COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, April 22

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, April 23

6 events

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Wednesday, April 24

4 events

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  • Oconee County Library

    6–9 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Anime Con

    The Anime Club presents its annual anime convention with trivia, cosplay, food and more. Grades 6-12. 

  • ACC Library

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

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    4-5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Sci-Fi/Fantasy Sista Circle

    Read and talk about science fiction and fantasy books. Books that are given out are to keep. Brought to the ACC Library by the American Library Association Diversity Research Grant. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Storytime

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

Thursday, April 25

4 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack. Ages 0–7.

  • ACC Library

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

    Teen Gaming

    Wii U and board games for grades 6–12.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 and up.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10-11 a.m. $4-6. www.accgov.com/rocksprings

    Pre-Schooler Program: Ships Ahoy

    The Ships Ahoy play group will play pirate adventure games, learn how to talk like a pirate, develop pirate nicknames, and enjoy a shipmate-themed craft and snack. Ages 1-6.

Friday, April 26

3 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, April 27

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Dia Celebration

    Celebrate Dia! (Children’s Day/Book Day) with Caldecott Honor book Thank You Omu! Then prepare a real storytime stew you can actually eat with the library's new culinary kitchen. For children ages 4-11.

  • Lavonia Cultural Center

    10-11:30 a.m. $10. www.franklincommunityplayers.com

    Princess Party Brunch

    The party includes finger sandwiches, fruit and tea cookies, craft projects and the opportunity to have a photo taken with a princess.

Monday, April 29

4 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

    6-7 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

    7-8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Teen Leaders

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

  • Lay Park

    10-11 a.m. $5. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Mystery Snacks with Blue

    Participants will help Blue find clues, hidden in the library's games and crafts, to find out what the "Snack of The Day" will be.

Tuesday, April 30

3 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, May 1

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10-11 a.m. $4-6. www.accgov.com/rocksprings

    Pre-Schooler Program: Lil Cubs Cabin Explorers

    Wrap up spring by building a tiny cabin, digging for gold, enjoying some outdoor games and eating snacks. 

Friday, May 3

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10-11 a.m. $4-6. www.accgov.com/rocksprings

    Pre-Schooler Program: Lil Derby Dashers

    Make and name your own horses, play silly racing games and snack on some Derby worthy treats. Ages 1-6. 

Saturday, May 4

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    May the Fourth

    May the Fourth Be With You as you enjoy popcorn, drinks, and a sci-fi flick! This program is free and open to the public of all abilities, ages 12 and up.

Tuesday, May 7

1 event

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Thursday, May 9

1 event

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Friday, May 10

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    April 13, 10-11:30 a.m. May 10, 6–7:30 p.m. $2–3. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Family Fishing

    This program is for ages four and older and takes place at the Claypit Pond. Bait, poles and tips are provided.

Saturday, May 11

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Birthday Storytime

    This special storytime celebrates all things birthday-related, including some brand new library books. This program is open to the public of all ages and abilities.


Tuesday, May 14

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m. FREE! sagekincaid@uga.edu. www.georgiamuseum.org

    Toddler Tuesday

    Toddlers will explore brightly painted majolica pottery in the galleries and then paint their own ceramic plates to take home. Designed for families with children ages 18 month-3 years. Space is limited.

  • Memorial Park

    10:30 a.m. $3–4. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Tiny Tales on Tuesdays

    Storytime and a craft. Ages 18 months–6 years. 

Friday, May 17

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10-11 a.m. $4-6. www.accgov.com/rocksprings

    Pre-Schooler Program: Robin Hood's Merry Kids

    Adventurers will make their own hat, try their hand at archery, complete a work out and feast on snacks. Ages 1-6.  

Saturday, May 18

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Family Day: Spring Landscapes

    Explore the different landscapes from the museum’s collection. After finding inspiration in the galleries, head to the classroom to make your own spring landscape diorama.