SHM 50 Days of Fun

Welcome To
SHM 50 Days of Fun!


Get ready for over a month's worth of extraordinary and incredible experiences with something for every person, nearly every day!

It is SHM 50 Days of Fun!

Mark Your Calendars

April 24 - June 4

SHM 50 Days of Fun

Welcome To
SHM 50 Days of Fun!


Get ready for over a month's worth of extraordinary and incredible experiences with something for every person, nearly every day!

It is SHM 50 Days of Fun!

Mark Your Calendars

April 24 - June 4

Photograph of a band performing

WHY ARE WE CREATING SHM 50 DAYS OF FUN?

Each year, SHM plans a fundraising gala to support our operating budget so that we can provide our programming. In 2021, we changed our format to the “This is SHM Zoom-a-Thon” which had dozens of events throughout the weekend, not just the gala.

This year in 2022, we strive to capture the same enthusiastic and participatory feel of the Zoom-a-Thon, but with a combination of in-person and virtual events that provide opportunities to donate to the Temple while having an immense amount of fun! 50 Days of Fun is our main annual fundraiser to support our operations, programming and staffing which keeps our community stronger than ever.

WHAT ARE SHM 50 DAYS OF FUN FUNDRAISING GOALS?

We believe in transparency at SHM. You should know where your generosity is going and why it makes a difference.

In July 2022, we would like to add two significant SHM staff positions: an Assistant Director of Education and a Programming and Engagement Director. Our growing membership and thriving Religious School and Youth Department need and deserve additional talent and attention to continue making the SHM youth community better than ever.

For this year’s 50 Days of Fun, our goal is to net $250,000 to support our on-going programs and to add these desperately needed positions.

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WHY DONATE TO 50 DAYS OF FUN?

By attending and/or underwriting our 50 Days of Fun events, you are donating to ensure that our Temple community remains as vibrant, special and important as always.

You will also have the opportunity to show your appreciation for Executive Director Beth Shikler as we honor her service to SHM!
You’ll also have the chance to participate in a “We Thank You” video for Beth that we will present to her following our final Gala and Piano Lounge night on June 4.

Continuing to bring the best that Reform Judaism has to offer takes dedication, time and resources.
Together, we can make our dreams a reality!

HOW WILL 50 DAYS OF FUN WORK?

TWO TYPES OF EVENTS

1. Donate What You Can
(with a suggested donation)
2. Set Donations

THERE ARE 4 WAYS TO ATTEND/DONATE EVENTS:

A La Carte

You can donate (some events will be set donations and others will be suggested donations to attend each event individually).

50 Days Bundles

Our bundles provide the perfect opportunity to attend events that peak your interest by category. Donate once, you show up and we do the rest!

Sports Bundle
“It’s Cool to Be Jewish” Bundle
Family Bundle
Prime Select Bundle

50 Days Premium Packages

This package is all inclusive, enabling two people per package to attend each of our events in the most premium style with one simple donation.

Premium Package
Gold Package
Silver Package

Underwrite a Single Event

You have the ability to make a donation to underwrite the entire event, maximizing the opportunity to fundraise for that event.

Packages

Platinum Package
Gold Package
Silver Package
Platinum Package
$30,000 Total Donation for 2 People

Admission to ALL 50 Days of fun events with the following specifications:

“Dream Team” VIP Package for A Magical Evening with Earvin “Magic” Johnson Includes:

Reserved Seating in Section A
Valet Parking
Cocktail Reception with pre-talk
Magic Johnson “Meet and Greet”
Dinner directly following the event at Maestro’s Restaurant with the SHM Clergy

Disneyland VIP Experience Includes:

Park Hopper Admission to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure
Character Breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen Restaurant
A Behind-the Scenes VIP Tour and Guide with Disney Cast Members
Front of the line pass for attractions
Reserved seating for all parades and fireworks
$25 Disney Gift Card

VIP for Rabbi’s Concert with Rabbi Bryan Zive and Vocalist Leah Hamilton
A “Foursome” of Your Choice and Dinner for the SHM Golf Invitational
“The Rabbis Cook For You!”

The Rabbis will cook you and your family a fantastic dinner at your home, complete with wine pairings and wonderful conversation!

