Project GreeNZ Garden Kick-Off

Neutral Zone’s environmental program Project GreeNZ has joined a community garden in West Park through Project Grow. This is our first year having a plot and we are having a kick-off party where we will be planting all… Read More

Ann Arbor Youth Poet Laureate Awards Ceremony

We will be honoring all of the finalists in this year’s competition, sending off the 2017-2018 AAYPL Zaphra Stupple and welcoming the 2018-2019 AAYPL Aldo Leopoldo Pando Girard! Come support the voices of Ann Arbor youth and enjoy… Read More

LIVE on Washington 2018

Live on Washington 2018 is Saturday, June 2, from 3 – 10 p.m.  Neutral Zone’s 6th annual outdoor teen music and arts festival is curated and planned by teens.  It is a free teen-curated music and arts festival… Read More

2018 NZ Golf Classic

The NZ Golf Classic is a four person scramble. Participants may register as a team or individually. Registration fee includes golf cart, breakfast, lunch, beverages, steak/chicken dinner, mulligan, string to shorten putt, and 5 raffle tickets. Cost Four… Read More

Register Now for Summer Programs

Our summer programs offer a week-long opportunity to dive into the most popular NZ programs we have to offer.  They begin the week of June 25, and go through August 18.  Click on the “+” sign below for… Read More

89.1 WEMU Creative Impact Program featured our Youth Owned Records with Adam Ruff and Charlie Reischl

The Neutral Zone has been doing great work with Ann Arbor-area kids for a long time.  Did you know it has its own record label?  ‘Youth Owned Records’ is teaching kids the ins and outs of the music… Read More

NZ Alumni Carlina Duan received the Fulbright grant and Edna Meudt Memorial Award

In I Wore My Blackest Hair, Fulbright grant and Edna Meudt Memorial Award recipient Carlina Duan delivers an electric debut collection of poetry. With defiance and wild joy, Duan’s poems wrestle with and celebrate ancestry and history, racial consciousness,… Read More

Winter Fund Drive 2017-18

I Didn’t Set out to Change the Community Clarence Collins, III, Community High School 2018 I didn’t set out to change the community. I just set out to make music. But at Neutral Zone, I learned that those… Read More

DIY Zone: Arts & Technology Showcase

This was such a phenomenal event! For those who couldn’t make it check out the photos and recap video of the event here… Video Photos

freNZ & the Last Word Beefsteak 2018

January 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Our 3rd Annual Beefsteak Dinner revives an almost-lost 19th century American tradition. Eat and drink with abandon. A finger-fed feast of choice meats, craft beer and revelry among friends to raise… Read More