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.


Dr. Susan Kolb will be speaking on "Merging Traditional and Alternative Medicine" from 10 to 11 a.m. today at Atlanta Unity, 3597 Parkway Lane in Norcross. For more information, call 770-441-0585.


Bodyplex Fitness Adventure and LifeSouth Community Blood Centers are hosting a blood drive from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at 4125 Buford Drive in Buford. Donors must bring valid ID, be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. For more information, call 770-538-0500 or visit


Freshstart, an American Cancer Society program designed to help you stop smoking in two weeks, will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sept. 23 and 25 at the Hope House. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or e-mail


A Return to Health Wellness and Day Spa Open House will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at 2033 Buford Highway, Buford. For more information, call 770-614-7555 or visit


The Button Gwinnett Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees will host a meeting at noon Thursday at John Boy's Restaurant, located at 3050 W. Main St. in Snellville. For more information, call Stan Weiss at 678-344-9986.

Newcomer Women's Club of North East Suburban Atlanta will be hosting their monthly coffee meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Suwanee Station Clubhouse, located at 1285 Station Center Blvd. in Suwanee. The meeting is free and open to all women. For more information, call Gigi at 678-714-2370 or Sally at 770-614-0879.

Lee Biola, president of Citizens for Progressive Transit, will be speaking at the Greater Gwinnett Group of the Sierra Club at

7:30 p.m. Thursday in the media center of Berkmar High School. For more information, call 404-513-4069 or e-mail


The Red Cross will offer a course on CPR for adults and Child and Infant CPR from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Northeastern District Office, 850 Hi-Hope Road, Lawrenceville. Cost is $65. To register, call 404-575-3730, option 3 and ask to register for class 08-1803, or visit

The Red Clay Theatre and Arts Center is presenting "Mark Twain" portrayed by Kurt Sutton at 8 p.m. Friday, at 8 p.m Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sept. 21. The show is at the Red Clay Theatre and Arts Center. Tickets are $15 and $12 for students. For more information, visit


The Bowman Concert Series presents musician Susan Gibson, will open at 7 p.m Saturday at 323 Wilcrest Drive S.W. in Lawrenceville. Bring a dish to share. Entrance is $20 per person. All proceeds will go to the artist. Seating is limited so reservations are required. Call 770-979-1314 to make reservations or for more information.

The American Cancer Society hosts "Look Good, Feel Better," a clinic for women dealing with the physical side effects of cancer and its treatment. The program runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center located at Cannon United Methodist Church, 2424 Webb Gin House Road, Snellville. Call 770-736-9765 or e-mail to reserve a spot.

Best Friends Pet Care hosts "Dog Day Fun Fest," a free clinic offering fun and educational activities for dogs and their owners. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 3390 N. Berkeley Lake Road in Duluth. For more information, visit or call 678-584-0999.

The annual Gwinnett/DeKalb Beta Sigma Phi Fall Invitational Membership Tea will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Dean Day's home at Bellemeade. For more information, call Pat Adams at 770-447-8640 or Heather Stevens at 770-488-9221.

The Gwinnett Small Business Development Center is hosting its annual Gwinnett Small Business Boot Camp from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday on the University of Georgia's new Gwinnett Campus. Registration is $199. For more information, call Helen Sutherland at 678-985-6820 or visit www.georgiabdc.


Pharr Elementary is hosting its annual Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pharr Elementary, located at 1500 North Road in Snellville. Admission is $10 and includes access to carnival games, a magic show and a rock climber slide. For more information, visit

The Winder Fire Department will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the department headquarters and museum at Fire Station One, 90 N. Broad St., Winder. For more information, call the Winder Fire Department at 770-867-3212.

Suwanee is holding their 25th annual fall festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Town Center Park. For more information, visit

Sept. 21

The Philadelphia Winn Chapter will meet at 2 p.m. Sept 21 at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary Building, located at 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-965-0496.

Sept. 25

The fifth annual Taste of Buford will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Tabby's Irish Pub, located at 554 W. Main St. To order tickets call 770-963-8694 or visit

The Financial Peace University will be holding classes at 7 p.m. starting Sept. 25 at 455 Arnold Road, located in Lawrenceville. For more information call 770-381-1151 or e-mail

Sept. 26

The Red Cross will offer a course on Adult First Aid with CPR and AED from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Northeastern District Office, 850 Hi-Hope Road, Lawrenceville. Cost is $65. To register, call 404-575-3730, option No. 3 and ask to register for class 08-1809, or visit

The Gwinnett History Museum presents Coffee-Ceilidh featuring live music from The Skillet Lickers at

8 p.m. Sept. 26 at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $5 for public, $4 for members. For more information, call 770-822-5178 or e-mail

Sept. 27

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