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Calendar of Events

Tuesday, November 13, 2018






 
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 7 a.m. 

Morning Tai-Chi: Sun Shen.

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Happiness is not a circumstance, it is a cultivation. When you practice Tai-Chi, you get to know a part of you that was hidden and you have been looking for all of your life: the power and potential that your mind and body are really capable of. Classes are held Monday through Friday, 7am to 8:30am. See if it is a right fit for you--enjoy your first week of class for free. Contact Pastor Neuhaus at pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org or 734-845-9786 for more information.
Sun Shen, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $225/month. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



 9 a.m. & 10 a.m.  Free! 

Daycroft School Open House: Daycroft Office of Admissions.

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Please join us for group tours of our toddler, preschool and kindergarten classrooms. Please register for a tour at admissions@daycroft.org. Visit us at www.daycroft.org.
Daycroft School Preprimary Campus, 100 Oakbrook Dr. Free. 734-930-0333. admissions@daycroft.org www.daycroft.org [map]



 9-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Hire MI Vet Career Fair: Washtenaw Community College.

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Designed to connect veterans and their families with potential employers, Washtenaw Community College is co-hosting a networking event and job fair with Hire MI Vet - a community initiative developed to help veterans find meaningful employment.
The college will host the event, which starts at 9:15 a.m. with a presentation by Debby Bezzina, senior program manager for the Ann Arbor Connected Vehicle Test Environment at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute. Her presentation centers on intelligent vehicles and the connected car industry.
From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., veterans can have the opportunity to meet prospective employers from a wide array of industry groups, including manufacturing, hospitality, technology and retail. Registration is available online at hiremivet.org or at the event from 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 East Huron River Drive. Free. 734-677-5115. [map]



 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Parks, Rivers, & Trail Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Slow/moderate-paced ride, 13-25 miles, from Dexter to Hudson Mills on the B2B trail.
9 a.m., meet at the B2B entrance behind the Marathon gas station, 8135 Main, Dexter. Free. ggonyo@peoplepc.com. [map]


 9:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"GrieveWell Ambassador Training": GrieveWell.

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Join a team of ambassadors who generate grief awareness, share resources, and educate our community about how to build compassion for those in grief. Training November 13, 9:30-11:30am. RSVP: info@grievewell.com or 734-975-0238.
Red Cross Building, 4624 Packard St. Free. 734-975-0238. info@grievewell.com www.grievewell.com [map]


 9:30 a.m. 

"The Little Scientist Club": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Every Tues. & Sat. Crafts, science-themed stories, and hands-on activities for young kids, accompanied by a parent. Geared toward kids ages 3-6; older siblings welcome.
9:30 a.m. (Tues.) & 10:30 a.m. (Sat.), AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free with regular admission: $12.50 (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-9439. [map]


 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Free Beginner Yoga Classes!": Imagine Fitness and Yoga.

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Join us for 8 FREE beginner yoga classes!
Intimidated by Yoga, want to try it out, but afraid you can't do it? With a focus on the basics, you will learn about how yoga is for EVERY BODY. 8 FREE yoga classes! On Tuesdays at 10:00am-11:00am - 10/23, 10/30, 11/6 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18. Classes taught by Nugget Burkhardt
Imagine Fitness and Yoga, 3100 West Liberty Rd. Free. 7346228119. imagine@imaginefitnessandyoga.com imaginefitnessandyoga.com [map]



 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tues. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. except Nov. 22.Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri. (except Nov. 22), various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Preschool Storytimes": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. except Nov. 22. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. except Nov. 22.Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations (except Nov. 22), see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m.-noon 

Scrabble: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Tues. All ages invited to play this popular word game. Lunch available for $5.50 (age 60 & over, $3) at 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; reservations required.
10 a.m.-1 p.m., Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $2 (members, free). 794-6250. [map]


 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Early Morning Ride from Ann Arbor West Side": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Tues. & Wed. Moderate-paced 40-mile ride to Chelsea or Whitmore Lake and beyond.
9 a.m. (10 a.m. in Nov.), Bird Hills Park parking lot, Newport Rd. Free. 649-9762.


