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When schools are closed, come discover the wonderful world of nature. Explore the forest, fields, and ponds, or slide down a snowy slope – a new adventure awaits us every day!8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Two camps offered: grades K-2 & grades 3-5.Pizza lunch included.
Leslie Science & Nature Center, 1831 Traver Rd. $65/child. 734-997-1553. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.lesliesnc.org [map]
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Every Mon. Slow/moderate-paced ride, 35–45 or 55–65 miles, to either Stockbridge, Grass Lake, Napoleon, Munith, or Pleasant Lake.
9 a.m., meet at Aberdeen Bike & Fitness, 1175 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. (517) 285–6830. [map]
Every Mon., Sept. 10-Dec. 10. and Jan. 28-May 6. All invited to join this independent 30-member local women’s chorus to sing everything from Bach and Hungarian folk songs to madrigals and pop tunes. David Perample directs.
10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., West Side United Methodist Church, 900 S. Seventh. Free to visitors ($115 per semester dues for those who join). 665-9271. [map]
Daily, Mar. 8-30. A chance to visit the Easter Bunny. Pet photos with the bunny Mar. 10 (6-8 p.m.). Pets must be on a leash or in a carrier and weigh less than 60 pounds.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 1:30-4:30 & 5:15-8 p.m. (except Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 3-6 p.m.) Briarwood Sears seating area. Free. 769-9610. [map]
Learn about exciting careers in criminal justice and law enforcement from professionals in the field. Join us for a panel discussion and engaging activities highlighting the field of criminal justice and law enforcement. High school and college students are encouraged to attend this free event.Monday, March 11th11:00-1:00pmWashtenaw Community CollegeMorris Lawrence Building, room 101An RSVP to the event is required. Please call (734) 677-5105 to reserve your spot!
Washtenaw Community College Morris Lawrence Building, room 101, 4800 E Huron River Dr. Free. (734) 677-5105. email@example.com http://www4.wccnet.edu/studentservices/otherservices/womens/index.php [map]
Every Mon. Screening of a film TBA. Lunch available for $5.50 (age 60 & over, $3). 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; reservations required.
12:30-3 p.m., Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. Free. 794-6520. [map]
Every Mon., Wed., & Fri. All levels of English speakers invited for conversation.
1-2:30 p.m., AADL Pittsfield Branch (Mon.), 2359 Oak Valley Dr. between Scio Church Rd. and Ann Arbor-Saline Rd.; 7-8:30 p.m., AADL Traverwood Branch (Wed.), 3333 Traverwood at Huron Pkwy; & 1-2:30 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek Branch (Fri.), 3090 E. Eisenhower between Stone School & Packard. Free. 327-4555. [map]
Women's contributions and accomplishments have long been ignored or under-emphasized in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This event will bring together women from various STEM disciplines to discuss the difficulties faced by women, the barriers that are still being broken, and challenges being faced by women entering the workforce today.
Eastern Michigan University Student Center 320, 900 Oakwood St Ypsilanti, MI 48197, Ypsilanti. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.emich.edu/womenshistorymonth/ [map]
(Michael Apted & Paul Almond, 2012). Documentary about a group of British citizens who have been interviewed every 7 years since 1964, when they were all 7 years old.
Michigan Theater. Tickets $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org. [map]
University of Texas–Austin English professor Janine Barchas discusses the making of a website that reconstructs an 1813 London retrospective exhibition of works by portrait painter Joshua Reynolds that was attended by Jane Austen, Byron, and others.
4:10 p.m., 3222 Angell Hall. Free. 764-6330. [map]
(Kristi Jacobson & Lori Silverbush, 2012). Documentary about the millions of Americans who go hungry. With Jeff Bridges & Tom Colicchio.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). michtheater.org. 668-TIME. [map]
Talk by this United Nations under secretary general, the executive director of the UN environment program. Reception follows.
5 p.m., Rackham Auditorium. Free. 764-1412. [map]
Every Mon. Fast-, moderate-, and slow-paced training ride, 18-24 miles, along country roads west of town.
5 p.m. (Mar., Apr. & Oct.), 5:30 p.m. (May), & 6 p.m. (June-Sept.), meet at Pine Cross Ln. east off Parker Rd. (between Jackson & Liberty), Scio Twp. Free. 426-5116. [map]
Lecture by Mitch McEwen, founder of SUPERFRONT, a nonprofit organization that promotes architectural experimentation and creative interdisciplinary exchange.
6 p.m., 2104 U-M Art + Architecture Bldg., 2000 Bonisteel. Free. 764-1300. [map]
Grab your passport! It's time to warm up your season with these savory, rich, satisfying stews from around the world! Menu: Thai Red Curry Kabocha Squash Stew; Traditional French Cassoulet; Osso Buco (Italian-braised veal shank). Full participation. Register online 48 hours in advance at www.annarborcooks.com
Ann Arbor Cooks!, 5060 Jackson Road. $80/person. 734-645-1030. www.annarborcooks.com [map]
Every Mon., Mar. 11-May 20 (except Mar. 18). Saline dance instructor Mary Jane Ormsby leads beginning (6:30 p.m.) and experienced (7:30 p.m.) dancers. With recorded oldies, Latin, and country music. First-timers are asked to call ahead.
