COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, April 19

1 event

Kidstuff

Monday, April 20

3 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Playtime

    Children ages 1–3 and their caregivers can come play with toys and meet friends. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    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.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

Tuesday, April 21

4 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Lego Club

    Join us for Lego art and Lego-based games and activities. No need to bring your own Legos. For ages 8–18.

  • ACC Library

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.reblossomathens.com

    Baby-Led Dance

    In this "dance" class, parents copy their babies for exercise. If the baby teacher snoozes, another baby will lead the class.

Wednesday, April 22

5 events

Kidstuff

Thursday, April 23

5 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Book Jammers

    Children and their families are invited for stories, trivia, crafts and more. This event promotes literacy through the art of listening and helps to strengthen attention spans. For children ages 6–10.

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Bookworms

    Children 2 & under are invited for this early-literacy program full of stories, songs and playtime.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

  • ACC Library

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

    Afternoon Movie

    The film has not been picked yet but suggestions are welcome. Ages 11–18.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Juggling Show

    As part of the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, master juggler Ron Anglin visits to perform amazing juggling feats.

Friday, April 24

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    6–7:30 p.m. $7–10/family. 706-613-3615

    Family Fishing

    This program is for all ages and takes place at the Claypit Pond. Bait, poles and tips are provided.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m.-12 p.m. $4–6. 706-613-3615

    Home School Science: Citizen Science

    This winter series will focus on ways to participate in scientific research at home. For ages 4–18 and their chaperones.

  • Bishop Park

    10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589

    Fantastic Fridays

    (Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register.

Saturday, April 25

5 events

Kidstuff

Monday, April 27

5 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    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.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • Lay Park

    4:30 p.m. $10–15. www.athensclarkecounty.com/lay

    Flower Power

    Ages 8–12 can plant flower seeds in pots to decorate and take home. Register by Apr. 20.

  • ACC Library

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

    Día de los Niños, Día de los Cuentos

    In observance of Día, a national celebration of the importance of literacy for all children, there will be a special bilingual storytime for all ages.

Tuesday, April 28

2 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, April 29

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $15. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit Kids Class

    Knit Kids is a beginning knitting class for kiddos to learn how to cast-on and knit stitch. RSVP.

  • ACC Library

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

Thursday, April 30

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Drumming Up Stories

    Join David Holland for an assembly-style program on how the drum was first used to communicate, how instruments can be created from ordinary objects, and how music has been used throughout history to enhance the storytelling experience.

Friday, May 1

2 events

Kidstuff

  • The Church at College Station

    Intermezzo Piano Academy

    Each day offers classes in rhythm, music history, composition, theory and piano ensemble for beginning and intermediate pianists. Ages 5–14. July 13–17, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $160. www.intermezzoacademy.com

  • Bishop Park

    10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589

    Fantastic Fridays

    (Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register.

Sunday, May 3

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    2:30–4:30 p.m. www.athica.org

    Kids Workshop

    Kids of all ages are invited to view the gallery's current exhibit, "Tease."

Tuesday, May 5

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.reblossomathens.com

    Baby-Led Dance

    In this "dance" class, parents copy their babies for exercise. If the baby teacher snoozes, another baby will lead the class.

Thursday, May 7

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Lay Park

    10 a.m. $3-5. 706-613-3596

    Wiggle, Giggle & Go

    Enjoy games, crafts, and snacks with your pre-K tot. Ages 2-3. Registration required.

Friday, May 8

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Bishop Park

    10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589

    Fantastic Fridays

    (Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register.

Saturday, May 9

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    2:30–3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Critter Tales

    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.

Tuesday, May 12

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

Friday, May 15

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m.-12 p.m. $4–6. 706-613-3615

    Home School Science: Citizen Science

    This winter series will focus on ways to participate in scientific research at home. For ages 4–18 and their chaperones.

Saturday, May 16

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Steffen Thomas Museum of Art

    9 a.m.–12 p.m. $10–14. www.steffenthomas.org

    Chaotic Clay for Kids of Most Ages

    Make creations like pinch pot critters, a slab bowl or a coil vase.

Tuesday, May 19

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.