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Monday, June 20 | 21 Sivan 5782
This community resource is published every first and third Monday of each month (on the following Tuesday if Monday is a holiday). If you would like to contribute an event, resource, or announcement, please send your submission by noon on the Thursday before publication date.
Here to Tell: Faces of Holocaust Survivors
Ongoing, now until Sunday, July 3
Glenbow at The Edison
This commemorative and educational photography exhibit features both living and deceased Holocaust survivors with a connection to Calgary. The exhibit sheds light on each of the survivors' Shoah (Hebrew word for Holocaust) experiences, while also providing a glimpse into their lives lived post-war. Go online to book your FREE tour, or contact Holocaust and Human Rights: Remembrance and Education Co-Chairs Marnie Bondar and Dahlia Libin to learn more.
Shalom Baby
Wednesday, June 22
9:00am | Paperny Family JCC, Room 1 and 2
Join us with your baby/infant (under two) for coffee and nosh as we discuss the joys and oys of parenting. Register here. Email Sydney Truax or call 403-537-8592 for more information.
Calgary Jewish Federation AGM and Shem Tov Awards
Thursday, June 23
7:00pm | Paperny Family JCC
The AGM will include the appointment of auditors and election of Federation board members. Click here for the full agenda. Following the meeting, celebrate our community's leaders in service at the Shem Tov Awards, honouring outstanding volunteer and service achievements in our community. For more information, go online or email Amy Glassman-Boiko.
Stampede Breakfast 2022
Sunday, July 3
10:00am - 12:00pm | House of Jacob Mikveh Israel
Please join us for our free, annual Stampede Breakfast! Enjoy a fun morning with a bouncy castle, pony rides, and a DJ. Contact Danielle Braitman for more information.
Kesher's Summer Celebration
Sunday, July 24
1:00 - 4:00pm | Paperny Family JCC
Join us rain or shine for kosher hotdogs and mini golf. We will honour our generous sponsors: Lenny Shapiro, Fania Wedro, and Evelyn Sheftel-Shapiro. This is a free event but registration is required. For more information or to register, contact Karina Szulc.
TBT Gallery – Vivian Herman's Exhibition: Reconstructing
Continues until June 24
Temple B'nai Tikvah

Family Shabbat Picnic
Friday, July 1
Temple B'nai Tikvah
Call the office for details at 403-252-1654.
Golden Age Welcome Back BBQ
Sunday, June 26
11:30am - 1:30pm | Paperny Family JCC Field
Join us in our large tent for an outdoor BBQ and entertainment with Steven Klevsky, Hilda Smith, and the Voices Choir. Please invite your family to this intergenerational event. Members: $7, public: $10, children under 12: $5, Register at Customer Service Desk or call 403-253-8600, ext.0.

Annual Bark Mitzvah
Sunday, July 17
10:00am - 2:00pm | Paperny Family JCC Field
It's a "paw-ty" for our dogs! Join us for a fun-filled day for both two- and four-legged friends. For more information about this free event, email Karina Szulc or call 403-444-3158.
A Day at the Races
Sunday, June 26
2:00pm | Century Downs Racetrack, 260 Century Downs Drive
RSVP here. Bring along your family and friends for a fun-filled afternoon! Don't forget our 50/50 raffle ongoing throughout the month of June in support of School Supplies for Kids. The total cash prize is rising quickly and you could win up to $10,000! Buy your tickets now at the 50/50 Cash Raffle link.
JFSC Annual General Meeting
Monday, June 27
7:00pm | Virtual
You are invited to attend online! To register, email Tammy or call

7th Annual Martin, Staniloff & Thal Charity Golf Classic
Thursday, August 18
D'Arcy Ranch, Okotoks
Register today – this popular event was sold out last year! Join us for a day of fresh air, fun, and camaraderie while supporting quality programs and services for families, seniors, and individuals. For sponsorship information and to register, contact Peta or call
Camp Gan Israel Summer 2022
July 4 to August 12 
9:00am - 4:00pm  
Incredible programming. Lunch and snacks are included at no extra charge. Limited spots remaining. Register now or for more information, check out our new website or call 403-281-3770. Extended care available.
B'nai Mitzvah Classes
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 5:30pm
Classes begin Tuesday, September 6
Integrated, multi-year curriculum for 6th- and 7th-grade students. Give your young learner and leader pride in, and ownership of, their tradition. Register here, email, or call 403-255-8688 for more info.

Shul School for the Fall
Sundays: 10:00am - 12:00noon
Classes begin Sunday, September 11
Music, arts and crafts, Jewish texts, and meaningful connections with others. Come together to create a love of Judaism in young learners. Register here, email, or call 403-255-8688 for more info.
Get excited as the state-of-the-art Shapiro community playground is being built! Come by with your children to see the work in progress. Be a part of this amazing project and gift to our children. Click here to learn more.
Did You Know?
Calgary Jewish Federation is on YouTube. Subscribe for even more ways to connect and engage with our community!
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