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Family Events
April 2-8
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This week

Hip-Hop Easter Party, Duluth. Featuring the Easter Bunny, Despereaux, coloring contests and prizes. 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Gwinnett Place Mall, Belk wing, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. $7 per child, $2 for Kidgits members, $1 adults. 770-476-5160.

Easter Eggstravaganza, Cleveland. Saturday. 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.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Buford. 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Free for Kidgits members, $5 for nonmembers, $5 per parent.. 678-482-8788. 

Contra dance, Sautee. Live music by the Possum Knockers, caller Anne Marie Walters. Saturday: potluck supper 6:30 p.m., lesson 7:30 p.m., dance 8-11 p.m. Sautee Nacoochee Center Gym, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. $8 adults, $7 members, $4 students, children younger than 8 free with adult. 706-754-3254.

Upcoming

Community Safety Awareness Day, Gainesville. Meet local safety providers and learn safety tips. Bike helmet safety check area. 9 a.m.-noon April 18, Laurel Park, off U.S. 129, Gainesville. 770-531-3953. Free.

Contra dance, Sautee. May 2: potluck supper 6:30 p.m., lesson 7:30 p.m., dance 8-11 p.m. Sautee Nacoochee Center Gym, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. $8 adults, $7 members, $4 students, children younger than 8 free with adult. 706-754-3254.

Ongoing 

"Tools for Living," Sautee. Exhibit of tools used to sustain early valley inhabitants. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sautee Nacoochee Community Association History Museum, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300.   

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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