Upcoming Community Classes and Events

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.

Monthly 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.

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


Duluth classes:
May 10
August 9
November 8
Glancy Education Classroom 
Kiwi Room 
Glancy Campus
3215 McClure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30096 


Breastfeeding Basics
This single-session class will help parents get started with breastfeeding, including discussion about how your 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.
May 9 (Mon.), 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.
May 20 (Fri.), 6 - 9 p.m. and May 21 (Sat.), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion
550 Medical Center Blvd.
Lawrenceville, Ga. 30046
Fee: $95 per couple

Newborn Care
This single session class helps expectant parents prepare to care for a newborn.
May 3 (Tue.), 7 p.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.
May 24 (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

AARP Driver Safety Course
Please join our two-day classroom refresher and defensive driving course for motorists over age 50. Participants must be PrimeTime Health members and attend both sessions to receive certificate
July 19, (Tue.), 9 a.m.
GMC Resource Center
Birch Room
665 Duluth Highway 120
Lawrenceville, Ga 30045
Fee: $20 for non AARP members, $15 for AARP members





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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