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

ATHICA’S BUY THE BUILDING CAMPAIGN (Athens Institute for Contemporary Art) In celebration of its 20th anniversary, ATHICA is hoping to purchase its current facility. Donations are tax-deductible and offer incentives. www.gofundme.com/f/athica-20th-birthday

CALL FOR ARTISTS (Creature Comforts Brewing Co.) Local artists and curators can submit proposals for the CCBC 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

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 Dec. 15 and Mar. 15. www.athensarts.org/grants


ABLETON LIVE 11 WORKSHOP (The Lewis Room at Tweed Recording) DJ BurnOne leads a workshop on how to create samples at home and in the studio. RSVP and vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test required. Oct. 6, 7 p.m. www.tweedrecording.com

ACTING FOR CAMERA AND STAGE (Work.Shop) Learn how to act with professional actor and coach Jayson Warner Smith (“The Walking Dead,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Outer Banks”). Mondays, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. $400/12 sessions. jwsclassinquiry@jaysonsmith.com, www.jaysonsmith.com/teacher

BEGINNING GARDENING (Old White Farmhouse, Watkinsville) Discussion includes site selection, soil preparation, plant selection and basic design concepts. Register to participate. Oct. 4 & Oct. 6. $60. 706-372-8503, susannadrennen@gmail.com

BREAD FOR LIFE HOSPITALITY JOB TRAINING (300 N. Thomas St.) Bread for Life is an eight-week program for anyone looking to re-enter the job market after experiencing a life event that has created barriers to employment. Applicants with a criminal history, recovering addicts, victims of domestic violence and individuals receiving SNAP benefits are encouraged to enroll. Mondays–Fridays in October, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 706-201-4640, contact@breadforlifeathens.org

CHAIR YOGA AND MINDFULNESS (Winterville Center for Community and Culture) Nicole Bechill teaches a well-rounded, gentle and accessible chair yoga class to promote breathing, mindfulness and inward listening. Every Monday, 9 a.m. $10. www.wintervillecenter.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

CREATIVE DRAWING WITH WATERCOLOR (Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation) In this workshop, students will explore the unique use of watercolor combined with drawing elements like lines, texture and perspective. Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, 6–8 p.m. $100–135. www.ocaf.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

LAND ART WITH CHRIS TAYLOR (Sandy Creek Nature Center) Local artist Chris Taylor is teaming up with Sandy Creek Nature Center to offer a nature land art class. Participants will hike a trail and use their imagination to create land art. Register online to attend. $8–15. Sept. 25 (adults), Oct. 2 (ages 5–7) or Nov. 13 (ages 8–12). Workshops held 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $8–12. www.accgov.com/myrec

LINE DANCE (Bogart Community Center) For beginners and beyond. Every Thursday, 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

PAGANS, WITCHES, HEATHENS AND OTHER CRITTERS (Rabbit Hole Studios) Embreis23 of Athens Area Pagans Inc. presents an introductory course about modern Pagan religions and practices. Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Donations encouraged. jim@athensareapagans.org, www.athensareapagans.org

PAINTING CLASSES (Private Studio on Athens Eastside) One-on-one or small group adult classes are offered in acrylic and watercolor painting. Choose day workshops, ongoing weekly classes or feedback sessions. laurenpaintspaintings@gmail.com

POTTERY WHEEL-THROWING (Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation) During the wheel throwing classes, Gard teaches the basic techniques of throwing to make cups, bowls, bottles and vases, as well as surface techniques like brushing on slip, stencils, sgraffito and mishima/inlay. Thursdays, Oct. 14–Nov. 18, 5:30–8:30 p.m. $215–245. www.ocaf.com

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. “Outdoor Yoga and Qigong with Paul Brooks” is held Wednesdays at 6 p.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 (ACC Library) “In-Person Computer Class: Windows 10 for Beginners” is held Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. “Using Newspapers for Research: Discover Georgia Historic Newspapers” is held Sept. 28 at 3:30 p.m. “Overbooked Book Club” discusses The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell at Hendershot’s Coffee on Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. “Intellectual Freedom: A Panel Discussion” is held Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. “Forms of Black Power in Stamped: From the March on Washington to the National Juneteenth Holiday and Beyond” is held Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

