COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, February 17

20 events

Live Music

Meetings

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Dulcimer Group

    Learn to play and read music with the "dirty dulcimers" after hours.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Coffee and Conversation

    Enjoy coffee and chat with neighbors in the Jere Ayers room.

  • Ciné

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.accneighborhoods.org

    Exercising Your Right to Vote in Athens

    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.  

  • 10:30–11:30 a.m. FREE! kmalone@ging.org

    Information Session

    (East Athens Goodwill Career Center, 4070 Lexington Rd.) Learn about various skills classes offered at Goodwill, including welding, hospitality and more.

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. 

Games

Events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.

Comedy

Lectures & Lit

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

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

    The Last Animals

    (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.

Ending Monday, February 17

 

Kidstuff

  • Multiple Locations

    Day Off School Programs

    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