Oct. 4

The first-ever A.B.C. Fall Invitational will be held Oct. 4 at the Trophy Club of Apalachee, 1008 Dacula Road in Dacula. Registration will begin at noon with the shot-gun tee-off to start at 1. Cost is $100 per player or $375 per four-person team. Register to play by calling 404-606-5457 or 678-464-9291 before Sept. 24.

The city of Norcross will host its sixth annual Art Fest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct 4. The event is free. For more information, visit www.NorcrossArtFest.com.

The Buford High School Thespian troupe will present Neil Simon's "Fools" at 2 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Buford Fine Arts Center, 2705 Robert Bell Pkwy. in Buford. Admission is $5. For more information, call 770-945-6768.

Gwinnett Place Mall is hosting a canned food drive from Oct. 2-Oct.4. Shoppers are encouraged to bring canned foods or non-perishable items to collection bins at Simon Guest Services and at Center Court adjacent to the main stage. For more information, contact Jennifer Dunaway at 404-233-3993 or at jdunaway@kcpr.net.

LifeSouth Community Blood Bank will be available from 2-6 p.m. Oct. 4 at Gwinnett Place Mall. Donnors may help by stopping by the location on the upper level Center Court across from Aeropostale. For more information, contact Jennifer Dunaway at 404-233-3993 or at jdunaway@kcpr.net.

The 31st Annual Elisha Winn Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3 and Oct. 4 at the Elisha Winn House, 908 Dacula Road in Dacula. Admission is $3 for anyone over the age of 12 and free for ages 0-12. For more information, call Gwinnett Historical Society at 770-339-0840.

Oct. 5

Dominion Classical Christian Academy will host its third annual Fall Golf Classic at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 5 at Hamilton Mill Golf Club, 1995 Hamilton Mill Parkway in Dacula. Cost is $150 per person or $500 for a foursome. For more information, visit dominionclassical.org.

The Buford High School Thespian troupe will present Neil Simon's "Fools" at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Buford Fine Arts Center, 2705 Robert Bell Pkwy. in Buford. Admission is $5. For more information, call 770-945-6768.

Oct. 6

Duluth Parks and Recreation will offer the Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People workshop from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 6 at Bunten Road Park, 3180 Bunten Road in Duluth. Materials are $29 for a workbook and a DVD. The class is limited to 15 students. Call 770-814-6981 for more information.

The Greater Gwinnett Rose Society will host a meeting at 7 pm Oct. 6 at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center on 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. Please bring roses, a vase, and some Oasis. For further information, contact Don Schwaz, President, at 770-979-4237 or berdks@mindspring.com.

The Buford High School Thespian troupe will present Neil Simon's "Fools" at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Buford Fine Arts Center, 2705 Robert Bell Pkwy. in Buford. Admission is $5. For more information, call 770-945-6768.

Brookwood High School Chorus will present its "Fall Concert" Oct. 6 at Snellville United Methodist Church, located 2428 Main Street in Snellville. Admission is free. For further information, call 770-972-9360.

Award-winning Georgia author, Phillip Lee Williams, will read and autograph his new book "The Campfire Boys-A Novel" at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Cisco Auditorium at the Georgia Gwinnett College, located 1000 University Center Lane in Lawrenceville. For further information, call 678-407-5986.

Oct. 9

A Kids Day Out will be hosted on at the Shorty Howell Park Activity Building from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 9, a teacher work day. Games, crafts, swimming and fun will be offered for children ages 6 to 12 at $30 per child. Kids must bring a sack lunch, drink and snacks. Pre-registration is required; call 770-814-4914.

The Gwinnett Parkinson's Support Group is meeting at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 9 in the Mango Room in the Diabetes & Nutrition Education Center on the upper level of the Glancy Rehabilitation Center at 3215 McClure Bridge Road in Duluth. No pre-registration or membership dues required. For more information, contact Sharon Hansen at 678-312-6175 or email her at shansen@gwinnettmedicalcenter.org.

Oct. 10

Right to Hike Inc. will host the second annual Ella's 5K and Fun Run beginning at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center in Buford. The registration fee for the 5K is $25 and $15 for the fun run. Children 16 and younger can participate for $10. For more information, visit www.rightohikeinc.com.

Free entrepreneur training for women will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 10 at the Small Business Develop Center at 2530 Sever Road in Lawrenceville. Class size is limited and light refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, e-mail uaogreentie@aol.com.

The Braselton Rotary Club will host the Run the Vineyard 5K Oct. 10 at Chateau Elan in Braselton. Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m., followed by the fun run at 7:30 the 5K at 8. Awards will be given. Entry fee is $20 per person and $45 per family before race day and $25 the day of the event. For more information and to register, visit www.runthevineyard.com.

