Bulletin Board


ATHENS CREATIVE DIRECTORY (Athens, GA) The ACD is a new platform to connect creatives with patrons. Visual artists, musicians, actors, writers and other creatives are encouraged to create a free listing. athenscreatives@gmail.com, athenscreatives.directory

ATHFEST EDUCATES GRANT APPLICATIONS (Athens, GA) Grants are provided to teachers and community educators from nonprofit organizations, public schools or local or state government agencies serving Athens-Clarke County youth in grades K-12. Grants can be used for music and arts based non-consumable equipment, such as musical instruments and audio/visual equipment, all types of programs and experiences that are music and arts focused, and music and arts-based professional development for educators or youth development specialists. Deadline Aug. 25, 5 p.m. Awards announced Sept. 27. director@athfesteducates.org, www.athfesteducates.org

CALL FOR ARTISTS (Creature Comforts Brewing Co.) Local artists and curators can submit proposals for the CCVC Gallery throughout 2021. getartistic@ccbeerco.com, www.getcurious.com/get-artistic/call-for-artists

CALL FOR PHOTOS (Athens, GA) Submit photos of water or nature scenes for the fifth edition of a stormwater calendar organized by ACC Stormwater. Email images with a description of when, where and why it was taken. Deadline Sept. 30. stormwater@accgov.com

CUT & PASTE: THE ART OF COLLAGE AND ASSEMBLAGE (Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation) Artists may submit up to three images of original 2D or 3D collage and assemblage works that include mediums specifically but not limited to found objects, recycled materials, paper, wood and metals. Must be hanging, free-standing or pedestal ready. Deadline Aug. 13 at 11:59 p.m. Exhibition runs Oct. 8–Nov. 19. www.ocaf.com/call-for-art

JOKERJOKERTV CALL FOR ARTISTS (Online) JOKERJOKERtv is open to ideas and actively accepting proposals for collaboration from visual/musical/video artists and curators living in Athens. Artists worldwide can also submit music videos, short films, skits and ideas to share with a weekly livestream audience. www.jokerjokertv.com/submit

OPEN STUDIOS (Lyndon House Arts Center) Studio members have access to spaces for painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, jewelry, fiber and woodworking. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $65/month. nicholas.daglis@accgov.com

QUARTERLY ARTIST GRANTS (Athens, GA) The Athens Area Arts Council offers quarterly grants of $500 to local organizations, artists and events that connect the arts to the community in meaningful and sustainable ways. Deadlines are Sept. 15, Dec. 15 and Mar. 15. www.athensarts.org/grants


BLACKSMITHING CLASSES (Greenhow Handmade Ironworks, Comer) “Forge Grilling Forks” is held July 10 or Aug. 28, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $150. “Basic Blacksmithing: First Time at the Forge” is held July 31, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $150. “Forge a Fire Poker with Decorative Handle” is held Aug. 14, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $150. “Forge a Bottle Opener” is held Aug. 21, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $150. greenhowhandmade@gmail.com, www.greenhowhandmade.com

CLAY CLASSES (Good Dirt) Registration opens on the 15th of every month for the following month’s classes and workshop. Classes range from wheel, unique handles, hand building sculpture and more. Studio membership is included in class price. www.gooddirt.net

COMMUNITY MEDITATION (Rabbit Hole Studios) Jasey Jones leads a guided meditation suitable for all levels that incorporates music, gentle movement and silence. Wednesdays, 6–7 p.m. jaseyjones@gmail.com

DEDICATED MINDFULNESS PRACTITIONERS (Online) Weekly Zoom meditations are offered every Saturday at 8:30–9:30 a.m. Email for details. richardshoe@gmail.com

LINE DANCING (Bogart Community Center) Line dance classes for beginners and beyond. July 29, 6:30–8 p.m. $7. ljoyner1722@att.net

MINDFULNESS PRACTICE EVENINGS (Online) Discuss and practice how to change your relationship with difficult thoughts and emotions. Email for the Zoom link. Second Friday of the month, 6–7 p.m. FREE! mfhealy@bellsouth.net

