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Posted on: November 21, 2019

“Deck the Hollow” Holiday Light Show at Bear Hollow Zoo

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host “Deck the Hollow” Holiday Lights at Bear Hollow Zoo from December 6-8 and 13-15. This event takes place nightly from 5:30 - 7:30 PM.The community is invited to celebrate th...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Sponsorships Sought for Athens’ 2020 MLK Day of Service

Each year, people across the United States come together on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday to observe the only federal holiday that is designated as a National Day of Service. For the past 17 years, Athens has been a part of this nationwi...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

ACC Downtown Parade of Lights Set for December 5

The annual Athens-Clarke County Downtown Parade of Lights will take place Thursday, December 5 starting at 7:00 p.m.This year’s theme is “Home for the Holidays.” The best overall float will receive the “Mayor&rs...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Baton at Bishop Park

Come and twirl with the best! The Classic City Majorettes offer instruction in dance-twirling, strutting, marching technique and more!Choose our Basic Baton class for the beginner student. Students learn the basic skills and fundamentals of baton twirling...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Lyndon House Arts Center Announces Juror for the 45th Juried Exhibition

The Lyndon House Arts Center and Lyndon House Arts Foundation are pleased to announce Larry Ossei-Mensah, the Susanne Feld Hilberry Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, as the Guest Juror for the 45th Juried Exhibition.

Larry Ossei-Men...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Department Announces Winter Programs

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its winter program opportunities for 2019-2020.

A diverse selection highlighting the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, and holiday events are planned for adults and children.

Onli...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Department Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association Awards

ACC Leisure Services Department Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association Awards

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services was recently honored by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) with awards recognizing outstanding achievement.

Stacie Norris, an administrative secretary with the Leisure Services Departm...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

WILD: Clarke County School District Student Art Exhibition, Nov. 16 - Jan. 18

The Lyndon House Arts Center is pleased to announce the opening of the Biennial program, “WILD," the Clarke County School District Student Art Exhibition on Saturday, November 16 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

This year, the Lyndon House Art...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Lyndon House Arts Center Announces Paula Runyon as Fall Artist in Residence

The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the fall Artist in Residence (AIR), fabric artist Paula Runyon. This year will be the fifth AIR program providing a working artist the opportunity and studio space to dive in and develop a large scale project or full...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Adult Trips

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present adult trips this fall at Rocksprings Park.“Trip to North Georgia Zoo Tour and Petting Zoo" is scheduled for Friday, August 30 from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The fee is ...

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