Jan 14

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Frontier Festival 2018

Frontier Festival 2018

On multiple days

Step into the past... Smell the campfires and warm your feet while you watch the day to day lifestyle of the pioneers and mountain men of the pre 1840s. Participants live the weekend as if from that era. Things like blacksmithing, weaving, cooking, moccasin making, hide tanning, and bow making will be prominently featured along with a host of other activities such as tomahawk throwing competitions and black powder gun shooting demonstrations. Go >

Feb 10

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Wetherbee Planetarium

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

The Wetherbee Planetarium is proud to be considered a valuable educational resource in South Georgia, sharing not just fulldome educational films, but also producing live presentations on a wide variety of astronomy topics. Go >

Jan 22

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Children of the Dream Youth Art Exhibit

Children of the Dream Youth Art Exhibit

On multiple days

The Dougherty County School System Art Department presents "The Color of Unity Exhibit." Go >

Feb 10

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Flint RiverQuarium Animal Encounters

Flint RiverQuarium Animal Encounters

On multiple days

Animal Encounters take place throughout the aquarium on the weekend, but are normally scheduled for Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. in Skywater. Go >

Jan 27

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Teen Portfolio Drawing Class

Teen Portfolio Drawing Class

On multiple days

This series of progressive drawing classes focus on teenage artists of all levels. It is an excellent choice for high school AP Studio and Portfolio Preparation students who need to develop their work, focus skills and are interested in experimenting with their portfolios. Go >

Feb 10

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Songs as Inspiration: The Freedom Singers

Songs as Inspiration: The Freedom Singers

On multiple days

The Albany Civil Rights Institute Freedom Singers, led by original SNCC Freedom Singer Rutha Harris, engage visitors through an oral history presentation filled with dynamic testimony of the Albany Movement marches and arrests and narrate the stories with emotionally charged performances of Freedom Songs. These special songs provided heart, soul and courage to movement participants Go >

Feb 10

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Dive Shows

Dive Shows

On multiple days

Dive Shows take place at the Blue Hole viewing window and are included with general admission. Go >

Jan 13

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Science Saturday

Science Saturday

Jan. 13, 11:00PM – 2:00PM

It’s a new year at Thronateeska Heritage Center and Science Saturday is taking off in full blast. Start the year off learning about different habitats around the world. How do arctic animals stay warm? How do animals living in the desert survive without water? Discover the answers to these questions and more at Science Saturday! Go >

Jan 15

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Dr. MLK Program Breakfast

Dr. MLK Program Breakfast

Jan. 15, 7:30AM – 10:30AM

Mark Your Calendars Now & Join Us! ~ The 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast ~ Go >

Jan 16

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Disaster Preparedness Seminar

Disaster Preparedness Seminar

Jan. 16, 8:51AM

Are you ready for a Disaster? Go >

Jan 17

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Albany Pink Signup Sale

Albany Pink Signup Sale

Jan. 17, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Albany Pink will be in the cafeteria at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for event registrations and flash sale! Come visit and pick up some of our cute new sale items! Go >

Jan 23

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Toddler Takeover

Toddler Takeover

On multiple days

Engage your child’s creativity through exhibitions, art-making, stories, and tours. Explore, learn and create each week with a different activity and theme. Go >

Feb 3

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ASU Club #5091 Toastmasters Meeting

ASU Club #5091 Toastmasters Meeting

On multiple days

Interested in improving your communication and public speaking skills? What about growing as a leader and gaining more confidence? Come check out ASU Toastmasters Club! Toastmasters provides a fun and supportive environment for each member to develop and improve public speaking skills, leadership skills, time management, and more! Go >

Jan 20

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Sensational Science Saturday

Sensational Science Saturday

Jan. 20, 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Beckhom Behavioral Consulting will be hosting our first Sensational Saturday Event of 2018, at Thronateeska Heritage Center! Our event focuses on having fun with science. What better place to explore science than our local interactive science center. In addition to the exhibits on display, our team will setup several stimulating stations to engage participants. Stations are deigned with an age range from toddler to pre-teen in mind. However, all ages and abilities are welcome! Go >

Jan 20

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Create Your Entrepreneur Dream Life!

Create Your Entrepreneur Dream Life!

