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Week of 17 October, 2017
Tuesday - 10/17
10:00 AMBoard of Commissioners' Work Session
Contact  Diane Kemp / 770.822.7017
FacilityGJAC Auditorium


The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Work and Business Session meetings are generally held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.  The Work Session is held at 10:00 am and the Business Session at 2:00 pm.  During the Work Session each item is read and moved to either the consent or discussion agenda for the Business Session meeting.  Consent items are voted on as a group at the Business Session, and discussion items and old items of business are voted on individually.  At the end of the Business Session meeting, time is allowed for comments from the audience.

Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville.Call 770.822.7000 for more information.



10:30 AMBoard of Commissioners' Briefing - Homelessness in Gwinnett
Contact  Ellen Gerstein / 770.995.3339

This presentation will provide a background of the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services history and the role it has played in assisting nonprofit housing service providers.  Also will gain a better understanding of what current homelessness conditions look like in Gwinnett County as well as what opportunities are available to address this need.

Contact info:  Ellen Gerstein - Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services



12:00 PMBoard of Commissioners' Informal Business Discussion
Contact  Diane Kemp / 770.822.7017

12:30 PMBoard of Commissioners' Executive Session
Contact  Diane Kemp / 770.822.7017

Executive Sessions of the Board of Commissioners may be held for the purposes of conducting business to discuss matters properly excluded from the Georgia  Open Meetings Act.  The meetings are open to the public until they are called to order.  At that time, only board members and appropriate staff will be allowed to remain in the meetings.



2:00 PMBoard of Commissioners' Business Session
Contact  Diane Kemp / 770.822.7017
FacilityGJAC Auditorium


The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners Work and Business Session meetings are generally held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.  The Work Session is held at 10:00 am and the Business Session at 2:00 pm.  During the Work Session each item is read and moved to either the consent or discussion agenda for the Business Session meeting.  Consent items are voted on as a group at the Business Session, and discussion items and old items of business are voted on individually.  At the end of the Business Session meeting, time is allowed for comments from the audience.

Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive in Lawrenceville.Call 770.822.7000 for more information.



3:00 PMBoard of Commissioners' Briefing - Transportation/Transit Planning Update
Contact  Alan Chapman / 770.822.7417

Transportation Director Alan Chapman will provide an update on the Comprehensive Transportation Plan and a preliminary update on the Transit Development Plan.


6:00 PMRésumé and Cover Letter Development
FacilityNorcross Human Services Center


Résumé and Cover Letter Development
Tuesdays: September 19, October 17 or November 14 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Class will help you compose your résumé and cover letter in an effective way to help you find a job. Cost: $20 per class. To register, call 678.902.5239 or email Edu_Coordinator@yahoo.com. Provided by Lady Butterflies, www.ladybutterflies.org.



6:30 PM“Creating My Own Track” I Matter to Me
http://www.gwinnettnhsc.com
Contact  470.321.3346
FacilityNorcross Human Services Center


“Creating My Own Track” I Matter to Me
Tuesdays: September 12 through October 24 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. For youth high school aged and above to discuss the prevention, intervention, and awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence. Cost: $20 for completion certificate. Provided by The Safety Net Youth Services. Please call the 470.321.3346 to register.


Wednesday - 10/18
10:00 AMPOUND Fitness for Adults and Seniors
Contact  Maggie Walls
findyourmomentum@gmail.com

Check out the newest trend in fitness! This workout uses weighted drumsticks and a mixture of standing and floor exercises to build muscle and burn calories. The instructor can modify the exercises for varying levels and abilities. Pay $20 for four-week sessions. Email Maggie Walls at findyourmomentum@gmail.com to preregister.


11:00 AMZumba for Seniors
Contact  Maggie Walls
findyourmomentum@gmail.com

Dance your way to fitness! The instructor can modify the exercises for varying levels and abilities (including working out in a chair if you have mobility issues). You should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing. Pay $20 for four-week sessions. Email Maggie Walls at findyourmomentum@gmail.com to preregister.


6:00 PMCurso Computacion Basica • GRATIS!
FacilityNorcross Human Services Center


Curso Computacion Basica • GRATIS!
Lunes y Miércoles 11 de Septiembre – 18 de Octubre 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Usted aprendera como usar la computadora, Introduccion a Microsoft Office 2016, como navegar el Internet, como crear y usar correo electrónico. Registracion comienza Lunes, 4 de Septiembre. Comenzar a llamar despues de la 3:30pm. Llame para registrarse: 678.225.5400. Espacio limitado.



