Our Open Houses begin again on April 3, 2016, and continue every Sunday through May 22, 2016 (except Mother’s Day, May 8). Stop by for a guided tour of the Kempf House Museum between 1 pm and 4 pm. They are free, but donations are appreciated.
Noon Lectures start on March 9, 2016 for our Spring Season
Wednesdays, Noon to 1:00 P.M. Free, but donations are appreciated.
March 9 New Exhibits at the Kelsey Museum
Sarah Mullersman, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Sarah tells of new exhibits as the Museum progresses under new staffing.
March 16 SNOWBUDDY
Paul Tinkerhess, Local Water Hill resident
Paul has helped initiate a plan for the Water Hill neighborhood, to cooperate on sidewalk snow removal. It’s called SNOWBUDDY, and is a great idea.
March 23 Invasive Species In Our Water
Sarah LeSage, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
Sarah will talk about invasive species in our water, including one which she herself recently discovered.
March 30 David Zinn’s Chalk Art
David Zinn, Ann Arbor Artist
David talks of his unusual and treasured work on the streets of our city. Enter the magical world of Sluggo and friends. David is also the creator of the Singing in the Rain mural on Fifth Avenue.
April 6 The University of Michigan in World War II
Brian Williams, Archivist at the Bentley Historical Library
Brian shares information on the university during the war and shows an excerpt of the 1944 film “Michigan on the March.”
April 13 A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks
Stewart Gordon, Local Author
Stewart’s intriguing new book, a study of sixteen shipwrecks, offers a different look at world history.
April 20 Our Neighbors at Google
Elyse Guilfoyle, Sales Development Manager at Google
Elyse discusses changes at the Ann Arbor office of the famous tech company.
April 27 The Swing Era, a Big Band Count Down
Stu Johnson, Historian
Between 1935 and 1945, America emerged from the Great Depression and suffered through World War II. Big Band Swing became the music of the day. Using recorded music, Stu counts down the most popular or important Big Bands of that era.