(SebastiŠn Lelio, 2013). Comic drama set in Santiago about a free-spirited older woman who has a whirlwind relationship with a former naval officer. Spanish & English, subtitles.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org. 668-TIME. [map]
This balanced practice uses traditional yoga posture and breath techniques to cultivate a balance of strength without tension, and calm clarity of mind and supports the immune, digestive and cardio-vascular systems, promotes healthy joints, and slows the aging process. Open to all experience levels.
Sun Moon Yoga Studio, 404 W. Huron St. $15. email@example.com sun-moon-yoga.com [map]
Every Sun. Local artists show how to make a lantern to carry in the FoolMoon processionals on Apr. 4. Materials provided.
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Workantile, 118 S. Main. $10 suggested donation. 763-7550. [map]
A short hike followed by a potluck (bring a dish to pass) by the fireplace. Bring 10-15 photos on a disc or flash drive, if you wish.
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Independence Lake County Park, 3200 Jennings, north off North Territorial, Webster Twp. Free; $5 park entry fee. 971-6337, ext. 334. [map]
Ophir Crafts is sponsoring an Afghan Block Contest during February and March. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2014. Blocks may be either knit or crocheted, and no larger than 8"x12". Categories for judging are Lace, Color Work, and Cables, with separate winners for knit and crochet. There will also be a Best of Show winner. One skein of yarn must be purchased from Ophir Crafts store. Please see our website for additional guidelines and information.
Ophir Crafts Store, Westgate Mall, 2507 Jackson Ave. Free. 734-794-7777. firstname.lastname@example.org www.ophircrafts.com [map]
Release strain and tension on the back, neck and shoulders and strengthen the supporting muscles while releasing the hamstrings and supporting the knees and hips. This soothing practice is available to all levels and promotes immune function, mental acuity and overall well-being.
Sun Moon Yoga Studio, 404 W. Huron St. $15. email@example.com sun-moon-yoga.com [map]
Touch for Comfort Care 3 hours
An oncology massage partner workshop designed for caregivers and their loved ones with cancer taught by an oncology massage therapist. Learn Massage techniques, contraindications and precautions so that you can give a safe and wonderful massage to assist with side effects of treatment and provide comfort for your loved one. This is a hands on class. Pre-registration required. Registration on line or call $35(per pair). Light refreshments included.
Tranquil Being, 320 Miller Ave. Suite 185. $35. 734-761-8753. www.tranquilbeing.com [map]
Every Sun. All invited to a relaxed pickup game of this spirited team sport played with a flying disc. Note: Overly competitive players are politely asked to leave.
11:15 a.m., Fuller Park, just west of the pool & parking lot. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org, 846-9418.
You never know what fun we'll offer, but you know it will be fantastic!
Ann Arbor Hands-On Musuem, 220 E. Ann St. Event activities are included with Museum admission at no additional charge. Admission to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is free for members and children under 2 years old, and $11 for ages two and up.. email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org www.aahom.org [map]
A chance to learn about the city's upcoming annual survey of the salamander (noon) and frog & toad (3 p.m.) populations in town. There are also training sessions (preregistration required) for volunteers to help with the survey. Also, there is a similar kickoff for a program of "Photo Monitoring" (Mar. 15, 10-11:30 a.m.) of natural areas restoration work, with preregistration required for the training session by Mar. 14.
Noon-2 & 3-5:30 p.m., Leslie Science Center, 1831 Traver Rd. Free. 794-6627. [map]
Last summer one of our favorite kids camps was crepes day and we didn't want to wait until next summer to teach it again. Each student works alone so there's plenty of practice in mastering the crepes. Starting with Basic Crepes and adding assorted fillings including steamed broccoli, cheese,and ham or maybe just butter and confectioner's sugar. Next we'll make Chocolate Crepes filled with hazelnut, bananas, and whipped cream. We'll send home any leftovers (feel free to send a container) and a recipe packet. Full participation. This class is a kids-only class and is for ages 8 and up. Register online up to 48 hours in advance at www.annarborcooks.com
Ann Arbor Cooks!, 5060 Jackson Road. $50/child. 734-645-1030. www.annarborcooks.com [map]
Two 4-week reality based self defense classes will be offered at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor. CKM is a reality-based self defense system utilized by Israeli Special Forces. Students learn the techniques needed to survive violent or aggressive encounters. The primary goal is survival.
Students will learn techniques for:
Knife Attacks and Hold-ups
Chokes & Grabs
The Basics Class is geared for beginners and will be taught at a pace appropriate for all abilities (ages 14 and over). The Challenge Class (ages 18 & over) will be for returning participants or individuals looking for a physically challenging, fast-paced environment. Workout attire is needed for both classes.
