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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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July 2018
 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Expand on an Image": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Art activity combining drawing and collage for kids in grades 1-12.
2-3 p.m., AADL Traverwood, 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10-10:30 a.m. & 7-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10 a.m.-9 p.m.  Free! 

The Ann Arbor Art Fair.

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July 19-22. Our perennial 4-day tent city within a city houses more than 1,100 artists, from Michigan and around the nation, in 4 separate fairs. Also, live music (see Art Fair Entertainment below), art demos (North University near Hill Auditorium, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-4 p.m.), street performances by boogie-woogie & blues pianist Mr. B and California Chapman Stick player Bob Culbertson, an art activity zone (Ingalls Mall, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-6 p.m.), beer & wine garden (S. Church street).
10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & noon-6 p.m. (Sun.), downtown Ann Arbor. Free admission. visitannarbor.org/artfair, (800) 888-9487.


 10 a.m.  Free! 

"Preschool Hike: Round": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Shawn Severance leads a hike for kids ages 2-4, accompanied by a caregiver.
County Farm Park Pollinator Garden, 2230 Platt. Free; preregistration required at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. 971-6337. [map]


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Thrilling Thursdays": Chelsea District Library.

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Storytime and sensory play activities for ages 2-6.
10:30-11:15 a.m., Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

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CDL staff present a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 11 a.m.-11 p.m.  Free! 

Art Fair Entertainment.

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July 19-22. Live music and other performances on several stages. Today:

Willard at Church: Local Irish music band the Y-Town Hoolies (11-11:45 a.m.), veteran local folk singer-guitarist David Menefee (noon-1 p.m.), local singer-songwriter Dabe Menzo's band Menzo's Maniacs (1:30-3 p.m.), the local blues and roots band Mo'Easy (3:30-5 p.m.), the veteran local country-based band Drivin' Sideways (5:30-7 p.m.), the Toledo rockabilly, roots-rock, and honky-tonk band Kentucky Chrome (7:30-9 p.m.), and the veteran local country band the Cadillac Cowboys (9:30-11 p.m.).

The Ark Stage (Palio parking lot at William & Main): "The Ark Open Stage" (6-9 p.m.). All musicians invited to perform for 8 minutes or 2 songs (whichever comes first). Sign-up begins at 5:30 p.m. Emcee is 107.1 DJ John Bommarito.

Ingalls Mall Fountain Stage: Fraser (MI) soul-jazz acoustic duo After Blue (11 a.m.), Northville singer-songwriter Carly Bins (noon), WCC Dancers (1 p.m.), Mount Pleasant indie folk musician Anna p.s. (2 p.m.), veteran Saginaw singer-songwriter and guitarist Bob Hausler (3 p.m.), Lansing soul-folk singer-songwriter Alex Mendenall (4 p.m.), engaging local pop-rock singer-songwriter-guitarist Timothy Monger (5 p.m.), and the local roots and indie folk quartet City of Lakes (6 p.m.).
11 a.m.-11 p.m., downtown. Free.


 12:30 p.m. 

Story Time: Domino's Petting Farm.

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Farm staffers read stories to kids ages 1-5, accompanied by a parent.
12:30 p.m., Domino's Farm, 3001 Earhart Rd. All events free with admission ($6; seniors, $5.40; kids age 23 months & under, free). 998-0182. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Unicorn Party!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Unicorn-themed crafts and snacks for kids in grades 1-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200.


 2-3 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Book Jewelry": Chelsea District Library.

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Book-themed crafts for teens. Options include making beads or flowers out of old book pages. Materials provided.
2-3 p.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

"Mixed Aerial Apparatus for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This class is designed for active young people to explore the fundamentals of the aerial silks. Class is divided into two groups (ages 8-12 and 13-17) with an instructor leading each group. Students will learn the basic poses and sequences, as well as dynamic warm up methods and cool down stretching. New students will focus on building the endurance needed to spend several minutes in the air, students with aerial experience will layer personal style, choreography, and refinement over the basics. Be ready to build strength, flexibility, and coordination!
This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to class
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $25. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 7-9 p.m. 

"Summer Music Series": Saline Main Street.

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Every Thurs., June 14-Aug. 23. Downtown concerts by area bands. Kids activities. Outdoor seating available at some restaurants.

June 14: the popular and versatile Saline Big Band.

June 21: the Redford British Invasion cover quartet The Invasion.

June 28: Young Sterling Heights country singer-songwriter Lisa Mary.

July 5: Saline classic rock sextet Leverage.

July 12: the 10-piece Allendale Celtic music band CrossBow.

July 19: Jimmy Buffett tribute band Air Margaritaville.

July 26: the local funk-rock trio Pajamas.

Aug. 2: local rockabilly band The Memphis Thrillbillies.

Aug. 9: Double bill. Blues-oriented vocalist and guitar virtuoso Rollie Tussing and his Midwest Territory Band and Stella!, an all-star all-female Detroit-area roots-country quartet fronted by local singer-songwriter and guitarist Jo Serrapere.

Aug. 16: A pep rally at Henne Field begins at 5:30 p.m. with music by the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic.

Aug. 23: Hullabaloo, the veteran local 9-piece collective whose music draws on ska, jazz, funk, punk and Latin influences.

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7-9 p.m., downtown Saline (except Aug. 16, Henne Field). Free. 316-2119.


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July 2018
 10-10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10 a.m.-9 p.m.  Free! 

The Ann Arbor Art Fair.

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July 19-22. Our perennial 4-day tent city within a city houses more than 1,100 artists, from Michigan and around the nation, in 4 separate fairs. Also, live music (see Art Fair Entertainment below), art demos (North University near Hill Auditorium, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-4 p.m.), street performances by boogie-woogie & blues pianist Mr. B and California Chapman Stick player Bob Culbertson, an art activity zone (Ingalls Mall, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-6 p.m.), beer & wine garden (S. Church street).
10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & noon-6 p.m. (Sun.), downtown Ann Arbor. Free admission. visitannarbor.org/artfair, (800) 888-9487.


 10-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Korean Games": Ann Arbor District Library.

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U-M Nam Korean Center students teach traditional Korean games to kids in grades 2-6.
10-11:30 a.m., AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 11 a.m.-11 p.m.  Free! 

Art Fair Entertainment.

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July 19-22. Live music and other performances on several stages. Today:

Willard at Church: veteran local country-folk singer-songwriter Jay Stielstra (11-11:45 a.m.), Ypsilanti Robert Plant tribute band Tall Cool One (noon-1 p.m.), Manchester Cajun and Creole band Creole du Nord (1:30-3 p.m.), the Johnny Cash tribute band Cash Is King (3:30-5 p.m.), the soulful and rocking Detroit-style R&B band led by powerful vocalist Thornetta Davis (5:30-7 p.m.), the Detroit horn-powered Memphis-style rock 'n' roll band Salmagundi (7:30-9 p.m.), and the versatile local honky-tonk band Shoot the Messenger (9:30-11 p.m.).

The Ark Stage (Palio parking lot at William & Main): the Southfield Afro-Caribbean jazz collective Soltura (4:30-5:30 p.m.), the rowdy Northampton (MA) alt-folk/rock quintet Parsonsfield (6-7 p.m.), and The Jeremy Kittel Band (7:30-9 p.m.), an acoustic ensemble led by Kittel, a nationally acclaimed Saline-bred fiddle virtuoso whose extremely eclectic repertoire ranges from Scottish, Irish, and Cape Breton fiddle tunes to jazz, bluegrass, traditional Appalachian tunes, and originals that draw on all these genres.

Ingalls Mall Fountain Stage: pianist Michael Gaiten (11 a.m.), Emerson School chamber music band Onomatopoetic (noon), acoustic duo Cosmic (1 p.m.), Pure Existence Dance Co. (2 p.m.), pop singer-songwriter Elena Hirsch (3 p.m.), Wyandotte (MI) indie folk-rock band Paper Bags (4 p.m.), Commerce (MI) pop-rock singer-songwriter Rob Norum (5 p.m.), local country-flavored pop singer Camilla Ballario (6 p.m.).

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11 a.m.-11 p.m., downtown. Free.


 Noon  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

Kaboomistry!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Representatives from the Michigan Science Center show kids in grades 3-8 the physics and chemistry behind explosions. They'll also do some loud, flashy ones.
2-3 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200.


 5-9 p.m. 

"Pets & Pajamas Movie Night"

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Kids ages 5-11 invited to watch Hotel for Dogs, the 2009 live action family film about foster kids who house their dog and other strays at an abandoned hotel. Also, a chance to interact with adoptable pets. Pizza dinner. Wear pajamas and bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
Humane Society of Huron Valley, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. $35 ($15 for each additional sibling). Preregistration required at hshv.org. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Vacation Bible School "Down on the Farm": Life Touch Ministries.

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Life Touch Ministries is proud to bring its active-learning approach to Vacation Bible School to the Ypsilanti community for its tenth consecutive year. This year's theme, "Down on the Farm," will focus on the stories, or parables that Jesus taught that take place in an agricultural setting. Activities include a gardening demonstration, a scavenger hunt, and family-style lesson reviews similar to the television show Family Feud.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is free and open to the public. Registration is available on-site as well as online https://goo.gl/forms/uPINFJL7BMH60DhM2. A light meal will be served each day that VBS is in session. Life Touch Ministries will distribute school supplies on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturday July 21 during VBS.
Life Touch Ministries, 317 Ecorse Road, Ypsilanti. Free. matashawallen@yahoo.com www.lifetouchministries.net [map]



 6:30 p.m. 

"Movies in the Park": Saline Parks & Recreation.

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Music, games, activities, and more. Concessions. Followed at sundown by films. The July 20 event is in conjunction with a "Family Campout" (5 p.m.-10 a.m., $10 per tent in advance, $20 on the day, continental breakfast included). July 20: Coco, the 2017 animation about a boy who's accidentally transported to the land of the dead. Aug. 17: Ferdinand, the 2017 animation based on the classic children's book about a lovable bull.
6:30 p.m.-dusk, Mill Pond Park, end of W. Bennett St. (west of Ann Arbor St.), Saline. Free. 429-3502.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

40th Annual Festival at St. Joseph Church.

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July 20-22. This festival that features games, kids activities, a cakewalk, bingo, a raffle, inflatables, food, beer & wine, and live music kicks off with "My Favorite Things: Celebrating the Music of Julie Andrews and Other Broadway Hits," a concert by soprano Diane Penning and pianist Paul Langford (7 p.m., $15).

