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

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

Monday

The Brookwood High School Bronco Marching Band and the Brookwood Band Association Boosters are sponsoring the Gwinnett County Marching Band Exhibition at 6:15 p.m. Monday at Brookwood High School in Snellville. For more information call 770-979-0840.

The Quinn House of Lawrenceville will be registering children and seniors from low-income families for their Christmas Gift Program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning Monday through Thursday. Registration closes Oct. 15. To register, call 770-962-6379 and to sponsor, call 770-317-5026.

Thursday

The fifth annual Taste of Buford will be held from

6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Tabby's Irish Pub, located at 554 W. Main St. To order tickets, call 770-963-8694 or visit www.hihopecenter.org.

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

Certified Diabetes Educators present the "Know Your Healthy Steps" program from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Fellowship Hall of Lawrenceville First Baptist Church. For more information, call 770-963-5121.

Friday

The Red Cross will offer a course on Adult First Aid with CPR and AED 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 No. 3 and ask to register for class 08-1809, or visit www.redcrossatlanta.org.

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

8 p.m. Friday 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.

Saturday

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

The second annual Sterling Stampede 5K will be held Saturday at Sterling on the Lake, 7005 Lake Sterling Blvd. The half-mile Treehouse Tot Trot will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by the 5K run at 9. Early registration for the 5K is $20 per runner and $25 after Tuesday. The Tot Trot is $10 per child, $15 after Tuesday. Proceeds benefit My Sister's Place, a charity for women and children in need. For more information, visit www.active.com or call 770-904-7768.

The Gwinnett History Museum presents 1950s Fun Day from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $5. For more information, call 770-822-5178 or e-mail gwinnetthistorymuseum@gwinnettcounty.com.

The Bethlehem Community Blood Drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Riverwalk YMCA, located at 1947 Waterside Circle in Bethlehem. Donors must bring a valid I.D., be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds. For more information, call 770-538-0500 or visit www.lifesouth.org.

Beatrice Smith Samples will be signing and discussing her novel "Maggie McKinnon" from 1 to

4 p.m. Saturday at Borders located at 1705 Mall of Georgia Blvd., Buford. For more information call 678-482-0872.

The Collins Hill basketball program will be holding a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Collins Hill High School in the front side parking lot. For more information, call Tipoff Club president Cheryl Hood at 770-962-6202.

Jaemor Farms, 5340 Cornelia Highway in Alto, will hold its annual fall festival from 10 a.m. to

7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 28. For more information, call 770-869-3999.

Joanie Parker Hair Studio will be hosting its Second Annual Pink Streak Party to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday located at 1611 Satellite Blvd., Suite 13 in Duluth. For more information call 770-497-8898.

The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department will be hosting the Tammy Bayshore Ride. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the ride begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department. For more information, call Jody Jones at 770-822-3120 or Deborah Findley at 770-619-6802.

Sept. 28

The Episcopal Church of St. Mary and St. Martha is hosting a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at 3805 Braselton Highway in Buford. Donors must bring valid I.D., be at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 lbs. For more information, call 770-538-0500 or visit www.lifesouth.org.

Oct. 2

Vince and Barbara Dooley will be speaking at NAMAR's General Membership Meeting at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Gwinnett Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 770-495-7300 or visit www.namar.org.

Oct. 3

The Peachtree Ridge Foundation will sponsor its annual Live and Silent Auction at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at Magnolia Hall, 2040 Sever Road in Lawrenceville. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 678-957-3166 or e-mail lynn.brunatti@prfoundation.net.

Oct. 4

The Ladies and Men Gwinnett Shrine Clubs are hosting "FunFest for Kids," an interactive charity event to help raise money for children with burn injuries and other orthopedic needs. The event is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Ingles supermarket in Dacula, located off Ga. Highway 369.

Grayson Cluster Schools Foundation and PTA will be hosting its Fourth Annual Hot Tamale Chili Cook-Off from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 4 at Grayson City Park. For more information, call 678-524-8827 or visit www.grayson-foundation.org.

A Red Cross Course on First Aid will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Northeastern District Office, 850 Hi-Hope Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 404-575-3730.

Oct. 7

The Gwinnett History Museum presents Home School Day featuring fun activities with fellow homeschoolers ages 11 and up on Oct. 7 at 455 S. Perry St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $3 per student. For more information and pre-registration, 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. Oct. 7 at the Hope House. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net.

Oct. 8

The Gwinnett County Public Library is hosting a Gwinnett Reading Festival, and will have a special appearance by Spider-Man from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8. The event will be held at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds at 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway. For more information, visit www.gwinnettpl.org or www.gwinnettreadingfestival.org or call 770-978-5154.

The Buford Lanier Woman's Club's next meeting is at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Sugar Hill Community Center, 1166 Church St. For more information visit www. bufordlanierwomansclub.com.