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Tuesday, January 28

26 events

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Computer Classes

    Classes include instruction for using the Internet, email, e-readers and more. Call to register. Tuesdays, 2:30–3:30 p.m. or 6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

  • 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.

Games

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor. 

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Tour at Two

    A tour of the permanent collection led by docents.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Larry Ossei-Mensah Lecture

    (S151) The guest juror of the Lyndon House Arts Center's 45th Juried Exhibition presents a lecture, "Rules of Engagement: How to Navigate the Art World in 2020 and Beyond."

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Adult Paint Night

    Paint a scenic masterpiece using winter colors. For adults.

Comedy

Kidstuff

Live Music

Film

  • Ciné

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Suppressed: The Fight to Vote

    A screening of the powerful new documentary about voter suppression in Georgia's 2018 governor election and how to defend democracy in 2020.

Wednesday, January 29

28 events

Live Music

  • ATHICA

    7 p.m. www.athica.org

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT Featuring performances by Sandy Ewen, Killick Hinds and Kathryn Koopman.

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    404 NOT FOUND Live hardware techno project of Claire Staples and Alex Cargile.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    TODD SNIDER Chameleonic Americana artist known for his work with supergroup Hard Working Americans. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    CHICAGO FARMER Performing alter ego of folk singer-songwriter Cody Diehkoff.

  • 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    THE SWEET LILLIES Four-piece "jamgrass" band from Colorado.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

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.

Kidstuff

Events

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6–9 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Pop-Up with The Plate Sale

    Come out and try something new at this special pop-up dinner.

  • ACC Library

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

    Computer Class: Voice Assistants and Smart Home Devices

    Learn how to set up an Amazon Echo and Google Home and the voice commands used to get news, weather, podcasts, recipes and more. Also learn about smart home devices such as smart outlets and smart lightbulbs.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10–11:30 a.m. $5 (ACC residents), $7.50 (non-ACC residents). www.accgov.com

    Riddle Me This

    Celebrate National Puzzle Day with jigsaw puzzle making, trivia and word games. Ages 18 and up.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Gallery Talk

    Artists of "All Together Now!" will speak on their work. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

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

    Live, Learn and Love Until You Die

    Cardiologist Dr. Subodh Agrawal shares tips for increasing longevity and living a healthier, more connected lifestyle while reducing healthcare costs and improving quality of life. Presented by Reflecting, Sharing, Learning.

Meetings

  • Jittery Joe's Coffee

    5–7 p.m. FREE! wdlewis823@gmail.com

    Open Mike: Meet Your Organizer

    (1480 Baxter St.) Meet an organizer of the Bloomberg for President Campaign and receive information on the election, volunteering and Michael Bloomberg.

Thursday, January 30

29 events

Kidstuff

Art

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Keynote: Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts

    Daniel Ackermann, curator of collections for the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, delivers a keynote address “Drama on the Dining Room Walls: Anxiety, Abolitionism and Subversion on the Walls of a Columbia County, Georgia, Home.”

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    Jan. 30–Feb. 1 FREE! (students), $100–325. www.georgiamuseum.org

    10th Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts

    This two-day symposium features presentations on Georgia portraiture, colonial Georgia silver, Masonic symbolism in Georgia, porcelain decoration, historic preservation on the UGA campus and more.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. $10–15. 706-542-4199, gmoarsvp@uga.edu

    90 Carlton: Winter

    The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art present this reception featuring the winter exhibitions. Enjoy light refreshments, door prizes and Ask the Experts session. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Games

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Louis Phillip Pelot and friends play country-rock and Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

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

    VETUS MORBUS "Plot-driven voodoo-goth-punk-cabaret" band from Lafayette, LA.

    KADILLAK No info available.

    SUSIE New local heavy rock two-piece.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter plays sparse and haunting folk songs. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    SUN STUDIES Melodic pop project led by North Carolina songwriter Reid Johnson.

    JOSHUA CARPENTER Power-pop singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    TRAUMA FAMILY New Atlanta band playing "sometimes raucous, sometimes grim" folk music.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $11. www.40watt.com

    MUSTACHE THE BAND Tribute group playing 1990s country music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BIG SOMETHING Burlington, NC-based jam band.

    ANDY FRASCO Blues-rock musician from Los Angeles.

  • The Globe

    5 p.m. www.facebook.com/globe.athens

    THE FUSILIERS New area project featuring well-known musicians playing original and traditional Celtic greengrass music.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BIG BAND ATHENS Local group playing swing and jazz standards.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    LAGOONS From Tuscaloosa, AL, this jammy foursome claims influences of blues, funk and reggae.