Saturday: a Wildlife Safari wild animal show (1-4 p.m.), the Jumpin' All-Stars jump rope team (3-4 p.m.), Eric the Juggler (4-6 p.m.), and a "Fun Event Selfies" station (6-9 p.m.). Music includes Scottish and Irish music by the Chelsea House Orchestra (1-3 p.m.), jazz by the Brian Delaney Quartet (4:30-6 p.m.), and local R&B band Men in Black (7-10 p.m.).

Sunday: Music from West Side Story and other showtunes by the Encore Musical Theatre Cabaret Singers (noon-1 p.m.), Colors the Clown (12:30-2:30 p.m.), acoustic guitarist and singer Ian Stewart (1:30-3 p.m.), the nationally renowned family-friendly singer-guitarist and storyteller Randy Kaplan (3-4 p.m.), and Dearborn polka band the Kielbasa Kings (4-6 p.m.).

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7 p.m. (Fri.), 1-10 p.m. (Sat.), & noon-6 p.m. (Sun.), St. Joseph Catholic Church grounds, Mast at Territorial, Dexter. Free admission. 426-8483. [map]


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July 2018
 10 a.m. 

Friends Club.

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Outdoor activities for kids ages 8-15 (accompanied by a parent). Also, discussion about friendship. Geared toward kids who have trouble making friends. Indoors if raining.
Text or email for location. samilton@umich.edu, 355-2082.


 10 a.m.-9 p.m.  Free! 

The Ann Arbor Art Fair.

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July 19-22. Our perennial 4-day tent city within a city houses more than 1,100 artists, from Michigan and around the nation, in 4 separate fairs. Also, live music (see Art Fair Entertainment below), art demos (North University near Hill Auditorium, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-4 p.m.), street performances by boogie-woogie & blues pianist Mr. B and California Chapman Stick player Bob Culbertson, an art activity zone (Ingalls Mall, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-6 p.m.), beer & wine garden (S. Church street).
10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & noon-6 p.m. (Sun.), downtown Ann Arbor. Free admission. visitannarbor.org/artfair, (800) 888-9487.


 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"Pop-Up Makerspace": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Hands-on engineering activity. This month's challenge: paper engineering.
10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Feb. 24) & noon-4 p.m. (Feb. 25), AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free with regular admission: $12.50 (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-9439. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 10:30 a.m. 

"The Little Scientist Club": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Every Tues. & Sat. Crafts, science-themed stories, and hands-on activities for young kids, accompanied by a parent. Geared toward kids ages 3-6; older siblings welcome.
9:30 a.m. (Tues.) & 10:30 a.m. (Sat.), AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free with regular admission: $12.50 (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-9439. [map]


 11 a.m.-11 p.m.  Free! 

Art Fair Entertainment.

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July 19-22. Live music and other performances on several stages. Today:

Willard at Church: Lapeer classic rock cover band 3rd Degree Burns (11 a.m.-1 p.m.), EMU Jazz Combo (1:30-3 p.m.), the local jazz band the Andy Adamson Quintet (3:30-5 p.m.), the local hard-rocking country and blues quintet the Switchbacks (5:30-7 p.m.), Detroit indie rock singer-songwriter Keri Lynn Roche (7:30-9 p.m.), and the Redford British Invasion cover band The Invasion (9:30-11 p.m.).

The Ark Stage (Palio parking lot at William & Main): local acoustic folk-rock singer-songwriter Chris DuPont (4:30-5:30 p.m.), Canadian alt-soul singer-songwriter AHI (6-7 p.m.), and the big hit of the 2017 Art Fair, Jared Deck & the Travelers (7:30-9 p.m.), an ensemble led by Deck, a young alt-country Americana singer-songwriter from Oklahoma with a working-class point of view whose influences range from Springsteen and John Mellencamp to Alejandro Escovedo and Tom Russell.

Ingalls Mall Fountain Stage: Columbus-based singer-songwriter Kristin Gramza (11 a.m.), Detroit-area singer-songwriter Angela Predhomme (noon), Warehouse Cloggers (1 p.m.), Detroit-area chamber pop ensemble Cellos Unleashed (2 p.m.), young Detroit singer-pianist Izzy Wallace (3 p.m.), Toledo folk quintet Chloe & the Steel Strings (4 p.m.), Detroit guitarist Damon Terrell (5 p.m.), Detroit-area blues-country-pop duo the Keynote Sisters (6 p.m.).

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11 a.m.-11 p.m., downtown. Free.


 11 a.m.  Free! 

Children's Storytime: Barnes & Noble.

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Every Sat. Storytelling programs and occasional craft activities for kids age 3 & up.
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 3235 Washtenaw. Free. 973-1618. [map]



 11 a.m.  Free! 

Story Time: Bookbound.

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Linda Zimmer reads seasonal stories for kids age 6 & under.
Bookbound, Courtyard Shops. Free. 369-4345.


 1-10 p.m.  Free! 

40th Annual Festival at St. Joseph Church.

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July 20-22. This festival that features games, kids activities, a cakewalk, bingo, a raffle, inflatables, food, beer & wine, and live music kicks off with "My Favorite Things: Celebrating the Music of Julie Andrews and Other Broadway Hits," a concert by soprano Diane Penning and pianist Paul Langford (7 p.m., $15).

Saturday: a Wildlife Safari wild animal show (1-4 p.m.), the Jumpin' All-Stars jump rope team (3-4 p.m.), Eric the Juggler (4-6 p.m.), and a "Fun Event Selfies" station (6-9 p.m.). Music includes Scottish and Irish music by the Chelsea House Orchestra (1-3 p.m.), jazz by the Brian Delaney Quartet (4:30-6 p.m.), and local R&B band Men in Black (7-10 p.m.).

Sunday: Music from West Side Story and other showtunes by the Encore Musical Theatre Cabaret Singers (noon-1 p.m.), Colors the Clown (12:30-2:30 p.m.), acoustic guitarist and singer Ian Stewart (1:30-3 p.m.), the nationally renowned family-friendly singer-guitarist and storyteller Randy Kaplan (3-4 p.m.), and Dearborn polka band the Kielbasa Kings (4-6 p.m.).

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7 p.m. (Fri.), 1-10 p.m. (Sat.), & noon-6 p.m. (Sun.), St. Joseph Catholic Church grounds, Mast at Territorial, Dexter. Free admission. 426-8483. [map]


 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Reindeer!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show Sven the reindeer on the conservancy's Stone Stage (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Superhero Academy": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Superhero-themed activities for kids in grades K-5.
1-3 p.m., AADL Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1:30-4:30 p.m. 

"Splash Days": Ann Arbor Parks & Rec.

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A family-oriented afternoon of pool games and contests. Prizes.

July 7: Buhr Park, 2751 Packard.

July 14: Fuller Park, 1519 Fuller Rd.

July 21: Veterans Memorial Park, 2015 Jackson Rd.
1-4 p.m., various locations (see listing). $5 (youth age 17 & under and seniors age 60 & older, $4). 794-6234.


 2:30-3:30 p.m. 

"Hand Balancing & Contortion for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This all-level class is designed for active young people (ages 8-17) to build the courage for inversions and the strength to stay upside down. Students will learn to balance on their hands, create absurd shapes, and find their bendiest self. Each class includes 15-20 minutes of warm-up and stretching, followed by practicing hand balancing and contortion fundamentals. This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to the studio.
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $15. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Vacation Bible School "Down on the Farm": Life Touch Ministries.

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Life Touch Ministries is proud to bring its active-learning approach to Vacation Bible School to the Ypsilanti community for its tenth consecutive year. This year's theme, "Down on the Farm," will focus on the stories, or parables that Jesus taught that take place in an agricultural setting. Activities include a gardening demonstration, a scavenger hunt, and family-style lesson reviews similar to the television show Family Feud.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is free and open to the public. Registration is available on-site as well as online https://goo.gl/forms/uPINFJL7BMH60DhM2. A light meal will be served each day that VBS is in session. Life Touch Ministries will distribute school supplies on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturday July 21 during VBS.
Life Touch Ministries, 317 Ecorse Road, Ypsilanti. Free. matashawallen@yahoo.com www.lifetouchministries.net [map]



 8:30 p.m. 

"The Little Mermaid": Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation Dive-In Movie.

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All invited to float in Mack Pool for a family-oriented screening of the 1989 Disney animated classic adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. Bring an inner tube, if you like.
8:30 p.m., Mack Indoor Pool, 715 Brooks. $5 (youth age 17 & under and seniors age 60 & older, $4). 794-6237. [map]


 9:30 p.m.  Free! 

Firefly 5k Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Run!: Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Join us for our first WCPARC Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Run through County Farm Park! We'll go on a 5k run through the park trails and enjoy a balmy summer night!
If you signed up for the Virtual Voyage Adventure 5k, this event counts! Participate in both the Virtual 5k and the glow run and you'll get a special t-shirt at the Firefly 5k.
Registration Information
Fee: Free! Bring yourself, and a friend and join us for a fun run! Waivers will be signed onsite at the event.
Time: 9:30PM
Waivers: Waiver signing starts at 8:30PM
County Farm Park, 2230 Platt Rd. Free. cooleyh@washtenaw.org. cooleyh@washtenaw.org https://www.washtenaw.org/2663/Firefly-5k-Glow-in-the-Dark-Fun-Run [map]


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Sunday


July 2018
 8 a.m.  Free! 

Youth Show: Washtenaw County 4-H.

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Six days of farm animal shows and auctions, plus crafts, exhibits, all-day equestrian competitions, and assorted contests from animal decorating to a goat milk-out. Highlights include the popular "Llama Leaping Contest" (July 25, 2 p.m.), the livestock auction (July 26, 6:30 p.m.), an archery contest (July 27, 1 p.m.), the "Animal Decorator Contest" (July 27, 1:30 p.m.), and the "Ag Olympics" (July 27, 2:30 p.m.) in which 4-H youth compete in Olympic-style games involving water, mud, and agricultural products. For complete daily schedule, see msue.anr.msu.edu/county/washtenaw/washtenaw_county_4_h (click on 4-H Youth Show Book).
8 a.m.-evening, Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 222-3877. [map]


 10:15 a.m.  Free! 

Vacation Bible School "Down on the Farm": Life Touch Ministries.

