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After 5 Package (7 winter/spring events)
A package of 7 winter/spring term After 5 events (a seventh event will be added later on in the year): A Visitor’s View of Japan Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Cost: $10 Experience a 3-week photo trip to Japan’s main island Honshu, including many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with Van Harrison and Bill Roberts. Start in modern Tokyo. Drive south to see Mt. Fuji and a sculpture park. Travel to the Japanese Alps to see Nagano, Matsumoto Castle and Snow Monkeys. Visit the historic town of Takayama and rural Shirakawa-go village. On the north coast, see the Kenroku-en garden in Kanazawa. Travel to Kiso Valley, then Kyoto. See the Golden Pavilion and Pure Water Temple. In Nara see Japan’s largest Buddha. Travel to the Himeji Castle, then to Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park. Visit the island/modern art enclave Naoshima. In Okayama see the Korakuen Garden. End in Osaka, famous for great food. School is a Game...But is it a Good Game? Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Cost: $10 Barry Fishman is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the University of Michigan School of Information and School of Education. His work focuses on games as models for more engaging learning environments, and academic innovation in K-12 and higher education. Everything You Want to Know about the Cinetopia Film Festival Date: April 24, 2019 Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Cost: $10 Russ Collins, Executive Director and CEO, Michigan Theater, will present the latest news on the Cinetopia Film Festival held every June in Ann Arbor and Detroit. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how it has evolved since it began in 2012 and why it is so central to the Michigan Theatre mission. Girls Group: Changing the Destiny of Young Women in Our Community Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Cost: $10 Sue Schooner is the Executive Director of Girls Group. Learn about her personal story and experiences with the wonderful nonprofit she founded 15 years ago after giving up a successful career in the automotive industry. Girls Group now serves 400 young women in Washtenaw County, and continues to change the destiny of young women, as well as the many others whom these participants mentor and inspire. RoosRoast Coffee: One of the Best Coffee Shops in Michigan with John Roos Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Location: RoosRoast Coffee 1155 Rosewood St, Ann Arbor, MI Cost: $10 If you know what Lobster Butter Love is, then you know Roos Roast Coffee. Come hear John Roos talk about coffee bean selection, their special roasting process and why RoosRoast is such a phenomenon in Ann Arbor. He’ll share his quirky be- ginnings and how he learned to make the best coffee. John had many lifetimes as a chef all over the world, but it was not until the 90’s in Portland that his passion for coffee began. Join us for a fun, informative evening. Hear John’s tales and maybe sip some Lobster Butter Love or A-A Cowboy Blend or Rich French Neighbor. Harmful Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes: How Citizens and Scientists Work Together to Understand the Problem Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Location: Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Cost: $10 What are Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs), and why are they harmful to the Great Lakes? Why have recent outbreaks returned, and what is their impact on water quality and the ecosystem of the Great Lakes? Devin Gill is an outreach specialist for the University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, one of 16 academic institutes across the U.S. that conducts research in support of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Her role is to create opportunities for the public to participate in Great Lakes research and facilitate communication between citizens and scientists. Devin will provide background on HABs and her work to involve citizens in the design of HAB forecasts, so that Great Lakes research can better meet the needs of society. After 5 Event #7 (adding later in the year) After 5 is one OLLI activity that you do not need to be a member to attend. To register without being a member, please mail in a event registration form to the office.
Event Type : Evenings with OLLI (After 5)      
Date(s) : 02/13/2019 - 07/17/2019
Day of Week : Wednesday
Time : 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location : Kellogg Eye Center, Auditorium
Address : 1000 Wall St.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $65.00 (Membership is not required.)
Event Status : COMPLETED