Online screening of Lori Felker's 2018 documentary portrait of this post-punk artist and self-proclaimed alien hybrid.
Online anytime between Sept. 9-Oct. 13 at aafilmfest.org
All invited to run or walk a 5k on a marked course. Medals and t-shirts.
Anytime from Sept. 19-Oct. 18, Rolling Hills County Park, 7660 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti. $15, preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org.
Sept. 28-Oct. 2. The 21st annual Senior Living & Housing Awareness Week, online this year, features talks exploring a variety of housing issues for seniors. For a complete schedule of workshops (preregistration required) and resources, see med.umich.edu
Times and locations TBA; for updates, see med.umich.edu
Build a scarecrow and we will display it at the library. All participating scarecrows are due by Monday, October 26 at 11 am. The scarecrows will be judged throughout the week and winners will be announced on Halloween, Saturday, October 31. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. View the contest rules at www.ntal.org
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. 734-449-0066. firstname.lastname@example.org www.ntal.org
"Poverty, Inequity, and Disparity": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Thursday Morning Lecture Series.more >
"Poverty, Inequity, and Disparity": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Thursday Morning Lecture Series.< less
Every Thurs., Sept. 10-Oct. 15. Talks by various speakers.
Sept. 10: MSU economics professor Charles Ballard on "Poverty: Causes, Consequences, and Cures."
Sept. 17: U-M public policy and social work professor H. Luke Shaefer on "The Questions We Don't Know to Ask: Studying Poverty in 21st Century America."
Sept. 24: U-M instructional design for seminars and special programs director Simona Goldin on "Access and Equity in U.S. School Systems."
Oct. 1: U-M public policy professor Sarah Miller on "The Short-Term and Long-Term Impacts of Health Care Access for Low Income Americans."
Oct. 8: U-M urban and regional planning professor Lan Deng on "Building and Preserving Affordable Housing in the United States: Federal Resources and Local Efforts."
Oct. 15: U-M sociology, Afroamerican & African studies, and public policy professor Alford Young Jr. on "From the Edge of the Ghetto: The Quest of Small City African Americans to Survive Post-Industrialism."
For online meeting URL preregister at OLLI-umich.org. $35 per lecture (for 6-lecture series, $60); for members, $10 per lecture and $35 for 6-lecture series; $25 annual membership fee. 998-9351.
Every Sat. & Sun., Sept. 12-Oct. 31, and every Wed.-Fri. Sept. 16-Oct. 30. A carnival atmosphere with a variety of family-oriented fall activities on this 6th-generation family farm. Wagon rides, a petting farm, a corn maze, a Corn Queen Combine playground, and much more. Weekends only: a Noah's Ark inflatable, a giant slide, a bungee run, and more. Apple cannon & paintball shooting gallery available Sat. & Sun. for an extra charge. Cider and donuts available. No pets.
11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Wiard's Orchards, 5565 Merritt Rd., Ypsilanti. Weekend admission: $20; weekday admission: $15; kids age 2 & under, free. 390-9211. [map]
Oct. 1 & every Sat. & Sun. This online festival celebrates traditional and contemporary South Asian music and art. Program includes livestream dances, music, films, spoken word poetry, and lectures on fashion design, craft traditions, and art history. Also, online photography and multimedia art exhibits. Details TBA, check Facebook.com
11 a.m.-noon, Facebook.com
Tuesdays, 11-Noon. Online. Please join us for this weekly free one-hour mindfulness sitting; it's appropriate for everyone, beginners and experienced meditators alike. There are two 20 minute sits, the first guided and the second silent, with discussion and questions in between. Come when you can. Experience the power of mindfulness in community!
Please message email@example.com for Zoom link.
Now Online!, Saline. Free. Online. 734-276-7707. firstname.lastname@example.org www.MindfulnesswithPaulette.weebly.com
All ages 6-11 invited to read to adoptable animals. Also, a group read-aloud, humane education lesson, and dog meet-and-greet. Masks required, social distancing enforced.
Humane Society, 3100 Cherry Hill. $10 per kid. Preregistration required. hshv.org, 661-3575. [map]
Every Mon. & Thurs. Multi-instrumentalist San (best known as half of the popular family-friendly duo Gemini) and his vocalist-violinist daughter Emily perform livestream folk music geared towards kids (Mon.) and adults (Thurs.).
Online at Facebook.com
Zingerman's staffers demonstrate how to prepare some simple, quick, and tasty lunch options. For ages 6-12.
For online meeting URL, see ZingermansDeli.com. $15 (parents welcome to lurk for free), preregistration required. 663-3354.
Geshe Thabkhe's teachings, recorded in India and translated by Geshe Yeshe Lhudrup, will be posted weekly over 8 Thursdays listed below. Once registered, we invite you to visit your registrant webpage weekly for each new post, or stream posted recordings later as your schedule permits.
Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe is a genuine contemplative master and a member of the last generation extensively trained in old Tibet. He received his monastic education at Drepung Loseling Monastery and, in 1969, was awarded the Geshe Lharampa, the highest degree of scholarship conferred within the Geluk School of Tibetan Buddhism. He is Professor Emeritus of Buddhist Philosophy at the Central University of Tibetan Studies, the only Tibetan university in India.
Jewel Heart (online). Online. Donation. $150. (734) 994-3387. email@example.com https:
This Amherst College history professor reads from The Butterfly Effect, his new book about the bonds between humans and insects. It draws on research in laboratory science, agriculture, fashion, and international cuisine. Questions and commentary throughout by U-M history professor Ian Shin. Q&A.
7 p.m., for online meeting URL see LiteratiBookstore.com. Free. 585-5567.
Every Thurs. Five original 10-minute virtual staged readings by local playwrights of plays inspired by different songs. Readings include light props and costumes. Tonight: Marisa Dluge directs Letting Go, Crysta Coburn's drama based on Joni Mitchell's "A Case of You," about trying to let go of the past while finding new footing.
Online via YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, & Patreon (search "Neighborhood Theatre Group"). Free; donations appreciated. (219) 201-6979.
Oct. 1, 8, & 15. Indie rock singer-songwriter from Lubbock, TX. In advance of the release of his 6th album Sundowner, Morby plays songs from each of his albums in separate virtual concerts. Oct. 1: City Music (2017), which has earned Morby comparisons to Lou Reed. Oct. 8: Oh My God (2019), which a Pitchfork reviewer says "conjures memories of Bob Dylan's gospel-phase." Oct. 15: Premiere of Sundowner, which Morby calls "a depiction of isolation."
9 p.m., online at TheArk.org. Tickets $15 at NoonChorus.com
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