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Faith briefs

North Shore Congregation Israel (1185

Sheridan Road, Glencoe)

JBaby New Parents

Connect- Suburban Edition

New parents with babies

6 months and younger

connect with other local

parents in a comfortable

space as you navigate the

next chapter in your life.

Sessions include expert

presentations on Jewish

rituals in your home,

speech and language development,

sleep (or lack

of!), infant development

and changing family dynamics.

JBaby is from 11

a.m.-noon every Monday

between Nov. 4 and Dec.

2. More information and

registration at www.juf.

org/jbabychicago

3

Strollers, Stories &

Celebrations

Join the congregation

from 10-10:45 a.m. Friday,

Nov. 14, for a free, drop in

Shabbat program for kids

age three and under with

an adult. there will be music,

movement and activities.

Park in the north lot.

If you have any questions,

call 847-835-0724.

Senior Connections

Join the congregation

from 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 20,

for an afternoon of Conversation,

Camaraderie,

Lunch and Entertainment

with David Chack, Yiddish

Theater in America.

Cost for lunch $12.00.

RSVP:nsci.org/event/SeniorConnections2019

or

call 847-835-0724.

Am Shalom (840 Vernon Ave.)

Pack & Deliver Shabbat

Bags

Make a difference for

your fellow congregants!

One Friday a month, we

deliver Shabbat bags to

congregants who have

been ill or lost a loved one.

To receive email reminders

about Shabbat Bag

Packing days, or to sign

up, contact Laurie Levin

at laurielevin@gmail.com.

The next two deliveries

will be from 9-9:30 a.m.

Nov. 15 and Dec. 13.

Step Up - Ruach Shabbat

A special Friday, Nov.

15, Shabbat experience

created especially for our

K-2 families (a “step up”

from our Tot Shabbat service

- siblings that are not

in K-2 are welcome too!

Plus the grandparents who

love them.)

Dinner with Friends

Make new friends or

catch up with old ones at

Dinner with Friends from

8-9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov.

15! We meet up at Am

Shalom for the 6:30 p.m.

Shabbat service, then head

out for dinner, dessert and

great conversation. This

month we’re gathering

at Bella Via in Highland

Park. $30/person includes

tax and tip. Please bring

cash to the restaurant.

How the Caveman Found

God (History of Religion)

Join the congregation

from 10-11 a.m. Nov. 19

for these exploratory sessions.

Introduction to Judaism

Introduction to Judaism

is an engaging multisession

course for anyone

who wants to gain a deeper

understanding of Jewish

life. Discover what could

be meaningful to you in

liberal Judaism.

This course is designed

for individuals and couples

from various faith traditions

and cultural backgrounds

and those who

have had no religious upbringing.

It is perfect for

interfaith couples, those

raising Jewish children,

spiritual seekers, individuals

considering conversion,

and Jews who want

a meaningful adult Jewish

learning experience.

Day off for Glencoe

Glencoe’s 2nd-6th graders

can join the congregation

Thursday, Nov. 14, for

their day off from school!

We will meet at Am Shalom,

volunteer at Bernie’s

Book Bank, and head to

Nickel City for some fun/

games/lunch! Drop off is

at 9:30 a.m. and pick up is

at 3:30 p.m.

Only select Kehillah

Kids below, if your child is

a registered Kehillah Kid.

If you would like to sign

your child up for Kehillah

Kids, visit the website.

Yoga with Claudia

Join Am Shalom for

Yoga with Claudia from

noon-1:30 p.m. Thursdays.

St. Elisabeth’s Episcopal Church (556

Vernon Ave.)

Search Committee News

We want to hear from

you! Please, sign up to attend

one of our small group

meetings. These “listening

sessions” are your chance

to share with the search

committee your thoughts

about our next rector. The

sign-up sheet is on the

board by the sacristy. For

assistance with signing up

please call Pam in the office.

If you have any questions,

please contact Susan

Newcomb (312-752-7651)

or Leslie Alter (312-315-

9900). Following are the

dates: Monday, Nov. 18 at

7 p.m., adult session; and

Sunday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m.,

adult session.

