Life in Ann Arbor

Now – 12/04/19 – Ann Arbor Farmers Market

The Wednesday market returns. In addition to the year-round Saturday market, the Wednesday market returns May 1 and runs through December. Each Wednesday, you’ll find truckloads of the freshest, local fruits and vegetables; farm-raised eggs and meats; artisanal yogurt, cheese and breads and unique maker goods. Look for a variety of ready-to-eat foods including RoosRoast Coffee,…

11/20/19 – Letterpress Lab at the Downtown Library: Secret Lab

Our weekly Letterpress Lab introduces the process and materials for printing by hand with wood type on a selection of antique printing presses, including a Vandercook cylinder proof press.    We’ll show you the basics and help get you started on projects, and together, explore more advanced printing techniques with special guests.    No experience is necessary.    All…

11/21/19 – Nerd Nite Ann Arbor at LIVE 102 S First Street

Nerd Nite A2 is a gathering of, well, nerds, who meet up in a bar (Live on First St.) for informal, entertaining, but really informative talks by 3 different experts on 3 different subjects. Talks are about 20 minutes in length, and topics that have been featured include: Time Traveling Vikings: the many-layered subgenres of romance…

11/23/19 – Stewardship Workday- Family Volunteer Day at Barton Nature Area

Family Volunteer Day celebrates families who work together to support their communities and neighborhoods. Bring your family to volunteer in this riverside nature area! We’ll be cutting non-native shrubs as well as collecting seeds in the prairie. Join us to help the native plants thrive. Meet at the Barton Dam parking lot off Huron River…

11/23/19 – Decoupage Boxes Vases and Tiles at the Traverwood Branch: Program Room

Use wrapping paper, maps, tissue, magazines and a variety of other recycled sources to decoupage your own box, vase, tile, mirror, or other container! We’ll provide all the materials including many bases, but if you have something special you want to cover or some special paper to use feel free to bring it! Personalize your board…

11/24/19 – Painting For Adults | Winter Landscape at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Join instructors from the Ann Arbor Art Center for a special Winter Landscape painting workshop!  This month, participants will learn techniques for painting a winter landscape with acrylic paint.    Instruction for this popular program begins at 1pm and your artwork will take the entire class to complete.  This program is in partnership with the Ann Arbor Art Center

11/24/19 – Fantasy Pocket Map at the Downtown Library: Secret Lab

In this project, we will combine creative cartography and book arts to make a self-folding mini-map. First, using basic geographic principles and drawing on fantasy maps from across genres, we will do a bit of world-building to produce a unique fantastical map. Then we will learn how to make simple book covers and use the…

11/25/19 – Film | Romeo is Bleeding at the Downtown Library: 1st Floor Lobby

Join us for a screening of the award-winning documentary by Director Jason Zeldes, Romeo Is Bleeding, followed by a talkback/performance by Donté Clark, the subject of the film: a young poet who transcended the violence in his hometown of Richmond, California. Romeo is Bleeding is structured around one year, as Donté leads a cast of…

11/25/19 – Folk Song Jam Along At the Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

Come sing and play!    Get more music in your life – join us for this family-friendly sing-along.  Bring your voices and/or instruments – lyrics and chords will be projected, so all can sing and strum along. Beginners welcome! You choose from 350+ familiar folk/pop songs.  This event is led by Lori Fithian and Jean Chorazyczewski.

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