KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
Meet Cathy Cleary in celebration of her cookbook The Southern Harvest.
Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times. This month's selection is the introduction and chapters 2 and 3 of R.S. Woolhouse's The Concept of Substance in Seventeenth Century Metaphysics.
Experts from Oconee State Bank share tips on protecting yourself against identity theft.
Join the Oconee County High School Latin Club for stories about gods and goddesses, heroes and creatures from ancient Greek and Roman mythology.
This year's lecture will be presented by award-winning journalist and UGA alumna Charlayne Hunter-Gault.
Soccer for ages 5–12. Practice on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with games on Thursdays, Aug. 21–Oct. 18. Southeast Clarke Park. $65–98. Basketball for ages 7–14. Lay Park. $60–90. www.accgov.com/sports
Teens can enjoy snacks and play board games like Exploding Kittens and Munchkin. Ages 12 and up.
Hear about the Tree That Owns Itself and watch Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Take home a sapling for your family's yard. Ages 4–11 and their caregivers.
"Live Action Puppets and Video" for ages 12–16. June 25–29, 1–4 p.m. "Fine Art Intensive" for ages 12–16. July 9–20, 1–4 p.m. "Women Artists of the Americas." July 16–20, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. or July 23–27, 1–4 p.m. Ages 8–11. 706-613-3623
Project Safe presents its annual production of Eve Ensler's award-winning play. Women of all ages and backgrounds perform monologues ranging from humorous to devastating, profound to profane. Proceeds benefit Project Safe.
Neil Simon's depiction of his Depression-era family living in New York is narrated by 15-year-old Eugene, who is obsessed with baseball and sex. See Theater Notes on p. 14.
Become a certified lifeguard. Registration required. Begins May 25. $275. 706-354-7880, www.ywco.org
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Learn how to use "GALILEO."
"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
(Sangha Yoga Studio) Yamuna Body Rolling is a six-week series. Wednesdays, Apr. 11–May 16, 6–7 p.m. $108. email@example.com, www.holistichealthrevolution.com
Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year and Thrive's fifth anniversary with a class in Qigong.
"Herbal Soap Workshop." Mar. 27, 5:30–7:30 p.m. $25–35. "Cultivating Medicinal Herbs Workshop." Apr. 28, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $70–85. firstname.lastname@example.org squareup.com/store/ugarden
Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.
Meet the artists of the exhibition "Love in all its Many Forms."
Lisa Freeman will talk about her work in "Repercussion."
HUTCH MCCOLLUM Singer-songwriter playing old-school country and bluegrass.
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.
LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.
NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.
MURDER THE MOOD Local alternative rock band.
ZIGTEBRA Indie-folk band of "beastly best friends" from Chicago.
LEA LEA Dreamy indie-folk artist from Atlanta.
PRISM LORD Athens-based duo with a bright, warm sound.
REX HUSSMAN Rootsy, eclectic singer-songwriter from Atlanta.
AMIGO South Carolina-based Americana outfit led by songwriter Slade Baird.
MRCARTERMRTONKS Americana collaboration between two Athens scene fixtures.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series. See story on p. 8.
T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, reflective folk-rock.
ATHENS A-TRAIN BAND Instrumental group performing a special Valentine's Day set of "sweetheart jazz."
UNOTHEACTIVIST Up-and-coming rapper from Atlanta's Zone 3. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
THOUXANBANFAUNI Rapper raised in Atlanta and based in Chattanooga, TN.
WARHOL.SS Chicago-based emcee originally from Atlanta.
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.
KISHI BASHI Talented local songwriter and violinist creates exuberant, loop-driven, experimental pop music. For this special multimedia event, he'll be joined by musicians Julian Saporiti, Erin Aoyama and a string quartet.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
(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.
The drag troupe performs every third Thursday. BUKween features artists performing at the BUKU Music and Art Project in New Orleans.
Steve Dorff will discuss his new book I Wrote That One, Too...: A Life in Songwriting from Willie to Whitney, and treat guests to a few selected songs.
This multimedia event is built around Omoiyari, a film Kishi Bashi made about Japanese internment in the U.S. during WWII. He will be joined on stage by Julian Saporiti, Erin Aoyama and a string quartet. A panel discussion will follow.
Decorate rocks to leave in places for other people to find. Ages 18 & up.
The first episode on the PBS series Craft in America, "Memory," takes a tour through craft's history in the U.S.
Featuring a red carpet pre-party with light refreshments provided (cosplay encouraged), plus a preview of Marvel's new film and a post-screening community mixer. Movie tickets available online.