There are several summer educational and fun events in Gwinnett County, many of them free, for people to enjoy during the month of June, beginning with Kid’s free fishing and ending with a Pirate swim day for
Kids’ Fishing Day | FREE!
June 1 from 9:00 am to noon. Bring the kids for food, fun, and fishing. For both beginners and the more advanced. Rod and bait will be provided on a first-come, first served basis. Call 678.277.0906 for more information. Jones Bridge Park, 4901 East Jones Bridge Road, Peachtree Corners.
June 3 to Aug. 2
World Tour Exhibit | FREE!
June 3 to August 2 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Enjoy a self-guided tour that celebrates the world’s diverse geography, history, cultures, traditions, and music. Call 678.277.0228 for more information. OneStop Centerville, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville.
Toddler Trek Tuesday: Honeybee Hunt
June 4 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Honeybees are always busy as they gather nectar and help pollinate our plants. Join us at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center as we explore these valuable insects through stories, songs, and fun hands-on activities. For ages 18 months to 3 years. Cost: $10 per person, with one adult free with each paid child. Preregister online with code EHC29170 or call 770.904.3500. Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford.
Career Building Workshop | FREE!
June 7 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Business professionals will be available for one-on-one coaching. Learn about résumé building, job interviewing, personal branding, and business chemistry. Bring your résumé, and receive tips on how to build the necessary tools to get ahead in your career. Free lunch will be provided. Space is limited. Register here or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Lilburn Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library, 4817 Church Street, Lilburn.
Adopt-a-Stream | FREE!
June 8 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Learn how to monitor the condition of a creek or stream in a class
held by Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful in partnership with the Department of Water Resources. Receive free supplies, training, and certifications in chemical, bacterial, and macroinvertebrate testing. Find
more information and sign up for the certification workshop here. Rhodes Jordan Park, 100 East
Crogan Street, Lawrenceville.
Shelter Pets Rock!
June 8 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Join us for a special event at the Gwinnett Animal Shelter with free adoptions on all shelter pets all day. Enjoy games, family-friendly activities, pet resources, and music all day! Gwinnett Animal Shelter, 884 Winder Highway, Lawrenceville.
Water Conservation: Water Wise Landscaping
June 13 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Learn how to create and sustain a water-efficient landscape to save money and time on maintenance. Preregister online here, or call 678.376.7193 for more information. OneStop Buford, 2755 Sawnee Avenue, Buford.
Dad & Me | FREE!
June 14 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Spend time and have fun with dad in honor of Father’s Day! Enjoy games, prizes, light refreshments, and more. Preregister online with code OSN31001 or call 678.225.5400 for more information. OneStop Norcross, 5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross.
Sips, Chips, & Dips
June 15 from noon to 2:00 pm. Celebrate Father’s Day with a date night filled with music, games, refreshments, and a keepsake photo! For all ages. Cost: $8 per person. Preregister online with code LSP31601 or for more information call 678.277.0860. Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center, 4651 Britt Road, Norcross.
Fishing Derby | FREE!
June 18 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Reel in some intergenerational fun as seniors guide new anglers on fishing techniques for National Go Fishing Day. Try to catch the pond’s 30-pound catfish. Parent or guardian participation and signed liability waiver are required. Bring fishing poles. Bait and prizes included. No fishing license required. For ages 3 to 15. Preregister online with code OSC31000 or call 678.277.0228. OneStop Centerville, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville.
Herb Gardening | FREE!
June 18 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Many types of herbs can be grown locally including basil, rosemary, sage, and fennel. UGA Extension Gwinnett Agent Timothy Daly will discuss the basics of growing herbs and the best types of herbs to grow in our area. Register here or email email@example.com. Peachtree Corners Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library, 5570 Spalding Drive, Peachtree Corners.
June 20 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Participate in a fun, interactive presentation then show off your skills on the maple hardwood floor at Skate Country. Lunch and transportation included. Drop off and pickup at OneStop Buford. For ages 7 to 12. Cost: $8 per child. Preregister online with code OSB31001. Call 678.225.5360 for more information. OneStop Buford, 2755 Sawnee Avenue, Buford.
June 22 from noon to 3:00 pm. Ahoy, mateys! Bring the whole family for a fun-filled Pirate Day at our outdoor leisure pool. Bring your swimsuits, towels, and friends to enjoy a day out on the pool deck! Enjoy crafts, snacks, and a treasure hunt. For all ages. Cost: $6 per person. Preregister online by June 16 with code MPA31100 or call 678.277.0870 for more information. Mountain Park Aquatic Center, 1063 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain.