Friday, Oct. 6
Farm with Tikkun Ha-Ir
Join Tikkun Ha-Ir to Glean on the Farm! Friends and family welcome for a fun day in the sun, serving the community through Food Justice. Pick fresh produce from the lovely grounds of this CSA farm in Waukesha. Perfect for families with children 3 and over. Pre-registration required and limited spots. Oct. 6, 9-11 a.m. Gwenyn Hills Farm, N130 W294 Bryn Drive, Waukesha. Contact Brandice Kircher at Brandice@Thi-Milwaukee.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 10
Lunch & Learn
In this session, participants will consider what it means to resurrect meaning in our everyday places and discover the invisible past buried just below the surface of all things. In partnership with Present Music and in connection with The City Without Jews performance at Milwaukee Art Museum. Bring your own lunch. Cookies and coffee provided. Oct. 10, 12-1:15 p.m. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Museum members free. Community $10. Contact Info@JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org.
Concert for kids
PJ Library is sponsoring a special, kid-friendly after-school performance with the Eric & Doni Duo. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to join. This concert is open to all families in the community. Free to PJ families. Oct. 10, 4:30 p.m. Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Contact Rachel Pressman at RPressman@JccMilwaukee.org.
Nefesh Mountain is among the first preeminent Americana/Bluegrass bands to infuse Jewish tradition and soul into the beautifully diverse tapestry of American roots music. Stop by to grab dinner before the show from Hannah’s Kitchen or JCC’s food truck vendors and grab a drink from the cash bar cocktail hour. Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Contact Rachel Pressman at RPressman@JccMilwaukee.org.
Thursday, Oct. 12
Women at the border
Learn more about complex social, political and physical obstacles women face when seeking safety for their families and themselves from Erin M. Barbato, director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School. Oct. 12, 7-8:15 p.m. Jewish Museum Milwaukee, 1360 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. Museum members $5. Community $10. Contact Info@JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org.
Friday, Oct. 13
In partnership with Little Light Pediatric Therapies, PJ Library families are invited to join
Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center on the second Friday of each month for a sensory exploration. Experience a rotation of movement classes, sensory bin adventures and story times. Oct.13, 9-9:30 a.m. Northshore Wellness Collective, 159 E. Silver Spring Dr., Whitefish Bay. Contact Rachel Pressman at RPressman@JccMilwaukee.org.
Jewish Family Services
You are invited to attend Jewish Family Services 2023 Annual Meeting at the War Memorial Center in downtown Milwaukee. Join JFS to learn more about its mission and services to over 2,500 individuals in the greater Milwaukee area. RSVP required. Oct. 13, 6:15-8 p.m. War Memorial Center, 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., Milwaukee. RSVP by Oct. 6 at JfsMilw.org.
Sunday, Oct. 15
Film historians David Fantle and Tom Johnson will give an in-person talk on their latest book: “C’mon, Get Happy: The Making of Summer Stock.” A book signing will follow the presentation. Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m. Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Contact Reva Fox at RFox@JccMilwaukee.org.
Jewish Film Festival
The 26th annual Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival is set to showcase a diverse selection of films, organized by Tapestry: Arts & Ideas from the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, will feature films exploring Jewish culture, history and contemporary life. Watch films in-person or at Eventive on your own schedule. Oct. 15-29. Marcus North Shore Cinema, 11700 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. More information at MkeJewishFilm.eventive.org.
Sunday, Oct. 22
Fourthcoming: an art exhibit featuring the work of Jewish artists, Jonathan Ellis, Bev Richey, Miriam Sushman and Adria Willenson. The artists will be showing gestural abstract paintings, paintings, mixed media on canvas and mosaics based on the flora and fauna of Wisconsin. Oct. 22 – Nov. 26, opening reception 1-4 p.m. Cedarburg Cultural Center, W62 N546 Washington Ave., Cedarburg. Contact Miriam Sushman at Miriam@MosaicMirm.com.
PJ Library is partnering with local business, More Happy Kitchens, to teach kids to cook – and making recipes right from PJ Library books. Each child will go home with the book so they can cook these special recipes for their own families. Registration is required. Ages 5-9 years with adult. Oct. 22, 2-3 p.m. Gan Ami Mequon, 10813 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon. Contact Rachel Pressman at RPressman@JccMilwaukee.org.
Classical music concert
Raffe Classical Music Concert featuring Frank Almond and Stas Venglevski. Q&A with Frank and Stas and dessert reception following performance. Free, with gratitude to the Byrda and Irving Raffe Fund of the Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation, Inc. Oct. 22, 2:30 p.m. Rubenstein Pavilion, Ovation Jewish Home, 1410 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. To RSVP contact Courtney Aune at 414-277-8841.
Wednesday, Oct. 25
Jewish Museum, NY
Kick off the 2023-24 Global Museum Passport season with a virtual visit to The Jewish Museum (New York) to see their acclaimed exhibit Chagall: Love, War, and Exile. Oct. 25, 12 p.m. On Zoom. Museum members free. Community $10. Contact Info@JewishMuseumMilwaukee.org.
Sunday, Oct. 29
A concert featuring the 1924 silent film “Die Stadt ohne Juden” (The City Without Jews) by Austrian filmmaker H. K. Breslauer. Presents a new film score from composer Olga Neuwirth, performed live by the Present Music ensemble. The program also includes Israeli composer Aviya Kopelman’s arrangement of “Gonna Get Through This World.” Oct. 29, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee. More info and tickets available at PresentMusic.org.