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Calendar of Events

Saturday, June 29, 2019






 
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 8 a.m.  Free! 

"Dexter Breakfast Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Sat., Apr.-Nov. Beginner-friendly slow-paced (22 miles) and moderate/fast-paced (30-100 miles) round-trip rides to Dexter, Chelsea, and beyond, with stops at the Dexter Bakery or Zou Zou's in Chelsea. A very popular ride. Note: Riders should be prepared to take care of themselves on all AABTS rides. Carry a water bottle, a spare tire or tube, a pump, a cell phone, and snacks.
8 a.m., meet at Wheeler Park, N. Fourth Ave. at Depot St. Free. 347-1259. 347-1259. [map]


 8 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

Chelsea Farmers Market.

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Kids activities, 9:30-11 a.m. on 2nd Sat. each month and market basket giveaway on last Sat. each month, along with live entertainment TBA every Sat., June-Sept. Also, every Wed., May-Oct., Wednesday Farmers Market (2-6 p.m., in the Chelsea State Bank parking lot, 1010 S. Main), with 18 local vendors.
8 a.m.-1 p.m., Chelsea Farmers Market, parking lot on Park St. (east off Main St. between the library and the Methodist church), Chelsea. Free admission. 475-6402. [map]


 8 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

Hunter/Jumper Horse Shows: Waterloo Hunt Club.

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Statewide English riding and jumping competitions. Spectators welcome to bring picnics.
8 a.m.-5 p.m., Waterloo Hunt Club, corner of Glenn at Katz (west off Mount Hope Rd. from I-94 exit 150), Grass Lake. Free. info@hjam.net, (248) 892-6806.


 8 a.m.  Free! 

"Bobolinks, Bluebirds and More: Birding at Staebler Farm": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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WCPARC naturalist Faye Stoner leads the first public hike through this new preserve to look for grassland nesting birds.
8-10 a.m., Staebler Farm, 7734 Plymouth Rd. Free. 971-6337, ext. 300. [map]


 8 a.m.  Free! 

"Yoga in the Park": Saline Parks & Recreation.

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All invited. Bring a water bottle and mat (some mats available to borrow).
8 a.m., Henne Field, 200 N. Ann Arbor St., Saline. 429-3502. [map]


 8:45 a.m.  Free! 

Group Ride: Ann Arbor Velo Club.

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Every Sat. Moderate-paced 40-mile ride to Dexter and Chelsea for those with some experinece. You can also join the ride at 9 a.m. at Forsythe Middle School (1655 Newport).
8:45 a.m., Wheeler Park, N. Fourth Ave. at Depot. Free. 516-5840, 945-0613. [map]


 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

USEA Horse Trials: Cobblestone Farms.

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More than 200 horses and riders from compete in dressage, cross country riding, and stadium jumping. Concessions.
9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cobblestone Farms, 5601 Zeeb Rd., Dexter. Free. 369-2633. [map]


 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Urban Hike & Sustainable Art": Fjallraven.

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Every Sat. All invited to walk through downtown to Eberwhite Woods and back. In warmer weather, hikes may go to the Huron River or the Arb. Followed at 10 a.m. by family-friendly art projects. Coffee & donuts.
9 a.m., Fjallraven, 213 S. Main. Free. 585-5628. [map]


 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 

"Day of Mindfulness": Mindfulness with Paulette.

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This day retreat, led by Paulette Grotrian, Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Instructor, is modeled after one developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph. D., who created the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction course for the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979. The day will include sitting meditation, walking meditation, the body scan, mindful movement, mindful eating, and mindfulness in nature, along with instruction and inspiration. This is a day of self care, rest, and renewal.
Register with Paulette at mindfulnesswithpaulette@gmail.com or 734-276-7707. Space is limited.
Bring your own sack lunch. Tea and water provided.
Gladwin Barn, 4105 W. Liberty Road, 48103. $30. 734-276-7707. mindfulnesswithpaulette@gmail.com mindfulnesswithpaulette.weebly.com [map]


 10-11 a.m. 

"Aerial Boot Camp": A2 Aviary.

