COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, February 3

21 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 3 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. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Check Out the Moon

    Dr. Snook will bring telescopes for attendees to get a view of the moon outside of the library.

Games

Word on the Street

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    4th Anniversary Open House

    The center celebrates its fourth birthday with a week-long open house. Free classes include Akido, belly dancing, chess, Pilates and Stretch. Also expect special events like a potluck luncheon, an artist-in-residence, the Winterville Elementary art reception and more. Feb. 3–7, 6–8 p.m. 706-742-0823, wintervillecenter.com

Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Chapel

    2 p.m. FREE! www.grady.uga.edu

    Holmes-Hunter Lecture

    This year's lecture will be presented by the longest serving and first African American member of the Supreme Court of Georgia, Justice Robert Benham.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.

Events

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    But First, Coffee

    Enjoy coffee and camaraderie in the Jere Ayers room.

  • Memorial Park

    10:30–11:15 a.m. $2 (ACC residents), $3 (non-ACC residents). www.accgov.com

    Workout to Wellness

    This class focuses on the importance of physical wellness through physical education and activity. Participants will learn about proper stretching, appropriate workout techniques, breathing and relaxation and how physical health effects general well-being.

Comedy

  • The Globe

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

    Gorgeous George's Improv League

    Local improvisors invent scenes on the spot with suggestions from the audience.

  • Normal Bar

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

    Gorgeous George's Improv League

    Bring interesting suggestions and a loose funny bone to watch local improvisors create some improv magic on the spot during this evening of home-grown townie improv. First Monday of every month.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $10–42. 706-542-4400, pac.uga.edu

    Curtis Symphony Orchestra

    The Curtis Symphony Orchestra features 100 exceptional young musicians from the renowned Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Meetings

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! sos@uga.edu

    A Southern Fix

    (Room 350) Presented by Speak Out for Species and Sustainable UGA, this film examines the causes of pet overpopulation especially in the Southern U.S., how society can end the unnecessary killing of adoptable shelter animals, and positive programs that are trying to solve these complex issues.

  • 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/belowbaldwin

    Below Baldwin

    (UGA Rutherford Hall) View a documentary that explores the graves discovered during the renovation of UGA's Baldwin Hall and the events that followed. A Q&A session with director Joe Lavine and local activist Broderick Flanigan will follow. Refreshments will be served.