ALCESTIS (MLC Outdoor Amphitheater) Through the trickery of the god Apollo, King Admetus is spared the fate of death—but with a catch: someone must take his place. With no one willing to accept the sacrifice, his loyal wife Alcestis answers the call. What follows is a satirical tragicomedy that questions our relationship with life, death and love from a uniquely modern perspective. Utilizing digital masks and actor-driven technology, this original adaptation aims to breathe new life into Euripides’ irreverent tale. Oct. 7-9, 12-15, and 17 at 6 p.m. $12–16. www.ugatheatre.com

ANNUAL FALL CLEANUP FLOAT (Begins at Roy Woods Rd.) Broad River Watershed Association hosts a campaign to clean Georgia’s rivers and streams. Bring your own canoe or kayak. Float lasts approximately 3–4 hours. Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m. susanstanley@gmail.com

ART EVENTS (Georgia Museum of Art) “American Indian Returnings Lecture: Phillip Carroll Morgan” is held Sept. 23 at 4:30 p.m. “Teen Studio: Art Heist” is held Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. “Film Series: The Crime of Art: How to Steal a Million” is held Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. “Morning Mindfulness” is held Sept. 24 at 9:30 a.m. “Sunday Spotlight Tour” is held Sept. 26 at 3 p.m. “Tour at Two” is held Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. “Film Series: The Crime of Art: Topkapi” is held Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. “Creative Writing Workshop with Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor” is held Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. “Curator Talk: ‘Inside Look: Selected Acquisitions from the Georgia Museum of Art” is held Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. “Film in the Flower Garden: Beetlejuice” is held Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. 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 HERITAGE WALKS (Multiple Locations) Historic Athens announces a series of guided tours through neighborhoods and places of interest. “Queer Space: Athens, Georgia” is held Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. and Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. “Historic African American Neighborhoods of Athens: Morristown” is held Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. “Historic African American Neighborhoods of Athens: Newtown” is held Oct. 23 at 10 a.m. “Mill Village in the Boulevard National Register District” is held Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. “A Driving Tour of the Oconee Hill Cemetery National Register District” is held Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. and Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. “A Royal Tour of King Avenue: from Cobbham to Cathedral Pines” is held Nov. 14 at 2 p.m. Tours are $12–15 each. www.facebook.com/historicathens

ATHENS PARENT WELLBEING YARD SALE (ReBlossom Mama Baby Shop) Accepting donations for a community fundraiser for Athens Parent Wellbeing, which offers parents therapy, a peer support program, a monthly maternal mental health online group and doula scholarships. Bring home goods, small furnishings and children’s items during shop hours. Sale held Sept. 25, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. www.reblossomathens.com

ATHENS SHOWGIRL CABARET (Sound Track Bar) “Fabulous Fridays” features local drag stars. Sept. 24, 8:30 p.m. (doors), 10 p.m. (show). FREE! www.athensshowgirlcabaret.com

BAD MOVIE NIGHT (Ciné) Striker, Kiki, Bandana and other super spies with ridiculous nicknames make an insane amount of phone calls before heading to the desert to fight terrorists with random explosions in the utterly perplexing Rescue Force. Sept. 23, 8 p.m. FREE! www.instagram.com/BadMovieNight

BIKE NIGHT (Akademia Brewing Co.) Grab a beer with the Athens Litas Women’s Motorcycle Collective. All bikes and people are 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. “Virtual Booktalk” is held Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. “basic Word” is held Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. “Journaling 101: Create!” is held Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

BOOBUTANTE (40 Watt Club) Boybutante AIDS Foundation is back with a Halloween-themed ball. The return of this fan-favorite night will feature special guest Detox, from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars.” Oct. 23, 7:30 p.m. $25–30, $75 (VIP). www.40watt.com

