Monday, August 3, 2009

Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation Calendar of Events

Going on now through August 31 - Two Free Art Exhibits in Suwanee!
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation’s George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center is sponsoring an exhibit of paintings and photography featuring artist Builquis Samadi and photographer Frank Sharp.Both exhibits are currently on display through Aug. 31. Exhibit hours are Monday through Thursday 9am-9pm, Fri. 9am-6pm, and Sat. 10am-6pm. Admission is free. George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center is located at 55 Buford Hwy. in Suwanee. For more information call 770.831.4173.

August 5 thru October 27 - Art Exhibits
Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is sponsoring a free exhibit of two-dimensional work of the Johns Creek Fine Art group titled “TAPROOTS” and three-dimensional work of David Gentry titled “Gone To Pot.” An opening reception will be held Thurs., Aug. 6 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Both exhibits will be on display Aug. 5 through Oct. 27. Exhibit hours are Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is located at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Norcross. For more information call 770.417.2200.

August 3, 6:30-8:30pm - Family Game Night
Games, puzzles, and food with your friends and family! Call your friends and bring them along! All ages; $3/person, pre-register by 7/30, call 770.723.9516. Code: LSCC14235 Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center, 4651 Britt Rd, Norcross.

August 6, 1:00pm – Senior Billiards Tournament
Bring your ‘A’ game to score the best at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center’s first Billiards Tournament! Show off your talent and meet new friends that share billiards as their hobby. $10/person; pre-registration required, call 770.831.4173. Code: GPCC14251 Ages 50-up. George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center.

August 7, 11:00am-1:00pm - Brown Bag Concert Series
Free! Bugaboos will rock the lawn with a fun and colorful collection of songs! Grab a blanket, lunch, and the kids and enjoy the music, crafts, and face painting! Kids will fill the sky with a rainbow of color in the craft area—come find out what that’s all about! For details on sponsor booths call 770.822.5450. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville.

August 8, 10:00am-3:00pm - Cheerleading Clinic
Ready-OK! Learn 3 chants, 2 cheers, and a short dance routine plus lunch and cheer-related crafts and games. Age 6-12; $20/person; pre-registration required, call 770.723.9516. Code: LSCC02066 Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center, 4651 Britt Rd, Norcross.

August 8, 5:00-8:00pm - Family Fiesta
It’s a fiesta! Fun Mexican music, food, games and crafts! All ages, $10/person; 3-under free; must pre-register by 8/1, call 770.831.4173. Code: GPCC14210 George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Hwy, Suwanee.

August 13, 2:00pm – Senior Cinema
Free! Do you remember your favorite movie from the 50’s? Enjoy a relaxing movie, bring a friend or make new ones! Movie selections are based on popular movies from the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s. Ages 50-up. No pre-registration required; call 770.831.4173 for more information.

August 15, 1:00-3:00pm - Teddy Bear Picnic
Free! Bring your teddy bear buddy, lunch, and blanket for a special picnic and dessert! Great for tots and teddy bear lovers. Age 3-5; space is limited; pre-registration required, call 770.822.5414. Code: RJCC14205 Dacula Park Activity Building, 2735 Old Auburn Ave, Dacula.

August 17, 12:30pm – Senior Day Trip to Gwinnett Braves
Watch a Gwinnett Braves baseball game at the new Gwinnett Stadium. $20/person plus money for lunch; call 770.831.4173 for reservations. Code: GPCC14207 Ages 50-up. Pick up at Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park 12:30pm; George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center 1:00pm

August 20, 1:00pm – Senior Team Trivia Tournament
Come test your knowledge of history, current events, pop culture and more! Sign up as individuals or as teams (no more than 4/team). $2/person; pre-registration required. Ages 50-up. Call 770.564.4680 for more information. Code: GCSC04267 Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Rd, Lawrenceville.

August 21, 6:00pm-8:00am - Scout Camp Out
Flashlight tag, outdoor cooking, star gazing, tent pitching and more! Eagle Scouts and REI staff will assist Cub, Brownie and Weblo Scouts in setting up a campsite and getting back to nature for the night. Supply list will be provided prior to camp out. $24/1 adult & 1child; $10/additional person; pre-registration required by 8/15, call 770.822.8873. Code: RJGY143220 Tribble Mill Park, 2125 Tribble Mill Pkwy, Lawrenceville.

