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

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Senior Adult Trips

    "Atlanta Home Show Trip" is an annual home show sharing decorating tips and home improvement ideas. Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Trips depart and return to Rocksprings Park. For ages 55 & up. 706-613-3602,

  • Athens Homebrew Classic: Homebrew Competition

    The competition requires two bottles per entry. Crowd favorite competition requires five gallons. Mar. 20, 1–4 p.m. $10 entry fee.

  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

    (190 Gaines School Rd.) Georgia United Credit Union is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at UGA to provide income tax asssistance. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings through Apr. 13. Saturdays through Apr. 19. Schedule an appointment online. 706-227-5400, ext. 6486,

  • Georgia Square Mall

    adDRESS a Need Sale

    New and gently used dresses are available to purchase Mar. 4–20, with proceeds benefiting Friends of Advantage. $20–150/dress.,

  • AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers offer tax assistance Mondays, 1–4:30 p.m. (Oconee County Library); Tuesdays, 12:30–4:30 p.m. (Athens-Clarke County Library) ; Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9–1 p.m. (Kroger on Epps Bridge).

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Call for Collectors

    "Collections from the Community" is seeking weird and wonderful collections to display in the front atrium's cases. Email to submit proposal.

  • Athens, GA

    ALT Multi-Farm CSA

    Athens Land Trust's Multi-Farm CSA provides organic and certified naturally grown vegetables and fruits to Athens area communities. It is currently accepting members for spring. Small and large shares available. May 6–July 29.

  • Rethinking Waste Design Thinking Challenge

    (Broad St. Studio 1, 225 W. Broad St.) This challenge invites all UGA majors to learn about design and problem solving skills. Proposals to cut waste at UGA can win a $2,500 grant. Sign in Feb. 12, 4 p.m. through Feb. 13, 5 p.m.  

  • West Broad Market Garden

    Seeking Vendors

    The West Broad Farmers Market is seeking vendors for the 2016 season, which opens Apr. 30. Farmers, food-based small business owners, artisans and crafters are encouraged to apply.,

  • 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

    Spring Programs

    Online registration for ACC Leisure Services spring programs begins Feb. 20 for residents and Feb. 22 for non-residents. A diverse selection of art classes, recreational activities, sports and holiday events are offered for both children and adults.

  • Athens, GA

    Whit Davis Children's Park

    Open houses for the public to review and comment on the schematic designs for the Whit Davis Children's Park at Southeast Clarke Park will be Feb. 17 & Feb. 18, 6–7:30 p.m. at Whit Davis Elementary School. The schematic design and input survey will be available online Feb. 17–21.