Jan. 14

First United Methodist Lawrenceville will hold a new session of Alpha at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at 395 W. Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Alpha gives people an opportunity to ask questions about Christianity in a relaxed setting. The event is free. Call Sheri Smith at 770-963-0386, ext. 157 for more information or email ssmith@fumclv.org.

Jan. 16

Christian Directed Singles will carpool to Opera at the Met at the Northpoint Market 8 Movie at noon Jan. 16. Meet in the Christ the Lutheran King parking lot, located 5575 Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. RSVP helpful. For more information, call 770-449-1211 (ext. 156).

Christian Directed Singles will host a Gwinnett Gladiators-Singles in the Suburb Night Hockey Game at 7 p.m. Jan. 16. at the Gwinnett Arena, located 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Tickets are $13 if purchased through Christian Directed Singles. For more information, call 770-449-1211 (ext. 156).

Jan. 17

Christian Directed Singles will carpool to the Winter Jam 2010 at Gwinnett Arena at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 17. at the Gwinnett Arena, located 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Meet in the Duluth Station Shopping Plaza on the corner of Old Peachtree and Buford Highway. Tickets are $10 at the door. For more information, call 770-449-1211 (ext. 156).

Jan. 23

The Loganville Christian Academy will hold its Proceeds for the Pride Auction and Benefit from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Lodge at Loganville Christian Academy at 2575 Ga. Highway 81 in Loganville. The event, which is free, will raise money for athletics, fine arts, band and mission programs for students in grades 4-12. For more information, call 770-554-9888 or visit www.lcalions.com.

Jan. 24

Christian Directed Singles will host a Social Night at 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at Abbotts Bar and Grill, located 10900 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. For more information, call 770-449-1211 (ext. 156).

Jan. 30

The monthly gathering of the Women of Virtue Meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at God's Heart Ministries at 3881 Stone Mountain Highway, Suite 4 in Snellville. Call 877-202-8981 or visit igfonline.net for more information.

Ongoing events

Trinity Life Church offers free meals for the community with Sunday breakfast at 8 a.m., Wednesday dinner at 6 p.m. and Friday dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Lazarus project, there is no cost or qualification for these meals. Income level is not a consideration. The church is at 422 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. Call 678-376-1668 for more information.

The Gallery at St. Edwards will hold a photography exhibit "Life is a Journey to be Enjoyed" through Feb. 18 at St. Edwards Episcopal Church, located at 737 Moon Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-963-6128.