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Clubs, Social Groups, Games, Crafts, & Hobbies - Week of September 14, 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


September 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]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Sanctus Ringers": First Presbyterian Chruch.

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Every Mon. All college-age and adult handbell ringers invited to join this local choir. In person rehearsals are set up with socially distanced tables for each ringer. Face masks required.
FPC, 1432 Washtenaw Ave. Free. dvandermeer@firstpresbyterian.org. [map]


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Tuesday


September 2020
 6-8 p.m. 

"Knit Happens": Ann Arbor Stitch 'n' Bitch.

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All knitters invited to work on their current projects and swap tips.
For meeting location call or preregister at MeetUp.com/Ann-Arbor-StitchNBitch. $2 monthly dues. 945-3035.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Pub Trivia over zoom videoconference: Ann Arbor Adventure Club.

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Every Tuesday starting at 7 pm, some people play trivia over zoom. It is free and you do not have to be good at trivia; it is just one fun and safe thing to do with other nice people. If interested, message me for the zoom link, at burrbarr7@hotmail.com
123 Internet Street, 123 Internet Street. Free. Online. burrbarr7@hotmail.com [map]



 7-9:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Voices in Harmony Chorus.

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Every Tues. All female singers invited to join the weekly online rehearsals of this local 40-member a cappella barbershop harmony chorus.
For online meeting URL email Info@VoicesInHarmonyChorus.org. Free to visitors ($26 monthly dues for those who join). 612-7580.


 7:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Ann Arbor Camera Club.

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Sept. 1 & 15. Club members show their projected digital images (Sept. 1) and prints (Sept. 15) on various topics, including this month's assignment, "Flora." Presentations include club member Awni Hafedh on "Astrophotography" (Sept. 1), and U-M College of Engineering visual communications director Marcin Szczepanski on documenting the effects of climate change on nature, with a focus on human adaptability (Sept. 15).
For online meeting URL, email a2camClub@gmail.com. Free. 327-4781, AnnArborCameraClub.org.


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Wednesday


September 2020
 6-7:15 p.m.  Online 

"Yoga with Traci Carson": Youth Arts Alliance.

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U-M public health PhD candidate Traci Carson leads a calming yoga session via Zoom. All proceeds go to supporting the creative pursuits of formerly incarcerated youth.
For online meeting URL, preregister at www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-arts-alliance-fundraiser-yoga-with-traci-carson-tickets-116885974095. Tickets $15. https://youthartsalliance.com.


 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Huron Valley Harmonizers Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

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Every Wed. All male singers invited to join the weekly online rehearsals of this local barbershop harmony chorus.
For online meeting URL email info@HVharmonizers.org. Free to visitors (annual dues for those who join). 796-7467.


 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.
For in-person or online location updates join Facebook.com/groups/KTCrafters. Free. 926-8863.


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Thursday


September 2020
 1 & 7:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Fall Open House: International Neighbors.

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Area women invited to join women from more than 60 countries to learn about and sign up for various activities throughout the year, including beginning and intermediate English conversation, foreign language discussion groups, tea groups, and special interest groups such as hiking, quilting, and cooking. International Neighbors is a 62-year-old group of local women who welcome women from other countries during their stays in Ann Arbor.
For online meeting URL email vp@international-neighbors.org. Free. 678-6341.


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Friday


September 2020
 6:30 p.m.  Online 

"Euchre Change a Life!"

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Five-game online euchre tournament. Sign up with a partner, or get paired with one by the organizers. Prizes. Proceeds benefit Haitian children.
For meeting URL preregister by Sept. 16 at Facebook.com/EuchreChangeALife. $10 donation per player. EuchreChangeALife@gmail.com.


 7 p.m.  Online 

Holiday Observances: Ann Arbor Jewish Cultural Society.

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Sept. 18, 19, 28, & 29. All invited to a religiously secular celebration of the 10 days of the Jewish New Year.

Sept. 18 (7 p.m.): Online Rosh Hashanah observance with readings, meditation, and music.

Sept. 19 (10 a.m.): In-person Tashlich observance, with participants encouraged to "let go of shortcomings" by tossing flower petals into the river. Meet at Island Park, off Maiden Ln. between Broadway and Fuller; preregistration required.

Sept. 28 (7 p.m.): Online Kol Nidre service in preparation for the Day of Atonement.

