Preschool aged children and their caregivers play instruments, sing and dance together.
Bring in your used costumes before Sept. 30 and come back on Oct. 1, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. for a new-to-you one. 706-796-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee
Discuss Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'Brien.
Participants will learn how to spot a bully and what to do when confronted with Borders Black Belt Academy. Ages 5–11.
Play WiiU and board games. Ages 11–18.
Athens Land Trust celebrates its accomplishments with live music and guest speakers. Refreshments will be served.
CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates) speak up for abused and neglected children in the community. Find out more about becoming a child advocate.
The ACC Leisure Services Department's Office of Park Planning invites the public to look over revisions.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.
Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.
This lunch's topic is "Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body." RSVP to receive lunch.
The Odum School of Ecology kicks off a celebration for its 10th anniversary with the lecture "Darwin, Odum and Ecological Challenges for the 21st Century." Followed by a reception, book signing and viewings of related exhibitions in the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library.
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Learn about "Smartphone Apps for International Travelers," for help with trip planning, navigation, translation and more.
Beginners can learn how to knit and intermediate knitters can get help on projects.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!
KINDERCORE VINYL NIGHT Kindercore's DJs spin indie rock, new wave, Britpop and more.
DJ SO BREW Spinning funk, soul and rock vinyl. Bring your own records!
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
SALINE Local four-piece "shoegrease" band with hints of post-punk and fuzz-rock.
AIRPARK Groove-oriented, Nashville-based indie-pop duo.
PANSY Athens punk band influenced by indie rock and '80s hardcore.
SUBSCRIBER Local psych-pop project of songwriter Jeff Webber.
BRAIN AID FEST Featuring Davey Wrathgaber, Davis Ripley Keller, Scott Spillane EXP, Johnathan Coody, The VG Minus and Repent at Leisure. See story on p. 11.
DAVID COOK Nashville-based singer-songwriter and "American Idol" winner Cook has evolved from his country roots, exploring and experimenting with other sounds.
KATHRYN DEAN Singer-songwriter focusing on "the human experience."
UNTIL THREE Brand new local rock duo.
FLYNT FLOSSY & TURQUOISE JEEP The internet-famous cult-hip-hop heroes bring their satirical tracks to town.
ANSLEY STEWART Local singer-songwriter playing rock, blues and classical.
ALL THE KIMONOS New band led by musician Ferrill Gibbs.
LG'S BIRTHDAY BASH A party for the local MC features performances from local rap stars and hopefuls.
BRAIN AID FEST Featuring African Soul, J Goodnews, Blacknerdninja and DJ Brain Aid. See story on p. 11.
HUGHES TAYLOR BAND Energetic blues outfit from Macon.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
(Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.
Watch Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita in conjunction with "Modern Living: Gio Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design."
45 years after Pink Floyd's David Gilmour filmed "Live at Pompeii" in the Roman Amphitheatre, he returned for two spectacular shows.
The local troupe performs burlesque routines.
"The Broadside Exhibition Project: verse 1" pairs local poets and artists togethe to create original broadsides, an illustrated poem. The event will also feature an interactive printmaking station, poetry readings and music by DJ Comforts. Manila Express will be on site. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.