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Posted on: March 20, 2019

“Chair Yoga for Seniors” Program at Lay Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present “Chair Yoga for Seniors” at Lay Park on Fridays, April 4 –26 from 11:15 a.m. – noon.

Seniors, ages 50 and older, are invited to experience will gain t...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: March 19, 2019

“Art with Recycled Materials” Program at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents “Art with Recycled Materials” program on Thursday, April 4 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at Lyndon House Arts Center.

Participants, ages 8 and older, will make art with plastic waste...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Bear Hollow Zoo to Host “Bears’ Birthday Party” on March 23

Make a wish! The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a special birthday party for Bear Hollow Zoo’s resident bears Athena, DJ, and Yonah.Bear Hollow Zoo will host this special birthday celebration Saturday, March 23 fro...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: March 13, 2019

ACC Leisure Services to Hold Three Listening Sessions Regarding the Firefly Bridge in March

On November 7, 2017, Athens-Clarke County citizens approved the Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) 2018 Program Referendum, which included the Firefly Trail Project (Project #06). This project includes a pedestrian and bicycle...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Lyndon House Arts Center Presents "Plastic Bodies: River Tributes" by Abigail West

The Lyndon House Arts Center’s Lounge Gallery Program is pleased to host a new exhibition by artist Abigail West entitled "Plastic Bodies: River Tributes."

The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center, features quarterly solo exhi...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame in Concert" by ACT's Athens Musical Theatre Orchestra on April 12

Based on the Victor Hugo novel and with songs from the Disney animated feature, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" showcases the film’s Academy Award-nominated scores, as well as new songs by Menken and Schwartz. Peter Parnell’s n...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

44th Juried Exhibition Artist Talks in April at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host the 44th Juried Exhibition Gallery Talks each Thursday in April at the Lyndon House Arts Center from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with Juried Exhibition artists.

  • April 4: Didi Dunphy will lead a conversation...
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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Open House Programs Planned at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present Open House programs this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center.“Open House: Log House” is set for Saturday, March 9 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Participants can look i...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: February 20, 2019

"Guided Nature Rambles" at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present “Guided Nature Rambles” this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center.Join naturalists from the community for a guided walk on the trails at Sandy Creek Nature Center. Discov...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: February 25, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Presents “Midweek Morning Mindfulness Trail Walk”

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host “Midweek Morning Mindfulness Trail Walk” programs this spring.Everyone is encouraged to take some time and disconnect from devices and reconnect with nature. Simply walk, b...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: February 18, 2019

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).“Naturalist’s Walks” are planned for Saturdays, March 2, April 6, and May 4 from 10:00 – ...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: March 6, 2019

"Full Moon Hikes" Planned

Experience nature in a different light!The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host "Full Moon Hikes" this spring. Participants will enjoy activities that enhance the beauty and magic of our forest at night. Everyone should wea...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

ACC Leisure Services to Offer Tai Chi Easy at Dudley Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host “Tai Chi Easy at Dudley Park” in April and May.

The eight-week program takes place Thursday afternoons in April and May from noon to 1:00 p.m. Everyone is invited for a lunc...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Hiring Summer Staff

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is now hiring for approximately 120 summer positions. Applications are currently being accepted for camp staff, lifeguards, and pool clerks.Applicants may apply online at www.accgov.com/jobs.For more in...

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