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23 Pagemasters: Kids’ Book & Movie Club

15 Celebritrees: Arbor Day Celebration

Help us celebrate Arbor Day with crafts and stories as we explore some of the world’s most historic and famous trees, including The Tree that Owns Itself in Athens!Watch Dr. Seuss’ original animated film,“The Lorax,” and take home a sapling to plant in your own back yard. For children ages 4-11 and their caregiver. Athens-Clarke County Library, 3:30pm, 613-3650

Which was better, the book or the movie? Read the book and come to our end-of-the-month Friday book club!We’ll talk about what we think and watch the movie, too! January’s book is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.We’ll have copies of the book available at the Circulation desk for check-out all month long. For elementaryschoo ages. Oconee County Library, 4pm, 769-3950 (also on 3/30)

March 2018 1 You Don’t Want a Unicorn!

Unicorns think they’re pretty great ... because they are! If you agree, join us for stories, games and crafts all about these awe

some, magical creatures! For children ages 4-8 and their caregiver. Athens-Clarke County Library, 3:30pm, 613-3650

1-3 Kindermarket Consignment Sale

Sale open to the public Mar. 1at 5pm for a $4 entry fee; Mar. 2 the sale is from 9am to 6pm with no entry fee; Mar. 3 the sale is from 8am to 12pm with most items HALF OFF. Consigners and volunteers get to shop early on Thursday. Athens YMCA, 915 Hawthorne Avenue

3 Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing

There once was a boy named Keith who liked to draw. So he drew, and drew ... until one day he was one of the most famous artists in NewYork City. Join us for this fun and creative storytime/ artist workshop, as we explore the life and art of Keith Haring. Help us make murals and art based on Haring’s distinctive

10 Baby Animals on the Move

Spring is almost here and time for baby animals. Join us for a special infant and toddler story and craft program all about baby animals. For children ages birth to 3 and their caregiver. Athens- Clarke County Library, 11am, 613-3650

17 “Moana” Movie Sing- Along

Get ready to sing along and act out your favorite songs and characters, then make your own magical necklace! Costumes encouraged. Popcorn provided! All ages. Oconee County Library, 2pm, 769-3950 www.

22 Prince Avenue Christian School “Prince Preview”

Information and campus tours for pre-K through 12th grades begin at 9am at the school. Located at 2201 Ruth Jackson Rd., at Hwy 78, Bogart. RSVP at vcarter@princeave.org.

17 Slime-ology Workshop

Join Mr.Will as we see how creative you can be in writing. We’ll have writing prompts and journals! (Grades 6-12 only.) Athens- Clarke County Library, 4:30- 5:30pm, 613-3650 (also on 3/23)

Discover the wonderful works from UGA’s studio craft history since the 1920s in the exhibition “Crafting History:Textiles, Metals and Ceramics at the University of Georgia,” then craft your own masterpiece. Georgia Museum of Art, 10am-noon, 542-4662

Join us at 9am for tours and information. 706-769-9372, www.wcalions.org.

Teens, do you think traditional college is not for you? Come learn about different options for you after high school! Grades 6- 12 only, please. Athens-Clarke County Library, 4:30-5:30pm, 613-3650

23 Creative Writing for Teens

10 GMOA Family Day: The Materials of Craft

21 Westminster Christian Academy “Preview Day”

15 Non-Traditional Post-High School Ideas for Teens

Do you love slime? Come and learn how to make multiple types of slime from slime-creation experts! Everyone will get to keep and take home their slimes. Ages 7 and up. Please call or ask at the desk to register so we have enough materials for everyone. Oconee County Library, 2pm, 769-3950

style. For children ages 4-11 and their caregiver. Athens-Clarke County Library, 11am, 613-3650


This 27th annual benefit for Prevent Child Abuse Athens features silent and live auctions, dinner, cash bar and games, and will be held at The Athens Cotton Press, 149 Oneta St.,Athens. $125 per person ($75 tax deductible), Black Tie optional. Order tickets before Feb. 9, 2018 by calling Prevent Child Abuse Athens at 546-9713, or visit pcaathens.org and click “Buy Now.” ARTWORK BY HEIDI HENSLEY

28 Cooking with Jayln

Teens in grades 6-12, it’s time to join Mr. Jayln and learn how to cook! Athens-Clarke County Library, 1-2pm, 613-3650 n

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