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Life Touch Ministries is proud to bring its active-learning approach to Vacation Bible School to the Ypsilanti community for its tenth consecutive year. This year's theme, "Down on the Farm," will focus on the stories, or parables that Jesus taught that take place in an agricultural setting. Activities include a gardening demonstration, a scavenger hunt, and family-style lesson reviews similar to the television show Family Feud.
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is free and open to the public. Registration is available on-site as well as online https://goo.gl/forms/uPINFJL7BMH60DhM2. A light meal will be served each day that VBS is in session. Life Touch Ministries will distribute school supplies on a first-come, first-served basis on Saturday July 21 during VBS.
Life Touch Ministries, 317 Ecorse Road, Ypsilanti. Free. matashawallen@yahoo.com www.lifetouchministries.net [map]



 11 a.m.-11 p.m.  Free! 

Art Fair Entertainment.

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July 19-22. Live music and other performances on several stages. Today:

Willard at Church: local rock 'n' roll, Motown, blues, soul, R&B, progressive rock, and swing band the Cellar Cats (noon-1:30 p.m.), the classic R&B, Motown, jazz, and blues band All Directions (2-3:30 p.m.), and the local alt-country band Corndaddy (4-5:30 p.m.).

Ingalls Mall Fountain Stage: Arts in Motion Dance Troupe (noon), the local indie folk duo Beach Daisy (1 p.m.), Detroit pop singer-songwriter Gary Niemenski (2 p.m.), Detroit dream pop band Backyard Birdfeeder (3 p.m.), and Hartland (MI) pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Trey Connor (4 p.m.).

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Noon-5:30 p.m., downtown. Free.


 Noon-6 p.m.  Free! 

40th Annual Festival at St. Joseph Church.

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July 20-22. This festival that features games, kids activities, a cakewalk, bingo, a raffle, inflatables, food, beer & wine, and live music kicks off with "My Favorite Things: Celebrating the Music of Julie Andrews and Other Broadway Hits," a concert by soprano Diane Penning and pianist Paul Langford (7 p.m., $15).

Saturday: a Wildlife Safari wild animal show (1-4 p.m.), the Jumpin' All-Stars jump rope team (3-4 p.m.), Eric the Juggler (4-6 p.m.), and a "Fun Event Selfies" station (6-9 p.m.). Music includes Scottish and Irish music by the Chelsea House Orchestra (1-3 p.m.), jazz by the Brian Delaney Quartet (4:30-6 p.m.), and local R&B band Men in Black (7-10 p.m.).

Sunday: Music from West Side Story and other showtunes by the Encore Musical Theatre Cabaret Singers (noon-1 p.m.), Colors the Clown (12:30-2:30 p.m.), acoustic guitarist and singer Ian Stewart (1:30-3 p.m.), the nationally renowned family-friendly singer-guitarist and storyteller Randy Kaplan (3-4 p.m.), and Dearborn polka band the Kielbasa Kings (4-6 p.m.).

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7 p.m. (Fri.), 1-10 p.m. (Sat.), & noon-6 p.m. (Sun.), St. Joseph Catholic Church grounds, Mast at Territorial, Dexter. Free admission. 426-8483. [map]


 Noon-6 p.m.  Free! 

The Ann Arbor Art Fair.

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July 19-22. Our perennial 4-day tent city within a city houses more than 1,100 artists, from Michigan and around the nation, in 4 separate fairs. Also, live music (see Art Fair Entertainment below), art demos (North University near Hill Auditorium, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-4 p.m.), street performances by boogie-woogie & blues pianist Mr. B and California Chapman Stick player Bob Culbertson, an art activity zone (Ingalls Mall, Thurs.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. noon-6 p.m.), beer & wine garden (S. Church street).
10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Thurs.-Sat.) & noon-6 p.m. (Sun.), downtown Ann Arbor. Free admission. visitannarbor.org/artfair, (800) 888-9487.


 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Reindeer!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show Sven the reindeer on the conservancy's Stone Stage (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-1:40 p.m.  Free! 

"Dancing Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Robinsongs for Kids director Robin Robinson presents a program of music and movement for babies through 5-year-olds, accompanied by an adult.
1-1:40 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Drawing for Kids": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Ann Arbor Art Center artists host a different directed drawing activity each week for kids in grades 1-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Westgate (July 1), AADL Traverwood (July 8), AADL Downtown 4th-fl. meeting rm. (July 15), & AADL Downtown Secret Lab (July 22 & 29). [map]


 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

Minecraft Workshop: AADL Downtown Training Center.

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Every Sun. All kids in grades 3-8 invited to try out this popular computer game that involves constructing things with virtual blocks. Participants work as a team to build and landscape, solve puzzles, battle monsters, and create a new virtual world. New & experienced players welcome.
2-3:30 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Puppets!": Nicola's Books.

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Storytime and a chance to make a sock puppet.
2 p.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 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 from 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30 - 5:30pm.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70 / month, $21 / drop in. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Monday


July 2018
 8 a.m.  Free! 

Youth Show: Washtenaw County 4-H.

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Six days of farm animal shows and auctions, plus crafts, exhibits, all-day equestrian competitions, and assorted contests from animal decorating to a goat milk-out. Highlights include the popular "Llama Leaping Contest" (July 25, 2 p.m.), the livestock auction (July 26, 6:30 p.m.), an archery contest (July 27, 1 p.m.), the "Animal Decorator Contest" (July 27, 1:30 p.m.), and the "Ag Olympics" (July 27, 2:30 p.m.) in which 4-H youth compete in Olympic-style games involving water, mud, and agricultural products. For complete daily schedule, see msue.anr.msu.edu/county/washtenaw/washtenaw_county_4_h (click on 4-H Youth Show Book).
8 a.m.-evening, Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 222-3877. [map]


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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Robotics Camp: 4th-7th grade
Dates: July 23-27
Grades: Entering 4th-7th Grade
Time: 9am-12pm
Fee: $175
Come and explore the world of robotics with Coach Betty Recker! She has coached students who have made it to the Robofest world championship and is excited to bring the world of robotics to life for your student. Campers will use Lego EV3 technology to build and program a robotic dog that can sit, stand, and show emotions through facial expressions and sounds in response to user interaction. We'll also play some fun games and have a healthy snack. Lego EV3 parts and computers are provided for use during camp, but do not go home with campers.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, 7200 Moon Road, Saline. $175. 734-429-7733. aliciac@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org [map]



 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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Sports Camp
Ages: 6-12
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
Each day will start with an introduction to a different sport and will end with a competition. More info to come!
Washtenaw Christian Academy, 7200 Moon Road, Saline. $175. 734-429-7733. aliciac@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org [map]



 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Preschool Art Start": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft projects for kids aged 2-5, accompanied by an adult. Siblings welcome.
10:30-11 a.m., AADL Pittsfield (2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd.) & AADL Traverwood (3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy.). Free. 327-4200.


 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Petite Paper Puppets: Legos": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades K-5 invited to make Lego-themed puppets.
2-3 p.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200.


 2 p.m.  Free! 

"Summer Lego Club": Chelsea District Library.

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All kids ages 3-11 invited to participate in a collaborative building activity, followed by free play.
2 p.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Taco Stories!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades preK-3 invited to a taco-themed storytime with a taco snack.
2-3 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose room & Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7-9 p.m.  Free! 

"Drummunity Circle"

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Lori Fithian, a local drummer and drum teacher, leads a drum circle. Instruments provided, or bring your own. Kids welcome. Preceded at 6:45 p.m. by a brief drum lesson.
7-9 p.m., Crazy Wisdom Bookstore, 114 S. Main. Free. 426-7818. [map]


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Tuesday


July 2018
 8 a.m.  Free! 

Youth Show: Washtenaw County 4-H.

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Six days of farm animal shows and auctions, plus crafts, exhibits, all-day equestrian competitions, and assorted contests from animal decorating to a goat milk-out. Highlights include the popular "Llama Leaping Contest" (July 25, 2 p.m.), the livestock auction (July 26, 6:30 p.m.), an archery contest (July 27, 1 p.m.), the "Animal Decorator Contest" (July 27, 1:30 p.m.), and the "Ag Olympics" (July 27, 2:30 p.m.) in which 4-H youth compete in Olympic-style games involving water, mud, and agricultural products. For complete daily schedule, see msue.anr.msu.edu/county/washtenaw/washtenaw_county_4_h (click on 4-H Youth Show Book).
8 a.m.-evening, Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 222-3877. [map]


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 9:30 a.m. 

"The Little Scientist Club": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Every Tues. & Sat. Crafts, science-themed stories, and hands-on activities for young kids, accompanied by a parent. Geared toward kids ages 3-6; older siblings welcome.
9:30 a.m. (Tues.) & 10:30 a.m. (Sat.), AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free with regular admission: $12.50 (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-9439. [map]


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Tummy Times": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Tues. New and expecting parents encouraged to bring their babies and share new baby experiences.
AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center, 2503 Jackson. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10:30 a.m.-noon 

Summer Moms Group: Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

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Are you a new mom looking to meet other moms and share the joys and stresses of parenthood? Designed for moms and their babies from newborn to crawling, our Mothers Group provides vital support and information for new moms. Each group meeting begins with discussion on a topic pertinent to newborn development and parenting. Our group is facilitated by a postpartum doula and a social worker who both have many years experience working with new moms.
Many moms form friendships in this group that last for years! Whether you have only a short maternity leave, or will be home with your baby for longer, don't miss out on the invaluable resources this group has to offer. Though run in 6 week sessions, you may join at anytime at a prorated rate (call or email to prorate). Not sure you want to commit? You can always try your first class for free--just email us to let us know to expect you.
This session runs from July 17th to August 21st
Use promo code SUPPORT before July 16th to save $5!
Align Chiropractic, 2464 East Stadium Blvd. $100/Six Weeks. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com www.annarborbabybeginnings.com [map]



 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Babytime": Chelsea District Library.

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


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Just for Kids: Explore the World of Candy!": Zingerman's Delicatessen.

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Zingerman's sweet treat experts talk about their wares, tell stories about their favorite candy makers, and offer some insights into some of the more interesting selections. Participating kids get to eat some candy. Parents welcome to lurk in the background for free.
11 a.m.-noon, Zingerman's Next Door (upstairs), 422 Detroit St. $15 per kid. 663-3354. [map]


 3-4:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Tie-Dye Workshop": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local crafter Dawn Henry shows kids in grades 3-5 how to tie-dye. Bandanas provided, but bring a prewashed white cotton clothing item, if you like.
3-4:30 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200.


