Weekly calendar of events around Athens

MONDAY

 

Exhibit looks at championship tennis in Athens: Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull St., Athens. “A Championship Tradition: The NCAA Tennis Tournament in Athens,” an exhibit marking the 29th time the NCAA Tennis Tournament has been held in Athens since 1972. All week.


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Equality Under the Law — History of the Equal Rights Amendment: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, 300 S. Hull St., Athens. Exhibit documents the rights of women under the law from the 17th century to the present with a focus on Georgia. All week.

Homeschool Group Series: 9 a.m. to noon, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Room, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens. $150 fee for the entire series (minimum age 4). Deadline for registration is Aug. 22.

Tai Chi for Seniors: 10 to 11 a.m., Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St. Winterville. $7.50.

Infant Storytime: 10:30 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, Appleton Auditorium, 2025 Baxter St., Athens. Free.

Monday Fundays!: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Bogart Library, 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart.

Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens: 4 to 5:30 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, Appleton Auditorium, 2025 Baxter St., Athens. Free.

Plants of the Bible: Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville, 6 to 8 p.m. $7.50.

Maggie Growls - Women’s History Month Film Screening Series: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library, 300 S. Hull St., Athens.

Upcycling Craft: 7 p.m., Oconee County Library, 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville. Free.

Lecture, “Mobilizing the Constructive Moral Power of Faith” by Christian ethicist David Gushee: 7 p.m., UGA Chapel.

TUESDAY

Northeast Georgia Workforce Development Board: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Northeast Georgia Regional Commission, 305 Research Dr.

Preschool Storytime: 9:30 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens.

“Secret Detective Case Solvers”: 10 to 11 a.m., Rocksprings Community Center, 291 Henderson Extension, Athens. Ages 4-6 with an adult. $4 per child for ACC residents and $6 for per child for non-ACC residents. Registration is required. (706) 613-3602.

Computer Class: Excel 2013: 10 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, Appleton Auditorium, 2025 Baxter St., Athens. Free.

PI(E) DAY 2017: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Your Pie, 1045 Gaines School Road, Athens.

“Let’s Waffle It”: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Rocksprings Community Center, 291 Henderson Extension, Athens. $4 for ACC residents and $6 for non-residents. Registration is required. (706) 613-3602,

Building Connection: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia Room, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens. An 8-week class. $145.

Guest Artists - Passepartout Duo: 6 p.m., Edge Recital Hall, 250 River Road, Athens. Free.

Faculty Concert - Larry Bakst, Tenor, and Richard Zimdars, Piano: 8 p.m., UGA Performing Arts Center, 230 River Road, Athens. Free.

WEDNESDAY

Tabata Boxing: 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., The Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville. $10.00.

Preschool Storytime: 9:30 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens.

Crawlers and Walkers Play Group: 10 a.m. to noon, ReBlossom Mama and Baby Shop, 220 N. Milledge Ave., Athens.

Wonderful Wednesday Walk: 4 p.m., ReBlossom Mama and Baby Shop, 220 N. Milledge Ave., Athens. Weather permitting.

Library Adventures: Bogart Library, 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Free.

Talking About Books - Adult Book Discussion Group: 10:30 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens.

Brown Bag Lunch: noon, Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Free.

Breastfeeding Support Group: 4 to 6 p.m., ReBlossom Mama and Baby Shop, 220 N. Milledge Ave., Athens.

Get Comfortable Tours: 5 to 8 p.m., Creature Comforts Brewing Co., 217 W. Hancock Ave., Athens.

#StartupATH Happy Hour: 6 to 7:30 p.m., The World Famous, 351 N. Hull St., Athens.

You Ain’t Nothing But a Pound Dog: 6 to 9 p.m., The Foundry, 295 E. Dougherty St., Athens.

Author Colm Tóibín - A Reading and Screening of Brooklyn: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Cine, 234 West Hancock Ave., Athens.

Cinema Politique - India’s Daughter: 7 to 8 p.m., Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library, 300 S. Hull St., Athens.

THURSDAY

Meals in the Middle: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Athens Community Career Academy Media Center, 440 Dearing Extension, Athens. This collaboration between the four middle schools of Athens-Clarke County marks the fourth of a series of charity dinners, raising funds for important causes in the Athens community.

