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Calendar of Events

Monday, June 22, 2020

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 9 a.m. 

A Week With Shakespeare Summer Theater Camp: Saline Area Players.

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Saline Area Players invites middle and high school students to a weeklong introduction to Shakespeare, culminating with a performance of an adaptive version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on June 27 for family and friends. This morning camp will be packed as students will audition, rehearse, and ultimately perform this classic tale.
In addition to an education on Shakespeare and the play, participants will work on:
• stage presence and posture
• voice projection and diction
• expression and delivery of lines
• basic stage directions
• character development
• and many other aspects that go into making a quality production!
The 5th Corner, 211 Willis Rd., Saline. $150. [map]

 10 a.m - noon  Free!  Online 

"A Dialog About the Definition of Sex - Should it Include Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity?": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+).

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This event is free and available to the public. OLLI membership is not required.
Currently the Supreme Court is hearing arguments about the meaning of the word "sex" in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the primary federal law prohibiting discrimination in employment. The Court has been asked to decide whether the definition of sex in U.S. law includes sexual orientation and gender identity.
Join attorneys Maureen Carroll (UM Law Professor) and Angie Peron, JD, MSW, MA, (Executive Director of SAGE Metro Detroit) who familiar with the issues for a panel discussion to learn more about current arguments to the court, and information about a court ruling if a decision is made at the time this class meets.
Join at:
US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 558 8656
Webinar ID: 967 2599 0606
Password: 289083
Online. Free. Online. 734-998-9351.

 10 a.m.-noon  Free!  Online 

"A Dialogue About the Definition of Sex": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Online Edition.

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Panel discussion with U-M law professor Maureen Carroll and SAGEMetro Detroit director Angie Perone about the arguments in a case currently before the Supreme Court on whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act's prohibition against discrimination on "the basis of sex" includes sexual orientation and gender identity.
Meeting URL posted on the day before the event. Free. 998-9351.

 5 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Kidzone: Sing-Alongs, Lego Activities, and More!": Ann Arbor Summer Festival.

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C.S. Mott Children's Hospital staffers lead this virtual program of kid-friendly activities. For a full list of activities and required materials, visit
See for livestream. Free.

 5 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Livestreamed Concerts": Gemini.

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Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits of the nationally renowned local acoustic duo Gemini are joined by San's folk musician daughter Emily for short livestreamed concerts.

San & Emily perform at 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on the Gemini Children's Music Facebook page.

Laz performs Tuesday and Thursday on the Gemini Children's Music Facebook page.
5 p.m., Free; donations for various causes accepted during each performance.

 6:45 p.m.  Free!  Online 

A Course in Miracles Study Group: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Please join us for a discussion of A Course in Miracles via Zoom. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270.

 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Virtual Scandinavian Music Jam.

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June 8 & 22. Bruce Sagan and Brad Battey lead an acoustic jam session devoted to traditional music from Sweden and Norway. All instruments welcome, no experience playing Scandinavian music necessary.
7:30-9:30 p.m. Email for meeting URL. Free. (908) 721-2599. [map]

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