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  • Athens, GA

    Athens Free School

    Athens Free School is a learning network where people share skills through free classes. Find the calendar online. Email with class ideas. athensfreeschool@riseup.net, www.facebook.com/athensfreeschool

  • 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. Sundays, 2–3:30 p.m. athenspetanqueclub@gmail.com, athenspetanqueclub.wix.com/play

  • ACC Library

    Health Screenings

    The Athens Nurses Clinic provide free health screenings and information. No appointment needed. Fourth Fridays. 11 a.m.–1 p.m. athensnursesclinic.org

  • Avid Bookshop

    Avid Book Clubs

    Book clubs include Young Readers, Graphic Novel, YA for Not-so-YAs, Small Press, Paperback Fiction, Social Justice, New & Notable and the Classics Book Club. Visit website for monthly selections and meeting dates. Join by email. 706-352-2060, avid.athens.rachel@gmail.com, www.avidbookshop.com

  • Fun Galaxy

    Roller Derby Boot Camp

    Skaters interested in waging war on wheels with the Classic City Rollergirls can attend boot camp. Feb. 6 & 8, 5:30–9 p.m. Feb. 11, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. info@classiccityrollergirls.com

  • Athens, GA

    Spring Programs

    A diverse selection of art classes, recreational activities, sports and holiday events are offered for both children and adults. Registration begins Feb. 11. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure