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call David Sachs at (248) 351-5140.
Much To Do!
FRIDAY, AUG. 31
YEAR OF THE BAT
2 pm. Southfield Public Library will cele-
brate the U.N.'s International Year of the Bat
with a "Bats Around the World" program.
Multimedia presentation and live bats from
around the world. 26300 Evergreen. Visit
www.southfieldlibrary.org or call 248-796-
SATURDAY, SEPT. 1
• Swedish & Thai Massage
A Chinese Therapeutic Massage
Chair Massages Available
. • Open 7 days a week 10am-9pm
Massage and Acupuncture
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just east of M5
Commerce , Mi 48390
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2013 Audi A4 2.0T quattro Premium
39 mo. lease
53,690 due at lease signing
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The A4 returns for 2013 with a fresh look, a revised interior and a new steering system.
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8 p.m. The A. Spencer Barefield Quartet
performs in a Palmer Woods home. Tickets:
$45 at www.barefieldjazz2012.eventbrite.
com or call (313) 891-2514.
MONDAY, SEPT. 3
SUNDAY, SEPT. 9
BETH EL PICNIC
11 am-1 pm. Temple Beth El in Bloomfield
Township free event features games, food
and Joe Cornell Entertainment music.
FUN FOR TEENS
2-4 pm. BBYO-Michigan Region's free
"Color War Kickoff" for Jewish teens,
grades 6-12, at Drakes Sports Park, West
Bloomfield. Games, activities, kosher snacks.
Register at the event, online at www.blinked.
org (click on Michigan Region BBYO) or on
Facebook under BBYO-Michigan Region.
Information: Lindsey Rosenberg, 248-432-
5680 or Irosenberg@bbyo.org .
2-5 pm. Sherrill Berman free Shofar Factory
and Pre-High Holiday Family Fun Program
at West Bloomfield JCC sponsored by JCC,
Bais Chabad Torah Center, Janice Charach
Gallery and Shalom Street includes bee-
keeper, petting zoo, snacks and more. Make
a shofar for $10. RSVP to make shofar:
Rabbi Shneur Silberberg, 248-865-1541, or
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5
TUESDAY, SEPT. 11
VINE & DINE
6-9 p.m. Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber's
9th annual food and wine extravaganza at
Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center,1516 S.
Cranbrook, will benefit Gleaners food bank.
Tickets: 248-644-1700, ext. 21 or 24, or visit
www.bbcc.com or www.vinendine.com .
Noon. Greater Detroit Chapter celebrates
Hadassah's centennial with a luncheon at
Cong. Shaarey Zedek in Southfield honor-
ing Jewish women in local media. Guest
speaker at 1 pm is journalist Campbell
Brown. Boutiques 10 am-3:30 pm. Hadassah
members, $55. Others, $65. Speaker only,
$36. RSVP for luncheon by Aug. 31: 248-
6 pm. St. Joseph Mercy Oakland free life-
Contact Larry Allan
7 pm. Eleanor Roosevelt Hadassah Jewish
holiday cooking class with Dorothy Barak
at Specialties Showroom, 2800 W.11 Mile,
Berkley. RSVP by Aug. 29. $20. Mail check
payable to Hadassah to Marcia Bednarsh,
4980 Faircourt Drive, West Bloomfield, MI
48322. Include name, phone number and
guests' names. Information: Marcia, 248-
661-2145, or Margie, 248-330-6335.
WEIGHT LOSS TALK
A Service to
Banks & Estates
style, weight management and bariatric
seminar. RSVP: 248-858-2475
Free Video Lectures
Offered At Beth Ahm
For the past four years, Congregation
Beth Ahm in West Bloomfield has
invited lifelong learners to "Drop In
& Learn: Judaica on DVD," featur-
ing free video courses and lectures
on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. The latest
series features Professor Howard N.
Lupovitch on a variety of topics.
history courses at
the University of
Western Ontario in
London and is one
of Metro Detroit's
most popular and
On Aug. 29, he will speak on
"Prague — The Junction of Tradition
and Innovation." Other lectures
include "Cracow and Vilna —
Ashkenazic Judaism at its Zenith"
on Sept. 5, "Pressburg — The
Bastion of Orthodoxy" on Sept.
12, and "Jerusalem in the Zionist
Imagination" on Sept. 19.
For information, contact Nancy
Kaplan at (248) 737-1931 or
High Holiday Talks
At Adat Shalom
Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington
Hills' Tekiah series during Elul begins
with Rabbis Aaron Bergman and
Rachel Shere discussing "Clearing
Away the Barriers to Forgiveness" 7:30
p.m. Monday, Aug. 27.
Hazzan Daniel Gross will speak
on "The Days of Awe — What's So
Awe-some About 'Em?" 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 10.
Both programs are free. To attend,
call (248) 851-5100 or email