All meetings are free and open to the public (except benefits, conferences, etc.).
Check various on-line calendars — a list with links is at the bottom of this page — for additional listings.


FC-CIS Sponsored or Co-sponsored Meetings and Events:

The Early Learning Center or ELC (H. T. Edwards Building 2) is 440 Dearing Extension (intersection of West Hancock & Dearing Extension) in Athens

  • Mon Feb 26, 9-11 & 1-3, PACTT professional development with Athens Tech faculty & staff
  • Mon Feb 26, 12 noon-1 pm, Neighborhood Leaders meeting, location tbd
  • Wed Feb 28, 3:30 pm, FC-CIS Health & Wellness Strategic Action Team, Clarke County Health Department (repeats fourth Wednesday)
  • Sat Mar 3, Changing the Picture for Athens Children Awards Dinner, Athens Country Club 
  • Mon Mar 5, 12 noon-1 pm, FC-CIS Neighborhood Leaders meeting, location tbd 
  • Tue Mar 6, 9:30 am, Bethel Stakeholders, Bethel community room 
  • Wed Mar 7, 1-3:45pm, The Status of Children in Athens, presentation by FC-CIS executive director Tim Johnson to OLLI class, River’s Crossing, $10,
  • Thu Mar 8, 8 am, FC-CIS Safety & Community Stability Strategic Action Team, Clarke 
  • Fri Mar 9, 9:30-11 a.m., tour Advantage Behavioral Health Systems’ new facility and learn about their services (FC-CIS Interagency & Community meeting, new location this month only), Advantage Behavioral Health Systems, 240 Mitchell Bridge Road
  • Wed Mar 14, 3:30 pm, FC-CIS Early Care & Learning Strategic Action Team/E3Z Birth to 8 Team, ELC (repeats second Wednesday)
  • Mon Mar 19, 12 noon-1 pm, FC-CIS Neighborhood Leaders meeting, location tbd
  • Mon Apr 2, 12 noon-1 pm, FC-CIS Neighborhood Leaders meeting, location tbd
  • Mon Apr 16, 12 noon-1 pm, FC-CIS Neighborhood Leaders meeting, location tbd
  • Mon May 7, 12 noon-1 pm, FC-CIS Neighborhood Leaders meeting, location tbd
  • From partners & others:

  • Child Welfare Training Collaborative free trainings on trauma, toxic stress, and brain development; CEUs available, cwtc.gsu.ed (click on calendar, then click on workshop)
  • Now through Mar 31, Georgia General Assembly session 
  • Thu Feb 22, 5:30-6:30 pm, “The Arts as Brick & Mortar of Community Building,” Georgia Museum of Art
  • Fri Feb 23, 8am-12noon, Workshop on Fundraising presented by Joan Prittie, Community Foundation, United Way, et al, at Piedmont Athens Regional’s Oconee Health Campus, register at
  • Sat Feb 24 9am-2pm, 2018 NE GA Disability Conference & Expo hosted by CCSD at Piedmont College, 595 Prince Ave in Athens, free, register by going to & search “NEGATT”, info at
  • Sat Feb 24 12noon-6pm, Al Huda Islamic Center Open House, 2022 S Milledge Ave., free – donations of socks for homeless encouraged
  • Sat Feb 24, 6:30pm, Starry Starry Night fundraiser for Prevent Child Abuse Athens
  • Tue Feb 27, La Table Luncheon for Interfaith Hospitality Network, $50
  • Thu Mar 1, 8:30 am, Chamber Education Committee, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Thu Mar 1, 6 pm, Board of Education work session, Athens Community Career Academy Media Center [regular meeting is first Thursday at 6 pm]
  • Sat Mar 3, 1-3 pm, Black History Celebration & Michael L. Thurmond Lecture Series honoring Jack Lumpkin & Pat Barron, Morton Theatre, free but tickets required (at the Morton box office)
  • Sat, Mar 3, 2-6 pm, Athens Black Market & Small Business Summit, Little Kings Shuffle Club (223 W Hancock Ave)
  • Mon Mar 5, 10am-12noon, Get Georgia Reading Day at the Capitol 
  • Wed Mar 7, 8am-1:30pm, Kinship Care Stakeholder Engagement meeting, Athens Community Council on Aging, 135 Hoyt Street, space is limited so RSVP to
  • Thu Mar 8, 6 pm, Board of Education business meeting, Athens Community Career Academy Media Center [regular meeting is second Thursday at 6 pm]
  • Thu Feb 15, 3 pm, Domestic Violence Task Force, ACC Courthouse Grand Jury Room
  • Mon Apr 2, 3 pm, Mary Frances Early Lecture: “Education, Civil Rights, and Equality,” Bakari Sanders (CNN political analyst), Mahler Auditorium, Georgia Center for Continuing Education
  • Tue Apr 3, 10am-noon, Keys to Help Your Teen Get Their First Job presented by Parent to Parent of Georgia, free, ACC Library
  • Sat, Apr 7, Chess & Community ConferenceThe Classic Center, register your team at
  • Tue Apr 10, 6:30-8 pm, Meals in the Middle locally grown, multi-course, gourmet dinner, $25 donation to local work, t


Other calendars:  Clarke County School District, The Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, Online Athens/Athens Banner Herald, Flagpole, Athens-Clarke County Library, Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services, Athens-Clarke County Visitors Bureau, Athens-Oconee Parent Magazine, University of Georgia, Athens Macaroni Kid, Athens-Clarke County Unified Government, Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, St. Mary’s Health System, Home in 5 (foster home orientations & trainings)