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Family, Teens, & Kids' Stuff

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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Wednesday


April 2020
 9:30 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: 2s & 3s" Saline District Library.

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Half-hour story times for kids age 2 & 3 with a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10 a.m.-noon (canceled) 

Canceled: "Elzada Clover Day": U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

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Kids ages 5-12, accompanied by an adult, invited to learn about Elzada Clover, a botanist and the first woman to raft down the Colorado River. Plus, make a desert plant terrarium to take home.
U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. $10 per child; metered parking. 647-7600. [map]


 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Canceled) 

Canceled: Easter Bunny: Briarwood Mall.

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A chance to take photos with the Easter Bunny. Pet photos with the bunny Mar. 29 & Apr. 5 (6-7:30 p.m.). Pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and weigh less than 60 pounds. Also, "Caring Bunny" on Mar. 22 & Apr. 5 (9-10:30 a.m.) offers a subdued environment for kids with special needs (preregistration required at eventbrite.com; search for "caring bunny").
Briarwood Mall. Free admission, price of photos TBA. 769-9610. [map]


 10:30 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool and Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for both toddlers and preschoolers. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: Kids Storytime: Nicola's Books.

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Every Weds. An experienced storyteller reads picture books and leads related activities & crafts.
11 a.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 3 p.m. (Canceled)  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 SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 5:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"The Rabbi's First Seder": Beth Israel Synagogue.

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Join Beth Israel rabbi Nadav Caine and his family by Zoom for the First Seder. Children are asked to sing the Four Questions and a digital PDF haggadah is available to read from. Meeting takes place at https://zoom.us/j/248925853. Meeting ID is 248 925 853.
5:30 p.m., https://zoom.us/j/248925853. Free.


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Thursday


April 2020
 9:30 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: On My Own": Saline District Library.

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Story time for age 3 and up, with or without a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Canceled) 

Canceled: Easter Bunny: Briarwood Mall.

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A chance to take photos with the Easter Bunny. Pet photos with the bunny Mar. 29 & Apr. 5 (6-7:30 p.m.). Pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and weigh less than 60 pounds. Also, "Caring Bunny" on Mar. 22 & Apr. 5 (9-10:30 a.m.) offers a subdued environment for kids with special needs (preregistration required at eventbrite.com; search for "caring bunny").
Briarwood Mall. Free admission, price of photos TBA. 769-9610. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: Drop-in Family Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling program with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 11:20 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "1/2 Day Pizza Cafe": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited for pizza and games.
11:20 a.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 5:30 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Reggae-Folk Musical (Second) Seder Experience": Beth Israel Synagogue.

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Rabbi Caine and Neil Alexander lead "Rav Nadav's Reggae-Folk Musical (Second) Seder Experience." The Seder's words and themes are melded into classic spirituals from Bob Marley, Leonard Cohen, Greg Brown, Matisyahu, and U2. Prepare to laugh, sing, and be surprised!

Meeting takes place at https://zoom.us/j/557773323. Meeting ID is 557 773 323.

Also available on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSO6HcrVQfdlbTV7DH6gioA
5:30 p.m., https://zoom.us/j/557773323. Free.


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Friday


April 2020
 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Canceled) 

Canceled: Easter Bunny: Briarwood Mall.

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A chance to take photos with the Easter Bunny. Pet photos with the bunny Mar. 29 & Apr. 5 (6-7:30 p.m.). Pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and weigh less than 60 pounds. Also, "Caring Bunny" on Mar. 22 & Apr. 5 (9-10:30 a.m.) offers a subdued environment for kids with special needs (preregistration required at eventbrite.com; search for "caring bunny").
Briarwood Mall. Free admission, price of photos TBA. 769-9610. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 3:30-5 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

"Read to the Library Dogs": Chelsea District Library.

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All beginning readers invited to read one-on-one for 15 minutes to a dog trained to act as if it's listening.
CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-8732. [map]


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Saturday


April 2020
 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Canceled) 

Canceled: Easter Bunny: Briarwood Mall.

