Financial Literacy: How to Plan for Life's Ups and Downs

Lou Morse from the Bank of Ann Arbor has been a Financial Literacy educator for many years, and has a passion for helping people navigate the financial storms of life. Join us as Lou provides information to help bereaved families make sound financial decisions after the loss of a loved one. The presentation will last approximately an hour, with time allotted for questions and answers at the end of the program.

This event is in partnership with Arbor Hospice.

Intro to Permaculture: From Theory to Application

What does it mean to practice Permaculture? Where does it come from? Why does it matter? Particularly now? How can you apply it to your own life? You don’t have to be a farmer or even a landholder to  benefit from this approach. With a focus on holistic design, Permaculture is a tool kit of strategies and techniques drawing from diversity of sustainable and regenerative disciplines. It’s an ethical framework to guide our choices. It’s a way of being in the world that creates life instead of destroying life.

The Perfect Charcuterie Board with Keegan Rodgers

Keegan C. Rodgers, owner of The Lakehouse Bakery in Chelsea, leads this lively talk on how to entertain for big and small with the perfect charcuterie board assortment!  From what a charcuterie board is to types of cheese, meats, breads and more - from a small board to a super fancy board we have you covered. This event will include a taste! 

This event is in partnership with The Lakehouse Bakery

Desserts by Decade: The Swinging 40's with Keegan Rodgers & Patti Smith

Join us for the next installment in AADL's new series on the history of desserts by decade.  We will focus this week on the 1940s!

The USA enters World War II, the first nuclear chain reaction is produced, and a president is elected for an unprecedented fourth term--and all that happened in just the first four years!

Author Event | Linda Solomon: The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait

The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait is a book full of firsts, as photojournalist Linda Solomon was invited not only to capture historical events in Aretha’s music career showcasing Detroit, but to join in with the Franklin family’s most intimate and cherished moments in her beloved hometown.  Join us for this special evening as she reflects on this book which documents Aretha's life and career.

Ann Arbor Wayzgoose & Printing Festival | Ben Denzer: Cheese, Stamps, Wheels, Catalogs, and Ice Cream

Artist and designer Ben Denzer presents his work, which often focuses on exploring the book as an object. His work has been awarded by the Type Directors Club, the Art Directors Club, Young Guns 16, AIGA, BIGNY, and AI-AP and has been featured in The New York Times, Grafik, Mashable, and AIGA Eye on Design among others.