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Are you one of the many folks who don't feel "strong enough" to start aerial training? This class is the preparation you've been looking for!
This all levels conditioning class is perfect for new aerialists, or for experienced flyers as a supplement to your current training. We will focus on building strength, alignment, flexibility, and technique with progressive training in the air and on the floor. Students will develop the core and upper body muscle groups needed for all aerial apparatuses and will learn exercises and spotting techniques to practice on their own.
Get ripped and have fun doing it! Crazy spandex, legwarmers, and workout-video exercise attire welcomed but not required. Absolute beginners of any (or no) athletic background highly encouraged! Please register via website, class size is limited. =)
A2 Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk Dr, Suite A. $12. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  Free! 

"In the Garden: Pottery inspired by nature"

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We've assembled a garden of earthy delights for our In the Garden show and sale running from May 3-June 30.
To welcome spring we've filled our gallery with a bounty of practical and artful ceramic ware for your garden. Yourist resident artists and selected students have been busily producing an abundance of garden-related pieces to adorn your garden.
It's the perfect opportunity to get ready for summer and also to find memorable gifts. From bird baths, feeders, and houses to garden gems, luminaria, planters, vases, wind chimes, and even toad houses, you'll find a selection of charming ceramic pieces to enliven your garden this year.
Come join us in our garden of earthy delights and let's get growing!
Yourist Studio Gallery, 1133 Broadway. Free. 734-662-4914. kay@youristpottery.com http://www.youristpottery.com [map]



 10 a.m.  Free! 

Monitor Base Ball Club of Chelsea.

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This 8-year-old club plays baseball using 1860s-era rules against similar teams from around the state.

June 9: Dexter Union. 2 p.m.

June 29: Ironclad Vintage Base Ball Festival. The Monitors host teams TBA at an all-day game series at Chelsea High School (740 N. Freer). Concessions & live music. Information at chelseamonitors.com.

July 28: Benton Harbor Livery Brewers. 1 p.m.

Aug. 24: Stockbridge Rough and Readys. 2:30 p.m.
Various times (see listing), Timbertown Park (unless noted), Sibley Rd. (west off Main St. north of downtown), Chelsea. Free. chelseamonitors.com. 476-8905, 930-6130.


 10-10:45 a.m.  Free! 

"Spanish Storytime": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local Spanish teacher and storyteller Consuelo Digón tells stories and sings songs in Spanish. For babies & preschoolers. Siblings welcome.
10-10:45 a.m., AADL Downtown Youth Story Corner, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Yoga on the Lawn": Chelsea Wellness Center.

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Every Sat., June 15-Aug. 17. All adults invited to join a yoga session; weather permitting. Bring your own yoga mat; arrive early to sign in.
10-11 a.m., Chelsea District Library lawn, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. kgoorhouse@powerwellness.com. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 10:30 & 11:30 a.m. & 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30 p.m. 

U-M Natural History Museum Planetarium.

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Daily, except July 4. Three different audiovisual planetarium shows.

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The Sky Tonight (1:30 & 2:30 p.m., Mon.-Sun., 5:30 & 6:30 p.m. Thurs., 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Sat.) is an exploration of the current night sky.

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Larry Cat in Space (3:30 p.m. daily) is the animated tale of a cat who stows away on a trip to the moon.

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Dynamic Earth (10:30 a.m. Sat.) traces a trail of energy from the Sun through the Earth's atmosphere and into the biosphere.

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Various times, U-M Natural History Museum, 1105 North University. $8. 764-0478. [map]


 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Purple Rose Concert Reading Series": Chelsea District Library.

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Purple Rose Theatre artistic director Guy Sanville directs Purple Rose actors in readings from new scripts being considered for production. June 29: Heisenberg, English playwright Simon Stephens's 2015 quirky comedic drama about a free-spirited 42-year-old woman and a 75-year-old butcher who meet by chance at a train station. Aug. 10: "Dark Night," a series of one-act plays written and performed by Purple Rose apprentices. Followed by discussion.
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., CDL McKune Rm., 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-8732. [map]


 10:30 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]


 11 a.m. 

"Donation YinYasa Yoga": Mota Thai Yoga.

