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John Coleman: Past/Present/Future 9:30 am
John Coleman: Past/Present/Future @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Sep 17 2016 @ 9:30 am – May 31 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Images of American Indians infused with the history and mythology of the American West have made John Coleman one of the nation’s most highly regarded contemporary artists. This exhibition, made possible by Frankie and Howard...
A Palette of Fiber Arts
A Palette of Fiber Arts @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Oct 14 – Nov 20 all-day
Come view the eclectic work of the Tucson Handweavers and Spinners Guild. Members’ talents include weaving, knitting, spinning, surface design, felting and book arts, just to name a few. Works on display include tapestry, soft...
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson 10:00 am
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson @ Jewish Federation Northwest
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Northwest Division office for a one-hour get-together. We’ll have story time featuring PJ Library books followed by snacks. Every session has a different theme! We have guest...
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Storytime for Tots! 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! @ Butterfly Wonderland
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! Bring your tots, ages 2-5, for story time, featuring fun education on butterflies, caterpillars and more! Included with admission: $19.95 adults, $17.95 ages 13-17, $12.95 ages 3-12, ages 2 and under free....
Lunch & Urban Hummingbirds 12:00 pm
Lunch & Urban Hummingbirds @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm
Lunch & Urban Hummingbirds Join us for a scrumptious lunch plus a presentation by the Rio Salado Audubon Center on Urban Hummingbirds. This exciting and interactive presentation focuses on local hummingbirds. For Seniors and Active Adults Suggested...
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They Only Spoke It When They Didn’t Want Us To Understand 2:00 pm
They Only Spoke It When They Didn’t Want Us To Understand @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm
Leon H. Gildin shares his life-long passion for mameloshn, the language of our Ashkenazi ancestors. Gildin traces the history and evolution of Yiddish from vernacular, to literature, to poetry, to its enduring influence on American...
Talmudic Women as Social Critics 7:00 pm
Talmudic Women as Social Critics @ Temple Kol Ami
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for an opportunity to hear from one of the leading voices in Jewish feminism. Valley Beit Midrash presents “Talmudic Women as Social Critics,” a lecture by professor Tova Hartman. About Tova Hartman: Tova Hartman, scholar...
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Senior Shabbat Luncheons-Creativity and the Brain II 11:00 am
Senior Shabbat Luncheons-Creativity and the Brain II @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am
On select Fridays at 11am, enjoy music, a Shabbat lunch and a featured program. Get into the spirit of Shabbat and enjoy the friendship and fellowship of others. Advance registration required. To RSVP call 520-299-3000...
Tot Shabbat 5:45 pm
Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 4 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Tot Shabbat at 5:45-8 pm at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson. Special Kabbalat Shabbat Service for young families to welcome the Sabbath with stories and songs, followed by kid-friendly Shabbat dinner. $25...
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Babies and Bagels Club Noah’s Ark Adventure 10:00 am
Babies and Bagels Club Noah’s Ark Adventure @ TRAK Ranch
Nov 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Babies and Bagels Club Noah’s Ark Adventure from 10-11:30 am at TRAK Ranch, 3250 E Allen Road, Tucson. Learn all about animals hands-on at this amazing ranch that has horses, goats, sheep, ducks, chickens, and...
Beth Emeth Congregation Men’s Club Kick-Off Kosher Hot Dog Day – Sunday, November 6th 11:00 am
Beth Emeth Congregation Men’s Club Kick-Off Kosher Hot Dog Day – Sunday, November 6th @ Beth Emeth Congregation
Nov 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
There were so many requests for another day, besides the annual spring hot dog affair, that it was decided to have another hot dog party. The day chosen is the football teams off day, so...
4th Annual Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest 12:00 pm
4th Annual Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest @ Steele Indian School Park
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4th Annual Desert Gathering Jewish Music Fest from noon-5 pm at Steele Indian School Park, 300 E Indian School Road, Phoenix. Festival features a rich diversity of Jewish musical performances. Free general admission with advance...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Nov 7 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
Happy Hour for Seniors 5:00 pm
Happy Hour for Seniors @ Smile On Seniors
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Smile on Seniors for cocktails and hor d’oeuvres. Mingle with old friends and make new ones!
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The Great AZ Challah Bake 6:00 pm
The Great AZ Challah Bake @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm
The Great AZ Challah Bake for women and girls, ages nine and up, happens Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Doors open at 6 pm and...
Mega Challah Bake 7:00 pm
Mega Challah Bake @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm
The Mega Challah Bake returns! Baking challah is a time-honored mitzvah dating back to our Matriarchs. In collaboration with Chabad Tucson, we will join together to make our own loaves of love! Learn to make,...
