CALENDAR SPONSORED BY
CONGREGATION SHAAREY ZEDEK
Saturday, October 10
Meet at 7:00 PM
CSZ B'nai Israel Center
It's a Party!
Dance, sing & celebrate
the Torah's big day
with an interactive service for
families with young children.
Don't Miss the Fun!
Come dance with the Torah
at the intersection of
Orchard Lake &
Walnut Lake Roads.
For more information and to RSVP. please contact Tobve Bello at
248:357-5544 x45 or e-mail tbelloshaarevzedek.org
Chamber Music Society of Detroit 8
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Seligman
Performing Arts Center on the campus
of Detroit Country Day School, 22305
W.13 Mile, Beverly Hills. $43-75;
students $25: (248) 855-6070; www.
Climb aboard 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, Sept.
26, leaving from 2934 Russell at
Wilkins in Eastern Market. $25 for nar-
rated, sightseeing tour of up to three
hours. Tickets: (248) 353-TOUR, www.
Do the hora at Israeli folk dancing
sessions 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays at Oak
EVENTS THAT HELP
CINEMA & STAGE
Hear Oak Parker Paul Vachon speak
on his book Forgotten Detroit 7 p.m.,
Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Oak
Park Public Library, 14200 Oak Park
Boulevard. The book contains more
than 200 photos. (248) 691-7480, or
See the film The Boy in the Stripped
Pajamas 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept.
30, at Congregation Shaarey Zedek
Southfield. $2 for Sisterhood mem-
bers; $3 for others. All are welcome.
Subscribe to the Farmington Players'
four-play season, which opens with the
Mitch Albom comedy And the Winner
Is, Oct. 2-17, at the Barn Theater,
32332 W.12 Mile, Farmington Hills.
Subscription: $58. Individual shows:
$15 ($18 for musicals). Discounts avail-
able. (248) 553-2955.
Meet participating artists, such as
Ruth Bardenstein and Julia Miller,
at reception for "Beyond Words: A
Celebration of Book Arts" 7-10 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 2, at WSG Gallery, 306 S.
Main, Ann Arbor. Gallery book artist
panel, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4. Open
daily at noon, except Monday, through
Oct. 25. (734) 761-2287, www.wsg-art.
Check out the Uppity Women's Blues
Band 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the
Ark, 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor. (734) 761-
1451. www.theark.org .
Join your sister readers at first meet-
ing of new monthly book club, Temple
Shir Shalom Bookworms, 7-8:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 5, in the West Bloomfield
Township Library Conference Room.
Free. RSVP required: to chair Shelly
Newman, (248) 737-0266, sred@sbc-
Hear Mike Gordon and his band
Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the Blind Pig in
Ann Arbor 208 S. First St., Ann Arbor.
Call for details: (734) 996-8555
Hear the Tokyo String Quartet at the
Roll The Cameras!
Hear Jim Burnstein, chair of the film
and screenwriting program at the
University of Michigan, speak on the
state's new film industry at Temple
Beth El Sisterhood's opening dinner
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. $25 for
sisterhood members; $30 for others.
RSVP by Oct. 3 by a check payable and
mailed to the Sisterhood of Temple
Beth El, 7400 Telegraph, Bloomfield
Hills, MI 48301. For information, call
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(248) 865-0617 and press 1.
Dance to the Billy Rose Orchestra at the Glassman
Party 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at the West Bloomfield
JCC. Refreshments and prizes. There is a charge.
RSVP required. Call (248) 967-4030.
Park JCC and 7:15-10 p.m. Wednesdays
at West Bloomfield JCC. Charge: $6.
Oak Park: (248) 967-4030; West
Bloomfield: (248) 891-6906.
ARTS & CULTURE
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Raise money for Detroit's home-
less at book launch for Have a Little
Faith, written by Free Press columnist
and author Mitch Albom, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Fox
Theatre, 2211 Woodward, Detroit.
Special guests will include singer
Anita Baker, humorist Dave Barry and
Pistons executive Joe Dumars. Signed
book included with $40 admission, VIP
reception, $125. (313) 471-6611.
Take strides for research into a cure
for protect children with life-threat-
ening food allergies at the Walk for
Food Allergy 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct.
3, at Kensington Metropark, Milford.
Registration starts at 8:30. Benefit for
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network.
Sign up: www.foodallergywalk.org .
Fight debilitating mastocytosis at the
Sarah Gittleman Research Fund's 1.5-
mile walk 10-11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 4,
at the Huntington Woods Recreation
Center, 26325 Scotia. Register at
9:15 a.m. RSVP: gittlemanfundraiser@
yahoo.com or mail the Gittleman
Family, 25490 Hereford Dr., Royal
Oak, MI 48067. Make donation
checks in any amount payable to the
Mastocytosis Society-Sarah Gittleman
Fund. (248) 545-7145.