SHM Gala and Piano Bar Recognition

Two Bottles of Dom Perignon Champagne to Celebrate

Gold Package
$25,000 Total Donation for 2 People

Admission to ALL 50 Days of fun events with the following specifications:

“Show Time” VIP Package for A Magical Evening with Earvin “Magic” Johnson Includes:

Reserved Seating in Section B
Valet Parking
Cocktail Reception and pre-talk
Magic Johnson “Meet and Greet”
Dinner directly following the event at Maestro’s Restaurant with the SHM Clergy

Disneyland VIP Experience Includes:

Park Hopper Admission to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure
Character Breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen Restaurant
A Behind-the Scenes VIP Tour and Guide with Disney Cast Members
Front of the line pass for attractions
Reserved seating for all parades and fireworks
$25 Disney Gift Card

VIP for Rabbi’s Concert with Rabbi Bryan Zive and Vocalist Leah Hamilton
A “Foursome” of Your Choice and Dinner for the SHM Golf Invitational
SHM Gala and Piano Bar Recognition
Silver Package
$15,000 Total Donation for 2 People

Admission to ALL 50 Days of fun events with the following specifications:

“Fabulous Forum” VIP Package for A Magical Evening with Earvin “Magic Johnson” Includes:

Reserved Seating in Section C
Valet Parking
Cocktail Reception with pre-talk
Magic Johnson “Meet and Greet”

Disneyland VIP Experience Includes:

Park Hopper Admission to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure
Character Breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen Restaurant
A Behind-the Scenes VIP Tour and Guide with Disney Cast Members
Front of the line pass for attractions
Reserved seating for all parades and fireworks
$25 Disney Gift Card

VIP for Rabbi’s Concert with Rabbi Bryan Zive and Vocalist Leah Hamilton
A “Foursome” of Your Choice and Dinner for the SHM Golf Invitational
SHM Gala and Piano Bar Recognition

Bundles

Sports Bundle

$900 per Person (a $1000 value)

Includes:

Ducks Game in a Suite

(April 24 vs St. Louis Blues)
All Inclusive, including:
Game Admission
Premium Food and Beverage
Parking

Angels Game in a Suite

(May 9 vs Tampa Bay Rays)
All Inclusive, including:
Game Admission
Premium Food and Beverage

Dodgers Game in the VIP Home Run Seats

(May 16 vs Arizona Diamondbacks)
All Inclusive, including:
Luxury Coach Bus Transportation to/from SHM
Game Admission
Premium Food and Beverage (Non-Alcoholic)

Angels Game vs Toronto Blue Jays

(May 26)
Includes Game Ticket

Invite to the SHM Gala and Piano Bar

(June 4)

Family Bundle

$600 per Immediate Family (a $720 value!)

Includes:

Jason Mesches Family Concert and Shabbat Experience

(April 30)

Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration

(May 1)

Game Night at SHM

(May 4)

Ga Ga Tournament Cookout and Registration

(May 15)

Fused Glass Family Art Experience with Jewish Artist Sasha Kopp

(May 21)

Hootenanny and Havdallah at Rabbi Zive’s House

(May 21)

Israeli Dance Experience

(May 25)

Angels Game vs Toronto Blue Jays

Includes Game Ticket
(May 26)

Cookout and Boat Rides at Rabbi Steinberg’s House

(May 28)

Shabbat Extravaganza

(June 3)

“It’s Cool To Be Jewish” Bundle

$450 per person (A $500 value!)

Includes:

Specialty Challah Baking Virtual Class with Abby Rozenberg

(April 25)

Jewish Art Lecture with Rabbi Liora Alban

(April 28)

Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration

(May 1)

In Conversation: A Look into the IDF

(May 5)

Ga Ga Tournament Cookout and Registration

(May 15)
Including: Lunch, Tournament Registration and T-shirt

Fused Glass Making for Adults with Jewish Artist Sasha Kopp

(May 17)

In Conversation: Adult Music Experience with Rabbi Zive and Cantor Shikler

(May 18)

Jewish LA Tour

(May 19)
Includes:
Luxury Coach Bus to/from SHM
Skirball Museum Admission
Lunch at Nate n’ Al’s Deli in Beverly Hills

Fused Glass Making for Adults with Jewish Artist Sasha Kopp

(May 21)

Hootenanny and Havdallah at Rabbi Zive’s House

(May 21)

In Conversation: Dr. Wendy Zierler

(May 24)

Israeli Dance Experience

(May 25)

Cookout and Boat Rides at Rabbi Steinberg’s House

(May 28)

Cheesecake Baking Virtual Class with Baker Michelle Rodriguez

(May 31)

Invite to the SHM Gala and Piano Bar

(June 4)

Prime Select
Bundle

$2000 per person (A $2200 value!)

