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GAB: Gwinnett Library hosts “How to become a U.S. Citizen” workshop

Gwinnett Library hosts workshop

The Gwinnett County Public Library is hosting a “How to become a U.S. Citizen” workshop on Wednesday at the Five Forks Branch in Lawrenceville.

The library will provide information needed for U.S. citizenship with a one-night presentation. Topics will include document requirements, test and interview questions, and testing sites. This is a free workshop and no registration is required.

The workshop will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Five Forks Branch, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road in Lawrenceville. For more information, visit gwinnettpl.org.

Club honored as Best Overall in 9th District

The Lilburn Woman’s Club received first-place in every major area of focus including Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Outreach and Public Issues in addition to “Best Overall Club” in the General Federation of Women’s Clubs Georgia 9th district.

“While we don’t do our work for the accolades, it does feel good to be recognized for our accomplishments by our peers,” Patty Gabilondo, President of LWC, said.

Members logged in more than 10,000 volunteer hours last year and channeled thousands of dollars back into the community. The LWC provides scholarships and a variety of projects that support women, children and families in Lilburn and surrounding areas of Gwinnett.

For more information on LWC, visit lilburnwomansclub.org.

Artist opens solo exhibition at Hudgens Center

Pam Longobardi, 2013 winner of the $50,000 Hudgens Prize, opens her solo exhibition, “What Once Was Lost Must Now Be Found: Chronicling Crimes Against Nature,” on Wednesday at the Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth.

Longobardi is a Professor of Art at Georgia State University and has had over 40 solo exhibitions and 65 group exhibitions in galleries and museums nationally and internationally. This exhibit will be a continuation of her interdisciplinary international Drifters Project, which is an ongoing environmental art intervention involving photography and installation.

The exhibit will be on view at the Hudgens Center through June 28, and there will be an artist’s talk with Longobardi at 1 p.m. on June 21. The programs for this exhibit are presented in partnership with Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful.

For more information, visit thehudgens.org.

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