COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, March 19

22 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 Ag Building

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

    Monday Funday

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

  • Oconee County Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Stranger Things Trivia Night

    Compete against other fans of the show. Grades 6–12. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Slime Storytime

    Participants will listen to Batholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss then make their own Oobleck slime. Ages 8 and up. 

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

    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.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    QUEST GIVER New local experimental indie trio.

    SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local indie-pop group fronted by songwriter JJ Posway.

    DAGMAR VORK Athens-based DIY musician, songwriter and visual artist.

    ANTIPHONS Melodic indie-rock group from Richmond, VA.

  • The Foundry

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

    ROAD TO ROO Athens bands battle for a chance to perform at Bonnaroo 2018.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BREE COULEUR Local singer-songwriter playing stripped-down folk music.

  • 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.

Film

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6:30 p.m. FREE! iws.uga.edu

    Women's History Month Film Screening

    (Room 271) Watch Strange Justice: The Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill Story

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    Creature Comforts Creature Feature

    Ming Vase celebrates all things spoopy with a screening of The Haunting.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Flicker Film Society

    Watch Sybil Danning get hairy in Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf (1985). Part of 31 Days of Darkness.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $125. rankinfoundation.org/itstime2talk

    "It's Time to Talk: Forums on Race"

    (Grand Hall) Hosted by the Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund in partnership with Piedmont Athens and the UGA Student Government Association. Dialogue is led by trained Racial Justice Facilitators.

  • 9 am.–3 p.m. barrowfamilyconnection.org

    Youth Behavioral Health Summit

    (Bethlehem Church, 548 Christmas Ave. Hwy 11, Bethlehem, GA) Barrow County School Social Workers host a summit for professionals addressing mental health issues for children. 

Meetings

  • 7 p.m. FREE! ocbeeclub.com

    The Oglethorpe County Bee Club

    (Oglethorpe County Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Rd., Crawford) Cory Momany will discuss honey harvest and processing. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • 8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2831

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Sing to your heart's content every Monday.

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    8 p.m. $39–46. pac.uga.edu

    TAO: Drum Heart

    The troupe showcase the ancient art of Japanese drumming with contemporary costumes, choreography and visuals. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

Auditions

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    The Red Velvet Cake War

    Encore Productions is casting three men and seven women for an upcoming production of the comedy, The Red Velvet Cake War. Performances will be held June 15–24. Auditions on Apr. 9–10, 6–8 p.m. 706-283-1049

Ending Monday, March 19

 

Kidstuff

  • Multiple Locations

    Youth Sports Program Registration

    "Sportstime" for ages 3–4. Mondays, Oct. 1–Nov. 5 or Tuesdays, Oct. 2–Nov. 6. "Youth Basketball" for ages 7–17. Nov. 26–Feb. 28. $65–98. www.accgov.com/leisure

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