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A chance to take photos with the Easter Bunny. Pet photos with the bunny Mar. 29 & Apr. 5 (6-7:30 p.m.). Pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and weigh less than 60 pounds. Also, "Caring Bunny" on Mar. 22 & Apr. 5 (9-10:30 a.m.) offers a subdued environment for kids with special needs (preregistration required at eventbrite.com; search for "caring bunny").
Briarwood Mall. Free admission, price of photos TBA. 769-9610. [map]


 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]


 11:30 a.m. (Canceled) 

Canceled: "Springfest": Saline Parks & Recreation.

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Conventional egg hunt (11:30 a.m.) for ages 2-10 and pool-diving egg hunt (1 p.m.) for ages 6-12, plus "Lunch with the Bunny" (noon) for all ages and treats from local businesses along the "Hippity Hop Trail" (11:45 a.m.) inside the rec center. Bring a basket.
11:30 a.m., Saline Recreation Center, 1866 Woodland, Saline. $8 per activity in advance; $10 at the door. Preregistration recommended. 429-3502. [map]


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Monday


April 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 4:15-5 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: Chapter Champs: Saline District Library.

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Book discussion group for kids in grades 1-4.
4:15-5 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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Tuesday


April 2020
 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: Book Babies": Saline District Library.

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Story time for kids under 2 with a caregiver.
9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


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Wednesday


April 2020
 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: 2s & 3s" Saline District Library.

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Half-hour story times for kids age 2 & 3 with a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool and Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for both toddlers and preschoolers. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: Kids Storytime: Nicola's Books.

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Every Weds. An experienced storyteller reads picture books and leads related activities & crafts.
11 a.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 3 p.m. (Canceled)  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]


 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Read-Along Dog": Saline District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-4 invited to read for 15 minutes to registered Therapaws reading dogs.
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 2-3 p.m. (Sun.), Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Basic Cake Decorating": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Lakehouse Bakery (Chelsea) owner Keegan Rodgers leads a hands-on demo on how to make & use a variety of frostings. Tastings.
AADL Westgate. Free. 327-4200.


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Thursday


April 2020
 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: On My Own": Saline District Library.

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Story time for age 3 and up, with or without a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Drop-in Family Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling program with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 4:15 p.m.  Free! 

"Cheers for Cherries": Saline District Library.

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Cherry trivia & crafts in celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. For grades 1-5.
4:15 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 4:30-5:30 p.m.  Free! 

Tween Book Club: Dexter District Library.

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Kids in grades 5 & 6 invited to discuss books & answer trivia questions for prizes. Mar. 19: The Not So Boring Letters of Private Nobody, Matthew Landis's 2018 novel about a trio of 7th-graders who discover the secrets of a Civil War soldier while working on a school project. Apr. 16: The Unteachables, Gordon Korman's 2019 book about a class of misfits. May 21: Restart, Gordon Korman's 2017 novel about a kid who loses his memory after hitting his head.
4:30-5:30 p.m., Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free, preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 7 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

"That Thursday Thing": Chelsea District Library.

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Crafts and activities for teens.

Mar. 19: "Breakfast for Dinner." Eat breakfast favorites.

Apr. 2: "Cricut Vinyl Crafts." Use the CDL's new Cricut machine to make decals and iron-on transfers. Come with designs in mind, if you like.

Apr. 16: "Pringles Taste Test." Taste a variety of Pringles flavors, such as Shrimp Cocktail.

May 7: "Cloud Slime." Make and play with a soft & fluffy slime.

May 21: "Sundae Bar." Prepare your own sundae.
CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


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Friday


April 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


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Saturday


April 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Nature Explorers: Metamorphosis": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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WCPARC naturalists lead kids ages 5 & 6 on a hike to learn about metamorphosis.
10:30 a.m., Independence Lake County Park, 3200 Jennings, Dexter (except Apr. 18, Scio Woods Preserve, Scio Twp.). Free; $6 vehicle entry fee at Independence Lake. Preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org. 971-6337. [map]


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Sunday


April 2020
 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Read-Along Dog": Saline District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-4 invited to read for 15 minutes to registered Therapaws reading dogs.
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 2-3 p.m. (Sun.), Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 2-4 p.m. 

