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Sports, Dancing, Nature, & Recreation - Week of May 18, 2020

Despite Ann Arbor's "four seasons a day" weather, its numerous parks and sports venues provide ample opportunity to work up a sweat, or just get out and about. The Calendar covers them all.





 
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Tuesday


May 2020
 6:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Zoom Dance Lessons": Dance Revolution.

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Virtual dance classes. Dances can be learned solo (salsa, pachanga, and cha cha), or with a partner (Saturday lessons).

Tuesday:

6:30 p.m. Beg/Int Pachanga & Cha Cha

8 p.m. Int/Adv Pachanga & Cha Cha

Thursday:

8 p.m. Virtual Dance Jam (Facebook Live)

Saturday:

6:30 p.m. Int Salsa (On2) (Solo & Partner Options)

8 p.m. Adv Salsa (On2) (Solo & Partner Options)

Send a message to @A2DanceRevolution on facebook for zoom link and password.

Donations accepted on Venmo (to @DanceRevolution or (313)808-0358) and Paypal (to hppyft@gmail.com).
www.facebook.com/pg/A2DanceRevolution. Free; donations accepted.



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Thursday


May 2020
 8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Zoom Dance Lessons": Dance Revolution.

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Virtual dance classes. Dances can be learned solo (salsa, pachanga, and cha cha), or with a partner (Saturday lessons).

Tuesday:

6:30 p.m. Beg/Int Pachanga & Cha Cha

8 p.m. Int/Adv Pachanga & Cha Cha

Thursday:

8 p.m. Virtual Dance Jam (Facebook Live)

Saturday:

6:30 p.m. Int Salsa (On2) (Solo & Partner Options)

8 p.m. Adv Salsa (On2) (Solo & Partner Options)

Send a message to @A2DanceRevolution on facebook for zoom link and password.

Donations accepted on Venmo (to @DanceRevolution or (313)808-0358) and Paypal (to hppyft@gmail.com).
www.facebook.com/pg/A2DanceRevolution. Free; donations accepted.



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Saturday


May 2020
 6:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Zoom Dance Lessons": Dance Revolution.

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Virtual dance classes. Dances can be learned solo (salsa, pachanga, and cha cha), or with a partner (Saturday lessons).

Tuesday:

6:30 p.m. Beg/Int Pachanga & Cha Cha

8 p.m. Int/Adv Pachanga & Cha Cha

Thursday:

8 p.m. Virtual Dance Jam (Facebook Live)

Saturday:

6:30 p.m. Int Salsa (On2) (Solo & Partner Options)

8 p.m. Adv Salsa (On2) (Solo & Partner Options)

Send a message to @A2DanceRevolution on facebook for zoom link and password.

Donations accepted on Venmo (to @DanceRevolution or (313)808-0358) and Paypal (to hppyft@gmail.com).
www.facebook.com/pg/A2DanceRevolution. Free; donations accepted.




Canceled and Postponed Events:

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Thursday


May 2020
 8-11 a.m.  Free! 

Canceled: "Spring Migration Walk in Nichols Arboretum": Washtenaw Audubon Society.

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Every Thurs., Mar. 26-May 28. All invited to join club members for a walk through the Arb to look for resident birds and early migrants, which begin arriving in earnest toward the end of April.
8-11 a.m., meet at the cul-de-sac at the end of Riverview off Geddes. Free. 994-3569.


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Friday


May 2020
 8-10 p.m. 

Canceled: "New Moon Night Hike": Hudson Mills Metropark Interpretive Nature Programs.

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Age 10 & up invited to search for wildlife along nature trails. Dress for the weather.
Meet at the park activity center, 8801 North Territorial Rd., Dexter. $5. Preregistration required. $10 vehicle entrance fee. 426-8211. [map]


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Saturday


May 2020
 9 a.m.-noon (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled Volunteer Stewardship Workday: Ann Arbor Natural Area Preservation Division.

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May 17, 23, & 30. All invited to help maintain natural areas in various city parks and remove invasive species. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes; tools, snacks, & know-how provided. Minors must be accompanied by an adult or obtain a release form in advance. May 17 (9 a.m.-noon): Fuller Park. Meet at the Island Park parking lot at the end of Island Dr. May 23 (9 a.m.-noon): Scarlett Mitchell Nature Area. Meet in the Scarlett Middle School parking lot off Lorraine St. May 30 (1-4 p.m.): Mary Beth Doyle Nature Area. Meet at the parking lot at the end of Birch Hollow Dr.
Various times & locations. For updates, visit a2gob.org/NAPevents. Free. 794-6627.


 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Canceled: "International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Match": Tri-County Sportsmen's League.

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All invited to shoot around barricades at targets in a simulated self-defense scenario. Bring your own pistol and ammunition.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., TCSL, 8640 Moon, Saline. $25 per round. 645-3267. [map]


 8:55 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: University Lowbrow Astronomers.

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A chance to join local astronomy buffs for a look at the sky through instruments. Participants encouraged to bring their own telescopes. Visitors must turn off all electronic equipment (car radios, transmitters, phones, etc.) at the observatory entrance. Canceled if sky is overcast at sunset or if the weather is extremely inclement. If in doubt, call 975-3248 after 4 p.m. day of event.
Sunset-12:30 a.m. or as long as the sky remains clear, Peach Mountain Observatory, North Territorial Rd. (about 1 1⁄4 miles west of Hudson Mills Metropark), Dexter. Free. 975-3248.


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Sunday


May 2020
  2-4 p.m. (Canceled)  Free! 

Canceled: "Exploring a Prairie Fen": Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission.

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A WCPARC naturalist leads a hike through one of these wetland habitats. Wear waterproof boots.
2-4 p.m., Park Lyndon North, 18801 N. Territorial, Chelsea. Free. 971-6337. [map]


 3-5 p.m.(Canceled) 

Canceled: Contact Improv.

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May 10 & 26. All invited to try this interactive, free-form dance style led by Cara Nicole Graninger. This month's special non-contact session includes no physical contact (all participants maintain 6 feet of distance from others), featuring solo explorations, ensemble improvisations, and dancing. Followed by discussion.
Spiral Studio, 124 W. Summit, ste. F. $5-$10, or pay what you can. (313) 585-2598. [map]






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