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Calendar & Singles

by Solange Borna

September 20, 2001 | 8:00 pm

Calendar

SATURDAY/22

Temple Beth Torah: 10 a.m. "Talking About Yom Kippur," discussion as part of the Shabbat Learner's Minyan program and service. 16651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

Leukemia Society: 6 p.m. Neil Diamond performs his legendary songs including "Love on the Rocks," "Sweet Caroline," "Desiree" and "America" at the Orange County Performing Arts Center. All Proceeds benefit leukemia patients and research. $17.50-$27.50. For tickets or more information, call (949) 476-3190.

Center for Healthy Aging: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Conference featuring Dr. Judith Reichman with free mammograms at the Veterans Memorial Building in Culver City. Food provided. For registration or more information, call (800) 516-5323.

Reading By 9 Volunteer Program: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Training begins for reading tutors to help kindergarteners through third- graders. Westside Pavilion Community Rooms A & B, 10800 West Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (213) 625-6080.

SUNDAY/23

Skirball Cultural Center: 2 p.m. "L'Shana Tova," workshop for children to make High Holy Days games. $5. Note: Photographer Shelley Gazin's exhibit "Photographs of a Rabbi" will close Sept. 30. 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 445-4400.

Mount Sinai Memorial Park: 10 a.m. "Kever Avot" service to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks, with choral music and prayer. 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. For more information, call (800) 600-0076.

Chabad of Thousand Oaks: 10 a.m.-noon. "Jewish Enrichment Program," first session of class entailing Jewish history, holiday traditions and songs for children ages 6 to 9. $475 (one-year tuition). Oakbrook Shopping Center, 2060-I Avenita de los Arboles. For registration or more information, call (805) 493-7776.

Women's Alliance for Israel: 11:30 a.m. Senator Gordon Smith is honored at a luncheon at a private home in Los Angeles. $18. For reservations or more information, call (310) 281-4711.

Parents of North American Israelis: 2 p.m. General meeting. 106 N. Poinsetta Place, Los Angeles. For more information, call (818) 881-2115.

University of Judaism: 4 p.m. Celebration of building of the Auerbach Student Union to house the Learning Center. 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. For more information, call (310) 440-1282.

Chabad of the Conejo Valley:
5 p.m. Triple Header Dedication Day, celebration of the construction of the temple's first mikvah, with a ceremony and appetizers. Chabad Shtibal, 5998 Conifer St., Oak Park. For more information, call (818) 991-0991.

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust: 4 p.m. Author Petru Popescu discusses and signs her book "The Oasis" as part of the fall Meet the Author series. The story examines a family during the Holocaust. 6006 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8170.

MONDAY/24

OASIS/Older Adult Services: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Lecture on traditional Chinese medicine and therapy and its influence in health and vitality. $5. For more information, call (310) 475-4911 ext. 1-2200.

West Valley JCC: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Sleep Apnea, discussion as part of the Doctor Is In series every Monday. Free (members); $4 (nonmembers). 22622 Vanowen St., West Hills. For more information, call (818) 464-3300.

Chabad of the Marina: 8 p.m. Class discussing Yom Kippur. 2929 Washington Blvd., Marina Del Rey. For more information, call (310) 578-6000.

TUESDAY/25

Barnes & Noble: 7:30 p.m. Moon Unit Zappa, daughter of legendary singer Frank Zappa, will discuss and sign her book "America the Beautiful." Also: Fri., Sept. 28, 2 p.m. Wynton Marsalis signs and discusses his book, "Jazz in the Bittersweet Blues of Life," about the life of a musician. 1201 Third St. Promenade, Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 260-9110.

WEDNESDAY/26

Beit Midrash Woodland Hills: 6:25 p.m. Yom Kippur services. Also: Thurs., 8:30 p.m. Yom Kippur services. $100 (adults); $75 (seniors and students); $50 (children). 5850 Fallbrook Ave. For more information, call (818) 712-0365.

Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim: 7 p.m. Yom Kippur Kol Nidre services. Yom Kippur services continue Thurs., Sept. 27, 10 a.m. Free (members); $130 for series and $50 for one service (guests of members); nonmembers ($200 for the series and $75 for one service). Westside JCC, 5870 Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 931-7023.

THURSDAY/27

The Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring: 7 p.m. Yom Kippur Kol Nidre services. $5 (members); $8 (nonmembers). 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (310) 552-2007.

Temple Akiba: 8 p.m. Yom Kippur Kol Nidre services. Also: Thurs., Sept. 27, 10 a.m. Yom Kippur services. 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City. For tickets or more information, call (310) 398-5783.

Congregation Beth Israel: Yom Kippur Kol Nidre services. Yom Kippur services continue on Thurs., Sept. 27. 8056 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (310) 651-4022.

The Workmen's Circle: Yom Kippur services. $3 (members); $5 (nonmembers). 1525 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-2007.

FRIDAY/28

FrightFair: Haunted house opens. $10. 8900 DeSoto Ave., Chatsworth. For more information, call (818) 999-4565.

Valley Beth Shalom: 8:15 p.m. Shabbat services. 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 788-6000.

UPCOMING

The Motion Picture & Television Fund: Oct. 7, 9 p.m. "Goldwyn," PBS movie. For more information, visit www.mptvfund.com.

Singles

SATURDAY/22

Singles Fancy Dining: 6:30 p.m. Meet for a gourmet dinner at Moro Restauraunt. $69. For reservations or more information, call (877) 934-6464.

Southern California Social Guide: 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Dance party. $20. Bel Air Bar and Patio, 662 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Bel Air. Also: Thurs., Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Break the Fast dance party celebrating the new year. $20. Lush Nightclub, 2020, Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica; Sat., Sept. 29, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Cocktail and dance party. $20. Farmers Market, 6333 W. Third St., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

SUNDAY/23

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30s & 40s): 11 a.m. Cartoon themed brunch at a private home. $8. For reservations or more information, call (818) 893-4879.

New Age Singles (55+): 11:30 a.m. "There Goes the Bride," play at the Granada Theater and lunch. $32 (members); $35 (nonmembers). For reservations or more information, call (818) 347-8355. Hopesetters (55+): 11:30 a.m. Brunch and musical performance. $8 (members); $10 (nonmembers). Cal Fed Bank, 12191 Ventura Blvd., Studio City. For more information, call (818) 985-0000.

Westside Singles Networking Club (30+): 2 p.m. Meet to find social and investment networks. $10. 1021 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (310) 828-7326.

Quick Date (40-44): Ten introductions in one hour at a Valley location. For more information, call (310) 497-6627.

MONDAY/24

Project Next Step (30s & 40s): 8 p.m. Discussion of current world issues. Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf refreshments served. $5. 9911 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 552-4595.

TUESDAY/25

Westwood Kehilla: 8 p.m.-9 p.m. "Days of Awe or Awful Days," discussion on the High Holy Days. High Holy Day services available. 10523 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 441-5289.

WEDNESDAY/26

Stephen S. Wise Temple (21-32): Yom Kippur services. For tickets or more information, call (310) 889-2278.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple: Yom Kippur services. For tickets or more information, call (213) 388-2401.

The Laugh Factory: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Yom Kippur services. Also: Thurs., Sept. 27, 11 a.m. Yom Kippur services followed by Neilah and break the fast celebration. 8001 Sunset Blvd., W. Hollywood. For reservations or more information, call (323) 656-1336.

THURSDAY/27

New Age Singles (55+): Yom Kippur Break the Fast dinner. $20. For reservations or more information, call (310) 473-1391.

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: Break the fast celebration at Jerry's Deli in Costa Mesa. 3210 Park Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For reservations or more information, call (714) 662-3354.

FRIDAY/28

Savvy Jewish Singles (50+): 8 p.m. Shabbat service and celebration. Temple Beth Shalom, 2625 N. Tustin Blvd., Santa Ana. For more information, call (714) 731-3780.

MONDAY/2

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting to plan events and activities. For more information, call (323) 769-1307.

Israeli Folk Dancing: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Dance session with Israel Yakovee. Also: Lessons every Thursday with Michelle. $6. 2244 Westwood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (800) 750-5432.

TUESDAY/3

Singles Helping Others: 7:30 p.m. Fourth of July celebration at the Hollywood Bowl, with fireworks. $18. For reservations or more information, call (323) 851-9070.

Bridge for Singles (59+): 7:30 p.m. Intermediate players meet at a private West Los Angeles home. $4. For more information, call (310) 398-9649.

Jewish Association of Single Professionals (25-55): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Independence dance party with appetizers, dessert and no-host bar. $20. Lush, 2020 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. For more information, call (323) 656-7777.

Social Circle (35-59): 8 p.m. Blue Jeans Bash with a live Oldies band, dancing, food and drinks. $20 (members); $25 (nonmembers). Stephen S. Wise Temple, 15500 Stephen S. Wise Dr., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 476-8561.

Stu & Lew Productions (21-39): 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Fourth annual Summer Blowout dance party. $20 House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (310) 364-2301.

WEDNESDAY/4

L'Chaim Entertainment (21+): 9:30 p.m. Party with singers and a DJ playing international, salsa, Middle Eastern and hip-hop music. $10. Dinner available with reservations. Beverly Hills Cuisine, 9025 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 289-4435.

Nexus (21-39): 2 p.m. Independence Day potluck picnic, with volleyball, canoeing, barbeque and fireworks at North Lake, Woodbridge, Irvine. For more information, call (714) 974-2279.

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's-40's): 5 p.m. Barbeque party at a private home in celebration of the 4th of July. For reservations or more information, call (818) 780-4809. New Age Singles (55+): 2 p.m. Fourth of July potluck pool party. $3 (if accompanied by food); $10 (without food). For members only. For reservations or more information, call (310) 473-1391.

Jewish Single Parents & Singles Association: 3 p.m. Picnic with games and fireworks. Yorba Linda Middle School, 4845 Casa Loma Ave., Yorba Linda. For more information, call (909) 262-1788.

THURSDAY/5

Conversations!: 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker leads discussions with food and drinks, every Thursday. $15. For reservations or more information, call (310) 315-1078.

FRIDAY/6

New Age Singles (55+): 6:30 p.m. No-host dinner, followed by Shabbat services at Adat Shalom Temple. For reservations or more information, call (310) 854-0358.

UPCOMING

Palos Verdes Singles (35+): Sat., July 7, 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Dance party with dinner at a private home. $25. For reservations or more information, call (310) 372-6071.

New Start (30-75): Sun., Aug. 5. "A Romantic Evening With the Gatsbys," event with food and drinks. For more information, call (310) 478-3137.

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