p.m. with a special
tour of the meno-
rah show at the
stories with Corrine :t‘
Stavish, songs by
Siegmann, and a
Chanukah craft and treat. $5. West
Bloomfield JCC. RSVP: Haviva
(248) 645-7860, ext. 375.
Zamir Choral of Metropolitan
Detroit presents "An American
Kedushah," a program of Jewish,
Hebrew, Ladino and English music
by Jewish composers at 3:30 p.m.
No charge. Oak Park JCC. (248)
Holiday Gift Bazaar
Northwest Child Rescue Women
host holiday gift shopping 10 a.m.-
4 p.m. Proceeds for recreational
and social programs for children
and adults with developmental
disabilities at the JCC. West
Bloomfield JCC. (248) 645-1617.
Brown Bag Lunch
Kathleen Straus, president, State
Board of Education, speaks at
11:30 a.m. on "No Child Left
Behind: What Does It Really
Mean?" for National Council of
Jewish Women, Greater Detroit
Section-NCJW/GDS. No charge;
coffee and dessert provided.
26400 Lahser Rd., Southfield.
RSVP: (248) 355-3300.
Life and Death Decisions
Rabbi Pachter discusses
"Judaism and Medicine: An
Overview" at noon. Bring a dairy
or parve lunch. Congregation
B'nai Moshe. Nancy Kaplan (248)
Join the ongoing course with
Cantor Berris on "The Art of
Cantillation: Megillat Esther" at 1
p.m. Tuition prorated. B'nai
Moshe. Nancy Kaplan (248) 737-
Look Good Feel Better
American Cancer Society spon-
sors make-up tips and skin care
for women with a history of cancer
1-3 p.m. No charge. Weisberg
Cancer Center, 31955
Northwestern Hwy. RSVP: 538-
Join Congregation Shaarey
Zedek's "It's a Wrap" 3:30-8:30
p.m. by bringing a clean blanket to
donate to the homeless, or make
a blanket to send to sick and
injured Israeli children. $18 to
make a blanket; $10 to make a
blanket to take home; $6 for a
Chanukah dinner. Irving and
Beverly Laker Education and
Youth Complex, 2075 Walnut Lake
Rd., West Bloomfield. (248) 539-
Spotlight Players (formerly
Plymouth Theatre Guild) holds
auditions for Steel Magnolias 7
p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Summit, 46000 Summit Parkway,
Canton. (248) 701-1780.
The Year in Review
Rabbi Adam Chalom discusses
"The Road Map to Nowhere" at 8
p.m. Birmingham Temple (248)
Entertainment at 1 p.m. with Vivian
Stollman and Sonny Lipenholtz for
Holocaust survivors, their family
and friends. Oak Park JCC (248)
Tuesday, Dec. 16
Yiddish Culture Club
Galina Yevoerovich is featured at 1
p.m. No charge. Oak Park JCC
Wednesday, Dec. 17
Discuss Everything is Illuminated
by Jonathan Foer 1:30 p.m. with
librarian Julie Solomon. West
Henry and Delia
Meyers Library. Jewish
Life and Learning
Department (248) 432-
Celebrate Chanukah at 6 p.m. with
Adat Shalom Synagogue featur-
ing a kosher buffet supper,
Chanukah songfest with the Adat
Shalom Youth Choir and dancing
to Cloud 9 and "TJ the DJ," arts
and crafts, and cookie decorating.
$7 for dinner. RSVP by Dec. 12:
Shopping with proceeds to ORT,
refreshments and demonstrations
at 7 p.m. coordinated by
Glennwood ORT. $5. Wellington
Place clubhouse, 29050
Wellington, Southfield. RSVP:
Elaine Waldman (248) 398-8282.
Thursday, Dec. ;8
Sam Barnett Entertains
Fun, dancing and lunch at noon
Chanukah party. $2.75. Oak Park
JCC (248) 967-4030.
The Rose Morgan Choral Group
entertains ChaZaKaH/Young at-
Heart at 12:30 p.m. anniversary
luncheon. $9 members, $10
guests. Send checks by Dec. 13:
Alice Cohen, 29325 Lancaster Dr.,
Apt. #210, Southfield, MI 48034.
Adat Shalom Synagogue (248)
Jewish Customs of the Lemba
The Jewish Genealogical
Society of Michigan presents
Rabbi Sleutelberg, Congregation
Shir Tikvah, chronicling his sab-
batical with the "Lemba of
Southeast Africa" and their history
of Jewish customs at 7 p.m. No
charge members; $5 gests.
Temple Beth El library. Pam
Gordon (248) 738-6655.
Friday, Dec. 19
Bring your chanukiah and cele-
brate the first night of Chanukah
with a 6 p.m. family Shabbat din-
ner, 7:30 p.m. service featuring the
youth and junior choirs, and a
concluding oneg Shabbat. Charge
for dinner. Temple Beth El. RSVP
by Dec. 15: 851-1100, ext. 3149.
Saturday, Dec. 20
Light Up Your Soul
Congregation Beth Shalom fea-
tures "1001 Lights Chanukah Gala
Celebration" 6:30-8 p.m., including
Havdallah and the lighting of
Chanukah candles, singing, partic-
ipation in a tzedakah project,
activities and a sundae bar. $5 per
family. RSVP: (248) 547-7970.
Members of Mosaic Outdoor
Club of Michigan celebrate
Chanukah at a private West
Bloomfield home at 7 p.m. (248)
Sunday, De #
Chanukah Day Camp
Chanukah fun from 1-6 p.m. at
Beth Ahm's family day camp.
Best Western Indoor Water Park,
Sterling Heights. RSVP: Susan
Sinai (248) 851-6880.
voiuna*0-5 , piecarlad
Program — A new program to
help older adults "age in place"
and strengthen the oak Park and
Southfield neighborhood in which
they live, Nancy Kleinfeldt (248)
559-1500, ext. 289.
• Friendly Visitor
1 2 hours
weekly. Visit or grocery shop for a
homebound older adult.
•Activities Volunteer —
monthly. Help provide activities
• Russian Speaking Volunteer —
Assist communicating with New
American at programs.
Jewish Family Service
Greenfield Road, Southfield.
Michelle Melamis (248) 558-1500,
• Mentor a Child — 2-4 hours,
weekly or biweekly. Reach out
to a boy or girl who would ben-
efit from a special friendship
with a caring adult. Offer com-
panionship and support by pro-
viding one-on-one attention and
guidance. A December training
• THAW (The heat and
Warmth Fund) — 3 hours, one
day weekly, Jan.-May. New
program needs computer liter-
ate volunteers to assist individ-
uals applying for financial assis-
tance to help pay heating bills
and other utilities.
Community Calendar Notes: Items may be submitted to Community Calendar in three ways. Write: Bobbi Charnas, Editorial Assistant, the Jewish News, 29200 Northwestern Hwy., Suite 110, Southfield, MI I
48034; fax: (248) 304-8885 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org . The deadline for submissions is 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9 days prior to issue date. For more information, call (248) 354-6060, ext. 237.