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Tuesday, February 4

28 events

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Computer Classes

    Classes include instruction for using the Internet, email, e-readers and more. Call to register. Tuesdays, 2:30–3:30 p.m. or 6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

  • ACC Library

    10–11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Mouse and Keyboard Skills

    Learn how to use the keyboard to enter characters and commands, use the mouse to select, drag and open items as well as scroll through pages. Free registration required.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Kidstuff

Games

Word on the Street

  • AARP Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

    Volunteers from AARP will be at the library four days a week to provide free tax preparation assistance in the 2nd floor Computer Lab throughout tax season. No appointment needed; first come, first served. Tuesdays, 12–4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9a.m.–1p.m. 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

  • 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

  • ACC Library

    Where's Waldo at the ACC Library?

    Every day during the month of February, Waldo will be hiding in a new location in the Children’s Area. Participants can get a sticker each time they spot him and should stop by the Children's Desk to pick up a game card to track their progress. After five spottings, participants will be entered to win a set of Where’s Waldo look-and-find books. 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Bogart Library

    1–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Bogart Bookies Book Club

    Discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate and pick up a copy of Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict for next month's meeting.

  • Old Fire Hall #2

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Avid presents an evening with Amy Bonnaffons for her book, The Regrets. Attendees are encoraged to purchase a copy of the book and get it signed by the author.

  • Barnes & Noble

    7 p.m. FREE! www.barnesandnoble.com

    B&N Book Club

    Attendees are invited to discuss this month’s pick, Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano.

  • UGA Gilbert Hall

    5 p.m. FREE! www.willson.uga.edu

    The Utopia of the Past in Contemporary Literature

    Presented by the Department of Romance Languages, Julio Premat from the Institute Universitaire de France gives a lecture in Spanish followed by discussion in French, Spanish and English.

Comedy

Live Music

Events

  • Condor Chocolates

    8 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE! www.condorchocolates.com

    Condor Chocolates 5th Birthday Celebration

    Condor Chocolates celebrates its 5th birthday anniversary with chocolate, coffee samples, birthday specials and a giveaway benefiting The Rainforest Trust.