Wandering Jews of Astoria Early September 2021 Newsletter
Featured In Today's Newsletter:
High Holidays Information
Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner: 9/6
Book Club: 9/12
Art Reflection Inspiration Cards: 9/14
Milkshake Meet-Up: 9/19
Sukkot Shabbat Save the Date: 9/24
Picnic in Central Park: 10/3
For the full schedule of events, make sure to visit Malkhut's website and check your inboxes! Send any questions to Chelsea Simon. If you’re looking for s’lichot services, also reach out, and we can go as a group!
Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner The Shady Lady (34-19 30th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11103)
Monday, Sept. 6, 5:30 p.m.
Wandering Jews of Astoria will be holding space for people to get together on the first night of Rosh Hashanah. Click here for the Facebook event. If you're interested in joining us, RSVP directly to Chelsea.
In-Person Book Club Long Island City (Private Residence)
Sunday, Sept. 12, 12:00 p.m.
Come join the WJOA Book Club, as we will be meeting in person for the first time since before the pandemic started! After tabulating the ranked choice votes, the winner isHere All Along by Sarah Hurwitz. We'll meet on Sunday, September 12, at noon for an outside brunch potluck at a private outside covered patio area with chairs and tables in Long Island City, easily accessible by the 7 train.
RSVP toJonah for the address and for the potluck signup. If you do not want to do a potluck, you can still come with your own food. If it rains or is very cold, we will move inside with proof of vaccination (send Jonah a picture of your vaccination card or screenshot of yourExcelsior pass). Here is theFacebook event.
Art Reflection Inspiration Cards Bohemian Beir Garden, Astoria
Tuesday, Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Join us as we partner with Malkhut to come together for a reflection art activity in the days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We will brainstorm feelings/ideas that we want to let go of, and through a transformative art project, you will come away with decorative inspiration cards.
The activity will take place outside, in-person at the Bohemian Beir Garden in Astoria. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own as well. For more information about materials, visit the Facebook event page. To attend, please RSVP to Jennifer.
Milkshake Meet-Up Pie vs. Cake (30-08 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11103)
Sunday, Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Join WJOA for a Milkshake Meet-up at Pie vs. Cake. They are a new Milkshake place owned by the same people connected to Sugar Freak! Throughout the summer, Pie vs. Cake is open only on weekends. Come to chat with old friends, and new, and find out which is better - Pie or Cake? Click here for the Facebook event.
Join Repair the World as a Fall Service Corps Member!
Are you looking for a way to serve in your community and grow in your social justice journey? Join Repair the World as a part-time, stipended Service Corps member. Serve virtually or in-person, following CDC guidelines, with trusted partners while learning and reflecting with peers. Our learning will focus on social inequities, systemic injustices (racial, food, and education), and addressing urgent needs through meaningful service rooted in Jewish values.
Kin To The Cove is a community-powered environmental public art project that connects people to the water at Hallet’s Cove Beach. Participate in environmental stewardship, story-sharing, movement, deep listening, and explorations into our relationship with water. This program is part of artist Sarah Cameron Sunde’s global project, 36.5 / A Durational Performance With The Sea.