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Lectures, Readings, Discussions, & Forums - Week of April 15, 2019

Ann Arbor is an educated and educational community, providing an ample selection of brown bag lectures, seminars, and other colloquia. The Calendar covers events from authors on book signing tours to politicians on the stump.





 
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Monday


April 2019
 3:30 p.m.  Free! 

U-M Institute for Social Research Seminar Series.

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Apr. 15 & 22. Talks by visiting scholars. Apr. 15: University of North Carolina psychology professor Enrique Neblett on "Racism, Racial Identity, and Psychological Health: Developmental Mechanisms During the Transition to Adulthood." Apr. 22: Arizona State University social and family dynamics professor José Causadias on "Racial Discrimination and Cortisol: One Pathway to Health Disparities among Black Americans."
3:30 p.m., 1430 ISR, 426 Thompson. Free. 764-8365. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

"The United States vs. Jackie Robinson": U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps and the University of Michigan Law School.

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The U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps and the University of Michigan Law School Present "The United States vs. Jackie Robinson" In August 1944, Second Lieutenant Jack R. Robinson faced a court-martial at Camp Hood, Texas, related to two charges of insubordination of a superior officer following an incident on a bus in which he refused to obey Jim Crow-era laws. Recently, Army historians have discovered the identity of an unheralded defense attorney who was instrumental in Jackie Robinson's acquittal. This attorney, Captain Robert H. Johnson, was a graduate of the University of Michigan and Michigan Law. The presentation will detail the African-American experience in WWII, analyze the court-martial, and discuss its effects on this American icon.
Michigan Law, Hutchins Hall room 220, 625 S. State Street. Free. rickardj@umich.edu events.law.umich.edu [map]


 4-5:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Politics Goes Pear Shaped: Old Regime Cultures and Revolutionary Politics, 1792-1825": U-M Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies.

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University of Southern California history professor Nathan Perl-Rosenthal discusses the career of 18th-century French revolutionary and botanist Louis-Augustin Bosc, namesake of the popular pear.
4-5:30 p.m., 1010 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 764-0351. [map]


 4-5:30 p.m.  Free! 

"The Bishop, the Devil, and the Playwright: Responding to Air Pollution in Early Modern England": U-M Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

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University of Exeter English professor Chloe Preedy discusses how certain Shakespeare plays engage with contemporaneous fears that air pollution caused disease.
4-5:30 p.m., 3154 Angell Hall. Free. 763-2066. [map]


 5:30 p.m.  Free! 

"How the Civil War Transformed America": U-M Clements Library.

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Talk by Rutgers history professor Louis Masur.
5:30 p.m., U-M Business School Robertson Auditorium, 701 Tappan. Free. Preregistration requested at myumi.ch/65kRE. 764-2347. [map]


 6:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Understanding Grief": Dexter District Library.

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Talk by GrieveWell program director Christy Miller.
6:30 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free. 426-4477. [map]


 6:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Soothing Gardening Aches & Pains": Saline Stone & Thistle Garden Club.

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April 15 - Soothing Aches & Pains in the Garden
Come dressed to move to gentle, limbering exercises and get tips from our very own club members, Christina Vlahopoulos and Maria DeVries, on how they manage to maintain the strength and agility needed when gardening. Both have taught fitness classes for many years. Christina has many other qualifications, including a Masters in Health and Nutrition from U of M and also created and taught a fitness program for Travis Pointe.
Community Room at EHMSS, 440 W. Russell, Saline, MI 48176, Saline. Free. 734-652-6465. stoneandthistlegardenclub@gmail.com http://salinegardenclub.com/ [map]



 6:45 p.m.  Free! 

Gardening Talks: Saline Stone & Thistle Garden Club.

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Mar. 18: English Gardens (Dearborn Heights) supervisor Karen Garducci discusses "Practical Gardening Ideas."

Apr. 15: "Soothing Aches & Pains in the Garden." Club members Christina Vlahopoulos and Maria DeVries lead some limbering exercises.

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6:45 p.m., Evangelical Homes of Michigan Community Room, 440 W. Russell, Saline. Free. 429-1107. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"The Threat of Fascism and How to Fight It": International Youth and Students for Social Equality.

