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First Up August/September 2021: Events, Programs and Fun Things to Do



Tribute. Allman Brothers Tribute. Photo from their Facebook page.

Town Green Calendar

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 and COVID protocols. If reservations, masks and other precautions are required, the city’s website will include all necessary information at least one week before the event. Check peachtreecornersga.gov.

For the safety and convenience of all guests the following items are prohibited on the Town Green: glass containers; fires or barbecue grills; hard-sided or large coolers; large or over-sized bags/backpacks, luggage, or duffel bags; fireworks or sparklers; smoking, vaping or use of any tobacco products; illegal substances or drugs; pets or animals, with the exception of service animals; flying objects, including but not limited to sports balls, flying discs, beach, balls or drones; tents, tables or staking.

No items can be affixed to any park infrastructure.

Flicks on the Green

First Saturday of each month through October. Movies begin at 7 p.m.

August 7 — Thor
September 4 — Cars

Come to the Town Green for Flicks on the Green, a free movie series featuring iconic movies on their anniversary. Bring a blanket and stretch out on the lawn to experience movies under the stars. Grab food from your favorite Town Green restaurants and picnic. Low-profile lawn chairs are also allowed.

Parking is available within the Town Center. Additional parking is available off Davinci Court off Peachtree Corners Circle (3720 Davinci Court, 3715 Davinci Court or 2745 Davinci Court). Cross Peachtree Corners Circle and access the Town Green via a path — look for the signs.

Yoga on the Green

Every Tuesday, 8:30-9:30 a.m. through September 28.
August 10, 17, 24, 31 and September 7, 14, 21, 28.

Everyone from beginners to experienced yogis are welcome to this free yoga class taught by David Penn from Sun Dragon Yoga. It is suggested you bring water (no glass containers), a small towel or two, and a mat if you have one. Attendees should also 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.

Night Music

Second Saturday of each month through September. 7-9 p.m. Reservations and tickets are no longer required for Night Music events.Night Music features live, local bands at the Town Green.

August 14 — Out of Control is a U2 Tribute band whose mantra is “Only U2 does U2 better.” Out of Control’s quest for accuracy, excitement and attention to detail in live renditions of tunes from Boy to Songs of Experience, and from The Joshua Tree, ZooTV and Vertigo is unparalleled.

September 11 — The Sundogs were formed by brothers Lee and Will Haraway in Atlanta in the early 2000s. They quickly earned attention for the melodic Americana Rock and Roll sound of their records and especially for their high-energy live shows.

Sports on the Screen

August 21 — Braves vs. Orioles
7:05-9:35 p.m.
Come tailgate with fellow fans on the Town Green. Sports fans are encouraged to bring their own coolers or purchase food and drink from one of the many restaurants in the Town Center.

Summer Concert Series

Last Saturday of each month through September. 7-9 p.m. Reservations are not required for the Summer Concert Series and admission is free.

August 28 — The Garth Brooks Tribute. The band is celebrating over 24 years of giving audiences across the county a live Garth Brooks experience that is performed with amazing accuracy and respect.

September 25 — Tribute. A celebration of The Allman Brothers Band. Tribute is a powerful eight-piece group that faithfully recreates the music of one of the finest bands of all time. Since its founding, Tribute has earned a reputation as the source for the authentic Allman Brothers Band sound throughout the Southeast. Rigged with vintage equipment, they interpret the Allman catalog in such a way that the songs come alive again! Special guest Harvest Moon, an Atlanta-based Neil Young cover band, will also make an appearance during the concert.

The third annual Summer Concert Series features bands from across the nation at the Town Green in the Town Center.

Cornhole ATL Fall League

Wednesdays, starting September 1, ending October 20.

Georgia’s largest and fastest growing cornhole league is back with more opportunities for fun! They’re back at Peachtree Corners Town Center for the fall league offering four different divisions of play to accommodate all levels. Join in for seven weeks of fun.

2021 Peachtree Corners Festival

September 18-19. Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m; Sunday: 12-5 p.m.

Annual weekend festival with arts and crafts, vendors, live music, fun, food and kids’ activities! Get the scoop on everything Peachtree Corners Festival in this issue’s full spread.