The seventh annual 5K Challenge Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk / Run will take place at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 10. Registration, start and finish are at Hi-Hope Service Center, 882 Hi-Hope Road in Lawrenceville. Proceeds will benefit Hi-Hope Service Center and all participants will receive completion medals. Entry fee is $17 if postmarked by Oct. 6 and $22 on the day of race. For more information and to register, call 770-963-8694 or visit www.hihopecenter.org.

The Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park will host its 2nd annual Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 10 for ages 50 and up at 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Reservations for sellers are required by Sept. 30. Inside spaces cost $15 and outside spaces are $10. Spaces are on a first come, first serve basis and the limit is 2 spaces per family. Call 770-564-4680 to reserve a space or for more information.

Adrienne Anbinder will read and sign her new children's book, Clarence Blooms in Winter, from 10 am to noon Oct. 10. at Barnes & Noble at 5141 Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. For further information, visit www.authorhouse.com.

A Flu Shot Clinic will be held in the Grayson Senior Center from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 10. The center is at 485 Grayson Pkwy in Grayson. Dr. Sharma of Grayson Primary Care will give the shots. No appointment is necessary but a $5 donation is suggested. Anyone 18 years or older is welcome to get a shot. For more information, call 770-963-8017.

The Asian American Resource Center will hold its 5th annual fundraising event, The Rice Festival, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Peachtree Hills Shopping Center, 3455 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Duluth. Admission is free. For more information call 770-270-0663.

The 7th Annual 5k Challenge run benefiting Hi-Hope Service Center will take place at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 10 at Hi-Hope, located at 882 Hi-Hope Road in Lawrenceville. To register, visit hihopecenter.org or call 770-963-8694.

A bake sale and garage sale will be hosted to benefit Hi-Hope Service Center at 882 Hi-Hope Road in Lawrenceville. Items will be made public from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 10. For additional information, visit hihopecenter.org.

Oct. 11

The Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table will host its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Gwinnett History Museum at 455 S. Perry Street in Lawrenceville. Meetings are casual and no fee. Visit www.negacwrt.net for further information.

Oct. 12

New Dawn Theater Company will hold open auditions for its Christmas production of "Miracle on 34th Street." Auditions will begin at 7 p.m Oct. 12 at 3087 Main St. in Duluth. All ages are encouraged to audition. Headshots and resumes are welcome but not required. For more information, visit www.newdawntheatercompany.com, email singbritsen@yahoo.com or call the theater at 678-887-5015.

Oct. 13

New Dawn Theater Company will hold open auditions for its Christmas production of "Miracle on 34th Street." Auditions will begin at 7 p.m Oct. 13 at 3087 Main St. in Duluth. All ages are encouraged to audition. Headshots and resumes are welcome but not required. For more information, visit www.newdawntheatercompany.com, email singbritsen@yahoo.com or call the theater at 678-887-5015.

New York Times bestselling author of "Gods in Alabama", Joshilyn Jackson, will read and autograph her new novel "The Girl Who Stopped Swimming" at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Cisco Auditorium at the Georgia Gwinnett College, located 1000 University Center Lane in Lawrenceville. For further information, call 678-407-5986.

Oct. 14

The Buford Lanier Woman's Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 14 at the Sugar Hill Community Church, 1166 Church St. in Sugar Hill. Georgia State Senator Renee Unterman will be the guest speaker. For more information, visit www.bufordlanierwomansclub.com, www.gfc.org or www.gafwc.org.

The Gwinnett County Soil and Water Conservation District will host its monthly meeting at 8:30, Oct. 14, in the conference room on the second floor of the GJAC Building on 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. If there are any questions, call 770-761-3020.

Southern Living at Home will be hosting a luncheon from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct 14 at the Country Club of Gwinnett, located at 3254 Clubside View Court in Snellville. Cost is $13. Reservations, needed by Oct. 5, are essential and free childcare is available. Call Jackie at 770-962-0289 or email her at SGWomenConnect@hotmail.com to make reservations.

Oct. 15

National Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold its monthly meeting at noon Oct. 15 at John Boy's Restaurant, 3050 W. Main St. in Snellville. Members, spouses, prospective members and friends are invited to attend and current federal employees or anyone who has ever worked for the federal government is eligible to join. For more information, call 770-921-3816.

Newcomer's Women's Club of North East Suburban Atlanta invites new neighbors in the area to a monthly coffee meeting at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 15 at the Suwanee Station Clubhouse, 1285 Station Center Blvd. in Suwanee. Contact Gigi at 678-714-2370 or Sally at 770-614-0879 or check the website at newcomersclubatlanta.com for further information.

