Sunday, August 12, 2012
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George Pierce Park to hold Sock Hop DanceGeorge Piece Park and Prime Timers Pointe will hold a Sock Hop Dance from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 14. Tickets are $10 per person. Registration is required. To register, call 678-277-0910.'Hunger Games' to be shown Aug. 25 in parkTown Center Park will host another installment of the city's Movies Under the Stars series on Aug. 25 when it shows the "Hunger Games.
' The movie will begin at dusk. The city also plans to show the Avengers movie on Sept. 29.Yard sale to be held Sept. 15 at George PierceGeorge Pierce Park will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 22, rain or shine. A pre-registration deadline is Sept. 15, and the cost per space is $15. For more information, call 770-831-4173.Peachtree Ridge baseball tryoutsThe Peachtree Ridge Lions will have tryouts for their 9U to 14U travel baseball teams today at Peachtree Ridge Park. The player's age on April 30 determines the team for which he is eligible. For more information, visit www.pryaa.com.Annandale Village to host 'Get Ready Gwinnett'Annandale Village will host a day-long disaster preparedness educational symposium on Sept. 15. The event will help people who have physical, visual, auditory, or cognitive disabilities prepare for natural disasters and their consequences. The event is called "Get Ready Gwinnett."
"The American Red Cross and local government agencies will respond when a disaster threatens and after a disaster strikes. However, they can't be everywhere at once," Keith Fenton, Annandale Village's Chief Development Officer said in a press release.Suwanee Day Classic expandsThe Suwanee Day Classic event will include more than the traditional 5K and 10K runs this year. Participants in the Sept. 8 event may also take part in a non-competitive 25-mile bike ride and 1K kids' fun run. To register, visit active.com or suwaneeday.com. Participants are encouraged to register by Sept. 1. An additional $10 per event will be charged for entries received after Sept. 1. The bike ride begins at 7 a.m. and is $25 to enter, the 5K is at 8 a.m. and is $25, the 10K begins at 9 a.m. and is $30. And the 1K fun run begins at 9:05 a.m. and is $25. A combination of 5K/10K or bike ride/10K is $40.
-- From staff reports