Weekly calendar of Athens area events

July 13, 2015 - garden totes

Weekly calendar



Kids Summer Code Camp: Pong: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Four Athens, 345 W. Hancock St. Through Jul 17. For ages 10-15 years old. $400 per student. In this one-week program, students will learn a simple concepts of programming by formulating a diversion of Pong during a finish of a week. Students will be supposing snacks during a day and go on mini-field trips to module companies. Lunches contingency be brought by a students. www.fourathens.com/summercodecamps/#pong.

ACT Summer Performance Camp: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Morton Theatre, 195 W. Washington St. Through Friday. Campers will learn a basis of melodramatic performance. Activities will embody restraint and behaving a seminar play, entertainment games, entertainment practice and behaving techniques. A opening of their work, a play “The Brother’s Grimm-Out of Order,” will be hold 7 p.m. Friday. (706) 613-3770.

“To Kill a Mockingbird” Read-A-Thon: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Barnes Noble Booksellers, 3650 Atlanta Hwy. All Barnes Noble stores national will review a acclaimed novel from start to finish and underline a accumulation of special guest readers. To pointer up, call (706) 354-1195.


Old Fashioned Summer Carnival: 2-4 p.m., Eagle Tavern, 21 N. Main St., Watkinsville. $2 suggested concession per person. Attendees will suffer games, competitions, treats and tours of a tavern. (706) 769-5197.

Create Photo Filters: 4-5 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. Teens 11-18 will learn how to make their own photo filter. Space is singular and registration is required. (706) 613-3650, ext. 329, or plewis@athenslibrary.org.

Author Meet Greet: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Ave. Attendees will have a eventuality to accommodate author Maggie Mitchell as she celebrates her entrance novel “Pretty Is.” This eventuality is giveaway to attend. (706) 352-2060.

“Go Set a Watchman” Release: 7 a.m., Barnes Noble Booksellers, 3650 Atlanta Hwy. This is a recover eventuality for a supplement to “To Kill a Mockingbird” and will underline giveaway coffee with your squeeze until 10 a.m. First 20 business to buy a book will accept a giveaway “To Kill a Mockingbird” reusable tote.


Athens Farmers Market Downtown: 4-7 p.m., any Wednesday, Creature Comforts Brewing Co., 271 W. Hancock Ave. No acknowledgment charge. www.athensfarmersmarket.net.


Back to School Bingo: 2-4 p.m., Rock Springs Park, 291 Henderson Ext. Participants have a possibility to win particular propagandize supply equipment or a grand esteem of a trek filled with propagandize supplies. $3 for Athens-Clarke County residents; $5 for non-residents. (706) 613-3602.

Night Hike Family Program: 7:30-9 p.m., Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Rd. Families are invited to this night travel by a woods. Children underneath 4 are not endorsed to attend. $7 for Athens-Clarke County proprietor families; $10 for non-resident families. Pre-registration is required. (706) 613-3615.

Summer Reading Performance Series: GYSTC Magic of Science Show: 10:30 a.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. Georgia Youth Science and Technology Center presents a uncover where any pretence is suggested by edutainment. www.athenslibrary.org.

Local History Book Club: 6 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. This month’s pretension is “The Poppy Lady: Moina Belle Michael and Her Tribute to Veterans” by Barbara Elizabeth Walsh and Layne Johnson. School-aged children are acquire to attend. www.athenslibrary.org.

Thursday Night Trivia: 7 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. Eddie Whitlock will be a horde for a trivia night themed around a subject of heroes. Although younger participants are welcome, trivia night is geared toward an adult audience. Prizes will be present certificates to a Library Store. www.athenslibrary.org.


Splashdown 2015: 7-8:30 p.m., Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Dr. Participants will applaud a 46th anniversary of a moon alighting with a singular dusk float during Bishop Park. Arts and crafts and astronomy activities will be accessible as well. Free to attend. (706) 613-3589, ext. 226.

