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Calendar of Events

Thursday, January 21, 2021

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 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 for 2-10 days after you start watching.

 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 Free. 327-4200.

 11:15 a.m.  Free! 

H.A.C. Ultimate.

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Every Sun. All invited to join a relaxed pickup game of this spirited team sport played with a flying disc. Overly competitive players are politely asked to leave.
11:15 a.m., Fuller Park, just west of the pool & parking lot (or occasionally across the street). Free. 846-9418,

 Noon  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 on Zoom. Details at Interfaithspirit.Org. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270.

 Noon-1:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Japonisme and the Birth of Cinema": U-M Japanese Studies Department.

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UC-San Diego Japanese language and literature professor Daisuke Miyao discusses his new book on the Japanese influence on the aesthetics of European films produced at the turn of the 20th century.
Online at Free.

 2 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Ikebana International.

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Prerecorded videos of demos of this Japanese style of flower arranging led by instructors TBA.
For online URL email Free.

 6-6:10 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Biblio Files": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Three AADL staffers each answer a book question in about 5 minutes, such as "What book do you never seem to get to?" and "What is the prettiest book on your bookshelf?"
Online at Free. 327-4200.

 7 p.m.  Free! 


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Every Thurs. All invited to join members of this local chapter of the Detroit Irish Music Association for an informal evening playing traditional Irish music on various instruments. Lessons offered.
7:30-9:30 p.m., FUMC Green Wood Church, 1001 Green Rd. at Glazier Way. Free. [map]

 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Trivia": Vault of Midnight.

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Every Thurs. Vault of Midnight events head Caleb Wimbrow hosts a live Instagram trivia quiz in which participants post their answers in the comments section. Prizes.
Online at Free. 998-1413.

 8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Virtual Open House: Daycroft School.

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Are you interested in learning more about Daycroft School's Kindergarten through 6th-grade classes or our toddler and preschool programs?
Please join us on Thursday, January 21st at 8pm for a Virtual Tour and Q&A Session with our Head of School, David Lee; Admissions Director, Lisa Edmondson; and a current Daycroft parent.
Reserve your spot by filling out the short form linked below, and we'll send you all of the login details. We're excited to virtually meet you and share our vibrant school community with you and your family!
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-662-3335.


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Habitat Lounge: Cetan Clawson

Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio. In the Food Cart Park in Weber's parking lot. 9-11:30 p.m. [venue info]


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