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Family events
For the week of June 24-30
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This week

Braselton Movie in the Park, Braselton. "Tooth Fairy." PG. Dusk Saturday, Braselton Park, one block West of Ga. 53, downtown Braselton. Free. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. 706-654-5551.


Movie Night Under the Stars, Flowery Branch. Activities, popcorn. Movie at dusk July 2, The Springs Church, 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. Free.  

Fantastic Fourth Celebration, Stone Mountain. Laser show, fireworks. 9:30 p.m. July 3-5, Stone Mountain Park, Exit 8 off U.S. 78, Stone Mountain. $10 for parking pass; laser show free. All attractions pass $27 for adults, $21 for age 3-11.

Georgia Mountain Fair, Hiawassee. Concerts, arts and crafts booths, carnival rides, petting zoo and old-time demonstrations. July 21-31, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, 1311 Music Hall Road, Hiawassee. $9 per person; $2 parking. 706-896-4191.


Kangaroo Conservation Center, Dawsonville. Schedule a tour to see kangaroos and other Australian animals, a butterfly garden and Aussie Walkabout hiking trail. Kangaroo Conservation Center, 222 Bailey-Waters Road, Dawsonville. For age 5 and older. $14-$28. 706-265-6100 or

Movies Under the Stars, Buford. Live music, 6:30 p.m.; movies at dusk each Saturday through July 31, Mall of Georgia Village Amphitheater, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. Free. 678-482-8788. 

"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.