 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Family Read Aloud Book Club": Chelsea District Library.

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All families invited to discuss One Crazy Summer, Rita Williams' award-winning middle-grade novel about 3 sisters surprised to learn they're enrolled in a Black Panther day camp after they reunite with their mother in 1968. Pizza dinner provided.
6:30-7:30 p.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


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Wednesday


July 2018
 8 a.m.  Free! 

Youth Show: Washtenaw County 4-H.

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Six days of farm animal shows and auctions, plus crafts, exhibits, all-day equestrian competitions, and assorted contests from animal decorating to a goat milk-out. Highlights include the popular "Llama Leaping Contest" (July 25, 2 p.m.), the livestock auction (July 26, 6:30 p.m.), an archery contest (July 27, 1 p.m.), the "Animal Decorator Contest" (July 27, 1:30 p.m.), and the "Ag Olympics" (July 27, 2:30 p.m.) in which 4-H youth compete in Olympic-style games involving water, mud, and agricultural products. For complete daily schedule, see msue.anr.msu.edu/county/washtenaw/washtenaw_county_4_h (click on 4-H Youth Show Book).
8 a.m.-evening, Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 222-3877. [map]


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m. & 6-6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10-11 a.m. 

"Nature Storytime": Leslie Science & Nature Center.

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Every Wed. except July 4. All kids ages 1-5 (accompanied by a caregiver) invited for a program of stories and nature-based activities on different themes. July 11: "Water, Water Everywhere." July 18: "Mud Day." July 25: "Life in the Pond."
10-11 a.m., LSNC, 1831 Traver. $5 per child ($4 per member), adults and children under 1 year old are free. 997-1553. [map]


 Noon  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Craft Tube Robots": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft project for kids in grades K-5.
2-3 p.m., AADL Traverwood, 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Make and Launch a Straw Airplane and Rocket": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft project for kids in grades preK-3.
2-3 p.m., AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Wild Wednesdays": Chelsea District Library.

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Different interactive activities for kids of various ages.

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June 20: "Alex Thomas and Friends." Puppet show.

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June 27: "Wildlife Safari." Animal-themed storytime with live animals. 2 & 3:30 p.m.

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July 11: "Intro to Theater." All ages 6-11 invited to work with members of the Michigan-based 4th Wall Theatre Company to create a show with singing, dancing, and acting. Parents and other adults are invited in for the last 10 minutes to watch the performance.

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July 18: "Supermarket Science." Veteran educational entertainer Doug Scheer presents a program blending science and humor. For ages 6-11.

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July 25: 3-D Printing. All ages 8-12 invited to design 3-D objects using TinkerCAD and Thingiverse 3-D, 2 3-D modeling programs.

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2-3 p.m. (unless noted), Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 5:30-6:30 p.m. 

"Just for Kids: Explore the World of Deli Meat": Zingerman's.

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Staffers discuss deli meats beyond the typical ham and turkey, such as prosciutto and salami. Tastings.
5:30-6:30 p.m., Zingerman's Deli Upstairs. 422 Detroit St. $15 per kid includes tastings; parents welcome to lurk for free. 663-3354.


 7-7:45 p.m.  Free! 

Ukulele Party: Ann Arbor District Library.

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This pop and folk ukulele collective joins AADL storytellers in a program for kids in grades preK-3.
7-7:45 p.m., AADL Westgate. Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200.


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July 2018
 8 a.m.  Free! 

Youth Show: Washtenaw County 4-H.

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Six days of farm animal shows and auctions, plus crafts, exhibits, all-day equestrian competitions, and assorted contests from animal decorating to a goat milk-out. Highlights include the popular "Llama Leaping Contest" (July 25, 2 p.m.), the livestock auction (July 26, 6:30 p.m.), an archery contest (July 27, 1 p.m.), the "Animal Decorator Contest" (July 27, 1:30 p.m.), and the "Ag Olympics" (July 27, 2:30 p.m.) in which 4-H youth compete in Olympic-style games involving water, mud, and agricultural products. For complete daily schedule, see msue.anr.msu.edu/county/washtenaw/washtenaw_county_4_h (click on 4-H Youth Show Book).
8 a.m.-evening, Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 222-3877. [map]


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 10-10:30 a.m. & 7-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Nature Fun: Monarchs and Milkweed": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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Shawn Severance leads a hike for kids age 5 & up.
County Farm Park Pollinator Garden, 2230 Platt. Free; preregistration required at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. 971-6337. [map]


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Thrilling Thursdays": Chelsea District Library.

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Storytime and sensory play activities for ages 2-6.
10:30-11:15 a.m., Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

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CDL staff present a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 12:30 p.m. 

Animal Presentation: Domino's Petting Farm.

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Farm staffers show and discuss their animals.
12:30 p.m., Domino's Petting Farm Pole Barn, 3001 Earhart Rd. (north off Plymouth). $6 regular admission (seniors, $5.40; kids age 23 months & under, free). 998-0182. [map]


 2-3 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Petite Paper Bag Puppets: Ninjas": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft activity for kids in grades K-5.
2-3 p.m., AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Yo-Yo Tricks": Chelsea District Library.

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Yoyotricks.com instructors show off some advanced yo-yo tricks and show teens how to do some basic tricks.
2-3 p.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 2:30-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Sign Language Storytelling Craft": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades K-5 invited to make paper plate animal masks and learn the signs to Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
2:30-3:30 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200.


 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

"Mixed Aerial Apparatus for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This class is designed for active young people to explore the fundamentals of the aerial silks. Class is divided into two groups (ages 8-12 and 13-17) with an instructor leading each group. Students will learn the basic poses and sequences, as well as dynamic warm up methods and cool down stretching. New students will focus on building the endurance needed to spend several minutes in the air, students with aerial experience will layer personal style, choreography, and refinement over the basics. Be ready to build strength, flexibility, and coordination!
This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to class
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $25. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 6-7 p.m.  Free! 

"Let's Talk About It: Families of All Types": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Storytelling program followed by discussion questions for families with kids in grades 1-6.
6-7 p.m., AADL Downtown (multipurpose room & Secret Lab), 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7-9 p.m. 

"Summer Music Series": Saline Main Street.

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Every Thurs., June 14-Aug. 23. Downtown concerts by area bands. Kids activities. Outdoor seating available at some restaurants.

June 14: the popular and versatile Saline Big Band.

June 21: the Redford British Invasion cover quartet The Invasion.

June 28: Young Sterling Heights country singer-songwriter Lisa Mary.

July 5: Saline classic rock sextet Leverage.

July 12: the 10-piece Allendale Celtic music band CrossBow.

July 19: Jimmy Buffett tribute band Air Margaritaville.

July 26: the local funk-rock trio Pajamas.

Aug. 2: local rockabilly band The Memphis Thrillbillies.

Aug. 9: Double bill. Blues-oriented vocalist and guitar virtuoso Rollie Tussing and his Midwest Territory Band and Stella!, an all-star all-female Detroit-area roots-country quartet fronted by local singer-songwriter and guitarist Jo Serrapere.

Aug. 16: A pep rally at Henne Field begins at 5:30 p.m. with music by the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic.

Aug. 23: Hullabaloo, the veteran local 9-piece collective whose music draws on ska, jazz, funk, punk and Latin influences.

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7-9 p.m., downtown Saline (except Aug. 16, Henne Field). Free. 316-2119.


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July 2018
 8 a.m.  Free! 

Youth Show: Washtenaw County 4-H.

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Six days of farm animal shows and auctions, plus crafts, exhibits, all-day equestrian competitions, and assorted contests from animal decorating to a goat milk-out. Highlights include the popular "Llama Leaping Contest" (July 25, 2 p.m.), the livestock auction (July 26, 6:30 p.m.), an archery contest (July 27, 1 p.m.), the "Animal Decorator Contest" (July 27, 1:30 p.m.), and the "Ag Olympics" (July 27, 2:30 p.m.) in which 4-H youth compete in Olympic-style games involving water, mud, and agricultural products. For complete daily schedule, see msue.anr.msu.edu/county/washtenaw/washtenaw_county_4_h (click on 4-H Youth Show Book).
8 a.m.-evening, Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 222-3877. [map]


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 10-10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Korea: Kits & Games": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Using interactive activities and games, U-M Nam Korean Center students explain Korean culture to kids in grades 2-5.
10-11:30 a.m., AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 Noon  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 2-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Climbing 101 for Teens!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades 6-12 (with signed parental waiver) invited to try indoor rock climbing.
2-5 p.m., Planet Rock, 82 Aprill Dr. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Scratch Off Art": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades K-5 invited to doodle on scratch art paper, where the top black layer can be scratched away with toothpicks, forks, or chopsticks to reveal a multicolor layer beneath.
2-3 p.m., AADL Traverwood, 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7:30 p.m. 

"Family Mew-Vie Night": Tiny Lions.

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Screening of the 1998 animated comedy A Bug's Life. Also, snuggles with adoptable cats. Popcorn, juice, and water. Kids must be accompanied by an adult (at least 1 for every 3 kids). Bring pillows, sleeping bags, and blankets, if you wish. This event usually sells out. $10 in advance at tinylions.org/mewvienights.
Tiny Lions, 5245 Jackson, ste. A1. $10 in advance at tinylions.org/mewvienights. 661-3575. [map]


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July 2018
 10 a.m. 

Friends Club.

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Outdoor activities for kids ages 8-15 (accompanied by a parent). Also, discussion about friendship. Geared toward kids who have trouble making friends. Indoors if raining.
Text or email for location. samilton@umich.edu, 355-2082.


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Sensory Storytime": Ann Arbor District Library.

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A "sensory friendly" event for kids ages 3-7 with developmental disabilities. Includes 20 minutes of interactive stories & movement, followed by 40 minutes of free play.
10-11 a.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center, 2503 Jackson. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Chime Concert: Kerrytown Shops.

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Every Wed., Fri., & Sat. All invited to play one of 100 songs, with melodies transcribed in numbers, on the 17-bell chime's numbered keys. Ambitious players can add chords.
Noon-12:30 p.m. (Wed. & Fri.) & 10:30-11 a.m. (Sat.), Kerrytown Market & Shops. Free. 369-3107. [map]


 10:30 a.m. 