Includes:

Ducks Game in a Suite

(April 24 vs St. Louis Blues)
All Inclusive, including:
Game Admission
Premium Food and Beverage
Parking

Fogo de Chao Dinner Experience

(May 2)
All Inclusive Dinner (Non-Alcoholic Beverages Included)

A Magical Evening with Earvin “Magic” Johnson

(May 7)
Includes Reserved Seating in Section D

Angels Game in A Suite

(May 9 vs Tampa Bay Rays)
All Inclusive, including:
Game Admission
Premium Food and Beverage

VIP for Rabbi’s Concert with Rabbi Bryan Zive and Vocalist Leah Hamilton

(May 14)
Includes VIP Reserved Seating
Reserved Parking

Dodgers Game in the VIP Home Run Seats

(May 16 vs Arizona Diamondbacks)
All Inclusive, including:
Luxury Coach Bus Transportation to/from SHM
Game Admission
Premium Food and Beverage (Non-Alcoholic)

Disneyland Experience Includes:

Park Hopper Admission (Disneyland and Disney California Adventure)
Character Breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen Restaurant

Invite to the SHM Gala and Piano Bar

(June 4)

Events

April

Sold Out Event 1 - Sunday, April 24 | 5:30 PM - Honda Center

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DUCKS GAME IN A SUITE

It’s time for face-off at the Honda Center! Join your SHM Family for an exciting NHL matchup between the Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues, compete from our very own private suite! It’ll be the perfect way to watch a game in luxury with all inclusive premium food and beverages!

$300 set donation per person | Underwrite this event for $5000

Includes: Game Ticket | Parking Pass | All Inclusive Food and Beverages

Event 2 - MONDAY, APRIL 25 | 6:30 PM - ZOOM

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Specialty Challah Making with Abby Rozenberg

Join Abby Rozenberg for a challah experience like no other. Not only will the challah be warm, but by making challah, you will create a heartfelt space for a love of food, Judaism, and family!

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $36 per person)
Underwrite this event for $360

*A list of ingredients will be sent to all registered within 24 hours of the event

Event 3 - THURSDAY, APRIL 28 | 6:30 PM - ZOOM

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In Conversation: “Beyond Bezalel: Exploring the Intimate Relationship Between Judaism and Visual Art” with Rabbi Liora Alban

The connection between the Jewish people and visual artistry stems from Judaism's most foundational texts. Dig deeper into this connection with Rabbi Liora Alban in a session that will travel from Torah, to Talmud, and finally to the Jewish spaces and expressions of today. Together, learners will uncover why art has the power to elevate Jewish lives and transform the Jewish world.

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $18 per person)
Underwrite this event for $360

Event 4 - FRIDAY, APRIL 29 | 7:30 PM - SHM

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One Voice Shabbat: “I’ll Be There For You” In loving memory of Ann Browne

Do you have a beautiful love story to tell? Was it camp or at school? A blind date or the moment you laid eyes on one another? Hear the songs that tell the entire story in this amazing service featuring the incomparable One Voice Band!

No Cost Event (Free for All to Attend)
Underwrite this event for $1800

Event 5 - SATURDAY, APRIL 30 | 9:00 AM - SHM

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SHABBAT EDITION

Join us for thoughtful study, meaningful discussions, joyful song and a caring, supporting community! Shabbat Edition is the place to celebrate a Shabbat morning! There’s even a light nosh - and when there’s food, there’s fun!

No Cost Event (Free for All to Attend)
Underwrite this event for $720

Event 6 - SATURDAY, APRIL 30 | 10:00 AM - San Carlo Park

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Jason Mesches Family Concert

Let your inner child come out in full force! Join your SHM community and Jewish musician Jason Mesches for an incredible Shabbat morning concert, perfect for families! His energy will astound you - just get ready to sing and dance!

