COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, September 21

19 events

Film

  • 12 p.m.–12 a.m. ascoville@georgiatheatrecompany.com

    Cinema for a Cause

    (Beechwood Statium Cinemas, Georgia Square Value Cinemas, University 16 Cinemas) The Georgia Theatre Company hosts its 11th Annual Cinema for a Cause. All proceeds from admission tickets and concession purchases will be donated to local charity groups chosen by each theatre staff in their markets.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Sept. 19 & Sept. 21, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. $1–2. www.union.uga.edu

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. X-Men from the original trilogy join forces with their younger selves to save the future.

Sports

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs.

  • Princeton United Methodist Church

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.princetonumcathens.org

    C.O.O.L. Kids

    The Children Of Our Lord Kids program is for children from 3 years through 5th grade. Lessons cover various topics from Men and Women of the Bible, Advent, Easter, What is Forgiveness, Why we Worship and much more.

DJs

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    Brunch with Mahogany. 11 a.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    Brunch with Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Games

Theatre

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Sept, 19–20 & Sept. 26–27, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 & 28, 2 p.m. $8–16. 706-283-1049

    Bye Bye Birdie

    Singer Conrad Birdie is about to be shipped off to serve in the army, when his agent's secretary concocts a final publicity plan. He will bid an American teenage girl goodbye with a kiss on the Ed Sullivan Show.

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $20–70. ww.classiccenter.com

    Mamma Mia!

    The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. On a quest to find the identity of her father to walk her down the aisle on her wedding day, Sophie invites three men from her single mother's past to visit the Mediterranean paradise they visited 20 years earlier.

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    SCHOOL OF ROCK FINALE Bands formed at Full Moon Studio's rock camp perform.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-850-8561

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.

    FREE ASSOCIATES Local garage-rock band that experiments with noise and attitude.

  • The Melting Point

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    AMY RAY The former Indigo Girl performs a set of melodic country solo material.

    JASON KENNEY Guitarist for Kenney-Blackmon String Band performs a set.

  • Ted's Most Best

    7 p.m. FREE! www.tedsmostbest.com

    GYPSY WILDCATS New group from Athens playing classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.

Events

  • Southeast Clarke Park

    1 p.m. $20–25. 706-260-8436, www.athenscaninerescue.com/run-your-tail-off, www.active.com

    Run Your Tail Off

    Participate in a 5K and a 2K Dog Walk. Proceeds benefit the Athens Canine Rescue. 

  • YMCA

    2-5 p.m. $10-25. www.juniorleagueofathens.org

    Bookin' It Character Crawl

    Dress up as your favorite book character and take part in a costume parade. Activities include a 100-meter dash for all ages and a 400-meter dash for adults. Proceeds benefit The Junior League of Athens, an organization committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through leaders.

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    4 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Socks That Fit Class (Session 1)

    Take an advanced class and learn how to knit socks that will actually fit! Session 1 will cover measuring and gauge setup. Session 2 will cover the heel and cuff. Students will need to swatch for gauge prior to class. RSVP.

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE! ww.bn.com

    An Evening with Terry Kay

    Kay, author of The Year the Lights Came On and To Dance with the White Dog, will talk about and sign copies of his latest novel, Song of the Vagabond Bird.

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    4:15–6:30 p.m. $10 suggested donation. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    108 Sun Salutation Festival

    Celebrate National Yoga Month and the Autumn equinox with a Sun Salutation, a series of 12 linked yoga poses. Bring a yoga mat, water and a towel.

Support Groups

  • S-Anon

    (Cornerstone Church) S-Anon is a support group for family and friends of sexaholics, based on the 12 steps of AA. sunday.afternoons.sanon@gmail.com, wwwsanon.org