Educational Forums

As we move into fall,

the educational forum series

begins again. Up this

month:

• Nov. 17: Eyes on Worship

— Advent and Christmas

Worship

Nov. 24: Eyes on Worship

— Advent

Educational Forums

gather on the second and

fourth Sundays of the

month.

Soup Kitchen

We need helping hands

Thursday, Nov. 14, to pack

100 lunches during the afternoon

at 3 p.m. We also

need cooks at 5 p.m. and

servers ages 5 and up at 6

p.m. to help serve 80-90

diners ham, turkey, beans,

and salad during the supper

hour at First Methodist

Church in Evanston.

After everyone is served,

we go for pizza together.

The signup sheet is on the

bulletin board. For more

information, please contact

John Tuohy (JohnL-

Tuohy62@gmail.com or

847-530-9266).

Altar Flowers

There are open dates

available to dedicate flowers

on the Altar. If you

have any questions, please

contact Polly Baur.

the scene

From Page 18

Winnetka Treasures

Exhibit Opening

(411 Linden St.)

■1 ■ p.m. Saturday, Nov.

16: Winnetka Treasures

Exhibit Opening

NORTHFIELD

Tapas Gitana

(310 N. Happ Road)

■6 ■ p.m. every other

Sunday: Live music

WILMETTE

Wilmette Bowling Center

(1901 Schiller Ave.,(847)

251-0705)

■11 ■ a.m.-9 p.m.

(10 p.m. on Friday,

Saturday): Glow

bowling and pizza all

week long

Wilmette Community

Recreation Center

(3000 Glenview Road)

■Starting ■ Nov. 8: Ongoing

performances of

“Elf Jr.”

HIGHWOOD

The Humble Pub

(336 Green Bay Road,

(847) 433-6360)

■9 ■ p.m. every

Wednesday night:

Open Jam

■9 ■ p.m. every Friday:

Kara-Moe-ke

■8:30 ■ p.m. Friday, Nov.

15: Interstellar Overdrive

■8 ■ p.m. Saturday, Nov.

16: Where’s Maggie

■8 ■ p.m. Saturday, Nov.

23: Me and Phil

■6 ■ p.m. Wednesday,

Nov. 27: Top Water

Daddies; 7 p.m.: Hellhounds

■8:30 ■ p.m. Nov. 30:

Ciao Mang

Buffo’s

(431 Sheridan Road,

(847) 432-0301)

■7 ■ p.m. every Monday:

Trivia

To place an event in The

Scene, email martin@northbrooktower.com

comedy

From Page 19

bune’s Top 10 Shows of the

Year in 2001.

In “World’s Greatest

Dad(?),” Carrane talks

about how hard it was for

him to deal with other people’s

success and his painful

obsession with fame.

“I haven’t done a oneperson

show in 18 years.

For me, I need to have

something to say,” Carrane

said. “This show lets me do

that.”

In the show, Carrane

talks about how the obsession

with fame leads him to

group therapy, but after 10

years in therapy — despite

having gotten married,

bought a townhouse and

adopting a cat – Carrane is

still unhappy.

When his therapist suggests

that Carrane and his

wife have a baby to bring

more joy into their life, he

sets out to become a firsttime

dad at age 52, at the

same time that his own father

is dying. From fertility

treatments to a disastrous

funeral, Carrane takes the

audience on a “funny and

poignant roller coaster of

life and death” and shares

his discovery that you

don’t have to be the “greatest”

to be a good dad.

One of the highlights

of the show is Carrane

telling the story of his

father’s funeral, which

happened three years ago.

When Carrane discovers

that his siblings and

the priest are conspiring

to prevent him from giving

a eulogy so he won’t

divulge any family secrets

about his father’s criminal

past, he creates a scene

that gets the Winnetka police

involved.

“Judy’s Beat Lounge is

a really nice space. It’s always

a great crowd,” Carrane

said. “I really hope

when people leave understand

that though I had

thought becoming famous

would give me a sense of

love, it was the birth of my

daughter helped me realize

I can’t give love from

something outside of myself.

That doesn’t mean

I’ve given up my dream of

becoming famous.”

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