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Much To Do!
Through May 19. West Bloomfield-based Jewish
Ensemble Theatre fundraiser is taking online
bids for donated prizes, including a shopping
spree, paintings, jewelry, various theater sub-
scriptions, a private yacht vacation and luxury
condos. Information/bidding: www.jettheatre.
KIDS & MUSIC
9:30 10:30 am. Bais Chabad Torah Center
invites moms to bring their babies and tod-
dlers to explore Jewish music that celebrates
holidays and teaches basic Hebrew vocabu-
lary. At My Gym, 27873 Orchard Lake Road in
Farmington Hills. Also meets on May 8. $12 per
class. RSVP: Zeesy Silberberg, zeesy®
baischabad.com or 248-865-1541.
11:30 am 1 pm. Judith Brin Ingber, choreogra-
pher and author of Seeing Israeli and Jewish
Dance, will give a lecture and demonstration of
contemporary dance in Israel. At Wayne State's
Maggie Allesee Studio Theatre, 4841 Cass,
Detroit. Free. Information: Harriet Berg, 313-
SUNDAY, APRIL 28
BAGELS & TALK
10 am. Dr. Joel M. Hoffman will present "A
Short History of the Hebrew Language" based
on his book, In the Beginning, at Temple Kol
Ami in West Bloomfield. Co-sponsors: Temple
Emanu-El in Oak Park and Metropolitan Detroit
Federation of Reform Synagogues. Free. RSVP:
email@example.com or 248-661-0040.
HOLIDAY AT ZOO
1:30 pm. Bais Chabad Torah Center and F.R.E.E.
plan family activities to celebrate Lag b'Omer.
Gather under white canopy at the Detroit Zoo
in Royal Oak. Barbecue, design kites, complete
animal scavenger hunt for prizes. $10, plus pay
zoo admission. RSVP: 248-207-5513 or 248-
3 pm. Community singing group sponsored by
the JCC presents annual concert at Temple
Shir Shalom in West Bloomfield. Director is
Cantor Penny Steyer. Free. Chorale information:
4 pm. Sports-A-Thon, a benefit for Kids
Kicking Cancer, begins with a 5K Walk/Run
and prizes awarded to the biggest pledge rais-
ers. From 5 7 pm, families may participate in
martial arts, tennis, swimming or gymnastics.
At Sports Club of West Bloomfield, 6343
Farmington Road. $10 registration fee includes
pizza and T-shirt. Information/RSVP: info®
kidskickingcancer.net or 313-557-0021.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1
GILDA'S CLUB BENEFIT
Through May 31. A portion of sales at Better
Health Markets and stores will be donated to
Gilda's Club in Royal Oak, providing support
services to cancer patients and their fami-
lies. Participating locations include: 2053 S.
Telegraph in Bloomfield Hills, 248-334-9500;
30679 Southfield Road in Southfield; 248-645-
April 25 • 2013
6 9 pm. Shabbat service and dinner hosted by
Jewish Cultural Society of Ann Arbor at JCC.
$10 individual; $25 for family of four. At Jewish
Community Center of Washtenaw, 935 Birch
Hollow Dr. in Ann Arbor. RSVP required: www.
SATURDAY, APRIL 27
ready for Shabbat. Today's program: music with
Rabbi Rachel and Dan Shere and instruction in
challah braiding. Each family can take home a
challah for baking. At Adat Shalom Synagogue
in Farmington Hills. RSVP to Jewish Family
Educator Debi Banooni: dbanooni@adatshalom.
6 pm. St. Joseph Mercy Oakland's Michigan
Bariatric Institute (MBI) will host educational
seminar focused on bariatric surgery options.
At hospital's Franco Communications Center,
44405 Woodward in Pontiac. Free. RSVP: 877-
6 8:30 pm. Jewish and Chaldean communities
invited to potluck/social evening at Eastern
Catholic Re-evangelization Center (ECRC),
4875 W. Maple in Bloomfield Twp. Bring potluck
dish with 15-20 servings and a display index
card that lists ingredients. Optional: donations
of new socks, new hygiene items, gently used
walkers or canes. RSVP: Rula Yono, rula®
chaldeanfederation.org or 248-996-8384.
6:30 7:30 pm. Ages 2-5 invited to library pro-
gram with adult at Temple Beth El in Bloomfield
Twp. Includes a story, a project and snack. $5
parent; free for child. RSVP to librarian Eileen
THURSDAY, MAY 2
LUNCH & LEARN
11:45 am 1:15 pm. Rabbi Herbert Yoskowitz
presents two-part series, also on May 9, at
Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. He
will discuss Congs. Beth Aaron, Ahavas Achim
and Beth Achim, all of which became part of
the history of Adat Shalom after merger in
1998. Free. Bring a dairy lunch; beverage and
dessert provided. RSVP by preceding Friday to
Sheila: firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-851-
5100, ext. 246.
Noon 1:30 pm. Henry Ford West Bloomfield
Hospital is offering cooking class for people
trying to eat less sodium. At 6777 W. Maple.
