Upcoming Community Classes, Events And Support Groups



All these classes and more will be offered by Gwinnett Medical Center. If a registration number is not listed, please call 678-312-5000 to register, or register online at gwinnettmedicalcenter.org/classes.


Scroll to the bottom of the list to see some of our support groups. A full list of support groups is available here.


Free Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits

March is national colorectal cancer awareness month. If you're 50 or older, getting a screening test for colorectal cancer could save your life. Colorectal cancer - cancer of the colon and rectum - is one of the most detectable, and, if found early enough, most treatable forms of cancer. For a free colorectal screening kit, call Gwinnett Medical Center at 678-312-5000 and select option one.


Pre-Diabetes Classes

If you’ve been told you have pre-diabetes, or are at high risk of developing diabetes, take charge of your health! Learn effective lifestyle strategies that can dramatically improve your overall health and reduce your chances of developing Type 2 diabetes. Topics include healthy eating, reading food labels, importance of exercise, and weight management. Presented by a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, this class is for ages 18 years and older. All classes will be held 5 – 7:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

For more information or to register, please call 678-312-6048.

Duluth classes:
May 10
August 9
November 8
Glancy Education Classroom
Kiwi Room

Glancy Campus
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30096

Lawrenceville classes:
March 8
April 12
June 14
July 12
September 13
October 11
Diabetes Education Classroom, Suite 212
100 Medical Center Boulevard
Lawrenceville, GA 30046



Babysitters Training Course

This American Red Cross Babysitter training course teaches babysitters ages 11-15 general safety, basic care, first aid and critical emergency action skills. Successful participants will receive a program certificate in the mail after completion of the class.

March 5 (Sat.), 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion

550 Medical Center Blvd.

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

Fee: $75



Breastfeeding Basics

In this single session class, parents will learn how the body makes milk, how to position and latch the baby, how to tell if the baby is getting enough breast milk and how to avoid problems.

March 26 (Sat.), 7 p.m.

Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion

550 Medical Center Blvd.

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

Fee: $25



Healthy Childbirth Weekend

Please join us for our condensed weekend class series that is taken during your third trimester. You will learn signs of labor, breathing & relaxation techniques, medical interventions, and more. A tour of Gwinnett Women's Pavilion is included.

March 11 (Fri.), 6 - 9 p.m. and March 12 (Sat.), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion

550 Medical Center Blvd.

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

Fee: $95 per couple


Healthy Childbirth – 3rd Trimester: Online Course

The Gift of Motherhood online education program allows you to learn at your own pace abut pregnancy, birth and beyond. This easy to understand interactive program includes more than 70 videos, animated illustrations, downloadable PDF files, review quizzes and games, as well as information specific to the Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion. Learn more and register at gwinnettmedicalcenter.org/classes.

Fee: $95


Newborn Care

This single session class helps expectant parents prepare to care for a newborn.

March 1 (Tue.), 7 p.m., or

March 19 (Sat.), 9 a.m.

Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion

550 Medical Center Blvd.

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

Fee: $40 per couple


Big Brothers/Big Sisters to Be

Children ages 3 to 10 will tour the Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion, discuss what to expect, practice holding and swaddling, and make a birthday card. Parents also receive materials on sibling preparation.

March 22 (Tue.), 6:30 p.m.

Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion

550 Medical Center Blvd.

Lawrenceville, GA  30046

Fee: $20 per child, $10 for each additional child


Support Groups


Amputees Moving Forward Support Group

Second Tuesday each month, 6 p.m.

Gwinnett SportsRehab

500 Medical Center Blvd., Suite 130

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

For more information call 678-312-4412

FREE. No registration required


Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Ostomy

Second Tuesday every other month during the school year, 7 p.m.

GMC Resource Center

665 Duluth Highway

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

For more information call 678-312-2607

FREE. No registration required


Jack Jacobs Aphasia Conversation Group

Second and Fourth Thursdays each month, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Mango Room

Glancy Rehabilitation Center

3215 McClure Bridge Road

Duluth, Ga. 30096

For more information call 678-312-6167

FREE. No registration required


The Lactation Club (TLC)

Join other breastfeeding moms to discuss the joys and challenges of breastfeeding and beyond. Babies are welcome!

Second Monday each month, 11 a.m. – noon

Azalea Room

Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion

1000 Medical Center Blvd.

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

For more information call 678-312-4743

FREE. No registration required


Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group

This support group offers an open environment in which bereaved parents can share their thoughts and feelings as well as recognize they are not alone.

Third Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Maple Room

GMC Resource Center

665 Duluth Highway

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

For more information call 678-312-4786

FREE. No registration required



Women’s Cancer Support Group

Second Tuesday each month, 6:30 p.m.

Cancer Support Center

631 Professional Dr., Suite 220

Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046

For more information call 678-312-4010

FREE. No registration required


The Margaret Andrews Parkinson’s Support Group

For patients and caregivers.

Second Friday each month, 1:30 p.m.

Glancy Campus – Kiwi Room

3215 McClure Bridge Road

Duluth, Ga. 30096

For more information call 678-312-6167

FREE. No registration required



Stroke Support Group

For survivors and caregivers.

Third Wednesday each month, 1:30 p.m.

Kiwi Room.

Glancy Rehabilitation Center

3215 McClure Bridge Road

Duluth, Ga. 30096

For more information call 678-312-6167

FREE. No registration required


Caregiver Support Group

Designed to make it possible for families and loved ones to understand their feelings about the impact cancer has had on their daily lives.

First Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., or

Third Tuesday each month, 11 a.m. – noon

Cancer Support Center

631 Gwinnett Physician Center
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

FREE. No registration required


Men to Men Cancer Support Group

Men with any type of cancer are welcome

Fourth Tuesday each month, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Cancer Support Center

631 Gwinnett Physician Center
631 Professional Drive, Suite 220
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

FREE. No registration required


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