SPANISH CLASSES (Athens, GA) For adults, couples and children. Learn from experts with years of professional experience. Contact for details. 706-372-4349, marinabilbao75@gmail.com, www.marina-spain-2020.squarespace.com

YOGA CLASSES (Revolution Therapy and Yoga) In-person classes include outdoor yoga with Kate Morrissey Stahl (Mondays at 5:30 p.m.), Miles Brunch (Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m.) and Nicole Bechill (Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.). Online classes include “Trauma Conscious Yoga with Crystal” Thursdays at 6 p.m. and “Yoga for Wellbeing with Nicole Bechill” on Saturdays at 10:45 a.m. Visit website to register. www.revolutiontherapyandyoga.com

ZOOM YOGA (Online) Rev. Elizabeth Alder offers “Off the Floor Yoga” (chair and standing) on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. and “Easy on the Mat” yoga classes on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. Ongoing classes are $5/class or $18/month. 706-612-8077, ommmever@yahoo.com


ACC LIBRARY EVENTS (Athens-Clarke County Library) “Book Us! One-on-One Computer Tutorials” are held Thursdays at 9 a.m. “Tech Tips: Find Your Trails with AllTrail & Strava Apps” is held virtually July 22 at 5:30 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/virtual-events

THE ADDAMS FAMILY (Brightstone Productions, Watkinsville) Brightstone Productions presents the creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky and altogether ooky Addams Family. When Gomez and Morticia’s eldest child, Wednesday, falls in love with a “normal” boy, she invites his family to dine with The Addams, hoping the families can learn to love each other despite their differences. When the night takes a twist, Gomez and the family learn the importance of never keeping secrets, the meaning of true love, and that normal really is an illusion. July 23–24 & July 30–31, 7:30 p.m. July 24–25, July 31–Aug. 1, 2:30 p.m. $18. www.brightstonetickets.com

ART EVENTS (Georgia Museum of Art) “Curator Talk: Rediscovering the Art of Victoria Hutson Huntley” is held Aug. 4. “Drawing in the Galleries” is held Aug. 8. “Family Day To-Go: Neo Abstraction” is held Aug. 12–15. www.georgiamuseum.org

ATHENS FARMERS MARKET (Multiple Locations) Saturday markets are held at Bishop Park from 8 a.m.–12 p.m. Wednesday markets are held at Creature Comforts Brewery from 5–7 p.m. Both markets offer fresh produce, flowers, eggs, meats, prepared foods, a variety of arts and crafts, and live music. Additionally, AFM doubles SNAP dollars spent at the market. www.athensfarmersmarket.net

ATHENS-OCONEE CASA HYBRID INFORMATION SESSION (Children First, 693 N. Pope St.) Learn how to support children in foster care. In-person and streaming options available. Aug. 11, 12:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. www.athensoconeecasa.org

BAD MOVIE NIGHT (Ciné) Athens’ longest-running movie night is back at Ciné! Professor Jim takes his UFO Studies class on a field trip to rural Oklahoma and instantly runs into zonked-out locals, claymation cows, and stop-motion aliens in the megacheap and charming Mutilations. July 29, 8 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/badmovienight

BIKE NIGHT (Akademia Brewing Co.) Grab a beer with the Athens Litas Women’s Motorcycle Collective. All bikes and people welcome. First Thursday of every month, 6–9 p.m. www.akademiabc.com

BOGART LIBRARY EVENTS (Bogart Library) KnitLits Knitting Group is held every Thursday at 6 p.m. “Lunch & Learn: Women of the Supreme Court” is held July 23 at 12 p.m. “Virtual Booktalks” features young adult books on July 23 and picture books on Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. “Watercolor Bookmarks” is held July 27 at 6 p.m. “Bogart Bookies Adult Book Club” discusses The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan on Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

CINÉ DRIVE-IN (General Time Athens) Ciné will host weekly drive-in movies on Tuesdays with food trucks and concessions. Check website for weekly announcements of films. www.athenscine.com

CONVERSATION WITH EDITORIAL CARTOONIST MIKE LUCKOVICH (Special Collections Library) The Russell Library hosts Atlanta Journal-Constitution editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich in conjunction with the traveling exhibition “Lines with Power and Purpose: Editorial Cartoons.” Sept. 28, 5:30 p.m. FREE! washnock@uga.edu

