Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.
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
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.
Make a tiny version of your favorite book. Grades 6–12.
Ms. Dorothy teaches knitting. Ages 11–18.
Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge! Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.
Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.
Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
Beginner players welcome.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
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. "NAMI Family to Family." Twelve Thursdays, 6–8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 8. FREE! 770-225-0804, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.namihall.org
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. 7, 11:59 p.m. Fill out online proposal. email@example.com, www.athensculturalaffairs.org
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. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.kaartist.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.
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).
MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.
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.
A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova.
(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.
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.
Mingle with music industry folks prior to tomorrow's day-long symposium.
Deepen your practice and become a hot yoga instructor. $2950. www.fuelhotyoga.com
(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, 4–5 p.m. $25/each or $80/all four in advance. www.facebook.com/groups/ugasalsaclub
Topics include how to use a machine and sewing safety. Sundays, Jan. 22–Feb. 26, 2–4 p.m. www.treehousekidandcraft.com