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Sat, April 18, 2015
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Food Waste and Hunger Summit

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

Through April 19. The Food Waste and Hunger Summit convenes student leaders who are pioneering solutions to the interrelated problems of food insecurity and food waste. The summit gives students a forum to learn from experts in the fields of social justice, social enterprise, public health, nonprofit management and related fields in addition to the opportunity to share best practices. The event is sponsored by the Campus Kitchens Project, The Food Recovery Network and the UGA Office of Service-Learning. Registration is Feb. 18 through April 10.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 18, 2015
9:30 am

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Saturday at the Rock

Classes and Workshops

"Reptiles and amphibians." This month participants will get the chance to get a close look at a variety of Rock Eagle's reptiles and amphibians.

Rock Eagle 4-H Center
350 Rock Eagle Road
Eatonton, GA Get directions
Sat, April 18, 2015
10:00 am

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Spring Family Hiking

Recreation and Fitness

Participants will join education staff member Andie Bisceglia for a family hike. Participants will search for spring ephemeral wildflowers, spot salamanders in the forest stream and enjoy a morning outside.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center Fountain

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 18, 2015
10:00 am

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Family Day: Earth Day Celebration

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts, Free Events

Participants will celebrate Earth Day by exploring the work of environmental artist Patricia Leighton in her exhibition in the sculpture garden. Children are invited to experiment with earthy pigments in a soil-painting activity and to bring a plastic bottle or container and create a recycled hanging planter to take home.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 18, 2015
10:00 am

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Saturday Morning Club Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra–CANCELED

Performing Arts

This event has been canceled due to the closing of River Road for a half marathon. Ticket holders may contact the Performing Arts Center at 706-542-4400 for refunds. For children ages four to 12 to learn about making music. UGA Symphony Orchestra to perform.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 18, 2015
2:00 pm

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Baseball vs. LSU

Athletics

Second game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 18, 2015
4:00 pm

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Softball vs. Florida

Athletics, Free Events

Second game of a three-game series.

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, April 18, 2015
6:00 pm

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Grady College Centennial Gala

Receptions and Recognitions

The Classic Center
300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 19, 2015
1:00 pm

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Baseball vs. LSU

Athletics

Third game of three-game series.

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, April 19, 2015
1:00 pm

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Softball vs. Florida

Athletics, Free Events

Third game of a three-game series.

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 20, 2015
11:00 am

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Earth Week Kickoff

Go Green, Other, Free Events

To feature over 30 local and student organizations. There will be live music, food trucks and furry animals to kick off a full week of Earth-themed events.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 20, 2015
11:00 am

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Cultural Awareness Celebration

Multicultural, Free Events

Hosted by the faculty and students of African languages program. This event will be a time of celebration, laughter and a gentle reminder of the beauty, spirit and uniqueness that Africa brings to the world. There will be free African cuisine prepared by students and faculty, skits, music and dance.

Tate Student Center, Grand Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 20, 2015
12:00 pm

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Noontime Concert

Performing Arts, Free Events

Free lunchtime concert by the Jupiter String Quartet with clarinetist Jon Manasse and pianist Jon Nakamatsu.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 20, 2015
2:00 pm

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Blood Drive

Other

Russell Hall

515 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 20, 2015
3:00 pm

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College of Public Health Community Open House

Health, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Tours, Free Events

The UGA College of Public Health will host its first Community Open House. Free and open to the public, the event is a celebration of the college's ongoing transition to the Health Sciences Campus and an invitation to the Athens community to learn more about the college's work.

Health Sciences Campus

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 20, 2015
3:30 pm

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Bioethics Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Prediction and Prodrome: The Ethics of Medicine as a Risk Management System,” Paul R. Wolpe, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Bioethics and director of the Center for Ethics at Emory University. A reception will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the foyer. Sponsored by the UGA Center for Drug Discovery.

Pharmacy South, Room 201

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, April 20, 2015
8:00 pm

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Construction advisory:  East Green Street closed

To accommodate Georgia Power Company's installation of a high voltage duct bank, East Green Street will be closed to all traffic overnights the week of April 20-25, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night. An emergency detour will be available through the parking lot of the U.S. Forestry Service building.

Mon, April 20, 2015
8:00 pm

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Concert: Jupiter String Quartet

Performing Arts

The Jupiter Quartet is a particularly intimate group, consisting of violinists Nelson Lee and Megan Freivogel, violist Liz Freivogel and cellist Daniel McDonough. They are joined by clarinetist Jon Manasse and pianist Jon Nakamatsu.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
9:30 am

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Blood Drive

Other

University Health Center

370 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
11:00 am

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Talk Science to Me

Classes and Workshops, Go Green, Free Events

This is a one hour workshop that will teach participants how to better communicate science through a case study examining pet waste and water pollution.