Thursday - 10/19
10:00 AMCenterville Writers Group
Contact  Carmen Steele
cammie927@yahoo.com

To be critiqued, or not to be critiqued? Share your written story, poem, or piece of any genre for an encouraging review of your work, as well as publishing tips. Pay only $1 in cash per person per meeting (free for first time visitors only). Email Carmen Steele at cammie927@yahoo.com for more information.


5:45 PMHatha Yoga
Contact  Patty Cugnasca
pattycugnasca@gmail.com

Align and calm your mind, body, and spirit with this class that welcomes all ages, shapes, and sizes! Minors must be accompanied by a paying adult. Pay $32 for eight-week sessions. Email Patty Cugnasca at pattycugnasca@gmail.com to preregister.


6:00 PMAll-Write Academy Workshops
Grades 7 to 8
Contact  Valerie Vaughan
678.636.9432 or allwriteacademy@gmail.com

Grades 7 to 8: Receive assistance with reading, writing, and language comprehension based on Academic Knowledge & Skills (AKS) curriculum. Assessments and extra help provided on the last Thursday of each month for participants. Pay $12 per student per class (first month due at registration). Ten students per group limit. Contact Valerie Vaughan at 678.636.9432 or allwriteacademy@gmail.com to preregister.


6:30 PMParents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error (P.R.I.D.E.) • FREE!
Call the center to preregister.
Contact  Monica Davis
404.578.7629 or monicaddavis@comcast.net

Parents and new or soon-to-be drivers (ages 14 to 16), come learn about the 40 hours of supervised driving required by Georgia law. Address parent and teen knowledge and behavior, as well as driver attitude in this two-hour classroom course. Parents must attend. Sponsored by Child and Adolescent Resource Educational Services. Call the center to preregister. Contact Monica Davis at 404.578.7629 or monicaddavis@comcast.net for more information.


7:00 PMRed Hat Society • FREE!
Contact  Ivette Gonzalez-Perez
404.242.2426

If fun, fellowship, and friendship is your forte then join the Cayenne Peppers of Centerville! Call the center or Ivette Gonzalez-Perez at 404.242.2426 for more information.


 Toastmasters of Centerville
Contact  vppr-922073@ toastmastersclubs.org

Don’t let public speaking feel like a burden! Learn how to overcome your fear, become a better public speaker, deliver great presentations, lead teams effectively, and receive constructive evaluations. Pay only $1 in cash per person per meeting. Email vppr-922073@ toastmastersclubs.org or visit tmofcenterville.toastmastersclubs.org for more information.


Friday - 10/20
11:00 AMMusic for Mom, Dad, and Me
Ages 6 months to 4 years

Ages 6 months to 4 years: Bond and make fun memories with your little ones as you play rhythm instruments, listen to stories, move to music, and sing along. Your kiddos will hear basic musical concepts, feel rhythm, and learn fun children’s songs and classical music in this interactive class for babies, tots, moms, dads, and grandparents. Pay only $1 (nonrefundable) in cash per person (infants 0 to 5 months free). Walk-in only. Space is limited. No daycares.


1:30 PMChair Tai Chi
Seniors (50 and older) and Parkinson’s patients
Contact  www.pdgladiators.org

Seniors (50 and older) and Parkinson’s patients, improve your balance and fall prevention with this slow-paced workshop. If you have Parkinson’s disease, you can benefit from functional mobility, gait, strength, cognition, balance, and quality of life. Sponsored by Yellow River Center, PD Gladiators Metro Atlanta Fitness Network member. Pay only $5 per class (10 classes recommended, but not required). Register with the instructor in class or online at www.pdgladiators.org. Call 770.450.0792 for online registration information. Call 404.786.4650 for class information.


5:00 PMSpook 'N Splash
http://www.gwinnettparks.com
Contact  Bethesda Park Aquatic Center
678.277.0880

Have a splish, splashing, spooktacular time! A costume contest, crafts, photos, candy, and swimming! Costumes will be registered upon arrival for contest. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Children 6 years & under must have an adult in the water with them. All pool rules apply and admission fees apply. Age 11 & under; must pre-register by 10/19 with code BEP41101 or call 678.277.0880.


7:00 PMThe Return of the Mummy & Son Ball
http://www.gwinnettparks.com
Contact  George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center
678.277.0910

It's our annual mother and son Halloween dance. Superheroes, pirates, and other cute critters are invited to dress up and enjoy this spooktacular event! We'll play games, have a costume contest, and do the Monster Mash! Light refreshments will be served. Ages 4-up, $11/person, pre-register online by 10/16 with code GPP41404 or call 678.277.0910.


