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Thursday, January 4

22 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • The Bar-B-Que Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    Bluegrass Jam

    BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.

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.

  • Authentic Yoga Teacher Training

    (M3Yoga, 159 Oneta St.) Led by registered nurse Nick Combs and former Shiastu practitioner and yogi Gota Cebrero. 200-hour training certified by Yoga Alliance. Held one weekend a month for nine months. $2569. 706-214-2232, nursenick@m3yoga.com, www.m3yoga.com/training

  • Mosaic Art Classes

    (200 Northcrest Dr.) Weekend mosaic classes for beginner and intermediate levels. Visit website for upcoming dates. $175. corazonmosaics@gmail.com, www.corazonmosaics.com

Kidstuff

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Art Classes

    Now registering for spring classes. Art classes include Art Time (ages 4–6), Homeschool Artists (ages 6–11), "Wear It: Wearable Art" (ages 8–11 or 12–15). Check website for dates and descriptions. Register online. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

  • Bogart Ag Building

    10:15 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Bogart Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Appalachian Afternoon

    Donna Butler shares folktales from her family's traditions. Dessert and tea will be served.

Meetings

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Art Classes

    Now registering for spring classes. "Painting with Will Eskridge. Earth and Air: Plein Air Landscape Painting." Beginning or intermediate jewelry/metals with Jessie Jordan. "Printmaking with Amanda Burk." Ceramics for beginners. "Enamel Jewlery with Leslie Litt." "In the Studio with Charles Warnock." "Mindful Explorations in Clay with Jasey Jones." Visit website for class descriptions and dates. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

Games

DJs

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE! www.naturerambling.blogspot.com

    Nature Ramblers

    (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.

Events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    CHARLIE STARR Eclectic Southern singer-songwriter and leader of Atlanta band Blackberry Smoke.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

Lectures & Lit

Help Out

  • Athens Academy

    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    (Sinkwich Spartan Center) Save a life. Jan. 26, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. 706-433-2376

Word on the Street

  • Beat the Pack

    (250 W. Green St.) The UGA College of Pharmacy offers a six-week Beat the Pack Tobacco Cessation Program. Contact to participate. Begins Jan. 25, 5:45–7 p.m. FREE! 706-542-3893, monicaw@uga.edu

  • ACC Council on Aging

    Senior Leadership Academy

    Senior Leadership Academy is an opportunity to meet others and become more involved in the community. Register by Jan. 26. The academy runs Thursdays, Feb. 1–Mar. 22. 706-549-4850, thurley@accaging.org, www.accaging.org

Ending Thursday, January 4

 

Auditions

Classes

  • Finding a Place to Rest

    (Athens Physical Therapy/Physicians Back and Neck Clinic) This four-week course is an introduction to mindfulness meditation. Call to sign up. Thursdays in January, 5–7 p.m. $120. 706-353-0709

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Studio Workshop

    Brian Hitselberger leads "Studio Workshop: Printmaking." Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27. $15. Call or email to register. 706-543-0111, callan@uga.edu