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The A2 Ski Club is a year-round sport and social club. We organize ski trips, both downhill and cross country: usually three or four out West, a couple Up North, sometimes Canada and sometimes Europe. We have two annual bike trips, one based in Bay View, north of Petoskey, and another that follows the KalHaven trail along the Big Lake. There's an annual Gilligan's Island canoe extravaganza, golf, hiking, and volleyball.

Our social agenda is both varied and very consistent, with an average of three activities per week. Music is a big focus, and dancing, along with Happy Hours, Movie Night, and monthly Euchre, just to name a few. There is always something to do and friends to do it with.

Our meetings, held at Cobblestone Farm, offer free food, libations and music to members, and all of the above to nonmembers for five bucks!

The Ann Arbor Ski Club has been around for 50+ years, and we currently average 300 members. We are primarily in our 40's, 50's and 60's, and many of us are single. While most of us live in the Ann Arbor area, we also have members from an area stretching from Trenton to Lansing, Brighton to Southfield, and even a few from Grand Rapids and Petoskey.

We started this Meetup group as another way to let people know about us and what we do. Our existing membership may or may not join this meetup group; they already know the "what, where and who" about our trips and events and they will be there! We send out a weekly EBlast to members and nonmembers and our events are listed on our website as well.

So, when you see an event with only one or two people attending, that's not accurate; we generally have anywhere from 15 to 25 folks at regular events, more at our dances. We are always looking to make new friends and welcome more members! It's one of our primary goals as a club.

Dues for membership in the Ann Arbor Ski Club are $40/yr per person. Paid membership entitles a member to free admission to our monthly meetings with free food, drinks and music; to sign up for our discounted trips out west and up north; and to discounts from our sponsors. We have many events which are open to the public, including members of this Meetup group. But, if you are interested in participating in our trips, please come to a meeting. The meetings are posted on our website calendar.

Bevorstehende Events (5+)

Trivia Night at The Pretzel Bell

The Pretzel Bell

Test Your Trivia IQ IN A2 CHECK IT OUT! It is a Group event we play as a team. Together we test our knowledge of facts against other teams. It is a fun way to learn and make friends. Hosts: Alan Osterdale Who can resist trivia?! Come lead the team to victory. It will be glorious! Meet in the basement. Two games are played starting at 8pm. Each game takes about an hour. The place fills early so arrive early to assure yourself a seat at the revived Pretzel Bell. When A2SC does it, it is by definition not trivial!

Roamin' Happy Hour

Kensington Hotel

The Kensington Hotel restaurant known as rel·ish , on the grounds of Briarwood Mall is the location for October's Roamin' Happy Hour. The hotel is located near the State Street entrance just north of I-94. Happy hour prices last until 7 and includes half-off appetizers and bottles of wine, $[masked]- ounce drafts, and $[masked] -ounce drafts, $5 red or white Sangria and $5 well drinks. Hope to see everyone there. We’ll meet there at 5:30 and take advantage of their Happy Hour specials that run from 3 - 7:00. Come join the fun!

Euchre on the 4th Friday of each month

Maplewood Lanes

Join us for some friendly games of Euchre on the 4th Friday1 of each month from September through May. Sign-in begins at 7:00, play begins promptly at 7:30 We play in the banquet room at the back of Maplewood Lanes Bowling Center. $3 entry fee at the door. Bring quarters for the Euchre pots. Dana Arning is the host for this event. Euchre Nights in November December and March are moved to 3rd Fridays because of holidays.

Halloween Party!! Dancing and costumes!! Great Fun!!

Cobblestone Farm

Annual Halloween Party!! Dancing!! Great fun!! Costumes optional but this group likes to do it up! Beer and Wine and snacks provided. Free to members $5.00 for non-members. You can sign up for membership at the meetings if you choose.

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