By: Staff Reports | GwinnettCitizen.com

BEEKEEPING 101

Saturday, March 3 at 2:30 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518

Are you interested in becoming a Beekeeper? If so, how do you get started? Join Nashville actress and Gwinnett County beekeeper Francine Locke to learn the ins and outs of beekeeping. Discover why you should keep bees and what inspired Francine to become a beekeeper herself. 

INFORMATION SESSION FOR POTENTIAL FOSTER PARENTS

In partnership with the Gwinnett County Division of Family and Children's Services Sunday, March 4 at 2:00 pm Norcross Branch 6025 Buford Highway, Norcross 30071 There are more than 450 children in foster care in Gwinnett County, and yet there are less than 50 foster homes to care for them. These are children already in our community, and they are victims of their circumstances. Do you have a place in your heart and home to provide care for these children? Join us to learn how you can make a difference and help these Gwinnett children in need. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Cathy Chapman at 678-367-8257 or at Cathy.Chapman1@dhs.ga.gov.

TRACE YOUR ROOTS:  A FREE GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

Tuesday, March 6 at 10:30 am
Bethesda Park
225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville 30044

Enjoy this great chance to trace your Gwinnett history as part of the Gwinnett Bicentennial Celebration 1818-2018. Learn how to get started in this fun hobby and explore free genealogy databases, including the Library Edition of Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest.

FIX-A-LEAK WORKSHOP

In partnership with the Gwinnett County Water Department
Saturday, March 10 at 11:00 am
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024

In this free hands-on workshop, learn how to detect and correct water leaks around your home. Attendees will receive a water conservation kit at no charge.

ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLY & SOLDERING TRAINING INFORMATION SESSION

In partnership with Goodwill of North Georgia
Saturday, March 10 at 1:00 pm
Norcross Branch
6025 Buford Highway, Norcross 30071

Learn about the programs Goodwill offers that will prepare you for these professions.  Those programs teach the fundamentals of soldering and preparation to work on high-performance electronic products. To enroll in the program applicants must have reliable transportation and attend four one-week sessions within a five week training period. Graduates will receive IPC 610 Specialist/Inspector and IPC J-STD Board Repair Tech Certifications.  

THE HISTORY OF NORCROSS - A BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Book talk and signing
Sunday, March 11 at 3:00 pm
Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center
10 College Street, Norcross 30071

The rich history of Norcross includes pioneers, former slaves, US presidents, and more. Join authors Edith Holbrook Riehm, Gene Ramsay, and Cate Kitchen to hear stories from their book Images of America:  Norcross. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

VETERANS ROUNDTABLE

In partnership with Goodwill of North Georgia
Meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month
Wednesday, March 14 at 1:00 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518

Meet with experts on Veterans resources. Discuss your needs and get real help on filing VA claims, medical care, housing, and job resources. Newly discharged or older retirees welcome! For more information, please email cwalker@ging.org.

A SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP: GROW YOUR BUSINESS USING THE FREE REFERENCE USA LIBRARY DATABASE

Reservations required:  events@gwinnettpl.org
Thursday, March 15 at 11:00 am
Sugar Hill Community Center
1166 Church Street, Sugar Hill 30518

Learn how to access Reference USA for free from your home or office. Discover how to identify new sales prospects, create customized business and consumer marketing lists, gather competitive business intelligence, and much more. Lunch is provided. Free and open to the public, but reservations are required. 

A FREE N400 CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

In English, Spanish, Urdu/Hindi, & Mandarin
Friday, March 16 at 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Lilburn Branch
4817 Church Street, Lilburn 30047

Are you a green card holder? The Latin American Association and Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta will provide qualified legal representatives to aid in filling out the US Citizenship Application Form N400. Certain applicants may also be eligible to have the government filing fees waived. This event is free and on a first come, first served walk-in basis. 

PLANTING A BEE FRIENDLY GARDEN WORKSHOP

In partnership with UGA Extension Gwinnett
Thursday, March 22 at 6:30 pm
Snellville Branch
2740 Lenora Church Road, Snellville 30078

Join UGA Extension Gwinnett Master Gardener, Wes Nettleton, and learn how you can design your landscapes and gardens to be more bee-friendly, what plants are best in attracting bees to aid in pollination, and what types of pesticides to use. 

MEET INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR STEVE BERRY

Book talk and signing
Monday, March 26 at 7:00 pm
Prototype Prime
147 Technology Parkway, #100, Peachtree Corners 30092

Steve Berry is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over 15 novels including The Lost Order, The 14th Colony, and The Patriot Threat. His latest book, The Bishop’s Pawn, marks the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death with a thriller that examines what happened in a shocking new way. It stars Berry’s recurring hero, former Justice Department operative, Cotton Malone. 

THE HISTORY OF DULUTH WITH S. LORRAINE NORWOOD - A BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Book talk and signing
Thursday, March 29 at 7:00 pm
Duluth City Hall
3167 Main Street, Duluth 30096

Spend an evening with S. Lorraine Norwood as she discusses her book Images of America:  Duluth. Norwood is a former journalist and a member of the Atlanta Writers Cooperative, the Atlanta Writers Club, the North Carolina Writers Network, and the Historical Novel Society. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Published: 2018-02-19 01:40