Community Calendar

Jewish community events happening in Sarasota & Manatee.

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Nov 11, 2017
Veterans Day
Nov 23, 2017
Thanksgiving Day
Nov

1 2017

Camp Grants open for application submission

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Federation Campus
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, 34232

Camp Grants open for application submission from 11/1/17 to 1/31/18.

Nov

1 2017

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus

Nov

1 2017

GREAT DEBATES IN JEWISH HISTORY

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

Nov

2 2017

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

Nov

2 2017

Mah Jongg

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Mah Jongg

Nov

2 2017

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

5:00PM - 9:30PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal.

Nov

2 2017

Life and Legacy: Marketing Workshop

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Life & Legacy: Marketing Workshop.

Nov

2 2017

N'shei Chabad Women New Rosh Chodesh Society Course " Pause & Affect"

7:15PM - 9:00PM  

Chabad of Sarasota
7700 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34238

There will be 7 lessons: Gift of Rest Glow of Peace Shabbat Matron Divine delights Sacred Symbolisms Order…

Nov

3 2017

Brandeis National Committee Sarasota Chapter, Board Meeting

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

 All Board Meetings are on the first Friday of each month, from October, 2017 - May 2018 from 9:30 AM -11:30 AM.

Nov

3 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: A Facination with American Jewish History

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

The history of Jews in America is 363 years in the making. Immigrants from all corners of the world landed here bring…

Nov

3 2017

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Nov

6 2017

IAC National Conference

5:00PM - 12:00PM  

Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington D.C. , DC 20001

Join thousands of community members at the IAC National Conference in Washington DC to experience influential thought…

Nov

5 2017

Federation Celebration/Annual Meeting

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

The Francis
1289 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236

Federation Annual Meeting & Celebration

Don't miss our annual Federation Celebration which honors all of our volun…

Nov

5 2017

Sarasota Jewish Choral Rehearsal

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Rehearsal

Nov

6 2017

JFSM-Meeting

9:00AM - 10:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Desenberg

Nov

6 2017

NCJW BLANKEE BEE

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Zell Room
Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

NCJW Blankee Bee

Nov

6 2017

JFSM Operating Comittee

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

In the Desenberg Room

Nov

6 2017

JFSM-Meeting

4:00PM - 5:30PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Desenberg

Nov

6 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: The Biography of G-d

4:00PM - 5:15PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

G-d is the main character in our Holy Scriptures. This course offers the student a unique approach to understanding m…

Nov

7 2017

JFSM Finance Committee

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Finance Committee meeting.

Nov

7 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: Explaining Biblical Miracles

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Miracles fill the Bible, yet given our contemporary sensibilities, it is hard to understand them, believe in them or …

Nov

7 2017

STEP Committee Meeting

5:00PM - 6:30PM  

Desenberg Room
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

committee meeting

Nov

7 2017

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

Nov

8 2017

Women's Day Committee

11:00AM - 12:30PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Women's Day Committee meeting in the Desenberg Room

Nov

8 2017

NCJW Members Only Luncheon

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Sara Bay Country Club
7011 Willow Street
Sarasota, FL 34243

Jean Elson will discuss divorce in early 20th Century America when women needed husbands for economic support.

Nov

8 2017

Brown Bag With Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting at Temple Sinai
 

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL

Temple Sinai Brown Bag lunch and discussion of world topics with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting.

Nov

8 2017

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Solveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro
 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter off Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Solveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro at Temple Sinia.

Nov

8 2017

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus

Nov

8 2017

Beth El International Film Series

5:30PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Beth El
5150 Peridia Blvd E
Bradenton, FL

Rabbi Michael Sternfield is our resident chef for this dinner and film series which occurs monthly at Temple Beth El.…

Nov

8 2017

Community Kristallnacht Commemoration

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL

Commemorating the anniversary of Kristallnacht featuring Rabbi James Rudin

​On the night of November 9, 1938, vi…

Nov

8 2017

GREAT DEBATES IN JEWISH HISTORY

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

Nov

9 2017

JFSM Governance Commmittee Meeting

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Meeting

Nov

9 2017

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

Nov

9 2017

Mah Jongg

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Mah Jongg

Nov

9 2017

JFSM Staff Meeting

2:00PM - 2:45PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM Monthly Staff Meeting.