 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Self-Guided Fall Color & Sandhill Crane Tour"

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Maps for the best fall color routes and crane viewing areas are available at the Discovery Center desk. Also, on-request showings of The Sandhill Crane Story.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Tues.-Sat.) & Noon-5 p.m. (Sun.), Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd., Free. Space limited; preregistration required. $11 annual vehicle entrance fee. 475-3170. [map]


 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Thymely Issues with the Straits Pipeline": Good Thyme Garden Club.

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Talk by Huron Valley Sierra Club president Nancy Shiffler.
10 a.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Liberty. Free. 730-2947. [map]


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Tummy Times": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Tues. New and expecting parents encouraged to bring their babies and share new baby experiences.
AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center, 2503 Jackson. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Babytime": Chelsea District Library.

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Every Tues., except Nov. 20, Dec. 25, Jan. 1, Feb. 5, & Mar. 12 Staff present a program of songs, stories, and rhymes for kids under age 2 (accompanied by a caregiver). No siblings.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 11 a.m. 

"Full Body Fit": Better Living Fitness Center.

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Full Body Fit: A small-group workout customizable to all fitness levels focusing on all the basics of fitness: strength, cardio, flexibility, and balance. Free with most Better Living Fitness Center memberships or $15 for drop-in. All ages and abilities welcome!
Better Living Fitness Center, 834-B Phoenix Dr. $15. (734)747-0123. fplonka@betterlivingfitness.com https://betterlivingfitness.com/ [map]


 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  Free! 

Adults Tuesday: Jewish Community Center.

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Every Tues. Activities begin at 11 a.m. with "Energy Exercise" ($3), a 60-minute exercise program led by Maria Farquhar, followed at 1 p.m. by mah-jongg, quilting, and other games & activities. Homemade buffet luncheon ($3) available at noon. All invited.
11 a.m.-3 p.m., JCC, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. (off Stone School Rd. south of Packard). Free (except as noted). 971-0990. [map]


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

Open Meditation: Open Meditation Saline.

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Tuesdays, 11-Noon. Please join us for this free one-hour mindfulness sitting; it's appropriate for everyone, beginners and experienced meditators alike. There are two 20 minute sits, the first guided and the second silent, with discussion and questions in between.
Center for Innovation (formerly St. Joe's Urgent Care), 400 W. Russell St, Saline. Free. 734-276-7707. mindfulnesswithpaulette@gmail.com www.MindfulnesswithPaulette.weebly.com [map]


 Noon-6 p.m.  Free! 

Clay Gallery on Exhibit @ Yourist Studio Gallery.

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Remember the Clay Gallery that you knew and loved? Celebrate its return at Yourist Studio Gallery in a special Clay Gallery on Exhibit pop-up show beginning October 16.
Opening Reception, Friday, October 19, 5:00 to 8:00 pm
The exhibit runs from October 16-November 16
Reconnect with your favorite Clay Gallery artists and discover an outstanding selection of their latest works, from beautiful functional ware like plates, bowls, cups, and teapots to stunning decorative works like animal figures, tiles, sculptures, and wall pieces.
"We are excited to share the many pathways each of us has been exploring in clay since the closing of our 30 year cooperative gallery in Downtown Ann Arbor."
Participating Clay Gallery artists include Royce Disbrow, Craig Hinshaw, Shirley Knudsvig, Yiu-Keung Lee, Brigit Macomber, Susanne Stephenson, Kris Stewart, Joe Szutz, Debbie Thompson, Shirley White-Black, and Donna Williams.
Yourist Studio Gallery, 1133 Broadway. Free. 7346624914. kay@youristpottery.com http://www.youristpottery.com/ [map]



 Noon-1 p.m.  Free! 

Noon Lecture Series: U-M Center for Chinese Studies.

