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Athens Police Department Winter Security Tips
Athens Police Department Winter Security Tips Read on...
Columbus Road Bikepath Spur Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The Columbus Road Bikepath Spur ribbon cutting ceremony will be conducted on December 9, 2016 at 3 pm. The ceremony will be held on the Columbus Road side of the bikepath spur. Limited parking will be available at ACEnet, 94 Columbus Road. Read on...
Columbus Road Bikepath Spur Project, Project Number 270
The Contractor will be working on clean up the week of November 21 and 28, with seeding and safety fence installation scheduled to begin the week of December 5. The bikepath spur will remain closed until the safety fencing is completely installed. Read on...
Around Athens

Uptown for the Holidays 2016 schedule:

Visit with Santa | December 8 & 15, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Santa makes a special appearance in Uptown Athens to hear your holiday wishes. Find Santa at:
The 5 on Court Building
5  N. Court Street
First Floor Lobby
Athens, Ohio

The Athena Holiday Movie Schedule

December 3rdElf – Show times 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM (No evening show)

December 10thMuppets Christmas Carol – Show times 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Special Evening Movie: Scrooged (with Bill Murray) – Show times 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM

December 17thMiracle on 34th Street (original black and white version)   – Show times 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM  (No evening show)

Admission is a non-perishable food item or cash donation.  A complementary snowflake sugar cookie for all patrons.  This is the fifth season for the Holiday Film Festival.  Last year we donated nearly 1,000 pounds of non-perishable food and almost $400.00 in cash to the Athens County Food Bank.

Gingerbread House Display
Head uptown and check out the window displays of local businesses to see enchanting recreations of notable Athens-area architecture. See rules and enter online at: Direct questions to

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Thursdays: December 8 & 15; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Red Recycle Bin Pickup
The City of Athens will collect red recycling bins from residents per the schedule on the map. Please leave your red bin at the curb during the times the city will be in your area and someone from the city will collect the bin. You can also turn your red bin at City Hall or the Athens Community Center. If you have any questions please call the Mayor’s Office at (740) 592-3340

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2016 Leaf Pickup Schedule

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