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Family events
For the week of Feb. 11-17
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This week

Snow Mountain, Stone Mountain. Snow tubing, toddler hill, play area. Must be 42 inches or taller to tube. Friday-March 7, Stone Mountain Park, exit 8, Ga. 78 E., Stone Mountain. $25. Reservations recommended. 770-498-5690.

Sowing Seeds of Love family festival, Blairsville. Games, live music by Ministry of Graces, raffles, food and comedy. 1-5 p.m. Saturday, United Community Bank Junior Bracket Room, 59 Ga. 515, Blairsville. Free. Preregister. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 706-781-3393.  

The Big Read Kick-off, Atlanta. Join the Atlanta History Center in launching the second annual Big Read event, featuring Zora Neale Hurston's novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God." 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NE, Atlanta. Free; first 50 receive free copy of book. 404-814-4000.

Ongoing

"Tools for Living," Sautee. Exhibit of tools used to sustain early valley inhabitants. 10 a.m. to 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 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.

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