Calendar of Events
Sports, Dancing, Nature, & Recreation
Nov. 12, 19, & 26 and Dec. 3, 10, & 17. Saline dance instructor Mary Jane Ormsby leads beginning (6:30 p.m.) and experienced (7:30 p.m.) dancers. With recorded oldies, Latin, and country music. First timers are asked to call ahead. The Dec. 17 dance is a Christmas Dance.
6:30-8:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 320 W. Michigan Ave., Saline. $7. 429-4840. [map]
Every Tues. except Dec. 25. Historical and traditional English dancing to live music. All dances taught. No partner or experience needed. Bring flat, nonslip shoes (running shoes OK). First-timers are asked to arrive at 7 p.m. The Dec. 18 dance is a solstice party dance (bring a treat to share).
7-9:30 p.m., Chapel Hill Condominium clubhouse, 3350 Green Rd. (park on Burbank). $7 (students, $4; kids age 13 & under with a parent, free). 665-7704. [map]
Public skating, with a family-oriented program of games and contests. Prizes.
2:30-4:30 p.m., Buhr Park Ice Rink, 2751 Packard. $6 (youths age 17 & under and seniors age 60 & over, $5). $1 discount for city residents. Skate rentals available ($3). 971-3228. [map]
Swing Dance Party: Ann Arbor Swing Dance Association/Ann Arbor Community of Traditional Music and Dance.more >
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Every Fri. Lindy hop, East Coast swing, Charleston, blues, and Balboa dancing to music spun by DJs. No partner needed. Preceded at 8 p.m. by beginning lessons. The Dec. 21 dance is an "End of the World Party."
9 p.m.-midnight, Phoenix Center, 220 S. Main. $5 (students with ID, $3; $1 discount for AACTMAD members) includes lessons. 417-9857. [map]
Reuven AnafShalom, Ed Vincent, and Marlin Whitaker call to rousing old-time music by the Liberty String Band. Preceded at 7:30 p.m. by a beginner lesson.
8-11 p.m., Concourse Hall, 4531 Concourse Dr. (off S. State across from the airport). $10 (members, $9; students, $5). 994-6494. [map]
Every Thurs. Moderate-paced ride, 25-50 miles, along the less traveled roads of scenic Jackson County.
9 a.m., meet at Cavanaugh Lake Park, Cavanaugh Lake Rd., Waterloo Recreation Area, 3.2 miles west of Chelsea. Free. 994-5908. [map]
Local outdoorsman Barry Lonik leads a ski or hike (depending on weather conditions) through this country preserve off Waterloo Rd. in Chelsea.
1 p.m., meet at Zingerman's Roadhouse (2501 Jackson Rd.) to carpool. Free. 477-5715.