Oct. 16

George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center will host a mother/son Halloween dance from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. Tickets are $5 per person and costumes are optional. Registration required. For more information, call 770-831-4173.

The Gwinnett History Museum will host Haunted Night at the Museum from 7 to 10 p.m. Oct 16. The museum is at 455 S. Perry St. in Lawrenceville. Cost is $5 and all ages are welcome. Registration recommended. Call 770-822-5178 for more information.

Oct. 17

The city of Sugar Hill will host a Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 at E.E. Robinson Park, 850 Level Creek Road in Sugar Hill. For more information, call 770-945-6716 or visit www.cityofsugarhill.com.

The 2009 City of Sugar Hill Volkswagen and Classic Car Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the top parking lot of E.E. Robinson Park, 850 Level Creek Road in Sugar Hill. The entrance fee is $20 and registration will begin at 9 a.m. Awards will be given out at 3:30 p.m. For more information on the classic car show, call Steve Soucie at 770-967-2934 or e-mail ssoucie1@charter.net. For more information on the Volkswagen car show, e-mail Billy Fry at vwbugshow@gmail.com.

Solid Foundation Youth Development Inc., a Snellville-based nonprofit organization, will hold its first H.A.C.K.E.R.S. Charity Golf Tournament at 9 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Sugar Hill Golf Course, 6094 Suwanee Dam Road in Sugar Hill. Fee is $80 per golfer. For more information, call 678-691-8267 or e-mail nesbut@msn.com.

Reduced tickets for the 7:05 p.m. Gwinnett Gladiators game Oct. 17 are available through the Gwinnett Gladiators Web site. $5 (less taxes) of each $15 ticket will benefit Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services. Order online at www.gwinnettgladiators.com. Click on Special Ticket Offers and enter the code FOGS1017 to purchase a ticket at the discounted rate. All orders must be placed by Oct. 14, and tickets will be available for pick up on game night at the Gladiators Will Call. For questions, call Keith Davis at 770-497-5112 or E-mail kdavis@gwinnettgladiators.com.

There will be an open mic night Oct. 17 at 106 West Performance Venue, located 106 West Athens Street in Winder. The show will begin at 8 p.m. and performers need to arrive at 7 p.m. for sound check. Performers need to prepare 1-3 original songs or public domain songs, a comedy rouitine, a dramatic skit, or a poetry reading. Plan on 3-10 minutes on stage. Performer admission is free. Audience admission is $5 or $20 per family. Costumes will be rewarded with a free drink. Sign up by calling 770-886-1977 or email beckytollerson@106west.com by Oct. 13.

Reunion Country Club will host its Annual Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Reunion Country Club, located 5615 Grand Reunion Drive in Hoschton. 1 ticket is $1, 25 tickets are $20, and wristbands are available for $25 each. For further information, contact 770-965-6144 or visit www.nma-jwhn.com/reunion/outside_home.asp.

Oct. 19

The Snellville Citizens' Police Academy Alumni Association's will hold its fourth annual golf tournament Oct. 19 at Cedar Lake Golf Club, 5720 Sharon Church Road in Loganville. Registration will begin at 8 p.m. and play will begin at 9. For more information, call 770-985-1322 or e-mail mfergus@bellsouth.net.

Oct. 22

Hemophilia of Georgia will host the 27th annual Hit 'Em for Hemophilia golf tournament on Oct. 27 at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort in Braselton. Call Vic McCarty at 770-518-8272 for more information.

The third annual Foster Children's Foundation charity event, a flashback to the 70s dance party with a live and silent auctions, dance and costume contests and more, will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22 at Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford. To purchase tickets, call 770-623-6135.

Debut Atlanta author, Susan Rebecca White, will read and autograph her new novel, "Bound South" at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Cisco Auditorium at the Georgia Gwinnett College, located 1000 University Center Lane in Lawrenceville. For further information, call 678-407-5986.

Oct. 24

Get Fit Lilburn, an event showcasing various forms of physical activity, is set for 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 24 at Old Town Lilburn and Lilburn City Park. For more information on this event, call 678-749-7777 or visit www.cityoflilburn.com.

A family day of play will be held at 8 a.m. Oct. 24 at Presentation Pointe Amphitheatre at Lake Lanier Islands Resort, 6950 Holiday Road in Buford. Cost is $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and younger. For more information, e-mail ron@milesbeyondevents.com.

The Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties will present its first-ever Jingle Jubilee Holiday Mart from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Hummer Building of the Lou Sobh GMC Dealership, 2473 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. The event will include gifts for all ages, interests and budgets. Admission is $5, which will include a raffle ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.jlgnf.com.

A Chili Cook-Off will be held in the Grayson Community Park Oct. 24. The park is at 1 Park Drive. For more information, call 770-237-5586, e-mail info@graysonchamber.com or visit www.graysonchamber.com.

Oct. 25

The Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties will present its first-ever Jingle Jubilee Holiday Mart from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Hummer Building of the Lou Sobh GMC Dealership, 2473 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. The event will include gifts for all ages, interests and budgets. Admission is $5, which will include a raffle ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.jlgnf.com.

Envi Event Planning will host the International Bridal Affair from 1-5 p.m. on Oct. 25 at the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, located 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford. Giveaways, a champagne bar, and the signature "Unwind Corner" will be included. Admission is complimentary. Pre-register at www.internationalbridalaffair.com, or call 678-485-1663 for further information.

Oct. 29

House of Joy will host comedian Jeff Foxworthy at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Greater Atlanta Christian School in the Long Forum Building, 1575 Indian Trail-Lilburn Road in Norcross. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $30 and all proceeds will benefit Gwinnett County's first emergency shelter, House of Joy. For more information, visit www.houseofjoynorcross.org.

Oct. 30

The Fourth Annual Circle of Hope Awards dinner will be hosted at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 at Little Gardens at 3571 Lawrenceville Highway in Lawrenceville. Event is open to the public. Tickets are $100 per person. For additional information, contact Rebekah Moffett at 678-687-8953 or email info@hopeclinicgwinnett.info.

Oct. 31

Southeast Pug Rescue and Adoption will hold the PugFest fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 31 on the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy. in Lawrenceville. Admission to PugFest is $6 per adult and $3 for children under 12. For more information, visit www.rescuepug.com or call 770-887-9741.

Nov. 7

The 10th Annual Buford ACE Classic Cruise-In and Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at S & S Ace Hardware and Mower, 3400 Buford Drive, Suite 20 in Buford. The show will feature cars, motorcycles, rare rides, oldies DJ Mark Joseph, door prizes and free hot dogs. Call Joe Gagnon at 770-932-1458, e-mail jagagnon@ssacehardware.com or visit ssacehardware.com for more information.

Cotton States Cat Club will be hosting its 71st Annual CFA Championship Cat Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7, at Gwinnett County Civic Center, located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. For additional information, visit the Cotton States Cat Club website at www.cottonstatescatclub.org.

Nov. 11

The Perimeter School's Veterans Day Program will be held at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 11 in the main auditorium of Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road in Duluth. The program will include the posting of the Colors, a tribute to veterans, readings by essay contest winners and a featured speaker. For more information, call the school office at 678-405-2300.

A Veteran's Day Celebration will be held at the Grayson Senior Center from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 11. The center is at 485 Grayson Pkwy in Grayson. A short presentation will take place at 6 p.m. Snacks and refreshments will be served. Veterans from all services are invited. For more information or to RSVP, call 770-963-8017.

Nov. 12

Brookwood High School Theater will present "The Coarse Acting Show" Nov. 12 and Nov. 14 at Brookwood High School, located 1255 Dogwood Road in Snellville. Tickets will be $7 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. For further information, call 770-972-7642.

Nov. 13

Lilies of the Field, a live performance based on the Academy Award winning 1963 film, will be produced Nov. 13 through Nov. 15. Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees will be at 2:30. The performance will be held at New Dawn Theater, 3087 Main St. in Duluth. Tickets are $15. Funds will benefit the Peachtree Elementary Emergency Fund, operated by the Peachtree Care team. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call 678-994-5666 or visit www.maryourqueen.com.

Nov. 14

Brookwood High School Theater will present "The Coarse Acting Show" Nov. 12 and Nov. 14 at Brookwood High School, located 1255 Dogwood Road in Snellville. Tickets will be $7 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. For further information, call 770-972-7642.

Nov. 19

Brookwood High School Dance will present "Momentum- A Dance Performance" Nov. 19, Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 at Brookwood High School, located 1255 Dogwood Road in Snellville. Tickets will be $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For further information, call 770-972-7642.

Nov. 20

Lilies of the Field, a live performance based on the Academy Award winning 1963 film, will be produced Nov. 20 through Nov. 22. Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees will be at 2:30. The performance will be held at New Dawn Theater, 3087 Main St. in Duluth. Tickets are $15. Funds will benefit the Peachtree Elementary Emergency Fund, operated by the Peachtree Care team. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call 678-994-5666 or visit www.maryourqueen.com.

