COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, May 23

17 events

Art

  • The Foundry

    6–9 p.m. www.rolloutthebarrels.org

    Roll Out the Barrels Silent Auction

    Local artists have transformed 16 ordinary rain barrels into functional pieces of art. Proceeds benefit the ACC Green Schools Program. Live music and light appetizers. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.

Games

Events

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    KnitLits

    Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share ideas and knit. Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Open to ages 16 years and up.

Kidstuff

DJs

  • 40 Watt Club

    10:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.treehousekidandcraft.com

    Susan Hable

    Local artist and author Susan Hable celebrates the launch of her new kid-friendly book, Shapes Today. 

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8:30 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JET BLACK SUNRISE New experimental project from local musicians Steve Hunter and Larry Acquaviva.

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    SCOTT LANIAK Local singer-songwriter performs a set of foot-stomping blues.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $3. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MAGNOLIA MOON Macon-based roots-rock four-piece featuring two sets of brothers.

    CROOKED SIDEWALKS Band from Atlanta influenced by '60s and '70s FM rock. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LIVE JAZZ Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot. 

  • That Bar Athens

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-248-7903

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

Film

  • Ciné

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.athenscine.com

    Iyengar: The Man, Yoga, and the Student's Journey

    Director Jake Clennell's documentary explores BKS Iyengar's yoga practice, life and influence.

Meetings

  • Old Fire Hall #2

    11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. FREE! haley@athensclarkeheritage.org

    Hands Over Athens Volunteer Meet & Greet

    Hands On Athens is an initiative of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation that assists low-to-moderate income homeowners repair and maintain their historic homes so they remain safe and habitable.