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $36 per immediate family)
Underwrite This Event for $720

*A Shabbat snack will be available for all ages

May

Event 7 - Sunday, May 1 | 12:00 PM - SHM

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YOM HA’ ATZMAUT CELEBRATION

We’re Jews and we LOVE any reason to celebrate! Come to SHM and join us as we celebrate Israel’s Independence Day. We’ll have great food, Israeli music - it’ll feel like we’re in the streets of Tel Aviv! You won’t want to miss this!

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $18/person or $36 per immediate family)

Underwrite This Event for $720 | *Delicious Israeli food, music and dancing included in this event

Event 8 - SUNDAY, MAY 1 | 2:30 PM - SHM

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ROCK N’ ROLL RECORDING SESSION

Calling all shower singers, fans of karaoke and undiscovered rock stars. Come and be professionally recorded by our own, Eddie Stephens, to your favorite track. Don’t have a track? We can get it for you, no problem. Walk away with a professional sounding recording to share with all of your family, friends, and soon to be fans!

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $36 per person) | Underwrite This Event for $720

*Please note that you can record solo, as a duet or as a group. Spaces are very limited, so once you register, we will reserve you a 30 minute time slot. Recordings will be mixed, mastered and returned to you within a month.

Event 9 - MONDAY, MAY 2 | 6:00 PM - FOGO DE CHAO, IRVINE SPECTRUM

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FOGO DE CHAO DINNER

Bon Appétit! Fogo de Chao is one of the finest Brazilian Steak Houses around and we are lucky enough to have one in our own backyard. This isn't your average steak experience. This will leave you craving the exotic cuisine of Rio de Janeiro for months to come. And wait ‘till you see the salad bar and meat options - WOW! Join us for a night of incredible food, drinks, and conversation as we set out on a culinary adventure like no other.

Set Donation Event: $100 per person

Underwrite This Event for $1800

*Dinner includes all-you-can-eat food and non-alcoholic beverages

Event 10 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 | 5:30 PM - SHM

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GAME NIGHT AT SHM

Although board games are fun, it’s not that type of game night. This game night will be SPECTACULAR! We’ll have video game trucks with all the best games, laser tag, a concert by the Deloreans Band and food from The Habit Food Truck - all at SHM! There’s something for all ages, so come enjoy!

Donate What You Want Can (Suggested Donation: $36 per person or $100 per immediate family)

Underwrite This Event for $3600 | *Admission includes concert seating, one entree, side and drink from The Habit Food Truck, one dessert and all-you-can-play games and laser tag.

Event 11 - THURSDAY, MAY 5 | 6:30 PM - ZOOM

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IN CONVERSATION: A LOOK INTO THE IDF

In the second of our “In Conversation” Zoom series, we’ll enjoy a conversation with soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces, either current or recent past. Led by Rabbi Zive, we’ll hear their experiences and hopes towards future peace with the opportunity to ask questions and engage with some of our Jewish homeland’s heroes.

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $36 per person)

Underwrite This Event for $360

Event 12 - FRIDAY, MAY 6 | 6:30 PM - SHM

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Family Shabbat Services

Join us as we wind down the week that was, take a deep breath and celebrate Shabbat together! Rest assured (pun intended!), we’ll have a spiritual and meaningful experience together full of music and prayer.

FREE EVENT (Just show up and enjoy)

Event 13 - SATURDAY, MAY 7 | 9:00 AM - SHM

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SHABBAT EDITION

Join us for thoughtful study, meaningful discussions, joyful song and a caring, supporting community! Shabbat Edition is the place to celebrate a Shabbat morning! There’s even a light nosh - and when there’s food, there’s fun!

NO COST EVENT (Free For All to Attend)
Underwrite This Event for $720

Event 14 - SATURDAY, MAY 7 | 6:00 PM - SHM

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A MAGICAL EVENING WITH EARVIN “MAGIC” JOHNSON

Our signature event for “50 Days of Fun”, we welcome Earvin “Magic” Johnson to our community! Known worldwide for being an NBA World Champion, MVP and All Star with the Los Angeles Lakers and a Gold Medal Winner with the 1992 United States Olympic Men’s Basketball “Dream Team” as well as an influential entrepreneur, community advocate and co-owner of Los Angeles Dodgers, “Magic” will talk about his experiences, his personal and career growth and challenges and how we can channel that energy to foster positivity in the world. Come hear his wisdom and see his smile light up the room!

