Local events Apr. 4-Apr. 18

Art Now Photography at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Courtesy | Megan Winkel

Art Now Photography at the Ann Arbor Art Center. Courtesy | Megan Winkel

BY JENEE GREGOR
Staff Writer

 

Art

What: New Growth, Fresh Ideas in Clay- ClayWorks Studio showcases new takes on the clay process in new exhibition.

Where: Clayworks Studio

2763 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor

When: April 3 – May 14

Reception – April 8, 5 – 8 p.m.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 12 – 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

Courtesy | Stephanie Lehr

Courtesy | Stephanie Lehr

What: Art Now 2016: New Directions in Contemporary Photography – Artists will come together in a judged art exhibition using their own style and talent to show what photography has evolved into in this age.

Where: 117 Gallery

117 Liberty St., Ann Arbor

When: April 1 – May 14

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

Music

What: Live Jazz Thursdays – Resident Jazz band comes weekly to provide eclectic jazz mix to the coffee and tap house experience.

Where: Cultivate Coffee and Tap House

307 N River St, Ypsilanti

When: Thursdays, 7 – 10 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

What: Sonic Freeway at Mash – Free music for the evening with local artists.

Where: Mash

211 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor

When: Saturday, April 9, 10 p.m. – 12 a.m

Cost: Free

 

What: Rock the District – State Street District is hosting a free and family-friendly music festival.

Where: Stage Corner of East Williams Street & Maynard Street, Ann Arbor

When: Saturday, April 16

3 – 10 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

Workshops

What: WCC Earth Day 2016 – Join WCC and other sponsoring partners celebrating Earth Day with the community and learning about how to be more Earth-friendly.

Where: WCC Student Center Building 1st floor, and North Plaza

When: Thursday, April 7

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cost: Free.

 

What: Spice: The Variety of Life (including herbs) – Head baker at the People’s Food Co-op come to share the experience and education about spices and herbs to use in daily life.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Tuesday, April 5.

7 – 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

What: Sewing Skills Night + Open Lab – An instructor with be present to teach a sewing skill but the lab is available for use during this time.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library: Secret Lab

343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Thursday, April 14

7 – 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

 

What: National Library Week Event: Award-Winning Author Mardi Jo Link – Renowned author from Traverse City who comes to share snippets of her life and her writing experience.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library: Multi-Purpose Room

343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

When: Friday, April 15.

7 – 8:30 p.m.

Cost: Free | This event will be recorded.

 

What: Earth Day Festival – Family-friendly earth celebration event to entertain and educate on the importance of taking care of the Earth.

Where: Leslie Science and Nature Center

1831 Traver Rd., Ann Arbor

When: Sunday, April 17

12 – 4 p.m.

Cost: Free.

http://www.lesliesnc.org/a2earthday

 

Yoga

What: Hello Noon Yoga – Donation classes through the week with local instructors to make yoga available to everyone.

Where: 1145 w. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti

When: Mondays 7 p.m.

Tuesdays 5:30 p.m.

Wednesdays 7 p.m.

Sundays 1 p.m.

Cost: Free|Donations accepted

 

What: Shangri La Sharing Yoga – Free class the Mota Thai Yoga Teacher Training graduates, to build their skill and share yoga with the community.

Where: Mota Thai Yoga

416 W. Huron St., Suite # 22 Ann Arbor

When: Saturdays 12 p.m.

Cost: Free|Donations accepted

 

What: A2 Yoga Studio Free Community Classes – Yoga teachers at A2 share classes for free, Oña Flow and Nia classes.

Where: 2030 Commerce Blvd., Ann Arbor

When: Wednesdays 11:15 a.m. Oña Flow

Thursdays 6 p.m.

Fridays 10:45 a.m. Nia class

Fridays 4:30 p.m. Oña Flow

Cost: Free|Donations accepted

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