Calendar of Events
Clubs, Social Groups, Games, Crafts, & Hobbies
Fisherman Jon Ray discusses this fly-fishing DVD tutorial he helped create and discusses big water bass fishing. DVD signing. Preceded at 5:30 p.m. by dinner and drinks.
7 p.m., Creekside Bar & Grill grounds, 5827 Jackson Rd. Free (buy your own food & drinks). firstname.lastname@example.org. [map]
All invited to join club members for a group discussion of goodies found at last November's stamp show.
7:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 100 Arbana (park & enter at the rear of the building). Free admission. 761-5859. [map]
Find acceptance, understanding, & support from others who hear voices or have uncommon beliefs. Be heard, grow creatively, learn about others' experience. Thousands of voice hearers attend HVN worldwide & many have found their path to recovery through this innovative self-help group. Meets monthly, every 3rd Tuesday.
Ann Arbor Friends Meetinghouse, 1420 Hill St.. Free. 734-709-2183. email@example.com DepressionSolutionsofAnnArbor.com [map]
Jan. 8: Colin Day presents photos taken during 3 trips to "Burma."
Jan. 15: Mary Underwood, a local weaver who owns two horses and a camel in Mongolia and travels there as frequently as possible, presents "In the Shadow of Chinggis Khan," a program of favorite photos of Mongolian people, culture, textile traditions, and landscape.
Also, club members show their recent digital images (Jan. 8) & prints (Jan. 15) on various topics, including this month's assignment, "Fruits and Vegetables."
7:30 p.m., Wines Elementary School auditorium (Jan. 8), 1701 Newport, & Forsythe Middle School media center (Jan. 15), 1655 Newport. Free. 327-4781. [map]
Every Mon. & Thurs. All ages invited to play this intricate game played with colorful tiles. Lunch available (except Aug.) at 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for $5.50 (age 60 & over, $3). reservations required.
1-3:30 p.m. (Mon.) & 1-2:30 p.m. (Thurs.), Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $2 (members, free). 794-6250. [map]
Every Thurs. Jan. 3: Local physician Thomas Clark leads snowflake making. Jan. 10: classical, jazz, and tango by the flute-guitar duo of Tracy Kash Thomas and Duane Allen Harlick. Jan. 17: New York artist Alli Berman demonstrates her PuzzleArt therapy activities. Jan. 24: Jazz standards, originals, and Latin jazz by Edie Herrold & Red Shoes. Jan. 31: Classical and jazz piano by Jim Vincent.
12:10 p.m., U-M Hospital Main Lobby, 1500 E. Medical Center Dr. (off Fuller). Free. 936-ARTS. [map]
A local seafood expert TBA answers questions about the preparation of seafood. All area women invited. Nursery care provided for preschoolers. Refreshments.
1-2:30 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church social hall, 1500 Scio Church Rd. Free. international-neighbors.org. 995-1645. [map]
All invited to join a group performance of this traditional devotional call-and-response music based on Hindu Vaishnava texts and the writings of poet-saints. Accompanied by live music based on rhythmic Indian ragas on bass guitar, tabla, and drums.
7:30-9:30 p.m., Friends Meetinghouse, 1420 Hill St. Free, but donations accepted. 761-7435. [map]
A speaker TBA discusses this recently discovered large orchid species.
11 a.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free (metered parking). (517) 546-8303. [map]
All invited to learn how to prepare skins for educational purposes. The birds used are ones that have perished in the wild and been found by a WCPARC naturalist.
1-4 p.m., County Farm Park Field Operations Bldg., Platt Rd. entrance. Free, but preregistration required. 971-6337, ext. 334.
All musicians invited for a contra dance music open jam. Bring Judi Morningstar's The Ruffwater Fakebook, Susan Songer's The Portland Collection, and Bill Matthiesen's The Waltz Book if you have them. Note: The June 2 session is a practice for the evening contra dance (see listing).
3-6 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. (just south of Oak Valley Dr.), Saline. Free. Call to confirm. 994-9307. [map]
All adults and high school students invited to form (or join) teams of up to 10 to compete in a multimedia trivia contest that includes written puzzles. Dessert.
7 p.m., Beth Israel Congregation, 2000 Washtenaw. $10 (high school students, $5). 665-9897. [map]