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APD to participate in “Shop with a Cop”
The Athens Police Department is once again this year partnering with the Athens Fire Department, Ohio University Police Department, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the City of Athens for our annual “Shop with a Cop” program. Read on...
City Building at 8 E. Washington St. will be closed 12/9 11AM-2PM
City offices located in the City Building at 8 E. Washington St. will be closed tomorrow, Friday, December 9th between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Read on...
Athens Police Department Winter Security Tips
Athens Police Department Winter Security Tips Read on...
Around Athens

Uptown for the Holidays 2016 schedule:

Visit with Santa | December 15, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Santa makes a special appearance in Uptown Athens to hear your holiday wishes. Find Santa at:
The 5 on Court Building
5  N. Court Street
First Floor Lobby
Athens, Ohio

The Athena Holiday Movie Schedule

December 10thMuppets Christmas Carol – Show times 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Special Evening Movie: Scrooged (with Bill Murray) – Show times 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM

December 17thMiracle on 34th Street (original black and white version)   – Show times 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM  (No evening show)

Admission is a non-perishable food item or cash donation.  A complementary snowflake sugar cookie for all patrons.  This is the fifth season for the Holiday Film Festival.  Last year we donated nearly 1,000 pounds of non-perishable food and almost $400.00 in cash to the Athens County Food Bank.

Gingerbread House Display
Head uptown and check out the window displays of local businesses to see enchanting recreations of notable Athens-area architecture. See rules and enter online at: Direct questions to

Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides
Thursdays: December 15; 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Red Recycle Bin Pickup
The City of Athens will collect red recycling bins from residents per the schedule on the map. Please leave your red bin at the curb during the times the city will be in your area and someone from the city will collect the bin. You can also turn your red bin at City Hall or the Athens Community Center. If you have any questions please call the Mayor’s Office at (740) 592-3340

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2016 Leaf Pickup Schedule

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