Set Donation Event (See our special section for more information on this specific event)

A la Carte Tickets: Please click here to donate

A Magical Evening VIP Packages: Please click here to donate

Underwrite this event for $100,000

Sold Out Event 15 - MONDAY, MAY 9 | 6:30 PM - ANGEL STADIUM

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ANGELS GAME IN A SUITE

It’s a beautiful day (or night) for a ballgame! Come out to the “Big A” and see the Angels take on the AL East Champion Tampa Bay Rays and enjoy the hospitality of their beautiful suites, complete with all inclusive gourmet food and drinks.

Set Donation Event ($180 per person)
Underwrite This Event for $5000

Includes:
-Game Admission
-All Inclusive Premium Food and Beverage

Event 16 - FRIDAY, MAY 13 | 7:30 PM - SHM, VIRTUAL ON FACEBOOK AND THE WEBPLAYER

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SHABBAT SERVICES

Shabbat is always special at SHM. As Rabbi Steinberg always says, “Without a doubt, you’ll leave services feeling better than when you walked in”. Experience it for yourself!

FREE EVENT (Just show up and enjoy)

Event 17 - SATURDAY, MAY 14 | 9:00 AM - SHM

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SHABBAT EDITION

Join us for thoughtful study, meaningful discussions, joyful song and a caring, supporting community! Shabbat Edition is the place to celebrate a Shabbat morning! There’s even a light nosh - and when there’s food, there’s fun!

NO COST EVENT (Free For All to Attend)
Underwrite This Event for $720

Event 18 - SATURDAY, MAY 14 | 6:00 PM - SHM

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RABBI’S CONCERT FEATURING VOCALIST LEAH HAMILTON

One thing we know for sure: our SHM concerts always WOW and never disappoint! Rabbi Zive will be joined by a truly extraordinary jazz trio and popular Denver vocalist Leah Hamilton for a musical night to remember full of musical theater, Jewish and secular hits! It’ll be an evening to remember!

Set Donation Event
$100 for VIP Admission (includes reserved up-front indoor or outdoor seating and reserved parking)
$25 for General Admission (open seating), $5 for Kids 17 years and under
Underwrite This Event for $1800

Event 19 - SUNDAY, MAY 15 | 10:30 AM - SHM

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Food Drive Sponsored by Sharing Healthy Meals

Here’s your continued opportunity to help those in need by participating and bringing non-perishable food to our Sharing Healthy Meals Food Drive. Every little bit counts!

Please refer to your Thought for Shabbat and Scrollin' with SHM Emails for More Information

Event 20 - SUNDAY, MAY 15 | 12:30 PM - SHM BACKYARD

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Ga Ga Tournament and Cookout sponsored by the SHM Brotherhood

We go Ga Ga for Ga Ga! On this final day of Religious School, let’s celebrate the end of our academic year with a Ga Ga Tournament in the SHM Backyard and a delicious cookout to compliment it! Food, drinks, a special commemorative t-shirt and registration are all included in your donation - so come on out and try to win the tournament, with a grand prize of a $250 Amazon gift card!

Set Donation Event: $20 per person | Underwrite This Event for $1800
*Includes: Tournament Registration, T-shirt and Lunch

Event 21 - MONDAY, MAY 16 | 7:00 PM - DODGER STADIUM

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Dodger Game in the VIP Home Run Seats

Have you ever seen your favorite athlete up close? It’s thrilling and you’ll have the chance out at Chavez Ravine! Join SHM for a Dodger game vs the Arizona Diamondbacks in their brand new, one-of-a-kind VIP Home Run Seats, right up on the field in the first row with all inclusive food and drinks! You’re so close to the action that they may sign you up to play!

Set Donation Event: $300 per person | Underwrite This Event for $5000
*Includes:
Coach Bus Transportation to/from SHM
Game admission
All inclusive food and beverages (non-alcoholic)

Limited Spots Available Event 22 - TUESDAY, MAY 17 | 6:30 PM - SHM

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Fused Glass Making for Adults with Jewish Artist Sasha Kopp

Everyone needs another beautiful mezuzah in their home or office. Imagine if you can make one for yourself! You’ll have that opportunity with Jewish educator and artist Sasha Kopp! All materials and fusing included in your donation! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to work with one of our Reform movement’s finest glass artists!

