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Family events
For the week of March 3-9
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This week

Reading with TJ the Dog, Flowery Branch. "Read Across America." 10 a.m. Tuesday, Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 JM Turk Road, Flowery Branch. Free. 770-965-7140.


Kids Crafts, Flowery Branch. 1:30-2:30 p.m. March 11, Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 JM Turk Road, Flowery Branch. $2 per child. Register one week prior to class. 770-965-7140.

Piccadilly Circus, Gainesville. 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 22, Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. See Web site for details and tickets.


"Mythic Creatures: Unicorns, Dragons and Mermaids," Atlanta. Natural and cultural roots of mythical creatures from Asia, Europe and the Americas. Through 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. 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.

Moms & Tots Weekly Program, Duluth. Simon Kidgits Club. Songs, games, story time and more. For parents and kids age 4 and younger. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays through March 16, upper level of Belk wing, Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. Free with Simon Kidgits Club membership. Membership $5. 770-476-5160.