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Playtime Express

Oconee County Library 1925 Electric Avenue, Watkinsville, GA, United States

Join a train-themed small group playtime. Registration required. Ages 3 & up. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

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Shadowfist Power Lunch

Tyche's Games 1056 S. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA, United States

Come down with your lunch and play Shadowfist. New players welcome. 12 p.m. FREE! www.tychesgames.com

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Tour At Two

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA, United States

These drop-in public tours feature highlights of the permanent collection. 2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

Red Coral Stories

Online GA, United States

This virtual tour of the exhibition “Red Coral Stories: Reimagining Classical Pasts for Native Futures” will be led by curator Kendall Lovely. Register for Zoom link. 4 p.m. FREE! history.uga.edu

Closing Reception

Jackson Street Building 285 S. Jackson St., Athens, GA, United States

Atlanta artist and National Geographic photographer Peter Essick’s exhibition “Work in Progress” will be on view. 4:30 p.m. FREE! ced.uga.edu

Meet the Candidate Panel Discussion

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA, United States

Get to know and network with the candidates running for local offices, with a commissioner panel and sheriff and district attorney panel. 5 p.m. FREE! www.aadmovement.org

Red Oak String Band

Creature Comforts Brewery 271 W Hancock Ave, Athens, Georgia

Athens Farmers Market. 5–8 p.m. www.athensfarmersmarket.net

RED OAK STRING BAND Local band playing a feel-good blend of bluegrass, blues, folk, rock and classic country. (6 p.m.)

ARTWORK Workshop Series

Lyndon House Arts Center 211 Hoyt St., Athens, GA, United States

Artists and creative professionals will learn about estate planning for artists with Trace Brooks. Registration suggested. 5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/LyndonHouseArts

Miss Thing’s Drag Bingo

40 Watt Club 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

Play bingo hosted by Sophia Lo’Rent, Lacie Bruce and Karmella Macchiato to win prizes. All ages. 5:30 p.m. (doors), 7 p.m. (bingo). www.boybutante.org

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Jazz Night

Porterhouse Grill 459 E Broad St, Athens, United States

6–8:30 p.m. www.porterhousegrillathens.com

JAZZ NIGHT Longest running jazz gig in Athens captained by drummer Mason Davis and featuring a rotating cast of familiar faces performing American songbook, bossa nova classics and crossover hits.

John Kiran Fernandes

The Rook and Pawn 294 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

“Serenade: An Exhibition of Artworks” Opening Reception. 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

JOHN KIRAN FERNANDES Ambient and minimalist looped clarinet inspired by bird-song and the looped reed work of Terry Riley and Ariel Kalma.

Opening Reception

The Rook and Pawn 294 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

Celebrate the exhibition “Serenade” featuring local artists with food, drink and live music. 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

Rebirth Brass Band

The Foundry 295 East Dougherty St., Athens, GA, United States

6 p.m. (doors), 7:30 p.m. (show). $25 (adv.), $30. bit.ly/RebirthBrassBandAthens

REBIRTH BRASS BAND For almost four decades, this Grammy Award-winning group has paid homage to the New Orleans bass band tradition.

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‘Normal’ Run

Athentic Brewing Co. 108 Park Ave., Athens, GA, United States

Join the Athens Road Runners for a 1–3 mile run that starts and ends at Athentic Brewing. Every other Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenticbrewing.com

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Salsa Dancing

El Carretonero 124 Rowe Rd, Athens, GA

Join SALSAthens for Cuban salsa lessons meeting a variety of dance abilities. Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. (advanced), 7:30 p.m. (beginner/intermediate). $10. SALSAthensDancing@gmail.com

Milonga Tropical Spring 2024

Rialto Club 500 College Ave., Athens, GA, United States

The event features tango lessons, live dance performances by various groups and an open floor for social dancing. 6:30–10 p.m. FREE! www.milongatropical.com

Author Talk

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA, United States

Enjoy conversation between Deirdre Sugiuchi and author Ellen Ann Fentress for her book The Steps We Take: A Memoir of Southern Reckoning. 7 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

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Gorgeous George’s Improv League

Buvez 585 Barber Street Suite A, Athens, GA, United States

Townie improv that invites you to bring suggestions to help create improv magic. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. www.flyingsquidcomedy.com

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Classic City Trivia

The Local 706 1676S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA, United States

Test your trivia knowledge with host Garrett Lennox. 7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/ClassicCityTriviaCo

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Team Trivia

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, GA, United States

Test your trivia knowledge with host Team Trivia. Mondays, 7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

Three Star Cinema

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

Screening of the 1997 action comedy film Double Team. 7 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

Red Mile Road, Frigga Five

Georgia Theatre 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA, United States

7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

RED MILE ROAD A fusion of '90s Seattle grunge and '70s Southern rock. Final show!

