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Calendar & Singles

by Solange Borna

August 2, 2001 | 8:00 pm

Calendar

SATURDAY/21

Temple Beth Torah: 10:30 a.m. Shabbat service with discussion, "A Jew in an Islamic Senegal," by Ann Haendel. 11827 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 398-4536.

Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim: 4 p.m. Hatha Yoga class instructed by Corey Roskin. $10. Also: Tues., 7 p.m., "Egalitarianism and Queer Issues in Contemporary Judaism," lecture by Rabbi Lisa Edwards. 6000 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 931-7023.

Public Access Television: 8:30 p.m. "The Life and Times of An Israeli Settler,"hosted by Jerry Bishop, includes an interview with activist settler Eve Harrow. On Public Access Channel 3, 37 or 77. For more information, call (310) 820-5388.

SUNDAY/5

Goldie's Yiddish Orchestra: 11 a.m. Performance of Jewish music, including Old World Klezmer and Middle Eastern melodies. $15. The Knitting Factory, 7021 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 489-6310.

Valley Cultural Center: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Pete Escovedo performs as part of the Free Concerts in the Park. Warner Park, 5800 Topanga Canyon, Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 704-1358.

Jewish Dodger Day: 5 p.m. Meet to watch the Los Angeles Dodgers play the Chicago Cubs, with kosher hot dogs at Dodger Stadium. $10. For more information, call (323) 224-2612.

Zimmer Children's Museum: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Jumbo Shrimp Circus with face-painting, juggling shows, rope-walking and plate-spinning. $15 (adults); $8 (children over 3 and adult members); $6 (children members over 3). For reservations or more information, call (323) 761-8998.

Congregation Kol Ami: 10 a.m. Open House event with information sessions on the temple's religious education program at West Hollywood Park. For more information, call (310) 248-6320.

Jewish Women International: Noon. Fiftieth Anniversary celebration and luncheon at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel. For tickets or more information, call (310) 820-2477.

Women's American ORT: Noon. Monthly luncheon meeting with a special program. $7. Fu's Palace Restaurtant, 8951 W. Pico Blvd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (323) 653-0400.

Jewish Vegetarians of Los Angeles: 2 p.m. "Learn How to Reduce Stress From Meat Addiction," discussion with hypnotherapist Jamie Robin. Valley Beth Shalom, 15739 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 360-5821.

Temple Beth Torah of Granada Hills: 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Open house introducing the new rabbi, Sheryl Nosan, with a light dinner. 11651 Rinaldi St., Granada Hills. For more information, call (818) 831-0835.

MONDAY/6

Jewish Family Service of Orange County: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Support group for people who have anxiety about life passages. 250 E. Baker St., Suite G, Costa Mesa. For registration or more information, call (714) 445-4950.

Yeshiva of Los Angeles: First session of Intensive Hebrew Ulpan class. Through Aug. 30. $400 (not including materials). Congregation Mogen David, 9717 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. For registration or more information, call (310) 229-0958.

TUESDAY/7

Ezra Center: 9:45 a.m. "The Jewish Vote -- Is It Changing?" lecture by Dr. Alan Fisher. Lunch will follow. $5 (members); $6 (nonmembers). Temple Ner Tamid of Downey, 10629 Lakewood Blvd., Downey. For more information, call (562) 861-9276.

Senior Source Program: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Driving lessons for seniors. Next session: Aug. 21. $10. For reservations or more information, call (818) 756-9146.

WEDNESDAY/8

Israel Cancer Research Fund: 11 a.m. Sixth Annual Women of Action Luncheon featuring Erin Brockovich. $125 (general admission). The Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills. For more information, call (323) 651-1200.

Barnes & Noble: 7:30 p.m. Author Danica Perez discusses and signs her book "The Glow: A Journey to Motherhood," about the advantages of giving birth. 16461 Ventura Blvd., Encino. For more information, call (818) 380-1636.

THURSDAY/9

Westside JCC: 10 a.m. Learn how to create memoirs. 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (323) 938-2531 ext. 2225.

Rishon B'nai Brith: 7 p.m. Meeting with guest speaker Joseph Feinstein, teacher, rabbi and counselor. Temple Judea, 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana. For more information, call (818) 990-1473.

