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Family, Teens, & Kids Stuff - Week of June 1, 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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June 2020
 10 a.m.-9 p.m.  Online 

"Auditions! Musical Theatre, virtually": Professional Youth Theatre of Michigan LLC.

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Kiddos driving you crazy? Do you have a young theatre nerd in your house? Professional Youth Theater of Michigan (PYTMI) is here for you! 💁🏻‍♀️
🎶 We're holding auditions, THIS MONDAY! The "Show Must Go Online" is the world's first musical written to be rehearsed and performed remotely (for ages 8-18). 🎶
Check out our website for more information:
ZOOM - Virtual, Ypsilanti, MI. Online. $55. 734-660-2966.



June 2020
 2 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual That Thursday Thing": Chelsea District Library.

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Every Thurs. Crafts and activities, including drawing and acting games, for teens over videoconferencing.
Preregister at for meeting URL. Free. 475-8732.



June 2020
 11 a.m.-noon  Free!  Online 

"Nature's Recyclers": Leslie Science & Nature Center.

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LSNC staffers show-and-discuss various animals, from invertebrates and rodents to turkey vultures, that play a role in cycling nutrients and more through our ecosystem.
Preregister at or email for meeting URL. Free.



June 2020
 3-3:40 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Virtual Strum & Drum": Oz's Music Environment.

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Families invited to sing and make music on a variety of instruments, including anything with strings, drums, pots & pans, and other noise makers.
Preregister at for meeting URL. Free. 662-8283.

 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Family Mew-Vie Night": Tiny Lions.

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Screening of a movie TBA. Also, snuggles with adoptable cats. Popcorn, juice, and water. Kids must be accompanied by an adult (at least 1 for every 3 kids). Bring pillows, sleeping bags, and blankets, if you wish.
7:30 p.m., Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center, 5245 Jackson. $10 in advance at 661-3575. [map]



June 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 (search "(Mostly) Acoustic Jam") for meeting URL. Free. 973-7791.

Canceled and Postponed Events:



June 2020
 10:30 a.m.  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]

 4-5 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "First Tuesday Lego Club": Dexter District Library.

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All kids in grades K-8 invited to make Lego creations.
4-5 p.m., Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free, preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]



June 2020
 3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Art with Keith": Saline District Library.

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Local artist Keith McGuire introduces various techniques to teens. Mar. 25: "Anime drawings & inking." Apr. 8: Clay figures. Apr. 22: "Indigenous American art oil pastel." May 6: "Abstract self-portrait." May 20: "Watercolor scenes." June 3: TBA. At 1:30 p.m. on May 17, an art show featuring work from the program.
3 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]



June 2020
 10:30-11 a.m.  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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