Nature Ramblers: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens.

“Outside the Box” Homeschool Program: 10 to 11:30 a.m., Lay Park, 297 Hoyt St., Athens. $5 for ACC residents, $7.50 for non-residents.

Founder’s Day Proclamation: 10 to 11 a.m., Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, 489 Prince Ave., Athens.

Parent-Baby Yoga: 10 to 11 a.m., ReBlossom Mama and Baby Shop, 220 N. Milledge Ave., Athens. Suggested donation $5 to $10.

ReMama: 11 a.m. to noon, ReBlossom Mama and Baby Shop, 220 N. Milledge Ave., Athens.

Gentle yoga: The Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. $7.50.

Zumba: The Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. $10.

Author Colm Tóibín: 6 to 7 p.m., Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Ave., Athens.

Belly dancing class: The Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville. 6 to 7 p.m.

Drawing Strength - Sketch Classes: 6 to 8 p.m., The Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville. $10.

Knitlit: Bogart Library, 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart. 6 to 8 p.m. Free.

Cereal and Cinema: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., UGA BCM, 450 S. Lumpkin St., Athens.

Guest Artists - Hocket: 6:30 p.m., Edge Recital Hall, 250 River Road, Athens. Free.

Women’s Studies Lecture: 6:30 p.m., Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library, 300 S. Hull St., Athens. Free.

FRIDAY

Fun Friday Story Time: 10:30 a.m., ReBlossom Mama and Baby Shop, 220 N. Milledge Ave., Athens.

St. Patrick’s Day with The Donner Party: noon to 2 a.m., fab’rik Athens, 142 E Clayton St., Athens.

Little City Hookers Crochet Club: 1 to 3 p.m., Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville. Free.

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: 7 p.m., Morton Theatre, 195 West Washington St., Athens. $12 in advance, $15 at the door.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: 4 to 10 p.m., The Foundry, 295 E. Dougherty St., Athens.

St. Patrick’s Day at SBC: 4:30 to 9 p.m., The Southern Brewing Company, 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens.

Eudora Welty’s Garden (Friends of the Garden Annual Meeting): 6:15 p.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens. Free.

“Mother and Son Fun Night” at Lay Park: 6:30 to 8 p.m., Lay Park, 297 Hoyt St., Athens. $7 for ACC residents and $10.50 for non-residents.

Local Collaboration Beer Dinner: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., Creature Comforts Brewing Co., 271 W. Hancock Ave., Athens. $75 ticket includes tax and tip.

Considering Matthew Shepard: 8 to 10 p.m., Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall at UGA Performing Arts Center, 250 River Road, Athens.

SATURDAY

2 Soles for 2 Souls 5K!: 8:30 to 10 a.m., Washington Farms, 5691 Hog Mountain Road, Bogart. .

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament: 9 a.m., East Athens Community Center, 400 McKinley Dr., Athens. $30 per team.

Soils of the Georgia Piedmont and beyond: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens. $50.

“Journey through the Stars”: 10 to 11 a.m., Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Road, Athens. $2 for ACC residents, $3 for non-residents. Online registration.

Vendor development classes (WEEK 8): Athens Land Trust, 685 N. Pope St., Athens. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.

Breastfeeding Support Group: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., ReBlossom Mama and Baby Shop, 220 N. Milledge Ave., Athens.

3rd Annual School Lunch Challenge: noon to 1:30 p.m., Whitehead Road Elementary School, 555 Quailwood Dr., Athens.

Open Log House: 1 to 4 p.m., Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Road, Athens.

Table Tennis Matches and Training: 1 to 4 p.m., East Athens Community Center, 400 McKinley Dr., Athens. Free.

Saturday Cinema: 2 p.m., Bogart Library, 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart.

YA Sewing Class: 2 p.m., Madison County Library, Danielsville, 1315 Ga. Highway 98, Danielsville. Free.

Athens Jewish Film Festival: 5 p.m., Cine, 234 West Hancock Ave., Athens.

For more events or to add an event to a future calendar, visit events.onlineathens.com.

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