Events

  • Bogart Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    KnitLits

    Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share ideas and knit. Beginning knitters are encouraged to attend. Ages 16 & up.

  • Redeemer Presbyterian Church

    5:30–8:30 p.m. $25. 706-410-1912, www.booksforkeeps.org

    Bunco for Books

    Play Bunco, bid on silent auction items and enjoy refreshments. Proceeds benefit Books for Keeps. 

  • BikeAthens

    6–8:30 p.m. $10 (suggested). www.bikeathens.org

    Fix Your Own Bike

    Get help fixing your bike from experts so you're safe to ride.

  • UGA Chapel

    7 p.m. FREE! www.thegeorgiareview.com

    Queer Faith: Kazim Ali

    The Georgia Review celebrates the launch of its Winter 2019 issue with a reading and discussion centered on the theme "queer faith." Kazim Ali and Lee Cornell will read from their works.

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month Cat Stories by James Herriot.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu

    Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Anniversary Event

    The Georgia Writers Hall of Fame honors inductee Philip Lee Williams on his 70th birthday with a reading from his new novel, Far Beyond the Gates, a book signing and reception.

  • Buvez

    7–9 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    An Evening About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times

    Avid Bookshop and Buvez present readings by contributors Rachel Kolb, Joey Carter and co-editor Rosemarie Garland-Thomson.  

  • UGA Dean Rusk Hall

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.law.uga.edu

    Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics and Guilt in America

    The UGA School of Law hosts a discussion of the recently published book Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics and Guilt in America, co-authored by Andrea L. Dennis,  holder of the John Byrd Martin Chair of Law. Speakers include Dennis and Dr. Bettina L. Love of UGA's College of Education.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $3–20. www.pac.uga.edu

    Thursday Scholarship Series

    Associate director of bands Jaclyn Hartenberger leads “Common Hour,” a program inspired by her conducting classes.

DJs

  • VFW

    6 p.m. $5–10. 706-543-5940

    Grown Folks Dance Party

    GROWN FOLKS DANCE PARTY WXAG's DJ Segar plays jazz and R&B.

Friday, January 31

13 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    OKEY DOKEY Nashville group mixing Motown influences with psychedelic storytelling.

    CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic pop group.

    THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $8. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DOPE KNIFE Rapper and producer from Savannah with a laid-back boom-bap style.

    ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    BERO BERO "Sultry synth-driven mood music" from Savannah composer Veronica Garcia-Melendez.

    WOLFLI Athens native Hamlin Jackson writes dark folk songs and instrumentals for guitar and piano.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOTHER'S FINEST A mix of rock, gospel, R&B, metal and jazz filtered through an "Afro-Euro mosaic" sound. 

    VINTAGE VIXENS All-female '60s inspired band from Atlanta.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KENNY AND THE BASHERS Local band featuring Kenny Copes, Dan Nettles, Neal Fountain, JoJo Glidewell, Seth Hendershot, Claire Campbell and more.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Avid Poetry Series

    (Prince Ave.) Hear poetry curated by Sandra Meek and Zack Anderson.

  • Miller Learning Center

    12:20-1:10 p.m. FREE! www.iws.uga.edu

    Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

    (Room 150) PhD Geography student Vanessa Raditz presents "Visibilizing Queer and Trans People in Climate Disasters."

DJs

  • The Globe

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

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!

Film

Karaoke & Open Mic

Theater

  • Athens Academy

    Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m. & Feb. 2, 2 p.m. $2–5. www.athensacademy.org

    An Evening with Sherlock Holmes

    (Bertelsmann Presentation Hall) A cast and crew of over 30 seventh and eighth graders present three short Sherlock Holmes mysteries: The Adventure of the Noble BachelorThe Milverton Adventure and The Disappearance of Adam.

Events

  • The Classic Center

    Jan. 31–Feb. 2. 706-357-4444, www.classiccenter.com/athenswineweekend

    Athens Wine Weekend: A Weekend of Exquisite Taste

    Enjoy a weekend supporting diverse performing, visual and culinary arts programs and scholarships for upcoming art students. Activities include enjoy food tastings, wine tastings, raffles and more. Proceeds benefit the The Classic Center Cultural Foundation. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

Performance

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    7:30 p.m. $10 (w/ UGA ID), $55. pac.uga.edu

    Ailey II

    Dance company Ailey II performs Alvin Ailey's 1960 classic "Revelations" along with newer works by current artistic director Troy Powell and emerging choreographers.

