COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, October 14

20 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    Pumpkin Decorating Contest

    Bring your own decorated pumpkin (no carving) to the library Oct. 21–25. Winners announced Saturday. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Read to Rover

    Relax and read with the company of therapy dogs. 

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

Games

Live Music

  • Contact for Location

    5:30 p.m. $15. www.sofarsounds.com

    SOFAR SOUNDS Apply for tickets online, and find out the location the day before. The artists are unknown until you arrive at the show.  

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    THOM STRICKLAND Local experimental solo musician.

    ANDREW MANSBERGER Local experimental electronic musician.

    LEBO JENKINS Atlanta musician playing "alien Appalachian, old-time tunes and American Primitive compositions."

    MADELINE POLITES Immaterial Possession member explores a variety of folk traditions.

    CWOHL Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of loop-heavy solo material.

    TAFT Psychedelic pop artist from New York City.

  • 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.

Comedy

  • 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.

Events

Meetings

  • Ciné

    7:30–9 p.m. FREE! www.accneighborhoods.org

    SPLOST 2020: Learn Then Vote

    (Lab) The Federation of Neighborhoods presents a public forum where panelists will share about SPLOST projects on the Nov. 5 referendum.