Set Donation Event: $50 per person | Underwrite Both Fused Glass Making Events for $1800 total
*Includes: Supplies, Kiln Access

Event 23 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 | 6:30 PM - SHM

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In Conversation: Adult Music Experience with Rabbi Zive and Cantor Shikler

In the next of our “In Conversation” series, Rabbi Steinberg will interview Rabbi Zive and Cantor Shikler about the process of songwriting and the journey of composition. It will feature plenty of singing, and for another contribution to “50 Days of Fun”, we’ll take requests of our music that you’re yearning to hear!

Donate What You Can Event: (Suggested donation: $36) | Request an original song in advance from Rabbi Zive and Cantor Shikler: $360 per song (click here to submit your request)
Underwrite This Event for $1800

Event 24 - THURSDAY, MAY 19 | 8:00 AM - MEET AT SHM

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Jewish LA Trip

Experience Los Angeles’ Skirball Cultural Center, one of the country’s best Jewish museums and a delicious lunch at one of the West Coast’s most desirable delicatessens! * Deli is always subject to change, but like every good Jewish parent, we’ll make sure you’re well fed with amazing deli food!

Set Donation Event: $100 per person | Underwrite This Event for $1800
*Includes: Coach Bus Transportation to/from SHM, Skirball Museum Admission
All-inclusive Deli Lunch

Event 25 - FRIDAY, MAY 20 | 7:30 PM - SHM, VIRTUAL ON FACEBOOK AND WEBPLAYER

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Shabbat Services

When there are musicians on the Bimah, our spirituality soars to new heights! We’ll add beautiful instrumentalists and sing our favorite melodies, hear meaningful words and make Shabbat the best part of our week!

FREE EVENT (Just come and enjoy!)

Event 26 - SATURDAY, MAY 21 | 9:00 AM - SHM

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Shabbat Edition

If you haven’t figured it out already, Shabbat Edition is pretty special!
Join us for thoughtful study, meaningful discussions, joyful songs and a caring, supporting community! Shabbat Edition is the place to celebrate a Shabbat morning! There’s even a light nosh - and when there’s food, there’s fun!

NO COST EVENT (Free For All to Attend)
Underwrite This Event for $720

Event 27 - SATURDAY, MAY 21 | 9:00 AM - SHM BACKYARD

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Fused Glass Making for Families with Jewish Artist Sasha Kopp

Just like we had for adults, Jewish educator and artist Sasha Kopp is back with us to create incredible fused glass mezuzot, but this time, for the entire family! All materials and fusing are included in your donation! Create a Jewish piece that your kids will place on their doorposts forever.

Set Donation Per Person: $18/person

Underwrite Both Fused Glass Making Events for $1800 total

*Includes: Supplies and Kiln Access

Sold Out Event 28 - SATURDAY, MAY 21 | 5:00 - RABBI ZIVE’S HOUSE

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Hootenanny and Havdallah

Experience a good ol’ fashioned Hootenanny at Rabbi Zive’s house? Never been to one? Well, it’s basically sitting around and singing your favorite folk songs and enjoying some good food and beverages. It’s the perfect way to end Shabbat!

Donate What You Can Event: (Suggested Donation: $36 per person) | Underwrite This Event for $1800 total

*Includes: Admission, Food and Beverages

Event 29 - SUNDAY, MAY 22 | 8:00 AM - DISNEYLAND RESORT

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

With the “Happiest Place on Earth” right in our backyard, this was a natural event! Experience all the best the Disneyland Resort has to offer. Take the leap and experience the VIP package where you get to cut lines, get reserved seating and be taken around with the cast member. Now, THAT’S the way to do Disney!

VIP DISNEY EXPERIENCE:
Set Donation Event: $1000 per person

Includes:
One Day Park Hopper Ticket (admission to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure)
Character Breakfast at Goofy’s Kitchen Restaurant in the Disneyland Hotel
A VIP Behind-the Scenes Tour of the Theme Parks
Escorts by a Disney Cast Member to move to the front of each attraction’s line
Reserved Seating for parades, shows and fireworks
$25 Disney Gift Card

Underwrite These Events for $20,000 Total

Event 30 - MONDAY, MAY 23 | 1:00 PM - TIJERAS CREEK GOLF CLUB

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SHM Golf Invitational
sponsored by PCMA Private Client Lending

Donate today to register for our first annual SHM Golf Invitational at the beautiful Tijeras Creek Country Club. If you’ve played this course, you know what a treat it is. And if you haven’t yet, here’s your chance!
We’ll have contests and opportunities to win prizes and raise wonderful funds for SHM. Get the clubs ready!

