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Check It Out!
Ballpark, a bash for the whole
family at Congregation Dovid Ben
29901 Middlebelt, Farmington Hills,
Nochum, 14800 W. Lincoln, Oak Park.
Megillah reading, with a Purim Story
• 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27: Teen
Slideshow, Purim spiel, buffet dinner
including classic stadium dishes,
• 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Megillah
reading at services.
sporting competitions, and a kids'
• 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: "Purim
Tiger ticket raffle. Information: Rabbi
Palooza" telling of Purim story by
Shneur Silberberg, (248) 207-5513 or
"Megillah Mania." Free Carnival at
Purim Bingo. $18 adults; $10 children.
11:45 with bingo, games, face painting,
Guitar Hero, Miniature Motorways,
CONGREGATION BETH AHM
Clowns and more. Lunch for sale.
• Saturday, March 6: "Saturday Night
5075 W. Maple, West Bloomfield, (248)
Fever" Purim Party Plus fundraiser
includes buffet supper, music, prizes.
• 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27: Purim
• Wednesday, March 10: Sisterhood's
Night Megillah Reading for all ages,
Purim Outreach Luncheon welcomes
followed at 8 p.m. by a Hamantashen
guests from JVS, Kadima and JARC.
Hoedown party for adults with hors
d'ouevres and square dancing. Open to
AISH IN THE WOODS
all. Party is $36 per person. RSVP by
Palace" a Purim spiel presented by
Feb. 25: (248) 851-6880 or director@
the Youth Choir.
$6 in tickets get a free raffle ticket.
Purim text study with Harvey Leven,
associate director, Federation's
25725 Coolidge, Oak Park, (248) 948-
• noon-2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: The
9908, www.aishhuntingtonwoods.com .
• 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Professor
Alliance for Jewish Education. Wear
• 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Grand
Howard Lupovitch will present a
Young People's Society's Purim
Carnival games, giant inflatables,
Purim Party. Best costume prizes,
5725 Walnut Lake Road, West
dramatic, full Megillah reading. Light
RSVP for the pasta bar by Feb. 24 to
dance, ride the bull, prizes and snacks,
Bloomfield (248) 661-5700.
Melanie@tkolami.org or (248) 661-
• 9:40 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Dress
in costume for Purim Family Fun
to Yad Ezra.
Megillah reading. The Purim story
breakfast after minyan. All welcome.
sandwiches and drinks. Open to
presented by Huntington woods
Information: Nancy Kaplan, (248) 737-
all; tickets for food and booths are
parents. Gift basket creations.
1931 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
available at the door.
Balloon man. Magician. $18 per family
• 11 a.m.-noon Sunday, Feb. 28:
your silliest hat. All are welcome, but
0040. Bring a box of pasta to donate
Festival featuring The Little Mermaid
• 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
in Shushan" — a spiel involving Esther,
28: The Purim festivities continue with
a fun-loving, curious mermaid who
Kol Ami Temple Youth's Annual Purim
Carnival. There will be carnival games,
Family-Friendly Megillah Reading and
Costume Parade. Free. All welcome.
• noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Purim
14450 W.10 Mile, Oak Park, (248)
Shushan. Bring a box of kosher pasta
Carnival with music by Joe Cornell,
hamentashen, lunch and prizes.
or macaroni and cheese for Yad Ezra.
Costumes are welcome and no RSVP is
visits strange, new world above called
(former Labor Zionist Alliance), (248)
food, games, and 50/50 raffle. All
• 6:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26: Pot-Luck
Children must be accompanied by an
welcome. Information: Amy Newman
needed. For information check Kol Ami
Purim Dinner and Celebration kids'
• 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Celebrate
Purim at a kosher wine-tasting party
(248) 851-8820 or e-mail relschool@
Web site at or call the Temple Kol Ami
activities and crafts. $5/person or
• noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: The
YFTI Purim Carnival, with games,
office, (248) 661-0040.
$10/family. RSVP by Feb. 25. Please
bring a dish to serve 8-10 people that
raffles, moonwalks and food. Free;
CONGREGATION SHAAREY ZEDEK
corresponds with the first letter of
game tickets are 25C. All are invited.
with homemade hamantashen at a
home in Oak Park (call for location).
TEMPLE BETH EL
Open to 2010 members. Dues are $45;
your last name: A-H bring a Dessert;
27375 Bell Road, Southfield, (248)
$36 age 30 and under; $75 couple.
7400 Telegraph, Bloomfield Township,
I-P bring a salad or a side dish; 0-Z
Send check to 19785 W.12 Mile, #344,
bring a Main Dish. Dress in costume!
Southfield, MI 48076.
• 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27: Purim
Tot Shabbat, an informal service
• 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26: Purim/
Shabbat Service and Celebration
Bloomfield. (248) 661-0040.
for the younger set, parents and
Enjoy dancing, carnival games, clowns
BAIS CHABAD TORAH CENTER
featuring the Youth Choir. Purim
• 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27:
(at DOVID BEN NOCHUM)
grandparents. Followed by a 10 a.m.
and kosher food. For adults, traditional
sing-along with Rabbi Klein, Cantor
"Hats Off To Purim." There will be a
hamantaschen snack and crafts
Megillah reading at 7:30 p.m. At 9
Sharlein and Geoff Berdy, and the
Purim pasta bar followed at 6:30 by
p.m., Return to the Raven Gallery for
TEMPLE KOL AMI
5085 Walnut Lake Road, West
• 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28: Bring
the family to the Purim Extravaganza.
• 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Bais
program focusing on Purim heroes,
reading of the Megillah.
Chabad Torah Center of West
Havdallah and Purim Service. Purim
Esther, Mordechai and Haman.
the music Ron Coden and Josh White
• 11 a.m.-1p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28: Purim
songs, performances by Religious
Jr., in a coffeehouse atmosphere. Free.
Bloomfield is hosting
Purim in the
• 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28: Reading
Carnival — games, crafts, lunch, bake
School students and Temple Choir, as
of the Megillah and "Malice at the
Sponsored by the Sidney Katzman
sale, and raffle. Tickets: 5 for $2. With
well as the reading of the Megillah.
Memorial Purim Fund.
A Hundred Years Young!
Attend Scout Shabbat to celebrate the Boy Scouts of America's 100th
birthday 5 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Adat Shalom Synagogue, Farmington.
Information: JewishScouters@aol.com or (248) 851-5100.
Ante Up For Hunger
Yad Ezra's spring fundraiser, which provides lunches for
kids in need at Jewish day schools, takes place 8-11 p.m.
Saturday, March 6, at 2850 W.11 Mile, Berkley. $50 per
person plus a $50 poker buy-in. RSVP: (248) 548-FOOD.