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Tickets on Sale for A Doll's House
Over the next week Staged Right Community Theatre, using the talents of Director Brian Jones and Set Designer Spencer Estes, will transform the Wynne Russell meeting room into a set for Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House." The audience will literally be in the living room of the Torvald and Nora's home as the play unfolds.
You don't want to miss this opportunity to be part of the drama in the historic home. The production stars Ilene Miller in the pivotal role of Nora, with Spencer Estes opposite her in the role of Torvald. The show opens March 10, 2017 and runs for three weekends, with performances on Fridays, Saturdays, (8 pm) and Sundays (2:30 pm). More information about show dates and times, as well as tickets, (prices start at $10) can be found at www.stagedrighttheatre.org
Performances will be held at the Historic Wynne-Russell House: 4684 Wynne Russell Dr. Lilburn, GA 30047
From 1910 Public House: Join us March 4th from 1-5 pm for the grand re-opening of the 1910 Public House Taproom. When we launched the taproom, we had visions of breweries dancing in our heads. Come check out 27 Craft beers on draft and our knowledgeable staff guaranteed to help you find a beer(or several) that you will LOVE. We are dedicated to creating a environment where friends, family and acquaintances can kick back, relax, and enjoy great local craft beer, and are excited to have representatives from Georgia breweries joining in to give away swag like t-shirts, glassware and more!
Early bird/General admission: 6 tickets for a 4oz pour of any beer, a 64oz 1910 growler, a taproom t-shirt, and finger food! $25.00. Vip: Choose one of our 27 craft beers and we will fill your brand new growler for you! $35.00
Get your tickets at the below link....
Note: Growlers included with the general and early bird tickets will be empty.
BECOME AN EXHIBITOR AT THE QUINCE GIRL EXPO
(Berkeley Lake, Ga., Feb. 22, 2017) – Quince Girl EXPO will be held on Saturday, Mar. 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center. Party planning professionals are invited to feature interactive demonstrations, fashion shows and share ideas on planning the perfect Quinceañera celebration! The event is free for attendees and will feature do-it-yourself workshops.
In order for this expo to stand out from the rest, the number of exhibitors in each category will be limited. Interested exhibitors and demonstrators are encouraged to reserve space early by calling 678-277-0920 or visit the website for information on the event www.gwinnettparks.com. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is located at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Berkeley Lake.
Small Business Workshop
The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce is offering a small business workshop entitled: The 5 W's of Marketing (Where, Who, What, When, Wow!) on Wednesday, March 22, Noon - 2 p.m. in the Gwinnett Chamber Education Room located at 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy. Duluth 30097. Cost is $15 for non-members. Lunch is included. See below for description and registration link.
News from the City
Council Meeting Notes
The City Council for the City of Lilburn meets every 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers. Next meeting is Monday, March 10.
Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, April 15
Visit with the Easter Bunny and find eggs hidden in Lilburn City Park! This free event begins at 10 a.m., with the egg hunt beginning promptly at 11 a.m., rain or shine.
The Easter Egg Hunt is for children up to 12 years of age. Children will be divided into age categories, and there will be a separate special needs area. Parents are not allowed on the field, except with the 0-3 years age group and the special needs group.
Don't forget to bring your basket!
Lilburn Community Partnership News
Taste of Lilburn and More
Restaurants are lining up for the fourth annual Taste of Lilburn which will take place on Saturday, April 22 from 1 - 4 pm in the Nash Pavilion at Lilburn City Park. Restaurants who have signed up as of today are: 1910 Public House, Oyster Barn and Smokehouse, Matthews Cafeteria of Tucker, Taste of Paradise Jamaican, Taqueria Los Hermanos, and Berkmar Culinary Arts. There is room under the expansive Pavilion roof for more. Deadline for participants is March 15. This has been a "sold-out" event since 2014. Organizers are updating the event website and tickets will go on sale soon at www.lilburnevents.com. This is a fundraiser for the Wynne-Russell Historic Home.
The LCP Board, which meets four to six times, per year is currently looking for board members and volunteers to assist with events and the monthly Lovin'Lilburn newsletter. The next board meeting is Wednesday, April 19 at 8:30 am at the Wynne-Russell House. Contact Diana Preston at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Archaeological Dig: Searching for Pieces of the Past
The public is invited to an archaeological dig to search for pieces of the past at the National Historic Wynne-Russell House in Lilburn. The Wynne-Russell Preservation Committee and the City of Lilburn want you to get your hands dirty by assisting archaeologists from the Gwinnett Archaeological Research Society (GARS) in uncovering history.
