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Fri., March 14

Shabbat, Me & Rabbi G on the Road, at Temple Sinai. MJCCA Day Camps will have crafts and activities, followed by Shabbat songs and blessings with Rabbi Glusman. Includes a visit from the famous Shabbat Dinosaur! Fri., March 14, 6 p.m. Free. Temple Sinai. Info, (678) 812-4161 or rabbi. glusman@atlantajcc.org.

Sat., March 15

COH Purim Gala, an adult only event following a full Megillah reading for the entire family. Dress up in your carnival/circus attire. DJ and dancing from Atlanta Fever Entertainment, decor by track Seven Events, On the Spot Memories photos, scotch and cigar bar, silent auction, and midway-inspired snacks. Sat., March 15, 8:30 p.m. $36/person, $72/couple. Congregation Or Hadash. Tickets, cohatlanta.wufoo.com/forms/2014-or- hadash-purim-gala

Sun., March 16

COH Purim Carnival, following an abbreviated family Megillah reading. Featuring games and prizes, photo booth, DJ and dancing by Michael Wells Entertainment, and snacks. Food is available for purchase. Sun., March 16, 9:30 a.m. $10/advance, $15/door, cake walk $1 for two tickets. For tickets, call (404) 250-3338 or www.or-hadash.org.

MJCCA Megillah Madness: Family Purim, a program with Purim songs, a Megillah reading and special magic performance featuring “Howie, the Great.” Following the performance, children will participate in a Purim Costume Parade. Sun., March 16, 10 a.m. Free. MJCCA Zaban Park. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org, or (678) 812-4161.

Etz Chaim Purim Carnival, inviting the community to its annual Purim Carnival. Sun., March 16, 12:15 p.m. Etz Chaim. For more information contact, perry@etzchaim.net.

Bearing Witness Series, Manuela Mendels Bornstein and her family survived the Holocaust hiding in Vichy, France. Her story honors the “conspiracy of goodness” that saved them. Manuela will be sharing her story as well as a film. A guided tour of the Holocaust Gallery will follow each talk. Sun., March 16, 2 p.m. Free with admission. Breman Museum.

Purim Under the Sea, a Purim celebration featuring “seafood” buffet, submarine sandwich bar, Megillah reading, a ship moon bounce and special crafts. Sun., March 16, 5 p.m. Chabad of Cobb. Register at, www. chabadofcobb.com.

“Treasures of Sephardic Song” with Gerard Edery, Widely recognized as a mastersinger, guitarist and a leading folklorist, Edery’s “Treasures of Sephardic Song” traces the musical synergies between Christians, Arabs and Jews from Medieval Spain to the present. Sun., March 16, 7 p.m. $15/ in advance, $20/at door. Congregation Or VeShalom. Tickets, (404) 633-1737 or www.orveshalom.org.

CDT Purim Carnival, come dressed in costume for an afternoon of games and crafts, face painting, and yummy Hamantaschen to eat. Meet the Firefighters of Johns Creek and climb on their trucks. Sun., March 16, 1 p.m. $5/child, 2 and under free. Megillah reading at 6:15 p.m. Congregation Dor Tamid.

Thurs., March 20

AJMF Opening Night, The Afro-Semitic Experience with two performances. Thurs., March 20, 7:30 p.m. $12/one performance, $18/all night. Steve’s Live Music.

Fri., March 21

AJMF Shabbat Service, Congregation Bet Haverim partnering with Ahavat Achim, will bring some of Atlanta’s best Hebrew chant leaders: Gayanne,Will, and Sunmoon Pie (Bonnie Pucket and Michael Levine). Fri., March 21, 7:30 p.m. Free. Congregation Bet Haverim.

Sat., March 22

Purim on Piedmont: Young Adults Party, a Purim celebration for young adults, ages 21 to 35. Participants will enjoy Hamantaschen, dancing, door prizes, and more. Sat., March 22, 7:30 p.m. $10/JCC members, $15/nonmembers. Havana Club. Info, roey.shoshan@atlantajcc.org, or (678) 812-4055.

Sun., March 23

AJMF Family Day, a collaborative Family Day as part of The Atlanta Jewish Music Festival’s 5th Annual Spring Festival with live Jewish Music performances from the pros, local teens, and many more. Sun., March 23, 11 a.m. $5/person, $18/family. Rabbi Glusman, (678) 812-4161 or rabbi. glusman@atlantajcc.org.