Less than half of Americans are members of houses of worship
Forty-seven percent of Americans now say they belong to a house of worship, down from 70% in the mid-1990s and 50% in 2019. The polling giant has been measuring church membership since 1937 when nearly three-quarters of the population (73%) reported membership in a house of worship. In the time frame from 1998 to 2000, about three-quarters (73%) of religious Americans were members of a house of worship. But the number of older Americans who are members of a house of worship has also declined in recent years. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study.
Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation summer camp registration begins Monday
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – On Monday, the city of Ann Arbor will open registration for summer day camps at Argo and Gallup canoe liveries, Buhr Park Pool and Huron Hills Golf Course. Camps will begin in June and are hosted by Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation. Argo River CampTeenage community members can spend the day exploring parts of the Huron River. Huron Hills Golf CourseYoung golfers from age 8 to 15-years-old can take part in two-week junior golf camps at the Huron Hills Golf Course. Camp hours: Monday-Thursday, 8-10 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1-3 p.m.Camp fees: $160 per two-week sessionHuron Hills Golf Course 3465 E. Huron River Dr.
It's the last weekend of the season to canoe, kayak in Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR - We hate to be the bearers of bad news, but this is the last weekend to rent boats on the Huron River. The days of warm sunshine are behind us and as that familiar winter-like chill rolls in with the changing leaves, activities on the Huron River are coming to an end. Dare we say you should bring some sunscreen on your river trip? For more information, including pricing, visit the livery's website. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
Six things to do in the Ann Arbor area this Labor Day weekend
ANN ARBOR - It's the official end of summer, and if you have opted for a staycation this Labor Day, here are some fun ideas to make the most of your three-day weekend right here in your backyard. Take a food tourBy the Sidewalk Food Tours will be offering its Classic Ann Arbor tour Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read: By the Sidewalk: Ann Arbor's newest food tourBy the Sidewalk Food Tours meet at 117 W. Washington St. in front of Frita Batidos. The Michigan Wolverines student section and marching band at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Read: Dancing in the Streets to turn downtown Ann Arbor into dance floor in early SeptemberAll About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
Argo, Gallup river trips in Ann Arbor canceled Tuesday due to sanitary sewer overflow
ANN ARBOR - The Argo and Gallup canoe liveries are closed Tuesday due to a sewage spill resulting from a blockage in a sanitary pipe. The cause of the leak was a blockage in the sanitary pipe caused by concrete chunks. According to the city of Ann Arbor:"City of Ann Arbor Public Works staff completed all cleanup activities within an hour of receiving notification. As regulatory protocols require, the city of Ann Arbor staff notified the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.