Today

Barnes & Noble Norcross and the Gwinnett County Public Library’s Meet the Author Series will present New York Times bestselling author Karin Slaughter at 7 p.m. today at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 5141 Peachtree Parkway in Norcross. She will kick off her book tour for the new book “Fallen.” For more information visit www.gwinnettpl.org or call at 770-978-5154.

Sunday

The city of Sugar Hill will host Sparks in the Park from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Sunday at Robinson Park at 850 Level Creek Road in Sugar Hill. For more information, visit www.cityofsugarhill.com.

The Gwinnett Braves will host the Heroes of the Diamond “The Red, White and Blue Tour” at 7:05 p.m. Sunday at Coolray Field. For more information, call the Coolray Field Box Office at 678-277-0340.

The Aurora Theatre and LTTA will host its prelude to the 4th celebration from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in Lawrenceville. For more information or to reserve a table, call 678-226-2639 or visit www.visitlawrenceville.com.

The city of Duluth will celebrate America at 4 p.m. Sunday at Scott Hudgen Park at 4545 Rivergreen Parkway in Duluth. For more information, call 770-476-3434 or visit www.duluthga.net.

The city of Norcross will host its Fireworks Festival at 4 p.m. Sunday at Downtown Historic Norcross South Peachtree Street and Lillian Webb Park. for more information, call Rip Robertson 678-421-2025 or email crobertson@norcrossga.net.

The city of Snellville will host Star Spangled Snellville at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Snellville Town Green at 2342 Oak Road in Snellville. For more information, visit www.snellvillepride.com.

First Baptist Church of Snellville will host “American Celebration” starting at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, 2400 Main Street East in Snellville. For more information, call 770-978-7000.

Stone Mountain Park will host its Fantastic Fourth Celebration at 9:30 p.m. Sunday on the Memorial Lawn. For more information, call 770-498-5690 or visit stonemountainpark.com.

Monday

The Mall of Georgia will host the ninth annual Fabulous Fourth from 2 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Village Amphitheater. For more information, call Jordan Worrall at 404-233-3993 or email jworrall@bravepublicrelations.com.

The city of Lilburn will host Star-Spangled Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Park at 76 Main St. in Lilburn. For more information, visit www.cityoflilburn.com.

Lake Lanier Islands will host its Light Up the Lake Fireworks Independence Day Celebration from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday at Lake Lanier Islands. For more information, call 770-932-7200.

Stone Mountain Park will host its Fantastic Fourth Celebration at 9:30 p.m. Monday on Memorial Lawn. For more information, call 770-498-5690 or visit stonemountainpark.com.

July 9

The Avenue Webb Gin will present the movie “Rio” as part of its Screen on the Green series at 6:30 p.m. July 9 at The Avenue Webb Gin, 1350 Scenic Highway in Snellville. For more information, call Edith Murad at 404-407-2310.