What’s Happening: March 28, 2014

What’s Happening: March 28, 2014



Thurs., March 27


Young Adults on Tap, Jews on Tap is an opportunity to socialize, network, and just relax with other young adults. All are welcome, regardless of religious affiliation or background. Drinks and food available for purchase. Thurs., March 27, 7:30 p.m. RiRa. Info,  roey.shoshan@atlantajcc.org or (678) 812-4055.


Chocolate Seder, for adults only. A decadent and delicious chocolaty twist on a traditional Passover Seder led by Rabbi Brian Glusman. Use candy, sweets, and ‘spirits’ to symbolize the traditional Passover foods. A formal meal will not be served. Thurs., March 27, 7:30 p.m. $18/person (by March 21), $25/person (after March 21). Congregation Etz Chaim. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org, or (678) 812-4161. Register at etzchaim.net/chocolateseder.
Fri., March 28


Musical Shabbat Kids’ Celebration, bring your children to enjoy family-friendly Shabbat songs, prayers and blessings, challah, grape juice and a visit from “The Shabbat Dinosaur.” Fri., March 28, 5:30 p.m. Free. Zaban Park. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org or (678) 812-4161.

Anniversary, Community-Wide Chai Shabbat, Temple Sinai celebrates 18 years with Rabbi Ron Segal. Welcome reception and Shabbat service. A dessert oneg will follow the service. Fri., March 28, 6 p.m. Temple Sinai. RSVP, www.templesinaiatlanta.org.


Musical Shabbat Concert, join the AJMF and MJCCA for a Shabbat celebration featuring Mikey Pauker’s unique musical style as he breathes new life into Shabbat classics. March 28, 7 p.m. Free. Zaban Park. Info, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org or (678) 812-4161.


Sat., March 29


Beth Schafer Concert, nationally-acclaimed Jewish artist comes to perform. The event will benefit Camp Coleman and includes dessert and refreshments. Seating is limited. Sat., March 289, 7:30 p.m. $18/person, $54/family (up to 5), $250/sponsored table. Temple Beth Tikvah social hall. RSVP by March 24, (770) 642-0434.


AJMF Main Event, with performers Yo La Tengo, Mikey Pauker and Basya Schechter. Sat., March 29, 8:45 p.m. $25/advance, $30/door. Variety Playhouse.


Chai Gala, celebrating Temple Sinai’s 18 years with Rabbi Ron Segal. Sat., March 29. The Loews Atlanta Hotel. RSVP, www.templesinaiatlanta.org.


Sun., March 30


The Daffodil Dash, a 1 mile and 5K Run/Walk in memory of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust. Raising awareness and funds for Holocaust education and children suffering in humanitarian crises. Registration begins one hour before race. Sun., March 30, 9:15 a.m. Georgia Perimeter College on Womack Rd. Register online, www.daffodildash.org.


Mon., March 31


GHA’s Sidney Feldman Golf Tournament, honoring A.J. Robinson. The tournament kicks off with registration, breakfast, and opening ceremony at 10:30 a.m., the shotgun start is at noon, and a gala reception and the presentation of awards will be held at 5 p.m. Mon., March 31. Druid Hills Golf Club. For more information, visit www.ghacademy.org/index.php/golf-tournament or (404) 843-9900.


Thurs., April 3


Lunch ‘N Learn ft. Rabbi Elana Perry, (Reform) Join Rabbi Elana Perry from Temple Sinai for a lively class and discussion at the MJCCA. You may bring a dairy lunch or purchase a kosher lunch. Thurs., April 3, 12 p.m. Free. Zaban Park. Info, (678) 812-4161 or rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org.


Singles Happy Hour 60+, join us for cocktails and conversation. Price includes one drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres. Additional drinks for $5 special. Advanced registration is required.

Thurs., April 3, 5:30 p.m. $12/members, $18/non-members. Three Sheets, Atlanta. Info, (678) 812-3799 or jamie.perry@atlantajcc.org.


Fri., April 4


Summer Camp Shabbat, join the MJCCA for a summer camp-themed Shabbat experience at Camp Isidore Alterman with camp crafts, games, songs, and a special Shabbat celebration with Rabbi Glusman. Fri., April 4, 10 a.m. Free. Zaban Park. Info, (678) 812-3847 or matt.waldman@atlantajcc.org.


Sun., April 6


Afikomania! Passover Family Fun Day at the J, Children can enjoy a matzah

topping bar, craft stations, green screen and more. Passover songs with Rabbi Glusman followed by a special performance by the “Charoses Players” in the Morris & Rae Frank Theatre. Sun., April 6, 10 a.m. Free. Zaban Park. Info, (678) 812-4161, rabbi.glusman@atlantajcc.org.


Thurs., April 10


60+ Singles 6 at 6 Dinner Club, an evening of good food and great conversation as we dine at tables of 6 at 6 o’clock. The fee includes appetizers. Dinner and drinks available for purchase. Advanced registration is required. Thurs., April 10, 6 p.m. $5/person. Info, (678) 812-3799 or jamie.perry@atlantajcc.org.


Tues., April 15


Passover Lunch ‘N Learn, beginning with a service, followed by a special edition of the Lunch ‘n Learn adult education series. Tues., April 15, 11 a.m. Free. Temple Sinai. RSVP, www.templesinaiatlanta.org


Traditional Second Night Seder, don’t miss a four-course kosher-style dinner and delightful community seder. Tues., April 15, 6 p.m.  $25/adult member, $15/child (ages 4-12), $30/adult non-member, $18/non-member child. Children age 3 and under are free. Temple Sinai. RSVP’s and payments by April 11 at www.templesinaiatlanta.org or (404) 252-3073.


Sun., April 27


Yom HaShoah, the 49th Annual Community-Wide Holocaust Commemoration with featured speaker Norbert Friedman, acclaimed writer, teacher and survivor of 11 concentration camps. Rain or shine. In honor of Yom HaShoah, The Breman will be open and free to the public. Sun., April 27, 11 a.m. Memorial to the Six Million in the Greenwood Cemetery, Atlanta.
Spring Art Show, the Aviv Older Adult Services department of JF&CS host their annual spring community art event. Adults ages 50-92 years old showcase work ranging from abstract acrylic painting to watercolor and collage. Sun., April 27, 2 p.m. Jewish Tower.


Wed., May 7


Attorney General Speaking Event, Sam Olens, the Attorney General of Georgia will be speaking to the Jewish Networking Alliance. Wed., May 7. Congregation Ariel.


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.