Groups and Clubs

Ann Arbor has an overwhelming number of organizations to join and classes to take. They range from the general to the highly specialized and include everyone from singing seniors to Internet navigators to political activists.

An S at the end of an entry denotes clubs and classes especially for seniors or with a discount for them.


All Hands Active

255 E. Liberty, ste. 225

Makerspace/do-it-yourself workshop with tools, classes, and workspace available to the public during weekly open hours. Event listings at,,

American Association of University Women (AAUW)-Ann Arbor Chapter

PO Box 2806, AA 48106

(844) 973–6287

Open to women holding an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university. Advances gender equity for women and girls through research, education, and advocacy. Monthly interest groups. Branch meetings 3rd Wed. ($15 lunch) at the Ann Arbor City Club (1830 Washtenaw). Dues $108. Annual fundraising used book sale Sept. 8–10, 2023, Washtenaw Community College, Morris J. Lawrence Bldg. (4800 Huron River).

American Business Women's Association (Maia Chapter)

Opportunities for leadership, education, and networking for women of all ages. Meets 3rd Tues. virtually (free). Annual national dues $115, local dues $36, plus dinner fee each meeting. Guests welcome. Reservations required.,

Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

PO Box 131002, AA 48105

Since 1969. For professional and amateur organists, choir directors, organ enthusiasts, and music lovers. Concerts, workshops, lectures. Dues $112/$120; disabled and seniors age 65 & over $87/$95; young organists (age 29 & under) and students $52/$60; (includes online/printed subscription to monthly publication, The American Organist).,

American Truck Historical Society (Southeastern Michigan Chapter)

John Dresden III (248) 752-3830

Free meetings feature a speaker and discussion with antique truck owners about finding parts in the area, the history of trucking, and local historical events. Meets Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. & Nov., 3rd Tues. 7 p.m., usually at Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor-Saline. National dues $37 (includes six issues of Wheels of Time), additional $15 for chapter.,

Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber

2010 Hogback, ste. 4

(734) 665–4433

Networking opportunities and events, educational seminars, leadership development, member discounts, health care programs, and public policy engagement for the business community. Dues based on number of employees and level of membership.

Ann Arbor Adventure Club

(734) 224-8519

Rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, biking, disc golf, rollerblading, volleyball, paintball, skiing and snowboarding, camping, and more. Check website for meetings and activities.

Ann Arbor Area Crappy Camera Club, A3C3

Members use a variety of film cameras to explore wet-plate photography, pinhole photos, or other methods such as combining film and scanning. Annual photo exhibit. See website for meetings and locations.,

Ann Arbor Area Piano Teachers Association

(734) 663–5856

Piano lessons by professional teachers. New members welcome. Opportunities for students include standard, theme, and ensemble recitals, assessment programs, piano ensemble camp, and master classes.

Ann Arbor Art Center

117 W. Liberty

(734) 9948004

Art classes for all ages, rotating exhibitions, and events. Painting, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, Art Lab (where traditional art meets technology), kids day camps during Ann Arbor Public School breaks, art parties, and events throughout the year. Mon.–Thurs. 10 a.m.–7 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Sat. noon–8 p.m. Closed Sun., V