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Get informed before Election Day
at candidate forum Thursday,
Aug. 20, at Southfield Public
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Library, 26300 Evergreen. League
of Women Voters Oakland Area
will present separate sessions,
6:30-8:50 p.m., to meet City of
Southfield's candidates for mayor,
city council and clerk. (248) 594-
6602, www.lwvoa.org .
Go on a road rally with Temple
Israel's Imagine group Saturday,
Aug. 22, at 5725 Walnut Lake
Road, West Bloomfield. Teams of
four-six people, your own group
or assigned, will depart at 6:30
p.m. $18, includes appetizers,
dessert and prizes. RSVP: (248)
9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, on the
Oakland University campus,
Rochester Hills. Check-in at 8 for
event also featuring music of singer
Presented by Space for Changing
Families of National Council of
Explore mysticism with Rabbi
Elimelech Silberberg at his ongoing
Jewish Women-Greater Detroit
Section. Free, but donations wel-
classes in Kabbalah for both begin-
ners and more advanced students
10:30 a.m. Sundays and 8:30
p.m. Wednesdays, at Bais Chabad
Holidays / Shabbat
Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT)
Events That Help
Enjoy preschool entertainers The
Wiggles at two shows 2:30 and
6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at Palace
Check out the Jewish Cultural
of Auburn Hills. In partnership with
Reach Out and Read, a national
Jill Jack and early opportunity to
purchase individual tickets ($24-
40) to MBT shows (season: $104-
Society of Ann Arbor at its open
house noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug.
23, at the Jewish Community
Center of Greater Ann Arbor,
2935 Birch Hollow Drive. Observe
the Sunday school at family event
nonprofit promoting early literacy,
families attending performances are
asked to donate a new children's
$166). The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
by Washington Irving, opens Oct.
7. www.feetforseats.org , (248) 377-
Participate in two weekly Shabbat
programs at Congregation Beth
Ahm, 5075 W. Maple, West
book. Tickets: (248) 377-8601, www.
tickmaster.com , (800) 745-3000.
Drop by Cafe Europa for music and
refreshments 1 p.m. Monday, Aug.
featuring moon bouncers, arts
and crafts, snacks and shmooz-
ing. RSVP to Heather Good: (734)
Join the Friends of Camp MDk-
A-Dream, Michigan Chapter at
"Sunrise Yoga in the Park" 8-9:15
Bloomfield. (248) 737-1931, nancyel-
• Study Group: Rabbi Steven
Rubenstein will use new textbook
a.m. Saturday, Aug.15, at Franklin
Village Park, Franklin at Carol roads,
Franklin Village. Register at 7:30.
Proceeds support children, teens
Enjoy trips with the JCC's Center
Travel Dept. Details/registration:
(248) 432-5471, www.jccdet.org .
• Michigan bus trips: Frank Lloyd
Wright House & Carolyn Kennedy
Dolls, Tuesday, Aug. 25, in Grand
Present coupon printed from
and young adults with cancer. $25
suggested donation includes gift
bag and refreshments. (248) 723-
5575, www.campdreammich.org .
are homeless/at risk. Event spon-
sor: Made in Michigan Movement.
Redeem at either Farmington Hills
store: 29275 W.14 Mile or 24369
Halsted. www.covenanthousemi.org ,
Raise money for Bloomfield
Township-based ORT America
Michigan Region at "ORT Studios:
at Cornwell's Dinner Theatre in
• National: Atlanta, Oct. 19-23;
A Rub-a-Dub Production" 5:30
p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Franklin
Hills Country Club, 31675 Inkster,
Savanna, Beaufort & Charleston,
Franklin. $150, includes dinner,
auctions and raffle. Details: (248)
Bring a companion or two for the
Memory Walk 8:30 a.m. (registra-
Find support and resources for fac-
ing the economic issues of today at
Jewish Family Service workshops
2:30-4 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 20-
27, at JFS Orley Family Building
6555 W. Maple, West Bloomfield.
Co-sponsor: National Council of
Jewish Women/Space for Changing
Families. Topics will include: emo-
tional issues involved with job loss,
credit card debt, foreclosure, bank-
ruptcy, housing issues, and impact
Ride along on Linda Yellin's Feet
on the Street city bus tour, "The
Good, the Bad and the Hopeful:
You Be the Judge," 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22, leaving
tion starts 7:30) Saturday, Aug.
22, at the Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak.
Proceeds from fundraising and
from 2934 Russell at Wilkins in
Eastern Market. $25 for narrated,
Alzheimer Assn. RSVP: (800) 272-
Register for a six-week bereave-
ment support group if you're griev-
ing the loss of a parent 7-8:30
Participate in the "Feet for Seats"
5K fun run/walk fundraiser for
p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2-Oct. 7,
at Bingham Office Park, Suite 125,
30300 Telegraph, Bingham Farms.
sightseeing tour (lasts 2 1/2-3
hours). Tickets: (248) 353-TOUR,
raffle tickets will assist the work
of Greater Michigan Chapter of
Torah Center, 5595 W. Maple, West
Bloomfield. Details: bctc770@aol.
com , (248) 855-6170.
Pirke Avot: A Modern Commentary
on Jewish Ethics 9-9:30 a.m.
Saturdays. Purchase book ($14)
during office hours: (248) 851-
• Song Circle: Take part during
Kiddush following morning services,
12:15-12:45 p.m. Saturdays.
Health / Support
Rapids; Architectural and art
tour, Tuesday, Sept. 1, in Detroit;
Oklahoma! Wednesday, Sept. 30,
• Overseas: Jewish Egypt, Nov.
4-15; "Israel at 61," Nov. 29-Dec.
Covenant House Michigan Web
site and during August, Tomatoes
Apizza will donate 10 percent of
proceeds to help young people who
come. (248) 355-9936.
on family. Free. (248) 592-2344,
Gain insight into religious issues
at "Stay and Learn on Shabbat."
Held following services and Kiddush
Saturdays, at Congregation
B'nai Moshe, 6800 Drake, West
Bloomfield. No charge; drop-ins are
welcome. (248) 788-0600.
Come to new drop-in, lifelong learn-
ing series, "Yom Revi'i (Wed) © the
Movies / Judaica on DVD & Video,"
1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.19, at
Congregation Beth Ahm, 5075 W.
Maple, West Bloomfield. Sessions
feature programs originally broad-
cast on PBS, videos of local adult
education lectures and courses on
DVD taught by noted Jewish studies
academicians. Free. Nancy Kaplan:
(248) 737-1931, nancyellen879@
Read It In Hebrew
Brush up or learn prayer-
book Hebrew-reading skills
at "Hebrew Marathon"
featuring teacher Rebecca
Starr 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday,
Aug. 23, at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek, 27375
Bell Road, Southfield. $60
includes lunch and materials.
RSVP to Karen Davis in
CSZ education department:
(248) 357-5544, www.
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