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Monday, March 2

15 events

Live Music

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    All day. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Read Across America

    Celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss' birthday with a photo booth, crafts and other activities.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Symposium on the Book: Making Paper Windows to the Past

    Dr. Julie Park presents a talk titled "Making Paper Windows to the Past: Eighteenth-Century Extra-Illustration and the Art of Writing," taken from her third book project, Writing's Maker.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-542-6367, kdotson@uga.edu

    Symposium on the Book: Roundtable

    As part of the Spring 2020 Symposium on the Book, the UGA Department of English presents an archival research roundtable on 17th- and 18th-Century studies, featuring UGA graduate students and recent graduates. Each scholar will discuss their use of material culture and archives in their research.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    (This event has been canceled.) 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

    (This event has been canceled.) 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

    (This event has been canceled.) Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages 3 and under. Caregivers will receive pointers for building literacy and language skills.

Games

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    (This event has been canceled.) Test your general knowledge for prizes.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    7:30 p.m. www.therookandpawn.com

    Pasión de las Pasiones

    (This event has been canceled.) Participate in a five-session campaign based on the popular telenovela. Play through stories with dramatic reveals, explosive confrontations, evil twins and more.

Classes

  • Foundations of Tarot

    (Indie South, 470 Hawthorne Ave.) Explore Tarot from the Hermetic esoteric perspective, with discussions of both analytical and intuitive reading modalities. Mar. 14, 3–6 p.m. $60. www.theindiesouth.com

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $3 (w/ UGA ID), $12. pac.uga.edu

    Faculty Artist Series

    Violinist Levon Ambartsumian and pianist Evgeny Rivkin perform.

Film

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu

    Iron Jawed Angels

    Iron Jawed Angels is a film about defiant young activists taking the women's suffrage movement by storm and putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote. 

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Mar. 2, 4–5, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.athica.org

    Artist-in-ATHICA Eli Saragoussi

    Watch in real-time as local artist and musician Eli Saragoussi creates set designs leading up to this weekend's Ad·Verse Fest. See Art Notes on p. 20.

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Georgia Square Art Walk

    Seeking submissions from artists of any genres, mediums and styles for an experiential art walk exhibition. Painting and drawing, sculpture, photography, multimedia, digital, installation artists and curators welcome. Email gasqartwalk@gmail.com