AA Parks: Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena Opens this Weekend!

Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena
This is our opening weekend at Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena. We’re an open-air venue with a covered roof. Join us for public skating 2:30-4:30 p.m. and 7:15-8:45 p.m. and Sunday 3:15-5:30 p.m. Rent skates or bring your own. For additional information, visit our website. 2751 Packard Road.

Leslie Park Golf Course Temporarily Closed Due to the Weather
Leslie Park Golf Course closed today, Thursday, Oct. 31 and will remain closed through Sunday, Nov. 3 due to the weather. We will reopen on Monday, Nov. 4. Golfers interested in playing this weekend are encouraged to call Huron Hills Golf Course at 734.794.6246 for availability and current conditions. 3465 E. Huron River Drive.

Shop and Eat Local at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market
Join us tomorrow 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at the market. You’ll find pie pumpkins, gourds, cider, donuts, apples, hot apple cider and coffee, fresh greens, garlic, root vegetables and more. Visit our website or stop by the market office and say hello if you have questions! Note: Every Wednesday in November and December we’re hosting “Customer Appreciation Days.” All our vendors will offer a special on Wednesdays only, so shop around for good deals! Specials may vary each week. 315 Detroit St.

Natural Area Preservation Stewardship Workdays
Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. All participants must complete a release form, and all minors should be accompanied by a guardian. Tools, snacks and know-how provided.
* Saturday, Nov. 2, Kuebler Langford Nature Area, 9 a.m.-noon. Kuebler Langford is home to both a woodland and a prairie with abundant native plants. Help us remove non-native shrubs to protect this diversity. We’ll also collect seeds to spread in lower-quality areas. Meet at the park entrance on Beechwood Drive, north of Sunset Road.

* Sunday, Nov. 3, Berkshire Creek Nature Area, 1-4 p.m. This park alongside Mallets Creek is crowded with exotic shrubs such as honeysuckle. Lend a hand to clear out these shrubs. Meet at the end of Warwick Rd. off Glenwood and north of Washtenaw Avenue.

November Parks & Crafts Event
Saturday, Nov. 9, 1-3 p.m. is Parks & Crafts at Veterans Memorial Park Ice Arena. Join us for our November craft project (a recycled bird feeder) lead by The Ecology Center staff. The craft is free, and if you sign up in advance, by Nov. 5, you will receive a free skate rental and open skate admission. RSVP to education@ecocenter.org. Parks & Crafts is sponsored by City of Ann Arbor Public Works. 2150 Jackson Avenue. (See attached flyer).

Looking for a Special Place to Rent?
The Ann Arbor Senior Center has several rental opportunities (see image below) in our building for small service club meetings or larger social events such as birthday parties or baby showers. We encourage you to visit our website or call for a tour, 734.794.6250. 1320 Baldwin Ave.