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For the week of March 4-10
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This week

 

"Behind the Scenes of the Gwinnett County Aviation Unit," Lawrenceville. Pancake breakfast, program by Marcus Head. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Briscoe Field, EAA Chapter 690 Hangar, 690 Airport Road, Lawrenceville. 404-314-7573 or jlevine@bellsouth.net.

 

History forum, Gainesville. John Kay will speak on the life of Byron Herbert Reece and how the BHR society is promoting his legacy. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. $3 nonmembers, free for members. 770-297-5900 or jcarson@brenau.edu.

 

Upcoming

 

Mom Expo 2010, Braselton. Exhibits, fashion show and culinary exhibition for moms of all ages. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 13, Chateau Elan, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton. 770-5336593.

 

Gainesville Care Center Celebration Banquet Fundraiser, Gainesville. Guest speaker Carol Everett. 6:45-8:45 p.m. March 18, First Baptist Church Banquet Hall, 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville. $30 per person, $240 for a table of 8. 770-535-1413. Must be 18 or older to attend. Reservations required. 770-535-1413. 

 

Wine Highway Weekend, Sautee. Various wineries on the Georgia Wine Highway will have events. At Yonah Mountain Vineyards, Monica Spears will perform, and appetizers and a pour of 4 wines will be served. 1-4 p.m. March 20-21, The Yonah Mountain Vineyards Tasting Room, 2454-B Ga. 17, Sautee. $10 for full tasting and glass; 4 pours and appetizers free. 706-878-5522..

 

Yonah Mountain Vineyards winery tours, Sautee. See a wine cave, get barrel tastings of future vintages and a full tasting. Noon and 3 p.m. March 27, The Yonah Mountain Vineyards Tasting Room, 2454-B Ga. 17, Sautee. Reservations and prepayment required. $25 for tour and tasting. 678-525-6050.

 

Northeast Georgia Writers Conferences, Gainesville. April 7, Julie Garmon; Aug. 4, Amy Wallace; Oct. 6, Sandra Brim. Workshops are 1-3 p.m. at Peach State Bank, third floor, 325 Washington St., Gainesville. Free for members; $25 preregistration required for nonmembers. No registration at the door. 770-297-0680 or holmeslynda@bellsouth.net.

Ongoing

Beginning Mainstream Square Dance lessons, Gainesville. Lakeshore Squares square dance club. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. First Presbyterian Church, 800 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville. $3; first three lessons free. 404-372-6707.

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

Great Decisions foreign policy meetings, Flowery Branch. Meetings to discuss U.S. foreign policy. 6-7:30 p.m. through Monday, 3446 Winder Highway, Flowery Branch. 770-967-9749.

Martinis and IMAX, Atlanta. Cash bar, DJ and IMAX movies. "Wild Ocean" showing through March 26; "Van Gogh: Brush with Genius" and "The Old Man and the Sea" showing through March 31. 6:30-11 p.m. Fridays, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. Included with IMAX ticket, specially priced at $12. $7 cover charge without IMAX ticket. 404-929-6400. 

"Poet's House: Byron Herbert Reece's Home from Farm to Heritage Center," Gainesville. Items from Reece's home and studio. Through March 27, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. 770-297-5900. 

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 gainesvilletoastmasters@yahoo.com

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

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.

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