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  • Multiple Locations

    Meditation in Athens

    Meditations are offered in various forms across town. Athens Zen Group offers a newcomers orientation every Sunday (except first Sunday of the month) at 11 a.m. Mindful Breath Sangha offers mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sundays, 6:30–8 p.m. M3Yoga offers meditation Sundays, 8:30 a.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, 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 Monday, 7–9 p.m. 5 Points Yoga hosts meditations Thursdays at 8–9 a.m. Nuci's Space hosts meditations every Friday, 3 p.m. Healing Arts Centre hosts Insight Meditation every Monday, 7 p.m. 706-340-7288.

  • Nuçi's Space

    Musicians Health Clinic

    A team of doctors visit twice each month to assist uninsured and low income musicians. Call to book an appointment. 706-227-1515,

  • Oconee County Library

    AARP Tax-Aide

    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers offer tax assistance Mondays, 12–4 p.m.

  • Vic Chesnutt Songwriter of the Year Nominations

    (Athens, GA) Classic City Rotary seeks nominations for Athens-area songwriters. Finalists will be recognized at the Vic Chesnutt Award Show in May. Visit website for official rules and entry form. Deadline Mar. 15.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Spring Programs

    Programs are offered in the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, holiday events and more. For both adults and children.

  • Fun Galaxy

    Roller Derby Boot Camp

    Skaters interested in waging war on wheels with the Classic City Rollergirls can attend boot camp. Feb. 16-Apr. 1, Saturdays at 9:30-11:30 a.m. & Mondays at 6-9 p.m.

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    Summer Staff

    ACC Leisure Services in now hiring approximately 120 positions ranging from camp counselors, lifeguards and pool staff.

  • Multiple Locations

    Spring Adult Sports

    Now registering through Feb. 20 for softball. The season begins Mar. 7. Games are held at Bishop Park on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30 p.m. $500/team. Co-ed soccer season begins Mar. 7 at Trail Creek Park. Registration ends Feb. 21. $400/team.

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    Athens Hip Hop Awards Nominations

    Vote now for your favorite hip-hop artist, hair stylist, urban business professional, restaurant and other categories for the Athens Hip Hop Awards, which will be held Mar. 24.