Bring your pajama-clad kids in for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack. Ages 0–7.
Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.
The club encourages engineering and creativity by building with unique and recycled materials. This month's theme is "Gravity Art."
Warm up with soup-er stories, songs and crafts. Ages 4–11.
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.
The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is seeking qualified candidates to fill volunteer positions. The ACAC meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Must be an ACC resident and registered voter and have demonstrated interest in the arts. Deadline Mar. 2, 11:59 p.m. Interviews on Mar. 13–17. Terms begin in April. www.athensculturalaffairs.org
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Participants will learn to identify and count frogs as part of this citizen science program. Ages 13 & up.
Andi Biron of Biron Teas leads a course of creating unique tea blends.
A career services professional from the University of North Georgia will help job applicants with job searches, resume building, interview preparation. Drinks provided. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.
"NAMI Family to Family." Twelve Thursdays, 6–8:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 8. FREE! Registration required. 770-225-0804, email@example.com, www.namihall.org
Participants will learn about oil cleansing and make an herbal clay facemask. Registration required. Feb. 17, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. $25–35. firstname.lastname@example.org
(GMNH Natural Annex, 4435 Atlanta Hwy) "A Day at the Museum: An Opportunity to Learn and Explore the Treasures of the Georgia Natural History Museum."
(Boutier Winery, 4506 Hudson River Church Rd., Danielsville) Led by Mr. Ron Putman. Second and fourth Thursday of every month.
Play bunco, bid on silent auction items and enjoy refreshments. Proceeds benefit Books for Keeps.
The Supper Club series kicks off with catfish, coleslaw, hush puppies, mac and cheese, grits, and more. Each month will highlight different local produce, dairy, meats and fruits.
The Side Hustle presents a special menu, guest bartender and music. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Billion Oyster Project in Manhattan.
(Day Chapel) Art Rosenbaum and Tommy Jordan lead workshop followed by a performance. Bring an instrument to participate. Music includes folk, old time and bluegrass. See Threats & Promises.
Art Rosenbaum and Tommy Jordan host a workshop and performance featuring folk, old time and blugrass styles. Musicians are encouraged to bring instruments to practice.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
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.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
CALICO VISION Athens-based psychedelic pop five-piece.
FOX GRIN Arty rock band from Nashville and Atlanta.
JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.
NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.
JET BLACK ALLEY CAT Dance-centric groove-rock band from Nashville, TN.
FAZE WAVE Alt-rock quartet from Florida.
ALL THE REST Alternative rock group from Senoia.
GEORGIA JAZZ EDUCATORS JAM Hosted by Georgia State University's Dr. Gordon Vernick.
ZOSO One of the longest-tenured Led Zeppelin tribute bands.
C2 & THE BROTHERS REED Southern rock outfit from Lexington, KY.
ONE TON TOMATO Calypso and Latin jazz ensemble led by local musician Tony McCutcheon.
THE GEORGIA FLOOD Atlanta-based indie-blues band.
Dr. Subodh Agrawal will discuss how to adopt Blue Zone philosophies to increase longevity and live a healthier life.
"Easy Bread-Baking at Home: No-Knead Bread." Aug. 28, 5:15–6:30 p.m. "Back to School Essential Oil Basics." Aug. 29, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $37. "Kombucha: A How-to and Make & Take with Shannon Palmquist." Sept. 13, 5–7 p.m. $33. "All Natural Lip Balm: Make & Take with Shannon Palmquist." Sept. 27, 5–7 p.m. $21. "Columbus Day Sausage-Making: Flavors From Around the World." Oct. 3, 3 p.m. $40. www.farmviewmarket.com
(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, email@example.com
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