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Saturdays from 11am-12pm, join Mota Thai Yoga for a Donation YinYasa Yoga class (suggested donation $5-$20)
This class is a combination of Yin and Vinyasa Yoga. Some postures are held for longer periods of time than a typical yoga class. This allows the muscles to relax, and the deep connective tissues to be gently stretched. In between these postures, movement and flowing between postures will be done to create internal heat. Appropriate for all levels. This class is heated between 80-90 degrees.
Mota Thai Yoga is located on Huron Street across from the YMCA. You can park in the parking lot in front of the studio. We share a parking lot with several businesses including the Yellow Barn. Look for door #22 with the red buddha on it.
Mota Thai Yoga, 416 W. Huron Street, #22, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Donation. info@motathaiyoga.com motathaiyoga.com [map]



 11 a.m.  Free! 

"The 3 Self-Defense Techniques Everybody Should Know": Keith Hafner's Karate.

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Free Adult Self-Defense Workshop: The 3 Self-Defense Techniques Everybody Should Know. Easy to learn self-defense techniques for beginners. Finally - the peace of mind you deserve!
Keith Hafner's Karate, 214 S. Main Street. Free. 734-994-0333. khafner@provide.net https://member-site.net/VIP/default.aspx?FE--PhJiM [map]



 11 a.m.  Free! 

Children's Storytime: Barnes & Noble.

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Every Sat. Storytelling programs and occasional craft activities for kids age 3 & up.
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 3235 Washtenaw. Free. 973-1618. [map]



 11-11:45 a.m. & 2:30-3:15 p.m.  Free! 

Magic with Eli: Ann Arbor District Library.

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23-year-old Toledo-based magician Eli Martin performs a variety magic show for kids in grades K-5. Also, at 1 p.m., Martin shares some simple magic tricks in a "Magic Enrichment Lesson"
11-11:45 a.m. & 2:30-3:15 p.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.  Free! 

Science Forum Demos: U-M Natural History Museum.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Hands-on 20-minute family-oriented demos. "Fantastic Fluids" (11 a.m.) explores the basics of fluid dynamics. Participants learn how wind creates waves and test the surface tension of different liquids. The cow's eye dissection (3 p.m.) explores how a cow's eye works and its similarities and differences from human eyes. For ages 5+.
11 a.m. & 3 p.m., U-M Natural History Museum, 1105 North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]


 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 

"Wayne Clements Memorial 4th Annual Independence Day Event": Saline Area Historical Society.

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4th of July celebration highlighted by tours of the Depot Museum, an antique tractor display, horse-drawn buggy rides, a chance to ride a vintage velocipede on the tracks, an archaeological dig, an inflatable bounce house, and more. Food available. Details are tentative; check salinehistory.org for updated schedule.
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saline Depot Museum, 402 N. Ann Arbor St. at Bennett, Saline. Parking available at Henne Field. Donation. salinehistory@frontier.com, 944-0442. [map]


 11:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.  Free! 

Lab Chats: U-M Natural History Museum.

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Every Wed., Sat. & Sun. Short all-ages lecture-demos led by museum educators in the museum atriums. "Biodiversity Lab Chat" (11 a.m. Wed. and 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) shows how and why scientists process DNA samples from plants and animals. "Paleo Prep Lab Chat" (11:30 a.m., Sat. & Sun.) shows the tools and skills needed to prepare and cast fossils for research and display.
11 a.m. (Wed.) and 11:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), U-M Natural History Museum, 1105 North University. Free. 764-0478. [map]


 Noon 

Draw Doubles: Local 101 Disc Golf Club.

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Every Sat. All invited to play disc golf at one of Hudson Mills Metropark's 24-hole courses. Beginners are paired with advanced players to create parity. Prizes. Discs can be borrowed at the park office.
Noon, Hudson Mills Metropark Activity Center, 8801 North Territorial Rd. (between Dexter-Pinckney Rd. & Huron River Dr.), Dexter. $7 per player; free for spectators. $10 vehicle entrance fee. 449-4300. [map]


 1-3 p.m. 

"Trash Rainbows Workshop": SCRAP Box.

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Join us for our first "Trash" Rainbows: Mixed Media Wall Hanging Workshop. Crafters will get to dive into SCRAP's inventory of reuse materials to create a one of a kind rainbow made from tons of little bits on hand at SCRAP.
All crafters will leave with a great piece of art, and the knowledge of creatively reusing the materials around them.
SCRAP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to inspire creative reuse and environmentally sustainable behavior by providing educational programs and affordable materials to the community.
Reserve your spot by emailing info@scrapbox.org
$12 per crafter. Suggested age 12+ (we will be using a TON of hot glue)
SCRAP Box, 581 State Circle. $12. 7342185620. claire@scrapbox.org scrapbox.org [map]



 1 p.m. 

