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Calendar of Events

Sunday, July 25, 2021






 
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Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival.

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May 22-Aug. 21. Annual festival of documentary and feature films on Jewish themes.

July 7, 8 p.m.-July 9, 5 p.m.: "An Impossible Love" (Catherine Corsini, 2018). Drama about a brief but passionate affair that results in a decades long legal battle over a daughter. French, subtitles.

July 10, 11 p.m.-July 13, 8 p.m.: "Breaking Bread" (Beth Elise Hawk, 2021). Documentary about Israeli chef Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, a Muslim Arab who recently won the Israeli cooking competition MasterChef. Hebrew, subtitles.

July 13, 8 p.m.-July 16, 6 p.m.: "Thou Shalt Not Hate" (Mauro Mancini, 2020). Drama about a doctor-the son of a holocaust survivor-and his neo-Nazi patient. Italian, subtitles.

July 20, 8 p.m.-July 23, 6 p.m.: "Aulcie" (Dani Menkin, 2020). Documentary exploring the life and career of the American-Israeli pro basketball player Aulcie Perry.

July 24, 11 p.m.-July 27, 8 p.m.: "The Sign Painter" (Viesturs Kairišs, 2020). Historical drama about the modest life of a young Latvian man who's enlisted in WWII. Latvian, subtitles.

July 27, 8 p.m.-July 30, 6 p.m.: Narrative Short Films. A program of short films: Mum's Hairpins (Tatiana Fedorovskaya, 2019). A young Ukranian boy only has his mom's hairpins to escape Nazi-German soldiers. Cinema Rex (Mayan Engelman & Eliran Peled, 2020). Animation about two kids from different backgrounds who connect through cinema. White Eye (Tomer Shushan, 2019). Drama about a man who attempts to retrieve his stolen bicycle from it's new owner. Hebrew, subtitles. In Our Synagogue (Ivan Orlenko, 2019). Adaptation of Franz Kafka's eerie short story of the same title. Yiddish, subtitles. Letters to God (Yves Cohen, 2019). A distraught man gets a job at the Jerusalem Post Office letters to God department. Hebrew, subtitles. The Disappearing Act (Billy Kent, 2020). Comedy about a magician who's rehearsing his virtual act for a Zoom bar mitzvah. Deep Blue (Itamar Schwartz, 2020). While mourning the death of his wife, a man tries to operate the washing machine without success. Hebrew, subtitles. The Book of Ruth (Chen Drachman & Becca Roth, 2019). Drama about a family's Passover celebration.

July 31, 8 p.m.-Aug. 3, 8 p.m.: "They Ain't Ready For Me" (Brad Rothschild, 2020). Documentary about Tamar Manasseh, a Black rabbinical student who's leading a fight against gun violence on the south side of Chicago.

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Online this year at Film.jccAnnArbor.org. $12 per film (Michigan Theater Foundation members, $10). 971-0990. [map]


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"Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Main in the Waters": Michigan Theater Foundation Virtual Movie Palace.

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(Rosalynde LeBlanc, Tom Hurwitz, 2021). Online screening of this documentary that explores the making and legacy of D-Man in the Waters, a memorial dance for a former Bill T. Jones Dance company member that died from AIDS. Available for 48 after you start watching.
Online at https://michtheater.org/virtual. $12 per film (for members, $10).


 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 

NRA Basic CCW Class: Tri-County Sportsmen's League.

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Public welcome. . Before registering, please see complete details on Tri-County's July calendar at tcsl.org.
Tri-County Sportsmen's League, 8640 Moon Road, Saline. $150. newsletter@tcsl.org tscl.org [map]


 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Arts in the Garden Benefit Walk: Chelsea Area Garden Club.

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Stroll through 3 distinctive gardens: Along the Fence Daylilies, Dansville, with more than 2,400 cultivars. A free daylily to the first 50 visitors to the farm. A 2-acre garden on Joslin Lake, Gregory, features 800 daylilies, 300 hostas, 90 ornamental grasses, other perennials and annuals, garden art, live music by local musicians, and Chelsea Artists Guild members painting plein air. Proceeds support the Chelsea Senior Center Intergenerational Garden, the 3rd garden on the walk. Tickets ($20) available June 15-July 24 at the Chelsea Senior Center, Garden Mill in Chelsea and Grass Lake Senior Center. $25 on July 25 at the 3 gardens. To purchase by credit card or Pay Pal, go to chelseaseniors.org
Chelsea Intergenerational Garden, 512 Washington St., Chelsea. $20-$25. 734-475-9748. chelseagardenclub.com [map]



 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"Arts in the Garden": Chelsea Area Garden Club Benefit.

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Self-guided tour of 3 gardens in diverse habitats. Also, live music TBA with Chelsea Artists Guild members painting at the sites. Rain or shine. Maps and updates available at ChelseaGardenClub.com/events.
Locations TBA. Tickets (with maps) $20 in advance at the Chelsea Garden Mill (110 S. Main), the Chelsea Senior Center (512 Washington St.), & the Grass Lake Senior Center (373 Lakeside Dr.); $25 at each site day of tour. 475-9748.


 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Intro to Archery": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Hands-on demo for beginners age 8 & up led by WCPARC staffer Kelsey Dehring. Masks required.
Staebler Farm County Park, 7734 Plymouth Rd. Free, but preregistration required (capacity limited) at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org (search Activity #841007). [map]


 10:45 a.m.  Free!  Online 

Interfaith Sunday Service: Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Please join us for Sunday service via Zoom. Details at Interfaithspirit.Org. Free, but donations appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 7343270270. Interfaithspirit.org


 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Sunday Artisan Market.

