COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, March 12

16 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:15 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

Games

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    Dirty South General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4. ejstapler@gmail.com

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.

Support Groups

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Emotions Anonymous

    A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Meets Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463, www.emotionsanonymous.org

Lectures & Lit

  • 40 Watt Club

    6:30 p.m. $7. www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Meet Penelope Bagieu in celebration of her book Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Pub

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2831

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Sing to your heart's content every Monday.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SLOW PARADE Atlanta/Athens-based band featuring members of Cicada Rhythm and Grand Vapids.

    MOLOQ Experimental punk-rock band from Atlanta.

    WILDER MAKER Folky, experimental indie-rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. $7. www.40watt.com

    VENUS Punky grunge band comprised of three Athens high schoolers.

    BASIL Young local rock group.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    RAYCHEL PHILLIPS New local pop singer-songwriter.

    JOSH HARPER & KEVIN BROOME Members of local band Rabies Scythe Fight perform.

    BIG MIKE MYSTERY Atlanta-based, hip-hop-influenced beat project.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

Classes

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Stormwater Steward Award Nominations

    Nominate a person, business or organization that completed an innovative project last year relating to stormwater management. Winners will be recognized at the GreenFest Environmental Awards Ceremony in April. www.athensclarkecounty.com

Ending Monday, March 12

 

Kidstuff

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Summer Art Camps

    "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

Kidstuff

  • Multiple Locations

    Spring Break Programs

    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