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Family events
March 5-11
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This week

Wild Weather family day, Gainesville. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St., Gainesville. Free for members, $5 per family for nonmembers. 770-297-5900.

Big Apple Circus, Stone Mountain. "Play On!" Through Saturday, Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78 E., Stone Mountain. $8 to enter Stone Mountain Park; $13-$42 for tickets. 888-541-3750.

Snow Mountain, Stone Mountain. Snow amusement park on the "laser lawn." Snow tubing, snowball and snow angel-making zone, play area for younger kids and bonfires for roasting marshmallows. Through Sunday, Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78, Stone Mountain. $25 adults and children ages 3-11. Reservations recommended.


Give Me a Break Movie Matinee, Gainesville. "Charlotte's Web." Rated G. Adults must be accompanied by children. 2 p.m. March 13, Hall County Library Main Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 129.


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-Saturdays, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $3 adults, $2 children ages 2-12, age 1 and younger and members free. 770-535-1976.

"The Greatest Places," Atlanta. IMAX. Through March 20, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. $13 adults, $12 students and seniors, $11 children age 12 and younger. 404-929-6400.

Mommy & Me, Buford. Kids can join parents (moms or dads) for stories, music and crafts. Simon Kidgits Club. Noon to 1 p.m. through March 25, Mall of Georgia Kidgits Korner, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Free for Simon Kidgits Club members. Membership $5 per year per child. 678-482-8788.

The Amazing Castle, Atlanta. Children can pretend to be a blacksmith, jester, prince or princess in a make-believe medieval community. Through May 26, Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive NW, Atlanta. 404-659-5437.

"Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries," Atlanta. Through Aug. 16, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. $15 adults, $14 students and seniors age 62 and older with ID, $13 children ages 3-12, free for children age 2 and younger and museum members. 404-929-6400.