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Check It Out!
Arts & Culture
See painter Fay Kleinman's Zayde
series through Oct. 11 in the first
loor Taubman Lobby, North at
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Join the Book Discussion Group
of the Greater Detroit Chapter
of Hadassah for a discussion of
The Boy Who Loved Ann Frank by
Ellen Feldman at 10 a.m. Monday,
Aug. 28, at Hadassah House,
5030 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield. (248) 683-5030.
Attend Arts, Beats & Eats Sept.
1-4 in downtown Pontiac. The
entertainment event features
multi-media projects, musical acts
and foods from area restaurants.
Cinema & Stage
Try out for the Stagecrafters
production Caught in the Net at
1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at the
Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette,
Royal Oak. www.stagecrafters.
Watch the film Everything Is
Illuminated at 6 p.m. Wednesday,
Aug. 30, at the West Bloomfield
Library, 4600 Walnut Lake
Rd. The free event, hosted by
the Greater Detroit Chapter of
Hadassah, requires reservations
by calling (248) 683-5030.
of Southfield at 5 p.m. Tuesday,
Aug. 29, at Southfield-Lathrup
High School, 19301 W. 12 Mile,
Lathrup Village. Call Marie at (248)
352-9527 to schedule a slot.
Learn about "Spirituality,
Outreach and Renewal: Zalman
Roots" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug.
28, at Congregation B'nai Moshe,
6800 Drake, West Bloomfield.
$12. Call Nancy Kaplan at (248)
Study Hebrew in adult classes
7-8 p.m. Mondays and/or 9:30-11
a.m. Sundays at Congregation
B'nai Moshe, 6800 Drake, West
Bloomfield. Call Nancy Kaplan at
Participate in Temple Kol Ami's
Prospective Member Weekend
with Friday Shabbat Services at
8 p.m. Aug. 25, at 5085 Walnut
Lake Rd., West Bloomfield, and a
summer beach party 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 27, when there will
be a concert featuring Cantor Kat
Hastings and lunch, crafts, games
and a raffle. RSVP by calling (248)
Find clothing and household items
at the Congregation Beth Ahm
Rummage Sale 9 a.m.-4:3O p.m.
Sunday-Thursday, Aug. 27-31, at
5075 W. Maple, West Bloomfield.
Hear the Stew Cutler Trio in a jazz
concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25,
at the Kerrytown Concert House,
415 N. Fourth Ave., Ann Arbor. $5-
$25. (734) 769-2999.
Audition for the Madrigal Chorale
Scout new and gently-used baby
items, children's clothing and
toys at the Mom 2 Mom Sale
sponsored by the Jewish Parents
Institute 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday,
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Aug. 27, at West Bloomfield JCC.
$1 admission. (248) 569-4576.
Learn about fire safety from the
world's largest fire dog and his
local firefighter friends 3-5 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 27, at Congregation
Beth Shalom, 14601 W. Lincoln,
Oak Park. Fire trucks will be at
the synagogue for exploring. $15
per member family, $20 per non-
member family. RSVP to Susan
Gartenberg at (248) 547-7970.
Check out Congregation Beth
Ahm at the free Back to Shul
& Open House 3-6 p.m. Sunday,
Aug. 27, at 5075 W. Maple, West
Bloomfield. There will be food,
games, entertainment and a
visit from the Bloomfield Fire
Department. (248) 851-6880.
Meet Michael Shudrich, chief
rabbi of Poland, at 7:45 a.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 29, at the Max
M. Fisher Federation Building in
Bloomfield Township. The free
breakfast program, sponsored
by the Metropolitan Detroit
Chapter of the American Jewish
Committee, requires reservations.
Call Sharona Shapiro at (248)
Listen to Rabbi Kasriel Shemtov
from the Shul-Chabad Lubavitch
during the Yad Ezra Lunch and
Learn at noon Tuesday, Aug. 29,
at 2850 W.11 Mile, Berkley. $7.
RSVP by calling (248) 548-3663
by Aug. 28.
Meet with the Holocaust
Survivors' Support Group at 10
a.m. Mondays at the Oak Park
JCC. (248) 661-2999.
a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday;
Aug. 29-31; to meet the stu-
dent leaders and staff, take a
tour of the building and enjoy
free kosher hot dogs and
soda. Visit at 1429 Hill Street,
Ann Arbor. For information,
call (734) 769-0500.
Assist the National Council of
Jewish Women Greater Detroit
Section by volunteering at the
Council Thrift Shops, working on
Kosher Meals on Wheels and/or
doing administrative tasks.
Contact Susan Gertner at (248)
355-3300, ext. 3.
Join the Walk for Food Allergies:
Moving Toward a Cure Event,
which begins at 9 a.m. Saturday,
Aug. 26, at Kensington Metropark,
Milford. Sponsored by the Food
Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
(FAAN), the walk is to raise funds
and awareness to help those made
ill by certain kinds of foods. To
find out about participation, go to
Party to raise funds for Yad Ezra
and many other nonprofit organi-
zations 7-10:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug.
27, at the Somerset Collection
South in Troy, where Arts du Jour
serves as the official appetizer for
Arts, Beats & Eats, the Pontiac
festival held over Labor Day week-
end. $100. (248) 334-4600. www.
Raise money to benefit the
Karmanos Cancer Institute by
participating in the Partners Golf
Classic at 8 p.m. Monday, Aug.
28, at the Orchard Lake Country
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Night at Neiman Marcus in the
Somerset Collection. $425 golf,
$175-$250 party. Call Kristin Curie
at (313) 576-8106.
Paint a honey jar to benefit
Federation's Teen Campaign for
the Israel Emergency Fund.
The opportunity continues
through Sept. 15 at You're Fired,
6925 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield. Hours are noon-8 p.m.
Tuesdays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-5
p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and noon-
5 p.m. Sundays. $18. Call Karen
Kaplan at (248) 203-1453.
Participate in an outdoor Shabbat
Rocks service and picnic din-
ner at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at
Adat Shalom Synagogue, 29901
Middlebelt, Farmington Hills. $18
per household for dinner, $10 per
person. Send checks by Aug.18.
Celebrate Kabbalat Shabbat
services with Congregation Beth
Shalom at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25,
when there will be a picnic dinner
on the patio at 14601 W. Lincoln,
Oak Park. $15 adults, $8 children,
free for those 3 and younger.
Experience Shabbat Services
Under the Stars with gospel sing-
ers and the Temple Israel All-Stars
at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25,
at 5725 Walnut Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield. RSVP by calling Linda
at (248) 661-5700.
Stay and Learn about "The
Future of Conservative Judaism:
Deconstructing Dr. Ismar
Schorsch's Farewell Address" at
12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at
Congregation B'nai Moshe, 6800
Drake, West Bloomfield. Call Nancy
Kaplan at (248) 737-1931.