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Family events
For the week of May 21-27
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This week

Movies Under the Stars, Buford. 6:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 22. Saturday: music by Ally X, screening of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop;" May 30: music by Mike Rogers Band, screening of "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. 678-482-8788.

Stone Mountain Memorial Day events, Stone Mountain. 5 p.m. concerts, 9:30 p.m. laser shows Saturday through Monday, with Gainesville State College brass ensemble performance and fireworks Monday. Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78 East, Exit 8, Stone Mountain. Free with $10 parking.

Memorial Day Blast, Helen. Relay races, field day activities, a campfire, concert and hoedown. 8 to 9 p.m. Monday, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $3 parking. 800-573-9659, ext. 305. 

Memorial Day parade, Gainesville. American Legion Paul E. Boilding Post 7. 10 a.m. Monday, begins at First Baptist Church on Green Street and ends on Spring Street at E.E. Butler Parkway. Contact Dave Dellinger, 770-718-7676, or Roger Keebaugh, 770-869-7941.

Northeast Georgia History Center open house, Gainesville. Video interviews with veterans will show in the Sports Hall of Fame theater and refreshments will be served. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. Free. Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. 770-297-5900.

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

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.

"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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