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Family, Teens, & Kids Stuff - Week of May 25, 2020

Ann Arbor is a family town, and the area provides a host of activities for kids of all ages. Let The Calendar help plan an after-school or weekend excursion.





 
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Saturday


May 2020
 10 a.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Parks & Crafts": Ecology Center of Ann Arbor.

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May 9 & 30. All invited to make simple themed crafts at home followed by an individual activity. Led by Ecology Center education director Katy Adams and education program coordinator Mackenzie Munro. May 9: "Curbside Rules." Make a recycling reminder magnet and pick-up neighborhood litter. May 30: "Paper Recycling." Make recycled paper Mother's Day cards and go on a city parks scavenger hunt.
https://bit.ly/aacraftandchat. Free. 369-9277, mmunro@EcoCenter.org.


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Sunday


May 2020
 7-9 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Jams": Ann Arbor (Mostly) Acoustic Jam.

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Every Sun., except July 4 Musicians of all ability levels and ages invited to sing and play anything from classic rock, Motown, and blues to bluegrass, folk, and country. All acoustic instruments (strings, horns, and woodwinds) welcome. Led by veteran local musicians Bill Connors and Phil McMillion.
Preregistration required at MeetUp.com (search "(Mostly) Acoustic Jam") for meeting URL. Free. 973-7791.



Canceled and Postponed Events:

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Tuesday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Babytime": Chelsea District Library.

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Every Tues., except June 9, and Apr. 11. Staff present a program of songs, stories, and rhymes for kids under age 2 (accompanied by a caregiver). No siblings.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. 475-8732. [map]


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Wednesday


May 2020
 3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Open Art for Teens": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited for arts & crafts. Art supplies available for use, including watercolors, clay, markers, and more.
3 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


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Thursday


May 2020
 10:30-11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

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Every Thurs., except Apr. 30, May 21, & June 11. CDL staff present a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


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Saturday


May 2020
 10-11 a.m. 

Canceled: "Going Buggy": Hudson Mills Metropark Young Outdoor Explorers.

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All ages 3-6 invited to explore what makes an insect an insect. Led by naturalist Kim Sherwin.
Meet at the park activity center, 8801 North Territorial Rd., Dexter. $5, preregistration required. $10 vehicle entrance fee. 426-8211. [map]


 1-4 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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May 17, 23, & 30. All invited to help maintain natural areas in various city parks and remove invasive species. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult or obtain a release form in advance. May 17 (9 a.m.-noon): Fuller Park. Meet at the Island Park parking lot at the end of Island Dr. May 23 (9 a.m.-noon): Scarlett Mitchell Nature Area. Meet in the Scarlett Middle School parking lot off Lorraine St. May 30 (1-4 p.m.): Mary Beth Doyle Nature Area. Meet at the parking lot at the end of Birch Hollow Dr.
Various times & locations. For updates, visit a2gob.org/NAPevents. Free. 794-6627.






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