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Tuesday, August 20

33 events

Games

Meetings

  • Children First

    10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-1922, www.athensoconeecasa.org

    CASA Volunteer Orientation

    Athens-Oconee CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is recruiting volunteers to act as legal advocates for children in foster care. No legal experience necessary. Come find out how you can speak up for a child in need.

  • Children First

    10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-1922, www.athensoconeecasa.org

    CASA Volunteer Orientation

    Athens-Oconee CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is recruiting volunteers to act as legal advocates for children in foster care. No legal experience necessary. Come find out how you can speak up for a child in need.

Kidstuff

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Nelda Damiano, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art and co-curator of the exhibition, will lead a tour of “Storytelling in Renaissance Maiolica.”

Events

  • That Bar Athens

    10 p.m. FREE! www.thatbarathens.com

    Shotties and Hotties Singles Mixer

    Play adult drinking games.

  • Athens City Hall

    4–7 p.m. www.culinarykitchenofathens.com

    Downtown Culinary Showcase

    Discover a variety of vendors selling everything from sweets, jewelry, Jamaican food, flavored vinegar, loose leaf teas, vegan cupcakes and more. A portion of proceeds help support the Culinary Kitchen of Athens, a shared commercial kitchen to help small local businesses. Every Tuesday.

Classes

  • Memorial Park

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation, ($2 mat rentals). www.accgov.com/calendar

    Kitten Yoga

    Circle of Friends Animal Society presents Kitty Yoga. Hang out with adoptable kittens and do yoga. All ages and skill levels welcome.

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    6:30–7:30 p.m. $5–$7.50 www.wintervillecenter.com

    Introduction to Aikido Workshop

    Aikido is an alternative martial art that deals with aggression in a non-violent way using knowledge of body mechanics and mental focus.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Computer Class: Word 2016 Formatting

    Learn how to use styles, themes and templates to create a professional looking document. Registration required.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    SLZRD Athens-based electronic alter ego of musician Sami Rouchdi.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    ROBBED BY GIANTS Jam-oriented rock band from Rome.

    COMRADE LAUNCHPAD Psych-folk and indie-pop band led by local musician James Bale.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SLOW PACKER Folk project led by Asheville, NC singer-songwriter Jack Victor.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    QUEENS OF HIP HOP Local zine Volumes presents a night of music, featuring Nihilist Cheerleader, Goddess Complex, Cassie Chantel, LB and Don P

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CASIO ADCOCK Experimental sounds from Atlanta musician Lee Adcock.

    QUEERDOE Experimental project led by musician Kathy Higgs.

    SAADIA RAIS Local experimental performer and choreographer.

    JOHN KIRAN FERNANDES Local musician playing ambient looped clarinet inspired by birdsong and Brian Eno.

    RYAN MOORE Athens-based guitarist and indie-folk singer-songwriter.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $15. botgarden.uga.edu

    AUSTIN DARNELL Local blues singer-songwriter and Darnell Boys member leads his talented band.

    THE WYDELLES Local alt-country band fronted by songwriter Bo Bedingfield.

  • The World Famous

    7:30 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic pop group.

    SPISH "Energetic and theatrical" indie-rock band from Pittsburgh, PA.

    TELEMARKET Athens-based punk- and indie-influenced rock group.

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné

    7–9:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    The Georgia Review Release Party

    The Georgia Review celebrates its Summer 2019 issue with readings by poets Alberto Ríos and Misha Cahnmann-Taylor.  Followed by a reception and book signing. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    8 p.m. $5. facebook.com/sweetspotathens

    Ladies-Only Karaoke

    LADIES-ONLY KARAOKE Sing your favorites.

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