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Calendar of Events

Monday, October 19, 2020






 
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 12 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"What We Left Unfinished": Ann Arbor Film Festival.

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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/aaffpresents. Free.


 6 a.m.-midnight  Online 

"Virtual Movie Palace": Michigan Theater.

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More than 20 new releases to watch from your home. Movie rental and purchases directly support the Michigan Theater Foundation and staff. For full schedule, see www.MichTheater.org/Screenings.
Various prices per film. Available all Sept. online at MichTheater.org/Screenings for 2-10 days after patrons start watching each film. BoxOffice@MichTheater.org.


 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Fall Fun Fest: Popsicle Stick Spider Web"

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Have your kids enjoy a weekly Fall or Halloween themed craft kit from the Library. The popsicle stick spider web kit will be available on October 19. You must register for this kit and pick it up at the library. Register today at www.ntal.org/events
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. 734-449-0066. hmccausland@ntal.org www.ntal.org/events [map]



 10:00 a.m.  Free! 

Scarecrow Contest: Northfield Township Area Library.

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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/fall.
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. 734-449-0066. hmccausland@ntal.org www.ntal.org/fall [map]



 10 a.m.-noon  Free!  Online 

"Healing Politics: A Doctor's Journey into the Heart of Our Political Epidemic": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Olli Reads.

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All invited to discuss 2018 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed's new book. Part memoir, part epidemiological study, Healing Politics examines underlying insecurities afflicting America. Led by U-M academic affairs assistant vice provost Dilip Das.
For online meeting URL see OLLI-umich.org. Free. 998-9351.


 10 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Storytime": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every weekday. A different local storyteller reads a story TBA to kids ages 2-5.
Online at AADL.tv. Free.


 10:30 a.m.-noon  Free!  Online 

"Disaster Preparedness":: U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Talk by AmeriCorps disaster cycle services member Emily Thayer.
For online meeting URL, email info.twsp@umich.edu or call. Free.


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Noontime Exercise" U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. All ages invited to follow basic prerecorded movements. No equipment necessary. Tai Chi (noon-12:30 p.m.) and "Walking off the Pounds," walking in place (12:30-1 p.m.).
Various times, for online meeting URL call 998-9353. Free.


 5 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Livestream Concerts": Gemini.

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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/GeminiChildrensMusic. Free; donations for various causes accepted during each performance.


 6-8 p.m.  Online 

"The Bee Lady Talks": Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (50+).

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This study group will be online.
Explore the life of the honeybee in and out of the hive. Instructor Victoria Dluzen McIntyre is an amateur apiarist whose love of honeybees comes to her naturally - her family name 'dluzen' means 'keeper of the bees' in Polish. Known as 'The Bee Lady', Victoria has travelled around southeastern Michigan giving talks (The Bee Lady Talks) to schools, garden clubs, and civic groups. Come and learn about the mysteries of the hive and how 50,000 bees work together for one common good.
The study group will be held on Monday, October 19.
Pre-registration is required via the OLLI website or phone. A link to access the study group will be e-mailed to you approximately one week prior to the first session.
Online. Online. $10. 734-998-9351. Olli.info@umich.edu https://www.olli-umich.org



 6-8 p.m.  Online 

"The Bee Lady Talks": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Southeast Michigan-based amateur apiarist Victoria Dluzen McIntyre discusses how 50,000 bees can work together for a common good.
For online meeting URL preregister at OLLI-umich.org. $35 (members, $10); $25 annual membership fee. 998-9351.


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Group Runs": Running Fit.

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Every Mon. & Sat. Runners of all abilities invited to join a 3-8 mile run along varying routes from different Running Fit locations. Also, a speed-training session (every Tues. 6:30 p.m., 5700 Jackson Rd.). Snacks. Rain or shine.
6:30 p.m. (Mon.), 123 E. Liberty & 8 a.m. (Sat.), 5700 Jackson Rd; call for holiday hours. Free. 769-5016 (Mon.), 929-9022 (Tues., Thurs. & Jackson Rd, Sat. run). [map]


 6:45 p.m.  Free!  Online 

A Course in Miracles Study Group: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Please join us for a discussion of A Course in Miracles via Zoom. Details at Interfaithspirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 7343270270. Interfaithspirit.org


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Monthly Meeting: Embroiderers' Guild of America.

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Stitchers of all abilities invited to work on their projects together and learn about guild activities. Preceded at 6:45 p.m. by socializing.
for online meeting URL call 330-5724. Free to visitors ($52 annual dues).


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Rusty Frentner: Ann Arbor Women Artists.

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This Michigan artist discusses his nature- and wildlife-inspired oil paintings.
7 p.m., for meeting URL see AnnArborWomenArtists.org. Free. annarborwomenartists@gmail.com.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Race, Gender, and Rights: Histories of the Practice of Democratic Citizenship": U-M Clements Library.

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Talk by Cornell University English professor Derrick Spires and Johns Hopkins University history professor Martha Jones. Moderator is Case Western Reserve University provost Ben Vinson.
7 p.m., for meeting URL preregister at myumi.ch/1pv0A. Free. 649-3370.





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