Family Dance: Pittsfield Union Grange.

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Callers lead contras and square dances to live music. For kids with a caregiver.
2-4 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd., Saline. $12 per family (members, free). 274-0773. [map]


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Monday


April 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 4:15-5 p.m.  Free! 

Caldecott Club: Saline District Library.

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Book discussion group for kids in grades K & 1.
4:15-5 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Emerging Writers: Showing and Telling in Fiction": Ann Arbor District Library.: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local veteran short story writer Alex Kourvo discusses how to combine these 2 fundamental elements of narrative in a way that makes for compelling fiction. Also, on Apr. 20 at 7 p.m., Kourvo and freelance editor Christine Allen-Riley answer questions, share resources, and critique your writing, if you wish.
AADL Westgate. Free. 327-4200.


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Tuesday


April 2020
 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: Book Babies": Saline District Library.

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Story time for kids under 2 with a caregiver.
9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Pizza & Pages": Saline District Library.

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Teens invited to eat pizza and discuss young adult books. Mar. 17: I, Claudia, Mary McCoy's 2018 book about a teen in charge of student government at her L.A. high school. Apr. 21: Paint Me Like I Am, a 2003 collection of poems by various teens. May 19: The Babysitter's Coven, Kate Williams' 2019 fantasy novel about a teen babysitter with magical powers.
3 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


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Wednesday


April 2020
 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: 2s & 3s" Saline District Library.

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Half-hour story times for kids age 2 & 3 with a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool and Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for both toddlers and preschoolers. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: Kids Storytime: Nicola's Books.

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Every Weds. An experienced storyteller reads picture books and leads related activities & crafts.
11 a.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 3 p.m. (Canceled)  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 SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


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Thursday


April 2020
 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: On My Own": Saline District Library.

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Story time for age 3 and up, with or without a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Preschool Hike: The Earth Wakes Up": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation.

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Naturalist-led hike & ribbon wand crafting session. For ages 2-4 (with caregiver).
10-11 a.m., County Farm Park Pollinator Garden. Free, preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org. 971-6337.


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Drop-in Family Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling program with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Fresh Food is Fun!": Saline District Library.

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Kids age 4 & up invited to make a healthy smoothie or vegetable dip using a bicycle-powered blender. At 3 p.m., teens can also try the bike.
6:30 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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Friday


April 2020
 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Morning Movie for Toddlers and Preschoolers": Dexter District Library.

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Screening of Horton Hears a Who, the 2008 animated adventure comedy based on the classic Dr. Seuss book. Snacks.
10 a.m., Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free, preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 5-6:30 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "After Hours Magic: The Gathering": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited to play this popular collectible card game. Food.
5-6:30 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 6-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Magic: The Gathering: Dexter District Library.

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Kids in grades 6-12 invited to play this popular collectible card game. Basic knowledge of the rules required. Pizza & prizes.
6-8:30 p.m. (prompt arrival requested), Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free, preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


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Saturday


April 2020
 10:30 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Junior Naturalist: Archery": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Naturalist Kelsey Dehring teaches how to shoot a bow. For beginners ages 7-12.
10:30 a.m.-noon, Staebler Farm County Park, 7734 Plymouth Rd. Free, preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org. 971-6337. [map]


 1:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Dungeons and Dragons": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited to play this popular fantasy roleplaying game. Food.
1:30 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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Sunday


April 2020
 1-4 p.m.  Free! 

"Passport 2 Pittsfield": Pittsfield Township.

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Open houses at various Township buildings highlighted by family-friendly activities. For full schedule, see Pittsfield-MI.gov/p2p.
1-4 p.m., various locations. Free. 822-3134.