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Every Tues. Talks by U-M and visiting scholars. Sandwiches, cookies, & coffee served. Nov. 6: Former Philadelphia Inquirer Beijing correspondent Jennifer Lin on "From Cook to Counterrevolutionary: A Window into Christianity in China through the Saga of a Single Family." Nov. 13: MSU African Studies Center director Jamie Monson on "Futures in the Past of Africa-China Engagement." Nov. 20: Johns Hopkins international studies professor Ling Chen on "Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China." Nov. 27: University of Massachusetts Chinese history professor Stephen Platt on "Was the Opium War Really Destined to Happen?"
Noon-1 p.m., 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 764-6308. [map]


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free! 

"The Last Palace: Europe's Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House": U-M Ford School of Public Policy.

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Brookings Institute fellow and CNN commentator Norman Eisen reads from his new book, which examines 20th-century European history through the lens of the families that lived in the Petschek house in Prague, the residence he occupied as the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic, 2011-14.
Noon-1 p.m., Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium, 735 S. State. Free. 764-3490. [map]


 1 p.m.  Free! 

"Coloring for Adults": Saline District Library.

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All adults invited to color while listening to music. Supplies provided.
1-2:30 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration requested. Salinelibrary.org, 429-5450. [map]


 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Wool Gathering": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Nov. 13, 19, & 27. All grade 6-adult invited to bring their knitting & crochet projects and interact with fellow crafters. Other fiber-based artists welcome.
1-3 p.m., AADL Westgate (Nov. 13 & 27) and 7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab (Nov. 19). Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1:15 p.m.  Free! 

ESL Tutoring: First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor.

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Intermediate and advanced conversation, writing practice, and book groups for learners of English as a second language. No beginner groups available.
First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, 1432 Washtenaw Avenue. Free. 734-662-4466. [map]


 2-4 p.m.  Free! 

We Care Connect Memory Cafe: Ypsilanti Senior Center.

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This new program is free for caregivers and persons living with memory loss to engage in social conversation, creative and entertaining activities, and develop friendships for mutual support while relieving the mental and physical stress that Alzheimer's disease or related dementia brings to daily interactions, tasks, and responsibilities. Comfortable seating, coffee bar, and soothing music are added features to enter a welcoming non-judgement environment.
Ypsilanti Senior Center, 1015 N. Congress St, Ypsilanti. Free. 734-483-5014. ypsilantiseniors@sbcglobal.net www.ypsiseniorcenter.org [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Anime Afternoons": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited to watch new and classic anime shows. Sushi & other Japanese snacks.
3-4:15 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Beyond Left and Right: Grassroots Social Movements and Nicaragua's Civic Insurrection": U-M Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

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Talk by MSU comparative cultures and politics professor Jennifer Goett.
3 p.m., 555 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 763-0553. [map]


 3:40, 6:30, & 9:25 p.m. 

"A Star is Born": State Theatre.

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(Bradley Cooper, 2018). A remake of the iconic tragic story of a film star who helps a young singer-actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism damage his career. Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4, 6:35, & 9:45 p.m. 

"Suspiria": State Theatre.

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(Luca Guadagnino, 2018). Remake of the 1977 cult classic about a newcomer to a prestigious ballet academy who discovers that the school is a front for something supernatural after a series of grisly murders. Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4 p.m. 

Comic Book Workshop: SCRAP Box Ann Arbor.

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Interested in Comics? Ever wanted to make your own? Have you already started and need some help?
Bring your work and ask as many questions as you need to help get your comics where they need to be! SCRAP will provide you all the creative reuse materials you need.
We will use this time to work on any ideas, basic cartooning techniques, merchandise your work for the public, etc.
This workshop is hosted by our very own KAM KOMICS!
$10 Donation to SCRAP for this awesome workshop. All donations to SCRAP help fuel our Education programs and keep useful materials out of the waste stream.
All ages welcome. We ask that parents accompany children.
Visit www.scrapbox.org or email kam@scrapbox.org for registration and questions.
SCRAP Box, 581 State Circle. $10. 7342185620. claire@scrapbox.org scrapbox.org [map]



 4-7 p.m.  Free! 

"A Feast to Behold": U-M Special Collections Library.

