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Word on the Street

  • East Athens Community Center

    Table Tennis

    Table tennis games are held three times a week. All skill levels welcome. tabletennisathensga@gmail.com

  • Athens, GA

    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. www.filmfreeway.com/rippleeffectfilmproject

  • Southern Brewing Company

    Cornhole League Registration

    Register for this seven-week cornhole league. The season begins Jan 9. Register by Dec. 30. Ages 21 and up. www.cornholeatl.com

  • 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. Febuary through March, 9 a.m.3 p.m. 706-549-4850, www.accaging.org/senior-leadership-academy-2020 

  • Multiple Locations

    Bring One for the Chipper: Christmas Tree Recycling

    Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB) encourages citizens to recycle their undecorated trees and wreaths. Participants will receive a free tree seeding in return. Check website for drop-off locations. Jan. 4, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.keepathensbeautiful.org

  • Widespread Panic Holiday Pop-Up Store

    (Boom Boom Panic Room, 400 Foundry St.) Come browse shirts, hats, posters, music and other unique gifts for the holidays. Through Dec. 20, 1–6 p.m. Mon.–Fri. www.facebook.com/widespreadpanic

  • ACC Library

    One-on-One at the Library

    Scanning One-on-One is offered Dec. 18, 2–2:45 p.m. Computer Skills One-on-One is offered Dec. 19, 9–9:45 a.m. Genealogy One-on-One is offered Dec. 19, 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, www.athenslibrary.org/events/athens-clarke-county-library

  • ACC Library

    Toys for Tots

    Drop-off unwrapped toys in the donation bin for the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign. The bin is located near the self-check out stations on the first floor. Deadline Dec. 14.  www.athenslibrary.org/athens

  • Oconee County Library

    Holiday Cards for Heroes

    Swing by the library and make a holiday card for a soldier, veteran, police officer or whoever you see as a hero. Supplies are located in the children's area, and the library will mail them to the appropriate address. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

  • Oconee County Library

    Gift Card Collection

    Drop off gift cards to help the Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support at Piedmont Healthcare and The Cottage Sexual Assault Center and Children's Advocacy Center. Through Dec. 20. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee