Sat., Sept. 28

Anniversary Shabbat & Luncheon, in honor of B’nai Zion’s 125th anniversary a kiddush luncheon will be held after Shabbat services in a conclusion of a year-long simcha. Sat., Sept. 28, 9:45 a.m. Free. Congregation B’nai Zion. RSVP, (423) 894-8900.

Mix & Mingle, a fun cocktail party with a prize for the guest who travels the farthest. A Jewish singles event. Appetizers included. Ages 35 and up. Sat., Sept. 28, 10 p.m. $18/person (cash only). Alma Cocina, Atlanta.

Fri., Oct. 4

Shabbat, Me & Rabbi G, bring children to this Shabbat-related activity and story followed by songs and blessings with Rabbi Glusman, plus a visit from the “Weinstein School Shabbat Dinosaur.” Challah and grape juice served. Series continues Nov. 1 and Dec. 6. Fri., Oct. 4, 5 p.m. Free. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org.

Tues., Oct. 8

“Why and How To Talk With Your Children About Gun Safety,” (Even If You Don’t Own Guns). Join parent and volunteer certified firearms safety instructor Matt Podowitz for a 30 min multimedia presentation. Childcare available. Tues., Oct. 8, 7 p.m. Free. Epstein School. RSVP, melanie.mailman@epsteinatlanta.org or (404) 250-5770.

Sun., Oct. 13

Rabbi Brian Glusman

Rabbi Brian Glusman

Blessing of the Pets, conducted by Rabbi Glusman along with memorial prayers and prayers for healing. Individual blessings will follow. Adoptions available by Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. Sun., Oct. 13, 12:30 p.m. Free. Brook Run Dog Park, Liane Levetan park at Brook Run.

Mon., Oct. 14

“Celebrating Interfaith Together,” to honor World Pilgrim Participants and others. Dinner program hosted by Brenda Woods of WXIA, 11 Alive News. Presented by Interfaith Community  Initiatives. Mon., Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. Temple Sinai. Advance reservations at http://eventrsvp.weebly.com.

Fri., Oct. 18

Shabbat on the Rocks: Wine Tasting & Shabbat Networking, all adults (ages 40+) are invited to enjoy beautiful views, a wine bar, gourmet challah and vegetarian hors d’oeuvres. Shabbat prayers by Rabbi Glusman. Fri., Oct. 18, 6 p.m. $15/person. City Club of Buckhead.

Thurs., Oct. 23

Lunch ‘N Learn: Rabbi Brad Levenberg, JCC series featuring Atlanta rabbis.Joiin Rabbi Levenberg from Temple Sinai for a class and following discussion. Bring a diary lunch or purchase from Goodfriend’s Grill. Thurs., Oct. 23, 12 p.m. Free. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org

Fri., Oct. 25

Jewish National Fund 2013 Conference, national event bringing together hundreds of committed Jewish leaders from across the country. Fri., Oct 25 – 28. Grand Hyatt of Denver, Colo. Register at jnf.org.

Sun., Nov. 3

Holiday Gift Fair, purchase gifts for family and friends from over 35 vendors. Including jewelry, handbags, art, books, Judaica, skin care and children’s clothing. Sun., Nov. 3, 8:30 a.m. Temple Kol Emeth. Info, vendorfair@kolemeth.net.

Sun., Nov. 17

OVS Hanukkah Bazaar, Congregation’s Or VeShalom’s 38th annual hanukkah bazaar. Make room for good eats and gifts for holiday shopping. Includes international dinners auction; a raffle for prizes; and kids’ games and activities. Sun., Nov. 17, 11 a.m. $3/person. OVS.