What’s Happening: This weekend in the Ann Arbor Parks

 

Veterans Memorial Ice Arena is offering a NEW Kinderskate session
Mondays from 6-6:45 p.m. for ages 3 1/2 to 6. Sign up at http://www.a2gov.org/parksregister or call 734.794.6235. 2150 Jackson Ave. Visit http://www.a2gov.org/parksregister.

Shop tomorrow at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market
Shop local every Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The winter market is bustling with new products and our regular favorites, too. You’ll find new desserts, goat meat, body care products, chocolate ganache and handmade candles. Of course, you’ll find fresh micro greens, spinach & arugula, salad greens, carrots, squash, root veggies, potatoes, maple syrup, apples & cider, locally-raised meats & eggs, fresh baked bread and pastries. There is FREE parking in the market lot until 3 p.m. 315 Detroit St.

Natural Area Preservation Stewards’ Circle 
Tuesday, March 12, Bruegger’s Bagels, 709 N. University Ave., 7:30-8:30 a.m. Are you interested in learning more about how to care for our natural areas? Then join the Stewardship Network’s Huron Arbor cluster for an informal discussion on a monthly topic with volunteer and professional land stewards, plus others interested in nature. Free! For more information go to http://www.stewardshipnetwork.org. This month’s topic: Personal Safety in the Field. Are you concerned about doing field work alone? What should you do if you see suspicious activity? What can you do to protect yourself? 

Swimming pool passes on sale
Spend your summer poolside, and save some money, by purchasing a pool pass today! Visit http://www.a2gov.org/parksregister and click on the orange “Memberships & Passes” tab at the top of the page.

Day Camps/Summer Registration – Don’t miss out!
We offer so many great programs and events in the Ann Arbor parks system. Golf lessons and tournaments, mermaid and merman classes, learn-to-swim lessons, volunteer opportunities, canoe/kayak and stand-up paddle board sessions and more. We are taking registrations for our summer day camps at Buhr and Fuller Park pools and Huron Hills Golf Course (http://www.a2gov.org/camps). The new parks activity guide is online at http://www.a2gov.org/parks.

We’re also hiring. We have variety of job openings if you’re interested in working in the Ann Arbor parks. Visit http://www.a2gov.org/jobsfor a complete list and to apply online.

Take private learn-to-swim lessons
Did you know Mack Indoor Pool offers private swim lessons (one participant only) for swimmers ages 3 to adult? We have fantastic instructors at great prices. Each private lesson is 30-minutes long and customized to meet the needs of the swimming participant. Half hour; $15 resident/$18 nonresident. Register for five lessons, get one free or register for 10 lessons, get three free. (All lessons must be registered for at the same time and must be paid in full to be eligible for the free lessons.) http://www.a2gov.org/parksregister.

Private Lesson Schedule
• Saturdays, Now-May 12 | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (no lessons on April 20).
• Sundays, Now-May 13 | 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (no lessons on April 21).
• Monday-Thursday, Now-May 17 | 4-8 p.m.

Golf League Openings at Leslie Park Golf Course
We have the following league time slots available at LPGC: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:546 p.m.; Wednesdays, 3:30-5:20 p.m. and Wednesdays 5:52, 6 p.m. and 6:08 p.m. Monday-Thursday morning spots are also available for those interested in daytime leagues. Do you have 8, 16 or even 40 golfers? Email dkelly@a2gov.org for more information and ask about how you can get free riding carts for your league!

Rental Opportunities for Special Events/Meetings
The Ann Arbor Senior Center is a great venue option for meetings, service club organizations, showers, graduations, birthdays, anniversaries, concert and jam groups, cultural arts clubs, retirements, fundraisers and more. To inquire about rental opportunities call 734.794.6250 or visit 1320 Baldwin Ave.

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