Saturday, August 18
Glenwood Avenue Organization holds Arts Festival with 120 artists, 3 stages, 36 bands, local food vendors. Also Sunday, August 19. Near Morse L Station, Rogers Park. Free admission. For more information contact: glenwoodave.org.
Sunday, August 19
Chicago Jewish Historical Society holds bus tour of “Jewish Albany Park & Rogers Park.” 11:30 a.m. pick-up and 4 p.m. drop-off, Marriott Hotel, 540 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Pick-up noon and drop-off 3:30 p.m., Bernard Horwich JCC, 3002 W. Touhy, Chicago. $40 members, $45 non-members. Reservations: Leah Axelrod (847) 432-7003.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center shows film “13 Minutes,” the true story of a failed assassination attempt on Hitler, in German with English subtitles.
2-4:30 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Free with Museum admission. Reservations (847) 967-4800.
Monday, August 20
Max and Benny’s Restaurant holds Author Night featuring Devin Murphy. 7-8:30 p.m. 401 Waukegan Road, Northbrook. Register or RSVP email@example.com.
Thursday, August 23
Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah presents three residents of Gaza border communities sharing their personal stories of living under attack. 6:30-8:30 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. (847) 256-1213.
Friday, August 24
Beth Hillel Bnai Emunah Congregation holds “Shabbat in the Shade” block party followed by service and dinner. 5 p.m., 3220 Big Tree Lane, Wilmette. Reservations (847) 256-1213.
Ezra-Habonim, the Niles Township Jewish Congregation holds Friday night “tacos and fixings” dinner followed by Shabbat service. 6:30 p.m., Reservations (847) 675-4141.
Saturday, August 25
LilFest presents Chicken Fat Klezmer Band appearing at Glenview Farmer’s Market, Wagner Road and Lake Street, Glenview. For exact time and location address contact Nancy Freeman (518) 576-9513.
Congregation Beth Shalom holds “Shabbat Yoga Session.” Please bring your own mat.11 a.m.-noon. 3433 Walters, Northbrook. (847) 498-4100.
Monday, August 27
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center shows film “Denial” followed by panel discussion. 6-9 p.m., 9603 Woods Dr., Skokie. Free. Reservations required (847) 967-4800.
Lubavitch Chabad of Northbrook presents Professor Dovid Yehuda Imbo lecturing on “The Genesis of Change: The Nature and Origin of Time in Physics and Torah.” 7:30-9 p.m., 2095 Landwehr Road, Northbrook. $18 suggested donation. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, August 28
Ketura Hadassah presents Jerry Yusen speaking on the “Home Front-War Front-World War II.” 12:30 p.m., Lincolnwood Jewish Congregation, A.G. Beth Israel, 7117 N. Crawford Ave., Lincolnwood. $3. (847) 675-5873.
Decalogue Society of Lawyers holds Building Bridges Awards, “Honoring the Dreamers.” Honored will be Iraqi Mutual Aid society and HIAS Chicago. Kosher and Halal food will be served. 5:30 p.m., DePaul University College of Law, 1 East Jackson, 11th floor, Chicago. $10. decaloguesocity.org.
Thursday, August 30
SelfHelp Home holds “A Jazzy Evening of Thanks” featuring Alex Koffman and Gail Mangurten. 6:45 p.m., 908 W. Argyle, Chicago. (773)271-0300.