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Calendar of Events

Monday, July 15, 2019






 
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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 Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $225/month. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 

Golf Outing: Friends In Deed.

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Come out for a great day of fun, golf and doing good for your community!
Washtenaw Golf Club brings together the best of both worlds: the casual friendly environment of a modern links-style club alongside the tradition and history of a centennial club.
If you have any questions, please contact the FID office at 734-485-7658
Washtenaw Golf Club, 2955 Packard Rd, Ypsilanti. Single Golfer: $120, Foursome: $450, Foursome with Hole Sponsorship: $550, Hole Sponsorship: $125. 734-485-7658. https://www.friendsindeedmi.org/golf/ [map]



 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 

"Mad Science Camp": Dancer's Edge.

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Do you love science? This week we will do experiments every day! Join us as we make slime, see what happens when mentos and diet coke get together, learn how paper airplanes fly, make elephant toothpaste, oil and water experiment, rain clouds in a jar, marshmallow paint, bubble science, instant snow, and more!
Dancer's Edge, 3115 Broad Street, Dexter. $245/Week. 734-424-2626. dextersdancersedge@yahoo.com [map]



 9 & 10:30 a.m. 

"This Summer: Conquer Boredom & Delight your Creative Child at the Doodles Academy Art Camp"

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Art Camp Week 4: 7/15-7/19: Rainforest Creature Marionettes
Students learn ways that rainforest animals defend themselves. They brainstorm the ideal creature to live in the rainforest, then create marionette puppets of their creatures.
Class Size: Classes are very small, and space is offered on a first-come first-serve basis. Time & Ages: Younger students (5-8) are invited to attend from 9-10am each day, and older students (8-11) are invited to attend from 10:30-11:30 each day.
This Summer: Conquer Boredom & Delight your Creative Child Each week, your artist will dive into a topic. They'll be inspired by history, motivated by other artists, and encouraged to connect all of this to their own lives in creative ways. Each week, students will work towards completing a final project that will be as unique as they are.
AAWA Studios. $60. info@doodles-academy.org https://a2tix.com/events/doodles-academy-art-camp-wk4-rainforest
 


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camp SCRAP: SCRAP Box.

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Camp SCRAP is excited to announce five summer sessions for children in 1st-6th grade and a three-day workshop for teens. Camp SCRAP is an art camp centered on themes of creative reuse and skill development. This camp is for children who LOVE inventing, making, and bringing their creative ideas to life while taking care of our planet! Each day there is a fun mix of staff-led projects and time for children to access to the wide variety of materials in the SCRAP store to create a project of their choice.
Each camp is held from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm in SCRAP Box's Education Studio located inside the SCRAP store at 581 State Circle Ann Arbor, MI. Camp dates and themes are as follows: June 17-20 Outer Space, June 24-28 Under the Sea, July 8-12 Art in Nature, July 15-18 Inventor's Imagination, July 31-August 2 Superheroes. Tuition ranges from $150-$275 depending on the length of the session. Substantial sibling discounts are available as well as scholarship opportunities.
SCRAP Box, 581 State Circle. $155.00 to $275.00--depending on Camp duration/sibling discount etc. 7342185620. claire@scrapbox.org scrapbox.org [map]



 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Back Roads Ramble": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Slow-paced ride, 15-35 miles, along dirt and gravel roads to Independence Lake and other low traffic destinations.

Call if temperatures are below 45 degrees.
9 a.m., meet at Old St. Patrick's Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd. Free. 663-5060.


 9 a.m.  Free! 

"Chelsea Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. Slow/moderate-paced ride, 35-45 or 55-65 miles, to either Stockbridge, Grass Lake, Napoleon, Munith, or Pleasant Lake.
9 a.m., meet at Aberdeen Bike & Outdoors, 1101 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. (517) 285-6830. [map]


 9 a.m.-7 p.m. 

"Scavenger Hunt with Cats": Humane Society of Huron Valley.

