Online screening of Mariam Ghani's 2019 documentary, which features newly restored footage from lost fiction films shot during Afghanistan's Communist era (1978-1991).
Online anytime between Oct. 7-Nov. 3 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.
Walk, run or bike to help save the future of America!
Wolf-PAC, a non-partisan, grassroots organization working to end corruption in DC, invites you join the 28 Million Steps Challenge. From now until October 31st, you can walk, run or bike to help raise awareness about the crucial need to end "pay to play politics" in Washington.
Why 28 Million Steps? Wolf-PAC is working to attain a 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to fix our broken campaign finance system and restore a government that represents the people.
Registration is free. Visit wolf-pac.com
Ann Arbor, Anywhere. Free. email@example.com wolf-pac.com
Have your kids enjoy a weekly Fall or Halloween themed craft kit from the Library. The paper pumpkin kit will be available on October 12. You must register for this kit and pick it up at the library. Register today at www.ntal.org
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. 734-449-0066. firstname.lastname@example.org [map]
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. email@example.com www.ntal.org
Oct. 7, 12, & 26. Three out of 6 talks in a series concerning the upcoming general election.
Oct. 7: Michigan secretary of state Jocelyn Benson on "Safe, Secure, and Accessible Elections For All."
Oct. 12: Panel discussion with Bridge Magazine capitol reporter Riley Beggin and Politico political correspondent Tim Alberta on "Michigan and Other Battleground States." Detroit-based Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Stephen Henderson moderates.
Oct. 26: U-M politics and journalism lecturer Robert Yoon on "A Survivor's Guide to Elections 2020."
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.
Sale of gently used paperback and hard-cover books. Also, CDs, DVDs, audio books, and more. Fill a bag for $5.
10 a.m.-2 p.m., CDL basement, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free admission. 475-8732. [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
This award-winning investigative and environmental journalist reads from As the World Burns, her brand-new book about the still-evolving legal case of 21 young Americans suing the federal government over climate change. Questions and commentary throughout by U-M environmental science professor Rebecca Hardin. Q&A.
7 p.m., for online meeting URL see LiteratiBookstore.com. Free. 585-5567.
Oct. 7, 12, 15, 20, & 21. A series of talks by U-M faculty and visiting scholars. Participants encouraged to join the conversation by using #policytalks.
Oct. 7 (4-5 p.m.): Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president Maya MacGuineas and Lawrence Summers, National Economic Council director under Obama, on "Is the Federal Deficit Unsustainable?"
Oct. 12 (11:30-12:30 p.m.): Two senior political reporters, Vox's Jane Coaston and The Guardian's Daniel Strauss, discuss what it's like to cover the presidential 2020 campaign trail. U-M Ford School associate dean Paula Lantz and U-M health policy professor James Hudak moderate.
Oct. 15 (4-5 p.m.): International Rescue Committee president David Miliband discusses "International Politics, Humanitarian Needs, and the Global Significance of the U.S. Election." U-M Weiser Diplomacy Center director John Ciorciari moderates.
Oct. 20 (10-11 a.m.): Panel discussion on "U.S.-China Relations During Covid-19: Finding a Path Forward." With U-M political science professor Mary Gallagher, U-M public policy professor Ann Lin, and Brookings Institute foreign policy fellow emeritus Ken Lieberthal, also a U-M political science professor emeritus who served as senior director for Asia on the National security Council under President Clinton. U-M public policy faculty moderate.
Oct. 21 (11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.): Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics director Len Nichols on "U.S. Health Policy Directions: Two Roads Diverged in a Yellow Wood."
Various times, for online meeting URL see FordSchool.umich.edu
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