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Calendar of Events

Lectures, Readings, Discussions, & Forums

Ann Arbor is an educated and educational community, providing an ample selection of brown bag lectures, seminars, and other colloquia. The Calendar covers events from authors on book signing tours to politicians on the stump.





 
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Monday


July 2013
 Noon-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Introduction Python": Ann Arbor District Library.

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July 8 & 15 and July 29 & 31. All adults and teens in grade 6 & up invited for one of these 2-part hands-on introductions to this high-level general purpose programming language.
Noon-3 p.m., AADL training center, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4555. [map]
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 7 p.m.  Free! 

Health Lectures: Nutritional Healing Center.

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June 3: Chiropractor Darren Schmidt on "Arteries & the Truth About Cholesterol."

June 12: Schmidt on "Food Freak Show: What's in Your Pantry?"

June 19: Chiropractor Amanda Childress on "Parasites in You."

June 27: Nutritionist Kerry Cradit on "Meal Ideas for the Month."

July 10: Nutritionist Kerry Cradit on "Stress & Fatigue."

July 17: Chiropractor Darren Schmidt on "Lick the Sugar Habit."

July 20: Chiropractor Amanda Childress on "Dining Out."

July 29: Nutritionist Kerry Cradit on "How to Fix Your Thyroid."

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7 p.m., NHC, 3610 W. Liberty. Free. 302-7575. [map]
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 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Justice Now: ICPJ Summer Movie Series".

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Screening of a documentary or feature film TBA about social justice issues.
7 p.m., FUMC Wesley Foundation, 600 E. Huron. Free. 663-1870. [map]
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Tuesday


July 2013
 6-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Memorial Book Making: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Arbor Hospice staff help participants make a photo book dedicated to a deceased love one. Bring photos.
6-8:30 p.m., AADL Pittsfield Branch, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-8301. [map]
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Wednesday


July 2013
 Noon-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Introduction Python": Ann Arbor District Library.

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July 8 & 15 and July 29 & 31. All adults and teens in grade 6 & up invited for one of these 2-part hands-on introductions to this high-level general purpose programming language.
Noon-3 p.m., AADL training center, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4555. [map]
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 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Roots of the Music: Origins of Motown Sound": Dexter District Library.

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Talk by Detroit Historical Society marketing and sales director Bob Sadler.
7 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]
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Thursday


August 2013
 7-9 p.m. 

Serious Collecting, Serious Books: Tools and Ideas for the Advanced Collector: Boundedition Book Arts Studio.

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Join local bookseller Gene Alloway of Motte & Bailey Booksellers and collector Jack Wehrmeister to learn about more serious book collecting, including insurance, buying at auction, resources for collecting, finding specialists, pitfalls of higher end collecting, and more. Pre-registration at website or by phone required.
Boundedition Book Arts Studio, 3765 Plaza Drive. $25. 734.545.8785. bound@boundedition.com www.boundedition.com [map]
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 7 p.m.  Free! 

Tung-Hui Hu: Literati Bookstore.

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This U-M poetry professor reads from Greenhouses, Lighthouses, his new poetry collection that interweaves the personal and the cosmic. Hu has a "contained surreal style that deftly shapes a philosophical argument," says a Los Angeles Times review.

Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]
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Friday


August 2013
 1 p.m.  Free! 

"Great Books at the Senior Center": Chelsea District Library.

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CDL and Chelsea Senior Center staff lead a book discussion for all adults.

Sept. 6: A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson's hilarious best-seller about his 5-month-long adventure hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Oct. 4: The Good Father, Noah Hawley's suspenseful psychological novel about a physician's quest to unlock the mind of a suspected political assassin--his own 20-year-old son.

Nov. 1: Into Thin Air, Jon Krakauer's account of the harrowing experiences of a group of mountain climbers who attempted Mt. Everest.

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1 p.m., Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]
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Saturday


August 2013
 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Cow's Eye Dissection": U-M Natural History Museum.

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Every Sat. & Sun. except July 5 & 6. Hands-on 20-minute family-oriented demo exploring how a cow's eye works and its similarities and differences from human eyes.
11 a.m. (Sat.) & 3 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), U-M Exhibit Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]
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 4 p.m.  Free! 

In Good Company African American Book Club.

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All invited to join a discussion of Home, Toni Morrison's new novel about an African American Korean War vet who returns home to Georgia to find his younger sister in need of help.
4 p.m., Nicola's Books, 2513 Jackson, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600. [map]
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Sunday


August 2013
 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Isamu Noguchi/Qi Baishi/Beijing 1930": UMMA.

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Aug. 4 & 18. Docent-led tour of the current exhibit that highlights the creative relationship between Japanese American sculptor Noguchi and Chinese ink painter Baishi. The Aug. 4 tour is followed at 3 p.m. by a lecture on the exhibit by UMMA Asian art curator Natsu Oyobe (preregistration required at umma-retistration@umich.edu).
2 p.m., UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]
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 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Cow's Eye Dissection": U-M Natural History Museum.

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Every Sat. & Sun. except July 5 & 6. Hands-on 20-minute family-oriented demo exploring how a cow's eye works and its similarities and differences from human eyes.
11 a.m. (Sat.) & 3 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), U-M Exhibit Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]
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 4:30-6 p.m.  Free! 

Rainbow Book Club.

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All invited to join a discussion of Kicked Out, a collection of essays by homeless youth who identify as LGBTQ.
4:30-6 p.m., Jim Toy Community Center, 325 Braun Ct. Free. 763-4168. [map]
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 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Himalayan Trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp": The Himalayan Bazaar.

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Screening of a travel video about Kathmandu and a 12-day trek to the Mt. Everest base camp. Also, information about upcoming trips to Nepal and Tibet.
6:30 p.m., Himalayan Bazaar, 218 S. Main. Free. 997-7229. [map]
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