"The Little Scientist Club": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Every Tues. & Sat. Crafts, science-themed stories, and hands-on activities for young kids, accompanied by a parent. Geared toward kids ages 3-6; older siblings welcome.
9:30 a.m. (Tues.) & 10:30 a.m. (Sat.), AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free with regular admission: $12.50 (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-9439. [map]


 11 a.m.  Free! 

Children's Storytime: Barnes & Noble.

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Every Sat. Storytelling programs and occasional craft activities for kids age 3 & up.
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 3235 Washtenaw. Free. 973-1618. [map]



 11 a.m.  Free! 

Story Time: Bookbound.

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Linda Zimmer reads seasonal stories for kids age 6 & under.
Bookbound, Courtyard Shops. Free. 369-4345.


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"International Washi Popsicle Dolls": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades 1-5 invited to make dolls out of craft sticks and tape made from Japanese fiber-based washi paper.
11 a.m.-noon, AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Storytime at the Museum": UMMA.

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A U-M student docent reads a story related to art on display. Followed by a short craft activity. For kids ages 3-6 accompanied by a parent. Siblings welcome.
11:15 a.m.-noon, UMMA, 525 S. State. Free. 764-0395. [map]


 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Reindeer!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show Sven the reindeer on the conservancy's Stone Stage (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 2:30-3:30 p.m. 

"Hand Balancing & Contortion for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This all-level class is designed for active young people (ages 8-17) to build the courage for inversions and the strength to stay upside down. Students will learn to balance on their hands, create absurd shapes, and find their bendiest self. Each class includes 15-20 minutes of warm-up and stretching, followed by practicing hand balancing and contortion fundamentals. This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to the studio.
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $15. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


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Sunday


July 2018
 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Reindeer!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show Sven the reindeer on the conservancy's Stone Stage (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Drawing for Kids": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Ann Arbor Art Center artists host a different directed drawing activity each week for kids in grades 1-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Westgate (July 1), AADL Traverwood (July 8), AADL Downtown 4th-fl. meeting rm. (July 15), & AADL Downtown Secret Lab (July 22 & 29). [map]


 1 p.m.  Free! 

"Junior Naturalist: Exploring the Prairie": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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A hike through a prairie remnant. For kids ages 7-12.
Leonard Preserve, the end of Union St. north off Main west of M-52, Manchester. Free; preregistration required at parksonline.ewashtenaw.org. 971-6337.


 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

Minecraft Workshop: AADL Downtown Training Center.

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Every Sun. All kids in grades 3-8 invited to try out this popular computer game that involves constructing things with virtual blocks. Participants work as a team to build and landscape, solve puzzles, battle monsters, and create a new virtual world. New & experienced players welcome.
2-3:30 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

The Amazing Clark: Ann Arbor District Library.

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This local puppeteer and magician presents a program of magic, comedy, and interactive puppetry for kids in grades 3 & up and their families.
2-3 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 3-8 p.m.  Free! 

Zumiez Best Foot Forward.

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Amateur skateboarding competition open to all skaters. Awards. Skaters age 17 & under must have a parent sign a waiver.
3-8 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, 2150 Jackson. Free. zumiezbestfootforward.com. [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 from 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30 - 5:30pm.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70 / month, $21 / drop in. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Monday


July 2018
 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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Preschoolers - Join us for Summer Camps this July!
Welcome to Preschool Camp, July 23-27 & July 30- Aug 3, 9 am - 12 pm, for ages 3-5. Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Superhero Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, 7200 Moon Road, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. aliciac@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org [map]


 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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Robotics Camp: 7th-12th grade
Dates: July 30-August 3
Grades: Entering 7th-12th Grade
Time: 9am-12pm
Fee: $175
Come and explore the world of robotics with Coach Betty Recker! She has coached students who have made it to the Robofest world championship and is excited to bring the world of robotics to life for your student. Campers will use Lego EV3 technology to build and program a robot, specific model TBD. We'll also do some cool activities and have a healthy snack. Lego EV3 parts and computers are provided for use during camp, but do not go home with campers.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, 7200 Moon Road, Saline. $175. 734-429-7733. aliciac@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org [map]



 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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Sports Camp
Ages: 6-12
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
Each day will start with an introduction to a different sport and will end with a competition. More info to come!
Washtenaw Christian Academy, 7200 Moon Road, Saline. $175. 734-429-7733. aliciac@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org [map]



 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Paper Airplane Graphing": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades K-5 invited to make & fly paper airplanes, then graph the resulting flight.
1-2 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Polymer Clay Gnomes": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft project for kids in grades K-5.
2-3 p.m., AADL Traverwood (3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy.) & AADL Westgate (Westgate shopping center). Free. 327-4200.


 6 p.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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Around-the-World Multi Cultural Camp
Ages: 6-12
Dates: July 30-August 3
Time: 6pm-8pm*
Fee: $100
We will travel around the world in five days! Come join us as we sightsee through five exciting countries, exploring the culture, cuisine, music, dance, crafts, and games of each country. We will feature special guests each day who will tell us more about the places they have called home!
*Kindly note that this is an evening camp!
Washtenaw Christian Academy, 7200 Moon Road, Saline. $150. 74-429-7733. aliciac@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org [map]



 7-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Pajama Jam!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades preK-3 invited to a bedtime-themed storytime. Wear your pajamas and bring stuffed animals and blankets, if you like.
7-7:30 p.m., AADL Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-4200. [map]


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Tuesday


July 2018
 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 9:30 a.m. 

"The Little Scientist Club": Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Every Tues. & Sat. Crafts, science-themed stories, and hands-on activities for young kids, accompanied by a parent. Geared toward kids ages 3-6; older siblings welcome.
9:30 a.m. (Tues.) & 10:30 a.m. (Sat.), AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free with regular admission: $12.50 (members & kids under age 2, free). 995-9439. [map]


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

Playgroups for Babies: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon (except July 4) Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Playschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m.(except July 4) Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10 a.m. 

Quality 16 Morning Movies Summer Series.

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Screenings of animated movies, including Ferdinand (July 2-6), Captain Underpants (July 9-13), The Boss Baby (July 16-20), Smurfs: The Lost Village (July 23-27), and The Lego Batman Movie (July 30-Aug. 3).
Quality 16, 3686 Jackson. $1 (members, free). 623-7469. [map]


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Tummy Times": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Tues. New and expecting parents encouraged to bring their babies and share new baby experiences.
AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center, 2503 Jackson. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10:30 a.m.-noon 

Summer Moms Group: Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

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Are you a new mom looking to meet other moms and share the joys and stresses of parenthood? Designed for moms and their babies from newborn to crawling, our Mothers Group provides vital support and information for new moms. Each group meeting begins with discussion on a topic pertinent to newborn development and parenting. Our group is facilitated by a postpartum doula and a social worker who both have many years experience working with new moms.
Many moms form friendships in this group that last for years! Whether you have only a short maternity leave, or will be home with your baby for longer, don't miss out on the invaluable resources this group has to offer. Though run in 6 week sessions, you may join at anytime at a prorated rate (call or email to prorate). Not sure you want to commit? You can always try your first class for free--just email us to let us know to expect you.
This session runs from July 17th to August 21st
Use promo code SUPPORT before July 16th to save $5!
Align Chiropractic, 2464 East Stadium Blvd. $100/Six Weeks. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com www.annarborbabybeginnings.com [map]



 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Babytime": Chelsea District Library.

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


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Tai Chi for Kids": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades K-5 invited to learn the basics of this Chinese martial art practiced for self-defense and health benefits.
1-2 p.m., AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center. Free. 327-4200.


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Wednesday


August 2018
 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m. & 6-6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10-11 a.m. 

"Nature Storytime": Leslie Science and Nature Center.

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Every Wed. (10-11 a.m.), except Aug. 29 All kids ages 1-5 (accompanied by a caregiver) invited for a program of stories and nature-based activities on different themes. Aug. 1: "Insect Explorers." Aug. 8: "Buzzin' Bugs." Aug. 15: "Caterpillar Crawl." Aug. 22: "Beautiful Butterflies."
LSNC, 1831 Traver. $5 per child ($4 per member), adults and children under 1 year old are free. 997-1553. [map]


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Mini Piñata Craft": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Piñata-inspired craft project for grades K-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200. [map]


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Thursday


August 2018
 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 10 a.m.-noon  Free! 

MOPS Ice Cream Social: MOPS of Grace Bible Church.

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Come join us for ice cream, games, crafts and learn more about MOPS. MOPS is a gathering of moms of tiny humans (0-6 years old) where moms can meet to share their hopes, fears, and insights. Older siblings are welcomed. Our first meeting for Fall 2018 will be on September 13th. We will meet twice a month on Thursday from 9:15am-11:30am. Our goal is to have a place for moms to be in support of each other!
Grace Bible Church, 1300 S. Maple Rd. Free. ehumphrey1836@gmail.com [map]



 10-10:30 a.m. & 7-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Thrilling Thursdays": Chelsea District Library.

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Storytime and sensory play activities for ages 2-6.
10:30-11:15 a.m., Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

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CDL staff present a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Build a Scribble Bot": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades K-5 invited to learn about simple circuits, and build their own walking, twirling, scribbling robot.
1-2 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Paint Your Own Warhol": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades 1-6 invited to learn about Andy Warhol and then paint something in his style.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Porg Puppets!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades preK-5 invited to make a finger puppet based on the popular big-eyed avian creatures featured in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
1-2 p.m., AADL Pittsfield. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 4 p.m. 

Domino Artist: Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

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Young local domino artist Brady Dolan, aka bpdoles, knocks down a 25,000-piece domino project he's been working on for the last few days with other domino artists from the U.S. and Canada. Also, domino activities.
4 p.m., AAHOM, 220 E. Ann. Free with admission ($12.50; babies age 1 & under, free). 995-5439. [map]


 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

"Mixed Aerial Apparatus for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This class is designed for active young people to explore the fundamentals of the aerial silks. Class is divided into two groups (ages 8-12 and 13-17) with an instructor leading each group. Students will learn the basic poses and sequences, as well as dynamic warm up methods and cool down stretching. New students will focus on building the endurance needed to spend several minutes in the air, students with aerial experience will layer personal style, choreography, and refinement over the basics. Be ready to build strength, flexibility, and coordination!
This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to class
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $25. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 7-9 p.m. 

"Summer Music Series": Saline Main Street.

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Every Thurs., June 14-Aug. 23. Downtown concerts by area bands. Kids activities. Outdoor seating available at some restaurants.

