Ice Cream Happy Hour
Beat the summer heat and join Wandering Jews of Astoria for an Ice Cream Happy Hour! We will meet on Tuesday, 7/10 at 7pm at Cold Stone Creamery. RSVP on the Facebook event, by pm or email Zahava (firstname.lastname@example.org) so she will know what size table to claim that evening.
July Shabbat Potluck
Please join us for our next Shabbat services and potluck. It will be held at Lisa's apartment on Friday, 7/13 at 7pm. For the address and to get the signup sheet (for what you're bringing), please email Lisa (email@example.com) by Wednesday, 7/11 and visit the Facebook event. As always, our potlucks are pareve and dairy only.
Visit to the Greater Astoria Historical Society
On Wednesday, 7/18, join WJOA for a private tour of the Greater Astoria Historical Society Exhibit, including a history of Jewish Life in Astoria. We will meet with Bob Singleton to learn about the exhibits.
Reach out to Courtney (firstname.lastname@example.org) to RSVP and for any questions. More info on the Greater Astoria Historical Society can be found at https://astorialic.org/ and visit the Facebook event.
WJOA Hike at Mount Beacon Park
If you were not able to join us on 7/15, you are in luck! Due to the weather, the hike has been rescheduled for Sunday, 8/19. Please join WJOA in a hike at Mount Beacon Park in the Hudson Valley. We will be meeting in Astoria at 9:45am to travel together up to the park. We plan on exploring and taking a leisurely hike followed by dinner nearby. RSVP to Dov (email@example.com) and check out the Facebook event.
The next book club book will be Sabbath's Theater by Philip Roth. We'll meet on Sunday, June 10 at 6:30pm for a breakfast for dinner at location TBD. Comments and questions can go to Jonah Schrogin and check out the Facebook event. Feel free to check out more information on Sabbath's Theater.
June Beer Garden Happy Hour
Cool off from the summer heat with a cold brew this month at Astoria's original (and best!) Beer Garden. Join WJOA at Bohemian Hall and Beer Garden on 6/21 at 7pm. Visit the Facebook event and RSVP to Lisa or contact her with any questions.
Looking for some fun on a Tuesday? Join us on Tuesday, 6/26, for Trivia night. Location will be determined soon and Facebook invite to follow. Please contact Zahava to save you a seat and for any questions.
Astoria Fireworks and Independence Day Celebration
On Thursday, 6/28, join us in attending the free Independence Day Celebration in Astoria Park. There will be terrific fireworks! If you are interested meeting up with the group for the fireworks, RSVP to Courtney so we can let you know where we are located in the park. Facebook invite soon to follow.
Learning Happy Hour: You Mean I Can Read Talmud?
What does the Talmud have to teach about balancing work and life? On Tuesday, May 15 at 7pm at Oliver's Astoria, join educator and author Eli Steier for Talmud study geared towards those who have never read a page of Talmud and particularly those who think they never will. The section of the Talmud we will be exploring will focus on conjugal rights (in this case, a man's obligation towards his wife). All materials are provided and all levels are welcome. RSVP on the Facebook event and contact Lisa with any questions.
Shabbat Potluck in Astoria Park
On Friday, 5/18, our May potluck features a special treat - instead of holding it inside, we will be throwing our Shabbat festivities outdoors, among the flora and fauna of scenic Astoria park! We will meet at 6:30pm.
Email Brian to get the location, the link for One Table (https://k6cbw.app.goo.gl/4HzZ), and the sign-up sheet for what you're bringing. Out potlucks are vegetarian/dairy. Visit the Facebook page here.
Tikkun Leil Shavuot
On Saturday, 5/19 at 8:30pm, come join us for WJOA's first "all night study session" for Shavuot right here in Astoria! There will be cheesecake! Bring food and drink to help keep us going through the night. Check back soon for our lineup of workshops, study sessions, and activities. If you are interested in teaching or want to attend, RSVP to Courtney for the address and sign-up sheet (for what you're bringing).Visit the Facebook page for more information.
The next book club book will be Sabbath's Theater by Philip Roth. We'll meet on Sunday, June 3 at 6:30 for a breakfast for dinner at location TBD. Comments and questions can go to Jonah Schrogin and check out the Facebook event. Feel free to check out more information on Sabbath's Theater
Come to BOAST: Best of Astoria's Live Music Showcase on Sunday, May 6, 4–7pm upstairs at The Astorian! Some nosh will be provided (flatbread, sliders, fries and brussel sprouts), and drinks will be available for purchase at the bar. Lineup includes Daniel Rauchwerk, Nicole Denett, and Christine Mitchell. For tickets and more information, go to boast.nyc/music