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Tuesday, February 13

34 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Mardi Gras Party

    Celebrate Mardi Gras with music, crafts, special snacks and more. 

  • Bishop Park

    Baton

    The Classic City Majorettes offer instruction in dance-twirling, strutting, marching technique and more. For ages 5 & up. Tuesdays, Feb. 27–May 8, 5:15–6 p.m. (ages 5–14), 6–7 p.m. (ages 7–14) or 7–8 p.m. (ages 9–14). $65–98. 706-613-3589, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

  • Bogart Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Mardi Gras Party

    Celebrate Mardi Gras with snacks, crafts and games. 

  • ACC Library

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

    Teen Photography Club

    Learn the fundamentals of digital photography. Second Tuesday of every month.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    12:30 p.m. FREE! athensfiber.org

    Athens Fibercraft Guild

    The Guild welcomes all amateur and professional fiber artists including knitters, crocheters, weavers, spinners, fabric designers, basket makers, quilters and embroiderers. This month's speaker is Glenn Kaufman.

  • Makerspace Membership

    (The Hatch) Makers can have access to a full woodshop, metal shop, electronics lab, clean prototyping space, as well as fine art tools, sewing, 3D printing, laser cutting and other tools. $50/month for 24/7 access. Members also get discounted classes and attendance to monthy events. www.hatchathens.com/membership

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia hosted by Jacob and Wes.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Nic every Tuesday.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    8 p.m. FREE! www.locosgrill.com

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

    Happy Hour Trivia

    Hosted by James Majure. 

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/blindpigtavern

    Full Contact Trivia

    (2301 College Station Rd.) Every Tuesday.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1515

    Trivia at Johnny's

    Play for cash prizes.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Computer Class: Introduction to Mac Computers

    Register by phone or in person at the reference desk.

  • Dancefx

    Feb. 20, 8–11 p.m. $4–6. www.athensswingnight.com

    Athens Swing Night

    A one-hour lesson is followed by a two-hour dancing session. No experience or partner necessary. 

  • Unleash Your Joy Retreat

    (Sangha Yoga Studio) Group coaching, meditation, mindfulness, JoyDance and more. Understand the forces that try to constract you, and shift your energy towards a new reality. Mar. 24, 2:30–9 p.m. $195. joydance.information@gmail.com, www.myjoydance.com/retreats

Meetings

  • 11 a.m. Annual Dues. www.womansclub.uga.edu

    University Woman's Club

    (Alps Road Presbyterian Church) The general meeting will be followed by a tea to honor past UWC Presidents. Members may invite adult daughters or grand-daughters. Stephen Armour, University Archivist and Electronic Records at the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, will speak on "UWC History and Special Collections Library."

  • 6 p.m. FREE!

    Oconee Historical Society

    (Watkinsville Library) Maggie Collins, president of the Bogart Historical Society, and Janet Luke, historian for the BHS, will speak on the Bogart Museum.

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor. Part of UGA's Spotlight on the Arts.

  • Athens Community Career Academy

    6:30 p.m. $25. www.mealsinthemiddle.brownpapertickets.com

    Meals in the Middle Dinner

    Join a farm-to-school-to-table benefit dinner. This locally-grown, family-style feast is cooked, prepared and served by students from all four Clarke County Middle Schools. Proceeds benefit Experience UGA.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5–10 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Mardi Gras Party

    Let the good times roll with beer, beads, Freddy's Burgers and live music by Rollin' Home.

Word on the Street

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE PINK STONES Local rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

  • The Foundry

    Fat Tuesday Party. 7:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ZYDEFUNK Funky, Latin- and Cajun-inspired Louisiana group featuring bassist and bandleader Charlie Wooten.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    NOAH GUNDERSEN Washington-based indie-folk singer performs music from his new solo LP, "White Noise."

    AARON GILLESPIE Singer-songwriter known for his work with Christian rock group Underoath.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

    FLESHMOTHER Punk group on tour from Cincinatti, OH.

    BUGSPRAY New, Athens-based punk rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CAMPBELL HARRISON BAND Local group that blends indie rock and Americana sounds.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    MERMAID MOTOR LOUNGE Acoustic alternative-rock band led by Packway Handle Band member Josh Erwin.

  • home.made

    5:30 p.m. www.homemadeathens.com

    THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! (first 3 visits). www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Performance

  • The Office Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $3. 706-546-0840

    Drag Rendezvous

    Performances by Sasha Stephens, Yasmine Alexander, Charlie Prince and more.

Comedy

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8:30 p.m. FREE! efj32330@gmail.com, www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Decaf Comedy Open Mic

    Hear comics from Athens and Atlanta. Newcomers welcome. Email to perform. Second Tuesday of the month.

Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    A 12-step recovery group for those affected by sexual addiction. Mondays, 7 p.m. 706-395-5322, saa-recovery.org/meetings

Ending Tuesday, February 13

 

Auditions

  • Athens Community Theater

    Suddenly Last Summer

    Two men and five women wanted for a Town & Gown Players production of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer. Auditions consist of cold readings. Feb. 12–13, 7 p.m. Performance dates will be April 13–22. townandgownplayers.org

Classes

  • Community

    Sewing Classes

    "Brand a Creative Business." Feb. 13–Mar. 9, 6:30–9:30 p.m. $233.65. "Beginners Sewing." Feb. 15–Mar. 8, 6–8:30 p.m. $93.46. "Beginners Sewing II: Basics of Garment Construction." Feb. 21–Mar. 28, $130.85. www.shopcommunityathens.com