June 14: the popular and versatile Saline Big Band.

June 21: the Redford British Invasion cover quartet The Invasion.

June 28: Young Sterling Heights country singer-songwriter Lisa Mary.

July 5: Saline classic rock sextet Leverage.

July 12: the 10-piece Allendale Celtic music band CrossBow.

July 19: Jimmy Buffett tribute band Air Margaritaville.

July 26: the local funk-rock trio Pajamas.

Aug. 2: local rockabilly band The Memphis Thrillbillies.

Aug. 9: Double bill. Blues-oriented vocalist and guitar virtuoso Rollie Tussing and his Midwest Territory Band and Stella!, an all-star all-female Detroit-area roots-country quartet fronted by local singer-songwriter and guitarist Jo Serrapere.

Aug. 16: A pep rally at Henne Field begins at 5:30 p.m. with music by the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic.

Aug. 23: Hullabaloo, the veteran local 9-piece collective whose music draws on ska, jazz, funk, punk and Latin influences.

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7-9 p.m., downtown Saline (except Aug. 16, Henne Field). Free. 316-2119.


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Friday


August 2018
 9 a.m. 

Summer Camps: Washtenaw Christian Academy.

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WCA Summer Camps
We are excited to announce several summer camp options for the Summer of 2018. Our exceptional staff and camp counselors are excited to spend time with your kids and give them a fun and educational experience!
Welcome to Pre-School Camp
Ages 3-5
Week one: July 23-27
Week two: July 30-August 3
Times: 9am-12pm
Fee per week: $150 per child (sign up for one or both weeks)
This camp is the perfect opportunity to give your child a chance to experience and prepare for preschool. Each day has a different theme: Farm Animals, Under the Sea, Wacky Wednesday, Stuffed Animal Day, and Book Club Day. Your child will have a blast meeting new friends and experiencing everything preschool has to offer. Snack will be provided.
Washtenaw Christian Academy, Saline. $150. 734-429-7733. info@washtenawchristian.org www.washtenawchristian.org


 10-10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Polymer Clay Hedgehogs": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All in grades K-5 invited to make hedgehogs with modeling clay.
1-2 p.m., AADL Pittsfield & AADL Westgate. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2 p.m. 

Family Campout: Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission.

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Aug. 3-5 & 10-12. Families invited to bring tents, sleeping bags, and lawn chairs for this overnight campout that includes fishing, crafts, hiking, stargazing, a bonfire, marshmallow roasting, and more. Pancake breakfast available ($1).
2 p.m. until Saturday or Sunday morning, Rolling Hills County Park, 7660 Stony Creek, Ypsilanti. $7 per person camping fee ($10 for 2 nights). $6 vehicle entry fee. Preregistration required. millerjs@washtenaw.org; 484-9676, ext. 203. [map]


 2 p.m. 

Rolling Hills Family Campout #1: Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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This sell-out event is sure to have your family making amazing memories with an overnight adventure in the park. Participants have the option for a 1 or 2 night stay. This event features activities including fishing, crafts, hiking, stargazing, and a campfire with s'mores. Top off the event with a Sunday morning pancake breakfast.
Rolling Hills County Park, 7660 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti. $7/person (1 night stay), $10/person (2 night stay), $1/person for the Pancake Breakfast. 734-484-9676. millerjs@washtenaw.org https://mi-washtenawcounty.civicplus.com/881/Rolling-Hills-Family-Campouts [map]


 5-8 p.m. 

"First Friday at the Farm": Domino's Petting Farm.

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The petting farm is open late tonight with food trucks, kids activities, and games.
5-8 p.m., Domino's Petting Farm, 3001 Earhart Rd. (north off Plymouth). $6 regular admission (kids age 23 months & under, free). 998-0182. [map]


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Saturday


August 2018
 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  Free! 

Manchester Street Festival: Run Manchester.

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Following the "Run Manchester" 5- and 10-km races (morning time TBA), this daylong festival features a vintage car show, a farmers market, bed races, a craft show, a kids bike race, duck races, an antique tractor show, a walking tour of historic homes, a "Kids Korner," live music, and more. Food and beer available.
10 a.m.-6 p.m., downtown Manchester. Free admission. Facebook.com/ManchesterStreetFestival.


 11 a.m.-8 p.m. 

"Great Lakes VegBash"

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Showcase of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free food by area restaurants, caterers, and food trucks. Live music, kids entertainment, a bounce house, a beer tent, workshops, free recipes to take home.
11 a.m.-8 p.m., Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Tickets $10 (kids age 12 & under, free) in advance at vegbash.com/2018-great-lakes-vegbash; $12 at the gate. vegbash.com. [map]


 11 a.m.  Free! 

Children's Storytime: Barnes & Noble.

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Every Sat. Storytelling programs and occasional craft activities for kids age 3 & up.
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 3235 Washtenaw. Free. 973-1618. [map]



 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

"Books, Crafts, and Cats!": Crafty Cat Rescue/Think Outside the Books.

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Readings by fiction writers Jessi Gage (romance), J.D. Barker (thriller), and J.A. Thomas (romantic mysteries). Also, a silent auction of signed books, used book sale, and cat-themed crafts. Kids invited to read to adoptable cats. Snacks. Fundraiser for Crafty Cat Rescue, a no-kill shelter.
11 a.m.-4 p.m., Think Outside the Books, 2547 Ellsworth, Ypsilanti. Free admission. 680-2418 or craftycatrescue@gmail.com. [map]


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Magnetic Airplane Clothespin": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in preK & K invited to make a simple biplane magnet out of a clothespin and popsicle sticks.
11 a.m.-noon, AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Kangaroo!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off the kangaroos Tulip and Maybelline (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour, cougar feeding (1:30 & 4:30 p.m.), and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Gummi Bear Engineering": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades 3-8 invited to build whatever they want with gummi bears and simple building materials.
1-2 p.m., AADL Downtown (multipurpose room & Secret Lab), 343 S. Fifth Ave., and AADL Malletts Creek (3090 E. Eisenhower). Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-4 p.m. 

"Splash Days": Ann Arbor Parks & Rec.

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A family-oriented afternoon of pool games and contests. Prizes.

Aug. 4: Buhr Park, 2751 Packard.

Aug. 11: Fuller Park, 1519 Fuller Rd.
2-4 p.m., various locations (see listing). $5 (youth age 17 & under and seniors age 60 & older, $4). 794-6234.


 2:30-3:30 p.m. 

"Hand Balancing & Contortion for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This all-level class is designed for active young people (ages 8-17) to build the courage for inversions and the strength to stay upside down. Students will learn to balance on their hands, create absurd shapes, and find their bendiest self. Each class includes 15-20 minutes of warm-up and stretching, followed by practicing hand balancing and contortion fundamentals. This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to the studio.
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $15. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 8:30 p.m. 

"Coco": Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation Dive-In Movie.

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All invited to float in Mack Pool for a family-oriented screening of the 2017 Disney film about a boy accidentally transported to the land of the dead. Bring an inner tube, if you like.
8:30 p.m., Mack Indoor Pool, 715 Brooks. $5 (youth age 17 & under and seniors age 60 & older, $4). 794-6237. [map]


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Sunday


August 2018
 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Kangaroo!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off the kangaroos Tulip and Maybelline (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour, cougar feeding (1:30 & 4:30 p.m.), and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-1:40 p.m  Free! 

"Dancing Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Robinsongs for Kids director Robin Robinson presents a program of music and movement for babies through 5-year-olds, accompanied by an adult.
1-1:40 p.m., AADL Pittsfield Branch, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-8301. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Drawing for Kids": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Ann Arbor Art Center artists host a different directed drawing activity each week for kids in grades 1-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek (Aug. 5), AADL Pittsfield (Aug. 12), AADL Traverwood (Aug. 19), & AADL Westgate (Aug. 26). [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Survival Camp!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades 3-6 invited to make a paracord wristband and learn tips for wilderness survival.
1-2 p.m., AADL Downtown. Free. 327-4200.


 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

Minecraft Workshop: AADL Downtown Training Center.

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Every Sun. All kids in grades 3-8 invited to try out this popular computer game that involves constructing things with virtual blocks. Participants work as a team to build and landscape, solve puzzles, battle monsters, and create a new virtual world. New & experienced players welcome.
2-3:30 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [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 from 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30 - 5:30pm.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70 / month, $21 / drop in. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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Monday


August 2018
 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Clay Cacti Charms": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades 3-6 invited to make mini succulents out of modeling clay.
2-3 p.m., AADL Traverwood & AADL Westgate. Free. 327-4200.


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Tuesday


August 2018
 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Tummy Times": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Tues. New and expecting parents encouraged to bring their babies and share new baby experiences.
AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center, 2503 Jackson. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10:30 a.m.-noon 

Summer Moms Group: Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

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Are you a new mom looking to meet other moms and share the joys and stresses of parenthood? Designed for moms and their babies from newborn to crawling, our Mothers Group provides vital support and information for new moms. Each group meeting begins with discussion on a topic pertinent to newborn development and parenting. Our group is facilitated by a postpartum doula and a social worker who both have many years experience working with new moms.
Many moms form friendships in this group that last for years! Whether you have only a short maternity leave, or will be home with your baby for longer, don't miss out on the invaluable resources this group has to offer. Though run in 6 week sessions, you may join at anytime at a prorated rate (call or email to prorate). Not sure you want to commit? You can always try your first class for free--just email us to let us know to expect you.
This session runs from July 17th to August 21st
Use promo code SUPPORT before July 16th to save $5!
Align Chiropractic, 2464 East Stadium Blvd. $100/Six Weeks. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com www.annarborbabybeginnings.com [map]



 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Babytime": Chelsea District Library.

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


 11 a.m.-noon 

"Just for Kids: Explore the World of Deli Kitchen Favorites": Zingerman's.

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Deli chef Rodger Bowser tells stories behind the creation of the deli's recipes for potato salad, chocolate pudding, Russian dressing, and others. Tastings.
11 a.m.-noon, Zingerman's Deli Upstairs. 422 Detroit St. $15 per kid includes tastings; parents welcome to lurk for free. 663-3354.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Paper Bag Astronaut Helmet": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft project for grades K-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-2:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Creature Feature": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Animal storytime for grades K-3 with AADL storyteller Laura Raynor & musician Rosalie Koenig.
2-2:45 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


 4-7 p.m. 

"Sundae Social": Zingerman's Delicatessen.

