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Calendar of Events

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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 8 a.m.  Free! 

"New Year's Bird Walk at Ford Lake": Washtenaw Audubon Society.

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WAS members Matthew Spoor & Juliet Berger lead a walk to look for gulls, geese, and other waterfowl.
Meet at Ford Lake parking lot off S. Grove St., south of 1-94, Ypsilanti. Free.

 8:50 a.m.  Free! 

"Lillie Parkrun 5k": Lillie Parkrun.

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Lillie parkrun is a free, weekly 5k event. We are very welcoming to walkers and joggers of all speeds! One of over 1500 parkruns worldwide, we are entirely volunteer-organized and strive to build a strong communitry of all who enjoy the outdoors.
The event takes place at Lillie Park, 4365 Platt Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. We run every Saturday at 8am (May-Sept), 9am (Oct-April).
More Info:
parkrun is free, forever, for everyone. But please register before your first run! You only ever have to register with parkrun once and once you print off your barcode you have free entry to all parkruns worldwide. If you choose not to register or forget to bring your barcode, you can still run but do not get an official time.
We all run for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!
Lillie park, Ann Arbor, 4365 Platt Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Free. [map]

 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"Hands-On Holidays: All About You!": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Family-friendly hands-on activities and demonstrations about biology and the human body. With live entertainment each day, including music, storytelling, and theater from performers TBA.
Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. noon-4 p.m. Hands-On Museum, 220 E. Ann St., $15 (members, $10). 995-5439. [map]

 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

New Year's Day Service: Zen Buddhist Temple.

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A new year ceremony of contemplation, chanting, and candle lighting.
Zen Buddhist Temple, 1214 Packard. Free. 761-6520. [map]


Nightspots Listings:


Detroit St. Filling Station: Andrew Brown's Djangophonique

Vintage jazz in the style of gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt's 1930s Parisian swing by a local quartet led by guitarist Andrew Brown. With guitarist Erik McIntyre, clarinetist Tyler Rondo, and bassist Jorian Olk- Szost. [venue info]

Earle: Jake Reichbart

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

Old Town: Chris Buhalis Chris Buhalis

This local singer-songwriter performs his annual tribute to Hank Williams and Townes Van Zandt to mark the anniversary of their deaths. He's accompanied by dobro player Dave Keeney.. 5 p.m. until he's done. [venue info]


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