Everything That's Happening in Jewish Calgary
Next ePom: Tuesday September 4, 2018

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Fundraising Events
4th Annual Martin, Staniloff & Thal Charity Golf Classic
Thursday August 23
D'Arcy Ranch Golf Club
Please join Jewish Family Service Calgary for the 4th Annual Martin, Staniloff & Thal Charity Golf Classic with Lisa "Longball". Information .
JNF Pitch for Israel
Sunday August 26
10:00am - 3:00pm | Glenmore Athletic Park
Cheer your favourite team and watch some great softball! Learn more about this fantastic event. Make donations here .
Learn to Shoot the Weapons of the IDF with an IDF Veteran
Sunday August 26
9:00am - 9:00pm
Individuals and groups welcome. Information: 403-259-3240 or email .
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Mark Your Calendar
for these exciting 2018 Campaign Events

Thursday September 13
Pamela Schuller | 7:30pm | Beth Tzedec Congregation
Internationally known disability and mental health advocate and professional stand-up comedian.

Sunday September 16
Super Sunday | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Calgary JCC
A powerful day when volunteers, donors, and community members come together to make a difference. Help us call. Child-friendly activities, swag and snacks provided.

Sunday September 16
Jeff Goldman
Emmy award winning producer and reporter for CBS News and the PBS NewsHour.

For more information contact Diana Kalef at 403-444-3154 or email .
Children | Family
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PJ Library® Tot Shabbat at the Lake
Friday August 17
10:30am - 12:00pm | Lake Midnapore
Celebrate Tot Shabbat in the sunshine at cooking shack #2 (close to the playground). Bring something to sit on (blanket, lawn chair), hats, sunscreen, bug spray, and snacks. You are welcome to swim in the lake - at your own risk. Registration deadline is August 15 by email . Space is limited and lake access is restricted.

PJ Library® @ JNF Pitch for Israel
Sunday August 26
10:00am - 3:00pm | Glenmore Athletic Park
Enjoy a day of softball fun and cheer on your favourite team. Look for the PJ Library tent and enjoy PJ story time and fun activities for the children. We'll be near Camp BB Riback's bouncy castle. 
Free Fall Sampler
September 12-14
Calgary JCC is offering three days of kids classes to try out for free including Taekwon-Do, tennis, yoga, dance, and basketball. Everyone is welcome. More details available soon .

JCC Seasonal Camp Registration
Calgary JCC offers a number of seasonal and PD day camps for children 4-11 years old including Winter Break, Teachers' Convention, Spring Break, and Passover. Registration opens on August 29 for JCC members and on September 5 for the public. Click here for more details.
BTZ Shul School (Ages 4-9)
Starting Sunday, September 16
Shul’s cool at Shul School where kids enjoy music, arts and crafts, and much more. Infuse your home and community with a love of Judaism. Email or call 403-255-8688. Register .

BTZ B'nai Mitzvah Classes (Ages 10-13)
Starting Tuesday, September 25
We are committed to making your child's journey toward Jewish adulthood an exciting and memorable experience. Email or call 403-255-8688. Register .

Hillel | Young Adults
JAC fit Bragg Creek Trail Run with Josh Inhaber
Sunday August 12
10:00am | West Bragg Creek
Join other under-40s for this fun run . Meet at the West Bragg Creek day use area parking lot. Email Danielle Braitman for more information or visit our JAC Facebook page .
JAC Pitches for Israel
Sunday August 26
8:00am | Glenmore Athletic Park
Join the JAC team for a great day of sun and sports. Email Danielle Braitman for more information.

Drinks After Work
Thursday September 6
5:30 - 7:00pm | Location TBD
Monthly networking event for under 40s. Email Danielle Braitman for more information.
Hillel Welcome Back to School BBQ
Sunday September 23
1:00 - 4:00pm | JCC Chapel
Welcome to all new Hillel students and a welcome back to returning ones. Get to know your fellow students over traditional Jewish BBQ. Email Danielle Braitman for more information.

Siamese Mah Jongg
Monday August 27
1:00 – 3:30pm | Calgary JCC
CHW Calgary Centre invites you to come learn the latest craze... Siamese Mah Jongg. It can be played with two, three or four players; it's faster, stimulating, and fun! Couvert: $10 and bring your own mah jongg set.

Recognizing Our Leadership
Thursday September 20
7:00 – 8:30pm | Willow Park Wine & Spirits
L'Chaim: Join us as we toast our leadership! Couvert: $25.

Annual Luncheon and Games Day
Wednesday October 17
11:00am – 4:00pm | Canyon Meadows Golf & Country Club
Come chat over lunch and join for your game of choice: Bridge, Mah Jongg, Sequel, Scrabble... Couvert: $50.
Paint Night
Thursdays starting September 6
6:30 – 8:30pm | Calgary JCC
Professional artist, Sarah Bing will lead you each evening through the creation of a new painting that you can take home with you. For fee information and to register call 403-253-8600, ext. 0.

Digital Photography
Sundays starting September 16
1:00 – 4:00pm | Calgary JCC
This four-class program will take you from choosing and using a camera to perfecting your pictures. For fee information and to register call 403-253-8600, ext. 0.

Israeli Folk Dance
Sundays starting September 16
6:30 – 9:00pm | Calgary JCC
Enjoy a taste of Israel and learn folk dance while getting a work out in this eight-class program taught by Yael Guterman. For fee information and to register call 403-253-8600, ext. 0.

Community Klezmer Band
Every second Monday starting September 17
7:30 – 9:00pm | Calgary JCC
Explore the world of Jewish Klezmer music, and more with conductor, Frank Rackow. For fee information and to register call 403-253-8600, ext. 0.

Hazak 55+ Presents Field Trip to Viking Air in Calgary
Friday August 17
Leaving BTC at 9:00am
Hazak 55 is going on a tour of the Calgary Viking Air Ltd. plant. RSVP to 403-255-8688 before August 10. $20 per person, paid in advance. For more information contact Donna Caplan at 403-271-3066.
Seniors BBQ
Thursday September 6
11:00am – 1:30pm | Bertha Gold Jewish Seniors Residence
Please join us for an afternoon BBQ. For fee information and to RSVP contact Nessie at 403-587-8599 or Albina at 403-692-6380 by September 2.
Diabetes Seminar
Monday September 17
10:00am - 12:00pm | Calgary JCC
Speak with a pharmacy specialist and learn how to test and control your diabetes with correct eating and exercise.  In partnership with Sobeys and Safeway Pharmacy . Free. 

Calgary JCC Fall Registration
Registration for our fall programs will open:
Sunday, August 19 at 8:00am for JCC members
Wednesday, August 22 at 8:00am for the public
On August 19 only, JCC members can buy one class and get one for 50% off. Download our program guide . Click here for info.

Bark Mitzvah – A Party for Our Dogs
Sunday August 19
10:00am - 3:00pm | Calgary JCC field
Fun activities for four- and two-legged creatures. This free event will be held rain or shine.  

Trunk Sale
Sunday August 26
10:00am - 1:00pm | Calgary JCC parking lot
Sell new and used items from the trunk of your car. Register your car by August 12 by calling 403-537-8597 or email .

Did You Know?
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Bruchim Habayim
Need somewhere to go for Shabbat or a Holiday meal? Have room at your table for a guest? Karina Szulc can make the connection through our Bruchim Habayim program. Call her at 403-389-6994 or email .
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