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Poetry & Music Jam Event with local poets, Appalachian women poets, OU academic poets, international poets, poets of any gender, and open mic session for just about anyone who wants to read their own poetry or someone else’s. We’ll end up with a bar party and a group conversation for those who want to stay further. Poet Laureate… Read More
The Ohio Health Registry will hold its first Southeast Ohio registration in Athens on June 23rd. We will be collecting health data from people of all ages who live, work, or go to school near gas and oil infrastructure. Researchers need this data in order to research how living near injection wells, compressor stations, well… Read More
Activism has long, historical roots in the United States that are sewn into the Constitution. The right for individuals to peaceably assemble has, and does, pave the way for groups to achieve political goals. But has activism changed? The OUtlet’s Juli Holbert takes a look at how different generations view protest and activism. Nina Richner,… Read More
The School of Art + Design proudly presents the “Athens LGBTQ Legacy Project,” a historical tour, stories, film and panel discussion facilitated by Becky Chmielewski, at Seigfred Hall’s Mitchell Auditorium April 13 and 14. “The Legacy Walk,” will begin at Seigfred Hall on Friday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. and conclude at Athens Uncorked by 7:30… Read More
Kidfest is a fun-filled day which provides an opportunity for Athens-area individuals, organizations, and businesses to work together for children. Kidfest is also Athens County Children Services largest event during Child Abuse Prevention Month.
While hundreds participated in the March For Our Lives in Athens Saturday morning, 27 Athens residents and students marched through the streets of Columbus for the same cause; to oppose gun violence in schools and support stronger gun laws. Kerrie Shaw, a social worker and activist in Athens collected funds to hire a bus to… Read More
Hundreds of people in Athens joined thousands of others calling for stricter gun control as part of March For Our Lives events taking place across the country Saturday. The Athens March For Our Lives was organized by the Ohio University College Democrats. The crowd gathered in front of Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium; marched from East Union Street,… Read More
The Friends of Athens County Children Services will host the Fourth Annual Superhero and Princess Ball Saturday March 24 from 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. for children of the community. Children will have the opportunity to meet and interact with Ohio University students and community members dressed as their favorite superheroes and princesses. Autograph books… Read More
If you are interested in learning more about parenting opportunities through foster care and adoption, attend this informational meeting at Athens County Children Services and get your questions answered.
Good Works Inc. will sponsor the 16th Annual Good Works WALK on Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. The WALK begins and ends at First United Methodist Church on College St. in uptown Athens, and is for adults and children of all ages. This year, five different interactive experiences have been… Read More