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Etc. events
For the week of April 16-22
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This week

Jewelry-making class, Gainesville. 6 p.m. today, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St., Gainesville. Free for first class, supplies extra. 770-532-3311 ext. 114 or  

Dancing into Spring, Clarkesville. Rock 'n' roll and ballroom dance. 8 p.m. Friday, Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts Education Building, 157 Mary St., Clarkesville. $5. 706-754-5989.

National Library Week, Gainesville. Storytimes, computer classes, book signing and "Healthy Houseplants" seminar, various times and days at Hall County Libraries. Through Saturday. 770-532-3311.

Cars and Coffee, Cumming. Car show and coffee for sale from Cool Beans. Benefits college funds for Atlanta students. Saturday, Lanier Technical College, 7745 Majors Road, Cumming. $5 to park, admission free.

Public speaking workshop, Gainesville. 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Blackshear Place Library, 2927 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 151.

How to Read and Understand Your Credit Report, Gainesville. Presented by Debbie Wilburn of the Cooperative Extension office. 1 p.m. Tuesday, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St., Gainesville. Free. 770-532-3311 ext. 114 or

"Live Earth Day Every Day," Gainesville. Author Janisse Ray will speak and sign books. 5 p.m. Wednesday, Featherbone Communiversity, 999 Chestnut St., Gainesville. Free. 770-535-1976.


Maranatha Christian Academy live and silent auction, Oakwood. Now accepting donations for May 2 event. Maranatha Christian Academy, 5135 McEver Road, Oakwood. 770-536-6334.



Toastmasters meeting, Gainesville. Public speaking. 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Mondays, Jacobs Building, Brenau University, corner of Academy and Green Streets, Gainesville. 770-532-1630, ext. 218 or