The archaeological dig is being done to uncover artifacts that will educate and enlighten us about life in Lilburn in the 1800's. You will learn about archaeological techniques and processes used to uncover, preserve, and record history. A tour of the home will complement the dig, as you learn about the history of the Wynne-Russell Family and how Lilburn became what it is today.
The Society for Georgia Archaeology ArchaeoBUS will be on hand to provide further information about archaeology.
Wynne-Russell Historic Preservation Committee
The committee meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Wynne-Russell House. The next meeting is March 8 at 5:00 pm. Visitors and new members are welcome. Check out the FACEBOOK page for information on the Paranormal Workshop on April 22 and the upcoming spring and summer house tours.
Need a Gathering Place?
The Wynne-Russell House, a beautiful historic home, is a wonderful venue for seated meetings of 25-30 and larger groups such as family reunions, showers, and weddings of up to 50 inside and 100 on the grounds. Rental rates are $25 per hour with a two-hour minimum. For rental info, contact email@example.com. LINK for information on the house and events.
The Art Alliance invites area residents to join their organization. Meetings and most workshops are held at the Wynne Russell House (4684 Wynne Russell Drive, NW, Lilburn, GA 30047). Guests are always welcome.
Meetings and Events include:
- Wednesday, March 8, 7 pm. Meeting presenter is Gwinnett Public Schools Art Teacher, Shawn Mazzatta.
- Saturday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 12noon, at the Wynne-Russell House, Jack Ricketson will guide us in a Portraits Workshop. Details are forthcoming, check our Facebook page.
- Sunday, March 26, from 1 p.m. to 5p.m. in the Event Hall of Paradise Restaurant (4805 L'ville Hwy.) Ann Anzini will lead a Pysanky Egg workshop. All supplies are included with your class fee (Including two empty eggs). Everyone gets to make two eggs during the four hour session. Students can work from set designs or from photos and books which the instructor will provide.
Cost of workshops is $35 for non-members. Class size is limited for both workshops. Contact Andy Triemer, President, at 404-542-2295. Check our Facebook page updates, https://www.facebook.com/LilburnArtsAlliance. Visit our website www.lilburnartsalliance.org for more information about the Lilburn Arts Alliance. Online Form
The Lilburn Business Association meets at the Jade Dragon Restaurant, 4230 Lawrenceville HWY, Lilburn, GA 30047, 11:30 am - 1 pm, Tuesday March 21, 2017
Register and PrePay now: Meeting fee includes buffet lunch, drink and tip ($10 - LBA members; $15 - nonmembers.)
Business Builders Breakfast: Friday, April 7, 8:00 am - 9:00 am at IHOP, 4018 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047. No extra charge for this meeting. You may order and pay IHOP for food. Preregister so we know you are coming.
March Lilburn Branch Library Programs
- Flipped Classroom on Citizenship Weds, 6:30p.m. March 8, 15, 22
- Doggie Tales Saturdays March 4, 18 at 10:30a.m. For Ages 5-10
- Bulgarian Dance Troup Performs! Saturday March 4, 3p.m in Library Lobby
- Let’s Talk; Practice English Conversation; Mondays; March 6, 13, 20, and 27
- Toddler Time, ages 1-3 Simple Stories and Songs, Tues. at 10:30a.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28
- Preschool Story Time, ages 3-5 Promotes Early Literacy Skills Tues. 11:30a.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28
- The Art of TEAM, for ages 3 and up. Explore the “A” in STEAM with this fun arts and crafts program! Wednesday March 8 at 11:30a.m.
- LEGO Play@Your Library! For ages 4-10 Weds. March 8 6:00-7:00p.m. Build Cities, creatures, robots, cars, and More!
- DIV Lava Lamps. Thursday March 9 at 6:30p.m. Make your own Bubbling “lava” lamp! For Teens
- Bilingual Storytime, for ages 3-8, Join us at the Library for a Hindi/English Storytime! Weds. March 15 at 6:00p.m.
- Make and Take Crafts, for ages 3-8, Drop-in and create a fun craft to take home! Saturday, March 18; 10:30-11:30a.m
- Perler Bead Art Monday, March 20, at 6:30p.m. Create pixel art by fusing beads together; for Teens
- Lilburn Seniors, Blazin’ the Trail Tuesday March 21 at 10:30a.m.
- Music and Movement for kids ages 3 and up; Learn about reading, rhythm and music & fun Monday March 27 at 11:00a.m.
From the Girl Scouts
Lilburn Lions Club
The Lilburn Lions Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at noon at Taste of Paradise restaurant. The next meeting is March 9 and visitors are welcome. Contact President Derrick Weaver at 770-377-9523 or Danny Taylor at 770-925-0300 for contact information.
