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Every Thurs., Aug. 25—Oct. 27. WAS members lead a hike through the Arb to look for fall warblers and other southbound migrants, many of which are in their 1st-year plumage. 8—11 a.m., meet in the cul-de-sac at the end of Riverview (off Geddes near the east end of Dow Field). Free. Washtenawaudubon.org.
A FREE year-long program designed to let go of the past, and create beyond it. September's topic is rejection.https://www.facebook.com/groups/1091952968294268. Free. https://findmagicpeople.com/events/roxanne-kuchciak/release-and-create-beyond-free-year-long-program-1.
Aug. 31–Sept. 4. Old-fashioned community fair featuring agricultural and craft exhibits, rides, and a variety of special events, including a talent show (Sept. 2, 6:30 p.m.), a dog of the year contest, the USA Auto Cross Championship Derby (Sept. 4, 7 p.m., $5 additional admission), livestock shows and auction, tractor and draft horse pulls, live music, and more. Schedule at salinefair.org. 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor–Saline Rd. $5 (Wed.), $7 (Thurs.-Sun.), & free (Mon.) admission. Ride armbands available. 649–7814.
Mah-jongg (Thurs. 10 a.m.–noon) in person. U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program. 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free. 998–9353.Free.
Every first Sunday of the month,10 am–11:30 am. Join Insight Meditation Ann Arbor (IMA2) for our Sunday Dharma Series via Zoom. We will have an invited guest teacher who will guide a meditation, present a Dharma teaching and follow up with Q&A. For more information on teachers, Dharma topics and to retrieve the Zoom link, please visit our website: https://insightmeditationannarbor.org. Free.
Every Thurs. Half hour program of stories and songs for kids ages 2–5 (with caregiver). Thurs. 11 a.m. (Traverwood). Free. 327–4200.Free.
ACBL-sanctioned Bridge (Thurs. noon–3:30 p.m.). $9; members, $8. Ann Arbor Senior Center (1320 Baldwin Ave., 794–6250). Check meeting status before coming.$9; members, $8..
Every Thurs. & Sun. All invited to play new and old board games. Noon—4 p.m. (Thurs.) & noon—6 p.m. (Sun.), Sylvan Factory, 2459 W. Stadium Blvd. Free. email@example.com, 929—5877. sylvanfactory.com/event-schedule.
Every Thurs., Fri., & Tues. All invited to play a 499er game (Thurs.) or ACBL-sanctioned duplicate bridge (Fri. & Tues.). 1–4 p.m. or so (arrive by 12:50 p.m.), City Club, 1830 Washtenaw Ave. $6 per person. If you plan to come without a partner, email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com beforehand.
Wise Guys: Conversations for Men (Thurs. 1–2:30 p.m.) via Zoom. U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program. Free. For Zoom links see calendar at bit.ly/UMTurnerCal. 998–9353.Free.
Every Mon.–Thurs. The U-M’s highly disciplined 200-plus-member marching band or sections thereof can be seen and heard practicing on Elbel Field. All welcome to find a spot in the bleachers and get a sneak preview of upcoming halftime shows. Rehearsals usually last 1–2 hours. 4:45 p.m., Elbel Field, Hill at Division. Free. 764–0582.
Every Thurs. All invited to drop in with broken electronics, furniture, toys, and any other odd item for AHA members to try to repair and offer advice. Repairs not guaranteed. 6–8 p.m., All Hands Active, basement of 255 E. Liberty, ste. 225. Livestream available at MeetUp.com/AllHandsActive/events. Free; donations welcome. Mask required. info@AllHandsActive.org.
Tantré Farm founder Richard Andres discusses how to extend the growing season, what plants can be harvested in the fall with a late summer planting, what should be planted before winter, how to save seeds, and what to do to prepare a garden for the spring. 6–7 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek, 3090 E. Eisenhower. Free. 327-4200.
Insight Meditation Ann Arbor offers meditation every Thursday evening at Zion Lutheran Church; 1501 W Liberty. Please come in back door. Two sittings: 6:30-7:00, and 7:15 to 8:00, come to either or both. Please mask in building. No charge, donations gratefully accepted.
(Renata Ferraz and Maria Roxo, 2022). Documentary about a filmmaker’s creative encounter with a sex worker. In Portuguese. Screened at the Ann Arbor Film Festival in March. FREE for AAFF and Michigan Theater Gold Card members.
