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November 2017

Be a Santa to a Senior

November 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until December 8, 2017

Athens Community Council on Aging – Bently Center, 135 Hoyt Street
Athens, GA United States
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This event is ongoing until Dec 8th.

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West Broad Farmers Market

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 1, 2017

West Broad Market, 1573 W Broad St
Athens, GA 30601 United States
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The West Broad Market Garden (WBMG) is a 1/2-acre production oriented, Certified Naturally Grown urban farm using Biointensive growing methods to support a Community “Sponsored” Agriculture (CSA) Program and a weekly produce stand.

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UGA Thanksgiving Break ends

November 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

They're back.

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“Deck the Walls” at the Lyndon House Art Center

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This event is ongoing until Dec 30.
Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt Street
Athens, GA 30601 United States
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Free

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents "Deck the Walls: Handmade for the Holidays" a seasonal artist shop.  Shopping is available Tuesday-Saturday, November 11 through December 30 from noon to 5:00 p.m.at Lyndon House Arts Center. Give the gift of unique and original art designed and crafted by Athens area artisans.  A variety of local artwork is available for purchase including pottery, painting, jewelry and seasonal crafts. More than 70 artists will have items displayed and available for purchase. Everyone…

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Cine Theater Member Night

November 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Cine Movie Theatre, 234 W Hancock
Athens , GA 30601 United States
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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.

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Cafe au Libris: Joan C. Curtis

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter Street
Athens, United States
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Free

Joan C. Curtis is an award-winning writer who has published seven books and numerous stories. Readers compare her to the Book cover.great Southern writer, Fanny Flagg.Her debut mystery/suspense novel, The Clock Strikes Midnight, won the Royal Palm Literary Award in 2015. The e-Murderer: Book 1 Jenna Scali Mysteries won the Gold from the Global EBook Awards 2016. Her newest release, Murder on Moonshine Hill: Book 2 Jenna Scali Mysteries, is a finalist in the Global EBook Awards for Mystery.

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East Coast Swing or Lindy Hop Dance Lessons

November 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Dance FX, 396 Foundry Street
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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$8

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!**  

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“Connect:” Clarke Co Schools Art Exhibition

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 13, 2018

Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt Street
Athens, GA 30601 United States
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Free

The Lyndon House Arts Center will host the opening of the Biennial program, the Clarke County School District Student Art Exhibition on November 11.  This year’s theme and title is “Connect.”  This theme was selected, as art is a wonderful way to discuss the needs of our time, to describe who we are, and to reach out to our neighbor, our city, and beyond. The biennial exhibition of artworks by the students of the Clarke County School District is a…

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Jeannette Rankin Lecture Series

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Richard B. Russell Special Collections LIbrary, 300 South Hull St.
Athens, GA 30602 United States
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Free

On November 29, 2017 Jeannette Rankin Women’s Scholarship Foundation (JRF) will host the inaugural Jeannette Rankin Legacy Lecture Series at the Richard B. Russell Research Library from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Professor Sara Hayden will be the guest speaker. She is a professor of Communication Studies at the University of Montana and has written, "Negotiating femininity and power in the early twentieth century west: Domestic ideology and feminine style in Jeannette Rankin's suffrage rhetoric". “We are very excited to host this inaugural…

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: Coping Skills and Support

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter Street
Athens, United States
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Free

Children are being raised by grandparents in greater numbers than ever before. According to the 2009 American Community Survey, approximately 102,000 grandparents in Georgia were responsible for raising their grandchildren. These new households represent a transfer of child-rearing responsibilities from an absent or incapacitated parent to an older adult. Grandparent caregivers may also face a number of challenges, such as emotional, social, financial, and legal issues, as well as poverty, poor health, delaying retirement, inadequate housing, loss of personal freedom,…

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