The Forum on Peachtree Parkway

5155 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092

Light Up The Corners

4-Mile Glow Run, 1k Twilight Trot and Virtual Run
August 14

Light Up the Corners is a glowing, flashing, blinking, shining, nighttime running party and fundraiser in one. This event is sure to Light Up The (Peachtree) Corners and Light Up A Life! Proceeds go to benefit at-risk children and families in the community who are struggling by giving them the chance to participate in life-enhancing programs and activities at the Robert D. Fowler YMCA.

A virtual race option is available for those who wish to support the event but not run it on race night, or not run it at all. There will be an option to enter your virtual race run time between August 1 and August 14; however virtual run times will not qualify for overall or age group awards. Visit lightupthecorners.com for more information and to register. Cost increases after August 12.

Atlanta Tech Park

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

Peachtree Corners Photography Club Monthly Meeting

August 12, 6:45-8:30 p.m.

The Peachtree Corners Photography Club (PCPC) is a club for people with a passion for photography and with varied skill levels to share their interests, ideas, experience and body of work. All are welcome from beginners to pros. The club meeting is free as well. Use the rear entrance at ATP.

August’s meeting topic is “Smartphone Photography” presented by Amanda Gardner.

Cyber Week ATL

September 20-23.

Bringing all things Cyber together, the event will focus on different verticals each day, including FinTech, HealthTech and Manufacturing.

Peachtree Corners Business Association

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

PCBA Connecting Over Coffee Morning Meetup

Second Tuesdays of the month, 8:30-9:30 a.m. August 10 and September 14.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 5215 Town Center Boulevard, Peachtree Corners 30092

Get together, connect over coffee and talk about business on the second Tuesday of the month. This is an opportunity to have conversations with other PCBA members and business professionals who want to share and experience business in a positive atmosphere. Business cards will be shared with all attendees. There is no admission cost for PCBA members and their guests.

PCBA Lunch Club

August 18 and September 16. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. More details available soon.

PCBA Lunch Club Members save 15% off their check during the Lunch Club event. The purpose of the PCBA Lunch Club has always been to highlight and support local restaurant members. All PCBA members are encouraged to join the club for lunch in Peachtree Corners. Every effort will be made to try to seat PCBA members in safe proximity. Register online.

Small Business Virtual Workshop —Reference Solutions for Small Business
August 11, 12 p.m.

Join Gwinnett County Public Library (GCPL), Peachtree Corners Business Association, and Data Axle to learn how to use Reference Solutions, the premier research and reference tool. Find business opportunities, locate companies nationwide, view historical market trends, track down addresses and phone numbers, etc.

Passport to Paradise Charity Party —Annual PCBA Charity Event

August 26, 5:30-8 p.m.

Event Registration is $30; admission includes drinks and island fare. Advance registration is $20 for members and $25 for guests until August 20. Plan to join in the Festivities on PCBA’s own “Paradise Island.”

PCBA is proud to raise money to support amazing local charities:
■ Norcross High School Foundation For Excellence
■ Good Samaritan Health Centers of Gwinnett, and
■ Rainbow Village.

The event is being held at Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, 147 Technology Parkway  Peachtree Corners Georgia 30092

Enjoy live music, local food and drinks, business networking, a silent auction (live now), raffle drawings, beach activities and more. For more information please visit here.

Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092

Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce (SWGC) Connect Over Coffee

Fridays, 8:30-9:30 a.m. August 13, 20, 27 and September 3, 10, 17, 24.

Is there a better way to start your Friday morning than with coffee and conversation in the company
of local business professionals? Join this networking event created to expand professional relationships, meet SWGC members and share business cards.

The meeting is held in the large meeting space behind the SWGC office at Atlanta Tech Park to allow for social distancing spacing.

Lionheart Theatre

10 College Street Norcross, GA 30071

Find tickets and more at lionhearttheatre.org.

Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors, students and military.

Vibe Check Improv Comedy at Lionheart

August 6 and 7. 7:30 p.m.
Improv Comedy Troupe Vibe Check returns to Lionheart for two shows.

