Any student K–12 in Athens may bring his or her final report card with to the ACC Leisure Services Aquatics Office for a free summer pool pass (all A's or all E's) or 10 free swims (all A's and B's or E's and M's). 706-613-3589, ext. 222, www.accgov.com/aquatics
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.
Stories, songs and simple crafts. Ages 0–5.
Stories, songs, movement, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children.
Wrap up spring by building a tiny cabin, digging for gold, enjoying some outdoor games and eating snacks.
"Media Arts & Storytelling" for ages 12–16 includes writing storyboards and scripts, designing and building sets, and creating and designing props. 706-613-3623
(Nimbl, 160 Winston Dr.) One-week summer themed camps for ages 6–12. "Let's Make a Show," July 29–Aug. 2. Camps culminate in a final performance for family and friends. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.whirligigcamps.com
Camps begin in May. Themes range from slime and science, Dungeons and Dragons, apothecaries, terrariums, creative beasts, food trucks, dinosaurs and more. Visit website for descriptions, dates and registration. www.treehousekidandcraft.com
SWAMP Melodic and wiry local indie-rock band.
FASTER CIRCUITS Local psych-pop band led by songwriter Derek Almstead.
SON STEP Experimental indie-pop group from Philadelphia.
LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and guitarist with a mystical folk sound.
GREG JACQUIN Indie-folk singer-songwriter from Tarrytown, NY.
BENJAMIN SIMPSON Young local singer-songwriter plays a mix of '70s and '80s music, along with originals.
GREG CONNORS Americana singer-songwriter from New York.
GIRLPOOL Buzzy, melodic indie-pop duo from Los Angeles. See Calendar Pick on p. 21.
HATCHIE Performing alter ego of Australian dream-pop singer-songwriter Harriette Pilbeam.
THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke.
CAROLINE AIKEN BAND This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.
JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.
M.A.Z.E. Punk band on tour from Japan.
BB EYE St. Louis punk band featuring members of Lumpy and the Dumpers and Warm Bodies.
BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.
NAG Rumbling, skeletal punk band from Decatur.
THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
Every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Gather a team and compete.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
Weekly trivia hosted by the one and only Count Zapula.
Walter Lane hosts weekly trivia. Teams can have up to 10 players, and prizes include tab discounts.
(Prince Ave.) Join YA authors E.E. Charlton-Trujillo and A.S. King in conversation with Will Walton.
Meet with other fans of anime and manga to discover books, shows, movies, snacks, art and Japanese culture. Grades 6-12.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.
A tour of the permanent collection led by docents.
Join naturalists from the community for a guided walk on the trails.
Walk, breathe and be in the moment on the trail.
Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, live music, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market.
Come meet local organizations that support foster care and learn ways you can help out.
United Campus Workers of Georgia are holding a May Day Fair Wage Picnic in honor of International Workers Day and UGA employees. There will be free food and musical artists Timi Conley, ISHUES, Kxng Blanco, Dan Sohi and more.