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Monday, February 8

4 events

Events

Tuesday, February 9

3 events

Events

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. www.heirloomathens.com

    Wine Tasting

    Sample Italian wines from importer Eros Spinozzi of CuoreRosso Vintners.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    Learn how to attract positive changes into your life. Every Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 10

2 events

Events

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! athenssciencecafe.wordpress.com

    Athens Science Café

    Jeremy Peacock and Zoe Evans will discusses "Measuring Up with GA's Science Standards." 

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. thefoundryathens.com

    Rabbit Box: "Black Like Me"

    This month features storytellers Rachelle Ellis, Dawn D. Bennett, Joseph Houston III, Ismael Cuthbertson, Broderick Flanagan and more. Life the Griot will be the emcee.

Thursday, February 11

2 events

Events

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6–8 p.m. FREE! $5 (coffee & dessert). www.pac.uga.edu

    Make It An Evening

    Enjoy Jittery Joe's coffee, Cecilia Villaveces' cakes and a gallery tour of "Tools of the Trade" prior to a performance by pianists Wu Han and Alessio Bax, artist members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and special guest pianist Robert Spano in Hodgson Hall.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    5–9 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Dog Day Afternoon

    Spend a canine cocktail hour with your pet. Fresh water and treats for pooches, plus drink specials for owners.

Friday, February 12

3 events

Events

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! branew@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Morning Mindfulness

    Join instructor Jerry Gale for a meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Healing Circle & Meditation

    Experience different forms and modalities of meditation. Every Friday.

  • 3:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Georgia Birthday Celebration

    (Bogart Agricultural Center) Celebrate Georgia's 283rd birthday with colonial crafts, pictures with costumed guests and hands-on history activities.

Saturday, February 13

10 events

Events

  • 12–2 p.m. FREE! reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Bring what you can; take what you need. No bartering, trading or paying. Second Saturday of every month.

  • The Classic Center

    2 p.m. (auction), 4 p.m. (pageant). $15. www.extraspecialpeople.com

    Big Hearts

    Over 60 contestants will show off their talents and abilities in a fun-filled event where they are celebrated not for who they aren't but for why they are. Followed by a banquet. Proceeds benefit Extra Special People, an organization that strives to empower children living with developmental disabilities.

  • Broad 9A

    11 a.m.–6 p.m. www.indiesouthfair.com

    Handmade Lovers Valentine's Market

    This Valentine's Day mini-market features over 40 vendors selling everything from body products, jewelry, candies, vintage clothing, pillows, goods for the home and more. The afternoon includes tintype portraits by Michael Foster, a photobooth, snacks from The Mac & Cheese truck and giveaways.

  • Bikram Yoga Athens

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.bikramathens.com

    Open House

    The afternoon includes yoga demos, prizes, membership specials and more. Complimentary Bikram classes will be led at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamusuem.org

    Family Day: Tools of the Trade

    Explore the behind-the-scenes world of art museums in "Tools of the Trade," then try your hand at curating a mini exhibition in the classroom.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.onebillionrising.org

    1 Billion Rising

    The event will feature poetry, music, dance and more to stand in opposition of violence against women. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. $12. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Coffee Date

    Sample four coffee beers, chocolate and cookies on this Valentine's Day tour. 

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    3 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Bhagavad Gita

    A Vedanta monk teaches from this ancient text. Every Saturday.

  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenscaninerescue.com

    Athens Canine Rescue Adoption Event

    (PetSmart) Meet your new best friend.

  • Bogart Library

    2–4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Blind Date with a Book

    Check out a wrapped book and start a relationship with a surprise author. 

Sunday, February 14

3 events

Events

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    2 p.m. $17–25. 706-613-3615, www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Frog Hop 5K

    Run or walk the 5K to raise money for Sandy Creek Nature Center. A one-mile Tadpole Fun Run will precede the 5K.

  • 3 p.m. FREE! 706-548-0853

    African American Read-In

    (Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church, 140 Rose St.) This event spotlights local and national African-American writers. This year's theme is "From the Pulpit to the Podium." 

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    A Colorful Night

    Adults are invited to bring a coloring book or pick one up for an evening of coloring, socializing and snacks for this month's Valentine's Day themed night.

Monday, February 15

1 event

Events

  • 4 p.m. FREE! kkalivoda@hmklaw.net

    Portrait Unveiling

    (Judge Lawton Stephens courtroom, Athens-Clarke County Courthouse) A ceremony unveiling the portrait of Judge Jones.

