OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.
BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues like Big C. Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.
Parents can share plays, songs and simple books with their babies.
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.
Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages 3 and under. Caregivers will receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.
Preschool-aged children will learn social and language skills through songs, stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.
Homeschool families are invited to join staff for an introduction to library resources geared toward homeschooling.
Dr. Snook will bring telescopes for attendees to get a view of the moon outside of the library.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge. Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.
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
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.
OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.
Enjoy coffee and camaraderie in the Jere Ayers room.
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.
Local improvisors invent scenes on the spot with suggestions from the audience.
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.
The Curtis Symphony Orchestra features 100 exceptional young musicians from the renowned Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
Enjoy coffee and chat with neighbors in the Jere Ayers room.
(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.
(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.