Weekend loaded with things to do in Ann Arbor

Community Action Network Golf Outing: Aug. 26 at Leslie Golf Course
Last chance to register today for this four-person scramble that includes continental breakfast, goodie bag and voucher for lunch per golfer, option to purchase additional food/drink throughout the day and the chance to win many great prizes! Questions? Contact Community Action Network, [email protected] or call 734.994.2985. http://www.canwashtenaw.org/golf-event-details

Volunteers needed

  • Sunday, Aug. 27; 1-3 p.m. Join GIVE 365 at Kilburn Park, located at 3115 Kilburn Park Circle for Love a Park Day! This neighborhood park needs some help spreading woodchips on the playground to look fabulous for fall.
  • GIVE 365 is hosting Family Fun Day at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market during the Food Truck Rally. Volunteers are needed for set-up, take down, GIVE 365 kid’s activity area, a water station and Zero Waste stations. Two shifts are available Sept. 6 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Come with a smile and eagerness to help! http://www.a2gov.org/volunteeror call 734.794.6445.

Fall registration underway
You can register for our fall/winter classes in the Ann Arbor parks. This includes ice skating and hockey lessons, golf outings, cultural arts activities, river programs at the canoe liveries, swim lessons and more. To view the 64-page guide visit http://www.a2gov.org/parks. You can register online at http://www.a2gov.org/parksregister or stop in any parks facility.The printed guide is available at various locations throughout the city (parks facilities, Larcom City Hall, district libraries).

Ann Arbor Farmers Market
It’s tomato season and the market is bursting with them. If you enjoy canning, now is the time to stock up on supplies. Check out Wilson’s Farm for a huge variety of unique heirloom tomatoes. Fall products like winter squash have arrived, while summer produce like corn, cucumbers, blueberries and peaches are still to be found. We have several new vendors, so be sure to look for Baseline Farm (grass fed beef); Renegade Acres (heirloom peppers and tomatoes); Stamatopolous & Sons (infused olive oils); Beagle’s Café and Bakery (bread), Evie’s Tamales (tamales and breakfast burritos); and Fluffy Bottom’s new frozen yogurt machine.

The Wednesday, Sept. 6 Food Truck Rally is just around the corner. Join us the first Wednesday in September, 5-8 p.m., for live music from Eyes Unclouded, kids activities, and 14 trucks/carts serving tons of good eats. The Farmers Market is excited to be partnering with Zero Waste Washtenaw for this event to drastically cut down on trash. So come join us for dinner! 315 Detroit St.

Outdoor Pool update
Labor Day weekend is the last chance to swim outdoors at Buhr and Veterans Memorial park pool. But your fondness for swimming doesn’t have to be dampened. For the first time, Fuller Park Pool will remain open beyond the holiday, through Sunday, Sept. 17. The city’s Mack Indoor Pool will also open Tuesday, Sept. 5! Learn more about swimming in the city at http://www.a2gov.org/pools.

Cathy Doran-McMillion Art Opening
Friday, Sept. 8, 6-8 p.m. at the Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Ave. After decades of bringing her artistic sensibilities to graphic design, artist and designer Doran-McMillion is using her Photoshop skills to lead her back to brush painting! Come enjoy Cathy’s show, Inspired by Beauty: Back to the Brush with live music by The Parsnips. The artist’s work will be on display Aug. 31-Oct 27. Admission is free and open to the public. Suggested donation of $5. Light refreshments. Community Enrichment Special Event. Hosted by the Ann Arbor Senior Center. For more information visit http://www.a2gov.org/CulturalArts

Community Sing
Sunday, Sept. 10, 7-8;45 p.m. at the Ann Arbor Senior Center. The Sunday Community Sing event will be kicking off this fall on Sept. 10 with song leader David Carlson. All are welcome at this intergenerational event which meets every 2nd Sunday of the month. Join us in a campfire sing-a-long circle as members of the community play instruments and sing from the “Rise Up Singing Song Book” and the “Rise Again Song Book.. Sing songs that are special to you with the whole community at this fun event. Fee: $5 drop in. Visit the Rise up Singing Website and listen to some of the songs at http://www.riseupandsing.org. For more information visit http://www.a2gov.org/CulturalArts

Life Line Screening Event 
Friday, Sept. 15, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Life Line Screening will be at Ann Arbor Senior Center on Friday, Sept. 15 offering five safe, painless, non-invasive preventive health screenings that are typically not a part of a routine physical. Appointments are limited, so please sign up now by calling 800.690.6495 and receive a $10 discount off the package or text the word circle to 797979 or visit Life Line Screening’s website at http://www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle Complete Wellness Package which includes four vascular tests and osteoporosis screening for $149 ($139 with the special Facebook discount). Speak with the LLSA representative for more package options. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. There is no time like the present to take action! 1320 Baldwin Ave.

Fuller Park Pool extending swim season
We heard you and we’re staying open! Fuller Park Pool will stay open until Sept. 17 this year. If you swim at Buhr and Veterans Memorial Pools you can now extend your outdoor swim season. Join us at 1519 Fuller Road.

WEEKDAYS
• Masters in the morning 5:45-7:15 a.m. | Lap swim 7:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Open swim 4-8 p.m. | Masters 6:30-8 p.m.
WEEKENDS
• Masters 7:30-9 a.m. (Saturday only) | Lap Swim 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Open swim 1-8 p.m.
Season pass extensions: Senior/Youth – resident $16/nonresident $20; Adult – resident $20/nonresident $25; Family – resident $38/nonresident $47

Let’s go to the Movies at the Ann Arbor Senior Center
Every Wednesday from noon-3 p.m. at the Senior Center! From our favorite classics to new releases, the movie matinee is fun for all.
• “Going in Style” on Sept. 6. A movie about three friends who decide to knock off the bank that made off with their money after their pension funds become a corporate casualty.

A movie is not complete without a snack! Bring a little something to share with your friends at the Ann Arbor Senior Center. Free event for seniors. For more information on upcoming movies in October and dates visit http://www.a2gov.org/senior.

 

 

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