DAILY GROCERIES CO-OP BLOCK PARTY (380 Meigs St.) Daily Groceries Co-Op hosts a block party on the lawn with live music by Cicada Rhythm. Bring your own picnic blanket. July 31, 5:30–7:30 p.m. www.dailygroceries.org

FOAM PARTY (Young Harris Church) Help launch the new children’s church program with a foam party for ages 5–13. Free hot dogs, chips, snowcones and games. July 24, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

GIRL SCOUT OF HISTORIC GEORGIA ALUMS GATHERING (Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Athens Service Center) Reconnect with old friends. July 29, 4–6 p.m. granmacookie1@gmail.com

GRAND OPENING OF ATH|BNB’S RUSHMORE (ATH|BNB’s The Rushmore) ATH|BNB, an innovative new lifestyle and accommodation concept, hosts a grand opening for The Rushmore, a luxury, modern bed and breakfast decorated by Athens design firm Metal + Petal. Aug. 5, 1:30–4 p.m. FREE! www.stayathbnb.com

MARIGOLD MARKET (Pittard Park, Winterville) Vendors offer local produce, prepared and baked goods, and arts and crafts. Season runs every Saturday through Dec. 11, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. marigoldmarketwinterville@gmail.com

MILAN ART CONFERENCE 2021: THE POWER OF THE BREAKTHROUGH (Milan Art Institute Campus, Statham) This three-day conference is the grand reopening of the new Georgia campus. Highlights include keynote sessions, technique demonstrations and live artist battles. Aug. 27–29, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $350. www.milanartinstitute.com/milanartconference2021

MISS THING’S SUMMER SOIRÉE (Southern Brewing Company) Party for a cause with Miss Thing as she and her queens brew up a little summer fun. Featuring drag performances, a special Boybutante cocktail concoction and food by RAW Fusion Lab. July 24, 8:30 p.m. www.boybutante.org

MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS (Elbert Theatre, Elberton) The documentary film Motherless Daughters: When Covid Kills shares the stories of women who lost their mothers during the pandemic. Followed by a Q&A with creator and Elberton native Bridgett Ladd. July 24, 7 p.m. $7. bridgettladd@hotmail.com

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER FUNDRAISER (Trumps Catering) YWCO presents a murder mystery dinner theater. Guests may be victims, suspects, witnesses or sleuths as a murder is discovered and a crime must be solved. Includes a meal, interactive performance, cash bar and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Girls Club, a summer camp for low-income girls. Aug. 13, 7 p.m. $75, $300/table of four, $600/table of eight. www.ywco.org/events

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT (Arbor Ridge Apartments) Meet your neighbors, community leaders and local vendors. Receive free BBQ and school supplies. Activities include a bounce house and police and fire truck tours. Aug. 3, 6 p.m. www.arborridgeapartmenthomes.com

OPEN TOAD COMEDY OPEN MIC (Flicker Theatre & Bar) Open Toad is back with a lineup of comics from Athens and Atlanta. Email for link to purchase advance tickets. July 27, 9 p.m. $5. opentoadopenmic@gmail.com

PUFFS, OR SEVEN INCREASINGLY EVENTFUL YEARS AT A CERTAIN SCHOOL OF MAGIC AND MAGIC (The Studio Athens) The MP Theatre Group follows the journey of Wayne, a Puff and new student at a wizarding school as he makes new friends, handles some tough decisions and navigates his new school throughout the years. July 30–31, 7:30 p.m. July 31, 2:30 p.m. $10–12. www.mptheatre.org

QUEER ABOLITIONIST DRIVE-IN FILM SERIES (Rabbit Hole Studios) “Camp” on July 30 presents But I’m a Cheerleader, Hairspray and Bound. “(Black) Future” on Aug. 20 presents Watermelon Woman and Moonlight. Films begin at 8 p.m. Free, but registration required. athensmutualaid.net

REALLY, REALLY FREE MARKET (Reese & Pope Park) Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Second Saturday of every month, 12–2 p.m. reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com