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Every Sun. Juried market of local handmade arts and crafts, now in its 30th year. Masks required.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmers Market Pavilion, Kerrytown. Free admission. 913-9622. [map]


 11 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Ancient Wisdom. Modern Times": Jewel Heart Buddhist Center Sunday Talks.

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Every Sun. Talk by Jewel Heart resident spiritual advisor Demo Rinpoche, followed by a discussion facilitated by Jewel Heart staffers.
For URL preregister at bit.ly/jeweldharmatalk. Free. 994-3387.


 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, hac-UltimateList@GoogleGroups.com.


 1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Youthful Spirits Class for Young People": Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Spiritual Classes for Young People via Zoom. Free, but donations are appreciated.
Zoom. Free. Online. 734-327-0270. Interfaithspirit.org


 1-4 p.m. 

Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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July 11, 17, 24, 25 & 31. All invited to help remove invasive plants in city parks. Wear a mask, long pants, closed-toe shoes, & work gloves, and maintain a 6-foot distance from others at all times; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. All minors should be accompanied by a caregiver.

July 11: Olson Park.

July 17: Kuebler Landford.

July 24: Furstenberg Nature Area (9 a.m.-noon), Furstenberg Native Plant Garden, and Ruthven Nature Area.

July 25: Bird Hills.

July 31: Bluffs Nature Area (9 a.m.-noon).

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1-4 p.m. (except as noted). Preregister at vhub.at/NAP for various meeting location. Free. 794-6627. [map]


 1:30 p.m. 

"CatVideoFest 2021": Michigan Theater.

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Compilation of funny and cute online cat videos.
$10.50 (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8:50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door.


 2-4 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild.

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Listen to guild members swap stories or bring your own to tell.
For URL see AnnArborStorytelling.org. Free.


 2 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Book of the Month Club: Vault of Midnight.

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All invited to discuss (via Instagram) The Way of the Househusband, a Japanese manga writer and artist's series about a former yakuza boss who retires from crime to perform household duties.
Livestreamed at Instagram.com (search "Vault of Midnight"). Free. 998-1413.


 2-2:30 p.m. & 4-4:30 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off animals native to Africa (June) and North America (July). Guests invited to view other animals on display, including macaws, sloths, and more. Also, an alligator feeding demo at 3 p.m.
Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $10 (kids ages 2-12, $8; age 2 & under, free) in advance only at TheCreatureConservancy.org (capacity limited). 929-9324. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"The Parliament of Poets": Apollo's Troupe.

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Every Sat. & Sun. through Aug. 8. Rochester-based veteran poet Frederick Glaysher performs a stage adaptation of his 2012 epic poem, a combination of poetry reading, protest play, and performance art piece that emphasizes the transformative nature of poetry and art. It's set partially on the moon at the Apollo 11 landing site and the Sea of Tranquility, where the Greek god of poetry Apollo summons the ancient and modern poets of all nations to fashion a new vision of universal life. Glaysher performs multiple roles, including Don Quixote, Merlin, Jane Austen, the late Detroit poet Robert Hayden, Tolstoy, Job, and others. Post-performance talkback. In the case of inclement weather, check EarthRisePress.net/Apollos_Troupe.html.
7 p.m. (Sat.) & 2 p.m. (Sun.), West Park Band Shell patio, 215 Chapin St. Free, but donations appreciated. 660-4037, ApollosTroupe@Fastmail.com. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"The Sunday Spin at YORK: Live Art, Live Music": YORK.

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The Sunday Spin is YORK's monthly event where we showcase local artists (live art!), local musicians (live DJs!), and local chefs (pop ups!). July's edition will kick off at 3pm in York's Yard and will feature Laura Mason's fiber weaving, Basil Babe's Thai cooking, and DJs Beanstalk, SCUTER, and Coco Boys. YORK's full food and drink menu will be available to you - with some exciting new cocktails!
York Food + Drink, 1928 Packard. Free. 7346620798. sarah@yorka2.com www.yorka2.com [map]



 3 p.m. 

"Weathering With You": Fathom Events.

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(Makoto Shinkai, 2020). Dubbed (Sun.) & subtitled (Tues.) screening of an animated romantic fantasy about a young city boy who befriends a girl who appears to be able to manipulate the weather. Japanese, subtitles.
Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter, 973-8424) and Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316-5500). Tickets $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door.


 4-5 p.m. or so  Free!  Online 

LezRead Book Club.

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All queer women invited to discuss A Little Light Mischief, Southern fiction writer Cat Sebastian's 2018 historical romance novel about 2 gals falling in love while getting revenge on a disagreeable man.
For URL see a2LezRead.tumblr.com. Free. 686-4956.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Sunday Evening Game Night": Ann Arbor Adventure Club.

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Every Sun. An evening of playing popular games online. You help decide which game to play at the beginning of the night. Have a pencil and paper ready to use.
For URL email burrbarr7@hotmail.com. Free.


 7:30 p.m. 

"Paul Keller House Calls": Kerrytown Concert House Lot Lounge.

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Mainstream jazz outdoors from an ensemble led by veteran local bassist Keller. With percussionist David Taylor, and the wife-and-husband duo of vocalist Ursula Walker and pianist Buddy Budson.
KCH back lot, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Tickets $20-$30, in advance at KerrytownConcertHouse.com and at the door. 769-2999. [map]


 8 p.m. 

Rancho Tranquilico.

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July 2, 9-11, 18, & 23-25. Barn concerts by local groups. BYOB and a small folding chair. Dancing. Tonight: Abigail Stauffer, a local singer-songwriter with a rich, resonant alto voice who's known for her piercing, emotionally direct pop-folk and pop-rock songs.
8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.), 11300 Island Lake Rd., Dexter. Tickets $20 in advance at facebook.com/blonik. blonik13@aol.com, 223-2321. [map]





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