Monday, September 25

21 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Last Monday Book Group

    This month's title is The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks.

  • UGA School of Law

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Sibley Lecture

    (Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom) Edward D. Kleinbard is the holder of the Packard Trustee Chair in Law at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Fellow at The Century Foundation. He will speak on "What's a Government Good Fod?: Fiscal Policy in an Age of Inequality."

  • Avid Bookshop

    4:30 p.m. FREE!

    A Banned Books Reading

    Celebrate freedom of expression with a reading of banned books hosted by Avid and Phi Kappa Literary Society. Donations accepted for the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement.


  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4.

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE!

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.

Live Music


  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    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. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Oconee County Library

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Write On Teens

    Young writers can share their written work, even homework. Grades 6–12.


  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.


  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE!

    Creature Comforts Creature Feature

    Ming Vase presents the made-for-TV proto-slasher Home for the Holidays

  • Ciné Barcafé


    Latin American Film Series

    Watch Neruda (Sept. 25–28), Endless Poetry (Sept. 25–28) and Finding Oscar (Sept. 28) in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Released: When Does the Sentence End?

    This 45-minute documentary examines how people released from prison continue to pay for the mistakes of their past while still holding out hope for the future. Followed by a panel discussion with two cast members and two UGA faculty members.


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–8 p.m. $40.

    Hypertufa Planters

    Hypertufa is a combination of concrete and other materials used to create a very porous structure. Pre-registration required.


  • Multiple Locations

    Sept. 26 at 11:30 a.m. at the Lyndon House. Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. at Cedar Shoals. Sept. 28 at 4:30 p.m. at Clarke Central and Cedar Shoals.

    Envision Athens

    Envision Athens unveils its "draft action plan" at four open houses. See City Dope on p. 5.

Word on the Street

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

    Call for Stories

    Send spooky or magical stories, lists, jokes, prose poems, etc. to be read and sonically complemented on WUOG 90.5 FM. Deadline Sept. 29, 12