Gwinnett County government shared these events planned for the month of August 2019.
Pack Your Backpack | FREE!
August 2 from 9:00am to 11:00am
Bring your bag to fill with school necessities and participate in fun activities in this rain-or-shine event. While supplies last. Sponsored by Amerigroup.
Call 678.277.0228 for more information.
OneStop Centerville, 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville.
N-400 Naturalization Application Assistance Program | FREE!
August 2 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Legal permanent residents will be offered free legal assistance with filling out the N-400 citizenship application form. This event is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, please visit www.gwinnettpl.org or call 770.978.5154.
Lawrenceville Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library, 1001 Lawrenceville Highway, Lawrenceville
Back to School Bash | FREE!
August 3 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
Join Gwinnett Parks and Recreation and OneStop Buford for one last summer soiree with food, vendors, bounce houses, and much more before settling down for the school year! Vendors can register before July 29.
Call 678.277.0850 for more information or to become a vendor.
OneStop Buford, 2755 Sawnee Avenue, Buford
Plants, Pollinators, & Ponds | FREE!
August 3 from 10:00am to 11:00am
Join the Master Gardeners to learn about soil erosion, wetlands, and pollinators for your pond. For all ages.
Preregister with code VIP34602. Call 678.277.0900 for more information.
Vines Park, 3500 Oak Grove Road, Loganville
Senior Coffee Club | FREE!
August 9 from 9:30am to 10:30am
Come and meet your neighbors with a free cup-a-joe and breakfast treats. Enjoy snacks, chatting, crafts, and games. Join us every second Friday of every month for different topics. For ages 50 and up.
Call 678.277.0875 for more information.
Lilburn Activity Building, 788 Hillcrest Road, Lilburn
Walk the Talk: Breastfeeding Month
August 10 from 9:00am to 10:00am
August is National Breastfeeding Month. Join Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life on this free, informative walk at an enjoyable, easy pace. Leaders will talk about the importance of breastfeeding and how it benefits infants. For all ages. Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a bottle of water.
Call 770.814.4920 for more information.
McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Farm Road, Duluth
Toddle Treks: Scampering with Squirrels
August 13 from 10:30am to 11:30am
These furry friends are very busy at McDaniel Farm this time of the year. Join us as we explore their habitat, home, and favorite foods through stories, songs, and interactive nature based play. Cost: $5 per person; one adult free with each paid child. For ages 18 months to 3 years.
Preregister with code MFP34503. Call 770.814.4920 for more information.
McDaniel Farm Park, 3251 McDaniel Road, Duluth
Park’nership Work Day
August 17 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Join the Gwinnett Parks Foundation at Collins Hill Park in a rewarding opportunity to help other volunteers clean up and beautify this park in this rain-or-shine event. Bring gloves, sturdy shoes, and a bottle of water. For more information, call 770.822.8869.
Collins Hills Park, 2225 Collins Hill Road, Lawrenceville
Fix-A-Leak Workshop | FREE!
August 17 from 11:00am to 12:30pm
Learn how to test your home for leaks, how to find them, and how to do the repairs yourself. Attendees will receive a water conservation kit for either indoor or outdoor fixtures.
Preregister here. Call 678.376.7193 for more information.
Five Forks Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville
Composting for Water Quality | FREE!
August 20 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Learn about the benefits of keeping a compost pile and how to do it successfully in this hands-on workshop.
Preregister here. Call 678.376.7193 for more information. You may qualify for 5 percent stormwater utility fee credit.
Alegre Farm, 2225 Givens Road, Dacula
National Senior Citizen’s Day Bingo Bash
August 21 from 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Let’s celebrate with a fun round of bingo and light lunch. Cost: $6 per person. For ages 50 and up.
Preregister by August 19 with code BEP31907 or call 678.277.0910.
Bethesda Park Senior Center, 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville