We had such a fun evening bringing in 2018, and we couldn’t have done it without all the hard work of Emily Schmaltz and our very special Birth Circle Board of Directors. To all those who attended, sponsored and supported our event–Thank you!


JIVE! is the Birth Circle’s family-friendly New Year’s Eve party,

and you and your family are invited!

This annual fundraiser is a fun and festive way

to ring in the new year with the whole family.

The ball drops at 7:00 pm so the whole family can enjoy the celebration.

Dinner Music – Dancing – Local Food & Drink – FUN

Please contact us at athensbirthcircle@gmail.com if you would like to become a sponsor or volunteer for JIVE! 2018.


JIVE! 2017 was made possible by support from:




Special thanks to:

Athena Grand


Athens Mini Maestros

Avalanche Pizza

Bodhi Tree Guest House

Carmilla Butcher – Matilda Jane Clothing

Casa Nueva

Donkey Coffee

Factory Street Studio

Friendly Paws Pet Supplies



Real World Organizing


Shagbark Seed & Mill

Snowville Creamery

Michelle Stobart/Inhale Yoga

White’s Mill


JIVE! 2017

Sunday, December 31st, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 pm

at the Ohio University Inn, downstairs in the Galbreath Room

331 Richland Ave, Athens, Ohio 45701


The Birth Circle presents Athens’ only family-friendly New Year’s Eve party! The festivities will run from 5:00-8:00 pm on Sunday, December 31st, and the ball will drop at 7:00 pm so the whole family can enjoy the celebration. Located downstairs at the Ohio University Inn’s Galbreath Room, this year’s JIVE! party will include dinner by the OU Inn, Snowville chocolate milk, desserts from the Fluff and snacks from Shagbark Mill and other area eateries. A cash bar will be available featuring brews by Jackie O’s. Entertainment will include live music, dancing and multiple kids’ activities. Many wonderful prizes donated by local businesses will be raffled. A nursing and diaper change area for babies and their families will be provided. Don’t miss this opportunity to ring in the New Year with other families and support the Birth Circle!


JIVE! 2016

JIVE! 2016

 Click here to view the article about JIVE! 2016 in the Athens News.