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Calendar of Events

Monday, August 3, 2020






 
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 7 a.m.  Free! 

The World Noncommunicable Diseases Congress 2020: Michigan Medicine and World NCD Federation.

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The World NCD Congress 2020, co-organized by the University of Michigan and the World NCD Federation, will assemble stakeholders from around the world and across diverse sectors to address the critical, growing impact of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) on the well-being and economies of all nations. The conference will leverage cutting-edge research to inform and catalyze multisectoral actions for reducing the global NCD burden.
Two days of high-impact workshops preceding the main conference will cover topics including the principles of learning health systems, the role of big data in identifying trends, comprehensive disease surveillance strategies, big data and predictive analytics for prevention, health system strengthening and intervention evaluation.
Within a learning health systems framework, each of the four days comprising the main Congress program will address the evidence base and recommended actions for one or more root causes.
University of Michigan Campus. Free. worldncdcongress2020@umich.edu http://worldncdcongress2020.com/



 10:30 a.m.  Online 

"Education fro Happiness Suzuki Gathering": Community Music School of Ann Arbor.

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We are thrilled to announce the first annual Education for Happiness Online Suzuki Program: A Virtual Gathering. This five-day Online Suzuki Gathering designed to help students and families develop the social, emotional, and technological skills needed to thrive in an online learning environment while deepening their musical studies and building personal connections with other students from all over the world. Traditional Suzuki InstituteTM offerings such as master classes, group classes, parent education, and teacher enrichment will be offered for violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, flute, and piano along with classes intended to enhance well-being and balance in a virtual world. Our mission is to nourish Suzuki students and parents, foster compassion and connectivity, and to infuse joy into our Suzuki world and community at large.
For more information and to register please visit our website. Suzuki Program $350 ($200 half day)
Virtual. Online. $350 ($200 half day). 734-213-2000. communications@cmsa2.org https://www.cmsa2.org/phoenixphest.html



 10:30 a.m.  Online 

Phoenixphest Chamber Music & Jazz Festival: Community Music School of Ann Arbor.

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August 3-7 | 10:30am-5pm
In everyday life and even more during the ongoing pandemic, we need to feed our passion and creativity. During PhoenixPhest, students will learn new technological tools to continue nourishing their creativity, their love of music, and enjoy camaraderie with their fellow musicians, even though they cannot meet in person.
The curriculum is equally structured to care for a student's wellness as it is to nourish their musical creativity. Compassion and mindfulness are essential to building a supportive community. At PhoenixPhest we nourish the whole musician in each of us.
The virtual PhoenixPhest curriculum for chamber music and jazz ensembles will provide music study and exploration, introducing new technologies, while building observational and listening skills. Re-energize and engage with PhoenixPhest!
Virtual. Online. $475. 734-213-2000. communications@cmsa2.org https://www.cmsa2.org/phoenixphest.html



 10:30 a.m.-noon  Online 

Summer Moms Group: Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

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Like like our original in-person moms group, but in a hybrid online/in person meeting format. Six weeks of ZOOM meetings on Monday mornings from 10:30-noon with optional park meetups on Thursday July 23rd, Thursday August 13th, and Thursday August 27th from 10-11am .This six week moms group is designed to help connect you with a core group of new moms and build your village. We'll also have a closed email group so you can connect and ask questions between meetings.
The Moms Group meetings are facilitated by a childbirth educator and social worker with years of experience working with new moms. Each week we'll cover a different discussion topic chosen by the group (topics include feeding, sleeping, relationships, postpartum recovery, and much more).
online/parks. Online. $80/6 weeks. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com www.annarborbabybeginnings.com



 Noon  Free!  Online 

"Healing and Compassion Meditation": Jewel Heart Buddhist Center.

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Every Mon. Led by Jewel Heart program codirector Hartmut Sagolla.
For meeting URL preregister at bit.ly/healingandcompassion. Free. 994-3387.


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Noontime Exercise" U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. All ages invited to follow basic prerecorded movements. No equipment necessary. Tai Chi (noon-12:30 p.m.) and "Walking off the Pounds," walking in place (12:30-1 p.m.).
Various times, call 998-9353 for meeting URL. Free.


 5 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Livestream 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.

The schedule (subject to change): children's shows by San & Emily (Mon.), "grown-ups" shows by Laz (Tues.), children's shows by Laz (Thurs.) and "grown-ups" shows by San & Emily (Fri.).
5 p.m., facebook.com/GeminiChildrensMusic. Free; donations for various causes accepted during each performance.


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Group Runs": Running Fit.

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Every Mon. & Sat. Runners of all abilities invited to join a 3-8 mile run along varying routes from different Running Fit locations. Also, a speed-training session (every Tues. 6:30 p.m., 5700 Jackson Rd.). Snacks. Rain or shine.
6:30 p.m. (Mon.), 123 E. Liberty & 8 a.m. (Sat.), 5700 Jackson Rd; call for holiday hours. Free. 769-5016 (Mon.), 929-9022 (Tues., Thurs. & Jackson Rd, Sat. run). [map]


 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 study in A Course in Miracles via Zoom. Details at InterfaithSpirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. Interfaithspirit.org


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Summer Carillon Concerts": U-M School of Music.

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Aug. 3 & 10. Carillonneurs from around the country perform a series of free outdoor concerts on the U-M's massive 60-bell Robert and Ann Lurie Carillon. Aug. 3: Grand Rapids-based pianist and carillonneur Julianne Vanden Wyngaard. Aug. 10: Yale Carillon student Paul Stelben.
7 p.m., Ann & Robert H. Lurie Tower, 1230 Murfin Ave. Free.


 8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Jacob Warren: The Ark Family Room Series.

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Solo show from this local multi-style bassist, performing an eclectic mix of solo double-bass arrangements in different genres. Warren has appeared as part of the acoustic group Westbound Situation, with local folk singers San & Emily Slomovits, and in a folk-classical duo with violinist-guitarist Grant Flick.
8 p.m., for livestream URL see TheArk.org/Shows-Events. Free. 761-1451.





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