The Boom Calendar for Grown-Ups!
Places to go and things to do collected just for Us at 50 Plus
This new play by playwright Lisa D'Amour turns an all-American backyard barbeque into a menacing affair when mysterious new neighbors move into a Detroit suburb and upend the lives of an average couple. This performance is given evenings through Sat Feb 24; matinees only on Sundays the 18th and 25th. Dark Monday.Find out more »
Having trouble with Windows 10? Thinking about upgrading? Take this class to get up to speed with Microsoft's latest OS. Discover new features and apps. Learn about Start menu tiles and even virtual desktops. Click here to register! You can also register at the 2nd floor Information Desk or by calling 706-613-3650 x354. Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10:00am - 11:30amFind out more »
In the Computer lab at the Athens Clarke County Public Library. This service will be offered every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 9:30, and every Tuesday Noon to 4, through April 15th.Find out more »
Social hour with specialty drinks and discounted admissions for all shows. Admission cost for shows with a member ID is $6.50 for matinees and $7.50 for evening shows. Visit the Cine Athens website for information on how to join the membership club.Find out more »
EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT @ DANCEFX ATHENS FROM 8 – 11 PM! 396 Foundry Street, Athens, Georgia 30601 Lessons: 8 – 9 pm Social dancing: 9 – 11 pm East Coast Swing or Lindy Hop **Your first night is always FREE! Beginners are welcome at all events. You do not need to bring a partner!**Find out more »
Do you have a genealogical “brick wall” you’d like to smash? Are you conducting local history research for a class and need help figuring out where to begin? Did you buy a new house recently want to research its history? Get help solving these and other research quandaries by registering for a Genealogy One-on-One! As the local history and genealogy arm of the Athens-Clarke County Library, the Heritage Room offers 45-minute personal consultations with a Heritage Room Librarian for genealogists and…Find out more »
Learn the basics of adding special effects using Adobe After Effects. Learn how to adjust color balance, composite scenes, add layer masks, and more. Space is limited to 4 participants; registration is required. Sign up at the Information Services Desk, or by calling 706-613-3650 ext 354. In the Digital Media Center. Wednesday, February 28, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pmFind out more »
The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center, features quarterly solo exhibitions by emerging artists. Artists in the beginning stages or re- invigorating their careers exhibit wall-bound works in mediums alternating from drawing to painting to photography to printmaking. This winter, the Lounge Gallery will feature mixed media works by Jim Wilson in an exhibition entitled “Resonating Destinations.” This exhibit is an exploration of vibrations relative to sound, travel and environmental experiences. Wilson reminisces, “Growing up in Southern California…Find out more »
Experience exciting new music and favorites of the band repertoire with UGA’s premier wind ensemble. Friday, March 2 at 8:00pm to 9:30pm Performing Arts Center, Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall 230 River Road, Athens, GA 30605Find out more »
Folk instrument orchestras have been popular in Russia for more than 150 years. Originally made up of the plucked instruments of the dorma and balalaika families, in recent decades the addition of accordions and non-folk instruments such as the flute and oboe has resulted in ensembles with a uniquely engaging sound. Under the leadership of conductor Boris Voron, the orchestra features professional soloists and students from Moscow’s Gnessin Russian Academy of Music. This engaging pops concert includes an array of…Find out more »
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