Temple Book Club
Wednesday, September 25 at 4:00 pm

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Book:  Arabic for Beginners by Ariela Freedman

The only requirement is that you have read the book and take part in the discussion. Open to everyone.
Advance registration is encouraged.

Parenthood drop-in
Wednesday mornings from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Welcome to the parenthood! Do you have a baby and perhaps crave the long-lost art of chatting with other adults? Do you want to find some parent-friends? Fear not! Two Doulas is partnering with Temple to offer a weekly drop-in for coffee, cookies, and company with your babies. A member of the Two Doulas team will be there each week to host, answer your questions, and snuggle your babies when you need a bathroom break (or when you just want to use both arms). This drop-in is open to all parents and guardians of children 1 year-old and under.

The group is free with a suggested donation to help keep the cookies, tea, and coffee flowing. We can’t wait to see you.

Film Screening: A People’s Soundtrack
Saturday | December 7 | 6:00 PM

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Montreal has long been known worldwide as a center of cantorial music. Previously aired on PBS, A People’s Soundtrack explores this long and rich musical history through rare photos, intimate interviews, candid family moments and performance footage from some of the city’s greatest Jewish vocalists.
Featuring Cantors Daniel Benlolo, Sidney Dworkin, and Adam Stotland,, as well as Temple’s own Cantorial Soloist Rona Nadler.
Come at 6:00 PM for Havdalah and a glass of wine and conversation with the Cantors, followed by the film screening at 7:00 PM.
Cost: Wine, conversation and film: $20 or film only: $10

Lunch Together
Tuesdays at 11:30 am

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Join us for Lunch Together: engaging topics, stellar speakers, good food, and better company. Come every month or come when you can; come on your own or come with a friend.
November 19 – Post election Analysis with John Parisella | December 17 – Jews and Food with Katherine Romanow | March 17– All You Ever Wanted to Know about Medical Marijuana with Jenn Larry, Founder and President of CBD Strategy Group, Inc. | April 21 – “Makeup Tips from Auschwitz: How Vanity Saved My Mother’s Life” with author and media personality, Tommy Schnurmacher | May 19 – Community Engagement with Christina Smith, Mayor of Westmount | June 16 – Art and Restitution with Dr. Clarence Epstein, Concordia Professor and Executive Director of the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation
Light Lunch included. Cost: $8 for Members, $10 Friends of Temple.

Flower Arranging Workshop 201
Monday, November 18 | 2:00 pm

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We will review the designing rules of proportion, colour and texture and then break them! Hands-on course spending the majority of time creating. Bring your floral knives if you have them from past workshops. Vases and accessories will be provided. Bring your troublesome vases from home and learn how to tame them.
Taught by Temple’s past president, Denise Grossman, retired owner of Jardenise Florist, with 20 years’ experience as a floral designer and event planner.
Participation in 101 course not a pre-requisite. Advance registration only.  Cost: $40 Members, $50 Friends of Temple

CPR & Heimlich Manoeuvre Course: Learn How To Save A Life

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Select one date:
Wednesday | March 18 or Thursday | May 7
from 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Levels: Baby/Child/Adult. The course is given by The CPR Training Centre – A division of Protect Enfant Inc. – Child & Family Safety Experts since 1996. The course is geared to parents, grandparents, caregivers, and babysitters. Material included: Course plan, Quick Guide Booklet, and Certificate. Refreshments will be served. Limited space available.
Online registration encouraged. Advance registration only. Cost: Members: $60; Friends of Temple $70.