happening today: Enjoy an Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social and an International Community Carnival today
It's time again for an "Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social" at the Weber-Blaess One-Room School. 1-4 p.m. You can enjoy homemade ice cream with a variety of toppings as ladies with white gloves and parasols leisurely stroll the grounds. Grilled hot dogs also will be served. There will be lots of old-time activities like croquet, watermelon seed spitting, walking on stilts and one-room school re-enactments. Free admission. 520 E. Woodland, Saline.
The Summer Classic Film Series will present "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" at the Michigan Theater. 1:30 p.m. There will be an encore screening on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Diamonds are Marilyn Monroe's best friend in this story of a showgirl trying to marry up. General admission: $10. Students, seniors: $8. Michigan Theater members: $7.50. The theater is at 603 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8397.
The annual International Community Carnival by the Muslim Community Association of Ann Arbor will be held at Southeast Area Park in Ann Arbor.1-8 p.m. All invited to this family-friendly carnival that includes an accelerator slide, a bungee run, a mechanical bull, baseball throw, bean bag toss, a bounce house and other activities. Also, face painting, henna and glitter. Food available from area restaurants. The park is located on Ellsworth at Platt, Ann Arbor.
There will be a "Game + Watch Pirate Party" at the Ann Arbor District Library. 1-4 p.m. Is there anything better than playing video games? How about playing video games while watching the perfect movie? This month's games might include battles over pirate treasure, crazy inventions and truffle shuffle! Can you guess what we'll be watching? Join us for a lazy Sunday afternoon full of games, movies, soda and popcorn. Prizes awarded for best theme-related costume and gameplay related contests. 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor. 327-8301.
The Sunday Artisan Market special event will be a Student Art Sale. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The market is starting a new program to help entrepreneurial artists get the real-world experience of selling their work. Pairing veteran artists with newcomers, they hope to create an atmosphere for exchange of ideas, skills and business. Free admission. 315 Detroit St., Ann Arbor.