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Calendar of Events

Monday, May 20, 2019






 
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 10:30-11:30 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. except May 27. Downtown.

Tues. 10-11 a.m. (May 28 only) Malletts Creek.

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

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Traverwood, May 2 & 9; Malletts Creek, May 30.

Fri. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri. (except May 7, 14, 21, & 27), various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Preschool Art Start": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft projects for kids aged 2-5, accompanied by an adult. Siblings welcome.
10:30-11 a.m., AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 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. except May 27. Westgate.

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

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, May 29 only, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

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

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various locations, every Mon.-Fri. (see listing). Free. 327-4200.


 11a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

Mobility Career Fair: Washtenaw Community College Career Transitions and the Advanced Transportation Center.

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The Advanced Transportation & Mobility Career Fair at Washtenaw Community College will introduce students and the community to employers in intelligent transportation technologies industries.
The fair is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.
More information, an up-to-date list of employers and registration is available at http://departments.wccnet.edu/careertransitions/career-fair/.
Washtenaw Community College in the Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 East Huron River Dr. Free. 734-677-5155. careers@wccnet.edu http://departments.wccnet.edu/careertransitions/career-fair/ [map]



 3:55, 7 & 9:45 p.m. 

"Avengers: Endgame": State Theatre.

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Conclusion to Marvel Studios' 22-film arc known as the Infinity Saga.
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, 6:30 & 9:10 p.m. 

"Sunset": Michigan Theater.

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(László Nemes, 2019). Pre-WWI drama about an independent-minded young woman in Budapest. Hungarian, subtitles.
Michigan Theater. 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). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4, 7:15 & 10:35 p.m. 

"Tolkien": State Theatre.

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Biopic about the renowned author's life.
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.


 4:15, 7:15 & 9:25 p.m. 

"Wild Nights with Emily": Michigan Theater.

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(Madeleine Olnek, 2019). Rom-com about the romance between Emily Dickinson and her sister-in-law.
Michigan Theater. 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). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 4:30, 7, & 9:35 p.m. 

"Red Joan": Michigan Theater.

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(Trevor Nunn, 2019). Judy Dench stars as Joan Stanley, who is exposed in her 80s as the KGB's longest-serving British spy. Based on a true story.
Michigan Theater. 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). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 5:30 p.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
Northfield Township Senior Center, 9101 N. Main St., Whitmore Lake. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc [map]


 6 & 8 p.m. 

Community High School Jazz Band: The Ark.

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Performance by this nationally prominent local high school ensemble that won Downbeat's 2017 Best High School Jazz Group award.
The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $5 in advance at the Michigan Union Ticket Office (relocated to the Michigan League during the Union's renovation) and theark.org, and at the door. 761-1451. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Group Runs": Running Fit.

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Every Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Sat. Runners of all abilities invited to join a weekly run, 3-8 miles, along varying routes from different Running Fit locations. Snacks provided. Rain or shine.
6:30 p.m. (8 a.m., Sat.), 123 E. Liberty (Mon.), 3010 Washtenaw (Wed.), The Session Room, 3685 Jackson (Thurs), and 5700 Jackson (Sat.). Free. 769-5016 (Mon.), 548-6299 (Wed.), 929-9022 (Thurs. & Sat). [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Stitches & Knots: Drop-In Knitting & Crochet": Saline District Library.

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All crafters invited to bring projects to work on.
6:30-8:30 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 6:45-9 p.m.  Free! 

Embroiderers' Guild of America.

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Stitchers of all abilities invited to work on their projects together and learn about guild activities. Preceded at 6:30 p.m. by socializing.
Pittsfield Village Community Bldg., 2220 Pittsfield Blvd. (park on the street, or in the south lot). Free to visitors (annual dues for those who join). 434-9450 or 330-5724. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Elizabeth George: Ann Arbor District Library.

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This bestselling mystery writer reads from The Punishment She Deserves, the latest in her Inspector Lynley series. This time, a murder suspect in police custody dies, prompting more investigations.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown lobby. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Lifetree Café.

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Every Mon. All invited to join conversations led by St. Paul Lutheran Church members. Each session begins with a video introduction. Snacks provided. May 6: "Love Ya, Mom: Celebrating Mothers." May 13: "Low-Cost No-Cost Adventures." May 20: "An Immigrant in the Sanctuary: When Faith and Politics Collide." May 27: "An Encounter with God: A Prime Minister's Supernatural Experience."
7-8 p.m., 500 W. Liberty. Free. 665-7912. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"A Good American Family: The Red Scare and My Father": Nicola's Books.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss discusses his new book about 1950s U.S. paranoia over communism, told through the story of his father, a WWII vet who was called before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1952, fired from his newspaper job, and blacklisted for 5 years. Signing.
7 p.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline": Literati Bookstore.

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Detroit writer Paul Vachon discusses his new book about the history of Detroit that touches on its establishment as an 18th-century French outpost, its fall to the British in the War of 1812, its history of slavery, its rich architectural heritage, and more. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7-8:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Emerging Writers: Bringing Your Characters to Life": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local short story writer Alex Kourvo and young adult novelist Bethany Neal discuss characterization basics. For adult and teen (grade 6 & up) fiction and nonfiction writers. Also, Kourvo and Neal host an open house for writers to connect with one another and/or work on their projects at 7 p.m. on May 20.
7-8:45 p.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind": Fathom Events.

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May 20 & 21. Dubbed (May 20) & subtitled (May 21) screenings of Hayao Miyazaki's 1984 classic anime about a young princess trying to save her country from war and environmental devastation.
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/events and at the door. 623-7469 (Quality 16), 973-8424 (Ann Arbor 20), 316-5500 (Emagine).


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Sewing Lab": Ann Arbor District Library.

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May 6 & 20. All grade 6-adult invited to get basic sewing help with their unfinished projects or learn how to use the AADL sewing machines. Basic sewing instruction available. Bring your own sewing machine, if you wish. Also, on May 6, local crafter Amber Adams-Fall shows how to clip around curves and corners. On May 20, Made by Rae owner Rae Hoekstra demonstrates pattern cutting.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Stamp Auction: Ann Arbor Stamp Club.

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Auction of U.S. & foreign stamps, covers, and collector supplies.
7:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 100 Arbana (park & enter at the rear of the building). Free admission. 761-5859. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Tartan & Thistle Scottish Country Dancers.

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Every Mon., except May 27. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught; beginners welcome.
7:30-9:30 p.m., the Barn at Gretchen's House V, 2625 Traver. $5. 395-7782, 274-0773. [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Ravens Club: Roe Bickley Trio

Mainstream jazz by the local trio of bassist Rob Bickley, drummer Jesse Kramer, and keyboardist Rick Roe. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Paul Keller Orchestra Paul Keller Orchestra

Award-winning 15-piece big band led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D'Angelo and occasional guest vocalists. Also, each week features a middle set by a guest student ensemble. [venue info]

 
 


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