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Display of items from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive, including the first American cookbook, the earliest cookbook written by an African American, restaurant menus, food-related advertising, and more.
4-7 p.m., U-M Hatcher Grad Library 6th floor, enter from the Diag. Free. 647-8151.


 4 p.m.  Free! 

"The Bizarre Tales of Yiddishland: What the Yiddish Press Reveals about the Jews": U-M Frankel Center for Judaic Studies.

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YIVO Institute for Jewish Research (NYC) Jewish studies exhibitions curator Eddy Portnoy discusses Yiddish culture in pre-WWII New York and Warsaw.
4 p.m., 2022 Thayer Bldg., 202 S. Thayer. Free. 763-9047. [map]



 4:10, 7:15, & 9:35 p.m. 

"Free Solo": State Theatre.

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(E. Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin, 2018). Documentary following the free soloist climber Alex Honnold as he prepares to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4:15 p.m.  Free! 

"Kaleidoscope": Saline District Library.

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Sept. 24 & Nov. 13. Stories and crafts for kids in grades 1-5. Activities include "Fall Yarn Painting" (Sept. 24) and "Clink, Clank, Clunk: Make Your Own Rad Recycled Robot" (Nov. 13).
4:15-5:15 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. Preregistration required. 429-5450. [map]


 4:30 & 9:15 p.m. 

"Can You Ever Forgive Me?": Michigan Theater.

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(Marielle Heller, 2018). Biopic of Lee Israel, the formerly successful celebrity biographer who turned to literary forgeries to make a living. Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:30, 7:30, & 9:20 p.m. 

"Beautiful Boy": Michigan Theater.

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(Felix Van Groeningen, 2018). Drama about a family's struggles with addiction and recovery based on the memoirs of father and son David and Nic Sheff. Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamat.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 5 p.m. 

"Full Body Fit": Better Living Fitness Center.

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Full Body Fit: A small-group workout customizable to all fitness levels focusing on all the basics of fitness: strength, cardio, flexibility, and balance. Free with most Better Living Fitness Center memberships or $15 for drop-in. All ages and abilities welcome!
Better Living Fitness Center, 834-B Phoenix Dr. $15. (734)747-0123. fplonka@betterlivingfitness.com https://betterlivingfitness.com/ [map]


 5 & 7:15 p.m. 

"Tea with the Dames": Michigan Theater.

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(Roger Michell, 2018). Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, and Joan Plowright reminisce about their decades-long friendship and their prestigious careers in this candid documentary shot over a weekend at an English country house.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 5-8 p.m. 

Easy Street Jazz Band: Zal Gaz Grotto.

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This long-running 7-piece group plays traditional jazz and swing. Music director James Dapogny leads from the piano, along with clarinet (or sax), trumpet, trombone, guitar (or banjo), bass (or tuba) and drums. Guest vocalist some weeks. Excellent for listening or dancing. Cash cover at the door. Cards or cash for food & drink.
Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Blvd. $10. 734/662-1202. zalgaz.org [map]


 6-9 p.m.  Free! 

"Knit Happens": Ann Arbor Stitch 'n' Bitch.

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Every Tues. All knitters invited to work on their current projects and swap knitting tips.
6-9 p.m., call for location. Free, $2 monthly dues. meetup.com/ann-arbor-StitchNBitch/, 945-3035.


 6-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do: Dawn Farm.

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"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, 2-part series. Part 1 provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part 2 has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when teen substance use is suspected, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part 2 ends with adults and teens hearing a talk by a young person in recovery from a substance use disorder. The series is presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists, and is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Ann Arbor Public Schools, the WISD/LESA Health Educators' Learning Network (supporting and advocating for Whole School, Whole Community, and the Whole Child Approach-WSCC,) and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. The series is inclusive of parents/guardians, teens, other family members, professionals and students - all are welcome. Registration is not required.
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Exhibition Room, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti. Free. 734-485-8725. info@dawnfarm.org http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs [map]



 6 p.m. 

"Conquering Issues Women Face: What Can You Do to Support You and Others": American Business Women's Association.

