COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, April 24

1 event

Classes

  • Community

    3-6 p.m. FREE! www.shopcommunityathens.com

    Denim Revamp and Embroidery Workshop

    Turn old jeans into cut-offs and learn embroidery techniques from a team of redesigners. Bring a pair of jeans and an item to embroider.

Thursday, April 25

1 event

Classes

  • BikeAthens

    6–8:30 p.m. $10/hr. suggested donation. www.bikeathens.org

    Fix Your Own Bike

    (1075 W. Broad St) Learn how to repair your bike with tools and advice from experts.

Friday, April 26

3 events

Classes

  • Lay Park

    11:15 a.m.-12 p.m. $8-12. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Chair Yoga for Seniors

    Seniors are invited to experience the benefits of yoga offered in a seated position. This program will work on gross motor, stretches, relaxation techniques and more. 

  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    4:30 p.m. $20. www.tickets.stmaga.org

    Arts in Bloom

    Cindy Lutini leads a hands-on workshop in edible florals and herbs in culinary creations. 

  • KA Artist Shop

    6:30-8 p.m. $15. www.kaartist.com

    Art Club Junior: Perspective Drawing

    Each class will incorporate a discussion, personal sketching/journaling, and a hands-on project. All materials apart from your personal sketchbook and drawing tools will be provided.  

Saturday, April 27

2 events

Classes

  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    10 a.m. (class), 11:30 a.m. (lecture). $25/each. www.tickets.stmaga.org

    Arts in Bloom

    Fiber artist Susan Brubaker Knapp presents "Thread Sketch It," a digital slide show and trunk show, followed by "The Artist in You," an artist lecture. 

  • ACC Library

    2-4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Break Writers Block

    An interactive workshop where writers will learn tools to jump-start their writing day, prevent the blank-page stare, and make their writing pop. Presented by editors Val M. Mathews and Christi Martin. 

Sunday, April 28

1 event

Classes

  • KA Artist Shop

    2-4 p.m. $35. www.kaartist.com

    Modern Dip Pen Calligraphy

    Learn about the materials and how to use them, including basic practice strokes, creating letters and your signature alphabet, connecting words and phrases, flourishes, addressing envelopes, using various inks, papers and nibs.

Tuesday, April 30

3 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10–11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Computer Class: iPad/iPhone Basics

    Learn how to do touch screen gestures, connect to wifi, download apps, change settings and more. Presentation-based class with opportunity to try out iPad.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10-11 a.m. FREE! www.reblossomathens.com

    Infant Massage

    The class will cover a history of infant massage, recognizing infant cues and demonstration strokes.

  • 840 Hawthorne Avenue

    6-10 p.m. $200. 706-308-4792, www.wioamerica.com

    Basic Welding

    This welding class is designed for amateur metalworkers, artists, serious hobbyists and those who are completely new to welding. 

Thursday, May 2

1 event

Classes

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6:30-8:30 p.m.

    Studio Workshop

    Kristen Ashley leads Text Messages: using Letterforms in Art  May. 2, 9, 16, 23. $15. Call or email to register. 706-543-0111, callan@uga.edu

Friday, May 3

2 events

Classes

  • KA Artist Shop

    4:30-6 p.m. & 6:30-8 p.m. $15. www.kaartist.com

    Art Club Junior: Abstract Portraiture

    Class will incorporate a discussion, personal sketching/journaling and a hands-on project. All materials apart from your personal sketchbook and drawing tools will be provided.  

  • KA Artist Shop

    4:30-6 p.m. & 6:30-8 p.m. $15. www.kaartist.com

    Art Club Junior: Abstract Portraiture

    Class will incorporate a discussion, personal sketching/journaling and a hands-on project. All materials apart from your personal sketchbook and drawing tools will be provided.  

Saturday, May 4

2 events

Classes

  • Farmview Market

    3-4:30 p.m. $25. www.farmviewmarket.com

    Sausage Making

    Learn the step-by-step process of sausage making. Pre-registration required. Fee includes supplies.

  • Healing Arts Centre

    2-5 p.m. $25-50 (free for students). www.vitallyalive.com

    Core Energetics

    A psycho-therapeutic approach that incorporates modern psychology, body psychotherapy and spirituality.

Sunday, May 5

1 event

Classes

  • KA Artist Shop

    2-4 p.m $40. www.kaartist.com

    Brush Lettering

    A follow-up or companion class to continue your lettering practice. If you have never used a pointed dip pen but want to jump in with brush and watercolor lettering, you are welcome to join. All skill levels welcome.

Monday, May 6

1 event

Classes

  • Maepole

    3-4 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com

    Compost Learning Session

    Learn more about composting from a local master composter.

Wednesday, May 8

1 event

Classes

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.extension.uga.edu

    Free Gardening Class Series: Composting

    Find out about basic concepts and the importance of efficient composting, as well as recommended structure and methods. Gardeners of all experience levels are welcome.

Thursday, May 16

1 event

Classes