SEVEN PIONEERS OF MORGAN COUNY, GEORGIA (Madison-Morgan Cultural Center) This film documents seven Morgan County women who made significant contributions in education, cancer research and women’s rights opportunities. The film is played on a look Tuesdays–Saturdays through July, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.mmcc-arts.org

SOUTHERN STAR STUDIO OPEN GALLERY (Southern Star Studio) Southern Star Studio is a working, collective ceramics studio, established by Maria Dondero in 2016. The gallery contains members’ work, primarily pottery. Every Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.southernstarstudioathens.com

SUNDAY FUNDAY (Rabbit Hole Studios) Every Sunday from 5-7 p.m., join the White Rabbit Collective for a free drum circle outside of Ben and Jerry’s on College Avenue. Some instruments are provided but guests are encouraged to bring their own drums and rattles! An afterparty at Rabbit Hole Studios from 7:30 p.m.–12 a.m. offers space for playing drums, singing songs, playing ping pong and board games, reading books, doing yoga, making art and more. Acoustic song/drum circle runs 6–9 p.m. followed by games in the grand hall. Donations accepted. Memberships offering access to the musical museum and private lounge are also available for $16/month. www.rabbitholestudios.org

VIRTUAL BOOK DISCUSSION: SEEN/UNSEEN (Online) Written and edited by Christopher R. Lawton, Laura E. Nelson and Randy L. Reid, Seen/Unseen documents the people enslaved by the Cobb-Lamar family. Email for link. July 27, 6 p.m. annan@uga.edu

WEST BROAD FARMERS MARKET (300 S. Rocksprings St.) The market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5 p.m. to Thursday at 1 p.m., with a drive-through (or walk/bike-through) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. wbfm.locallygrown.net

WHEELS OF HOPE FOUNDER’S FUNDRAISER EVENT (Harris Shoals Park, Watkinsville) Enjoy a low country boil and food provided by The Blind Pig and live music by Carly King. Wheels of Hope provides low-cost transportation to people who are visually impaired, disabled or no longer drive due to age or health issues. July 31, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. $8–15. www.wheelsofhopeinternational.org

WILD RUMPUS GALA FUNDRAISER BANQUET (Live Wire Athens) Enjoy a catered dinner featuring live performances by Cindy Wilson with Nolan Bennett and & Friends, Cassie Chantel and Timi Conley. Proceeds benefit the Wild Rumpus Parade & Spectacle. July 23, 6 p.m. www.livewireathens.com/calendar

WUXTRY MIDNIGHT SALE EVENT (Wuxtry) Celebrate the 40-year anniversary reissue of R.E.M.’s debut single, the Hib-Tone “Radio Free Europe.” Anyone who stops into the store and prepays for their copy of the seven-inch will get admission to a pizza party featuring R.E.M.’s debut performance in Atlanta on the big screen. Event includes a raffle and giveaways. July 22, 11 p.m. athensmusicmuseum@yahoo.com, www.wuxtryrecords.com


ACC LIBRARY EVENTS (Athens-Clarke County Library) Virtual storytimes are offered via Facebook weekdays at 10:30 a.m. “Mousetronaut in Space” is held July 21 at 3 p.m. www.facebook.com/athenschildrens

BOGART LIBRARY EVENTS (Bogart Library) “A Whale of a Summer!” featuring arts and crafts, snacks, experiments and giant bubbles is held July 28 at 1 p.m. “Virtual Storytime with Ms. Donna” is held July 29 at 10:30 a.m. “Dungeons and Dragons Club” is held July 29 at 6 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

FINANCIAL LITERACY SEMINAR FOR KIDS (ACC Library) The Milledge Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management presents a seminar on foundational financial literacy concepts such as budgeting, the importance of saving, investing 101, introduction to the markets and the basics of credit. For ages 12–17. July 29, 5:30 p.m. FREE! www.morganstanley.com

GRAND SLAM SUMMER PROGRAM (Lay Park) Evenings include games, giveaways, guest speakers, life enrichment activities, music, refreshments, sports and more. For ages 11–17. Fridays through July, 7–10 p.m. www.accgov.com/grandslam

JOB FAIR (Talmage Terrace) Wesley Woods of Athens hosts a job fair to recruit CNA and dining staff to work with a community of independent seniors. Tours and interviews will be conducted during the fair. July 24, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. 706-369-7100, wesleywoods.org/careers

