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 at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Tickets are $13 if purchased through Christian Directed Singles. For more information, call 770-449-1211 (ext. 156).

Opera at the Met, a live HD transmission of "Carmen" on the big screen, will be at 1 p.m. Jan. 16 the Northpoint Market 8 Movie Theater at 6500 Northpoint Parkway. Tickets are $20-$22. E-mail Helena at HMoore4937@aol.com or call 770-449-1211 (ext 156) for more information.

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 at 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 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 Rd. 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.


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.