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Calendar of Events

Monday, June 16, 2014






 
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 8 a.m.  Free! 

"Back Roads Ramble": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Slow-paced ride, 15-35 miles, along dirt and gravel roads to Independence Lake and other low traffic destinations.
8 a.m. (June-Aug.) & 9 a.m. (Apr., May, & Sept.-Nov.), meet at 960 Forest Rd. off Country Club Dr., Barton Hills. Free. 761-2885, 663-5060.

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 9 a.m.-noon 

Fairy Frolic Day Camp: Studio 3 Performing Arts Center.

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Fairy Frolic Day Camp(ages 3-6)
6/16-6/20 9am-12pm each day
Does your little one love to imagine, dance and play? Then it sounds like she is ready to enroll in Fairy Frolic School for Fairies! Little fairies-in-training will spend their day dancing and playing in our magical "forest", creating their own wings and wands, using their "magic" to grow their own beautiful flower to take home and much more! Each day is filled with fun and magic that you won't want to miss! At the end of the week, each new Fairy will receive her own official set of wings and wand to take home after presenting parents with our Fabulous Fairy Finale!
Studio 3 Performing Arts Center, 7200 Dan Hoey Rd. Ste G, Dexter. $145. 734-424-9705. info@studio3pac.com studio3pac.com [map]

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 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Horse Riding Summer Camp: Cedar Ridge Equestrian Center.

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Cedar Ridge Equestrian Center's summer camp programs provide the safest and most enjoyable experience and plenty of individual attention for each participant. All camp participants will have fun learning about riding and horse care. There is mounted instruction twice a day.
Carolyne Wheeler -- instructor, designer and supervisor -- is an accredited district commissioner of the United States Pony Club. Carolyne is also certified in CPR and first aid.
The summer horse camp is a 4-day program. Camp is in session from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday thru Thursday. Extended hours are available. Camp is open to all children between the ages of 5 and 17. Ability will be evaluated the first day of camp so that children are grouped accordingly.
2014 Summer Camp Dates are: June 9-12, June 16-19, June 23-26, July 7-10, July 14-17, July 28-31, August 4-7, August 11-14, August 18-21, and August 25-28.
To register, please contact Carolyne Wheeler at pony4carol@att.net or at 734-476-8346
Cedar Ridge Equestrian Center, 5415 Waters Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. 734-476-8346. pony4carol@att.net www.cedarridgeequestriancenter.com [map]

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 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Super Stars Day Camp: Studio 3 Performing Arts Center.

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Day Camp: 6/16-6/20 9am-3pm each day
"Superstars" (ages 7 and up)
If your child dreams of the spotlight, then Superstar Day Camp is the perfect place for them to shine! Participants will spend the day learning about all aspects of the stage with various dance, music and theater instruction, including improv, costumes, special effects make-up and more! Classes lead up to our final theater performance on Friday! **Production will depend on number of kids enrolled.
Studio 3 Performing Arts Center, 7200 Dan Hoey Rd. Ste G, Dexter. $225. 734-424-9705. info@studio3pac.com studio3pac.com [map]

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 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Chelsea Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Slow/moderate-paced ride, 35-45 or 55-65 miles, to either Stockbridge, Grass Lake, Napoleon, Munith, or Pleasant Lake.
9 a.m., meet at Aberdeen Bike & Fitness, 1175 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. (517) 285-6830. [map]

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 10 a.m. 

"Summer Story Hour": Temple Beth Emeth.

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June 2, 9, 16, & 23. TBE librarian Clare Kinberg reads stories for kids ages 3-5, accompanied by a caregiver.
10 a.m., 2309 Packard. Free. tbe_library@templebethemeth.org, 665-4744. [map]

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 Noon-3 p.m. 

Dance Team Prep Day Camp: Studio 3 Performing Arts Center.

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One Week Day Camp: 6/16-6/20 12-3pm each day
Go Dexter! Dance and pom are the theme of the week! Your student will learn what it takes to be on a real dance team! Have fun learning new dance moves, pom and tumbling, as well as tips and tricks about how to give the best audition possible! At the end of the week, all participants will demonstrate their new moves with a short performance and will get to take home their own set of Dexter pom pons!
Studio 3 Performing Arts Center, 7200 Dan Hoey Rd. Ste G, Dexter. $145. 734-424-9705. info@studio3pac.com studio3pac.com [map]

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 12:30-4:30 p.m.  Free! 

