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Easter Egg Hunt - Sat. 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!
Art Exhibit - Sat. April 15
The Lilburn Arts Alliance will host its Spring Show Saturday, April 15, at Good Day Studio, 79 Main Street, Suite A, Lilburn, from 10AM to 4PM. Members and non-members will be showing their 2-D and 3D original art. Please stop by and support your local artists!
Come out to view and purchase the works of 13 local artists in downtown Lilburn this Saturday. A wide variety of styles will be shown with the focus of a Spring theme. Visitors will get to vote on the best Spring themed piece and the People's Choice award.
Community Walk Sat. April 15
The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir will participate in the BAPS Charities Walk Green 2017 on April 15. This event raises funds for Lilburn Elementary School, The Nature Conservancy and other charitable activities. Along with the walk, a 5K run has also been organized. Please note the registration and start time for both events.
Registration: 7 am
5K start: 8 am
Registration: 7:30 am
Walk start: 9:30 am
Visit http://www.bapscharities.org/Walk17Atlanta/ for complete details and to donate. Online donation options are available for any level of support.
Lilburn Business Assoc. Tues. April 18
Speaker: Brad Stevens, Entreholic
Topic: "Operating a Business on a Shoestring Budget"
Date: Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
Time: 11:30 am -1 pm
NOTE MEETING LOCATION: Jade Dragon, 4230 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lilburn, Ga 30047
The meeting will be Tuesday, Apr 18, 11:30 am - 1 pm at Jade Dragon, 4230 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lilburn, GA 30047.
Meeting fee (includes lunch, drink and tip) is $10 - LBA Members and $15 - Visitors. Register and Prepay Now.
Vegetable Gardening Class - Wed. April 19
FREE Vegetable Gardening Class Date: Wed, April 19th, 2017 Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm dinner 7:00pm - 8:00pm class Where: Good Shepherd Presbyterian 1400 Killian Hill Road SW Lilburn 30047 Agent Timothy Daly from the UGA & Gwinnett County Extension offices will lead this class. Topics will include: - types of vegetables to grow in our area - how to care for them - how to produce a bountiful harvest The class is free, but you will need to register before noon, April 17th. And, if you want to come early, you can enjoy a free dinner too! Dinner is from 6pm-7pm. To register, send an email with the subject "Vegetable Gardening" to: firstname.lastname@example.org Please be sure to include the following: - your first & last name - phone number (just in case we need to reach you) - number of people - if you will or will not be having dinner If you have any questions, feel free to email: email@example.com
Purchase Tickets for Taste of Lilburn
Purchase your tickets now for the Fourth Annual Taste of Lilburn to be held on Saturday, April 22, 1:00-4:00 pm in the Nash Pavilion at Lilburn City Park. Participating eateries are: 1910 Public House,Matthews Cafeteria, Taqueria Los Hermanos, The Barn Smokehouse and Seafood, Izzy’s NY Pizza, Taste of Paradise (Jamaican), Tipsy Pig BBQ, Hardee’s, Marco’s Pizza and Berkmar Culinary Arts. Fair Oaks Band featuring the Nicks Brothers will once again amaze us with their endless repertoir of our favorites. Advance online ticket holders will be VIPS for the event and will be admitted to the event at 12:30 pm. Tickets will be sold at the event as long as food samples last. This is a fundraiser for the Wynne-Russell Historic Home. Ticket and more info at: www.lilburnevents.com. Also check our Facebook page.
Lilburn Relay Rally Friday, April 21
The Lilburn Relay Rally in Lilburn Park on April 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. will be the best ever with your help. 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 at 1910 Public House event room. 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
Plant Sale, Sat. April 22
Gwinnett County Master Gardeners have a plant sale in the Library/City Hall Complex parking lot on Saturday, April 22, from 8 am until 2 pm. Members will be on hand to help you with your plant selection. We’re offering perennials, vegetables, herbs, natives, shrubs and annuals as well as attractive garden art. Celebrate Earth Day with a green addition to your own yard. 4817 Church St. NW, Lilburn.
Recycling and Clean-up Sat. April 22
The City of Lilburn continues its annual tradition of helping residents recycle their unwanted items. The Great American Cleanup is set for Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
The following items will be accepted at the event:
•Free electronics recycling with the exception of TVs & CRT monitors. There is a $15 cash fee per TV or CRT monitor which E Recycle USA will collect at the event.
•Bulk trash (limited space)
•Free secure paper shredding (limit of 10 standard size boxes per person)
Please click here for the full event listing.
April Lilburn Branch Library Programs
Doggie Tales: Read to a Trained Therapy Dog: Ages: 5-10 Saturday, April 15 10:30a.m.
Toddler Time: Ages 1-3 Tuesdays April 18, and 25 10:30a.m.
Preschool Storytime Ages 3-5 Tuesdays April 18, 25 at 11:30a.m.
Music and Movement, for kids ages 3 and up Monday April 24 at 11:00a.m.
Family Storytime and Craft for ages 3-8 Saturday April 29, at 10:30a.m.
Please submit story ideas, comments or suggestions to email@example.com, attention Diana Preston.
If your organization or business would like to submit, send us your item in a Word document by April 25 for publishing around May 3.