BOO-LE-BARK ON THE BOULEVARD (Jittery Joe’s Roaster) See costumed pups. This year’s theme is “The Dogs Go Marching On!” Oct. 10, 2:30 p.m. (registration), 3:30 p.m. (costume contest). barkonboulevard@gmail.com, www.barkonboulevard.com

CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR LINDA PHILLIPS (Nuçi’s Space) Celebrate the life of Nuçi’s Space’s founder, Linda Phillips, with a toast, live music and storytelling. Oct. 9, 3–7 p.m. www.nuci.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

COMMUNITY CRAFT (Love.Craft Athens) Check out the studio and make a handmade luminary with the Love.Craft’s crew. The afternoon is BYOB and features bites from local restaurants. Oct. 21, 6 p.m. $25. www.lovecraftathens.org

CONNECT TO PROTECT NATIVE PLANT SALE (State Botanical Garden of Georgia) Add native plants of Georgia to your garden, porch or patio to support local bees, birds, butterflies and beneficial insects. Oct. 7–8 & Oct. 14–15, 4–6 p.m. Oct. 9 & Oct. 16, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. botgarden.uga.edu

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

FALL BOOK SALE (Oglethorpe Co. Library) Friends of Oglethorpe Co. Library host a sale of books and vinyl albums. Most items are $2 or less. Oct. 7, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Oct. 8–9, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

EDIBLE AND MEDICINAL PLANT WALK (Register for Location) Sound of Nature School and Wolf Lily Apothecary host an exploration of natural areas to learn about the medicinal and edible qualities of common and abundant plants. Oct. 10, 9–11 a.m. wolflilypsm@gmail.com, www.midsouthwomenherbalconference.com/registration

HISTORIC ATHENS PORCHFEST 2021 (Multiple Locations) This year’s Porchfest features over 100 performances held at porches across Pulaski Heights, Newtown, Boulevard, Buena Vista, Normaltown and Cobbham. Check website for schedule. Oct. 10. www.historicathens.com

LOVE.CRAFT SHOWROOM (Love.Craft Athens) Love.Craft will feature a rotating group of community artists each month. October features Marmalade Pottery, Hannah Betzel, Daughters of Liberte Vintage and Love.Craft’s resident artists. Oct. 17, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.lovecraftathens.org

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

OCONEE CO. LIBRARY EVENTS (Oconee Co. Library) “Trek & Connect” is an all-ages light trek at a local park. The group meets Oct. 11 at Oconee Veteran’s Park. www.athenslibrary.org

THE ODD COUPLE (FEMALE VERSION) (The Elbert Theatre) This twist on Neil Simon’s classic comedy follows a pair of unlikely roommates who couldn’t be more opposite in temperament and character. Oct. 1–2 & Oct. 8–9, 7 p.m. Oct. 3 & Oct. 10, 2 p.m. $9-16. 706-283-1049, tking@cityofelberton.net

PARKTOBERFEST (Paloma Park) Enjoy German cuisine and sports on the JumboTron in the outdoor beer garden. Admission includes a T-shirt and five beers per day. Oct. 9–10. $30 (one-day), $40 (two-day). Venmo @Paloma-Park with your T-shirt size

PUBLIC ART DEDICATION (Whitehall Roundabout) See the new 15-foot sculpture “Phyllotaxis” by local artist Joni Younkins-Herzog. Oct. 15, 10:30 a.m. www.athensculturalaffairs.com

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

RIVERS ALIVE (Multiple Locations) Wade into local rivers, lakes and streams as part of the statewide campaign to clean and preserve over 70,000 miles of Georgia’s waterways. Register online. Oct. 23, 9–11 a.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/riversalive

SOUTHERN COTERIE ARTIST POP-UP MARKET (Hawthorne House) Participating artists include Hannah Betzel, Courtney Khail, Courtney Salton, Windy O’Connor and Hable Construction. Oct. 1, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.hawthornehouseinc.com

