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by Jordan B. Gorfinkel •
Subscribe to the Opus 9 Series
of the Chamber Music Society
of Detroit, whose fall season
begins with the American String
Quartet and cellist Lynn Harrell
on Saturday, Sept. 12. Call for
+1 , 0111
brochure: (248) 855-6070.
Take a narrated, two-hour city
bus tour, The Good, the Bad
and the Hopeful: You Be the
Judge," 11:30 a.m. Saturdays,
July 25 and Aug. 6, leaving
from 2934 Russell at Wilkins
in Eastern Market. The tour
leader is Linda Yellin, owner
of Feet on the Street, $25.
Tickets: (248) 353-TOUR, www.
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Network for Jewish Women, a
support group open to women
a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at
the Oak Park JCC. Reserve space
a cake raffle will go to American
Technion Society, helping to sup-
ized message, will arrive in time
for Rosh Hashanah (sundown on
who've ever had a cancer diagno-
sis, 9-11 a.m. Monday, July 27, at
by July 23 to sell household
items, treasures and more: (248)
port the world-class university in
Drake Sports Park Pavilion, 6801
967-4030, ext. 2020.
Sept. 18). Cost: $9 each ($6.50
tax-deductible); includes shipping
anywhere in the United States.
Celebrate Detroit's 308th
birthday at Detroit Historical
Society's family party 1-4 p.m.
Sunday, July 26, at Detroit
Historical Museum, 5401
Woodward. Free, as is museum
admission through July. Open
daily except Mondays-Tuesdays
(tour groups only). (313) 833-
1805, www.detroithistorical.org .
Drake at Maple, West Bloomfield.
Hit the links for West Bloomfield-
$5 includes coffee. RSVP to
Patti Nemer: (248) 790-5854,
Enjoy bus trips this summer with
the JCC's Center Travel Dept.
Early bookings necessary. Trip
based Temple Shir Shalom,
schedule: (248) 432-5471, www.
5 (new date), at Plum Hollow
Country Club, 21631 Lahser,
Find products and services at a
" Buy Michigan Now Festival"
July 27-Aug 2, in downtown
fall at the summer sidewalk sale
noon-5 p.m. Thursday through
Saturday, July 30-Aug. 1, at
Events That Help
Give away gently used items for
upcoming rummage sales:
Do the hora at Israeli folk danc-
ing sessions 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays
at Oak Park JCC and 7:15-10 p.m.
Wednesdays at West Bloomfield
Orchard Mall, Orchard Lake at
Maple, West Bloomfield. (248)
JCC. Charge: $6. Oak Park: (248)
Take a stroll in the park and
Sign up to be a vendor at the
"Garage-less Garage Sale" 11
socialize with Cancer Thrivers
Northville. Alyssa Cohen: acev-
Find great deals, bargains and
a glimpse of what's coming this
967-4030; West Bloomfield:
• Congregation Beth Ahm
Sisterhood: Drop off clothing,
housewares, sporting goods and
small appliances before July
24 to the synagogue, 5075
W. Maple, West Bloomfield.
Assistance will be available 10
a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
Give the gift of life at blood drives arranged
\ through American Red Cross. Donors must
be healthy, at least age 17 and weighing
\ 110 pounds or more. Raffle prizes, open
to donors age 18 and older, will include
tickets to Cedar Point, a $50 gasoline
card and lease on a Lincoln Mercury
• Temple Beth El, 7400 Telegraph,
Bloomfield Township: Sponsored by the
temple youth, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, July
26. Registration: www.givelife.org ; enter code: temple 13.
Questions: email@example.com .
• Farmington Community Library, 32737 W.12 Mile,
Farmington Hills: Sponsored by Jenna Garber, a 2009 North
Farmington High School graduate, for summer scholarship
program, 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4. Walk-ins welcome; but
appointments preferred: (248) 320-4516, x3trackstar197@
sponsoring a golf outing-fund-
raiser 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.
Southfield. Choose $180 for
golf, lunch, dinner and cocktails;
$200 for single-hole sponsorship
(without golf); $900 for golf, din-
ner and cocktails for a foursome,
including sponsorship. RSVP by
July 24 to chair Michael Reich:
Witness psychic medium
Rebecca Rosen's ability to
Orders after July 24 carry $3/jar
shipping fee. Order online: www.
tkolami.org and follow the honey
link. (248) 661-0040, Melanie@
• Jewish Home & Aging
Services: Proceeds from the
JHAS Auxiliary's clover honey
sale will help fund programming
for Jewish older adults. Order
by July 31 to have jars shipped
in time for Rosh Hashanah. Judy
Dunn: (248) 661.2969,
Interact with senior residents
Sale: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
through Tuesday, Aug. 9-11. (248)
at audience readings 7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 6, and 1 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 8, at Costick
Activities Center, 28600 W. 11
Mile, Farmington Hills. Regular
while working in the Jewish
Senior Life (JSL) building's
stores in Oak Park and West
Bloomfield. Volunteer between 10
a.m.-noon weekdays. Michal Ram:
(248) 592-1104, mram@jsImi.org .
admission: $59.50. Premium
seating: $119.50, includes private
meet-and-greet with Rebecca fol-
Create cuddly fleece blan-
kets — no sewing needed — for
lowing show. Some proceeds will
go to Camp Casey, a nonprofit
Oakland County children transi-
tioning from lives of abuse and
horseback riding camp for chil-
dren with cancer and their fami-
neglect, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays
at National Council of Jewish
Women, 26400 Lahser, Suite
306, Southfield. Materials pro-
Wish family and friends a sweet
vided. Good choice for mitzvah
or high school project. Bobbie:
• Jewish Senior Life of
Israel. (248) 737-1990.
Metropolitan Detroit: Donate
household items for tent sale
that will benefit senior adult
services. Items will be accepted
weekdays through Aug. 6, at
Plaza, 6710 W. Maple, West
Bloomfield, on Applebaum
Jewish Community Campus.
Pick-up service available for a
fee. Sale: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday,
Aug. 9. (248) 661-2999.
Have a sweet treat at "Scoop
for Health" 1-4 p.m. Sunday,
July 26, at Carvel Ice Cream,
6695 Orchard Lake Road, West
Bloomfield. Rain-or-shine event
will offer face painting, a clown
and magic. Some proceeds from
connect with the spirit world
new year with your gift of honey,
a fundraiser for two organiza-
Mentor an at-risk youth living
• Temple Kol Ami, 5085 Walnut
in Oakland County through a
Lake Road, West Bloomfield:
Jewish Family Service program
called Mentor Connection. (248)
The Family Religious School
will ensure that jars of honey,
complete with your personal-
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July 23 • 2009