Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.
Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.
This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.
Teens can talk about what's bothering them. Ages 11–18.
Hear stories and make crafts about taking care of your teeth for National Children's Dental Month. Ages 4–8.
(Little Rose Nature Adventures, Watkinsville) This camp is a nature-based, visual and performing arts, STEAM program for kids ages 5–12. Runs June and July, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. $200/week. www.exploringtheearth.org
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!
KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing.
(Room 480) Ohio State University political scientist Janet M, Box-Steffensmeiser will present "The Importance of Studying Difference and Change in the Social Sciences."
The Georgia Review presents a reading from "Harm's Way" by Karen Hays in celebration of the Winter issue.
Dr. Shirley Brice Heath will give a talk titled, "The Arts as Brick and Mortar of Community Building."
Speakers include Valerie Boyd, Richard Fausset, Eliza Borné, Chuck Reece, Alysia Nicole Harris and Pete McCommons. Charles Davis moderates.
Learn the basics of Excel 2010.
A career services professional from the University of North Georgia will help job applicants with job searches, resume building, interview preparation. Drinks provided. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch.
Line dance with Modern Pin-Ups and Contact Dance. Prizes for best costume. Proceeds benefit Project Safe.
(Day Chapel) Learn from one of Geogia's storied guitartists before his concert. Registration recommended.
"Extreme PowerPoint: Level III." Mar. 30. $109. "Georgia Driver's Education: Teen Driving Course." Apr. 2–5 & Apr. 9–12. $350. "Excel Amplified: Level III Microsoft Excel." Apr. 6. $109. In "OSHA 10," participants will learn about policies, procedures, standards and general industry safety and health principles. Two-day course. Begins Apr. 3. $159. "Beginning Forklift Operator Certification." Two-day course. Begins Apr. 25. $199. firstname.lastname@example.org, athenstech.edu
Find deals on furniture, children's clothes, toys, electronics and more. Proceeds benefit several Junior League efforts that encourage improved literacy in the Athens community.
The show features the best in American antiques and accessories, including furniture, pottery, art, silver, textiles and more. Lectures on Saturday and Sunday will be offered at 9 a.m.
Knitters of all levels are welcome.
Anyone who works in the alcohol service industry can receive a free beer. A margarita berliner will be available in celebration of National Margarita Day.
(Boutier Winery, 4506 Hudson River Church Rd., Danielsville) Led by Mr. Ron Putman. Second and fourth Thursday of every month.
Proceeds benefit Athens PRIDE.
Meet at the bar for a round of trivia.
Beginner and experienced players welcome.
Play for cash prizes.
Play Magic in a welcoming atmosphere.
Play wiffle ball in the backyard or a board game indoors.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
REGGIE STARRETT Singer-songwriter playing an enthusiastic blend of classic rock and country.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
TYLER KEY Folky local indie singer-songwriter.
STEADY COMMON Soulful alternative band with blues and funk influences.
GERKEY Local brother-and-sister indie-pop duo.
DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group.
LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.
DAMN THE WITCH SIREN Electronic dance-rock outfit from Ohio.
SAM BURCHFIELD The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter plays a set of his folk-pop tunes.
NATHAN ANGELO Atlanta singer-songwriter with a soulful voice that pairs elements of gospel and lyrical storytelling.
CHRIS AYER California native with a pop-folk sound.
PHILLIP PHILLIPS A Georgia-native and winner of "American Idol" season 11.
STRIKING MATCHES Rootsy, guitar-based blues-rock duo.
ROMANOS, FONTAINE, ELLINGTON Three local musicians present a night of grooving jazz sounds.
ELECTROCHEMICAL "Psychedelic progtronica" group from Asheville, NC.
CHRIS HAMPTON AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. Every Thursday!
TOMI MARTIN Famed Georgia guitarist and session musician whose own music is a blend of rock, pop, R&B and funk.
Soccer begins Mar. 15 at Trail Creek Park. $400/team. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
(Cellar Theatre) The lives of an average couple are upended by the arrival of mysterious new neighbors in their Detroit suburb. See Theater Notes on p. 14.
Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in an adaptation of Disney's Broadway prodution.
Author Bob Roger's one-act play is about the first African American graduate of West Point, Lt. Henry O. Flipper.
The CORE Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company will explore themes about boundaries with aerial silks, slings, lyra and bungee.
Listen to Samm Severin, Sarah Kale, Grahamm Edwards and David Ht Rosen on headphones. Mark A. Taylor hosts.
Open comedy sets from Athens and Atlanta comedians. Every second and fourth Thursday of the month.
Seeking artist-made eggs to hide in a hunt. Eggs must be wooden or plastic, 2"-4" tall and decorated in any media. Eggs due Mar. 24. Event on Mar. 31. RSVP email@example.com
(Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre hosts Mernie's Little Hoax Senior Adult Readers Theatre auditions Mar. 7, 6–9 p.m. Show dates May 4–6. Smell of the Kill auditions Mar. 6, 6–9 p.m. Performances Apr. 26–28. www.accgov.com/act
This teacher training program is grounded in self-study. Begins Feb. 22. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com
NAMI Family to Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. Register by Feb. 22. Mondays and Thursdays, Mar. 20–Apr. 28. 770-225-0804, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.nami.org