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Charis Books & More

Charis
Call: (404) 524-0304 or visit www.charisbooksandmore.com
Atlanta's long-running lesbian/feminist/mystic bookstore also stocks CDs, gifts and jewelry, and hosts frequent in-store events.

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday October 3, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday November 7, 2018 07:00 pm EST
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday December 5, 2018 07:00 pm EST
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Trans and Friends: A Project of the Feminist Outlawz

Monday September 17, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient w...
Cost: Donations accepted

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday September 5, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. Donations kindly accepted.
Cost: Free

Unapologetic: An Evening with Charlene Carruthers and Mary Hooks

Tuesday September 4, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Join Charis in welcoming Charlene A. Carruthers and Mary Hooks for an intimate conversation about Black, Queer, Feminist movement building for this moment and for what comes next! We will be celebrating the release of Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements. Drawing ...
Cost: $5

Black Feminist Book Club Reads

Thursday August 23, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris is the facilita...
Cost: Free-$5

Race Conscious Parenting Collective

Wednesday August 22, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
This group is designed to support the ongoing development of white parents of white and multiracial children who are seeking to unlearn and dismantle white supremacy within their families, schools, neighborhoods and faith communities. Parents of color are welcome to attend and participate if desired...
Cost: Free-$5

Trans and Friends

Monday August 20, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.  Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient ...
Cost: Free

Yoga @ Charis

Sunday August 19, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: $5-$20

Cliterati Open No Mic

Thursday August 16, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Charis and Cliterati pair up the third Thursday of each month to present an inviting and fierce open mic & reading series that celebrates beginning voices and seasoned veterans alike. All are welcome to come and share their work. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Event. The sugg...
Cost: Free-$5

Making Space: A Community Writing Group for Activists, Healers, and Every Day Heroes

Monday August 13, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
A writing group for those of us who work, move or spend time serving others through human service and community professions (psychologists, educators, social workers, etc). Here, we will use writing as a means for deepening our understandings of our private and public journeys, our relationships, wo...
Cost: Free-$10

Yoga @ Charis

Sunday August 12, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: $5-$20

Celebrate the Great Charis Read-a-thon!

Saturday August 11, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
For 44 years Charis has been a home for your stories. Now, more than ever, we need brave stories, proud stories, honest stories, and yes, joyful stories. Charis is committed to being your feminist home away from home--an oasis, but also a place where you can remember why you do the work you do, why ...
Cost: Free

Yoga at Charis

Sunday August 5, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: $5-$20

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday August 1, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

The Big Queer Sizzle II--Annual fundraiser for Charis Circle

Saturday July 28, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Annual fundraiser for Charis Circle - a smokin’ hot night of performances by local queer artists. Join us for dance, poetry, porn, song, lyrics...featuring: Jericho Brown, The Adodi Muse: A Gay Negro Ensemble, Karen G, Maggie Cee, Theresa Davis, Collin Kelley, Adriana Chiknas, Phoenix YZ, Franklin A...
Cost: Donation

Black Feminist Book Club Reads The Color Purple

Thursday July 26, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris is the facilita...
Cost: Donation

Race Conscious Parenting Collective

Wednesday July 25, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This group is designed to support the ongoing development of white parents of white and multiracial children who are seeking to unlearn and dismantle white supremacy within their families, schools, neighborhoods and faith communities. Parents of color are welcome to attend and participate if desired...
Cost: Donation

Kidliterate Book Club Reads

Tuesday July 24, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Kidliterate invites you to join a group of quirky adults who enjoy reading and discussing classic Young Adult and Middle Reader books. This month the group discusses. Drop-ins welcome! This is a Charis Circle Strong Families, Whole Children Program. $5 suggested donation. 
Cost: Donation

Yoga @ Charis

Sunday July 22, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: Donation

Two Moons: Stories by Krystal A. Smith

Friday July 20, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
“Two Moons takes readers on a whimsical journey to where ordinary women become goddesses and where Black Girl Magic is never denied. You’ll want to dive into these stories and never leave.” Susana Morris, co-editor of Sycorax’s Daughters and the Crunk Feminist Collection” A North Carolina native, ...
Cost: Donation

CLITERATI OPEN NO-MIC FEATURING DANIELLE SELLERS

Thursday July 19, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Join the ladies of Charis Feminist Bookstore every third Thursday of each month for an empowering open-mic sesh alongside a featured author poetry reading. This month’s special guest author is Danielle Sellers, a creative writing teacher and frequently published poet who will reading from her new bo...
Cost: $5

Trans and Friends

Monday July 16, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.  Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient ...
Cost: Free

Yoga @ Charis

Sunday July 15, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: Donation

Cliterat Open No-Mic Featuring Danielle Sellers

Saturday July 14, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Join the ladies of Charis Feminist Bookstore every third Thursday of each month for an empowering open mic sesh alongside a featured author poetry reading. This month's special guest author is Danielle Sellers, a creative writing teacher and frequently published poet who will reading from her new bo...
Cost: Suggested donation of $5

The Mending Time: An Evening With Meta Commerse

Friday July 13, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
She visits Charis to read from and sign her first novel, The Mending Time, which is an intergenerational story of overcoming cycles and effects of violence and separation in the legacy of slavery.  The novel traces two families on the South Side of Chicago over the course of three generations, takin...
Cost: Donation

