Throw a lime in your Coors Light and compete!
Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.
Thousands of books for adults and kids. Proceeds benefit Books for Keeps and kids living in the Athens area. July 31 is Sneak Preview Night, during which shoppers can get first dibs with an entrance fee. On Aug. 3, you can fill a plastic grocery bag with books for $5, or a canvas BFK tote for $25.
Costume contests for children and adults, raffles, food, prizes and more. Where's Waldo in the ATH? is a contest in which miniature Waldos were hidden in local businesses around town.
Dondero's Kitchen offers Thai cuisine.
A benefit for the Small Dreams Foundation.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.
KARAOKE Every Thursday!
LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 70-plus weeks of Thursday shows.
THE TINY JAZZ ARKESTRA Featuring members of the Athens A-Train Band, POC and original members of Efren playing original and standard jazz tunes. Every Thursday in July!
KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music.
RAND LINES TRIO Original compositions of pianist Rand Lines with drummer Ben Williams and bassist Carl Lindberg.
PORKCHOP WALLIS BAND Local groove band lead by keyboardist Logan Wallis.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.
Personalized instruction available for various computer topics.
Sherri Burgess of the Crawford W. Long Mueseum covers the history of anesthesia from early uses up to modern medical practices.
Georgia Download Destination is a free service that allows patrons to download free audio and ebooks. Registration required.
Charlie Chaplin's humorous social commentary focuses on the financial hardships faced during the Great Depression. Chaplin's famous Little Tramp persona struggles to keep up with the changing industrialized world.
Dress up as your favorite character for a chance to win prizes. Enjoy trivia, wand-making crafts and Potter-themed snacks. Open to teens in grades 6–12. Pre-registration required.
Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with trivia and more.
RAMONES NIGHT Enjoy classic tunes from the pioneering punk band and watch campy classics like Rock 'n' Roll High School. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
Support, healing and dinner for survivors of domestic violence. Tuesdays, 6–8 p.m., in Clarke County. First and third Mondays, 6:30–8 p.m., in Madison County. Child care provided. 706-543-3331 (hotline), 706-613-3357, ext. 771
(Various Locations) Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services offers camps in theater performance, gymnastics, tennis, British soccer, cheerleading, skating, art and more. Visit website for dates and details. 706-613-3589, www.athensclarkecounty.com/camps
Submit a photo on Instagram that best represents the phrase "Spark a Reaction." Tag @oclteens and hashtag #oclsparkareaction. Contest runs through July 31. All photos will be uploaded to Facebook for public voting. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee
(Room 274) An Afro-Brazilian art form combining martial arts, music and dance. Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. FREE! email@example.com
Each week throughout the summer features a different topic like sculpture and the potter's wheel. For ages 4–6, 7–10 and 11 & up. Weekly, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. www.gooddirt.net
Practice Yoshukai karate along with meditation in a low-stress environment. Class involves 45 minutes of yoga as a warm-up, followed by 45 minutes of karate. Mondays and Wednesdays, 12–1:30 p.m. Fridays, 10–11:30 a.m. Donations encouraged. www.athensy.com
A small therapeutic group for women to work on vulnerability, setting boundaries, assertiveness, self-care and more. Eight-week sessions. Call to reserve a space. $15/session. 706-543-3522, www.oasiscounselingcenter.com
Join a certified and experienced yoga instructor who will walk you through basic poses and techniques. Tuesdays, 6–7 p.m. $50 (includes five classes). 706-742-0082, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Litter Index is a simple survey for citizens to provide input on the litter they see in their community. Print a copy of the suvey from the website. Surveys accepted until July 31. www.keepathensbeautiful.org
(Athens, GA) Through the month of July, Waldo will be hidden among 25 local businesses. Check website for list of participating places. www.avidbookshop.com
In drawing workshops, students learn how to use traditional drawing materials. In multi-media paint workshops and pastel workshops, students learn creative ways to approach subject matter and capture light. In mixed media sculpture workshops, students use materials like plaster, paper, Spanish moss and grass to make animal sculptures. Call or email to register. 706-769-4565, email@example.com, www.ocaf.com
This program features six-week cooking programs for local adults and teens involved in Athens Land Trust's Youth Urban Farmers program. Participants will prepare a meal during each class, eat the meal and go home with ingredients to prepare the meal at home. FREE! 706-613-0122, www.cookingmatters.org