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Week of 7 October, 2022
Friday - 10/7
10:00 AMScaredy Cat Soiree
Contact  George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center
FacilityGeorge Pierce Park

Come dressed up and join us for a not so scary celebration! get ready for Halloween with themed crafts, activities, characters, and treats.
Ages 3 to 4
Fee:$8.00 Gwinnett resident and $10.00 non-Gwinnett resident.

 Fall Hayride at the Farm
Contact  McDaniel Farm Park
FacilityMcDaniel Farm Park

Enjoy the changing leaves, cool air, and relaxing atmosphere at McDaniel Farm Park as we explore the natural environment and the changes of the season on a relaxing hayride across the property. 
Free for all ages!

 Playground Pals
Contact  McDaniel Farm Park
FacilityMcDaniel Farm Park

Join us for interactive games and activities to unleash knowledge and energy with your pal at the playground. 
Free for ages 2 to 12. 

2:00 PMSpooky Bingo
Contact  OneStop Buford
FacilityOneStop Buford

BOO or BINGO? Bring your friends for some spooky fun and a chance to win a prize. Registration includes admission for 2.
Ages 50 and up
Fee:$4.00 Gwinnett resident and $8.00 non-Gwinnett resident.

Saturday - 10/8
No Scheduled Events
Sunday - 10/9
No Scheduled Events
Monday - 10/10
10:00 AMGwinnett Veteran & Family Services Ribbon Cutting
Contact  Maria Woods

The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners invites you to the ribbon cutting for a new project funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.

Location:  567 Swanson Drive, Lawrenceville
Parking is available onsite. 

Tours and light refreshments will be available following the ceremony.

10:30 AMStorytime at the Park
Contact  770.822.8869
FacilityAlexander Park

Join the Gwinnett County Public Library for a special Storytime at the Park series. Meet at pavilion #1 for stories, songs, and fun! Register online or call 770.822.8869
Ages 3 and up
File NameFile SizeFile Type

Storytime At the Park_GPL Flyer_Aug-Oct.pdf
325 kAdobe Acrobat PDF File

Tuesday - 10/11
10:00 AMSmall Business Workshop: Creative Ways to Market Your Business
Contact  Stephanie Sokenis - Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center

Creative Ways to Market Your Business

Looking for ways to market your business without breaking the bank?  Some of the most effective and affordable tactics just require some creative thinking and knowing how to leverage opportunities and resources.

Join us to learn about these tactics, how to use them effectively and what mistakes to avoid.

Some of what we'll cover:

  • Using business cards
  • Making the most of your Google Business Profile
  • Making sensible choices for how and where to network
  • Taking the pain out of cold calling
  • Collaborating with strategic partners
  • Leveraging your community
  • Using public speaking to drive business
  • Working with nonprofits 


For further information please contact Stephanie Sokenis at the Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center at

6:30 PMZoning Board of Appeals
FacilityGJAC Auditorium

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30pm in the auditorium of the Gwinnett County Justice and Administration Center, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046.

Wednesday - 10/12
8:30 AMOakland Cemetery Day Trip
Contact  Bethesda Park Senior Center
FacilityBethesda Park Senior Center
George Pierce Park

Step back in time at Atlanta's most tangible link to the past, Oakland Cemetery. This historical park is the final resting place for many Civil War soldiers, golfing legend Bobby Jones, and "Gone with the Wind" author Margaret Mitchell. After our self guided tour, plan to enjoy lunch across the street at Six Feet Under.
The bus will have an 8:30am pick-up time at George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center and 9:00am pick up time at Bethesda Park Senior Center.
Ages 50 and up.  
Fee:$20.00 Gwinnett resident and $30.00 non-Gwinnett resident.

10:30 AMStorytime at the Park
Contact  770.822.8869
FacilityPinckneyville Park

Join the Gwinnett County Public Library for a special Storytime at the Park series. Meet in the pavilion on the soccer side for stories, songs, and fun! Register online or call 770.822.8869
Ages 3 and up
File NameFile SizeFile Type

Storytime At the Park_GPL Flyer_Aug-Oct.pdf
325 kAdobe Acrobat PDF File

11:00 AM2022 Gwinnett Senior Golden Games Closing Ceremony
Contact  Bethesda Park Senior Center
FacilityBethesda Park Senior Center

Join us in celebrating all of the athletes who competed in 22nd annual Gwinnett Senior Golden Games at the Closing Ceremony.

4:30 PMBe Active Gwinnett: Pop-up Park Play Day
Contact  Live Healthy Gwinnett
FacilityLions Club Park

Games, activities, and more! Get active with Be Active Gwinnett during this free, drop-in program designed to bring recreation and community resources to families.

6:00 PMStart In Gwinnett Course (5 Modules)
Contact  Stephanie Sokenis - Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center

Having a great business idea just isn't enough, and starting properly is vital to your success and this program is designed to assist you with doing just that, starting properly.

Whether you're considering taking the leap into business ownership, you've started a business and need some reassurances, or your business has just stalled and you want to get it moving again, the Start in Gwinnett program is a smart step for you. 

For complete course details, please visit the course page here.

This is a five-session program held weekly over a five week period.

To provide the most value, this course is provided in person only.

There is no fee to participate but attendance and participation is mandatory

While we understand that life happens, as participant seats for this program are limited, we ask that you be absolutely sure that you can commit to all five session dates so we may assist as many people as possible. This course will be held again.

All Classes held on Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center, 405 North Perry St., Lawrenceville

Session 1: Start-Up Costs & Budgeting

Session 2: Legal Considerations & Licensing

Session 3: Business Identity & Branding

Session 4: Marketing & Sales

Session 5: Capital Access & Funding

Thursday - 10/13
10:00 AMTiny Trailblazers: Carnival
Contact  Bogan Park Community Recreation Center

Step right up! Enjoy carnival crafts, activities, and tasty treats! Trailblazers  must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 
Ages 5 and under

 B2 Anywhere - Imagine That! - Construction
Contact  B2Anywhere

Join B2Anywhere at this literature-based program with hands-on STEAM activities. This program features the book Pete the Cat: Construction Destruction by James Dean. Due to limited space, registration is required and limit one caregiver per child or sibling set. 
Ages 2- 5

3:00 PMRecreation Authority Board

The Gwinnett County Recreation Authority will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at the Gwinnett Justice and Administration Center at 3:00pm.

Attendee link:

Call In Info

United States Toll: +1-408-418-9388

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Access code: 2347 187 4500

Password: RAB22 (72222)

As set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Gwinnett County Government does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs or activities. Matthew Eason, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30046 has been designated to coordinate compliance with the non-discrimination requirements contained in section 34.107 of the Department of Justice regulations, information concerning the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the rights provided thereunder, are available from the ADA coordinator. Gwinnett County Government will assist citizens with special needs given proper notice (seven working days). Any request for reasonable accommodations required by individuals to fully participate in any open meeting, program or activity of Gwinnett County Government should be directed to Matthew Eason, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, telephone number 770.822.8165.

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