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Tue, February 21, 2017
10:00 am

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Worn Wear Zero Waste Extravaganza

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Other, Free Events

Patagonia will bring their mobile sewing truck to repair clothes, and participants can learn all about how to go zero waste.

Tate Student Center, Tate Plaza and Lawn

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
11:00 am

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Reading: 1984

Literary Arts, Free Events

Members of the UGA community read aloud the entirety of George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984.

Park Hall

200 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 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, February 21, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar: Judie Bronstein

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

"Mutualism: Where Are We Now, and Where Do We Go From Here?," Judie Bronstein, University Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the Odum School lobby hosted by associate professor Vanessa Ezenwa.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
4:00 pm

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Baseball at Mercer

Athletics

Macon, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
6:00 pm

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Film: 13th Viewing & Discussion

Films, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Multicultural, Free Events

13th is an Academy Award-nominated documentary by Ava DuVernay, the director of Selma. The film and a panel discussion, presented as part of Black History Month, will explore issues related to the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which outlawed slavery, and mass incarceration in the U.S.

Tate Student Center, The Intersection, third floor atrium of the…

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
7:00 pm

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Reading: Christopher Salerno, Daniel Schoonebeek

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

The University of Georgia Creative Writing Program, with the University of Georgia Press, is pleased to present a reading by Christopher Salerno, winner of the 2016 Georgia Poetry Prize. Salerno’s collection, Sun & Urn, features poetry that pushes beyond the tragedies of loss to the wilder realms of renewal and meaning. Reading alongside Salero is poet Daniel Schoonebeek, whose collection of poems Trébuchet was published by UGA Press in 2016.

Cine
234 W Hancock Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
7:15 pm

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Imani: National Danish Performance Team World Tour

Health, Multicultural, Performing Arts, Recreation and Fitness

The Imani Show is a dynamic mix of world class tumbling, vaulting, mini-trampoline that is gracefully choreographed with acrobatics turned into a coherent and entertaining show.

Ramsey Student Center for Physical Activities, Volleyball Area

330 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, February 21, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The UGA Symphony Orchestra performs its second of four spring semester concerts featuring works from Bruckner and Mozart.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Flower Arranging Unit 3 - Design for Dining Table

Classes and Workshops

This is the third in a series of five hands-on units taught by a National Garden Club Master Flower Show Judge and will focus on dining table arrangements.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Gardenside Room

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
11:00 am

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Environmental Health Seminar: Dr. David Dyjack

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences is hosting a seminar featuring Davis T. Dyjack. Dyjack is the executive director and CEO of the National Environmental Health Association and contributes to many national and international advisory committees in public health. Dyjack will be giving a talk titled "Environmental Health Visualized: Access, Axis, and Affect."

Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences, Room S175

500 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
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Global Georgia Initiative: Seed Life Skills Symposium

Classes and Workshops, Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Free Events

Seed Life Skills is a nonprofit, research-based curriculum founded by Chef Hugh Acheson that is dedicated to providing young people with essential knowledge and skills in family and consumer sciences, also known as home economics.

Wed, February 22, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Advanced and Irascible”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a tour of the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
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25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture and Events

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The 25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture will feature keynote speaker Alexandra Wright, Overseas Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 at 12:20-6:30 p.m.: Snyder Legacy Program and the Ambassadors Roundtable followed by a reception. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at 9 a.m.: Snyder Lecture followed by Snyder Luncheon at noon. Contact Teresa Duncan at tanndunc@uga.edu to reserve a seat for lunch.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Georgia Woodwind Quintet

Performing Arts, Free Events

The Georgia Woodwind Quintet, the Ensemble in Residence at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform. The quintet has maintained an active schedule performing woodwind chamber music from the early quintets of Danzi and Reicha to twentieth-century compositions.

Performing Arts Center, Ramsey Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, February 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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CORE Contemporary and Aerial Dance Concert

Performing Arts

CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company presents "A World of Difference", a 65-minute nonstop aerial and multimedia performance displaying aerial dance on silks, lyra, slings, trapeze and bungee.

Dance Building, New Dance Theatre

325 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
9:00 am

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25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

The 25th Annual Darl Snyder Lecture will feature keynote speaker Alexandra Wright, Overseas Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
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“Living Texts”: Spring Book Symposium

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Multicultural, Free Events

Folksinger, scholar, and creative writer Dianne Dugaw, professor of English and Folklore at the University of Oregon, will give the keynote address at the Spring Book Symposium, "Living Texts."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 277

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
11:00 am

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Microbiology Seminar: Corrie Detweiler

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"A Chemical Genetics Approach to Bacterial Pathogenesis," Corrie Detweiler, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado.

Biological Sciences Building, Room 404D

120 Cedar St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
1:00 pm

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Softball at BYU

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Public Health Graduate Open House

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums, Health, Tours, Free Events

Interested in a career in public health? Learn more about the graduate programs offered in the University of Georgia's College of Public Health at this open house.

Health Sciences Campus, Room 112, Hudson Hall

1425 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
2:00 pm

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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: Workshop for Graduate Students on Revision

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

In this workshop, graduate students are encouraged to bring papers they are working on to learn strategies to revise their own prose and improve it.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Reading Room

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
5:30 pm

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Conversation on Collecting

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join collector Brenda Thompson and Curlee Raven Holton, director of the David C. Driskell Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, for a discussion with Shawnya Harris, the museum’s Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Curator of African American and African Diasporic Art, on varied aspects of collecting African American art. In particular, they will discuss the importance of partnerships between academic institutions and private collectors in nurturing and fostering an awareness of African American artists.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
7:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball at Alabama

Athletics

Tuscaloosa, AL Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: ARCO Chamber Orchestra

Performing Arts

The ARCO Chamber Orchestra performs its spring concert.