Museum of Tolerance: 7 p.m. Screening of the film "An American Rhapsody," starring Nastassja Kinski, about the separation of a Hungarian girl from her family and the tribulations of the reunion. $6 (members); $7 (nonmembers). 1399 S. Roxbury Drive, Los Angeles. For tickets or more information, call (310) 772-2452.

Skirball Cultural Center: 7:30 p.m. Performance of African American music by Eric Bibb and Linda Tillery & The Cultural Heritage. $5 (parking). 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 440-4500.

FRIDAY/10

Cheviot Hills Senior Citizens' Club: 10:45 a.m. Meet for bingo and guest speakers. $1.50 (members); $1.75 (nonmembers). 2551 Motor Ave., West Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 652-7508.

Temple Beth Am: 6:30 p.m. Shabbat service. 1039 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 652-7353.



Singles

SATURDAY/4

Jewish Singles Meeting Place (30's & 40's): 7 p.m. Dinner at El Paso Barbeque Company, followed by bowling at Corbin Bowl in Tarzana. For location, reservations or more information, call (818) 780-1202. Also: Sat., Aug. 11, 5 p.m. Hawaiian luau party at a private home in North Hills. $8. For reservations or more information, call (818) 893-4879.

SUNDAY/5

New Start: 6 p.m. "The Great Gatsby," event with fine wine and gourmet food in a private home in Beverly Hills. For more information, call Lyn (310) 478-3137.

New Age Singles (55+): 1 p.m. Bowling followed by a no-host dinner. $2.10 (per game). Mar Vista Bowl, 12125 Venice Blvd., West Los Angeles. For reservations or more information, call (323) 931-3509. Also: 3 p.m. Miniature golf. Oaks Castle Park, 4998 Sepulveda Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For reservations or more information, call (310) 839-3267.

Singles By the Sea: 6:30 p.m. Discussion group and socializing every Sunday. Westside JCC, 5870 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (818) 508-9211.

Business and Professional Singles: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Party with pasta buffet, dance music by Johnny Vana Trio, no-host bar and door prizes. $13 (members); $16 (guests). The Radisson Valley Hotel, 4th Floor Ballrom, 15433 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 761-0179.

Exceptional Singles Production (ESP) (40-60): 7:30 p.m. Dance event with a no-host bar. $20 (at the door). Atlantic, 8256 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. For more information, call (310) 335-4617.

Westwood Jewish Singles (45+): 8 p.m. Coffee, Cake and Conversation discussion group every Sunday and Tuesday. $8. For more information, call (310) 444-8986.

Klutz Productions (21-40): 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Party at Gotham Hall, featuring a pool hall and martini lounge. $15. For directions, call (310) 394-8865. For more information, visit www.gothamhall.com

MONDAY/6

Singles Helping Others: 7 p.m. General meeting to plan new events. 13130 Burbank Blvd., Sherman Oaks. For more information, call (818) 717-9136.

TUESDAY/7

Isralight Los Angeles (20's-40's): 8 p.m. Rabbi Shlomo Seidenfeld lectures as part of the Nights of Light series. For location or more information, call (310) 552-1596.

WEDNESDAY/8

Volleyball Singles: 6 p.m. Meet for volleyball in Redondo Beach, every Wednesday. For more information, call (310) 783-0689.

THURSDAY/9

Social Ballroom & Israeli Folk Dancing: 7 p.m. James Zimmer leads dance lessons. $5-$9. Temple Emanuel, Hoffman Social Hall, 300 N. Clark Drive, Beverly Hills. For more information, call (310) 284-3638.

FRIDAY/10

Nexus (21-39): 7 p.m. Shabbat dinner at a private home in Newport Beach with kosher food and wine. $15. For reservations or more information, call (949) 646-7151.

UPCOMING

Jewish Association of Single Professionals: Sat., Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Bel Air Dance Celebration featuring a DJ, music, buffet and no-host bar. $20 (in advance); $25 (at the door). Luxe-Summit Hotel, 11461 Sunset Blvd., Bel Air. For tickets or more information, call (323) 656-7777.

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