Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.
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.
Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.
Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.
Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
Beginner players welcome.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
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
Meet Penelope Bagieu in celebration of her book Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.
KARAOKE Sing to your heart's content every Monday.
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.
VENUS Punky grunge band comprised of three Athens high schoolers.
BASIL Young local rock group.
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.
OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.
Make laundry detergent and other chemical-free cleaners. Registration required.
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
"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
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