COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, March 21

32 events

Events

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! wwwathensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Anita Westlake will give a presentation on "The ABCs of Geology." 

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    5 p.m. FREE! athensmetalartsguild@gmail.com

    Athens Metal Arts Guild Meeting

    This month's speaker is Athens jeweler Charles Pinckney.

Meetings

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    12 p.m. FREE! 1779.toastmastersclubs.org

    Classic City Toastmasters

    Practice public speaking skills in a supportive environment. 

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10–11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615, www.athenslibrary.org

    Introduction to PowerPoint

    Learn the basics of PowerPoint 2013. Registration required.

  • Olive Basket

    Cooking Classes

    "Costa Rican Class" includes three classic recipes, plus history and family stories. $35. Apr. 27 or 29 at 10:30 a.m. "Bread Class" goes over the basics of bread baking. $35. Apr. 25 at 10:30 a.m. charleshay@olivebasketonline.com

Kidstuff

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    Summer Camps

    Camps include themed programming on food in art, mythical creatures and storytelling, recycling, sewing, stop-motion animation, superheroes, photography, natural wonders, animals, indie crafts and more. Check website for full descriptions and dates. www.treehousekidandcraft.com

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–11.  

  • ACC Library

    9:30 & 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Preschool Storytime

    Ages 2–5.

  • Day Off School Programs

    (East Athens Community Center) "Animal Planet" will visit Bear Hollow Zoo then make animal-related crafts at the Community Center. (Rocksprings Park) "Backyard Day off School Program" will include birdhouse building and corn hole. (Lay Park) "Colors of Spring" will focus on gardening and care for the environment. Apr. 3, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $15–21. Registration is required. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

  • Bogart Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Tea on Tuesday Book Club

    Bring in or check out a biography to celebrate Women's History Month. Girls, ages 8–10.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10–11 a.m. FREE! callan@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Toddler Tuesday

    Families and children 18 months–3 years can take a tour tailored for young children, listen to stories and participate in a hands-on activity. This month's theme is "movement" and includes a tour of Lin Emery's kinetic sculptures. RSVP. 

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Cooking with Jayln

    Learn basic cooking skills with limited ingredients to whip up a tasty snack. Ages 11–18. 

Games

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    $7.50–9.75 (each film), $45 (festival pass). www.athensjff.org

    Athens Jewish Film Festival

    View screenings of shorts (5 p.m.) and For the Love of Spock (7:30 p.m.) which will follow the festival's closing party. See Story on p. 22.

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    STONI TAYLOR Guitarist of Atlanta-based Stoni Taylor & the Miles of Stones plays a solo set of soul-inspired rock.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TOM VISIONS BAND Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic music from Visions and his group.

    TOMATO DODGERS Hip-hop and funk-influenced experimental pop group from Maryland.

    SAD FISH Atlanta-based band that deals in Brazilian-inspired surf tunes.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    PIANO HAPPY HOUR Jason Fuller, Bart King, Grant Cowan, Caroline Aiken and guests play piano songs in the round.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    DUSTAN LOUQUE Multifaceted singer-songwriter from Louisiana.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DJ WHOM Local DJ playing a mix of hip hop, '90s and 2000s music.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    EUREKA CALIFORNIA Melodic, rough-edged, guitar-driven local garage-rock duo.

    MARATHON STATES Catchy, driving pop-punk group fronted by local songwriter Jason Thinh.

    OUTER SPACES Folk-pop band fronted by formerly local songwriter Cara Beth Satalino. 

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $42. pac.uga.edu

    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs a program entitled "French Virtuosity" with works by Debussy, Ravel and Chausson.

  • UGA Robert G. Edge Recital Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

    Double Reed Recital

    Carlee Woodring, Alex Moore and Anna Wood perform.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Chapel

    5:30 p.m. FREE! news.uga.edu

    UGA Signature Lecture

    Deborah L. Birx, an international leader in HIV/AIDS treatment, presents "The War Against AIDS, 35 Years and Counting: Are We There Yet?"

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Mar. 21–25, 8 p.m. Mar. 26, 2:30 p.m. $7–12. drama.uga.edu

    Machinal

    (Cellar Theatre) Loosely based on the notorious Ruth Snyder case of 1927, Sophie Treadwell's episodic play depicts a young woman's disastrous efforts to conform to society's rigid expectations of women.

Karaoke & Open Mic