Open Gym: Champion Gymnastics Ann Arbor.

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Come join the FLIPS, TWISTS & FUN at Champion Gymnastics Ann Arbor during Open Gym every Saturday from 1pm-2:30pm! Cost is $10 for 1.5 hours of uninstructed play time. Must have a signed consent form to participate, provided at the office if you are new to the gym! Children under 5 years old must be accompanied by a parent. Children 18 months or younger are FREE!
*Cash ONLY please if paying less than $14)
Champion Gymnastics Ann Arbor, 7240 Jackson Rd. $10. 734-222-1810. cga2@champgymaa.com https://www.champgymaa.com/open-gym [map]


 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, & 29. All invited to help maintain natural areas in various city parks. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult or obtain a release form in advance.

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June 1: Barton Nature Area (9 a.m.-noon, meet at the Barton Dam parking lot on Huron River Dr.) to help maintain the trails in honor of National Trails Day.

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June 1: Brokaw Nature Area (1-4 p.m., meet at the park entrance on Huron River Dr. just south of Wagner) to build some trails in one of the city's newest parks.

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June 2: Swift Run Marsh (9 a.m.-noon, meet at the entrance on Eddy St. off Verle Ave. from Platt)to trim the trails to allow easier access in this popular birding spot.

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June 2: Bird Hills Nature Area (1-4 p.m., meet at the park entrance at Beechwood off of Sunset) to repair the trail leading into the park.

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June 8: Onder Nature Area (1-4 p.m., meet at the entrance on Brookside west from Pontiac Trail north of Barton Dr.) to remove invasive species.

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June 9: Mary Beth Doyle Park (9 a.m.-noon, meet in the parking lot off the south side of Packard, just east of Cobblestone Farm) to remove bittercress from the oak-hickory forest.

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June 15: Furstenberg Nature Area (9 a.m.-noon, meet in the parking lot off Fuller Rd. across from Huron High School) to help park steward Aunita Erskine maintain the native garden and to remove invasives in other park locations.

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June 15: Forest Nature Area (1-4 p.m., meet in the Parker Mill parking lot, 4650 Geddes Rd.) to remove invasive bittercress from this floodplain forest.

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June 16: Marshall Nature Area (1-4 p.m., meet in the Nature Area parking lot off Dixboro Rd. north of Plymouth Rd.) to remove invasives from this area of former farmland.

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June 22: Kuebler Langford Nature Area (9 a.m.-noon, meet at the entrance on Beechwood, north of Sunset) to remove invasive sweet clover to improve the native prairie habitat.

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June 23: Olson Park (1-4 p.m., meet at the entrance on Dhu Varren at Pontiac Trail) to pull invasives and improve the habitat of the city's largest population of Wild Indigo Duskywing butterflies, a rare species in the area.

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June 29: Barton Nature Area (1-4 p.m., meet at the Barton Dam parking lot on Huron River Dr.) to pull the invasive sweet clover threatening the native tallgrass prairie.

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Various times & locations. Free. 794-6627.


 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off the warthog (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, presentations every half hour with a giant tortoise, fruit bats, a hedgehog, and a chameleon, and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including an emu, an Arctic fox, a cougar, a bald eagle, a sloth, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $10 (kids ages 2-12, $8; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Destination: Deep Space": Ann Arbor District Library.

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The Skyline High School Robotics team shows off the LC-417, the robot they constructed this year to perform functions in deep space.
1-3 p.m., AADL Downtown lobby, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

"Gaming Tournaments": Ann Arbor District Library.

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May 25 & 26 and June 29 & 30. Video game tournaments. May 25: "Super Smash Bros. Ultimate." For adults and teens grade 6 & up. May 26: "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe." For all ages.
1-4 p.m., AADL Downtown meeting rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. . [map]


 1:30-4:30 p.m. 

"Splash Day": Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation.

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A family-oriented afternoon of pool games and contests. Prizes.
1:30-4:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 2150 Jackson. $5 (youth age 17 & under and seniors age 55 & older, $4). 794-6234. [map]


 2 & 7:30 p.m. 

