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August/September Events Calendar in Peachtree Corners



Town Green Calendar

Town Green- 5140 Town Center Boulevard, Peachtree Corners 30092


Important Note: All City events are subject to postponement or cancellation due to current health and safety concerns, as well as other mitigating factors. Please check the city website and calendar for updates.

Flicks on the Green

Saturdays, August 1 and October 3. Movies begin at 7 p.m.

            Join your neighbors on the Peachtree Corners Town Green for Flicks on the Green, a free movie series featuring iconic movies. Bring a blanket and stretch out on the lawn, experience movies under the stars. Grab food from your favorite Town Green restaurants and vendors. The Red Popcorn Wagon will have popcorn, sweet treats and beverages for sale from their iconic wagon.

August 1 — Toy Story

October 3 — The Goonies

            Please note: It is strongly recommended that all attendees wear face masks. Additionally, the CDC’s recommended 6-foot social distancing is required. No reservations needed.

CornholeATL Fall League

Fall registration continues through August 24.

Leagues start September 2 and end October 21.

Play is every Wednesday.

            Georgia’s largest and fastest growing cornhole league is turning 10! It’s back at Peachtree Corners Town Center for the fall league, offering four different divisions of play to accommodate all levels. More info at cornholeatl.com.

Yoga on the Green

Every Tuesday through September 29, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

            Yoga on the Green has moved back to its original Town Green location. Everyone from beginners to experienced yogis is welcome to participate in this freeclass taught by David Penn from Sun Dragon Yoga. No reservations needed.

Night Market

Fridays, August 7, September 11 and October 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

            The Night Market features 40+ local farmers with fruits, vegetables and natural meats, as well as gardeners and artisans showcasing their handcrafted goods. Attendees also enjoy special drink demonstrations, featuring local vendors and products, and live music. No reservations needed.

            August 7: Hush Money, a cover band playing hits and deep cuts from multiple decades. The three-piece band consists of guitar, bass and drums. They play a range of styles including blues, folk, grunge and rock.

            September 11: ThunderGypsy plays soul stirrin’, blues rockin’ music. The spirit of the gypsies is evident in their music as their eclectic mix invites you on a musical road trip that takes you from Atlanta’s Southern Soul to the streets of Chicago’s electric Blues scene.

            October 9: Blair Crimmins and the Hookers mix ragtime and 1920s style Dixieland jazz. The band is sure to make you get off your seat and dance with their special sound that’s modern, yet deeply rooted in the past.


Saturdays, August 8, 15 and 22

            Everyone is invited to tailgate and watch baseball on Town Green. Sports fans are encouraged to bring their own coolers or purchase food and drinks from one of the many restaurants in the Town Center. No reservations needed.

Braves vs. Phillies —August 8, 6:05- 9 p.m.

Braves vs. Marlins — August 15, 6:10- 9 p.m.

Braves vs. Phillies — August 22, 7:10- 10 p.m.

Summer Concert Series

Saturdays, August 29, September 26 and October 17, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

            The Summer Concert Series is back for its second year! Free admission to enjoy lawn games and food vendors. Fans can also visit one of many restaurants located within the Town Center or bring food to the Town Green.

            Reservations required for these concerts to ensure room for social distancing. Please check the city’s website, peachtreecornersga.gov, to reserve seats. Reservations will open two weeks before the concert date.

            August 29: Texas Flood and Tommy Katona has become one of the premier blues bands in North Texas. Evolving from the original tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Flood pays tribute to the legends as well as the future of the blues through their own music and style.

            September 26: Drivin N Cryin is an Atlanta-based folk/rock act that has spent most of their career on tour. In October 1985, Drivin N Cryin played their first show at Atlanta’s famed 688 Club. The band quickly gained attention for their blistering live shows and amassed a rabid fanbase.

            October 17: Marcy Playground is a 1990s alternative rock band best known for their hit “Sex and Candy.” But the band has achieved much more; their songs are featured on several soundtracks, and they’ve toured with other bands such as Everclear and Dishwalla.

