What’s Happening: Shavuot Study, Services and More

What’s Happening: Shavuot Study, Services and More

Fri., May 10

Copa de Shabbat, cocktails, hors d’euvres  and live music before service; bring friends. Fri., May 10, 6:15 p.m. Free. Congregation Or VeShalom. (404) 633-1737.

School Girls & Geeks Group Fitness Launch, two-day party for the quarterly LES MILLS programs; dress up in “geeky” costumes or get detention. Fri., May 10, 8 a.m. Free. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. RSVP to (678) 812-4025 or  deanne.jacobson@atlantajcc.org.

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Sun., May 12

Hebrew Story and Art Project, for parents and children ages 3 to 6 in partnership with Sifriyat Pijama B’America; reading “There’s No Such Thing as a Dragon” by Jack Kent. Sun., May 12, 11:15 a.m. Free. The Epstein School. RSVP to Tben-senior@epsteinatlanta.org.

Mon., May 13

coffeeMother’s Day Monday, drop in during store hours (7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.) to enjoy a cup of coffee, schmooze and shop. Mon., May 13. And Thou Shalt Read/Oy Toys on Grimes Bridge Rd. (770) 993-5432.

Diabetes Seminar, speaker Lisa Graham answers your questions. Mon., May 13, 10 a.m. Free. Zaban Park. (678) 812-3798 or sandra.bass@atlantajcc.org.

Amazing Legends of the Talmud, Rabbi Friedman will focus on the behind-the-scenes tories of Mt. Sinai. Mon., May 13, 7:30 p.m. Congregation Ariel. (770) 390-9071.

Tues., May 14

Northside Hospital Free Health Screenings, walk-in tests including body composition analysis, cancer risk, sleep quality, blood pressure and more. Tues., May 14, 9 a.m. Free. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. To reserve a time slot, call (678) 812-4000.

CDT Sisterhood Elections & Dinner, annual elections with a twist. Tues., May 14, 6:45 p.m. Dream Dinners in Roswell. RSVP by May 7 to sisterhood@dortamid.com.

Etz Chaim Tikkun Leil Shavuot, Shavuot services, light dinner and study at home; Rabbis Paul Kerbel, Shalom Lewis and Jewish educator Miriam Rosenbaum will teach. Tues., May 14, 8 p.m. Private residence. RSVP by May 10 via etzchaim.net/lilmodereg.aspx.

OVS Tikkun Leyl Shavuot, all-night learning program focusing on the theme of “The Most Important Mitzva In the Torah: Surprising Suggestions.” Coffee and fish dinner served. Tues., May 14, 9 p.m. Congregation Or VeShalom. (404) 633-1737.

Shavuot For Teens, study with parents and visit the candy buffet or ice cream station. For ages 12 to 17. Tues., May 14, 11 p.m. Chabad of Georgia. (404) 843-2464.

Shavuot Midnight Munchies, study plus cakes and blintzes; choose from a variety of unique classes. Tues., May 14, 11:30 p.m. Chabad of Georgia. (404) 843-2464.

Wed., May 15

CBT Sisterhood Dairy Luncheon, observing first day of Shavuot. Wed., May 15, 12:30 p.m. Early Bird Special, $10/adults, $7/ages 4-11; after May 7, $15/adult, $10/ages 4-11. RSVP for seats via bethtefillah.org or admin@bethtefillah.org.

Shavuot at Chabad of Cobb, including kids’ ice cream parties and study-all-night event. Wed., May 15, various times. Chabad of Cobb. For a full detailed schedule, visit chabadofcobb.com.

Shavuot at Chabad of Georgia, featuring snacks, teen event, study program “The Remarkable Rashi” and more. Wed., May 15, various times. For a full detailed schedule, visit chabadga.com.

Shavuot at Chabad Enrichment Center of Gwinnett, featuring an ice cream party and dairy dinner. Wed., May 15, 6 p.m. Chabad Enrichment Center of Gwinnett. (678) 595-0196.

