COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, January 17

8 events

Kidstuff

Thursday, January 18

5 events

Kidstuff

Friday, January 19

2 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, January 20

7 events

Kidstuff

Sunday, January 21

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Tail Waggin' Tutors

    Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment that helps kids develop their reading skills and builds confidence. Register for a 15-minutes session. Grades K-5.

  • ACC Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to a certified therapy dog.

Monday, January 22

5 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

    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. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • 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.

Tuesday, January 23

2 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, January 24

7 events

Kidstuff

Thursday, January 25

6 events

Kidstuff

Friday, January 26

2 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, January 27

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Bogart Library

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Family Craft

    Learn quilling, the artform using rolled paper.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Family Day: Holiday Celebration

    Check out beautiful opera posters from Europe made at the end of the 1800s in the exhibition "Opera in Print: Fin-de-siécle Posters from the Blum Collection," then make your own poster.

  • ACC Library

    11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Blackout: Unplugged Storytime

    Participants will listen to John Rocco's Blackout and enjoy activities in the dark. Ages 2–5.

Sunday, January 28

1 event

Kidstuff

Monday, January 29

3 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

    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

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

    Create Duct Tape

    Create jewelry, flowers, wallets and more out of duct tape. 

Tuesday, January 30

4 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, January 31

5 events

Kidstuff

Friday, February 2

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    6 p.m. $10–15. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    What Can You Build Challenge

    The build off will have a pre-established list of household and craft materials. Each participant will pre-build their item and bring it to the competition. Ages 9–14.

Saturday, February 3

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    11 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Nature's Trading Post

    Trade one or two objects found in nature for points or other nature objects in the center's collection.

Saturday, February 10

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    2:30–3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Critter Tales

    Families are invited to listen to a story about nature. Staff will then bring it to life by visiting a critter or going outdoors for an activity.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! coe.uga.edu

    A 'Lunar New Year' Family Art Day

    Participants will make lanterns and practice calligraphy inspired by this year's NEA Big Read book To Live by Chinese author Yu Hua. Mandarin language games, book giveaways and more will celebrate the Year of the Dog.