What To Do This Week In Baltimore

Check out these great events for the whole family sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated agencies.

Sunday, October 27
Super Sunday Community Phone-a-thon
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bagels | 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Buns | 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beer
Stop by the Weinberg Park Heights Jewish Community Center for an hour or come for a session. Join hundreds of volunteers to secure funds for our community and let your kids get hands on at the JCC. Enjoy bagels, hot dogs and beer while you work. Children, in kindergarten to fifth grade, are welcome. Contact Carla B. Carlest-Lee at ccarlestlee@associated.org to register.

Sunday, October 27
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Grandparenting in the 21st Century
In today’s complex world, grandparents play an enhanced role. Janet Kurland, health educator for Jewish Community Services, will address how grandparents can balance their needs, time and values with those of their adult children and grandchildren.
Held at JCS in Owings Mills, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue, this event is free. Pre-registration is required. Go to jcsbaltimore.org/parenting-series or call 410-843-7568 to register.

Tuesday, October 29
6:00– 7:00 p.m.
Activities Night at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital
Bring smiles to seniors in our community. Join Jewish Volunteer Connection Young Adults for an evening of arts and crafts, cooking and other activities at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, 2434 West Belvedere Avenue. To register, contact Rebecca Weinstock at rweinstock@associated.org.

Tuesday, October 29
7:00-10:00 p.m.
Parent-to-Parent Training Session Presented by The Baltimore Jewish Abilities Alliance (BJAA)
Finding out that your child has special needs is hard. But there is no better support for parents than talking to those who have already gone through it.
BJAA is looking for committed individuals who have a child with a disability who would like to help other parents. You will attend a training session at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue in Owings Mills, to learn about being a successful support parent.
Learn more at jewishabilities.org/events/parent-parent-training-session.

Future Events
Sunday, November 3
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m
Chanukah Unique Boutique/Toy Drive
Get a jump on your holiday shopping at the Chanukah Unique Boutique, held at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC. Select from a variety of gifts ranging from jewelry and clothing to skin care and art. Don’t forget to drop off a new, unwrapped toy, school supplies or gift cards as part of Jewish Community Services’ toy drive. Gifts will be donated to those in the community who are less fortunate.
Learn more at http://jcc.org/main/spend-your-day-at-the-j/

Sunday, November 3
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
The JCC Annual College Fair
If you are a high school student, get started early on your college search at this free JCC college fair. Take advantage of a number of workshops on financial assistance and the admissions process from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meet representatives from over 40 colleges across the country from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The JCC Annual College Fair is being held at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC. For more information, contact Esther Gunter at 410.559.3550 or egunter@jcc.org.

Saturday, November 9
8:00 p.m., Show begins at 8:30 p.m.
Comedy Night with Marc Unger (Including Live Auction)
Performing at many of the nation’s top comedy clubs including The Comic Strip, the Gotham Comedy Club in New York and the world famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles, Comedian Marc Unger will headline the second annual Bids for Kids. Event will benefit the JCC Early Childhood Education’s Natural Playground, as well as need-based scholarships for the JCC Maccabi Experience. Tickets are $25 per person, second ticket is $15.  Register at jcc.org/bidsforkids.

Sunday, November 10
1:00 p.m.
Jewish Women in the Civil War: Kosher Southern Belles and Yankee Bubbies Confront America’s Greatest Crisis
Dr. Lauren Strauss explores the many contributions of American Jewish women — both Northerners and Southerners — during the Civil War at the Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street. As nurses, teachers, homemakers, merchants and even convicts and spies, these Jewish daughters of the Union and the Confederacy were deeply involved in their country’s fate at a crucial moment in its history.  While at the museum, enjoy the latest exhibit, “Passages Through The Fire: Jews and the Civil War.” The program is free with museum admission. Go to jewishmuseummd.org for more information.





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