Calendar: July 17-23
FRI | JULY 17
SHABBAT UNDER THE STARS
Join a group of fun and diverse young Jewish professionals for an evening poolside with an open bar and four-course dinner. Young Jewish Professionals is partnering with Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles to highlight its important work. Dress code is evening attire, so dress to impress! Space is limited. 7 p.m. $80-$100. Private home in Hancock Park; address emailed upon registration. ” target=”_blank”>jewishla.org/yala/events.
FRI/SAT | JULY 17/18
RELATIONSHIP REVOLUTION WEEKEND
Trying to find “the one”? Come to a transformational weekend of relationship education with internationally known dating and marriage expert Leonard Carr. He has 30 years of clinical experience as well as a deep knowledge of Torah — a fine combination to guide you in the direction for love. Weekend highlights include a Shabbat dinner for young adults followed by a dessert oneg and Q-and-A with Carr, a Saturday afternoon presentation titled “Update Your Relationship GPS for the Journey of a Lifetime,” a Sunday brunch and talk focused on giving singles the tools they need to be effectively supported in the dating process and a Sunday evening workshop for marriage-minded singles. $25 (Shabbat dinner, reservation required), $18 (Sunday singles workshop), free (Sunday brunch, Saturday presentations). Times vary. 9041 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. SAT | JULY 18
THIRD ANNUAL DAY FOR YOUNG ADULTS
Get inspired, build your social and professional skills, increase independence, find a passion, make new friends, create community — the opportunities are endless. Hosted by The Help Group’s Advance LA, the day for young people with special needs will offer interactive workshops and hands-on experiences in areas such as financial budgeting, time management, dating and healthy eating. Discussion topics include “Conversation: A Two-Way Street,” “Job Interviewing With Style” and “Stress-Free Exercise: How to Work in Your Workout.” Take a break after lunch with a yoga session or goof off with improv. Lunch is provided and the day concludes with an ice cream bar and a dance party. 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. $95. American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles. (818) 779-5198. SUN | JULY 19
BACK 2 SCHOOL STORE
We all remember how nerve-racking the first day of school can be, picking out the perfect outfit and getting all the cool new school accessories. This initiative provides Los Angeles kids in need with brand-new clothing, shoes and school supplies in their favorite colors and styles so they can be excited to start the school year, too. Children are assigned an adult volunteer to help them shop at this one-day, department store-style event. Give these kids the confidence they need for a successful school experience! Sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women/Los Angeles and Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles Tools for Schools. 8 a.m. Free. National Council of Jewish Women, 543 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 852-8505. “>aju.edu.
MON | JULY 20
“7 CHINESE BROTHERS”
Actor Jason Schwartzman (“Rushmore,” “I Heart Huckabees”) has been charming and smarming his way to our hearts for almost 20 years with his portrayal of magnetic malcontents. Adding to his oeuvre is “7 Chinese Brothers” from award-winning director Bob Byington, about a self-entitled, self-medicating burnout who, upon meeting a woman, is inspired to make a change — sort of. Come support one of Los Angeles’ best repertory theaters and stick around after the screening to meet Schwatzman and Byington in person. 7:45 p.m. Free (first come, first served). Registration required. Cinefamily Silent Movie Theatre, 611 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 655-2510.