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Drop-in scavenger hunt that includes interactions with adoptable cats. Popcorn.
9 a.m.-7 p.m., Humane Society, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. $7/hour ($4/half hour). hshv.org, 661-3575. [map]


 10 a.m.-noon 

"Glug! Glug! Adventures Under the Sea! Camp": Wild Swan Theater.

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Wild Swan Theater drama camps are fun experiences where kids can feel safe and comfortable exploring the imaginative world of theater. Our main goal is that every camper has a great time cultivating their creativity and leaves camp feeling successful. With a new theme every week, activities will include warm-ups, theater games, and improvisations that bring people together in a nurturing, memorable way. This week's description: Explore the world of what lives under the sea in this exciting camp where whales, sharks, eels, and mermaids come to life. Perhaps a sunken ship will be found with mysterious treasure or never-seen-before creatures will take us on a journey under the sea. Such amazing adventures await us! (For children ages 4 - 6)
Wild Swan Theater Studio, 6175 Jackson Rd. $125. 734-995-0530. wildswan@wildswantheater.org http://wildswantheater.org/classes-camps/ [map]



 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"Hands-On Summer of Space!": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Space-themed activities for kids of all ages. This month's theme: Race to the Moon!
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, 220 E. Ann. All events free (except as noted) with regular admission: $12.50 (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-9439. [map]


 10 a.m. 

"Weekday Morning Movies": Quality 16.

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June 24-28: "The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part" (Mike Mitchell, 2019). Citizens of a Lego town battle Duplo invaders.

July 1-5: "Hotel Transylvania 3" (Genndy Tartakovsky, 2018). Animation about Count Dracula's family cruise vacation.

July 8-12: "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween" (Ari Sandel, 2018). 2 kids find a magic book that brings a ventriloquist's dummy to life.

July 15-19: "Smurfs: The Lost Village" (Kelly Asbury, 2017). Animation about the only female Smurf's quest to find her special talent.

July 22-26: "The Emoji Movie" (Tony Leondis, 2017). Animation about an unusual emoji with various expressions who sets out to become normal.

July 29-Aug. 2: "A Dog's Way Home" (Charles Martin Smith, 2019). Live action adventure film about a dog who travels through the Colorado wilderness in search of her owner.

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10 a.m., 3686 Jackson. $1 (Frequent Moviegoer Club members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Mon.-Fri. (except July 4). For kids up to 24 months (with caregiver). 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. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri. (except July 4), various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Ninja Obstacle Course for Kids!": Keith Hafner's Karate.

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Ninja Obstacle Course. Big fun, FREE, open to 3, 4, & 5 year olds. Includes age appropriate training in agility and body balance. 'Keith Hafner's Karate,' 214 S. Main, Ann Arbor. Saturday, June 15th, 11:00 - 11:45. Register in advance at: https://member-site.net/VIP/default.aspx?FE--PMPcb
Keith Hafner's Karate, 214 S. Main. Free. 734-994-0333. khafner@provide.net www.karateisgoodforyou.com [map]



 11 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Mon.-Fri. (except July 4). Half hour program of stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (with caregiver).

Mon. 11 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10 a.m. Downtown & 11 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11 a.m. Downtown, & 1 p.m. Westgate & 6 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10 a.m. Traverwood & 7 p.m. Pittsfield.

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


 Noon-4 p.m. 

"Circus Camp for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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Four days of circus fun for ages 8-17! This camp is for active young people who wish to explore the aerial and circus arts. From flying on the aerial silks, sling, lyra, and trapeze to juggling, acrobatics, clowning, contortion, and developing their very own act, your kids don't need to run away to join the circus! Sessions run Mon-Thurs, 12-4pm. Dates listed are only the first day of each session, please visit our website to see the full schedule and to register.
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk Dr, Suite A. $250. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/youth-circus-camp/ [map]



 Noon-3 p.m. 

Social Mah-Jongg: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Mon. All seniors invited to play this intricate game resembling gin rummy that's played with colorful tiles instead of cards. Lunch (reservations required) available at 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. for $5.50 (age 60 & over, $3).
Noon-3 p.m., Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $2 (members, free). 794-6250. [map]


 noon  Free! 

