COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, January 22

23 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

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

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

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

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

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

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    Babies and Beasties

    Toddlers and their parents can discover nature through sounds, movement and live animals. For ages 18 months–2 years old. Thursdays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24. $12–18. Registration required. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    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. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Mini Book Making

    Make a tiny version of your favorite book. Grades 6–12. 

  • ACC Library

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

    Knitting for Teens

    Ms. Dorothy teaches knitting. Ages 11–18.

Support Groups

  • First Presbyterian Church of Athens

    NAMI Support Groups

    For family members, friends and caregivers of individuals with mental illnesses. "NAMI Family Support Group." Every fourth Tuesday, 6–7:30 p.m. in room 302. 770-225-0804, namihallga@gmail.com, www.namihall.org

Games

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE! www.grindhouseburgers.com

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4. ejstapler@gmail.com

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.

Art

  • Athens, GA

    Arts in Community Grants

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission awards three grants of $1,500 each to promote creative placemaking in the community. Grants will be awarded based on the level of community enrichment through the arts, contribution to the local identity and quality or artistic merit. Artists, local organizations and groups can apply. Deadline Mar. 9, 11:59 p.m. Fill out online proposal. info@athensculturalaffairs.org, www.athensculturalaffairs.org

  • KA Artist Shop

    Love in All its Many Forms

    Seeking artwork representing or inspired by love for a group exhibition. Submit images and brief descriptions by Feb. 5, 7 p.m. Exhibit runs Feb. 14–Mar. 31. Find guidelines online. kaartistshop@gmail.com, www.kaartist.com

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    HANNAH WICKLUND & THE STEPPIN STONES Classic-rock-influenced group from Nashville via Hilton Head Island.

    THE HIGH DIVERS Twangy four-piece that plays rebellious Southern music.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based rock and roll duo.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    JACK TOPHT Experimental folk/hip-hop artist.

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Open ensemble featuring local musicians and artists, curated by Nick Bradfield.

    MANS TRASH Skewed pop sounds from Mercer West (The Dream Scene, Bubbly Mommy Gun).

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

  • The World Famous

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

    CODY ROGERS Rootsy alt-rock singer-songwriter from Jackson, MS.

    GREG MEREDITH Local acoustic folk singer-songwriter and loop artist.

    WEATHERLY Solo experimental/ambient project.

    CONSTANT SWIMMER Meditative rock project led by Daniel Curtis Hughes.

Meetings

  • 2–4 p.m. or 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/FOG

    Open House for Proposed FOG Ordinance

    (Bob Snipes Water Resources Center) Learn more about plans to implement a new sewer ordinance foced on the use and maintenance of grease traps at food service establishments.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Burned: Are Trees The New Coal

    The documentary tells the story of the accelerating destruction of forests for fuel. A discussion with Stand 4 Forsts GA, The Dogwood Alliance, Geogia Climate Change, and filmmakers Lisa Merton and Chris Hardee will follow.

Events

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. FREE! artistrightssymposium.wordpress.com

    Artist Rights Symposium Reception

    Mingle with music industry folks prior to tomorrow's day-long symposium.

Classes

  • Fuel Hot Yoga

    200-Hour Yoga Alliance Vinyasa Teacher Training

    Deepen your practice and become a hot yoga instructor. $2950. www.fuelhotyoga.com

  • Afro-Cuban Dance Series

    (Center City Ballet and Movement Arts) Aramis Pazos-Barrera, a graduate of the National School of the Arts in Cuba, hosts dance workshops on Saturdays in February, 3:30–5:30 p.m. $25/each or $80/all four in advance. www.facebook.com/groups/ugasalsaclub

Ending Monday, January 22

 

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