Preschool aged children and their caregivers play instruments, sing and dance together.
Now registering for spring classes. Art classes include Art Time (ages 4–6), Homeschool Artists (ages 6–11), "Wear It: Wearable Art" (ages 8–11 or 12–15). Check website for dates and descriptions. Register online. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
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
Decorate (no carving) a pumpkin like a book character and bring it to the library before Oct. 28. BYOPumpkin. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee
Build Lego creations.
Play WiiU and board games. Ages 11–18.
Participants will make a movie with STEAM using clay monsters and stop-motion cameras.
Discuss A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle. Games and snacks provided. Registration recommended.
This two-day workshop is for teens to get tips on goal setting. Hosted by the Black Law Student Association. Oct. 19 & Oct. 26, 4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.
Docents lead a tour of highlights from the permanent collection.
For "Works by Lucinda Bunnen Featuring Weathered Chromes."
See "To Be Black and Female" in the Suite Gallery and "Undermined" in the Plaza and Bridge Galleries. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
Local author and holocaust survivor George Dynin will discuss his book Aryan Papers.
(Prince Ave.) Meet author Brock Adams in celebration of his book Ember.
Register now. Classes include digital photography with Clay Jordan, painting with Charles Warnock and Will Eskridge, jewelry/metals with Jessie Jordan, printmaking book arts with Katherine Miller, ceramics with Jorie Berman, metalsmithing with Will Stephanos and drawing with Toni Carlucci. Register online. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
"Pruning 101." Registration required.
(Let It Be Yoga Studio, 100 Barnett Shoals Rd.) This four-hour self-defense class incorporates lectures and scenario based exercises. Tactics include self-defense spray, kubaton and grappling release. Nov. 12, 12:30–4:30 p.m. $75. www.protectivereach.com
Tina Marie teaches milongero style tango. Sundays, Oct. 22–Nov. 19, 2–4 p.m. $100. www.tinamarietango.com
(Sangha Yoga Studio) "Yamuna Foot Fitness" is a four-week immersion series. Begins Feb. 28, 6–7 p.m. $80. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.holistichealthrevolution.com
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
SONO LUMINI Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Local band playing a fusion of folk, country and Southern rock, with jazz influences.
FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens band that consistently pumps out boisterous, thoughtful rock and roll.
THE PAUSES Orlando-based pop group led by singer-songwriter Tierney Tough.
BROTHER CEPHUS A group of brothers out of Tampa, FL playing punchy rock.
CABBAGE LOOPER Old school funk, soul and jazz meet today's fun hip-hop.
CLASSIC CITY CYPHER An open-mic hip-hop show hosted by Atlanta's DJ Kinesse.
THE YAWPERS Energetic Colorado trio with blues, punk and rockabilly influences. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
MARCUS KING BAND Bluesy, Greenville, SC-based psychedelic funk-rock group.
THE STEEL WOODS Southern rock quartet from Nashville.
WEISSHUND Groove-oriented rock duo from Atlanta.
LG Athens rapper Larry Gresham performs with special guests as part of his "Heart of the City Tour."
TENTH MOUNTAIN DIVISION Eclectic fusion-rock band from Boulder, CO.
SAMPLE PILOT Local alt-rock four-piece formerly known as Swim Team.
DESIGN COMPANY Folk-influenced rock band from Athens.
CHRIS HAMPTON AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. Every Thursday!
MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.
Shop among 100 species of native plants.
The lecture series features breakfast, coffee and discussion with community leaders. This meeting's speaker is Janet Geddis of Avid Bookshop.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund hosts its first annual SMART party that includes drinks, hors d'ouvres and honoring Joni Taylor, Mokah Johnson, Kim Arnold and Katherine Wolf.
Discover back stories of historic landmarks, ghost stories and little-known lore of downtown and North Campus. The tour begins at the Welcome Center and ends at Creature Comforts Brewery.
Bring your carved pumpkin masterpiece to Ciné for prizes from Let Us Compost, Zombie Farms and Treehouse.
(Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about 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.
Evgeny Rivkin, professor of piano at the Hodgson school, will give a solo performance.
Offer input on the next phase of development at the park.