2013 Community Celebration and Campaign Kickoff
Sunday, September 23, 5–9 p.m.
Jewish community members are invited by the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle to a dinner and celebration of the leadership and spirit of the Puget Sound’s Jewish institutions. Enjoy a light kosher buffet and a live performance by Israeli band Moshav.
At McCaw Hall, Seattle Center. Cost is $54 per individual, $180 for patrons, and $500 for a row of 10. For more information contact 206-443-5400 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register or sign up to be a row captain, visit bit.ly/FederationKickoff.
SJCC Teen Rock Band
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:15–5:45 p.m. from October 2 to December 13
Kids, do you dream of becoming a rock star, but have mom and dad and homework standing in the way? Well, here’s your chance at stardom. At Shul of Rock, participants will cover their favorite songs, write original music, play instruments, and learn what it takes to form a band. Kids will also learn Jewish songs and camp song-leading skills. The course ends with a rock ’n’ roll concert open to the public.
Open to kids ages 10–18. At the Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 Mercer Way, Mercer Island. $400/SJCC members, $500/non-members. For more information contact Katie London at KatieL@sjcc.org. No class November 20.
Create musical bonds through Musikgarten
Thursday mornings starting September 20
Congregation Beth Shalom is offering three 8-week music classes for children ages 1–5 and their caregivers. Learn how to help children develop listening skills and a sense of beat, and how to connect music, language and movement. Establish a foundation for musical thought and singing, and create a deeper bond through music. Taught by Carolyn Friedkin, licensed certified Musikgarten teacher.
Contact Leah Lemchen at email@example.com or 206-985-2517 or bethshalomseattle.org/ECC.php for pricing and class times. At Congregation Beth Shalom, 6800 35th Ave. NE, Seattle.
Diller Teen Tikkun Olam awards call for nominations
Know a Jewish teen making a real difference in the world, who could put $36,000 to good use? Bay Area philanthropist Helen Diller is committed to empowering the next generation of Jewish leaders. Up to 10 teens spearheading volunteer service projects in their communities and beyond will be selected. For more information and to nominate an exceptional teen, visit www.jewishfed.org/teenawards/process. Deadline is Jan. 6, 2013.