Nov. 21

Brookwood High School Dance will present "Momentum- A Dance Performance" Nov. 19, Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 at Brookwood High School, located 1255 Dogwood Road in Snellville. Tickets will be $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For further information, call 770-972-7642.

Nov. 22

Brookwood High School Dance will present "Momentum- A Dance Performance" Nov. 19, Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 at Brookwood High School, located 1255 Dogwood Road in Snellville. Tickets will be $6 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. For further information, call 770-972-7642.

Nov. 28

The Pride of Dixie Antiques Market will return Nov. 28 to the North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court in Norcross. Buyers are welcome from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. $3 admission is good for the entire weekend. For more information, contact Holly or Linda at 770-279-9899 or visit www.northatlantatradecenter.com.

Nov. 29

The Pride of Dixie Antiques Market will return Nov. 29 to the North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court in Norcross. Buyers are welcome from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $3 admission is good for the entire weekend. For more information, contact Holly or Linda at 770-279-9899 or visit www.northatlantatradecenter.com.

Dec. 3

Brookwood High School Chorus will present its "Holiday Concert" Dec. 3 at Snellville United Methodist Church, located 2428 Main Street in Snellville. Admission is free. For further information, call 770-972-9360.

Dec. 5

The city of Sugar Hill will host the Sugar Hill Holiday Celebration from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Community Center and Town Green. For more information, call 770-945-6716 or visit www.cityofsugarhill.com.

The Grayson Arts and History Center will present the Grayson Christmas Tour of Homes from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 5. Tickets can be purchased at Grayson City Hall, The Grayson Arts and History Center and the Grayson UPS store. Proceeds will benefit the Grayson Historic Preservation Society. Transportation will be provided to all homes. For more information, call 678-985-7775.

Dec. 10

Brookwood High School Musical Theater will present "Thoroughly Modern Millie" Dec. 10 and Dec. 12 at Brookwood High School, located 1255 Dogwood Road in Snellville. Tickets will be $7 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. For further information, call 770-972-7642.

Dec. 12

Brookwood High School Musical Theater will present "Thoroughly Modern Millie" Dec. 10 and Dec. 12 at Brookwood High School, located 1255 Dogwood Road in Snellville. Tickets will be $7 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. For further information, call 770-972-7642.

Ongoing

Registration will open Sept. 21 for the Quinn House's annual Christmas gift program. Children and seniors from low-income families may register from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday through Oct. 15 by calling 770-317-5026

George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center is sponsoring an exhibit of paintings by artist Builquis Samadi and photography by Frank Sharp through Aug. 31. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free and the center is at 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. For more information, call 770-831-4173.

Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is sponsoring "TAPROOTS," an exhibit of work by the John's Creek Fine Art Group, and "Gone to Pot," work by David Gentry, through Oct. 27. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free and the center is at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. For more information, call 770-417-2200.

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 a 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, help them write letters or give care givers a break. Also needed is a knitting volunteer for the Buford office and those with experience on stringed instruments. Training will be provided. Call Andy McGill at 770-614-9046.

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 day-time activities for at-home mothers and children. Activities include play groups, field trips, parties, community service and moms' nights out. E-mail momsclublvillesouth@hotmail.com or visit www.momsclub.org.

The IMPACT! Group offers free housing counseling and classes to residents facing foreclosure or seeking to buy a new home at 1845 Satellite Blvd. For more information, call 678-808-4477 or visit www.theimpactgroup.org.

The 2009 Suwanee Farmers Market will be held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Oct. 19 at Town Center Park in Suwanee. Participating farmers must register in advance, grow their own produce and be licensed by the Georgia Department of Agriculture. For more information, call Amy Doherty at 770-945-8996 or e-mail adoherty@suwanee.com.

The Norcross Ghost Tour, a walking tour of historical downtown Norcross, will be given at 8:30 p.m. July 10 and 11 and 17 and 18, Aug. 14 and 15 and 21 and 22, and Sept. 11 and 12 and 18 and 19 at 456 South Cafe, formerly Northernstar Coffeehouse, 45 S. Peachtree St. in Norcross. Visit www.norcrossghost.com for more information.

Stone Mountain Park will host Summer at the Rock, a series of events and festivals, through Sept. 7. The park is off Exit 8 on U.S. Highway 78. For more information, visit stonemountainpark.com.

Goodwill of North Georgia offers a job-search assistance program in Duluth equipped with people and resources to help job seekers find work. This center has computers with Internet access, fax machines, photocopiers, telephones and other tools that help with job searches. The center is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Visit www.goodwillng.org or call 404-420-9937 for more information.