Blues & Derby

Saturday, September 5, 6-9 p.m.

            Break out the big hats and bow ties to join your neighbors for Blues & Derby. Enjoy the excitement of the Kentucky Derby and the two greatest minutes in sports on the big screen! The Derby run is scheduled for 6:50 p.m.; pre-event coverage will be shown. Stick around after the big race to watch a special showing of Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. No reservations needed.

            Please note that this event is not confirmed at press time. Please check the city’s calendar at peachtreecornersga.gov for confirmation.

Gwinnett County Public Library

Peachtree Corners Branch

5570 Spalding Drive, Peachtree Corners 30092 770-978-5154

Important Note: Due to the pandemic, Gwinnett County Public Libraries are closed to the public for the foreseeable future. However, curbside holds pick-ups are available, book drops are open, wi-fi is accessible in the parking lot and food distribution (at select locations) will continue. Additionally, there are many virtual programs available for streaming.

Atlanta Reads Live Virtual Book Club

Tuesdays, August 18 and September 15 7-8 p.m.

            Email events@gwinnettpl.org to let the library know you want to join in. They will send you a reminder and a link you click on to join the night of the event. Download a free copy of the book by visiting gwinnett.bibliocommons.com. Read the book and join the online meeting on the planned date/time by using your laptop, phone or iPad.

            August 18: “The Prague Sonata” by Bradford Morrow

            September 15: “Birdcage Walk” by Helen Dunmore

Dearly Departed

Runs September 11-27

Lionheart Theatre Company

10 College Street, Norcross 30071 678-938-8518, lionhearttheatre.org

Please visit the website for tickets and social distancing procedures.

            In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their efforts to pull themselves together for their father’s funeral, other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion. The Turpins turn for comfort to their friends and neighbors, an eccentric community of misfits who just manage to pull together and help each other through their hours of need.

Mark Your Calendar!

Local Elections — August 11

            General primary runoff, nonpartisan general runoff and special runoff election for local and state offices, if needed

Gwinnett County Public Schools First Day of School — August 12

            GCPS schools reopen 100% digitally.

Labor Day — September 7

Rosh Hashana — September 19

Yom Kippur — September 28


The Art of the Pivot Webinar Series: Experts Share their Pivots

Wednesday, August 5, 6-7 p.m.

            Hosted by Curiosity Lab Peachtree Corners, this is Session 3 of a 3-part series. COVID-19 has created a new business reality. Startups are uniquely positioned to be able to pivot and make the most of opportunities as they arise. But how do you know when it is time to pivot? What does a successful pivot look like (and how do you avoid the pitfalls)? This interactive series is led by Peachtree Corners resident, experienced inventor and Professor of Practice at Georgia Tech School of Industrial Design, Stephen Chininis. Register online through Eventbrite.

Atlanta Tech Park

107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092 404-797-1221, atlantatechpark.com

ATP Cyber HealthTech Conference

Thursday, August 6, 9:45 a.m.-7 p.m

            The inaugural ATP Cyber HealthTech Conference and Challenge will be live streamed via vLink Solutions and will feature keynotes from Dr. David Putrino and Dr. Mary Catherine George of Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. The goal of the conference is to highlight the disruptions occurring at the intersection of cybersecurity and medical technology. Purchase tickets for $50 each at atpcyberhealthtech.com.

Wine Wednesdays

Wednesdays, August 26 and September 30, 5-7 p.m.

Wine (and Beer) Wednesday is for members and insiders only. Please RSVP at the Atlanta Tech Park website.

Peachtree Corners Business Association

4989 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092 678-969-3385, peachtreecornersba.com

Connecting Over Coffee Morning Meetup

Tuesday, August 11, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

            Get together, connect over coffee and talk about business on the second Tuesday of the month. This is your opportunity to have conversations with other PCBA members and business professionals who want to share and experience business in a positive atmosphere. There is no admission fee for PCBA members and guests. Location to be determined.

Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092 678-906-4078, southwestgwinnettchamber.com

2020 First Friday Breakfasts

Fridays, August 7 and September 11, 7:30-9 a.m.

            August’s speaker is Craig Lucie, owner of Lucie Content and former WSB news anchor, who will provide a look into his news experience, the state of local and national news, why he and many reporters are getting out of the business, and a little bit about his new venture, Lucie. Atlanta Tech Park, 107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092. $10 for members, $20 for non-members.

            In September, Chuck Warbington, City Manager for Lawrenceville, is the featured speaker. Hilton Atlanta Northeast, 5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Peachtree Corners 30092. Admission is $40.00; early registration is $30 for members, $35 for non-members.

            Seating capacity will be limited based upon government recommendations for social distancing. Mask wearing is encouraged. Please register if you’d like to participate.

Southwest Gwinnett WordPress Meetup

Tuesdays, August 18 and September 15, 7-9 p.m.

            Whether you’re just learning or developing with WordPress, it’s very useful to have a local environment where you can experiment, ask questions, learn new skills and get recommendations on all things WordPress. The Southwest Gwinnett WordPress group is just the place. Each month addresses a new topic. Atlanta Tech Park, 107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092.

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Parks & Recreation

April/May Events Going on at Gwinnett County Parks



Explore Gwinnett County Parks for family fun: toddler development, Earth Day crafts, kids' nights, and arts. Free/affordable events for all.
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Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation

Creative Development / Creative Development Bilingual
English: Fridays, April 12, 26 and May 10, 24.
Bilingual: Saturdays, April 13, 27 and May 11, 25.
10:30-11:15 a.m.
One Stop Norcross
5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross
Admission: free

Help your toddler develop motor and sensory skills in a fun and supporting learning environment. Parent participation is required.

Mommy and Me Rock’n Spring
Saturday, April 13. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Lucky Shoals Park
4651 Britt Rd., Norcross
Admission: $4

It’s an Earth Day celebration! Ages 2 to 5 will make a pet rock and enjoy activities and refreshments.

Kids Night: Cool Escape
Fridays, April 19 and May 17. 5:30-9 p.m.
One Stop Norcross
5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross
Admission: $12 per Gwinnett resident; $24 per non-resident

Kids, ages 7-12, enjoy a dinner and fun activities with friends. There’ll be games, crafts and more.

Clay Creations
Friday, May 10. 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Pinckneyville Park
4758 South Old Peachtree Rd., Norcross
Admission: $12 per Gwinnett resident; $32 per non-resident

Relax and create at Pinckneyville Park’s Pottery studio. Participants will learn the basics of hand building with clay and make their own works of art. Light refreshments will be served.

Special Hearts Arts & Craft Day
Wednesday, May 15. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lucky Shoals Park
4651 Britt Rd., Norcross
Admission: $6; caregivers are free

This day of fun with music, arts and crafts is designed for individuals with disabilities, their families and their caregivers.

Connect & Tell Your Story
Monday, May 20. 1-3 p.m.
Norcross Senior Center
5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross
Admission: free

Ages 50 and up will put pen to paper to tell their stories, from biography to fantasy or anything in between. Participants can use storytelling prompts or create their own. At the end, everyone is welcome to share their stories. Light refreshments are provided.

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Arts & Literature

8 Theatrical Performances Coming to the Peachtree Corners Area



Discover local theatrical performances: mystery, musicals, comedies, and Shakespeare in the Park. Support the arts with every ticket.
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Mean Girls: High School Version
Thursday-Friday, April 11-12
Thursday and Friday, 6 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m.
Paul Duke STEM High School
5850 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross
Tickets: Adults, $12; students, $10 and children (ages 5 and under), $5

Adapted from Tina Fey’s hit 2004 film, the Mean Girls musical has been nominated for a staggering 12 Tony Awards. Now, Paul Duke STEM brings the high school version of the show to life.

Tickets are on sale and can be purchased here.

