The law firm of Woodward and Stern will host a free pre-divorce seminar at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Old Fourth Ward Highland Bakery, 655 Highland Ave.
The seminar, run by attorneys Natalie Woodward and Corey Stern, will be the first in a series offered by the Atlanta firm for men and women contemplating divorce and have questions about the process or child custody and domestic violence issues.
Jennifer Luce, accountant, and Karin Smithson, family therapist, will also be available to answer questions.
Information: 770-640-7667 or www.woodwardstern.com.
Gracie Bonds Staples
Fayette Expo invites exhibitors
The Fayette Chamber of Commerce is seeking more exhibitors to join an expo 3 to 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville. The event will showcase local food providers that will compete for the Platinum Plate Award. It will also feature businesses offering a range of products and services. Call 770-461-9983.
Jill Howard Church for the AJC
Registration open for fall arts classes
Registration has started for fall classes at Fulton County’s four arts centers. Classes for children and adults include dance, theatre, painting, drawing and printmaking, among others. The eight-week session runs from Sept. 18 to Nov. 10, except at the Abernathy Arts Center where it’s from Sept. 22 to Nov. 17.
Dates and prices vary by center. To register, go to FultonArts.org or call the Abernathy Arts Center in Sandy Springs (404-613-6172), the South Fulton Arts Center in College Park (404-612-3087), the Southwest Arts Center in Atlanta (404-613-3220) or the West End Arts Center in Atlanta (404-613-6465).
Golf tourney benefits gorillas
Ape Conservation Effort, Inc. will host its annual Gorilla Golf Tournament on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 with registration starting at 9:15 a.m. at the Brookfield Country Club, 100 Willow Run, Roswell. All proceeds will benefit the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International which protects gorillas and their habitats in Africa. Registration includes a continental breakfast and buffet lunch. Information: email@example.com, http://apeconservationeffort.squarespace.com/events/ Kenneth Musisi
Library holding creative chair contest
Gwinnett Public Libraries is inviting individuals and groups to re-imagine a chair or bench and enter their “Chair-ish the Arts” contest. Those participating are encouraged to use their imaginations to paint, alter, stamp, or in some other way creatively decorate chairs and benches. Deadline for submissions is September 30. For prize information and guidelines visit www.gwinnettpl.org.
Karen Huppertz for the AJC
Suwanee looking for display ideas
Suwanee seeks to commission a professional artist, architect or designer to design, fabricate and install an appropriate display for the city’s World Trade Center artifact. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, September 11. Info: www. www.suwanee.com.