COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, September 22

15 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Games

Kidstuff

  • 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

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

    Bedtime Stories

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

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    LAURA CANTRELL Acclaimed country singer-songwriter from Nashville. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JUNIPER RISING "Rock 'n' roll with a western rhythm and country-inspired vocals."

    THE ACCOMPLICES BAND Americana string band from Savannah, GA. 

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    BLANK RANGE Rock and roll band from Nashville, TN.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WORKINGMAN'S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead. Hosted by Bo Hembree.

Events

  • The Georgia Club

    12:30-8 p.m. $100. 706-201-4640, www.breadforlifeathens.org

    Golf Classic Benefit Bread for Life

    The Bread for Life annual Golf Classic tournament includes lunch, beverages, dinner and awards. Registration required. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    WWI Anniversary Lecture

    Colonel Saul (retired) will give a lecture to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, focusing primarily on the events leading up to the war and the western front.

Sports

  • Jennings Mill Country Club

    10 a.m. 706-316-2337

    The Tournament of Wishes

    The Tournament of Wishes is a day of fun and golfing. Proceeds go to ESP and Project Safe. Registration is at open. 

Ending Monday, September 22

 

Classes

  • Healing Arts Centre

    Beginners Bellydance with Mahsati Aban

    Build a strong bellydance foundation and listen to music from all over the world. All ages. Mondays, 7:15–8:30 p.m. $60/six weeks, $72/eight weeks. mahsatidance@gmail.com

Classes

  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    Yoga Teacher Training

    Anne Ethier and Shannon Ball lead a 200-hour, Yoga Alliance accredited teacher training program for those who wish to deepen their practice and teach yoga. This seven week program runs Mondays–Wednesdays, Sept. 22–Nov. 11, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com

Classes

  • Athens Regional Medical Center

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop

    Years of medical research and training are blended in this eight-week workshop focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Mondays, Sept. 22–Oct. 27, 6–8 p.m. $225. 706-475-7330, www.armc.org/mbi

Classes

  • Four Athens

    Introduction to Programming

    This 12-week course teaches you the basics of programming in Rails. Visit the website to register. Begins Sept. 22, 6–8 p.m. ww.fourathens.com/athensprogrammingclasses

Classes

  • Lay Park

    Computer Building Basics

    Participants will learn how to build a budget-friendly, personal computer from scratch. The program will cover parts selection, operating system installation, troubleshooting, maintenance and more. Registration required. Ages 18 & up on Sept. 22–24, 6–8:30 p.m. $15-23. 706-613-3596