Mental Health Expo, poetry open mic night and more: 5 things to do in Georgetown, Jan. 16-19

Grupo Massa performs at the Georgetown Library as part of the Live Music at the Library series. (Courtesy Grupo Massa)
Grupo Massa performs at the Georgetown Library as part of the Live Music at the Library series. (Courtesy Grupo Massa)

Grupo Massa performs at the Georgetown Library as part of the Live Music at the Library series. (Courtesy Grupo Massa)

Jan. 16

1. Mental Health Expo


The office of the Williamson County Precinct 3 justice of the peace hosts its first Mental Health Expo. The event will offer resources and programs pertaining to mental health and wellness. 6-8 p.m. Free. Williamson County Georgetown Annex, 100 Wilco Way, Georgetown. 512-943-1508. www.facebook.com/events/100-wilco-way-ste-204-georgetown-tx-78626/mental-health-expo/573673359875019/

Jan. 17

2. Adults with disabilities dance


The Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department hosts a dance for adults with disabilities with a Winter Wonderland theme. The event is for adults age 18 or older. Price is for participants and includes a meal. Family members or caregivers are free but must remain present at all times. 6-8 p.m. $5. Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St., Georgetown. 512-930-3596. parks.georgetown.org

3. Open Mic Poetry Night

Open Mic Poetry Night at Lark & Owl Booksellers brings a night of new beginnings. Poetry will revolve around the themes of New Year's resolutions and reflections. There may be some adult topics, and parental guidance is suggested. 7:30 p.m. Free. Lark & Owl Booksellers, 205 W. Sixth St., Ste. 101, Georgetown. 512-688-5582. www.larkandowlbooksellers.com

Jan. 18

4. Engage in a discussion


Artists @816 present “Engage: Follow Your Passion While Making a Living.” Join the open discussion led by artist Carrie Cook. 11 a.m.-noon. Free. 111 Riverwood Drive, Georgetown. 512-930-2583. www.facebook.com/artists816

Jan. 19

5. Live music at the library


Grupo Massa is a world music band based in Austin. With members from Brazil, Germany and Texas, the band fuses their rich musical backgrounds into vibrant and funky world music. 2 p.m. Free. Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-930-3551. https://library.georgetown.org/events-calendar/
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By Ali Linan

Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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