Saturday - 10/21
9:00 AMBallet and Jazz: Session II - Ballet/Jazz I
Session II - Ballet/Jazz I (ages 4 to 8)
Contact  Selena Davis
678.431.8986 or selena.dancEsteem@gmail.com

Session II - Ballet/Jazz I (ages 4 to 8): Get your pointed toes or jazz on with dancEsteem who reinforces positive self-esteem through the power of dance. Sessions provide progressive and fundamental instruction and techniques focused on choreography, body awareness, and enhanced flexibility. Pay $55 per session (recital fee separate). Contact Selena Davis at 678.431.8986 or selena.dancEsteem@gmail.com to preregister.


 Championship Chess
Ages 7-14
Contact  Rodney Lewis
770.560.1071 or rodneylewis33@gmail.com

Ages 7-14: Checkmate! Chess not only enhances math, reading, and problemsolving comprehension, but it also combines some fun competition. Don’t forget to put your skills to the test in the tournament held on the last day! Pay $48 for six weeks. Contact Rodney Lewis at 770.560.1071 or rodneylewis33@gmail.com to preregister.


 Park’Nership
http://www.gwinnettparks.com
Contact  678-277-0907
FacilityDeShong Park


Free! Give back to your community while having fun! Join the Gwinnett Parks Foundation for this Great Days of Service event. Assist with a park cleanup and help keep Gwinnett great! Individuals, families, scout groups, and service organizations are welcome. Ages 5-up; email janice.rinaldo@gwinnettcounty.com for more information or call 678-277-0907.



9:30 AMCheerleading Prep
Ages 7-12
Contact  Janelle London
678.744.6712 or info@legacycheerathletics.com

Ages 7-12: Do you have spirit? If so then join this introductory class to learn the fundamentals of motions, jumps, side line cheers, and basic stunting. This class will prepare you for more advanced recreational or All-Star cheerleading, as well as foster self-esteem, confidence, and teamwork. At least four participants required. Pay $50 for five weeks. Contact Janelle London at 678.744.6712 or info@legacycheerathletics.com to preregister.


10:00 AMBallet and Jazz: Session II - Ballet/Jazz II
Session II - Ballet/Jazz II (ages 6 to 9)
Contact  Selena Davis
678.431.8986 or selena.dancEsteem@gmail.com

Session II - Ballet/Jazz II (ages 6 to 9): Get your pointed toes or jazz on with dancEsteem who reinforces positive self-esteem through the power of dance. Sessions provide progressive and fundamental instruction and techniques focused on choreography, body awareness, and enhanced flexibility. Pay $55 per session (recital fee separate). Contact Selena Davis at 678.431.8986 or selena.dancEsteem@gmail.com to preregister.


 Fort Daniel Frontier Faire
http://www.thefortdanielfoundation.org
Contact  Delana Gilmore
dgilmore@wordsmithquill.com

Public archaeology event with demonstrations and tour of archaeological site of early frontier fort built in 1813 to protect early settlers in the Hog Mountain area. Tour the modern-day archaeology lab and view artifacts found on site. Sponsored by The Fort Daniel Foundation, www.thefortdanielfoundation.org. Cost: $2 per person/$5 for family of 3 or more.

Location: Fort Daniel Historic Site, 2505 Braselton Hwy., Buford



10:30 AMMajorette Prep
Ages 7 to 12
Contact  Janelle London
678.744.6712 or info@legacycheerathletics.com

Ages 7 to 12: Dedicate your blood, sweat, and cheer to this introductory class, which combines cheerleading, jazz, and hip hop into majorette/drill team style performance. This class will not only prepare you for more advanced level majorette and drill teams, but it will also foster self-esteem, confidence, teamwork, and community service interest. At least four participants required. Pay $50 for five weeks. Contact Janelle London at 678.744.6712 or info@legacycheerathletics.com to preregister.


11:00 AMBallet and Jazz: Session II - Ballet/Jazz III
Session II - Ballet/Jazz III (ages 9 to 13)
Contact  Selena Davis
678.431.8986 or selena.dancEsteem@gmail.com

Session II - Ballet/Jazz III (ages 9 to 13): Get your pointed toes or jazz on with dancEsteem who reinforces positive self-esteem through the power of dance. Sessions provide progressive and fundamental instruction and techniques focused on choreography, body awareness, and enhanced flexibility. Pay $60 per session (recital fee separate). Contact Selena Davis at 678.431.8986 or selena.dancEsteem@gmail.com to preregister.


3:00 PMTouch a Truck & Treat
http://www.gwinnettparks.com
Contact  678-277-0850

Come for this fun spin on trunk or treat! Dress in your favorite costume and experience a variety of cars and trucks from all over town and trick or treat with those who operate them. Carnival games and a bounce house will be available. Fun for all ages! $2/person, pre-register by Oct. 17 to receive a trick or treat bag with code BOP41403. Call 678-277-0850 for more information.