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Games & craft activities for kids of all ages. Gelato sundaes and hot dogs available.
4-7 p.m., Zingerman's Deli, 422 Detroit St. Free admission. 663-3400. [map]


 6-8 p.m.  Free! 

National Night Out Safety Fair: Pittsfield Charter Township Public Safety.

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National Night Out Safety Fair is an event designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. Residents will be provided with information on Neighborhood Watch, personal safety, senior safety, safe kids, current scams and fraud, and after-market products for home and apartment safety. Police, Fire, and local non-profits resources will be available.
Lillie Park South, 4365 Platt Road Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Free. 734-822-4959. info@pittsfield-mi.gov www.pittsfield-mi.gov/publicsafety [map]


 6-8 p.m.  Free! 

"National Night Out": Pittsfield Township.

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Family-oriented program on crime and drug abuse prevention, with information on Neighborhood Watch, personal safety, senior safety, safe kids, current scams and fraud, and after-market products for home and apartment safety. Giveaways, games, and firetrucks & police cars on display.
6-8 p.m., Lillie Park South, 4365 Platt. Free. 822-4959. [map]


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Wednesday


August 2018
 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m. & 6-6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10-11 a.m. 

"Nature Storytime": Leslie Science and Nature Center.

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Every Wed. (10-11 a.m.), except Aug. 29 All kids ages 1-5 (accompanied by a caregiver) invited for a program of stories and nature-based activities on different themes. Aug. 1: "Insect Explorers." Aug. 8: "Buzzin' Bugs." Aug. 15: "Caterpillar Crawl." Aug. 22: "Beautiful Butterflies."
LSNC, 1831 Traver. $5 per child ($4 per member), adults and children under 1 year old are free. 997-1553. [map]


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Penny Batteries": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Kids in grades K-5 invited to learn how to make a working battery from a penny.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


 7-7:45 p.m.  Free! 

Banjo Betsy Beckerman & the Uke Party: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades preK-3 invited to clap and sing along with local musician Betsy Beckerman and the Uke Party Band. The program blends familiar songs with a couple of related stories told by AADL storytellers.
7-7:45 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


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Thursday


August 2018
 10-10:30 a.m. & 7-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Thrilling Thursdays": Chelsea District Library.

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Storytime and sensory play activities for ages 2-6.
10:30-11:15 a.m., Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

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CDL staff present a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 2-3 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

"Mixed Aerial Apparatus for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This class is designed for active young people to explore the fundamentals of the aerial silks. Class is divided into two groups (ages 8-12 and 13-17) with an instructor leading each group. Students will learn the basic poses and sequences, as well as dynamic warm up methods and cool down stretching. New students will focus on building the endurance needed to spend several minutes in the air, students with aerial experience will layer personal style, choreography, and refinement over the basics. Be ready to build strength, flexibility, and coordination!
This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to class
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $25. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 7-9 p.m. 

"Summer Music Series": Saline Main Street.

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Every Thurs., June 14-Aug. 23. Downtown concerts by area bands. Kids activities. Outdoor seating available at some restaurants.

June 14: the popular and versatile Saline Big Band.

June 21: the Redford British Invasion cover quartet The Invasion.

June 28: Young Sterling Heights country singer-songwriter Lisa Mary.

July 5: Saline classic rock sextet Leverage.

July 12: the 10-piece Allendale Celtic music band CrossBow.

July 19: Jimmy Buffett tribute band Air Margaritaville.

July 26: the local funk-rock trio Pajamas.

Aug. 2: local rockabilly band The Memphis Thrillbillies.

Aug. 9: Double bill. Blues-oriented vocalist and guitar virtuoso Rollie Tussing and his Midwest Territory Band and Stella!, an all-star all-female Detroit-area roots-country quartet fronted by local singer-songwriter and guitarist Jo Serrapere.

Aug. 16: A pep rally at Henne Field begins at 5:30 p.m. with music by the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic.

Aug. 23: Hullabaloo, the veteran local 9-piece collective whose music draws on ska, jazz, funk, punk and Latin influences.

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7-9 p.m., downtown Saline (except Aug. 16, Henne Field). Free. 316-2119.


 7-7:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Traveling Tales": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Storytelling for grades K-5 with AADL storyteller Laura Raynor.
7-7:45 p.m., AADL Downtown Youth Story Corner. Free. 327-4200.


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Friday


August 2018
 10-10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"DIY Dinosaur Tail": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades K-5 invited to make a wearable dinosaur tail.
1-2 p.m., AADL Pittsfield. Free. 327-4200.


 2 p.m. 

Family Campout: Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission.

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Aug. 3-5 & 10-12. Families invited to bring tents, sleeping bags, and lawn chairs for this overnight campout that includes fishing, crafts, hiking, stargazing, a bonfire, marshmallow roasting, and more. Pancake breakfast available ($1).
2 p.m. until Saturday or Sunday morning, Rolling Hills County Park, 7660 Stony Creek, Ypsilanti. $7 per person camping fee ($10 for 2 nights). $6 vehicle entry fee. Preregistration required. millerjs@washtenaw.org; 484-9676, ext. 203. [map]


 2 p.m. 

Rolling Hills Family Campout #2: Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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This sell-out event is sure to have your family making amazing memories with an overnight adventure in the park. Participants have the option for a 1 or 2 night stay. This event features activities including fishing, crafts, hiking, stargazing, and a campfire with s'mores. Top off the event with a Sunday morning pancake breakfast.
Rolling Hills County Park, 7660 Stony Creek Rd., Ypsilanti. $7/person (1 night stay), $10/person (2 night stay), $1/person for the Pancake Breakfast. millerjs@washtenaw.org. millerjs@washtenaw.org https://mi-washtenawcounty.civicplus.com/881/Rolling-Hills-Family-Campouts [map]


 5-11 p.m.  Free! 

Saline's Summerfest.

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Aug. 10 & 11. This downtown festival features a large craft show, live music, kids activities, inflatables, a 5-km race, a volleyball tournament, contests, the Saline Street Machines Car Show, food, a beer and wine tent, and more. Updated schedule available at salinesummerfest.org.
5-11 p.m. (Fri.) & 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. (Sat.), Henne Field and downtown Saline. Free admission. 604-0051.


 6:30-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Michigan Science Center Presents: Science Rocks!": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Representatives from the Michigan Science Center present an interactive program for grades K-8 exploring the science of sound.
6:30-8 p.m., AADL Downtown Multipurpose Rm. & Secret Lab. Free. 327-4200.


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Saturday


August 2018
 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m.  Free! 

Saline's Summerfest.

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Aug. 10 & 11. This downtown festival features a large craft show, live music, kids activities, inflatables, a 5-km race, a volleyball tournament, contests, the Saline Street Machines Car Show, food, a beer and wine tent, and more. Updated schedule available at salinesummerfest.org.
5-11 p.m. (Fri.) & 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. (Sat.), Henne Field and downtown Saline. Free admission. 604-0051.


 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Antique Tractor & Equipment Show": Waterloo Farm Museum.

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Aug. 11 & 12. Displays of everything from horse-drawn plows and steam-powered machines to modern farm equipment. Also, wagon rides, tours of the 10-room farmhouse ($3), and more. Concessions.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.) & noon-5 p.m. (Sun.), Waterloo Farm Museum, 13493 Waterloo-Munith Rd., Waterloo Recreation Area, Chelsea. Free. (517) 596-2254.


 11 a.m.  Free! 

Children's Storytime: Barnes & Noble.

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Every Sat. Storytelling programs and occasional craft activities for kids age 3 & up.
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 3235 Washtenaw. Free. 973-1618. [map]



 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Kangaroo!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off the kangaroos Tulip and Maybelline (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour, cougar feeding (1:30 & 4:30 p.m.), and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Ghostbusters Day!" Ann Arbor District Library.

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All invited for Ghostbusters-themed crafts and activities with members from Ghostbusters Detroit, a nonprofit that hosts themed celebrations to raise money for charity.
1-3 p.m., AADL Downtown Multipurpose Rm. & Secret Lab. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-4 p.m. 

"Splash Days": Ann Arbor Parks & Rec.

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A family-oriented afternoon of pool games and contests. Prizes.

Aug. 4: Buhr Park, 2751 Packard.

Aug. 11: Fuller Park, 1519 Fuller Rd.
2-4 p.m., various locations (see listing). $5 (youth age 17 & under and seniors age 60 & older, $4). 794-6234.


 2:30-3:30 p.m. 

"Hand Balancing & Contortion for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This all-level class is designed for active young people (ages 8-17) to build the courage for inversions and the strength to stay upside down. Students will learn to balance on their hands, create absurd shapes, and find their bendiest self. Each class includes 15-20 minutes of warm-up and stretching, followed by practicing hand balancing and contortion fundamentals. This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to the studio.
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $15. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


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Sunday


August 2018
 Noon-5 p.m.  Free! 

"Antique Tractor & Equipment Show": Waterloo Farm Museum.

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Aug. 11 & 12. Displays of everything from horse-drawn plows and steam-powered machines to modern farm equipment. Also, wagon rides, tours of the 10-room farmhouse ($3), and more. Concessions.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat.) & noon-5 p.m. (Sun.), Waterloo Farm Museum, 13493 Waterloo-Munith Rd., Waterloo Recreation Area, Chelsea. Free. (517) 596-2254.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Bunraku Puppet Making": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Grades 3-8 invited to learn about this traditional Japanese puppet theater form and make some giant puppets that can be controlled by 3 people at once.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Kangaroo!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off the kangaroos Tulip and Maybelline (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour, cougar feeding (1:30 & 4:30 p.m.), and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Drawing for Kids": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Ann Arbor Art Center artists host a different directed drawing activity each week for kids in grades 1-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek (Aug. 5), AADL Pittsfield (Aug. 12), AADL Traverwood (Aug. 19), & AADL Westgate (Aug. 26). [map]


 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

Minecraft Workshop: AADL Downtown Training Center.

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Every Sun. All kids in grades 3-8 invited to try out this popular computer game that involves constructing things with virtual blocks. Participants work as a team to build and landscape, solve puzzles, battle monsters, and create a new virtual world. New & experienced players welcome.
2-3:30 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Creepy Crawly Critters": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Little Creatures Co. (Royal Oak) owner Dan Briere discusses and displays scorpions, tarantulas, millipedes and other creepily large invertebrates.
2-3 p.m., AADL Downtown Multipurpose Rm. Free. 327-4200.


