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Suwanee-Area Parks Events: Some Activities

George Pierce Park is among those that will be hoppin'.

George Pierce Park in Suwanee will be the site of some interesting events this month. Check these activities from around the area:

January 19, 11:00am-2:00pm – Senior Cooking Seminar & Bake Off          

It’s cold outside, but we’re cooking inside! Learn tricks for cooking winter soups and chili. Bring your signature dessert to go with your kitchen creations and we’ll vote on the tastiest. Age 50-up; $5/person; pre-registration required by 1/13, call 770.831.4173. Prime Timers Pointe at George Pierce Park, 55 Buford Hwy., Suwanee. Register online at www.gwinnettparks.com Code: GPCC14150.

January 19, 6:00pm – Night Ride         

Are you ready for a new mountain bike riding experience? How about an exciting night ride! SORBA night ride rules apply. Rider/bike must have head and tail lights. Ride is for beginner to experienced riders. Ages 15-up; $5/person for Gwinnett residents; $10/person non-Gwinnett residents, pre-registration required, call 770.418.2331. Tribble Mill Park, 2125 Tribble Mill Parkway, Lawrenceville. Register online at www.gwinnettparks.com. Code VOLR14130

 January 21, 10:00am-1:00pm – Canvas Café                                      

New! The Canvas Café is perfect for all levels of art enthusiast.  Enjoy a continental breakfast, inspiring music, and the company of others as you follow along with our resident artist through portrait painting methods to create your own take home masterpiece. Age 14-up; $30/person + a small supply fee due at the event, pre-registration required by 1/14, call 770.417.2200. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center, 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross.  Register online at www.gwinnettparks.com.

Code: PPCC14111

January 21, 10:00am-noon – Creeper Cutters-Park Work Day            

New! Join a group of dedicated volunteers to help control the "invasion" of the dreaded Chinese Privet and help with the beautification of your parks. Scouts of all ages can earn conservation badges. Complete five Creeper Cutter Days throughout the year or adopt a park area with your group and earn an official Creeper Cutter t-shirt, call 770.418.2331. George Pierce Park, 55 Buford Hwy., Suwanee.  Register online at www.gwinnettparks.com. Code: VOLR14110

January 21, 5:30-9:00pm – Teen Night Out                                        

Looking for a place to hang out this winter? Bring your friends to swim, eat yummy snacks and play games ~ video game competition, ping pong and air hockey tournament. We’ll have music and other activities. Age 12-17; $15/person; pre-registration required, call 770.614.2060. Bogan Park Community Recreation Center, 2723 North Bogan Road, Buford. Register online at www.gwinnettparks.com. Code: BPCC14130

Courtesy: Gwinnett Parks.

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