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Ann Arbor Jewish Film Festival. June 19-July 15. Annual festival of documentary and feature films on Jewish themes. Includes both in-person shows and 5 different films each week available to stream anytime.
July 3, noon through July 8, noon (online):
“Dead Sea Guardians” (Ido Glass & Yoav Kleinman, 2021). Documentary exploring how overconsumption, poor water management, and global warming are threatening the Dead Sea. “A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff” (Alicia J. Rose, 2021). Mystical meta-musical about the notorious Wall Street fraudster told through the eyes of musician and poet Alicia Jo Rabins. “The Levys of Monticello” (Steven Pressman, 2021). Documentary about the little-known Jewish family who bought Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia estate 8 years after his death and maintained it for nearly a century. “Plan A” (Yoav Paz & Doron Paz, 2021). Historical drama about a group of Holocaust survivors who hatch a revenge plot to kill 6 million Germans by poisoning the water supply. “Shorts III.” A program of 5 short films exploring the topics of friendship and interpersonal relationships: Quatre-Mains (Lander Haverals’ 2020 documentary about how to 2 men—a Jewish lawyer who lost his family in the Holocaust and an artist who grew up in a Nazi household—became close friends in their old age), Miss (Ella Marks & Yael Roth’s 2021 satire about a photographer who discovers her new roommate is entering a Miss Hitler beauty pageant), Reflection (Shirel Paz’s 2020 comedy about a young man suffering from social phobia who meets a mannequin in a store window that changes his life), Lookout (Noa Gusakov’s 2014 comic drama about a Israeli army lookout who creates an imaginary world to divert her from her mundane duties), and Summer Shade (Shira Haimovici’s provocative 2020 drama about a Israeli girl confronted by a group of Orthodox Jewish boys at a swimming hole).
$12 per film (in advance only for in-person shows); virtual festival pass, $150. Rackham Amphitheater and online at Film.jccAnnArbor.org. 971–0990.
5-km run through downtown. Also, a 200-m Kids Dash (Free) open to kids age 8 & under, a 1-mile Fun Run, a Ray’s Red Hots hot dog eating contest before the race, and a Twinkie division with Twinkie eating stations at the beginning and middle of the course. Awards. A portion of the proceeds benefit ALS research. 8 a.m. (registration begins at 6:30 a.m.), Fourth Ave. & Liberty. $48 (kids age 13 & under, free) in advance at epicraces.com; $50 day of the race. 585-7101.
Every Mon. Slow/moderate-paced 21-mile ride to Independence Lake on mostly dirt roads. 10 a.m. sharp, meet at Old St. Patrick Catholic Church, 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd. Free. email@example.com.
Following a virtual parade in 2020 and a hiatus in 2021, this popular community celebration returns for its 32nd year. The lineup features floats, musical groups, local organizations, and others. 10 a.m., new route starts at Thayer St. & E. Washington St., proceeds west along E. Washington to Main St., turns south on Main, and ends at Main and William St. Masks encouraged. Free. 531-9626.
This annual parade features marching bands, Elvisfest performers (held this year in the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Belleville, July 8 & 9; see mielvisfest.com), the Neighborhood Theatre Group, and representatives from various local businesses and groups. The parade begins at W. Cross and Oakwood and goes down Cross, ending at Rice St. in Depot Town. 11 a.m., W. Cross at Oakwood, Ypsilanti. Free. Ypsi4thParade@gmail.com, facebook.com/YpsiParade.
Every Mon. Slow/moderate-paced rides, 10 to 30 miles, around B2B Trails in Hudson Mills and Dexter Huron Metroparks. Noon sharp, meet at Forest Lawn Cemetery parking lot, corner of Broad & Grand, Dexter. Free. 426-5116.
Mondays 12:30–3:30 p.m. $3; members, $2. Ann Arbor Senior Center (1320 Baldwin Ave., 794–6250). Free (except as noted) weekly activities. Check meeting status before coming.
Demonstration of firefighting tools by local firefighters, with the chance to cool off by running through water hose streams, and to spray real fire hoses yourself. 12:30 p.m., immediately following the annual Jaycees’ Ann Arbor 4th of July Parade. On Maynard St. at East William St. Free. contact@statestreetdistrict, 646–1500.
With BBQ chicken, coleslaw, potato chips, baked beans, and a roll. Beverages & desserts available. A benefit for the American Legion. 11 a.m. until sold out (usually around 4 p.m., sometimes sooner), American Legion, 1700 Ridge Rd., off Cavanaugh Lake Rd. west from Kalmbach Rd. north of I-94 exit 156, Chelsea. $15.
Every Mon. Moderate-paced ride, 20 miles or more, along the Huron River and B2B Trail. Geared toward women new to riding. 6 p.m. sharp, meet at Barton Nature Area parking lot, W. Huron River Dr. near Bird Rd. Preregistration recommended at bit.ly/aabtsfocusonwomen. Free. (248) 880–9775.
Every Mon. Moderate-paced 20-mile ride to Dexter and back, often with a rest stop along the way. Riders must wear a helmet and bring water and supplies to fix a flat tire 6 p.m., Forsythe Middle School, 1655 Newport. Free. annarborveloclub.org.
Please join us via Zoom. Free, but donations appreciated.
(Barry Sonnenfeld, 1997). Sci-fi comedy about a streetwise NYC detective who joins a secret organization that polices extraterrestrials on Earth. Ann Arbor 20 only. 3 p.m. (Sun) & 7 p.m. (Mon.). $12.50 in advance online (recommended) & at the door.