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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Art Reception for Charlie Touvell's "Major Vibes" & Wendy Minor Viny's Solo Show

Friday, Jan. 31, 5-7pm: Art Reception for Charlie Touvell’s "Major Vibes" & Wendy Minor Viny’s Solo Show. Their artwork will be on display (and for sale) Jan. 6-31 in the Arts West upstairs and downstairs galleries. The c...

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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Afternoon Arts Classes for Kids - Unit Two Registration Still Open through Jan. 24th

Monday-Thursday, Jan. 6 - Mar. 5, 3:45-5:15pm: Afternoon Arts Classes. Registration is open until January 24. Students in grades K-5 will experience arts instruction in a variety of disciplines. Students can be registered for one or more days per week. Mo...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

FREE Ohio University Coaching Education Sport Sampler

Ohio University Education Sport Sampler Flyer

Designed to allow children from the Athens Community to try the sports of Football (non-contact), Basketball, and Soccer without having to commit to a program. Children will be able to sign up for one or multiple sports with the Athens Community Center. P...

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Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: December 31, 2019

National Girls and Women in Sports Day - Athens Breakfast of Champions

NGWSD Breakfast of Champions poster 2020

Want to be part of something that drives motivation or inspires greatness? THIS is the event for you! Come celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day with us at the Athens Community Center on February 1st at 9am. Free to attend but we ask that you d...

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Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Registration now open for Unified Recreational Basketball League Coed Ages 16 and up.

Unified Rec Basketball Flyer.

March 17th to April 16th  Tuesdays and Thursdays at either 5:30 pm or 6:30 pm (1 hour per night)  $20 per person 

Who: Co-Ed 16 years old and up 

What: Unified Basketball joins people with and without intellectual disabil...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED to Jan. 31st, at 5pm: Call for Art Outside the Box Entries

AMAC call for art outside the box entries

Now thru Friday, Jan. 31st, at 5pm: Call for Art Outside the Box Entries. AMAC is seeking up to 10 art designs to be applied onto vinyl wraps to cover traffic control boxes in Athens, Ohio. AMAC encourages submissions of Athens specific artworks t...

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Additional Info... Arts, Parks, & Recreation Department

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Mulligan Road - Gas Main Line Replacement

The City of Athens announces that Columbia Gas and contractor, R&R Pipeline will begin replacement of the gas main on Mulligan Road on Monday, January 27, 2020 through Wednesday, January 29, 2020. One lane traffic will be maintained with flaggers from...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway, Construction March - September 2020

The Richland Avenue Pedestrian Passageway Project includes construction of a grade-separated pedestrian passage under Richland Avenue between West Green Drive and Bobcat Lane.   The purpose of the project is to improve the pedestrian’s ...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 15, 2020

AEP Tree Trimming

The City of Athens announces that AEP will be performing tree trimming work throughout the City, through the end of February.  Electric service will not be disrupted.

The following is a list of impacted streets:

State Route 682

Armitage Road

West Uni...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Christmas tree Pickup

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The City of Athens is announcing there will be a free Christmas tree pickup of discarded live trees on Tuesdays and Fridays beginning January 3rd, 2020 and continuing through the month of January.  Residents should place Christmas trees at the cu...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Columbia Gas Line Replacement: Fort Street and Fairview Avenue Area

Columbia Gas main line replacement work is planned to begin the week of January 6, 2020 in the Fort Street and Fairview Avenue area of the City. Please see below for additional information from Columbia Gas. Questions or concerns may be addressed to Miche...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Mulligan Road - Gas Main Line Replacement

The City of Athens announces that Columbia Gas and contractor, R&R Pipeline will begin replacement of the gas main on Mulligan Road on Monday January 6, 2020.  Work is anticipated to be completed within 4 weeks.  One lane traffic wil...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Fort Street - Gas Main Line Replacement

The City of Athens announces that Columbia Gas and contractor, RLA will begin replacement of the gas main on Fort Street on Monday January 6, 2020.  Main line work is anticipated to be completed within 3-4 weeks; final connections to residences a...

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Engineering and Public Works
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Safe Routes to School Program - Grant Street

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The City of Athens was awarded funds through the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to complete a sidewalk project on Grant Street as part of a Safe Routes to School program. The project is anticipated to be completed in 2020.

The full set of draft p...

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Engineering and Public Works

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Afternoon Arts Classes for Kids - Unit Two Registration Still Open through January 24th

Monday-Thursday, Jan. 6 - Mar. 5, 3:45-5:15pm: Afternoon Arts Classes. Registration is open until January 24. Students in grades K-5 will experience arts instruction in a variety of disciplines. Students can be registered for one or more days per week. Mo...

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Register Online General City News Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2019

National Girls and Women in Sports Day - Athens Breakfast of Champions

NGWSD Breakfast of Champions poster 2020

Want to be part of something that drives motivation or inspires greatness? THIS is the event for you! Come celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports day with us at the Athens Community Center on February 1st at 9am. Free to attend but we ask that you d...

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General City News Releases
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Registration now open for Unified Recreational Basketball League. Coed Ages 16 and up.

Unified Rec Basketball Flyer.

March 17th to April 16th  Tuesdays and Thursdays at either 5:30 pm or 6:30 pm (1 hour per night)  $20 per person 

Who: Co-Ed 16 years old and up 

What: Unified Basketball joins people with and without intellectual disabil...

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Register Online General City News Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2019

AHRC Holiday Route Schedule For 2020

AHRC Trash Delay Dates

AHRC Holiday Route Schedule for 2020 New Year’s Day January 1st, 2020

Closed Wednesday, One Day Delay After Wednesday Residential routes will be delayed by one day after Wednesday

Martin Luther King Day January 20th

Closed Monday,...

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