COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, August 31

5 events

Kidstuff

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    2–5 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

    Trail Mix Day

    Create your own trail mix with provided ingredients. For ages 6–15.

  • 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.

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Gallery Talks

    Potter Michael Pitts leads a discussion covering pottery styles, clays, glazes, techniques and details of the current exhibition, "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational." See Art Notes on p. 16.

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

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

    Bring Your Own Project Class

    BYOP is for beginner through advanced knitters looking for help starting a new project. A teacher will help get you started or work through a more challenging section. RSVP.

Games

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Support Groups

  • GRASP

    (Call for Location) Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing is a support group for those who have lost a friend or loved one to drugs or alcohol. 706-248-7715, grasp_athens@yahoo.com, www.grasphelp.org

Support Groups

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    Baby Blues Support Group

    This group is for moms who are experiencing baby blues, postpartum depression and postpartum anxiety. Held the second Thursday of each month. leighellen@growththerapy.net, www.reblossomathens.com

Help Out

  • HandsOn Northeast Georgia

    (Athens, GA) HandsOn NEGA is a project of Community Connection of Northeast Georgia that assists volunteers in finding flexible service opportunities at various organizations. Over 130 local agencies seek help with ongoing projects and special short-term events. Visit the website for a calendar and to register. www.handsonnortheastgeorgia.com

Help Out

Help Out

  • Oconee County Library

    Fall Book Sale

    Oconee County Library is now accepting books, CDs and DVDs for a Fall Book Sale. Not accepting magazines, textbooks or encyclopedias. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the library. 706-769-3950

Classes

  • Dancefx

    Dance Classes

    Classes offered in creative movement, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, breakdance, acrobatics, cheer dance and more. Register online. 706-355-3078, www.dancefx.org

Classes

  • Dancefx

    Floor Barre and Stretch

    Strengthen your muscles and enhance your flexibility every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 12 p.m. $7 per class. www.dancefx.org

Word on the Street

  • Garden Paradise Massage Sessions

    (2421 Elder Mill Rd., Watkinsville) Massage sessions with Diane Beeler in the garden and inside a cool house. Email to book a spot. Aug. 29–31. $90–120. mechanted757@gmail.com

Classes

  • Action Ministries

    GED Classes

    Open enrollment. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30–11:30 a.m. Orientation sessions on Mondays, 1:30–4 p.m. FREE! 706-353-6647, ssmothers@actionministries.net, www.actionministries.net

Help Out

  • Action Ministries

    GED Tutors Needed

    (465 N. Lumpkin St.) Volunteers are needed to help tutor adult students in reading, math, science and social studies. Must be very encouraging and committed. 706-201-5118, ssmothers@actionministries.net, www.actionministries.net