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Tuesday, March 28

30 events

Film

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Mar. 28–29, 7 p.m. FREE! georgiamuseum.org

    España en Corto: Spanish Short Film Festival

    View award-winning short films directed by up-and-coming Spanish filmmakers.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    National Evening of Science on Screen

    The event features a safety bazaar, followed by a screening of the cyber-warfare documentary Zero Days. Afterwards, hear a panel discussion with Beth Burgess from the ACC Office of Emergency Preparedness and Dr. Kang Li from UGA's Computer Science Department.

Meetings

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    7–9 p.m. FREE! www.bit.ly/cmgmeetup1

    Common Ground

    The Common Ground LGBT Community Center is having a meetup for members of the LGBTQ community.

Classes

Games

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Garden Travels: Australia

    Berkeley and Leia Boone present a program on gardens of Sydney and the East Coast.

  • 40 Watt Club

    5 p.m. FREE! www.40watt.com

    Protect Athens Music Conference

    This conference is for musicians, students and professionals who are interested in issues relevant to the intersection of law, music and business. 

  • ACC Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! scourt@learningally.org

    Learning Ally Dyslexia/BVI Simulation

    Experience how dyslexic, blind or visually-impaired students function in a classroom. Reservation required.

Support Groups

  • Caregivers' Support Group

    (Tuckston United Methodist Church) Find support with other caregivers. Non-denominational meetings are held the second Sunday of each month. 706-850-7272

Kidstuff

  • Bogart Library

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

    Club Create

    Celebrate National Poetry Month by decorating a journal. Ages 9 and up.

  • Multiple Locations

    Summer Camps

    “Photographic Arts for Phones with Smarts” (May 29–June 2) focuses on digital art. Ages 11–15. $150. “Backyard Broadway Creative Arts” (June 5–9 and July 17–21) focuses on theater and writing with a performance. Ages 10–14. “Café Kids, Jr. Summer Reading and Writing Adventure!” (July 24-28) Focuses on reading and writing skills through games, arts and crafts. Ages 6–8. $150. 706-340-7461, www.communityvoicesinaction.org/summer2017

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6:30 p.m. FREE! iws.uga.edu

    Women's History Month Keynote Lecture

    (Room 271) Christine L. Williams from the University of Texas at Austin delivers this year's lecture "Diversity, Flexibility and Instability: How the New Economy is Shaping Leadership Opportunities for Women." 

  • 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Poet

    Meet Ashley Jones in celebration of her book Magic City Gospel

  • 7 p.m. FREE! www.athensbuzz.org

    AthensBuzz

    (UGA Pharmacy Building, 250 W. Green St.) Learn the basics of beekeeping. Joe Conti and Will Dix discuss swarming, splits and supering.  

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    WHITEHALL JAZZ COLLECTIVE Local jazz pianist Greg Hankins leads his sizeable group through an eclectic set of music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $31–41. pac.uga.edu

    Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering

    The Apollo's Fire ensemble features Jeannette Sorrell on harpsichord, vocalists Amanda Powerll and Ross Hauck, violinist Susanna Perry Gilmore and cellist René Schiffer. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

Ending Tuesday, March 28

 

Support Groups

Classes

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    Circle Ensemble Acting Classes

    Theater games and improvisation techniqes to increase creativity and confidence. Class ends with a public performance. Led by Lisa Mendez and Circle Ensemble's professional actors and directors. Tuesdays through Apr. 25, 6–8 p.m. 706-742-0823, www.wintervillecenter.com