"Dexter B2B Trail Ride": Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society.

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Every Mon. A 13-22 mile ride on the B2B trail from Dexter to Hudson Mills Metropark, with pace and destination determined by the riders.
Noon, meet at the B2B trail head by the Forest Lawn Cemetery, corner of Broad & Grand, Dexter. Free. 426-5116.


 12:30-4 p.m. 

Bridge: Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Thurs., except July 4. All ages invited to play non-sanctioned (Mon.) & ACBL-sanctioned (Wed. & Thurs.) duplicate bridge. Bring a partner. Refreshments.
12:30-4 p.m. (Mon.) & Noon-3:45 p.m. (Wed. & Thurs.), Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. $3 (members, $2) on Mon., $7 (members, $6) on Wed. & Thurs., 794-6250. [map]


 12:30-4:30 p.m.  Free! 

Bridge: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon. & Fri. All seniors invited to play bridge. Some experience necessary.
12:30-4:30 p.m., Turner Senior Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 998-9353. [map]


 1-2:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Paracord Survival Wristbands": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Youth in grades 4-12 invited to make woven bracelets that can be unraveled and used in emergencies.
1-2:30 p.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Puppet Coloring Workshop": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All grades 4-adult invited to embellish a Taiwanese hand puppet and learn puppetry basics.
1-2 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm. & Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Shark Storytime & Craft": Ann Arbor District Library.

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For kids in grades preK-3.
1-2 p.m., AADL Downtown Youth Story Corner, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Unicorn Crowns": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft project for kids in grades K-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood, 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 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]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Movie Mondays": Chelsea District Library.

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All kids invited to bring a pillow and/or blanket and watch a movie. Popcorn.

June 17: "The Incredibles 2" ((Brad Bird, 2018). Sequel to the immensely popular 2008 animation about a family of superheroes.

July 1: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (Phil Johnston & Rich Moore, 2018). Sequel to 2012's Wreck-It Ralph, about a video game villain whose desire to be a hero wreaks havoc on the arcade where he lives.

July 15: "Mary Poppins Returns," Rob Marshall's 2018 sequel, set in 1930s London, about a new generation of Banks children in need of a practically perfect nanny.
2 p.m., Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 4, 7 & 9:40 p.m. 

"Spider-Man: Far From Home": State Theatre.

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(Jon Watts, 2019). Superhero flick dealing with the fallout from the events in Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame.
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, 7:10 & 9:15 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]


 4:10 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.


 4:10 & 9:35 p.m. 

"Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am": Michigan Theater.

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(Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 2019). Biopic of the Nobel Prize-winning author.
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, 6:45 & 9:30 p.m. 

"Midsommar": State Theatre.

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(Ari Aster, 2019). Horror film about a couple who travel to an isolated Swedish village for a famous midsummer festival.
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.


 4:20 & 9:50 p.m. 

"The Fall of the American Empire (La Chute de L'Empire Américain)": Michigan Theater.

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(Denys Arcand, 2019). Satirical heist film about a deliveryman with a PhD who impulsively takes cash from a crime scene he stumbled into. 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]


 4:30, 7:20 & 9:50 p.m. 

"Wild Rose": State Theatre.

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(Tom Harper, 2019). Drama about a Glaswegian ex-con who reunites with her children and dreams of becoming a country singer in Nashville.
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.


 5-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Townie Street Party: Ann Arbor Street Art Fair.

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Dance party with live music by the local classic rock, Motown, and R&B trio The Morris/Murphy Project (5:30 p.m.), the Brighton bluesy, funky folk-rock duo the ,b>Syd Burnham Band (6:20 p.m.), and the popular local singer-guitarist Laith Al-Saadi (7:30 p.m.). Also, a youth art fair, with some 40 local kids in grades 4-12 showing and selling their art under a big tent, a family-oriented art activity zone, information about community organizations, "The Terrace" ($50), a VIP area with refreshments and premium seating, and "The Ann Arbor Mile: Dart for Art" 1-mile race (6 p.m.; $25 in advance by 10 a.m. July 15 at dartforart.com; $30 at the race; $10 for kids age 15 & under). Food available. Note: Despite the name, the party is open to everyone regardless of townie status.
5-9:30 p.m., North University between Thayer & Fletcher and Ingalls Mall. Free. 994-5260.