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The International Youth and Students for Social Equality at the University of Michigan and the Socialist Equality Party will host a public meeting, "The Threat of Fascism and How to Fight it" with guest speaker Christoph Vandreier on April 15, 2019, 7:00 p.m., at the University of Michigan, Weiser Hall, Room 182, 450 Church St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109. The meeting is part of an international speaking tour by Vandreier.
The meetings will address the role of the German Trotskyist movement in exposing the network of pro-fascist academics and state intelligence operatives who are paving the way for the far-right. The meeting series will also take up the historical lessons that must be learned in order to build a mass working class movement capable of preventing the disaster of Nazism from taking place on an even greater scale today.
Find out more about the meeting at wsws.org/fightfascism
Weiser Hall, Room 182, 450 Church St. Free. nilesniemuth@gmail.com iysse.com [map]



 7 p.m.  Free! 

Amy Ferguson: Ann Arbor Women Artists.

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This Royal Oak printmaker discusses her nature- and fantasy-inspired prints.
7 p.m., AAWA Headquarters, 4844 Jackson, ste. 100. Free. annarborwomenartists@gmail.com. [map]


 7 p.m. 

Lifetree Café.

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Every Mon. All invited to join conversations led by St. Paul Lutheran Church members. Each session begins with a video introduction. Snacks provided. Apr. 1: "Breaking the Cycle of Sexual Abuse: One Brave Woman's Story." Apr. 8: "Intimacy Anorexia: The Dark Secret That's Killing Marriages." Apr. 15: "How to Spot a Liar: Secrets from a Former FBI Agent." Apr. 22: "Who Was Jesus Really? A Good Man or Something Else?" Apr. 29: "The Heroin Addiction Next Door."
7-8 p.m., 500 W. Liberty. Free. 665-7912. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"We Do Not Eat Our Hearts Alone": Literati Poetry Book Club.

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All invited to discuss Kerry Webster's 2005 collection of poems about the transience and frailty of language.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Spring Ephemerals of the Great Lakes": Michigan Botanical Club.

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Botanist and photographer Bob Smith shows and discusses his photos of woodland wildflowers, and local ecologist Robert Ayotte discusses the various species.
7:30 p.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Garden, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free. 647-7600. [map]


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Tuesday


April 2019
 9:45 a.m. & 1:15 p.m. 

Coffee Break: Ann Arbor Christian Reformed Church.

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Every Tues. (when Ann Arbor Public Schools are in session), Sept. 11-May 14. All women invited to study the Bible with other American and international women in small, informal groups. Also, Bible stories and fun activities for preschoolers, and child care provided for babies.
9:30-11:15 a.m. & 1:15-2:45 p.m., Ann Arbor Christian Reformed Church, 1717 Broadway. $25 for the year. 665-0105. [map]


 11:10 a.m.  Free! 

"Ann Arbor's bicycling/walking infrastructure: Now and in the future": Contemporary Issues Committee, First Congregational Church.

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Raymond Hess, City of Ann Arbor Transportation Manager will talk about the present and future of non-motorized transportation in Ann Arbor.
First Congregational Church, 608 E. William St. Free. 734-662-1679. office@fccannarbor.org fccannarbor.org [map]


 11:30 a.m. 

Louis Masur: U-M Margaret Waterman Alumnae Town Hall Celebrity Lecture Series.

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Talk by this Rutgers history professor, an expert on Lincoln and the Civil War.
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg., 4800 E. Huron River Dr. $45 (members, free). jill@thefairchilds.net, 417-0816. [map]


 Noon-1 p.m.  Free! 

Noon Lecture Series: U-M Center for Chinese Studies.

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Apr. 2, 9, & 16. Talks by U-M and visiting scholars. Sandwiches, cookies, & coffee. Apr. 2: "Constructing Nature and Culture In and Out of the Studio," a talk by WSU Chinese literature professor Yunshuang Zhang on the importance of literati studios during the Song dynasty. Apr. 9: Tulane University political science professor Martin Dimitrov on "The Origins and Evolution of Social Surveillance in China." Apr. 16: Detroit Institute of Arts curator Katherine Kasdorf on "Reinstalling the DIA's Asian Galleries: New Voices and New Perspectives."
Noon-1 p.m., 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 764-6308. [map]


 6 p.m. 

"Building and Sustaining Trust in the Workplace: Myth or Magic": American Business Women's Association.

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Talk by Dynamic Connections consultant Mary Ceccanese. The program begins with networking and dinner.
6 p.m., Quarter Bistro, 300 S. Maple. $21 in advance; $20 (cash or check only) at the door. Reservations required by noon on Apr. 11 at abwa-maia.org/resform.html. mortime@umich.edu. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Lake Michigan Mermaid": Nicola's Books.

