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TUESDAY, JULY 12

Stamford, CT— “Living Well: A Nutrition & Gentle Meditative Yoga Experience,” with Dr. Joe Feuerstein and Jackie Pepper; 2 p.m.; at United Jewish Federation of Stamford, New Canaan, Darien, 350 Roxbury Road (Temple Beth El). A Federation Affinity Group for women in the empty nest phase of life. Yoga will be done in chairs or bring a mat to do floor yoga). Reservations: Contact Sharon Franklin, sharon@ujf.org. $18

THURSDAY, JULY 14

Plantsville, Conn. – Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame 2022 Induction Ceremony and Gala, inducting “Year of the Woman” inductees, including Judith Altman, educator and human rights activist and Holocaust survivor, 5:30 p.m., Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville; For tickets go to https://www.immigrantheritage.org/tickets; $100 per person

FRIDAY, JULY 15

Springfield – Join the Springfield JCC and PJ Library for a performance by Mr. G, a Latin Grammy award-winning performer who sings songs that are great for kids and their families in English and Spanish on topics such as spelling, chocolate, animals, and Judaism; 4:15-5:15 p.m. at the Springfield JCC, 1160 Dickinson St., FREE. For more information go to https://www.springfieldjcc.org/pj-library/

SUNDAY, JULY 17 — TUESDAY, JULY 19

Greenwich, CT (virtual)— David Film Festival: “Portrayal,” (documentary; Canada; 96 min. Since he was an adolescent, Roman has been haunted by a secret that his late Russian grandfather revealed about the origins of thousands of missing portraits he had painted over his lifetime. The quest to catch a thief confronts the ethics of ownership and art’s ability to preserve the past. Winner of the Schoumann Award for Jewish Cinema at the Jerusalem Film Festival. July 17 at 5 p.m. through July 19 at 9 p.m. $9 ($25 for entire series of 3 films: “Forgiveness,” Sept. 18—20; “Labyrinth of Peace,” Oct. 12. — 31. To register for “Portrayal” or the entire series, visit ujajcc.org.

THURSDAY, JULY 20

Stamford – United Jewish Federation’s Boomer Engagement Network (BEN) Summer Social for Jewish singles 45-ish and up; drinks, light fare, lawn games and schmoozing, 6:45 p.m., (rain date July 28), $18/person, RSVP: www.ujf.org/summer; for more information, call Sharon Franklin at (203) 321-1373, ext. 1004

SUNDAY, JULY 24

West Hartford, Conn. – “Popsicles and Packing” – join Dignity Grows to pack hygiene totes for those in need, 11 a.m. at Solomon Schechter Day School, 26 Buena Vista Road’ Stay for kosher popsicles after the pack. RSVP by July 20: RSVP@dignitygrows.org

$20 suggested donation per person

Worcester – YAD (Young Adult Division) Summer Splash and BBQ, 2 p.m., bring bathing suit, sunscreen, gown and non-dairy app, side dish or dessert to share; RSVP for address: mhall@jfcm.org

JULY 28 – JULY 31

Worcester – Central Mass. Jewish Theatre Co. production of “Oasis” a play by Israeli playwright Amir Peter at JMAC BrickBox Theater; evening performances: July 28, 30 & 31 at 8 p.m.; matinees: July 29 & 31 at 3 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.cmjtc.orgwww.jmacworcester.org or at the Hanover Theater Box office or by calling 877-571-7469.

SATURDAY, JULY 30

New London, Conn. – “Jews & Brews,” July event, an ice-cream meetup at Michael’s Dairy at Mitchell College at 4:30 p.m., with optional dinner and drinks after. Jews & Brews is a social group for local Jews in their 20s and 30s; RSVP by July 27 on Facebook: Jews & Brews of Southeastern CT

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4

Old Saybrook, Conn. – PJ Library Splash Pad and Concert; splash pad at Kavanah Park in Old Saybrook at 5 p.m.; picnic and concert at Old Saybrook Town Green at 6:30 p.m., RSVP: Barbara Wolfe, (860) 442-8062 or pjlibrary@jfect.com

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Springfield, Mass. – PJ Library presents a family-friendly Shabbat program featuring bounce houses, singing, and light refreshments. This family-friendly program will include fun Shabbat singing, jumping on bounce houses (ages 3+), chances to play on the playground, a light kosher supper including challah, grape juice, and adult beverages for adults ages 21+, and schmoozing and getting to know other families; 5-6 p.m., at Springfield JCC, 1160 Dickinson St. Presented by PJ Library Western Massachusetts and the Springfield JCC. Contact: Elise: ebarber@springifeldjcc.org or (413) 739-4715.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11

West Hartford – Descendants of Shoah Conference, sponsored by Voices of Hope, at Mandell JCC, 335 Bloomfield Ave., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; To register and for additional information about sessions, go to www.ctvoicesofhope.org or call (860) 470-5591.

THROUGH MONDAY, AUGUST 15

Pittsfield, Mass. — The Berkshire Jewish Film Festival, all films virtual; for dates, times and film descriptions, visit www.berkshirejewishfilmfestival.org

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