"Make Peace With Food," workshop
on a healthy no diet" weight-loss
method advocated by eating disorders
coach Abbe Grossman, MA, 7-9 p.m.
Wednesday, June 9, at 27752 Franklin
in Southfield. RSVP: grossmanab-
firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 470-5738.
HOLIDAYS / SHABBAT
Enjoy a free kiddush lunch following
Shabbat services 9 a.m. Saturdays,
at Downtown Synagogue in Detroit
corn or (313) 961-9328.
Features available weekly at
Congregation Beth Ahm in West
• Shabbat Song Circle: Participate
at Kiddush following services every
Shabbat (approximately noon-12:30
p.m. Saturdays). Nancy Kaplan: (248)
737-1931 or email@example.com .
• Complimentary child care: Drop
off your little ones every Shabbat
from 10 a.m. through the conclusion
of services. No reservations needed.
Children also welcome in main sanctu-
ary throughout service. Amy Newman:
firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 851-
Drop in for "Under Cross & Crescent:
Jewish Civilization From Mohammed
To Spinoza," a DVD series of lec-
tures by Prof. David B. Ruderman
of University of Pennsylvania, 1 p.m.
Wednesdays, at Congregation Beth
Ahm in West Bloomfield. June 2 top-
ics: "The Rise of the Spanish Jewish
Community" and "Judah Ha-Levi's
Cultural Critique." Free admission.
Details from Nancy: (248) 737-1931 or
Explore the Kabbalah with Rabbi
Elimelech Silberberg at classes 10:30
a.m. Sundays, at Bais Chabad Torah
Center in West Bloomfield. Students
at all levels welcome. RSVP: bctc770@
aol.com or (248) 855-6170.
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to a different drummer. Adult group
topic: Challenges in managing a life
with AD/HD. $5 charge for non-mem-
ber families. Details: www.chadd.
net/527 (248) 988-6716.
the late Rabbi Noah Weinberg of Aish
HaTorah, noon Thursdays, at Detroit
Jewish News, 29200 Northwestern
Hwy., Suite 110, in Southfield. Rabbi
Alon Tolwin leads lunch-and-learn ses-
sions. $8 includes kosher lunch. RSVP:
(248) 948-9908, ext.1.
Get information on "Trees and Shrubs
for Small Spaces," 11 a.m. Saturday,
May 29, at Four Seasons Garden
Center & Custom Landscape Services,
14471 W.11 Mile in Oak Park. $5 sug-
gested donation for Forgotten Harvest.
or (248) 543-4400.
Receive job search support, obtain
job leads, make community connec-
tions and hear from guest speakers
on job search-related topics at J
Seekers Strategy Sessions 9:30-11
a.m. Wednesdays, at Oak Park JCC.
Sponsoring JVS welcomes walk-ins.
Details from Karen: kgutman@jvsdet.
org or (248) 233-4248.
Start writing and stay motivated at
Harvey Ovshinsky's two-day aspiring
screenwriters' workshop 9:30 a.m.-
4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June
5-6, at Birmingham Community House,
380 S. Bates. Tuition: $300. Register:
www.communityhouse.com or (248)
Applaud for amazing Russ Algaier, who
can play two instruments at the same
time, 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, at Oak
Park JCC. $1. Rosa: (248) 967-4030.
Follow "48 Steps to Wisdom," ongo-
ing series of lectures developed by
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Partners in Torah, 1 p.m. Wednesday,
June 2, at Oak Park JCC. He will con-
clude his two-part series, "Thirteen
Principles of Faith." $3. Rosa: (248)
Don't forget about the Memory Club,
and try facilitator Ronnie Berman's
brain teasers 1:30 p.m. Wednesday,
June 2, in Room 205 at West
Bloomfield JCC. $3. Rosa: (248) 967-
Discuss currents events with David
Weiner 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 3, at
Oak Park JCC. Rosa: (248) 967-4030.
Come for lunch at noon, followed by
1 p.m. concert featuring Jim Lauri
Thursday, June 3, at Oak Park JCC. $1
concert only. Lunch ($2.75) with RSVP
by June 1: (248) 967-4030.
Learn about travel options at semi-
nar presented by Prime Time Live!
