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For the week of March 3-9
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This week

"An Old School Dance and Community Night Party," Gainesville. Rick "MusicMan" Gallon & The Groove Theory Band, Jeffrey "JC Baby" Charles and Songstress Ki Ki. Friday and March 19, The NV Lounge, 116 Bradford St., Gainesville. 678-943-8757.

Beans and Greens supper, Lula. 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Clemons Chapel U.M.C., Ga. 52 W., Lula. $5 per person; carry-out available. 770-983-3080 or 770-983-7384.

Ballroom dancing, Gainesville. Lanier Dance Club. Waltz, foxtrot, Latin, swing, shag, hustle, country/Western and line dances. Cha cha lessons, 6:30 p.m., regular dance, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St., Gainesville. $10 per person. 770-536-0015.

Teen Driving Course, Oakwood. Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error. For ages 14-16. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Preregistration required. 770-535-8290 or


"A Taste of the Mountains," Dahlonega. Sample food from more than 20 area restaurants. 6-8 p.m. March 24, Lumpkin County High School, 2001 Indian Drive, Dahlonega. $15 adults, $5 children age 5-12, free for kids 4 and younger. 706-265-9212.


American Business Women's Association, Gainesville. 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, Ryan's Family Steakhouse, 2415 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. To attend as a guest, call 770-967-3352.

Toastmasters, Gainesville. Improve your public speaking skills. 5:45-6:45 p.m. Mondays. Jacobs Building Room 208, Brenau University, 340 Green St., Gainesville. Free. 678-469-2777 or

Old-fashioned square dance, Hiawassee. 7 p.m. Mondays. Senior Center, 48 River St., Hiawassee. Free. 706-896-1060 or

East Georgia Genealogy Society, Winder. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Betty Jo Maddox Community Room, The People's Bank Financial Center, 76 Broad St., Winder.