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Monday


April 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Bath Bombs Away": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited to make a bath bomb to take home. Supplies provided.
3 p.m. (Apr. 27) & 1 p.m. (May 1), 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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Tuesday


April 2020
 9:30 & 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: Book Babies": Saline District Library.

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Story time for kids under 2 with a caregiver.
9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


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Wednesday


April 2020
 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: 2s & 3s" Saline District Library.

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Half-hour story times for kids age 2 & 3 with a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool and Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for both toddlers and preschoolers. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: Kids Storytime: Nicola's Books.

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Every Weds. An experienced storyteller reads picture books and leads related activities & crafts.
11 a.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 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]


 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Read-Along Dog": Saline District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-4 invited to read for 15 minutes to registered Therapaws reading dogs.
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 2-3 p.m. (Sun.), 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


April 2020
 9:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Preschool Storytime: On My Own": Saline District Library.

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Story time for age 3 and up, with or without a caregiver.
9:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Drop-in Family Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling program with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30-11:15 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

"Dance Along, Sing Along!": Chelsea District Library.

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Local music teacher Beth Battey, co-organizer of the Cumberland Dance Week family dance camp, leads a program of songs, dances, and musical games for preschoolers age 2 & up. Followed by open playtime. Siblings welcome.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


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Friday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Family Story Time": Saline District Library.

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Drop-in family story time. For age 2 & up with a caregiver.
Tues. 6:30 p.m. & Wed.-Fri. 10:30 a.m., 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]


 1 p.m.  Free! 

"Bath Bombs Away": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited to make a bath bomb to take home. Supplies provided.
3 p.m. (Apr. 27) & 1 p.m. (May 1), Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 5:30-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Dungeons and Dragons": Dexter District Library.

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Teens grades 6-12 invited to play this popular fantasy roleplaying game.
5:30-8:30 p.m. (please arrive promptly). Preregistration required. [map]


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Saturday


May 2020
 Noon  Free! 

Canceled: Teen Advisory Group: Dexter District Library.

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All youth in grades 7-12 invited to brainstorm about new programs, book selections, and volunteer opportunities. Pizza.
Noon, Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free, preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


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Sunday


May 2020
 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Junior Naturalist: Secrets of a Vernal Pool": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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WCPARC naturalist Elle Bogle leads kids on a hike to look for & learn about vernal pools. Also, a chance to find tiny creatures and look at them under a microscope. Wear mud boots.
10 a.m., Independence Lake County Park, 3200 Jennings, Dexter. Free; $6 vehicle entry fee. Preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org. 971-6337. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Read-Along Dog": Saline District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-4 invited to read for 15 minutes to registered Therapaws reading dogs.
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 2-3 p.m. (Sun.), Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

Gemini Concert: Westminster Presbyterian Church.

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A musical celebration of the fun, warmth and humor of family life, presented by popular local duo Gemini.
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1500 Scio Church Road. Free. 7347619320. wpcoffice@westpresa2.org www.westpresa2.org [map]


 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

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From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Monday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Green Teens Environmental Club": Saline District Library.

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All teens invited to learn about environment-related civic action and do activities related to reducing, reusing, & recycling. Healthy snacks.
3 p.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 4:15-5 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Pageturners: Saline District Library.

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Book discussion group for kids in grades 4 & up. Books TBA.
4:15-5 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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Tuesday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [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]


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Wednesday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool and Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for both toddlers and preschoolers. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 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 SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


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Thursday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Drop-in Family Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling program with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

"KinderConcert: Terrific Trombone": Saline District Library.

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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra members and EMU trombone professor Daniel Babcock perform a 30-minute kid-friendly program of classical music. For ages 2-5 (with caregiver).
10:30 a.m., Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 7 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

"That Thursday Thing": Chelsea District Library.

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Crafts and activities for teens.

Mar. 19: "Breakfast for Dinner." Eat breakfast favorites.