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. Donations accepted. Memberships offering access to the musical museum and private lounge are also available for $16/month. www.rabbitholestudios.org

THREE PALACES OF YALTA (440 Foundry Pavilion) Enjoy a performance set in February 1945 in the Crimean resort town of Yalta, where World World II is drawing to a bloody conclusion and the armies of Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich are being driven back on all fronts to Berlin. Oct. 14, 6:45–9 p.m. FREE! www.athenschq.org

TOSS FOR TECH CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT (Southern Brewing Co.) Proceeds benefit Athens Tech Foundation’s student scholarships. Oct. 3, 2:30 p.m. (registration), 3 p.m. (game). $25. www.athenstechfoundation.kindful.com/e/toss-for-tech-tournament

WALK & TALK TO PROMOTE ANTIRACISM (Clarke Middle School Soccer Field) One Book Athens: One Book, Many Stories and Rabbit Box host a talk about Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibrahm X. Kendi. Attendees will be paired together to take a short walk and chat. Oct. 3, 4 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/one-book

WASHINGTON FARMS FALL SEASON (Washington Farms, Bogart) Activities and attractions include a corn maze, pumpkin patch, sunflower field, jumping pillows, cow train, petting zoo, zip lines, grain train, inflatables, bounce house, human foosball, jump pad, vortex tunnel, ropes course and more. Every weekend Sept. 25–Nov. 7. 10 a.m.–10:30 p.m. $16. www.washingtonfarms.net

WEDDING CRASHERS FUNDRAISER (Madison-Morgan Cultural Center) Make up for all the weddings you couldn’t attend due to COVID. This wedding-themed night includes food, drinks and dancing with Atlanta Rhythm and Groove. Oct. 21, 7–10 p.m. $100. www.mmcc-arts.org

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


BOGART LIBRARY EVENTS (Bogart Library) “Monday Funday: Bubbles, Bubbles, Bathtime!” is held Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. “Dungeons and Dragons” is held Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

FALL CLASSES (Treehouse Kid and Craft) In-person fall classes offer Spanish for ages 7–12, advanced art techniques for ages 9–12, homeschool art for ages 4–6 or 7–12, art school jr. for ages 4–6, art school for ages 7–10 and tiny things Fridays for ages 8 & up. Check website for dates and to register. www.treehousekidandcraft.com

FALL FESTIVAL (St. Joseph Catholic Parish School) Attractions include games, a bouncy house, hayrides, dunking booth, food trucks, UGA Hairy Dawg, music and more. Oct. 22, 2–6 p.m. $7.50. www.sjsathens.org

FALL NATURE CAMP (Sound of Nature School) Explore the wilds of Piedmont Preserve in Athens by playing in the creeks, meadows and forests. Homeschool nature enrichment for ages 6–9. Fridays, Oct. 1–Nov. 19, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. soundofnatureschool@gmail.com, soundofnatureschool.org

FAMILY NATURE PROGRAMS (Sandy Creek Nature Center) “Naturalist’s Walks” are held Oct. 2 and Nov. 6 from 10–11 a.m. “Nature’s Trading Post” is hosted Oct. 2 and Nov. 6 from 11 a.m.–12 p.m. “Critter Tales” are scheduled for Oct. 9 and Nov. 13 at 2:30 p.m. www.accgov.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

HOMESCHOOL ART THURSDAYS (Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation) Classes are designed to stimulate interest, improve concentration, improve creative expression and introduce students to a variety of art styles. Sessions run Thursdays, Sept. 28–Nov. 4. Classes are held 10 a.m.–12 p.m. or 1–3 p.m. $230–250. www.ocaf.com

JOURNEY THROUGH THE STARS (Sandy Creek Nature Center) “Fall Sky: Spooky Skies” discusses blood moons and monsters in the sky. Oct. 16, 10 a.m. “Planetary Fun” celebrates animals and mythical creatures in the sky. Nov. 20, 10 a.m. $2–3. 706-613-3615

