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Tuesday, March 28

32 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.

Games

Classes

Events

  • 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. 

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor. Part of UGA's Spotlight on the Arts.

  • 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