Apr. 2: "Cricut Vinyl Crafts." Use the CDL's new Cricut machine to make decals and iron-on transfers. Come with designs in mind, if you like.

Apr. 16: "Pringles Taste Test." Taste a variety of Pringles flavors, such as Shrimp Cocktail.

May 7: "Cloud Slime." Make and play with a soft & fluffy slime.

May 21: "Sundae Bar." Prepare your own sundae.
CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


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Friday


May 2020
 5:30 p.m.  Free! 

Community Shabbat.

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This Community Shabbat will include a Tot Shabbat, which will begin at 5:30 pm with dinner to follow the service. The main service will begin at 6:15 pm with a group welcoming. At 6:45 pm people will then head to the Shabbat service of their choice, each held in a separate room at Hillel. After the service there will be Shabbat dinner for all to enjoy.
University of Michigan Hillel, 1429 Hill St. Free. (734) 769-0500. [map]



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Saturday


May 2020
 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Free! 

A Walk Through Time: Waterloo Area Historical Society.

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Living history exhibits featuring re-enactors and war artifacts, plus demonstrations related to America in wars throughout history, from the Revolutionary War up through modern-day wars. Also, from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, live music from The Dugouts, a quartet that performs WWI songs on keyboard, fiddle, guitar, harmonica, bugle, and drums.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Waterloo Farm Museum, 13493 Waterloo Munith Rd., Grass Lake. Free. 517-926-6696. [map]


 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Water In Our World": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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WCPARC naturalists lead kids ages 5 & 6 on a hike to learn about water.
10:30 a.m., Independence Lake County Park, 3200 Jennings, Dexter (except Apr. 18, Scio Woods Preserve, Scio Twp.). Free; $6 vehicle entry fee at Independence Lake. Preregistration required at ParksOnline.eWashtenaw.org. 971-6337. [map]


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Sunday


May 2020
 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  Free! 

A Walk Through Time: Waterloo Area Historical Society.

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Living history exhibits featuring re-enactors and war artifacts, plus demonstrations related to America in wars throughout history, from the Revolutionary War up through modern-day wars. Also, from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, live music from The Dugouts, a quartet that performs WWI songs on keyboard, fiddle, guitar, harmonica, bugle, and drums.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Waterloo Farm Museum, 13493 Waterloo Munith Rd., Grass Lake. Free. 517-926-6696. [map]


 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

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From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Monday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 4:15-5 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Chapter Champs: Saline District Library.

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Book discussion group for kids in grades 1-4.
4:15-5 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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Tuesday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for toddlers ages 18 months-3 years with a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 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]


 11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities. For preschoolers ages 3-5 years.
11:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


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Wednesday


May 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Preschool and Toddler Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling programs with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities, for both toddlers and preschoolers. Kids must be accompanied by a caregiver.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 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]


 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Read-Along Dog": Saline District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-4 invited to read for 15 minutes to registered Therapaws reading dogs.
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 2-3 p.m. (Sun.), 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 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: Drop-in Family Story Time: Dexter District Library.

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30-minute storytelling program with songs, puppets, finger plays, crafts, and other activities.
10:30 a.m., 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 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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Friday


May 2020
 3:30-5 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

"Read to the Library Dogs": Chelsea District Library.

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All beginning readers invited to read one-on-one for 15 minutes to a dog trained to act as if it's listening.
CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-8732. [map]


 6-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

Magic: The Gathering: Dexter District Library.

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Kids in grades 6-12 invited to play this popular collectible card game. Basic knowledge of the rules required. Pizza & prizes.
6-8:30 p.m. (prompt arrival requested), Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free, preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


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Saturday


May 2020
 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  Free! 

