COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, January 30

2 events

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    6–10 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Searching After Sunset: Genealogy Lock-in

    This program will allow beginners the opportunity to spend four hours getting acquainted with the basics of genealogy research. Research materials, volunteers to help and refreshments will be provided.

  • Revival Yarns

    11:30 a.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    How to Read a Pattern

    This class will familiarize you with the way most knitting patterns are written. RSVP.

Saturday, January 31

1 event

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenshomeorganizer.com

    Preserving & Sharing Your Priceless Family Photo Memories

    Jiffy Page shares ideas of how to preserve your priceless photos in fun and meaningful ways.

Sunday, February 1

1 event

Classes

Monday, February 2

1 event

Classes

  • Feb. 2, 4 & 10 (ACC Library) & Feb. 11 (Destined Learning Center, Winterville), 6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-612-3864, darie@thehealthinitiative.org

    Affordable Care Act & Medicaid/SNAP/TANF Session

    (Multiple Locations) Meet with a certified application counselor and receive free assistance enrolling in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, as well as assistance with Medicaid, SNAP, TANF and other local benefit programs. Bring income information, details on existing health insurance coverage and Social Security numbers.

Tuesday, February 3

2 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5. 706-351-6024

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This on-going class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • Athens Regional Medical Center

    6–7 p.m. $30 (deposit is returned to participants who finish the course). 706-475-1029, www.athenshealth.org

    Courage to Quit

    This four-week program is for people ready to quit using tobacco or stop smoking. Class will continue on Feb. 10, 17 and 24.

Wednesday, February 4

3 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of crochet. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Feb. 2, 4 & 10 (ACC Library) & Feb. 11 (Destined Learning Center, Winterville), 6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-612-3864, darie@thehealthinitiative.org

    Affordable Care Act & Medicaid/SNAP/TANF Session

    (Multiple Locations) Meet with a certified application counselor and receive free assistance enrolling in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, as well as assistance with Medicaid, SNAP, TANF and other local benefit programs. Bring income information, details on existing health insurance coverage and Social Security numbers.

Thursday, February 5

1 event

Classes

  • Lay Park

    9–11 a.m. 706-613-3596

    Tech Savvy Seniors

    Learn how to use a smart phone or other device in these stress-free sessions held every Thursday. Ages 55 and older.

Friday, February 6

1 event

Classes

Saturday, February 7

2 events

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. $105 (includes lunch). www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Natural History of Georgia Plants

    Part of the Certificate in Native Plants core, this course will introduce the diverse natural vegetation of Georgia, emphasizing ecological principles of plant distribution, prehistoric and contemporary influences on Georgia vegetation, major vegetation types in Georgia and common plant species that characterize each vegetation type.

  • Revival Yarns

    2 p.m. FREE! (yarn purchase encouraged). www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Cowl Knit-A-Long

    Find a cowl pattern and knit or crochet-a-long. 

Tuesday, February 10

2 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5. 706-351-6024

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This on-going class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • Feb. 2, 4 & 10 (ACC Library) & Feb. 11 (Destined Learning Center, Winterville), 6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-612-3864, darie@thehealthinitiative.org

    Affordable Care Act & Medicaid/SNAP/TANF Session

    (Multiple Locations) Meet with a certified application counselor and receive free assistance enrolling in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, as well as assistance with Medicaid, SNAP, TANF and other local benefit programs. Bring income information, details on existing health insurance coverage and Social Security numbers.

Wednesday, February 11

3 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    Feb. 11, 10 a.m. & Feb. 14, 3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Introduction to Photoshop

    This lecture-based class will introduce you to the basics of Photoshop, a program now available at the library in the new Digital Media Center.

  • Feb. 2, 4 & 10 (ACC Library) & Feb. 11 (Destined Learning Center, Winterville), 6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-612-3864, darie@thehealthinitiative.org

    Affordable Care Act & Medicaid/SNAP/TANF Session

    (Multiple Locations) Meet with a certified application counselor and receive free assistance enrolling in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, as well as assistance with Medicaid, SNAP, TANF and other local benefit programs. Bring income information, details on existing health insurance coverage and Social Security numbers.

Thursday, February 12

1 event

Classes

  • Lay Park

    9–11 a.m. 706-613-3596

    Tech Savvy Seniors

    Learn how to use a smart phone or other device in these stress-free sessions held every Thursday. Ages 55 and older.

Saturday, February 14

1 event

Classes

  • ACC Library

    Feb. 11, 10 a.m. & Feb. 14, 3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Introduction to Photoshop

    This lecture-based class will introduce you to the basics of Photoshop, a program now available at the library in the new Digital Media Center.

Sunday, February 15

1 event

Classes

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Podcasting for Beginners

    Learn how to record and edit basic sound files which you can then distribute online to friends, clients or fellow hobbyists. This class uses the freeware sound-editing program Audacity. Registration required.

Tuesday, February 17

2 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5. 706-351-6024

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This on-going class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • Healing Arts Centre

    7 p.m. FREE! www.healingartscentre.net

    Intro to Integral Hatha Yoga

    Meghan Madhavi Burke leads this introduction to Hatha Yoga. This class is ideal preparation for a six-week course that begins Feb. 24.

Wednesday, February 18

1 event

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

Saturday, February 21

1 event

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 am.–1 p.m. $50. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Native Plant Propagation

    A Certificate in Native Plants elective course, students learn to propagate native wildflowers and shrubs by seeds, cuttings and division. Models for inexpensive grow-light systems and a propagation timeline will be provided to ensure that seedlings are ready to be transplanted outdoors in early spring.

Tuesday, February 24

2 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5. 706-351-6024

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This on-going class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Video Editing for Beginners

    Registration required.

Wednesday, February 25

2 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–3 p.m. $45. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Flower Arranging Unit 3

    This class focuses on designing arrangements for dining tables.

Thursday, February 26

1 event

Classes

  • Lay Park

    9–11 a.m. 706-613-3596

    Tech Savvy Seniors

    Learn how to use a smart phone or other device in these stress-free sessions held every Thursday. Ages 55 and older.

Saturday, February 28

1 event

Classes