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, February 23, 2017
8:30 pm

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Softball at UCLA

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Native Plant Propagation

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Learn the basics of propagating native wildflowers and shrubs by seeds, cuttings, and division. Models for inexpensive grow-light systems and a propagation timeline will be provided to ensure that your seedlings are ready to be transplanted outdoors in early spring.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Mimsie Lanier Center for Native Plant Studies

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
11:30 am

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International Coffee Hour

Multicultural, Free Events

International Coffee Hour is a weekly program that brings together UGA students, faculty, staff and community members over coffee and international cuisine. This program offers a unique experience to engage in conversation with people of different cultures and backgrounds. Each week is hosted by a different student organization or department on campus. Coordinated by the Department of International Student Life, UGA’s International Coffee Hour is one of the longest running programs of its kind across the U.S.

Memorial Hall, Ballroom

101 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
12:20 pm

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Women’s Studies Friday Speaker Series

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Women’s Resources, Free Events

"Women in Higher Education in Times of Anxiety: Advising Graduate Students, Research, Lessons Learned or Wished We Had Learned," a panel organized by the Gender in Academia FLC that includes Laura Bierema, Janet Buckworth, Janet Frick and Anne Bothe Marcotte and moderated by Bettina Kaplan.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 214

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
2:00 pm

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FACS Info Session

Meetings, Tours, Free Events

An informational session for prospective Family and Consumer Sciences students and their families to learn about the college, its majors, and experiential learning opportunities.

Dawson Hall, Room 101

305 Sanford Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
3:30 pm

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Philosophy Colloquium Event

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

"Freedom of Associate: The Case for Mostly Open Border," George Rainbolt, Georgia State University. Reception will follow lecture.

Peabody Hall, Room 115

290 S. Jackson Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
4:30 pm

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Lecture: Amanda Powell

Lectures, Readings and Discussions

“Bridges Made of Water, Not Walls Made of Steel — Literary Translation,” Amanda Powell, University of Oregon

Gilbert Hall, Room 118

210 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
5:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
6:00 pm

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GMOA Black History Month Dinner

Multicultural, Receptions and Recognitions, Visual Arts

The dinner and awards ceremony feature the presentation of the Larry D. and Brenda A Thompson Award and the Lillian C. Lynch Citation. Presenting sponsor: Morgan Stanley. Call 706-542-4199 to register.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
6:00 pm

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Softball at Notre Dame

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
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Gymnastics at Oklahoma

Athletics

8 p.m. ET.

Norman, OK Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
8:00 pm

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Concert: Orchestre National de Lyon

Performing Arts

Leonard Slatkin conducts an appealing program that includes the Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz and two works by Ravel, Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie and Tzigane.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, February 24, 2017
8:30 pm

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Softball at Northwestern

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
9:00 am

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Class: Conservation Landscaping

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

This course will offer suggestions on plants, management, and design techniques to use in your own gardens. An emphasis will be placed on mimicking systems to work with nature and will give attendees more ideas for plants and techniques to use at their own home.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Classroom 2

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
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Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

The 12th Annual Working in the Public Interest (WIPI) conference will shine a light on current social issues affecting the law and potential solutions. Key topics to be explored during the event’s three panels include issues surrounding vulnerable persons in custody, expanding access to justice through community lawyering, and healthcare access and disability rights. Francys Johnson, the current president of the Georgia chapter of the NAACP, will present the keynote address.

Dean Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
10:00 am

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Equestrian vs. Texas A&M

Athletics

Bishop, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
6:00 pm

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Men’s Basketball vs. LSU

Athletics

Stegeman Coliseum

100 Smith St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, February 25, 2017
8:00 pm

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Softball at Cal State Fullerton

Athletics, Free Events

Cathedral City, CA Get directions
Sun, February 26, 2017
1:00 pm

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Baseball at Georgia Southern

Athletics

Statesboro, GA Get directions
Sun, February 26, 2017
3:00 pm

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Concert: Tutto Italiano

Performing Arts

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center offers a unique, all-Italian concert which stretches forward from the 1820s all the way into the 20th century, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Puccini, Resphghi, Verdi, and others.

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, February 26, 2017
4:30 pm

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Orchid Madness: Vanilla Sunday

Classes and Workshops, Lectures, Readings and Discussions

Did you know that vanilla flavoring is extracted from the pods of an orchid plant? Celebrate the vanilla bean orchid with treats – including vanilla sundaes from Freddy’s Frozen Custard.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center and Conservatory

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 27, 2017
10:00 am

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Volunteer Fair

Service / Volunteer Opportunities, Free Events

Those who are interested in volunteering at the garden are invited to come for coffee and a breakfast treat, meet a few of the garden staff who can use your help, and see a few examples of volunteers in action. If you are a volunteer, bring an interested friend.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 27, 2017
11:30 am

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Write@UGA 2017 Exhibit

Exhibitions, Free Events

This event will feature writing programs, initiatives, and publications associated with the University of Georgia. This exhibit will be the culminating event of Write@UGA 2017.

Tate Student Center, Indoor Concourse

45 Baxter St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, February 27, 2017
7:00 pm

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Animal Voices Film Festival: A Dog Named Gucci

Films, Free Events

A Dog Named Gucci is the story of an abused puppy and the brave man who came to his rescue. But for Doug James, saving Gucci was just the beginning. Together they would forge a forever bond of devotion and perseverance and work to change the animal cruelty laws in their home state of Alabama, making domestic animal abuse a felony. A Dog Named Gucci is an inspiring film about how to protect those who cannot protect themselves.

Zell B. Miller Learning Center, Room 148

48 Baxter Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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