Musical Comedy “Nunsense” Opens at Lionheart in September

September 10-26. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m.
The hilarious hit musical “Nunsense” is coming to Lionheart.

Community Events

Peachtree Farm Stand

Christ the King Lutheran Church
5575 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092
August 6, 7, 13, 14.

Times vary, so visit peachtreecornersga.gov for updates. Fresh produce, inclusive jobs. Come
to the Peachtree Farm Stand to buy local fruits and vegetables.

Peachtree Farm is a new nonprofit located in Peachtree Corners, with the mission to provide jobs to individuals with disabilities.

The farm stand will be located conveniently on Peachtree Parkway for anyone to come by for fresh, local produce that supports a great cause! Direct any questions to joe@peachtreefarm.org.

Beth Shalom’s Back-To-Shul event

5303 Winter’s Chapel Road, Dunwoody 30360
August 15, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

A welcome event for members and potential members to check out all that Beth Shalom has to offer, from the AlefBet Preschool to the Gilner Religious School, Judaica Gift Shop and sanctuary. Enjoy a complementary BBQ lunch, along with crafts, story time, games and music.

As there will be indoor activities, attendees are asked to please wear a mask.

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) 2021 Georgia Optimism Walk

August 28. Registration begins at 10 a.m.; walk begins at 11 a.m.

Pernoshal Park,
4575 N. Shallowford Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

This is an important (and fun-filled!) fundraising event that offers a short non-competitive walk, family-friendly activities, sponsor tables and more! Each Optimism Walk is part of a nationwide movement to mobilize and inspire people to step up and help put an end to Parkinson’s disease. Register online at apdaparkinson.org/community/georgia/.

JapanFest Atlanta 2021

September 18 and 19. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gas South Convention Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth 30097.

Be part of celebrating JapanFest’s 35th Anniversary! Enjoy live music and dance performances, martial arts and cultural workshops, Japanese food and Beer Garden, Anime Village, Japanese vendors and business booths, children’s games and much more. Tickets start at $10; children 6 and under are free. Go to japanfest.org for more info.

Important Dates

August 4—First Day of School for Gwinnett County Public Schools

September 6—Labor Day

September 7—Rosh Hashana

September 11—Patriot Day, in remembrance of those who were injured or died during theterrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001

September 22—September Equinox

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Some events happening at Gwinnett Parks in August and September 2023



Gwinnett Parks & Recreation 



Family Paint Party

Saturday, August 5, 1-3 p.m.

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross

GwinnettParks.com, 678-225-5400

Admission: $18 per Gwinnett resident, $36 per non-resident

Gather the family – all ages – and express your creativity together.


Mindful and Healthy Families

Fridays, August 11 and September 12

10:30-11:15 a.m. in August; 10-10:45 a.m. in September

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross


Admission: free

Designed for families with young children, this program focuses on mindfulness activities to include breathwork, meditation, self-care practices, as well as health education on relevant parenting and child topics to promote healthy family lifestyles. Ages 3 and up are welcome.


Songs and Rhymes

Saturday, August 12

10:30-11:15 a.m.

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross


Admission: free

Children ages 8 and under enjoy an enriching experience through music, games and oral literature, presented in English and Spanish.


Splish Splash Doggy Bash

Sunday, August 13

Small dogs (20 lbs. and under), 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Medium dogs (21-50 lbs.), 12:15-1:15 p.m.

Large dogs (50 lbs. and up), 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Graves Park

1540 Graves Rd., Norcross


Admission free: pre-registration required

Pups are invited to splash in the interactive fountain. Dogs must be leashed and accompanied by pet parents, aged 18 and up; one dog per adult. Pet friendly vendors and Kona Ice will be on hand. Check online for additional requirements and pre-registration info.


Clay Creations

Friday, August 18

6-8 p.m.

Pinckneyville Park

4758 South Old Peachtree Rd., Norcross


Admission: $12 per Gwinnett resident, $32 per non-resident 

Adults aged 50 and up are invited to relax and create as they learn the basics of hand-building with clay. Light refreshments are served, and supplies and kiln firing are supplied.


Stories and Music

Fridays, September 8 and 22

10:30-11:15 a.m.

