Monday, March 12

15 events


  • 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.

  • 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.


Support Groups

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Emotions Anonymous

    A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Meets Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463,

Lectures & Lit

  • 40 Watt Club

    6:30 p.m. $7.

    Meet the Author

    Meet Penelope Bagieu in celebration of her book Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Pub

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2831


    KARAOKE Sing to your heart's content every Monday.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    SLOW PARADE Atlanta/Athens-based band featuring members of Cicada Rhythm and Grand Vapids.

    MOLOQ Experimental punk-rock band from Atlanta.

    WILDER MAKER Folky, experimental indie-rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. $7.

    VENUS Punky grunge band comprised of three Athens high schoolers.

    BASIL Young local rock group.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    RAYCHEL PHILLIPS New local pop singer-songwriter.

    JOSH HARPER & KEVIN BROOME Members of local band Rabies Scythe Fight perform.

    BIG MIKE MYSTERY Atlanta-based, hip-hop-influenced beat project.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.


Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Stormwater Steward Award Nominations

    Nominate a person, business or organization that completed an innovative project last year relating to stormwater management. Winners will be recognized at the GreenFest Environmental Awards Ceremony in April.

Ending Monday, March 12



  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Spring Art Camp

    "Wear It: Wearable Art." Mar. 13–15. Session One for ages 8–11, Session Two for ages 12–15. Presented by AthFest Educates with Community. 706-613-3623, ext. 225


  • Multiple Locations

    Spring Break Programs

    East Athens Community Center hosts "Sports Adventures Spring Break Camp." Lay Park hosts "All About Animals." Rocksprings Park hosts "Rainforest Rangers." Ages 6–12. Mar. 12–16, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $40–60. Sandy Creek Nature Center hosts "Spring Explorers: Backyard Fun." Ages 4–12. Mar. 14–16, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. $20–40.