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Gwinnett County Public Library Partners with Vision to Learn to Launch Eye Exams and Free Glasses for Students

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Gwinnett County Public Library (GCPL) and Vision to Learn will provide free eye exams and eyeglasses to students in Gwinnett County during the summer.

Vision to Learn provides free eye screenings, eye exams and glasses for school-age youth living in low income communities in six states. The non-profit has served more than 80,000 youth at its mobile clinics. Vision to Learn estimates that 24,000 school-age youth need eye glasses in the metro Atlanta area. To address this problem, Gwinnett County Public Library will host five days of free eye screenings and exams this summer. 

Eye screenings and exams will take place between 9:30am to 3:00pm at the following Library facilities:

Monday, July 15 – Lilburn Branch 4817 Church Street, Lilburn, GA 30047

Tuesday, July 16 – Centerville Branch 3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville, GA 30046 

Thursday, July 18 – Lawrenceville Branch 1001 Lawrenceville Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Tuesday, July 23 – Norcross Branch 6025 Buford Hwy, Norcross, GA 30071

Wednesday, July 24 – Buford Branch 2100 Buford Hwy, Buford, GA 30518

Friday, August 2 – Snellville Branch 2740 Lenora Church Road, Snellville, GA 30078

Registration IS required. Registration forms can be found on GCPL’s website and at your local library branch. For additional information please call 770.978.5154

About Gwinnett County Public Library

Gwinnett County Public Library is a free provider of education and information. Located in Metro Atlanta, the Library has 15 branches that offer free access to computers and Wi-Fi, classes, materials, and programming for people of all ages. For more information about Gwinnett County Public Library programs and services, visit www.gwinnettpl.org.

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Yoga on the Green

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Join us for Yoga on the Green every Tuesday at 8am – extended through September 24! Everyone from brand new beginners to experienced yogis are welcome to this FREE class taught by Sun Dragon Yoga. After class wind down and relax with light snacks provided by the Sleep Number.

What to Bring:

Water (no glass containers), a small towel, and a mat if you have one.

What to Wear:

Comfortable clothes that allow a full range of motion. Consider a close-fitting shirt, or a shirt that can be tucked in. Loose shirts float up on forward bends and get in the way of your practice. Come in whatever shoes you would like, as practice will be done in your bare feet.

Learn more about Sun Dragon Yoga at www.sundragonyoga.com 

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PCBA Business Networking & Appetizers

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Anderby Brewing
Thursday, Sept 26, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 pm

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Please join PCBA on Thursday, September 26th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

PCBA is excited to have an evening of business networking and fantastic appetizers!

PCBA will also be awarding a check to honor those who protect and serve our community.  

Come for the networking, have fun and see how PCBA impacts our community!

Event Registration – $30

Member Advance Registration – $20 – (registration thru Sept 20, 2019)
Guest Advance Registration – $25 – (registration thru Sept 20, 2019)

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September is National Yoga Month

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September is National Yoga Month, so Live Healthy Gwinnett has arranged for free, outdoor yoga sessions at eight Parks and Recreation sites next month.

Certified instructors will teach the classes, and all skill levels are welcome. Just bring a mat, towel, water bottle, and a friend. Locations include Vines, Alexander, Ronald Reagan, McDaniel Farm, Simpsonwood, Freeman’s Mill Park, Little Mulberry Park, and the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. Preregistration is not required. For more details and to view the full month’s schedule, click here.

SUNDAY

7:00am – 8:00am
Vines Park
3500 Oak Grove Road, Loganville

TUESDAY

7:00pm – 8:00pm
Alexander Park
800 Old Snellville Highway, Lawrenceville

Ronald Regan Park
September 3 & 17 ONLY
2777 Five Forks-Trickum Road, Lawrenceville

Yoga on the Green – at Town Center in Peachtree Corners
Every Tuesday at 8 am – extended through September 24! Everyone from brand new beginners to experienced yogis is welcome to this FREE class taught by Sun Dragon Yoga. After class wind down and relax with light snacks provided by the Sleep Number. For more information click here.

WEDNESDAY

Toddler & Me
Ages 5 – under with adult
10:00am – 11:00am
McDaniel Farm Park
3020 McDaniel Road, Duluth

THURSDAY

7:00am – 8:00am and 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Simpsonwood Park
4511 Jones Bridge Circle, Peachtree Corners

SATURDAY

7:00am – 8:00am
Freeman’s Mill Park
1401 Alcovy Road, Lawrenceville

7:30am – 8:30am
Little Mulberry Park
3800 Hog Mountain Road, Dacula

10:30am – 11:30am
Gwinnett Historic Courthouse
185 Crogan Street, Lawrenceville
September 28 ONLY

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