$19. RSVP: email@example.com or 248-325-3890.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
USED BOOK SALE
10 am 3 pm. CDs, DVDs, videos and audio-
books, as well as books, at Huntington Woods
Public Library, 26415 Scotia. Prices start at 25
cents. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or
10 am 5 pm. Restyle Child, an upscale new and
resale children's boutique, will donate 20 per-
cent of proceeds from sales and a raffle to FAR
Conservatory of Therapeutic and Performing
Arts. Store address: 2123 Cole in Birmingham.
Information: Diane, 248-792-9347.
2 pm. Todd Hasak-Lowy of Illinois, formerly of
Pleasant Ridge, will speak and sign copies of 33
Minutes, his new book geared toward students
in grades 4-7. At Ferndale Public Library, 222 E.
Nine Mile. Oak Park-based Book Beat sponsors.
1 pm. St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and Mercy
Home Care co-sponsor support group with
lectures for survivors of stroke and caregiv-
ers. Take Rehabilitation Entrance at Woodward
Professional Building, across from main hospi-
tal, 44428 Woodward in Pontiac. Information/
RSVP: Sue, email@example.com or 248-
6 7:30 pm. Program with multiple sponsors
commemorates 70th anniversary of Warsaw
Ghetto uprising. Features include music, poetry,
tributes, guest speakers and then dessert
reception. At Wayne State University General
Lectures Building, 5045 Anthony Wayne Drive,
Detroit. Free bus transportation by reserva-
tion from Holocaust Memorial Center and West
Bloomfield and Oak Park JCCs. Information/
RSVP: doso.wayne.edu/rsvp or 313-577-1010.
THURSDAY, MAY 9
DIAMANT AT SRO
8 pm. A Little Work, final show of SRO Theater,
opens tonight with performances through May
20. Co-author Anita Diamant (The Red Tent)
scheduled to attend May 19. At 26060 Berg
Road in Southfield. $10-$12. Information: 248-
8:30 11 pm. Jewish girls in grade 8 and above
can learn about joining a BBG chapter from
current leaders while sharing fun activities. At
Teen Center, adjacent to West Bloomfield JCC.
Free. RSVP: Katie Fried, program associate,
firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-432-5685.
4:30 7:30 pm. A portion of proceeds from an
opening reception for the Pangborn Design
Collection at Michigan Design Center,1700
Stutz Drive in Troy, will be given to Gilda's Club
Metro Detroit, which assists cancer patients
and families. The Pangborn product lines
include neckties, scarves and home accesso-
ries. RSVP by April 26: neil@pangborndesign.
com or 248-637-2900.
7:30 9 pm. Register at 7 for CHADD's sepa-
rate adult and parent support group programs,
offering information to cope with AD/HD. At
Way Elementary School, 765 W. Long Lake
Road in Bloomfield Hills. Free for members, $5
or less donation if guest. Information: www.
chadd.net/527 or 248-988-6716.
SATURDAY, MAY 4
sion offers ways to prevent complications
and feel better. At Henry Ford Hospital's
Demonstration Kitchen, 6777 W. Maple in West
Bloomfield. Free, but RSVP required: dk@hfhs.
org or 248-325-3890.
6 8 pm. Tikvah Hadassah Group will host a
multi-generational night of challah-making
at Davidson Hadassah House, 5030 Orchard
Lake Road in West Bloomfield. Also learn about
Jewish historical and religious traditions. $10
charge includes a light dinner. RSVP by May 2:
Ruth Katsnelson, 248-231-6028.
FOCUS ON DEMENTIA
6 pm. "You Remember Me, Don't You?" pre-
sentation will teach dementia communication
skills. Event includes dinner at St. Anne's Mead,
16106 W.12 Mile in Southfield. RSVP: Shawn
Brooklier, email@example.com . or 248-
SUNDAY, MAY 5
4:30 5:30 pm. Girls and boys, ages 4-11, will
create kosher dishes and a masterpiece cook-
book for Mom. At Bais Chabad Torah Center,
in West Bloomfield. $12 for each themed class
in Sunday series through May19. Information/
RSVP: Zeesy Silberberg, zeesy@baischabad.
com or 248-865-1541.
FRIDAY, MAY 3
MONDAY, MAY 6
11:15 am. The "Shake, Rattle & Twist" series
offers fun ways for parents and grandparents
to interact with their baby or toddler and get
5 6:30 pm. "Menopause and Health" discus-
FRIDAY, MAY 10
10 am. Rabbi Aaron Bergman tells how sharing
one's love of reading with a child can enrich a
volunteer's life at Detroit Jewish Coalition for
Literacy's spring workshop. Jewish Community
Relations Council founded and facilitates DJCL.
At Jewish Federation Building, 6735 Telegraph
in Bloomfield Twp. Volunteers get light break-
fast, tips and free books for their children.
Information/RSVP: Linda Foster, literacy coordi-
nator: firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-642-2656.