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Family events
For the week of Feb. 10-16
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This week

Kidgits Club Valentine's Day Celebration, Buford. Face painting, prizes, bouncy house and cookie decorating. 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Nordstrom Court, Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Free; only Kidgits Club members can win prizes. Membership $5. 770-271-9458.

Northeast Georgia History Center Family Day, Gainesville. "Traditions of the Trail - Hiking Northeast Georgia." Learn about hiking equipment, how to pack a backpack properly, first aid procedures and more. Make campfire crafts, learn to make a twig toothbrush. 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St., Gainesville. Free. 770-297-5900 or jcarson@brenau.edu.

Kidgits Club Valentine Celebration, Duluth. Pizza and cupcakes, arts and crafts. 4:30-6 p.m. Monday, Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. Must be a Kidgits Club Member to attend; membership $5. 770-813-6840.

Upcoming

"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.

Ongoing

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. Hours through Feb.: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, 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.

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