COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, May 28

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.

Saturday, May 30

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Magic Show

    Magician, ventriloquist and puppeteer Keith Karnok performs.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

Sunday, May 31

1 event

Kidstuff

  • 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, June 1

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Open Playtime

    Children ages 1–3 and their caregivers can come play with toys and meet friends. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    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.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Open Play Time

    Children can play with toys and make new friends. Ages 0–3.

Tuesday, June 2

5 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Read to Rover

    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

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Fandom Film Fest: Adventure Time

    Watch episodes of "Adventure Time." Snacks provided. Ages 11–18.

  • Multiple Locations

    June 2, 10:30 a.m. (Oglethorpe Library). June 3, 10:30 a.m. (Bogart Library). www.athenslibrary.org

    "Every Hero Has a Story" Shadow Puppet Show

    Watch a shadow puppetry performance created by children. The performance "Cada Heroe Tiene Una Historia" was created during a three-day workshop funded by AthFest Educates and held at Pinewoods Library. See Art Notes on p. 13.

Wednesday, June 3

5 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Batty About Bats

    Wildlife educator Vicky Beckham Smith gives a presentation with live bats and preserved specimens.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Random Fandom: Canvas Shoes

    Paint canvas shoes with fandom love. Ages 11–18. Registration required.

  • Multiple Locations

    June 2, 10:30 a.m. (Oglethorpe Library). June 3, 10:30 a.m. (Bogart Library). www.athenslibrary.org

    "Every Hero Has a Story" Shadow Puppet Show

    Watch a shadow puppetry performance created by children. The performance "Cada Heroe Tiene Una Historia" was created during a three-day workshop funded by AthFest Educates and held at Pinewoods Library. See Art Notes on p. 13.

Thursday, June 4

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

Friday, June 5

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Park

    8:30–10:30 p.m. $8–12. 706-613-3631, www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreekpark

    Friday Night Paddles

    Experience the moon over Lake Chapman as you paddle around in a canoe or kayak. For ages 12 & older. Pre-registration required.

  • ACC Library

    4–:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Anime Club

    Join other 6–12 graders to watch your favorite anime series, draw, and experiment with origami designs.

Saturday, June 6

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    12–4 p.m. $3–5. 706-613-3615

    Snake Day

    This year's theme is "Snakes in Movies." Learn more about snakes from on-hand experts, make crafts and play games.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

Monday, June 8

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    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.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

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

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Brown Bag Movie

    Bring your lunch and watch Big Hero 6 on the big screen. Ages 0–10.

Tuesday, June 9

3 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, June 10

4 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Anime Club

    Watch some anime and manga, listen to J-Pop music, eat Japanese snacks and share fan art. Ages 11–18.

  • ACC Library

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Mr. Richard: Stories and Songs

    Veteran teacher Richard Gnann sings songs and tells stories. Ages 0–10. 

Saturday, June 13

2 events

Kidstuff

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    11:30 a.m. FREE! avid.athens.rachel@gmail.com

    Super Duper Story Time

    Miss Rachel will read books and sing songs to kids in this new monthly story time scheduled for the second Saturday of each month. Children are invited to wear crazy accessories from the shop's dress up closet. For ages 7 & under.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

Monday, June 15

3 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Open Playtime

    Children ages 1–3 and their caregivers can come play with toys and meet friends. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    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.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

Tuesday, June 16

2 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, June 17

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

Friday, June 19

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, June 20

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Family Day: Printmaking Workshop

    View "El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte," then experiment with different printmaking techniques with help from Double Dutch Press and students in UGA's printmaking and book arts department.

Monday, June 22

3 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    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.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

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

Tuesday, June 23

2 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, June 24

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

Saturday, June 27

1 event

Kidstuff