(Ramona S. Diaz, 2020). Stream online this documentary about the social media disinformation campaigns that fuel the authoritarian regime of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte.
Seven-day rental $12. https:
Online screening of Erik Greenberg Anjou's 2019 documentary about renowned cantor Jack Mendelson and this centuries-long art form that combines spiritual exploration, communal bonding, and showmanship. Part of an annual festival of documentary and feature films on Jewish themes. For complete festival schedule, see Film.jccAnnArbor.org.
Online anytime between Aug. 7-31 at Film.jccAnnArbor.org. $12 per film. 971-0990.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org www.annarborbabybeginnings.com
Naturalist Elle Bogle teaches kids ages 5-7 about the life cycle of dragonflies and leads a hike to look for adult dragonflies.
10 a.m., West Lake Preserve, 14980 Waterloo Rd., Chelsea. Free, preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org. [map]
Naturalist Shawn Severance leads a hike for kids ages 2-5, accompanied by a caregiver. Bring a water bottle, bug spray, and a mask.
10 a.m., County Farm Park Perennial Garden. Free, preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org.
Every Thurs. All invited to draw structured patterns and learn techniques for mindful (and satisfactory) doodling.
For online meeting URL see MeetUp.com
This award-winning local storyteller shares both original and traditional tales that appeal to all ages. He is known for his energetic and participatory storytelling, that often involve musical instruments.
For location, preregister at https:
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
Outdoor concert with this local band, led by tabla player John Churchville, that blends classical Indian music with jazz and funk idioms.
For location information, preregister at https:
Bestselling romance novelists Cabot (The Princess Diaries) and Guillory (The Proposal) discuss the romance genre and Cabot's brand-new novel No Offense, a small-town romance about a children's librarian and the town sheriff. Discussion led by Ineye Komonibo, entertainment writer at pop culture website Refinery29.
7 p.m. Free, preregistration required at EventBrite.com (search "Meg Cabot and Jasmine Guillory"). NicolasBooks.com. [map]
All invited to form teams and compete in this movie-themed family-friendly trivia night. Prizes
For online meeting URL, preregister at https:
All invited to join a sing-along of soothing songs that are easy to learn. No experience necessary.
Visit InterfaithSpirit.org or call 646-7405 for meeting URL. Free.
Outdoor concert with this local jazz-inflected pop-soul singer-songwriter.
For location information, preregister at https:
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]
This veteran duo has been making music together for more than 20 years, ever since they met while doing back-to-back music shows on WDET-FM. WKAR radio host Watroba sings lyrical songs and poignant ballads in a sweet tenor voice, accompanying himself on guitar and punctuating his performance with sharply humorous observations. Jones, an ordained Baptist minister, is an excellent singer and guitarist whose huge repertoire draws on Delta, Texas, Chicago, and other blues traditions.
8 p.m., see TheArk.org
Canceled and Postponed Events:
Every Thurs., June 4-Aug. 13 Musical entertainment on 10 stages downtown. For complete performers schedule, visit ChelseaFestivals.com. Also, street performers, kids activities, a juried sculpture walk, and food vendors.
6:30-8:30 p.m., downtown Chelsea. Free. chelseafestivals.com. 475-1145, 474-9178. [map]
Blue LLama: Ron Di Salvio Trio
Ensemble led by this veteran jazz pianist, now based in Albion, whose music integrates jazz and classical harmonies. 7-9:30 p.m.
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