NATURE EDUCATION PROGRAMS (Sandy Creek Nature Center) “Naturalist’s Walk” is held Aug. 7 from 10–11 a.m. “Creek Walk” is held July 31 from 10–11 a.m. “Nature’s Trading Post” is held Aug. 7 from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. www.accgov.com/myrec

OCONEE CO. LIBRARY EVENTS (Online) “Tails & Tales! Summer Reading Program” runs through Aug. 4. “Storytime with Miss Rebecca” is held live on Facebook every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. “Dungeons & Dragons” meets virtually the first and third Monday from 6–8 p.m. “Storytime in the Park” at Harris Shoals Park is held July 21 at 11 a.m. “Family Music Jam” is held July 21 at 3 p.m. “Murder Mystery Party” is held July 28 at 6 p.m. www.facebook.com/OCLCS, www.athenslibrary.org/virtual-events

OPENING RECEPTION (Dodd Galleries) Wheatley Professor in Fine Arts Emeritus Art Rosenbaum presents “Adamham Town, The Grey Rabbit Trilogy” and other recent paintings. July 23, 6–8 p.m. www.art.uga.edu

SWIM PROGRAMS (Bishop Park, East Athens Community Center & Lay Park) ACC Leisure Services offers swim lessons for children. $33–50. The kinderswim program for 5-year-old children meets three times a week for three weeks for free. www.accgov.com/myrec

TEEN CLUBS (Lyndon House Arts Center) “Teen Media Arts Club” covers how to make and edit videos. Tuesdays, 5–7 p.m. “Teen Fashion Design/Sewing Club” is led by local designer Tabitha Fielteau. Tuesdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m. “Teen Cartoon/Illustrator’s Club” covers drawing techniques, storytelling, anime and more. Thursdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m. www.accgov.com/myrec

TUTORING (Online) The Athens Regional Library System is now offering free, live online tutoring via tutor.com for students K-12, plus college students and adult learners. Daily, 2–9 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

Live Music

ATHENS FARMERS MARKET (Bishop Park) Performances are held every Saturday at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Rachel O’Neal and Alex Culbreth perform July 24. www.athensfarmersmarket.net

ATHENTIC BREWING COMPANY (108 Park Ave.) Alex Culbreth is a local folk/country/blues one-man band. July 31, 6:30–8:30 p.m. alexculbrethmusic@gmail.com

FLICKER THEATRE AND BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Dr. Fred’s Karaoke is held every other Wednesday (Aug. 4, 18, etc.) from 9 p.m.–2 a.m. Shadebeast presents Beast Mode, Husk and Marses July 24. Moon Chief, Misnomer and Family Recipe perform July 30. The Hickoids, The Grawks, Fight Eight and Count Vaseline play Aug. 2. Multiple Miggs and Weaponized Flesh play Aug. 5. Guillotine, Sundering Seas and Parathion perform Aug. 6. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

40 WATT CLUB (285 W. Washington St.) The Wydelles, LONA and Dave Marr play Aug. 4. Zumba After Dark is held Aug. 5. Wieuca, Well Kept and Fishbug play Aug. 6. Larry’s Homework, Hayride and Akerri play Aug. 7, Jameson Tank, Fun Room and The Asymptomatics play Aug. 12. Riley Downing, The Kernal and Cotton Clifton play Aug. 13. www.40watt.com

GEORGIA LEGENDS CONCERT (John W. Swails Center Auditorium, Royston) Glen Templeton performs. Aug. 28, 7–10 p.m., $25–35. www.legendsconcert.org

GEORGIA THEATRE (215 N. Lumpkin St.) Tommy Prine plays Aug. 6. Jerry Joseph, Eric Carter and Eric Martinez play on the rooftop Aug. 18. Magic City Hippies play Aug. 19. Ray Wylie Hubbard and Brock Gonyea play Aug. 20. www.georgiatheatre.com

HAYSFEST (Live Wire Athens) Celebrate the life of Paul Hays. Live music by Ken Will Morton, Jordan Youngquist, Garden Variety and Hunter Blalock & the Sad Machine. Sam’s House BBQ will provide BBQ sandwiches and chils to advance ticket holders. Aug. 7, 8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20. www.livewireathens.com

