Special Event

Family Day: The South in Paint

Many of the artists in Central to their Lives: Southern Women Artists in the Johnson Collection painted the lush southern landscapes they saw around them. Join participants for fun in the galleries, and then paint an 8 x 10 canvas in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom. Sponsored by Heyward Allen Motor Co., Inc., Heyward Allen Toyota and the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art.

Georgia Review Spring Issue Celebration

To celebrate its upcoming issue, The Georgia Review will host a reading by Elly Bookman, winner of the fifth annual Loraine Williams Poetry Prize. Review assistant editor Soham Patel will be the opening reader, and the event will include a musical performance by Cortez Garza.

A reception with light refreshments will follow the reading.

Sponsored by The Georgia Review and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Friends First Friday: Sunflower Music Series

To commemorate the garden’s 50th anniversary, the Sunflower Music series season starts with a celebration of 1968 (the year of the Beatle’s White Album). William Tonks will review each concert and tell a few tales of the more than 60 Sunflower concerts since he first proposed outdoor concerts that would bring together people from two of his favorite places: the Athens music scene and the botanical garden. Includes a full breakfast.

Legion Pool Open

Legion Pool, a community fixture for nearly 80 years, opens for the summer season. Pool admission is open to UGA students, faculty and staff as well as members of the “Friends of Campus Life.”

Hours are 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through July 31 and 3-7 p.m. August 1-9.

“Friends of Campus Life” memberships are available at the Dean of Students Business Office in the Tate Student Center.

For more information, visit: http://tate.uga.edu/pool_content_page/about-legion-pool

Staff Appreciation Day

All University of Georgia staff are invited to attend UGA’s fourth annual Staff Appreciation Celebration.

An initiative of the Office of the President, the Staff Appreciation Celebration is a way for the university to say thank you to the staff.

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