OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.
JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.
Learn to play and read music with the "dirty dulcimers" after hours.
Enjoy coffee and chat with neighbors in the Jere Ayers room.
Learn about how elections are managed in Athens-Clarke County, the challenges of providing voting services and the opportunities available to ensure people can exercise their right to vote. Attendees will see demos of the Georgia My Voter Page and of the new voting machines being used in the 2020 primaries and general elections.
(East Athens Goodwill Career Center, 4070 Lexington Rd.) Learn about various skills classes offered at Goodwill, including welding, hospitality and more.
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.
Play a game of Monsterhearts.
Test your general knowledge for prizes.
Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge. Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.
This month's selection is The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson. Copies are available behind the circulation desk. New members always welcome.
Enjoy coffee and camaraderie in the Jere Ayers room.
OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.
Local improvisors invent scenes on the spot with suggestions from the audience.
Author Neil Hegarty discusses his works and his latest publication, The Jewel.
(Room 350) The Last Animals shines a light on the global crisis of poaching elephants and rhinos for their ivory and horns, decimating their populations to the brink of extinction. The film follows conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks.
Day off school programs will be held at various locations on Feb. 17, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. The East Athens Community Center presents "Celebrating Inventions" with trivia, recreating inventions and learning about famous inventions by African Americans. Rocksprings Park hosts "Whacky Presidents." Lay Park hosts "Ultimate Survivor Day Off School Camp" with team competitions and challenges. $15–22.50. www.accgov.com/leisure