Calendar

Dec
5
Sat
“Latkes & Vodkas” at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Enjoy a variety of gourmet latkes and toppings, five different martini samplers & decadent dessert bar. Non-alcoholic beverages and a beer & wine cash bar available. Must be 21+. $18 per person with paid RSVP by Dec. 2; $25 per person at the door.

Dec
8
Tue
Community Haukkah Party at CAI @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us on the 3rd Night of Hanukkah to celebrate the “Festival of Lights.” Enjoy dinner with latkes, pasta, salad & ice cream; candle lighting; crafts; a skit called “The 8 Candles” with CAI’s Junior USYers; a concert and sing-a-long with CAI’s Adult & Youth Choirs led by Cantorial Soloist Nichole Chorny; and more.

Dec
13
Sun
Greatest Hanukkah on Earth!XVII – Making Miracles @ Temple Emanu-El
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Celebrate the miracle of lights with the torch lighting of our giant menorah, then a Hanukkah spectacular with music, songs, dance, skits, hilarious parodies, stories and more. For the finale we all light our own menorahs together. The Greatest Hanukkah on Earth! show is free and open to all. Following, the Temple Men’s Club caters a scrumptious kosher Hanukkah dinner with brisket and latkes, salads and desserts. Dinner of $25 for Temple members, $29 for non-members, $8 for kids 4-12, free for kids 3 & under; prepaid reservations required.

Apr
3
Sun
Information Fair for Jewish Seniors, Families & Friends @ Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come to the 1st Annual Information Fair for Seniors, Families, and Friends. presented by Select Care Managers, in conjunction with the Senior Task Force, at Handmaker Jewish Services for the Aging on April 3. Find answers to your questions about making relevant decisions regarding life changes, financial and legal information, and services and agencies that can connect you with Jewish resources that will lead to aging with grace. Pre-registration encouraged.

Nov
18
Fri
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. Please read the details and RSVP at http://evite.me/VvRrJZWPCb. Please also sign up for an item to bring on the event wall.

Feel free to join Temple Chai (Reform) for its Shabbat service at 6:15 PM with other ShabbatLuck members. We will mix and mingle in one of the social halls after the service around 7:30 PM with dinner served around 7:50 PM. If you are unable to join us for services, you can still show up for the dinner. If you do attend the services, feel free to drop off potluck items first.

You can also check out the periodic updates on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1814486558789166.

We hope you can join us on November 18th for this Schmooze (30s & 40s) event!

Dec
3
Sat
4th Annual Chess and Science Festival & All-Girls Tournament – 2016 @ Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Our 4th ANNUAL CHESS AND SCIENCE FESTIVAL & ALL-GIRLS TOURNAMENT is scheduled for Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

FESTIVAL IS OPEN FOR ALL!
Special Flandrau reduced admission: Adult $5, Child $3
THE EVENT INCLUDES:
 ALL-GIRLS CHESS TOURNAMENT IN 3 SECTIONS (OPEN, U800 & U400). USCF RATED. Entry Fee – please see details on events4chess.com
 VARIOUS CHESS ACTIVITIES
 MANY SCIENCE EXHIBITS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS
 MUSEUM ADMISSION
 LASER SHOWS
 … AND MUCH MORE!

ORGANIZATION, SUPPORT AND SPONSORSHIP COMES FROM:
 3-TIME US WOMEN’S CHESS CHAMPION – WGM ANJELINA BELAKOVSKAIA
 BELAKOVSKAIA CHESS ACADEMY PARENTS
 FLANDRAU SCIENCE CENTER AND PLANETARIUM
 Numerous Tucson companies and organizations, including the University of Arizona,
College of Science and Math Department
 UNITED STATES CHESS FEDERATION

Our Mission: To organize a special and memorable event that will have a long lasting positive influence on participants, parents and observers, through promoting girls’ self-esteem, confidence, and ability to compete in intellectual areas and achieve great success in chess and beyond – including math, science, finance, business and life!

Info: www.ChessandScienceFestival.com (520) 370-0700 Anjelina@gmail.com
ALL-GIRLS tournament registration – events4chess.com
SPONSORSHIP – please support our event!!! You can donate by check, volunteer, set-up exhibits and more – we welcome all the help!

Jan
13
Sun
Klezmer Music Festival @ East Valley JCC
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The East Valley JCC in Chandler will present its first Klezmer Fest in January 2019, which features two community events.

 

The screening of the documentary “The Last Klezmer: Leopold Kozlowski, His Life and Music,” followed by a musical performance by the film’s director and Klezmer expert Yale Strom, will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 at Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler.

 

A Klezmer Music Festival will take place noon-5 p.m. at the East Valley JCC, 908 N. Alma School Road, Chandler. The event will feature musical performances by Yale Strom, the Rural Street Klezmer Band and Jerusafunk.

 

The music festival will also include a Yiddish experience, with genealogy workshops, Yiddish poetry readings and songs, lectures and crafts. There will also be children’s activities, such as inflatables, face-painting and a petting zoo, as well as a Kosher Jewish Food Experience.

Tickets for the Jan. 10 event are $15. Tickets for the Klezmer Music Festival on Jan. 13 are $15, adults, $5 children up to age 12.

 

To purchase tickets, visit evjcc.org/klezmerfest or call 480-897-0588. Group tickets are available for $12 each for groups of 12 or more.

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