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Monday, February 8

20 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Teen Advisory Board

    Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who gather at the beginning of every month to discuss and plan upcoming events. Ages 11–18. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • Oconee County Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Nerd Herd Hang Out

    Geek out with other nerds. Grades 6–12. 

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    SWEETHEART DUETS HOOT This month will highlight musical couples, featuring Cameron Federal and Russell Cook, Kate Morrissey and Roger Stahl, Margo and Art Rosenbaum, Karen Bergmann and James Cook, Mary Sigalas and Matt Yelton, Sarah and Darrin Cook, Jenny and Jamie Derevere and Olive Hebert and Riley Kirkpatrick. Maggie Hunter will guest host and open with a song for all the single people out there. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FRANK HURRICANE Experimental artist from Boston that describes his music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

    MIDNIGHT BOI Alias of local musician Eli Rickli, playing "pseudo-Satanic hip hop."

    JACK & YODA Experimental instrumental band from Macon.

    STUPID IDIOTS Local experimental group fronted by musician Ash Rickli.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MUSCLE SHOALS MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Alabama hotspot.

Games

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! sos.uga.edu/filmfest

    Speciesism

    (Room 148) This film sets out to investigate the hidden secrets of factory farming and ends up exploring an even bigger question: why do humans consider themselves to be the most important species on the planet?

Events

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    8 p.m. $25–35. pac.uga.edu

    A Tribute to Benny Goodman

    Bliss leads his band through tunes made famous by the legendary bandleader including "Stompin' at the Savoy," "Oh, Lady Be Good" and "Sing, Sing, Sing" while sharing stories about Goodman's life. 

Ending Monday, February 8

 

Classes

  • Athens Regional Medical Center

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop

    (Loran Smith Center) Years of medical research and training are blended into eight weeks of instruction and a one-day mindfulness retreat focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Mondays, Feb. 8–Mar. 28, 6–8 p.m. $225. 706-475-4990, loransmithcenter@athenshealth.org

Auditions

  • Athens Community Theater

    Wait Until Dark

    Town & Gown Players seek two females and four males for a production of Wait Until Dark, a thriller adapted for the stage by Jeffrey Hatcher. Cold readings. Feb. 8 & 9, 7 p.m. www.townandgownplayers.org