Daily in Nov. Founded by Handel & Haydn Society (Boston) baroque oboist Debra Nagy, this acclaimed Cleveland-based quartet is known for programs the New York Times calls "thematically concise, richly expressive, and featuring composers few people have heard of." Tonight's prerecorded program of French Baroque music written for dancing includes Rebel's Les Caractères de la Danse, a scene from Rameau's Pigmalion, solo suites for oboe and viol by Philidor and Marais, and the earthy, rollicking dances of Boismortier's Ballets de Village.
Available online anytime from 7 a.m. Nov. 1 through 11 p.m. Nov. 30 at AcademyOfEarlyMusic.org. Free. 228-4338.
WCPARC naturalist Elle Bogle leads a casual hike and discusses tree, bird, and animal tracks identification. Bring binoculars and a mask, if you wish. Masks required.
Baker Woods Preserve, 11914 Trinkle Rd., Dexter. Free. Capacity limited; email email@example.com to reserve a spot. ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org. [map]
10 months to 2.5 years & an Adult. This virtual class for babies and toddlers focuses on fun movements for building your baby's body and brain. Class begins with a few minutes of getting to know each other through sharing developments and milestones. Next, we use repetitive welcome songs to teach waving, claping, stomping , and tapping movements. The remainder of the class uses fun props such as scarves, sticks, shakers, and stuffed animals to introduce a variety of dance and movement activities. Give your baby bonding time with you through the joys of song, dance, and movement! You are joining a class that begin in September. Instructor: Anna Gradwohl. 5 classes. Scholarship recipients pay $10.
Zoom link, Your Home. Online. $65. 734 994 2300 X 0. firstname.lastname@example.org https:
1.5 through 3 years & an Adult. Did you know fine motor skills refer to small movements of the hands and fingers including the smaller muscles of the face and even feet? Learn creative, homemade activities in this "make and do" class while experiencing materials like pasta, play-doh and paint in new and deliberate ways. Encouraging fine motor dexterity prepares your child for drawing, cutting, zipping, and manipulating small objects. Class includes time to learn new songs and rhymes with hand and finger motions, share outcomes with other families and laugh together in a classroom setting at home all with the focus on Fine Motor Fun! Susanna will post week-to-week materials and ideas lists to adults. By the end of the session, families will have a great collection of simple yet challenging activities to use over and over! Instructor: Susanna Brown. 6 classes. Scholarship recipients pay $10.
Zoom Link, Your Home. Online. $75. 734 994 2300 X 0. email@example.com https:
U-M political studies professor emeritus Michael Traugott discusses election outcomes. Q&A.
For online meeting URL preregister at OLLI-umich.org. $35 per lecture (for 10-lecture series, $80); for members, $10 per lecture and $55 for 10-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]
Ages 3 - 5 and an Adult. Do you love to try new things out and see what happens? This new class invites you to bring your curiosity, some easily gathered items from your home and YOU. Each week we'll apply inquiry-based principles to open-ended math, science and social/emotional questions. Share ideas, make predictions, change variables and come to conclusions as a group. For example, what happens if I mix cornstarch and water together? Or, what will paint look like on ice? How does a homemade scale work to weight objects? The list of "I Wonder" questions are endless, so let's figure out together how and why the world works the way it does one week at a time. Join us in this open-ended, interactive and unique class. Instructor: Susanna Brown. 7 classes. Scholarship recipients pay $10.
Zoom Link, Your Home. Online. $95. 734 994 2300 X 0. firstname.lastname@example.org https:
In-person. Limited capacity; preregister 2 days in advance.
2401 Plymouth Rd. $3 for age 60 & over (age 59 & under, $5.50). Free. [map]
Every Tues, except Nov. 24. Talks by U-M faculty.
Nov. 3: History professor Christian de Pee on "The City in the Present Tense: Writing the Urban Landscape in 11th-Century China."
Nov. 10: Sociology professor Yun Zhou on "The Gendered Pursuit of Individualism: Fertility Intention and the Meaning of Children in Contemporary Urban China."
Nov. 17: LRCCS postdoc fellow Wen Yu on "Constructing a China: Nationalism and Culture in Modern History."
Noon-1 p.m., for online URL see ii.umich.edu
Thinking about taking the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) in the future? Attend a no-cost information session and learn more about our upcoming interactive online sessions! The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) now offers the DPP online using a video conference platform. If you have prediabetes or concerns about developing type 2 diabetes, this nationally-recognized, CDC-certified lifestyle change program can help reduce the risk, delay the onset, or even prevent diabetes. In the online DPP, as part of a small, supportive group online, you can attend the program from wherever you can access a computer, a tablet, or a smartphone. A trained coach will help you learn how to eat healthier, lose weight, and incorporate more physical activity into your life over the course of 16 one-hour weekly sessions followed by monthly sessions for one full year.
