COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, April 30

15 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. 

Games

Film

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • 8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2831

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Sing to your heart's content every Monday.

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $29 (adv.), $32 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CLUTCH Long-running local heavy-rock group from Frederick, MD.

    RED FANG Doomy stoner-metal band from Portland, OR. See story on p. 14.

    THE BRONX Hardcore punk act from California.

    FIREBALL MINISTRY Riffy heavy-metal band from Los Angeles.

  • 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.

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Mondays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. First visit free. www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Events

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    5–8 p.m. FREE! athensforeveryone.com/event/a4e-ticket

    A4E Ticket: Endorsed Candidate Meet & Greet

    Kick-off the first day of early voting by hearing from progressive candidates. Sign up to volunteer, get yard signs, donate and mingle. Food provided by Rashe's Cuisine.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Pickleball 101

    Learn the basics of Pickleball which combines elements of ping pong, tennis and badminton. 

  • 7:15 a.m. FREE! www.electlakeishagant.com

    First Day of Early Voting Event

    (Timothy Road Elementary School) Dr. LaKeisha Gantt, candidate for Clarke County Board of Education District 7, will lead a "walk-to-school" event for supporters and their children to march to Timothy Road Elementary School. 

Ending Monday, April 30

 

Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    A 12-step recovery group for those affected by sexual addiction. Mondays, 7 p.m. 706-395-5322, saa-recovery.org/meetings

Word on the Street

  • ACC Library

    ACC Library Book Clubs

    Book Clubs include The African American Authors Book Club, Talking About Books, Philo of Philosophy, Last Monday Book Group and After the End: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction. www.athenslibrary.org/athens 

Support Groups

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics Support Group

    (723 Baxter St.) Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a 12-step program for people who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes. Mondays, 7–8 p.m. www.meetings.adultchildren.org

Auditions

  • Rose Hall

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

    Actors should prepare one 1-minute classical monologue. May 1, 6–9 p.m. 706-340-9181, danielle@roseofathens.org