happening Today: The United States Army Field Band performs in Ypsilanti; Kerrytown Concert House hosts Edgefest
If the sugar rush has already soured the little ones, take them to the "Candy Buy Back Event" at Arbor Dental. Thursday through Saturday during normal office hours. They will buy unopened candy from kids for $1 a pound and send the candy to troops overseas in cooperation with Operation Gratitude. 2301 Platt Rd., Suite 200. Ann Arbor. 734-975-0500.
The Penny Stamps Lecture Series brings interesting and intelligent people to the Michigan Theater on Thursdays. 5:10 p.m. This week, hear "Perspectives, with Paola Antonelli." Antonelli is senior curator in the Department of Architecture and Design and Director of Research and Development at the Museum of Modern Art. Her goal is to insistently promote design's understanding until its positive influence on the world is fully acknowledged and exploited. Free. 603 East Liberty St., Ann Arbor. 734-668-8463. www.michtheater.org/
Edgefest continues today at the Kerrytown Concert House. 7 p.m.: Jason Kao Hwang’s Edge Quartet with Deanna Relyea and Piotr Michalowski. 8 p.m.: Ben Allison Band. 9:30 p.m.: Rudresh Mahanthappa’s Indo Pak Coalition. Get a complete schedule and ticket prices at www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com/. 415 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor. 734-769-2999.
The United States Army Field Band will play at Pease Auditorium on the EMU campus. 7:30 p.m. As the premier touring musical representative for the United States Army, the Field Band travels thousands of miles each year throughout the nation and abroad, keeping the will of the American people behind the members of the armed forces and supporting diplomatic efforts around the world. Admission is free and the public is welcome. At College Place and West Cross Street, Ypsilanti. 734-487-1849.