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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.

Upcoming

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.

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. 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.

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