Parks & Rec: It feels like spring in the Ann Arbor parks

We’ve got just the job for you!
Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation has a wide variety of jobs to fill this summer and we need you OR perhaps you know someone looking for a fun job that likes to work outdoors? Visit to view the positions, watch a quick video about working in the parks and then apply right online. Don’t delay. Summer will be here before you know it.

Spring volunteer opportunities with GIVE 365
Check in with GIVE 365 for upcoming volunteer opportunities including the Earth Day Festival, Huron River Day (April 24) and Huron River Day (May 15).

* Ann Arbor Farmers Market holiday light take-down event
We need a few volunteers​ to take down the seasonal lights at the farmers market (315 Detroit St.). Volunteers should be comfortable using ladders. ​Email to sign up.

* Counselor In Training (CIT)
There are opportunities for students ages 14-16 to volunteer this summer at the day camps at Fuller and Buhr park pools as well as the Gallup Canoe Livery camp. Visit the Youth Volunteer Opportunities page for details. Orientation for the CIT program is Thursday, May 26 at Fuller Park. Stay tuned for additional information.

Shop every Saturday at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market
The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is open for onsite sales Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at 315 Detroit St. You will find apples, apple cider, leafy greens, root vegetables, microgreens, plants, bread, eggs, poultry, meat, cheese, baked goods, prepared food, beverages, artisan products and more! We accept cash, and tokens for credit cards and SNAP/EBT/P-EBT are available at our market office window. Please follow all safety guidelines posted and communicated by market staff. Service Animals Welcome. More information at our website.

Natural Area Preservation stewardship workdays
Please stay home if you are feeling ill. NAP continues to monitor recommendations from health officials, volunteers registered for events will be notified in advance of any changes to the workday. Please wear long pants and closed-toed shoes, and bring a water bottle and gardening gloves if you have them. All minors should be accompanied by a guardian.

* Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m.-noon to pull invasive weeds at Hannah Nature Area. Meet at the west end of Bath Street, west of 7th Street (between Miller and Huron). Click here to view a map. Preregistration is required here,

* Saturday, April 9, 1-4 p.m. to pull invasive weeds at Onder Park. Meet at the intersections of Hilldale Drive and Brookside Drive. Click here to view a map. Preregistration is required here,

Stay active: Ann Arbor Senior Center upcoming events
Bridge games will resume on Monday, April 4, at 12:30 p.m. To learn more go online.

Thursday Bridge
Noon-3:30 p.m.; fee: $8, member; $9, nonmember. The Thursday afternoon games are ACBL Sanctioned and directed by Ellen Silverest. No partner? Arrive by 11:30 a.m. and tell the director and she will give you a guarantee to play.

Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; fee: $2, nonmember; free of charge for members. Reserve your spot by calling 734.794.6250 to ensure there are enough players for a game.

A2SC Trivia – Live!
Wednesday, April 6 and 20, 1-2 p.m. Join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. Each game will have questions based on weekly themes. Invite your friends, grandchildren, and neighbors to login and play with you. We will keep a tally of winners and at the end, will have prizes that you can pick up. Zoom Meeting ID: 979 1239 9740, or click here. Passcode: 194912. Questions? Email or call 734.794.6250. Free of charge.

Mind Matters
Every Wednesday, 10-11 a.m. Join us for fun brain exercises that are designed to keep your brain young, strong, agile and adaptable. No experience necessary – just bring a pen, paper, and an open mind! Join Zoom meeting ID: 947 2633 1603. Passcode: 739714, or click here. Questions? Email or call 734.794.6250. Free of charge.

Safety Matters: Fall Prevention Workshop
Thursday, March 31, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Join an in-person presentation by Parvej Khan, PT, DPT, LSVT BIG CERT. of Therapy at Your Door ( Learn about how you can reduce your fall risk with the help of physical therapy. You will be able to recognize that most falls result from interacting risk factors and identify strategies and resources you can use to reduce the risk of falls. Please RSVP by contact or calling 734.794.6250. Free of charge.

Golf registration underway for for adult instruction, junior camps
Beginner level adult instruction classes and junior golf camps have openings for spring/summer classes at Huron Hills Golf Course. Click here to learn more. The instruction classes are a great way to improve your skills and the camp for kids is a fun, outdoor learning experience.