 5:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"MakerChelsea: Flower Truck Canvas Painting": Chelsea District Library.

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The Painted Owl (Grass Lake) art studio owner Bethany Stone shows participants how to paint a picture of a flower truck. Materials provided.
5:30-7:30 p.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. Library cardholders only. 475-8732. [map]


 5:45 p.m. 

"Suspension-Extension Coyopa Yoga": Mota Thai Yoga.

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Yoga, unlike other yoga class you've taken before. This class uses straps (similar to TRX) to stretch muscles that can be difficult to stretch in other exercises. The straps are used to help balance and stretch deeper (and safely) into yoga postures. Usually you will feel the stretches in your tighter/weakest muscles first. Your first couple classes may be intense, but if you continue to come to this class, you will notice big changes! This class can help build strength, relieve pain, release tension, increase flexibility, and prevent injury. Come join us Monday nights at 5:45pm. The studio will be heated between 85-95 degrees, so bring a water bottle. Your first class at the studio is free!
We are located on Huron Street across from the YMCA. Look for blue door #22 with a red buddha on it. You are allowed to park in the lot in front of the studio. We share a parking lot with several businesses including the Yellow Barn.
More information at www.motathaiyoga.com
Mota Thai Yoga, 416 W. Huron Street, #22. $20 drop in (or package prices). info@motathaiyoga.com www.motathaiyoga.com [map]



 6 p.m. 

Nei-Gong Class: Sun Shen.

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The SUN SHEN Nei-Gong System is a comprehensive system of meditation practices to build awareness and ability to harness and cultivate your own energy system and mind. With these practices you will learn how to increase your energy, balance your energy system, increase your energy flow and relaxation, and experience greater pleasure. This class is great for anyone who would like to enhance their health, their energy healing skills, mental calm and focus, and capacity for experiencing pleasure and happiness. Classes are held Monday at 6pm. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $55/month or $17/drop in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [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": Saline District Library.

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All invited to knit or crochet. Bring your own supplies.
6:30-8:30 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Deconstructing the Beatles: Abbey Road, Side 1": Michigan Theater.

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Screening of a talk by Beatleologist Scott Freiman on side 1 of the final Beatles album.
7 p.m., Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10.50 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8). michtheater.org, 668-TIME. [map]


 7-10 p.m. 

Jazz with Keller/Kocher Quintet every Monday.

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Ann Arbor Jazz Heroes bassist Paul Keller and vibraphonist Cary Kocher lead their quintet featuring pianist Adam Mosley, guitarist Matt LoRusso, and drummer David Alvarez as they perform straight-ahead, energetic and entertaining swinging jazz every Monday throughout the summer at Zal Gaz Grotto from 7-10 PM.
The KKQ is happy to accommodate swing dancers with danceable jazz tempos, lots of melody and big beat. The KKQ also tips its hat to their muses George Shearing, Milt Jackson, Oscar Peterson, Benny Goodman and Lionel Hampton.
Good food and drinks at Zal Gaz Grotto - all reasonable priced. Air-conditioning. No steps, Plenty of safe, free parking. 18 and under enter free of charge.
Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard. $10 at the door (under 18 enter FREE). 734-663-2102. www.paulkellerjazz.com [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. July 1: "Blowing the Whistle on Abuse." July 8: "When He Becomes She." July 15: "Declutter Your Life." July 22: "Where's the Justice? What to Do When Life Seems Unfair." July 29: "Life's Myths: What Really Leads to Happiness?"
7-8 p.m., 500 W. Liberty. Free. 665-7912. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"26th Annual Summer Sings": UMS Choral Union.

