Community Events

Around UGA and Athens

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Ongoing: UGA Master Calendar

Ongoing: Athens-Clarke County Library Calendar

Ongoing: Special Collections Library

Ongoing: Community Calendar (provided by Boom Athens magazine)

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Opportunities

Project LIKE-Dawgs: Living Independently Knowing Exercise
For a research project within the Department of Kinesiology, we are seeking inactive older adults (65+ years; men and women) to participate in a physical activity/exercise program. All testing and the program will be held in the Center for Physical Activity and Health within the Ramsey Center (parking will be made available).  For more information please click on the title or email LIKEdawgsUGA@gmail.com. If you are interested, please hurry as space is limited!

Seasonal Employment Opportunity: The Georgia Center for Assessment (GCA) is currently seeking individuals to score assessments in the areas of reading, writing, and math starting April, 2017. Interested individuals who meet the criteria indicated in the flyer and are NOT active Georgia public school system employees should visit the following website: gca.coe.uga.edu/employment.

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Events

Cafe au Libris, a Friends of Athens-Clarke County Library Author Event featuring Patricia Bell-Scott discussing her book The Firebrand and the First Lady: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice.  Reception following with books available for purchase. Saturday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m. in the Appleton Auditorium.

Cinema Politique – Cinema Politique, a program which aims to introduce and discuss international and national political developments on the basis of documentaries and movies. Movies are held in the Miller Learning Center. Upcoming: March – India’s Daughter; April – La Haine

Exhibit – History of the Equal Rights Amendment, January 19-May 12, Russell Special Collections Libraries. The exhibit documents the rights of women under the law from the 17th century to present with a focus on the state of Georgia. Highlights include original suffrage pennants and letters from Susan B. Anthony; the origins of the National Women’s Party; ephemera from the ERA campaign at the local, state, and national level; and materials from the anti-ERA movement and Phyllis Schlafly.

Women’s History Month Movie Series: In coordination with the Institute for Women’s Studies, the Special Collections Library will host a movie series Mondays in March at 6:30 PM. Detailed information can be found on the UGA Libraries Event Page.