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, location, with address, phone number and cost. Deadline is two weeks prior to the event.

July 24

The Lilburn Youth Public Service Academy will be held July 24 at Lilburn City Hall, 76 Main St. The program, Teenage Takeover of City Hall, will allow teens ages 13 to 18 to learn more about city government. The program is free with space for 15 participants available on a first come, first served basis. Call 770-638-2198 for more information.

Cigar-maker Rocky Patel will host a cigar party from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mack's Cigar Shop, 6603 Sugarloaf Parkway 107 in Duluth. Patel will promote and educate consumers about his brands. Admission is free and door prizes are offered. Must be 18 or older. Call 678-417-1551 for more information.

July 25

The Auburn and Dacula Masonic Lodges will host a pancake breakfast with proceeds benefiting hospitalized children from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. today at the Auburn Masonic Lodge on Autry Road in Auburn. Breakfast plates are $6. For more information on this event, call James at 770-294-4571.

The Asian Cultural Experience Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 25 at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students and children younger than 3 will be admitted for free. For more information, visit www.asianculturalexperienceinga.com.

B98.5 of Atlanta and Special Event Network will present "B at the Movies" at 7 p.m. July 25 at Suwanee Town Center Park. This free, outdoor movie event will feature the film "Paul Blart: Mall Cop." Call 770-615-0577 for more information.

The Goddard School of Dacula will host a fundraiser benefiting a local family from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25. The event will include games for children, prizes and raffles and is open to the public. The school is at 1362 Auburn Road in Dacula. For more information, call 770-682-8260.

Author Haywood Smith will host a workshop from 11 a.m. to noon and 2 to 3 p.m. July 25 at Books for Less, 2815 Buford Dr. in Buford. The first workshop is titled "How to Get Published" and will be followed by "How to Write a Book." Call 770-945-9288 to RSVP by July 24, or for more information.

Professional mezzo-soprano Walteria Bethea will perform a recital at 4 p.m. July 25 at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 U.S. Highway 29 S. in Lawrenceville. The vocalist will be accompanied by organist Joyce Parks. Admission is free but donations are accepted. E-mail bjstwp@juno.com or call 770-963-4589 for more information.

Brunswick Zone, 3835 Lawrenceville Highway in Lawrenceville, will offer a discount bowling rate for friends of the County Seat Players from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. July 25. The price is $20 per person. Call 678-488-7959 for more information.

July 26

The Asian Cultural Experience Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 26 at the Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students and children younger than 3 will be admitted for free. For more information, visit www.asianculturalexperienceinga.com.

A community blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26 at the Episcopal Church of St. Mary and St. Martha, 3805 Braselton Highway in Buford. For more information, call 770-538-0500 or visit www.lifesouth.org.

July 27

Major William E. Simmons Camp 96 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans will meet at 7 p.m. July 27 at the Lawrenceville Female Seminary, 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. The public is invited to attend. Visit www.scv96.org for more information.

July 28

The Gwinnett County League of Women Voters will host a moderated panel discussion on reducing domestic violence-related deaths in Gwinnett from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 28 at the Five Forks Trickum branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 678-768-8136 or e-mail lwvgwinnett@gmail.com.

The Lilburn Women's Club will host a free self defense workshop at 7 p.m. at House of Payne Personal Training, 4565 Lawrenceville Hwy. in Lilburn, July 28. Visit www.trainwithpayne.com or call 678-641-9188 for more information.

July 30

Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services will host the Roaring '20s seventh annual silent auction from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 30 at Delmar Gardens of Gwinnett, 3100 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information, call Erin Burry at 770-822-8851 or Jennifer Thilo at 770-923-3100.

July 31

In conjunction with Suwanee Performing Arts's presentation of "Beauty and the Beast" at 8 p.m. July 31 on the Suwanee Town Center stage, Gwinnett residents are invited to enjoy tea with Belle and her friends at 10 a.m. Tickets are $20 per guest and space is limited. To reserve a spot, call 770-821-7654. Lawn seating for the evening presentation is free, while a table for eight is $90 and table seating for four is $45.

The city of Sugar Hill will present Reels at Robinson featuring the movie "Indiana Jones" at 6 p.m. July 31 at the E.E. Robinson Park amphitheater, 4988 W. Broad St. in Buford. For more information, call 770-831-7413.

A Suwanee community blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. July 31 at the Bank of America branch at 3165 Peachtree Parkway in Suwanee. For more information, call 770-538-0500 or visit www.lifesouth.org.

The American Red Cross will hold a mobile blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. July 31 at the Hamilton Mill Village Publix, 2463 Hamilton Mill Parkway in Dacula. For more information, call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE or visit www.redcrossblood.org.