COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, July 30

21 events

Film

Games

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    End of Summer Reading Program Party

    Celebrate the end of the summer reading program with prizes and trivia. Grades 6–12.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • 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 receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Preschool Picnic

    Pack a lunch for stories and fun on the playground.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Myth Busters

    Discover the truth.

  • Oglethorpe County Library

    4:30–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    End of Summer Fest Party

    Celebrate the end of summer with pizza, ice cream and games. The winners of Summer Fest will be announced. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Library Rocks

    Paint rocks spreading good vibes about life, love and the library with the Kindness Rocks Project. 

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Live Music

  • Buvez

    7:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/buvezathens

    FUTO Local electropop project fronted by songwriter Patrick Brick.

    DINERS Phoenix, AZ guitar-pop project led by multi-instrumentalist Tyler Broderick.

    KAREN MEAT Iowa-based pop-rock group led by songwriter Arin Eaton.

    AVERY LEIGH'S NIGHT PALACE Ethereal indie-pop group fronted by former Athenian Avery Draut.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    PLEASURES Darkly grooving rock band from St. Petersburg, FL.

    CHEW Psychedelic rock band from Atlanta.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    GYPSY AT HEART Local collective that mixes Middle Eastern and Indian ragas with classical, jazz and folk.

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.

Ending Monday, July 30

 

Kidstuff

  • Double Helix STEAM School Summer Camps

    (580 Tallassee Rd.) "Adventure Camp (grades 3–8)." July 30–Aug. 3, $300. doublehelixsummercamp.wordpress.com

Classes

Art

  • KA Artist Shop

    Summer Camps

    "Fabric Week" and "Story and Illustration Camp." July 30–Aug. 3. Check website for descriptions. www.kaartistshop.com

Word on the Street

  • Avid Bookshop

    Where's Waldo in the ATH?

    (Prince Ave.) Through the month of July, look for Waldo at local businesses in this city-wide scavenger hunt. The first 125 Waldo seekers who get their passport signed at 10 or more sites can collect prizes. Check website for list of participating places. www.avidbookshop.com