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100’s more events at athensparent.com! 15 The Bean & Bear Show

24 Critter Tales

Bean and Bear are the best of friends and partners in magic, puppetry, and other silly stuff! They are here to share their one-of-akind performance of storytelling and imagination. For children of all ages and their caregiver. Athens-Clarke County Library, 10:30am 613-3650

Listen to a story about nature and then bring it to life with an animal visit or outdoor activity. Sandy Creek Nature Center, 2:30-3:30, 613-3615, also on 7/22

21 Bean & Bear Come meet Bean and Bear, the silliest best friends ever! They’ll share stories, puppets, and wacky hijinks! This Oconee County Library event will be held at the Oconee Civic Center (2661 Hog Mountain Rd, Watkinsville, GA) at 10:30am. 769-3950

22 Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys Escape Room Oh, no! Nancy Drew and Frank and Joe Hardy are trapped in the library! Can your team solve the clues to help them escape in time? Come to the library to find out! For children ages 6-11 and their caregiver. AthensClarke County Library, 10:30am 613-3650

29 Miss Spider’s Tea Party Miss Spider is having a tea party; all the insects are invited and so are you! Dress up as your favorite bug, and join us for a special tea party based on David Kirk’s classic book. Enjoy a host of creepy crawly crafts and activities. For children ages 2-8 and their caregiver.AthensClarke County Library, 10:30am 613-3650

July 2017 1 Star Spangled Classic Save the date! Celebrate the 4th with this annual event to be held in Downtown Athens this year. Check out the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services site for emerging details at athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

4 Oconee 4th of July Spectacular 22 Lunch & Learn Bug Fun Join us for creepy, crawly bug fun! We’ll learn about nature’s wiggliest creatures and enjoy fun crafts and activities. Lunch provided by USDA. Bogart Library, 12:15-1:15pm 770725-9443

23-25 AthFest & KidsFest On Friday, enjoy the UpNext showcase, where local middle and high school students perform on stage. Additional activities include free crafts for children to make plus an activity provided by Home Depot. Local vendors and a few nonprofits from the community will also offer activities with children. Saturday and Sunday are full of music, crafts, and activities for the kids. During the heat of the day on Saturday (1-3pm) there will be a dance party in Cine full of fun music for the children and their parents. Downtown Athens, Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 10:30am-5:30pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm athfest.com/kidsfest

Music and activities at 6pm, fireworks at 9:30pm, Oconee Veterans Park, oconeecounty.com

5 Todd Key Juggling Extravaganzapalooza Todd Key combines comedy and juggling in a show that will amaze you! This Oconee

County Library event will be held at the Oconee Civic Center (2661 Hog Mountain Rd,Watkinsville, GA) at 10:30am. 769-3950

6 Cirque du Todd Join us for Todd Key’s amazing circus extravaganza combining juggling, magic, and comedy fun. It’s wacky, it’s witty, it’s cirque du Todd! For children of all ages and their caregiver. Athens-Clarke County Library, 10:30am 613-3650

15 Elephant and Piggie LIVE! We are so excited to present Mo Willems’ beloved characters Elephant and Piggie LIVE and in-person! Do not miss this chance to meet these favorite characters and have your picture made with them! Stories and crafts, too! Bogart Library, 11am-12pm 770-725-9443

15 Journey through the Stars: Summer Skies Hear famous tales of Ophiuchus and the Scorpion at the Sandy Creek Nature Center Planetarium. 10-11am, $2-$3, register at athensclarkecounty.com/leisure 613-3615

18 Elephant & Piggie Visit the Library! Meet the superstars of Mo Willems’s famous early reader books, Gerald the elephant and his best friend Piggie. Get your picture taken with Gerald and Piggie, make silly crafts, and watch a short film about Mo Willems. For children of all ages and their caregiver. Athens-Clarke County Library, 2:30pm 613-3650

20 Lunch & Learn: LIVE SNAKES Don’t miss your chance to see snakes up close and personal! Drop by for a free lunch from the USDA and stay to learn about snakes. Bogart Library, 12:151:15pm 770-725-9443

24 Mud Day Come play in the mud with us and appreciate all the benefits of mud.Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty and shoes that will stay on your feet in the sticky mud. Drop in for a few minutes or play the entire time.Wash station available. Sandy Creek Nature Center, 1-4pm, register at 613-3615 www.athensparent.com 17

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