Bridge: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon. & Fri. All seniors invited to play bridge. Some experience necessary.
12:30-4:30 p.m., Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 998-9353. [map]

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 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

Writing Group: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon. All seniors invited to read and discuss poetry, essays, fiction, and reminiscences they have written.
1-3 p.m., Turner, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 998-9353. [map]

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 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Make a Flowernote Bouquet": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft activity for kids in grades K-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood Branch, 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy. Free. 327-8301. [map]

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 2:30-4:30 p.m. 

Cooking with Dad: Sur la Table.

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This Father's Day, forget the boring necktie and tie on an apron instead! In this hands-on class, you'll work alongside Dad creating a menu of mouthwatering favorites that are as fun to prepare as they are to eat. Our instructor will walk you through the steps of making everything from sliders and fries to homemade guacamole and a decadent dessert. Once you discover how easy creating crowd-pleasing dishes can be, you'll want to spend more quality time with Dad in the kitchen. Ages 7 & Up
menu: Chicken Quesadilla with Chunky Guacamole - Grilled Sliders with Cheddar Cheese
Seasoned Baked Potato Fries with Tomato Dipping Sauce - S'more's Sundaes
Sur la Table- Arbor Hills, 3050 Washtenaw Ave. $39pp. 734-531-0304. cooking125@gmail.com http://www.surlatable.com/sku/1624493/Cooking+with+Dad [map]

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 4:15, 6:45, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Citizen Koch": Michigan Theater.

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(Carl Deal & Tia Lessin). Documentary about the billionaires who played a large role behind the scenes in the rise of the Tea Party movement.
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, michtheater.org. [map]

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 4:30, 7, & 9:30 p.m. 

"Words and Pictures": Michigan Theater.

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(Fred Schepisi, 2013). Rom-com about a flamboyant English teacher and a stoic art teacher whose rivalry at an upscale prep school culminates in a competition decided by the students. Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche.
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, michtheater.org. [map]

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 4:30-6:30 p.m. 

Ann Arbor Cooks! Kids': Make-and-Take Mondays -- Simply Sushi!.

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New this Spring! Make-and-Take Mondays! Jump start your week with a meal made by your junior chef. We introduce students to a variety of cuisine, basic cooking skills, kitchen safety, recipe reading, and best of all, we'll package it all up in ready-for-the-oven containers so you can enjoy it with your family for dinner! Simply Sushi! - Get ready to feed your family of 4 with a Simply Sushi dinner! We'll start with some Miso Soup before rolling out some Sushi! We'll make Fresh Rolled Sushi with Avocado, Carrot, Green Onion, Shrimp, Spicy Krab and Cucumber. To finish off the meal, we'll make Cinnamon-sugar Wonton Triangles. You supply the beverage and you have a fantastic full dinner for your family! This class is for kids ages 8 and up. Full participation. Register online 48 hours in advance at www.annarborcooks.com
Ann Arbor Cooks!, 5060 Jackson Road. $75/child. 734-645-1030. www.annarborcooks.com [map]

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 6 p.m.  Free! 

"Paved Country Roads Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Fast-, moderate-, and slow-paced training ride, 18-24 miles, along country roads west of town.
5 p.m. (Apr. & Oct.), 5:30 p.m. (May), & 6 p.m. (June-Sept.), meet at Pine Cross Ln. east off Parker Rd. (between Jackson & Liberty), Scio Twp. Free. 426-5116. [map]

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 6:30-7:30 p.m. 

Zumba (Ladies only): Peachy Fitness.

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Every Mon. in June. Zumba a fun workout!!!
Peachy Fitness, 2385 S. Huron Parkway. $35/5 classes. 734-681-0477. Zaini@PeachyFitness.com www.PeachyFitness.com [map]

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 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Downtown Group Run": Running Fit.

