COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 1

3 events

Kidstuff

  • 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

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • ACC Library

    4–8:30 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org

    Dungeons and Dragons

    Join Athens Roleplaying for Kids for a weekly game. Tuesdays through September.

Wednesday, September 2

7 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 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

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

    Bedtime Stories

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

  • Oconee County Library

    5–6 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Chess Club

    Ages 7 & up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Wii Zumba

    Learn the basics of Zumba. Water and healthy snacks provided. Ages 11–18. 

  • Bogart Library

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

    Storytime Open House

    Find which storytime is best for you by dropping in for crafts, snacks and program info. 

Friday, September 4

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4 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.

  • 6–9 p.m. $50/kid, $80/family. instructor@akfathens.com

    Magic Show

    (AKF Athens Martial Arts, 175 A Old Epps Bridge Rd.) AKF Athens Martial Arts hosts this magic show for kids featuring Keith Karnok.

Saturday, September 5

3 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.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Brown Bag Movie

    Bring your lunch and watch a movie on the big screen. Ages 0–10.

  • Bogart Library

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

    Playing with Memories

    Make a simple toy and memory in celebration of National Grandparents' Month.

Monday, September 7

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

    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.

  • 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $40–75. instructor@akfathens.com

    Labor Day Camp

    (AKF Athens, 175 Old Epps Bridge Rd.) This one-day camp offers two sessions of martial arts training, games and challenges. 

Tuesday, September 8

4 events

Kidstuff

  • 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

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • Bogart Library

    12:15 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Lunch and Learn

    Pack a lunch and join Ms. Donna for sciene, art, storytelling, history, math and more. Best for ages 8 & up.

  • ACC Library

    4–8:30 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org

    Dungeons and Dragons

    Join Athens Roleplaying for Kids for a weekly game. Tuesdays through September.

Wednesday, September 9

7 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

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

    Bedtime Stories

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

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • Bogart Library

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

    Wednesday Library Adventures

    This month's adventures feature Miss Dewey and Silly Science. Ages 3.5–8.

  • Bogart Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Kids Knit

    Learn to knit with Ms. Deborah. Ages 9–13.

  • ACC Library

    4:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    No Talent Art Party

    Come make whatever you want. No experience or talent necessary. Materials provided.

Thursday, September 10

3 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, September 12

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Memorial Park

    9 a.m.–12 p.m. $10. www.mamabirdsgranola.com

    Princess Tea Party

    Dress to impress in royal attire. Prizes awarded. For ages 2–10. Register by Sept. 4.

  • Four Athens

    1–5 p.m. $49. www.fourathens.com

    3D Story Course

    Students will create their own adventure story using the Alice programming environment. Ages 10–15.

  • Four Athens

    9 a.m.-12 p.m. $43. www.fourathens.com

    Ruby Programming

    Hackety Hack teaches the basics of the Ruby programming language. Ages 10–15.

Sunday, September 13

1 event

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.

Monday, September 14

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.

  • 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, September 15

2 events

Kidstuff

  • 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.

  • ACC Library

    4–8:30 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org

    Dungeons and Dragons

    Join Athens Roleplaying for Kids for a weekly game. Tuesdays through September.

Wednesday, September 16

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

    5–6 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Chess Club

    Ages 7 & up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Night of Awesome

    Hang out with awesome people, watch an awesome movie, eat awesome snacks and make an awesome project.

Tuesday, September 22

2 events

Kidstuff

  • 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.

  • ACC Library

    4–8:30 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org

    Dungeons and Dragons

    Join Athens Roleplaying for Kids for a weekly game. Tuesdays through September.

Wednesday, September 23

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.

Thursday, September 24

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

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

    Lego Club

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

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    5:30–7:30 p.m. $5 (for pizza). 706-613-3623

    Teen Cartoon Illustrator's Club

    Cartoonist Robert Brown leads an informal gathering for teens who like to draw anime and cartoons. For ages 12 & up.

Sunday, September 27

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.

Tuesday, September 29

1 event

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–8:30 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org

    Dungeons and Dragons

    Join Athens Roleplaying for Kids for a weekly game. Tuesdays through September.

Wednesday, September 30

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.