File NameFile SizeFile Type

TouchaTruck & Treat_Flyer.pdf
207 kAdobe Acrobat PDF File


 Trick or Treat Trail
http://www.gwinnettparks.com
Contact  678-277-0890
FacilityRhodes Jordan Park


Rhodes Jordan Park, Pavilion #3

Free Admission! Have a hauntingly delightful time at this family friendly event! Wear your best costume, walk the trail, and collect candy at our “haunted houses”. There will also be games, crafts, and other activities. Some activities require a small fee. All ages. Vendors pre-register by Oct. 16 at www.gwinnettparks.com with code: RJP41620 or call 678-277-0890 for more information.

File NameFile SizeFile Type

TrickorTreatTrail_Public_4C.pdf
1.6 MBAdobe Acrobat PDF File


Sunday - 10/22
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 10/23
9:00 AMZumba for Adults and Seniors
Contact  Maggie Walls
findyourmomentum@gmail.com

Don’t stop the music, or getting your dance on! The instructor can modify the exercises for varying levels and abilities. You should wear sneakers and comfortable clothing. Pay $20 for four-week sessions. Email Maggie Walls at findyourmomentum@gmail.com to preregister.


 Clases Prenatales • GRATIS!
http://gwinnettnhsc.com
Contact  678.843.8902
FacilityNorcross Human Services Center


Clases Prenatales • GRATIS!
Lunes de 9:00am hasta mediodía. Clases sobre el embarazo; preparación para el parto; cuidado del recién nacido; alimentación y nutrición materna; como cuidar de su bebe; y clases básicas de inglés. Si tiene otros niños, se los cuidamos para que puedas participar en las clases sin preocupación. Cuando terminan reciben un certificado en su graduación. Clase en español enseñadas por Mercy Care. El curso es patrocinado por el Centro de Recursos Humanos de Norcross. Para inscripción o más información, llame a Gloria Baroni al 678.843.8902.


5:00 PMAll-Write Academy Workshops
Grades 3 to 4
Contact  Valerie Vaughan
678.636.9432 or allwriteacademy@gmail.com

Grades 3 to 4: Receive assistance with reading, writing, and language comprehension based on Academic Knowledge & Skills (AKS) curriculum. Assessments and extra help provided on the last Thursday of each month for participants. Pay $12 per student per class (first month due at registration). Ten students per group limit. Contact Valerie Vaughan at 678.636.9432 or allwriteacademy@gmail.com to preregister


5:30 PMRapid HIV Testing • FREE!
Ages 13 and older
Contact  678.990.6430

Ages 13 and older: Complete a confidential test without an appointment, and receive your results within 20 minutes. Sponsored by Positive Impact Health Centers. Call 678.990.6430 or visit www.positiveimpacthealthcenters.org for more information.


5:45 PMHatha Yoga
Contact  Patty Cugnasca
pattycugnasca@gmail.com

Align and calm your mind, body, and spirit with this class that welcomes all ages, shapes, and sizes! Minors must be accompanied by a paying adult. Pay $32 for eight-week sessions. Email Patty Cugnasca at pattycugnasca@gmail.com to preregister.


6:00 PMBeginning Spanish
Level I (Basic Conversation). Email spanishteachersn@gmail....

Level I (Basic Conversation): Learning another language not only enhances your résumé and skills, but it can also help with understanding and appreciating other cultures. Pay $10 (nonrefundable) registration fee and $50 course fee for six weeks per level. Email spanishteachersn@gmail.com to preregister by September 25.


6:15 PMAll-Write Academy Workshops
Grades 5 to 6
Contact  Valerie Vaughan
678.636.9432 or allwriteacademy@gmail.com

Grades 5 to 6: Receive assistance with reading, writing, and language comprehension based on Academic Knowledge & Skills (AKS) curriculum. Assessments and extra help provided on the last Thursday of each month for participants. Pay $12 per student per class (first month due at registration). Ten students per group limit. Contact Valerie Vaughan at 678.636.9432 or allwriteacademy@gmail.com to preregister.


7:00 PMBeginning Spanish
Level II (Basic Reading). Email spanishteachersn@gmail.com ...

Level II (Basic Reading): Learning another language not only enhances your résumé and skills, but it can also help with understanding and appreciating other cultures. Pay $10 (nonrefundable) registration fee and $50 course fee for six weeks per level. Email spanishteachersn@gmail.com to preregister by September 25.


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