Doll lovers of all ages are invited to stroll through history and culture with the Ann Arbor Doll Collectors and their incredible collection of dolls. Bring your favorite doll along to take pictures in unique settings!
Do you have a doll whose origins you are curious about? Ask one of the Doll Experts at the event.
Learn to design and program your own video games! This workshop will take beginners through the basics of Unity 3D, a free game development platform used by professional developers all around the world. This workshop will focus on best practices for creating a frightening game in the “Horror” genre, like Resident Evil or Luigi’s Mansion.
Travel with photographer Ann O’Hagan to the ends of the earth! Ann will present a visual journey showcasing the unparalleled scenic beauty of Chile and Argentina, starting at Chile's beautiful Atacama Desert and ending in Buenos Aires, Argentina, also known as "the Paris of South America." Ann's photography captures the wilds of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, and the breath-taking views of mountain peaks, glaciers, and fjords along the way. Her journey also traces the coastline, including the Strait of Magellan, Drake's Passage, and Cape Horn.
Ann O'Hagan is a southeast Michigan native. After thirty-five years of teaching high school, she is now directing her energies to national and world travel and the pursuit of creative photography. Ann's background includes photography and art classes at St. Mary's College in Indiana, Eastern Michigan University, and Washtenaw Community College. She has also studied with such nationally recognized photographers as Joe Englander, Larry Mitchell, and John Shaw. Ann uses photography as a means of preserving and sharing her emotional response to the visual delights of new surroundings. Travel and her love of the outdoors are the two major themes of her work.
Gari Stein leads this unique program that focuses on play, movement and touch, featuring rhymes, tunes for everyday routines, massage, waltzing, folk dance, instruments, lullabies, and more. This event promotes healthy development and strong bonds derived from research on the body-brain connection. It’s a time to share resources and support and turn cranky to calm in a warm, gentle, and nurturing environment. No older siblings, please.
This events was originally scheduled for the Youth Story Corner and has been relocated.