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Calendar of Events

Thursday, November 22, 2018






 
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 7 a.m. (registration) 

Ann Arbor Turkey Trot: Running Fit.

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5-km run (8:30 a.m.) along downtown streets. Also, a 1-km "Tot Trot" (8:15 a.m.) for kids under age 10. 5-deep awards in 5-year age divisions. Also, awards for top 3 ugliest sweaters, top 3 holiday-themed costumes, and top themed group of 5 or more. T-shirts & medals for tot trot participants. Post-race refreshments. A portion of the proceeds goes to the ChadTough Foundation.
7 a.m. (registration), E. Liberty and S. Fourth Ave. $44 (tot trot, $19) before noon on Nov. 20, $50 (tot trot, $25) after Nov. 20. Entry forms available at theturkeytrot.com. 929-9027.


 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Superior Salem Dirt Road": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Wed. Slow/moderate-paced ride, 19 miles or more along gravel country roads. Call if it's raining or the temperatures are below 50.
9 a.m., Trinity Presbyterian Church parking lot, 10101 Gotfredson Rd. at Ann Arbor-Plymouth Rd. Free. 663-5060. [map]


 10 a.m.  Free! 

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

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


 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.  Free! 

Thanksgiving Meal: Chelsea Senior Center.

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All invited for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital dining room, 775 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-9242. [map]


 4:15, 7:15, & 9:25 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: $10.50 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8; weekdays before 6 p.m., $7.50). statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.


 4:30, 6:40, & 9:30 p.m. 

"Boy Erased": State Theatre.

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(Joel Edgerton, 2018). Drama about the true story of a gay son of a Southern Baptist preacher who's outed to his parents and is forced to decide between conversion therapy and permanent exile. Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges.
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.


 5:35 p.m. 

"Wildlife": Michigan Theater.

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(Paul Dano, 2018). Family drama based on the Richard Ford novel about the dissolution of a marriage as seen from the point of view of the teenage son. Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal.
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]


 6 & 8:30 p.m. 

"T.Hanksgiving" Film Series: Michigan Theater.

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Four of Tom Hanks' most memorable films:

Nov. 21: "The 'Burbs" (Joe Dante, 1989). Comedy about an stressed yuppie who's convinced that the new neighbors are part of a Satanic cult. 6 p.m.

Nov. 21: "Big" (Penny Marshall, 1988). Endearing comedy about a young boy whose wish to be big turns him into an adult. 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 22: "Splash" (Ron Howard, 1984). Quirky comedy about a young man who falls in love with mermaid who seeks him out 20 years after she saved him from drowning. 6 p.m.

Nov. 22: "Sleepless in Seattle" (Nora Ephron, 1993). Quintessential romantic comedy about a recently engaged woman who becomes obsessed with meeting a widower she hears on a call-in radio show talking about his late wife. 8:30 p.m.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Kerrytown Crafters.

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Every Wed. All crocheters, knitters, cross stitchers, hand quilters, and other handiworkers invite to work on their projects with other crafters. Questions welcome, help available.
6:30-8:30 or 9 p.m., Sweetwaters in Kerrytown, 407 N. Fifth Ave. Free. Facebook.com/groups/KTCrafters. 926-8863. [map]


 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. 

"Beautiful Boy": State Theatre.

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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.
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.



 
 
 

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Earle: Jake Reichbart

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

 
 


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