COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, September 16

23 events

Games

Meetings

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Dulcimer Group

    Learn to play and read music with the "dirty dulcimers" after hours.

  • ACC Planning Department Auditorium

    6 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com

    Firefly Bridge Public Input Session

    Join the design team and share your thoughts on the proposed design concepts.

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Chapel

    1:30 p.m. FREE! spia.uga.edu

    Constitution Day

    Come out for a lecture by Pulitzer Prize winning author and professor, Alan Taylor, entitled “Competing Constitutions: North America, 1783-1795.”

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! kdotson@uga.edu

    Convict Labor and The Practice of Punishment In America

    Presented by Dr. Mary Ellen Curtin, associate professor of history at American University, this lecture will explore the history of forced labor as legal punishment for men and women, black and white. 

Kidstuff

  • 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. 

  • Bogart Library

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Adventure Club

    In this "top secret" adventure, explore the world, capture a villain, and solve a mystery! This monthly program features games, activities, puzzles, geography, and fun facts. Free and open to the public. Ages 8 & up.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Preschool Pals

    Preschool-aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.

  • Memorial Park

    10:30 a.m. $3–4. 706-613-3580

    Me and You at the Zoo

    (Bear Hollow Zoo) Ages 18 months–6 years are invited for a morning of animals, crafts and stories. Children must be chaperoned and registration is required.

  • Memorial Park

    10:30 a.m. $3–4. 706-613-3580

    Me and You at the Zoo

    (Bear Hollow Zoo) Ages 18 months–6 years are invited for a morning of animals, crafts and stories. Children must be chaperoned and registration is required.

  • Memorial Park

    10:30 a.m. $3–4. 706-613-3580

    Me and You at the Zoo

    (Bear Hollow Zoo) Ages 18 months–6 years are invited for a morning of animals, crafts and stories. Children must be chaperoned and registration is required.

Comedy

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JUAN DE FUCA Driving indie-rock band fronted by local songwriter Jack Cherry. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CLOUDLAND Young alt-rock band from Athens.

    FEVER BEAM Twangy cowpunk band from St. Petersburg, FL.

    REVERENDS Atlanta garage-rock band fronted by singer Dandy Lee Strickland.

    BETTER LIVING New local dance-centric dark electro group.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

Events

Performance

  • The Globe

    9 p.m. FREE! www.krakinjokes.com

    Gorgeous George's Improv League

    Local improvisors invent scenes on the spot and compete for the coveted screaming chicken. Every Monday upstairs.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $3 (w/student ID), $12. www.pac.uga.edu

    Col Legno Duo

    The Hugh Hodgson School of Music presents husband-and-wife team, Col Legno Duo, for the new Faculty Artist Series. The pair will play various styles of music including jazz, Broadway and rock music blended with traditional harmonies and forms.