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					Your guide to Athens’ summer activities and entertainment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       THE SUMMER MOVIE SERIES                                                                               Indoor movie location: Bentley 136            Outdoor movie location: Scripps Amphitheater
                                                                                                          Arts & Entertainment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sports & Recreation                                                                                                                 Natural Pursuits & Local Involvement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Movie descriptions retrieved from                                                             Mondays and Thursdays at 8 p.m.              Thursdays at 9 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Dinner for Schmucks                                                     Salt                                                                       Ferris Bueller’s Day Off                                                  Million Dollar Baby
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Summer Celebration Guide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       When he finds out that his work superiors host a

                                                                                                           Dairy Barn Arts Center                                                                                                                        6/20                                                                    6/23                                                                        7/25                                                                      7/28                                                                                                                                                                                                             Stargazing                            Volunteering                            City Celebrations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Campus Recreation Facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising                                                                                             A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off                    A hardened trainer/manager works with a determined
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       executive questions it when he’s invited, just as he                    accuses her of being a Russian spy.                                         from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.                   woman in her attempt to establish herself as a boxer.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.

                                                                                                           Quilting Traditions: The Art of the Amish                                                                                                     PG-13, 2010 166 min Steve Carrell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis         PG-13. 2010 100 min Angelina Jolie, Live Schreiber                          PG-13, 1986 103 min Matthew Broderick                                     PG-13, 2004 132 min Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       City Swims                                                                                                                            Contact these organizations
                                                                                                           May 28 through Sept. 6                                           Ohio Valley Summer Theater                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Athens City Pool, 701 E. State St.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        College Green
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to set up a volunteer shift!             Fabulous Fourth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Curious Case of Benjamin Button                                     Sherlock Holmes                                                            The Social Network                                                        Tommy Boy
                                                                                                           Where: Dairy Lane, just off Richland Ave.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Festivities include fireworks, a car show, fun run/walk,
                                                                                                           Contact: 592-4981 or                          “To Kill a Mockingbird”                 “Bye, Bye Birdie!”                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ping Center                        Sat. noon-8pm and Sun. noon-7pm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Free admission Saturdays and Sundays with                                                        Saturday, June 18                    Habitat For Humanity Passion Works       free swimming at the Athens City Pool, and of course,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Detective Sherlock Holmes and his partner Watson
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     An incompetent, immature, and dimwitted heir to an auto         Mon. - Sun. 12 pm - 9 pm          OU student ID.                                   Hocking Adena Bikeway                                  1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9:30 - 1 pm                          525 W. Union           20 E. State St.   the parade! The Fabulous Fourth fireworks will be held
                                                                                                                                                                            June 23-30 and July 1-2                 July 14-17, 21-24, and 28-31                       Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts                                                                                                A chronicle of the founding of Facebook,
                                                                    1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Closed June 13-27, July 4 & 5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis                          the social-networking Web site.                                           parts factory must save the business to keep it out of the                                                                                                                                                                              592-0032               592-6659          the evening of July 3.
                                                            SESSION June 20 - July 22                                                                                       8 pm                                    8 pm                                               aging backwards with bizarre consequences.                                                                                                                                                                                    hands of his new, con-artist relatives and big business.        Open noon-6 pm July 2 & 3                                                          The 19-mile bike path stretches along
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              who intends to destroy the country.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Saturday, July 9
                                                                            SESSION July 25 - August 26
                                                                                                           Kennedy Museum of Art                                            Where: ARTS/West
                                                                                                                                                                            132 West State
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Where: Forum Theater, RTVC
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Building, College Street             PG-13, 2009 166 min Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Kimberly Scott           PG-13, 2009 128 min Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law                             PG-13, 2010 120 min Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones     PG-13, 1995 94 min Chris Farley, David Spade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        several points on campus, so you can hop on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        anytime and enjoy the scenic ride! Located
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9:30 - 1 pm                          The Gathering Place
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             7 N. Congress
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Good Works
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7857 Luhrig Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      On July 4, the day will kick off with a Fun Run at 9:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      am, followed by a parade down Court Street at 9:30.
                                                                                                                                                                            For more info or tickets, visit: or call 593-0070                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Aquatic Center                     Putt People First, Dairy Lane; The Ridges.       on old Columbus and Hocking Valley              Saturday, Aug. 6                     592-2690               594-3339          For information call: 592-1819

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Great Outdoors                                                          21                                                                        The Blindside
                                                                                                           Where: Lin Hall at the Ridges                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Call 594-3533 for more info and tickets.         Railroad bed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Open/lap swim:                                                                                                                         1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        9 - 1 pm

