Calendar of Events
Lectures, Readings, Discussions, & Forums - Week of December 16, 2019
Talk by Beth Israel Congregation rabbi Rob Dobrusin.
10-11 a.m., SASC, 7190 N. Maple, Saline. Free. 429-9274. [map]
Zingerman's cofounder Ari Weinzweig and staffers from all 3 of its southside business-the Creamery, Bakehouse, and Coffee Company-discuss and offer taste samples of their products, tell favorite food production stories, and talk about their latest ideas.
Zingerman's Creamery, 3723 Plaza Dr. $50, preregistration required. 929-0500. [map]
Ukrainian exchange student Varya Chekhovidova discusses differences in culture, education systems, women's occupations, and more between the U.S. and Ukraine.
6 p.m., Cottage Inn, 512 E. William. $25 (members, $20) on or before Dec. 12th or $30 (members, $25) after Dec. 12th. Preregistration required at abwa-maia.org
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 single floral notes and finished fragrances that were used during a smelling session with a small group of women, Keller included, in 1950.
AADL Pittsfield. Free. 327-4200.
Nov. 18: Designs by Nature (Laingsburg, MI) owner Vern Stephens on "Native Plants."
Jan. 20: A2 Green Clean owner Kristi Ann Keith on "Green Clean for the Home."
Feb. 17: Saline Parks & Rec secretary Jody Roberts on "The Green Thumb Award Program."
6:45 p.m., Evangelical Homes of Michigan Community Room, 440 W. Russell, Saline. Free. 429-1107. [map]
All invited to discuss their spiritual and metaphysical questions with others with similar interests. The evening is led by Aaron, a "being of light" channeled by Barbara Brodsky, who offers a talk on a variety of spiritual practices. In this Christmas-themed program, Aaron tells stories of his time with Jesus.
7-9:30 p.m., Deep Spring Center, 704 Airport Blvd. Free, but donations accepted. 477-5848. [map]
All invited to discuss fiction and nonfiction books TBA.
1 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine, Dexter. Free; preregistration required. 426-4477, ext. 119. [map]
Reading by local writer Lauren Ranalli, author of The Great Latke Cook Off. Also, Zingerman's staffer Jenny Hall and Zingerman's Deli chef Rodger Bowser discuss how to conduct latke tastings.
Zingerman's Deli Upstairs Next Door. 418 Detroit St. $10 per person, preregistration required. 663-3354.
All invited to discuss books by or about feisty women.
Nov. 21: Bad Feminist. Roxane Gay's essay collection exploring being a feminist while enjoying pop culture products at odds with feminism.
Dec. 19: Little Women. Louisa May Alcott's beloved 1869 novel about 4 sisters growing up in Concord (MA) during the Civil War.
7 p.m., Brewed Awakenings, 7025 E. Michigan Ave., Saline. Free. 429-5450. [map]
All invited to discuss Thomas Say: New World Naturalist, Patricia Tyson Stroud's 1992 biography of this major figure in American entomology.
7:30-9 p.m., Motte & Bailey, 212 N. Fourth Ave. Free. 669-0451. [map]
All invited to join a discussion, led by Crazy Wisdom owner Bill Zirinsky, of Oregon-based Zen Buddhist dharma teacher (and former Ann Arborite) Geri Larkin's book.
Crazy Wisdom, 114 S. Main. Free. 665-2757. [map]
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