Wednesday, January 2, 2013
An art show, bridal showcase, Hawaiian luau for seniors, prom extravaganza and more!
Wednesday, January 2
Art Show • January 2 to February 27 • Free! The Buford Artists' Group will gather for a memorable showcase of their finest art works, challenging one another to further express their creativity. George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee. Breakfast and BINGO Bash • January 10 9:00am to 11:00am. Bring in the New Year with a delicious breakfast, and a rousing game of BINGO! Enjoy pancakes and sausage breakfast, play BINGO, and maybe win a prize! Age 50+. $6/person. Bethesda Park Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville. Advanced registration required. Call 678.277.0179 or register here. An Engaging Affair Bridal Show • January 13 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Planning a wedding? Join wedding …
Monday, September 3, 2012
Gwinnett County parks offer activities for toddlers, teens, adults, and senior citizens.
Monday, September 3, 2012
There are 46 county parks in Gwinnett stretching from Centerville in the south part of the county to Buford to the north -- including Shorty Howell Park in the Duluth area and George Pierce Park in nearby Suwanee. The Gwinnett Parks & Recreation department organizes a variety of activities throughout the year. Below is the September lineup of events. You'll find everything from basketball tournaments for children, club activites for teens and trips for seniors to enjoy. For more information, visit the Gwinnett Parks and Recreation website. SEPTEMBER September 6 – Yellow Daisy Festival Senior Trip! More than 400 artists and crafters from 38 states and two countries display their work. Live entertainment such as clogging and crafter …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Bethesda Park was one of the international sites for World's Largest Swimming Lesson.
Splashes and smiles filled the pool at Bethesda Park’s Aquatic Center in Lawrenceville Tuesday. Thirty-seven swimmers came out to the Gwinnett County pool to take part in the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.” This group made up just a tiny fraction of the record seekers across the globe—from Lemont, Illinois to Lawrenceville, Georgia to Hamburg, Germany and beyond. “Facilities all over the world will hold the same lesson simultaneously,” explained Kristin Hahn, aquatics director at the center. “And we’ll attempt to break the world record while promoting drowning prevention and water safety.” According to the Centers for Disease Control, drowning is the second leading cause of all unintentional injury deaths in children between the ages of…