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Talk by American Business Women's Foundation director Sandy Schrah. The program begins with networking and dinner.
6 p.m., Quarter Bistro, 300 S. Maple. $21 in advance; $20 (cash or check only) at the door. Reservations required by Nov. 8 at abwa-maia.org/resform.html. mortime@umich.edu. [map]


 6 p.m.  Free! 

"Michigan Football Film Review": WTKA Sports Talk Radio.

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Every Tues. Former U-M quarterback Devin Gardner is joined by local Inside the Huddle radio show host Michael Spath in a discussion of plays from the most recent U-M football game. Followed by Q&A.
6 p.m., The Grotto, 303 S. Ashley. Free admission. 395-7198. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Conversational Spanish.

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Conversational Spanish lessons every Tuesday night from 6:30-7:30/beginner and 7:30-8:30/more advanced. First session is free,$60 for the year.
Peace Lutheran Church, 8260 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor 48103. Free. $60. Seat.dude@yahoo.com [map]


 6:30-8 p.m.  Free! 

Knits & Crochets.

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All invited for informal socializing and to share tips while working on their projects.
6:30-8 p.m., CDL McKune Room (if available), 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. To confirm location, contact Mary Budzinski at marybudz@me.com or 846-3826. [map]


 6:30 p.m. 

Magic: The Gathering Tournament: Get Your Game On.

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Every Mon.-Wed. & Fri. All invited to compete in competitive and casual tournaments of this popular collectible card game using various decks, including modern (Mon., competitive), Elder Dragon Highlander (Tues., casual), standard (Wed. 6 p.m., casual), Legacy (Wed. 6:30 p.m., competitive), booster draft (Fri. 6 p.m.), and modern (Fri. 6:30 p.m., competitive) decks. Prizes. Bring your own cards.
6 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 6:30 p.m. (all dates), Get Your Game On, 310 S. State. $5 & $7.50 (casual), $10 & $15 (competitive), & $10 (booster draft). 786-3746. [map]


 6:30-7:15 p.m.  Free! 

"Give Thanks Evening Storytime": Chelsea District Library.

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Youth librarians present a storytelling program for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by a parent).
6:30-7:15 p.m., Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Overwintering Honeybee Nucs": Ann Arbor Backyard Beekeepers.

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Club members discuss nucs, small bee colonies created from larger colonies.
6:30 p.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free; metered parking. A2B2club@gmail.com. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Ingmar Bergman's Cinema: A Centennial Retrospective": State Theatre.

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Nov. 6: "Wild Strawberries" (Ingmar Bergman, 1957). An elderly academic looks back on his life. Swedish, subtitles. 7 p.m.

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Nov. 13: "The Seventh Seal" (Ingmar Bergman, 1957). Masterful allegory about a disillusioned returning Crusader who plays chess with Death. Max von Sydow. Swedish, subtitles. 7 p.m.

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Nov. 20: "Autumn Sonata" (Ingmar Bergman, 1978). A successful concert pianist visits the daughter who has always longed for her love. Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann. Swedish, subtitles. 7 p.m.

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Nov. 27: "Persona" (Ingmar Bergman, 1966). A mental patient and her therapist switch personalities in this gripping psychological drama. Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann. Swedish, subtitles. 7 p.m.

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7 p.m., State Theatre. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"The Border-To-Border Trail: What's New?": Friends of the Border To Border Trail.

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Hear updates on what's new, and planned (such as steps being taken to take the Trail off road from Dexter to Ann Arbor), for the cross-County Border-To-Border non-motorized trail from Peter Sanderson of the Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission. Also, members of the Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative will discuss their work on a proposed trail from Dexter to Chelsea to Stockbridge.
REI store Community Room, 970 W Eisenhower Parkway. Free. 734-487-9058. wolverbob@gmail.com www.bordertoborder.org [map]



 7 p.m. 

Basic Tai-Chi Form: Sun Shen.

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In this class, you will build a solid foundation in Tai-Chi principles in an intimate setting, with guidance and personal adjustment in the SUN SHEN 35 Form from accomplished instructors. As you learn the sequence and details of the Form, you will experience the calm, effortless power that comes from relaxed focus. Classes are held Monday at 6pm, and Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm. Contact Pastor Neuhaus at pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org or 734-845-9786 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $55/month or $17/drop in. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



 7 p.m. 

