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A Maze For Kids
Arts & Culture
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Look at the canvasses of
Russian expressionist artist Felix
Braslaysky in the exhibit Life Is
a Theatre on through June 30
at Sherrus Gallery of Fine Art,
109 N. Center, Northville. Gallery
hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-
Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays
and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. (248)
See the musical Oklahoma!
through June 9 at the Farmington
Players Barn Theater, 32332 W.
12 Mile, Farmington Hills. The
show starts at 8 p.m. June 7-9. A
Saturday matinee, June 9, begins
at 2 p.m. $16-18. (248) 553-2955.
Attend a presentation on Post
Traumatic Growth by Dr. Zieva
Konvisser at 11:30 a.m. Thursday,
June 7, at the National Council
of Jewish Women offices, 26400
Lahser, Suite 306, Southfield.
RSVP to Eileen at (248) 355-
3300, ext. 0.
See the exhibit Fe-Male featuring
works by photographers Elayne
Gross and Judy Eliyas through
July 9 at the River's Edge Gallery,
3024 Biddle, Wyandotte. There will
be a reception 6-10 p.m. Friday,
June 15. Gallery hours are 10
a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 10
a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-5
p.m. Saturdays. (734) 246-9880.
Hear a review of The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak in a program
planned by the Congregation
Beth Ahm Sisterhood Book Club
at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at
the synagogue, 5075 W. Maple,
West Bloomfield. $5. Call Shelley
Shindler at (248) 661-8080 or
Joanne Bellet at (248) 851-8379.
Browse the exhibit Water
Works by members of the Art
Alchemists June 15-July 13 at the
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center,
1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham.
There will be a reception at 8 p.m.
on the first day of the exhibit.
Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Mondays-Thursdays and 9 a.m.-
5 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. (734)
Watch the play Lapses by Dan
Aibel performed through June 24
at the Detroit Repertory Theatre,
13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit.
The comedy, exploring memory
and imagination, starts at 8:30
p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 3 and
8:30 p.m. Saturdays and 2 and
7:30 p.m. Sundays. $17-$20. (313)
Take part in the Great Lakes
Great Wine Walk Around 6-
8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, in
Tirrel Hall on the Orchard Ridge
Campus of Oakland Community
College, 27055 Orchard Lake Rd.,
Farmington Hills. Gourmet food
from popular restaurants also will
be served. Proceeds fund scholar-
ships and competitions, reports
culinary instructor Darlene
Levinson. $45. (248) 522-3700.
Laugh with comedian Jackie
Mason at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday,
June 15-16, at Andiamo Celebrity
Showroom, 7096 E. 14 Mile,
Warren, $39-$69. (586) 268-3200.
Help kick off the exhibit Rock
Stars' Cars and Guitars by
attending a lecture by former
Oak Parker Don Was at 11 a.m.
Saturday, June 9, at the Henry
Ford Museum, 20900 Oakwood,
Dearborn. $10-$14. (313) 982-
Support Variety, the Children's
Charity by attending Dream
Catchers, featuring a children's
photo exhibit, performance by
LaShell Griffin, dinner and danc-
ing starting at 6 p.m. Saturday,
June 16, at the Townsend Hotel,
100 Townsend, Birmingham. $250-
$500. (248) 258-5511.
Support Project Discovery while
having a petit buffet, discussion
with writer Jack Lessenberry and
a look at a rare book collection
at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 9, in
the Bloomfield Hills home of Dr.
Stanley and Rita Levy. $125. (248)
Listen to Adam Schlesinger and
his fellow Fountains of Wayne
bandmates now on tour in support
of their CD Traffic and Weather at
7:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, at St.
Andrew's Hall, 431 E. Congress,
Detroit. $16. (248) 645-6666.
Attend the Young Israel of Oak
Park dinner at 5:30 p.m. Sunday,
June 10, at 15140 W.10 Mile. $125.
by Jordan B. Gorfinkel •
The National Council of Jewish
Women-Greater Detroit Section will
open a barrier-free maze at Hess-
Hathaway Park's All Kids Playground
From 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June
10, NCJW will host a community-
wide event to celebrate the maze.
Hayrides, face painting, farm ani-
mals and the playground will be part
of the free event. There will be food for purchase and picnic
Located on Williams Lake Road between Cooley Lake and
Elizabeth Lake roads, the All-Kids Playground accommodates
the recreational needs of children of all abilities. The play-
ground includes transfer platforms, ramps, a poured rubber
surface and other safety features.
The maze was built with funds from NCJW-GDS and the
Hess-Hathaway Park Board.
For information on the event, call NCJW-GDS, (248) 355-
Hear Howard Lupovitch talk on
"Spiritual Renewal and Kabbalah in
the Age of Mass Media, Marketing
and Celebrity" 7:30 p.m. Sunday,
June 10, at B'nai Moshe, 6800
Drake, West Bloomfield. $10; stu-
dents free. (248) 737-1931.
Meet with the Israeli Book Club at
7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the
West Bloomfield JCC. This month's
selection is Sarah Shiloh's No
Gnomes Will Appear. The facilita-
tor is Dalia Shaham. Call Francine
Menken at (248) 432-5546.
Play golf to raise funds for
Variety, the Children's Charity
with morning, afternoon and
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evening events Monday, June 18,
at Tam O'Shanter Country Club,
5051 Orchard Lake Rd., West
Bloomfield. Morning golfers start
at 7:45 a.m., and afternoon play-
ers begin at 12:30 p.m. Breakfast,
lunch and dinner are part of the
program $325. Non-golfers can
go to dinner at 7 p.m. $100. Make
reservations by June 7 by calling
Take part in "I Gave My Sole to
Parkinson's Walk-a-Thon and 5
K Run" at 9:30 a.m. Saturday or
Sunday, June 9 or 10. The first
event begins at the South Lake
Schools Athletic Field, 23101
Stadium, St. Clair Shores. The
second is at Maybury State Park,
Eight Mile west of Beck, Northville.
$5 individuals-$3O families. (800)
Enter the 16th annual
Komen Detroit Race
for the Cure present-
ed by the Barbara
Cancer Center to
fight breast cancer
7-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16 at
Comerica Park in Detroit. $12-$40.
Dance to the music of Sam
Barnett and his band at 1 p.m.
Thursday, June 7, at the Oak Park
JCC. Make reservations by calling