"Crazy for You": The Encore Musical Theatre Company.

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Every Thurs.-Sun. (except July 4), June 20-Aug. 11. This local professional theater company performs Ken Ludwig's 1992 reworking of the 1930s musical Girl Crazy featuring the music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin. It's the story of a New York playboy, in Nevada to foreclose on an old family theater, who falls in love with the owner's daughter and ends up mounting a Ziegfeld Follies-type show to save the establishment. The score, cobbled together from several old shows, contains many of Gershwin's most popular songs, such as "I Got Rhythm" and "They Can't Take That Away from Me."
7:30 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sat. & Sun.), Encore, 3126 Broad St., Dexter. Tickets $32 (seniors, $30; youth & groups of 10 or more, $28) on Thurs.; $36 (seniors, $34; youth & groups of 10 or more, $32) on Fri. & Sat. eve.; $34 (seniors, $32; youth & groups of 10 or more, $30) for all matinees in advance at theencoretheatre.org and at the door. $15 student rush tickets (if available) an hour before showtime. 268-6200. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Saturday Sampler": U-M Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.

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Every Sat. Docent-led themed tours of the museum, including "Highlights of the Kelsey Museum" (June 1), "Latin Inscriptions" (June 8), "Life in Graeco-Roman Egypt" (June 15), a kid-friendly tour (June 22), and "Stamp Seals, Cylinder Seals, and Cuneiform Tablets" (June 29).
2 p.m., Kelsey Museum, 434 S. State. Free. 764-9304.


 2:30 p.m.  Free! 

Ann Arbor Juggling Arts Club.

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Every Sat. All invited to practice juggling. Beginners welcome. Attendees advised to call ahead if there's inclement weather.
2:30-5 p.m., U-M Diag. Free. juggling.info@umich.edu, umich.edu/~juggle, 761-1115.


 2:30-5:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Board Game Afternoon": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All invited to play board games in the AADL collection, including Oregon Trail, Ticket to Ride, Yeti in My Spaghetti, Dominion, Sushi Go, Stratego, Grand Austria Hotel, Space Team, & more. Bring your own, if you wish.
2:30-5:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 3-5 p.m.  Free! 

Chess: Chelsea Chess Club.

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Every Sat. All invited to join club members for blitz (5-minute) and untimed games. Some sets and clocks available; bring your own if possible.
3-5 p.m., Wendy's, 1640 Commerce Park, Chelsea. The meetings are held in the Pierce Park picnic shelter during the summer, usually from late May until after Labor Day. Free. 475-1583. [map]


 3-5 p.m. 

"Date Night: Beer & Cheese Edition": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Staffers offer taste samples of several beers, with artisan cheeses, bread, and other accompaniments.
3-5 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $45/person. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


 3 & 8 p.m. 

"Welcome to Paradise": Purple Rose Theatre Company.

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Every Wed.-Sun., June 20-Aug. 31. Michelle Mountain directs the world premiere of NYC playwright Julie Marino's comedy about an aging woman on a solo trip to her Caribbean beach house who befriends a young vagabond and offers him a place to stay. When her son and his family show up, her tropical tranquility is upended. Cast: Ruth Crawford, Ryan Black, Paul Stroili, Rhiannon Ragland, and Meghan VanArsdalen.
8 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Wed. & Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), Purple Rose Theatre, 137 Park St., Chelsea. Tickets $30 (Wed.), $27 (Thurs.), $41 (Fri. eve. & weekend matinees), $46 (Sat. eve.) in advance at purplerosetheatre.org and by phone, and (if available) at the door. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

"Dan Bickel on the Deck!": Lone Oak Vineyard.

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Dan Bickel has performed all over the world working on Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Lines. He also worked with "Groove Party" and "The Vintage" along with a Kiss Tribute band "Dressed To Kill. Dan continues to play music on the local scene and teaches music at Jackson College.
Come out and enjoy a glass of wine, a pint of beer, some delicious food and great music! Wine is available by the glass or bottle, beer by the pint or 10 oz. "shortie". We have several deliciously unique flatbread pizzas too!
No reservations needed. Seating is first come, first served.
This event is rain or shine. If the weather doesn't cooperate, we'll move it inside!
Lone Oak Vineyard Estate, 8400 Ann Arbor Rd., Grass Lake. Free. dlbarber1@aol.com. dlbarber1@aol.com www.loneoakvineyards.com [map]



 4 p.m. 

