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Posted on: November 9, 2018

A juror for the 44th Juried Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center Announced

The Lyndon House Arts Center and Lyndon House Arts Foundation announce Lauren Haynes, Curator of Contemporary Art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, as the Guest Juror for the 44th Juried Exhibition.Lauren Haynes is Curator of Contemporary Art at ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Two Community Centers to Temporarily Close for Annual Maintenance

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces that East Athens Community Center and Lay Park Community Center will temporarily close for annual restoration to their gymnasium floors.

Lay Park Community Center, located at 297 Hoyt Street, w...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Sponsorships and Projects Sought for Athens’ 2019 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 16 years, Athens has been a part of this nationwi...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Downtown Parade of Lights Set for December 6

The annual Athens-Clarke County Downtown Parade of Lights will take place on Thursday, December 6 starting at 7:00 p.m.This year’s theme is “Christmas around the World.” The best overall float will receive the “Mayo...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Adult Pétanque at Lay Park

Adult Pétanque (pronounced pay-tonk) is an international French sport (related to Italian Bocce Ball) for teams of two or three, played by rolling or throwing metal balls at a smaller wooden target ball. Dedicated outdoor Pétanque co...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Leisure Services Announces Winter Programs

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its winter program opportunities for 2018-2019.

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

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

"Call & Response: An exhibition of works by René Shoemaker and Judy Bales" at the Lyndon House

The Lyndon House Arts Center will host "Call & Response: Works by René Shoemaker and Judy Bales." With a collaborative effort in silk, fiber and wearable art, René Shoemaker and Judy Bales explore a long tern inspirational friendship.

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

"Perennial Pattern" Exhibition at the Lyndon House Arts Center

The Lyndon House Arts Center announces "Perennial Pattern," an exhibition and collaboration by artists Sara Parker and Simon Hunt.

"Perennial Pattern" by Sara Parker and Simon Hunt, is a body of 22 screen-printed-monoprints, each a resu...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

St. EOM of Pasaquan at the Lyndon House Arts Center

The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the new exhibition St. EOM of Pasaquan, and related events, a book signing with author Tom Patterson, and the Pasaquan panel discussion.Eddie Owens Martin, or St. EOM of Pasaquan, was a self-taught artist who, while ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Adult Trips Planned at Rocksprings Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present adult trips this fall at Rocksprings Park.

  • “Mountain Train Ride on the Tuckasegee River” is planned for Friday, September 28 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Attendee...
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Posted on: September 17, 2018

“Journey through the Stars” at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present will “Journey through the Stars” this fall at the planetarium at Sandy Creek Nature Center.

  • “Cassiopeia” is planned for Saturday, October 20 from 10:0...
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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Fall Pre-School Programs Planned at Lay Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present pre-school programs taking place this fall at Lay Park.“Pre-K Fun: Apple of My Eye” is planned for Friday, September 14. It is The Great Apple Adventure! Participants wi...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

"The End of a Perfect Day" Photographic Works by Shawn Campbell at the Lyndon House

The Lyndon House Arts Center’s Lounge Gallery series presents "The End of a Perfect Day," photographic works by Shawn Campbell.Shawn Campbell is a MFA candidate at The University of Georgia and earned a BFA from The University of Akron...

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