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 NCAATennis Tournament has been held in Athens since 1972. All week.

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

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

Special Story Time with Miss Hannah - Very Hungry Caterpillar Day: 11:30 a.m. to noon, Avid Bookshop at 5 Points, 1662 South Lumpkin St., Athens.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Alcoholics Anonymous, Athens, Athens. Call (706) 389-4164 for location. www.athensaa.org.

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

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

Reed Hanna, Bassoon Guest Artist: 6:30 p.m., Edge Recital Hall, 250 River Road, Athens. Free.

Third Monday Book Club: 7 p.m., Oconee County Library, 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville. Free.

TUESDAY

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

Toddler Tuesday: 10 to 11 a.m., Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens. Free.

Lego Club: 4 p.m., Oconee County Library, 1080 Experiment Station Road, Watkinsville. Free.

Tea on Tuesday Girls Book Club: 4 to 5 p.m., Bogart Library, 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart. For girls ages 8–10 or grades 3–5.

Athens Metal Arts Guild Meeting: 5 p.m., Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Free.

UGA Signature Lecture on AIDS: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., The UGA Chapel, North campus, Athens. “The War Against AIDS, 35 Years and Counting: Are We There Yet?” by Deborah L. Birx, ambassador-at-large, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and U.S. special representative for global health diplomacy, U.S. Department of State. Free.

Pilates: 6 to 7 p.m., The Winterville Center for Community and Culture, 371 N. Church St., Winterville. $7.50.

Athens Rock and Gem Club Meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 800 West Lake Drive, Athens.

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: 8 p.m., Ramsey Concert Hall, 230 River Road, Athens.

WEDNESDAY

Flower Arranging Unit 4 — Fruit and Vegetable Design: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens. $45.

PALS Institute: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., PALS Institute, a project of Women to the World, Inc., 285 Rocksprings Court, Athens. Open registration for students seeking GED preparation, computer skills and Literacy.

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

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

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.

Wake-Up Wednesday: ​Zombies, Sports, and Cola - Implications for Communicating Weather and Climate: 5:30 to 7 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens. Sponsored by 100+ Days of Action.

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

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

Wind Symphony and MOD(ular) Ensemble: 8 p.m., Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall at UGA Performing Arts Center, 250 River Road, Athens. Free.

THURSDAY

Nature Ramblers: 9:30 a.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia Room, 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens. Free.

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.

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.

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Dr. Allan Armitage - Of Naked Ladies and Forget-Me-Nots: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Ave., Athens.

Athens Science Café: 7 p.m., Little Kings Shuffle Club, 223 West Hancock Ave., Athens. Free.

Athens-Clarke County Democrats: 7 to 9 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens.

Rodney Morales Reading: 7 p.m., Cine, 234 West Hancock Ave., Athens. Free.

FRIDAY

Red Clay Conference: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., UGA Dean Rusk Hall, 255 Herty Drive, Athens. Free.

“Pint Size Fun”: 10 to 11:30 a.m., Lay Park, 297 Hoyt St., Athens. Ages 2-4. $5 for ACC residents, $7.50 for non-residents.

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

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

TEDxUGA - Spectrum: 1 to 5 p.m., The Classic Center, 300 North Thomas St., Athens.

Junior League of Athens Bargainza: 6 to 8 p.m., Beechwood Promenade, 196 Alps Road, Athens.

“Wild and Wacky Kids Game Night” at Lay Park: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Lay Park, 297 Hoyt St., Athens. Ages 8-14. $5 for ACC residents, $7.50 for non-residents.

Andrew Forsthoefel - WALKING TO LISTEN: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Ave., Athens.

Family Movie on the Lawn: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Nations Church, 8750 Macon Hwy, Athens. Free.

CALENDAR GIRLS: 8 to 10 p.m., Town & Gown Players, 115 Grady Ave., Athens.

SATURDAY

March Madness Mega Rummage Sale: Kinnucan’s, 191 Alps Road, Athens.

March For Meals 5K: 8 to 10 a.m., Creature Comforts Brewing Company, 217 W. Hancock Ave, Athens.

Junior League of Athens Bargainza: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Beechwood Promenade, 196 Alps Road, Athens.

“Bike Rodeo”: 10 a.m. to noon, Lay Park, 297 Hoyt St., Athens. Ages 4-11. Free.

Blessing of the Bikes 2017: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cycle World of Athens, 4225 Atlanta Hwy., Athens.

Saturday Morning Club: 10 a.m., Ramsey Concert Hall, 230 River Road, Athens. Free.

Computer Class - Email Basics: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Bogart Library, 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart. Free.

Ultimate Frisbee Tournament: noon to 2 p.m., Reed Hall UGA, 105 Hooper St., Athens.

Athens Free School: 12:30 p.m., Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens. Free.

Athens Historical Society Ramble in the Ruins: 3 to 5 p.m., Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Road, Athens.

Fire Up the Dawgs - UGA Men’s Tennis Match: 4 to 7 p.m., Lay Park, 297 Hoyt St., Athens. Ages: 8-15. $5 for ACC residents, $7.50 for non-residents.

Ripple Effect Blue Carpet Premiere: 5 p.m., Morton Theatre, 195 West Washington St., Athens.

Eighth Annual Legacy Awards Scholarship Banquet: 6 p.m., Hill Chapel Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1692 West Hancock Ave., Athens.

An Evening of Swing: 6:30 to 11 p.m., The Georgia Club, 1050 Chancellors Drive, Statham.

Dancing with the Athens Stars 10th Anniversary Show: 7 to 9:30 p.m., The Classic Center, 300 North Thomas St., Athens.

CALENDAR GIRLS: 8 to 10 p.m., Town & Gown Players, 115 Grady Ave., Athens.

SUNDAY

Kesem Krawl 5K: 8 to 11 a.m., Stegeman Coliseum, 100 Smith St., Athens.

160th Birthday Celebration: 1 to 6 p.m., Athens YMCA, 915 Hawthorne Ave., Athens.

CALENDAR GIRLS: 2 to 4 p.m., Town & Gown Players, 115 Grady Ave., Athens.

2017 Athens Land Trust Conservation Oyster Roast: 3 to 6 p.m., The Portico Study Center, 5740 Hwy. 186, Good Hope.

Athens Symphony Spring Concert: 3 p.m., The Classic Center, 300 North Thomas St., Athens. Free.

Solidarity Sunday - Athens Dreamers - Hurdling College Barriers: 3 to 5 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St., Athens.

Sunday Spotlight Tour: 3 p.m., Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens. Free.

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields: 7 p.m., Ramsey Concert Hall, 230 River Road, Athens.

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

 

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