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Family events
For the week of July 8-14
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This week

Kid's World, Gainesville. Music show, 6-7 p.m. today; Superhero show with Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman characters and magician Jeff McClure, July 15; Center court at Lakeshore Mall, 150 Pearl Nix Parkway, Gainesville. Free. 770-535-8877, ext. 226.

Family Movie Night, Flowery Branch. Dusk Friday, The Springs Church, 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. Free. 770-965-9506 or info@thespringschurch.org.

Family Day, Gainesville. "Olden Days and Olden Ways." Hands-on activities including candle-dipping, butter-churning, making a wooden shingle and churning ice cream. 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-297-5900 or jcarson@brenau.edu.

Cruise-In and Customer Appreciation Day, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, The Home Depot, 924 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville. 770-532-7395.

"Mountain Doctor," Gainesville. "Mountain Doctor" with guest speaker Tom Lumsden. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. Free for members; $3 nonmembers. 770-297-5900 or jcarson@brenau.edu.

Upcoming

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.

Ongoing

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 tours@kangaroocenter.com.

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.

 

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