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Clubs, Social Groups, Games, Crafts, & Hobbies - Week of July 13, 2020

From singing groups to card clubs, bird watching, and amateur radio, there's plenty to do every week. The Calendar is the most complete listing of events in and around Ann Arbor.





 
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Monday


July 2020
 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Group Runs": Running Fit.

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Every Mon. & Sat. Runners of all abilities invited to join a 3-8 mile run along varying routes from different Running Fit locations. Also, a speed-training session (every Tues. 6:30 p.m., 5700 Jackson Rd.). Snacks. Rain or shine.
6:30 p.m. (Mon.), 123 E. Liberty & 8 a.m. (Sat.), 5700 Jackson Rd; call for holiday hours. Free. 769-5016 (Mon.), 929-9022 (Tues., Thurs. & Jackson Rd, Sat. run). [map]


 7:30-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Virtual Scandinavian Music Jam.

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July 13 & 27. Bruce Sagan and Brad Battey lead an acoustic jam session devoted to traditional music from Sweden and Norway. All instruments welcome, no experience playing Scandinavian music necessary.
7:30-9:30 p.m., email bsagan@msu.edu for meeting URL. Free. (908) 721-2599. [map]


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Tuesday


July 2020
 6:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Sufi Chanting, Movement, and Meditations": Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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Every Tues. Local Imam Kamau Ayubbi leads a program of chanting and meditation based on traditions of Sufi masters.
See InterfaithSpirit.org for meeting URL. Free, but donations appreciated. 327-0270.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Pub Trivia over zoom videoconference: Ann Arbor Adventure Club.

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Trivia over zoom, every Tuesday at 7 pm. There are a good mix of questions about entertainment, history, pop culture, geography, music, whatever. You do not need to be good at trivia; this is just one fun thing to do while we do it! Free. Send an email to burrbarr7@hotmail.com for the zoom link to participate.
On-line over zoom videoconference. Free. Online. burrbarr7@hotmail.com


 7-9 p.m.  Online 

"Bluegrass Jam Circle": Ann Arbor Senior Center.

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Aug. 11 & 25. All musicians invited to bring their acoustic instruments to play bluegrass-style music. Vocalists welcome.
For location and other updates see a2bluGrass.com. Price TBA.


 7-10 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Pub Sing": Ann Arbor Morris.

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Local Morris dancers lead an evening of rousing choruses, drinking songs, sea shanties, and English folk songs. No set program; all participants are welcome to lead a song with a singable, reasonably easy-to-learn chorus. This is a participatory event.
7-10 p.m., email bsagan@msu.edu for meeting URL. Free. [map]


 8-10 p.m.  Free! 

German Conversation.

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Every Tues. & Thurs. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with either or both of 2 long-running groups, the German Speakers Round Table (Tues.) and the Stammtisch (Thurs.). Note: Face masks required.
Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free. 453-2394 (Tues.) & 678-1017 (Thurs.). [map]


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Wednesday


July 2020
 7 p.m. or so  Free!  Online 

Kerrytown Crafters.

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Every Wed. All crocheters, knitters, cross stitchers, hand quilters, and other handiworkers invite to work on their projects with other crafters. Questions welcome, help available.
7 p.m. or so, join Facebook.com/Groups/KTCrafters for updates on virtual or in-person meeting location. Free. 926-8863. [map]


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Thursday


July 2020
 8-10 p.m.  Free! 

German Conversation.

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Every Tues. & Thurs. All German speakers, native or non-native, invited for conversation with either or both of 2 long-running groups, the German Speakers Round Table (Tues.) and the Stammtisch (Thurs.). Note: Face masks required.
Grizzly Peak Brewing Company, 120 W. Washington. Free. 453-2394 (Tues.) & 678-1017 (Thurs.). [map]


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Friday


July 2020
 Noon-1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Pollinators Partnerships": Leslie Science and Nature Center.

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LSNC staffers show pollinators (virtually) and discuss the role they play in ecosystems.
Preregister at https://lesliesnc.z2systems.com/np/clients/lesliesnc/eventRegistration.jsp?event=13191& for meeting URL. Free.


 6:30 p.m.  Online 

"Euchre Change a Life - Online!": Euchre Change a Life!.

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Charity euchre tournament online! Play five games guaranteed with prizes for top finishers! Play with your partner the whole night or we'll pair you up!
Every penny benefits our 26 children sponsored through Haitian Christian Outreach to go to elementary school, receive healthcare, and be fed. 🙂
*** Sign up ends July 15 at:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1597724963738977/
Suggested donation: $10/player
Online format: tiny.cc/EuchreOnline
Tournament rules: tiny.cc/EuchreTourneyRules
Online. Online. Donation. $10. euchrechangealife@gmail.com facebook.com/EuchreChangeALife



 7-9 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Peace Generator": Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth.

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All invited to join a silent meditation on world peace, forgiveness, cooperation, and joy.
See InterfaithSpirit.org for meeting URL. Free, donations appreciated. 327-0270.


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Saturday


July 2020
 8 a.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor Group Runs": Running Fit.

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Every Mon. & Sat. Runners of all abilities invited to join a 3-8 mile run along varying routes from different Running Fit locations. Also, a speed-training session (every Tues. 6:30 p.m., 5700 Jackson Rd.). Snacks. Rain or shine.
6:30 p.m. (Mon.), 123 E. Liberty & 8 a.m. (Sat.), 5700 Jackson Rd; call for holiday hours. Free. 769-5016 (Mon.), 929-9022 (Tues., Thurs. & Jackson Rd, Sat. run). [map]


 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Apple Worldwide Developers Conference": MacTechnics.

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Apple systems trainer Chris Anderson discusses happenings at the WWDC, held online in June. His talk includes information about upcoming versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Tentatively planned as a video conference.
11 a.m.-1 p.m., email Contact@mactechnics.org or see MacTechnics.org for meeting location. Free. [map]


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Sunday


July 2020
 7-9 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Open Mics": Ann Arbor (Mostly) Acoustic Jam.

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Musicians of all ability levels and ages invited to sing and play anything from classic rock, Motown, and blues to bluegrass, folk, and country over Zoom. All acoustic instruments (strings, horns, and woodwinds) welcome. Led by veteran local musicians Bill Connors and Phil McMillion.
For online meeting URL preregister at MeetUp.com/Ann-Arbor-Acoustic-Jam. 973-7791.



Canceled and Postponed Events:

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Tuesday


July 2020
 7 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Monthly Go-Tech Meeting: Maker Works.

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Join us for this self-proclaimed "geek show-and-tell." Makers present their creations!
We have people interested in a wide scope of topics and endeavors. Programming, robots, machining, welding, artistic creations, metal casting, anything being built. Pretty much anything someone is "Making" is welcome at a Go-Tech meeting.
Also, if you have a problem with your project ask for help and the brain trust of Go-Tech will amaze you with solutions to difficulties you haven't even explored yet. This is an open group. All are welcome and especially young makers are encouraged to bring in a project to show off.
Second Tuesday of each month at 7pm.
Maker Works, 3765 Plaza Dr. Free. 7342224911. frontdesk@maker-works https://www.maker-works.com/events/go-tech [map]







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