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross


Admission: free

Tales come to life for children aged 6 and under as they sing and move while discovering the excitement of storytelling. Parent participation is required.


Harvest Fest Food Festival

Saturday, September 16

6:30-8:30 p.m.

Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center

4651 Britt Rd., Norcross


Admission: free

Join in for the first annual Harvest Fest Food Festival for all ages. There will be live entertainment, great food, lawn games and more! 


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What’s Happening at Pinckneyville Community Center in August 2023



woman on pottery wheel

NEW! Gwinnett “En Plein Air” Park Art Challenge: We’re calling Gwinnett artists 16 and older to participate in an artwork challenge! Paint an outdoor scene at one or more of the parks selected for a chance to win a cash prize: Saturday, August 5 to Saturday, November 11. The submission deadline is November 17. Please call 678.277.0920 for more information! See attached flyer. 

FREE! Awaken Within art exhibit: Sandra Soldo Ackovic awakens nature by symbolizing one’s soul by tying in human connection with nature in healing and accepting. The exhibit will be on display until September 8 during operating hours of Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center.


Adventure Days Out: We’ve got your school’s out childcare covered. Children will have an amazing experience trying new games, exploring new skills, making new friends, and most of all, having fun! 7:30 am – 6:00 pm. Ages 5-12. $30 per day.

  • October 5, 6, 9

Get Into Watercolor: Learn the basics of watercolor from a seasoned instructor! This class is designed for beginners as well as the more experienced. Master the methods of watercolor to paint basic and complex shapes; development of depth through values, perspective, and color; and the composition of the overall painting. Students will furnish their own materials (a supply list will be provided). Saturdays, August 19 – September 23. 10:00 am – 12:30 pm. Ages 16/up. $141.

NEW! Basic Drawing: Students will learn the basics of line, shape, value, texture, and perspective to create finished drawings in pencil and charcoal. Students will draw subject matter provided by the instructor. Call 678.277.0920 for dates and times. Ages 18/up. $201.

NEW! Understanding Watercolor: Taught by an award-winning watercolorist, this course emphasizes techniques in watercolor. Various subject matter from still life, landscape, animals to portraits will be rendered. All levels welcome. Call 678.277.0920 for dates and times. Ages 18/up. $201.

Ballet–Int: Expand your child’s ballet abilities in this beginner class. Students will focus on developing ballet techniques and posturing. Beginner ballet will need pink leather ballet shoes & pink footed tights, pink leotards, pink skirts. Saturdays, August 5 – 26. 9:15 am – 10:00 am. Ages 7–10. $37.

Ballet–Preschool: Creative dances and imagination will help instill a love for dancing, as your toddler learns basics of ballet in a positive and fun environment! Preschool ballet will need pink leather ballet shoes & pink footed tights, pink leotards, pink skirt. Saturdays August 5 – 26. 10:00 am – 10:45 am. Ages 4–5. $37.

Ballet–Adv/Pointe: This class is designed for dancers 15 or older, aimed at strengthening ballet technique, flexibility, and performance levels. More demanding and complex movements will help your student master the art of ballet. Dancers need pink leather ballet shoes, pink footed tights, black leotard, and black skirt. Saturdays August 5 – 26. 10:45am – 11:30am. Ages 15/up. $37.

Ballet–Int: Students will reinforce their ballet techniques, physical strength, flexibility, and musicality in this intermediate-level class. Dancers need pink leather ballet shoes, pink footed tights, black leotard, and black skirt. Saturdays, August 5 – 26. 11:30 am – 12:15 pm. Ages 11–16. $37.

Ballet–Beg: Expand your child’s ballet abilities in this beginner class. Students will focus on developing ballet techniques and posturing. Beginner ballet will need pink leather ballet shoes & pink footed tights, pink leotards, pink skirt. Saturdays, August 5 – 26. 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm. Ages 6–9. $37.

NEW! HipHop/ Jazz: Students will learn fun, innovative, and unique dance routines that will strengthen dance skills. Tone your body! Get your heart pumping to the beats of your favorite music! Each class consists of stretching, exercise, cool downs, and dance choreography. Drop-In any class for $15. Wednesdays, August 9 – 30. 6:10pm – 7:00pm. Ages 9/up. $41 for all 4 weeks.

