COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, July 28

17 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Open Playtime

    Children ages 1–3 and their caregivers can come play with toys and meet friends. 

  • ACC Library

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

    Open Chess Play for 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 10–18. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

  • Oconee County Library

    3–5 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Movie Mondays: E.T.

    For ages 11–18.

Games

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE WYDELLES Local band playing country and melodramatic popular songs.

    MATT HUDGINS Local songwriter plays "songs about drinking, jail, love and death, all done in the popular 'country and western' musical style."

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    GOPEN MIC NIGHT Show off your skills. Organizers welcome "singers, writers, films, jokers, weirdoes, players, magic, noodlers, doodlers, idea guys, fake TED talkers" and more.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PICKIN' WITH ADAM POULIN & HOLLY BELLE The local fiddler and singer-songwriter lead a jam session with the help of various guests.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.acclibrary.org

    Last Monday Book Group

    This month, participants will read whatever they choose—fiction or non-fiction—about World War I. Newcomers are welcome.

Comedy

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8-11 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Casual Comedy

    Host Dave Weiglein brings this month's installment of Casual Comedy with Tanner Inman, Ben Evans, John Michael Bond, Paige Bowman, Luke Fields, Andrew George and Mike Albanese.

Events

  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    12–3 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.

  • Memorial Park

    9 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3580

    Community Dog Walks

    This program provide the opportunity to engage with fellow dog lovers while exploring the park's trails. Dogs must be leashed and well-behaved.

Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m. FREE! dowdcc@gmail.com

    Peachy Green Cleaning Co-op Organizational Meeting

    (Economic Justice Coalition Office, 1865 W. Broad St.) For people interested in the future of workers' co-operatives in Georgia.

Classes

  • Canopy Studio

    Canopy Studio Class Registration
    Canopy Studio has opened registration for their fall classes. There is something for everyone—beginner trapeze for all ages, fabrics classes and conditioning. For the complete schedule, go to www.canopystudio.org and click on the Classes tab. The instructions to register are there, too! The first Fall Session begins Aug. 11 and runs for 9 weeks. Questions: info@canopystudio.org.

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Classes

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Basic Middle Eastern Dance and Beyond

    Learn the basics of belly dance in a fun, relaxed and supportive atmosphere. Mondays, 8–9:15 p.m. $12 drop-in, $40 for the month. Contact rajnigamar@gmail.com

Classes

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    Introduction to Lightroom

    Learn how to manage your photo library and produce excellent images for printing and display using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Mondays and Thursdays, July 28–Aug. 7, 6:30–8:30 p.m. $159. www.georgiacenter.uga.edu