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Fundraiser for Athens United Immigration Support Project (AUISP)

August 1 - August 31
Free

Throught the month of August, Casa Nueve will graciously donate all tips to support the Athens United Immigration Support Project (AUISP). https://auisp.org/

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#A180 Pottery I

August 1 - September 15
Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Several pieces of colorful pottery are pictured at the bottom of a kiln.

Join Quinn Schmalenberg, Thursdays (Sept. 15-Nov. 3) from 10:00am-12:00pm, for #A180 Pottery I. This class is a great opportunity to start your journey into functional ceramics. The potter’s wheel is a useful tool with a long history. In this class you will learn all the fundamentals of throwing pottery, from preparing the clay to glazing... Read More

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#A181 Handbuilding with Clay

August 1 - September 22
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Unpainted white clay pieces are clustered together. They are on a white tabletop.

Join Hillary Gattian, on Thursdays (Sept. 22-Nov. 10) from 2:00pm-4:00pm, for #A181 Handbuilding with Clay. Clay is fabulously versatile and can facilitate all kinds of self-expression. This class serves as a great introduction to the material. The techniques demonstrated are flexible for students interested in either (or both!) functional and sculptural forms. This eight-week class... Read More

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#A182 Pottery II: Garden Pots

August 1 - September 27
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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A cylindrical garden pot that is textured elaborately, and has a green plant planted in it. The background is the interior of a wooded area.

Join Margaret Gustafan, on Tuesdays (Sept. 27-Nov. 15) from 5:30pm-7:30pm, for #A182 Pottery II: Garden Pots. This class teaches wheel throwing and soft slab construction methods, along with carving and stamping techniques to create durable ceramic vessels and sculptures for the garden. Participants will explore surface design using additive and subtractive processes, in addition to... Read More

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#A183 Drawing

August 1 - September 15
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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A black and white graphite drawing of a round fruit, a small cup, and a small bowl on top of a piece of softly folding fabric.

Join Erica Magnus, on Thursdays (Sept. 15-Nov. 3) from 5:30pm-7:30pm, for #A183 Drawing. For adults and teens age 16 and older This class is designed especially for those who want to learn: – How original drawings are created “from scratch” – How to apply basic and essential drawing techniques to their drawings – How to... Read More

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#A184 Painting

August 1 - September 16
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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A painting of a brown bowl with a white substance in it next to a plate of oranges, all laid out on a blue cloth against a yellow wall.

Join Erica Magnus, Fridays (Sept. 16-Nov. 4) from 12:30pm-3:00pm, for #A184 Painting. For Adults and Teens 16 and older This class is for all students interested in advancing their painting skills and is intended for any skill level and experience. Beginners and more experienced painters alike benefit from class exercises and in-class personal instruction designed... Read More

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#A185 Altered Books

August 1 - September 20
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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An image of a book whose binding has been undone and artistically altered. There is a winding countryside image, with fields and a winding river.

Join Hillary Gattian, on Tuesdays (Sept. 20-Nov. 8) from 5:30pm-7:30pm, for #A185 Altered Books. Books become both sketchbook and canvas. Free from the intimidation of a blank white page, you will explore conceptual ideas through a variety of techniques and media. Class includes preparation of the books for alteration and versatile methods to work into... Read More

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Athens United Immigrant Support Project Fundraiser at Casa Nueva

August 2 - August 31
Casa Nueva, 6 W State St
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

The goal of the Athens United Immigrant Support Project https://auisp.org/  is to strengthen the local action network for sharing tangible resources in the fight for immigrant rights. For the month of August, Casa Nueva is graciously donating all tips to the AUISP. Please patronize Casa, enjoy delicious food and drinks, and support our critical local... Read More

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Ongoing

ATHENS ART MARKET

June 4 @ 9:00 am - December 17 @ 12:00 pm
The logo for the Athens Art Guild, white text layered on a colorful graphic of a hand.

Athens Art Market at the Farmers Market is presented by Athens Art Guild every Saturday 9am- noon April through December.   You’ll find a varying array of local curated art including woodworking, pottery, paintings and prints, glassware, jewelry, fiber arts and furniture to name a few.

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Relief Shipment for Ukraine

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Under the misc. category and running every week or as often as possible: -Relief Shipment for Ukraine.  Little Wing has scheduled shipment for its first 20 foot container of relief goods to Ukraine, via Poland, leaving Athens on 7 August.We are collecting nonperishable food, medical supplies, hygiene items and military supplies. Please check out the... Read More

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12:00 pm

Layered and Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2022

The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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$5 – $7

Layered and Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art is a retrospective showcase of 50 fine art quilts by renowned master artists. Seminal works show the evolution of the fine art quilt from the earliest pioneers creating during the 1960's through to today’s artists experimenting with new forms, new materials, and new digital technologies. Layered and... Read More

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Red Cross Blood Drive

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Richland UMC, 60 Pomeroy Rd
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Red Cross Blood Drive at the Richland UMC 12 p.m. to  6 p.m. Thursday, August 11.

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2:00 pm

OhioHealth UpBEAT History Group: History of The Cambridge Glass Company

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
upbeat

In May of 1902, The Cambridge Glass Company, one of the country’s largest glass companies, produced its first piece of glass. The 1920s brought expansion and the 1930s brought development of new glass patterns and colors. From the beginning, there were changes in presidency of the glass company, with the company closing for the final... Read More

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3:00 pm

Open Play at The Nest

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Nest 217 Columbus Rd. Suite 103, 217 Columbus Rd. Suite 103
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free
open

It's playtime at The Nest! Break the routine, get out of the house and come let your little ones play in a fresh space while you get to talk with other grown-ups for awhile! Come and go as you please anytime during our open play hours.  Toys and activities are geared towards babies and toddlers... Read More

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5:00 pm

Thursday Supper

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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18 North College Street, Athens OH 45701, 18 North College Street
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

Free, hot, nutritious meal provided to local Athens community members every Thursday from 5-6:30pm. UCM is dedicated to serving the freshest and most nutritious meals possible. Our meals are served with no questions asked and without requirements of participants. We rely on donations of fresh and non-perishable foods and local discounts to make our meals... Read More

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Thursday Supper

August 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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18 North College Street, Athens OH 45701, 18 North College Street
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Free

UCM Center continues to provide meals to the community nearly every Thursday evening from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Our free community meals have been served with no questions asked and without requirements of participants since 1993. We remain dedicated to serving the freshest and most nutritious meals possible. At this time meals are served... Read More

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5:30 pm

Dragon boating on the Muskingum River

August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday and Thursday, repeating until September 29, 2022

Maritta High School Boathouse, 814 Gilman Ave, Marietta, OH, 814 Gilman Ave
Marietta, OH 45750 United States
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The goals of dragon boating are simple: fun, fitness and friendship. Women interested in participating can check out the website “MOVnDragons.org” for more information. Individuals can also call, text or email president Judy Sites at (740) 504-8365, judyasites@yahoo.com.

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7:00 pm

Appalachian Mushrooms: A Guest Author Event

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Hear about a new guide by field mycologist Walter E. Sturgeon (Ohio University Press) that offers expert scientific info for the non-scientist, focusing on the wild mushrooms that are native to the Appalachian mountain range and surrounding foothills. Books will be available for sale/signing. Sponsored by the Friends of the Athens Public Library.

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