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Tuesday, August 22

22 events

Kidstuff

  • Bishop Park

    Baton

    The Classic City Majorettes offer instruction in dance-twirling, strutting, marching technique and more. For ages 5 & up. Tuesdays, Feb. 27–May 8, 5:15–6 p.m. (ages 5–14), 6–7 p.m. (ages 7–14) or 7–8 p.m. (ages 9–14). $65–98. 706-613-3589, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

Games

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 354

    Finding Employment Online

    Learn how to create professional looking resumes and cover letters then get tips on how to find and apply to jobs online. Registration required.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7–10 p.m. $4–6. www.athensswingnight.com

    Athens Swing Night

    A one-hour lesson is followed by a two-hour dancing session. No experience or partner necessary. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30 p.m. FREE! jhebbard@uga.edu

    The Rest of the Story Book Club

    (Room 258) Discuss works connected to the ongoing and upcoming exhibitions and programs at the library. Followed by gallery tours. May's selection is Brittle Innings by Michael Bishop.

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TIM MOORE Athens-based folk singer-songwriter.

    JOSH BUCKLEY No info available.

    JOSH DANIELS Local folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    PICKLED HOLLER Local "folk-grass" collective hosts a pickin' session. 

    RYAN TAYLOR BAND Roots-rock band out of Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop four-piece led by songwriter Adriana Thomas.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOON TAXI Retro-inspired jam band with an eclectic sound featuring unique melodies. 

    THE WEEKS Authentic rock and roll band with a Southern heart.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    ZULI Pop songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Long Island.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-5609

    NIGHTS OF NEPHALEM An Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement benefit show featuring Social Circle, Emileigh Ireland, Space Brother, Severe Blush and Tom Visions.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.

Ending Tuesday, August 22

 

Classes

  • Fire Station #7

    Beat the Pack

    The six-week cessation program helps participants quit cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Tuesdays, Aug. 22–Sept. 26, 5:30 p.m. 706-542-3893, monicaw@uga.edu