Saturday, February 1

23 events

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/oconee

    Intro to Windows 10

    Beginners are invited to a computer class covering how to navigate and perform basic functions around Windows 10. Laptops provided, registration required.

  • KA Artist Shop

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. $40. www.kaartist.com

    Linoleum Carving

    Create, carve and hand print your own fantastic design on a set of 12 cards with Taylor DiFonzo. All supplies included. No experience necessary.

Art

  • Southern Star Studio

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.mariadondero.com

    Southern Star Open Studio & Pottery Sale

    Pottery studio features work by Maria Dondero, Jennifer Heynen, Chona Reyes Leathers, Regina Mandell, Allya Macdonald, Leyla Genculu, Kerry Steinberg, Alex Wilkins, Carter Gillies and Brandon Bishop.

  • 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.howardsartgallery.com

    Opening Reception

    (Howard's) See a collection of paintings by Jenna Gribbon. See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Tif Sigfrids

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.tifsigfrids.com

    Artist Reception

    Enjoy a reception for artist Becky Kolsrud's solo exhibition, "New Paintings." See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Hip Gallery

    2–5 p.m. FREE! www.hipvintagehandmade.com

    Quiltworks

    Enjoy an opening reception for an exhibit showcasing the most recent works by members of Modern Athens Quilts. Light refreshments will be served. See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7 p.m. www.athica.org

    Music/Moving Images/Mood Night

    Check out the "2020 ATHICA Members' Showcase" and enjoy live music by Long Green (George Davidson and Joe Rowe) and projection art by Lauren Fancher. See Art Notes on p. 10.

DJs

Lectures & Lit

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.3railroad.org

    Friends of the Oglethorpe County Library Book Sale

    CDs, DVDs, vinyl, handcrafted gifts and more. Proceeds benefit the library.

Events

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Mindfulness Fair

    The third annual Mindfulness Fair offers free instruction in meditation to the community. Features include a drumming circle, tai chi, yoga and more. The fair closes with a talk by Coleman Barks. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    Feb. 1, 11 a.m.–7 p.m. Feb. 2, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! www.orphintage.com

    Vintage Market Pop-Up

    Vendors from Athens and Atlanta pack the historic fire station with vintage goods, clothing and items from the past.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    8-10 p.m. $10. www.sobrewco.com

    Southern Violence and Wrestling

    Three explosive title matches. Seating is limited, so attendees are encouraged to bring folding chairs and lawn blankets.

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

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

    Winter Market 2020

    Shop local and surrounding food and market vendors weekly on Saturdays through Mar. 14. All ages welcome.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    1–3 p.m. $4 (ACC residents), $6 (non-ACC residents). www.accgov.com/leisure

    Cast Iron Chef Campfire Cook Out

    Enjoy fire-building with a variety of materials, methods and demonstrations of dutch oven cooking. Sample a variety of foods from roasted weenies to s'mores.

  • The Classic Center

    Jan. 31–Feb. 2. 706-357-4444, www.classiccenter.com/athenswineweekend

    Athens Wine Weekend: A Weekend of Exquisite Taste

    Enjoy a weekend supporting diverse performing, visual and culinary arts programs and scholarships for upcoming art students. Activities include enjoy food tastings, wine tastings, raffles and more. Proceeds benefit the The Classic Center Cultural Foundation. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

  • Pet Supplies Plus

    1–4 p.m. $35–125 (surgery), $10–25 (vaccines). www.athenshumanesociety.org

    Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic

    Take care of your furry friend by getting them vaccinated and spayed or neutered. No appointment necessary. All animals must be on a leash or in a kennel.  

Live Music

  • ATHICA

    7 p.m. www.athica.org

    LONG GREEN Jazz-influenced local duo of George Davidson on saxophone and Joe Rowe on bass.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    TRIBUTE NIGHT Featuring the music of Rush (Permanent Waves), Yes (Great Wide Nothing) and The Who (Behind Who's Eyes).

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    TINSLEY ELLIS Seasoned blues-rock singer and guitarist from Atlanta. Album release show!

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.hendershotscoffee.com

    COUNTRY MUSIC SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Featuring Betsy Franck, Holman Autry, Fester Hagood and Todd Cowart playing originals, plus a tribute to Johnny Cash.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    DYRTY BYRDS Four-piece classic rock band from Colorado.

Theater

  • Athens Academy

    Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m. & Feb. 2, 2 p.m. $2–5. www.athensacademy.org

    An Evening with Sherlock Holmes

    (Bertelsmann Presentation Hall) A cast and crew of over 30 seventh and eighth graders present three short Sherlock Holmes mysteries: The Adventure of the Noble BachelorThe Milverton Adventure and The Disappearance of Adam.

