May 5 – Backyard Birds Workshop

2 May

Thursday, May 5, 2016   6:00 pm-8:00 pm     Ohio Division of Wildlife, 360 East State Street, Athens

Learn about bird housing, feeders, preferred foods, building a bird habitat, birdwatching and identification.

Preregister by May 2, 2016 as space is limited and lack of registrations will cancel the workshop. Visit for more information or to register on-line.

May 4 – Nonprofits LEAD Conference

2 May

Wednesday, May 4, 2016    8:30 am-4:00 pm

McDonough Center for Leadership at Marietta College

Full-Day Conference: $50 Half-Day Conference: $30

Explore ways to build meaningful, powerful, and productive relationships with staff, donors, boards, volunteers, supporters, communities, and among non-profits. For more information and to register, visit

May 2-4 – Distribution of Food and Items Donated

2 May

Monday, May 2, 2016  and  Tuesday, May 3, 2016   5:30 pm-8:30 pm     Athens Hocking Recycling Center just off St Rt 13 at 9009 Sand Ridge Rd, Chauncey

Wednesday, May 4, 2016   5:30 pm-8:30 pm   at Athens County Fairgrounds, West Union Street, Athens

Food and items donated during Move-Out Week will be distributed by the Golden Gate 4-H Club and the Athens County Junior Fair Board. Designed to help families and individuals in need. Distribution is limited to one pre-made box of food, one large item such as a couch or dresser, and unlimited small items.

May 2 – SKYWARN Spotter Training

2 May


SKYWARN Spotter Training Class

Location: American Red Cross Building, 100 S. May Avenue, Athens
Time: Monday, May 2, 2016  at 6 pm
Free and Open to The Public!!  Bring a Friend!!

April 28 – NAMI Athens Speaker Series

27 Apr

Beth Blubaugh will be the featured speaker on April 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street, Athens. She will be talking about her life with Anorexia Nervosa, the agony it inflicts, and the extreme difficulty sufferers have in finding a cure.

Click on the blubaugh flier for more information.


April 25-May 1 – Move-Out Week

25 Apr

Residence halls – donate sealed and non-perishable food items in designated indoor areas; donate carpet/rugs, furniture and household items in designated outdoor areas.

Off-campus drop sites will be open 10 am-5 pm Friday, April 29-Sunday, May 1.

Visit the Athens Messenger article for more information.


April 23 – Clean Energy Expo 2016

22 Apr

UA Clean Energy Expo 2016 04 23


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