Reading with TJ the Dog, Flowery Branch. Kids can listen to children's stories. 2 p.m. Friday, Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 JM Turk Road, Flowery Branch. Free. 770-965-7140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contra dance, Sautee. 8 p.m. Jan. 22, Historic Gym, Sautee-Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300.
"Mythic Creatures: Unicorns, Dragons and Mermaids," Atlanta. Natural and cultural roots of mythical creatures from Asia, Europe and the Americas. Feb. 19-Aug. 14, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. $15 adults, $14 students and seniors, $13 children age 3-12, free for age 2 and younger and museum members. 404-929-6300.
Story times, Hall County. Children can listen to stories, sometimes read by special guests. Various days and times at libraries in the Hall County Library System. Free.
"Waters of Time: The Chicopee Woods Story," Gainesville. Learn about previous eras and inhabitants of Chicopee Woods. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $5 adults, $3 children age 2-12; age 1 and younger and members free. 770-535-1976.