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Family events
For the week of Aug. 19-25
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This week

Classic Movie Nights, Demorest. "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes," 8:30 p.m. Friday, 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.

Movie in the Park, Braselton. "Furry Vengeance." Steel Dreamin' Steel Band will perform at 7 p.m.; movie at dusk Saturday. Braselton Park, one block west of Ga. 53, Braselton. Free.  


Mothers of Preschoolers Fall/Winter Children's Consignment Sale, Gainesville. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 28, Family Life Center, First Baptist Church of Gainesville, 751 Green St., Gainesville. 678-677-8066.

Community social, Gainesville. Homemade ice cream, cake and brownies. 1-3 p.m. Aug. 28, Redwine United Methodist Church, 3285 Poplar Springs Road, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-5164.


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

"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.