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Fathers, daughters to dance the night away
Gainesville Civic Center and Mulberry Creek Center to host Valentine events
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While Valentine’s Day usually focuses on lovers, the Mulberry Creek Community Center in Gainesville is hosting a special Father-Daughter Valentine’s Dance.

The special event provides daughters and their fathers or father-figures with an evening of fun and dancing. Festivities include a professional DJ providing music for dancing and refreshments. Fathers and their daughters also will have their picture taken as a souvenir.

Moms are welcome to come during the last half hour for free.

The dance will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday at Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 JM Turk Road, in Flowery Branch.

Tickets are $20 per couple after Feb. 5 and $5 for each additional daughter. Price includes corsage and souvenir picture.

The event is subject to cancellation if the minimum number of registrations is not met by Feb. 5.

If you miss this event, the 14th annual Daddy Daughter Dances at Gainesville Civic Center will be:

* Feb. 25 for grades 6 and up

* Feb. 27 for grades 3-5

* Feb. 28 for grades preK-2

Dances will be from 6-8:30 p.m. at 830 Green St.

Tickets are $25 per person city residents and $30 for nonresidents.

Participants must preregister by 5 p.m. Feb. 21 as space is limited. A late fee of $15 per person will be assessed after Feb. 21 and only if space is available.