COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, February 25

26 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Computer Class

    Learn the basics about iOS 13, iPads and iPhones.

  • 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.

  • 5:30 p.m. $68.95. www.athenscpr.com

    BLS for Healthcare Providers

    (Athens CPR, 1940 W. Broad St.) This instructor-led course teaches basic team and single-rescuer life support skills for application in pre-hospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.  

Games

Events

  • The Foundry

    7:30–9 p.m. FREE! www.athensacademy.org

    Luminaria

    Athens Academy presents an evening art show featuring performances from the Upper School band, orchestra and chorus, as well as poetry and prose readings and more.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $20. www.40watt.com

    Mardi Gras Masquerade

    Historic Athens hosts the second annual masquerade complete with New Orleans style music and hors d'oeuvres.

  • Hotel Indigo

    7–11 p.m. $15–90. www.artist2artist.net

    Mardi Gras in Athens

    Celebrate Fat Tuesday with cocktails and food by local eateries like Mama's Boy, Home.made, Viva! Argentine and more. Cake and Jittery Joe's Coffee will also be served toward the end of the night. Live music by Grant Cowan and Blair Crimmins and the Hookers.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Know Your Rights

    Attendees will learn more about the Athens cash bail reform ordinance, the Pre-Arrest Diversion program and the Community Police Review Board. Guest speakers include Chief Spruill, Clarke County solicitor C.R. Chisom and judge Ryan Hope.

  • 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.

  • ACC Library

    4–6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Teen D&D Club

    A Dungeons and Dragons adventure in the library. Beginners welcome. Grades 6–12.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Toddler Time

    (This event has been canceled.) Songs, rhymes, books and educational play.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour led by docents.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Faculty Perspectives

    Ben Ehlers, associate professor of history at UGA, will give a gallery talk for the exhibition “Master, Pupil, Follower: 16th- to 18th-Century Italian Works on Paper.”

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    2 p.m. FREE! maryfrancesearly.coe.uga.edu

    Mary Frances Early Lecture

    Marion Ross Fedrick, President of Albany State University, will deliver the 20th annual lecture. This ceremony marks the naming of the College of Education in Mary Frances Early's honor.

  • ACC Library

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

    Café au Libris: Suki Janssen

    The Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library host an evening Suki Janssen, director of the ACC Solid Waste Department, as she shares her new children’s book, There Goes the Neighborhood.

Film

  • Ciné

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/badmovienight

    Bad Movie Night

    A leisure-suit-wearing martial artist is tasked with tracking down a piece of world-ending microfilm before it gets in the hands of the evil Superfoot in the explosive, Indonesian actioner Lethal Hunter.

Live Music

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 25–29, 8 p.m. & Mar. 1, 2:30 p.m. $12–16. www.ugatheatre.com/vanityfair

    Vanity Fair

    (Cellar Theatre) UGA Theatre presents Kate Hamill’s adaptation of the 1848 William Makepeace Thackeray novel, where two different women attempt to navigate a society that punishes them for every misstep. Both strive for what they want, but neither can thrive without the other.

Comedy