By: Staff Reports | GwinnettCitizen.com

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FALLS PREVENTION WORKSHOP
In partnership with Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, GA Dept of Public Health, and Gwinnett County
Wednesday, September 5 at 1:00 pm
Bethesda Senior Center
225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville 30044

Every year in Gwinnett County, there are over 3,400 visits to the ER by residents age 55 and older due to falls. Serious falls are NOT an inevitable part of aging. Learn how to protect yourself.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WORKSHOP
In partnership with Gwinnett, Newton, Rockdale County Health Departments
Thursday, September 6 at 6:30 pm
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024

September is National Preparedness Month.  Learn how to be prepared for any kind of emergency, make an emergency plan for your family, pack a go-bag, and much more.

MEET CHEF AND COOKBOOK AUTHOR VIRGINIA WILLIS
Friday, September 7 at 7:30 pm
Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center
10 College Street, Norcross 30071

Virginia Willis is one of the most well respected authorities on Southern cooking. In her new book, Secrets of the Southern Table:  A Food Lover’s Tour of the Global South, Willis travels throughout the South and dives into the rich narrative shaping modern Southern food culture. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

MEET DEWEY THE LIBRARY CAT BOOKS AUTHOR BRET WITTER
Saturday, September 8 at 11:00 am
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024

Bret Witter is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dewey:  The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World and The Monuments Men, which became a George Clooney movie. He has had eight bestsellers and sold 3 million books worldwide. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

AARP DEFENSIVE SMART DRIVER COURSE
In partnership with AARP
Reservations requested:  events@gwinnettpl.org
Monday, September 10 from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Collins Hill Branch
455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville 30043

Learn defensive driving techniques and how to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members (cash or check only). Pay at the door and bring a bag lunch.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS WORKSHOP
In partnership with Gwinnett, Newton, Rockdale County Health Departments
Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 pm
Five Forks Branch
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville 30044

September is National Preparedness Month.  Learn how to be prepared for any kind of emergency, make an emergency plan for your family, pack a go-bag, and much more.

FALL IS FOR PLANTING
In partnership with Gwinnett County Extension
Reservations requested:  events@gwinnettpl.org
Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 pm
Suwanee Branch
361 Main Street, Suwanee 30024

Join Gwinnett County Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, as he explains proper techniques of planting and maintaining landscapes, trees, and shrubs in the fall.

FALLS PREVENTION WORKSHOP
In partnership with Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, GA Dept of Public Health, and Gwinnett County
Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00 am
Centerville Senior Center
3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville 30039

Every year in Gwinnett County, there are over 3,400 visits to the ER by residents age 55 and older due to falls. Serious falls are NOT an inevitable part of aging. Learn how to protect yourself.

GEORGIA NATIVE BEES:  THE SUPER POLLINATORS
In partnership with the Hall County Master Gardeners
Saturday, September 22 at 2:30 pm
Buford Branch
2100 Buford Highway, Buford 30518

Join Master Gardener, Dee Scarpellino, to learn about native bees most prominent in Georgia. Discover the type of environments they thrive in, the plants they love, and how to build a bee house using easy-to-find materials.

FALLS PREVENTION WORKSHOP
In partnership with Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, GA Dept of Public Health, and Gwinnett County
Tuesday, September 25 at 11:00 am
Norcross Senior Center
5030 Georgia Belle Court, Norcross 30093

Every year in Gwinnett County, there are over 3,400 visits to the ER by residents age 55 and older due to falls. Serious falls are NOT an inevitable part of aging. Learn how to protect yourself.

FALL IS FOR PLANTING
In partnership with Gwinnett County Extension
Reservations requested:  events@gwinnettpl.org
Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 pm
Collins Hill Branch
455 Camp Perrin Road, Lawrenceville 30043

Join Gwinnett County Extension Agent, Timothy Daly, as he explains proper techniques of planting and maintaining landscapes, trees, and shrubs in the fall.

LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR WRITERS
Saturday, September 29 at 1:00 pm
Five Forks Branch
2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville 30044

Are you just beginning your writing career? Or are you trying to navigate the publishing process? The library has many resources that can help you! Gwinnett Library’s Grayson Branch Manager and published author, Ron Gauthier, will teach this free workshop.

Published: 2018-08-05 01:40