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Goodbye Melissa

The Ann Arbor CIL Recreation team is going through some staff changes. Melissa McPherson, who has worked at the Ann Arbor CIL for the last 7 ½ years, most recently as the Coordinator of Arts and Leisure programming will no longer be working at the Ann Arbor CIL. During this change in staffing we will continue to hold as many activities as… Read more ›

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Photography Classes Start April 11

Starting April 11th, the Ann Arbor CIL will be offering Photography classes that are free and open to the public.This photography workshop taught by volunteer Sandee Soloway is a great way to learn the basics of photography. Sandee will go over topics such as camera functions and usage, lighting and composition. You will also learn basic editing… Read more ›

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Register for Digital Storytelling by April 1st!

Digital Storytelling takes the art of storytelling and brings it up a notch. Now, with the use of a free online program you can create beautiful videos that tell a story. The program works by combining text with photos and music to create a live story that can be used at weddings, reunions, fundraising events or as unique and one-of-a-kind gifts… Read more ›

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Girl talk returns in April!

Girl Talk is back this Spring Starting in April! This is our popular social support group designed for young women with disabilities. This group is targeted to ages 14-26. The topics for the spring series… Read more ›

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Disability Rights Movie Night at the Ann Arbor CIL on March 18th @ 5:30 pm!  Please join us!

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Facebook Classes Starting In February!

Do you want to use facebook, but are confused about how it works? Do the constant changes leave you frustrated? Do you worry about the kind of information you post and who will see it? If used correctly, Facebook can be a great networking tool, can help you promote your business, and can help you stay in touch with family and friends. This four… Read more ›

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Back by Popular Demand: Stampin’ Up Greeting Card Workshop

Handmade gifts and cards are all the rage right now, they allow you to show someone you care with something unique. Some of you might think that crafty gifts and cards can be hard, but you can make beautiful handmade cards in no time at all. Laurie Krauss is a Stampin’ Up demonstrator who has made thousands of handmade cards. She teaches a variety… Read more ›

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SAVE THE DATE! 11.2.12

Friday, November 2, 2012

5:30 – 11:30 pm

To reserve tickets, visit or contact Stephanie Stiles at Read more ›

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Gathering Place Tours

Upcoming 2012 Tour Dates

  • Wednesday, August 1
  • Wednesday, August 15
  • Wednesday, September 5
  • Wednesday, September 19

All tours are held from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at 3941 Research Park Drive in Ann Arbor.

The Ann Arbor CIL impacts the lives of individuals… Read more ›

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Gathering Place Tour

More Than You Think.

The Ann Arbor CIL impacts the lives of individuals with disabilities in our community each day.

Please join us for a brief Gathering Place Tour to learn about our programs.  Contact Tom at 734-971-0277 x18 or to RSVP!

Programs… Read more ›

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Digital Storytelling is Back for Fall!

Digital storytelling is back for fall! Join us for one of the most popular classes that the Recreation program has to offer! Learn new skills while creating something that you can share with family and friends.

What is Digital Storytelling?

Digital Storytelling is the art of telling stories through the use digital… Read more ›

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Can’t Afford It? $4,000 in Recreation Mini-Grants Now Available!

“I can’t afford it!” Often, we hear this from frustrated program participants here at the Ann Arbor CIL who want to develop their skills, broaden their social circle, or learn new ideas: maybe it’s a clay class they want to join; maybe it’s a gym membership or a group trip. But now, for a limited time, getting out into the community will… Read more ›

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Gathering Place Tours

Join us for a tour of the Ann Arbor CIL, and learn about the many ways we make an impact in our community. Upcoming tour dates include:

  • Thursday, July 14, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
  • Wednesday, September 14, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
  • Thursday, October 13, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Contact Stephanie at Read more ›

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Opening at 10 am Thursday, May 12

Because of the Spring Gathering event on Thursday, May 12, the Ann Arbor CIL will be opening at 10 am instead of 9 am.

We look forward to seeing you at the Spring Gathering!

- Ann Arbor CIL Staff

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Our Spring Gathering

Join us for our

Spring Gathering

A breakfast reception to support the Ann Arbor CIL.

Thursday, May 12
7:30 am – Reception

8 am – 9 am – Program
Kensington Court

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Snow/Inclement Weather

In Case of Inclement Weather

If there is snow or other bad weather, check Ann Arbor Public Schools.  When Ann Arbor Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Ann Arbor CIL is officially… Read more ›




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