Nov

9 2017

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

5:00PM - 9:30PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal.

Nov

9 2017

AIPAC Event

7:00PM - 9:30PM  

TBD

More details to come.

Nov

10 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: A Facination with American Jewish History

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

The history of Jews in America is 363 years in the making. Immigrants from all corners of the world landed here bring…

Nov

10 2017

JFCS Legacy Awards Luncheon

11:30AM - 1:30PM  

The Francis
1289 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236

JFCS of the Suncoast will present three special leadership awards at its Legacy Awards Luncheon Friday, November…

Nov

12 2017

JFSM STEP/Stand With Us Workshop/Training

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

ISRAEL ADVOCACY WORKSHOP

Presenter Jennifer Weintraub, StandWithUs Southern Campus Coordinator, will speak about h…

Nov

13 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: The Biography of G-d

4:00PM - 5:15PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

G-d is the main character in our Holy Scriptures. This course offers the student a unique approach to understanding m…

Nov

13 2017

Keep the Dream Alive

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Aviva: A Campus for Senior Life
1951 N. Honore Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Keep the Dream Alive benefits the founders' continuing dream and shared goal to sustain a senior housing campus where…

Nov

14 2017

JFSM - Management Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM management meeting

Nov

14 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: Explaining Biblical Miracles

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Miracles fill the Bible, yet given our contemporary sensibilities, it is hard to understand them, believe in them or …

Nov

14 2017

Women's Day Committee Meeting

11:00AM - 12:30PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Women's Day Meeting

Nov

15 2017

Temple Sinai Introduction to the Jewish Bible with Rabbi Michael Churgel
 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai Introduction to the Jewish Bible with Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m.

Nov

15 2017

JAF Marketing

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Meeting in the Desenberg

Nov

15 2017

Brown Bag and Discussion with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting at Temple Sinai

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai Brown Bag lunch and discussion of world topics with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting.

Nov

15 2017

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro of Temple Sinai.

Nov

15 2017

Planning with Collectables and Artwork

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Aviva: A Campus for Senior Life
1951 N. Honore Ave
Sarasota, FL 34235

Jewish Housing Council Foundation (JHCF) and PNC Wealth Management are presenting a new lecture series for the next s…

Nov

15 2017

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus

Nov

15 2017

PJ Library Kids Challah Bake

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

The Chabad of Sarasota
7700 S. Beneva Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34238

PJ Library Kids Challah Bake 

Kids and their parents are invited for fun new twists on an old tradition! Measur…

Nov

15 2017

92nd St Y Lecture Series

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Temple Beth El
5150 Peridia Blvd E
Bradenton, FL

Live from the 92nd Street Y in New York City
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with Charlie Rose

This is the first in …

Nov

15 2017

GREAT DEBATES IN JEWISH HISTORY

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

Nov

16 2017

Teen Travel Scholarship Applications Closed
 

Federation Campus
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, 34232

Teen Travel Scholarship Applications Close Today (9/1/17-11/16/17).

Nov

16 2017

JFF Screening Committee Meeting

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

Desenberg

Final film selection committee meeting

Nov

16 2017

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

Nov

16 2017

SaBra Hadassah Fall Luncheon

11:30AM - 1:50PM  

Meadows Country Club
3101 Longmeadow
Sarasota, FL 34235

All are welcome to attend. Members, Associates, guests.

Nov

16 2017

JFSM BOARD OF DIRECTORS

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM BOARD MEETING

Nov

16 2017

Mah Jongg

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Mah Jongg

Nov

16 2017

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

5:00PM - 9:30PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal.

Nov

16 2017

AJC 2017 Civic Achievement Award Dinner

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Michael's on East
1212 East Avenue South
Sarasota, FL 34239

AJC West Coast Florida is proud to honor Jennifer O. Rominiecki, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marie…

Nov

17 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: A Facination with American Jewish History

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

The history of Jews in America is 363 years in the making. Immigrants from all corners of the world landed here bring…

Nov

19 2017

Jewish Genealogy Program

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Aviva - A Campus Senior Life
1951 N. Honore Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34235

This will be a Jewish genealogy program for JGS of SW FL members and guests.

Nov

20 2017

March Of The Living Interviews

3:30PM - 6:30PM  

Desenberg

Interview Committee

Nov

20 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: The Biography of G-d

4:00PM - 5:15PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

G-d is the main character in our Holy Scriptures. This course offers the student a unique approach to understanding m…

Nov

21 2017

JFSM - Management Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM management meeting

Nov

21 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: Explaining Biblical Miracles

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Miracles fill the Bible, yet given our contemporary sensibilities, it is hard to understand them, believe in them or …

Nov

22 2017

Temple Sinai Introduction to the Jewish Bible with Rabbi Michael Churgel

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai Introduction to the Jewish Bible with Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m.

Nov

22 2017

Brown Bag and Discussion with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting at Temple Sinai

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai Brown Bag lunch and discussion of world topics with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting.

Nov

22 2017

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro of Temple Sinai.

Nov

22 2017

GREAT DEBATES IN JEWISH HISTORY

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

Nov

23 2017

Thanksgiving Day-Federation Closed

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Federation Campus
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, 34232

The Federation will be closed in observation of Thanksgiving Day.

Nov

23 2017

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

Nov

23 2017

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

5:00PM - 9:30PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal.

Nov

24 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: A Facinations with American Jewish History

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

The history of Jews in America is 363 years in the making. Immigrants from all corners of the world landed here bring…

Nov

27 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: The Biography of G-d

4:00PM - 5:15PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

G-d is the main character in our Holy Scriptures. This course offers the student a unique approach to understanding m…

Nov

28 2017

JFSM - Management Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM management meeting

Nov

28 2017

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: Explaining Biblical Miracles

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Miracles fill the Bible, yet given our contemporary sensibilities, it is hard to understand them, believe in them or …

Nov

28 2017

ORT Musical Chairs Luncheon

11:30AM - 2:30PM  

Michael's On East
1212 East Avenue South
Sarasota, FL 34239

Guests will change dining tables for each course to meet new people.

Nov

28 2017

JFSM Operating Comittee

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Meeting in the Desenberg 

Nov

28 2017

Governance Meeting

2:00PM - 2:30PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Meeting

Nov

29 2017

Temple Sinai Introduction to the Jewish Bible with Rabbi Michael Churgel

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai Introduction to the Jewish Bible with Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays at 9:15 a.m.

Nov

29 2017

JWRP Interviews

9:00AM - 2:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JWRP Interviews

Nov

29 2017

Women's Giving Circle Social Committee Meeting

11:00AM - 12:30PM  

Desenberg

Social committee meeting to discuss the Open House.

Nov

29 2017

Brown Bag and Discussion with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting at Temple Sinai

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai Brown Bag lunch and discussion of world topics with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting.

Nov

29 2017

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro

 

Temple Sinai
4631 S. Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only
Sarasota, FL 34231

Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik with Reb Ari Shapiro of Temple Sinai.

Nov

29 2017

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus

Nov

29 2017

Federation Volunteer Open House

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Zell Room on The Federation Campus

Learn more about Federation events and programs, volunteer opportunities and meet the staff.  Click REGISTER at top …

Nov

29 2017

GREAT DEBATES IN JEWISH HISTORY

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

Nov

30 2017

January Jewish News Advertising Deadline.

Click HERE to download a PDF of The Jewish News Media Kit.

 

Nov

30 2017

JWRP Interviews

9:00AM - 2:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JWRP Interviews

Nov

30 2017

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

Nov

30 2017

Mah Jongg

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Mah Jongg

Nov

30 2017

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

5:00PM - 9:30PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal.

Nov

30 2017

JWRP Happy Hour and Conversation

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Sarasota Yacht Club
1100 John Ringling Blvd
Sarasota,

Conversation facilitated by Sue Huntting.
Chair: Jill Malkin

​This event is by invitation only.