MAKING DANCES (Work.Shop) This alternative dance class teaches improvisation and choreography techniques. For ages 10–14. Taught by Lisa Yaconelli. Tuesdays, 6:15–7:30 p.m. $60/month, $210/14 weeks. lisayaconelli@gmail.com, www.lisayaconelli.com

OCONEE CO. LIBRARY EVENTS (Oconee Co. Library) “Storytime with Miss Rebecca” is held live on Facebook every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. “Karaoke” is held Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. “Anime Club” for grades 6–12 is held Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. “Prism” for grades 6–12 is held Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

OMNI ALLSTARS (Omni Allstars Elite Cheer & Tumbling) Tryout for the half year season and learn the basics of cheerleading. Oct. 23, 6 p.m. $25. omniallstars@gmail.com, www.omniallstarcheer.com

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

TINY TALES AT THE ZOO (Bear Hollow Zoo, Memorial Park) In-person stories, crafts and animal encounters for ages 0–6 years. Registration required. Mondays through Nov. 15, 10:30–11:30 a.m. $3–4.50. 706-613-3580

TRUNK-OR-TREATING (Omni Allstars Elite Cheer & Tumbling) Bring your best costume and a bag for treats to this family-friendly event. Oct. 21, 6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-431-0113, www.omniallstarcheer.com

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

VIDEO GAME NIGHT (Lay Park) Play the latest video games during tournament style play and free play. For ages 11–17. Registration required. Mondays through Dec. 13, 6–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3596

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

FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP (ACC Library, Classroom A) Alzheimer’s Association Georgia presents a support group conducted by trained facilitators that is a safe place for those living with dementia and their caregiver to develop a support system. First Wednesday of every month, 6–7:30 p.m. 706-206-6163, www.alz.org/georgia

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

MINDFUL LIVING (Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing) A five-week, in-person psychotherapy group to build self-care and mindfulness practices. RSVP by Oct 7. Thursdays, Oct. 14–Nov. 11, 10:30–11:30 a.m. $35/session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP (First Baptist Church) This group is to encourage, support and share information with fellow sojourners who manage the challenges of Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders. Oct. 8, 1 p.m. gpnoblet@bellsouth.net

RECOVERY DHARMA (Recovery Dharma) This peer-led support group offers a Buddhist-inspired path to recovery from any addiction. Visit the website for details. Thursdays, 6–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensrecoverydharma.org

RESTORING RESILIENCE (Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing) A five-week, in-person resource building psychoeducational support group for trauma survivors. RSVP by Oct. 5. Tuesdays, Oct. 12–Nov. 9, 10–10:50 a.m. $35/group session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

SEX ADDICTS ANONYMOUS (Athens, GA) Athens Downtown SAA offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from a compulsive sexual behavior. Contact for location. 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

ATHENS, GEORGIA AREA COVID-19 RESPONSE (ACC Library Heritage Room) This new collection provides web archived material pertaining to local responses to the global pandemic. archive-it.org/collections/13711

ATHENS TO SAVANNAH RIDE (Begins at Jittery Joe’s Roaster) Participate in a three-day, 285-mile road ride from Athens to Savannah to raise awareness for the proposed Georgia Hi-Lo Trail. The route runs Athens to Tennille (106 miles) on Oct. 22, Sandersville to Statesboro (102 miles) on Oct. 23 and Statesboro to Savannah (77 miles) on Oct. 24. $95. www.athenstosavannah.com

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

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. Now registering. 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. www.publichealthisforeveryone.com

GET LIBRARY CAREDED (Multiple Locations) In support of Library Card Sign Up Month this September, 30 local businesses are offering discounts and promotions to customers who present their library card at checkout. Visit the website for a list of participating locations. www.athenslibrary.org

HEALTH CLINICS (Nuçi’s Space) Free health clinics are available for uninsured musicians and their friends and family. Doctors can diagnose, treat and refer. Call to make an appointment. Oct. 4, 11 & 25; Nov. 1, 15 & 29. 706-227-1515

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

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