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7 pm. The Men's Club at Adat Shalom
Synagogue, Farmington Hills, will show
How to Train Your Dragon to children and
The Frisco Kid to those age 13 and older.
Community-wide evening will include snacks.
7 pm. Celebrate eighth night of Chanukah
at a potluck gathering for all ages at Song
and Spirit Institute for Peace, 2599 Harvard,
Berkley 48072. Bring a vegetarian dish to
pass. Candles, stories, songs and food at
evening led by Maggid Steve Klaper and
Judy Lewis. www.SongandSpirit.org or 248-
SUNDAY, DEC. 25
TUESDAY, JAN. 3
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SATURDAY, DEC. 24
3-5 pm. Families invited to festive
party, "Chanukah in the Wild," hosted by
Friendship Circle, 6892 W. Maple in West
Bloomfield. Features include menorah light-
ing, Mark Rosenthal's live "Animal Magic"
show, indoor carnival, latkes, hot beverages
and chance to make and eat doughnuts,
jungle-themed photo booth plus arts and
crafts. $10 for family. RSVP required: www.
friendshipcircle.org or 248-788-7878.
6 pm. St. Joseph Mercy Oakland offers free
seminars on metabolic nutrition and weight
management for diabetes prevention or
treatment or management of cholesterol
and weight. On Jan. 3,10 and 24; Feb. 7 and
28; March 20; April 10 and 24. At hospital's
Franco Communications Center, 44405
Woodward, Pontiac. RSVP: 248-858-2475.
5 pm. Jewish Mingles, an online meet-up
group for Jewish singles age 40 and older,
will socialize at dinner tonight in West
Bloomfield. Details/RSVP: Steve, time2act@
aol.com or 248-543-8844.
FESTIVUS ON FIFTH AVE.
9 pm-2am. Young adults are invited to a
party at 5th Avenue bar, 215 Fifth Ave. in
Royal Oak sponsored by CommunityNEXT
and ComePlayDetroit. Singer Josh Smith
performs. Free, but $10 cover after 10 pm.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27
9 am-noon. Parents invited to bring chil-
dren, age 4 and younger, to play during
these morning hours in open gym at Temple
Israel, West Bloomfield. Non-members wel-
come too. RSVP: email@example.com
1 pm. Sophie Scholl — The Final Days, shown
at the Oak Park JCC, tells of the White Rose
(Scholl), who was one of the most famous
members of the German World War II anti-
Nazi resistance movement. Free. Rosa, 248-
7 pm. Monthly Women's Circle will discuss
the traditional Chanukah story of Judith
and Holefernes at Downtown Synagogue,
Detroit. www.downtownsynagogue.org or
5 pm. Cong. Beth Ahm will screen a DVD
of the last televised interview of Rabbi
Abraham Joshua Heschel, a towering figure
in 20th-century Judaism. Free. For informa-
tion, call Nancy Kaplan (248) 737-1931 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org .
THURSDAY, JAN. 12
7 pm. RSVP by Jan. 5 for next Gesharim
(Bridges) program. Group will discuss Israel
and Jewish holiday of Tu b'Shevat (New
Year of the Trees) at Temple Israel, West
Bloomfield. Gesharim is for converts to
Judaism, those in the process of conversion,
people involved in interfaith relationships
or Jews wanting to learn more about their
faith. Free. RSVP: amber.designs@hotmail.
com or 248-895-9798.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18
NCJW TRIP TO DIA
11 am. RSVP by Jan. 4 to join National
Council of Jewish Women-Greater Detroit
Section for curator-led tour of "Rembrandt
and the Face of Jesus" at Detroit Institute
of Arts. Meet 10:45 in John R Street lobby.
$10 for NCJW member/$15 others, plus
exhibit ticket: free ticket if DIA member, $10
if not. Lunch following (on your own) at Cafe
DIA. Details: 248-355-3300.
JN's Calendar by Esther Allweiss Ingber.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28
10:30 am. Officer Kelly Buckberry of the
Southfield Police Department's Crime
Prevention Bureau will tell how to be safer
at home, in the car and around the neigh-
borhood. Held in meeting room at Southfield
Public Library, 26300 Evergreen. Free. www.
southfieldlibrary.org or 248-796-4224.
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