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Calendar of Events

Sunday, August 30, 2020






 
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 8 a.m.-8 p.m.  Online 

"A Cantor's Head": Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival.

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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.


 9:45-10:40 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Guided Healing Meditation": Jewel Heart Buddhist Center.

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Every Sun. Jewel Heart instructor leads a White Tara guided meditation session with a focus on healing visualizations.
For meeting URL, preregister at bit.ly/whitetarameditation. Free. 994-3387.


 10:45 a.m.  Free!  Online 

Interfaith Sunday Service - featuring Neda Boin: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Neda Boin will be leading our Sunday service and sharing her music. Please join us via Zoom for this wonderful experience. Details at Interfaithspirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734 327 0270. Interfaithspirit.org


 11 a.m.-noon  Free!  Online 

Livestream Introductory Dharma Talk: Jewel Heart Buddhist Center.

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Every Sun.Jewel Heart's resident spiritual advisor Demo Rinpoche discusses various current issues from a spiritual perspective.
For livestream URL, preregister at bit.ly/jeweldharmatalk. Free. 994-3387.


 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Free! 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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Every Sun. Juried market of local handmade arts and crafts. Safety and physical distancing measures enforced.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmers Market, Kerrytown. Free admission. 913-9622. [map]


 11:15 a.m.  Free! 

H.A.C. Ultimate.

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Every Sun. All invited to a relaxed pickup game of this spirited team sport played with a flying disc. Note: Overly competitive players are politely asked to leave.
11:15 a.m., Fuller Park, just west of the pool & parking lot (or occasionally across the street). Free. 846-9418, hac-UltimateList@GoogleGroups.com.


 1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Youthful Spirits Class for Young People": Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Spiritual Classes for Young People via Zoom. Free, but donations are appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. Interfaithspirit.org


 1-3 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off their kangaroo, blue-tongued skink, and dingo (2 p.m.). Also, a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, highlighted by a coyote, Gila monster, and skunk. Attendance limited to 30% capacity.
1-3 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $10 (kids ages 2-12, $8; age 1 & under, free) in advance only at TheCreatureConservancy.org. 929-9324. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Kerry Tales with Mother Goose."

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5-10 minute long program of rhymes, riddles, & stories with local storyteller Trudy Bulkley as Mother Goose.
2 p.m. See youtube.com/channel/UCxuRd0fm8-YwevdMfNYNFUw for livestream. Free. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Shut Up & Write!"

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Every Sun. All writers invited to this hour-long freewrite (automatic writing session) in a group setting. Bring earbuds to block out the occasional chatter, if you like. Followed by socializing.
For online meeting URL, see MeetUp.com/ShutUpAndWriteAnnArbor/Events. Free.


 7 p.m.  Online 

Virtual Improv Jam: Community Garden Party.

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Livestream long-form improv led by this Pointless Brewery & Theatre improv team. All invited to join in the improv games, or just watch. All proceeds go to Pointless.
7 p.m., for livestream, preregistration required at Facebook.com/CommunityGardenParty. $5.


 7:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Cecilia NoŽl: The Ark Family Room Series.

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This Peruvian-born vocalist sings everything from soul to jazz, funk, and a host of Afro-Latin styles-not to mention the world's only female salsa version of "You Shook Me All Night Long." She is joined on some tunes by her husband, Colin Hay of Men at Work, and by San Miguel Perez, the renowned Cuban American master of the tres, a traditional Cuban string instrument.
7:30 p.m., see TheArk.org/shows-events/calendar/2020-08. Free. 761-1451.





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