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What to do in Ann Arbor Tuesday, Dec. 5: Pizza, puzzles, poets and more

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ANN ARBOR – Here are some of the events happening in Ann Arbor on Tuesday about which we're most excited. Which ones do you plan to attend? What event should we cover in greater detail and why? Let us know in the comments below or email us at allaboutannarbor@wdiv.com.

Tuesday, Dec. 5

Workshop on Poverty and Inequality - This workshop series is designed to engage PhD students in an ongoing dialogue on poverty in America and to explore poverty-related research. (9 a.m., Weill Hall) 

Little Scientist Club - Encourage your child's natural drive for discovery through the Hands-On Museum's Little Scientist Club. The museum's youngest visitors will explore their sense of wonder about the world through observation and hands-on activities, science-themed stories and much more. (10:30 a.m., Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum) 

Perfect Pizza from Scratch - Create unique flavors and learn tips for working with pizza peels and stones. (11 a.m., Sur La Table) 

Medieval Lunch. Expressive Gestures: Affect and Violence in late 16th-century Russia - An informal program for sharing works-in progress and fostering community among medievalists at the University of Michigan. Faculty and graduate students from across disciplines participate, sharing their research and discussing ongoing projects. (12 p.m., Tisch Hall - 1014) 

Zell Visiting Writers Series: Gregory Pardlo, Distinguished Poet in Residence - Literati has partnered with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host poet Gregory Pardlo at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. Gregory Pardlo's collection "Digest," published by Four Way Books, won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. (5:30 p.m., University of Michigan Museum of Art) 

Play Cashflow 101 Game  - Cashflow was developed by renowned entrepreneur and motivational speaker Robert Kiyosaki, co-author of the best-selling personal finance book of all time, "Rich Dad Poor Dad." This game is the ultimate realization of Kiyosaki's vision of an interactive tool for financial education, and the fulfillment of his belief that we learn best by doing. (6 p.m., Buffalo Wild Wings)

Puzzle Therapy - Puzzles can be magically and magnetically appealing. Also, they are a strangely fun activity to do with other humans, despite the relative lack of eye contact. Come work on a fascinating array of puzzles with 500 pieces and up. (6:45 p.m., Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch) 

"This Wonderful Life" - See a one-man play starring Jeremy Kendall, based on the 1946 Jimmy Stewart film "It's A Wonderful Life." (7 p.m., The Ark) 

Meet John U. Bacon for Discussion & Signing - Join Nicola's Books for an intimate event with Ann Arbor author John U. Bacon, who will discuss and sign his new nonfiction book, "The Great Halifax Explosion." Bacon is the author of five New York Times best-sellers, including "Three and Out," "Fourth and Long" and "Endzone." (7 p.m., Nicola's Books) 

Film Screening: "The Armor of Light" - See a documentary that follows an Evangelical minister and the mother of a teenage shooting victim through their trials of conscience, heartbreak and rejection, as they bravely attempt to make others consider America’s gun culture through a moral lens. (7 p.m., Ann Arbor Pittsfield Branch Library) 

Check out more Ann Arbor events on the A4 Community Calendar

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