the first Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. Call 770-972-0528.

Art Station is hosting A TOUR OF SOUTHERN GHOSTS at 7 to 9 p.m. every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday and at 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 15 to Oct. 31 at Stone Mountain Park. For additional information: call ART Station at 770-469-1105, visit www.artstation.org, or call Stone Mountain Park at 770-498-5600.