6:30-8:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 320 W. Michigan Ave., Saline. $7. 429-4840. [map]
Peachy Fitness offers one FREE ladies only Zumba class to new clients. No gym membership is required. We offer class packages and students discounts.
Chapel Hill Clubhouse, 3350 Green Rd. 734-681-0477. email@example.com www.peachyfitness.com [map]
Mar. 10-13 (different programs). A different new play TBA by a local playwright each night.
7 p.m., Performance Network, 120 E. Huron. Tickets: whatever you can afford to pay. 663-0681. [map]
Discussion of several books in different mystery series. June 10: Yvonne Herron mysteries. July 8: Nancy Neff mysteries. Aug. 12: Swedish writer Lars Keppler’s Joona Linda mysteries. .
7 p.m., Breakaway Restaurant, Arctic Coliseum, 501 Coliseum Dr., Chelsea. Free. 475–7035. [map]
Talk by former Michigan Regimental Round Table president Donald Garlit.
7 p.m., St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Dr. (off McAuley Dr. from Huron River Dr.). Free. (517) 750-2741. [map]
Talk by professional art cloth maker Jane Dunnewold, author of Art Cloth: A Guide to Surface Design on Fabric.
7 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Liberty. Free. 665-0703. [map]
Three club members present videos of their fly-fishing adventures. Preceded at 5:30 p.m. by dinner and drinks.
7 p.m., Creekside Bar & Grill grounds, 5827 Jackson Rd. Free (buy your own food & drinks). firstname.lastname@example.org. [map]
Chelsea civil war historian George Till screens and leads a discussion of this documentary short about Michigan’s Civil War battle flags and the work being done to conserve them.
7 p.m., Chelsea Depot, Chelsea. Free 476-2010.
Local poets Keith Taylor, Ann Marie Thornburg, Russell Brakefield, Stephanie Douglass, and Jaimien Delp read poetry in praise of wildness and wild creatures to help raise awareness about the new law that allows Michigan wolves to be hunted for sport.
7 p.m., Nicola’s, 2513 Jackson, Westgate shopping center. Free. 662-0600. [map]
All invited to discuss a historical nonfiction book. Mar. 11: The Great Influenza, John Barry’s book about the 1918 influenza pandemic. Apr. 8 & May 13: TBA.
7 p.m., DDL, 3255 Alpine St., Dexter. Free. Preregistration required. 426–4477. [map]
(Robert Altman, 1992). Satire about a Hollywood studio executive who murders an aspiring screenwriter he believed was sending him death threats. Tim Robbins.
7 p.m., Michigan Theater. $10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50.) 668-TIME. [map]
(Michael Haneke, 2012). Drama set in Paris about 2 retired music teachers whose marriage is tested when the woman has an attack. French, subtitles.
Michigan Theater. Tickets: 10 (children under 12, students with ID, seniors age 55 & older, & U.S. veterans, $8; MTF members, $7.50; films before 6 p.m., $7). 668-TIME. michtheater.org. [map]
The Female Orgasm combines sex education and women's empowerment with a hearty dose of laughter. We bring a playful, honest approach to this topic. With warmth and humor, we illuminate the subject of female orgasm whether you want to have your first one, you're hoping to help your girlfriend, or you're debating the existence of the G-spot or "to fake or not to fake?"-Sponsored by EMU Women's Resource Center
EMU Student Center Ballroom, 900 Oakwood St Ypsilanti, MI 48197, Ypsilanti. Free. email@example.com http://www.emich.edu/womenshistorymonth/ [map]
Every Mon. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught; dances this month are particularly beginner-friendly.
7:30-9:30 p.m., the Barn at Gretchen’s House V, 2625 Traver. $5. 395-7782, 769-1052, 426-0241. [map]
The duo of veteran singer-songwriter AJ Swearingen (a member of the Simmon & Garfunkel tribute duo that played the Ark in January) and the young Tampa-based singer-songwriter Jayne Kelli is known for rich, silken vocal harmonies and songs that range from evocatively romantic pop-folk to a dark, edgy brand of folk-rock.
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. $20 in advance at Herb David Guitar Studio and the Michigan Union Ticket Office (mutotix.com) and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]
Yoga for beginners; 1 1/2 hour class for 8 weeks. Iyengar yoga helps you with flexibility, strength, balance, focus and awareness. Alicia has 10 years experience and her teaching style is gentle and encouraging. She excels at accommodating instructions for the needs of each student. She is Certified by the National Iyengar Yoga Association.Please pre-register.
The Yoga Space, 180 Little Lake Dr, #1 48103. $104/8 weeks. 734-622-9600. firstname.lastname@example.org yogaspaceannarbor.com [map]
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