Preregistration is required.
$40 per 4-week session for JCC members
$50 per session non-members
Classes run every Sunday from Feb 9 through March 2nd. The Basics Class is 1-2:15, and the Challenge Class is 2:30-3:45
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. $40-$50. (734) 971-0990. email@example.com www.commandokravmagachelsea.com [map]
Every Sun. & Tues.-Fri. All invited to compete in tournaments of this popular collectible card game using standard constructed (Fri.), modern constructed (Thurs.), Elder Dragon Highlander (Tues.), Legacy (Wed.), and booster draft (Sun.) decks. Prizes. Bring your own cards (except Sun.).
1 p.m. (Sun.) & 6 p.m. (Tues.-Fri.), Get Your Game On, 310 S. State. $5 (Tues., free; Sun., $15 includes cards). 786-3746. [map]
Comics artist Jerzy Drozd, a contributing editor to the online comics anthology sugaryserials.com who has also worked on projects for Marvel Comics and Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, shows adults and teens in grade 6 & up how to use podcasting to reach new audiences for your webcomic. Participants also work on their own comics; materials provided. For adults and teens in grade 6 & up.
1-3 p.m., AADL 4th-floor meeting room, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4555. [map]
Every Sat. & Sun. Three different audiovisual planetarium shows.
The Sky Tonight (Sat. 11:30 a.m., Sat. & Sun. 1:30 & 3:30 p.m.) is an exploration of the current night sky.
Cosmic Colors (Sat. 12:30 p.m.) is an audiovisual journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum that explores the reasons for color, the nature of X-rays, and more.
The Cowboy Astronomer (Sat. & Sun. 2:30 p.m.) is an audiovisual show about a cowboy who has spent a lifetime studying the night sky and listening to star legends.
Various times, U-M Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764-0478. [map]
A benefit for the St. Andrew's Episcopal Church breakfast program for the homeless. Headliners are Al Petteway & Amy White, a Grammy-winning Asheville-based husband-and-wife acoustic duo of singer-guitarists whose music draws on Celtic and Appalachian influences, and
1:30 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $15 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (mutotix.com) & theark.org, and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]
Digital technology, social media, Facebook, etc. are all blessings in many ways, but they sometimes create special challenges in personal relationships. We will discuss ideas from Sherry Turkel's book, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other, as well as other sources, and will talk about the negative impact social media will We will also examine digital technology has on childre, teenagers, young adults, couples, and families.
While free, please call or e-mail to register.
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore, 114 South Main St. Free. 734-424-2797. firstname.lastname@example.org www.therapy4couples.com [map]
Marlin Whitaker calls to music by Bow Hunter, a band comprised of the local Appalachian folk and old-time music singer-songwriter duo Red Tail Ring with a fiddler TBA. Beginners welcome. No partner necessary. Wear clean, nonmarking shoes. Followed by a potluck (5 p.m., bring a dish to pass) and a concert by Red Tail Ring (7 or 7:30 p.m.; $12; members, $10).
2-5 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. (just south of Oak Valley Dr.), Saline. $8 (students, $5). 994-6494. [map]
The Twilight of the Golds is a powerful dramatic glimpse into the inner workings and secrets of the Gold family. This controversial and entertaining thought provoking dark comedy will raise questions about ethics and morality. The Gold family will confront issues of bigotry, evolution and the limits of love when unspoken prejudices are exposed and threaten to unravel the Gold family. This brilliant cast gives powerful multilayered performances with an endearing mix of humor and emotional weight, evoking themes of heroism and betrayal, love and tragedy, and the end of the family man, played out in microcosm by the contemporary Gold family. Audience participation 'talk-backs' to discuss themes and materials from the play are scheduled following the play. For additional information on the talk-back facilitators please see our website at www.justgobarefoot.com
Barefoot Productions Theater,, 240 N. Main St,, Plymouth. $15. 734-560-1493. email@example.com www.justgobarefoot.com [map]
Mar. 2, 9, & 23. Hands-on cooking demos (with tastings) led by guest chefs. Kids age 10 & up welcome, if accompanied an adult. Mar. 2: "Warm the Cookies of Your Heart with Marmalades, Curd, Crackers, and Scones," with "proper" and gluten-free scones, kumquat and grapefruit marmalades, and lemon curd. Mar. 9: "Pure Comfort Food: Hearty Polish Pierogis," with mashed potato, cheese, sauerkraut, and mushroom pierogis. Mar. 23: "Pasties and Pinch Pie Tartlets," with various pasty fillings and crusts and mincemeat and chocolate piquant pinch pies.