Thurs., May 16

Edgewise Speaker Series: Bob Bahr, celebrated former CBS reporter presents “The Chosen: Hollywood’s Look Back at American Jews.” Thurs., May 16, 10:30 a.m. Free. Zaban Park. (678) 812-4064 or lily.mahanaa@atlantajcc.org.

Sat., May 18

Art in the Park for Adults, ages 55+ canvas painting class, no experience necessary. Sat., May 18, 9:30 a.m. $25/person; advance registration necessary. Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs. (404) 389-9023 or erin.williamson@dignitmemorial.com.

Sun., May 19

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“What Is a Jewish Soul?” Dr. Eugen Schoenfeld discusses the themes of his recent Atlanta Jewish Times article. Sponsored by Shema Yisrael. Sun., May 19, 11 a.m. Free. JF&CS boardroom. (404) 943-1100.

Etz Aviv Lakeside Picnic, barbeque and good company. Sun., May 19, 12 p.m. Private residence. 678-521-5999.

Sunday Matinee, viewing of the Academy Award winning short documentary, “One Survivor Remembers.” Sun., May 19, 1 p.m. Anne Frank in the World exhibit in Sandy Springs. (770) 226-1558.

Fine Arts Showcase & “Spelling Bee” Performance, young artists’ galleries and poetry readings; followed by the premiere of the spring musical: “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” Sun., May 19, 6 p.m. The Weber School. weberschool.org.

Mon., May 20

Lessons from Our Matriarch Sarah, a special lecture with Rabbi Mordechai Pollock. All proceeds benefit Temima High School. Mon., May 20, 7:30 p.m. $25/suggested donation. Congregation Ariel Social Hall. (770) 390-9071.

Wed., May 22

Ovarian Cancer in the Jewish Community, a Chyatte Lecture with Benedict B. Benigno, M.D. Wed., May 22, 7:30 p.m. Temple Sinai. (404) 683-0990.

Thurs., May 23

Edgewise Speaker Series: Aaron Berger, the director of the Breman Museum speaks on the Museum’s rich history. Thurs., May 23, 10:30 a..m. Free. Zaban Park. (678) 812-4064 or lily.mahanaa@atlantajcc.org.

“Famous Jewish Women You’ve Never Heard Of,” with Mt. Scopus Greater Hadassah, partnering with Sisterhood of OVS. welcoming scholar Barbara Rosenblit. Thurs., May 23, 7:30 p.m. Congregation Or VeShalom. RSVP by May 17 to (404) 636-8582 or suzytib@bellsouth.net

Thurs., May 30

Eagle Star Awards Gala, AICCSE honors those who have contributed most to the Southeast-Israel business and economic relationship. Thurs., May 30, 6 p.m. HP Graphic Arts Experience Center. aiccse.org.

Fri., June 1

Dive Into Shabbat, summer series kick-off at the MJCCA pool and splash pad. Bring a picnic or purchase food. Fri., June 1, 5 p.m. Free. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org.

CBT Graduation Shabbat, honoring 8th graders, high school and college graduates; provide grad’s name and school for recognition. Fri., June 1. Congregation Beth Tefillah. (404) 843-2464 ext. 104 or chabadga.com.

Sat., June 2

Jewish Genetic Disease Screening, a simple blood test with genetic counseling for 19 preventable genetic diseases. Sat., June 2, 10 a.m. Free. MJCCA’s Zaban Park. sandra.bass@atlantajcc.org.

Thurs., June 6

JShark Tank, PortéJ Edition- Atlanta Entrepreneurs Pitch for non-profit ventures to a panel of celebrity “Shark.” Hors d’oeuvers & drinks served. Thurs., June 6, 6:30 p.m. $18/person. Selig Center. (404) 873-1661.

Sun., June 9

Birnbaum Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust, 22nd annual course. Begins Sun., June, 9, 1 p.m. Apply for education scholarships at institute2013.eventbrite.com.