Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County / irtwc.org

For 27 years, the Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County has held a Celebration of Thanks event around Thanksgiving. This year, they will gather online to honor the connection to nature and to hold an interfaith celebration of thanks and joyful perseverance.

WEMU'S Lisa Barry talks with Renee Roederer, director of the Interfaith Round Table of Washtenaw County, about the organization and its upcoming gratitude event.

Doug Coombe / Concentrate Media

Whether it was performing on the virtual stage or via Zoom, Ypsilanti area theatre groups have had to be even more creative than usual during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lisa Barry and Sarah Rigg talk with Kristin Danko from Ypsilanti's Neighborhood Theatre Group about how they responded to the global health crisis and still kept the shows going.

Deb Polich / Creative Washtenaw

What do you get when you connect 13 Michigan members of Congress with 40 Michigan arts + creative industries advocates on Zoom?  Find out as Creative Washtenaw's Deb Polich and WEMU's David Fair discuss the state of the arts + creative industries on this edition of "creative:impact."

Myra Klarman

From outdoor museum tours to indoor Zoom art creations, there will be a number of opportunities provided by what is being called "UMMA + Chill."  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Mark Tucker, founder and creative director of FestiFools and FoolMoon, about what he will be doing as part of the University of Michigan Museum of Art event.

U-M Museum of Natural History

The University of Michigan’s Museum of Natural History will offer a virtual event this Saturday, December 5th as its doors remain closed to the general public during the pandemic.  

City Of Ann Arbor Is Recruiting Climate Ambassadors

Oct 19, 2020
City of Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor is looking for residents to participate in its A2 Zero Climate Ambassador Program.  

City of Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor will host virtual meetings to allow members of the public to meet the three candidates being considered for the city administrator job.  

Ypsilanti District Library

The Ypsilanti District Library will host a virtual anti-racism town hall for families this Saturday.  

Ann Arbor District Library

The Ann Arbor District Library has launched a Black Lives Matter initiative.  

Local Ramadan Observances Moving Online

Apr 24, 2020
Muslim Community Association of Ann Arbor / mca-a2.org

The Muslim community in Washtenaw County is currently observing Ramadan online instead of in-person because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Ann Arbor District Library
Ann Arbor District Library / aadl.org

Did you know you can still check out books online from the Ann Arbor District Library?  WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with library director Josie Parker about the many offerings the library has created, including its own YouTube TV station to stay connected with area residents.

Local Easter Services Moving Online

Apr 10, 2020
Journey of Faith Christian Church of Ann Arbor / journeyoffaitha2.org

Christians across Washtenaw County will celebrate Easter Sunday this weekend in a new way.  WEMU’s Jorge Avellan reports.

Good Friday Services Move Online

Apr 9, 2020
Vineyard Church of Ann Arbor / annarborvineyard.org

Many churches in Washtenaw County will observe Good Friday this year online because of the coronavirus crisis.