KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Local attorney Patrick B. Cates will provide information about the disability appeal process.
A plant and seed swap featuring a presentation on the Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary program.
Enjoy Jittery Joe's coffee, Cecilia Villaveces' cakes and gallery tours prior to the performance in Hodgson Hall by pianist Murray Perahia.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
(Room 271) Andrea J. Ritchie from the Barnard Center for Research on Women delivers this year's lecture "Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color."
Discuss this year's Big Read selection To Live by Yu Hua.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
Play wiffle ball in the backyard or a board game indoors.
(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.
Celebrate the 114th birthday of Dr. Seuss with his best books, snacks and activities.
after-school cooking classes include Korean fried rice, Italian style breakfast muffins, chocolate mousse and Korean ice cream sundaes. For ages 7 & up. Choose one class a week from Monday–Thursday 3–4:30 p.m. or 4:30–6 p.m. or Friday, 3–4:30 p.m. $35/class, $125/month. "Summer Baking Camp," June 4–29. Kids Camp, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Teen Camp, 2–5:30 p.m. "Summer Cooking Camp," July 9–Aug. 10. Kids Camp, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Teen Camp, 2–5:30 p.m. $200. firstname.lastname@example.org
East Athens Community Center hosts "Sports Adventures Spring Break Camp." Lay Park hosts "All About Animals." Rocksprings Park hosts "Rainforest Rangers." Ages 6–12. Mar. 12–16, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $40–60. Sandy Creek Nature Center hosts "Spring Explorers: Backyard Fun." Ages 4–12. Mar. 14–16, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. $20–40. www.accgov.com/leisure
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.
WAKER Group mashing soul, funk and rock and roll into a danceable sound.
HEDONISTAS Funky, jazzy rock-fusion band from Atlanta.
JUDAH AND THE LION Nashville-based Americana band featuring fresh musicianship and powerful harmonies.
COLONY HOUSE Indie-rock quartet from Franklin, TN.
TALL HEIGHTS Boston-based electrofolk pair.
DEATON, SPIVEY, GOODHUE & FULLER Four local musicians team up for a night of funky, jazzy sounds.
THE VOODOO FIX Los Angeles-based band with a gritty and soulful take on blues-rock.
DEEP STATE Local band playing driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.
GIVING UP Hooky, upbeat power-pop group from Iowa with touches of surf and Afropop.
THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.
Broadway veterans Franc D'Ambrosio and Glory Crampton perform selections from Andrew Lloyd Webber hits such as The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and more.
(Quinn Hall) A series of short plays about love, the loss of it and hope. Scene titles include "Her Heart, "Sad and Glad," "This Hurts" and "Getting it Back." See Theater Notes on p. 14.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away while wearing wireless headphones.
Members of groups that meet at the Lyndon House can submit artwork to "Full House," a biennial invitational exhibit. Online registration is now open. Drop off May 17, 1–8 p.m. Opening reception June 7, 6–8 p.m. 706-613-3623, www.accgov.com/lyndonhouse
Pick up a free vegetable growing kit courtesy of Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission. Mar. 20, 12–8 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/bogart