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Great Networking Opportunity! Come meet and hear from members about their businesses and about what is going on in our community.
Brecon Village, 200 Brecon Drive, Saline. $15 (members, $12). 734-429-4494. firstname.lastname@example.org www.salinechamber.org [map]
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Whether related to apathy or ignorance, people are walking around with a time bomb ticking in their chests: Every 34 seconds someone has a heart attack! The leading killer of both men and women, it's estimated that over 81 million people in the U.S. already have some form of cardiovascular disease. We can no longer sit back and do nothing -- you need to know what you can do. Select either the morning or evening session.
Private residence TBA, call for directions. $20. 734-975-2444. www.cindyklement.com
Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) is designed for moms with kids from birth through kindergarten. At meetings moms can socialize with other moms, listen to speakers and participate in activities. Children are cared for in a preschool-like setting. Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month.
Crossroads Community Baptist Church, 2580 Packard Road. $40 per semester, $23.95 MOPS Intl. fee. (734) 971-0773. email@example.com www.crossroadsa2.org [map]
WCC’s Gallery One is hosting an exhibit by local artists now through December 14. “Emerging Artists: Ann Arbor, Part II” features Ruth Bardenstein, Jeremy Brooks, and Katie Rubin. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday-Tuesday, 10:00am-6:00pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10:00am-8:00pm; and Friday, 10:00am-noon. For more information, call 734-477-8512.
Gallery One, 4800 East Huron River Drive. Free. 734-477-8512. firstname.lastname@example.org [map]
Every Tues., Apr.-Nov. Moderate-paced ride, 36-40 miles, to Chelsea for breakfast.
10 a.m. (Apr.) & 9 a.m. (May), 8 a.m. (June), Barton Nature Area parking lot, W. Huron River Dr. near Bird Rd. Free. 996-8440.
Every Tues. Staff present a program of songs, stories, and rhymes for kids under age 2 (accompanied by a caregiver). No siblings. Also, “Toddlertime” (June 5, July 3, Aug. 7), a program for toddlers about letters, numbers, colors, and shapes.
10:30–11:15 a.m., CDL KidSpot, 221 S. Main, Chelsea. Free. 475–8732. [map]
Talk by U-M Near Eastern studies grad student Jenn Finn.
12:30-2 p.m., 202 S. Thayer, room 2022. Free. 936-3518. [map]
Join us for Pancakes! All you can eat!This fundraising event is designed to improve awareness of the program and will provide scholarship opportunities for students who wish to attend college in a construction related field of study. The Student Building program, is in its 43rd year, providing educational training to Ann Arbor high school students interested in the building trades and home building.
Pioneer High School- Cafeteria. $7.00 per ticket ($60 for 10). 734-996-0100 for tickets. email@example.com http://www.aastudentbuilding.org/
Throughout World AIDS Week (WAW; November 26th-December 2nd) WAW Committee at University of Michigan has events planned to bring about awareness and dialogue on HIV/AIDS issues. Events are being finalized so check out our website for updates (worldaidsweekum.wordpress.com). WAW committee is hosting a panel: HIV on the ground: Professional's perspectives on community based efforts with professionals from HARC, ACCESS, AIDS Partnership Michigan and SexLab who are working on the ground with HIV/AIDS issues. Come see what their experience is and their suggestions for community efforts.
School of Public Health I, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org worldaidsweekum.wordpress.com [map]
All invited to play.
5:30 p.m., TCSL, 8640 Moon (between E. Michigan & Willis Rd.), Saline. Free. 429-9561. [map]
Lecture by College de France à Paris Near Eastern studies professor Pierre Bordreuil.
5:30 p.m., U-M Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Lecture Hall, 434 S. State. Free. 647-4143. [map]
Our premier, comprehensive childbirth class is designed for pregnant women and their partners. This in-depth, interactive 12-hour series meets on weekday nights at three different locations throughout Ann Arbor. The series covers a wide range of topics in-depth based on Lamaze International's Six Healthy Birth Practices, including: •the various stages of labor, birth, and early postpartum including early breastfeeding overview; •relaxation and breathing techniques, comfort measures and positions for labor and delivery; •partner's role with laboring mom; •pain management options and birth interventions; hospital procedures, and Cesarean birth. •Class fee includes a free breastfeeding class. All of our childbirth educators are highly trained, active in the birth community and are Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educators (LCCE). Our prenatal classes are endorsed by the University of Michigan and one of our class series is taught in the new University of Michigan Von Voigtlan
University of Michigan Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive. 185.00. 734.973.1014. email@example.com www.lamazefamilycenter.org [map]
Every Sun. & Tues.-Fri. All invited to compete in tournaments of this popular collectible card game using standard constructed (Sun. & Thurs.), Elder Dragon Highlander (Tues.), Legacy (Wed.), and booster draft (Fri.) decks. Prizes. Bring your own cards (except Fri.).
