COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 1

22 events

Games

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • ACC Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-583-8834

    Social Security Presentation

    Financial Advisor Jess Jensen-Ryan hosts "Social Security: Your Questions Answered." Registration Required.

Word on the Street

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Bluestems and Bluejeans: Native Plant Sale

    This two-week sale features nearly 200 species of Georgia native plants raised in the garden's Mimsie Lanier center. All sales benefit the garden's conservation program. Oct. 1–3 & 8–10. www.botgarden.uga.edu

Live Music

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/scl

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • UGA Science Library

    4:30–6 p.m. FREE! www.fourathens.com

    Students 2 Startups

    (Lobby) This twice-annual event is designed to connect students with the Athens tech startup community. Refreshements provided.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-380-5256

    Micro!

    After hearing a few instrumental songs by local songwriters, Thinc UGA and UGA College of Environment & Design representatives will discuss the Southern Mills Project and a future land use plan created for the neighborhood. At 5 p.m., Tim Bryant will moderate "Micro!" a community conversation on how local creators can contribute to the revitalization of industrial neighborhoods.

Kidstuff

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • ACC Library

    4–8:30 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org

    Dungeons and Dragons

    Join Athens Roleplaying for Kids for a weekly game. Tuesdays through September.

DJs

  • The Manhattan Café

    Loungy Tuesdays. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-369-9767

    Loungy Tuesdays

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Spinning an all-vinyl set of soulful tunes perfect for a slow dance. Every Tuesday!

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Aug. 28–30, 4:30 & 7 p.m., Aug. 31–Sept. 3, 5:15 & 8 p.m. $7.50–9.75. www.athenscine.com

    The Third Man

    Watch a digital restoration of the film noir classic. Orson Welles stars as Harry Lime and Joseph Cotten plays his childhood friend Holly Martins.