Calendar July 21, 2017 – Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

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Events

SUNDAY, JULY 23

Splash and Sunday Brunch: 10 a.m., Young Jewish Professionals Phoenix (YJPHX) and PJ Library of Central Phoenix at Lucis at the Orchard, 7100 N. 12th St., Phoenix. Young families are invited to gather for brunch, splash pad fun, ice cream and music by Erez Kessler. Cantor Jonathan Angress, cantorangress@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 27

From One Building to the Next: 7 p.m., Congregation Or Tzion will parade their Torah scrolls from their current location at 9096 E. Bahia Drive, Suite #106, Scottsdale to its new facility at 16415 N. 90th St., Scottsdale. Food, music, dancing. Reservations by July 24: Email admin@congregationortzion.org.

SUNDAY, AUG. 13

Open house: 10 a.m. Temple Beth Shalom, 12202 N. 101st Ave., Sun City. For new and prospective members. Meet Sharon Kaplan, director of the congregations K-7 religious school. Refreshments will be served. 623-977-3240 or templebethshalomaz.org.

Meetings, Lectures & Classes

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

Mahj Meetup: 1-3:30 p.m., Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix. All levels welcome. Nanci, 602-944-3359, ext. 123, or nsiegelmanson@bethelphoenix.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 25

Blue Tuesday Democratic lunch: 11:30 a.m., Starfire Golf Club Restaurant, 11500 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale. Guest speaker: Arizona State Rep. Kelli Butler (Dist. 28). Cost: $22 cash. Reservations by July 20: bluetuesdaylunch@gmail.com or 480-849-7194.

FRIDAY, JULY 28

Tot Shabbat: 5:15-6 p.m., MAKOR, 13402 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite A120, Scottsdale. Songs, stories, dancing and snack. For children up to age 5 and a parent. office@mymakor.org.

MONDAY, JULY 31

Tisha BAv service: 7:30 p.m., Congregation Or Tzion, 9096 E. Bahia Drive, Suite 106, Scottsdale. An evening of prayer, reflection and the reading of Lamentations. admin@congregationortzion.org.

Shabbat

FRIDAY, JULY 21

Family Shabbat service and dinner: 6-8 p.m., the third Friday of every month, at Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Short Kabbalat Shabbat service with Carlebach melodies followed by Shabbat dinner. No charge for service, dinner is $7 adults, $4 children up to age 12 or $18 per family. Reservations: tbsev.org/donations-and-payments//shabbat-dinners.

Schmooze ShabbatLuck: 6:30-9 p.m. Schmooze Shabbat potluck dinner at private homes in North Scottsdale. Adults only. Visit @azschmooze on Facebook.

FRIDAY, AUG. 11

Twilight service: 5:30 p.m., Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation, Sun Lakes Chapel, 9240 E. Sun Lakes Blvd. North. Sljc.org.

Books

TUESDAY, AUG. 1

Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman: 7 p.m., Poisoned Pen Bookstore, 4014 N. Goldwater Blvd., Scottsdale. The father-and-son authors sign copies of their book Crime Scene. Free to attend, book costs $29. 480-947-2974 or poisenedpen.com.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9

Book Club: 6:30 p.m. Congregation Beth Tefillahs Eshet Chayil Group at a private home in Scottsdale. Book: Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer. For address, contact Andrea, andrea@bethtefillahaz.org.

Exhibits

THROUGH JULY 23

Art: A Path to Healing: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday at WHAM Community Art Center, 16560 N. Dysart Road, Surprise. Original artwork created by veterans from WHAMs Art: A Path to Healing program. Opening reception is 5-7 p.m., July 14; veterans are invited to join in the reception with music or poetry. Free admission. All artwork will be for sale. Veteran nonprofit organizations will be on hand each day of the exhibit to offer information about assistance. 623-584-8311.

THROUGH SEPTEMBER

Love & Marriage: The Cultural Evolution of Jewish Weddings from 1912 to 2016: 2 p.m., Arizona Jewish Historical Society at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E. Culver St., Phoenix. Gallery hours: noon-3 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday and by appointment. Admission: $5 donation. azhjs.org or 602-241-7870.

Film

SUNDAY, JULY 23

MAKOR movie night: 8 p.m., MAKOR, 13402 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite A120, Scottsdale. Monthly movie series features a lineup of movies telling the Jewish story from historical to modern-day Israel. Film: Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference. June-September. office@mymakor.org.

FRIDAY, AUG. 4

Free Men: 10:30 a.m., Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Road, Cave Creek. Drama about an Algerian migr who joins the French Resistance in World War II due to a friendship with a Jewish man. Free to attend and free popcorn and soft drinks. desertfoothillslibrary.org.

SUNDAY, AUG. 20

MAKOR movie night: 8 p.m., MAKOR, 13402 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite A120, Scottsdale. Monthly movie series features a lineup of movies telling the Jewish story from historical to modern-day Israel. Film: Son of Saul. June-September. office@mymakor.org.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 17

MAKOR movie night: 8 p.m., MAKOR, 13402 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite A120, Scottsdale. Monthly movie series features a lineup of movies telling the Jewish story from historical to modern-day Israel. Film: The Gatekeepers. June-September. office@mymakor.org.

Music

SUNDAY, AUG. 13

Klezmania II: 2 p.m., Arizona Jewish Historical Society at the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E. Culver St., Phoenix. Yale Strom performing with the Rural Street Klezmer Band. Tickets: $18, $10 AZJHS members. azjhs.org.

Wellness

TUESDAY, JULY 25

Hope for Today: 3:30-4:30 p.m. House at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. Spiritual program of recovery for those who suffer from chronic pain and chronic illness. Based on 12 Steps of AA. Free. cpa-az@cox.net.

Comedy

SATURDAY, JULY 22

Dry Heat All-Star Comedy Review: 7:30 p.m., Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix. Featuring comedian-writer-animal activist Elayne Boosler. Proceeds benefit Hope for the Warriors, which provides support programs for service members, veterans and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement and connections to community resources. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $30. celebritytheatre.com or 602-267-1600, ext.1.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26

Baby and Me Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon, House at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix. Drop-in support group for parents of newborns (ages 6 weeks to 12 months). Babies welcome. Free. Shalom Center, 602-971-1234.

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