Comedy

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/sweetspotathens

    Human Zoo

    Join host Zack Hayes for an evening with local and Atlanta-based comedians like Lanny Farmer, Conner Bentley, Stephen Ingle, Evie Jones and Dedrick Flynn.

Sunday, February 2

9 events

Games

Theater

  • Athens Academy

    Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m. & Feb. 2, 2 p.m. $2–5. www.athensacademy.org

    An Evening with Sherlock Holmes

    (Bertelsmann Presentation Hall) A cast and crew of over 30 seventh and eighth graders present three short Sherlock Holmes mysteries: The Adventure of the Noble BachelorThe Milverton Adventure and The Disappearance of Adam.

Events

  • The Classic Center

    Jan. 31–Feb. 2. 706-357-4444, www.classiccenter.com/athenswineweekend

    Athens Wine Weekend: A Weekend of Exquisite Taste

    Enjoy a weekend supporting diverse performing, visual and culinary arts programs and scholarships for upcoming art students. Activities include enjoy food tastings, wine tastings, raffles and more. Proceeds benefit the The Classic Center Cultural Foundation. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

  • The National

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. reservations@thenationalrestaurant.com

    (Inter)national Brunch Pop-Up

    Sous Chef Mack Bui and Daniel Fetter are serving a brunch pop-up featuring Asian-inspired dishes and cocktails.

Art

  • Athens Academy

    3–4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensacademy.org

    Artist Reception

    (Myers Gallery) Athens Academy hosts a reception for Croatian artist Roman Zalac, who resides in Athens practicing in oil paint and various mediums. See Art Notes on p. 10.

Live Music

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    KATE MORRISSEY BAND Literate, sincere local group whose live shows come punctuated with an offbeat sense of humor.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    HOTEL FICTION Groovy pop band formerly known as Tomorrow Today.

    CALL ME SPINSTER Americana trio of three sisters from Chattanooga, TN.

    CHICK WALLACE Atlanta-based alternative pop band.

    BITSY Cello-based orchestral pop project of Athens musician Elizabeth Klingbeil.

Monday, February 3

15 events

Live Music

Games

Kidstuff

  • Bogart Library

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

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three 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. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Check Out the Moon

    Dr. Snook will bring telescopes for attendees to get a view of the moon outside of the library.

Word on the Street

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    4th Anniversary Open House

    The center celebrates its fourth birthday with a week-long open house. Free classes include Akido, belly dancing, chess, Pilates and Stretch. Also expect special events like a potluck luncheon, an artist-in-residence, the Winterville Elementary art reception and more. Feb. 3–7, 6–8 p.m. 706-742-0823, wintervillecenter.com

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

Events

  • Memorial Park

    10:30–11:15 a.m. $2 (ACC residents), $3 (non-ACC residents). www.accgov.com

    Workout to Wellness

    This class focuses on the importance of physical wellness through physical education and activity. Participants will learn about proper stretching, appropriate workout techniques, breathing and relaxation and how physical health effects general well-being.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $10–42. 706-542-4400, pac.uga.edu

    Curtis Symphony Orchestra

    The Curtis Symphony Orchestra features 100 exceptional young musicians from the renowned Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Meetings

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

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

    A Southern Fix

    (Room 350) Presented by Speak Out for Species and Sustainable UGA, this film examines the causes of pet overpopulation especially in the Southern U.S., how society can end the unnecessary killing of adoptable shelter animals, and positive programs that are trying to solve these complex issues.

Tuesday, February 4

19 events

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Computer Classes

    Classes include instruction for using the Internet, email, e-readers and more. Call to register. Tuesdays, 2:30–3:30 p.m. or 6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

  • 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.

Kidstuff

Games

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor. 

Word on the Street

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    4th Anniversary Open House

    The center celebrates its fourth birthday with a week-long open house. Free classes include Akido, belly dancing, chess, Pilates and Stretch. Also expect special events like a potluck luncheon, an artist-in-residence, the Winterville Elementary art reception and more. Feb. 3–7, 6–8 p.m. 706-742-0823, wintervillecenter.com

Lectures & Lit

  • Bogart Library

    1–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Bogart Bookies Book Club

    Discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate and pick up a copy of Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict for next month's meeting.

  • Old Fire Hall #2

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Avid presents an evening with Amy Bonnaffons for her book, The Regrets. Attendees are encoraged to purchase a copy of the book and get it signed by the author.

Comedy

Live Music