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


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. today at the Hummer Building of the Lou Sobh GMC Dealership, 2473 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. Admission is $5, which will include a raffle ticket. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

Envi Event Planning will host the International Bridal Affair from 1 to 5 p.m. today at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, located 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford. Admission is free. Preregister at, or call 678-485-1663 for further information.

"Antique and Holiday Festival" will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the Braselton Park on Harrison St. in Braselton. Admission is free. For more information, call 706-824-7204.


The Major William E. Simmons Camp 96 Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Historic Female Seminary, 455 Perry St. in Lawrenceville. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 770-979-2637 or visit


House of Joy will host comedian Jeff Foxworthy at 7 p.m. Thursday 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

Partnership Against Domestic Violence will hold its annual Domestic Violence Survivor Speak-Out from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday at Gwinnett County Justice and Administrative Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville. For more information or to RSVP, call 404-870-9605.

McKendree Elementary PTA Fall Festival will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McKendree Elementary, 1600 Riverside Parkway in Lawrenceville. The event is free to attend. For more information, call 678-643-8940.


The Fourth Annual Circle of Hope Awards dinner will be hosted at 7 p.m. Friday 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

Gwinnett Area Mommies will host a Halloween-themed Meet and Greet from 10 a.m. to noon Friday. Snacks will be provided. For location information and to RSVP, visit

The Hudgens Center for the Arts will hold The Land Of Cause, a charity event that includes eating, drinking and dancing, from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. The center is located 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, in Duluth. Tickets are $30 per person or $100 for a group of four. Proceeds will benefit nine different nonprofit organizations. For tickets and more information, visit


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

Suwanee Academy of the Arts will host a Halloween Party for teens from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. The academy is at 341 Main St. in Suwanee. Admission is $10. For additional information, call 678-482-6333.

Parkwood Farms Therapy Center and AID4AUTISM will host a Safe Halloween from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at 2519 Parkwood Road in Snellville. Admission is free. For more information, call 678-906-9787.

A Harvest Festival will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday on the Square in Downtown Lawrenceville. Admission is free and includes food, candy, games and music.

Pleasant View Baptist Church and Precious Pink Foundation will present Celebration of Life 2009, "Supporting Breast Cancer Survivors," Saturday. A Walk of Love will be at 8 a.m. at Stone Mountain Park starting in the Confederate Hall Parking Lot, and the Annual Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. at Marriott-Stone Mountain Inn, 1058 Robert E. Lee Blvd. in Stone Mountain. The cost is $25 and includes admission to both events. For more information or to register, call 770-899-2851.


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 Tuesday. 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 daytime activities for at-home mothers and children. Activities include play groups, field trips, parties, community service and moms' nights out. E-mail or visit

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

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 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 Seniors 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.

Suwanee First United Methodist Church Missions Team will be collecting coats, hats, scarves, gloves and other winter clothing throughout October. Outgrown/gently used items would be appreciated. Go to the church Web site at or call the church office Monday through Thursday at 770-945-8041.

Creative Enterprises Inc., a nonprofit organization, will hold its annual Fall Plant Sale through Saturday. Business hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays. Creative Enterprises is at 701 Hi-Hope Lane in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 678-300-4765.

Buford First United Methodist Church will hold a Pumpkin Patch from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 7 p.m. Sunday throughout October. The church is at 285 East Main St. in Historic Buford. Proceeds will go to its youth ministry. For more information, call 770-945-7438.

Sweaters for Seniors will be held through Saturday to benefit Friends of Gwinnett County Senior Services. For more information or to donate new sweaters or blankets, call Alternative Home Care for Seniors in Snellville at 770-736-7977.