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June 24, July 15, & Aug. 5. All singers welcome to join this venerable local chorus and guest conductors for read-throughs of favorite choral works. Participants practice the more difficult parts of each night's piece and, after a break, sing it in its entirety, with regional professionals singing the solos. No auditions required; music provided (or bring your own, if you have it). Refreshments.

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June 24: UMS Choral Union music director Scott Hanoian conducts Duruflé's Requiem.

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July 25: Oakland University choral activities director Michael Mitchell conducts Haydn's Mass in C Major ("Paukenmesse").

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Aug. 5: U-M choral activities director Eugene Rogers conducts Mozart's Requiem.

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7 p.m., Hill Auditorium (June 24) and U-M Walgreen Drama Center Stamps Auditorium, 1226 Murfin (July 15 & Aug. 5). $5 at the door only. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. 763-8997. [map]


 7-8:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Emerging Writers: Breathing New Life into Your Story": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local short story writer Alex Kourvo and young adult novelist Bethany Neal discuss how to diagnose story problems to help you restart your novel. 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 July 15.
7-8:45 p.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Mindfulness and Meditation for Adults": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local massage therapist and meditation leader Amy Tarrant leads participants in a series of guided meditations. Bring a blanket or pillow, if you like.
7-8:15 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek, 3090 E. Eisenhower between Stone School & Packard. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Sewing Lab": Ann Arbor District Library.

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July 1, 15, & 29. All grade 6-adult invited to get basic sewing help with their unfinished projects or learn how to use the AADL sewing machines. Bring your own sewing machine, if you wish. On July 1, local crafter Amber Adams-Fall shows how to sew a dart to create 3-D contours in fabrics and on July 29, she shows how to add a zipper.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m. 

"Sound! Euphonium the Movie--Our Promise: A Brand New Day"

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July 11 & 15. (Tatsuya Ishihara, 2019). Anime based on a Japanese TV series about a high school band. Dubbed (July 11) & subtitled (July 15).
7 p.m., Ann Arbor 20, 4100 Carpenter. Tickets $11.50 in advance at fathomevents.com/events & at the door. 973-8424. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"The Enjoy Agenda": Literati Bookstore.

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Retired Henry Ford Community College English instructor Rick Bailey discusses his new book, part memoir and part travelogue, in which he recalls everything from the trauma of picture day in elementary school to the quest for il formaggio del perdono ("the cheese of forgiveness") in the hills above the Adriatic. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7:10 & 9:45 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]


 7:20 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]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Ann Arbor Stamp Club.

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Club president Frank Hutchinson gives an illustrated talk on Christmas seals, labels placed on mail during the holidays to raise funds for charities.
7:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 100 Arbana (park & enter at the rear of the building). Free. arbor@provide.net, 761-5859. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

Tartan & Thistle Scottish Country Dancers.

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Every Mon. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught; beginners welcome.
7:30-9:30 p.m., location TBA west of Dexter. Free. 395-7782, 274-0773.


 7:30-9 p.m. 

Zen Buddhist Temple Summer Lecture Series.

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July 9, 15, & 23. A series of 3 talks by members. July 9: Gagbul Vanessa Thoburn on "Parenting Very Young Children." July 15: Joann Kelleher and Kusun Ztaise Bradley on "Parenting Teenagers." July 23: Mosamsam Lisa Inoue and Robert Martin on "Parenting Ourselves." Followed by a discussion of the issues raised by the lecture series.
7:30-9 p.m., 1214 Packard. $5 suggested donation. 761-6520. [map]


 8:30-11:30 p.m. 

Pub Quiz: Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub.

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Every Mon. Local high school English teacher Barry Aherne throws out questions for anyone to answer at this popular weekly trivia fest. Come with a team (up to 6 people) or join one. Prizes.
8:30-11:30 p.m., Conor O'Neill's, 318 S. Main. $5 team fee. 665-2968. [map]



 
 
 

Nightspots Listings:

 

Brewed Awakenings Cafe: Open Mike

The weekly lineup features mostly acoustic musicians, but performers of all sorts are invited. [venue info]

Ravens Club: Roe Bickley Trio

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

 
 


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