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Centuries of Childhood: An American Story
Apr 2 – 30

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Easter Eggstravaganza
Apr 2

Apr 2015
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    The Explore Gwinnett Calendar of Events is THE place to find out what there is to do in Gwinnett. Whether you are looking for a great family festival, free and inexpensive things to do, arts and theatre performances or the latest great concert at The Arena.....this is the place to find it. From free movies, concerts and festivals in Gwinnett's downtowns to the G-Braves, and Gwinnett Gladiators schedules to holiday happenings - you won't find more Gwinnett County events anywhere else. 

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    Thursday Apr 02, 2015

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    Easter Eggstravaganza

    Parents, bring your preschoolers ages 6 months to 4 years. The event will include an egg hunt, various crafts and activities, and snacks while supplies last. In the event of bad weather, the celebration will be held indoors. No daycare services please.

    Eddie Owen Presents: Tish Hinojosa + Amy Andrews

    Originally from San Antonio, Hinojosa spent the past nine years living, writing, composing, collaborating, and exploring in Hamburg, Germany. Having released her last CD, Our Little Planet - a self penned, 12 song collection of traditional bluegrass and her trademark sound of contemporary folk and Tex-Mex, in 2008, she allowed the sights, sounds and historic culture of her St. Pauli neighborhood to work their magic on her newest body of work.

    Gwinnett County Public Library Presents: Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson

    • April 2, 2015
    • Location: Georgia Gwinnett College, Student Center- LVIS Room
    • Address: 1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
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    Georgia Gwinnett College and Gwinnett Library present National Book Critics Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson on April 2nd at 2pm. Isabel Wilkerson won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her reporting as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times. The award made her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African American to win for individual reporting. Wilkerson will discuss and sign her award winnin... Visit Website

    The Art of T.J. Haugh

    Come see a new look at historic American figures and Gwinnett landmarks. While viewing the American Icon Series, you will note famous quotations by each figure. 

    The Explorers Club

    Regional Premiere. In this madcap comedy, female explorer Phyllida Spotte-Hume delivers proof of her discovery of a lost civilization, a brightly blue-painted tribesman she calls Luigi. But, are the most gifted minds in Victorian England ready to allow a woman to be a member of the prestigious Explorer's Club? What happens next could shake the very foundation of the British Empire. Grab your goggles for some very mad science involving deadly cobras, irate Irishmen and vines gone wild.

    Hangin' with the Quinlan

    A curated display of art from the artists who call the Quinlan Art Center their home studio. Opening reception March 28th, 2015, 5-8:00 p.m. through April 24, 2015

    "More Stories To Tell" Art Exhibit Opening

    • April 02 – 30, 2015
    • Location: The Rectory
    • Address: 17 College Street, Norcross, GA 30071
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    This exhibit encompasses both individual's pieces and a series of collaborative works from the Shadowline Artists Group. The collaborative pieces involved individuals working on a piece and passing it along throughout the group. Some of these works will be on view, for the first time, at The Rectory. “More Stories to Tell” is a continuation of the exhibit “what artists do.” Through a representational piece or abstract image, the work of each artist elicits a response fr... Visit Website

    Centuries of Childhood: An American Story

    In Centuries of Childhood: An American Story, children will connect the stories of American history to their own experiences by learning about the lives of five historical children and their families. Each historical character will have its own distinct environment based on the time period and location in which they lived. By creating immersive environments with replicas of artifacts, home settings and traditional dress, children and families will feel like they are stepping into another time a... Visit Website

    Main Gallery: DeKalb County School Exhibit

    Main Gallery: DeKalb County School Exhibit

    Trolley Stop Gallery

    The artists of Buford's Tannery Row Artist Colony are on display

    Gwinnett Senior Golden Games

    • April 02 – May 13, 2015
    • Location: Various Gwinnett County Parks
    • Address: 100 East Crogan St., Lawrenceville, GA 30043
    • Venue: Rhodes Jordan Park
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    An opportunity for seniors 50 years of age and older to participate in a variety of sports. Event locations varies throughout all Gwinnett County Parks. Please see website for details.

    Friday Apr 03, 2015

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    Cosmic Climbing

    Full service, guided indoor rock climbing. Includes harness and free pizza!

    Family Fun Fridays

    Full service, guided indoor rock climbing. Includes harness and free pizza!

    Live Local Artist Musical Weekends on the Patio

    • Starting April 3, 2015 (No End Date)
    • Location: Hi Life Restaurant
    • Address: 3380 Holcomb Bridge Road, Norcross, GA 30092
    • Venue: Hi Life Restaurant
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    We will feature music every Friday and Saturday at Hi Life Friday: 6pm-9pm and Raw Bar Saturday: 7pm-10 & Prime Rib feature

    First Friday Concert Series: Montana Skies

    These concerts are free with tables are draped and ready for you to enjoy food and beverages while you enjoy music in a club-like atmosphere, "Bringing the outdoor concerts inside during the colder months."

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