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Wednesday, September 17

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

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

    Talking About Books

    This month's title is The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. Newcomers welcome.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.grady.uga.edu

    Charles Lewis

    Lewis, professor of journalism at American University, discusses topics from his book, 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity, involving the most significant misrepresentations by those in power in the U.S., goverment and major corporations, as well as the role of journalists in exposing them. A reception will follow the lecture.

  • Bizarro Wuxtry

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-353-7938

    Book Signing

    Local cartoonist Joey Weiser signs copies of his all ages comic Mermin: Book 3. Refreshments provided. Sea creature costumes encouraged but not required.  

Thursday, September 18

3 events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

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

    Local History Book Club

    Meet to discuss Pearl Cleage's What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day.

  • Congregation Children of Israel

    7 p.m. FREE! www.ccisrael.org

    "A New Understanding of Genesis"

    Baruch Hapern is a Covenant Foundation Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religion and Linguistics at UGA. His lecture presents research on the science and philosophy of biblical times.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, vburns@athenslibrary.org, www.rslathens.org

    "Back to School"

    If you are over the age of 62, you can enroll at UGA tuition-free. Learn how to jump through the hoops and get yourself back in a college classroom. This lecture will be available to stream online. 

Sunday, September 21

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE! ww.bn.com

    An Evening with Terry Kay

    Kay, author of The Year the Lights Came On and To Dance with the White Dog, will talk about and sign copies of his latest novel, Song of the Vagabond Bird.

Monday, September 22

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    WWI Anniversary Lecture

    Colonel Saul (retired) will give a lecture to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, focusing primarily on the events leading up to the war and the western front.

Wednesday, September 24

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FRE! www.cwp.uga.edu

    Jordan Scott

    Jordan Scott is the author of three books of poetry, including Blert, which explores the poetics of stuttering and was the subject of a short documentary.

Thursday, September 25

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    12:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Lunchtime Learning: The Benefits of Yoga

    Robin Johnson, manager of Athens Regional Medical Center's Mind Body Institute, leads a discussion on how yoga can aid healing, awareness and rejuvenation through gentle movement, postures, breath, relaxation and meditation. Wear comfortable clothes, and feel free to bring a lunch.

Saturday, September 27

1 event

Lectures & Lit

Monday, September 29

2 events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.acclibrary.org

    Last Monday Book Group

    This month's discussion is on Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death by Kurt Vonnegut.

  • Oglethorpe Co. Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-743-8817, www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    Open Book Discussion Club

    This month's book is The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie. Books available at library desk.  

Tuesday, September 30

1 event

Lectures & Lit

  • Athens Land Trust

    5:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. patricia.priest@yahoo.com

    Nature Writing Group

    Poet and radio host David Oates is this month's featured guest. Oates is the host and producer of WUGA's "Wordland" and the author of the book Drunken Cardinals.