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The Shabbat Project
The Shabbat Project
Nov 11 – Nov 12 all-day
Shabbat Project Event Partners The following organizations are holding services, dinner and or lunch in honor of the Shabbat Project either in their organization or in home hospitality. Please be in touch with each directly for...
Shabbat Rocks! Service & Family Shabbat Dinner 5:30 pm
Shabbat Rocks! Service & Family Shabbat Dinner @ Temple Emanu-El
Nov 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Shabbat Rocks! Service & Family Shabbat Dinner at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N Country Club Road, Tucson from 5:30-8 pm. Shabbat dinner at 5:30 pm of kosher chicken and sides (vegetarian upon request). Then an energetic,...
Israeli Kabbalat Shabbat 7:00 pm
Israeli Kabbalat Shabbat @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm
Potluck dinner – bring your favorite Kosher style dish to share. Live music, good food and great company!
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K’Ton Time at CAI 10:30 am
K’Ton Time at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
This fun & lively 20-minute service led by Gabby Erbst includes songs, prayers, stories & games; playground time for kids & schmoozing time for parents; kid-friendly kiddush. Geared to families with kids ages 1 to...
2016 Heritage Award 5:30 pm
2016 Heritage Award @ Musical Instrument Museum
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm
Arizona Jewish Historical Society will Honor Derrick Hall, President & CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 2016 Heritage Award. The Heritage Award is given to individuals who have made an exceptional impact on our...
Parent’s Night Out 6:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 6-10 pm. Leave your kids for a fun-filled Saturday evening of gymnastics fun, games and group activities while you go out and have a...
DIVAS ON BROADWAY 7:30 pm
DIVAS ON BROADWAY @ Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts-Stage-2
Nov 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Spend an evening with two great voices, Ethel Merman and Barbra Streisand, performed by one fabulous voice impersonator and former lead in musicals and FORSCOM Award winner.  She catches more than a few intonations.  She...
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JTO hosts Family Fun Day at the JCC 12:00 pm
JTO hosts Family Fun Day at the JCC @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Jewish Tuition Organization (JTO) will host a Family Fun Day on Nov. 13 from noon to 4 pm at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus at 12701 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. The family...
Barbra & Frank, The Concert That Never Was 3:00 pm
Barbra & Frank, The Concert That Never Was @ Chandler Center for the Arts
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm
Streisand and Sinatra never shared the same stage, that is until Barbra & Frank, The Concert That Never Was, starring Sharon Owens and Sebastian Anzaldo. For more than a decade, Sharon and Sebastian have paid...
Book Talk 3:00 pm
Book Talk @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Nov 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join author Phyllis Palm to discuss her new book, The Key, the Turtle and the Bottle of Schnapps. Phyllis says, “Come along on an adventure. The journey is frightening and often sad. A 4,000-mile flight...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Nov 14 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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Cycle for Good 8:00 am
Cycle for Good @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Tucson Jewish Community Center (the Tucson J) in partnership with Israel Ride, Ride for the Living and the JCC Association of North America’s Cycle for Good program will present several fundraising cycling events over...
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker 10:00 am
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson 10:00 am
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson @ Jewish Federation Northwest
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Northwest Division office for a one-hour get-together. We’ll have story time featuring PJ Library books followed by snacks. Every session has a different theme! We have guest...
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) 6:30 pm
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Cycle for Good 8:00 am
Cycle for Good @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 16 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Tucson Jewish Community Center (the Tucson J) in partnership with Israel Ride, Ride for the Living and the JCC Association of North America’s Cycle for Good program will present several fundraising cycling events over...
Gunnar Widforss: Painter of the National Parks 1:00 pm
Gunnar Widforss: Painter of the National Parks @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Nov 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gunnar Widforss (1879-1934) spent much of his creative life painting Zion, Bryce, Mesa Verde, Yosemite, Crater Lake, Carlsbad Caverns, Sequoia, Death Valley, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon, which earned the Swedish artist the nickname “Painter...
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Cycle for Good 8:00 am
Cycle for Good @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Tucson Jewish Community Center (the Tucson J) in partnership with Israel Ride, Ride for the Living and the JCC Association of North America’s Cycle for Good program will present several fundraising cycling events over...
