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White County Historical Society’s meeting, Cleveland. 7:30 p.m. May 2. Historic Courthouse Museum on the square, Cleveland.

Spout Springs Library Farmers Market, Flowery Branch. 4-7 p.m. Thursdays. May 2 through Oct. 31.6488 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch.

White County Historical Society’s meeting, Cleveland. 7:30 p.m. May 2. Historic Courthouse Museum on the square, Cleveland.

Food Truck Friday/Night of Jazz, Suwanee. 7 p.m. May 3. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.

Friday Night Flicks, “Rise of the Guardians,” Clarkesville. May 3. Pitts Park, 221 Sam Pitts Circle, Clarkesville.

Alumni Weekend, Demorest. May 3-5. Piedmont College, 165 Central Ave., Demorest.

Suwanee Farmers Market, Suwanee. 8 a.m. to noon. Saturdays. May 4 through Oct. 5.

Zumbathon fundraiser for Special Olympics, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 4. Lanier Career Charter Academy, 2719 Tumbling Creek Road, Gainesville.

Clarkesville Farmer’s Market, Clarkesville. 9 a.m. to noon. May 4 through Oct. Downtown Clarkesville, 1087 Washington St., Clarkesville.

Book signing, Cornelia. “Experience Northeast Georgia” with John Kollock and Emory Jones. 1-2:30 p.m. May 4. Books With A’peal, North Main St., Cornelia. 706-778-4563.

B98’s B at the Movies, Suwanee. 7 p.m. May 4. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.

Basic Building Blocks of Genealogy, Flowery Branch. 10 a.m. May 8. Spout Springs Library Branch, 6488 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. Free. 770-532-3311 ext. 116.

Sautee Seniors at the Center, Sautee. Noon, first Tuesday of every month. Community Hall, Sautee Nacoochee Community Association, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee Nacoochee.


Fundraiser “Night of Laughter,” Gainesville. 6:30 p.m. May 9. 610 Grove St., Gainesville. Tickets includes Italian dinner and drinks while enjoying comedian David Ferrell and speakers with Habitat for Humanity. $50.

Cocktails & Conversations Mixer/Speed Dating Event, Gainesville. 7:30-9:30 p.m. May 9. Scott’s Downtown, 131 Bradford St. NW, Gainesville. This event requires a reservation. $20. 770-539-4049,

Star 94’s Woofstock, Suwanee. Noon. May 11. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.

Book Signing of “Sautee Shadows,” Gainesville. 3-6 p.m. May 11. Gainesville Books-A-Million, 150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville. Free. 770-503-7732.

Little Pink Book’s Annual Spring into Ownership Conference, Atlanta. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13. InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta Hotel, 3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta. $95. 404-574-5353.

Alzheimer’s: The Basics, Gainesville. 6 p.m. May 13. Meeting room of the Hall County Library System, Gainesville Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311 ext. 114 or 116,

Beach Party Night, Gainesville. 6:30 p.m. May 13. Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville.

Natural Cleaning Products, Athens. 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 14. Visitor Center, Classroom 2, The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens. $30. 706-542-6156.

Ronda Rich, Gainesville. 6:30 p.m. May 14. Pearce Auditorium, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville.

Vic Wilson “Millikids” book signing, Gainesville. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 15. Frames You-Nique, 104 Main St., Gainesville. 770-532-7074.

2nd annual Hawgin on Lanier BBQ Competition, Gainesville. May 17-18. at Laurel Park, Gainesville. 770-297-5504,

Georgia Mountain Big Green Eggfest, Hiawassee. 9 a.m. May 18. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, 1311 Music Hall Road, Hiawassee. $20.

Motorist Awareness Day, Cumming. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18. 1250 Market Place, Cumming. Help motorist become more vigilant about motorcycles. Free. 770-530-0161.

Hall County Offroad 4x4 Show, Flowery Branch. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18. 3446 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch. $5 registration required day of the show for participating vehicles. Free admission. 770-318-6389,

Lunch and Learn “Ask Granny,” Jefferson. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 22. The Crawford W. Long Museum, 28 College St., 28 College St., Jefferson. “Ask Granny” Seminar is an educational outreach program featuring Judy Russell and Ann Reynolds of the Clarke-Oconee Genealogical Society. Both have lots of experience getting people interested in recording their own family history. Free. Those who attend may bring lunch or pre-order a bag lunch for $5. 706-367-5307.

Fifth annual Brenau Barbecue Championship, Gainesville. May 25. Brenau University Campus, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. $5, kids are free. 770-534-6160, or

“The Civil War in Georgia” photo contest, Atlanta. Through May 26. The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding the 4th-annual online photo contest to coincide with Preservation Month in May. Submit your photos via email to Limit two submissions per photographer. 404-651-5287,

Volunteer for Elachee’s trails, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, 999 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville. Bring water, lunch, gloves and rain gear. Tools, training and afternoon refreshments provided. $1 with paid admission to museum, INK members free. 770-536-1976.

Food Truck Friday, Suwanee. 7 p.m. June 7. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.

Movies Under the Stars, Suwanee. 7 p.m. June 8. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.

Food Truck Friday, Suwanee. 7 p.m. Aug. 2. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.

Movies Under the Stars, Suwanee. 7 p.m. Aug. 24. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.

Taste of History, Gainesville. 7 p.m. Aug. 30. First Baptist Church, 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville.

Food Truck Friday, Suwanee. 7 p.m. Sept. 6. Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Ave., Suwanee.


Library Chess Club, Gainesville. 1-5 p.m. Fridays. Gainesville Library, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. All ages and levels welcome. 770-532-3311, ext.114

American Business Women’s Association, Gainesville. 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday each month. Recess S.ern Gastro Pub, 118 Bradford St. NE, Gainesville. Dinner, speakers, meeting. 770-654-9277,

Zumba, Flowery Branch. 4:20-5:20 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 J.M. Turk Road, Flowery Branch. $20 for 4 classes, $40 for 8 classes, $6 for walk-ins.

Zumba, Gainesville. 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. and 7-8 p.m. Thursdays. North Hall Community Center, 4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville. $5 per class. 770-535-8280.

Date Night at Clarkesville Lanes, Clarkesville. Every Friday. Old Clarkesville Mill, 583 Grant St., Clarkesville. $39.95. 706-839-7467.

“Food Talk,” Gainesville. University of Georgia, Hall County Cooperative Extension, 734 E. Crescent Drive Suite 300, Gainesville. 770-535-8290, or

Lanier Women’s Club, Gainesville. 10 a.m. Every second Thursday. First Presbyterian Church, S. Enota St., Gainesville. $15. 678-960-4172.

The Pilot Club, Gainesville. 5:45 p.m. every fourth Thursday. Elk’s Club, 1547 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. 770-532-2528,

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