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Every Mon. & Thurs. Runners of all abilities invited to join a weekly run, 3-8 miles, along varying routes. Snacks provided. Rain/show or shine.
6:15 (Mon.) & 6:30 (Thurs.) p.m., Running Fit, 123 E. Liberty. Free. 769-5016. [map]

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 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Welcome Night Vale": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All adults and teens in grade 7 & up invited to listen to 3 episodes of this podcast of a radio show from the fictional Southwestern desert town of Night Vale. The show has been described as "the news from Lake Wobegon as seen through the eyes of Stephen King."
6:30-8:30 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower (between Stone School & Packard). Free. 327-8301. [map]

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 7-9:30 p.m. 

"20th Annual Summer Sings": UMS Choral Union.

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June 16 & July 21 & 28. All singers welcome to join this venerable local chorus and guest conductors for read-throughs of favorite choral works. Participants practice the more difficult parts of each night's piece and, after a break, sing it in its entirety, with regional professionals singing the solos. No auditions required; music provided. Refreshments. Tonight: U-M choral activities director Jerry Blackstone conducts Haydn's "Missa in tempore belli."
7-9:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium. $5 at the door only. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. 763-8997. [map]

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 7-9 p.m.  Free! 

"33 1/3": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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June 16, 23, & 30. On Monday nights, when "Top of the Park" is closed (see June 13 listing), the Summer Festival hosts readings by local writers, journalists, and music aficionados who read excerpts from 33 1/3, a series of books about classic rock albums. Followed by DJs who spin music from the evening's reading.
7-9 p.m., Arbor Brewing Company, 114 E. Washington. Free admission. 994-5999. [map]

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 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Joy, Inc: How We Built a Workplace People Love": Literati Bookstore.

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Menlo Innovations CEO and cofounder Rich Sheridan discusses his book about Menlo's methods for creating a joyful and profitable business. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]

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 7 p.m.  Free! 

"The Civilized Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Slow-paced "no-drop" ride, 12-18 miles, to Dexter, with a possible stop for ice cream. A good rise for beginners. Basic repair tips offered at 6:30 p.m.
7 p.m. sharp, 610 Brierwood Ct. (off Arborview east of Westwood from Dexter). Free. 945-4133. [map]

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 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Ann Arbor Stamp Club.

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Bloomfield Hills stamp collector and dealer Mike Miley Jr. shows and discusses the first U.S. stamp issue of 1847. Also, a mini stamp auction.
7:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 100 Arbana (park & enter at the rear of the building). Free admission. 761-5859. [map]

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 7:30 p.m. 

Jazz at the Mendelssohn: Arbor Opera Theater.

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The Earle's house band is taking their show to The Mendelssohn, in support of Arbor Opera's Festival Season. This show will feature Arbor Opera's own Vice President, Christine A. Miller and UM's Jazz singer/songwriter Brendan Asante.
The Rick Burgess Trio continues the legacy of beloved Ann Arbor Jazz pianist and founder Rick Burgess. His music lives on through this talented group of musicians, and Arbor Opera Theater is excited to showcase them along with our Vice President Christine A. Miller and Brendean Asante in an evening of jazz standards.
The trio has graciously agreed to play this concert to help support Arbor Opera Theater's festival season. All proceeds go to support our season and we'd love to see you all turn out in support of AOT and in support of keeping live jazz alive and well in Ann Arbor!
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater. $10-$25. 911 N. University Ann Arbor. arboropera@gmail.com www.arboropera.com

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 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

Tartan & Thistle Scottish Country Dancers.

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Every Mon. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught; beginners welcome.
7:30-9:30 p.m., location TBA. $5. 395-7782, 769-1052, 426-0241.

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 7:45-8:45 p.m. 

Candlelight YIN Yoga (Mix Gender): Peachy Fitness.

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Every Mon., June 16-July 7. End your day with a relaxing hour!
Peachy Fitness, 2385 S. Huron Parkway. $30/4 classes. 734-681-0477. Zaini@PeachyFitness.com www.PeachyFitness.com [map]

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 8:30-11:30 p.m. 

Pub Quiz: Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub.

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Every Mon. Local high school English teacher Barry Aherne throws out questions for anyone to answer at this popular weekly trivia fest. Come with a team (up to 6 people) or join one. Prizes.
8:30-11:30 p.m., Conor O'Neill's, 318 S. Main. $5 team fee. 665-2968. [map]

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