Word on the Street

  • Athens Pétanque Club

    (Outside of 1000 Faces Coffee) Play a friendly game of Pétanque, a French version of bocce ball, at the Pétanque terrain. Beginners welcome. RSVP. Sundays, 1:30–3 p.m.,

  • AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

    AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers offer tax assistance Mondays, 1–5 p.m. at the Oconee County Library; Wednesdays, 1–5 p.m. and Fridays, 9–1 p.m.  at the Athens-Clarke County Library; Tuesdays 9–1 p.m. and Saturdays, 9–1 p.m. at Kroger on Epps Bridge.

  • Call for Performers

    (Winterville, GA) The 2017 Marigold Festival is seeking family-friendly acts to perform on the children's stage. The festival is on May 20. Email for details.

  • YMCA

    Athens Street Hockey

    (Hockey Rink) Players of all skill levels can play in a local hockey rink. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

  • Athens, GA

    Nominations for the 2016 Preservation Awards

    Nominate a project that helps celebrate Athens' unique heritage. Categories include rehabilitation, adaptive use, new construction and more. Deadline Apr. 7. Ceremony on May 22. 706-353-1801,

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Call for Collectors

    "Collections from the Community" is seeking weird and wonderful collections to display in the front atrium's cases. Email to submit proposal.

  • Multiple Locations

    Food Not Bombs

    Food Not Bombs serves free vegan and vegetarian food salvaged from local markets. Mar. 25, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in front of Ben & Jerry's. 706-206-3067

  • Marching Band Practice

    (Outside Rubber Soul on Pulaski St.) Practice fun and safe protesting. Wednesdays. 904-303-0522 

  • Multiple Locations

    Collective Harvest Spring CSA

    Collective Harvest is a collaboration of local family farms committed to growing food using sustainable practices. CSA pickups are available in Athens, Winterville and Watkinsville.,