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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.
Special screenings in local theaters. For updated schedule, see FathomEvents.com/events. $12.50 (unless otherwise noted) in advance online (recommended) & at the door. Ann Arbor 20 (4100 Carpenter, 973–8424), Emagine (1335 E. Michigan Ave., Saline, 316–5500). Different times. Oct. 9 & 10: “Scream 2” (Wes Craven, 1997). Darkly comic slasher sequel about a pair of college students trying to unmask the ghostfaced killer stalking their friends. 3 & 7 p.m.
See 9 Sunday. Today: U-M carillion professor Tiffany Ng (noon, Lurie Carillon, North Campus) performs music by Connor Chee and Alison Yun-Fei Jiang in recognition of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, as well as the North American premiere of Sarah Davachi’s “Hall of Mirrors” for carillon and electronics. Also, St. Paul Cathedral (Detroit) organist Jeremy David Tarrant (8 p.m., Hill Auditorium) performs works by Franck, Schuman, and Charles-Marie Widor.
Oct. 7–14. Week-long tech festival. Highlights: “Green Fair” (Oct. 7, 6–9 p.m., Downtown Main St. and Library Lot) showcasing eco-conscious local businesses and nonprofits. “Tech Talk” (Oct. 14, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Michigan Theater), a series of TED Talk-style presentations. “A2 Tech Trek and Mobility Row” (Oct. 14, 1–5 p.m., Washington between Fifth Ave. & S. Division, preregistration required at a2tech360.com/events/a2-tech-trek-2022), a showcase of mobility innovations ranging from self-driving shuttles to robotics. Various times & locations. Free. a2tech360.com.
Every Sat., Mon., Wed., & Fri. All invited to play various forms of the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering. Intro to Magic: The Gathering (Sat. noon–3 p.m.), free. Commander Pods, casual groups of 4 players (Sat. 6–10 p.m.), free. Just Another Modern Monday power cards (Mon. 6–9 p.m.), $10. Casual Commander, the most popular form of the game (Wed. 5–8 p.m.), free. Friday Night Magic rotating draft (Fri. 6–10 p.m.), cost varies. Prizes paid in store credit. Various times. Sylvan Factory, 2459 W. Stadium. firstname.lastname@example.org, 929–5877.
Every Mon.–Fri. 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. & Oct. 11, 7 p.m. (Westgate). Free. 327–4200.
Daily. Three different audiovisual planetarium shows suitable for all ages. Expedition Reef (11:30 a.m.) reveals the secrets of coral reefs, the “rainforests of the sea” that are the Earth’s most vibrant and endangered marine ecosystems. The Sky Tonight (12:30 & 2:30 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 (1:30 p.m.) immerses viewers in the wonders of Mayan science, examining how Mayan 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, MNH, 1105 North University. $8. Limited capacity. 764–0478.
Rise & Shine Exercise (Mon. & Fri. 9-9:45 a.m.). Pittsfield Township Community Center (701 W. Ellsworth, 822-2120, recreation.pittsfield-mi.gov). Free. Check meeting status before coming.Free.
Creative Writers (Mon. 10-11:30 a.m.). Pittsfield Township Community Center (701 W. Ellsworth, 822-2120, recreation.pittsfield-mi.gov). Free. Check meeting status before coming.Free.
Every Mon., Sept. 12–Dec. 12. All invited to join this independent 30-member local women’s chorus to sing an eclectic program including classical, folk, Broadway, pop, and jazz. Ben Gaughran directs; Joshua Marzan accompanies. Concert on December 16. 10–11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1432 Washtenaw. Free to visitors ($125 per semester for those who join). womenschamberchorus.com, 665–9271.
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.
Northwestern University anthropology & African studies professor Adia Benton discusses the political, economic, and historical factors shaping public health in Africa. 4–5:30 p.m., 1024 Tisch Hall, 435 State. Free. 763-2066.
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 Mon. All invited to play the classic word game, using the 5th-edition Scrabble dictionary. Bring your own set, if you like. 5–9 p.m., Arbor Brewing Company Corner Brewery, 720 Norris St., Ypsilanti. Free. email@example.com.
All invited to join a discussion, led by local poet Alison Swan, of Lyndsie Bourgon’s new book about the billion-dollar timber black market. 5:30 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Preregistration required at literatibookstore.com. Free. 585–5567.
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. Free. Preregistration recommended at bit.ly/aabtsfocusonwomen. (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.
Mosaic artist Mary Gilhuly shares inspiring stories behind creating one-of-a-kind works to honor the memories of those affected by the Newtown, CT/Sandy Hook school shooting, and kidnapped Nigerian girls. 6:30 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church 2nd fl. Gathering Rm. (elevator access), 2501 W. Liberty. Free. annarborfiberarts.org.
Online talk by historian Gene Salecker, a retired police officer and teacher. 7 p.m., for URL email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Free. aacwrt.org.
(Andrew Niccol, 1997). Cerebral dystopian sci fi thriller in which a genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one. Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law. 7 p.m. Michigan Theater. Mask and 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.
Local singers perform arias and art songs. Tonight’s theme: “Things That Go Bump in the Night...At the Top of Their Lungs!” 7:30 p.m. (seating begins at 6 p.m.), Ypsi Alehouse, 124 Pearl St., Ypsilanti. Free; donations accepted. Buy your own food & drink. Reservations required at bit.ly/operaontapreservations. 487–1555.
Oct. 10 & 24. Bruce Sagan and Brad Battey lead an acoustic jam session devoted to traditional music from Sweden and Norway. All instruments welcome, no experience necessary. 7:30–9:30 p.m., in person or virtual TBA. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Free. (908) 721–2599.
Every Mon. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught; beginners welcome. 7:30–9:30 p.m., call 274–0773 for location. Mask and proof of vaccination required. $5.
Every Mon. Performances by up to 15 aspiring stand-up comics from around the state. Local comics emcee. To perform, sign up by sending a message on Instagram, bit.ly/comedyblindpig. Age 21 & up only. 8–9:30 p.m., Blind Pig, 208 S. First St. Free. 996–8555.