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Word on the Street

  • Pet Supplies Plus

    The Pet Care Clinic

    The Athens Area Humane Society offers a low-cost clinic the first Saturday of each month, 1–4 p.m. Services include vaccines, deworming, microchipping, nail trimming, flea treatments and more. No appointment necessary. 706-769-9155

  • Athens, GA

    Fall Programs

    Find information about art exhibits, classes, performances, sports, fitness programs, holiday events and other activities for adults and children in the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department's fall program guide. www.athensclarkecounty.com

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    The Classic City Fringe Festival

    The Classic City Fringe Festival is seeking performers in theater, dance, performance art, puppetry, improv, comedy and more. Applications have been extended through Aug. 16. Festival Oct. 22–25. classiccityfringefest@gmail.com, www.classiccityfringefestival.com

  • ACC Pool Season

    (Multiple Locations) Public pools are located at Bishop Park, East Athens Community Center, Lay Park, Memorial Park and Rocksprings Park. Pools are open Tuesdays–Fridays and Sundays from 1–5:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 12–5:30 p.m. Bishop Park is open on weekends only. $1 admission. $20 pool pass. www.athensclarkecounty.com/aquatics

  • The Classic Center

    Classic City BBQ

    Now accepting vendor booth applications for food vendors, Tailgate Tradeshow exhibitors and chefs for cooking competitions on Aug. 14–15. The BBQ festival includes contests, a classic car show, outdoor music stage, kids' activities and more. Visit website for details. 706-357-4417, stephanie@classiccenter.com, www.classiccitybbqfest.com

  • Pages to Pathways

    (Heartspace, 2350 Prince Ave.) This book club for ladies will discuss The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Meets every Tuesday through August, 6:30–8 p.m. $50. heidi.at.heartspace@gmail.com, www.heidiatheartspace.com

  • Athens Bridge Center

    Bridge

    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

  • Nuçi's Space

    Free Dental Clinic

    Dental screenings, teeth cleanings and x-rays will be provided free of charge to uninsured music professionals on Aug. 12. Appointments and pre-screening required. Call 1-877-626-2748 for appointment. www.nuci.org