HOPE GALA “MASK”QUERADE BALL (Rialto Room) Presented by the Ashton Hope Keegan Foundation, the fourth annual Hope Gala includes dinner, drinks, live music, a silent auction and a raffle. Aug. 14, 6–9 p.m. www.ashtonhopekeeganfoundation.networkforgood.com

INNOVATION AMPHITHEATER (Winder) End Of The Line and Frankly Scarlet play July 24. Skynfolks and Across the Wide play Aug. 20. Interstellar Echoes and The Mad Hatters play Sept. 10. Vintage Vixens play Sept. 24. www.innovationamphitheater.com

INTO THE WILDWOOD (Cloverleaf Farm, Arnoldsville) Wildwood Revival’s summer concert series presents St. Paul & The Broken Bones. Maepole and Cafe Racer will be onsite with meal options. July 24, 5 p.m. $45, $125 (VIP). www.wildwoodrevival.com

LIVE WIRE (227 W. Dougherty St.) The Grateful Brothers (Greenville, SC) perform the music of The Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers Band. July 31, 7 p.m. $15. www.livewireathens.com

LUCKY JONES (Cali n Tito’s Eastside) Rockin’ rhythm and blues with Lucky Jones. July 25, 6–8 p.m. www.facebook.com/theluckyjones

NOWHERE BAR (240 N. Lumpkin St.) Shehehe, Palace Doctor and Hunger Anthem perform July 24. Big C and the Moonshynes aka Blues Jam is on July 29. Grassland String Band performs July 31. Doors at 7 p.m., shows at 8 p.m. www.nowherebarlive.com

OH JEREMIAH (The Lewis Room at Tweed Recording) Local band Oh Jeremiah share the stage with Valley Maker from South Carolina. Aug. 13, 7 p.m. $10–12. www.lewisroom.com

PORTERHOUSE GRILL (459 E. Broad St.) Enjoy dinner and some smooth jazz. Wednesdays, 6–9 p.m. www.porterhouseathens.com

RABBIT HOUSE 2 (Rabbit Hole Studios) Cool Kid Products presents a local electronica showcase featuring DJ Zelium, DJ Jordan P, New Kids on Acid and Chase Merritt, plus visuals by Drugs Bunny. All ages. July 30, 8 p.m.

SOUTHERN BREWING CO. (231 Collins Industrial Blvd.) Sunday Trivia with Solo Entertainment Sundays at 5 p.m. Wonderland Rangers, Nicholas Mallis and Calico Vision perform July 22. Dead Letter Office performs a tribute to R.E.M. on July 30. www.sobrewco.com

WORLD FAMOUS (351 N. Hull St.) DJ Quincy deejays at Gay Brunch on July 25 at 1 p.m. The Minks and Blunt Bangs perform July 25 at 10 p.m. 706-543-4002

Support Groups

AL-ANON 12 STEP (Multiple Locations) Recovery for people affected by someone else’s drinking. Visit the website for a calendar of electronic meetings held throughout the week. www.ga-al-anon.org

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS (Athens, GA) If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call the AA hotline or visit the website for a schedule of meetings in Barrow, Clarke, Jackson and Oconee Counties. 706-389-4164, www.athensaa.org

LGBTQIA+ VIRTUAL ALPHABET FAMILY GATHERING (Online) This is a safe space for anyone on the LGBTQIA+/TGQNB spectrum. Fourth Sunday of every month, 6–8 p.m. uuathensga.org/justice/welcoming-congregation

PEER SUPPORT GROUP FOR POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH (Nuçi’s Space) Open to anyone needing peer support for depression/anxiety. July 20, Aug. 3, 17, 31, 4–6 p.m. 706-227-1515, lesley@nuci.org, www.nuci.org

RECOVERY DHARMA (Recovery Dharma) This peer-led support group offers a Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from any addiction. Visit the website for info about Zoom meetings. Thursdays, 7–8 p.m. FREE! www.athensrecoverydharma.org

SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS (Athens, GA) (Email for Location) Athens Downtown SAA offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from a compulsive sexual behavior. www.athensdowntownsaa.com