"Framing John DeLorean": State Theatre.

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(Don Argott & Sheena Joyce, 2019). Documentary about the inventor of the iconic sports car with gullwing doors made famous in Back to the Future.
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, 7:15 & 9:50 p.m. 

"Non-Fiction": Michigan Theater.

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(Doubles Vies)" (Olivier Assayas, 2019). Comedy about a novelist who uses his real-life love affairs as fodder for his new novel. French, 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]


 4-6 p.m. 

"Plan It - Journal Workshop": SCRAP Box.

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Calling all current or aspiring Glam Planners, Bullet Journalers, and Sticker Diarists! Join us at SCRAP at the end of each month to get your planner all set up for the next month!
$8 participant fee gets you all you need to start or keep working on your planner, journal, or diary. Free journal to the first five crafters!
Available items include: fancy pens and markers, stamps, stickers, build-your-own collage packs, transfer foil, and a whole lot more.
Each Workshop features an added bonus craft. From decorating paperclips for fancy organizing to collaging plain or boring journals, SCRAP Plan It gives you time to get organized, on track, and have fun doing it!
SCRAP Box, 581 State Circle. $8. 7342185620. claire@scrapbox.org scrapbox.org [map]



 4-11 p.m. 

German Park Picnic.

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Old-fashioned German dinner served a la carte (approximately $8-$12) with wine, beer, pop, water, and coffee for sale. Dancing to German polkas and other European dance music by Jay Fox & the Bavarian Showtime Band (June 29) and Tommy Schober & the Sorgenbrecher (July 27).
4-11 p.m. (no admission after 9 p.m.), German Park, 5549 Pontiac Trail. $5 cash only (children 12 & under, free). No one under 21 admitted without parent or legal guardian. 769-0048 (weekdays). [map]


 4-7 p.m.  Free! 

"Icebreakers ^2": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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Every Sat. All invited to play low-key parlor games.
4-7 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Free admission (buy your own beer). info@pointlessbrew.com, (989) 455-4484. [map]


 4:10, 7:10 & 9:35 p.m. 

"The Last Black Man in San Francisco": State Theatre.

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(Joe Talbot, 2019). Drama about a young black man trying to reclaim family property amidst San Francisco's rapid gentrification.
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 & 9:35 p.m. 

"Yesterday": Michigan Theater.

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(Danny Boyle, 2019). A struggling musician wakes up in an alternate reality where he's the only person who's heard of the Beatles.
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]


 4:20 & 9:45 p.m. 

"The Dead Don't Die": State Theatre.

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(Jim Jarmusch, 2019). Zombie comedy starring Bill Murray and Adam Driver.
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, 7 & 9:25 p.m. 

"Late Night": Michigan Theater.

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(Nisha Ganatra, 2019). Comedy starring Emma Thompson as a late-night talk show host who diversifies her all-male writers room.
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, 6:50 & 9:25 p.m. 

"Pavarotti": Michigan Theater.

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(Ron Howard, 2019). Biopic about opera legend Luciano Pavarotti.
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]


 5-7 p.m.  Free! 

"How Home Happens": Ann Arbor Real Estate Associates.

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PLEASE JOIN US WHILE WE HAVE A WORKSHOP-STYLE SEMINAR, TO GET YOU ORGANIZED AND MOVING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION. WE WILL BE OFFERING VALUE ADDED PLANNING TOOLS, ACCESS TO OUR VENDOR NETWORK, HOUSE HUNTING TIPS, FINANCING, THE LOCAL CONTRACT AND SO MUCH MORE TO GET YOU PLANNING ALL OF YOUR NEXT MOVES.
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ANN ARBOR SENIOR CENTER, 1320 Baldwin Ann Arbor MI 48104. Free. 7343954990. a2realestatelady@gmail.com www.AnnArborRealEstateAssociates.com [map]



 5 p.m.  Free! 

