Gardeners and chefs now have a place to indulge with Garden Mill’s new Green Thumb series every Saturday in March at 2pm. The free workshops will cover topics from the basics of growing your own food to healthy recipes from your garden. The series begins (March 3) with Growing Your Own Food — Now What? Trinh Pifer will discuss recipes and ideas on enjoying cool weather crops along with an offering of greens and homemade salad dressings for tasting. Cynthia Silveri will lead with Tasty Trees & Savory Shrubs: Edible Plants in Your Landscape (March 10) offering landscape options that are pleasing to both the eye and palate. Educator and Community Kitchen leader Peter di Lorenzi will demonstrate delicious, healthy recipes in Healthy, Flavorful and Easy Dishes From Your Garden (March 17). Merrill Crockett and Rita Hermann will lecture about cooking with herbs in Herbs: From Your Garden to Your Table (March 24). The series concludes with The Uses and Benefits of Raw Honey (March 30) by local beekeeper and avid gardener Jan Sevde. Prior registration is required. For more info call 734-475-3539 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 110 S. Main St., Chelsea. www.thegardenmill.com
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.