COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, December 13

3 events

Kidstuff

Friday, December 14

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, December 15

4 events

Kidstuff

Sunday, December 16

1 event

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Monday, December 17

7 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    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. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Fa La La Holiday Karaoke

    Sing along to holiday classics. All ages welcome.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Nerd Herd

    Hang out with fellow nerds for a low-key hour of fun. Grades 6–12.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Teen Leaders

    Teens are invited to voice their opinions and plan for YA events. Grades 6–12.

  • Bogart Ag Building

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

    Ginger Fest

    Sweet snacks and sugary crafts, oh my! 

  • Bogart Ag Building

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

    DIY Gifts

    Crafts include marbled candle votives, hot cocoa ornaments and quilled earrings. Grades 6–12.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10–11 a.m. $5 (residents), $7.50 (non-residents). www.accgov.com/leisure

    Buddy Elf's Holiday Happenings

    Parent child playtime, holiday wreath making, jingle bell toss, snowball fight and snacks. Ages 1-6. Registration is required. 

Tuesday, December 18

4 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, December 19

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Storytime

    Stories, songs, movement, crafts, and fun for preschool aged children.

  • ACC Library

    Dec. 18–19, 10 a.m. Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Winter Puppet Show

    Watch "Bearsie Bear and the Surprise Sleepover," a puppet show based on the book by Bernard Waber.

Thursday, December 20

4 events

Kidstuff

Friday, December 21

4 events

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. $6–9. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Winter Kick Off

    Participants can celebrate the first day of winter with a winter hike and planetarium show. Ages 4–12. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Elementary Storytime

    Enjoy books and crafts with Ms. Carley. Ages 6–10 and their caregivers.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    9 a.m.-4 p.m. $15-22.50. 706-613-3602

    Mr. Grinch's Day Off School Program

    Minute to Win It, Whoville Games, Grinch ornament design and a few more holiday surprises. Ages 6-12. Space is limited. Registration is required. 

  • Bishop Park

    9 a.m.-1 p.m. $10-15. 706-613-3589

    Santa's Helper Gymnastics Mini Camp

    Gymnastics, crafts, reindeer games and more. Spaces are limited. Ages 3-12. Space is limited. Registration is required. 

Monday, December 24

1 event

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    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. 

Tuesday, December 25

1 event

Kidstuff

Wednesday, December 26

1 event

Kidstuff

Monday, December 31

1 event

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    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. 

Tuesday, January 1

1 event

Kidstuff

Wednesday, January 2

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, January 5

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    11 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Nature's Trading Post

    Trade one or two objects found in nature for points or other nature objects in the center's collection.

Tuesday, January 8

1 event

Kidstuff

Wednesday, January 9

1 event

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Thursday, January 10

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10–11 a.m. $5 (residents), $7.50 (non-residents). www.accgov.com/leisure

    It's a Small World Playtime

    Interactive playtime will focus on global children's games, international crafts, traditional dancing, and snack time. Ages 1-6. Registration is required. 

Saturday, January 12

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    2:30–3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Critter Tales

    Families are invited to listen to a story about nature. Staff will then bring it to life by visiting a critter or going outdoors for an activity.