June 24 – Athens County Coffee, Tea and Autism Sensory Friendly Movie

20 Jun

2017 06 24 Autism movie

Athena Grand, 1008 East State Street, Athens

Saturday, June 24, 2017         10 am

Cars 3

A sensory friendly movie experience providing an accepting and safe environment for families to enjoy a movie. The Lights are turned up and the Sound is turned down. Anyone interested in watching the movie is welcome. Tickets are $5.00 each. The concession stand will be open.


June 24 – Tons of Trucks

20 Jun

2017 06 24 Tons of Trucks (Hocking)

June 28-August 2 – Athens Cooks

20 Jun

2017 06 28 Athens Grover Cooks Header

Grover Center Teaching Kitchen at Ohio University, Athens

Wednesdays, June 28-August 2, 2017            5:30 pm-7:30 pm

Six session class will consist of a grocery store tour, four hands-on cooking lessons, and a group coaching session. Prepare and sample over 10 healthy recipes together while making new friends. Class cost of $30 can be reimbursed in you voluntarily participate in a study. Register by Friday, June 23, 2017. For more information, contact Amy at www.livehealthyappalachia.org or call 740-856-6100.

June 23-August 5 – Athena Cinema’s Beat the Heat Film Series

20 Jun

2017 06 23 Beat the Heat Poster

Athens Cinema Downtown, 20 South Court Street, Athens

The $2 days at the Athena Cinema with proceeds going to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens County. The following movies will be shown with admission of $2 per person per showing:

Friday, June 23, 2017 7 pm – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (special teen night)

Saturday, June 24, 2017 3 pm – The Neverending Story

Saturday, July 1, 2017 3 pm – The Muppets Take Manhattan

Saturday, July 8, 2017 3 pm – Homeward Bound: The Incredible Story

Saturday, July 15, 2017 3 pm – The Black Stallion

Saturday, July 29, 2017 3 pm – The Secret Garden

Saturday, August 5, 2017 3 pm – The Red Balloon and Modern Times (double feature)

For more information, visit http://athenacinema.com/coming-soon/.

Operation Backpack 2017

19 Jun

Operation Backpack, an annual project sponsored by Airline Church of Christ to provide backpacks and school supplies for area youth, is accepting contributions for the school year that will begin this fall. All types of school supplies are being collected. If you have questions or would like to help sponsor this year’s project, call Willard Love at 740-698-7041.

June 21 – Historical Nonprofit Sector Summit

16 Jun

2017 06 21 Historical Non-Profits

Marietta College, McDonough Leadership Center, Third Floor, Marietta

Wednesday, June 21, 2017                                       10 am-12 noon

A meeting of nonprofit organizations in the mid-Ohio Valley who are teaching history, keeping history and preserving history.

June 21 – Garden Tools: Use & Upkeep

16 Jun

Community Food Initiative Shed, behind ACENet, 94 Columbus Road, Athens

Wednesday, June 21, 2017                      7 pm-8 pm

Can’t get that mower started? Don’t know the best ways to use certain tools? The shovel broke, now what? Join Justin Hamlin in a hands-on tool maintenance workshop. Come with tool questions to make gardening easier!

Meet at the CFI shed, behind AceNet’s building A. Please park in the lot and follow the gravel path (next to the dumpsters) around to the back of the building. Look for red “CFI Event Today” signs!

Workshops are open to the public, free for CFI members, and $5 for non-members.

Visit www.communityfoodinitiatives.org for more information.