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JCC Schedules Day Trips
The Travel Department at the Jewish
Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will
offer several day trips this fall. The trips are open
to the public as well as JCC members. All fees
include round-trip transportation on a motor
Il Trovatore by Verdi will be performed at 2
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Detroit Opera
House. The fee is $78 for JCC members and $86
for non-members. Also at the Detroit Opera
House are Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti
and Swan Lake as performed by the Bolshoi
Ballet. The JCC Travel Department will go to
Don Pasquale on Friday, Nov. 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Tickets for this performance are $36 for JCC
members and $46 for non-members. Swan Lake
will be performed Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $79 for JCC members and $89 for
On Saturday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m., the JCC
Travel Department will go to see Mark Twain,
the one-man show starring Hal Holbrook at
Detroit's Fisher Theatre. Tickets are $68 for JCC
members and $78 for non-members.
42nd Street, returning to the Detroit area from
Broadway, will be viewed on Sunday, Nov. 10, at
2 p.m. The fee is $79 for JCC members and $89
The JCC Travel Department will sponsor a
field trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts to see
the Degas Exhibit on Tuesday, Dec. 3, beginning
at 8:30 a.m. The trip includes a tour of the
Degas exhibit with an audio guide and lunch on
your own at a local bistro. The fee is $35 for JCC
members and $45 for non-members.
For information, call Marilyn Wolfe, (248)
Food Drive Needs Volunteers
Twenty synagogues and organizations are partici-
pating in Yad Ezra's annual Yom Kippur Food
Drive this September, collecting thousands of
pounds of food that will be distributed from Yad
Ezra's warehouse to 1,100 families in need.
Volunteers and staff will collect the donated
food on Tuesday, Sept. 17, after Yom Kippur.
Volunteers are needed at Yad Ezra to weigh,
sort and shelve food. The following shifts are
• Tuesday, Sept. 17: noon-3 p.m.; 3-6 p.m.; 6-
• Wednesday, Sept. 18: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; 1-4
• Thursday, Sept. 19: noon-3 p.m.; 3-6 p.m.;
• Friday, Sept. 20: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Last year, this effort generated more than
32,000 pounds of donated food.
Call Yad Ezra, (248) 548-3663, to volunteer or
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Sign Up For Fame Games
The 16th annual West Bloomfield Community
Games, showcasing the athletic abilities of chil-
dren and adults with special needs, will take place
Sunday, Oct. 13, on the grounds of the Jewish
Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Murray Feldman of Fox 2 News will emcee the
event and Michigan Rep. Marc Shulman will
give greetings during the opening ceremony.
Former Detroit Tiger baseball player Gates
Brown will be on hand.
Opening ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m., fol-
lowed by track events at 10:30 a.m. After a noon
lunch, aquatic events and the new hockey shoot-
out will take place. The expanded children's
medal presentation and closing ceremony will
take place at 2:30 p.m. Adults will return at 7
p.m. for the medal presentation and dessert gala.
The event is presented by the Michigan Jewish
Sports Foundation and sponsored by the Jewish
Community Center, Northwest Child Rescue
Women, West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation,
West Bloomfield Schools Community Education
and the Observer & Eccentric Newspapers.
For information about volunteering or partici-
pating, call Nancie Furgang, (248) 432-5560.
Celebrate With Apples & Honey
Apples and Honey and Lots, Lots More, a com-
munity-wide program, will be 5-8 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Jewish Community
Center in West Bloomfield.
This year's theme, the Magic of Sukkot, will be
celebrated through hands-on exhibits and magi-
cal crafts about the ritual and ecological aspects
Participants will see Jeff the Magician, celebrate
a pilgrimage to Israel, see the Seven Species
Nieto earto-P8 Oar
Harvest Area and hear conservationist Evie Boss.
All ages are welcome.
For information, call Debbie Rosenberg or
Gail Greenberg, (248) 645-7860. The event is
co-sponsored by the Agency for Jewish
Education's Jewish Experiences For Families
Department, Michigan Coalition on the
Environment and Jewish Life, the Jewish News
and the Jewish Community Centers of
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