Lilburn Woman's Club
Side by Side Fundraiser
The Lilburn Woman's Club proudly supports Side by Side Brain Injury Clubhouse who will be having its 6th Annual Jawbones (Lawyers) vs. Sawbones (Doctors) Basketball Benefit Game Saturday, March 25, 2017, 6:30 pm at Mercer University gymnasium.
Details: Tickets are $10 each with one child under12 admited free with each paying adult. Check www.sidebysideclubhouse.org for more information.
Relay for Life/Lilburn Relay Rally is back this year!
The Lilburn Relay Rally is coming back to Lilburn City Park on April 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Lilburn Woman’s Club, this event is a fund raiser for the American Cancer Society’s Gwinnett Relay for Life.
Form a Team, be a sponsor, be a supporter! Come meet with us and help us Paint our Town Purple!!
Participant registration for the event is free. Survivors will be honored at a reception at 5pm. Come to Lilburn City Park and join in the fun! There will be food, games, music, prizes and more!!
You can be a part of this event! Go to www.relayforlife.org/ lilburnrelayrallyga. For more information: Contact Pat Swan at firstname.lastname@example.org, Gail Zarnik at email@example.com , or Mandy McManus at firstname.lastname@example.org
Behind the Garden Gate Garden Tour
The Lilburn Woman's Club is pleased to announce the date of their 4th annual Behind the Garden Gate Garden Tour on Saturday, May 13, 2017, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Tickets, which are $15 if purchased in advance, can be purchased online through Paypal by logging onto www.lilburnwomansclub.org and clicking on the "Behind the Garden Gate" window from the navigator bar.
The next Citizens SPLOST meeting will be on Wed. March 15th.
Click HERE for a list of potential projects that we are going to review and make a determination on regarding funding. There are two opportunities for the general public to attend in person and state their concerns. Once before the presentation and again afterward.
This meeting will be held in Conference Room A at GJAC, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, GA 30046 starting at 6:30pm and is open to the public.
President, SafetySmart Lilburn, Inc a 501(c)(3) nonprofit "Building the Safest Community in Georgia"
Check us out at safetysmartlilburn.org and on Facebook
Gwinnett County Meetings and Events
Senior homestead exemptions available
In Gwinnett there are several special homestead exemptions available for seniors to save money on property taxes. To learn more about the exemptions and their requirements, visit www.GwinnettTaxCommissioner.com, email email@example.com, or call 770.822.8800. Apply online or request an application in person, by email, or by phone. The deadline for all applications is April 1.
Gwinnett 101 Registration Opens
Gwinnett 101 is a free program that seeks to develop and nurture informed and engaged residents, students, and business owners in Gwinnett.
Classes will be held on Thursday evenings from 6:00pm to 9:00pm beginning with an orientation on Tuesday, April 11 and ending with a graduation and recognition by the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, June 27.Applications are available online and must be received by March 3, 2017. For more information about Gwinnett 101, visit www.gwinnett101.com.
Extension Plant Sale
The Gwinnett Extension is offering varieties of blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, figs, apples, pomegranate, goji berry, native azaleas, and other landscape plants as part of its annual sale. Pecan trees and Titan blueberries, which produce blueberries the size of quarters, have also been added to the list of pre-order options. Orders will be taken through March 7.
or call 678.377.4010 to request an order form. All orders must be prepaid by cash or check and prepaid orders must be picked up on March 16 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2406 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. Additional plants will also be available for purchase on pickup day.
Check out this LINK to park and community center classes.
Please submit story ideas, comments or suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org, attention Diana Preston.
If your organization or business would like to submit, send us your item in a Word document by March 20 for publishing around March 17 and April 3.
A Doll's House Tickets
1910 Public House
Small Business Seminar
Tree Planting Workshop
White Elephant Sale
Easter Egg Hunt
Taste of Lilburn
WR Preservation Com.
Lilburn Arts Alliance
Pysanky Egg Workshop
Lilburn Business Assoc.
March Library Events
Girl Scout Day Camp
Lilburn Lions Club
Brain Injury Fundraiser
Garden Gate Tour
Citizens' SPLOST Mtg.
Gwinnett County Events
Senior Tax Exemption
Mail & Package Center
City of Lilburn
1910 Public House
Taqueria Los Hermanos
The Barn Smokehouse
Taste of Paradise Cafe
Carothers and Mitchell
Attorneys at Law
Hackney Real Estate
Tucker Home Depot
Lilburn Woman's Club
Music Go Round