To submit an event for consideration write to Chronicle@MilwaukeeJewish.org by the 15th for the monthly edition arriving in homes about two weeks later. Include date, time, location, a description, contact information and whether the event is free or what is charged.
Sunday, July 2
Menorah rummage sale
Sale features new and gently used items for purchase. New this year is an area devoted to collectibles. Major appliances and fine furniture included. Bags of clothing priced at $7. To benefit the Temple Menorah religious school and provide scholarships, plus programs for senior citizens and the Ezra Fund for people in need in Milwaukee. July 2, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Parking is available in the lot behind Temple Menorah, 9363 N. 76th St., Milwaukee. 414-355-1120.
Thursday, July 6
The Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan will appear 6-7 p.m. on July 6, brought to town by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation’s Israel Center. The Scouts will entertain for all ages with singing, dancing and personal stories. Free, rain or shine at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd. in Whitefish Bay. The performance is in partnership with the JCC’s Summer Festival Series, which runs from 5-8 p.m. and will include food truck items available for purchase and family activities. For more information contact Allison Hayden at AllisonH@MilwaukeeJewish.org or 414-390-5724.
Saturday, July 8
A Shabbat hike will be held July 8 as part of Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha’s Meetup activities. Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. at the front of the Retzer Nature Center’s welcome building, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. The hike is open to the public. There will be a pot-luck brunch afterward at the Temple. RSVP by July 5 with what you plan to bring for the pot-luck to Marie Loeffler at MarieLoeffler@gmail.com. More info: Meetup.com, search for Emanu-El.
Wednesday, July 12
Neighborhoods at museum
Steve Solochek Memorial Lecture Series Presents “East Side, West Side: A History of Milwaukee Neighborhoods” with John Gurda. While neighborhoods change, traces of early Milwaukee settlements persist in the local landscape. Join historian and author John Gurda for a walk down memory lane through the streets of Milwaukee. 7 p.m., July 12. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, is at 1360 N. Prospect Ave. Museum hours: Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (open until 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month); Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 414-390-5730. JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org. Museum admission: Adults $7; seniors $6; students $4; children age 6 and under are free; active duty military are free.
Friday, July 14
The Philomusica String Quartet concert. July 14, 8 p.m. Part of the Congregation Shalom summer series. Free and open to the public. No ticket necessary, but seating is limited. Box dinners are offered at $10 each for dining at 7:15 p.m. prior to the concert, or feel free to bring your own. Dinner RSVP at least one week before event. Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point. 414-352-9288.
Sunday, July 16
Waukesha Frisbee golf
A Frisbee golf and picnic at Wales Community Park on July 16. Part of Congregation Emanu-El of Waukesha’s Meet-up activities, in which CEEW members and friends meet up with others in the community who have similar interests. Frisbee golf starts 2 p.m. Bring your own Frisbee, but there will be extras for those who need them. A light meal will follow with a choice of corned beef or turkey sandwiches, chips and soda. $12. RSVP: Meetup.com, search for Emanu-El or MarieLoeffler@gmail.com.
Sunday, July 23
Chudnow Founder’s Day
Fifth Annual Founder’s Day at the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, 839 N. 11th St., Milwaukee, July 23, noon to 5 p.m. Join the museum in celebrating its fifth anniversary during its Avrum Chudnow Founder’s Day. This will be the museum’s biggest ever event, with outside and indoor activities including music, food (kosher and vegan available), comedy, vintage cars and museum exhibits of shops and stores of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and United States history of the 1910s through 1940s. Activity line up: Noon, The Kreu with Charles Love; 1:45 p.m., Steve Cohen and Peter Roller; 2:30 p.m., ComedySportz, 3:30 p.m., LJ & Bill combo. Admission $5 students/seniors, $6 adults, $12 for entire family. Limited parking in the attached lot and free parking on all surrounding streets. ChudnowMuseum.org.
Wednesday, Aug. 2
Rosenblatts at museum
“It Runs in the Family: Art and the Rosenblatts,” 7 p.m., Aug. 2. Adolph Rosenblatt, husband, father, artist and educator, inspired his entire family to pursue individual artistic visions. Join Jewish Museum Milwaukee for a panel discussion detailing the artistic endeavors of the Rosenblatt family. Wife Suzanne, sons Eli and Joshua, and daughter Sarah, will talk about growing up with art as a central part of their lives and how Adolph’s life, philosophy and legacy influences their creative endeavors to this day. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, a program of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, is at 1360 N. Prospect Ave. Museum hours: Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (open until 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month); Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. 414-390-5730. JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org. Museum admission: Adults $7; seniors $6; students $4; children age 6 and under are free; active duty military are free.
Friday, August 4
Kerry Hart Bieneman concert
Kerry Hart Bieneman is a pianist, music director and singer. She enjoys singing classical, musical theatre, pop and jazz. Be ready for a little Gershwin. Aug. 4. 8 p.m. Part of the Congregation Shalom summer series. Free and open to the public. No ticket necessary, but seating is limited. Box dinners are offered at $10 each for dining at 7:15 p.m. prior to the concert, or feel free to bring your own. Dinner RSVP at least one week before event. Congregation Shalom, 7630 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Fox Point. 414-352-9288.
Thursday, Aug. 10
Milwaukee Jewish Federation Annual Meeting
Come celebrate “We Are Family” at the Milwaukee Jewish Federation Annual Meeting on Thursday, Aug. 10 at Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Road, Fox Point. Free and open to all. A reception with desserts and wine (dietary laws observed) begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the program from 7:15-8:15 p.m. The program will include a year in review, special guest speaker and recognition of award winners, outgoing and incoming board members. Event co-chairs are Henry “Pat” Kerns and Daniel Kerns. RSVP at MilwaukeeJewish.org/AM17 or contact Ashleigh Lund at AshleighL@MilwaukeeJewish.org or 414-390-5741.
Wednesday, Aug. 30
Guardian of Israel dinner
Guardian of Israel Award Dinner to honor Enid Bootzin-Berkovits and Rusti Moffic. Hilary Miller will be the young leadership award nominee. For more information contact the Jewish National Fund at 414-963-8733.
ONGOING HEALTH & SUPPORT
An international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. Meetings are held at multiple times and locations around the city, including 7 p.m. Monday night, Chabad-Lubavitch, 3901 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee. To find other meeting times and locations, call 414-771-9119, the local office of Alcoholics Anonymous or go to AAMilwaukee.com.
Friendship House Fellowship
A support group for Jewish men and women in recovery from addiction to alcohol or other substances. Requirements for membership are participation in a 12-step program (such as AA or Narcotics Anonymous) and a desire to recover. Meetings are Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at The Shul, 3901 N. Lake Drive in Milwaukee.
Jewish Family Services
Outpatient mental health services to people dealing with personal problems and mental health issues. Contact Beth Shapiro, intake coordinator, at 414-390-5800. JFS is located at 1300 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee.
Jewish Grief Group
The Jewish Grief Group, under the auspices of Jewish Family Services, is open to all. Wednesdays, 12 – 1 p.m. It rotates among three local synagogues. Call Beth at Jewish Family Services, 414-390-5800, to register.
North Shore Al-Anon
North Shore Al-Anon no longer holds weekly meetings, but if interested contact Gerald Melnick at MelnickGerald@gmail.com.