COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, December 2

20 events

Live Music

Kidstuff

  • 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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Homeschool Hangout

    Homeschool families are invited to join staff for an introduction to library resources geared toward homeschooling. There will also be a library scavenger hunt activity for children and teens.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    A Visit with the Chief

    Meet Watkinsville Police Chief Shannon Brock, ask questions and have fun. All ages welcome.

Games

Comedy

Help Out

  • Multiple Locations

    Stuff-a-Bus

    Athens-Clarke County Transit is collecting non-perishable food items for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. The bus will be parked at various locations around town to accept donations on Dec. 9–13. rachel.hopkins@accgov.com

Art

Sports

  • VFW

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-543-5940

    Monday Night Football

    Enjoy a beer and watch football on the four screens provided.

Word on the Street

  • ACC Library

    One-on-One at the Library

    Scanning One-on-One is offered Dec. 18, 2–2:45 p.m. Computer Skills One-on-One is offered Dec. 19, 9–9:45 a.m. Genealogy One-on-One is offered Dec. 19, 2–2:45 p.m. Call or visit the website to schedule a time for library staff to help you with various projects or skills. 706-613-3650, ext. 354, www.athenslibrary.org/events/athens-clarke-county-library

  • ACC Library

    Toys for Tots

    Drop-off unwrapped toys in the donation bin for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign. The bin is located near the self-check out stations on the first floor. Deadline Dec. 14.  www.athenslibrary.org/athens

Ending Monday, December 2

 

Auditions

  • Hank Williams: Lost Highway

    (Elberton Arts Center, Elberton) Encore Productions will host auditions for the first show of their 2020 season: Hank Williams: Lost Highway. The directors are looking to cast a group of seven men, three women and a country music band. Anyone planning to audition should be prepared to read excerpts from the script, sing a prepared piece and be available most evenings from late December to mid-March. Those interested in being a part of the show band may also drop in and speak with the directors. Performances will be held Mar. 1315 and Mar. 2022 in the Elbert Theatre. Auditions held Dec. 2–3, 6–8 p.m. 706-283-1049, www.elberttheatre.org