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Sports, Dancing, Nature, & Recreation - Week of June 1, 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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Monday


June 2020
 Noon  Online 

"Oh MI Goddess Virtual Half Marathon & 5k": Epic Races.

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June 1-July 12. All invited to run or walk a half marathon or 5k and post updates to Facebook.com/EpicRacesEvents. Race can be completed at any time and in any location. Price includes a T-shirt, medal, and other swag TBA.
All day. Facebook.com/EpicRacesEvents. $40 in advance at epicraces.com/events/oh-mi-goddess (price increase TBA after May 31). info@epicraces.com, 585-7101.


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Saturday


June 2020
 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

"Women on Target": Tri-County Sportsmen's League.

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All women invited to try out archery and shoot rifles, pistols, and shotguns. Weapons and ammunition provided. Breakfast & lunch. This event usually sells out.
8 a.m.-5 p.m., TCSL, 8640 Moon (between E. Michigan Ave. & Willis Rd.), Saline. $80, preregistration required at TCSL.org. 429-9561. [map]


 9-10 a.m. 

"Sensory Hike": Hudson Mills Metropark Interpretive Nature Programs.

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Accessible -mile hike. Meet at the River Grove picnic shelter.
Meet at the park activity center, 8801 North Territorial Rd., Dexter. $5. Preregistration required. $10 vehicle entrance fee. 426-8211. [map]


 10 a.m.-noon 

"Neat-ure Crafts 101": Hudson Mills Metropark Interpretive Nature Programs.

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Age 16 & up invited to make a small wall hanging using pounded leaves. Bring other homemade crafts for inspiration.
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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Sunday


June 2020
 11:15 a.m.  Free! 

H.A.C. Ultimate.

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Every Sun. All invited to a relaxed pickup game of this spirited team sport played with a flying disc. Note: Overly competitive players are politely asked to leave.
11:15 a.m., Fuller Park, just west of the pool & parking lot (or occasionally across the street). Free. 846-9418, hac-UltimateList@GoogleGroups.com.


 2-3:30 p.m. 

"Rockhound Basics": Waterloo Natural History Association.

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Geologist Larry Bean leads a hike to a closed gravel pit to learn about rocks and minerals found there and what they reveal about ancient Michigan.
Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd., Chelsea. $2 (families, $5) unless noted; preregistration required (space limited). $11 recreation passport required ($16 at the gate). 475-3170. [map]



Canceled and Postponed Events:

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Saturday


June 2020
 7:30-10:30 p.m. 

Canceled: 1st Saturday Contra: Ann Arbor Community for Traditional Music and Dance.

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All dances taught; no partner needed. Bring clean shoes. Preceded at 7 p.m. by a beginner lesson. Apr. 4: Stephen Loftus calls to music by Pearl Street String Band. May 2: Pat Hoekje calls to music by Time Travelers. June 6: Rick Szumski calls to music by Big Fun.
7:30-10:30 p.m., Pittsfield Grange, 3337 Ann Arbor-Saline Rd., Saline. Pay what you can ($10 suggested). 274-0773. [map]






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