Life in Ann Arbor

Now – 12/06/19 – Curbside Compost Collection in Ann Arbor

The weekly curbside collection of compostable material in the city of Ann Arbor resumes Monday, April 1, 2019, on regular collection days. Compost season runs through Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Residents can take advantage of curbside composting by utilizing optional compost carts, yard waste bags or by bundling larger branches/brush and placing at the curb.…

11/29/19 – 12/29/19 – DJ Whittington’s Kool Kat: A Hip-Hop Panto at Theatre NOVA

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor’s professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents the world premiere of  “DJ Whittigton’s Kool Kat: A Hip-Hop Panto” by Carla Milarch and R. MacKenzie Lewis. All the holiday hilarity and happiness you’ve come to love from our annual Panto returns in this hip-hop twist on a…

11/30/19 – 01/05/20 – A Big Look at Little at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Our holiday exhibit features small things that make a big difference. From bonsai to terrariums to viewing stones, tiny plants and natural objects recreate the natural world in miniature and conjure new ways of looking at nature. We’ve created narrative terrariums with little scenes inside suggesting a complete world in miniature. Also on display are bonsai…

12/06/19 – KindleFest at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market

This year, KindleFest coincides with the annual Midnight Madness event throughout the business districts of Ann Arbor. The KindleFest Market, or Christkindlmarkt as known in Germany, features artisans, farmers and retailers selling their holiday wares plus traditional food, mulled wine and beer. Kerrytown District retail businesses will be open late on this evening as they…

12/06/19 – Midnight Madness in Downtown Ann Arbor

Midnight Madness, Ann Arbor’s Holiday Season kick-off, is almost here!  Our holiday lights will be on, store front windows painted, sidewalk entertainers performing, and downtown businesses will be hosting festive fun and special deals late into the night.  Santa will be there, along with performers around town from 7-9 p.m. https://mainstreetannarbor.org/midnight-madness

12/06/19 – Decorative Magnet Board Gift Workshop at the Westgate Branch: West Side Room

Join local crafter, Dawn Henry, for this magnifying workshop!     Decorate a metal board with your initials, flowers, ribbons, pretty papers or photos you bring along.  You can also decorate small rocks and glass blobs to turn into magnets for your spiffy new magnet board! Personalize your board with family, pet or other meaningful images to make a…

11/22/19 – 12/09/19 – Elf At The Croswell Opera House

A beloved Christmas story will come to Adrian for three weekends starting Friday when the Croswell Opera House stages the musical “Elf.” Based on the 2003 Will Ferrell movie of the same name, the stage musical features original songs by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, who are also known for the stage adaptation of “The…

12/07/19 – You Wrote a Novel… Now What? at the Westgate Branch: West Side Room

Calling all writers! Whether you participated in this year’s National Novel Writing Month or you just love to write, join author Lillian Li for a presentation and discussion on the writing and revising process, getting published, and get your questions answered!    Lillian Li is the author of Number One Chinese Restaurant, which was longlisted for the…

12/07/19 – PCAP Art Auction at the Michigan League, Hussey Room

Behind the scene of every Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners is our ongoing effort towards making the exhibition happen. Mark your calendars for 2019 Art Auction hosted by Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP), and join us for an evening with wine, dessert, art, and connect with the PCAP community. Proceeds from the auction…

12/07/19 – PCAP Art Auction at the Michigan League, Hussey Room

Behind the scene of every Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners is our ongoing effort towards making the exhibition happen. Mark your calendars for 2019 Art Auction hosted by Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP), and join us for an evening with wine, dessert, art, and connect with the PCAP community. Proceeds from the auction…

12/08/19 – Real Talk on Islam at the Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

Join Imam Shamshad Nasir, from Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, for a lecture and discussion on Islam, the True Teachings, and why there is so much confusion around Islam. Imam Shamshad Nasir has more than 35 years of experience on the subject and he has travelled worldwide and given lectures on the subject.

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