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Ann Arbor City Club

1830 Washtenaw [map]
(734) 662-3279

Member-owned organization established in 1951. Provides charitable, social, education, cultural, and service opportunities. Fine dining, business networking, lectures, art classes, trips, bridge, event opportunities, and an annual classic car show and arts and crafts festival.,

Ann Arbor Newcomers and Neighbors

Varied social activities: book club, Lunch Bunch, coloring group, community service, Wise Women discussion group, canasta, and more. Dues $20.,

Ann Arbor Polyamory Network

Discussion, support, and friendship for those practicing, interested in, or supportive of polyamory, and non-monogamy. Meets 3rd Thurs. 7:15 at The Jim Toy Community Center, 319 Braun Ct.,

Ann Arbor Schwaben Verein

(734) 954-0281

German-American social club whose purpose is to assist members monetarily in times of sickness and death, and to actively support and maintain members' German heritage. Host annual Bockbierfest in the spring, Kirchweihfest in the winter.

Ann Arbor Ski Club

Year-round sports and social club. Activities include alpine and cross country skiing, biking, golfing, volleyball, kayaking/canoeing, numerous social events, summer picnics, weekend getaways for skiing and biking, and week-long trips to western ski resorts and warm weather destinations. General meetings and theme parties Sept.- April .,

Ann Arbor TNG

(734) 995-9867

Kink and fetish-oriented group for adults ages 35 and under. Focuses on support, sharing information by demonstrations and discussion groups, and socializing. Meets 3rd Tues. 8-10 p.m. at the Jim Toy Community Center, 319 Braun Ct. People of any gender identification and sexual orientation welcome.

Chinese American Society of Ann Arbor (CASAA)

Promotes Chinese and American cultural exchange and friendship. Raises funds for local charities by sponsoring various activities, including Chinese New Year, Dragon Boat Festival, and Moon Festival. Seminars, cooking lessons. Dues $5, families $10.

German Park Recreational Club

5549 Pontiac Tr. [map]
(734) 769-0048

Located on 20 acres, the members-only German Park hosts public picnics with traditional German foods, beer, wine, and beverages, and a dance band on the last Sat. of June, July and Aug. Active and prospective members participate in work sessions and parties throughout the year.

International Neighbors

Julie Cassano (313) 815-0413 V

Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor

2935 Birch Hollow [map]
(734) 971-0990

Open to all, guided by Jewish values. Activities, classes, and programs for youth, teens, families, active adults, and older adults, including visual and performing arts, culture, education, and current issues. Health and wellness classes and Israeli dancing. Fees vary., S,V

LezRead Ann Arbor

Lesbian book club reading fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by lesbian authors or about lesbian life. Meets last Sat. 4-6 p.m. at the Jim Toy Community Center, 319 Braun Ct.

Nerd Nite Ann Arbor

Monthly event during which locals give 18-21-minute fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines while the audience drinks along. Accompaniment may include bands, acrobats, trivia, and other activities. Learn math feuds or the science of the Simpsons, to the genealogy of Godzilla or debunking beer myths. See website for upcoming talks and locations or to suggest your own topic.,

Older Lesbians Organizing

Provides older lesbians with the opportunity to socialize with like-minded women and share mutual interests. Meets for discussion 2nd Sun. 1-2:30 p.m., Jim Toy Community Center, 319 Braun Ct.,

Society of Les Voyageurs

411 Longshore [map]
(734) 662-1553

Established in 1907, this independent co-ed fraternal society sponsors Sunday dinners during the school year often followed by environmental education and outdoor-themed talks or activities. U-M students may be voted in as active members; others with an educational or vocational passion for the outdoors are invited as associates.

Temple Beth Emeth (Reform Judaism)

2309 Packard [map]
(734) 665-4744

Groups open to the public. Families with Young Children (FYC): monthly and holiday programs for Jewish families with children age 5 & under; older siblings, grandparents, and nonmembers welcome. Monthly events for individuals and couples include bridge, cultural outings, and dinners. Check website calendar for more events.

Twenties and Thirties in Ann Arbor (T2A2)

Progressive, politically diverse, and multi-faith respectful group of young adults. Weekly events, service projects, and outings; monthly brunch. First Presbyterian Church, 1432 Washtenaw.,

U-M Club of Ann Arbor

Awards scholarships to Washtenaw County students attending U-M and athletic scholarships including a football scholarship; supports a basketball student manager and the general athletic scholarship fund. U-M football and basketball coaches appear weekly during their seasons, along with the coach of another varsity team. Meets Aug.-Apr. Mon. 11 a.m., Weber's Inn, 3050 Jackson. Membership $60; $20 youth (ages 12-18). Guests may attend up to 3 meetings ($5/meeting).,

Washtenaw Ski Touring Club

Ed Steinman, (734) 665-0248

Promotes cross-country skiing, nature, outdoors, and enjoyment and fellowship of others with similar interests. Organizes cross-country ski trips and other outdoor and social activities. Meets early Nov.-mid-March every other Tues. 7 p.m., Kerrytown Concert House 415 N. Fourth. Membership $15, $5 under 18 yrs old.,

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