A senior dance is held from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. the first and fourth Fridays of every month at the Gwinnett County Senior's Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Admission is $12, including food and drink. Residents of retirement or assisted living homes will receive a half-price ticket with a maximum of $50. Buses bringing 20 or more residents will pay $50. For more information, call 770-564-4680.

Nike will run a collection drive for its Reuse a Shoe program Sep. 14 through 18. Bring old, worn out athletic shoes to McKendree Elementary School's outdoor classroom at 550 Ozora Road in Loganville. No shoes including metal or lights, no cleats, no dress shoes, no wet shoes and no Crocs. For more information, email mckendreepta@hotmail.com.

MONDAY

A support group for lymphedema patients meets at 1 p.m. the third Monday of every month at O'Kelly Memorial Library, 363 Conyers Road in Loganville. For more information, call Evelyn Briscoe at 770-466-8483 or e-mail 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 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 S. in Lawrenceville. All voice parts are 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. The church is at 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 Mondays 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. For more information, visit www.geocities.com/southernwingsbc.

Quilters in Stitches Quilt Guild meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Highlands Presbyterian Church, 830 Grayson Parkway in Grayson. Programs include quilting teachers, lecturers and authors, workshops and community projects. 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 e-mail ghs@gwinnetths.org.

The 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 the Borders at 1929 Scenic Highway N. 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.

Revolution Training Center will offer a basic fitness training camp at 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays and 7:30 a.m. Saturdays. starting Oct. 20. For more information, e-mail nlsmooth@yahoo.com or visit www.revtraining.com.

Duluth First United Methodist Church hosts a bereavement support group from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of every month at 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. For more information, call 770-476-3776, ext. 15.

The County Seat Toastmasters Club meets at 7 p.m. the first and third and Mondays of the month at the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department, 2900 University Parkway, Room B, in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 404-428-7175.

Cancer Caregivers Support Group meets at noon the third Monday of the month at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net.

Gwinnett Community Church offers free knitting classes at 7 p.m. every Monday at 455 Arnold Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call Deb at 404-502-8520.

TUESDAY

Friends of Gwinnett County Public Library meet at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the GCPL Administrative Office, 1001 Lawrenceville Highway in Lawrenceville. Membership in the organization is open to the public and annual dues range from $10 to $15. For more information, call 678-985-6125 or e-mail friends@gwinnettpl.org.

The Gwinnett County Children's Shelter offers free English classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday at the Lawrenceville Boys and Girls Club, 382 Stone Mountain St. Free Spanish classes are offered from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Casa de Los Pinos Information Center for the B.U.I.L.D. Fatherhood Program. For more information, call 678-546-8770 or 770-598-2656.

Baby Boomers Plus social group meets for coffee and conversation at 9 a.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Borders bookstore at 1929 Scenic Highway N. in Snellville. 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 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, holds auditions Tuesdays and Saturdays at the Hudgens Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Students in grades 2 through 12 are eligible for placement. Group auditions are offered by appointment only. Call 770-935-6657 or visit www.gwinnettyoungsingers.com.

The 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 holds 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.

The Braselton Mothers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of every month. The club provides weekly playgroups for children, holiday parties, group outings and moms' nights out. E-mail Trinity Pokusa at braseltonmothersclub@yahoo.com for more information.

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 classes are offered at 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Marguerite's Church, 83 Gloster Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, e-mail pat@gwinnettyogacenter.com or call 770-935-4920.

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

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 at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Coaching is provided. Call 770-972-2434 for more information.

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

A children's storytime is offered 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 is held 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. 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. Tuesdays at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 U.S. Highway 29 in Lawrenceville. Visit www.nami.org/sites/namigwinnett.

The Kiwanis Club of Norcross meets from noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at Ledo's Pizza, 5450 Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. Visit www.norcrosskiwanis.org for more information.

Computer instruction classes are offered from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the Norcross Human Services Center, 5030 Georgia Belle Court 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. the first Tuesday of each month at the Collins Hill Library, 455 Camp Perrin Road N.E. in Lawrenceville. For more information, call Linda Bohne at 770-822-6933 or e-mail linda.bohne@mindspring.com.

Revolution Training Center offers an advanced fitness training camp at 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 6 a.m. Saturdays starting Oct. 20. For more information e-mail nlsmooth@yahoo.com or visit www.revtraining.com.

An alzheimer's caregivers support group meets the third Tuesday of every month at Duluth First United Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. For more information, call 770-476-3776, ext. 15.