2-5:30 p.m., Baxter House, 719 N. Fourth Ave. $30 (adult-child duo, $40). Reservations required. 474-5021. [map]
Mar. 2 & 9. Docent-guided tour of the current exhibit of ceramics, textiles, paintings, tile panels, architectural elements, photographs, and drawings by Islamic artists from tobacco heiress Duke's extensive collection.
2 p.m., UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
30-minute family-oriented program of rhymes, riddles, and stories with local storyteller Trudy Bulkley as Mother Goose.
2 p.m., Hollander's, 410 N. Fourth Ave. (Kerrytown). Free. 769-3115. [map]
Talk by local weaver and historian Virginia Watson. Also, displays of fiber samples and brief demos of fiber preparations.
2 p.m., Pittsfield Twp. Community Center, 701 W. Ellsworth. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Every Wed.-Sun., Jan. 16-Mar. 15. Stephanie Buck directs local actors in Lanford Wilson's drama about a young prodigy who's searching for her birth father when she encounters a homeless veteran living in a redwood forest in Northern California. Cast: Rainbow Dickerson, Alex Leydenfrost, Michelle Mountain.
8 p.m. (Wed.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Wed. & Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Jan. 16-22 preview tickets: $22 (Wed. & Thurs.), $27 (Fri. eve. & weekend matinees), $32 (Sat. eve.). After Jan. 22: Tickets $27 (Wed. & Thurs.), $37 (Fri. eves. & weekend matinees), & $42 (Sat. eves.) in advance at purplerosetheatre.org, and by phone. 433-7673. [map]
Michigan Irish Musicians Association president David Bowen directs this group of Irish musicians in a program of Irish music.
3 p.m., FUMC Green Wood, 1001 Green Rd. Freewill offering. 662-4536, ext. 0. [map]
Bill Gourley directs this 85-member volunteer ensemble in the "Flower Duet" from Delibes' opera Lakme, "Hoe-Down" from Copland's Rodeo, Toshio Mashima's sunnyItalian daydream Gelato con Caffé, George Gates' Mexican excursion Sol y Sombra, and a Stephen Foster medley.
3 p.m., Dexter Center for the Performing Arts, Dexter High School, 2200 N. Parker, Dexter. Free. 426-2734. [map]
Every Thurs.-Sun., Feb. 6-Mar. 2. This local professional company performs Lionel Bart's popular musical adaptation of Dickens's Oliver Twist, the tale of an orphaned boy who falls in with a band of pickpockets in Victorian London. The score includes many popular hits, including "Where Is Love?" "Food, Glorious Food," "As Long As He Needs Me," and the title tune. Cast: Alejandro Cantu, Ben Chambers, Tobin Hissong, Mahalia Greenway, Andrew Gorney, David Kiley, Christine Purchis, William Fowle, & Sara Catheryn Wolf.
7 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 3 p.m. (Sat., Sun. & Feb. 27), Encore, 3126 Broad St., Dexter. Tickets $32 (seniors age 60 & older, $30; youge age 17 & under and groups of 10 or more, $28) in advance at theencoretheatre.org and at the door. 268-6200. [map]
Every Sat. & Sun. 20-minute interactive demo exploring the biology and behavior of snakes, including sanajeh, the 11-foot snake that lived during the Cretaceous and ate baby dinosaurs.
11 a.m. (Sat.) & 3 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Natural History Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]
The younger of the 2 Ann Arbor-based USA Hockey national development teams concludes its home schedule with a match against this U.S. Hockey League rival.
7 p.m., Ann Arbor Ice Cube, 2121 Oak Valley Dr. at Scio Church Rd. $7 (seniors, students, active military, & kids, $5; youth hockey players with jerseys, $1). 327-9251. [map]
An evening of jazz music by veteran Detroit jazz saxophonist Benson and the Canadian combo The Speakeasy Quartet, whose music blends hot jazz, swing, and pop from the 1920s and 1930s.
4 p.m., KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. $15-$30 (students, $5). Reservations recommended. 769-2999. [map]
Feb. 2: The Pleasure Garden (Alfred Hitchcock, 1926) Silent drama about a chorus girl engaged to an adventurer who begins to play around when her fiancé travels out of the country. 2 p.m.
Feb. 4: Murder! (Alfred Hitchcock, 1930) A man convinced of the innocence of a woman he helped convict or murder sets out to find the real killer. Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring. 7 p.m.
Feb. 9: The 39 Steps (Alfred Hitchcock, 1935) Vintage mystery-romantic comedy about an innocent man pulled into the orbit of a spy ring. Robert Donat, Madeleine Carroll. 4 p.m.