RSVP to attend any of the following sessions
Mon, Nov 2nd at 6pm
Tues, Nov 10th at 4pm
Wednesday, Nov 18th at 11am
This is a virtual program, This is a virtual program. Free. Online. 734-222-9800 ext. 219. 800-482-1455 www.readysetprevent.org
July 13 & 27. All musicians invited to bring their acoustic instruments to play bluegrass-style music. Vocalists welcome. Indoor capacity limited to 10 participants. If the weather is nice, you'll jam outside in front of the center (capacity unlimited). Masks required indoors, but not outdoors if you're vaccinated.
Evening time TBA, Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. For updates, see a2bluGrass.com. $5. [map]
Every Tues. All knitters invited to work on their projects and swap tips with others. In-person outdoors and also streamed live via Zoom (see MeetUp.com
Community High School back lawn, 379 N. Fifth. $2 monthly dues, preregistration required at MeetUp.com
Dominican American actor-writer Antonio Disla, a SUNY-New Paltz theater professor whose solo pieces often deal with race and identity, discusses his experiences performing his culture within the context of racial consciousness.
For online URL preregister at myumi.ch
"'It Can Happen Here': Antisemitism, Gender, and the American Past": U-M Frankel Center for Judaic Studies 30th Belin Lecture.more >
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30th David W. Belin Lecture in American Jewish Affairs
It Can Happen Here": Antisemitism, Gender, and the American Past
Pamela Nadell, American University
In 1942, an anonymous "Jewess," looking across the ocean, wrote "It Can Happen Here." Her cri de coeur, published in a New York women's magazine, pled with its readers to bring to an end to the "ever-increasing prejudice" she and her family faced. With antisemitism rising today at home and abroad, American University Professor Pamela Nadell, author of the award-winning America's Jewish Women: A History from Colonial Times to Today, discusses American Jewish women in the past facing antisemitism, how it affected their lives, and how they responded.
Advance Registration Required: https:
The Zoom Webinar link and password will be sent to registrants shortly before the event.
Online Event. Free. Online. 734.763.9047. JudaicStudies@umich.edu https:
Reading by this Boston-based novelist. Her 2020 novel, Mercy House, is about a renegade Sister fighting to protect the century-old Brooklyn row house where she and her fellow nuns run a safe haven for the abused and abandoned.
For livestream URL see Facebook.com
Talk by Westchester County (NY) collage artist Natalya Khorover. Inspired by the urban environment, her work uses flimsy plastics, vintage linens, and man-made symbols of progress and power to engage with the need to achieve a zero waste society.
For online URL see AnnArborFiberArts.org. Free. AnnArborFiberArts@gmail.com.
All age 21 & over invited to discuss Tamsyn Muir's 2019 fantasy novel about a necromancer and a swordfighter on a journey together to achieve immortality.
For URL email email@example.com. Free.
Brooklyn-based Humane Education instructor Kim Korona, a member of VegMichigan, discusses tips on how to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet and shares anecdotes of her own experience eating plants for nearly 20 years.
For online URL preregister at bit.ly
"'It Can Happen Here': Antisemitism, Gender, and the American Past": U-M Frankel Center for Judaic Studies 30th David Belin Lecture.more >
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Talk by American University history professor Pamela Nadell.
For online URL preregister at bit.ly
Harbor Springs-based star lore historian Mary Stewart Adams, host of the weekly podcast & Interlochen Public Radio segment "The Storyteller's Night Sky," discusses how to move forward in the context of the current celestial events while honoring past traditions. Participants are asked to identify and have available some element(s) of Anthroposophy they find most inspiring.
For online URL email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. (517) 927-3696.
All invited to discuss this new book by University of Oslo Earth evolution and dynamics professor A. Hope Jahren, whose research focuses on the ways both living and fossil organisms are chemically linked to the global environment.
For online URL email email@example.com. Free. 971-1157.
This iconic Canadian novelist, best known for her dystopian 1985 novel The Handmaid's Tale, discusses her work with Brooklyn-based writer Rumaan Alam. In her new introspective poetry collection, Dearly, Atwood casts her unique imagination and observant eye over the landscape of a life carefully and intuitively lived.
For online URL preregister at LiteratiBookstore.com
Veteran folk-rock singer-songwriter whom Uncut dubbed "a one-man Clash" and whose fans include Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Bono, and filmmaker Jim Jarmusch. For tonight's show, Streets of New York, Nile and longtime collaborator Johnny Paesano wander the streets treating mega;ing the audience with stories and songs along the way.
8 p.m., for livestream URL seetinyurl.com
Canceled and Postponed Events:
Join us for this self-proclaimed "geek show-and-tell." Makers present their creations!
We have people interested in a wide scope of topics and endeavors. Programming, robots, machining, welding, artistic creations, metal casting, anything being built. Pretty much anything someone is "Making" is welcome at a Go-Tech meeting.
Also, if you have a problem with your project ask for help and the brain trust of Go-Tech will amaze you with solutions to difficulties you haven't even explored yet. This is an open group. All are welcome and especially young makers are encouraged to bring in a project to show off.
Second Tuesday of each month at 7pm.
Maker Works, 3765 Plaza Dr. Free. 7342224911. frontdesk@maker-works https:
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