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  • Multiple Locations

    Meditation in Athens

    Meditations are offered in various forms across town. Athens Zen Group offers a newcomers orientation on the second and fourth Sundays of each month at 11 a.m. Mindful Breath Sangha offers mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sundays, 6:30–8 p.m. Dedicated Mindfulness Practitioners meets at the Griffin-Dubose Healing Lodge every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Mindful Living Center offers intro mindfulness classes every second Friday of the month, 5:30–7 p.m. at the Healing Lodge, Piedmont Athens Regional. Satchidananda Mission offers yoga meditation every Sunday, 6:30–7:30 p.m. and Kirtan every third Sunday, 4–6 p.m. Let It Be Yoga hosts the Athens Singing Circle every second Monday, 7–9 p.m. 5 Points Yoga hosts meditations Thursdays at 8–9 a.m. Nuci's Space hosts meditations for focus every Friday, 11 a.m. Healing Arts Centre hosts Insight Meditation every Monday, 7 p.m. 706-340-7288.

  • East Athens Community Center

    Table Tennis

    Table tennis games are held three times a week. All skill levels welcome.,

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    Ripple Effect Film Project

    Filmmakers of all ages and levels of experience are invited to create original short films about water conservation and water stewardship. Finalists' films will be screened at the Morton Theatre on Mar. 22. Cash prizes will be awarded. Visit website for official rules and entry form. Deadline Feb. 2.

  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    ACCA Leadership Program

    A 10-session leadership program aimed to engage adults 55 and older in the ACC community. Weekly sessions will cover topics ranging from health and human services, local government, education and more. February through March, 9 a.m.3 p.m. 706-549-4850, 

  • ACC Library

    AARP Tax-Aide

    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers offer tax assistance beginning in February. Tuesdays, 12–4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.–1 p.m.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    Cornhole League Registration

    Register for CornholeATL Athens' seven-week cornhole league. The season begins in March and is held on Wednesdays. Register by Mar. 9. Ages 21 and up.

  • ACC Library

    One-on-One at the Library

    Scanning One-on-One is offered Wednesdays, 2–2:45 p.m. Computer Skills One-on-One is offered Thursdays, 9–9:45 a.m. Genealogy One-on-One is offered Thursdays, 2–2:45 p.m. Call or visit the website to schedule a time for library staff to help you with various projects or skills. 706-613-3650, ext. 354,

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    Vendor Application Period

    The Athens Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications through Feb. 15.

  • Nuçi's Space

    Musician Health Clinic

    Uninsured and low income musicians can get appointments with doctors through Nuci's Space. In-person or telephone appointments are available Jan. 27, Feb. 17, Mar. 2, Mar. 23, 1:40–3:30 p.m. Call to book an appointment. 706-227-1515,,