FRIGGA FIVE Atlanta rock band.

Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall 230 River Rd., Athens, GA, United States

7:30 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

WIND SYMPHONY & SYMPHONIC BAND Tonight's program includes the consortium premiere of "Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly" by UGA faculty Peter Van Zandt Lane.

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Hendershot’s Comedy

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens, United States

Enjoy a lineup featuring comics from Athens and Atlanta as well as newcomers. Hosted by Noell Appling. Third Wednesdays, 8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com

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Dr. Fred’s Karaoke

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA, United States

9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

DR. FRED'S KARAOKE Featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

Middlemen of Modernity

Online GA, United States

This virtual presentation by Christopher Craig is about “Middlemen of Modernity: Local Elites and Agricultural Development in Modern Japan.” Register for Zoom link. 9 a.m. FREE! history.uga.edu

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Coffee Hour

Oconee County Library 1925 Electric Avenue, Watkinsville, GA, United States

Drop in to drink some coffee, while supplies last. Thursdays, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

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Open Play

Oconee County Library 1925 Electric Avenue, Watkinsville, GA, United States

Drop in for bubbles, playtime, children’s music and companionship. Ages 5 & under. Thursdays, 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

Writing Relationality Now

61 Park Hall

Dr. Jeffrey Clapp will discuss the reading strategy of how an author’s treatment of character provides information about genre and periodization. 12:15 p.m. FREE! english.uga.edu

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Classic City Pétanque Club

Lay Park 297 Hoyt St., Athens, GA

New players welcome. Scheduled days are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. info@petanque.org, www.athenspetanque.org

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LEGO Club

Oconee County Library 1925 Electric Avenue, Watkinsville, GA, United States

Drop in to free build and create, or do one of the fun LEGO challenges. Ages 5–12. Thursdays, 3:30–5:30. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

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Read to Rover

Bogart Library 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart, GA, United States

Drop in to read a story to Maisy Jane and her furry friends. Ages 4 & up. 4–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

The UGA Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble

Ramsey Hall 230 River Rd., Athens, GA, United States

5:30 p.m. FREE! music.uga.edu

UGA TUBA/EUPHONIUM ENSEMBLE Graduate and undergraduate low brass students play serious original compositions, transcriptions of orchestral literature and lighter arrangements.

Future Land Use Public Input

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA, United States

The public is invited to learn more, ask questions and provide feedback on future land use efforts. 5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/compplan

Illuminate Gala

The Classic Center 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA, United States

The Athens Tech Foundation hosts an annual dinner spotlighting donors and the Foundation’s impact on workforce development in the community. Registration required. 5:30 p.m. $150. www.athenstechfoundation.kindful.com/e/illuminate-2024

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Yoga in the Galleries

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA, United States

Enjoy a yoga class in the art galleries led by instructors from Five Points Yoga. Open to all skill levels. Attend in person (first come, first served) or via Zoom. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

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Artist Talk

Lyndon House Arts Center 211 Hoyt St., Athens, GA, United States

Hear a small grouping of exhibiting artists from the “49th Juried Exhibition” discuss their works. 6 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/LyndonHouseArts

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Teen Dungeons & Dragons

Bogart Library 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart, GA, United States

Volunteer-led gaming session for teens of all skill levels. Grades 612. 6–7:45 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

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KnitLits Knitting Group

Bogart Library 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart, GA, United States

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas and knit to their hearts’ content. Thursdays, 6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

Artist Reception

Revolution Therapy and Yoga 675 Pulaski St., Athens, GA, United States

The exhibition “Dewdrops and Clouds” features a collection of giclee prints by Manda McKay. 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.revolutiontherapyandyoga.com

Taste of Thailand

Athens Cooks 100 Prince Ave. Suite #103, Athens, GA, United States

Join Pinta Kitchen to learn how to prepare different Thai dishes and sample a variety of wine pairings. 6 p.m. $103. www.athenscooks.com

Third Thursday

tiny ATH gallery 174 Cleveland Ave., Athens, GA, United States

Artist Holly V. Hutch will have art on view. 6–9 p.m. FREE! www.tinyathgallery.com

Tapped Trivia

Tapped Athens Wine Market 297 Prince Ave., Athens, GA, United States

Test your trivia knowledge 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.tappedathens.com

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Thursday Trivia

Johnny's New York Style Pizza 1040 Gaines School Rd Suite 219, Athens, GA, United States

Test your trivia knowledge with host Jon Head. 6:30 p.m. www.johnnyspizza.com

Author Talk

Delta Innovation Hub 210 Spring St., Athens, GA, United States

Author Valerie Babb will discuss her new book The Book of James: The Power, Politics, and Passion of LeBron with Ed Pavlić and Greg Taylor. 7 p.m. FREE! calendar.uga.edu