Weekend Plans: What To Do 3/31­–4/1


Friday March 31, 2017

Event: Got Shabbat

Celebrate a family-friendly Shabbat dinner with events including a Tot Shabbat service, a full-catered dinner and activities for all children. It is a perfect opportunity to meet families in the community or interfaith families while enjoying the Sabbath together.

Tickets: $25 per family. 5:30 p.m. 7:15 p.m. at the Owings Mills JCC


Saturday April 1, 2017

Toddler Event: Preschool Cookie Minyan

Bringing together Saturday morning prayer and yummy food, preschool teacher Morah Marci from Beth Tfiloh offers a fun-filled morning minyan with songs, stories, dancing with the torah and a delicious cookie snack after.

Free. Ages birth to 3 at Beth Tfiloh


Services: We Were Strangers Once

Learn the Passover story through a sequence of three programs that explore the immigrants/refugees from a Jewish perspective. Also a Kiddush to follow filled with food and conversations regarding the immigrant crisis at your Passover table.

Free. 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Beth Am Synagogue.


Sunday April 2, 2017

Toddler Event: Babies, Books and Bagels

Join new families and old connecting and learning about the story of Passover. As well as learning, create your own matzah cover and stay for a bagel and coffee reception after.

Free. 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC


Festival: Baltimore Jewish Film Festival

The Owings Mills JCC host the 29th Annual William and Irene Weinberg Family Baltimore Jewish Film Festival. This year’s festival offers a wide selection ranging from documentaries through dramas, allowing its audience to be swept away into the heartfelt and insightful movie world.

Tickets: $13 in advance; $15 at the door; $5 for students. 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 19 – Sunday April 30.


Art: Mosaic Making

Join master mosaic artist Rabbi Gila Ruskin as you create beautiful chamsa mosaic pieces. Participants can bring small personal items that are associated to something special in their lives and can incorporate them into their chamsa design.

Tickets: $20 per household. 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. The Soul Center 8101 Parks Heights Avenue.


Concert: Cantor’s Concert

Listen to cantors Roger Eisenberg, Kimberly Komrad, Art Katlin, Elias Roochvarg and Cantorial student Jake Greenberg as they bring their beautiful voices and tunes to light. Also, celebrate Cantor Roger Eisenberg’s 17-year dedication to Beth Israel. Dessert reception following concert.

Tickets: $25 at the door. 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Beth Israel Congregation.


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