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Note: The items below are NOT in date order.

June

Los Altos Emergency Preparedness Events

COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Yu
Wednesday, June 23, 7:30 – 8:30 PM, Zoom
Join local family practice physician Dr. Ed Yu for an update on the latest in medical science, and to get your COVID-19 questions answered. Zoom access information is available online.

Caregivers: What You Need to Know Before the Emergency!
Thursday, June 24, 7:30 – 7:30 PM, Zoom
Learn how to recognize medical emergencies and when to call 911. Learn how to report emergencies and what to do before help arrives. Be prepared with completed medical documents and explore resources that can assist caregivers. Gina Cali, Sr. Community Risk Officer at Santa Clara County Fire Dept., will improve our understanding and confidence about calling 911. Zoom access information is available online.

HaMaqom | The Place creates inclusive communities through Jewish learning and practice. Explore new courses being offered through at HaMaqom! Learn more.

A world of connections to LGBTQ Jewish Pride: International LGBTQ Pride Panel 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 9:00 AM, Online

In honor of Pride Month, this panel will feature representatives from LGBTQ Jewish organizations KeshetUK, Guimel Mexico, Jewish Outlook South Africa, and of course, Keshet here in the U.S. Each organization will share their current successes and challenges working towards LGBTQ equality in their respective Jewish communities as well as their hopes for the future. In addition to hearing from each featured organization, attendees will have a chance to ask questions, reflect on prompts, and learn how we can support LGBTQ equality in Jewish life in the U.S. and internationally. Join us to celebrate LGBTQ Pride month around the world! Register

Jewish Stars of Broadway
Tuesday, June 22, 1:00–2:00 PM

Who are the Jewish Broadway mega stars? Take a look at the performers who came to define the glitz, glamour and drama of Broadway. Go behind the scenes with mezzo soprano Deborah Rosengaus and explore Broadway music through some of the most iconic stars. Learn more

Calling All Superhero Volunteers
Week 1: July 26-30
Week 2: August 2-6
Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM, AchieveKids, Palo Alto

Friendship Circle is looking for teen volunteers to be a buddy to a special needs camper. Each day, campers and their teen buddies rotate through a super-hero themed schedule that includes arts and crafts, sports, music, dancing, singing and more. Space is limited so sign up soon to reserve your volunteering spot. Visit BayAreaFC.org/CampFCVolunteers. (COVID safety guidelines will be in place.)

August

9th Annual WalkWithFC
Sunday, August 29

Join FriendshipCircle for an amazingly fun and meaningful day! WalkWithFC is Friendship Circle's annual walk that raises crucial funds and helps spread community awareness for the work Friendship Circle does for individuals with special needs. This year WalkWithFC will be in person with staggered start times in order to practice social distancing protocol with 5 different time slots: 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, and 12:00 PM. A family or pod will register at one of these start times and we will max each time slot at 30 people. Registrants will receive a goodie bag with cool swag, snacks and a map of the walk. Come dressed up as your favorite super hero and come together as one community to enjoy a walk with your fellow community heroes and friends! Register, fundraise and/or donate at www.walkwithfc.com.

Sat, June 19 2021 9 Tammuz 5781