COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

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

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Adult Trips

    "Taste of Alpharetta." May 3, 3–10 p.m. $25–37.50. For ages 18 & up. All trips depart and return to Rocksprings Park. Register online. www.accgov.com/leisure under recreation tab

  • Multiple Locations

    Meditation in Athens

    Meditations are offered in various forms across town. The Griffin Dubose Healing Lodge hosts the Dedicated Mindfulness Practitioners Group every first and third Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and the Mindful Living Center every second Friday at 5:30 p.m. Athens Physical Therapy has meditation Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Satchidananda Mission hosts sessions Sundays at 6:30 p.m. jaseyjones@gmail.com