COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, February 19

27 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Teen Council

    Teens can come together to discuss plans for the ACC Library's teen department's collections and programs. Ages 11–18.

  • ACC Library

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

    Bedtime Stories

    (This event has been canceled.) Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Preschool Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) Stories, songs and simple crafts. Ages 0–5. 

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) Stories, songs, movement, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Elementary Read Aloud

    (This event has been canceled.) Ms. Carley will read aloud from a book while participants complete a related activity. Ages 6 & up.

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Step into Music

    (This event has been canceled.) An afterschool music class with Mr. Evan. For children ages 57 and their caregiver.

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE! www.barnesandnoble.com

    Baby & Me Storytime

    Read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for the little ones. For caregivers and children ages 0–2. This week's pick is Peace Book.

  • Bogart Library

    11:30 a.m. & 4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Wonderful Wednesday: Book Club

    (This event has been canceled.) This month's choice is Pax by Sara Pennypacker. Ages 4 and up.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Star Gazing

    Find known and lesser-known constellations, share star facts and play galaxy trivia. Grades 6-12.

Games

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    WELL KEPT Emo-influencd alt-rock group led by songwriter Tommy Trautwein.

    HEFFNER New local indie rock band. 

    DREW BESKIN Local power-pop singer-songwriter known for fronting the bands Purses and The District Attorneys. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $7. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    FRANK HURRICANE Experimental artist that describes his music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

    KACEE RUSSELL Indie-folk artist from Jackson, TN.

    JORDAN SMITH No info available.

    LILY DABBS Local acoustic folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    CHEESE DREAM Local teenage rock band influenced by 1990s alternative rock and grunge. 

    MISS DESTROYER New, young local indie-rock outfit.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Art Lecture

    R. Hugh Daniel Director of the Birmingham Museum of Art, Graham C. Boettcher, will give a lecture titled “Confronting An Ugly Past, Building a Beautiful Future: The Legacy of Jim Crow at the Birmingham Museum of Art."

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.treehousekidandcraft.com

    Opening Reception

    Organized by Treehouse Kid and Craft, the "Family Collaboration Show" features artworks created by families. The pieces will be auctioned off to raise proceeds in support of the Athens Immigrants Rights Coalition.

Events

  • Memorial Park

    10 a.m. $5–7.50. 706-613-3580, www.accgov.com

    Japanese Cultural Celebration

    Honor Japanese traditions and culture through dance, crafts and food.

Lectures & Lit

  • Miller Learning Center

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

    Willis Jenkins

    (Room 275) Willis Jenkins, professor of religion, ethics and environment at the University of Virginia, presents “The Sacred Anthropocene: On Religious Interpretations of Planetary Change." 

  • ACC Library

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

    Home Safety for Seniors

    Interior designer Dana Dollar-Wynn explains 10 easy steps for staying safe at home, with an emphasis on fall prevention.

Meetings

  • Feb. 18 at First United Methodist Church & Feb. 19 at Lyndon House Arts Center, 5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE!

    North Downtown Athens Planning Workshop

    Learn more about plans for the Bethel Homes site and surrounding areas.

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 404-938-6835, ugaglobalhealthunion@gmail.com

    City of Joy

    The Global Health Union presents a documentary exploring the issues of sexual violence and war in the Democratic Republic of Congo and how the women there are turning their pain into power.