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Family events
For the week of Aug. 12-18
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This week

Classic Movie Nights, Demorest. "House on Haunted Hill," 8:30 p.m. Friday, "Little Shop of Horrors"; "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," Aug. 20, Arrendale Amphitheatre, Piedmont College, 165 Central Ave., Demorest. $7 per car; free for Piedmont students, faculty and staff. No alcohol allowed. Bring a chair or cushion and cooler. ncrawford@piedmont.edu.

Wiggly Circus Live!, Duluth. 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. $10-$75. Ticketmaster.

Back to School Rally, Gainesville. Live music by "The Breakdown," basketball, petting zoo, free school supplies, parent workshops and prizes. Organized by the Beulah Rucker Museum. Noon-6 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Georgia Mountains Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville. Free. 404-401-6589 or  rojene@bellsouth.net.

Monthly Homeschool Science Series, North Georgia Homeschool Programs. Different themes and units taught each month. Classes available at two locations. Register online at http://nghp.webs.com. Register before Sunday.

Upcoming

Mothers of Preschoolers Fall/Winter Children's Consignment Sale, Gainesville. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Family Life Center, First Baptist Church of Gainesville, 751 Green St., Gainesville. 678-677-8066.

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.

"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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