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BIKE YPSI – WEEKLY RIDE
Starts 1/29/2016 - 8:00am
20 North Washington Street
When: Every Friday | 8:00am
Where: Meet at Beezy’s Cafe | 20 North Washington Street
Is your bicycle stashed away for the winter? Well, it’s time to dust off your wheels because Bike Ypsi hosts group rides 52 weeks per year. This group welcomes novice to expert riders (no fancy bikes, clothes, or gear needed).
Ride leaves around 8am so arrive earlier for a great breakfast. Some riders bike to work in Ann Arbor, St. Joe’s hospital, or Washtenaw Community College. Other riders, perhaps off for the morning, will take a 30-45 minute jaunt around the Border To Border Trail to the west of Ypsi then returning to town. It’s a great way to start your morning or try commuting for the first time with a group.
PAINT AND POUR AT ABC MICROBREWERY
02/04/2016 - 07:00 pm
720 Norris Street
Join Paint & Pour at ABC Microbrewery for an evening of craft beer and art.
No registration needed!
$5 for a small canvas
$10 for a large canvas, beer mug, or wine glass
COLORING PARTY AT CULTIVATE COFFEE AND TAPHOUSE
2/8/2016 - 6:00pm
307 N River St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198
Come unwind at Cultivate Coffee and Taphouse’s Coloring Party. Bring your coloring book and art supplies and grab a beer with us for this special event.
GALENTINE’S DAY AT RIVERSIDE ARTS CENTER
2/14/2016 - 12:00 pm
76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, Michigan
>>> M E E T – M A K E – T A K E <<<
A great crafternoon with your BFFs to celebrate friendship. A love that lasts forever!
Make Your Own Valentine – $5
Create Your Own Mixed Fiber Wall Hanging – $10
Design Your Own Vintage Bead Necklace – $15
Polaroid Photo Booth, Grown-up Coloring, Chocolate Station, Punch Bowl, and Champagne. The perfect day date with your bestie! xo xo
Pre-made gifts available for purchase too.
Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery
720 Norris St
February 20 from 1pm – 5pm
Rat Fest is Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery’s way of showing appreciation for all of the amazing home brewing talent in southeast Michigan.
The sorely missed homebrew club festival is back for 2016 with a lineup you don’t want to miss! $30 tickets include entrance to the event, a taste of the 32 beers brewed by participating homebrew clubs, and light snacks from the acclaimed ABC Microbrewery kitchen. Available for purchase January 1st by phone or at the main bar.
ART PLAY! IMAGINE THAT: STORIES AND DREAMS
40 North Huron Street (FLY Children’s Art Center)
When: Fridays, January 8-February 5, 2016
Cost: $8 per single session/ $7 sibling discount
Explore your imagination by creating collaborative and individual stories, works of art, and by practicing mindfulness through play and sensory activities.
DISCOVER TECH EXHIBIT
01/29/2016 - 09:00 am
5577 Whittaker Road (Ypsilanti District Library)
Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference is an exciting new traveling exhibition that shows how engineering provides solutions to better meet human needs and develops sustainable innovations for the future, and how engineers create new technologies to solve problems. The exhibit features hands-on and multimedia components that allow exhibit visitors to interact with exhibit content in a dynamic way, encouraging new perspectives about engineers and their vital work.
The exhibit is open during all the hours that the library is open: 9am-9pm Monday-Thursday, 10am-6pm Friday and Saturday, and 1-5pm on Sunday.
For more information or to schedule a group tour visit www.ypsilibrary.org/discovertech.
JIMMIE THOMPSON ART EXHIBIT
02/05/2016 - 6-9 p.m.
130 W. Michigan Ave
Mix is presenting a show of work by illustrator, animator and cartoonist Jimmie Thompson. Fans of America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit will recognize his work as creator of extraordinary street pageantry for over 25 years. A Detroit native, Thompson designed and sculpted for The Parade Company, eventually becoming art director, and vice president. In addition to pencil drawings and color renderings of his parade float designs, the show will include examples of the artist’s ability to transform concepts into fun and fanciful images that tell a story. The exhibit seeks to convey a sense of this transformation by offering a peek behind the scenes, from concept to final product. Signed prints and select original drawings will be available during the show.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, PIXELS
2/7/2016 - 1:00 pm
FLY Children's Art Center
40 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Put those pixels in their place and take control of your Digital Camera. Learn what all those features mean on your camera so you can have complete creative control over your images. Explore lighting and photo manipulation to shoot cool photos, then print them! Don’t have a camera? That’s ok, FLY will have some on hand. Space is limited. Ages 10-15 (Grades 5-9) Email for inquiries.
