Word on the Street

  • Avid Bookshop

    Avid Book Clubs

    The Young Readers' Book Club is currently reading El Deafo by Cece Bell and meets the first Sunday of the month. The Young Adult for Not-So-Young Adults Book Club is currently reading I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson and meets the second Sunday of the month. The Paperback Fiction Book Club is currently reading Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood and meets the third Sunday of the month. The New & Notable Book Club is currently reading Euphoria by Lily King and meets the fourth Sunday of the month. The Book Club of the Fantastic is currently reading Bird Box by Josh Malerman and meets the fourth Tuesday of the month. Join by email. 706-352-2060,,

  • ServeAthens ICN Service Day

    (Living Hope Church) Volunteers will perform a variety of service projects for local organizations. Register online. Mar. 28, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

  • Southeast Circle Park

    Children First Soccer Tournament

    This adult soccer tournament benefits the programs at Children First. $150 per team. 706-229-6266,

  • Southeast Clarke Park

    Sprang Co-ed Ultimate Frisbee League

    This league is casual enough for beginners, yet competitive enough for ultimate frisbee vets. Mondays, Mar. 16–May 18, 5:30–7:45 p.m. $28 (members), $40.,

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Spring Book Sale

    Thousands of books will be available for bargain prices, as will books on tape, CDs, VHS tapes and records. Proceeds benefit the Madison County Library. Mar. 6–14. $1–2 (most items).

  • 4th Annual Preservation South Conference

    The UGA Student Historic Preservation Organization hosts a conference to present new research. Register online. Mar. 20–22.

  • The Classic Center

    CCCF Scholarships

    The Classic Center Cultural Foundation is currently accepting applications from high school students for its performing arts scholarship program. Visit website for application, eligibility requirements and audition information. Deadline Mar. 6. Audition Apr. 13. 706-357-4417,

  • Collective Harvest CSA

    Collective Harvest provides organic and certified naturally grown vegetables and fruits to Athens area communities. They are currently accepting members for a 16-week Spring CSA.

  • Nominations for the 2015 Preservation Awards

    Nominate a project that helps celebrate Athens' unique heritage. Categories include rehabilitation, new construction, stewardship, community revitalization and more. Deadline Apr. 17.

  • Georgia Square Mall

    adDRESS a Need Sale

    Local seamstresses and designers revamped outdated prom and semi-formal dresses into stylish new dresses. Dresses are available to purchase Mar. 6–22, with proceeds benefiting Friends of Advantage. $20–150/dress.,