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.…

06/06/19 – 08/31/19 – SculptureWalk Chelsea

Chelsea Area Festivals and Events (CAFE) is pleased to present SculptureWalk Chelsea’s 10th year exhibition. This new season kickoff will coincide with Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights’ opening on June 6. Thirteen beautiful sculptures were chosen via a juried selection process. Each Artist received a $750 award and visible platform to showcase their art in…

06/20/19 – 08/31/19 – Welcome to Paradise at The Purple Rose Theater

Welcome to Paradise, set in the Caribbean, centers around two people who, despite their age difference, find love and acceptance in each other. With a generation gap (or more) between them, they discover they have more in common with each other than they thought. At what age can one find one’s soulmate? Are there boundaries…

07/08/19 – 07/19/19 – Summer Camps For Youth With The Croswell

The Croswell Opera House is offering a pair of two-week summer camps for young people interested in learning about musical theater.   Both camps will take place the weeks of July 8 and July 15 at the Madison School District Performing Arts Center, 3498 Treat Highway, Adrian.   A performance camp for ages 7-15 will…

07/11/19 – 07/27/19 – Man of La Mancha at West Park

Join us for this classic, quintuple-Tony-award-winning musical, with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh. Man of La Mancha tells the story of the windmill-tilting Don Quixote, his loyal friend Sancho, the glorious Dulcinea, and the various people who move through their lives. The show examines what happens…

07/12/19 – 08/04/19 – “Stargazers” by Reina Hardy at Theatre NOVA

Theatre NOVA, Ann Arbor’s professional theatre with an exclusive focus on new plays and playwrights, presents the Michigan premiere of “Stargazers” by Reina Hardy. Rupert Knox is looking for love in all the wrong planets. He’s an astrophysicist who wants two things in life: to make the astronomical discovery of the millennium and find a…

07/18/19 – 07/21/19 – The Ann Arbor Art Fair

The Ann Arbor Art Fair is one of Michigan’s finest summer traditions and one of the largest outdoor art fairs in the nation. From Thursday, July 18th to Sunday, July 21st, the streets of Ann Arbor will transform into an art lover’s paradise where you can experience and enjoy original works of art, street performances,…

07/21/19 – Stewardship Workday at Ruthven Nature Area

The sandy soils here provide a unique ecosystem, inhabited by native grasses and prairie wildflowers. It’s a great place to look for butterflies and birds. You can foster the native plants here by removing the exotic species intruding in this habitat. Meet at the Gallup boat dock parking lot, at the southeast corner of Huron…

07/21/19 – Build a Square Wave Oscillator at Downtown Library: Secret Lab

Grade 6 – Adult · Oscillators are an essential building block of any synthesizer.  Assemble and solder your own square wave oscillator and test it with an amplifier.  All materials provided; oscillator can be taken home to put into a case or object of your choice. This project will take the entire time to complete.

07/21/19 – Elijah at the Hill Auditorium

SMTD, Chorus America, and the University Musical Society present Mendelssohn’s Elijah. This is the culminating performance of the 3rd Chorus America Choral-Orchestral Conducting Academy held for the first time on the University of Michigan campus. Members of the Choral Union, SMTD, and the Detroit-Metro community join forces to perform this amazing work. Conducting Fellows from…

Every Sunday – Critter House Open Hours

Free and open to the public most Sundays, 10 am – 1 pm, see our website for closures. Observe frogs, turtles, snakes, and more as they hop, crawl, and slither in their homes! Our knowledgeable staff will be on hand to answer your questions, and have activities or specimens out for you to explore. Leslie…

07/23/19 – Tummy Times at Westgate Branch: West Side Room

Caregivers and babies up to 12 months ·Are you a new or expecting parent? Do you want to get out of the house and meet other parents sharing the same new baby experiences? Come meet other new parents and relax while your child has fun engaging with our special toys for young babies.

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