COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Word on the Street

  • Athens Pétanque Club

    (Outside of 1000 Faces Coffee) Play a friendly game of Pétanque, a French version of bocce ball, at the Pétanque terrain. Beginners welcome. RSVP. Sundays, 1:30–3 p.m. athenspetanqueclub@gmail.com, athenspetanqueclub.wix.com/play

  • AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers offer tax assistance Mondays, 1–5 p.m. at the Oconee County Library; Wednesdays, 1–5 p.m. and Fridays, 9–1 p.m.  at the Athens-Clarke County Library; Tuesdays 9–1 p.m. and Saturdays, 9–1 p.m. at Kroger on Epps Bridge. aarp.org/taxaide

  • Call for Performers

    (Winterville, GA) The 2017 Marigold Festival is seeking family-friendly acts to perform on the children's stage. The festival is on May 20. Email for details. aha.AthensHasArt@gmail.com

  • 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. athensfloorhockey@gmail.com

  • Athens, GA

    Nominations for the 2016 Preservation Awards

    Nominate a project that helps celebrate Athens' unique heritage. Categories include rehabilitation, adaptive use, new construction and more. Deadline Apr. 7. Ceremony on May 22. 706-353-1801, www.achfonline.org/preservation-awards

  • 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. celia.brooks@athensclarkecounty.com

  • Marching Band Practice

    (Outside Rubber Soul on Pulaski St.) Practice fun and safe protesting. Wednesdays. 904-303-0522 

  • Multiple Locations

    Collective Harvest Spring CSA

    Collective Harvest is a collaboration of local family farms committed to growing food using sustainable practices. CSA pickups are available in Athens, Winterville and Watkinsville. collectiveharvest@gmail.com, www.collectiveharvestathens.com

  • Athens, GA

    Local Product Development Grant

    The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau, Classic Center and Classic Center Cultural Foundation are offering a matching grant program to assist local tourism partners in developing new tourism products and experiences. Up to $15,000 may be granted as a one-to-one match. Deadline Apr. 17. 706-357-4430, www.visitathensga.com