2020-2021 Ann Arbor Youth Chorale Auditions: Ann Arbor Youth Chorale Administrator.

  community member   < less

The Ann Arbor Youth Chorale is scheduling auditions for their 2020-21 season! Have a young singer between the ages of 9 and 16 that loves to sing and is interested in auditioning for our 34th season?
Auditions are by appointment only - use the link below to request a date/time!
Auditions will be held on Saturday, May 16 and Saturday, June 6. Auditionees need attend only one of the audition dates. Sign up for an easy and relaxed 10-minute audition appointment held privately between the singer and conductor; no preparation required. Need-based scholarships are available.
Ann Arbor Youth Chorale has provided excellent vocal training, exciting performance opportunities, and FUN for 33 years - perfect for children who love to sing! Performance highlights from the past two seasons include performances with the Ann Arbor Symphony and UMS Choral Union in Hill Auditorium, Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Detroit and a three-day concert tour of Milwaukee.
First Baptist Church, 517 E Washington St. Free. 7349964404. aaycadmin@annarboryouthchorale.org http://annarboryouthchorale.org/auditions/sign-up/ [map]



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Sunday


May 2020
 9 a.m. 

Spring 5K: Girls on the Run.

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Untimed celebratory event that benefits the Girls on the Run scholarship fund.
Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. angiel@girlsontherunsemi.org https://www.girlsontherunsemi.org/5k [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Read-Along Dog": Saline District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-4 invited to read for 15 minutes to registered Therapaws reading dogs.
6:30-7:30 p.m. (Wed.) & 2-3 p.m. (Sun.), Saline District Library, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required at SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


 2-4 p.m. 

Family Dance: Pittsfield Union Grange.

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Callers lead contras and square dances to live music. For kids with a caregiver.
2-4 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd., Saline. $12 per family (members, free). 274-0773. [map]


 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Monday


May 2020
 4:15-5 p.m.  Free! 

Caldecott Club: Saline District Library.

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Book discussion group for kids in grades K & 1.
4:15-5 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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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]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

"Pizza & Pages": Saline District Library.

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Teens invited to eat pizza and discuss young adult books. Mar. 17: I, Claudia, Mary McCoy's 2018 book about a teen in charge of student government at her L.A. high school. Apr. 21: Paint Me Like I Am, a 2003 collection of poems by various teens. May 19: The Babysitter's Coven, Kate Williams' 2019 fantasy novel about a teen babysitter with magical powers.
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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Wednesday


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

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 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 SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


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Thursday


May 2020
 4:30-5:30 p.m.  Free! 

Tween Book Club: Dexter District Library.

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Kids in grades 5 & 6 invited to discuss books & answer trivia questions for prizes. Mar. 19: The Not So Boring Letters of Private Nobody, Matthew Landis's 2018 novel about a trio of 7th-graders who discover the secrets of a Civil War soldier while working on a school project. Apr. 16: The Unteachables, Gordon Korman's 2019 book about a class of misfits. May 21: Restart, Gordon Korman's 2017 novel about a kid who loses his memory after hitting his head.
4:30-5:30 p.m., Dexter District Library, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free, preregistration required. 426-4477. [map]


 7 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

"That Thursday Thing": Chelsea District Library.

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Crafts and activities for teens.

Mar. 19: "Breakfast for Dinner." Eat breakfast favorites.

Apr. 2: "Cricut Vinyl Crafts." Use the CDL's new Cricut machine to make decals and iron-on transfers. Come with designs in mind, if you like.

Apr. 16: "Pringles Taste Test." Taste a variety of Pringles flavors, such as Shrimp Cocktail.

May 7: "Cloud Slime." Make and play with a soft & fluffy slime.

May 21: "Sundae Bar." Prepare your own sundae.
CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


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Sunday


May 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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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
 10:30-11 a.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

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Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

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

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

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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Sunday


May 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Tuesday


June 2020
 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Babytime": Chelsea District Library.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

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]


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Wednesday


June 2020
 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Chelsea District Library.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

Every Wed., except Mar. 18, Apr. 29, & June 10 Stories for kids ages 3-5 (with caregiver).
10:30-11 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 3 p.m.  Free! 

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

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

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 SalineLibrary.org, in person, or by phone. 429-5450. [map]


4

Thursday


June 2020
 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

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


June 2020
 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  Free! 