Eastside Weekly Euchre Tournament.

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Every Tues. Open to all age 18 & over. No partner needed. Cash prizes for 1st-3rd places.
7 p.m., Banfield's Bar & Grill, 3140 Packard. $5. kari.thurman@gmail.com. [map]


 7 p.m. 

English Country Dance: Ann Arbor Community of Traditional Music and Dance.

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Every Tues. 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 6:45 p.m.
7-9:30 p.m., Chapel Hill Condominium clubhouse, 3350 Green Rd. (park on Burbank). $8 (students, $4; kids age 13 & under with a parent, free). 665-7704. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Fantasy and Science Fiction/Theory Reading Group: U-M English Department.

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All age 21 & over invited to discuss Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders' 2017 Man Booker Prize-winning novel, set in a purgatorial realm, revolving around the perspective of Lincoln's 11-year-old son, who died in 1862.
7-9 p.m., 3154 Angell Hall. Free. 764-2553. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Huron Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

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Every Tues. All male singers invited to join the weekly rehearsals of this local barbershop harmony chorus.
7 p.m., Stony Creek United Methodist Church, 8635 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti. Free to visitors ($130 annual dues for those who join). 796-7467. [map]


 7pm  Free! 

Monthly Go-Tech Meeting: Maker Works.

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Join us for this self-proclaimed "geek show-and-tell." Makers present their creations!
We have people interested in a wide scope of topics and endeavors. Programming, robots, machining, welding, artistic creations, metal casting, anything being built. Pretty much anything someone is "Making" is welcome at a Go-Tech meeting.
Also, if you have a problem with your project ask for help and the brain trust of Go-Tech will amaze you with solutions to difficulties you haven't even explored yet. This is an open group. All are welcome and especially young makers are encouraged to bring in a project to show off.
Second Tuesday of each month at 7pm.
Maker Works, 3765 Plaza Dr. Free. 7342224911. frontdesk@maker-works http://www.maker-works.com [map]



 7-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Voices in Harmony Sweet Adelines.

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Every Tues. All women invited to join the weekly rehearsals of this local 70-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
7-9:30 p.m., UAW Local 898 Hall, 8975 Textile Rd. (west of Rawsonville Rd. off I-94), Ypsilanti. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). singwithus.org 612-7580. [map]


 7-9 p.m. 

"Ann Arbor Bluegrass Jam": Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Nov. 13 & 27. All musicians invited to bring their acoustic instruments to play bluegrass and bluegrass-style music. Vocalists welcome.
7-9 p.m., Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $5 fee to cover building rental. a2bluegrass.com, 794-6250. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Dawnland": Michigan Theater.

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(Adam Mazo & Ben Pender-Cudlip, 2018). Documentary about the Truth & Reconciliation Commission created by Maine to determine reparations for Native Americans forcibly removed from their homes as children and placed with white families in accordance with the Indian Child Welfare Act. Q&A with Washtenaw County judge Tim Connors.
7 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets $15 (MTF members, $12). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"KURIOS: Cabinet of Curiosities": Fathom Events.

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Broadcast of Cirque du Soleil's acclaimed acrobatic show about an ambitious inventor who defies the laws of time and space to reinvent everything around him.
7 p.m., Quality 16 (3686 Jackson) & Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline). Tickets $14 & $15 in advance at fathomevents.com/events. 623-7469 (Quality 16) & 316-5500 (Emagine).


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Pub Sing": Ann Arbor Morris.

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Local Morris dancers lead an evening of rousing choruses, drinking songs, sea shanties, and English folk songs. Food & drinks available.
7-10 p.m., Wolverine State Brewing Co., 2019 W. Stadium. Free. (908) 721-2599. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Restoring Tomorrow": Fathom Events.

