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Festivals, Fairs, Shows, & Sales - Week of January 20, 2020

There's plenty of art and art fairs in Ann Arbor those other 361 days a year. A busy museum and gallery circuit provides many openings and shows to choose from. Each month you'll find antique shows, charity sales, and community festivals.





 
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Monday


January 2020
 9:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Diversity Day": Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County.

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Grades 1-5 invited to participate in hands-on activities TBA to celebrate MLK Jr. day. Also, a performance TBA. Light refreshments.
Jewish Community Center, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. Free. 769-0209. [map]


 12:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Speaks": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All invited to drop in and watch videos of MLK's speeches. Also, you can add to a community sculpture (1-5 p.m., AADL Downtown 1st fl. lobby) inspired by an MLK speech.
AADL Malletts Creek (3090 E. Eisenhower) & AADL Pittsfield (2359 Oak Valley). Free. 327-4200.


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"A Conversation with Veterans for Peace": Ann Arbor District Library.

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This local chapter discusses the relevance of MLK's speeches, while also relating them to war & militarism.
AADL Downtown Library multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


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Saturday


January 2020
 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Free! 

"Great Lakes Days": U-M Museum of Natural History.

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Jan. 25 & 26. Various Michigan water-related activities featuring a stream-table demo (showing water flow through different mediums), a talk (topic, TBA) by St. Clair-Detroit River Sturgeon for Tomorrow representative Jeremy Guc, and a reading by Deb Pilutti from her children's book, Old Rock (is not boring). For complete schedule, visit bit.ly/greatlakedays.
U-M MNH, 1109 Geddes. Free. 764-0478. [map]



 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Chinese New Year Celebration": Ann Arbor District Library.

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A festive party to usher in the Year of the Rat with crafting & a calligraphy demonstration. Also, students from the AnnHua Chinese School present a Lion Dance and a traditional Yao Gu Drum performance.
AADL Downtown 1st fl., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


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Sunday


January 2020
 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Free! 

"Great Lakes Days": U-M Museum of Natural History.

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Jan. 25 & 26. Various Michigan water-related activities featuring a stream-table demo (showing water flow through different mediums), a talk (topic, TBA) by St. Clair-Detroit River Sturgeon for Tomorrow representative Jeremy Guc, and a reading by Deb Pilutti from her children's book, Old Rock (is not boring). For complete schedule, visit bit.ly/greatlakedays.
U-M MNH, 1109 Geddes. Free. 764-0478. [map]







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