Thursday, February 14, 2013
There was plenty of merriment to go around at the Oconee County Senior Center on Feb. 14.
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Have you seen the UGA Men's Swimming and Diving Team, Georgia Football Team and others dance to Baauer's hit song?
Thursday, February 14
The teams perform to "Harlem Shake," a song released in mid-2012 by Baauer, a New York artist. What do you think of the latest Internet craze? Have you jumped on the bandwagon? Tell us in the comments below.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Cast your vote now.
Friday, July 6, 2012
What is your favorite dance studio in the Oconee area and why? Tell us by posting a comment below! We accepted nominations through July 9. Voting runs from July 23 to Aug. 17 and the winner will be announced on Aug. 24. Don’t forget to tell your friends on Facebook, Twitter and by email! And vote for your other favorite local businesses here. Don’t miss any Oconee news. Subscribe to Oconee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Happy Valentine's Day!
- VALENTINE'S DAY GUIDE
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Weather: Scattered rain showers are likely before 1 p.m. Between a tenth and a quarter of an inch of new rainfall is possible.The National Weather Service predicts highs in the mid to upper 40s. Top things to know:
Saturday, November 5, 2011
Event-goers enjoyed Native American song and dance and roasting marshmallows in downtown Watkinsville on Nov. 4.
The November First Friday on Main Street in Watkinsville featured Native American song, chant, and dance and Thanksgiving kids' activities. The monthly event is sponsored by the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Full of grace and charm.
Name: Amy Reyner School: 8th grader at Malcom Bridge Middle School Accomplishment: Amy dances ballet, pointe, hip hop, lyrical, tap at Alice DePass Studio of Dance. In addition to dancing, Amy plays the piano and participates in the school chorus, Jr. Beta Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and her church youth group. Amy is also a soloist with Encore Dance Theatre. Key To Awesomeness: The stamina it takes to perform at Amy's level is truly unique, but so is Amy. Performing with charm and grace, all that work with her agree that Amy is as beautiful inside as she is on the outside.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Terra and Shane Hannon, co-directors of the Oconee Youth School of Performance, held a free dance event at their studio on Saturday, July 30. The event, which was open to the public, celebrated National Dance Day by offering a chance for parents and youth to embrace the art of dance by learning choreographed pieces Saturday afternoon, including a hip-hop master class by NappyTabs of the Fox TV show "So You Think You Can Dance?" “We are big fans of 'So You Think You Can Dance?',” Terra Hannon said in a released statement. "So we wanted to participate in this national initiative to promote dance as a fun and healthy activity for all ages.” Some participants were selected to appear in a video of Saturday's performance that will be sent to "…
Sunday, May 22, 2011
A benefit motorcycle ride raises money for the family of fallen Athens-Clarke County Senior Police Officer Buddy Christian and injured Senior Police Officer Tony Howard.
1. Expect temperatures in the 90s to stick around for several days, according to the National Weather Service's 7-day forecast. The hot streak is likely to last until Thursday. There will be sunny skies today and clear skies this evening. 2. A Line of Duty Benefit Motorcycle Ride raises money for the family of fallen Athens-Clarke County Senior Police Officer Buddy Christian and injured Senior Police Officer Tony Howard. Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Cycle World of Athens. The ride gets underway at 10 a.m. and it will conclude at Sandy Creek Park. At the park, there will be many family-friendly activities, including five bands that are slated to perform. 3. Oconee County High School and North Oconee High School hold commencement …
Sunday, February 27, 2011
Take a look at what is happening in and around Oconee today.
1.Temperatures will climb even higher today and linger near 80 degrees this afternoon, the Weather Channel predicts. Enjoy the sunshine at Harris Shoals Park, Herman C. Michael Park or other great outdoor locations around Oconee County. 2.Check out the East Athens Educational Dance Center performance of "Inspired to be Free" at the Morton Theatre in downtown Athens at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance if purchased on-line and $12 each at the door. 3. The final game of a three game series between the University of Georgia baseball team and Baylor University gets underway at 1 p.m. On Friday, Baylor won 4-2, but the Bulldogs bested the Bears on Saturday 4-3. 4. The Foundry Park Inn and Spa in Athens hosts a bridal show and tasting this …
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Locals danced the night away at Oconee Civic Center and also enjoyed great music and food.
The Oconee County Senior Center held its 7th annual Valentine's Gala at the Civic Center on Feb.10. "It was as great a success this year as in previous years," said Senior Center Director Marian Nolley, who coordinated the event. Even though the event is hosted by the Senior Center, Nolley said that the Valentine's Gala is open to the public and people of all ages attend along with groups, such as the Ballroom Dance group that meets at the Senior Center. Sweet Delight catered this year's event, and music and entertainment was provided by The Hands of Time, an Athens band. Correction: The photographer in the original story was misidentified. The name on the photo credits and byline has been changed.