Word on the Street

  • 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.

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    Cause + Effect

    Cause + Effect, a progressive film competition and festival hosted by Alliance for a Better Georgia, is seeking short films focused on social, political, environmental or economic issues facing Georgia. Winners receive a $1000 prize. Submissions accepted through Oct. 2. Winners will be screened at Ciné in November. FREE!

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    The Classic City Fringe Festival

    The Classic City Fringe Festival is seeking performers in theater, dance, performance art, puppetry, improv, comedy and more. Deadline Aug. 31. Festival Oct. 27–30.,

  • Athens Pétanque Club

    (Outside of 1000 Faces Coffee) Play a friendly game of Petanque with Le Boule Dawgs at the Pétanque terrain. Beginners welcome. Email for next game.,

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    ALT Multi-Farm CSA

    Athens Land Trust's Multi-Farm CSA provides organic and certified naturally grown vegetables and fruits to Athens area communities. It is currently accepting members for spring. Small and large shares available. Sept. 2–Nov. 23. 706-613-01222,

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    Fall Programs

    Find information about art exhibits, classes, performances, sports, fitness programs, holiday events and other activities for adults and children in the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department's fall program guide.

  • Oconee County Library

    DIY Craft Kits for Adults

    Complete an easy do-it-yourself craft with a kit released on the 15th of each month. Kits are limited. 706-769-3950,

  • Bike Clinic

    (1075 W. Broad St.) Learn how to repair your bike with tools and advice from experts. Thursdays, 6–8:30 p.m. $10 donation.

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    Local School Governance Teams

    The Clarke County School District is seeking community members, parents and teachers to serve on teams that will represent each school and give input to the CCSD. Deadline to apply is Sept. 30.

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    Boo-le-Bark on the Boulevard

    The Boulevard Neighborhood Association are accepting sponsorships for Athens' first costume dog parade on Oct. 16, 3–5 p.m. Sponsorship levels, $25–250. The parade benefits Athenspets, Inc.

  • Fun Galaxy

    Roller Derby Boot Camp

    Skaters interested in waging war on wheels with the Classic City Rollergirls can attend boot camp. Sept. 19 & 21, 5:30–9 p.m. Sept. 24, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.