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Posted on Tue, Jan 17, 2012 : 9:17 a.m.

Free concert celebrates opening of new Mott Hospital; Chinese New Year celebration to feature lion dance, cultural activities

By Staff


A free concert Jan. 22 will celebrate the opening of the new Mott Hospital.

Joseph Tobianski |

From a concert to celebrate the opening of the new Mott Hospital to a Chinese New Year celebration Jan. 28, here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall this week:

By: Kara Gavin: Making Music for Mott: Free orchestra concert Jan. 22 in honor of Mott Hospital

The U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will play a free concert of dance-inspired music to salute the opening of the new home of C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.

By: Frances Kai-Hwa Wang: Ann Arbor Chinese Center of Michigan Chinese New Year’s Celebration Saturday, January 28, 2012, 3-9pm

There will be Children’s Performances by students (3:00-5:30 pm) including a colorful lion dance; traditional Chinese instruments; dangerous kung fu (martial arts); graceful Chinese fan dancers; spectacular Chinese Yo-Yo stunts; and Chinese New Year’s stories, songs, rhymes, skits, videos.

By: Janet Hawkins: MLK Activities Take Place at WCC January 17 and

Info Session Scheduled for WCC Photo Trip to Italy January 17

By: Ann Arbor MA: Marijuana Anonymous Meeting every Friday evening, Downtown Ann Arbor

By: Chris Kochmanski: Daycroft Montessori School of Ann Arbor Earns Membership in Leading Montessori Professional Associations

By: Jessica Surma: Feb. 8-Activist Workshop sponsored by Environment Michigan and PIRGIM

By: Dawn Farm Education Series: Recovery from alcohol/other drug addiction is everywhere -

By: Joel Batterman: Ypsilanti Climate Action Community Forum Thursday, Jan. 19, 7-9 pm

By: bbbswashtenaw: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County Celebrates National Mentoring Month by Going Bowling

By: Martha Rhodes: Clonlara School and New Point Learning Center Sponsor 2012 Winter Writing Contest

By: Bret Springgay: AAPS A Cappella Festival

By: larry: Does the Atom have a Designer?

By: shankwiler: Heritage Festival 2012 Survey to help organizers!

By: Suan Garavaglia: Heritage Festival 2012 Survey to help organizers!’s Community Wall is a spot for local people to post local stories, news and announcements. To post a story, sign in to, then go to and use the Got News? Tell Us function at the top to submit your news. If you have a photo to add, e-mail it to us at and we’ll insert it into your story.