This weekend’s happenings in Ann Arbor parks

 

Shop local Saturday
Come on down and visit us at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, Saturdays 8 a.m.-3 p.m. You’ll find apples and cider, honey, maple syrup, greens, root veggies, pies, pesto, croissants, hot RoosRoast Coffee, farm fresh eggs, cookies, artisan products, chicken and beef, and so much more. Free customer parking on site during winter months. 315 Detroit St.

Golfing at Huron Hills Golf Course
As the weather gets nicer Huron Hills Golf Course will have it’s front 7-holes open for golf. Cost for early season play is just $5 for 7-holes and $10 for all day. If there isn’t any staff in the clubhouse we have an honor box located on the patio. Thanks! Call us at 734.794.6246 for more information. 3465 E. Huron River Dr. http://www.a2golf.org

Register today for Adult Recreational Hockey at Veterans Memorial Ice Arena
This is recreational hockey for adult players who have not played in organized leagues and for players 18 or older, male or female. Trades will be made through the season to keep teams fair. No checking is allowed with emphasis on fun. Every player must register with USA HOCKEY insurance. Fifteen-game seasons playing Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons/evenings. *Schedule subject to change due to high school. Fee per player is $217, and includes a complimentary jersey. Returning players with a jersey are $197 and goalies are free. Spring season runs March 10-April 28. http://www.a2gov.org/parksregister or stop by 2150 Jackson Ave.

Salamander Survey Kick-off & Training
Saturday, March 3, Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Ave., noon- 2 p.m. Learn how to help NAP monitor salamanders in Ann Arbor’s parks– we have at least 5 species here! Volunteers will be trained to identify salamanders and select parks to survey. Must be willing to walk in the woods on rainy cold nights in early spring, and take day surveys in spring and summer. Please register by March 1. For more information or to register call NAP at 734.794.6627, or send us an email at NAP@a2gov.org.

Frog and Toad Survey Kick-off & Training
Saturday, March 3, Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Ave. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to help monitor frog populations in Ann Arbor! Volunteers will be trained to identify frogs by ear and eye and will select a route to survey. No previous experience required! Surveying is done on night trips, at least once per month, March through June. Most routes require driving. Please register by March 1. For more information or to register call NAP at 734.794.6627 or send us an email at NAP@a2gov.org.

Bandemer Boat Lockers
If you are interested in applying for boat locker for the 2018 season, please complete and return the first page of the agreement between Feb. 15-March 15, 2018. A lottery drawing will be held on Monday, March 19 and you will be notified of the results immediately following should you return a completed agreement. Visit http://www.a2gov.org/canoe and click the 2018 Boat Rental Agreement link at the bottom of the page for the PDF.

Spring/Summer registration
Registration for all City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Summer programming is underway. Programs include the popular summer day camps at Argo, Gallup, Fuller and Buhr Parks, golf lessons, learn-to-swim classes and so much more. Visit http://www.a2gov.org/parks and click the View the Activity Guide hyperlink to see the new 72-page guide. Paper copies can be found at our parks facilities including Mack Indoor Pool and Buhr and Veterans Memorial ice arenas.

 

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