Sunday, March 30
Project Mah Jongg
Join the Jewish Museum of Maryland for the Grand Opening of its latest exhibit Project Mah Jongg, developed by Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York. Play a game of mah jongg while exploring the traditions, history and meaning of the game in Jewish-American culture. Curator Melissa Martens Yaverbaum will trace the evolution of the mysterious Chinese game that became an American sensation in the 1920s and today remains a beloved institution in Jewish communal, personal, and cultural life in a special presentation at 12:30 p.m. Go to jewishmuseummd.org.
Laugh with the highly-rated comedian Modi at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue in Owings Mills. Voted one of the “Top 10 Comedians” in New York City by Hollywood Reporter and BackStage, Modi is one of the comedy circuit’s hottest young comedians. Tickets are $18 in advance and $22 at the door. Go to jcc.org/gordon-center/gordon-center/ for more information.
Monday, March 31
GPS for the In-Law Relationship
“In-law” relationships have unique rewards and challenges. Join us at Jewish Community Services at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC to explore the best way to smoothly navigate your way through issues like boundaries, child rearing, communication and more. Learn more.
Tuesday, April 1
Journeys of Professional Jewish Women
CHANA’s second annual three-part speaker series will conclude with Dr. Leigh Vinocur, certified emergency physician and national spokesperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians, who will discuss her professional journey. Vinocur, who has been seen on Dr. Oz, Nancy Grace and CNN, will speak at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, 7401 Park Heights Avenue. Event is $36 and all proceeds directly benefit CHANA clients.
Tuesday, April 1
William and Irene Weinberg Family’s 26th Annual Baltimore Jewish Film Festival: Under The Same Sun
Set in the near future, this film looks back on how peace was made in 2013 between Israel and Palestine. The story centers around two businessmen – one Palestinian and one Israeli – who struggle to set up a solar energy company. How they overcome hostility from within their own families and from the people around them provides the backdrop for this intriguing drama. The film will be shown at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. Learn more at jcc.org/gordon-center/baltimore-jewish-film-festival/.
Seth Goldman co-founded Honest Tea out of his home in 1998 with Barry Nalebuff of the Yale School of Management. In 2011, the company was acquired by The Coca-Cola Company and today, Honest Tea is the nation’s top selling organic bottled tea. Meet Seth Goldman as he shares his insights on building and running a mission-driven business.
The program will be held at The Modell Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Avenue. Lunch will be provided. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Register at associated.org/bpspringevent
Thusday, April 3
2014 Maryland/Israel Business Leadership Award Ceremony and Reception
Join the Maryland/Israel Development Center at Woodholme Country Club, 300 Woodholme Avenue to honor Abba David Poliakoff, Esq. with the 2014 Hanan Y. Sibel Maryland/Israel Business Leadership Award. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. 2014 MIDC Members, $100; Non-Members, $150.
Sunday, April 6
Volunteer at Moveable Feast with JVC Young Adults and IMPACT
Meet up with other young adults and help with food preparation, packaging and cleanup in the Moveable Feast kitchen. Moveable Feast, located at 901 N. Milton Avenue, provides nutritious meals and other services at no cost to people suffering from serious illnesses.
To register, contact Rebecca Weinstock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take part in another signature PJ on the Town event. Connect with other families and “Rise to the Challenge of Being a Guardian of the World” at the Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road. Participate in a guided nature walk, make trail mix, enjoy an animal encounter with a trained naturalist and take part in a dramatized PJ Library, among other activities. Event is $5 for children 3-10, $10 for 11 and up. Children under two are free. Learn more.
Tuesday, April 8
Teen Leadership Summit 2014
High school students are invited to this year’s Teen Leadership Summit at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC where they can enjoy an evening of peer networking, leadership workshops, volunteer opportunities, local and national teen leadership programs and more. A $5 dinner is optional.
Monday, April 14
6:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Second Annual CHAI Chometz Giveaway
Stop by the Pimlico Race Course Clubhouse Parking lot and get rid of your chometz before Passover. Bring new, unopened chometz to donate to a local food pantry and help feed the hungry and/or wrap and burn your opened chometz in our burning barrels. Contact kburnet
Learn more at chaibaltimore.org.