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Grand Rapids poet Linda Nemec Foster discusses this book she co-wrote with Anne-Marie Oomen. It's a coming-of-age fairy tale told in poems from the perspective of a young girl searching for guidance in a time of family and economic upheaval. Signing.
7 p.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Playful Intelligence: The Power of Living Lightly in a Serious World": Literati Bookstore.

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Local physician Anthony DeBenedet discusses his 2018 book that explores the benefits of qualities such as imagination, humor, and wonder. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family": Dawn Farm.

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Talk by internationally known addiction recovery specialists Jeff and Debra Jay. Also, sales of their recovery books, Love First and It Takes a Family. Signing.
7:30-9 p.m., St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium, 5305 Elliott Dr. Free. 485-8725. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"PFAS in Health and the Environment": Huron Valley Sierra Club.

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Chemist and club member Stephen Brown discusses the PFAS group of man-made chemicals that have made their way into the Huron River.
7:30 p.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free; metered parking. 272-5194. [map]


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Wednesday


April 2019
 Noon  Free! 

"Conservation Café: History of our Fisheries": The Nature Conservancy.

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Join The Nature Conservancy for a complimentary lunch and learn. Dive deep into the waters of the Great Lakes with Aquatic Ecologist Matt Herbert as he shares with you the history of our fisheries. Learn what makes these finned friends so special, the threats they face and the innovative science we're using to revive native populations. Register online at nature.org/michigan.
Ann Arbor City Club, 1830 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Free. 517-316-2260. mlouks@tnc.org nature.org/michigan [map]



 Noon-1 p.m.  Free! 

Kempf House Museum Noon Lecture Series.

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Apr. 3: Bee Safe Ann Arbor co-leader Eileen Dickinson shares pollinator-supporting tips in "What's the Buzz?"

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Apr. 10: Local music historian Stu Johnson discusses early postwar pop music in "The Pop Years: 1946-1950."

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Apr. 17: Local historian Grace Shackman discusses View of a Universe: A Love Story of Ann Arbor at Middle Age, Ann Arbor native Milo Ryan's 1985 memoir of his boyhood on State St. in the early 1900s. Ryan was a pioneer of Seattle public television and a legendary figure in radio history.

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Apr. 24: Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club member Fabian Beltran discusses "Trains: Memories and More."

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Noon-1 p.m., Kempf House, 312 S. Division. Free (donations accepted). 994-4898. [map]


 2-3 p.m.  Free! 

"Coffee (and Donuts) with a Cop": U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program.

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Ann Arbor Police Department community engagement police officers introduce themselves and answer questions.
2-3 p.m., Turner, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Free; preregistration recommended. 998-9353. [map]


 5:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Let Me Sing and I'm Happy": U-M Author's Forum.

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Rescheduled from Jan. Local mezzo-soprano Joan Morris and U-M philosophy & art history professor Daniel Herwitz discuss Morris's new memoir-cum-handbook that combines a short autobiography with advice on different aspects of performance, including character development, choreography, and how to handle vintage songs with lyrics now considered offensive.
5:30 p.m., 100 U-M Hatcher Grad Library Gallery, enter from the Diag. Free. 763-8994. . [map]


 6:30-8:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Smell and Tell: Drella Was a Smellaholic--Andy Warhol's Love Affair with Perfume": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Local flavor and fragrance expert Michelle Krell Kydd, creator of the award-winning flavor and fragrance blog Glass Petal Smoke, discusses and offers smell samples of scents that show the evolution of Warhol's perfume obsession.
6:30-8:45 p.m., AADL Downtown 4th fl. meeting rm. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Anders Carlson-Wee: Literati Bookstore.

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This Minneapolis poet reads from The Low Passions, his new debut collection that explores shame and violence from the perspective of a young drifter who hops freight trains, hitchhikes, dumpster dives, and sleeps in strangers' homes. "These poems are as chilling as they are electrifying," says writer Gregory Pardlo. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis": Nicola's Books.

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Toronto environmental journalist Andrew Reeves discusses his new book. Signing.
7 p.m., Nicola's, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600.


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

Culinary History Reading Group: Motte & Bailey, Booksellers.

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All invited to discuss Cork Dork, journalist Bianca Bosker's acclaimed 2017 book about the elite world of sommeliers.
7:30-9 p.m., Motte & Bailey, 212 N. Fourth Ave. Free. 669-0451. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Birding Romania": Washtenaw Audubon Society.

