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Tuesday, April 28

4 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

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

    Zinio Workshop

    The library offers free online magazine checkouts through Zinio. Learn how to navigate the website and app.

  • ACC Library

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

    Zinio Workshop

    The library offers free online magazine checkouts through Zinio. Learn how to navigate the website and app.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

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

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

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

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Intro to Excel

    Get started with Microsoft Excel.

Wednesday, April 29

2 events

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

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

    The Buddha's Teachings

    Bring more inner peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • 3:30 p.m. (K-5th grade) & 4:45 p.m. (6–8th grade). FREE! 706-548-1973, www.athfesteducates.org

    AthFest Educates: Grant Writing Workshop

    (Athens Community Career Academy, 440 Dearing Extension, Building 1) Educators, youth development specialists and community organizations can learn more on how to apply for AthFest Educates grants. Register online.

Thursday, April 30

3 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    9–9:45 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354

    One-On-One Computer Tutorial

    Personalized instruction available for various computer topics. 

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $15. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Fair Isle Colorwork Class

    This class will guide you on how to incorporate multiple colors in your knitting projects using the Fair Isle method. RSVP.

  • ACC Library

    6, 7 & 8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    One-on-One Digital Media Center Tutorial

    The new Digital Media Center is now open! Get individual instruction for graphics, audio or video editing projects or learn to convert albums and cassettes to DVDs and CDs.

Saturday, May 2

3 events

Classes

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. athensfarmersmarket.net

    Composting Basics

    Learn the ABCs for backyard composting. Representatives from the ACC Cooperative Extension, ACC Recycling Division, Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful and the State Botanical Garden will be on site.

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of knitting. Learn cast-on stitches and the knit stitch. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    10:30 a.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knitting Forward, Backward and Sideways

    Learn how to knit asymmetrically and on the bias, knit and purl backward, pick up selvage stitches without leaving holes, knit sideways off an existing fabric and knit in circles by conquering the art of short rows.

Sunday, May 3

2 events

Classes

  • KA Artist Shop

    2:30 p.m. $26. www.kaartist.com

    Mother's Day Card-Making Class

    Make cards and matching envelopes using hand-stitching on paper, letter, cut-outs and washes. 

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1:30 p.m. $10. musicdirector@uuathensga.org

    Drumming and Spirituality

    This workshop is for people of all skill levels to participate in hands on rhythm-making through activities, stories, games and discussions. Bring your own drum if possible; some drums will also be available to borrow.

Monday, May 4

1 event

Classes

  • 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    Learn and Share on the Farm Workshop Series

    (Burnell Farms, Royston) The Athens Land Trust presents a workshop on how to extend seasonal crops with the support of NRCS EQUIP's High Tunnel Initiative. Take a farm tour and learn from experienced high tunnel growers.

Tuesday, May 5

2 events

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6:30 p.m. $45. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Compost Vermiculture Workshop

    Participants will build their own worm bin for composting in this workshop led by Let Us Compost. Materials and worms included.

  • ACC Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-583-8834

    Annuities 101

    Financial advisor Jess Jensen-Ryan explains the basics of annuities. 

Wednesday, May 6

2 events

Classes

  • 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.

  • Georgia Theatre

    4 p.m. $75. www.georgiatheatre.com

    Dweezil Zappa Guitar Masterclass

    The son of Frank Zappa will preview some of the guitar concepts he teaches at his music camp, Dweezilla, in a special event prior to his concert that evening.

Thursday, May 7

2 events

Classes

  • KA Artist Shop

    6 p.m. $15. www.kaartist.com

    Modern Calligraphy for Beginners

    Learn how to use the pen and nibs to practice the modern calligraphy style. 

  • KA Artist Shop

    7 p.m. $10. www.kaartist.com

    Masking Fluid in Modern Calligraphy

    Learn how to use this "invisible ink" to create greeting cards, gift tags and more. 

Friday, May 8

1 event

Classes

  • Athens Regional Medical Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.armc.org/mbi

    Mindfulness Practice Evening

    (Mind Body Institute) Facilitated discussion and mindfulness practices led by Mike Healy.

Saturday, May 9

1 event

Classes

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. athensfarmersmarket.net

    Composting Basics

    Learn the ABCs for backyard composting. Representatives from the ACC Cooperative Extension, ACC Recycling Division, Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful and the State Botanical Garden will be on site.

Wednesday, May 13

1 event

Classes

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    9:30 a.m. $8/family. www.reblossomathens.com

    Yoga Buddies

    This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.

Wednesday, May 27

1 event

Classes

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    9:30 a.m. $8/family. www.reblossomathens.com

    Yoga Buddies

    This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.