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Shoresh Events: 2019

These are events that Shoresh hosts, open to all!
(If you’re looking to book a program with Shoresh for your organization, click here

Shoresh Outdoor School – Fall 2019 Session

Give your kids the gift of Jewish learning…in the great outdoors!  The Shoresh Outdoor School is designed to bridge Jewish learning with hands-on garden and nature-based activities.  While exploring Jewish holidays and cycles, mitzvot and rituals, and ethical teachings, students will collectively earn badges (think Scouts!) while being active outdoors, building community, and experiencing moments of deep nature connection.  The Shoresh Outdoor School is pluralistic and open to the many ways that our community members live and learn Jewishly.

Kavanah Garden (Vaughan) – 145 Lebovic Campus Drive
Wednesdays, September 11 – October 30, 2019 (7 sessions, no class on October 9th, Yom Kippur)
4:00-5:30pm (before-care available starting at 3:30pm)

Cedarvale Ravine (Midtown Toronto) – 443 Arlington Avenue
Thursdays, September 12 – October 24, 2019 (7 sessions)
4:00-5:30pm (before-care available starting at 3:30pm)

Learn more here, register here. Questions? Contact Beth beth@shoresh.ca or 416-805-8382


Yom Manual Labour

It takes a village to tend a garden. Join us to put the Kavanah Garden to sleep for the season. Together we will mulch the beds, put away signs, plant garlic and harvest fall herbs.

Date: Sunday October 27, 2019
Time: 10:00 Am-4:00 PM
Location: Shoresh’s Kavanah Garden, 145 Lebovic Campus Drive, just west of Ilan Ramon Blvd.
RSVP: to Mira mira@shoresh.ca or 416 805 8382
Check out the Facebook event here.


Games for Change: A Shoresh Fundraiser
Grab your friends, bring a game, and join us for an evening of Mahjong, Canasta, Scrabble (or whatever!) in support of a greener tomorrow for our children and grandchildren.

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time: 7:00-10:00PM (Doors open at 6:30PM)
Location: Beth Tzedek Congregation, 1700 Bathurst Street, Toronto
Tickets:  REGISTER HERE ($72/person, partial tax receipt of $52, light dinner and dessert included, Kashrut observed)
For more information, e-mail Risa risa@shoresh.ca or call 416-805-8382.


Rooftop Gardening @ The Avenel
Join Shoresh, Temple Sinai, and the Kehilla community for the first of our community gardening sessions on the rooftop of the Avenel (one of Kehilla’s residential buildings). In this second session we will be planting garlic and mulching to put them to bed for the winter. Many hands make for lighter work!

Date: Sunday, November 3, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: The Avenel, 262 Ridley Blvd, Toronto, ON M5M 4N6
RSVP:  to Mira mira@shoresh.ca or 416 805 8382


Taking Root: Planting for the Future

Join Shoresh and Toronto’s most talented and kind food producers, creators and purveyors for a nourishing buffet of the kindest food, as we gather with our community to celebrate Tu Bi’Shevat, the birthday of the trees in support of Shoresh. Bring your family and friends for an inspiring and celebratory evening and help us celebrate Shoresh, the trees, and the Jewish traditions that ground and guide us.

Date: Wednesday February 12, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM.. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Food and drink served until 8:30 PM.
Location: Eglinton West Gallery, 2301 Keele Street
For more information and to get tickets today, click here.

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