Feb. 14 and 15: A World Pro Ski Race to be held for the first time in Detroit area at Mt. Holly, Mich. 645-0500.
Feb. 15: Internationally acclaimed French pianist, Oaniele Arapajou in concert at Mercy College, McAuley Aud., 3:00 pm, $2.00 at the door, students with ID, $1.00.
Feb. 16: Public Hanging of Mich. Utilities at high noon in Kennedy Square, downtown Detroit. Brought to you by People's Bicentennial Committee.
Feb. 19: "Rearing Children of Good Will" conference at Mercy College. Sponsored by Detroit Round Table, 886-8387.
Detroit Artists Market, 1452 Randolph St., 962-0037: Competition Show thru Maren 6, Mon.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm.
Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., 833-7900: Thru March 7, Michigan Crafts Exhibit, south wing, main floor. The American Scène: 200 Years of Prints, Drawings, Photographs, main bldg., ground floor, thru Feb. 29. Summer Guest House, 3 dimensional fabric painting, main bldg., main floor, through Feb. 29. Brunch with Bach on Feb. 15, Suzanne LaCroix, soprano; Bernard Katz, pianist; Feb. 22, Brian Schweickhardt, clarinetist; Marcy Schweickhardt, pianist; James Waring, violinist; Feb. 29, The Detroit Saxophone Quartet, at 10 am and 11:15 am. 832-2730 for reservations.
Shaw College Lobby, 7351 Woodward, 8737920 or 873-0254: The Muráis, "Roots, Sterns and Flowers" depicting contributions of blacks in America, thru Feb. 26.
Ann Arbor Art Association, 117 W. Liberty, 994-8004: An exhibition of Works by selected women artists. Tapestries by Kiyoe Ise; Ceramics by Mary Chuang; Jewelry by Eileen Curtin; and gauche paintings & drawings by Nancy Witter. Thru March 3. Mon-Fri., 10 am to 4 pm & Sat. 10 am to 1 pm.
The Friends Roadshow. Improvisation & comedy w/music 2/11 at the Blind Pig; 2/13-14 at Matrix Theatre at Midnight in "Welcome to Michigan", $1.75; 2/15 at Chances Are; 2/18-21 at Playmate Lounge in Garden City.
The Inmate Project of Project Community presents speaker Art Tarnow, Detroit Attorney who has taught law in New Guinea & Australia, Mon. 2/16, 7:30 pm, Angell Hall Aud. C-U of M. No charge.
Future World's Lecture Series presents 2/17, David Brower, President of "Friends of the Earth" speaking on "Environmental Imperatives for the Future"; 2/24, Nicholas Johnson, former F.C.C. Commissioner; Director Nat'l. Citizens Communications lobby speaking on "Citizens & Communication". Tuesdays, 3-5 pm in Hill Auditorium, U of M, Free.
Ann Arbor Art Association, 117 W. Liberty, 994-8004: A lecture-demonstration on Ceramic Sculpture, 8 pm at the A2 Art Association.
Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission is now offering cross-country ski touring & instruction sessions on Saturdays, 1:00-3:00 pm beginning 2/14 at the County Farm on Washtenaw & Platt Roads. Must provide own equipment. Registration $2.00 - must be made in advance through WCPARC office at 994-2575.
Feb. 25: "Feminism in America: Future Directions" with Ti-Grace Atkinson at the Power Center, 8:00 pm, $2.00.
Feb. 13-14: Conference on Student Consumer Issues w/Senator Bursley, "Students as Consumers of Education" & Jefferey Edelstein, F.T.C. , "What Is the Federal Trade Commission Doing for Consumers?" at Hoyt Conference Center, EMU. No registration fee. More info: 487-2292.
Feb. 16: "Uses of Art with the Exceptional Child" lecture by Dr. Sandra Packard at 7:30 pm in Lecture Rm. 2- Sill Hall, EMU. No charge.
Feb. 12-27: Acrylic Paintings by Cynthia Carlson on exhibit in Sill Gallery, EMU, 8 am-5 pm weekdays.