Sept. 29 (2 p.m.): Online Yom Kippur observance, with participants encouraged to consider how their actions affect the greater community. Followed at 6 p.m. by a Break-the-Fast Virtual "Potluck."
Various times, for online meeting URL preregister at JewishCulturalSociety.org (unless otherwise noted). Free, but donations appreciated online or by sending a check to Tamara Lewis, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr., 48108. 975-9872.



 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

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

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All invited to meditate, chant, and set intentions.
For online meeting URL see InterfaithSpirit.org. Free, but donations appreciated. 327-0270.


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Saturday


September 2020
 8 a.m.  Free!  Online 

Bewitching Peddlers of Halloween.

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Formerly known as Ghoultide Gathering, this show of Halloween art features works of nearly 50 artists, including whimsical painted collages and wood carvings, papier-mâché sculptures, pumpkin dolls, gothic jewelry, 17th century gravestone castings, and more. This year, participating artists share their artwork online.
Online at www.bewitchingpeddlersofhalloween.com.


 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]


 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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Sept. 12, 19, 20, & 27. All invited to help remove invasive plants in various city parks. Wear a mask, long pants, closed-toe shoes, & work gloves, and maintain a 6-ft distance from others at all times; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. All minors should be accompanied by a caregiver. Sept. 12 (9 a.m.-noon): Argo Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot on Longshore Dr.

Sept. 12 (1-4 p.m.): Bandemer Park. Meet in the parking lot at 1352 Lake Shore Dr.

Sept. 19 (9 a.m.-noon): Gallup Park. Meet in the parking lot at 3000 Fuller Rd.

Sept. 19 (1-4 p.m.): Furstenberg Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot at 2626 Fuller Rd.

Sept. 20 (9 a.m.-noon): Fuller Park. Meet in the parking lot at 1519 Fuller Rd.

Sept. 20 (1-4 p.m.): Cedar Bend Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot at 1495 Cedar Bend Dr.

Sept. 27 (1-4 p.m.): Ruthven Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot at 100 Huron Pkwy.
Various times and locations. Free, but preregistration required at Secure.Rec1.com/MI/city-of-ann-arbor/catalog (click on "NAP Workdays"). 794-6627.


 10 a.m.  Online 

Holiday Observances: Ann Arbor Jewish Cultural Society.

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Sept. 18, 19, 28, & 29. All invited to a religiously secular celebration of the 10 days of the Jewish New Year.

Sept. 18 (7 p.m.): Online Rosh Hashanah observance with readings, meditation, and music.

Sept. 19 (10 a.m.): In-person Tashlich observance, with participants encouraged to "let go of shortcomings" by tossing flower petals into the river. Meet at Island Park, off Maiden Ln. between Broadway and Fuller; preregistration required.

Sept. 28 (7 p.m.): Online Kol Nidre service in preparation for the Day of Atonement.

Sept. 29 (2 p.m.): Online Yom Kippur observance, with participants encouraged to consider how their actions affect the greater community. Followed at 6 p.m. by a Break-the-Fast Virtual "Potluck."
Various times, for online meeting URL preregister at JewishCulturalSociety.org (unless otherwise noted). Free, but donations appreciated online or by sending a check to Tamara Lewis, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr., 48108. 975-9872.



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Sunday


September 2020
 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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Sept. 12, 19, 20, & 27. All invited to help remove invasive plants in various city parks. Wear a mask, long pants, closed-toe shoes, & work gloves, and maintain a 6-ft distance from others at all times; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. All minors should be accompanied by a caregiver. Sept. 12 (9 a.m.-noon): Argo Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot on Longshore Dr.

Sept. 12 (1-4 p.m.): Bandemer Park. Meet in the parking lot at 1352 Lake Shore Dr.

Sept. 19 (9 a.m.-noon): Gallup Park. Meet in the parking lot at 3000 Fuller Rd.

Sept. 19 (1-4 p.m.): Furstenberg Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot at 2626 Fuller Rd.

Sept. 20 (9 a.m.-noon): Fuller Park. Meet in the parking lot at 1519 Fuller Rd.

Sept. 20 (1-4 p.m.): Cedar Bend Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot at 1495 Cedar Bend Dr.

Sept. 27 (1-4 p.m.): Ruthven Nature Area. Meet in the parking lot at 100 Huron Pkwy.
Various times and locations. Free, but preregistration required at Secure.Rec1.com/MI/city-of-ann-arbor/catalog (click on "NAP Workdays"). 794-6627.



Canceled and Postponed Events:

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Tuesday


September 2020
 8-10 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: 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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Thursday


September 2020
 8-10 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: 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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