Word on the Street

ART FOR ATHENS (Online) The Red & Black hosts Art for Athens to support Nuçi’s Space. Donated work by artists is sold and shipped through the publication’s online store. Participating artists include R. Wood, Maria Dondero, Jamie Calkin, James Burns and Chris Robinson. www.redandblack.com/store

CAMELOT (Memorial Park, Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre will hold auditions for all ages and all skill levels to participate in a production of Lerner & Loewe’s Camelot. Aug. 9–10. 706-613-3628, act@accgov.com

CLASSIC CITY TOASTMASTERS (Zoom) This is an encouraging group for individuals who want to develop their communication and public speaking skills. Meetings are held 2–3 times a month on Thursday evenings. 706-202-7566

THE CLOCKED IN CREATIVE PODCAST (Athens, GA) Hosted by Seth Hendershot, a new podcast called “The Clocked In Creative” will touch on entrepreneurship, business models, IP rights, branding, etc. for creatives. Episodes will feature Serra Jagger of Indie South, Sanni Baumgartner of Community, Michelle Davis, Bertis Downs, Shil Patel of Tiger Bomb Promo, Rashe Malcolm of Rashe’s Cuisine and Nick Canada of Satisfactory. Check it out at @theclockedincreative on Instagram

CORNHOLEATL FALL REGISTRATION (Southern Brewing Co. & Terrapin Beer Co.) The fall league offers four different divisions of play to accommodate all levels. Seven-week season begins in September. Register by Aug. 23. www.cornholeatl.com

FALL LEISURE ACTIVITIES (Athens, GA) ACC Leisure Services will offer a diverse selection of activities highlighting the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports and holiday events for adults and children. Programs include tai chi, baton, youth cooking classes, gymnastics, nature programs, theater and more. Registration opens Aug. 7. www.accgov.com/myrec

FREE COVID-19 VACCINES (Clarke County Health Department) Vaccines are available by appointment or walk-in. No insurance or ID required. Vaccines are also offered at the Project Safe Thrift Store on July 23 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. and Terrapin Brewery on July 30 from 4–8 p.m. www.publichealthisforeveryone.com

OLLI MEMBERSHIP (Athens, GA) Join OLLI@UGA, a dynamic learning and social community for adults 50 and up that offers classes, shared interest groups, social activities and events. www.olli.uga.edu

POP-UP PARK (Athens, GA) ACC Leisure Services has a new bus, decorated by Eli Saragoussi, that serves as a mobile recreation unit to take free activities and equipment to public community events, festivals and school programs. Request the bus using an online form. www.accgov.com/9961/Athens-Pop-Up-Park

PUBLIC INPUT SESSIONS ON BISHOP PARK (Multiple Locations) Discuss and learn about upcoming park improvements. An input session will be held at the Bishop Park BBQ pavilion and July 15 online at 6 p.m. An online public input survey will be available July 4–Aug. 1. www.accgov.com/leisureserviceslistens

SUMMER RAIN BARREL SALE (ACC Streets and Drainage Division) The Stormwater Management Program hosts a sale of DIY rain barrel kits. $25. Pre-order online. Pickup on July 29. stormwater@accgov.com, www.accgov.com/rainbarrel

SUPPORT FOR SENIORS WITH PETS (Athens, GA) The Athens Area Humane Society and Athens Community Council on Aging have partnered to offer support services to seniors enrolled in ACCA programs. This includes emergency pet fostering, affordable wellness care, pet health workshops and pet training. www.accaging.org

TOUR DE COOP, CHICKEN COOP TOUR OF HOMES (Online) Sweet Olive Farm hosts a virtual self-guided tour of eight local chicken coops. Now available through summer. $15. www.sweetolivefarm.org/products/tdc

VIRTUAL INK WRITERS GROUP (Online) This creative writing group is open for adults to share work, give suggestions and support each other. Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 8 p.m. via Google Meets. Register by email. jmitchell@athenslibrary.org

WILD RUMPUS BOARD (Athens, GA) The Wild Rumpus Parade & Spectacle is seeking new members for its volunteer board of directors. Apply online. bit.ly/3vJn6O9