Jan. 20, 10:00AM

Attention Would-Be Entrepreneurs: Stop dreaming of having your own successful business, and find out… How To Easily Plan And Launch Your Own Business…In Just 30 Days! Don’t waste another minute building someone else’s business. Instead, start counting down the days until you can finally say, “I quit!” Hey there soon-to-be business owner, How long have you been daydreaming about hanging out your virtual shingle and finally kissing the 9 to 5 job (and your horrible boss) goodbye? If you’re like most would-be entrepreneurs, chances are you’ve spent a fair number of hours contemplating what life will be like when you can finally… Set your own working hours (and never punch someone else’s clock again) Choose your own clients (so you can stop putting up with nasty customers) Decide your own pay rate (instead of waiting for that oh-so-generous 3% increase at the end of the year) Work from home in your comfy pants and pony-tailed hair (or maybe from a lounge chair by the pool) Unfortunately, for many would-be entrepreneurs… Dreams Never Seem To Turn Into Reality Go >

Jan 20

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Writer’s Circle

Writer’s Circle

Jan. 20, 3:00PM

Writers of all levels are invited to share their love of the written word, take part in writing exercises, group discussions, share best practices, and read original works. Go >

Jan 21

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Discovery Days

Discovery Days

On multiple days

Bring the whole family and join the fun with arts and crafts, storytelling, live animal presentations and more from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the first and third Sunday of each month throughout the year. It’s FREE with your RiverQuarium membership or with regular admission. Designed for children ages 5 and up, each month features a different theme. Children receive a free F.U.N. Passport that is stamped on each Sunday visit. Go >

Jan 21

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Discovery Days-“Snow Day!”

Discovery Days-“Snow Day!”

Jan. 21, 2:00PM – 4:00PM

During the first Discovery Days of the year, we will be exploring a phenomenon that rarely reaches Southwest Georgia: snow! We will be making snowflakes while learning about where snow comes from, when conditions are right for it to happen, and what exactly snow is! Go >

Jan 21

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Mystery Book Club

Mystery Book Club

Jan. 21, 2:30PM – 3:30PM

Add a little MYSTERY to your life at the The Mystery Book Club on January 21, 2:30 p.m., at Central. Join us for a lively discussion of Matthew Sullivan's "Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore". Go >

Jan 21

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The Fine Art of Dining Culinary Series

The Fine Art of Dining Culinary Series

Jan. 21, 6:00PM

Patrons and friends have the opportunity to enjoy a culinary experience unlike anything else available in Albany. With celebrated chefs from around the state who prepare gourmet meals, and hosts that welcome you into their beautiful, private residences, you will want to put this on your calendar! Go >

Feb 5

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Winter Ballroom Dance Class

Winter Ballroom Dance Class

On multiple days

Warm up your winter with these three hot dances - Merengue, Salsa, and Bolero. No dance experience necessary. Ballroom dancing means exercise, fellowship and fun! Go >

Jan 23

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Romance Book Club

Romance Book Club

Jan. 23, 6:00PM – 7:30PM

Love a good romance? Come read and discuss some AWESOME page turners at our Romance Book Club Tuesday, January 23, 6 p.m. at Central. This month we're discussing "Fairytale" by Danielle Steel. Go >

Jan 25

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Whimsical Love

Whimsical Love

Jan. 25, 5:00PM – 8:00PM

Come join us at the amazing new Pretoria Fields Brewery and try some homegrown and homebrewed craft beer and paint a whimsical door hanger to adorn your door for Valentines Day!!! We will have two Young Living Essential Oil distributors with some products on hand and also Downtown Dawsyn Boutique with some super cute must haves for your wardrobe!!! This is a night you don't want to miss!!! Purchase your ticket at the link provided!!! Go >

Jan 25

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Downtown Dawsyn Boutique

Downtown Dawsyn Boutique

Jan. 25, 5:00PM

Attention, ladies! We are teaming up with Two Chicks and a Paintbrush and Young Living Oil Distributors to bring you a girls' night you won't want to miss. Enjoy a night sipping some cocktails from the brand new Pretoria Fields Brewery, shopping some of our new arrivals, and painting your very own Valentine's Day inspired door hanger. Go >

Jan 28

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Chamber Music Concert #2

Chamber Music Concert #2

Jan. 28, 4:00PM

What do you get when you have 1 piano with 2 players or 4 Woodwinds on 2 Sunday afternoons? Our Chamber Concert series! Go >

Jan 28

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Monthly Paint Party

Monthly Paint Party

On multiple days

Paint, sip and mingle! Albany Rocks Hide & Seek Go >

Feb 1

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YOGA ON TAP Pretoria Fields Collective

