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Save the Date!

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its spring program opportunities for 2016.

A diverse selection highlighting the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, and holiday events are planned for adults and children.

Online program registration for Athens-Clarke County residents will open at 9 am on Saturday, February 20.  Non-residents may register online starting Monday, February 22 at noon.  Before registering, individuals must establish a free online account at  Payment may be rendered using a debit card, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa, or a MasterCard or Visa gift card. 
Registration will continue until programs are at full enrollment or they begin.

Individuals who do not have access to a computer or smart phone may register online using the computer labs at East Athens Community Center, Lay Park, or Rocksprings Park during regular hours or operation.

For more information, call 706- 613-3800.
Dancers performing at the East Athens Educational Dance Center

What a Show!

Annual Dance Production titled, “Spinal Flow," featuring a special tribute to the O’Jays, at the Morton Theatre.

The production features a weekend full of performances highlighting the talents of approximately 50 students from the Dance Center. A variety of styles of dance will be presented including ballet, jazz, modern dance, tap, and more.  Classic hit songs from the legendary O’Jays will be featured.

The public performances are scheduled for Saturday, February 27 at 7 PM. and Sunday, February 28 at 3 PM. All performances take place at the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 the day of the show (pending availability). Tickets are now on sale to the public at the Morton Theatre Box Office weekdays from 10 AM – 1 PM and 3 PM -  6 PM or online at

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All the Leading Ladies!

Athens Creative Theatre (ACT) presents the comedic favorite “Leading Ladies”  at Quinn Hall at Memorial Park.

In this hilarious comedy by Ken Ludwig, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they resolve to pass themselves off as a dying woman’s relatives to get her inheritance. The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren't nephews, but nieces! Romantic entanglements, slapstick goofiness and good-natured laughs abound in this wonderful small ensemble comedy.   The show is suggested for ages 13 and older.

Performances takes place March 3-6. Thursday- Saturday shows are at 7:30 PM and Sunday’s performance is at 3 PM.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for children, seniors, and students. Tickets may be purchased at the Morton Theatre Box Office, Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Call 706-613-3771 to reach the box office.
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Now Accepting Applications...

The Leisure Services Department is currently accepting applications for The Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission (ORGC).  

The general responsibility of the Commission is to develop a plan for a river-oriented greenway system in Athens-Clarke County and to recommend other measures to protect the resources of the Oconee Rivers and their tributaries. ORGC terms are for 5 years and there is currently one vacancy available.  
Applications are available online.

For more information, please call 706-613-3801.  

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