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Saturday is Put Litter in its Place Day in Gwinnett

Saturday is Put Litter in its Place Day in Gwinnett

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful will host a county-wide cleanup day this weekend.

Saturday, Apr. 26 is Put Litter in its Place Day. All Gwinnett residents are asked to pick up trash at locations throughout the county -- parks, stretches of road, neighborhoods and so on.

Get more cleanup ideas and learn about the ways Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful is working to keep the county green at gwinnettcb.org.

Lilburn Daze celebrates 40 years

Lilburn Daze celebrates 40 years

LILBURN, Ga. -- This year's Lilburn Daze Arts & Crafts Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The annual event offers plenty of family-friendly outdoor fall fun.

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Activities include arts vendors, food, health services and a special area for children.

This is the festival's 40th year in Lilburn. It is hosted by the Lilburn Women's Club at Lilburn City Park.

Visit lilburndaze.org for more information.

Christmas parade to feature parachuting elf

Christmas parade to feature parachuting elf

LILBURN, Ga. -- Lilburn's annual Christmas parade will feature plenty of family fun -- and a few surprises to boot.

The event will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. The parade starts at First Baptist Church and travels down Main Street to City Park.

More than 100 floats, tractors and classic cars will take part in the parade. One of Santa's elves will parachute into City Park at around 11 a.m.

The fun continues at the park with music, activities, food and pictures with Santa.

First Baptist Church is located at 285 Main Street NW.

Swimming class to host tribute to veterans

Swimming class to host tribute to veterans

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The young synchronized swimmers at Collins Hill Park Aquatic Center are getting ready to host their fourth annual performance for veterans and military families.

The patriotic show will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3.

The synchronized swimming group is made up of girls ages 8-14 who love to swim and are interested in honing their water skills in a creative way. Their Nov. 3 show is free and will be followed by a short reception.

For more information, visit gwinnettparks.com. Collins Hill Park is located at 2200 Collins Hill Road in Lawrenceville.

Water off at local park due to repairs

Water off at local park due to repairs

 

The water at tennis center, baseball/softball fields is turned off due to repair on March 29, 2012. Portalets will be on premise for use.

5050 Five Forks-Trickum Road, Lilburn 30047

New trail, other amenities open at Rhodes Jordan Park

New trail, other amenities open at Rhodes Jordan Park

 

Visitors to Rhodes Jordan Park are enjoying the improvements from a major renovation project. The park now offers better lake access and enhanced recreational opportunities.