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(Aaron Wolf, 2018). Documentary about the state of religion in America, told through director Wolf's efforts to help restore the Wilshire Boulevard Temple in L.A.
7 p.m., Quality 16 (3686 Jackson), Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter), & Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline). Tickets $11.50-$12.50 in advance at fathomevents.com and at the door. 623-7469 (Quality 16), 973-8424 (Ann Arbor 20), 316-5500 (Emagine).


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Self-Help Tools on the Internet for Mood Disorders: A Practical Guide": Ann Arbor District Library Bright Nights Community Forum.

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Panel discussion with U-M Depression Center Toolkit project co-lead Danielle Taubman, U-M Depression Center associate director Sagar Parikh, and U-M Depression Center executive director John Greden. Q&A.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm. Free. 327-4200.


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"The Warriors: Native Americans and the Military": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Talk by Native American historian and activist Heather Bruegel, a member of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Top 5" Trivia Night: Chelsea District Library.

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All invited to form 6-person teams to compete in a 5-round trivia contest. Solo competitors will be matched up.
7-8:30 p.m., Thompson's Pizzeria, 20700 Old US 12, Chelsea. 475-8732. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Yoga 101": Saline District Library.

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Yogacentric instructor Kimberly Jacks leads a yoga session. Bring your own mat (if you have one) and a water bottle & towel.
7-8 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration requested. Salinelibrary.org, 429-5450. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World": Sierra Club Book Club.

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All invited to discuss Emma Marris's 2011 book.
7:30 p.m., Nicola's Books, Westgate shopping center. Free. 971-1157.


 8-10 p.m.  Free! 

German Conversation.

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Every Tues & Thurs. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with either or both of 2 long-running groups, the German Speakers Round Table (Tues.) and the Stammtisch (Thurs.).
8-10 p.m., Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free admission. 453-2394 (Tues.) & 678-1017 (Thurs.). [map]


 8 p.m. 

The Ghost of Paul Revere and Charlie Parr: The Ark.

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Double bill. The Ghost of Paul Revere is a self-styled "holler" roots music trio from rural Maine that No Depression recommends as a "robustly played, masterful amalgamation of bluegrass, folk and gospel for the Millennial generation." Parr is a country-blues singer-songwriter from Minnesota whose influences range from Charley Patton and Dock Boggs to Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly. His repertoire also includes several traditional spirituals, and he accompanies himself on 12-string and resonator guitars, fretless banjo, and his own stomping foot.
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. $15 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office and theark.org, and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]


 8 p.m.  Free! 

Tigue: U-M School of Music.

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Performance by this Brooklyn-based percussion trio that plays a kinetic and hypnotic brand of instrumental minimalism.
8 p.m., U-M Moore Bldg. McIntosh Theatre, 1100 Baits. Free. 615-3204. [map]


 10:30 p.m. 

Tango Tuesdays: Sophia & El Kronox.

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Every Tues. Tango dancing to recorded music. No partner or experience necessary. Preceded at 9:30 p.m. by a lesson ($10).
10:30-11:30 p.m., Phoenix Center, 220 S. Main. $5 (free with lesson). sophiatango.com, 634-9629. [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Aut Bar: Jesse Kramer Trio

Jazz trio led by drummer Kramer. With saxophonist Bobby Streng and bassist Damon Warmack. [venue info]

Earle: Jake Reichbart

Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Dave Menzo

This local pop-rock singer-songwriter uses guitar, bass, synths, and other electronics to improvise instrumental tracks on the spot to sing with. His recent CD, Shhh, is a collection of cinematic soundscapes created entirely with acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments from the Ann Arbor District Library Music Tools collection. [venue info]

Oz's Music Environment: "Anything Goes Open Stage"

All acoustic musicians invited. Hosted by Jim Novak. [venue info]

Ravens Club: Chris Buhalis Chris Buhalis

Popular local singer-songwriter who sings engaging, fresh-minded folk-country originals, often with an acerbic topical edge, in a rich, warm voice. He recently released his first CD in 18 years, Big Car Town, a collection of songs exploring and celebrating his working-class heritage. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Paul Klinger's Easy Street Jazz Band

Dixieland and swing by this local ensemble led by saxophonist and trumpeter Klinger. [venue info]

 
 


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