KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!
Cuban-style salsa classes. 7:30 p.m. (beginner lesson). Richard and Victor perform salsa music every second Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Blue Eyed Amigos perform swing and salsa every fourth Wednesday at 9 p.m. $10/class (incl. one drink). Music show is $3 for class participants and $6 otherwise. www.facebook.com/salsaathens
Make and take a craft. Materials provided. Grades 6–12.
This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.
The club encourages engineering and creativity by building with unique and recycled materials. This month's theme is "Gravity Art."
AKF Martial Arts hosts classes in safety for ages 3 and up.
listen to "Classical & Orchestra" from artists like Marian Anderson. Ages 7–11.
Attendees can have their photo taken with the blue cat! Crafts, music and other activities for all ages.
The summer poetry reading series presents Charlee Cain, Josina Guess, Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor and UGA poets.
(Prince Ave.) The community discussion focuses on responses to sexual misconduct accusations, especially those made within the book industry. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
Discuss One Plus One by Jojo Moyes.
Dr. Apurba Banerjee will present "Smart(y) Pants: Putting the Tech in Textiles."
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Safer Sex Fairies present a sexy health variety show featuring drag performances, comedians and advice.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
(5 Points Cigar Shop, 1720 Epps Bridge Pkwy.) Play with Interstate Poker every Thursday.
WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!
ROCK N SOUL Enjoy an all-vinyl dance party.
(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.
WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.
ALLCAPS New local pop-punk band with screamo leanings.
200 EAST Athens-based alt-rock group with blues and folk influences.
THELIGHTSEQUENCE Four-piece Georgia rock band.
ROOM 9 Classic, alternative and jam-rock cover band from Athens.
2ND DINNER No info available.
MIGHTY Alternative rock group from Atlanta.
ILLEGAL DRUGS Four-piece anthemic hard rock band out of Atlanta.
THE MINKS Bluesy, psychedelic group on tour from Nashville, TN.
COUNTRY WESTERNS Nashville-based rock group.
PATRICK & LOUQUE No info available.
LIVE OAK Jam-oriented local rock and roll five-piece.
Watch a film adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1960 novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Screened in conjunction with the exhibition "Central to Their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection."
See The Beatles: Yellow Submarine in celebration of its 50th anniversary. (1968).
Circle Ensemble Theatre hosts season auditions for A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Christmas Carol, Glass Menagerie and Fiddler on the Roof. Auditions Aug. 10–11. Prepare a one-minute monologue and 16 bars of a song, or two contrasting one-minute monologues. Email for audition time. email@example.com, www.circleensembletheatre.com
Attendees can learn how to craft cocktails and sample liquors with industry experts. Aug. 16–17. $25–200. athenscocktailclassic.com
Indie South is seeking vendors selling handmade items and vintage for the Fall Fest on Sept. 22. Deadline to apply is Aug. 13. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.theindiesouth.com
Indie South is seeking artist vendors for the biggest art market of the year. Deadline to apply is Oct. 1. Market held in December. email@example.com, www.theindiesouth.com
Submit up to two audio files at or under 2 minutes and 30 seconds in MP3 format (must also be available in an uncompressed format such as WAV) for "The Sounds of Athens" record. This is a constituent project of the upcoming ATHICA exhibition "The Golden Record." $10 entry fee. Deadline July 26. www.athica.org