COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, July 17

6 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–11.  

  • Normal Books

    10:30 a.m FREE! normalbooks@gmail.com

    Meet the Author

    Author Stanley Longman will read from Corah's Magical Excursions in the Night for a special storytime. Light snacks provided.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    YA Virtual Reality

    Try out the HTC Vive Virtual Reality headset. Ages 10 and up.

  • Oglethorpe County Library

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

    Minute to Win It Games

    Part of Teen Summer Fest.

  • ACC Library

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Jolly Holiday with Mary Poppins

    Have a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time. For ages 2–9 and their caregivers.

  • Oglethorpe County Library

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

    '50s Drive-In Theater

    Come dressed in your best '50s garb for a blast from the past. Listen to some classic jams, create a cardboard box automobile and park them at a drive-in for a showing of vitnage cartoons. Ages 10 & under.

Wednesday, July 18

9 events

Kidstuff

Thursday, July 19

10 events

Kidstuff

Friday, July 20

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, July 21

4 events

Kidstuff

Sunday, July 22

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    Hogwarts Sunday School

    Dress up in your wizard robes for an afternoon of learning how to care for magical creatures.

Monday, July 23

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Infant Storytime

    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

    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

    10:15 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 Picnic

    Pack a lunch for stories and fun on the playground.

Tuesday, July 24

5 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, July 25

10 events

Kidstuff

Thursday, July 26

4 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

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

  • Bogart Library

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

    Builder's Club

    The club encourages engineering and creativity by building with unique and recycled materials. This month's theme is "Gravity Art." 

  • Oglethorpe Co. Library

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

    Read and Rock

    listen to "Classical & Orchestra" from artists like Marian Anderson. Ages 7–11.

  • ACC Library

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

    Pete the Cat

    Attendees can have their photo taken with the blue cat! Crafts, music and other activities for all ages. 

Friday, July 27

3 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, July 28

2 events

Kidstuff

Monday, July 30

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Infant Storytime

    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

    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. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Myth Busters

    Discover the truth.

  • Oglethorpe County Library

    4:30–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    End of Summer Fest Party

    Celebrate the end of summer with pizza, ice cream and games. The winners of Summer Fest will be announced. 

Tuesday, July 31

3 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, August 1

1 event

Kidstuff

Friday, August 3

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, August 4

2 events

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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Back-to-School Movie

    Watch a feel-good movie. Popcorn provided. 

Saturday, August 11

2 events

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.

  • Georgia Square Mall

    10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. littleathens.org

    Kids Rock Pop-Up Exhibit

    The Little Athens Children's Museum allows kids to explore different businesses in Athens in a play environment.