Set Donation Event: $180 per person (Includes Registration, Lunch and Dinner)
$1800 per foursome sponsorship (Includes Tee and Hole Sponsorship and signage, 4 registrations, 20 Helicopter Drop entries and $50 per person gift card to the Pro Shop)
$500 per tee/hole sponsorship (Includes signage, Lunch and Dinner for 2 and 5 Helicopter Drop Entries)

Helicopter Drop Contest (for a Chance to win 10% of All Entry Donations! ($1000-$2500)
(At the end of the tournament, a helicopter will drop numbered balls onto the green! If your “number” goes into the hole or comes closest to going in, you win the grand prize!)
This is an amazing way to raise funds! Whether you are present for the drop or not, any and all helicopter drop entry participants (regardless of location) are eligible to win.

$50 Super Ticket per person, (Includes Closest to Hole on Par 3 Holes | Best Score | Longest Drive Contest | Putting Contest)
Dinner for Non-Registered Participants: $40/adults, $18/kids 12 and under.

Event 31 - TUESDAY, MAY 24 | 6:30 PM - ZOOM

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In Conversation with Dr. Wendy Zierler

Any chance we have to learn from a world-class scholar - we say “we’re in!” Join us on Zoom for the third of our “In Conversation” series with Dr. Wendy Zierler of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York for a discussion with Rabbi DePaolo about her forthcoming book, “These Truths We Hold: Judaism in the Age of Truthiness”, co-edited with Rabbi Dr. Joshua Garroway.

Donate What You Can: (Suggested Donation: $18 per person)

Underwrite This Event for $360

Event 32 - WEDNESDAY MAY 25 | 6:00 PM - SHM

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Israeli Dance Experience

Get your dancing shoes ready because we are going to Israeli folk dance! Join us for a night of familiar and new dances!

Donate What You can Event (Suggested Donation: $18 per person)

Underwrite This Event for $360

Event 33 - THURSDAY, MAY 26 | 6:30 PM - ANGEL STADIUM

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Angels Game

Come out to Angel Stadium for a weeknight game vs the Toronto Blue Jays (yes, they’re a really exciting team!). Get decked out in your Trout and Ohtani gear and cheer on the Halos with your SHM family!

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $30 per person)

Underwrite This Event for $1800 total

*Includes: Game Admission

Event 34 - FRIDAY, MAY 27 | 7:30 PM - SHM

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One Voice Shabbat with Guest Musician Lisa Loeb In loving memory of Ann Browne

Just when you thought One Voice Shabbat couldn’t get any better, it just did. On this one night only event, we will be joined by Grammy Nominee and #1 Hit recording artist Lisa Loeb. Complete with her iconic eyewear, Lisa comes home to her Jewish roots by performing with the One Voice Band. You might just hear songs like “Stay” or “I Do” among others. If you lived through the 90s, you won't want to miss this.

No Cost Event (Free for All to Attend)
Underwrite This Event for $1800

Event 35 - SATURDAY, MAY 28 | 9:00 AM - SHM

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SHABBAT EDITION

Join us for thoughtful study, meaningful discussions, joyful song and a caring, supporting community! Shabbat Edition is the place to celebrate a Shabbat morning! There’s even a light nosh - and when there’s food, there’s fun!

NO COST EVENT (Free For All to Attend)
Underwrite This Event for $720

Sold Out Event 36 - SATURDAY, MAY 28 | 1:00 PM - RABBI STEINBERG’S HOUSE

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Cookout and Boat Rides

Nothing shouts Memorial Day Weekend like a cookout by the lake! All happening at Rabbi Steinberg’s home, come and enjoy great food, relaxing pontoon boat rides, and maybe even a campfire tune or two!