The Curse of the Hopeless Diamond
Thursday, April 18. 6:30 p.m.
Anna Balkan Jewelry and Gifts
51 S. Peachtree St., Norcross
Ticket: $25, includes snacks and one glass of wine

The audience-participation murder mystery is a fundraiser for Lionheart Theatre’s summer theatre camp for kids and teens; it’s being hosted by Anna Balkan and 45 South Coffee House.

About the show: Reginald and Daphne Potter are touring extensively, along with their world-famous Potter Diamond, in the company of four detectives. It’s well-known that the Potter Diamond is beautiful…and cursed!

Purchase tickets here.

Thursday-Sunday, April 25-28
Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.
Valor Christian Academy
4755 Kimball Bridge Rd., Alpharetta
Tickets: $20 per person

About the show: Presented by CYT Atlanta, the show spans from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing con man and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love and family.

Click here to learn more.

Little Shop of Horrors
Thursday-Sunday, April 25-28
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
Norcross High School
5300 Spalding Dr., Norcross
norcrosshigh.org, nhs-drama.com, 770-448-3674
Tickets: $10

About the show: A horror comedy rock musical, Little Shop of Horrors centers around a florist shop worker who raises a carnivorous plant that eats humans.

Secure your spot.

Thursday-Saturday, May 2-4
Wesleyan School Powell Theatre
5405 Spalding Dr., Peachtree Corners
wesleyanschool.org, 770-448-7640

About the show: The fantastical, magical musical is based on the children’s stories of Dr. Seuss.

Discover more here.

Breaking Legs
May 3-19
Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, May 18 and Sunday matinees, 2 p.m.
Lionheart Theatre Company
10 College St., Norcross
lionhearttheatre.org, 678-938-8518
Tickets: Adults, $18; students and seniors, $16

About the show: In this madcap comedy, an Italian restaurant is owned by a successful mobster and managed by his beautiful unmarried daughter. When the daughter’s former college professor asks for financial backing for a play he’s written about a murder, the three main Mafiosi are intrigued with the idea of producing a play. The daughter becomes enamored of the playwright who discovers, through the ‘accidental’ death of a lesser thug, that his backers are gangsters.

Find tickets here.

Finding Nemo JR
Friday-Sunday, May 10-12
Greater Atlanta Christian School King’s Gate Theatre
1575 Indian Trail Rd., Norcross
greateratlantachristian.org, 770-243-2000

About the show: The hour-long musical adaptation of the Pixar film features Marlin, a nervous clownfish who lives with his adventurous child, Nemo, in the Great Barrier Reef. When Nemo is carried off to Sydney, Marlin must overcome his fears and travel across the ocean to find him.

Learn more here.

Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday-Sunday, May 11-12
Saturday, 2 and 5 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.
Simpsonwood Park
411 Jones Bridge Circle, Peachtree Corners

About the show: Contemporary Classics Theatre presents Shakespeare’s romantic comedy May 11-26 at Simpsonwood Park in Peachtree Corners, Christ Church Episcopal in Norcross and Autrey Mill Nature Preserve in John’s Creek. Director Susanna Wilson’s version of the play is set in Italy during a 21st century film festival. Love at first sight, jealousy and confusion, an illegitimate sibling, mixed-up lovers, three weddings and a funeral fill this amusing look at love, betrayal and acceptance. Performances will be outside for a “Shakespeare in the Park” experience. Audience members should bring blankets and lawn chairs as no seating is provided. Shows run approximately 100 minutes with no intermission. 

Click here for more information.

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25+ Free Events Happening at Peachtree Corners Library in April and May



Head on down to the Peachtree Corners Library for events from Toddler Storytime to Star Wars cooking, chess, poetry and more!
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Toddler Time Storytime

Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23 and May 7, 14, 21. 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Toddlers (ages 2 and under) and their caregivers are welcome to enjoy stories, activities, fingerplay and songs to develop reading readiness skills.


Preschool Story Time

Thursdays, April 11, 18, 25 and May 9, 16, 23. 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Stories, songs and games for preschoolers (ages 3-5) help them develop literacy skills.