The Duluth Historical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Duluth History Museum, 582 W. Lawrenceville St. For more information, e-mail duluthhistorical@gmail.com.

A support group for people with a serious mental illness and their family is held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday at the Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 800 Lawrenceville Highway. For more information, e-mail info@namigwinnett.org or call Alan McDaniel at 678-982-5354.

AIDGwinnett now offers HIV testing on Tuesday evenings. Testing services are available 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with extended hours to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at 3075 Breckinridge Blvd., Suite 415, in Duluth. For more information, call Kyle-Monroe Spencer, director of HIV Prevention Education, at 678-990-6430.

WEDNESDAY

The Lawrenceville Employment Assistance Program meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of the month at the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, 395 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville, Room 121. The program features a speaker followed by a networking session. For more information, e-mail skburns6@gmail.com.

The Moms and Tots Weekly Program for Little Simon Kidgets, children age four and younger, will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays through July 22 at Gwinnett Place Mall's Belk wing, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. Events are free for Simon Kidgits Club members and nonmembers can sign up at the event for a $5 annual fee. For more information, call 770-476-5160 or visit www.simonkidgitsclub.com.

The Lazarus Project of Trinity Life Church serves free meals to the community at 5:45 p.m. Wednesdays. All are invited regardless of economic status. The church is at 422 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville and transportation is available in the Lawrenceville area. For more information, call 678-376-1668.

Hebron Baptist Church hosts free English classes at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 202 Hebron Church Road in Dacula. Students may register at any class. For more information, call 770-962-3671 ext. 285.

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

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 offers 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. Wednesdays 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.

The 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, 2723 N. Bogan Road in Buford. Gwinnett County seniors and visitors are invited to bring a covered dish. Call 770-614-2060.

The Community Council of Gwinnett County meets at 10 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month except June and July. Members and guests can arrive at 9:30 a.m. for a meet-and-greet at the Gwinnett County Pubilc Library five Forks branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lawrenceville. Visit www.commcouncilgc.org, call Cheryl Collins at 770-441-1876 or e-mail membership@commcouncilgc.org for more information.

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

The Buford Lanier Woman's Club meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Sugar Hill Community Center, 1166 Church St. in Sugar Hill. For more information, visit www.bufordlanierwomansclub.com.

A lung cancer survivors support group meets at 11 a.m. every Wednesday at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net.

DivorceCare, a recovery and support group for those in a separation or divorce, meets at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday in Room F-149 in the Family Life Center of Duluth First Methodist Church, 3208 Ga. Highway 120. For more information, call 770-476-3776.

Satellite Toastmasters club will meet at noon every Wednesday at NCR Corporation, located at 2651 Satellite Blvd in Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-7641 or visit www.satellite.freetoasthost.ws.

Moms & Tots Program will have a weekly program at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Wednesday from Sept. 23-Oct. 28 at Gwinnett Place Mall in the Belk Wing, located at 2100 Pleasant Hill Rd. Call 770-476-5160 for additional information.

THURSDAY

The Toastmasters of Centerville Club meets from 7 to 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 more information.

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 in Lawrenceville. Visit www.dbsanortheastga.org or call 770-755-5038.

Serenity Lakes Wellness Center offers an astrological transits class from 7 to 9 p.m. the last Thursday of every month at 3444 Club Drive in Lawrenceville. The cost is $15 and includes a color copy of a personal birth chart. Call 678-924-6868 or visit www.serenitylakes.com.

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 Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Prizes are awarded. For reservations, call Rill Rowell at 770-860-8338 or Barbara at 770-279-9093.

The 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 offers 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 the 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 and the games are free. Call 770-822-5414.

An alzheimer's support group meets at 3 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Life Care Center of Lawrenceville, 210 Collins Industrial Way. For more information, call Mary Samuel at 678-442-0777.

The Young Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. every other Thursdays at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center 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.

The Gwinnett Council for Seniors meets at 1:30 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at the Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville.

Georgia's Aspergers Organization, a local, parent-led organization serving individuals and families with Aspergers and highly-functioning autism, meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at Barrow Regional Medical Center, 316 Broad St. in Winder. Meeting are held on the third floor in rooms 1 and 2. For more information, call 770-307-0672 or visit the website at www.georgiaaspergersorganization.org.

Girl Talk, a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring to middle-school girls, holds meetings from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at McKendree United Methodist Church, 1570 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-910-4519 or visit www.desiretoinspire.org.

Tannery Row Artist Colony hosts Thursday Things, a free session in which artists share their knowledge and expertise on a variety of subjects, at 11 a.m. every Thursday at 554 W. Main St., Building C in Buford. For more information, call 678-428-4877.