Making Space: A Community Writing Group for Activists, Healers, and Every Day Heroes

Monday July 9, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
A writing group for those of us who work, move or spend time serving others through human service and community professions (psychologists, educators, social workers, etc). Here, we will use writing as a means for deepening our understandings of our private and public journeys, our relationships, wo...
Cost: Donation

Feminist Vent: The Personal is Political

Thursday July 5, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Building on the activist tradition of Consciousness Raising groups, each month we invite community members to join this lightly facilitated group to talk about issues in their personal lives or in society as a whole that they are trying to process or deconstruct. The group will then use intersection...
Cost: Donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday July 4, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

ZAMI NOBLA Presents: Leona Beasley + Something Better than Home

Saturday June 23, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
ZAMI NOBLA welcomes Leona Beasley, self-described "Southern lesbo warrior king" to celebrate her book Something Better than Home. 
Cost: Free - $5

Cliterati Open No-Mic Featuring in Kerry Neville

Thursday June 21, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Charis & Cliterati join forces to present an Open Mic featuring Kerry Neville
Cost: Free - $5

No Ashes in the Fire: A Conversation with Darnell Moore and Ashanté Reese

Wednesday June 20, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Join us for a conversation with Darnell Moore and Ashanté Reese about Black Queer liberation, feminism, and freedom as Moore shares stories from his book, No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black & Free in America.
Cost: Free - $5

Long Weekend: Guidance and Inspiration for Creating Your Own Personal Retreat

Tuesday June 19, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Join Charis in welcoming Richelle Donigan, co-author of Long Weekend: Guidance and Inspiration for Creating Your Own Personal Retreat. Richelle has studied and taught yoga since 2003. Through her teaching and retreats, Richelle seeks to diversify the yoga community, create inclusive practice spaces,...
Cost: Free - $5

Trans and Friends

Monday June 18, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.  Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient ...
Cost: Free

Making Space: A Community Writing Group for Activists, Healers, and Every Day Heroes

Monday June 11, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Join Charis Books for an evening of discussion and writing about your public and private journeys through advocacy and civic engagment.
Cost: Free - $10

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday June 6, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday May 2, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Wilderness Survival Skills Teacher and Environmental Educator Mark Warren Will Speak on His New Books “Secrets of the Forest” at Charis Books and More!

Wednesday April 18, 2018 12:00 am EDT
Categories: Author Event Warren is the owner and operator of nationally renowned Medicine Bow Wilderness School. Warren has been teaching wilderness survival skills as practiced by the Cherokee for more than 45 years at his school in Dahlonega, GA. Finally, all those years of teaching have culmina...
Cost: Free Event

Wilderness Survival Skills Teacher and Environmental Educator Mark Warren Will Speak on His New Books “Secrets of the Forest” at Charis Books and More!

Wednesday April 18, 2018 12:00 am EDT
Categories: Author Event Warren is the owner and operator of nationally renowned Medicine Bow Wilderness School. Warren has been teaching wilderness survival skills as practiced by the Cherokee for more than 45 years at his school in Dahlonega, GA. Finally, all those years of teaching have culmina...
Cost: Free Event

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday April 4, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday March 7, 2018 07:00 pm EST
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Yoga At Charis

Sunday February 25, 2018 11:00 am EST
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit.
Cost: $5-$20

Trans and Friends: A Project of the Feminist Outlawz

Monday February 19, 2018 07:00 pm EST
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.  Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient ...
Cost: Donation

Yoga At Charis

Sunday February 18, 2018 11:00 am EST
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit.
Cost: $5-$20

Yoga At Charis

Sunday February 11, 2018 11:00 am EST
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit.
Cost: $5-$20

Conscious Aging Discussion Group

Wednesday February 7, 2018 07:00 pm EST
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Trans and Friends

Monday February 5, 2018 07:00 pm EST
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.  Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient ...
Cost: Donation

Yoga At Charis

Sunday February 4, 2018 11:00 am EST
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit.
Cost: $5-$20

Feminist Vent: The Personal is Political

Thursday February 1, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Community members are invited to discuss issues in personal lives and within the community as a whole. The group will use intersetional feminist strategies as tools to work through those issues. 
Cost: Donation

Feminist Vent: The Personal is Political

Thursday December 7, 2017 07:30 pm EST
A time for feminst to come together and discuss. 
Cost: Free

Black Widow Stories of Death and Rebirth

Thursday October 12, 2017 07:30 pm EDT
Poet, herbalist, photographer, and interdisciplinary research-based artist Blache Marie reads poems about their ancestors' forced migration and share herbal knowledge. Following the talk, Blache screens a short film titled. MOTHER. Charis Books and For Brown Bleeders, a collective of black and nativ...
Cost: $10 suggested donation

Pride & Joy: LGBTQ Artists, Icons and Everyday Heroes

Saturday October 7, 2017 02:00 pm EDT
The author Kathleen Archambeau will appear at Charis Books & More to read, sign and discuss her book, Pride & Joy: LGBTQ Artists, Icons and Everyday Heroes.
Cost: Free
1189 Euclid Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 524-0304
charisbooksandmore.com
Hours

Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sun. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.