2020-2021 Ann Arbor Youth Chorale Auditions: Ann Arbor Youth Chorale Administrator.

  community member   < less

The Ann Arbor Youth Chorale is scheduling auditions for their 2020-21 season! Have a young singer between the ages of 9 and 16 that loves to sing and is interested in auditioning for our 34th season?
Auditions are by appointment only - use the link below to request a date/time!
Auditions will be held on Saturday, May 16 and Saturday, June 6. Auditionees need attend only one of the audition dates. Sign up for an easy and relaxed 10-minute audition appointment held privately between the singer and conductor; no preparation required. Need-based scholarships are available.
Ann Arbor Youth Chorale has provided excellent vocal training, exciting performance opportunities, and FUN for 33 years - perfect for children who love to sing! Performance highlights from the past two seasons include performances with the Ann Arbor Symphony and UMS Choral Union in Hill Auditorium, Detroit Symphony Orchestra in Detroit and a three-day concert tour of Milwaukee.
First Baptist Church, 517 E Washington St. Free. 7349964404. aaycadmin@annarboryouthchorale.org http://annarboryouthchorale.org/auditions/sign-up/ [map]



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Sunday


June 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Wednesday


June 2020
 3 p.m.  Free! 

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

  Ann Arbor Observer tree logo   < less

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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Sunday


June 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


June 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


June 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



5

Sunday


July 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


July 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


July 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


July 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



2

Sunday


August 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Tuesday


August 2020
 6-8 p.m.  Free! 

National Night Out: DPS.

  community member   < less National Night Out

The annual "National Night Out Safety Fair" event is designed to heighten crime & drug prevention awareness, and provide cybersecurity tips. We hope to generate support & participation in local anti-crime programs, strengthen neighborhood spirit & police-community partnerships, and lastly send a message to criminals to let them know that Pittsfield Township neighborhoods and communities throughout the region are organized and fighting back. Target Stores (Carpenter Rd/Ann Arbor-Saline Rd) are sponsoring free raffle items, school supplies, senior safety items, snacks, treats, and more! Families, seniors, veterans, and faith communities are all welcome to attend this exciting event! Everyone will get access to free crime prevention resource materials, speak with providers, meet with law enforcement personnel, tour the emergency service vehicles, and learn how to make your home and community a tough target to crime!
Lillie Park South, 4365 Platt Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-9725. Free. colemanr@pittsfield-mi.gov [map]



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Sunday


August 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


August 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


August 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


August 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


September 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


September 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


September 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


September 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Tuesday


September 2020
 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Baby Playgroups": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Mon-Thurs. Hour-long program for kids up to 24 months (with caregiver). No older siblings, please.

Mon. 10:30 a.m. (Downtown)

Tues. 10 a.m. (Malletts Creek)

Wed. 11 a.m. (Pittsfield)

Thurs. 2 p.m. (Westgate) & 6:30 p.m. (Malletts Creek).
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


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Sunday


October 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


October 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


October 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


October 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


November 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


November 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


November 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


November 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


November 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


December 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Sunday


December 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Tuesday


December 2020
 10:30 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Hanukkah Celebration": Jewish Cultural Society.

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All invited to this celebration, including latkes, dreidels, and a bazaar with gently used items for sale.
Jewish Community Center, 2935 Birch Hollow Dr. Free. 975-9872. [map]


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Sunday


December 2020
 4:30 p.m. 

"Tai-Chi for Kids": Sun Shen.

  community member   < less Kids Practicing Pushing Hands

From the slow Tai-Chi Form, which activates balance and calm, to playful Pushing Hands, which gives kids a safe, gentle outlet to explore themselves, to meditation techniques which they can use in the classroom and at home, this class invites kids to learn about themselves and introduces them to skills that will bring them a lifetime of happiness! Available for children ages 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Contact Sifu Joseph Wang at info@sunshen.org or (734) 531-8796 for more information.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70/month, $21/drop-in. (734) 531-8796. info@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]







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