Week Ahead: Free Movie and Art Classes, Polar Bear Splash and More

Check here each Monday for a look at what's happening in and around Johns Creek.

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The Johns Creek Patch calendar is full of news about events coming up in the weeks ahead. Here's a look at five of this week's community events.

Check the Johns Creek Patch for more events scheduled throughout the month. The Patch calendar is available for anyone in the community to use to post events such as meetings, school events. garage sales and more. Click here to post your event.

Click on the links for additional event information.

Monday, Dec. 30: Free Movie Matinee - the Park Place classroom is transformed into a mini-theater for a showing of "Silver Linings Playbook." (2012, rated R). Fresh popcorn and drinks will be served. To reserve your seat, please RSVP by emailing ParkPlace@JohnsCreekGA.gov or call 678-512-3430.

Wednesday, Jan. 1: Lake Lanier Polar Bear Jump - SPLASH into 2014 by taking a plunge in Lake Lanier and supporting an Olympic legacy program for our local youth. Compete for a number of prizes including best costume, biggest splash, oldest and youngest jumpers, and best sponsored group jump. Prizes will also be awarded for the chili cook-off, which is free to enter.

Friday, Jan. 3: Safety and Self-Defense Class for GirlsJohns Creek Police Department is offering teenaged girls the free class to teach situational awareness and self-defense. For girls 13 to 20 years old, the class is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Space is limited. To sign up, email Sgt. Kalish at debra.kalish@JohnsCreekGA.gov and you will receive a confirmation email.

Saturday, Jan. 4: Free Art Lessons at Ocee Library - Free art lessons for ages 7 to 16 taught every 1st and 3rd Saturday from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. through April at Ocee Library. (The art room is located in the kids' book section.) Students can learn watercolor, color pencil, pastel and more.

Saturday, Jan. 4: Magic Treehouse Auditions - Off Broadway Children's Theatre will hold auditions for its Winter Production Of Magic Treehouse's Classic, "Dinosaurs Before Dark." Auditions are open to ages 5-14, candidates must prepare 18 bars of a musical theatre selection to sing and dress in comfortable clothes to learn a short dance.

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