What’s Happening | September 1-12, 2012

What’s Happening | September 1-12, 2012

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Sat., Sept. 1

It’s a Birthday Party, hosted by North Atlanta Jewish Singles, celebrate the September birthdays of members. Sat., Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m. Sage Wood Fire Tavern. RSVP to Mark Horvath: mhorv00@gmail.com.


Sun., Sept. 2

Nibble and Noshfest 2012, come for a taste of Jewish food and fun. Sun., Sept. 2, 7 p.m. 2 canned foods/person. Temle Kol Emeth.


Biking the Silver Comet Trail and Picnic, hosted by North Atlanta Jewish Singles, a Family Day event. Sun., Sept. 2, 11 a.m. South Cobb Drive in Smyrna. RSVP to Mark Horvath: mhorv00@gmail.com.


Dunwoody Sunday Cycle, inaugural bike ride for all ages. Sun., Sept. 2, 2:30 p.m. Bruster’s in Dunwoody Village Parking Lot. For more information, dr_barbara@bellsouth.net or (770) 604-3803.


Mon., Sept. 3

Shoot the Hooch, hosted by North Atlanta Jewish Singles, come join this Family Day event for some water fun. Mon., Sept. 3, 10 a.m. Powers Island, Sandy Springs GA. RSVP to Mark Horvath mhorv00@gmail.com.


Wed., Sept. 5

Sweeten the New Year – Intown, featuring children’s songs, activities, crafts, and prizes; 20 percent discount on all purchases. Wed., Sept. 5, 6 p.m. Menchie’s on N. Druid Hills Road. For more information, brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org.


Auction Benefit, event benefits: Genesis Shelter, Hope House, Coalition for Literacy and Agape Community Center. Wed., Sept. 5, 7:00 p.m. Peachtree & Bennett Auction House. Donations, $50/ person in advance, $65/ person at door.  (404) 843-9600.


Alefbet Preschool Speakers Series, kick off event with Renee Kutner of Peace by Piece Organizing presenting, “I Can Barely Even Take a Shower…How am I Supposed to Stay Organized Too?!” Open to Alefbet families and Congregation Beth Shalom members. Refreshments will be served. Wed., Sept. 5, 7:30 p.m. $5/person. RSVP at getzow@comcast.net


Soul Trip to New York, join Metro-Atlanta Chabad Rabbis for a unique, inspiring, and uplifting trip to Jewish New York. Enjoy the Jewish shopping, delicious kosher food and the ambiance of the Jewish community of New York. Please make your own airline reservation. RSVP requested. Wed., Sept 5. $130/person. office@chabadga.com or (404) 843-2464.


Thurs., Sept. 6

Sweeten the New Year- Dunwoody, featuring children’s songs, activities, crafts, and prizes; 20 percent discount on all purchases. Wed., Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m. Yogli Mogli on Dunwoody Club Drive. For more information, brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org.


Fri., Sept. 7

Shabbat Potlock on the Playground, a fun evening of singing, eating, and relaxing while your children play on the Paradies Playground. Families are asked to bring dairy or vegetarian food to share with others. Fri., Sept. 7, 5:00 p.m. Zaban Park. For more information, brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org.


Shabbat at Chastain, Shabbat service and dinner at Chastain Park and Club Chastain.  Additional Train concert afterwards. Fri., Sept. 7, 6:00 p.m. Chastain Park. info@atlantajmf.org


Wine Tasting Class, hosted by North Atlanta Jewish Singles, a private wine tasting class and chance to socialize. Fri., Sept. 7, 7:00 p.m. $22/ person. The Wine Shoe. RSVP to Mark Horvath: mhorv00@gmail.com.


Sat., Sept. 8

Selichot, a contemporary/traditional musical setting of the Selichot Service followed by a mini Oneg. Sat., 8, 7:30 p.m. Congregation Dor Tamid. (770) 623-8860.


Sun., Sept. 9

Camp Sunday, program for children (grades Pre-K to 2nd) to learn Jewish values, customs and traditions. Sun., Sept. 9, 9:45 a.m. MJCCA’s Camp Isidore Alterman. (678) 812- 3881.


Training Wheels Atlanta, come learn about Rosh Hashanah at this Jewish family education program created by Hadassah that lets parents and children ages 3-5 become partners in discovering the joys of being Jewish. Sun., Sept 9, 10 a.m. barids@bellsouth.net.


Family Pool Party and Cookout, hosted by North Atlanta Jewish Singles, come join for an afternoon of water, fun and food. Bring a side, drink or dessert to share. Sun., Sept. 9, 11:30 a.m. $5/ person. Private residence. RSVP to Mark Horvath: mhorv00@gmail.com.


Etz Aviv’s Meet and Greet Lunch, hosted by Etz Aviv Hadassah, come join us for lunch, socializing and making cards for the New Year. Sun., Sept. 9, 12:30 p.m. $10/person. Private residence. (678) 401- 5669.


Bearing Witness: Ilse Reiner, dedicated to the children of Theresienstadt, survivor Ilse Reiner will share her experience and sign her book, “Through the Eyes of a Child: Diary of an Eleven Year Old Jewish Girl.” Sun., Sept. 9, 2:00 p.m. Free for members or $12/ person. The Breman Museum. (678) 222- 3700.


SAT Test Prep, Ages 15 and up. Sun., Sept. 9, 1:00 p.m. MJCCA- Zaban Park. (678) 812-4078.


Mon., Sept. 10

“Holocaust Survivor Cookbook” Author Event, Joanne Caras will speak about her experience in creating this project and retell some of the most stirring stories from her books. Mon., Sept. 10, 7:00 p.m. $15/person. Chabad Intown. RSVP to (404) 898-0434.


Rock, RATL and Roll, a benefit concert to help purchase wheelchairs for Paralyzed Veterans of America. Mon., Sept. 10, 8:30 p.m. $11/person. Steve’s Live Music. (404) 418-6777.


Tues., Sept. 11

“The Good Old Days…They’re Still Here,” entertainment with Shirley Brickman for Mt. Scopus GAH opening meeting. Tues., Sept. 11, 7:15 p.m. Avis G. Williams Library. RSVP to suzytib@bellsouth.net or (404) 636-8582, by Sept. 5.


Wed., Sept. 12

Ketura Group Opening Meeting, Dov Wilker, Director, American Jewish Committee, Atlanta Regional Office, speaking about “The Wonders of Modern Israel” for Hadassah members and guests. Wed., Sept. 12, 7:00 p.m. $10/person. The Carlton. RSVP at ebfrank619@gmail.com or sginsbu@emory.edu.


The Obamas” book talk, join New York Times Bestselling Author, Jodi Kantor, for a discussion about her new book. Wed., Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. $15/person. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. (678) 812-4005.