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Monday, July 8 | 2 Tamuz 5784

This community resource is published every first and third Monday of each month (on the following Tuesday if Monday is a holiday). If you would like to contribute an event, resource, or announcement, please send your submission by 9am on the Thursday before publication date.

All information contained herein has been provided directly from the presenting organizations. Publication does not equal endorsement by Calgary Jewish Federation

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It’s a Shalom Baby Summer


12:30pm | July 10 - South Glenmore Splash Pad

July 24 - Reservoir Stroller Walk

Aug 7 - South Glenmore Playground

Aug 21 - Songs in the Sunshine at the JCC

Join us with your baby/infant (under 2) for a series of fun Summer Shalom Baby Events! Registration is no longer required! We look forward to seeing you! Email Sydney or call 403-537-8592 for more information.


Kosher Stampede Breakfast

Sunday, July 14

10am – 12 pm | House Of Jacob Mikveh Israel

Join us for our Annual Kosher Stampede Breakfast! Free pancakes, pony rides, and a bouncy castle await. Life and Legacy donors skip the pancake line. All are welcome—bring your family and friends for a morning of fun and community spirit. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event!

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S'mores, Songs & Shabbat

Friday, July 19

6:00 - 9:00pm | Soccer field at the JCC

The Paperny Family JCC’s Arts & Culture department together with PJ Library® invite you for S'mores, Songs & Shabbat. Enjoy a delightful evening around the bonfire, as we gather with the community to sing familiar songs, make delicious s’mores, and welcome Shabbat together. Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to enjoy good company, tasty treats, and beautiful music in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Register online for this free event.


Walk With Israel

Sunday, July 28

1:00pm | location upon registration

Calgary Jewish Federation along with Beth Tzedec Congregation, JNF Canada, Na'amat Canada, Paperny Family JCC, Stand With Us Canada, Halpern Akiva Academy, Calgary Jewish Academy, Beit Halochem, Temple B'nai Tikvah, and CHW are proud to be partners of Calgary Jews Stand United's Walk With Israel. Join us in solidarity and pride on July 28 at 1:00pm! Experience a day filled with Israeli pride, including refreshments, music, inspiring speakers, and more. Register here to uncover our location and invite your friends, family and allies to walk with us. Register here for the location! Together, we can create a powerful impact!


Spring/Summer 2024 Monthly drop-in Caregiver Discussions Groups

Thursday, July 25 | 1:00 - 2:00pm | Calgary JCC (SW)

Friday August 9 | 10:30 - 11:30am | Ogden 50+ Activity Centre (SE)

Tuesday, August 13 | 10:30 - 11:30am | Oak Park Church (SW)

Facilitated by a registered social worker from JFSC’s Caregiver Support Program, this is a space for caregivers of seniors and/or persons living with dementia to exchange caregiving and coping strategies and resources. For more information, spring dates and locations, click here. There is no charge for these groups. Pre-Registration is required – please call 403-287-3510.


9th Annual Martin, Staniloff & Thal Charity Golf Classic

Thursday, August 15

11:00am | Cottonwood Golf & Country Club

New Location, Same Great Event! Join us for a day of fresh air, fun and camaraderie while supporting quality programs and services for families, seniors and individuals. Registration is now open! To register and for sponsorship information email Lynn, or call 403-692-6395. For more information on the event, click here.

SEED Program

July 28 – August 11 | HOJMI

HOJMI presents the SEED program, featuring enriching classes, vibrant social events, and meaningful chavrutas (study partnerships). Join us to connect, learn, and grow together in a supportive community. Enhance your knowledge and build lasting friendships. Sponsorship opportunities are available, helping us continue to offer these valuable experiences. Be part of something special today!


Shabbat Prep and Join our Minyan

Weekly & Daily | HOJMI

We're looking for volunteers to assist with kiddush shopping and preparation, and to join us in davening with the minyan. Be part of this meaningful mitzvah, helping to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Your support makes a difference. Contact us to volunteer and be part of this rewarding experience!

Jewish Marda Loop

Tuesday, July 30

2:00 - 3:30 pm | Marda Loop Community Association Upper Hall (3130 – 16 Street SW)

 Join JHSSA in celebrating Historic Calgary Week. Our talk, presented by local historian and raconteur-par-excellence Harry Sanders, will feature the dynamic history of Marda Loop as it intersects with the history of the Jewish community in Calgary. More information about Historic Calgary Week can be found here. Please contact JHSSA with any questions: or 403-444-3171.

Shabbat Services

Every Saturday

10:30am | Temple B'nai Tikvah

TBT Art Gallery Show

Runs through August 19

During office hours at Temple. View Lisa Thomson's exhibition: The Lightness of Being.

Pride Shabbat

Friday, August 23

7:00pm | Temple B'nai Tikvah Sanctuary

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Fall Programs Registration

JCC Members: Opens on Sunday, July 14

Public: Opens on Wednesday, July 17

This season promises a vibrant selection of activities, events, and classes designed to inspire, educate, and interest individuals of all ages. Register online or by calling the JCC Customer Service Desk at 403-253-8600 x0. 

Camp Cool Age

August 26, 28, 30

9:30am - 3:30pm | Paperny Family JCC

Get ready for Camp Cool Age this summer at the JCC! Escape to a world of adventure, laughter, and new experiences at our exclusive summer camp for older adults, 55+! Camp Cool Age is a thoughtfully crafted blend of dance, cooking, music, physical activities, and arts-focused projects. Some activities will require that you can stand for at least 10 minutes at a time and can safely get down to the floor (and back up again). Snacks, refreshments, catered lunch, and t-shirt included! Register at the JCC Customer Service Desk or call 403-253-8600 x0.

Summer Challah Bakers Needed

If you haven't already heard, the Paperny Family JCC will be baking challah every Friday over the summer months! We are seeking challah baking volunteers to help us on Fridays throughout July and August so that our regular bakers can get a much deserved rest. If you are interested in joining our amazing team of volunteers please register here. If you have any questions, please email Lola Clark.

Ben Docktor Memorial Golf Celebration

Thursday, August 29

Heritage Pointe Golf Club

The 2nd Annual Ben Docktor Memorial Golf Celebration (11th year of the Holy One) proudly supports Camp Gan Israel and its programming. Over 60% sold out! Don't delay, book your spot today! A full day event with lunch and dinner included! Sponsorships available. Visit our website or call 403-281-3770 for more info.

JNF Canada Missions to Israel

Are you interested in showing your solidarity with Israel by being there, on the ground? JNF Canada has a number of missions to Israel planned, with a Calgary-hosted version planned for November 5-13, 2024. We need to gauge interest in order to solidify our plans. If you’re interested, please contact Elliott Steinberg, 403-255-0297 as soon as possible. Other JNF missions can be found here.


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Chevra Kadisha of Calgary Job Listing

The Chevra Kadisha of Calgary is looking to fill the following position of Shomer Backup. This position entails attendance at the chapel when there is a deceased present. The successful candidate(s) will be backup to the primary Shomer when they are away or unable to provide service. This is an on-call position with irregular hours. Further details of the position including remuneration will be provided upon receipt of a resume or expression of interest. Skill in reading Hebrew is preferred but not a requirement. Please apply by email.

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