Chess Boards and Checker Crowns

Thursdays, April 18 and May 30. 6-7 p.m.

Learn how to play, learn more about and/or just enjoy the classic board games of chess and checkers.


READing Paws

Thursdays, April 4 and May 2. 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Children ages 6 to 11 are invited to practice reading skills with trained therapy dogs.


NASA @ My Library | 2024 Solar Eclipse

Thursday, April 4. 6-7 p.m.

A solar eclipse will occur April 8. Learn the science of eclipses, how to safely view them and make your own eclipse art. Solar eclipse glasses will be provided to those who register.


¿Qué hacen tus hijos en línea

Tuesday, April 9. 6-7 p.m.

Acompañamos en la biblioteca de Peachtree Corners para aprender qué redes sociales están  usando y cómo mantener a sus hijos seguros en línea.


Paint Chip Poetry

Thursday, April 11. 4-5 p.m.

Experience ways to use colors and wordplay to express your feelings through poetry using paint chips.


Blackout Poetry with Thermal Paper

Monday, April 15. 4-5 p.m.

Discover the history of blackout poetry — as well as notable poets — and then make your own blackout poem.


Homeschool Hangout

Thursdays, April 18 and May 16. 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

This monthly get together is for homeschooling families. The April focus is on the science of sports; in May, the group will learn about flowers and the artist Georgia O’Keefe.


Resilience Through Art | Celebrating Alma Thomas

Wednesday, April 24. 4-5 p.m.

Learn about Alma Thomas, an African American artist, and create your own artwork inspired by her.


Decluttering | Spring into Decluttering Your Mind and Living Space

Thursday, April 25. 1-2 p.m.

Does it feel like stuff is weighing you down? Find out how to clear the clutter and bring the joy back into your life.


Make Yogurt in the Instant Pot

Thursday, April 25. 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Are you concerned about the cost or ingredients in processed food? Learn to make your own yogurt in an Instant Pot.


Binary Beading

Tuesday, April 30. 4-5 p.m.

Explore binary code with this Binary Beading program for kids. Create your own bracelet or necklace with your name written in binary code. 


May the Fourth Be with You in the Kitchen 

Saturday, May 4. 1 p.m.

It’s Star Wars Day! Come to the library and learn to cook some Star Wars favorites.


May the (Magnetic) Force Be with You

Saturday, May 4. 3 p.m.

Discover the invisible world of magnetic forces. Create your own ferrofluid while learning about magnetic fields. Registration is required.


Sadako and the 1,000 Cranes

Monday, May 6. 4 p.m.

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with the story of Sadako and the 1,000 Cranes — and make your own origami cranes.


¿Necesita más espacio en su Email?

May 8. 11 a.m.

¿Te has quedado sin espacio en tu correo electrónico? Acompáñanos en la biblioteca de Peachtree corners para aprender cómo hacer espacio en su correo electrónico.


Conquering Financial Stress

Wednesday, May 9. 1 p.m.

Do you need to get a handle on managing your money once and for all?


Haiku Horizons | Unlocking the Power of Three Lines

Monday, May 13. 4 p.m.

Embark on a poetic journey with this haiku program. Dive deep into the art of Japanese verse and explore themes of nature, seasons and mindfulness. 


It’s Electric! Light Up Circuit Cards

Wednesday, May 15. 4:30 p.m.

Discover how batteries and circuits work while making your own light up card. Registration is required.


Finger Knitting Friendship Bracelet

Monday, May 20. 4 p.m.

Express your creativity by learning to finger knit a friendship bracelet.


Internet Safety | Safe ways for seniors to use the Internet for everyday living

Thursday, May 23. 1 p.m.

Find out more about how you can safely use the internet to carry out your daily tasks.


Critically Thinking and Growing!

Tuesday, May 28. 4 p.m.

Join the discussion about critical thinking in everyday life and test your abilities with puzzles.


Gwinnett County Public Library — Peachtree Corners Branch

5570 Spalding Dr., Peachtree Corners

gwinnettpl.org, 770-978-5154

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