"Top of the Park": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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Every Tues.-Sun., June 14-July 7. A beloved summer tradition continues this year with live music, followed at 10 p.m. (Sun. & Tues.-Thurs.) by free movies. Also, a KidZone activity tent, "Retreat" fitness activities (5 p.m. on the Power Center lawn), food concessions from area restaurants, beer (Tues.) & wine tastings (Wed.), and more. Tonight: Brooklyn-based artist Mary Mattingly leads a public art project (7-10 p.m. Thurs. & 5-10 p.m. Fri. & Sat.) to build a miniature landscape over 3 days; bring a household item or object to contribute to the project. On the Acoustic Stage: local beatboxing vocalist Ki5 (5 p.m.) and local jazz-inflected pop-soul singer-songwriter Dani Darling (6 p.m.). On the Rackham Stage: Detroit soul & electronica singer Vespre (7 p.m.), the Detroit feminist- and social justice-oriented hip-hop, jazz, and rock band Nique Love Rhodes & the NLR Experience (8:30 p.m.), and the high-energy Michigan progressive soul-pop band Paddlebots (10:15 p.m.).
5 p.m.-midnight, Ingalls Mall at Washington. Free, but donations accepted. a2sf.org, 994-5999. [map]


 5 p.m.  Free! 

"Youth and Junior Cycling": Ann Arbor Velo Club.

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Every Sat. Group ride for youth ages 9-18. Practice, exercises, and games for those new to cycling.
5 p.m., Forsythe Middle School south parking lot, 1655 Newport. Free. 328-1735. [map]


 6:40 p.m. 

"Shadow": State Theatre.

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(Zhang Yimou, 2019). Stylish, visually-stunning martial-arts thriller about a "shadow" who can look like nearly anyone.
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.


 6:50 p.m. 

"Rocketman": State Theatre.

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(Dexter Fletcher, 2019). Musical about Elton John's early career.
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.


 7 & 9:30 p.m. 

"Evolution of a Sonero": Flaco Navaja (Ann Arbor Summer Festival).

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Celebrated Bronx-born singer and poet Navaja performs his new show--a blend of singing, beatboxing, and spoken word that's part coming-of-age story and part love letter to salsa and the Bronx. Backed by 5 musicians, he pays tribute to such varied musical influences as Puerto Rican salsa singer Héctor Lavoe, The Doors, rapper KRS-One, and others.
7 & 9:30 p.m., Power Center. Tickets $40 in advance at a2sf.org, by phone, and (if available) at the door. 764-2538 (tickets), 994-5999 (info).


 7:30 & 10 p.m. 

Chad Zumock: Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase.

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June 28 & 29. Local debut of this Cleveland comic, who ditched his signature argyle sweater vest and rapid-fire joke-slinging after a 2012 DUI arrest. He now tells brutally honest stories about his path to sobriety, and occasionally shares observations about his beloved Cleveland Cavaliers. Preceded by 2 opening acts. Alcohol is served.
7:30 & 10 p.m., 212 S. Fourth Ave. $12 reserved seating in advance, $14 general admission at the door. 996-9080. [map]


 8pm 

Los Lonely Boys: The Ark.

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Popular Texas blues-rock brother trio best known for their 2004 hit "Heaven." They blend "Stevie Ray Vaughan's bluesy Texas guitar shuffle and Stevie Wonder's funkified soul with a little Allman Brothers-style Southern boogie and a lot of doo-wop harmonies," according to a Star Tribune review.
The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $35 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]


 8 p.m. 

"Fortinbras": The Penny Seats Theatre Company.

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Every Thurs.-Sat., June 13-29. Joseph Zettelmaier directs an outdoor production of Lee Blessing's offbeat 1991 comedic Hamlet sequel. Set immediately after Hamlet's death, Blessing's political farce begins as the Norwegian prince arrives to claim the Danish crown. Described by the Oregonian reviewer as a "callow blending of George W. Bush's frat boy image and Stephen Colbert's arch petulance," Fortinbras launches a cover-up to gloss over the ugly truth of his succession, creating a story about a Polish spy who engineered the murder of the Danish royal family. The recently deceased are infuriated, and torment him to distraction. Stars Nick Yokum, David Galido, Caleb Gilbert, Jaclynn Cherry, Julia Garlotte, and Alysia Kolascz.
8 p.m., West Park Band Shell. Tickets $15 in advance at pennyseats.org, and at the gate. 926-5346.


 8 & 10 p.m. 

