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Delight in the Basset Waddle, as
hundreds of basset hounds fill the
street during city of Birmingham
parade and party Sunday, May
17. The parade starts 1 p.m. from
S. Old Woodward, north of Brown.
The party, 4 p.m. in downtown
Shain Park, offers free activities
for children and music from G-
Daddys. (248) 530-1803, www.
Events That Help
Experience the Grand Bazaar
Friday, May 8, a Moroccan-
Hear what it was like for a Jewish
couple who spent 2 1/2 years
working for Ford Motor Company
in Bangkok, Thailand, 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 21, at Congregation
Beth Shalom, W. Lincoln, Oak Park.
style benefit for the Museum of
Contemporary Arts Detroit, 4454
Woodward, Detroit. Starting at
5:30 p.m., high-end ticket hold-
ers have access to Arabic-style
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Join another outing with the
Jewish Hikers of Michigan 11
a.m. Sunday, May 17. Temple Beth
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Reflect on keynote address of
Holocaust historian Deborah E.
Lipstadt, PhD, of Emery University
at program that inaugurates the
new Rabbi David & Alicia Nelson
Legacy Fund 8 p.m. Wednesday,
May 13, at Congregation Beth
Shalom, 14601 W. Lincoln, Oak
Park. There is a charge. (248)
silent auction, raffle, entertainment
and dancing. RSVP: (313) 576-8112,
Take part in Sisterhood Donor
Day, honoring the memory of the
late Toby Dobkin, and featuring
boutique shopping 9:30 a.m.-
2:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, at
Adat Shalom Synagogue, 29901
Middlebelt, Farmington Hills. Wall
Street Journal columnist Jeffrey
Beth Shalom members Mandy
Garver and Allen Wolf will speak
about the challenges of living in a
country with diverse religions. The
synagogue's Cultural Commission
ers join partygoers for bazaar
shopping, strolling supper and
dancing. Other features: stroll-
ment 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday,
a.m. Lunch ($45) requires RSVP:
sponsors. Free, but RSVP required.
Doris Schey: (248) 545-7112;
Gretchen Weiner: (734) 261-6468.
ing bohemian musicians, hookah
lounge, and tarot card and Turkish
May 13, at Adat Shalom
coffee cup readings. Tickets: www.
Farmington Hills. Community-wide
Support the Gary Bernstein
• Public day: Shopping, children's
hair cutting event held in conjunc-
tion with the "Pantene Beautiful
Lengths" program and the
Community Health Clinic when you
play in the annual Gary Bernstein
Golf Classic 11:15 a.m. Tuesday,
May 19, at Shenandoah Country
See Nancy Jonas installed as
president of Tikvah Group,
activities run 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, May 9, for $5 admission.
Find everything from Michigan
wildflowers to hearty perennials
American Cancer Society. Stylists
from Ruby Blu Salon in Farmington
Hills will cut and style donors' hair.
Cranbrook House and Gardens,
380 Lone Pine, Bloomfield Hills.
Event includes guided tour of the
at Cranbrook House and Gardens
Auxiliary Spring Plant Sale, a
benefit for the volunteer organiza-
Make appointment through Jodi
Gross: email@example.com ,
historic home and grounds. $30.
RSVP by May 12 to Barbara: (248)
tion, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, May
12, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday,
May 13, on grounds of Cranbrook
House, 380 Lone Pine, Bloomfield
Hills. Take free shuttle from Christ
Church Cranbrook lot across from
Cranbrook House. (248) 645-3149.
Catch Halpern and Johnson by
Lionel Goldstein, the Jewish
Ensemble Theatre's final pro-
duction of the season, through
May 17, downstairs at the West
Bloomfield JCC. Show times: 8
p.m. Thursdays, 5 and 8:30 p.m.
Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays
and Wednesdays. (248) 788-2900,
Zaslow, co-author of The Last
Lecture, is luncheon speaker at 11
Synagogue, 29901 Middlebelt,
Greater Detroit Chapter of
Hadassah, at installation lun-
cheon noon Friday, May 22, at
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market, live auction and modern
Middle Eastern cuisine served at
fireside. At 8:30, $75 ticket hold-
Donate your hair to make wigs
for women and children who have
gone through chemo cancer treat-
Club, 5600 Walnut Lake Road, West
Bloomfield. Day includes auctions,
awards presentation, lunch and
dinner. Tickets: (248) 758-1690.
Health / Support
arranges 45-minute walks twice a
month on Mondays or Tuesdays,
primarily in the West Bloomfield-
Farmington area. RSVP to Fred:
Hear lecture, "Skin Cancer
Before and After the Diagnosis,"
6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, May 11,
at Henry Ford West Bloomfield
Hospital, 6777 W. Maple. The "Hot
Topics in Women's Health" series
will feature dermatologists Linda
Stein Gold, MD, and David Kouba,
MD. Free, but pre-registration
required: (800) 436-7936, www.
Share your common experiences
at the stroke support group, Time
Travelers, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday,
May 12, at Temple Shir Shalom,
3999 Walnut Lake Road, West
Bloomfield. (248) 737-8700.
Take in a panel discussion of
"Trends and Destructive Behavior
Wear comfortable clothes for an
"experiential" service that blends
simple yoga postures with prayer
Among Children and Adolescents"
9:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 12, at
Doyle Center, 7275 Wing Lake
Road, Bloomfield Hills and also
7 p.m. at Eton Academy, 1755
older features casino games, auc-
tions and a cash raffle. Tickets:
$60, $50 advance; includes $100
and meditation, incorporating the
Torah portion of the week, 10 a.m.
Saturday, May 9, in east and west
meeting rooms at Congregation
Melton, Birmingham. Sponsor:
Birmingham Bloomfield Families in
Action. Free. www.bbfaprevention.
org , (248) 341-6340.
in chips, appetizers, desserts, wine
and other beverages. Proceeds
will support the temple. (248) 661-
Beth Shalom, 14601 W. Lincoln,
Oak Park. Certified yoga teacher
Suzy Ran leads. (248) 547-7970.
Get lucky at Temple Kol Ami's
"Aces Chai 3-Peat" 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, at 5085 Walnut
Lake Road, West Bloomfield. The
Monte Carlo event for ages 21 and
Help Barbara Ann Karmanos
Cancer Institute raise funds for
cancer care at "Support Our
Hometown Team" 6 p.m.-midnight
Saturday, May 16, at Ford Field
in Detroit. Tickets: $300 $750;
includes strolling reception, dinner,
Get exercise, enjoy nature
and meet new people with the
Jewish Adult Walkers 6:30 p.m.
Monday, May 11, at Heritage
Park, Farmington Road, north of
10 Mile, Farmington Hills. Visit a
local restaurant following. Group,
for all ages and marital statuses
Socialize with the Temple Israel
FUN (Flourish Unite & Nurture)
group for physically challenged
adults at showing of a first-run
movie 7-9 p.m. Thursday, May
14, in the temple's media room,
5701 Walnut Lake Road, West
Bloomfield. RSVP to Michelle
Chekan: (248) 342-2701.
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