COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Word on the Street

  • 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. athenszen.org. Mindful Breath Sangha offers mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sundays, 6:30–8 p.m. beckylockman@gmail.com. Dedicated Mindfulness Practitioners meets at the Griffin-Dubose Healing Lodge every Saturday, 8:30 a.m. jaseyjones@gmail.com. Mindful Living Center offers intro mindfulness classes every second Friday, 5:30–7 p.m. at the Healing Lodge, Piedmont Athens Regional. www.mindfuliving.org. Satchidananda Mission offers yoga meditation every Sunday, 6:30–7:30 p.m. and Kirtan every third Sunday, 4–6 p.m. revmanjula@bellsouth.net. 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 every Friday, 3 p.m. Healing Arts Centre hosts Insight Meditation every Monday, 7 p.m. 706-340-7288. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com

  • 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, www.nuci.org

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Spring Programs

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

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Adult Trips

    "Braselton Antique and Artisan Festival." Apr. 26, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $15–22.50. "Dahlonega Shopping and Wine Tour." May 10, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. All programs depart and return to Rocksprings Park. www.accgov.com/leisure

  • East Athens Community Center

    Table Tennis

    Table tennis games are held three times a week. All skill levels welcome. Next tournament is May 25. tabletennisathensga@gmail.com

  • Athens

    Grown Assed Rock Camp

    The weekend day camp for adult women, trans women, and non-binary folx ages 18 and up is a condensed adult version of the camp programming provided for youth. The proceeds of the weekend camp’s tuition fees are used to fund Girls Rock Athens. May 25-27, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $200. www.girlsrockathensga.org

  • Athens

    Social Media Competition

    Anyone can post photos of compost related pictures with the hashtag #AthensICAW. Winners will be named and receive a prize for best photo. All submission must be turned in by May 10th.  www.accgov.com