"Pointless Improv Shows": Pointless Brewery & Theatre.

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Every Fri. & Sat. Comedic improv by This Is a Quiz (Fri.), the League of Pointless Improvisers (Fri. & Sat.), and other troupes. Also, the League of Pointless Improvisers performs "water form" (Fri. only), a long-form style of improv developed by Pointless. Note: The Fri. shows open with a set by a guest improv troupe TBA.
8 & 10 p.m., Pointless, 3014 Packard. Tickets $15 (8 p.m.) & $12 (10 p.m.) in advance at pointlessbrew.com & at the door. (989) 455-4484. [map]


 9:15 p.m. 

"Booksmart": State Theatre.

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(Olivia Wilde, 2019). Comedy about 2 overachieving high schoolers who try to cram 4 years of fun into graduation night.
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.


 9:15 p.m.  Free! 

University Lowbrow Astronomers.

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A chance to join local astronomy buffs for a look at the sky through instruments. Participants encouraged to bring their own telescopes. Visitors must turn off all electronic equipment (car radios, transmitters, phones, etc.) at the observatory entrance. Canceled if sky is overcast at sunset or if the weather is extremely inclement. If in doubt, call 975-3248 after 4 p.m. day of event.
Sunset-12:30 a.m. or as long as the sky remains clear, Peach Mountain Observatory, North Territorial Rd. (about 1 1⁄4 miles west of Hudson Mills Metropark), Dexter. Free. 975-3248.


 9:30-3 p.m. 

"Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Intensive Course": Mindfulness with Paulette.

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Want to stress less and improve your health and well-being?
This 5-day workshop is a unique opportunity for everyone to experience the content of the 8-week MBSR class, including those who want to deepen their practice and health professionals who wish to apply mindfulness in their work with others. In this 5-Day MBSR Workshop (June 26-30) participants learn how to practice mindfulness through guided meditations and inquiry, daily mindfulness practice, and a day-long retreat (June 29 at a different location).
Based on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Up to 24 CEs available.
Paulette is a experienced MBSR teacher, trained by Jon Kabat-Zinn and colleagues, University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Enlightened Soul Center, 3820 Packard, #280, 48108. $450 ($225 for repeat participants. 7342767707. mindfulnesswithpaulette@gmail.com mindfulnesswithpaulette.weebly.com [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Blue Llama: Nick Mazzarella Quintet.

Jazz ensemble led by Chicago-based Mazzarella, a composer-saxophonist whose music draws inspiration from the likes of Eric Dolphy, Ornette Coleman, and Henry Threadgill. [venue info]

Club Above: Goodbye Sleep

Indie rock band. Openers: the indie rock bands Normal Park, White Flash, and Idiobliss. 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Plan B

Detroit classic rock cover band. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: James Henes

Local alternative rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Cancel Monday

Versatile Livonia dance band fronted by vocalist Deena Shields. [venue info]

Mash: Crossfire Blues Band

Detroit-area blues and blues-rock quartet. [venue info]

Mash: The George and Laura Duo The George and Laura Duo

Funky soul and R&B by the duo of vocalist Laura Rain and her husband, guitarist George Friend. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Rumpus Room: The Renegades

Classic rock, Motown, & blues cover band from Gregory. [venue info]

Session Room: Ma Baker

Local funk-rock quartet. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Mary Ann Kirt

Pop-folk and indie rock originals by this local singer-guitarist. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: The Cool Birds

Ypsilanti old-time country, roots rock, and Americana band led by singer-guitarist Milan Seth. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: The Roundabouts

Vintage 60s/70s rock & pop-rock covers by this Local acoustic sextet. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Billy Davis

Legendary R&B singer-songwriter and guitarist, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee who cowrote and played lead guitar on Hank Ballard & the Midnighters' original 1959 recording of "The Twist." Jackie Wilson's original lead guitarist, Davis was also Jimi Hendrix's first guitar tutor. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Medicine Men

This local quartet plays danceable 60s-80s rock covers from the Doors to the Allman Brothers to Lynyrd Skynyrd. [venue info]

Ziggy's: Wax Kings!

Ypsilanti hip-hop DJ collective. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Katon & Perkins

Blues and blues-rock by the veteran local duo of singer- guitarist Michael Katon and bassist Todd Perkins. [venue info]

 
 


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