NEW! SWEAT: This class incorporates all aspects of fitness: cardio, resistance, flexibility, and core training structured in segments that focus on upper, middle, and lower body exercises. This class will improve endurance, strength, muscle, tone, and definition for all fitness levels. Wednesdays, August 9 – 30. 7:10pm – 8:00pm. Ages 18/up. $41 for all 4 weeks.  

NEW! 3D Printing Workshops: Unlock your child’s creativity and introduce them to the exciting world of 3D modeling and printing! Our class teaches the basics of 3D design using industry-standard software, Blender, and bringing designs to life through 3D printing. Participants will gain valuable skills such as problem solving, spatial reasoning, creativity and attention to detail while having fun creating their own unique 3D printed creation. A laptop and mouse are needed for this class. Required: A $10 material fee is due at the start of the class paid directly to the instructor Optional: $10/session for laptop rental fee. Please reserve ahead. Highly recommended to bring your own laptop and mouse. 

  • 3D Printing Experience: Saturdays in August, 10:00am – 11:30am, Ages 6 – 18, $36
  • Design Thinking in 3D Printing: Saturdays, August 5 – 19, 1pm – 2pm. Ages 6 – 18, $100


New session begins September 11, registration opens August 30.

Wheel: This class is perfect for beginner pottery students who want to learn the basics of working with a pottery wheel. $22 per bag of clay required. Mondays, 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Ages 16/up. $128.

Wheel Adv: Advanced pottery wheel lessons that build on the beginner class so you can hone your skills and perfect your craft. $22 per bag of clay required. Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Ages 16/up. $128.

Wheel/Handbuilding: This course incorporates working with a pottery wheel and hand building with clay. $22 per bag of clay required. Wednesdays, 10:30am – 1:30pm. Ages 16/up. $128.

Handbuilding: No wheel necessary in this course, learn how to work and create with your hands using clay and tools. $22 per bag of clay required. Thursdays, 6:30pm – 9:30pm. Ages 16/up. $128.

Independent Study: Open studio session for individual pottery artists. Must complete Pottery Studio orientation prior to first visit if you are a new patron. Monday-Saturday. Ages 16/up. $100.

Independent Study ADD ON: Open studio session for individual pottery artists.  Must be registered for current pottery class. Monday–Saturday. Ages16/up. $30. PVP22135.

*Out of county resident fees applied at time of registration*


Senior Bridge Club: is a trick-taking card game using a standard 52-card deck. In its basic format, it is played by four players in two competing partnerships. 50/up. Thursdays, 9:00am – 2:00pm. To register contact Mary Fender at 678.357.6709 or maryrfender@yahoo.com.

Gwinnett Chess Club: Chess for all ages. All experiences are welcomed. Saturdays, 9:30am – noon. To register contact Tom Emch at 770.605.0429 or ibemch@charter.net.

Atlanta Gourd Patch: Create art on gourd canvases. Next session is December 10, 2022, from 10:00am – 2:00pm. To register contact Kay Rozea at 470.316.8185 or kmr01@aol.com

Guitars for Vets: Helping Veterans cope with PTSD through music. Participate gets 10 weeks of one–on–one lessons. When finished with lessons participate will receive a free guitar. Mondays, 3:00pm – 5:00pm. To register contact Cliff Meinhardt at 404.234.8040. Visit website guitars4vets.org.

Atlanta Hobby Robotics Club: Come and share your robotics ideas. All ages are welcome. November 19, 2022, 10:00am – noon. To register contact Walter Burleson at 404.932.8108 or wlenbl@gmail.com.

Bridge- Act II: November 28, 2022, from 10:00am – 2:30pm. For more information contact JoAnne Leisen at 571.330.4730.                                                                                                                                                                                Pinckneyville Park Community Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Berkeley Lake, GA 30071
Hours: Monday–Thursday 10:00am–9:00pm Friday 10:00am–4:00pm Saturday 9:00am–5:00pm
Phone: 678.277.0920

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Events Happening in August



Summer Concerts, Festivals and Events in August 2023

Dates to Remember


7 Purple Heart Day

15 Assumption of Mary

19 National Aviation Day

20 National Senior Citizens Day

26 Women’s Equality Day

30 Raksha Bandhan


4 Labor Day

9 Janmashtami

10 National Grandparents Day


Seoul of the South Food Tour Ticket Sales

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Tickets: $69 per person

Explore Gwinnett’s Seoul of the South Food Tour. Dates are set for August 12 and September 16. The tour runs for four hours. Tickets include food at four local Korean restaurants and bakeries; transportation is provided.