August 22, 6:00pm-midnight - Line Dance-a-thon
Two-Step your way into an evening of nothing but Line Dancing! Bring a snack to share, drinks are provided. Age 13-up; $5/person for early registration; $8/person the week prior to the event. To register, call 770.814.4914. Code: RJGY143220 Shorty Howell Park Activity Building, 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth.

August 28, 6:00-9:30pm – Back-to-School Bash
Back to school doesn’t mean the fun has to end! Join us for swimming, Karaoke, dinner and a movie! Age 10-14; $10/person; pre-registration required, call 770.614.2060. Code: BPCC14205 Bogan Park Community Recreation Center, 2723 North Bogan Rd, Buford.

August 28, 8:00-10:00pm - Moonlight & Music Concert
Free! An evening of live music with Sons of Sailors, a tribute to Jimmy Buffet. This alcohol free event is in partnership with Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation and the Lawrenceville Tourism & Trade Association. Advanced reservations $60/table of 6; Lawn seating is free; call 770.822.5450 for table reservations. Code: GHCH14204 Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville.

August 29, 10:00am-3:00pm - Pinckneyville EXPO
Free! Meet instructors and see class demos including ballet, pottery, karate, painting and more! Kids ages 4-18 can enter the Awesome Artist Contest in three-dimensional art or drawing/painting! One entry per person; entry deadline is 8/26; call 770.417.2200. Code: PPCC04213 Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross.

August 29, noon-5:00pm - Museum Mania
Discover a behind-the-scenes look at the Gwinnett History Museum, with living history demonstrations, family activities, and information sessions. Fun for all ages; $6/person; pre-registration required, call 770.822.5178. Code: FSHM10296 Lawrenceville Female Seminary, 455 South Perry St, Lawrenceville.

Calendar of Events-September 2009
September 10, 6:30-9:00pm - Murder Mystery Theater
Are you ready to roll the dice and join us in uncovering the mystery? You’re invited to a VIP night at the Lady Luck Casino, where high rollers don’t just gamble for big money…but for their lives. Casino doors will swing open promptly at 6:30pm and you don’t want to miss any action. Ages 18-up; $30/person including a buffet dinner in the high rollers lounge. Pre-registration required by 9/7, call 770.822.5450. Code: GHCH14300. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville.

September 11, 6:30-9:00pm - Murder Mystery Theater
Are you ready to roll the dice and join us in uncovering the mystery? You’re invited to a VIP night at the Lady Luck Casino, where high rollers don’t just gamble for big money…but for their lives. Casino doors will swing open promptly at 6:30pm and you don’t want to miss any action. Ages 18-up; $30/person including a buffet dinner in the high rollers lounge. Pre-registration required by 9/7, call 770.822.5450. Code: GHCH14301. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville.

September 12, 10:00am-2:00pm - Yard Sale
Free admission! Come to our first yard sale and recycle your kids’ school clothes, find bargains and have fun too! Reservation required for sellers, call 770.831.4173; $20/space; must provide your own table. Event held outdoors, rain or shine. Concessions for sale. GCPR reserves the right to disallow items deemed inappropriate during this event. Code: GPCC14322 George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Hwy., Suwanee.

September 17, 6:30-9:00pm - Murder Mystery Theater
Are you ready to roll the dice and join us in uncovering the mystery? You’re invited to a VIP night at the Lady Luck Casino, where high rollers don’t just gamble for big money…but for their lives. Casino doors will swing open promptly at 6:30pm and you don’t want to miss any action. Ages 18-up; $30/person including a buffet dinner in the high rollers lounge. Pre-registration required by 9/7, call 770.822.5450. Code: GHCH14302. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan St., Lawrenceville.

September 18, 10:00am-2:00pm - Fun Day Picnic
Enjoy a low country boil with fun, fellowship and lots of activities and games! Come ready to have fun and meet our fabulous recreation club members! Age 50-up. $2/person; purchase tickets at the Gwinnett Senior Center or at your club meetings. Code: GCSC16365. Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville.

September 18, 5:30-9:00pm - Kids’ Night Out
Splash the night away! Bring a swimsuit and towel! Ages 6-10; $10/person; pre-registration required, call 770-614-2060. Code: BPCC14397. Bogan Park Community Recreation Center, 2723 North Bogan Rd., Buford.

