Today

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will host a Blessing of the Animals at 10 a.m. today at 50 Harmony Grove Road in Lilburn. The event is open to everyone and their pets. For more information, call 770-921-7747.

Covenant Fellowship Church International will hold a Consignment/Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at 75 Dacula Road in Dacula. Space rentals cost $25. For more information, call 678-407-6497 or 678-499-9539.

Christ The King Lutheran Church will host a trip to Callaway Gardens. The carpool will leave at 10 a.m. today from Christ The King Lutheran Church. The cost is $18 for adults and $15 for seniors. RSVP to yojmm@

bellsouth.net or call 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

God's Heart Ministries will hold a Women of Virtue Meeting at 1 p.m. today at 2160 Fountain Square in Snellville. For more information, call 877-202-8981 or visit igfonline.net.

Sunday

Christian Directed Singles will hold a Social Night at 6 p.m. Sunday at Abbotts Bar and Grill, 10900 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Call Sally at 770-449-1211, ext. 156, or e-mail sknapp11@bellsouth.net for more information.

Grace International Church will hold their second annual Kids' Day Celebration at 2 p.m. Sunday. The event is free and will feature many games. For more information, call 678-613-5635 or visit the Web site www.graceinternationalchurch.org.

Friday

Christian Directed Singles will hold a dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at Bethesda Church Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Admission is $10. Call Norma at 404-542-8423 to reserve a seat at the CDS table or for more information.

May 1

Buford First United Methodist Church will hold a Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 1 at 4340 Old Hamilton Mill Road in Buford. Proceeds will benefit summer mission trips for the youth. For more information, call 770-945-7438.

Faith Baptist Church will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1 at 116 Sara St. in Winder. For more information, visit www.faithbaptistwinder.com.

Christ the Lord Lutheran Church will host a Concert of Compassion for the Children at 6:30 p.m. May 1 at 1001 Duluth Highway in Lawrenceville. The concert will benefit the building of an orphanage in Honduras. For more information, call 770-363-7330 or e-mail sosebeem@comcast.net.

May 6

Suwanee Town Center Park will host a National Day of Prayer at 6 p.m. May 6 at 370 Buford Highway in Suwanee. For more information, visit www.suwanee.com/whatsnew.events.php or call 770-945-1524.

The 2010 Lawrenceville Prayer on the Square will be held at 7 p.m. May 6 at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Volunteers are needed. For more information, call 770-682-7421 or e-mail maryg2g@charter.net.

May 7

The Beatenbos and New Life will sponsor a Mother's Day Weekend Celebration at 7 p.m. May 7 at Bethlehem First Baptist Church, 548 Christmas Ave. in Bethlehem. For more information, call 770-867-3577 or visit www.bethlehemfbc.org.

May 8

North River Church will hold its third annual Spring Fling Family Carnival and Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8 at 1725 Spectrum Drive in Lawrenceville. Proceeds will be used to dig wells in Haiti and Nicaragua. For more information, call 770-277-3345 or visit northriverchurch.com.

Christian Directed Singles will volunteer at Norcross Cooperative Ministries from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 8 at 2275 Mitchell Road in Norcross. For more information, visit www.norcrossco-op.org. To donate or RSVP, e-mail Sally at sknapp11@bellsouth.net or call 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

May 16

Buford First United Methodist Church will hold its Annual Volleyball Tournament from 3 to 8 p.m. May 16 at 4340 Old Hamilton Mill Road in Buford. Registration for teams of 9 is $90 and includes a free T-shirt and a trophy for the winning team. Bring a camping chair or blanket. Proceeds will benefit summer mission trips for the youth. For more information or to register, call 770-945-7438.

May 23

Christian Directed Singles will hold a Social Night at 6 p.m. May 23 at Abbotts Bar and Grill, 10900 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Call Sally at 770-449-1211, ext. 156, or e-mail sknapp11@bellsouth.net for more information.

May 31

The Annual Christian Directed Singles Memorial Day Picnic will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at Shorty Howell Park, 2750 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. Bring a dish and $5 per person to cover food costs. RSVP required. For more information, e-mail yojmm@bellsouth.net or call 770-449-1211, ext. 156.

Mondays

First Baptist of Buford is opening up fitness classes to the community every Monday and Wednesday. Aerobic, strength and stretch class is 9:30 a.m. and the Senior Class (65+) is 10:45 a.m. The classes are being held in the gym building, located at 4550 Hamilton Mill in Buford. Classes are 3$ each. For more information, contact 678-622-2105.

The Bereavement Support Group at Duluth First United Methodist Church meets at 7 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month. The church is at 3208 Ga. Highway 120 in Duluth. Call 770-476-3776 for more information.

Lilburn Christian Church, 314 Arcado Road, offers a free coffee drive-through from 6:30 to 8 a.m. every Monday morning.

Hebron Baptist Church offers Care, Divorce Care for Kids and Grief Support classes at 7 p.m. every Monday at the church, 202 Hebron Church Road, Dacula. Registration is required for Divorce Care for Kids; visit www.churchinitiative.org. Call 770-962-3671, ext. 277, or visit www.hebronchurch.org.

Level Creek United Methodist Church hosts a Cadets 1400 group meeting for second- and third-grade girls at 7 p.m. and Families Anonymous from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays. The church is at 4844 Level Creek Road in Suwanee. For more information, call 770-945-0205.

A Celebrate Recovery support group for people dealing with any of life's hurts, habits and hang-ups meets at 6 p.m. Mondays at Hebron Baptist Church, 202 Hebron Church Road in Dacula. Dinner is served from 6 to 6:45 p.m. and individual groups meet at 7:15 p.m. Call 770-962-3671 or visit www.celebraterecovery.com.

The Light, a men's sexual purity support group, meets Mondays at Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, 4600 Nelson Brogdon Blvd. in Sugar Hill. Call 678-386-7349 for more information.

Epiphany Lutheran Church holds senior fitness classes for those age 50 and older from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the George Pierce Park Community Center, 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee. The cost is $54. Call 770-831-4173.

Parent's Morning Out, a Christian care program for children six months to 3 years old, is offered from 9:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville, 395 W. Crogan St.