The Young Breast Cancer Survivors Group meets at 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net.

A general cancer survivors support group meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month at the Hope House Cancer Wellness Center, 2424 Webb Gin House Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-736-9765 or e-mail hopehousewc@comcast.net.

The Toastmasters of Centerville meet from 7 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. For more information, visit tmofcenterville.freetoasthost.us.

The Centerville Writers' Group meets the first and third Thursday of every month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Centerville Community Center, 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-923-9807.

City of Duluth Parks and Recreation offers a 3D Animation for Games workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bunten Road Park, 3180 Bunten Road in Duluth, Thursdays from Oct. 29 until Dec. 10. The workshops are free and software is provided. No experience required. Call 770-814-6981 for more information.

The Technology Park Toastmasters Club meets from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday in the Transcore Building at 192 Technology Parkway, Suite 500 in Norcross. For more information, contact Dave Biloz at 404-993-1674 or visit www.technologypark.freetoasthost.com.

Covenant Counseling & Family Resource Center hosts a free support group for parents of children with ADHD from 7 to 8 p.m. the first Thursday of every month. The group, "Helping Parents Find Peace in a Stimulating World," is held at 2219 Scenice Drive in Snellville. To register, call 770-985-0837 ext. 107 or E-mail jaye@covenantcounseling.org.

FRIDAY

The Lazarus Project of Trinity Life Church serves free meals to the community at 6:30 p.m. Fridays. All are invited regardless of economic status. The church is at 422 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville and transportation is available in the Lawrenceville area. For more information, call 678-376-1668.

Senior dances and lessons will be offered at the Bethesda Center every first and fourth Friday of the month. Admission is $12 and includes food and drink. 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.

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. 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 at 1:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month at the Glancy Rehabilitation Center, 3215 McClure Bridge Road in Duluth. Call 678-312-6175.

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 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.

The Gwinnett Parkinson's Support Group meets at 1:30 p.m. on the second Friday of every month at 3215 McClure Bride Road in Duluth. For more information, call Sharon Hansen at 678-312-6175 or e-mail shansen@gwinnettmedicalcenter.org.

The Norcross Ghost Tour, a walking tour of historical downtown Norcross will be conducted June 12-13 and 19-20, July 10-11 and 17-18, August 14-15 and 21-22 and September 11-12 and 18-19 at 8:30 p.m. at 456 South Cafe, formerly Northernstar Coffeehouse. Visit www.norcrossghost.com for more information.

Senior Dances will be held from 7:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. on the first and fourth Fridays of each month at the Bethesda Center. Admission costs $12 including food and drink. Call J.R. Stallworth at 770-995-9163 for more information.

Fatso's Sports Bar and Grill will be hosting a "Show-In" for cars, motorcycles, and trucks each Friday night from 6-9 p.m., rain or shine, at 1250 Auburn Road in Dacula. The shows will generate donations to the Children's Organ Transplant Assoc. for the benefit of Lance Witt and his family. Lance is a local 6 year old who has recently recieved a heart transplant. Visit www.atlantacarshows.org/events/fatsos-fridays-show-in-cars for more information.

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.

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.

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.

The Lawrenceville Farmers' Market will operate from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. starting on June 6. It will continue to operate every Saturday until Sept. (excluding July4). Call 678-226-2639 for more information.

City of Duluth Parks and Recreation will offer a Belly Dancing workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Bunten Road Park, 3180 Bunten Road in Duluth, Saturdays from Sept. 19 until Oct. 10. The cost is $65. Call 770-814-6981 for more information.

McDaniel Farm Park offers free admission to pick pumpkins every weekend in October, Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays noon to 4 p.m. The pumpkin patch is located on 3251 McDaniel Road in Duluth. Call 770-814-4920 for more information.

SUNDAY

The Gwinnoters, the Gwinnett chapter of the North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association, meets at the Gwinnett History Museum the fourth Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. The museum is at 455 S Perry St. in Lawrenceville. Call David Roth at 770-962-2480 for more information.

The Lazarus Project of Trinity Life Church serves free meals to the community at 8 a.m. Sundays. All are invited regardless of economic status. The church is at 422 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville and transportation is available in the Lawrenceville area. For more information, call 678-376-1668.

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.

Instructor Rosemary Benavides Williams will teach Adult Watercolor Classes at the Sugar Hill Community Center Tuesday mornings beginning on Sept. 1. The first session will end Oct. 6. Set-up will be at 9:30 a.m., and class will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost for each six week session is $100. For registration or more information, call the Sugar Hill Community Center at 770-831-7413.