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Every Mon. Slow-paced ride, 15-35 miles, along dirt and gravel roads to Independence Lake and other low traffic destinations.
9 a.m. (Apr. & May) & 8 a.m. (June-Aug.), meet at 960 Forest Rd. off Country Club Dr., Barton Hills. Free. 663-5060.
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St. Andrews Catholic Church in Saline will be holding Vacation Bible School during the week of Aug 6, 2012 from 9am - 12 noon Monday thru Friday. The registration fee is $25 for signups prior to July 22 and $45 after July 22. For more information please visit http://standrewvbs.weebly.com/
St. Andrews Catholic Church, 908 Austin Dr., Saline. $25. maryjo dot davis at gmail.com. maryjo dot davis at gmail.com http://standrewvbs.weebly.com/ [map]
Cedar Ridge Equestrian Center’s summer camp programs provide the safest and most enjoyable experience and plenty of individual attention for each participant. All camp participants will have fun learning about riding and horse care. There is mounted instruction twice a day. Carolyne Wheeler, instructor, designer and supervisor, of our programs is an accredited district commissioner of the United States Pony Club. Carolyne is also certified in CPR and first aid.Cedar Ridge Equestrian Center’s summer horse camp is a 4-day program. Camp is in session from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday thru Thursday. Extend hours are available. Camp is open to all children between the ages of 5 and 17. Ability will be evaluated the first day of camp so that children are grouped by ability.2011 Summer Camp Dates are: June 11-14, June 18-21, June 25-28, July 9-12, July 16-19, July 30-August 2, August 6-9, August 13-16, August 20-23, August 27-30, and September 4-7.
Cedar Ridge Equestrian Center, 5415 Waters Road. $200. 734-476-8346. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.cedar-ridge-equestrian.com/ [map]
Come learn to cook for all times of the day!Monday: Breakfast -- Blueberry Buckle, Omelets with Veggies, Fresh Fruit PunchTuesday: Lunch -- Flatbread with Grilled Chicken & Lamb, Yogurt Sauce, Orange SmoothiesWednesday: Snacks -- Fresh made Tortilla-Lime Chips and Salsa, Queso Dip, Fruit Kabobs with Gingered Yogurt SauceThursday: Dinner -- Grilled Pizzas, Classic Caesar Salad, Brownie BitesAGES: 8-15 years
Ann Arbor Cooks!, 5060 Jackson Road. $200/child. 734-645-1030. www.annarborcooks.com [map]
Every Mon. Drop-in social group for seniors age 55 & over. Every meeting includes a speaker, word game, craft, or activity. Also, Bible study and chair exercises. Followed by lunch (bring a bag lunch) and socializing.
10 a.m.-noon, Salvation Army, 100 Arbana. Free. 668-8353. [map]
Every Mon., June 25-Aug. 6. Art activities for kids ages 6-12.
2 p.m., SDL, 555 N. Maple, Saline. Free. Preregistration required. 429-5450. [map]
Daily (except July 4) beginning July 1. Five different audiovisual planetarium shows. The Sky Tonight (11:30 a.m. Sat., 1:30 & 3:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun., and 11:30 & 3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is an exploration of the current night sky. The Little Star That Could (12:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.) is about an average yellow star on a search for a planet of its own to warm who meets other stars on the way and learns about the Solar System. Larry Cat in Space (12:30 p.m. Sat.) is a playful cartoon about an inquisitive cat that learns more than it wanted to know about life in space when it stows away on a shuttle to be with its owner, a scientist on her way to the Moon. Sun, Earth, and Moon (2:30 p.m. Sat. in July) explores the reasons the constellations in the night sky change throughout the year and the moon changes its phase and place in the sky. MarsQuest (2:30 p.m. Sat. in Aug.), narrated by Star Trek star Patrick Stewart, is about the history of the Red Planet and the reasons for our interest in it. Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope (2:30 Sun. in July) explores how telescopes work and what they can do. Light Years from Andromeda (2:30 Sun. in Aug.) is an audiovisual show narrated by Star Trek actor Michael Dorn that shows the changes that occurred on Earth during the 2.8 million years it took a light beam to travel from Andromeda..
Various times, Exhibit Museum, 1109 Geddes at North University. $5. 764–0478. [map]
The Michigan Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art presents “Man Up!”, a national multi-media exhibition that visualizes the essence of power and the notion of “besting” oneself, other artists or men in general. This exhibit features work of women artists including celebrity artist/juror and native Detroiter Suzy Lake.Artists Reception Friday, July 20, 6-9 p.m.
U-M Duderstadt Center Gallery, 2281 Bonisteel. Free. email@example.com [map]
Daily, except Thurs., through Oct. 31. A variety of local performers. Today: band TBA
Noon-2 p.m., Liberty Plaza, E. Liberty at S. Division. Free. 665-8001.