Feb. 11: The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock, 1934) Hitchcock's original version of the thriller about criminals who kidnap a child to prevent her parents from revealing an assassination plot. Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre. 5 p.m.
Feb. 11: The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock, 1956) Remake of the 1934 thriller. James Stewart, Doris Day. 7 p.m.
Feb. 16: The Lodger (Alfred Hitchcock, 1926) A jealous detective accuses a lodger of murder. Ivor Novello, Malcolm Keen. 1:30 p.m.
Feb. 18: The Lady Vanishes (Alfred Hitchcock, 1938) Classic mystery-comedy about an old woman's baffling disappearance on a train that leads a young woman into a web of intrigue. Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave. 7 p.m.
Feb. 23: Rebecca (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940) Gothic thriller about a naÔve young woman who marries an aristocratic widower. Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson, George Sanders. 4 p.m.
Feb. 25: Foreign Correspondent (Alfred Hitchcock, 1940) Thriller about an American reporter who exposes enemy spies in Britain. Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders. 7 p.m.
Mar. 2: The Ring (Alfred Hitchcock, 1927). Recently restored print of this silent boxing melodrama. With live organ accompaniment. 4 p.m.
Mar. 4: Suspicion (Alfred Hitchcock, 1941). A wealthy, sheltered woman marries a charming ne'er-do-well she comes to suspect may be planning to kill her for her money Joan Fontaine, Cary Grant. 7 p.m.
Mar. 9: Saboteur (Alfred Hitchcock, 1942). Offbeat thriller about a munitions worker wrongly accused of sabotage and forced to go on the lam around the country. Script written in part by Dorothy Parker. 5 p.m.
Mar. 11: Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock, 1943). A lively teen grows to suspect that her beloved uncle may be a serial killer. Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotton. 7 p.m.
Mar. 16: Lifeboat (Alfred Hitchcock, 1944). When a ship of Americans and Britons is sunk by a missile from a German U-boat during WWII, the survivors must cope with the elements--and each other. Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix. 5 p.m.
Mar. 18: Spellbound (Alfred Hitchcock, 1945). The youthful new director of a posh mental asylum is not whom he claims to be. Gregory Peck, Ingrid Bergman. 7 p.m.
Mar. 23: Downhill (Alfred Hitchcock, 1927). Recently restored print of this silent melodrama about a boy whose life falls apart when he is expelled from school after he takes the blame for a friend's crime. With live organ accompaniment. 8 p.m.
Apr. 1: Notorious (Alfred Hitchcock, 1946). Thriller about a woman asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends n South America. Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant. 7 p.m.
Apr. 6: The Farmer's Wife (Alfred Hitchcock, 1928). Newly restored silent drama about a rough-mannered widowed farmer in search of a new bride. With live organ accompaniment. 1:30 p.m.
Apr. 8: Rope (Alfred Hitchcock, 1948). A detective sets out to solve a prep-school murder that turns out to be a killing for thrills. James Stewart. 7 p.m.
Apr. 13: Strangers on a Train (Alfred Hitchcock, 1951). Classic thriller about a psychotic mother's boy with a Raymond Chandler screenplay. 1:30 p.m.
Apr. 15: Dial M for Murder (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954). Classic thriller about a man hoisted in the petard of his plot to murder his wife. Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Bob Cummings. 7 p.m.
Apr. 20: Easy Virtue (Alfred Hitchcock, 1928). See review. Newly restored silent drama, adapted from the Noel Coward play, about a divorcée who hides her scandalous past from her new husband and family. With live organ accompaniment. 5 p.m.
Apr. 22: Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954). Stylish thriller-romance about a news photographer examining his neighbor's lives with binoculars and making a sordid discovery. James Stewart, Grace Kelly.7 p.m.
Apr. 27: The Trouble with Harry (Alfred Hitchcock, 1955). Trouble erupts in a small, quiet New England town when a man's body is found in the woods. Shirley MacLaine, John Forsythe, Edmund Gwenn. 4 p.m.
Apr. 29: The Wrong Man (Alfred Hitchcock, 1957). Offbeat film about a New York City jazz musician falsely accused of robbery. Henry Fonda, Vera Miles. 7 p.m.
May 4: Champagne (Alfred Hitchcock, 1928). Silent drama about a spoiled heiress who defies her father by running off to marry her lover. With live organ accompaniment. 5 p.m.
May 6: Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958).Haunting, dreamlike mystery thriller that stars James Stewart as a retired police detective who is afraid of heights. Kim Novak.7 p.m.
