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A parking deck, a helipad and an expanded emergency department are just pieces of Northeast Georgia Health System’s plan for a new tower at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
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Family events
March 19-25
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This week

"The Greatest Places," Atlanta. IMAX. Through Friday, 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 Wednesday, Mall of Georgia Kidgits Korner, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Free for Simon Kidgits Club members. Membership $5 per year per child. 678-482-8788.


Easter Eggstravaganza, Cleveland. April 4. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and the Cabbage Patch Kids, 7:30 a.m. at Truett-McConnell College Cafeteria; arts and crafts festival, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Babyland General Hospital; Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. at Truett-McConnell College; parade, noon on the downtown Cleveland square. 706-865-2171.


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 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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