September 18, 6:30-9:00pm - Murder Mystery Theater
Are you ready to roll the dice and join us in uncovering the mystery? You’re invited to a VIP night at the Lady Luck Casino, where high rollers don’t just gamble for big money…but for their lives. Casino doors will swing open promptly at 6:30pm and you don’t want to miss any action. Ages 18-up; $30/person including a buffet dinner in the high rollers lounge. Pre-registration required by 9/7, call 770.822.5450. Code: GHCH14303. Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 Crogan St., Lawrenceville.

September 19, 9:00am-4:00pm - Yard Sale
Free admission! Bargains galore! Reservation required for sellers, call 770.814.4914; $20/space must provide your own table. Event held outdoors, rain or shine. Concessions for sale. GCPR reserves the right to disallow items deemed inappropriate during this event. Code: SHAB14300. Shorty Howell Park Activity Building, 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd., Duluth.

September 26, 9:00am-1:00pm - Fish Off
Bring the whole family for Georgia’s last day in 2009 of fishing with no fishing license required! Fishing competitions, games and scout badge tables. Hosted by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, Department of Natural Resources, Publix, Bass Pro Shops and more. All ages; $6/person or $10/adult with one child under 12; pre-registration required, call 770.614.2060. Code: BPCC14322. Little Mulberry Park, 3855 Fence Rd., Auburn.

September 26, 10:00am-1:00pm - Dog Park Safety
Free! Off leash areas for your favorite pooch and his pals! Park Police, Animal Control and Volunteer Resource Staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide valuable tips on how to “stay and play safe” in our dog parks. Call 770.822.8873 for more information. Ronald Reagan Park, 2777 Five Forks Trickum Rd.,Lawrenceville.

Calendar of Events-October 2009
Weekends in October, Saturdays 10:00am-4:00pm and Sundays noon-4:00pm - Pumpkin Patch!
Free admission! Grab your camera and get some great fall shots of your family on the farm picking a pumpkin! Tour the farm and enjoy 3 miles of walking trails through the beautiful fall leaves. McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Rd, Duluth, call 770-814-4920 for more information.

October 2 & 3, 7:00pm-9:00am - Family Camp In
Come join us for an old fashioned cookout, ghost stories, games and crafts! Bring your sleeping bag, pillow and flashlight and spend the night with us! Ages 5-up; $7/person; pre-register required by 9/25, call 770.723.9516. Code: LSCC14341. Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center, 4651 Britt Rd, Norcross.

October 3, 10:00am-1:00pm - Dog Park Safety
Free! It’s a pooch party in our off leash areas for your favorite dog! Park Police, Animal Control and Volunteer Resource Staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide valuable tips on how to “stay and play safe” in our dog parks.
Call 770.822.8873 for more information. Graves Park 1540 Graves Rd, Norcross.

October 3, 6:00pm-midnight - Line Dance-a-thon
Can you boot-scoot your boogie? Join us for nothing but line dancing! Bring a snack to share, drinks will be provided. Ages 13-up; $5/person early registration; $8/person the week prior to the event. To pre-register, call 770.814.4914.
Code: SHAB14301. Shorty Howell Park Activity Building, 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth.

October 9, 8:00am-6:00pm - Kids Day Out
Schools out for a teacher work day so drop you kids off at the park and we’ll entertain them! Games, crafts, swimming and fun! Bring a sack lunch, drink and snacks. Age 6-12; $30/child; pre-registration required, call 770.814.4914.
Code: SHAB14303. Shorty Howell Park Activity Building, 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth.

October 10, 9:00am-2:00pm - 2nd Annual Yard Sale
It's time to clean out your closets and garages and bring your unwanted items! Reservations for sellers required by 9/30, call 770.564.4680; Age 50-up. $15/inside space-Code: GCSC16301; $10/outside space-Code: GCSC16302. Spaces are on a first come first serve basis; limit 2 spaces per family; event is rain or shine. Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville.

October 16, 7:00-9:00pm - Mother/Son Halloween Dance
Superheros, princesses, pirates and other cute critters are all invited to dress up and enjoy this spooktacular event! (Costumes optional) Age 4-12; $5/person including light refreshments; pre-registration required, call 770.831.4173.
Code: GPCC14300. George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Highway, Suwanee.

October 16, 7:00-10:00pm - Haunted Night at the Museum
Gwinnett County’s ghosts come alive at the Gwinnett History Museum! Enjoy fun kid’s crafts, face painting, storytelling, and more! All ages ; $5/person; space is limited, pre-registration recommended, call 770.822.5178. Code: FSHM10310. Lawrenceville Female Seminary, 455 South Perry St, Lawrenceville.

