Word on the Street

  • Athens Bridge Center


    Open Duplicate Bridge Games are held Tuesdays at 1 p.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and Fridays at 1 p.m. Non-Life Master (Beginner) Duplicate Bridge Games are held Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Party Bridge is held Thursdays at 1 p.m. All games $5. 706-248-4809

  • YMCA

    Athens Street Hockey

    (Hockey Rink) Players of all skill levels can play in a local hockey rink. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

  • Multiple Locations

    American Lunch

    Five Restaurant & Bar offers 100% free meals through a mobile soup kitchen three days a week at various locations. The food truck is available 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Jessie B. Denney Towers on Tuesdays, Sparrows Nest Mission on Wednesdays, and Bigger Vision of Athens on Fridays.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Senior Adult Trips

    Attend Sweet Auburn Festival on May 7, 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m. $15–23. Cheer on the Gwinnett Braves on May 18, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. $20–30. Trips depart and return to Rocksprings Park. For ages 55 & up. 706-613-3602,

  • BikeAthens

    Bike Clinic

    Learn how to repair your bike with tools and advice from experts. Thursdays, 6–8:30 p.m. $10 donation.

  • Athens, GA

    Athens Free School

    Athens Free School is a learning network where people share skills like paper marbling, hands-on beekeeping, Buddhist meditation and car tire changing. Find the calendar online. Email with class ideas.,

  • Athens School of Music

    Ladies Rock Camp

    This condensed version of the annual Girls Rock Camp is for women 18+ to spend a weekend forming bands, writing songs and performing a show. Proceeds benefit Girls Rock Camp over the summer. $150–200.