COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, May 23

2 events

Kidstuff

Tuesday, May 26

3 events

Kidstuff

Wednesday, May 27

4 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. 

  • Oconee County Library

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

    SuperLock Night

    Supernatural and Sherlock fans are invited to a fun night of fandom. Snacks provided. Ages 11–18.

Thursday, May 28

1 event

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.

Saturday, May 30

3 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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Magic Show

    Magician, ventriloquist and puppeteer Keith Karnok performs.

  • 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, May 31

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to a certified therapy dog.

Monday, June 1

1 event

Kidstuff

Tuesday, June 2

4 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.

  • 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.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Fandom Film Fest: Adventure Time

    Watch episodes of "Adventure Time." Snacks provided. Ages 11–18.

  • Multiple Locations

    June 2, 10:30 a.m. (Oglethorpe Library). June 3, 10:30 a.m. (Bogart Library). www.athenslibrary.org

    "Every Hero Has a Story" Shadow Puppet Show

    Watch a shadow puppetry performance created by children. The performance "Cada Heroe Tiene Una Historia" was created during a three-day workshop funded by AthFest Educates and held at Pinewoods Library. See Art Notes on p. 13.

Wednesday, June 3

3 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Batty About Bats

    Wildlife educator Vicky Beckham Smith gives a presentation with live bats and preserved specimens.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Random Fandom: Canvas Shoes

    Paint canvas shoes with fandom love. Ages 11–18. Registration required.

  • Multiple Locations

    June 2, 10:30 a.m. (Oglethorpe Library). June 3, 10:30 a.m. (Bogart Library). www.athenslibrary.org

    "Every Hero Has a Story" Shadow Puppet Show

    Watch a shadow puppetry performance created by children. The performance "Cada Heroe Tiene Una Historia" was created during a three-day workshop funded by AthFest Educates and held at Pinewoods Library. See Art Notes on p. 13.

Friday, June 5

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, June 6

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    12–4 p.m. $3–5. 706-613-3615

    Snake Day

    This year's theme is "Snakes in Movies." Learn more about snakes from on-hand experts, make crafts and play games.

Monday, June 8

1 event

Kidstuff

Tuesday, June 9

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.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based activities. Legos provided. Ages 3–10.  

Wednesday, June 10

2 events

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Anime Club

    Watch some anime and manga, listen to J-Pop music, eat Japanese snacks and share fan art. Ages 11–18.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Mr. Richard: Stories and Songs

    Veteran teacher Richard Gnann sings songs and tells stories. Ages 0–10. 

Tuesday, June 16

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, June 19

1 event

Kidstuff

Saturday, June 20

1 event

Kidstuff

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Family Day: Printmaking Workshop

    View "El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte," then experiment with different printmaking techniques with help from Double Dutch Press and students in UGA's printmaking and book arts department.

Tuesday, June 23

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.