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Friday, January 12

20 events

Live Music

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. $12. 706-542-6138

    Friends First Friday

    Keith Delaplane from the UGA Bee Lab will discuss the health of honey bees and their impact on the environment. Includes a full breakfast.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! sagekincaid@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Morning Mindfulness

    Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.facebook.com/totes2tots

    Totes 2 Tots

    (Georgia Cancer Specialists, 125 King Ave., Suite 200) Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are collecting backpacks and suitcases for foster children.

Lectures & Lit

Performance

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5–7. www.40watt.com

    The Kourtesans

    The drag troupe present "Iconic Women in History." Ticket proceeds benefit Project Safe.

Art

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    7–9 p.m. www.trioathens.com

    Opening Reception

    "In These Streets" features the work of North Georgia street artists 70dot, Cold Tony, Pam Peacock and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Calligraphy Classes

    Mike Moak's presents a progressive series covering basic and advanced lettering. FREE! Saturdays, Jan. 27–Feb. 10 at 2 p.m., Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. and Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/madison, 706-795-5597

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    YA Crafts and Cocoa

    Sip on hot cocoa, watch a short film and make a "To Be Read" jar for the new year. Ages 10 & up.

  • Lay Park

    10–11:30 a.m. $5–7.50. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Itty Bitty Imagination Fairy Tale

    Dress as your favorite fairy tale character or pull costume items from the dress up box. Enjoy a story time, create a wand or sword, and have a tea party.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Homeschool Group

    Instruction and activities connect youth to their natural surroundings. Second Mondays, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. $25/class. botgarden.uga.edu

Theater

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Jan. 19–20, 7 p.m. Jan. 21, 3 p.m. $14–18. oconeeyouthplayhouse@gmail.com

    Honk!

     The musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling incorporates a message of tolerance.

Ending Friday, January 12

 

Auditions

  • Love, Etc.

    The Franklin Community Players will hold auditions for an upcoming production of Victoria Young's Love, Etc. The format is a cold read. Jan. 12, 5–7 p.m. 706-491-9374