St. Patrick’s Day drive-thru
Wednesday, March 16, noon-1 p.m. Please join the Ann Arbor Senior Center for a Valentine’s drive-through event. Senior geared goodie bags will be given out to patrons that sign up; limited spots available. All will be welcome to enjoy cookies and beverages to take home or enjoy in your car! To RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 734.794.6250 to reserve your spot today! Free of charge.
Mondays, noon-3 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. Hope to see you there!
Thursdays, noon-3:30 p.m.; fee: $8, member; $9, nonmember. Our 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.
Wednesdays, March 2 and 16, 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 email@example.com or call 734.794.6250. Free of charge.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 734.794.6250. Free of charge.
Programs, events and activities from around the community
Legal issues as you age
Wednesday, March 2, 10 a.m.-noon. Instructor Constance Jones will discuss basic estate planning issues and the role of Probate Court, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, guardianship, conservatorship, settling estates and more. Sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Pre-registrations required: 734.998.9351 or www.olli-umich.org. Online. Cost is $10.
Science Pop-ups Series
Thursdays, March 17-May 5, 1-2:30 p.m. Hosted by Craig Stephan and featuring a different topic each week, participants may register for the entire series or individually through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Questions? 734.998.9351 or email@example.com https://olli-umich/olli/index.php/member/ctlg#cat-Study%20Groups to register. Cost: $35/series; $10/day.
Women and money panel discussion
Friday, March 4, noon-1 p.m. Your financial help is an important factor in your overall wellness. It could be time for a checkup. Bring your money and finance questions to the experts! Sponsored by Foundations of Wellness for Women. Go to https://bit.ly/FWWMoneyandWomen for more information and to sign up. Online class. Questions? 734.418.2188. Cost: $18.
Ninja obstacle course for kids
Saturday, March 5, 11-11:45 a.m. Big fun open to 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Includes age appropriate training in agility and body balance. At Keith Hafner’s Karate, 214 South Main, Ann Arbor. Register in advance at https://member-site.net/VIP/default.aspx?FE–wMcXJ or call 734.994.0333 for more information. Free of charge.
Sunday, March 6, 2 p.m. Cohousing creates a community of friends who work, share, learn, grow and play together. Our neighborhood feels like home to all who want to live and visit here. It is a comfortable space that supports both individual expression and shared experiences. The Ann Arbor area is unique in the US for having three cohousing communities. Tour all three condominium communities: Sunward, Great Oak, and Touchstone, and you’ll get an idea of what it’s all about. Touchstone Common House, 560 Little Lake Drive. Questions? 734-274-9110. Free of charge.
Every Tuesday, 1-3 p.m. Euchre is back in March. Masks are required. No shared snacks; bring your own drink. Pittsfield Township Community Center, 701 West Ellsworth. Pre-registration required: Call 734.822.2117. Free of charge.
Every Tuesday and Friday, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Ballroom dancing to recorded music. No partner or experience necessary. Preceded from 8-8:30 p.m. by an optional lesson. Drinks & snacks. 8:30-9:30 p.m. (Tuesday) and 8:30-10:30 p.m. (Friday). Located at the Dance Pavilion, 1918 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti. Questions? Contact 734.369.9700. Cost is $12 (Tuesday) and $15 (Friday).
Every Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. Presented by U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program. Every Wednesday if there is sufficient interest; call ahead. Located at 2401 Plymouth Road. Questions? Contact 734.998.9353 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free of charge.
Every Wednesday, 7 p.m. All crocheters, knitters, spinners, weavers, felters, sewers, and other crafters invited to work on their own projects with others. Questions welcome. For URL join Facebook.com/groups/KTCrafters. Questions? Contact 734.926.8863. Free of charge.
Meditation and Discussion
very Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m. Presented by the Karma Thegsum Choling. All invited for a silent group meditation with a focus on breathing, followed by a discussion on Dharma led by KTC resident Lama Nancy Burks. Located at KTC, 614 Miner St. (enter through the back door). Questions? Contact 734.678.7549. Free of charge.
Wise Guys: Conversations for men
Every Thursday, 1-2:30 p.m. Presented by the U-M Turner Senior Wellness Program. For URL, email email@example.com or call 734.998.9353.
Every Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Presented by All Hands Active. All invited to drop in with broken electronics, furniture, toys, and any other odd item for AHA members to try to repair and offer advice. Repairs not guaranteed. Livestream available at MeetUp.com/AllHandsActive/events. In-person located at All Hands Active, basement of 255 E. Liberty ste. 225. Questions? Contact info@AllHandsActive.org. Free, but donations welcome.
Yoga with cats
Every Thursday and Sunday, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Presented by the Tiny Lions Lounge and Adoption Center. Huron Valley Humane Society humane education reps introduce all ages to the basics of hatha-style yoga, which integrates breath with movement. Also, interact with adoptable cats. Dress prepared to work out. Suitable for age 12 and up (all 16 and under must be accompanied by adult). 7:30-8:30 p.m. (Thursday) and 8:30-9:30 a.m. (Sunday). Located at Tiny Lions, 5245 Jackson, ste. A1. Questions? Contact 734.661.3575. Cost is $10.
Every Thursday, 8-10 p.m. Presented by One Pause Poetry. Members, and interested nonmembers, read and discuss poems on various themes. Followed by collaborative writing games and exercises. Snacks & socializing. Located at Argus Farm Stop greenhouse, 325 W. Liberty. Questions? Contact 734.707.1284. $5 donation suggested.
Sunday Artisan Market
Every Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Juried market of local handmade arts and crafts, now in its 30th year. Located at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market Pavilion, Kerrytown. Questions? Contact 734.913.9622. Free admission.