Set Donation Event ($36 per person)
Underwrite This Event for $1800

Event 37 - SUNDAY, MAY 29 | 9:00 AM - TRAIL TBD

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Guided Hike

In Southern California, we are beyond blessed with every possible type of terrain and amazing weather year round. And one of the most peaceful ways to take in the great outdoors is on a guided hike. This will be a great way to get some exercise in, chat with community members, and take in all that is some of the most beautiful scenery God ever created!

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $18 per person)
Underwrite This Event for $360

Event 38 - MONDAY, MAY 30 | 9:00 AM - SHM

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Intro to Pilates

Come down to SHM on Memorial Day Monday for a workout that will get your muscles moving and body feeling good! This “Introduction to Pilates” class with instructor Katherine Castellaw will help you understand the basics of pilates and get you in the groove to keep your body in shape! Trust us- she’s an amazing teacher!

Donate What You Can (Suggested Donation: $18 per person)
Underwrite This Event for $360

Event 39 - TUESDAY, MAY 31 | 6:30 PM - ZOOM

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Cheesecake Baking Virtual Event with Michelle Rodriguez

Who needs the cheesecake factory when you have SHM? If you have ever wanted to learn the professional secrets of making the sweetest and creamiest cheesecake, then we have the opportunity you have been waiting for. Enter Michelle Rodriguez, self-taught baker and cake artist with over a decade of professional experience. She began learning the industry from the ground up and has trained with some of the best in the country, namely food network winners. Now she is a successful business owner cranking out some of the most extravagant looking and tasting treats that Southern California has ever seen or tasted.

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $18 per person) | Underwrite This Event for $360
* Ingredient List will be sent to all registered participants within 72 hours of the event.

June

Event 40 - FRIDAY, JUNE 3 | 5:00 PM - SHM

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Shabbat Extravaganza

Do Shabbat at SHM like you’ve never done before! Join us for a one-of-a-kind Shabbat experience, perfect for all ages! We’ll have amazing food, a carnival that rivals most state fairs and a music filled service that will fill our souls. Great food, great entertainment, great spirituality and great FUN!

Donate What You Can Event (Suggested Donation: $36 per person or $100 per immediate family)

Underwrite This Event for $5000 | *Includes: Unlimited Rides and Games, Unlimited Food and Beverages
An unforgettable Shabbat experience!

Event 41 - SATURDAY, JUNE 4 | 9:00 AM - SHM

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Shabbat Edition

With our 50 days of Fun winding down and Shavuot nearly arrived, Shabbat Edition will help you discover and receive Torah just like our ancestors did on Sinai! Join us for thoughtful study, meaningful discussions, joyful song and a caring, supporting community! Shabbat Edition is the place to celebrate a Shabbat morning! There’s even a light nosh - and when there’s food, there’s fun!

NO COST EVENT (Free For All to Attend)
Underwrite This Event for $720

Event 42 - SATURDAY, JUNE 4 | 6:00 PM - SHM

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SHM Gala and Piano Bar honoring Beth Shikler

Our final event of “50 Days of Fun” appropriately honors our extraordinary and incredible Executive Director, Beth Shikler! Dress up and join us at Temple for an evening of high class food, drinks and friendship as we transform our space into a dueling piano lounge! It’ll be a party like no other! This event is for adults ages 18+ only.

Set Donation Event ($180 per person) | Underwrite This Event for $20,000

Includes:
Premium Heavy Appetizers and Desserts
Open Bar
Incredible Entertainment

Our 50 Days of Fun Honoree

Portrait of Beth Shikler
Beth Shikler

Beth has served our beloved congregation for more than 30 years. First as a lay leader Beth helped lead our congregation in many different ways, such as organizing musical concerts, chairing the rabbi transition committee when Rabbi Steinberg came to the congregation, and serving on the executive board for many years. Since 2005, Beth has served as our able and diligent Executive Director. Whatever success we have had in these last decades, Beth’s handprints are on each and every wonder we have experienced. From building our new campus, to driving our membership growth, to establishing our depth of commitment, to making the world better, Beth Shikler has literally helped transform our synagogue into the leader in the Orange County Jewish community. Beth will be sorely missed in this position, but she and Cantor Arie will still be a vital part of our community in new and different ways.

For a $180 donation, you may send a short video recorded on your smartphone (horizontal landscape mode, please!) thanking Beth for all she has done for our community throughout the years and wish her well in her retirement!

Please submit your videos BY MAY 15 by CLICKING HERE