Tate Student Center, Room 140

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
11:00 am

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Healthy DawgFest

Health, Other, Free Events

Attendees will collect an array of health information and have a chance to walk away with prizes from Athens-area businesses.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
2:00 pm

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Spring Tuesday Tour

Tours, Free Events

Join a guided tour of the three museum galleries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Galleries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
3:30 pm

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Sustainability Panel

Go Green, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Co-sponsored by UGA Office of Sustainability, Terry College of Business Net Impact and the Environmental Law Association, this panel brings together top industry leaders to discuss their impact in sustainable business and offer insights for the next generation of sustainability leaders.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
4:00 pm

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Odum Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"The Only Certainty Is Change: Reflections on a Stream, a City, and a Public University." Nancy B. Grimm, a professor in the School of Life Sciences at Arizona State University, director of the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long Term Ecological Research Site and senior sustainability scientist at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability. A reception will follow the lecture at 5 p.m. Honoring the late Eugene P. Odum, founder of the Odum School of Ecology, the annual Odum Lecture series features speakers addressing significant ecological questions in broad social and intellectual contexts.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
6:30 pm

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Sustainability in Religion and Philosophy Panel

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Peace by Piece UGA will host an Earth Week panel discussion focused on “Sustainability in Religion and Philosophy." This panel will delve into topics such as environmental stewardship, responsibility and religious and nonreligious views of the environment. Panelists will include Jason Roberts, a lecturer in the department of religion; and Piers Stephens, an associate professor in the department of philosophy. The event is co-hosted by IDEA Society at UGA and the UGA Office of Sustainability.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
6:30 pm

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“Peabody Decades” Screening

Films, Free Events

This is a free screening of the "Peabody Decades" film “Blue & Gray: Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War's End," which marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Second Floor Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
7:00 pm

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Baseball vs. Clemson

Athletics

Foley Field

75 Pinecrest Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
7:00 pm

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New Letters on the Air Event

Literary Arts

Angela Elam, host and producer of New Letters on The Air, will do a live taping with Georgia Poet Laureate Judson Mitchum. Space is limited; call 706-542-9842 to reserve a spot.

Hotel Indigo
500 College Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Day in Savannah

Other

Pre-register by April 14.

Savannah Marriott Riverfront
100 General McIntosh Boulevard,
Savannah , GA Get directions
Tue, April 21, 2015
8:00 pm

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Yoga Under the Stars

Go Green, Health, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Hosted by UGA Office of Sustainability, UGA Students for Environmental Action and by Rubber Soul Yoga. This is an Earth Week event.

Myers Hall, Quad

1055 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
9:00 am

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Flower Arranging Class

Classes and Workshops

"Creative/Miniature Design." Upon completion of all five units, students will be awarded the Basic Design Certificate from The Garden Club of Georgia. Courses do not need to be completed in order.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Gardenside Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
9:30 am

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Warnell Dean Finalist Presentation

Other, Free Events

Presentation by W. Dale Greene, a professor and interim dean of the Warnell School.

R. C. Wilson Pharmacy Building, Room 120

250 West Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
10:00 am

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Pandora Premiere

Other, Free Events

The 2015 edition of the Pandora Yearbook will be unveiled. Free copies will be available for students with valid UGACards who pay activity fees on the Athens campus.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
10:00 am

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Cabinet Meeting and Media Briefing

Meetings

The regular meeting of the University Cabinet will be followed immediately by a media availability with UGA President Jere W. Morehead.

Administration Building, Peabody Board Room

220 South Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
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Class: Innovation in Digital Business

Classes and Workshops

Through April 23. The Digital Age requires fast cycles of innovation. This two-day course will introduce some of the tools and the best practices for digital thinking including design thinking and radical collaboration.

Terry Executive Education Center in Atlanta

One Live Oak Center, 3475 Lenox Road
Atlanta, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Museum Mysteries

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Brittany Ranew, Kress Interpretive Fellow, to explore unknowns about works of art in the permanent collection.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
2:00 pm

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Class: First Aid

Classes and Workshops, Health

Participants will receive first aid training and certification. Class size is limited.