After 50 Center 7-8:30 p.m. Monday,
June 7, at JVS Diem Building, 29699
Southfield Road 48076. Free. RSVP to
Mary Ellen: mbrayton®jvsdet.org or
Enjoy dancing or just listen to the big
band music at Glassman Party for
seniors 1-3 p.m. Thursday, June 10,
at West Bloomfield JCC. $3 at door
includes dessert buffet. RSVP by June
3: (248) 432-5692.
Have dinner with single men and
women in our community, ages 45-65,
at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 13, at Grape
Leaves Restaurant, Greenfield at 10
Mile in Oak Park. RSVP by June 10 to
Sharon: (248) 855-6242.
Bring Your Helping Hands
Give back to your community at volunteer event "It's a
Mitzvah" 10 a.m. Sunday, June 6, at Congregation Shaarey
Zedek in Southfield. Begins with breakfast and orientation
before departing to volunteer sites. Jewish Federation
of Metropolitan Detroit's Women's Department sponsors.
www.thisisfederation.org or (248) 203-1519.
Study the weekly Torah portion with
Rabbi Dov Stein at his ongoing series
7:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, at the Shul
in West Bloomfield. $36 includes text-
book for the course. Register: rabbi-
email@example.com or (248) 788-4000.
Play co-ed volleyball 8:30-10 p.m.
Wednesdays, in Oak Park JCC gym.
Separate nets for different skill levels.
$3 non members. (248) 967-4030,
Gain insights to find your perfect love
match at face-reading class 7-9:30
p.m. Thursday, June 10, at Birmingham
Community House, 830 S. Bates. $35.
Register: www.communityhouse.com or
Become a qualified childcare provider
at babysitter safety class 10 a.m.-4
p.m. Saturday, June 5, at Birmingham
Community House, 380 S. Bates. $50.
corn or (248) 644-5832.
Sign up youngsters for camp programs:
• Camp Discovery: Attend parent
information night 7-8 p.m. Thursday,
June 10, at Oak Park JCC. Learn
about the Center's one-week, themed
sessions -- from in-line skating to
chemistry -- that start Monday,
June 21. Open to students in grades
K-6 with scholarships are available.
Registration: www.jccdet.org or camp
director Brad Chiasson: (248) 967-
• Camp Ruach: Enroll ages 4-6
in English-Hebrew bilingual ses-
sion 12:20-3 p.m. Tuesdays and
Wednesdays, beginning June 16, at
Congregation Beth Shalom in Oak
Park. $112, or $90 per child for mem-
ber family. Gan Shalom Preschool and
Parenting Center: sgartenberg@cong-
bethshalom.org or (248) 547-7970.
• Detroit Opera House, 1526
Broadway: Give a young person the
opportunity to take summer programs
Monday, June 28-Aug. 8. Ages 10
through college age can choose many
programs, including voice and photog-
raphy, that emphasize creativity and
performance technique. Details/reg-
istration: www.michiganopera.org or
HOW TO SEND IN CALENDAR
Submit event listings to the
Calendar by our noon Tuesday
deadline, nine days prior
E-mail Calendar listings
and questions to
For telephone inquiries, call
David Sachs at (248) 351-5140.
The community is invited to the
• Congregation Beth Ahm in West
Bloomfield: Come for casual din-
ner and Rabbi Steven Rubenstein's
series exploring "David, King of
Israel," one of the most colorful
biblical personalities. Next session:
"Was the Star of David on David's
Shield?," 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June
10. Brotherhood Suppertime Torah
Series welcomes women too. $6 for
pizza and salad. RSVP to Ron by 4
p.m. June 9: dannysldad@comcast.
net or (248) 788-3068.
Market Benefit For HMC
Be a customer Thursday, June 3, at Whole Foods Market
locations in West Bloomfield, Troy and Rochester Hills and
company will donate 5 percent of net proceeds to Farmington
Hills-based Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) JN Food writer
Annabel Cohen will conduct a free cooking demonstration,
space limited to 30, at 7 p.m. June 3, at Whole Foods, 2918
E. Walton Blvd. in Rochester Hills 48309; registration: www.
wholefoodsmarket.com or (248) 371-1400. HMC: (248) 553-2400.
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