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January 2016

Diabetes Prevention Program

January 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - January 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
HRTC Building,
169 West Union Avenue
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Ohio University and the Diabetes Endocrine Center is offering a National Diabetes Prevention Program. The program will begin January 26, 2017. Goals of the program include 7% reduction in weight and increasing physical activity. NIH research shows that following this program can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58%. Please call Karen to reserve your spot 740-566-4877.

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January 2017
Free

Art Exhibit: Working Hands by Elizabeth Nihiser

January 10 @ 10:00 am - January 31 @ 4:00 pm
ARTS/West: Athens’ Community Gateway to the Arts,
132 West State Street
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Come to ARTS/West and check out our new art exhibit for the month of January. “Working Hands” by Elizabeth Nihiser will be on display in the ARTS/West performance space until the 31st. As always this display is absolutely free and open to the public during business hours.

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The Drowsy Chaperone

January 20 @ 7:00 pm - January 22 @ 7:00 pm
ARTS/West: Athens’ Community Gateway to the Arts,
132 West State Street
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Misfits Theatre presents the uproarious comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone, with book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar and Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison. Directed by Marissa DienstagPerformances will be January 20-22 and 27-29 at Arts West in Athens (132 West State Street). Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm and Sunday matinees at 2pm. Tickets are $10.00 at the door. Synopsis: When a die hard theatre fan plays his favorite cast album, the characters come to life in…

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Digging the Past Archaeology Day

January 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Campus Martius Museum,
601 Second Street
Marietta, OH 45750 United States

Have you ever wondered what might lie under the ground in the location of Quadranaou, a prehistoric earthwork between 3rd and 4th street in Marietta, Ohio? Join us for Archaeology Day at Campus Martius Museum and listen to Dr. Jarrod Burks as he reveals his latest findings on this area of Marietta’s ancient history. Other speakers throughout the day will include Jamie Davis, discussing Archaeology with a drone. Ann Lee will give a report on a late archaic to early…

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Free

Front and Center featuring Bahara Baheri

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ARTS/West: Athens’ Community Gateway to the Arts,
132 West State Street
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Front and Center returns to ARTS/West for the first time in 2017 on Saturday, January 21 during the normal timeslot of 12-1pm. Front and Center provides an open musical stage for children to perform, and occurs on the 3rd Saturday of each month, always from 12-1pm. So bring the kids and listen to Bahara Baheri on vocals and guitar, as they enjoy this afternoon of free musical entertainment!

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Free

The Ross County Ohio Women’s Sister March

January 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Ross County Ohio Sister March,
2 North Paint Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 456011 United States
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The Ross County Ohio Women’s Sister March, a nonpartisan event sponsored by the Ross County Ohio Revolution, is being held in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. The event is free, child friendly, and for all defenders of women’s, girl’s, and all human rights. We will meet in front of the Ross County Courthouse at 12:30 pm and march to the Carver Community Center auditorium. Guest speakers will focus on civil rights, including the Equal Rights Amendment and Cities…

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Free

Community Illumination 2017

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Central Venue,
29 E. Carpenter St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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The Gathering Place presents their annual “Community Illumination” Benefit on Saturday, January 21 from 6pm-9pm at Central Venue on 29 E. Carpenter Street, Athens, Ohio. The event is an advocacy piece designed to raise awareness and bust stigma about mental illness and uses art as a vehicle to conduct outreach to our community about The Gathering Place’s programming and services. The arts event will include member artwork for sale and member poetry, house band “The Gatherers” and special guests, the…

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Mountain Stage

January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium,
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Chely Wright, K.T. Tunstall, Mark Erelli, J.D. Hutchison & Realbilly Jive, and Johnny Staats & Robert Shafer on Mountain Stage January 22, 2017 7:00 PM Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium Ohio University Athens, OH For more than 30 years, Mountain Stage with Larry Groce has been the home of live music on public radio. Produced in West Virginia and distributed by NPR, each two-hour episode of Mountain Stage can be heard every week on more than 180 stations across America, and around…

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Free

Southeast Ohio LGBTQ+ Community Center Public Meeting

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Church of the Good Shepherd,
64 University Terrace
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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A new LGBTQ+ Center is coming to support, serve, and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community in Southeast Ohio. This meeting will provide background and details of the new Center, volunteer and donor opportunities, and seek input on the needs of the Southeast Ohio LGBTQ+ community. Anyone interested in the new center, volunteering, or providing insight should attend the meeting on January 23. All LGBTQ+ individuals and allies are welcome. The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd is located at 64…

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Matt Eich, Carry Me Ohio

January 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
School of Visual Communication Gallery,
Schoonover Center 140
Athens, Ohio 45701 United States
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Matt Eich will deliver a presentation about his photographs from Southeast Ohio, Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in Schoonover Center, Room 145. Eich is a photographic essayist with an undergraduate degree from Ohio University School of Visual Communication and an MFA from Hartford Art School. There is an exhibit with a selection of his photographs from his book Carry Me Ohio on display in the School of Visual Communication Gallery, Schoonover Center Room 140 from Jan. 16-31, 2017.…

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