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Events in Macon June 27- July3

A trivia marathon (well, six weeks), anime, music and fun kid stuff headline this week of activities to catch.

Thursday, June 27

Hit the Courts and the Dance Floor! 

Working out doesn’t have to be a grind.  Rhythm & Rally Thursdays just got a major upgrade with a new DJ Night on the whole bottom floor! Drop by from 5:30-8pm and get that heartrate pumping to the combo of DJ tunes and pickleball action.  Members can reserve a court for free, while visitors can sign-up for mix and mingle or reserve their own court.  Enjoy a night of high-energy fun!

5:30 – 8 pm; free for members/$10 for visitors/$5 for students with college ID; Rhythm & Rally, 3661 Eisenhower Parkway, 31206.  


Friday, June 28

From Mellow Low to Bright High

The clarinet is one of the few instruments that can swing from a classical wind ensemble to a big band jazz group. It’s capable of a wide spectrum of sounds, which makes it fun to play and a very dynamic instrument on the stage.  The Central Georgia Clarinet Ensemble holds its first concert at Newton Chapel, featuring almost two dozen clarinet players playing the music of Grainger, Holst, Basler and more on a variety of clarinets

7:30 p.m.; free; Newton Chapel, across the street from Mercer University ‘s Townsend School of Music, 1501 Mercer University Dr. 31204


Saturday, June 29

They’ve Got Secrets

Evan and Merisha’s relationship had a fairytale beginning, but faces a horrific end as infidelity, lies, and betrayal tear them apart.  Maybe, just maybe, true love can bring them back together.  This NAACP award-winning stage play is written by Wallace Demarriá and directed by Amanda Niqole of Outside Studios.

2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; $20; Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard; buy tickets here.


 Sunday June 30

Anime Movie Night

The enchanting film Liz and the Blue Bird is a beautifully animated tale that explores the deep, complex relationship between two high school musicians, Mizore and Nozomi, as they prepare for their final concert together.  With stunning visuals and a moving soundtrack, this movie is a must-see for anyone who cherishes stories of connection and personal growth.

5:30 pm; $5; Hello Boba Cafe, 359 Third Street, 31201; boba milk tea and bubble waffles available for purchase before the movie.


Monday July 1

Calling all Braniacs!

Want a chance to win $600 and many other amazing prizes? Round up all the brainiacs in your group and head to The Brick Macon for a Six Week Battle of The Brains Tournament.  Teams can be more than eight people, with up to two alternates.  The team accruing the most points over the six-week period wins the grand prize!

7 p.m.; free; The Brick, 1305 Hardeman Ave #100, 31201.


Tuesday July 2

Get Creative! 

Looking for a night out with friends where you can scratch that inner DIY itch without making a mess in your own home?  Create your own unique wood sign during a paint and sip experience at Board & Brush Creative Studio. Get some inspiration and register here.

6:30 – 9:30 pm; $73; Board & Brush, 6255 Zebulon Rd. Suite 180, 31210


 Wednesday, July 3 (camp is actually Monday, July 1 – Friday July 5 — no camp on July 4)

Picture your kids in the movies! 

Your kids looking for something different this summer?  They can learn how to be a stunt double in Week 4 of Catapult Movement’s summer acrobatic camp.  Ages 3-17, all levels (beginner to advanced) are welcome! Invite family and friends to the last day for a performance by all of the campers!

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; $200 for the week; Catapult Movement, 2954 Riverside Dr Suite B, 31204. Snacks and water are provided. Participants must bring their lunch, or purchase a meal plan. All participants must be potty-trained. Sign up here:


And this week’s Hop, Skip & Jump… 

Friday, June 28

Calling all Ms. Rachel fans!! 

Do you have a Ms. Rachel fan in the house?  She may not be THE Ms. Rachel, but this look-alike will have your toddler or preschooler singing along and dancing along!  Enjoy the music, captivating stories, and photo ops.

5:30 – 7 p.m.; free for members, $15 per child for non-members; Peachy Playtown Playspace and Studio, 623 General Courtney Hodges Blvd Perry, GA 31069; must be accompanied by a caregiver.




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