                                                                                                           Lloyd More: Without Pretense                                                                                                                                No movie — enjoy your                                                                                                                                                                                                         The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Mon.- Fri. 1 am-3 pm, 7 pm-9 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nelsonville Parade of the Hills
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Community Service
                                                                                                                                                                                  Under the Elms Summer Concert Series
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sat. & Sun. 1 pm-5 pm                                                                                                              For details, contact the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Athens Skate Park                                Copperheads Baseball
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           “21” is the fact-based story about six MIT students who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A Chicago man’s hope for a peaceful family vacation
                                                                                                           Now - Aug. 14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7/4          4th of July holiday!                                                    in the woods is shattered when the annoying in-laws
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               drop in.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8/8          were trained to become experts in card counting and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.    8/11         traumatized boy who became an All American football
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     caring woman and her family.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       701 E. State St..                                Enjoy America’s favorite pastime this summer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Department of Physics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Astronomy:                       To get involved, visit the Campus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Aug. 17- 20, from 9:15 am to 1 1:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Come explore the city of Nelsonville and enjoy food,
                                                                                                           Jim Dine: Sculptures and Large Prints                                  Free and open to the public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 PG, 1988 91 min Dan Aykroyd, John Candy                                     PG-13, 2008 123 min Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey             PG-13, 2009 129 min Sandra Bullock, Kathy Bates, Tim McGraw                  Tennis Courts                      (Behind Athens Community Center)                 at Ohio University’s Bob Wren Stadium.          593-1718 or                          Involvement Center at Baker 335 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      rides, games, and free nightly entertainment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Visit for a full schedule of
                                                                                                           July 8 - Nov. 27                                                       Wednesdays at 7 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Free admission                                   Get the schedule and tickets online:                       at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sat.-Thurs. 9 am-9 pm,                                                                                                                                                                                           events and directions.
                                                                                                                                                                                  Where: College Green, next to Templeton-Blackburn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Call 592-3325 for more info            
                                                                                                           For full exhibit listings, hours and more info, log                    Memorial Auditorium. In case of rain, performances                                   True Grit                                                               The Pursuit of Happyness                                                   Yes Man                                                                    Inception                                                       Fri. noon-9 pm

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bring your own equipment or
                                                                                                           on to or call 593-1304                             will be moved inside the Memorial Auditorium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     In a world where technology exists to enter the human
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     borrow from the rental office
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Stroud’s Run State Park                                                       Athens County Fair
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he’s                     A guy challenges himself to say “yes” to everything for                    mind through dream invasion, a highly skilled thief is          Call ahead to reserve a court                                                                                                                                                                                    The 160th Athens County Fair will take place Aug.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ranger help a stubborn young woman track down her                       poised to begin a life-changing professional endeavor.                     an entire year.                                                                                                                            593-7238
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       father’s murderer in Indian territory.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     given a final chance at redemption which involves                                                                                                                                                         166
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Where: 1 1 State Park Road                                                    5 through 13. Enjoy games, competitions, rides,

OhiO University sUmmer sessiOns                                                                            Mozart on the Green                                                          Recyclart!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     executing his toughest job to date: Inception.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   entertainment and attractions for all ages. For more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         TV-14, 1969 128 min John Wayne                                          PG-13, 2006 117 min Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith                 PG-13, 2008 104 min Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper           PG-13, 2010 128 min Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Joseph Gordon-Levitt    Golf Driving Range                                                                                                                  Swimming                   Fishing                                            information call 592-1532 or visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Open daily 7 am - 10 pm                                                                                                                                                                                          for a complete listing of events.
                                                                                                           Chamber Music Festival & Academy                                             Make unique, fun and Earth-friendly crafts you can wear, use                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FREE BOWLING                     GOLF RANGE DEAL                CORNHOLE TOURNY                  900-foot sand beach Must have a valid
(740) 593-2583
                                                                                                                                                                                        and take home for free!                                                        The Dark Knight                                                         The Other Guys                                                             Hitch                                                                     Billy Madison
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Located on West State Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     593-4669                          Rollerbowl Lanes                 OU Golf Range                  Baker Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        on the east side of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the lake is open from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ohio fishing license

205 Haning Hall                                                                                            7- 9 pm, Aug. 8 -13                                                                                                                                         Batman, Gordon and Harvey Dent are forced to                            Two mismatched New York City detectives seize an                            While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of                                                                                                                        28 Palmer St.                    Special: Get a free small      Outside 4th floor                sunrise to sunset.         Boating                    Hiking Trails           Tackle University Program Council’s big list
                                                                                                           Admission is free, though donations are welcome
                                                                                                           Where: Glidden Hall
                                                                                                                                                                                        6 - 8 pm July 20
                                                                                                                                                                                        Where: West 82, first floor of Baker Center                      7/18          deal with the chaos unleashed by an anarchist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       mastermind known only as the Joker, as he drives          7/21          opportunity to step up like the city’s top cops whom they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             8/22          his dreams, a professional “date doctor” finds that his
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           game doesn’t quite work on the gossip columnist with        8/25
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     In order to inherit his fed-up father’s hotel empire, an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     immature and lazy man must repeat grades 1-12 all              Golf Course                        Special: free bowling and shoe   bucket of golf balls with OU   Special: free admission,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Scuba diving with          Boat rental information Six hiking trails with     Check out the University Program Council’s big list
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               idolize -- only things don’t quite go as planned.                                                                                                     over again.                                                     Open daily 7 am - 9 pm            rental with OU student ID        student ID                     hotdogs and drinks.
                                                                                                           For more info: Call festival director Steven Huang at 593-4240               Visit for any                                each of them to their limits.                                                                                                                       whom he’s smitten.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           proper equipment is        may be obtained at      excellent birdwatch-       of 100 things to do before you graduate, and start
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Call to schedule a tee time       When: 8 -10 pm on July 12        When: Every Tuesday from       When: 5 pm - 7 pm on                                                                                        or log on to                                    updates or changes to the event                                  PG-13, 2008 152 min Heath Ledger, Christian Bale, Aaron Eckart          PG-13. 2010 107 min Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson             PG-13, 2008 118 min Will Smith, Kevin James, Eva Mendes                   PG-13, 1995 89 min Adam Sandler, Bridgette Wilson                             593-4669                          and Aug.16                       June 22 to Aug. 24             Weds., July 6                    permitted.                 the park office         ing potential.             crossing them off ASAP! Find it at

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