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Events Happening in May

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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 tickets are available for the 2023 season. Tickets sell quickly, so don’t wait. Dates are set for May 20, June 24, July 8, August 12 and September 16. The tour runs for four hours. 

Tickets include food at four local Korean restaurants and bakeries; transportation is provided. For more tour information and to get tickets, visit https://www.exploregwinnett.org/seoulofthesouth.

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. Visit peachtreecornersga.gov for details.

Every Wednesday

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. Check out theforumpeachtree.com/events to find out more.

Forum Fit
Forum Fit
https://theforumpeachtree.com/events/forum-fit/

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; plan to wear workout attire and good shoes. Find out more at peachtreecornersga.gov.

https://www.peachtreecornersga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1020&month=5&year=2023&day=23&calType=0

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. Check online for the latest musical lineup and details at theforumpeachtree.com/events.

The bands: May 4, East & Ward; May 11, Chris Cauley; May 18, Hughes Taylor; May 25, Jacob Harshman; June 1, Taylor Harlow; June 8, Nathan Angelo; June 15, Chris Cauley; June 22, The Bourbon Brothers; June 29, Hughes Taylor; July 6, The Human DJ.

Nathan Angelo
Nathan Angelo
https://theforumpeachtree.com/events/thursday-night-live/

Every Friday

Yielded Men 

Fridays weekly, 7-8 a.m.

Moe’s Original Barbecue

5005 Peachtree Pkwy., Ste. 810, Peachtree Corners

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. Visit yieldedmen.org to find out more.

Every Friday

Fridays-N-Duluth

6-9 p.m.

Downtown Duluth

3142 Hill St., Duluth

Admission: free

Friday evenings, May 26-July 28, brings food trucks, live music and family-friendly entertainment to downtown Duluth. Weekly themes include Eureka! Science Night (May 26), Pride Night (June 2), Dog Days of Summer (June 16), Kickoff to the Fourth (June 30), Decades Night (July 14) and International Night featuring the Lantern Parade (July 28). Food truck and entertainment lineups will be released the Wednesday before each event; check out duluthga.net/events for updates.

https://duluthga.net/calendar.php?view=day&month=05&day=26&year=2023&calendar

May

May 5-14

Norcross High School Student Show

The Rectory

17 College St., Norcross

“Reflections at the Rectory” features a selection of works from the portfolios of Advanced Placement art students at Norcross and Paul Duke STEM high schools. The exhibit also includes work by International Baccalaureate students at Norcross. Receptions will be held on May 7 and are open to the public. Get more info at norcrossga.net/598/The-Rectory.

May 5-21

Jeffrey

Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, 2 p.m.

Lionheart Theatre

10 College St., Norcross

Tickets: $18, $16 for seniors and students

About the show: Jeffrey, a gay actor/waiter in New York, has reconciled himself to celibacy. Then his friends introduce him to the man of his dreams, who happens to be HIV-positive. Go to lionhearttheatre.org to learn more and reserve tickets.

May 13

Walk the Talk — Mental Health Awareness

8-9 a.m.

Pinckneyville Park

4758 S. Old Peachtree Rd., Norcross

Admission: free

Take a walk with knowledgeable health professionals at an enjoyable, easy pace. Walks are held on park trails, last about an hour and are open to all ages. Experts will discuss diverse health and wellness topics while helping you build and maintain physical activity. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Find out more by contacting Live Healthy Gwinnett at 770-822-3197.

https://bit.ly/WalkTheTalk2023

May 13

Songs and Rhymes

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. Learn more at GwinnettParks.com or call 678-225-5400.

https://bit.ly/SongsAndRhymes

May 13

Resale Market

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross

Admission: free for shoppers. Vendor fee is $15 for Gwinnett residents, $30 for non-residents.

Do some spring cleaning and make some easy money — or find the treasure you have been searching for. For details, visit GwinnettParks.com or call 678-225-5400.

https://bit.ly/ResaleMarket

May 13

Sadako and the Paper Cranes

3-4 p.m.

Gwinnett County Public Library — Peachtree Corners Branch

5570 Spalding Dr., Peachtree Corners

Hear the story of Sadako, a Japanese girl injured in the Hiroshima bombing, and her message of peace. Children are invited to make a paper crane to continue her legacy. For details, visit gwinnettpl.org.

https://gwinnettpl.libnet.info/event/8092084

Origami Cranes
Origami Cranes

May 13

Family Field Day

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Lucky Shoals Park Recreation Center

4651 Britt Road, Norcross

Admission: $5

Bring the family out for a family field day and enjoy games of tug-of-war, kickball and more. Click on GwinnettParks.com or call 678-277-0860 to find out more.

https://bit.ly/FamilyFieldDay2023

May 13

Night Music — Geek Squad

7 p.m.

Town Green

5140 Town Green Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Night Music features live, local bands at the Town Green on the second Saturday of every month through September. Check out peachtreecornersga.gov for more.

About the band: The Geek Squad is a party band that can range from a three-person trio to a massive nine-piece band.

https://www.peachtreecornersga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1081&month=5&year=2023&day=16&calType=0

May 13

Gwinnett Multicultural Festival

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Gwinnett Place Mall

2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth

Admission: free

This family-friendly event for all ages includes traditional performances, face painting, bounce houses, obstacle courses and car seat checks. A naturalization ceremony will be held to welcome the County’s newest citizens. For more info, contact the Gwinnett Police Community Affairs Section at PDCommunityAffairs@GwinnettCounty.com or call 770-513-5119.

https://www.gwinnettcounty.com/web/gwinnett/home/stories/viewstory?story=multiculturalfestival

May 16

Exploring Social Media with Seniors

1-2 p.m. 