All kids in grades K-5 invited to try different recipes for making home-brewed bubbles.
1-2 p.m., AADL Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower (between Stone School & Packard). Free. 327-8301. [map]
(Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano, 2011). Comedic drama about an aristocratic quadriplegic hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker. 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]
(Benh Zeitlin, 2012). Apocalyptic drama about a young girl who goes in search of her mother in the midst of a crumbling world in which the polar ice caps have melted and released prehistoric creatures.
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]
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]
Every Mon. Cyclists invited to join club members on this easy-paced ride of 20-30 miles.
6 p.m., meet at Wheeler Park, N. Fourth Ave. at Depot St. Free. aavc.org. [map]
Too hot for the stove or the oven? Make a big fresh dinner salad to cool you off while feeding a crowd! Menu: Shrimp Caesar Salad with Grilled Romaine, Lemon, Anchovy and Shaved Parmesan; Grilled Lemon Chicken over Marinated Greek Vegetables; Adobo Flank Steak and Spinach Salad with Grilled Corn and Poblano Vinaigrette
Ann Arbor Cooks!, 5060 Jackson Road. $65/person. 734-645-1030. www.annarborcooks.com [map]
Every Mon. All invited to read from and discuss this popular Foundation for Inner Peace metaphysical book. Also, local social worker Lorraine Coburn leads a study group on the book, every Thurs., noon-1:30 p.m.
6:45-8:45 p.m., Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth, 704 Airport Blvd. Donation. 327-0270. [map]
Balanced View Video Meeting 7:00 p.m., immediately followed by a Clarity Call at 8:00 p.m. For more information about Great Freedom, visit www.greatfreedom.org
Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth, 704 Airport Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Donations accepted. Rob Michalowski at 734-255-0163. firstname.lastname@example.org www.interfaithspirit.org [map]
Every Mon. A series of concerts by area organists. Aug. 6: First United Methodist Church organist Naki Kripfgans performs works by Bach, Takeshi Kondo, and Henri Mulet. Aug. 13: David Banas, Keilor Kastella, Monte Thomas, and Stephanie Yu—all students of U-M organ professor James Kibbie—perform works by Bach, Buxtehude, Mushel, and Tournemire. Aug. 20: Shin-Ae Chun.Aug. 27: St. Francis organist Ted Emch performs works by Couperin, Langlais, Bach, and Sousa, as well as an improvisation based on a submitted theme. .
7 p.m., St. Francis of Assisi, 2250 E. Stadium. Donation. 769-2550, 821-2124. [map]
Aug. 6 & 20. All women invited to join TBE cantor Annie Rose in a discussion of Torah passages and The Women's Commentary.
7 p.m., Temple Beth Emeth, 2309 Packard. Free. 665-4744. [map]
Aug. 5-11 (different times & locations). This local ensemble presents Shakespeare’s tragedy about Cleopatra and Mark Antony’s epic love affair. Following the murder of Julius Caesar, Antony rules Rome in a triumvirate that includes Octavius Caesar. Antony’s neglect of his political duties for Cleopatra leads to a disastrous war with Octavius and the defiant lovers’ double suicide. Cast: Amanda Barnett, Isaac Ellis, Chris Harrison, James Ingagiola, Anne S. Rhoades, Rob Sulewski, and Rachel Robbins Toon.
7 p.m. (Aug. 5-8), Performance Network Mosh Pit, 120 E. Huron, & 7 p.m. (Aug. 9-11), Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N. Fourth Ave. $15 (students, $5). Reservations recommended. 663-0681 (Performance Network), 769-2999 (Kerrytown Concert House). [map]
Club members discuss herbs that were popular in the Middle Ages.
7 p.m., U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro. Free. 647-7600. [map]
Every Mon. Slow-paced “no-drop” ride, 12-18 miles, to Dexter, with a possible stop for ice cream. A good rise for beginners. Basic repair tips offered at 6:30 p.m.
7 p.m. sharp, 610 Brierwood Ct. (off Arborview east of Westwood from Dexter). Free. 945-4133. [map]
Every Mon. May 14-Sept. 3. All adults age 21 & older invited to join a volleyball game. All skill levels welcome.
7 p.m.-dark, Burns Park (just east of the picnic pavilion), corner of Wells & Baldwin. Free. 429-5024.
Every Mon. Jigs, reels, and strathspeys. Usually with live music. All dances taught.
7:30-9:30 p.m., location TBA. $5. 395-7782, 769-1052, 426-0241.
Nashville-based quartet of classically trained musicians whose music blends bluegrass, folk, and classical elements. Instrumentation includes fiddle, banjo, cello, and hand drums.
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. $15 in advance at Herb David Guitar Studio, the Michigan Union Ticket Office (mutotix.com), and theark.org; and at the door. To charge by phone, call 763-TKTS. [map]
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