Go "Behind the Scenes" to ben-
efit West Bloomfield-based Jewish
Ensemble Theatre Tuesday, Oct. 6,
at home of Florine Mark. Melba Winer
will be honored at dinner gala featur-
ing a "Tin Pan Alley Tribute to Jewish
Composers." $125. Tickets, journal ads:
(248) 788-2900, www.jettheatre.org .
Aid Adam Niskar who was paralyzed
in a 1999 diving accident. Join Howard
Stern sidekick Artie Lange for a night
of laughs with Southfield native Mike
Young opening at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct.
9, at the Detroit Opera House. For pre-
ferred and VIP seats, contact Brooke
Niskar, firstname.lastname@example.org or
(248) 346-1438. For general tickets at
$30-$47.50, visit www.friendsforadam.
com or www.ticketmaster.com . For
information, call Brooke.
Applaud for artist Gail Rosenbloom
Kaplan, honoree at 25th annual
Holocaust Memorial Center dinner, 5
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek, 27375 Bell Road,
Southfield. Keynote speaker is the
Honorable Irwin Cotter, a leading
Jewish-Canadian statesman. Tickets
start at $200. Includes cocktails and
hors d'oeuvres. Reserve ASAP: (248)
Dress in '60s styles for JARC's swing-
ing "Somerset A-Go-Go Party" 6-11
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Somerset
Collection, Big Beaver at Coolidge,
Troy. Tickets: $58, includes Sinatra-
style performance, music, martini bar,
small plates and go-go dancers. www.
Salute Hebrew Free Loan Association
and president-elect Richard Broder at
gala dinner 6-11 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19,
at the West Bloomfield JCC. Honorees:
Jane and Larry Sherman, Dr. David
Kirsch and Henry Leopold. MC is
sportscaster Bernie Smilovitz. Tickets:
$136. RSVP by Oct. 1: (248) 723-8184.
Applaud for Dr. Marcy Borofsky and Dr.
Margo Yellin Woll, selected to receive
the Justice Louis Brandeis Award, at
this year's Balfour celebration 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 25, at Congregation
Shaarey Zedek, 27375 Bell Road,
Southfield. Sponsored by the Zionist
Organization of America-Michigan
Region, the event will include musical
entertainment by Safam and a des-
sert afterglow. Tickets/ads for journal:
(248) 282-0888, balfour2009@mizoa.
HEALTH / SUPPORT
Get guidance on issues facing those
with cancer through Survivorship
University of Barbara Ann Karmanos
Cancer Institute. Advance registra-
tion required: (800) 527-6266, www.
• Becoming Long-Term Care Aware:
Speaker Jim Runestad will give tips
on best ways to plan for long-term
care 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29,
at Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center,
31995 Northwestern Hwy., Farmington
Hear Dr. Michael Ginsberg, the keynote
speaker at the all-day Michael Golds
AD/HD conference 8:30 a.m. Friday,
Oct. 2. He will speak on the "Dream
and Realities of Growing Up with AD/
HD." For details, go to www.oaklandcc.
edu or www.chadd.net/527 or call
Search for jobs online at
www.parnossahworks.detroit.org , a
program of JVS: (248) 559-5000.
Interact with senior residents 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 .
Create cuddly fleece blankets — no
sewing needed — for Oakland County
children transitioning from lives of
abuse and neglect, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mondays at National Council of Jewish
Women, 26400 Lahser, Suite 306,
Southfield. Materials provided. Good
choice for mitzvah or high school proj-
ect. Bobbie: (248) 355-3300.
Mentor an at-risk youth living in
Oakland County through a Jewish
Family Service program called Mentor
Connection. (248) 592-2300, www.
Share informal outings with Jewish
parents of young adopted children
through Midwest Adoptive Families.
Details: (248) 545-8665, just-
Contact Dr. Charles Silow if there's a
Holocaust survivor who might benefit
from Yad b'Yad (Hand In Hand), the
friendly visitor program of Jewish
Family Service: (248) 661-2999.
Deliver meals to homebound clients
in Oakland County through National
Council of Jewish Women's Kosher
Meals on Wheels program. Both regu-
lar drivers and subs are needed. (248)
Lead an hour-long Shabbat service
on Friday afternoons at Lahser Hills
Care Centre, 25300 Lahser, Southfield.
Chaplain Evelyn: (248) 354-3222, ext.
HOLIDAYS / SHABBAT
The Jewish Parents Institute will
host a free Family Yom Kippur ser-
vice at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28
in Handleman Hall at the Jewish
Community Center in West Bloomfield.
Services are run by JPI members and
are secular in nature. For information,
call (248) 432-5472 or visit www.jew-
Bring the kids to help decorate the
sukkah at Congregation Beth Ahm in
West Bloomfield, 5:30 p.m. Thursday,