Five Points Block Party!

July 28th, 2PM-4PM @ El Barrio in Athens, GA! Join your neighbors and friends for the first annual Five Points Block Party at el Barrio on Sunday, July 28th, from 2-4pm, brought to you by the Five Points Business Association. Five Points restaurants will provide small bites for sampling, Terrapin’s bringing the beer, and we’ll have live music! The cost is $40 per adult and kids 12 and under are free. Proceeds will benefit the school garden at Barrow Elementary, our neighborhood school in Five Points. Tickets are available on Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2XaaLBj

Family Day: Color, Form, & Light!

July 20th, 10AM-12PM @ Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, GA. Join us to explore the exhibition “Color, Form and Light.” Inspired by the dramatic compositions and bold colors of minimalist works of art, complete gallery activities and create art in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom.

 

Fireworks in Oconee

4th of July Fireworks

Oconee 4th of July Fireworks in Athens, Ga! The 2019 Oconee 4th of July Fireworks are Presented by Piedmont Athens Regional. Join us at Epps Bridge Centre on Thursday, July 4th and view the Fireworks display. Please note no other activities will be held and parking is NOT permitted in the Hobby Lobby shopping center. Parkway Boulevard will be closed prior to, during and after event for a few hours as a safety precaution.

https://bit.ly/2Z6rLd7

Athens Farmers Market

Downtown @ Creature Comforts | Wednesdays from 4-7 PM

The Athens Farmers Market Downtown is a fun and rewarding way to, not only grocery shop, but pass through the mid-week slump in style. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during market will get you free tokens to spend at the market!

http://athensfarmersmarket.net/events/2019/05/29-5p8n8

 

AthFest Music & Arts Festival

 Downtown Athens, GA | June 21-23

AthFest Music and Arts Festival is a three-day outdoor music festival featuring performances by some of the world renowned Athens music scene’s best bands and musicians.

The festival brings the best local and regional musicians and visual artists together in Downtown Athens. By incorporating multiple events and venues throughout downtown, AthFest is able to reach a broad range of audiences and attracts an eclectic mix of lifestyle interests.

The festival showcases the best talent in our area, and generates huge awareness for the nonprofit, AthFest Educates, and its mission to provide much needed funding to support music and arts education for youth.

https://festivalnet.com/20950/Athens-Georgia/Music-Festivals/Athfest-Music-Arts-Festival

Athens Heritage Tour

Athens Welcome Center | Monday-Friday Weekly | 1:00 PM

Dig deeper into what makes Athens THE Classic City of the South as we introduce you to this vibrant Mecca of the arts, culture, and classic Southern living. Begin your tour inside Athens’ oldest surviving residence – the home to two University Presidents – and learn how this great college town began in the up-country that was once Native American territory.

Offered with reservations at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Also offered on a first-come, first-serve basis at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, if the Museum Mile Tour is not requested. Other seasonal and private group tours may pre-empt this schedule. Minimum 4 participants.

Reservations 24 hours in advance – Call 706-208-8687.  Walk-ins accommodated when possible.

https://www.visitathensga.com/event/athens-heritage-tour/16231/

Team JWA Santa for a Senior

Be a Santa for a Senior in Athens with Team JWA!

Join Team JWA, along with several other local businesses, as we join forces to provide presents to seniors who otherwise might not receive a gift this holiday season. In partnership with Home Instead Senior CareAthens Community Council on Aging, a local nonprofit, will identify seniors in the community with this need. The program will run from November 3- December 8.

How can you help?

1. Select a Santa ornament from the tree at Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates or any other participating organizations (listed in the photo below)!

2. Purchase item(s) listed.

3. Put Santa ornament and gift(s) together.

4. Deliver unwrapped gifts along with ornament to our office or any of the participating locations.

 

Then bring your wrapping paper and jolly attitude to the Gift Wrapping Party!

December 11th, 4pm at the Athens Community Council on Aging
135 Hoyt Street, Athens