YOGA ON TAP Pretoria Fields Collective

Feb. 1, 6:00PM

What a year this is going to be! 2018 on tap downtown at the new @pretoriafields brewery and YOGA! Yes yoga! We bring the yoga mats, you just bring yourself! Go >

Feb 8

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Renaissance Connection’s I Am a MAN Art Exhibit

Renaissance Connection’s I Am a MAN Art Exhibit

On multiple days

Renaissance Connection presents "I Am a MAN" Art Exhibition that will featuring emerging artists. Go >

Feb 2

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Cubs Program

Cubs Program

On multiple days

Cubs Programs are specifically targeted for children ages 3 and 4. Join us in the Zoo with your little one from 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m. Cubs Programs are free with Zoo admission, and as always, free for members. Go >

Feb 2

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Jazzin The Quarters

Jazzin The Quarters

Feb. 2, 8:00PM

Live Jazz! Go >

Feb 2

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Renaissance Connection’s Jazzin the Quarters: An Evening with Russell Malone

Renaissance Connection’s Jazzin the Quarters: An Evening with Russell Malone

Feb. 2, 8:00PM – 11:00PM

Renaissance Connection, Inc. presents Jazzin the Quarters: An Evening with Russell Malone. We will have a night filled with live Jazz from International Jazz Guitarist and Albany native Russell Malone on Feb 2, 2018 at the Albany Municipal Auditorium starting at 8pm. This is a fundraiser to benefit Renaissance Connection, Inc., an arts & cultural (501c3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting creativity through all forms of art for the educational advancement of the community. RC's mission is to promote and foster a love for the arts and culture in Albany, GA and the surrounding areas. Tickets can be purchased at the Albany Civic Center box office and/or ticketmaster.com. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact 229-869-3380 or 229-436-0802. Visit www.renaissanceconnect.com. Go >

Feb 3

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Chehaw Fat Four

Chehaw Fat Four

Feb. 3, 10:00AM – 2:00PM

The Chehaw Fat Four is a race organized by Chehaw Cycling. It is a three part race series with Chehaw Cycling and Go Nuts Biking. At the end of the series, First place winners will be awarded. This family friendly location will allow racers a chance to test their legs on an 11+ mile flay, flowing trail in Southwest Georgia. Go >

Feb 3

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Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen

Feb. 3, 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Please join the Junior League of Albany, GA, Inc. for our annual Kids in the Kitchen event. We will have fun and educational activities for youth of all ages: yoga, sugar shocker display, face painting, healthy snack bar, and more! Go >

Feb 3

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Alive After Five

Alive After Five

On multiple days

Live Music featuring: Evan Barber! Go >

Feb 4

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Discovery Days-“Fossil February”

Discovery Days-“Fossil February”

On multiple days

During the month of February, we will be exploring clues to our past! Guests will be able to see and touch real fossils while learning about what they are, whether they are plant or animal based, and have to chance to make some fossils of our own! Go >

Feb 6

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Be A Geologist!

Be A Geologist!

Feb. 6, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Let's discover fossils! We'll do a fun experiment that your child is allowed to take home. All supplies provided by us. Let's explore the world together! We will have snacks and drinks for sale. Every purchase is your contribution to Like A Boss (L.A.B.) Enterprises and will help us continue to serve the community of Albany by providing free outdoor science classes. Go >

Feb 10

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Science Saturday

Science Saturday

Feb. 10, 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Best suited for ages 5 and up. February is the month of love and hearts but have you ever wondered how your heart works? Discover the answers to questions you may have about your heart and build a model heart at Science Saturday! Go >

Feb 10

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The Family Reunion Fest 2018

The Family Reunion Fest 2018

Feb. 10, 3:00PM

Mighty Clouds of Joy, Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites Go >

Feb 10

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Gala

Gala

Feb. 10, 6:00PM

Featuring a delectable seated dinner, thrilling live and silent auctions and the live music of The Throwback Experience, you will definitely want to practice your dance moves. Black tie optional, seating is limited with tickets. $150/patron member or $175/future member. Go >

Feb 10

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Art Ball 2018

Art Ball 2018

Feb. 10, 6:30PM – 11:30PM

This amazing event will begin with a cocktail hour followed by a sumptuous dinner prepared by SIX of the renowned chefs who made the museum's highly acclaimed Supper Series such a tremendous success. Dinner will be followed by a live auction and heart thumping entertainment by Throwback Experience. Go >