Second and fourth Sundays of the month

Every Tuesday

Yoga on the Green

8-9 a.m.

Town Green

5140 Town Green Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

This class runs May through September and is taught by instructors from Sunny Street Yoga for beginners to experienced yogis. Students are asked to bring water (no glass containers), a small towel or two and a mat — and wear comfortable clothes.


Every Wednesday

Forum Fit

6-7 p.m.

The Forum

5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners


Admission: free

The weekly fitness session combines strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness, leaving participants feeling balanced and empowered. Earn a loyalty stamp for every completed class.

Every Thursday

CrossFit at the Green

8-9 a.m.

Town Green

5140 Town Green Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Everyone is invited, regardless of age or fitness level, to join Terrance Fox with CrossFit PPG for a strength and conditioning workout every Thursday, May through September. Students should bring water (no glass containers), a small towel or two, and a mat if possible.


Every Thursday

Thursday Night Live

6-8 p.m.

The Forum

5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners


Admission: free

On Thursday evenings, April through October, The Forum brings in favorite local musicians. Everyone is invited to relax and groove to the smooth sounds.

Musical lineup: August 10: The Human DJ; August 31: Chris Cauley; August 24: The Bourbon Brothers; August 3: Canon Tyler; and August 17: East & Ward.

Thursdays, starting August 3

Senior Bridge Club

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Pinckneyville Park

4758 S. Old Peachtree Rd., Norcross

GwinnettParks.com, 678-277-0920

Admission: free

The club meets every Thursday for ages 50 and up. Please call for availability.

Every Friday

Yielded Men 

Fridays weekly, 7-8 a.m.

Moe’s Original Barbecue

5005 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 810, Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Yielded Men (YM) is a weekly safe, small discussion group focused on building relationships and encouraging men in their walk with God. Each week the group addresses a specific issue that most men face in life. All are welcome.


August 4

Summer Concert Series — The New Royals

7-10 p.m.

Thrasher Park

93 Park Drive, Norcross

Admission: free

About the band: From classic soul and R&B to modern chart-toppers, The New Royals has got it all covered to keep you moving and grooving.


August 5

Family Paint Party

1-3 p.m.

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross


Admission: $18 per Gwinnett resident, $36 per non-resident

Gather the family – all ages – and express your creativity together.


August 5

Flicks on the Green — Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory

7-9 p.m.

Peachtree Corners Town Green

5140 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

About the film: This musical fantasy stars Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, an eccentric candymaker who offers the chance for golden ticket winners to tour his incredible factory. When poor Charlie Bucket finds a ticket, he embarks on a wild adventure with four other lucky children.


August 10

Peachtree Corners Photography Club Group Meet Up

6:45-8:15 p.m.

Atlanta Tech Park

107 Technology Pkwy., Peachtree Corners

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at Atlanta Tech Park and/or online. Photographers of all skill levels are welcomed at 6:15 p.m. for social time. https://www.pcphotoclub.org

August 12

Night Music — Uptown Funk

7 p.m.

Peachtree Corners Town Green

5140 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

About the band: International touring sensation Uptown Funk performs a tribute to Bruno Mars, his live band and the music that defines today’s pop culture.


August 12

Light Up the Corners

6-10 p.m.

Twilight Trot 1k start, 8 p.m.; 4M start, 8:30 p.m.

The Forum

5155 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners


Admission: free to spectators

Registration: starts at $35 for individuals, $30 for team members

All proceeds from the Twilight Trot and 4 Mile run event go to local children and families by giving them the chance to participate in programs and activities at the Fowler YMCA. The post-race party includes prizes for glowiest man, woman, girl, boy and team.


