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Tue, May 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours, Free Events

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 of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Meet in Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, May 23, 2017
5:30 pm

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Rest of the Story Book Club Meeting

Classes and Workshops, Literary Arts, Meetings, Other, Free Events

Monthly book club with light refreshments and discussion on works connected to upcoming/ongoing exhibitions, programs, and collections at the special collections libraries. May's selection: Lighthouse by Eugenia Price.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 258

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, May 24, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Led by docents.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, May 25, 2017
9:30 am

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Nature Ramble

Literary Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Join Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden. Sessions start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer. This is a ramble not a hike; the group will stop to view interesting plants, insects, butterflies, mushrooms, etc., along the way.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Meet at Shade Garden Arbor

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, May 25, 2017
6:30 pm

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Studio Workshop: The Human Figure

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

Join Athens artist and educator Heather Foster for a four-part series of studio sessions focused on the human figure. The workshop will draw inspiration from examples of figurative works in the museum’s collection, including many not currently on view. Students will try their hand at gesture drawings, paper shadow portraits, live model drawings and abstracted paintings. This workshop is open to artists of all levels of experience, from enthusiastic beginners to more seasoned practitioners. The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions. Space is limited, please call 706-542-8863 or email callan@uga.edu to reserve a spot.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, May 26, 2017
8:30 am

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Keith Poole: A Retrospective of His Scholarly Contributions

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Leading scholars from Berkeley, Columbia, NYU, NYU-Abu Dhabi, Princeton, Rochester, Stanford, UC-Davis, UCLA, the University of Southern California, the University of Georgia, and the University of Essex in England present papers and discuss the impact of Keith Poole's research on political polarization, legislative voting, and measurement techniques.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Room K-L

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, May 26, 2017
11:00 am

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Seminar: Mike Sofia

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

Mike Sofia will give a special seminar in the College of Pharmacy. Dr. Sofia and his team at Pharmasset developed a cure for the chronic hepatitis C infection.

Pharmacy South, Room 101

240 W. Green St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, May 28, 2017
10:00 am

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Shepherd’s Men Run

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

The Shepherd’s Men, a group of military veterans and active service members will be running a half-marathon to raise awareness and funding for veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The team will assemble at the UGA Chapel and run west on U.S. 78 to the American Legion Post in Statham. They will be running on the streets of Athens wearing 22 pound flak jackets symbolizing the number of U.S. veterans who die by suicide every day.

Chapel, This will take place on the steps of the…

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
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