6 p.m. (Tues.-Fri.) & 1 p.m. (Sun.), Get Your Game On, 310 S. State. $5 (Tues., free; Fri., $15 includes cards). 786-3746. [map]
At Lazar Spinal Care, we believe in lifelong family wellness care. If you’re sick and tired of being sick and tired, if you’re ready to be more alive and live your fullest life, this workshop is for you. This 45 minute workshop discusses the difference between health and wellness, why our body is breaking down and ways to achieve optimal health. The workshop is followed by a Q&A session, so bring your questions with you.RSVP by email or phone to save your seats.
Lazar Spinal Care, Scio Township Medical Suites, 203 S. Zeeb, Ste 106, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. Free. 734-274-5107. firstname.lastname@example.org www.LazarSpinalCare.com [map]
Sharpen your cutlery and your knife skills! This hands-on class will cover how to sharpen and care for your knives, as well as proper use. In-class exercises will include practice of the fundamental cuts for vegetables and fruit -- mince, dice, brunoise, battonet, julienne, etc. -- as well as breaking down a whole chicken. Full participation. Register online at www.annarborcooks.com
Ann Arbor Cooks!, 5060 Jackson Road. $70/person. 734-645-1030. www.annarborcooks.com [map]
(William Klein, 1999). A concert-film that juxtaposes the oratorio of Christ’s life--sung by choirs ranging from the Lavender Light Gay and Lesbian Interracial Choir to the Dallas police choir--with striking images of absurdity and violence.
FREE admission. 764-2538. 525 S. State, 7 p.m.
Speaking Peace, or non-violent communication, is a set of tools designed to bring your needs to the table, deepen your relationships, and promote peace. Join us as we learn how to apply these skills through this interactive workshop. This class is free, bring a friend!
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 South Main Street. Free. 734-330-5048. email@example.com [map]
Every Tues., Sept. 18-Dec. 11. All women are invited to participate in an a cappella chorus for the holidays. It is customary to form a Holiday Chorus, inviting friends, family and interested women from the community to perform on the show and at other holiday performances. Participation is free. No charge for music or learning media, and no audition requirement. There is no obligation of a long-term or permanent membership in the chorus. Voices in Harmony Chorus will also be hosting and performing a holiday show at the First Presbyterian Church of Ypsilanti on Dec 1st.The holiday song line-up includes a variety of multi-faith sacred and seasonal songs which are both classic and contemporary including traditional carols and fun novelty songs.
Local 898 Hall, 8975 Textile Rd., Ypsilanti. Free. 734-612-7580. firstname.lastname@example.org www.VoicesInHarmonyChorus.org [map]
Bring a band instrument. Beginners are asked to call ahead to set up lessons.
7–8:30 p.m. (Tues.) and 1–2:30 p.m. (Thurs.), Liberty School band room, 7265 Saline–Ann Arbor Rd., Saline. Free. 429–1742. [map]
Talk by U-M psychiatry professor Paresh Patel, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with U-M Depression Center experts.
7-8:30 p.m., AADL multipurpose room (lower level), 343 S. Fifth Ave. Free. 327–4555. [map]
Talk by local minister Lela Iduna.
7-8:30 p.m., Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room, 114 S. Main. Free. Preregistration required at the co-op, by emailing email@example.com, or by phone. 994-4589. [map]
Lecture by Dr. Herbert Malinoff, MD, FACP, FASAM; Addictionologist, President and founder of Pain Recovery Solutions, PC. This program will describe a physician's view of alcoholism, as presented in the literature of Alcoholics Anonymous and updated with the modern neurobiology of addictive illness. Free CE for addiction professionals is offered. Dawn Farm is a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center auditorium, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti. Free. 734-485-8725. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series [map]
John Dorsey and Donald Babcock direct these 2 music student ensembles in a program TBA.
7:30 p.m., EMU Pease Auditorium, W. Cross at College Place, Ypsilanti Free. 487-2255.
7:30 p.m., Crisler Arena. $5-$22. 764-0247. [map]
Highly regarded singer-songwriter from Iowa whose music has been described as “topical-political-poetical-sarcastic-punk-folk.” He’s an intense, energetic performer with a distinctly Dylanesque vocal delivery, and his insightful, sharp-witted songs are notable for their emotional force and directness.
8 p.m., The Ark, 316 S. Main. Tickets $15 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]
This award-winning University of South Carolina piano duo performs works by Schubert, John Fitz Rogers, Lutoslawski, and Stravinsky.
8 p.m., U-M Music School Britton Recital Hall, 1100 Baits (off Broadway), North Campus. Free. 764-0594. [map]
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