North River Church will hold its third annual Spring Fling Family Carnival and Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today 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

Christian Directed Singles will volunteer at Norcross Cooperative Ministries from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at 2275 Mitchell Road in Norcross. For more information, visit To donate or RSVP, e-mail Sally at 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.

Zion Lutheran Church will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the church body. The service begins at 11 a.m. May 16. Zion Lutheran Church is located at 468 Northdale Rd. in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 770-962-9034, email or visit

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 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 or call 770-449-1211 ext. 156.

June 5

Mountain Park United Methodist Church will host the "2010 Spring Music Concert" at 3 p.m. June 5 in the Mountain Park United Methodist Church sanctuary. Special advanced ticket prices are $10 for senior adults (60+), groups of over 12 people and full time students. All other tickets are $12 advanced and $15 at the door. For more information, call 770-355-3737.

The Georgia Microboards Association, the Georgia Advocacy Office and the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities will host a training seminar on supported living from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. June 5 at Old Peachtree Presbyterian Church, 1756 Old Peachtree Road in Duluth. The fees are $20 per person if paid in advance, $25 at the door and $40 for a family. For more information and a registration form, visit or call 678-983-6217.

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.