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.
10 a.m., meet at Cavanaugh Lake Park, Cavanaugh Lake Rd., Waterloo Recreation Area, 3.2 miles west of Chelsea. Free. 846-0504.
Every Thurs. (except Nov. 28), Oct. 31-Dec. 12. Six weekly lectures by various speakers.
Oct. 31: U-M political science professor Jenna Bednar on "From Vote to Government: A Short Guide to the Complexity of the American Electoral System."
Nov. 7: U-M political science and statistics professor Walter R. Mebane, Jr., on "Election and Voting Security in the United States."
Nov. 14: U-M political science professor Ken Kollman on "Why Do We Have the Electoral College? Should We?"
Nov. 21: Bridge Magazine Capitol reporter Riley Beggin moderates a panel discussion with League of Women Voters of Michigan vice president Susan Smith and Washtenaw County clerk Larry Kestenbaum on "Implementing Michigan's Proposal 3 (Promote the Vote)."
Dec. 5: WSU political science professor Kevin Deegan-Krause on "Dragon Slaying Takes Time: The Complex Process of Ending Gerrymandering After the Passage of Proposition 2."
Dec. 12: U-M political science professor Vincent Hutchings on "Race, the Party System, and Elite Incentives in American Elections."
WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg. Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. Individual lectures $35 (members, $10). Memberships are $25 a year. 998-9351. [map]
(Martin Scorsese, 2019). Biopic about American gangster Frank Sheeran as he recalls his past involvement in crime. Robert De Niro & Al Pacino.
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]
(Todd Haynes, 2019). Thriller based on the true events about a tenacious attorney uncovering the truth about one of the world's largest corporations. Mark Ruffalo, Anne Hathaway.
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.
(Todd Phillips, 2019). Drama from the perspective of Batman's nemesis, caught between apathy and cruelty. Joaquin Phoenix.
State Theatre. $10.50 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8. statetheatrea2.org, 668-TIME.
Small-Group Personal Training. A full body strength training, cardio and flexibility routine with customization to your fitness level.
Better Living Fitness Center, 834B Phoenix Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48108. $20. (734) 747-0123. firstname.lastname@example.org betterlivingfitness.com [map]
Every Thurs., Sat., & Sun., Three different audiovisual planetarium shows.
The Sky Tonight (5:30 & 6:30 p.m. Thurs., 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, & 2:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an exploration of the current night sky.
Molecularium (10:30 a.m. Sat. & Sun.) is an animated exploration of the atoms and molecules that comprise the universe.
Black Holes (3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun.) details new developments in the study of supermassive black holes, including the one at the center of our galaxy.
Various times, U-M Natural History Museum, 1105 North University. $8. 764-0478. [map]
Twirling, dancing, and climbing a pole - what more can you ask for? In this 90 minute class, you will learn beginning pole skills and have the opportunity to string them together in upbeat, fun choreography. With an emphasis on building strength and safe pole dancing form, we will explore the creativity of this vertical dance form. You will also learn how to set up and break down the X-Poles, so that you will be able to use them when you are cleared for open gym.
Please wear shorts (feel free to bring layers to stay warm) and avoid wearing lotion or jewelry to this class.
All genders are welcome in every class at the Aviary. Please register via the Aviary's website, class size is limited. =)
A2 Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk Dr, Suite A. $25. email@example.com http:
Saxophonist Meg Brennan will be sharing original music in a quartet that features Brian Juarez (bass), David Alvarez III (drums) and Max Bowen (guitar).
Learn about Meg Brennan at http:
Canterbury House, 721 E. Huron. Donation. $10 (general)/$5 (students). (734) 665-0606. [map]
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Last Word: The Pherotones
A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier.
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