COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, February 27

22 events

Help Out

  • PALS Institute

    Seeking Mentors

    Women to the World offers programs for obtaining a GED, computer literacy, language and job-skill training. 706-548-0000, www.womentotheworld.org

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Healthy Snacks Workshop

    Learn how to make easy, healthy snacks from a registered dietitian. For kids and their parents. Supplies provided. Registration required.

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    Art School

    Classes include stop-motion animation (ages 9–14), baby sensory (6–24 months), toddler art school (ages 2–4), art school (ages 6–8) and fairy fridays (ages 4–6). Programs begin Mar. 14. www.treehousekidandcraft.com

Games

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Rock and Roll Trivia

    Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge! Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE! www.grindhouseburgers.com

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    7 p.m. FREE! rookandpawnathens@gmail.com

    League Trivia

    Six teams will compete in a five-week trivia battle for annual memberships and gift cards valued at nearly $500. Email to sign up.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. $15. www.therookandpawn.com

    Magic the Gathering Draughts and Drafts

    Each draft pod gets you a three-pack draft, a participation pack and prize packs for wins.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. $15. www.therookandpawn.com

    Magic the Gathering Draughts and Drafts

    Each draft pod gets you a three-pack draft, a participation pack and prize packs for wins.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $5. ejstapler@gmail.com

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! flickertheatreandbar.com

    Movie Trivia

    Klon hosts movie trivia.

Word on the Street

  • The Classic Center

    CCCF Scholarships

    The Classic Center Cultural Foundation is currently accepting applications from high school students for its performing arts scholarship program. Visit website for application, eligibility requirements and audition information. Deadline Mar. 3. 706-357-4417, www.classiccenter.com

Lectures & Lit

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    Goetry

    Listen to poems by locals, and perform your own.

  • 6 p.m. FREE! wintervillecenter@gmail.com

    The Georgia Railroad

    (Winterville Train Depot, 101 Marigold Ln.) Gary Doster will talk about the history of the East Athens railroad. 

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Meetings

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Volunteer Fair

    Receive information on how to volunteer at the garden over coffee and a breakfast treat.

  • Morton Theatre

    6 p.m. FREE! athensforeveryone@gmail.com, www.athensforeveryone.com

    Athens for Everyone Annual Membership Meeting

    Vote for the Board of Directors and the 2017 platform. Senator Vincent Fort will be the keynote speaker. Absent A4E members can vote absentee via email.

Film

  • 6 p.m. FREE! jennifer.shaikun@fc-cis.org

    Paper Tigers

    (Athens Community Career Academy, 440 Dearing Ext. Building #1) The documentary follows a year in the life of students at Lincoln High School, an alternative school for traumatized youth. A panel discussion about a trauma-informed community in Athens will follow the screening. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! flickertheatreandbar.com

    Awakening of the Beast

    Jose Mojica Marins' 1970 psychedelic film features Coffin Joe as a guide through a hellish LSD trip. 

Ending Monday, February 27

 

Support Groups

  • Nuçi's Space

    Mental Health Round Table

    This peer support group is open to anyone with a brain illness. Meets every Monday, 5:30–7:30 p.m. lesley@nuci.org, www.nuci.org

Classes

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    Tai Chi for Seniors

    Classes are specifically designed to benefit seniors. Mondays, $7.50. 706-742-0823, wintervillecenter.com

Classes

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Lunchtime Yoga

    Annie Marcum teaches "Mindful Flow Yoga." Mondays, 12 p.m. $5–10. BYO Mat. 706-372-1849

Kidstuff

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Acting Classes

    Introduction to Musical Theatre begins Feb. 19. Audition & Character Development begins Feb. 22. Enrollment for Summer Theatre One-Week Day Camps begin Mar. 1. www.athenslittleplayhouse.net

Auditions

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    Oh What a Lovely War!

    The Circle Ensemble Theatre presents open auditions for its upcoming musical. Audition on Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. Performances Apr. 20–23. Musicians and crew also wanted. Email for appointment. circleensemble@gmail.com

Word on the Street

  • The Rook and Pawn

    League Trivia

    Signups are underway for a five-month league trivia battle. Email your team to rookandpawnathens@gmail.com