Fri., July 19

SunSummer SAT Boot Camp at the MJCCA. First mock test Fri., July 19, 10 a.m.; group classes, Monday through Thursday until Aug. 1, begin after; successive mock tests each Friday. See for pricing and more specifics. Zaban Park.

Teen Community Service at Books for Africa, join TCS for sorting and boxing donations; teens will earn two community service hours. Fri., July 19, 10 a.m. Pre-registration required. Books for Africa on Olympic Industrial Dr.

Sat., July 20

Fifth-Annual Pirates of Lanier Poker Run, fun for the whole family benefiting various children’s organizations in Georgia. Sat., July 20, 9 a.m. Lake Lanier. (770) 594-9969 or

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Sun., July 21

Ketura Hadassah Summer Splash, pool party and kosher hamburgers and hot dogs. Sun., July 21, 12 p.m. $10 couvert, bring a pareve side dish or dessert to share. Private residence.

Game On @ the Breman with the PJ Library, experience the Museum and the new Project Mah Jongg exhibit as a family. Sun., July 21, 2 p.m. Kids 6 & up/$6, ages 3 to 6/$2, under age 3, parents and grandparents/free. The Breman Museum.

Mon., July 22

Summer Driver’s Ed at the MJCCA; includes class time and driving time. Week-long session begins Mon., July 22, 9 a.m. See for pricing and specifics.

Tues., July 23

Mah Jongg Bootcamp with Mah Jongg Central coach Michelle Frizzell. Tues., July 23, 1 p.m. $36/Museum member, $50/non-member. The Breman Museum.

Thurs., July 25

Edgewise Speaker Series: Dr. Milton Tabor, former assistant educational director of American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees of Michigan presents on “Union: Necessity or Obsolete in Today’s Economy?”. Thurs., July 25, 10:30 a.m. Free for members, $5 non-members. MJCCA’s Zaban Park.

Fri., July 26

Dive into Shabbat, celebrate Shabbat at the MJCCA’s outdoor pool; special farewell blessing for MJCCA athletes participating in the JCC Maccabi Games. Fri., July 26, 5 p.m. Free, open to the community; bring your own picnic or purchase from Goodfriend’s Grill.

Wine & Hors d’Oeuvres Reception, prospective members can come join Rabbi Zimmerman and fellow musicians for a night of music, camaraderie and ruach; services follow. Fri., July 26, 5:30 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom. (770) 399-5300.

All Atlanta URJ Shabbat – Rock and Roll Style with guest speaker Rabbi Rick Jacobs, URJ President. Fri., July 26, 8 p.m. Temple Kol Emeth. (770) 973-3533.

Sun., July 28

White Water Paddling Trip with trained river guide Yaacov Gothard, Class I and II on the Hiawassee River. Sun., July 28, 8:30 a.m. RSVP requested by Thurs., July 25. Meet at Chabad of Cobb. (678) 773-4173.

Tefillah Class, start the year with a new understanding of the Shema and its blessings. Begins Sun., July 28, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Ariel (Social Hall). (423) 400-7353.

How to Lead a Shabbos Table, lecture with Rabbi Isser New. Sun., July 28, 9:40 a.m. Chabad of Ga. (404) 843-2464 ext. 102.

Mon., July 29Summer Driver’s Ed at the MJCCA; includes class time and driving time. Week-long session begins Mon., July 22, 9 a.m. See for pricing and specifics.