Calendar: December 23-29
MON | DEC 26
CHANUKAH OLIVE PRESS WORKSHOP
The Burbank Jewish Experience joins the Chabad of Burbank for an olive press workshop. The story of Chanukah will come alive as you learn to make your own olive oil. 4:30 p.m. Free. Register at ” target=”_blank”>nba.com/clippers/jewishheritage.
COMMUNITY SHUL CHANUKAH
Join the Community Shul for a dessert reception saluting Ed and June Abramson and all that the newly formed Community Shul has accomplished. 8 p.m. Free. At The P, 832 Cole Ave., Hollywood. TUES | DEC 27
COMMUNITY CANDLE LIGHTING & CHANUKAH CELEBRATION
The Israeli American Council and Chabad on Tampa invite you to a community-wide candlelighting ceremony with a huge menorah made from balloons. There will be activities for everyone, including children — arts and crafts, a balloon artist, music from DJ Titus, sufgani- yot, latkes and other Chanukah favorites. There will be kosher food available for purchase. 6 p.m. Free. IAC Shepher Community Center, 6530 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills. (818) 881-1033. ” target=”_blank”>atidla.com.
CUPCAKE MENORAH LIGHTING
Join a lighting of a giant cupcake menorah and enjoy live music, latkes, hot chocolate, Chanukah crafts and more. 5:30 p.m. Free. Del Amo Fashion Center, 3525 W. Carson St., Torrance. (310) 634-4516. WED | DEC 28
COMMUNITY MENORAH LIGHTING
On the fifth night of Chanukah, Temple Etz Chaim invites everyone to the candlelight- ing of an 18-foot menorah at an outdoor mall. Blessings will be led by Rabbi Richard Spiegel, and entertainment will be provided by Haz- zan Pablo Duek, Temple Etz Chaim’s religious school students and Jeffrey Prince, delivering a special musical performance. There will be latkes, gelt and dreidels. Sponsored by the temple’s men’s club. 6:30 p.m. Free. Janss Market- place, 275 N. Moorpark Road East, Thousand Oaks. (805) 497-6891. ” target=”_blank”>yjplosangeles.com.
THURS | DEC 29
The entire community is invited to enjoy new Barbara Mendes paintings and sculptures as well as music, refreshments and a candle- lighting ceremony. 7 p.m. Free. IVAN Gallery, 2701 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 533-6021.