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Movies Under The Stars returns to Mall of Georgia

Movies Under The Stars returns to Mall of Georgia

BUFORD, Ga. -- The sights and sounds of free outdoor family entertainment are set to return to Mall of Georgia. The shopping center’s seventh annual Movies Under The Stars summer series, presented by AutoNation Mall of Georgia, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Gwinnett Braves, is back beginning Saturday, May 23. Local families and friends are invited to meet on the lawn at the Village Amphitheatre every Saturday evening through July 25 to enjoy a complimentary cinema and concert showcase.

Author Stuart Woods to hold book signing in Gwinnett

Author Stuart Woods to hold book signing in Gwinnett

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods will hold a talk and book signing in Gwinnett County next month.

Woods, a Georgia native and University of Georgia graduate, has published more than 30 books. His latest novel is Hot Pursuit.

He will visit the Hamilton Mill Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library on Friday, Apr. 10 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Copies of his books will be available for purchase courtesy of Eagle Eye Book Shop.

Book Atlanta provided a synopsis of Hot Pursuit, the latest addition to Woods's Stone Barrington series:

Stone is amazed when he meets a gorgeous pilot who is as comfortable with the jet-set lifestyle as he. They soon begin traveling together, which leads them from Wichita to Europe. However, close behind is some unwanted baggage -- his new acquaintance's ex-boyfriend, who happens to be a criminal.

Race this weekend: Fallen Heroes of Georgia

Race this weekend: Fallen Heroes of Georgia

BUFORD, Ga. -- Remember Georgia's soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice during a 5K at Lake Lanier Islands Resort this weekend.

The Fallen Heroes of Georgia 5K will be Saturday, Mar. 14 at 8 a.m. It is an AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifier; Peachtree registration opens Mar. 15.

All runners will receive T-shirts, while awards will be given to the top finishers, top masters (40+) and grand masters (50+) finishers, and top three runners in each age group.

Registration is $38. Money raised by the event will benefit Run for the Fallen and other non-profits started in memory of the brave soldiers killed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Visit fallenheroesofgeorgia.com for more information.

Gwinnett Braves to audition National Anthem singers

Gwinnett Braves to audition National Anthem singers

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- The Gwinnett Braves will hold auditions for performers and groups to sing the National Anthem at 2015 home games.

Auditions will be Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Coolray Field. Those who cannot attend can schedule an alternate time by calling 678-277-0312.

Singers who have performed the National Anthem at past Gwinnett Braves games still must audition this weekend.

Visit milb.com for more information and to register for an audition time.

Coolray Field is located at 2500 Buford Drive NE in Lawrenceville.

Chipotle to hold statewide hiring event

Chipotle to hold statewide hiring event

ATLANTA -- Chipotle Mexican Grill is looking for new team members to work at all of its Georgia locations.

Tuesday, Feb. 17 is Open Interview Day at Chipotle, where every restaurant will interview candidates for full- and part-time positions. Those who are interested are asked to fill out applications at jobs.chipotle.com, then visit their local stores for in-person sessions with a manager.

Interviews will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Amanda Klein, Chipotle's lead recruiting strategist for the Southeast, said the fast-casual chain offers competitive pay and benefits, free meals and uniforms, paid breaks and plenty of advancement opportunities for its employees.

Chick-fil-A to host Daddy-Daughter Date Night

Chick-fil-A to host Daddy-Daughter Date Night

(WXIA) -- Chick-fil-A will bring back its popular Daddy-Daughter Date Night this weekend.

The fifth annual event will be Saturday, Feb. 7 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at participating restaurants.

Daddy-Daughter Date Night encourages fathers and their little girls to spend time together. Every "couple" will receive take-home booklets featuring conversation starters and ideas for future outings.

Attendees will also be treated to tableside service, limousine and trolley rides, and other surprises.

Daddy-Daughter Date Night is free, except for the cost of food. Seating is available every hour; fathers and daughters are encouraged to call their local Chick-fil-A locations in advance to reserve a time.

Blood donation opportunities: Gwinnett County

Blood donation opportunities: Gwinnett County

(WXIA) -- The American Red Cross needs blood donations and has provided healthy metro Atlanta residents with several opportunities to give.

Inclement weather and widespread flu have prevented many usual donors from giving, according to Red Cross spokesperson Kristen Stancil. Several blood drives will be held throughout the area this month to make up the difference.

The Red Cross especially needs blood types O negative, A negative and B negative.

Visit redcrossblood.org for more information.

Here are some upcoming blood drives in Gwinnett County:

Monday, Feb. 16
Duluth Donor Center, 3090 Premiere Parkway, Suite 500, Duluth
11 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 16
McConnell Middle School, 550 Ozora Road, Loganville
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.