Meet docents in the lobby for a tour of highlights from the museum's collection.
(Room S370) An opportunity to draw or paint the human figure from life. No instruction provided.
Artists are invited to submit entries to "Reflections of the Latin American Natural Environment," a national juried exhibition of contemporary art. Email submissions by Mar. 15. Visit website for details. email@example.com, www.lacsi.uga.edu
DIAL INDICATORS Local jazz act featuring Jeremy Roberts on guitar and George Davidson on tenor saxophone.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens is back for 2013! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.
IKE STUBBLEFIELD & FRIENDS Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.
BATTLE OF THE BANDS Night one of the UGA Music Business Program's third annual battle. Featuring Faun Dew, Swamp, Jonny & Shim, The Kinky Aphrodesiacs and Entropic Constant.
THE LAST TYCOON Local dark-folk/Americana outfit.
SLAW AND ORDER Local drum and keys duo performs tambourine-rich pop tracks.
GLASSCRAFTS Fuzzed-out pop-punk from members of Grass Giraffes.
EVER ENDING KICKS Experimental pop group from Washington state.
HOLOPAW Long-running Gainesville, FL-based indie band led by talented songwriter John Orth. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.
BROTHERS Local trio plays swirling folky tunes that are rich with strings, twisted overdubs and haunting vocals.
MOTHS Jacob Morris plays a mostly acoustic sort of '70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge.
TODD KILLINGS Group fronted by former Dead Dog guitarist John McLean.
WOMEN FOLK Local singer-songwriter Emily Jackson presents this series featuring local female artists.
ANDREW KAHRS This UGA grad has a silky smooth voice and soulful style that is reminiscent of John Mayer or Jack Johnson.
Darrel Hale performs on bassoon.
Think you know it all? Test your knowledge every Wednesday night.
Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.
Trivia with a DJ! Every Wednesday.
Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.
Jump on the trivia train! Every Wednesday.
(Five Points location) Open your pie-hole for a chance to win! Every Wednesday.
Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 2–5. Every Wednesday.
For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.
Children ages 11 & under can bounce around and have a jumping good time. Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $3 (ages 2 & under), $6 (ages 2 & up). 706-613-5676
Spanish lessons with music, dancing and fun surprises led by Sarah Ehlers. For ages 2.5–4 years old. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. $10. firstname.lastname@example.org
Caregiving with a child ratio of 1 to 3. For ages 6 months–4 years. Pre-registration required. Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $30–125. email@example.com, www.ourarrow.com
Afterschool program teaches arts and crafts and allows children to create original artwork. Ages 6–15. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593
Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950
Kids can cast their vote on the library's Facebook page to watch either Brave or The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Movie shows Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/OCLCS
All-day drop-in crafting for kids. Feb. 15–18. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597
Stories for toddlers. 9:30 & 10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650
Participants will spend the day celebrating the natural environment by touring the State of Georgia Botanical Garden and then heading to Sandy Creek Park for disc golf and kite flying. Bring a sack lunch. Ages 5–10. Register by Mar. 1. Mar. 12, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $15-23. 706-613-3580, www.athensclarkecounty.com/memorial
OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your talent. Every Wednesday!
KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!
KARAOKE Every Wednesday!
Drink and food specials for you and your (well-behaved, non-aggressive, vaccinated) dog! Every Wednesday. 5–7 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com
Find the perfect pet with petHarmony. Humans can spend a few minutes with cats and dogs to find a good match, and spend extra time with their favorites. Features dessert, a raffle and a dance party after.
The UGA Records Center hosts an open house.
Demeaning behavior and hateful words can be just as harmful as punches and kicks. Childcare provided. Call for location. Every Wednesday. 6:30–8 p.m. FREE! 706-543-3331 (hotline), 706-613-3357, ext. 771
Instructed by Maricela Delgado. Every Monday and Tuesday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $3. 706-540-0591
Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves comprise this dynamic fitness program. Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $10/class, $70/session. www.uga.edu/botgarden
Cuban-style salsa dance classes with SALSAthens. Every Wednesday.
Ballet, tap, hip-hop, Zumba, contemporary, foxtrot, Western dancing, strip aerobics, ballroom dancing, salsa, Pilates and more. Check website for schedule. 706-355-3078, www.dancefx.org
Photographer Kate Skogen teaches how to take better family photographs.
Learn how to Salsa.
Mobile Computer Labs are held in vans fully outfitted with computer equipment and a trainer. 90-minute classes include computer basics, Internet and email, e-readers, Microsoft Office programs and social networking. Call to make reservation. Classes held Wednesdays, 10 a.m. in The Comer Learning Center and 1:30 p.m. in the Sanford Community Center. FREE! 706-795-5597
Monthly meeting of the American Association of Retired Persons. Open to the public.
(Room 123) UGA Associate Professor of History Ari Levine is a cultural historian of early modern China. He speaks about "Read-Write Memory: How to Translate Images of Early Modern Chinese Cityscapes into Texts (and Back Again.)"
A discussion group that supports applying Buddha's teachings to end suffering in all areas of life. Every Wednesday.
The Athens Area Humane Society is offering a Valentine's raffle with offers from local businesses worth over $1,000. The raffle includes gifts from Hotel Indigo, Model Citizen Salon, Flirt Fashions, Big City Bread and more. Visit website to purchase a raffle ticket through Feb. 13. $25. www.athenshumanesociety.org
KARAOKE Every Tuesday!