“Precious Words” with Esther Becker 9:00 am
“Precious Words” with Esther Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) 10:00 am
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Meet the Artist: Master Sculptor Oreland C. Joe Sr. 6:30 pm
Meet the Artist: Master Sculptor Oreland C. Joe Sr. @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Nov 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Award-winning artist Oreland C. Joe Sr., whose heritage is Diné (Navajo) and Ute, is the first Native American artist to be admitted into the prestigious Cowboy Artists of America. He is also a founding member...
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Shabbat Stay and Play/Shabbat On the Go 10:00 am
Shabbat Stay and Play/Shabbat On the Go @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am
Celebrate Shabbat at The J each Friday morning with singing and blessings in the art gallery, a special lunch discount for participating parents and children and play space fun immediately following. Once a month we...
“Rhythm and Ruach” Family Shabbat Service & Dinner at CAI 5:45 pm
“Rhythm and Ruach” Family Shabbat Service & Dinner at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 18 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Service begins with a “drum circle” – instruments are supplied, you bring the rhythm! Percussion instruments will be available for all who wish to participate. Then Shabbat dinner, followed by Open Lounge in the Youth...
Schmooze: The Return of ShabbatLuck (Shabbat potluck) 7:30 pm
Schmooze: The Return of ShabbatLuck (Shabbat potluck) @ Temple Chai
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
It’s back!  After a several year hiatus, Schmooze is proud to bring the Phoenix area a large ShabbatLuck (Shabbat potluck dinner) event in North Phoenix (at Temple Chai) for an evening of food, friends, and fun....
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 19 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
The American West in Film and Television 11:00 am
The American West in Film and Television @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
In the early days of television, children were the primary audience for most Westerns. Between 1955 and the late ‘60s, an explosion of Westerns for grownups took over the TV screen – shows such as...
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services 12:00 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services @ Temple Emanuel of Tempe
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services 2016 Nine Years of Accessible Services!   Council For Jews With Special Needs (CJSN), a nonprofit agency devoted to providing programs, services, and resources to help those in the Jewish...
VOS JCC Gala Honoring Bill Levine 6:30 pm
VOS JCC Gala Honoring Bill Levine @ Arizona Biltmore
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm
Join the Valley of the Sun JCC for a special evening honoring community leader and philanthropist Bill Levine. The evening will include a performance by Urban Electra and a live auction followed by a special...
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 20 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona 2:00 pm
To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm
Holocaust Survivors from Southern Arizona have written autobiographical stories, now captured in the compelling book, “To Tell Our Stories: Holocaust Survivors of Southern Arizona.” Please join us for a reading by the survivors featured in...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 22 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker 10:00 am
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors 4:30 pm
Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors @ Smile On Seniors
Nov 24 @ 4:30 pm
Let’s Give Thanks! Please join us for Thanksgiving dinner and bring your family! Enjoy a scrumptious dinner– the traditional dishes and all the trimmings– and great company!
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 26 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
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Mermaid Magic 9:00 am
Mermaid Magic @ OdySea Aquarium
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am
Live mermaid swimming performances, mermaid meet and greets, special activities and more. Mermaid activities included with admission to the aquarium.
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
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Parts Make the Whole: A Journey Through the Aleph Bet – Work by LynnRae Lowe 8:00 am
Parts Make the Whole: A Journey Through the Aleph Bet – Work by LynnRae Lowe @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 28 @ 8:00 am – Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm
Mixed Media artist LynnRae Lowe has embarked on an exploration of the aleph bet through the works of 20th Century Jewish masters of abstract expressionism.  Borrowing from the signature styles of Louise Nevelson, Mark Rothko,...
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Nov 28 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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Holiday Toy Drive with The Love House Kids Program
Holiday Toy Drive with The Love House Kids Program @ Temple Kol Ami
Nov 29 – Dec 16 all-day
Temple Kol Ami’s annual toy drive, held in partnership with The Love House Kids Program, is underway! Now thru December 11, TKA will collect new, unwrapped toys for kids of all ages from infant to 18...
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker 10:00 am
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) 6:30 pm
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Nov 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Storytime for Tots! 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! @ Butterfly Wonderland
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! Bring your tots, ages 2-5, for story time, featuring fun education on butterflies, caterpillars and more! Included with admission: $19.95 adults, $17.95 ages 13-17, $12.95 ages 3-12, ages 2 and under free....
Documentary Screening of “Or Perish in the Attempt: Medicine of the Lewis and Clark Expedition” 1:00 pm
Documentary Screening of “Or Perish in the Attempt: Medicine of the Lewis and Clark Expedition” @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Nov 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
One of the many challenges the Lewis and Clark Expedition faced was meeting the health needs of its members during extended wilderness travel in an era marked by limited understanding of the human body, and...

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