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. email@example.com http:
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. firstname.lastname@example.org https:
Every Thurs. All invited to draw structured patterns and learn techniques for mindful (and satisfactory) doodling.
For online meeting URL see MeetUp.com
July 23, 30, & Aug. 6. Argo Park Livery staffer leads women age 13 & up in different river activities. July 23: Learn basic kayak strokes and maneuvers in still water. July 30: Learn to stand-up paddleboard. Aug. 30: Kayak down the Argo Cascades and Huron River.
Meet at Argo Park Livery, 1055 Longshore. $75 per person for 3 sessions, prepregistration required. 769-6241. [map]
This yoga class will help you find the space between poses while still retaining the gentle rhythm of a flow yoga class. Slow Flow classes are a combination of Vinyasa Flow and Hatha yoga, with fewer transitions than a typical Vinyasa yoga class. When you come to the studio, remove your shoes at the door, and take your belongings to your yoga space. You will be checked in at the door. Your first class is free!
Pre-register on our website (www.motathaiyoga.com) or on Mindbody.
(Mota Thai Yoga is located at 416 W. Huron Street, across from the YMCA. Mota Thai Yoga shares a parking lot with several businesses including the Yellow Barn. You can park in the parking lot in front of the studio. Look for blue door #22 with a red buddha on it.)
Mota Thai Yoga, 416 W. Huron Street, #22. $15 drop in (or package prices). email@example.com www.motathaiyoga.com [map]
Every Tues. All knitters invited to work on their projects and swap tips with others. In-person outdoors and also streamed live via Zoom (see MeetUp.com
Community High School back lawn, 379 N. Fifth. $2 monthly dues, preregistration required at MeetUp.com
Every Thurs., July 1-Aug. 12. Concurrent musical entertainment on 7 stages downtown, as well as children's activities and a "How to Chalk" series with local street artists. Also, street performers, a juried sculpture walk, and food vendors. There is no 2021 Sounds & Sights Festival Weekend. Tonight: Eric the Juggler, the country trio the Bowdish Brothers, the veteran Ann Arbor ska-jazz-funk-punk dance band Hullabaloo, Memphis-style rock 'n' roll band Salmagundi, the Ann Arbor self-styled "lounge-a-billy" band The Shelter Dogs, and the North Creek Fiddlers.
Downtown Chelsea. Free. 474-9178.
Naturalist Shawn Severance leads a morning hike. Bring a mask, bug spray, and water.
7 p.m., County Farm Park. Free, preregistration required by emailing Severances@Washtenaw.org. Washtenaw.org
Canceled and Postponed Events:
Every Tues. & Thurs. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with either or both of 2 long-running groups, the German Speakers Round Table (Tues.) and the Stammtisch (Thurs.). Note: Face masks required.
Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free. 453-2394 (Tues.) & 678-1017 (Thurs.). [map]
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