02/12/2016 - 10:00 am
4800 E. Huron River Drive Ann Arbor, MI
Grades K – 4
Where: Towsley Auditorium
Friday, February 12 – 10am & 12pm
Saturday, February 13 – 11am
A delightful collection of African tales performed through storytelling, acting, dancing, and drumming. Colorful costumes, masks, and traditional music will delight and teach our young fans, with lots of opportunities for audience participation!
02/15/2016 - 09:00 am
Ann Arbor Art Center
117 W. Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI.
Forget those grey and wintery skies and prepare for an explosion of color! Learn new ways to use color in the form of paint, pastels, fabric dyes and more to create spectacular, eye-catching works of art. This week :
Use vibrant dyes to create fantastic designs on fabric in a process known as “Batiking”
Create an Oaxacan animal sculpture embellished with a variety of bright colors and patterns
Collaborate as a group to construct a stunning, large-scale, colorful work of art
Learn all about color schemes, color gradations, tints vs. hues and more!
Registration required, ages 5 to 12.
02/16/2016 - 08:00 pm
122 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI
When drummer/bandleader RJ Spangler played Ann Arbor in early January, there was standing room only at the Zal Gaz Grotto Club where his five-piece NOLA Band shook the rafters for a good three hours. His next trip to Ann Arbor, Tuesday, February 16th, will be a more intimate evening of NOLA-flavored swing/standards at the Old Town Tavern, 122 West Liberty Street, AA.
From 8:00 to 10:00 pm that evening, Spangler; Kurt Krahnke, string bass; Matt LoRusso, guitar, and special guest T-Bone Paxton, vocals/trombone, will hold court in the small, neighborhood watering hole — the last survivor of Ann Arbor’s “Townie” bars.
For your dining pleasure, Old Town takes pride in serving locally produced quality food and drinks at reasonable prices, including Michigan beers and drafts. No cover, no minimum.
02/23/2016 - 07:00 pm Towsley Auditorium
Morris Lawrence Building, Washtenaw Community College
4800 E. Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Writer Cristina Henriquez will discuss her work at a special appearance for the Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti Reads 2016. The public program will occur from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Doors will open at 6 pm to offer the opportunity to connect with community agencies and representatives who will be staffing information tables in the lobby. Copies of “The Book of Unknown Americans” will be for sale and the event will include a book signing.
Patrons are encouraged to read and discuss the book during January and February as part of the annual Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti Reads. Both the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti libraries as well as local bookstores will carry the book and host complimentary programming and book discussions. visit aareads.aadl.org for details.
03/06/2016 - 02:00 pm
1830 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI
Join us for a Fun Family Event!
Sunday March 6, 2016 from 2:00 -5:00 p.m.At the Ann Arbor City Club
The JFS Kids Care Fair is an interactive family service-learning event!The fair will engage and energize youth in our community about the importance (and joys)of service and giving back. The hands-on activities at the event are designed forchildren and their families. Many activities will be planned and facilitated by youth from local organizations. All ticket proceeds directly benefit JFS family programs including food pantry and counseling. All are welcome!.
The Event Features:Cultural Sensitivity and Disability Awareness Activities, Kids/Family Yoga, Magic Show by A2 Magic, Musical Instrument Petting Zoo,Emergency Preparedness and “Hands-Only CPR”, Gymnastics and Tumbling, Book Nook and Storytime, Teddy Bear Triage, Activities focuses on hunger prevention and food insecurity, Food Pantry Scavenger Hunt, Snacks and Light Refreshments, Raffle for Fabulous Prizes (donate non-pershiable food or personal care products to participate),Crafts Benefitting older adults and homeless children and families.
Activity Partners: Alpha House, American Red Cross, Ann Arbor Police Department, Ann Arbor Symphony, Beth Israel Congregation Madrichim, Elameno-Peace, First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor Youth Group, Greenhills Service Ninjas, Gym America, Hebrew Day School, JCC Camp Raanana, Jewish Federation Family Salon, Temple Beth Emeth-AARTY, University of Michigan Global Scholars Program and more!
Win fabulous family prizes in our raffle by bringing a nonperishable food pantry donation to the fair!
Three levels of tickets available, ranging from $5-$25 per family