Monday, November 30

17 events

Karaoke & Open Mic



  • Oconee County Library

    Nov. 30, 6 p.m. Dec. 3 or Dec. 10, 2:30 p.m. FREE!


    Drop in for a self-directed craft.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    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.

  • 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.

Lectures & Lit


  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950,

    Learn to Use Georgia Download Destination

    Georgia Download Destination is a free service that allows patrons to download free audio and ebooks. Registration required.



  • The Foundry

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Tunes & Thoughts

    Lemuel LaRoche aka Life the Griot and JD Bertis host an evening of music performances and a discussion on race in America. Smooth jazz with DJ Segar at 6:30 p.m. Donations benefit Chess and Community.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18-20).

    QUINTRON AND MISS PUSSYCAT This New Orleans-based duo plays raunchy, raucous garage-rock. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

    FLIGHT MODE USA Kenny Aguar, Leslie Grove and Xander Witt lead a trip down new wave memory lane, with homages to the dark, minimal pioneers of punk and synth-pop.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    WATERMELON MOON Abstract local art-rock outfit.

    TRAVIS MUG Baltimore-based sound artist.

    STRICTLY RICKLI Local experimental family band.

    REALISTIC PILLOW Local beat-based experimental one-man band.


  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Tunes & Thoughts

    TUNES & THOUGHTS Bertis Downs and Life the Griot share their favorite music and some conversation. Plus, an early set of smooth jazz from DJ Dwain Segar.

Ending Monday, November 30



  • Double Dutch Press

    Printmaking Workshops

    “Tea Towels! One Color Screenprinting: Two Parts.” Dec. 2, 6–7 p.m. & Dec. 9, 6–8:30 p.m. $

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Georgia Poetry Prize

    In partnership with UGA, Georgia Tech and Georgia State University, the UGA Press has established a national competition for poetry. Winning manuscripts receive a $1,000 award, will have their collection published and will read at all three campuses. View website for guidelines. Deadline Nov. 30.

Support Groups

  • Oasis Counseling Center

    Adoptee Support and Encouragement

    Group meetings are held for teens ages 12–16 to explore and share the feelings, experiences and views of being an adoptee through art, journaling, media and activities. Thursdays through November.

Word on the Street

  • Multiple Locations

    Vestigo Hiking & Yoga

    "Advanced Hike at Amicalola Falls." Sundays until February, 8 a.m.–7 p.m. $5. "Stone Mountain Yoga." Tuesdays, 10 a.m. $20. "Arabia Mountain Hike." Sundays, 11 a.m. $5. Sign up for trips online.

Support Groups

  • Multiple Locations

    Walking Through Grief

    This group offers exercise and companionship for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. Mondays, 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. at Georgia Square Mall. 706-369-3550,


  • Athens, GA

    Classic City Tutoring

    Tutoring for students Pre-K through 12th grade with certified teachers. Flexible schedule. Call for location and details. $25–30/hr. 706-461-0264

Word on the Street

  • Avid Bookshop

    Avid Book Clubs

    The Young Readers' Book Club is currently reading Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate and meets the first Sunday of the month. The Young Adult for Not-So-Young Adults Book Club is currently reading Dumplin' by Julie Murphy and meets the second Sunday of the month. The Paperback Fiction Book Club is currently reading Sweetland by Michael Crummey and meets the third Sunday of the month. The Queer Fiction Book Club is currently reading The First Bad Man by Miranda July and meets the third Monday of the month. The New & Notable Book Club is currently reading The Witches by Stacy Schiff and meets the fourth Sunday of the month. The Book Club of the Fantastic is currently reading Duplex by Kathryn Davis and meets the fourth Tuesday of the month. Join by email. 706-352-2060,,