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.

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A2 Geeks

Supporting creative and innovative people in the Ann Arbor area by opening the tech culture to everyone. Organizes AACME: Ann Arbor Creativity and Making Expo (See Entertainment, Annual Events). a2geeks.org

All Hands Active

255 E. Liberty, #225

Makerspace/do-it-yourself workshop with tools, classes and workspace available to the public during weekly open hours. Email for more information. Event listings at rhino.li/events. info@allhandsactive.org, allhandsactive.org

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

(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 though research, education and advocacy. Monthly interest groups. Branch meetings 3rd Wed., at the Ann Arbor City Club, 1830 Washtenaw. Dues $103. Annual fundraising used book sale Sept.9-11, 2022, Washtenaw Community College, Morris J. Lawrence Bldg., 4800 Huron River. annarbor-mi.aauw.net

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 $24, plus dinner fee each meeting. Guests welcome. Reservations required. AbwaMaiaChapter@gmail.com, abwa-maia.org

Ann Arbor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists

P.O. Box 131002, AA 48105

Since 1969. For professional and amateur organists, choir directors, organ enthusiasts, and music lovers. Concerts, workshops, lectures. Dues $100; disabled, under age 21, and seniors age 65 & over $75; students $40; (includes subscription to monthly publication, The American Organist). annarborago@gmail.com, annarborago.org

American Sewing Guild

Sewing enthusiasts of all skill levels connect at local, national and web-based levels for activities, communication and networking. Focuses on sewing projects, skill enhancement, pattern fitting. Meets 3rd. Mon. 10-noon, (July & Sept. only, meets 4th Mon.) Leabu Sewing Center, 1960 S. Industrial Hwy. westoaklandasg.org

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. oldsemitrucks@att.net, aths.org

Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber

(734) 665-4433

2010 Hogback, #4

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. a2ychamber.org

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. meetup.com/a2adventurers

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. hgardner76@yahoo.com, a2crappycameras.org