August 12

Jazz in the Alley — Teresa Kay Williams and Tiffany Goode

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Betty Maudlin Park

1-63 Lawrenceville St., Norcross

Admission: free

About the musicians: A serious student of the art of jazz, Teresa Kay Williams is a veteran show band singer. Tiffany Goode is a trumpetiste whose most recent role was Music Supervisor for the award-winning documentary, “Spring & 3rd.” She also plays with Orchestra Noir, Atlanta’s famous All African American Orchestra.


August 14

Movie Mondays — Ticket to Paradise

1:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Cultural Arts & Community Center

10 College Street, Norcross

Admission: free

About the film: A divorced couple teams up and travels to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they made 25 years ago.


August 18

Norcross Summer Concert Series — The Ray Howard Band

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Thrasher Park

93 Park Dr., Norcross

Admission: free

About the band: The Ray Howard Band is your go-to for cross-generational music that includes everything from Motown classics to epic tribute covers.


August 19

Sports on the Screen — Braves vs. Giants

7:20 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Peachtree Corners Town Green

5140 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Sports action will fill the big screen at Town Green. Load up a cooler and bring friends to cheer on the Braves.


August 26

PTC Summer Concert Series — Face 2 Face

7-10 p.m.

Peachtree Corners Town Green

5140 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

About the band: Face 2 Face is a mesmerizing tribute concert that celebrates the iconic music of both Billy Joel and Elton John. This electrifying show captures the essence of the legendary artists, taking the audience on a nostalgic journey.


August 28

Movie Mondays — The Man from Toronto

1:30 and 6:30 p.m.

Cultural Arts & Community Center

10 College Street, Norcross


Admission: free

About the film: This action-comedy film follows the unexpected alliance between a deadly assassin and a bumbling stranger after a mistaken identity mix-up in a New York City Airbnb. 


Business Organizations and Events

Atlanta Tech Park

107 Technology Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092

atlantatechpark.com, 404-797-1221

Gwinnett Women’s Chamber Presents: Tech Talks

12-2 p.m.

The group meets every third Friday of the month. Visit gwinnettwomenschamber.com for updates. 

Atlanta Tech Meet Up

Tuesday, August 1

6-9 p.m.


The monthly meet up, sponsored by Resolvit, is held on the first Tuesday of every month in the Atlanta Tech Park Café. It’s a great opportunity for anyone to network and join a good group of people discussing anything related to technology. 

Southwest Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

Office in Atlanta Tech Park

107 Technology Pkwy., Peachtree Corners



SWGC Coffee Connections

Thursdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Free admission for SWGC members and visitors.

Meet up with local business professionals over coffee. Meetings are normally held in the large meeting space behind the SWGC office at Atlanta Tech Park.


Peachtree Corners Business Association

4989 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 215, Peachtree Corners

peachtreecornersba.com, 678-969-3385

PCBA Connecting Over Coffee Morning Meetup

Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 a.m. 

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 5215 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Free admission for PCBA members and their guests. Register online as space is limited.

Meet with other PCBA and business professionals over coffee in a positive atmosphere on the second Tuesday of the month. Business cards will be shared with all attendees. 


PCBA Lunch Club

Wednesday, August 16; and Thursday, September 7

11:30-1:30 a.m. 

Check online for locations.

Open to PCBA members and their guests. Online registration is required.

Meet up with PCBA members for an enjoyable way to network and save 15% off your lunch check.

PCBA Business After Hours / Speaker Series

Thursday, September 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 5215 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Event registration is $35. Advanced registration is $25 for members and $30 for guests. Registration includes appetizers and drinks.

PCBA Tailgates & Touchdowns

Thursday, August 24, 5:30-8 p.m.

Atlanta Marriott Peachtree Corners

475 Technology Pkwy., Peachtree Corners

Event registration is $50. 

The annual charity party will raise money for three outstanding local organizations. The event includes networking, live auction, silent auction, music, vendor tables and tailgating cuisine. Check online for details, including sponsorship opportunities.


Rotary Club of Peachtree Corners

The Crossing Steakhouse 
40 South Peachtree St., Norcross



Club Meetings

Meetings resume Monday, September 11.

12-1 p.m.

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