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Posted on: November 23, 2020

“Movies by Moonlight Holiday Double Feature: Drive in Movie” at Sandy Creek Park

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The community is invited to celebrate the holiday season with these seasonal favorites on the large inflatable screen.  

The family favorite “Elf” will be shown at 6:00 p.m.  Check in will begin at 5:00 p.m.  ...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the online call for artwork submissions for the 46th Juried E

Juried Exhibition 46

New this cycle, submissions for the 46th Juried Exhibition will be received online only at ArtCall.org. The call for art submissions will be live from December 1, 2020 through January 22, 2021.  Please visit /www.accgov.com/exhibits and click on ...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Leisure Services Department Afterschool Volunteers Win Awards

WIT Volunteers

The University of Georgia’s Whatever It Takes Program (WIT) was recognized with the GRPA District 7 Volunteer Award and the State Volunteer Award.   These awards recognize volunteers whose efforts have had a lasting, positive effect on parks, rec...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Leisure Services Staff Member Wins Award

NAI

 Randy Smith, Sandy Creek Nature Center Facility Supervisor, received the NAI Outstanding Interpreter for Region 3, the Sunny Southeast for 2020. This award recognizes outstanding achievements and showcases the successes of NAI members and others...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

ACCGov Leisure Services Seeking Input Regarding Firefly Trail Expansion - Phase III Alternative Rout

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This anticipated connection will traverse mostly along the original Athens Branch of the Georgia Railroad bed, following along Spring Valley Road and connecting to the Winterville section of the trail, which is currently under construction and anticipated...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

"Light up Athens" in Downtown Athens

Light Up Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the inaugural “Light Up Athens” in downtown Athens this December.

This holiday program will light up downtown Athens storefronts with lights and decorations.  Event...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

"Waterfall Plot By Andrew Zawacki" Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

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The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of Waterfall Plot; an exhibit of poetry and photography by Andrew Zawacki. This exhibition, housed in the West Gallery will be on view September 8, 2020 until January 12, 2021.Andrew Zawacki has paired tw...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Lyndon House Arts Center Lounge Gallery Program Presents Works by Kendall Rogers

Kendall

The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center features quarterly solo exhibitions by emerging artists. Artists in the beginning stages of their careers exhibit wall-bound works in mediums alternating from drawing to painting to photography to printma...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Lyndon House Arts Center Presents "Boundless" Exhibition

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The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of Boundless, an exhibition featuring installation based works by five local artists who explore common materials in unusual ways. The exhibition opens Tuesday, September 8, 2020 and is on view through Tu...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

"Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resiliency" Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

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The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the opening of Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resiliency.  The exhibition is on view September 8, 2020 through January 12, 2021.Installed in the Lower Atrium Gallery, Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resil...

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