COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, April 18

1 event

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Zine Workshop

    Celebrate Fluke Mini-Comics and Zine Fest by learning about the history of zines. Make your own pocket zine and swap or add to the library's zine collection. For ages 11–18.

Saturday, April 19

7 events

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    11 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Nature Trading Post

    Trade one or two objects found in nature for points or other nature objects in the center's collection.

  • Memorial Park

    11 a.m. FREE! www.friendsoffivepoints.org

    Five Points Easter Egg Hunt

    Get those eggs! Kids will be divided into age groups of 0–2, 3–4, 5–7 and 8–10 years old.

  • Memorial Park

    9–9:45 a.m. or 10–10:45 a.m. $8–12. 706-613-3580, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Breakfast with the Bunny

    Breakfast, crafts, activities and photos with the Easter Bunny. Call to register.

  • East Athens Community Center

    11 a.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Easter Egg Hunt

    A traditional egg hunt with prizes. For Kindergarten–5th grade.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3602

    Mr. Bunny Easter Egg Adventures

    Participate in Easter crafts followed by an egg hunt. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras for photos with Mr. Bunny.

Monday, April 21

4 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 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 10–18. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

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

    Bedtime Stories

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

  • Oconee County Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Flower Planting

    Celebrate Earth Day by decorating flower pots and planting different kinds of flowers. For ages 11–18.

Tuesday, April 22

4 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. and 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Story Time

    Stories, songs, movement and crafts for ages 2–5. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. 

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Toddler Storytime

    Children ages 2–5 are invited to join in an interactive storytime. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

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

    Earth Day at the Library

    Kids are invited to meet Odell the Otter during a puppet show presented by Athens-Clarke County Stormwater. All ages.

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.treehousekidandcraft.com

    Earth Day Family Party

    Includes live music, dancing, crafting and earth-friendly businesses like Tin Cup, Hungry Gnome, Let Us Compost and 3 Porch Farm.

Wednesday, April 23

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Poetry Storytime

    Celebrate National Poetry Month with singing, dancing, poems and crafts. For ages 5 & under.

Thursday, April 24

2 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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Pajama Story Time

    Come in your pajamas and bring a stuffed animal for stories, songs and snacks.

Friday, April 25

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Curiosity Shop: Fencing

    Join Allen Schneider, a local master of the craft and ACCL staffer, for a demonstration of the art and sport of fencing. For ages 11–18.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    6–7:30 p.m. $7–10. 706-613-3615

    Family Fishing

    This program is for all ages and takes place in the hidden Claypit Pond. Bait, poles and tips are provided. Pre-register by Apr. 24.

Saturday, April 26

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    10 a.m. $6 (children), $10 (adults). www.pac.uga.edu

    Saturday Morning Club

    Watch a concert featuring the UGA Hodgson Singers and Friends under the direction of Daniel Bara. For ages 4–12 and their parents.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.

Monday, April 28

3 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Open Chess Play for 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 10–18. 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

    2:30 p.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.

Tuesday, April 29

4 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. and 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Story Time

    Stories, songs, movement and crafts for ages 2–5. Every Tuesday and Wednesday. 

  • Oconee County Library

    3:15–4:15 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Read to Rover

    Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment that helps kids develop their reading skills and builds confidence. Register for a 15-minutes session. Grades K-5.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Toddler Storytime

    Children ages 2–5 are invited to join in an interactive storytime. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • ACC Library

    4–5 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Teen Card Gamers Group

    Calling all fans of Yu-gi-oh, Pokemon and Magic the Gathering! Drop by to play with friends, share ideas and learn more about these and other collectible card games. Bring your own cards. For ages 11-18.

Wednesday, April 30

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Teen Council Meeting

    Teens can come together to discuss plans for the ACC Library's teen department's collections and programs. Pick up application forms at the front desk. Ages 11-18. This month the group will focus on ideas for the summer.

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Young Adult Yard Sale Prep

    Help set up the room, organize donations and price items. Bring anything you'd like to donate. Snakes and first dibs to all teens that help. Ages 11–18.

Saturday, May 10

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.

Saturday, May 17

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    11 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Nature Trading Post

    Trade one or two objects found in nature for points or other nature objects in the center's collection.