This comedy show allows locals to watch quality comedy or perform themselves.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
Cowgirls and cowboys from all over the world show off their rodeo skills in this official International Professional Rodeo Association event.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Proceeds benefit the "Get Comfortable" campaign. Kids eat free.
(Rose Hall, 150 Fritz Mar Lane) Improv II for grades 3–12 covers the ins and outs of impromptu acting skills. Fridays, Apr. 7–May 12, 10–11 a.m. and 4:30–5:30 p.m. 706-340-9181, www.roseofathens.org
Play Super Smash Bros. with other teens after school. Ages 11–18.
Creative kids team up to build their own town out of Legos. Ages 6–11.
Learn basic rhythm concepts and express feelings through music. Instruments provided.
Summer camp culminates in a performance at the end of the week. Ages 8–16. June 26–30, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $150. 706-742-0823
Week-long workshops will be offered in drawing, painting and pottery. Ages 12–18. Workshops begin in late June. Mondays–Fridays, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. 706-769-4565, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ocaf.com
Two-week sessions include one week of pottery and one week of painting and drawing instruction. Mondays–Fridays, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. 706-769-4565, email@example.com, www.ocaf.com
This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.
Professional horticulturist Kevin Tarner gives an overview of how to successfully cultivate and propagate desert plants. Each participant will create their own succulent dish garden to take home. Bring a container for planting.
Randy Christian of the Elder Care Planning Council of Northeast Georgia will discuss services for seniors such as Medicare and Social Security.
George McCauley leads a three-day workshop focused on glaze, terra sigillata, slip, stains and his patented "redneck majolica process." Apr. 15, 16 & 22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $105. www.ocaf.com
MIDNIGHT MADNESS Midnight Music Productions presents a showcase hosted by DJ MIDE and featuring music from The Muddy Gang, KP of the Academy and unknown.
MC BLUEZ Blues trio fronted by Jim Cook and Bill Mitchell with Bill Whitley on percussion. Strong vocals and smoking slide guitar.
THE NEW RESPECTS Pop and soul infused rock and roll band from Nashville, TN.
MOSAIC Local indie-folk group with a rich sound.
THE COLOUR NEGATIVE Pop-rock band from Atlanta.
WHOA-MAN! An in-the-round concert featuring music from Wrenn, Prisca, Zale and Chelsea Shag.
JOHNNYSWIM Folky, bluesy pop duo from Los Angeles via Nashville.
BRUCE SUDANO Singer-songwriter who has written for many artists, including his late wife, Donna Summer.
WHALE YOUTH Local group featuring an inspired take on traditional Eastern music.
THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy tunes with soulful vocals courtesy of Tre Powell and company.
REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble. See story on p. 20.
Student musicians will perform masterworks of classical repertoire. The program includes Brahms, Goldmark and Stravinsky.
Students perform music of the Caribbean.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
Win house cash prizes every Tuesday and Thursday.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!
ROBBIE DUDE Local DJ spinning "futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin', bumpin', grindin' bass music."
(Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.
Members of the Yorkshire Women's Institute decide to fully expose themselves for a charity calendar. See Theater Notes on p. 17.
The indie thriller follows a war correspondent returning to the U.S. from Afghanistan. A Q&A with filmmaker Ian Olds and soundtrack musicians Jim McHugh and Jeff Tobias will follow the screening.
Discuss black revolutionaries. This month's text is W.E.B.. Du Bois' essay "Black Reconstruction."
(S150) Mild Climate, a curatorial group comprised of four Tennessee-based artists, offers a collaborative lecture.
Get individual instruction for graphics, audio or video editing projects or learn to convert albums and cassettes to DVDs and CDs. Thursdays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. 706-613-3650
Personalized instruction available for various computer topics. Thursdays, 9 a.m. 706-613-3650, ext. 354, www.athenslibrary.org
A Goodwill's Virtual Career Coach will assist patrons with job applications and resumes. First Tuesdays, 1–3 p.m. and last Thursdays, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. www.careerconnector.org