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Thursday, August 22

32 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5-10 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory. 

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. FREE! facebook.com/sweetspotathens

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-542-4199, gmoarsvp@uga.edu

    Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art

    The annual meeting will highlight activities of the group with a reception to follow. RSVP.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    David & Goliath

    OCAF is seeking submissions for "David & Goliath," an exhibition featuring small works and their colossal counterparts. Artwork, including the frame, must be either 14"x14" and smaller or 48"x48" and larger. Use the online entry form. Deadline Sept. 8. Exhibition runs Oct. 3–Nov. 1. www.ocaf.com

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Reciprocal IV

    OCAF members are invited to submit works for the fourth annual "Reciprocal" juried exhibition held on the University of North Georgia-Oconee Campus. This year's theme is "Georgia on My Mind." Deadline Sept. 13. www.ocaf.com

Games

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Pajama Story Time

    Come out for bedtime stories, songs, and a light snack in the children’s area. Ages birth to 07 years.

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Baby Music Jam

    Preschool-aged children and their caregivers play instruments, sing and dance together.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 and up.

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Henna for Teens

    Learn about the various uses, history and application of henna dye.

  • Memorial Park

    Theater Classes

    (Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre hosts "Monologues and More" for individuals with cognitive challenges to use monologues, skits and improv to explore the benefits of drama. Ages 13 & up. Tuesdays, Sept. 10–Oct. 15, 1–2 p.m. ww.accgov.com/leisure

  • Gymnastics

    (Gymnasia, 1091 Baxter St.) Gymnastics classes are offered for various age groups throughout the day. See website for schedule. www.athensgymnastics.com

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    6-8 p.m. FREE! mkapelewski@athenslibrary.org

    For the Philo of Philosophy Book Discussion Group

    Read philosophy books from ancient Greece to modern times. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Inclusive Book Club

    A facilitated book club for adults of all abilities. Members will be reading out loud and discussing Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.

Classes

  • Bogart Library

    12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Computer Class

    Have a question about a computer or device? Need help navigating your new phone? Sign up for a twenty-minute timeslot for one-on-one help. Timeslots are available between 123 p.m.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    6–7 p.m. FREE! www.milongatropical.com

    Milonga Tropical: Tango Lessons

    (Room 480) UGA Spanish professor and dance instructor Fuad Elhage teaches Tango lessons in preparation for the Milonga Tropical dance party.

  • Martial Arts Self Defense & Fitness

    (X3 Sports Athens, 2026 S. Milledge Ave.) Classes are offered in kickboxing, boxing, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Power Track (free weight based) and Fast Track (speed and agility). Check website for schedule and to register. www.x3sports.com

Events

  • Boutier Winery & Inn

    6:30 p.m. (line dancing), 7:30 p.m. (ballroom). $10-15. www.boutierwinery.com

    Line and Ballroom Dance Lessons

    Ron Putham leads lessons.

  • BikeAthens

    6–8:30 p.m. $10 (suggested). www.bikeathens.org

    Fix Your Own Bike

    (1075 W. Broad St.) Get help fixing your bike from experts so you're safe to ride.  

Live Music

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