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Calendar of Events

Monday, June 23, 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.  Free! 

"Camp 9-1-1": Huron Valley Ambulance.

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Camp 9-1-1 is a free, interactive 2-day camp for 8 to 12 year-olds! During the camp, Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics serve as Camp 9-1-1 counselors to guide campers through a variety of interactive experiences.
The Ann Arbor Camp 9-1-1 will be held June 23rd and 24th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
To register:
-Online at hva.org
-email camp911@emergenthealth.org
-Call Jason Trojan at 734-477-6781
Huron Valley Ambulance, 1200 State Cir. Free. 734-477-6781. camp911@emergenthealth.org [map]
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 9 a.m. 

FLY Art Summer Camp: FLY Children's Art Center.

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Registration is now open for FLY Art Camps! We offer full day and half day options for children ages 5-15. Price starts at $100. To register go to flyartcenter.org. Contact Chris for more information at info@flyartcenter.org or 734-217-2228.
FLY Children's Art Center, 40 N. Huron, Ypsilanti. $100+. 734-217-2228. info@flyartcenter.org flyartcenter.org [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.  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.-noon 

Science in the Kitchen for Kids: Sur la Table.

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June 23-27. Calling all kids for a week of mad-delicious food experiments and learning how to cook your favorite foods! All week we'll get hands-on and cover fundamentals such as basic knife skills, how to read and follow a recipe, measuring and mixing, and the importance of kitchen safety. Best of all, we'll get into the fun scientific details of cooking, including the importance of using specific amounts of ingredients and cooking times. Along the way, kids will learn how to make great food that will impress their family and friends.
Kids ages 8-12 are welcome to join this popular hands-on camp. Classes run about two hours each and last for five consecutive days, and each young chef will take home a Sur La Table apron and a packet of the recipes they make. Share your love of cooking by giving them a foundation that will benefit them for a lifetime with an experience they'll never forget.
Please note: Classes are only available as a five-day series, no single day enrollments.
Sur la Table Arbor Hills, 3050 Washtenaw Ave. $250. 734-531-0300. Cooking125@surlatable.com www.surlatable.com [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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 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Sensation Stations": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All infants & toddlers invited to engage their senses by scooping, pouring, sorting, squeezing, and shaking a variety of materials.
10:30-11:30 a.m., AADL Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower (between Stone School & Packard). Free. 327-8301. [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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 2-4 p.m. 

Science in the Kitchen for Teens: Sur la Table.

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June 23-27. Calling all teens for an engaging week of cooking and learning scientific fundamentals behind the food they love to eat. All week we'll get hands-on in the kitchen and engage teens with essential fundamentals such as basic knife skills, following a recipe, monitoring cooking temperatures and times, and kitchen safety. Best of all, we'll get into the scientific details of cooking, including the importance of specific amounts of ingredients and cooking times. Teens will learn the science behind creating their favorite foods and be able to cook and share dishes with family and friends.
Teens ages 13-17 are welcome to join this popular hands-on camp. Classes run about two hours each and last for five consecutive days, and each teen chef will take home a Sur La Table apron and a packet of the recipes they make. Share your love of cooking with teens by giving them a foundation that will benefit them for a lifetime with an experience they'll never forget.
Please note: Classes are only a
Sur la Table Arbor Hills, 3050 Washtenaw Ave. $250. 734-531-0300. Cooking125@surlatable.com www.surlatable.com [map]
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 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Summer Lego Club": Chelsea District Library.

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All kids ages 5-12 invited to play with the CDL Lego collection to see what they can make.
2-3:30 p.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]
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 4:30, 7:15, & 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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 4:45, 7, & 9:15 p.m. 

"Fading Gigolo": Michigan Theater.

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(John Turturro, 2013). Turturro stars as a New York City flower seller who becomes a prostitute to help his cash-strapped friend, played by Woody Allen.
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]
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 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Make a Zine": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local zine enthusiast Chelsea Lonsdale helps adults and teens in grade 6 & up make one of these home-made periodicals for themselves. For adults and teens in grade 6 & up. Supplies provided; if they like, participants can bring photos, magazine clippings, or other scraps for cutting and pasting.
5:30-7:30 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower (between Stone School & Packard). Free. 327-8301. [map]
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 6-9 p.m. 

Knight Out: an Instructional Soiree: Knight.

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Knight cordially invites you to our soiree on the 23rd of June,
at 6 o'clock in the evening
until 9 o'clock, at the
Blue Leprechaun in Ann Arbor, MI.

Come learn magic tricks and poker strategies! Each ticket is $20 and includes 2 workshops taught by local talent & hors d'oeuvres

Casual cocktail attire recommended
Blue Leprechaun restaurant. $20 per person. info@knightmagazine.org knightmagazine.org
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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 p.m.  Free! 

Sung Latin Mass & Bonfire Blessing: Juventutem Michigan.

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On Monday, June 23rd, the young adults of Juventutem Michigan are bringing the Catholic Church's classic Traditional Latin Mass back to St. Thomas. Local chant-expert Wassim Sarweh (Windsor, ON) will direct a choir of parishioners and young adults who will assist the Mass with the beautiful melodies of Gregorian Chant.
Confessions may be heard before Mass. 6:30 p.m. Rosary will be followed by a brief introduction to the older Mass, which will begin at 7:00 p.m.
In the calendar of Church Year, June 23 is the Vigil of the Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist, the great saint and "burning and shining light" (John 5:35) that came before Our Lord and prophesied of His coming.
After Mass, on the plaza in front of St. Thomas church, Father will conduct the "blessing of a bonfire" that has long been a tradition before the Baptist's feast.
After the blessing, attendees will continue the early summer festal celebration at Argiero's, in Kerrytown.
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 530 Elizabeth Street. Free. Donation. 3137365463. contact@JuventutemMichigan.com www.facebook.com/events/245555705630354/ [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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 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! 

"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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 7:30-9:30 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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