What's Happening in Town This Weekend?
In West Bloomfield, children's celebrations of Purim will benefit good causes.
You've made it to Friday. Finally! All week long we've been providing ideas for what to do this week. Here are the best of the best.
Where: Temple Israel
When: 11 a.m. Sunday
Why go: All ages are invited to the Annual YFTI Purim Carnival at Temple Israel today. “Princesses, Pirates, and Purim, Oh my!” encourages children to come dressed in their favorite costumes. Game tickets are 4 for $1 and all proceeds support scholarships for youth programs. No RSVP required.
Where: Temple Kol Ami
When: 6 p.m. Saturday
Why go: Enjoy a PastaPalooza dinner featuring a selection of pasta and sauces, salad and garlic bread. Bring a box of pasta to use as a gragger, and then donate it to Yad Ezra. Please RSVP by calling (248) 661-0040 or email email@example.com. The cost is $3 for adults and $1 for children.
Where: Bingham Farms-Franklin Fire House (32707 Franklin Rd.)
When: 12 noon-3 p.m. Saturday
Why go: Normally at this time of year, we could all use some warm chili to warm up our stomachs. This year might not be so cold, but at the chili cook-off, chili is on the menu regardless. The nearby village of Franklin will host its second annual Chilly Chili Cook-Off Saturday, a potluck and cooking competition at the Bingham Farms-Franklin Fire House. Entrants need not be Franklin residents and chefs have until Thursday to enter. Forms may be picked up at any Franklin Village retailer, shop or business.
Where: Wonderland Lanes (8265 Richardson Rd., Walled Lake)
When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Why go: Daddy and Daughter already had their dance. Now, West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation offers mothers and sons the opportunity to spend some quality time together while having fun on the lanes. Included in the cost $17 cost ($19 for non-residents) are two games of bowling, shoe rental, pizza and pop. Participants are encouraged to bring nonperishable food items for donation to the Lighthouse of Oakland County.
The bowling day is for boys ages 5 and up. Please register by calling (248) 451-1900.
Where: Temple Shir Shalom
When: 7 p.m. Sunday
Why go: Do you like the musical or the film versions of Guys and Dolls? Temple Shir Shalom's performing arts group, the Not Ready for Primetime Shpielers will present the story of the Jewish holiday of Purim to the tune of Guys and Dolls. Purim is a joyous holiday which is especially enjoyed by children for its elements of costumes and sweets and the show is free. Drinks and snacks can be purchased for a nominal fee. For more information, call 248-737-8700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.