Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge! Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.
Thousands of books will be available for bargain prices, as will books on tape, CDs, VHS tapes and records. Proceeds benefit the Madison County Library. Through Sept. 15 during regular library hours. $1–2 (most items). www.athenslibrary.org/madison
The Athens Dart Association has open sign-up through Aug. 24. Join a team or form your own. www.athensdarts.com
Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies.
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.
"Saturday Morning Craft." 10 a.m. (ages 2–4) and 12 p.m. (ages 5–8). "STEAM Saturdays." First Saturday of the month, 1–4 p.m. (ages 9–14). Visit website for descriptions and to register. www.treehousekidandcraft.com
Discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Watch The Jitters (1989). Part of 31 Days of Darkness.
MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.
HEADS Hard-rock band from Berlin, Germany.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
KENDALL STREET COMPANY Six-piece Virginia band blending jam, folk, jazz, ska, funk and psych rock.
THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis.
JOSH HARPER Solo set from a member of local band Rabies Scythe Fight.
SPACE BROTHER Electronic- and hip-hop-influenced sounds from local musician Donald Whitehead.
OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.
WILLIE PEARL Local folk-rock band.
PHANTOM PHUNK Indie trio with eclectic sounds in the vein of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Paramore and Metric.
PV-23 Psychedelic funk-rock band from Buford and Dacula.
Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.
(Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into eight Mondays of instruction and a one-day mindfulness retreat focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Classes begin Aug. 20, 6–8:30 p.m. $248/series. 706-543-0162, email@example.com, www.mindfuliving.org