COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, May 2

5 events

Kidstuff

  • Multiple Locations

    Report Card Rewards Program

    Any student K–12 in Athens may bring his or her final report card with all As and Bs to the ACC Leisure Services Aquatics Office for a free summer pool pass or 10 free swims. 706-613-3589, ext. 226, www.athensclarkecounty.com/aquatics

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Teen Advisory Board

    Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who gather at the beginning of every month to discuss and plan upcoming events. Ages 11–18. Registration required.

  • 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.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Nerd Herd Hang Out

    Geek out with other nerds. Grades 6–12. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Butterflies

    The Center for Puppetry Arts presents an interactive puppet show and make-a-puppet workshop.

Tuesday, May 3

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Make a Mother's Day Present

    Ages 11–18 can make a gift for their mom.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Anansi the Spider

    The Center for Puppetry Arts presents an interactive puppet show and make-a-puppet workshop for kids of all ages.

Wednesday, May 4

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

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

    Music Therapy Workshop for Kids

    Learn how to express feelings through music. Instruments and materials provided.

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Fashion Show and Exchange

    See a fashion show hosted by Plato's Closet then swap your own clothes with friends. Grades 6–12.

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Storytime

    Watch out! You don't want to be wearing Grumpy Pants.

Thursday, May 5

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10 a.m. $5–7.50. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Cinco de Mayo

    This program for ages 2–5 with an adult includes crafts, games and music.

  • ACC Library

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

    Cinco de Mayo

    Ages 11–18 can celebrate by learning the history behind Cinco de Mayo and making mini pinatas and cookie tacos.

Friday, May 6

1 event

Kidstuff

  • 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, May 7

5 events

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.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Children's Book Week Story Time

    Join illustrator Sara Lynn Cramb for a reading of If You Are a Kaka, You Eat Doo Doo.

  • Studio Dance Academy

    2–5 p.m. FREE! reddanceccb@yahoo.com

    Summer Class Open House

    Register for summer dance classes.

  • Barnes & Noble

    6 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Mother's Day Storytime

    Give mom a break.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    1–4 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

    Swag My Ride

    Celebrate the Twilight Criterium by making your bicycle a work of art. Bring your bike to decorate and put some swag on your ride. The center will provide lights for spokes and more.

Monday, May 9

2 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.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    The Gingerbread Boy

    The Center for Puppetry Arts presents an interactive puppet show and make-a-puppet workshop.

Tuesday, May 10

2 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, May 11

3 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

    4 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Afternoon Movie

    Unwind with a movie and snacks. Email movie suggestions.

Friday, May 13

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    6–7:30 p.m. $7–10/family. 706-613-3615

    Family Fishing

    This program is for all ages and takes place at the Claypit Pond. Bait, poles and tips are provided.

Saturday, May 14

1 event

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.

Sunday, May 15

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, May 16

1 event

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.

Tuesday, May 17

1 event

Kidstuff

Wednesday, May 18

1 event

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.

Saturday, May 21

2 events

Kidstuff

Monday, May 23

1 event

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.

Wednesday, May 25

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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1:30 p.m. (workshop), 3 p.m. (kick-off). FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Ukelele Workshop & Summer Reading Program Kick-off

    Ages 8 & up can learn some ukulele basics in a workshop. Afterwards, performer Julie Austin will lead a family sing-a-long, move-a-long concert.

Thursday, May 26

2 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

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

    Lego Club

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

Sunday, May 29

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Lei Day

    May is Luau Month. Celebrate in style by making your own fancy lei. Materials provided. Ages 5 & up.

Monday, May 30

1 event

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.