COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, January 20

16 events

Live Music

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Infant Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) 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

    (This event has been canceled.) 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. 

Events

  • Clarke Central High School

    8:30–9:30 a.m. (kickoff), 10 a.m.–1 p.m. (service projects). FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/mlkday

    MLK Day of Service

    (Gymnasium) "What Are You Doing for Others?" starts with a morning celebration and a light breakfast. Volunteers will do service projects at various locations around town for the rest of the day.

  • 3 p.m. FREE! 678-740-3884

    MLK Day Parade and Festival

    (Hull and Washington Streets) United Group of Artists Music Association presents the fourth annual parade through the streets followed by a block party with guest speakers, live performances, food vendors and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • First Baptist Church

    9–11 a.m. FREE! www.accgov.com

    Access to Justice Initiative Pop-Up Clinic

    Attorneys provide brief consultations on topics including family law such as divorce and child support, adoption law, immigration law, expungement/record restriction, probate law, disability law, employment law, criminal law, small claims, landlord/tenant law, personal injury, and general civil law. Spanish translation services available.

     

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    But First, Coffee

    (This event has been canceled.) Enjoy coffee and camaraderie in the Jere Ayers room.

  • Avid Bookshop

    10 a.m.–8p.m. www.waengineering.com

    Building Better Communities Local Business Partnership

    W&A Engineering will match Avid's sales for the day up to $500 and donate the money to Avid's chosen charity, Project Safe, a local nonprofit working to end domestic violence through crisis intervention.

Games

Theater

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $41–68. www.classiccenter.com

    Waitress

    This Tony Award-nominated musical follows Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage.

Classes

  • VFW

    6–8 p.m. $5. bgeddis@mindspring.com

    Western Partner Dance Lessons

    Linda and David lead Western partner dance lessons. Singles welcome.

  • 7:15–9 p.m. $15. www.shaktiyogaathens.com

    Intuitive Eating Tune Up

    (Shakti Power Yoga, 940 Prince Ave.) Emily Unwin offers a two-hour workshop as a “tune-up” for Intuitive Eating skills and unlearning diet culture after the holiday season. 

Ending Monday, January 20

 

Art

  • Athens, GA

    Seeking Vendors for Handmade Lovers

    Indie South is seeking artist vendors for the annual Handmade Lovers market. Deadline to apply is Jan. 20. The indoor market will be held Feb. 9 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. at the VFW on Sunset Avenue. Apply online. $95–110. www.theindiesouth.com