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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Southeast Clarke Park Pedestrian Bridge Opens Connecting Whit Davis and Lexington Road Trails

Pedestrian bridge at Southeast Clarke Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the opening of the Southeast Clarke Park’s newest amenity, a 35-foot fiberglass walking bridge connecting the trails from Whit Davis  Road and Lexington Road sides of the pa...

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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 10, 2018

Lyndon House Arts Center Presents Third Thursday Gallery Artist Talks

The Lyndon House Arts Center will present a special Third Thursday Gallery Talk on Thursday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m. with exhibiting artists Lisa Freeman, Shawn Campbell and J. Chase Campbell.

Lisa Freeman’s exhibit is entitled “So It...

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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 31, 2018

John Cleaveland’s WWI Landscapes Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

To mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I, the Lyndon House Arts Center will present WWI Landscape paintings by local artist, John Cleaveland.

Over a three-year period, John Cleaveland traveled to France and photographed current day sites ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

"Music for Actors" Program Planned

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department offers a new theatre class this fall at Quinn Hall at Memorial Park.“Music for Actors” takes place Saturdays, September 8 – October 13 from 10:30 a.m. – noon. Thi...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Free Family Programs Offered at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a variety of nature education programs for families this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center (SCNC).“Nature’s Trading Post” is scheduled for Saturdays, October...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

ACC Leisure Services Team Members Win Gold at Special Olympics State Tournament

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The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department recently sent a team to participate in the Special Olympics of Georgia Masters Bowling Tournament. This annual event was held August 17-18 in Warner Robins.

Team members Emerson Fulton, Melinda Jones, Ni...

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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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Posted on: August 14, 2018

"So It Goes" Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Lyndon House Arts Center will host "So It Goes," an exhibit of paintings by Lisa Freeman. Freeman, who is best-known locally for her assemblages, will also exhibit three-dimensional works with small-scale clay figures inspired by the paintin...

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