 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 from 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30 - 5:30pm.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70 / month, $21 / drop in. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



 6:30-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Fireside Fun": Leslie Science and Nature Center.

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All invited to sit around a campfire, roast marshmallows, and swap stories. If you like, bring camping chairs and the rest of the s'mores fixings (marshmallows provided).
6:30-8 p.m., LSNC, 1831 Traver Rd. Free. 997-1553. [map]


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Monday


August 2018
 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Sensation Stations": Ann Arbor District Library.

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All toddlers ages 18 months-3 years invited to drop in to engage their senses by scooping, pouring, squeezing, and shaking a variety of materials.
10:30-11:15 a.m., AADL Pittsfield Branch, 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. Free. 327-8301. [map]


 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Backyard Summer Craft": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft activity making birds, frogs, & fish for kids in grades preK-3.
2-3 p.m., AADL Westgate. Free. 327-4200.


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Tuesday


August 2018
 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Tummy Times": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Every Tues. New and expecting parents encouraged to bring their babies and share new baby experiences.
AADL Westgate, Westgate shopping center, 2503 Jackson. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 10:30 a.m.-noon 

Summer Moms Group: Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

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Are you a new mom looking to meet other moms and share the joys and stresses of parenthood? Designed for moms and their babies from newborn to crawling, our Mothers Group provides vital support and information for new moms. Each group meeting begins with discussion on a topic pertinent to newborn development and parenting. Our group is facilitated by a postpartum doula and a social worker who both have many years experience working with new moms.
Many moms form friendships in this group that last for years! Whether you have only a short maternity leave, or will be home with your baby for longer, don't miss out on the invaluable resources this group has to offer. Though run in 6 week sessions, you may join at anytime at a prorated rate (call or email to prorate). Not sure you want to commit? You can always try your first class for free--just email us to let us know to expect you.
This session runs from July 17th to August 21st
Use promo code SUPPORT before July 16th to save $5!
Align Chiropractic, 2464 East Stadium Blvd. $100/Six Weeks. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com www.annarborbabybeginnings.com [map]



 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Babytime": Chelsea District Library.

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


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Abstract Printmaking": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft activity for grades K-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


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Wednesday


August 2018
 10-10:30 & 11-11:30 a.m. & 6-6:30 p.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10-11 a.m. 

"Nature Storytime": Leslie Science and Nature Center.

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Every Wed. (10-11 a.m.), except Aug. 29 All kids ages 1-5 (accompanied by a caregiver) invited for a program of stories and nature-based activities on different themes. Aug. 1: "Insect Explorers." Aug. 8: "Buzzin' Bugs." Aug. 15: "Caterpillar Crawl." Aug. 22: "Beautiful Butterflies."
LSNC, 1831 Traver. $5 per child ($4 per member), adults and children under 1 year old are free. 997-1553. [map]


 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Jet Pack Craft": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Craft activity for kids in grades K-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Traverwood. Free. 327-4200.


 2:30-3:30 p.m. 

"Hand Balancing & Contortion for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This all-level class is designed for active young people (ages 8-17) to build the courage for inversions and the strength to stay upside down. Students will learn to balance on their hands, create absurd shapes, and find their bendiest self. Each class includes 15-20 minutes of warm-up and stretching, followed by practicing hand balancing and contortion fundamentals. This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to the studio.
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $15. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


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Thursday


August 2018
 10-10:30 a.m. & 7-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11:15 a.m.  Free! 

"Thrilling Thursdays": Chelsea District Library.

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Storytime and sensory play activities for ages 2-6.
10:30-11:15 a.m., Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Toddlertime": Chelsea District Library.

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CDL staff present a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30-11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475-8732. [map]


 1 & 4p.m. 

"Tea with the Fairies": Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.

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Crazy Wisdom staff dress up as magical fairies to sprinkle fairy dust and serve tea, petits fours, and cookies to kids and their families. Bring your own fairy wings and dolls.
1 & 4 p.m., Crazy Wisdom, 114 S. Main. $11 (babies age 18 months & younger, free). Preregistration required at crazywisdom.net/fairie-teas.html. [map]


 2-3 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 4:30-5:30 p.m. 

"Mixed Aerial Apparatus for Ages 8-17": A2 Aviary.

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This class is designed for active young people to explore the fundamentals of the aerial silks. Class is divided into two groups (ages 8-12 and 13-17) with an instructor leading each group. Students will learn the basic poses and sequences, as well as dynamic warm up methods and cool down stretching. New students will focus on building the endurance needed to spend several minutes in the air, students with aerial experience will layer personal style, choreography, and refinement over the basics. Be ready to build strength, flexibility, and coordination!
This is not a drop in class, all student MUST please register via the Aviary's website before arriving to class
The Ann Arbor Aviary, 2875 Boardwalk St, Suite A. $25. contact@a2aviary.com http://a2aviary.com/ [map]


 5:30 p.m. 

"Summer Music Series": Saline Main Street.

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Every Thurs., June 14-Aug. 23. Downtown concerts by area bands. Kids activities. Outdoor seating available at some restaurants.

June 14: the popular and versatile Saline Big Band.

June 21: the Redford British Invasion cover quartet The Invasion.

June 28: Young Sterling Heights country singer-songwriter Lisa Mary.

July 5: Saline classic rock sextet Leverage.

July 12: the 10-piece Allendale Celtic music band CrossBow.

July 19: Jimmy Buffett tribute band Air Margaritaville.

July 26: the local funk-rock trio Pajamas.

Aug. 2: local rockabilly band The Memphis Thrillbillies.

Aug. 9: Double bill. Blues-oriented vocalist and guitar virtuoso Rollie Tussing and his Midwest Territory Band and Stella!, an all-star all-female Detroit-area roots-country quartet fronted by local singer-songwriter and guitarist Jo Serrapere.

Aug. 16: A pep rally at Henne Field begins at 5:30 p.m. with music by the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic.

Aug. 23: Hullabaloo, the veteran local 9-piece collective whose music draws on ska, jazz, funk, punk and Latin influences.

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7-9 p.m., downtown Saline (except Aug. 16, Henne Field). Free. 316-2119.


 7-9 p.m.  Free! 

"Drummunity Circle"

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Lori Fithian, a local drummer and drum teacher, leads a drum circle. Instruments provided, or bring your own. Kids welcome. Preceded at 6:45 p.m. by a brief drum lesson.
7-9 p.m., Crazy Wisdom Bookstore, 114 S. Main. Free. 426-7818. [map]


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August 2018
 10-10:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


 10:30-11 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 6:30 p.m. 

"Movies in the Park": Saline Parks & Recreation.

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Music, games, activities, and more. Concessions. Followed at sundown by films. The July 20 event is in conjunction with a "Family Campout" (5 p.m.-10 a.m., $10 per tent in advance, $20 on the day, continental breakfast included). July 20: Coco, the 2017 animation about a boy who's accidentally transported to the land of the dead. Aug. 17: Ferdinand, the 2017 animation based on the classic children's book about a lovable bull.
6:30 p.m.-dusk, Mill Pond Park, end of W. Bennett St. (west of Ann Arbor St.), Saline. Free. 429-3502.


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Saturday


August 2018
 11 a.m.  Free! 

Children's Storytime: Barnes & Noble.

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Every Sat. Storytelling programs and occasional craft activities for kids age 3 & up.
11 a.m., Barnes & Noble, 3235 Washtenaw. Free. 973-1618. [map]



 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Kangaroo!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off the kangaroos Tulip and Maybelline (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour, cougar feeding (1:30 & 4:30 p.m.), and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


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Sunday


August 2018
 1-5 p.m. 

"Creature Encounters: Kangaroo!": The Creature Conservancy.

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Every Sat. & Sun. Conservancy staffers show off the kangaroos Tulip and Maybelline (2 & 4 p.m.). Also, activities every half hour, cougar feeding (1:30 & 4:30 p.m.), and a chance to see the conservancy's other animals, including prairie dogs, giant tortoises, kangaroos, an Arctic fox, and more.
1-5 p.m., Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd. $8 (kids ages 2-12, $6; age 1 & under, free). 929-9324. [map]


 1-2 p.m.  Free! 

"Drawing for Kids": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Ann Arbor Art Center artists host a different directed drawing activity each week for kids in grades 1-5.
1-2 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek (Aug. 5), AADL Pittsfield (Aug. 12), AADL Traverwood (Aug. 19), & AADL Westgate (Aug. 26). [map]


 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

Minecraft Workshop: AADL Downtown Training Center.

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Every Sun. All kids in grades 3-8 invited to try out this popular computer game that involves constructing things with virtual blocks. Participants work as a team to build and landscape, solve puzzles, battle monsters, and create a new virtual world. New & experienced players welcome.
2-3:30 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 2-3:30 p.m.  Free! 

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

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All beginning readers ages 6-11 invited to read one-on-one for 10 minutes to a dog trained to act as if it's listening.
2-3:30 p.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-8732. [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 from 5 to 17 years old. Classes are held Sundays, 4:30 - 5:30pm.
SUN SHEN, 2466 East Stadium Boulevard. $70 / month, $21 / drop in. 734-845-9786. pastorneuhaus@sunshen.org sunshen.org [map]



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August 2018
 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Playgroups for Babies": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Playgroup for kids up to 24 months, accompanied by an adult. No older siblings.

Mon. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Downtown.

Tue. 10-11 a.m. Malletts Creek.

Wed. 11 a.m.-noon. Pittsfield.

Thurs. 2-3 p.m. Westgate & 6:30-7:30 p.m. Malletts Creek.

Fri. 10:30-11 a.m. Traverwood.
Every Mon.-Fri., various locations (see listings for details). Free. 327-4200.


 11-11:30 a.m.  Free! 

Preschool Storytimes: Ann Arbor District Library.

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Stories and songs for kids ages 2-5 (accompanied by an adult).

Mon. 11-11:30 a.m. Westgate.

Tue. 10-10:30 a.m. Downtown & 11-11:30 a.m. Traverwood.

Wed. 10-10:30 a.m. Malletts Creek, 11-11:30 a.m. Downtown, & 6-6:30 p.m. Traverwood.

Thurs. 10-10:30 a.m. Traverwood & 7-7:30 p.m. Pittsfield.

Fri. 10-10:30 a.m. Westgate & Pittsfield.
Various times and locations, see listing. Free. 327-4200.


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Tuesday


August 2018