Tuesday, February 16

4 events

Events

  • Live Wire

    7 p.m. FREE! www.livewireathens.com

    Beer and Hymns

    Sing old school hymns while enjoying a beverage of your choice.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • South Kitchen and Bar

    7 p.m. $10. southkitchenbar.com

    South Craft Cocktail Party

    Enjoy cocktails as Athens bartenders compete in multiple categories of drink-making.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    Learn how to attract positive changes into your life. Every Tuesday.

Thursday, February 18

2 events

Events

Friday, February 19

1 event

Events

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Healing Circle & Meditation

    Experience different forms and modalities of meditation. Every Friday.

Saturday, February 20

9 events

Events

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Feb. 20, 10 a.m.–Feb. 21, 10 a.m. $20. www.ugamiracle.org

    UGA Miracle Dance Marathon

    (Grand Hall) Volunteers dance for 24 hours to celebrate the lives of young patients. The event features catered meals every four hours, a talent show, a hypnotist, music and more. Proceeds benefit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

  • The Foundry

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.graduateathens.com

    UGA Law School Equal Justice Foundation Auction

    EJF is a student-run organization devoted to the promotion of public interest law and raises stipends for summer law clerks who have chosen to work in unpaid, public interest positions.

  • Piedmont College

    9 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.ne.glrs.org

    2015 Northeast Georgia Disability Conference & Expo

    The conference provides information and learning sessions for families and students with learning challenges or disabilities. This year's theme is "Everyone Can Work." 

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10–11 a.m. $7–10/family. www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Journey Through the Stars

    Participants will learn how about "The Iron Giant Mercury."

  • The Classic Center

    Feb. 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Feb. 21, 12–5 p.m. $6. www.aahba.com

    The Athens Home & Garden Show

    The show will feature remodeling, landscaping, decorating, cooking demonstrations and more. 

  • Athens YWCO

    2–4 p.m. Donation. www.facebook.com/learadances

    Move for Empowerment

    Learn yoga, self-defense, karate, ballet/dance, Zumba and Pilates. Donations benefit Project Safe.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Café au Libris: Betty Jean Craige

    Betty Jean Craige will talk about and sign her newest novel, Fairfield's Auction: A Witherston Murder Mystery

  • UGA Dean Rusk Hall

    9 a.m. FREE (UGA community), $12–100. www.law.uga.edu

    Working Public Interest Law Conference

    (Larry Walker Room) Steve Gottlieb of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society will present the keynote address. Lunch will be provided. 

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    3 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Bhagavad Gita

    A Vedanta monk teaches from this ancient text. Every Saturday.

Sunday, February 21

2 events

Events

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    5–8 p.m. $20. www.atasteofoconee.com

    A Taste of Oconee

    Sample popular dishes from local restaurants. Includes live music by the Oconee County Middle School band and chorus as well as a raffle. Proceeds benefit the OCMS fine arts department.

  • The Classic Center

    Feb. 20, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Feb. 21, 12–5 p.m. $6. www.aahba.com

    The Athens Home & Garden Show

    The show will feature remodeling, landscaping, decorating, cooking demonstrations and more. 

Monday, February 22

1 event

Events

Tuesday, February 23

2 events

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    Learn how to attract positive changes into your life. Every Tuesday.

Thursday, February 25

1 event

Events

Friday, February 26

2 events

Events

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    Feb. 26–27, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $7. 706-342-4743

    Madison Antiques Show

    The show features the best in American antiques and accessories, including furniture, pottery, art, silver, textiles and more.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Healing Circle & Meditation

    Experience different forms and modalities of meditation. Every Friday.

Saturday, February 27

4 events

Events

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    Feb. 26–27, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $7. 706-342-4743

    Madison Antiques Show

    The show features the best in American antiques and accessories, including furniture, pottery, art, silver, textiles and more.

  • UGA Health Center

    9:30 a.m. (check in), 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $15–25. www.nedawalk.org/athensga2016

    Athens NEDA Walk

    The National Eating Disorders Association hosts a walk to help spread awareness of the seriousness of eating disorders.

  • Sandy Creek Park

    10:30 a.m. 706-543-1621, www.active.com

    St. Joe's Jog & Fun Run

    In addition to the run, there will be prizes, music and food. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph Catholic School.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    3 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Bhagavad Gita

    A Vedanta monk teaches from this ancient text. Every Saturday.

Tuesday, March 1

2 events

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    Learn how to attract positive changes into your life. Every Tuesday.

Thursday, March 3

1 event

Events

Friday, March 4

1 event

Events

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Healing Circle & Meditation

    Experience different forms and modalities of meditation. Every Friday.

Saturday, March 5

1 event

Events

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    3 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Bhagavad Gita

    A Vedanta monk teaches from this ancient text. Every Saturday.

Tuesday, March 8

2 events

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024

    Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    Learn how to attract positive changes into your life. Every Tuesday.

Thursday, March 10

1 event

Events