University Health Center, Conference Room A

370 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
3:30 pm

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Meeting: University Council

Meetings

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
5:00 pm

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Pandora Premiere

Other, Free Events

The 2015 edition of the Pandora Yearbook will be unveiled. Free copies will be available for students with valid UGACards who pay activity fees on the Athens campus.

East Campus Village

365 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
6:00 pm

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Softball vs. Georgia State

Athletics, Free Events

Jack Turner Stadium

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
7:00 pm

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Green on the Screen

Films, Go Green, Free Events

University Housing's Green on the Screen will present "Watermark."

Rooker Hall (ECV), Fireside Lounge

385 River Rd.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, April 22, 2015
7:00 pm

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“The Georgia Review” Earth Day Program

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Award-winning writer and environmental activist Gary Ferguson will be the speaker for "The Georgia Review’s" seventh annual Earth Day program.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Day Chapel

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
9:00 am

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Blood Drive

Other

Tate Student Center, Reception Hall

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
11:00 am

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Charter Lecture: Ed Larson

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Speaker: Ed Larson, Pulitzer Prize-winning former UGA professor. Larson now is on faculty at Pepperdine University.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
5:00 pm

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Recycling Happy Hour

Go Green, Other, Free Events

Participants can bring hard-to-recycle items such as electronics and receive a Coca-Cola product in return.

Intramural Fields, Lot E01

110 Lake Herrick Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
5:30 pm

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Class: American Sign Language, Level 1 and 2

Classes and Workshops

Participants will become familiar with basic American Sign Language vocabulary and grammar, finger-spelling and ASL gestures to express sentences and ideas. To include visual and receptive skill-building. Participants also will learn about the deaf and hearing-impaired culture. Classes are held Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. through June 25.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
5:30 pm

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MFA Speaks

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

The 19 MFA candidates will each have three minutes to give a glimpse into their work. They then take to the galleries to engage directly with visitors. Co-sponsored by the Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
7:00 pm

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UGA Day in Rome

Other

Pre-register by April 16.

The Arena at The Forum Civic Center
301 Tribune St.
Rome, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Auburn

Athletics

First game of three-game series.

Auburn, AL Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
8:00 pm

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Film: “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”

Films

"Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989) will be shown.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, April 23, 2015
8:00 pm

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Museum Mix

Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts, Free Events

This event will feature a DJ, free refreshments and access to the galleries until midnight.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
8:00 am

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Confederate Constitution On Display

Exhibitions

The only surviving copy of the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States of America will be displayed. Due to the fragility of the document, it is displayed annually for one day.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Hargrett Galleries

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
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Administrative Professionals Day Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The Georgia Center for Continuing Education joins with the International Association of Administrative Professionals in celebrating the office professionals who make offices work. This will be a day of professional development activities.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
10:00 am

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WUOG Presents Drake’s Half Birthday

Other, Free Events

A celebration of the rapper Drake's official half birthday, complete with balloons, party games, a photo booth, cut outs and cake. Hosted by WUOG 90.5 FM.

Tate Student Center, Plaza

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
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Film: “The Imitation Game”

Films

"The Imitation Game" (2014) will be shown April 24-26 at 3, 6 and 9 p.m.

Tate Student Center, Tate Theatre

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
3:00 pm

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UGA Bystander Intervention Program

Classes and Workshops, Health, Women’s Resources, Free Events

This will teach participants the skills to safely help a peer in need. Will include an interactive presentation, and Watch Dawg T-shirts will be given to participants. Participants should register by calling to 706-542-8690 by 9 a.m.

University Health Center, Conference Room A

370 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
3:30 pm

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Georgia Workshop on Culture, History and Power

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

A discussion of Ron Eyerman's work, "The Meaning of Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and Cultural Trauma."

Baldwin Hall, Room 114A

355 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
3:30 pm

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Philosophy Colloquium

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Speaker: Susanna Schellenberg, Rutgers University. Part of the Kleiner Colloquium Series and partially funded by CHA. Reception will follow the lecture.

Peabody Hall, Room 205S

290 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
6:00 pm

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Softball at Kentucky

Athletics, Free Events

First game of a three-game series.

Lexington, KY Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
7:00 pm

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Baseball at Auburn

Athletics

Second game of three-game series.

Auburn, AL Get directions
Fri, April 24, 2015
7:30 pm

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Spring Shag

Receptions and Recognitions

Spring Shag is CURE at UGA's largest event of the year. Spring Shag is a night of swing dancing, food and company. The goal for the night is to raise enough money for five surgeries for children at the CURE Kenya Hospital. All the money raised at the event will go directly to the children's surgeries.

Herty Field

Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
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