Local events May 2- May 16

A silhouette of a person sitting in a yoga position

Gray Bancroft | Washtenaw Voice


Courtesy | Middy Potter

Courtesy | Middy Potter

What: Curves and Rocks – Artist Middy Potter brings her work to Ann Arbor to show her take on simple things turned into beautiful art.

Where: WSG Gallery

306 S. Main St., Ann Arbor

When: Currently until May 7.

Monday Closed

Tuesday and Wednesday 12 – 6 p.m.

Thursday – Saturday 12 – 10 p.m.

Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.


What: Wild Land Thomas Cole and the birth of the American Landscape – Art exhibit showcasing Thomas Cole’s landscape paintings.

Where: Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker branch

5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti

When: Currently exhibiting through May 25.

Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. –  9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 5 p.m.


Courtesy | Elizabeth Schwartz

Courtesy | Elizabeth Schwartz

What: Elizabeth Schwartz – Schwartz brings her new work of fine art abstract paintings to exhibit.

Where: WSG Gallery

306 S. Main St., Ann Arbor

When: May 10 – June 18

Monday Closed

Tuesday and Wednesday 12 – 6 p.m.

Thursday – Saturday 12 – 10 p.m.

Sunday 12 – 5 p.m.



What: First Fridays Ypsilanti – 30 + venues open their doors on a special art and culture walk to build community, and have some fun.

Where: Depot Town and Downtown Ypsilanti

When: May 6, 5-11 p.m.

Map at FirstFridaysYpsi.com


What: Greg Zee – A solo artist that plays guitar and flute originals sets up to entertain the crowd’s coming through to eat.

Where: Potbelly Sandwich Shop

300 S State St, Ann Arbor

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 – 8 p.m.


What: Live Music at Crazy Wisdom – Ever Friday and Saturday, no cover charge music in the Tea Room.

Where: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tea Room

114 S Main St, Ann Arbor

When: Every Friday and Saturday 8:30 – 10:30 p.m.



What: Yearning4Yarning – A group knitting or crochet night meets weekly at in downtown Ypsilanti and lead by crochet artist Nicole Putala.

Where: Lampshade Café

206 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti

When: Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9 p.m.


What: Veteran’s Life and Education – A helpful session for Veterans to learn about financial planning, veteran affairs and other various topics.

Where: WCC, LA 161

When: Thursday, May 5 12-1 p.m.


What: Qigong Therapeutic Movement & Tai chi – Learn about movement and how it has a beneficial effect with herbalist and health practitioner, Joel Robbins. Sponsored by the People’s Food Co-op.

Where: Ann Arbor District Library Pittsfield Branch,

2359 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor

When: Wednesday May 11, 7:00 – 8:30pm



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: Monday and Wednesday 7 p.m.

Tuesday 5:30 p.m.

Sunday 1 p.m.

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

When: Saturdays 12 p.m.

Cost: 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: Wednesday 11:15 a.m. Oña Flow

Thursday 6 p.m.

Friday 10:45 a.m. Nia class.

Friday 4:30 p.m. Oña Flow

Cost: Donations accepted



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