COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, January 21

20 events

Live Music

Classes

  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop

    (Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into a mindfulness workshop focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Eight-week program begins Feb. 11, 6–8:30 p.m. $224. mfhealy@bellsouth.net, www.mindfuliving.org

  • Mosaic Art Classes

    (Corazon Mosaics Studio, 200 Northcrest Dr.) Weekend mosaic classes for beginner and intermediate levels. Visit website for upcoming dates. $150. corazonmosaics@gmail.com, www.corazonmosaics.com

Games

Kidstuff

  • 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. 

Events

  • Cedar Shoals High School

    8:30–9:30 a.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/mlkday

    MLK Day of Service

    "A Day On and Not a Day Off" starts with a morning celebration. Volunteers will do service projects at various locations around town for the rest of the day. See Story on p. 10.

  • 3 p.m. FREE! 678-740-3884

    MLK Day Parade and Festival

    (Hull and Washington Streets) United Group of Artists presents a parade through the streets followed by a block party with guest speakers, live performances, food vendors and more. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement. See Story on p. 10.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    1–3 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    MLK Day of Service Celebration

    The Athens Land Trust hosts a community gathering to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Following MLK Day of Service volunteer activities, swing by for food, community speakers and special guests. See Story on p. 10.

Comedy

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Krish Mohan

    Krish Mohan is a socially conscious, nationally touring comedian. He will be recording his newest special, "Empathy On Sale," which uses comedy to address the current state of political divide and the idea of progress.

Auditions

  • To Kill A Mockingbird

    (215 High School Ave., Monroe) On Stage, Monroe presents auditions for ages 8 & up. Auditions consist of cold readings from the script. Jan. 30, 6–8 p.m. or Feb. 2, 3–5 p.m. www.onstagewalton.org

Help Out

  • Athens, GA

    Research Studies

    The UGA Clinical and Translational Research Unit welcomes the community to participate in research studies. Check website for studies that are currently enrolling. ctru.uga.edu