PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Designed to unite and strengthen communities 

CHESS ENRICHMENT | THINK BEFORE YOU MOVE

Chess & Community partnered with Athens Boys & Girls to bring Chess Enrichment to Athen's youth.  This program is available every Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30 - 5:30pm at the local Boys & Girls.  

Wednesday & Thursdays | Boys & Girls Deering Street & 4th Street

OPEN CHESS PLAY

This program is open and free to the public.  Whether you are a beginner or Chess Master, we welcome you to join us every Monday for Open Chess Play.  It  offers young people the opportunity to learn the basics of chess while engaging with a diverse group of their peers in a safe environment. 

Mondays l 4:00 - 5:30 pm l Athens Clarke-County Library

CHESS & PIZZA

Chess and Pizza is a monthly program that brings youth of the Athens community together to play chess while enjoying some good local pizza.  This program helps teens engage in thought-provoking discussions  and healthy competition with the assistance of mentors and volunteers. Youth get an opportunity to learn, share, and strengthen one another with chess and life perspective.  

Every 3rd Tuesday l 5:00 - 7:00 pm l Little Italy Pizzeria - 125 N. Lumpkin St Athens, GA

CHESS, TUTORING & FINANCIAL LITERACY

Chess & Community partnered with Athens Tutorial Program and EADC to bring Chess, Tutoring and Financial Literacy to the East Athens Community.  This program is available on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at Howard B. Stroud Elementary from 3:00 - 5:30 pm.  The program is also available at Gaines School Elementary on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday from 3:00 - 5:30pm.  

Tuesday & Wednesday l 3:00 - 5:00 pm l Howards B. Stround Elementary & Gaines School Elementary

CHESS & ICE CREAM

Chess and Ice Cream is a monthly program that brings youth of the Athens community together to play chess while enjoying some delicious Ice cream.  This program helps youth enjoy the downtown Athens scenery.  It challenges them through friendly games of chess while  engaging them in thought-provoking discussions  and healthy competition with the guidance of mentors and volunteers. Youth get an opportunity to learn, share, and strengthen one another with chess and life perspective.  

2nd Friday l 5:00 - 7:00 pm l Ben & Jerry's - 105 College Ave Athens, Georgia

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