February 28, 2008
Calendar Girls picks and kicks for March 1 - 7
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Experience Shabbat like never before, with an array of choices at the all-new Synaplex Services designed for individuals with a craving for something unique. Similar to a multi-screen cinema, Synaplex Shabbat offers many enticing services including "Tot Shabbat" for toddlers ages 2 to 5, where families share songs and Torah stories; "Healing Service," which provides a spiritual space for those in need of healing; and "Shabbat Unplugged," an uplifting, spiritual musical service directed by Temple Emanuel clergy. Adding a kick to Friday night, 20- and 30-somethings can sip wine at "Shabbat Unplugged." Services start at various times. Free. Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, 8844 Burton Way, Beverly Hills. (310) 288-3737, http://www.tebh.org.
Saturday March 8, There's only one Jewish party a year where you can be whatever you want to be -- a nurse, a lion, Borat. Show off your imaginative and sexy costumes at what promises to be one of the biggest Purim bashes in the city. Sponsored by ATID, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters, the W Group, Taglit-Birthright Israel, the Jewish Federation's Young Leadership Division and many other young professionals' clubs, "Purim on the Strip" at The Roxy Theatre is sure to be well-organized and well-attended. Kosher hors d'oeuvres, dessert and groggers will be included in abundance. Attendees are requested to show their generosity by bringing school supplies for the homeless and family-violence shelters supported by Jewish Family Service. 8 p.m. $36 (until March 6), $54 (at the door). Online registration is strongly encouraged. (323) 761-8132. http://yld.jewishla.org.