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Daily. Three different audiovisual planetarium shows suitable for all ages. Expedition Reef (12:30 p.m.) reveals the secrets of the “rainforests of the sea,” the world’s most vibrant and endangered marine ecosystems. The Sky Tonight (1:30 & 3:30 p.m.) is an exploration of the current night sky, with tips on how to find the cardinal directions, constellations, and planets on your own. Tales of the Maya Skies (2:30 p.m.) immerses viewers in the wonders of Mayan science, examining how Maya scholars developed a sophisticated understanding of astronomy, architecture, and mathematics that enabled them to predict solstices, solar eclipses, weather patterns, and planetary movements. Various times, U-M MNH, 1105 North University. Check ummnh.org for the latest Covid protocols. $8. Limited capacity. 764–0478.
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.
Every Wednesday Via Zoom at bit.ly/a2braingame, passcode: 739714. Free. Check meeting status before coming. 794–6250
Every Mon.–Wed. For kids up to 24 months (with caregiver). No older siblings. Mon. 10:30–11:30 a.m. (Malletts Creek), Tues. 11 a.m.–noon (Traverwood), Wed. 10:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. (Westgate). Free. 327–4200.
Every Mon.–Fri. (except Aug. 1): Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library. Half hour program of stories and songs for kids ages 2—5 (with caregiver). Mon. 10:30 a.m. (Pittsfield), Tues. 11 a.m. (Downtown), Wed. 10:30 a.m. (Malletts Creek), Thurs. 11 a.m. (Traverwood), Fri. 1 p.m. (Westgate). Free. 327–4200.
Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 200 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime’s numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords. Kids welcome. Noon–12:30 p.m. (Fri. & Wed.) & 10:30–11 a.m. (Sat.). Kerrytown Market. Free. ofGlobal@aol.com.
Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. 30 min. online lesson on gentle Tai Chi for older adults. Beginners welcome. 2401 Plymouth Road. For URL, go to bit.ly/UMTurnerCal. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 998-9353.
(Mon., Wed., & Fri. 12:30–1 p.m.) via Zoom. For URL, go to bit.ly/UMTurnerCal. For more information, email email@example.com or call 998-9353.
Every Wednesday 1-4 p.m. In person, all levels welcome, call if interested. 2401 Plymouth Road. Free. 998-9353, firstname.lastname@example.org.
OLLI Commons: U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Ongoing social and discussion groups (via Zoom), free for members ($25 annual membership fee). For more information and to register, see olli-umich.org or call 998–9351. “The Schmoozery: At Our Age, In This Age” (Wed. 1–2 p.m.). Group conversation about aging, generations, and related topics, facilitated by local playwright and oral historian Hank Greenspan, a retired U-M psychology professor.
Every Wed. All invited to play the most popular format of collectible card game Magic: The Gathering. Prizes paid in store credit. 5–8 p.m., Sylvan Factory, 2459 W. Stadium Blvd. Free. email@example.com, 929–5877.
Every Wed. Slow/moderate-paced ride, 10 to 30 miles, along the B2B Trail to Hudson Mills Metropark and/or Dexter Huron Metropark with a possible visit to the Dexter Dairy Queen. This ride is a favorite with newcomers and casual riders. 5 p.m. sharp, meet at Forest Lawn Cemetery parking lot, corner of Broad & Grand, Dexter. Free. 426-5116.
Every Wed. All invited to play popular board games. “Board Game Guru” on hand to answer questions. 5–8 p.m., Bløm, 100 S. Fourth Ave. Proof of vaccination required to sit indoors; outdoor seating available. Free, 548–9729.
Every Wed. All crocheters, knitters, spinners, weavers, felters, sewers, and other crafters invited to work on their own projects with others. Questions welcome, help available. 7 p.m. or so, for URL join facebook.com/groups/KTCrafters. Free. 926–8863.
Every Wed. All are invited for a dharma discussion. The program begins with a group meditation. 7-8 p.m., 614 Miner (enter through back door). Also livestream; for URL see annarborktc.org. Free. 678-7549.
Every Wed. All singers invited to rehearse with this semi-professional a cappella ensemble that performs Renaissance and Victorian-era music in period dress. The official madrigal group of the Michigan Renaissance Festival. 7:30–9:30 p.m., Dixboro United Methodist Church, 5221 Church Rd. Free. TheArborConsort.org.
A comic known for his funny non-sequitur jokes, offbeat one-liners, and a dry delivery, this Detroit native (now based in L.A.) has made multiple appearances on Conan and won first place at the Great American Comedy Festival. Age 21 & up only. 8 p.m., Blind Pig, 208 S. First St. Free. 996–8555.
Every Wed. Latin dancing to recorded music. No partner or experience necessary. 9–9:45 p.m., Dance Pavilion Studio, 1918 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti. $5. TheDancePavilion.com, 369–9700.
Every Wed. Swing dancing to recorded music. No partner or experience needed. Wear comfortable low grip/tread shoes. Preceded at 8 p.m. by a lesson. 9–11 p.m., Vandenberg Rm., 2nd fl., Michigan League, 911 North University. Mask and proof of vaccination (with booster) required. $5 (free for members and those who attend the lesson). swingannarbor.com.