October 16, 7:30-9:00pm - Murder Mystery Theater
When tempers flare at the opening of a new art exhibit, the remaining guests are left to uncover the truth behind “The ART of Murder”. Age 18-up $20/person including hors d'oeuvres and dessert/coffee bar; pre-registration required by 10/9; Call 770.417.2200. Code: PPCC14316. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross.

October 17, 9:00am-noon - Parknership Volunteer Day
Free! Join the Gwinnett Parks Foundation in the “people in parks” event! There’s no better way to give back to your community than volunteering for a park beautification project! Bring garden gloves and hand tools and join your friends, family and neighbors in projects throughout the park. Bring a picnic and enjoy the rest of the day in the park. All ages welcome. Call 770.822.8873 for more information. Harbins Park, 2995 Luke Edwards Rd, Dacula. Holcomb Bridge Park, 4300 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Norcross. McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Rd, Duluth.

October 17, 10:00am-5:00pm - Croptoberfest
Have fun scrapbooking, networking and getting your photos in order! Learn new and fun ways to display your family memories. Age 50-up. $35/person including lunch; Pre-registration required, call 770.831.4173. Code: GPCC15375. George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Hwy., Suwanee.

October 17, 6:00pm - Murder Mystery Dinner
Enjoy an evening out with an entertaining tale and figure out who done it! Buffet dinner, drinks and dessert served. Age 10-up; $15/person; pre-register early, call 770.723.9516. Code: MPAB14361. Mountain Park Activity Building, 1063 Rockbridge Rd, Stone Mountain.

October 17, 7:00-10:00pm - Haunted Night at the Museum
Gwinnett County’s ghosts come alive at the Gwinnett History Museum! Enjoy fun kid’s crafts, face painting, storytelling, and more! All ages ; $5/person; space is limited, pre-registration recommended, call 770.822.5178. Code FSHM10311. Lawrenceville Female Seminary, 455 South Perry St, Lawrenceville.

October 17, 7:30-9:00pm - Murder Mystery Theater
When tempers flare at the opening of a new art exhibit, the remaining guests are left to uncover the truth behind “The ART of Murder”. Age 18-up $20/person including hors d'oeuvres and dessert/coffee bar; pre-registration required by 10/9; Call 770.417.2200. Code: PPCC14317. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross.

October 21, 5:00am - Meteor Madness
See the Orionids meteor shower before you start your day. Continental breakfast will be served. All ages; $5/person; pre-registration required, call 770-614-2060. Code:BPCC14320. Little Mulberry Park, 3855 Fence Rd, Auburn.

October 23, 5:30-9:00pm - Kids’ Night Out
Splash the night away! Bring a swimsuit and towel! Ages 6-10; $10/person; pre-registration required, call 770-614-2060. Code: BPCC14398. Bogan Park Community Recreation Center, 2723 North Bogan Rd, Buford.

October 23, 7:00-9:00pm - Halloween Costume Party
Fun Halloween party with games, candy, and costume contest--prizes for the best family costume, the funniest, the scariest and more! All ages; $3/person (2-under free); pre-registration required by 10/16; call 770.417.2200. Code: PPCC14308. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross.

October 23, 7:00-9:00pm - Halloween Dance
Moms...grab your sons and a costume and join us for this 4th annual spooky dance! Dancing, games, prizes, snacks, and a commemorative keepsake photo are all a part of this fun event! Costumes are required to enter the dance! Age 3-up; pre-registration required by 10/9, call 770.822.5414 for more information. Fee is $10 per person. Code RJCC14307. Dacula Park Activity Building, 2735 Old Auburn Ave, Dacula.

October 24, 10:00am-2:00pm – Pumpkin Patch Family Fun Day
Enjoy this special celebration of our Pumpkin Patch with hayrides, petting zoo, games and more! Admission is free, small fee for some activities. McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Rd, Duluth, call 770-814-4920 for more information.

October 30, 9:00am-noon - Senior Health Fair
Health screenings, demonstrations, fun activities, educational information, door prizes, goodie bags, and refreshments. Vendor spaces are $25/each, call 770.564.4680. Age 50-up. Code: GCSC16355. Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park, 225 Bethesda Church Rd., Lawrenceville.
---
Community News You Can Use
Follow us on Twitter: @gafrontpage
www.FayetteFrontPage.com
www.GeorgiaFrontPage.com
www.PoliticalPotluck.com
www.ArtsAcrossGeorgia.com
---

No comments: