(Reese & Pope Park) Bring what you can; take what you need. No bartering, trading or paying. Free food prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.
Dress up your pet for a costume contest (8 p.m.) offering prizes. Athens Canine Rescue and Athenspets will be on site with adorable adoptables.
Richard Dien Winfield announces his candidacy for Congress in Georgia's 10th District with a community kick-off.
Ping pong tournament.
Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.
Families are invited to listen to a story about nature. Staff will then bring it to life by visiting a critter or going outdoors for an activity.
The annual "Visions of MLK Art Exhibition" is a collaborative show featuring a visual poetry project. This year's theme is "Do What's Right." The Saturday Celebration features live performances, food, guest speakers and activities. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.
Learn to play new games.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
(Hargrett Library) Writers may bring pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books from Hargrett's Collections.
(Prince Ave.) Mark Warren is the author of Adobe Moon.
EASTER ISLAND Lush, local post-rock band with pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.
DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group.
THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation.
THE STEEL WOODS Southern rock quartet from Nashville.
JOBE FORTNER Country singer-songwriter originally from Monroe.
BATTLE OF THE BANDS Bands representing local high schools will include The Drapes, Venus, Basil, Cheese Dream, Freaky Stylee, The Voltures and The Varsity Band.
RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences.
TURKUAZ Playing instrumental funk and a wide mix of genres from power-pop to R&B.
MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.
APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.
TIT New local experimental punk rock group.
BITE MARKS Gainesville, FL punk band featuring members of Palatka and Asshole Parade.
VACANCY Tampa, FL-based punk band.
COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
SWING STREET DANCE BAND Playing a mix of swing and salsa tunes.
SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs solo.
Experience yoga asanas with the ropes wall, a therapeautic prop. Asanas include standing poses, inversions, twists, chest openers and forward bends.
(Earthsong, Bogart) The Wild Intelligence Forest School offfers a hands-on class about resourcefulness, awareness and knife skills with a focus on application to fire. Tools provided.
Enjoy popcorn and watch a family-friendly film.
The musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling incorporates a message of tolerance.