Wednesday, July 6: The Dekalb Chamber of Commerce will host the Dekalb “Leads Group,”a networking luncheon for business professionals. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $10, including lunch. RSVP with Janniece Leonard at (404) 378-8000 or e-mail

Wednesday, July 6: The DeKalb County Visitors’ Bureau will host a free customer service training class presented by the DeKalb Tourism Academy. Bob Beeland, veteran business and service consultant, will lead the class. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. To enroll call (770) 492-5050 ext. 1131 or visit

Thursday, July 7: The International Issues Forum will hold its weekly discussion at the Villa International Library. This week’s discussion is on the parliamentary elections in Lebanon. 7:30-9 p.m. Contact (770) 939-0678 or for more information.

Saturday, July 9: Georgia Perimeter College will hold the first of a four-class seminar on international imports and exports. The classes will be taught by Harold Hagans, president of Atlanta Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders. This week’s class will focus on importing. The cost for all four classes is $109 and they will be held Saturdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. To register contact DeAnna Jackson at (678) 407-5235.

Saturday and Sunday July 9 and 10: The Atlanta Botanical Garden will host the 12th Asian Cultural Experience. More than 10 countries will be represented, exhibiting music, dance performances, arts, crafts and regional cuisine. Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Adults $12. Students and children $7. For more information call (404) 876-5859 or visit