May 11: North by Northwest (Alfred Hitchcock, 1959). Classic thriller about an ad exec mistaken for a government agent who's relentlessly pursued halfway across the country. Cary Grant. Eva Marie Saint. 5 p.m.
May 13: Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960). Classic suspense thriller set in a motel run by a peculiar mama's boy. Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh. 5 p.m.
May 18: The Manxman (Alfred Hitchcock, 1929). Newly restored silent drama about lifelong friends on the Isle of Man, a fisherman and a lawyer, who are both attracted to the same woman. With live organ accompaniment. 4 p.m.
May 20: Family Plot (Alfred Hitchcock, 1976). Comedy-thriller about a con artist and her private investigator boyfriend who run into a couple of serial kidnappers. Barbara Harris, Bruce Dern, Karen Black. 5 p.m.
May 25: Blackmail (Alfred Hitchcock, 1929). Newly restored silent thriller about a Scotland Yard detective who discovers that a murder he is investigating was committed by his girlfriend while defending herself from a rapist. With live organ accompaniment. 1:30 p.m.
May 27: The Birds (Alfred Hitchcock, 1963). Eerie thriller about hordes of bloodthirsty sparrows, gulls, and crows plaguing a small California town. Not for the squeamish. Stars Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy. 7 p.m.
Various times, Michigan Theater. Tickets (unless otherwise noted): $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). 668-TIME. [map]
Every Sun. All invited to try this boisterous, jingly English ceremonial dance thought to be descended from the 15th-century Spanish moresca. Wear athletic shoes.
6-8 p.m., Concourse Hall, 4531 Concourse Dr. (off S. State across from the airport). Free. Email email@example.com to confirm. 717-1569. [map]
Depressed or anxious moods cloud the joy of experiencing ourselves as perfect and whole. With or without a diagnosis heal with breath work, yoga postures and imagery to balance moods and awaken inner joy. Certified Teacher.
Sun Moon Yoga Studio, 404 W. Huron St. $15. firstname.lastname@example.org sun-moon-yoga.com [map]
Appalachian folk and old-time music with haunting vocal harmonies by the local duo of singer-songwriters Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo.
7-9:30 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. (just south of Oak Valley Dr.), Saline. $12 (members, $10). 769-1052, 274-0773. [map]
International Ambassadors of Irish music stop in Tecumseh on their final US tour. With wit, a wink, and a smile The Irish Rovers return to the US in 2014 for their Farewell Tour. If you've been waiting to see this iconic band, wait no longer! Enjoy The Rovers irrepressible Irish charm and songs that have captivated audiences since 1964! TCA has featured the Irish Rovers many times over the past years, we are most honored they chose Tecumseh as one the few Michigan venues for their Farewell Tour Concerts. Final US Tour 2014.Final Tour Canada 2015.
Tickets $35 adult $32 senior/youth
Tickets may be purchased online, by phone, or in person.
By phone: 517.423.6617
In person: 400 N. Maumee St. Tecumseh, MI 49286
Tecumseh Center for the Arts, 400 N. Maumee St. Tecumseh, MI 49286, Tecumseh. $32-$35. 517.423.6617. email@example.com http:
Cathedral Church of St. Paul (Detroit) choirmaster Jeremy David Tarrant, a widely acclaimed organist, performs organ works by Mendelssohn, Duruflé, and Bach.
7:15-8 p.m., St. Andrew's, 306 N. Division. Free. 662-4466.
Canceled. Veteran English bluesman, a renowned slide guitarist who was a founding member of Fleetwood Mac, which started out as a seminal force in the British blues revival.
7:30 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $20 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (mutotix.com) & theark.org, and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]
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The local musical trio of flautist Dennis Carter, clarinetist Lisa Raschiatore, and pianist Mariah Mlynarek performs a program of classical woodwind compositions from the past century, including works by Debussy, Lowell Liebermann, and Villa-Lobos, as well as rarely heard pieces by Copland and Andre Jolivet. The trio is joined by talented local soprano Jennifer Goltz for U-M music professor Evan Chambers' Atonement.
7:30 p.m., KCH, 415 N. Fourth Ave. $10-$25 (students, $5). Reservations recommended. 769-2999. [map]
Every Sun.All poets invited to compete in a poetry slam judged by a randomly chosen panel from the audience. Participants compete for points to qualify for an April 5 Slam-Off to determine the team that will represent Ann Arbor held in the National Poetry Slam on Oakland (CA) next August. The program begins with a brief poetry open mike and (usually) a short set by a featured poet.
8-11 p.m. (sign-up begins at 7:30 p.m.), Silvio's, 715 North University. $5 suggested donation. 985-0736. [map]