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Club member Rodolfo Palma discusses his recent trip. Romania's Danube delta is a magnet for birds from 6 major global ecoregions.
7:30 p.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free; metered parking. [map]


 7:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Introduction to Steiner's Thought": Great Lakes Branch of the Anthroposophical Society in America.

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Every Wed. All invited to join a discussion of Steiner's 1904 introduction to anthroposophy, How to Know Higher Worlds.
7:30 p.m., Rudolf Steiner House, 1923 Geddes Ave. Free. 678-5497. [map]


 7:45 p.m.  Free! 

"Telling Stories": AAUW-Ann Arbor.

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Local storyteller Lyn Davidge discusses the power of stories, with real-life examples. Preceded at 7:15 p.m. by the club's annual meeting.
7:45 p.m., Ann Arbor City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. Free. (844) 973-6287. [map]


 8-10 p.m. 

Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry.

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Every Wed. Members read and discuss poems around themes TBA. Followed by collaborative writing games and exercises. Attendees invited to read their poems. Snacks & socializing.
8-10 p.m., Argus Farm Stop greenhouse, 325 W. Liberty. $5 suggested donation. onepausepoetry.org, 707-1284. [map]


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Thursday


April 2019
 10-11:30 a.m. 

"Changing Gender Roles": U-M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.

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Every Thurs., Apr. 4-May 9. A series of 6 weekly lectures. Apr. 4: Retired First Unitarian Universalist Congregation minister Kenneth Phifer on "Eve and Her Sisters." Apr. 11: U-M sociology professor Karin Martin on "The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Gender Socialization in Early Childhood." Apr. 18: U-M economics professor Frank Stafford on "Changing Gender Economic Roles." Apr. 25: U-M pediatric endocrinology professor Daniel Shumer on "Current Topics in Gender Identity." May 2: EMU philosophy professor Peter Higgins on "Three Hypotheses for Explaining the So-Called Oppression of Men." May 9 (9:30 a.m.): U-M psychology and women's studies professor Abigail Stewart and U-M CRLT Theatre Program director Sara Armstrong on "Advancing Gender Equity: The Impact of Acting on Institutional Change Efforts."
10-11:30 a.m. (except as noted), WCC Morris Lawrence Bldg. Towsley Auditorium, 4800 E. Huron River Dr. $50 (members, $30) for the 6-lecture series, $10 per lecture for members. Memberships are $20 a year. 998-9351. [map]


 10 a.m.  Free! 

"The Beginning of Beethoven's Stylistic Changes": Ann Arbor Area Piano Teachers Guild.

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Former Herzen University (Russia) piano instructor Anthony Bonamici gives a lecture-demo on Beethoven's Grand Sonata.
10 a.m., Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth Ave. Free. 665-5346. [map]


 Noon  Free! 

Radical Adaptation: Japan's Foreign Policy in the Trump Era": U-M Center for Japanese Studies Noon Lecture Series.

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Talk by Keio University (Japan) American politics professor Toshihiro Nakayama.
Noon, 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. Free. 764-6307. [map]


 4 p.m.  Free! 

U-M Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies Lecture Series.

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Apr. 4 & 18. Talks by visiting scholars.

Apr. 4: Harvard University history of science professor Elizabeth Lunbeck on "Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Authoritarian's Allure: 1939, 2019."

Apr. 18: "The Hoof of Destiny." University of Georgia history professor Jamie Kreiner discusses Western early Medieval thoughts on pigs and their perceived agency.

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4 p.m., 1014 Tisch Hall, 435 S. State. Free. 615-7400. [map]


 7-9:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Nerd Nite Ann Arbor": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Popular monthly series of fun, informative talks on everything from nanoparticles to the science of the Simpsons and the genealogy of Godzilla. Speakers TBA at annarbor.nerdnite.com.

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7-9:30 p.m. or later (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), LIVE, 102 S. First. Free.. 327-4555. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Sarah Arvio: Literati Bookstore.

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This Rome Prize-winning Maryland-based poet, a former U.N. translator, reads from and discusses Poet in Spain, her new collection of translations of Federico García Lorca's poetry. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

"Overcoming Anxiety: Practical Techniques": Saline District Library.

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Talk by Ann Arbor psychologist Donald Zaksek.
7 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free; preregistration required. Salinelibrary.org, 429-5450. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Race and Class Equity in Washtenaw County: City of Ann Arbor 2019 Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Panel discussion with U-M School for Environment and Sustainability professor Tony Reames, City of Ann Arbor Housing Commission executive director Jen Hall, former Michigan state representative and senator Alma Wheeler Smith, and Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development director Teresa Gillotti.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7-8 p.m.  Free! 