Minions Fun: 7 p.m., Barnes Noble Booksellers, 3650 Atlanta Hwy. Participants can turn a approved Minion and attend Villain-Con to assistance hunt for a many inhuman knave to follow. Activities and giveaways will also be featured.


Tomatoes during Terrapin Celebration: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Terrapin Brewery, 265 Newton Bridge Rd. In jubilee of a Athens Nurses Clinic’s 24 years of providing giveaway medical use in northeast Georgia, this fundraiser will be filled with live bluegrass song by String Theory, drink and uninformed tomato sandwiches from a internal farmers’ market. $20 modernized tickets; $24 during a door. 

Summer Rain Barrel Workshop: 9-11 a.m., Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo, 293 Gran Ellen Dr. Free to attend. Each purebred member will leave a seminar with a giveaway sleet tub to implement during home. Space is limited. (706) 613-3440.

Contra Dance: 8-11 p.m., Memorial Park Administrative Building, 293 Gran Ellen Dr. $8 for adults 18 and over; $4 for ages 11-17. Caller and rope TBA. Children underneath a age of 11 are free, though dancing is not permitted. Orientation event starts during 7:45 p.m. www.athensfolk.org.

UGA Trial Gardens Open House: 9 a.m.-noon, The Trial Gardens during UGA, UGA Campus. $5 donations are requested on entry. Dr. Ruter, a executive of a Trial Gardens and a highbrow of a Horticulture Department during UGA, will lead tours of a garden and pointer his newest book, “Landscaping with Conifers and Ginkgo for a Southeast.” Parking is accessible during a McPhaul parking lot opposite from Stegeman Coliseum. For more, email trial-gardens@uga.edu.

Animal Appetites Family Program: 1-3 p.m., Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Rd. Children 6 and over are invited along with their families to come learn about what animals eat and attend in feeding a critters. $7 for Athens-Clarke County families; $10 for nonresident families. Pre-registration is required. (706) 613-3615.

Writing Faster, Writing Better and Writing More of What You Love: 2 p.m., Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter St. Professional author Rachel Aaron discusses her techniques for faster, improved writing. www.athenslibrary.org.

Programming for Kids Using Scratch: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Four Athens, 345 W. Hancock St. This category will deliver a really simple concepts of a Scratch programming denunciation and any tyro will leave with a finished diversion they can play, share online and enhance. For ages 9-12. Students should move their possess laptop. www.fourathens.com/scratchkids/.

“Star Wars” Saturday: 7 p.m., Barnes Noble Booksellers, 3650 Atlanta Hwy. Fans of all ages are invited to attend for disdainful products, activities, cosplay, trivia and a possibility to win a “Star Wars” impression standee.

Class on Hummingbirds: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave. $15 fee. Participants will learn where a hummingbirds roost and “hide” via a garden. A debate of a route will be given after a class. (706) 542-6156.

Family Day: Puppetry Party: 10 a.m., Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St. Families are invited to check out paintings, puppets and works on paper by artist Ralph Chesse, afterwards emanate their possess headband puppet puppets. The module will embody a opening of “The World of Anansi a Spider” during 11 a.m. (706) 542-4662.

Athens Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon, any Saturday, Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Dr. No acknowledgment charge. The Farmers Market facilities food, song and a 1-mile Wellness Walk. www.athensfarmersmarket.net.



Indie South Fair Pop-Up: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., The Broad Collective, 160 Tracy St., Ste. 9A. No acknowledgment charge; $50 businessman fee. The satisfactory pop-up will underline many name brands from a Athens area from artists, makers and craftsmen. (706) 206-0299.

Sunday Center Market: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., The 440 Foundry Pavillon, 300 N. Thomas St. No acknowledgment charge. The marketplace will continue any Sunday by October. The marketplace will underline artists, farmers, kids’ activities, food vendors and more. (706) 357-4554.

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