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April 1

Bunny Hop at the Forum

10-11 a.m.

The Forum

5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Stop in at Peterbrooke Chocolatier for a morning of Easter fun at the Bunny Hop. It kicks off with outdoor games and crafts with the Easter Bunny, followed by an egg hunt. Click on to learn more about this and other upcoming events.

April 5

Dragon Daughter’s Art History

3-5 p.m.

Gwinnett County Public Library — Duluth Branch

3180 Main S., Duluth

Admission: free

Explore art history and drawing in conjunction with the life story of Bilan Liao, the author of the book “Diary of the Dragon’s Daughter.” Learn about the artist’s journey from China to America. To find out more, click on

April 5, 12, 19, 26, and May 3

Forum Fit

6-7 p.m.

The Forum

5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

This weekly fitness session combines strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness, leaving participants feeling balanced and empowered. Earn a loyalty stamp for every completed class. Want to learn more? Click on

April 6, 13, 20, 27 and May 4

Thursday Night Live

6-8 p.m.

The Forum

5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

The Forum brings in favorite local musicians every Thursday evening, April through October. Everyone is invited to kick back and groove to the smooth sounds.

For the musical line-up and details, go to

April 7

First Friday Concert — Xtreme Party Band

7-9 p.m.

Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center

10 College St., Norcross

Admission: free; reservations required

About the band: Formerly known as Pilot 54, the new band name makes more sense because the party never stops. Catering to every music decade and genre, the band performs hit after hit. Find out more at the Events page of, where you can also RSVP.

April 8

Duluth Rotary Car Show

10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Duluth Town Green

3167 Main St., Duluth

Admission: free

Exotic autos, antique classics, foreign sports models, hot rods and muscle cars take over Duluth City Hall when the Duluth Rotary Club hosts this car show. Watch for upcoming info on the calendar at

April 8

Easter Egg Hunt 

10 a.m.

Rossie Brundage Park

350 Autry St., Norcross

Admission: free

The Easter Bunny is hopping to downtown Norcross to hide his eggs in Rossie Brundage Park. Residents should bring Easter baskets to celebrate the renewal of spring. Children will have the opportunity to visit with the Easter Bunny and parents are encouraged to take photos. The Events page at is the place to learn more.

April 8

Egg-stra Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt

1 p.m.

Rossie Brundage Park

350 Autry St., Norcross

Admission: free; RSVP encouraged

Children with special needs and their families are invited to this Easter Egg Hunt designed for them and held in a safe, inclusive environment. The event will be wheelchair accessible and sensory-friendly with consideration for the visually and hearing impaired. Learn more and RSVP on the Events page at 

April 11

Lunch and Learn: How to Become an Entrepreneur

12-1 p.m.

Gwinnett County Public Library — Norcross Branch

5735 Buford Hwy., Norcross

Admission: free; registration recommended; lunch is provided

Entrepreneur Aysha Treadwell of Crimson Commercial Consultants shares how to start a business and create a lender-ready business plan. This workshop has multiple dates available, including May 9 at the Lilburn Branch and June 13 at the Duluth Branch. Click on to get more info and to register.

April 13

Second Thursday: Cars & Car Safety

10:30-11:45 a.m.

Southeastern Railroad Museum

3595 Buford Hwy., Duluth

Tickets: $17 for one adult and one child with train ride, $13 without train ride

On the second Thursday of every month, parents and their children, aged 2 to 4 years, are invited for a morning preschool interactive program. Go to for updated details and ticket info.

April 14-16

Once Upon a Mattress

Greater Atlanta Christian School King’s Gate Theatre

1575 Indian Trail Rd., Norcross

About the show: The Princess and the Pea is the basis for this musical comedy. For all the latest info, visit

April 15

Good Word Brewing Presents Little Beer

1-5 p.m.

Location and pricing TBD.

The City of Duluth is partnering with Good Word Brewing to bring this event that showcases pale lagers and other sessionable beers. More than 70 breweries from around the country will provide samplings for ticketholders. Check the calendar for updates.

April 15-16

We Belong Here: Rising Against Asian Hate

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

Gas South Arena

6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth

Tickets: $20-$25

About the show: This presentation of the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company showcases a collection of folk, classical and contemporary Chinese dances, culminating in a new work inspired by Asian American civil rights movements. For info and tickets, click on

April 18

Animal Cookies at the Farm

10:30 a.m.

