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Calendar of Events

Tuesday, January 5, 2021






 
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 12:01 a.m.-11:59 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Proving Up": U-M Opera Theatre.

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U-M opera lecturer Abbigail Cote directs U-M students in the acclaimed NYC-based composer Missy Mazzoli and her librettist Royce Vavrek's atmospheric 2018 chamber opera based on Karen Russell's short story. It's about an American family struggling to meet the overwhelming challenges of homesteading during the westward movement of settlers in the late 19th-century. A small chamber orchestra conducted by U-M voice professor Kirk Severtson accompanies. Prerecorded in November in the Power Center.
Online at YouTube.com (search "umich smtd"), available until Jan. 16, 2021. Free.


 12:01 a.m.-midnight  Online 

"Virtual Movie Palace": Michigan Theater.

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New titles available all month online for 2-10 days after you start watching. Full January schedule online.
$6-$12 per film. Online at MichTheater.org/Screenings for 2-10 days after you start watching. BoxOffice@MichTheater.org.


 9 a.m.  Online 

Weekly Sunday and Tuesday Meditation via Zoom: Deep Spring Center for Meditation and Spiritual Inquiry.

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Insight meditation offered via Zoom twice weekly: Sundays 11 am - noon; Wednesdays 9:00 am - 9:30 am, all times Eastern. No experience necessary; all levels of meditators welcome. No instruction.
Get the weekly link, it come to your email each Friday: https://mailchi.mp/deepspring.org/weekly-online-meditation
online - Zoom. Online. Donation. 7344775848. om@deepspring.org https://www.deepspring.org/



 10 a.m.  Free! 

Community Wellness Kits: Northfield Township Area Library.

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Stop by the Library to pick up a wellness kit. Our goal is to bring a little positivity to the community during these trying times. Some items in the wellness kits may include, a free mask, a recipe, an affirmation card, a breathing technique, pre-package skin care, and/or pre-package tea. These items are subject to change based on availability. No registration is necessary for more library information visit ntal.org.
Northfield Township Area Library, 125 Barker Road, Whitmore Lake. Free. 7344490066. hmccausland@ntal.org www.ntal.org/events [map]



 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. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Live Trivia via Zoom": Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Jan. 5 & 19. All invited to form teams of 4 or 5 persons to compete in a 2-round trivia contest. Solo competitors will be matched up. Questions are geared towards ages 55 & up, but all ages welcome. Prizes (curbside pick up only).
online at bit.ly/aasctrivia (passcode, 194912). Free. BRuthven@a2gov.org.


 3 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Getting Creative With": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Tues. AADL staffers share and discuss creative projects they've been working on based on weekly themes TBA. Past themes include "Glue," "Socks," "Triangles," and more.
AADL.tv. Free. 327-4200.


 6-8 p.m.  Online 

"Knit Happens": Ann Arbor Stitch 'n' Bitch.

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All knitters invited to work on their current projects and swap tips.
for online URL preregister at MeetUp.com/Ann-Arbor-StitchNBitch. $2 monthly dues. 945-3035.


 6:30 p.m.  Online 

Sufi Class with Imam Kamau Ayubbi: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Please join us for a Sufi class via Zoom. Details at Interfaithspirit.org. Donation $5-10 per class.
Zoom. Online. Donation. 7343270270. Interfaithspirit.org


 6:30-8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Death Cafe": Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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All invited to join a frank conversation about death, hosted by Interfaith Center Minister Annie Kopko.
For online meeting location see InterfaithSpirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated. 327-0270.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Pub Trivia over zoom videoconference: Ann Arbor Adventure Club.

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Trivia over zoom tonight at 7pm! There will be a good mix of questions about entertainment, history, pop culture, geography, music, whatever. You do not need to be good at trivia; this is just one fun thing to do while we do it! PM me for the link. Free.
123 Internet Street, 123 Internet Street. Free. burrbarr7@hotmail.com. burrbarr7@hotmail.com [map]



 7-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Voices in Harmony Chorus.

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Every Tues. All female singers invited to join the weekly online rehearsals of this local 40-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
For online URL email Info@VoicesInHarmonyChorus.org. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). 612-7580.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Friendshipping": Literati Bookstore At Home With Literati.

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Chicago-based writers Trin Garritano and Jenn Bane read from and discuss their new book, an offshoot of their popular podcast which offers tips and tricks to make new friends and keep the old ones.
Online at LiteratiBookstore.com/event/2021-01. Free, donations accepted. 585-5567.


 7:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Ann Arbor Camera Club.

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Jan. 5 & 19. Club members show their digital images (Jan. 5) and digitized prints (Jan. 19) on various topics, including this month's assignment, "Solitude." Also, presentations by Minnesota-based professional photographer Ian Plant on "Visual Design Techniques for Making Stunning Photos" (Jan. 5) and amateur photographer John Santilli on "Cityscapes, Architecture, and Miniature Diorama" (Jan. 19).
For online URL email a2camClub@gmail.com. Free. 327-4781, AnnArborCameraClub.org.





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