Fri., May 30

Dive into Shabbat – Outdoor Pool Party at the MJCCA. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. at MJCCA, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. The event is FREE and open to the community with food available for purchase. Celebrate Shabbat outside at the MJCCA’s pool and splash park with family and friends. Shabbat songs and blessings with Rabbi Glusman begin at 6:00 pm. Bring your own picnic or purchase Kosher food directly from the outdoor grill. For more, contact Rabbi Glusman (678) 812-4161; rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org 

Sun., June 1

Dunwoody Pool Day at MJCCA. From 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at MJCCA, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. The event is FREE and open to the community with food available for purchase at Goodfriend’s Outdoor Grill. The entire community is invited to enjoy our beautiful outdoor pool and splash park. The day will feature music by DJ Play it Again Sammy, a special appearance by The Dunwoody “Mermaids,” and FREE ice pops and door prizes. For more, contact Rabbi Glusman (678) 812-4161; rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org

Ongoing in June (check days)

Job Seekers and Career Change Support Group. Get your week off to a productive start with a weekly interactive support group discussion every Monday morning at 8 a.m. The events are free and open to the community. Professional program support is provided by Jewish Family and Career Services. For more, contact JF&CS, (770) 677-9358. All events will be held at Congregation Etz Chaim; 1190 Indian Hills Parkway Marietta, GA 30068

Summer Dance Classes at the MJCCA. Beginning June 3 – July 31on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet and Tap classes are open to boys & girls ages 3-5. For more, contact Dance at (678) 812-4049; atlantajcc.org/dance

Summer Gymnastics Classes at the MJCCA. Beginning June 3 – July 31on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. Summer classes offer students, ages 2-10, the opportunity to become familiar with our top-of-the-line Olympic gymnastics equipment in our 7,000 square-foot facility. For more, contact Gymnastics at (678) 812-4046; atlantajcc.org/gymnastics

Wed., June 4

Shavuot Sunrise Hike, Welcome Shavuot with Cub Scout Pack 1818, North Atlanta’s Jewish Cub Scout Pack on a hike up Stone Mountain. Meet at the Confederate Hall parking lot, next to the walk-up trail at sunrise. Wed., June 4. Sunrise. www.pack1818.com

Chabad of Cobb Shavuot Party: Hear the 10 Commandments and enjoy a gourmet, dairy Kiddush and Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream party on Wed., June 4. Two options: 10:30 a.m. with 10 Commandments at 11:00 a.m. and special children’s program with Dippin Dots Ice Cream and iced coffee cappuccinos for adults at noon. Gourmet dairy lunch at 6:30 p.m. and special children’s program with fantastic Dippin Dots Ice Cream, cheesecake and iced coffee cappuccinos for adults at 7:00 p.m. plus 10 Commandments. No Charge, Everyone Welcome

Tues., June 10

 

enAble of Georgia Hosts Summer Wine Auction. On Tues., June 10, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., enAble of Georgia, an organization that provides residential, vocational and day-employment services to adults with disabilities, will host a Summer Wine Auction at the Muse & Co. Gallery (23 Oak Street, Roswell). The evening will include: a variety of wines, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music, and a live auction. The money raised will help to maintain and expand vital programs for persons with disabilities. For more, visit www.enablega.org. To volunteer, attend, or sponsor the wine auction, contact Corwin Belfield at (770) 664-4347; cbelfield@enablega.org

Fri., June 20

MJCCA Fall Youth Sports Early Registration Ends Youth sports start in August at Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. New this Fall: Rec Games for Boys & Girls Ages 7-11. Play a variety of sports without the pressure of league competition. Traditional sports leagues include: Flag Football (Boys, 6-12), Soccer (Boys and Girls 3-14). Leagues fill quickly, secure your spot now. For more, email youthsportsleagues@atlantajcc.org; (678) 812-4174; atlantajcc.org/sports

Thur., June 26

No. 1 New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer Weiner to Speak at MJCCA

A Page from the Book Festival, in partnership with AJC Decatur Book Festival, presents Jennifer Weiner in conversation with Mara Davis, Atlanta Media Personality, “Atlanta Eats!” and WABE. Jennifer will present her newest novel, All Fall Down, exposing the secret world of women who appear to have it all; women who are smart, successful…and addicted. Tickets are $24-30 and open to the entire community. Ticket includes one signed, first-edition of All Fall Down; a complimentary glass of wine; and dessert reception. Discounts available to students, seniors, and groups. For more, contact MJCCA Box Office; (678) 812-4002; www.atlantajcc.org/boxoffice

Tuesdays in July, Sundays in August (check dates)

Judaism…more than just a bagel. “A Taste of Judaism,” is a multi-session class, welcoming all who are curious about Jewish tradition. The sessions explore Jewish spirituality, values and community and are the perfect place to start your Jewish journey. A light supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the community. Tuesdays: July 15, 22, 29, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Temple Sinai (5645 Dupree Dr, NW, Atlanta) Instructor: Rabbi Brad Levenberg
Sundays: August 3, 10, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at MJCCA (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody) Instructor: Rabbi Brian Glusman
For more, contact Laurie.finklestein@atlantajcc.org; (678) 812-3723; www.atlantajcc.org/brill

Ongoing

Volunteer tutoring opportunity with the Atlanta Jewish Coalition for Literacy. Min. 30 minutes one-on-one per week, beginning this fall. Nine metro area elementary schools. (404) 843-9600.

Drug abuse help. Narconon Drug Addiction Counseling would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs 800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals.