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Thursday, March 5

2 events

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.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Meet the Author

    Greg Christie has illustrated over 50 children's books including Brothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of the Sudan, Yesterday I Had the Blues, Love to Langston and Keep Climbing.

Friday, March 6

3 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30–6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Anime Club

    Join other 6–12 graders to watch your favorite anime series, draw, and experiment with origami designs.

  • 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.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

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

    First Friday Storytime

    Miss Amy will read stories and sing songs.

Saturday, March 7

6 events

Kidstuff

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    Special Needs & Quirky Kids Playgroup

    Familes with special needs children can connect and help one another. First Saturdays, 10 a.m. monira@reblossomathens.com, www.reblossomathens.com

  • Memorial Park

    1–4 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/bearhollow

    Bears' Birthday Party

    Celebrate the birthdays of DJ, Athena and Yonah by watching them unwrap their presents and dive into an enrichment cake.

  • The Classic Center

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. $5. www.athenskidsexpo.com

    Athens Kids Expo

    Activities include miniature golf, stories, songs, puppet shows, interactive booths and performances. All proceeds benefit the Wee Read Program for Oconee and Athens-Clarke Counties, which mails local children ages 5 & under one free, age-appropriate hardback book each month.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Story Time

    Miss Rachel reads to kids of all ages.

  • 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.

  • Four Athens

    12–3 p.m. $49. www.fourathens.com/scratchkids

    Programming for Kids Using Scratch

    Students will learn the basic concepts of the Scratch programming language and leave class with a completed game. Laptop required. For ages 9–12.

Sunday, March 8

1 event

Kidstuff

Monday, March 9

4 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.

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Hour of Code

    In this workshop, participants will complete an Hour of Code challenge that will result in a playable jumper game. Ages 11–18.

Tuesday, March 10

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3 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

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

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Teen Tech Week Kickoff

    The kick-off starts with a tech craft and a huge piano participants can play with their feet. Ages 11–18.

Wednesday, March 11

3 events

Kidstuff

Thursday, March 12

2 events

Kidstuff

  • 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.

  • ACC Library

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

    Teen Tech Movie

    Watch an afternoon movie with a tech bent. The film has not been picked yet. Ages 11–18.

Friday, March 13

2 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.

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, plewis@athenslibrary.org

    Afterhours: 3D Printing

    Learn how to use a 3-D printer with the new Makerbot. Registration recommended. 

Saturday, March 14

3 events

Kidstuff

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    11:30 a.m. FREE! avid.athens.rachel@gmail.com

    Super Duper Story Time

    Miss Rachel will read books and sing songs to kids in this new monthly story time scheduled for the second Saturday of each month. Children are invited to wear crazy accessories from the shop's dress up closet. For ages 7 & under.

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Story Time

    Miss Rachel reads to kids of all ages.

  • 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.

Sunday, March 15

2 events

Kidstuff

Monday, March 16

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. 

  • Oconee County Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Learn to Draw a Comic

    Kyle Puttkamer, graphic artist of Galaxy Man and Hero Cats, offers a lesson and tips on how to draw a comic book. Ages 6–11.

  • 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, March 17

1 event

Kidstuff

Wednesday, March 18

2 events

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30–5:30 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.

  • ACC Library

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

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

Friday, March 20

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    7–9 p.m. $7–10/family. 706-613-3615

    Froggie Spring Fling

    Families are invited to learn about amphibians and search for newts, salamanders and frogs.

  • 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, March 21

3 events

Kidstuff

Monday, March 23

3 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.

Tuesday, March 24

1 event

Kidstuff

Wednesday, March 25

1 event

Kidstuff

Thursday, March 26

1 event

Kidstuff

  • 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.

Friday, March 27

3 events

Kidstuff

Saturday, March 28

3 events

Kidstuff

Sunday, March 29

1 event

Kidstuff

Monday, March 30

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, March 31

1 event

Kidstuff

Thursday, April 2

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.