Events Calendar

 

 

Oct
17
Thu
DayTimers Speaker Series: Jonathan Schwartz “Aging in the 21st Century”
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

What can we do to enhance successful aging?  What does it take to live happy and healthy in advanced age? What is the secret of a few regions in the world where there is a high concentration of people that live beyond 100? These questions and many others will be answered in a collaborative, informative and humorous discussion. Fee: $5 with RSVP, $8 without RSVP.

Introduction to Judaism: Fundamentals of Belief and Practice
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This course is designed for newcomers to Judaism as well as those who wish to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of Judaism. Learn fundamental concepts of Jewish belief and practice and become more comfortable participating in worship and ritual life.

Topics include synagogue geography, Jewish sacred literature, Jewish views of God, the Jewish lifecycle, worship and prayer, the High Holy Days and festivals, the Jewish home, Zionism and Israel, and much more.

Introduction to Judaism is a prerequisite for conversion candidates, Beth Israel members planning to become adult b’nai mitzvah, and couples planning an interfaith marriage with a Beth Israel officiant.

Complimentary High Holy Days tickets (for Fall, 2020) will be available to those who complete the course.

Sukkot Dinner & Symposium
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Beth El for a communal dinner in the Sukkah, then join in for this year’s Sukkot Symposium: New and Not So New Anti-Semitism. Cost is $25 per adult.

This Is San Diego Jewry
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Explore many faces of San Diego Jewry on the 5th night of Sukkot, a holiday that teaches  to be welcoming and create belonging. Experience a photo exhibit featuring the local Jewish community, farm-to-table tastings, live music, and deep discussion all with a flair that’s special to San Diego.

Oct
19
Sat
12th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival
Oct 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Home Start, Inc., a nonprofit child abuse prevention and treatment agency that has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972, will hold its 12th Annual Hallo-Wine Fall Festival on Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Historic Burnham House, located at 3565 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103.

 Held each October in recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Home Start’s Hallo-Wine Fall Festival raises funds for the organization’s programs that provide critical assistance to vulnerable children and families in San Diego. Event guests can savor a variety of boutique wines, hand-crafted beers, small-batch spirits, and gourmet hors d’oeuvres while enjoying live entertainment, a silent auction and many more fun surprises.

 Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available. Early bird tickets cost $50 until Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $300. Registration closes on Friday, October 18, 2019. For more information and to register, please visit www.hallowine.org.

Oct
24
Thu
San Diego Convention Center
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

In honor of its 30th anniversary, the San Diego Convention Center will unveil an interactive art exhibit. The team at the Convention Center is creating this pop-up art exhibit in order to lift the roof off the iconic building and show the community how the people behind-the-scenes have been bringing the building to life in the heart of San Diego for three decades.

Oct
27
Sun
Lawrence Family JCC Little Menches
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Little Menches will be teaching children about respecting and giving back to senior citizens in the community.  They will make cards and other crafts for local senior citizens, and then join in a Bingo tournament with the seniors, as well as a sing-a-long led by Cara Freedman. RSVP at LittleMensches@lfjcc.org.