Monday, March 24, 2014

6th Annual Cat's Pajamas Clothing Exchange

Friday, April 11th: 6-9 pm

Saturday, April 12th: 12-5pm
Sunday, April 13th: 12-5pm

How it works!

Bring unwanted clothes to ARTS / West during business hours starting Monday, March 3rd to receive a “golden ticket” that allows you to take unlimited items on the exchange days. A massive amount of clothing will be available during the exchange. Early donation must occur before Friday, April 11th. If you bring clothes on the days of the exchange, you may take as many items as you brought, additional items $1. Entry is $10 during the Friday, April 11th First Day Extravaganza, featuring free Avalanche pizza! Entry the other days is $5, entry fee is paid once during the entire event. All proceeds benefit ARTS / West, a non-profit arts organization.

For more information:

ARTS / West: 740-592-4315
Organizer Emily Beveridge:

To Volunteer:
Nancy Baur:

Monday, March 03, 2014

The APRD Spring Brochure is out, pick one up today!

The 2014 Arts, Parks and Recreation Spring Brochure is out, make sure to pick one up at the Rec Center or at ARTS/West and see what is coming up this spring! For those who prefer online viewing, check it out here.

Saturday, March 01, 2014

A.P.E. Center Spring-Break ARTS Camp

A.P.E. Spring-Break ARTS Camp

Is your child curious and creative? Does your child like fun projects?
Are you looking for a friendly inclusive place where your child can make new friends while you are at work during the school spring break?

A.P.E. Center’s 6th annual spring break camp is March 24 - 28, 2014 at ARTS/West in Athens.
Children will make Native American inspired coil baskets, chalk, candles, and even their own Yin-Yang books! They will also play with watercolors and acrylics, learn about Celtic imagery, African beading, modern still life, Greek and Roman mosaics and much more!

Camp is Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Extra pre-camp and post-camp childcare is available 8:00 - 9:00 AM and 4:00 - 5:00 PM.
Potluck and art show will be Friday, 5:00 - 6:00 PM at ARTS/West.

Fee: $ 200 / week. $25 off each child after that within a family. A deposit of half the payment due will be required to hold a spot, with the balance due at check-in on the first day.
Pre-camp and post-camp childcare available for $7/hour.

To register, email: