COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, October 2

19 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. FREE! www.40watt.com

    Y.O.D Party-starting Athens alternative hip-hop collective.

    B.Y.V. Atlanta-based conscious-rap collective with a live band.

    N-BLOCK A showcase of local hip-hop talent.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local family band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues quite like Big C. Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    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

    Haunted House Teen Volunteer Nights

    The Young Adult staff is looking for volunteers ages 11–18. Participants will prepare and decorate the library's haunted house. Oct. 23, 5–9 p.m. Oct. 24, 4–7 p.m. Oct. 25, 4–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • 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! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

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

Games

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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

    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. ejstapler@gmail.com

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE! highwirelounge.com

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.

Lectures & Lit

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Meet the Author

    Meet Georgia author, naturalist and activist Janisse Ray. A reception will follow a reading and talk. 

  • 5 p.m. FREE! oie.uga.edu

    Discussions without Borders

    (1324 S. Lumpkin St.) International Fulbright scholar Dr. Hind Yahyaoui-Azami will lead a discussion on "Morocco at a Glance: Diversity, Tolerance and Islam."

Meetings

Film

Classes

  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    Yoga: The Breath of Life, An Intro to Chakras and Nadis

    Through asana practice, prananyama and lecture, instructor Gota Cebrero leads a class on human energetic systems. Register online. Nov. 11, 12–4 p.m. $75 (before Oct. 31), $65. 706-254-0200, www.athensyogainstitute.com

  • Athens Five Points Yoga Studio

    YogaSprouts Kids Teacher Training

    Get tips of teaching yoga to children. The approach includes props, music, games, storytelling and imagination. Oct. 20, 5:30–8:30 p.m. & Oct. 21, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. $150 (before Oct. 10), $175. www.athensyogainstitute.com

Help Out

  • Georgia Conflict Center

    Pickin' for Peace

    Help organize the Georgia Conflict Center's annual fundraiser, Pickin' for Peace, which will be held on Oct. 15. 706-389-5912, www.gaconflict.org