McDaniel Farm Park

3251 McDaniel Rd., Duluth

Admission: free

It’s a celebration for National Animal Cracker Day with stories, crafts, games — and, of course, animal crackers. A hayride starts at 11 a.m. This event is designed for children ages 18 months to 5 years of age. Visit the calendar at or call 770-822-5450 for more.

April 20

How Georgia Turned Purple: An Evening with AJC Reporter Greg Bluestein

7-8 p.m.

Gwinnett County Public Library — Duluth Branch

3180 Main S., Duluth

Admission: free; registration requested.

Top AJC reporter Greg Bluestein hosts at issues reshaping Georgia and American politics and discusses his new book, Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power.” Books will be available for sale and signing, and complimentary refreshments will be provided. Learn more and register at

April 20-23

The SpongeBob Musical

Thursday and Friday, 7 p.m.

Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Valor Christian Academy

4755 Kimball Bridge Rd., Alpharetta

Tickets: $20

About the show: Based on the animated series, this show celebrates the power of optimism. SpongeBob and all his friends face annihilation of their undersea world. Just when all hope seems lost, an unexpected hero rises up. The musical is presented by CYT Atlanta; go to to learn more.

April 20-23

Disney on Ice Presents Find Your Hero

Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Duluth

Tickets: $19-$124

About the show: Disney on Ice presents an adventure filled with tales of heroism from everyone’s favorite Disney stories. Join Moana and demigod Maui as they voyage into uncharted territories. Anna and Elsa, the Little Mermaid, Rapunzel and Belle also rise to their challenges. Get tickets and info at

April 22

Neighborhood Cleanup & Recycling Day

8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Norcross Public Works

345 Lively Ave., Norcross

Admission: free

The City of Norcross hosts two Neighborhood Cleanup and Recycling Days each year, one in Spring and one in Fall. Watch the Norcross Events page at for details such as the locations and times of various activities, along with what items are accepted.

April 22

City of Peachtree Corners Recycling Day

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

City Hall

310 Technology Pkwy., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Peachtree Corners residents only are invited to bring their residential waste for recycling. ProShred will offer shredding, up to five boxes per household, and eWaste will be on hand for electronics recycling. Note that there are some restrictions. For more info, contact Katherine Francesconi at or 678-691-1200. 

April 22

Spring Nature Photography Boat Tour 

9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Lake Lanier

5850 Charleston Park Rd., Cumming

Admission: $75 per person for current PCPC members

Peachtree Corners Photography Club members are invited to a six-hour guided tour of Lake Lanier. There will be opportunities to snap photos of landscapes, waterscapes, fish, birds and relics of the lake from the 1950s. Visit for all the details.

April 25

Forum Friends

4-6 p.m.

The Forum

5185 Peachtree Pkwy., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Children enjoy an ultimate playdate with kid-friendly crafts, games and entertainment on the last Tuesday of the month. Watch for the latest details at

April 27


5-7 p.m.

Duluth Town Green

3167 Main St., Duluth

Admission: free

Enjoy an evening of science, technology, engineering, art and math as students from the Duluth school cluster showcase their project-based learning projects. For details, visit the calendar at

April 27-29

The Addams Family

Thursday-Friday, 6 p.m.; Saturday 

Paul Duke STEM High School

5850 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross

Tickets: Adults, $15; students, $10; ages 5 and under, $7; tickets increase $2 day of the show

About the show: The crazy, creepy Addams Family are celebrated in a musical comedy based on Charles Addams characters. Watch for details and tickets.

April 27-30

The Addams Family

Thursday-Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

Norcross High School

5300 Spalding Dr., Norcross 

About the show: The Norcross High School Players present The Addams Family, a musical comedy based on the characters created by Charles Addams. Go to for more info.

April 27-29

The Sound of Music

Wesleyan School Powell Theatre

5405 Spalding Dr., Peachtree Corners

About the show: The music of Rodgers and Hammerstein bring the story of the von Trapp family to life. Find out more at

April 28-29

25th Annual Wesleyan Artist Market

Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Wesleyan School

5404 Spalding Dr., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

The work of more than 80 professional artists will be showcased, including fine art paintings, ceramics, pottery, photography and jewelry. Select Wesleyan student artists will also display their pieces. The artist market is a fundraiser for Wesleyan’s fine arts initiatives. For more info, visit

April 28-29

School House Rock Live! Jr.

6 p.m.

Duluth Wildcat Theatre

3737 Brock Rd., Duluth

About the show: Based on popular 1970s cartoons, this fast-paced musical teaches lessons with catchy tunes. The show is presented by the 9th Grade Advanced Theatre. Visit for more info.

SWG Staff
SWG Staff