7 p.m. State Theater. Proof of vaccination (or negative Covid test within 72 hours) required for all patrons over the age of 12. Tickets $10.50 unless otherwise noted (children under 12, students, seniors age 65 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8.50; MTF members, $8) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. For updated schedule, see MichTheater.org.
Ann Arborites share (via Zoom) their experience using solar energy. Q&A. 7–8 p.m., for URL preregister at bit.ly/a2energy. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Series of dramatically reenacted biblical stories with musical numbers narrated by TV personality Kathie Lee Gifford. Ann Arbor 20 only. 7 p.m. Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter, 973–8424), Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316–5500). Different times. For updated schedule, see FathomEvents.com/events. $12.50 (unless otherwise noted) in advance online (recommended) & at the door.
Club members show and discuss choice specimens from summer rockhounding adventures. 7 p.m., West Side United Methodist Church social hall, 900 S. Seventh St. Free. 665-5574.
LUKE SITTARD’s music draws upon the influences of musicians such as Charlie Parker, Wes Montgomery, and Thelonious Monk, while also embracing stylistic elements from R&B and Neo-Soul. Luke has had the opportunity to share the bandstand with incredible musicians, such as Sean Dobbins and Brandon Rose, and perform on notable stages such as Jazz At Lincoln Center and the Detroit Jazz Festival.314 S. Main St , Ann Arbor. Pre-Pay Cover at opentable.com. $10. email@example.com. bluellamaclub.com. 734-372-3200.
The U-M also has regular-season games this month against Colorado (Sept. 8, 7 p.m.), Ohio State (Sept. 22, 7 p.m.), and Nebraska (Sept. 25, 1 p.m.). 7 p.m., U-M Soccer Stadium, 2250 S. State. $6 & $8 (groups of 10 or more, $3 each). Exhibition games, free. 764–0247.
Sept. 1-4. Brian Bucker directs local actors in Ben Elton’s long-running West End sci-fi jukebox musical featuring more than 20 hit Queen songs including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “We Will Rock You,” and “We Are the Champions.” The plot follows 2 revolutionaries as they try to save rock ’n’ roll and individual expression in a dystopian and conformist future. 7:30 p.m. (Thurs.), 8 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.), & 2 p.m. (Sun.), U-M Walgreen Drama Center Arthur Miller Theatre, 1226 Murfin. Tickets $28 (seniors age 60 & over, $25; students, $15) in advance at a2ct.org, by phone, & at the door. 971-2228.
Every Thurs. Local high school English teacher Barry Aherne throws out questions for anyone to answer at this popular weekly trivia fest. Come with a team (up to 6 people). Prizes. 7:30 p.m. or so, Conor O’Neill’s, 318 S. Main. $5 team fee that goes to the winning team. 665–2968.
Sept. 1, 9, & 11. Barn concerts by local groups. BYOB and a small folding chair. Dancing. No tobacco or pets. Tonight: Dick Siegel’s Ministers of Melody. Reunion show of this 1980s quintet led by veteran local singer-songwriter Siegel, an immensely gifted and versatile composer whose songs offer all sorts of immediate musical and lyrical pleasures, both serious and comic, as well as a resonant staying power. Original band members are coming from as far away as Ecuador and Germany to play Siegel classics like “What Would Brando Do,” “Angelo’s,” “Downsize Blues” and many more. 8 p.m. (doors 7:30 p.m.), 11300 Island Lake Rd., Dexter. Parking is in neighboring Ruhlig’s Country Market driveway. Full vaccination (or negative Covid test within 72 hours) required. $30 in advance only (space limited) payable via PayPal to @dicksiegel and via Venmo to @dicksiegel. firstname.lastname@example.org, 223–2321.
Every Thurs. & Sun. Humane Society education reps introduce all ages to the basics of hatha-style yoga, which integrates breath with movement. Also, interact with adoptable cats. Dress prepared to work out. Suitable for age 12 & up (all 16 & under must be accompanied by adult). 7:30–8:30 p.m. (Thurs.) & 8:30–9:30 a.m. (Sun.), Tiny Lions, 5245 Jackson, ste. A1. $10. Preregistration required at tickettailor.com/events/hshv, email@example.com, 661–3575.
Every Thurs. & Tues. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with either or both of 2 long-running groups, the A2 Stammtisch (8 p.m. Thurs.), and the German Speakers Round Table (7:30 p.m. Tues.). Various times, Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free admission. Preregistration for Thurs. A2 Stammtisch requested at firstname.lastname@example.org. 812–6375 (Tues.).