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.
Learn to identify common trees of the Georgia Piedmont in their dormant condition by observing and describing twigs, bark, leaf scars, nuts, branching patterns and tree form.
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
(Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into eight Mondays of instruction and a one-day mindfulness retreat focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Classes begin Aug. 20, 6–8:30 p.m. $248/series. 706-543-0162, email@example.com, www.mindfuliving.org
Learn how to use "GALILEO."
Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.
Make your own wind chimes with beads, recycled items, seashells and more. Ages 18 & up.
Learn how to access digital magazines, e-books and audiobooks using the RBDigital app and webpage.
Proceeds from Community Classes through June will benefit Nuci's Space. $8/drop-in. firstname.lastname@example.org, m3yoga.com/events
Seeking volunteers to drive veterans to their medical appointments at the Athens CBOC and VAMC in Augusta, as well as to provide dispatch help in the DAV Athens office. Contact Donna Ingram at 1-800-836-5561 ext. 5959 or email@example.com
The UGA Ballroom Performance Group presents its annual showcase with over 20 routines by dancers in and around the Athens community.
Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.
Jim Wilson will discuss his artwork in "Resonating Destinations," currently on view in the Lounge Gallery.
Read aloud to a canine friend. RSVP.
This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.
Attendees can listen to Jan Thomas stories and make crafts with Miss Keir. Ages 2–5.
Mr. Johnelle from the Athens Career Academy will help teens create or improve their resume.
Ms. Rikki and Ms. Devera explore how genealogical history involves DNA. Ages 11–18.
JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
STOOP KIDS New Orleans group incorporating influences like doo-wop and classic hip-hop.
LITTLE STRANGER Poppy, funky alternative hip hop group from Charleston, SC.
TRASH PANDA Atlanta band blending psych-rock, funk and soul.
KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.
HELLO KITTY KAT Solo sounds from local singer-songwriter Jimmy Taylor.
CRACKER DUO & PISTOL The David Lowery and Johnny Hickman join Pistol for an unplugged set.
THE MONKS OF DOOM Long-running California alt-rock act led by Camper Van Beethoven's Victor Krummenacher.
CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie-folk with paired vocal harmonies.
GRAND Up-and-coming Athens-based alt-rock trio.
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.
CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local pop-rock family band.
DAVID RAWLINGS Award-winning guitarist and songwriter known for his collaborative work with Gillian Welch leads his band through a set of bluegrass-infused folk music. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.
CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton.
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!
WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!
(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.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Patrick Shields shares stories of Jack Tales, Bre'r Rabbit and other colorful characters.
(Georgian Hall, 247 E. Washington St.) Celebrate the donors, volunteers and local partners who make Athens Habitat possible with food, music and fellowship at a gala.
(Prince Ave.) The Ice House author Laura Lee Smith speaks in conversation with author Xhenet Aliu.
Professor of English Jed Rasula presents poet Will Alexander for a reading.
A four-day workshop with Dr. Fernand Poulin on the teachings of the Medicine Wheel. $490. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.whitewinds.com