What’s Happening: Week of April 11, 2014

What’s Happening: Week of April 11, 2014

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.

Feature Exhibit: Sonic Sensation, Listen up! The newest exhibit at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta offers a fun and informative opportunity for children to understand the anatomy, measurement and science of sound. Through June 1. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta.


Sat., April 14

Centerpieces Garden Party and Class, Guests will learn creative styling tips for tabletop décor, place settings, centerpieces and living party favors. Experts will also showcase various garden party themes and color schemes to add inspiration. Sat., April 14, 8 a.m. & 10 a.m. Free. All Pike Nurseries locations.


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.


Tues., April 29

Sisterhood Book Club Meeting, The next Sisterhood book club meeting will discuss “Broken for You” by Stephanie Kallos. The meeting will be held at the home of Phyllis Weiss. Call Paula Grad if in need of a ride or more information. Tues., April 29, 7:30 p.m.


Wed., April 30

Synagogue Scholars:  Please join us for the next “Synagogue Scholars” talk. Come hear Hillard Weinstock, MD, MPH discuss “Epidemiology in Action: HPV and other STDs.” Wed., April 30, 7 p.m. Congregation Shearith Israel.


Sun., May 4

Brunch & Fashion Show, “You’ve Gotta Have Heart” to benefit Hadassah’s Women’s heart health programs. With guest speaker, cardiologist, Dr. Marlene Blaise. Silent auction and more. Presented by Metulla Group of Greater Atlanta Hadassah. Sun., May 4, 10:30 a.m. $45/person, $25/ages under 25. Country Club of the South. RSVP by April 24. Send check, payable to Metulla Hadassah, to Nancy Schwartz.

Blood Drive, help save a life with AA’s 259th consecutive quarterly blood drive. Co-sponsored by Fulton Masonic Lodge No. 216, Jewish War Veterans Atlanta Post 112, Ahavath Achim Synagogue, and Congregation Or VeShalom. Sun., May 4, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ahavath Achim Synagogue. Reservations, www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation , Sponsor code: jwv


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.


Sun., May 11

Courtyard Garden Dedication, please join us for the dedication of the Annette Zimmerman Easton Garden. Refreshments will be served. RSVP or make a donation in your place by contacting (404) 873-1743 or nsurpris@shearithisrael.com. Sun., May 11, 4 p.m. Congregation Shearith Israel.



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.

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