"Restoring Animal Habitats in Michigan": Chelsea District Library.

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Waterloo Recreation Area park interpreter Katie McGlashen discusses recent work done to restore habitats for sandhill cranes and eastern wild turkeys.
7-8 p.m., CDL McKune Rm., 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration requested. 475-8732. [map]


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Friday


April 2019
 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

"Spices & Cheese": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Philippe de Vienne, owner of the Montreal tea and spice company Épices de Cru, discusses and offers taste samples of several pairings of different spices with artisan cheeses. Bread and additional accompaniments provided.
6:30-8:30 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $40. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


 7 p.m.  Free! 

Sue William Silverman: Literati Bookstore.

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This Vermont College writing instructor reads from If the Girl Never Learns, her new collection of poems that revolve around a survivor of trauma who would do anything to save her soul. Also, readings by Michigan poets Marc Sheehan, Elizabeth Schmuhl, and Keith Taylor. Signing.
7 p.m., Literati, 124 E. Washington. Free. 585-5567. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Quick Breads": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Lakehouse Bakery (Chelsea) owner Keegan Rodgers shows how to make quick breads with everything from bananas and zucchini to peaches, pears, and blueberries. Recipes. For grade 6-adult.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown Secret Lab, 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Sustainable Printing in the Age of the Anthropocene": Ann Arbor District Library.

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Talk by U-M art student Olivia Arau-McSweeney.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL Downtown multipurpose rm., 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327-4200. [map]


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Saturday


April 2019
 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

"Privacy, Safe Surfing, Blocking Ads": MacTechnics.

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Group members discuss useful resources for securing online privacy and how to use them. The program begins with a Q&A, 9-11 a.m., for Mac questions of any kind.
9 a.m.-1 p.m., NEW Center, 1100 N. Main. Free. Contact@mactechnics.org. [map]


 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  Free! 

"Plantskydd": Downtown Home & Garden.

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Plantskydd representative Julia Hofley, a Bloomfield Hills gardener, leads a public discussion of this organic animal repellent.
10 a.m.-1 p.m., DH&G, 210 S. Ashley. Free. 662-8122. [map]


 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

Death Café.

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All invited to join a frank conversation about death led by participants. Hosted by After Death Home Care founder Merilynne Rush and Diana Cramer. Tea & cake available for purchase.
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Crazy Wisdom Tearoom, 114 S. Main. Free. 395-9660. [map]



 10:30 a.m.  Free! 

"Designing a Medicine Garden": Ann Arbor School of Massage, Herbal & Natural Medicine.

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Talk by Gaia Center for Herbal Studies founder Mary Light. Followed 11 a.m.-3 p.m. by an open house (see listing below).
10:30 a.m., AASM, 6276 Jackson Rd., ste. B. Free. naturopathicschoolofannarbor.net, 769-7794. [map]


 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Purple Rose Concert Reading Series": Chelsea District Library.

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Purple Rose Theatre artistic director Guy Sanville directs Purple Rose actors in readings, usually from new scripts being considered for production. Apr. 20: Paint, Purple Rose resident artist Carey Crim's new dramedy about 5 moms whose carefully cultivated facades crumble at a "paint and sip" event. May 18: TBA. Followed by a discussion.
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., CDL, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. Preregistration required. 475-8732. [map]


 11 a.m.  Free! 

"Botanical Terminology: A Look at Words We Can Use to Describe Flower and Plant Parts": Great Lakes Judging Society (Orchids).

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Talk by accredited orchid judge Dave Miller. Followed at 1 p.m. by orchid judging.
11 a.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free; metered parking. (269) 979-7974. [map]


 3-5 p.m. 

"Cheese 101": Zingerman's Creamery.

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Discussion & tastings of the 7 major varieties of cheese, with bread and other accompaniments.
3-5 p.m., Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $40. Reservations required. 929-0500. [map]


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Sunday


April 2019
 7 p.m. 

Hillary Kobernick: Ann Arbor Poetry.

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Performance by this Chicago slam poet who is also a Mennonite pastor. Her pieces focus on nature or women's absurd everyday experiences. Preceded by a poetry open mike.
7 p.m. Espresso Royale, 324 S. State. $5 suggested donation. facebook.com/AnnArborPoetry. [map]






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