Gwinnett County Public Library — Peachtree Corners Branch

5570 Spalding Dr., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Using a self-paced tutorial from the Computer Skills Center of the digital resource Learning Express, seniors will get tips and tricks to help them connect comfortably on social media. Visit gwinnettpl.org for additional info.

https://gwinnettpl.libnet.info/event/8131763

May 17

Table Talk

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross

Admission: free

This interactive program for ages 50 and up features discussions based on the Older Americans Month theme, “Aging Unbound.” Participants will share what aging unbound means to them.  For more info, visit GwinnettParks.com or call the Norcross Senior Center at 678-225-5430.

https://bit.ly/GCTableTalk

May 17

Learning Labs: Create Your Own Podcast Workshop

6-7:30 p.m.

Gwinnett County Public Library — Norcross Branch

5735 Buford Hwy., Norcross

Admission: free, registration required.

Everyone, ages 12 and up, are invited to join the podcasting workshop. It will cover the basics on equipment, recording/editing, and publishing podcasts. Check out gwinnettpl.org for additional info.

https://gwinnettpl.libnet.info/event/7884011

May 20

Kids to Parks Day

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Jones Bridge Park, 4901 E. Jones Bridge Rd., Peachtree Corners

Best Friend Park, 6224 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Norcross

Shorty Howell Park, 2750 Pleasant Hill Rd., Duluth

Admission: free

Celebrate Kids to Parks Day with games, crafts and outdoor activities. Kids of all ages will connect with nature while engaging in memorable outdoor experiences. Visit GwinnettParks.com for more information or call the Shorty Howell Park Activity Building at 678-277-0900.

https://bit.ly/KidstoParksDay23

May 20

Celebration of the Authentic Car

10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Southeastern Railway Museum

3595 Buford Hwy., Duluth

Tickets: Adults, $18; seniors 65+, $15; children ages 2-12, $12

Don’t miss the opportunity to check out all the authentic, unmodified, historic cars that will be showcased at the museum. Visit train-museum.org for details and tickets.

May 20

Sports on the Screen Atlanta United v Chicago Fire

8:30 p.m.

Town Green

5140 Town Green Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

Tailgate with fellow fans. Sports fans are encouraged to bring their own coolers or purchase food and drink from one of the many restaurants in the Town Center. To learn more, click on peachtreecornersga.gov.

https://www.peachtreecornersga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1070&month=5&year=2023&day=23&calType=0

May 26

Southern Railway Museum Presents Steam Locomotives

2-3 p.m.

Gwinnett County Public Library — Duluth Branch

3180 Main S., Duluth

Admission: free

Jim Polihronakis visits from Southeastern Railway Museum for a presentation on how steam drives the locomotives. This event is designed for ages 6-18. Get details at gwinnettpl.org.

https://gwinnettpl.libnet.info/event/7939671

May 26

Summer Concert Series — Creedence Revived

7:30-9:30 p.m.

Thrasher Park

93 Park Dr., Norcross

Admission: free

The sweet sounds of summer are unleashed at free concerts that run May through September in downtown Norcross. For more info, click on the norcrossga.net calendar.

About the band: The Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR) tribute group makes listeners forget they’re not watching the original band. The band made up of four of Chicago’s and Los Angeles’ most talented and eclectic musicians.

https://www.norcrossga.net/2070/Summer-Concert-Series

May 27

Summer Concert Series Who’s Bad, a Michael Jackson Experience

7-9 p.m.

Town Green

5140 Town Green Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

The fifth annual Summer Concert Series brings in bands from across the country on the last Saturday of the month, May through October. More info is at peachtreecornersga.gov.

About the band: Dedicated to recreating authentic live experiences, Who’s Bad performs an unparalleled tribute to Michael Jackson’s musical legacy.

https://www.peachtreecornersga.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1090&month=5&year=2023&day=16&calType=0

May 29

Memorial Day Ceremony

11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Town Green

5140 Town Green Blvd., Peachtree Corners

Admission: free

The Peachtree Corners Veterans Monument Association hosts a memorial event in honor of veterans. Watch ptcvets.net for the latest info.

May 29

Memorial Day Remembrance

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Thrasher Park

93 Park Dr., Norcross

Admission: free

Honor those fallen in the line of duty as Norcross remembers their sacrifice with a special tribute. Visit the norcrossga.net calendar to learn more. 

https://www.norcrossga.net/2078/Memorial-Day-Remembrance#liveEditTab_widgets

May 30 

Little Peaches

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. The theme for May is Party Animals. Go to theforumpeachtree.com/events for additional info.

https://theforumpeachtree.com/events/forum-friends/

May 31

Games & Trivia Challenge

OneStop Norcross

5030 Georgia Belle Ct., Norcross

Admission: free

Residents aged 50 and up are invited to enjoy a variety of games, including trivia challenges, word puzzles and even a mini scavenger hunt. Participants can earn points and win prizes.

https://bit.ly/GamesAndTriviaChallenge

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