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Sun, December 4, 2016
10:00 am

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Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

New and veteran legislators count on the Biennial Institute to provide information and training that will help them make better-informed decisions for Georgia. A recognized event on the state's political calendar since 1958, the Biennial provides legislators with valuable time for learning, networking, and exploring state issues prior to the upcoming session of the General Assembly. The leadership of the Georgia General Assembly cosponsors the Biennial Institute for Georgia Legislators, with the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government organizing and assembling the resources and expertise needed to carry out the agenda.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, December 4, 2016
1:30 pm

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Holiday Open House

Holidays, Performing Arts, Free Events

Celebrate a family day at the Visitor Center and Conservatory, which will be decorated for the season.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center and Conservatory

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, December 4, 2016
2:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. Marquette

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, December 4, 2016
2:30 pm

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Performance: “Der gute Mensch von Sezuan”

Performing Arts

"Der gute Mensch von Sezuan" is a parable in which Bertolt Brecht explores whether it is possible to be a good person in a capitalist society, among other questions into the nature of altruism, charity, love, and goodness itself. The play will be performed entirely in German, although an English synopsis will also be provided.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, December 4, 2016
3:00 pm

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Sunday Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Tour of the highlights from the Permanent Collection led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, December 4, 2016
3:00 pm

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Hockey vs. Vanderbilt University

Recreation and Fitness

UGA Hockey Ice Dawgs face Vanderbilt University.

Akins Arena at the Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, December 4, 2016
3:00 pm

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Concert: Avi Avital

Performing Arts

Mandolin player Avi Avital is one of the world’s most exciting and adventurous musicians. He is joined by harpsichordist Kenneth Weiss, who performed at the PAC recently with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, December 5, 2016
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Fall Semester Classes End

Official University Events

Mon, December 5, 2016
2:00 pm

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Discussion: The Legacy of Fidel Castro

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

This roundtable discussion will explore the legacy of one of history's most polemic figures, Fidel Castro, from his rise to power to his death. Participants will discuss what kind of impact he had on the island of Cuba and the world more broadly.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 213

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, December 5, 2016
7:00 pm

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EcoFocus Screening of The Burden at Ciné

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Special EcoFocus Film Festival screening of the award-winning documentary "The Burden: Fossil Fuel, the Military, and National Security."

Ciné
234 W Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, December 5, 2016
7:00 pm

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Women’s Basketball vs. Furman

Athletics

Women's Basketball vs. Furman

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, December 6, 2016
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Reading Day

Official University Events

Tue, December 6, 2016
9:00 am

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Jingle Bell Fun Run

Health, Holidays, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Participants are invited to walk or run a 5K at the UGA Golf Course. A tabling event with health tips, refreshments, and stress dogs will be held after the run. This event benefits Toys for Tots.

UGA Golf Course, Club House

Riverbend Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, December 6, 2016
9:00 am

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Sustainability Summit

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Day-long event combining the Center for Integrative Conservation Research's Annual Sustainability Science Symposium with the Office of Sustainability’s Semester in Review.

Jackson Street Building

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, December 6, 2016
11:00 am

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Sustainability Office Semester in Review

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

The Sustainability Semester in Review provides an opportunity to engage, collaborate, and celebrate the projects and initiatives that have taken place this semester to further sustainability on campus and in the community. The event will include presentations by Office of Sustainability Interns, 2016 Sustainability Grant winners announcement, poster presentations, table displays, and a light lunch. Please RSVP at https://sustainability.uga.edu/SiR

Jackson Street Building

285 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, December 6, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

A free guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, December 6, 2016
3:00 pm

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Phi Beta Kappa Initiation Ceremony

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Phi Beta Kappa is the nation's oldest and most widely known academic honorary society. Election to membership is a distinguished honor.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, December 6, 2016
6:30 pm

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Classic City Band Holiday Concert

Holidays, Performing Arts, Free Events

The Classic City Band performs holiday music during an evening concert in the festively-decorated Conservatory.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center and Conservatory

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, December 7, 2016
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Fall Semester Final Exams

Official University Events

Through Dec. 13.

Wed, December 7, 2016
9:00 am

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Health, Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

UGA FMD will hold a blood drive for the American Red Cross.

Chicopee Complex, FMD Support Services Warehouse

1180 East Broad Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, December 7, 2016
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Asen Kirin, curator of the exhibition and professor of art history at UGA, for a special tour.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, December 7, 2016
2:30 pm

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UGA Staff Council

Meetings

Monthly meeting of the UGA Staff Council.

Thu, December 8, 2016
5:30 pm

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Workshop: Greenery Wreaths

Classes and Workshops, Holidays

Bring the colors of the season home with a live wreath made in this workshop.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Great Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, December 9, 2016
6:00 pm

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Closing Reception: BFA Exhibition 2

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Celebrate the work of BFA students graduating in Photography, Painting and Drawing, Graphic Design, Textile Design, Ceramics, and Art Education.

Lamar Dodd School of Art, Dodd Galleries

270 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
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