Special Events & Concerts

Our Special Events and Concerts include luncheons, backyard BBQs, weekday and Sunday concerts, seasonal festivals, cultural and holiday lunches and presentations, movies, and more!

The cost of caregivers to attend events and concerts is the same price as members. Please purchase your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment as events sell out quickly!

For more information about Special Events and Concerts, please contact Lily Boltianski at 416-225-2112, ext. 103 or lilyb@betelcentre.org.


 

Presentation by Arnold Gilis
The European Union: Purpose, Politics and Challenges
Wednesday, May 15
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Free for members $2 non-members


Concert
Pianist Samia Samadova
Sunday, May 19
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
$5 members $8 non-members


Sunday Lunch and Lecture Series 
Join us for a morning presentation followed by a delicious kosher lunch.
Admission is free. Drop in. No registration required.
Presentation: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Lunch: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday, May 26
Reconciliation: A Point of View from a Traditional Healer
Join us for a conversation with Harry Snowboy, Cree Elder and Traditional Healer, to talk about the healing work being done in our communities, what reconciliation means for Indigenous communities, and reclaiming who we are as Indigenous people.
Speakers: Harry Snowboy is a Cree Elder and Traditional Healer from Chisasibi, Quebec, and Erika Iserhoff is the Indigenous Arts Officer, Ontario Arts Council, is of Omushkego and Eeyou Cree heritage, and is a member of Constance Lake First Nation
E-FundedByGoC-Canada-Col300ResPSD (2)Spring Sunday Lunch and Lecture Series


Jewish Music Week Events
Tuesday, May 28
9:45 am – 11:00 am (no tickets required) – ‘My Musical Story’: https://www.jewishmusicweek.com/my-musical-story
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (tickets required) – ‘The “I Could Be Jewish For You” Cabaret’: https://www.jewishmusicweek.com/jewish-for-you-cabaret
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (tickets required) – ‘Two-Shekel Swing’: https://www.jewishmusicweek.com/two-shekel-swing
Cost: Free


Concert
“Silverthorn Symphonic Winds” Orchestra
Sunday, June 2
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
$8 members $10 non-members


Concert
Singer Jeff King
Sunday, June 23
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
$5 members $8 non-members


Canada Day Event
Wednesday, June 26
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Cost: Free


Sunday Lunch and Lecture Series 
Join us for a morning presentation followed by a delicious kosher lunch.
Admission is free. Drop in. No registration required.
Presentation: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Lunch: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday, June 30
‘That’s (Jewish) Entertainment!’
From Jolson to Streisand! Popular musicologist and musician Jordan Klapman presents a concert lecture featuring the lives and music of several of the 20th century’s greatest entertainers, all of whom were Jewish! Sing along to classic songs by Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Fanny Brice, Barbara Streisand, and more!
Speaker: Jordan Klapman, Professional Music Educator, Performer and ProducerE-FundedByGoC-Canada-Col300ResPSD (2)Spring Sunday Lunch and Lecture Series


Sunday at the Movies!
Join Judy Skolnick as she introduces and leads a discussion on the film.
Sunday, March 17 – Kate & Leopold (2001)
Sunday, March 31 – The Monuments Men (2014)
Sunday, April 14 – Houseboat (1958)
Sunday, May 26 – Chariots of Fire (1981)
Sunday, June 30 – Hidden Figures (2017)
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free


Partner Lunch and Learn Program with BAYT
This great afternoon program includes lunch and is following by an educational presentation.
Lunch: 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Presentation: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cost: $6
Location: 613 Clark Ave. W. Vaughan, ON

Jewish Themes in Classical Music by Non-Jewish Composers
Thursday, April 11
Join Howard Mednick, ‘Classical Music DJ’, as he provides interesting insight into the relationship between Judaism and classical or orchestral music

The Art of Including Everyone
Thursday, May 9
Join the Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, Ruth Howard, who asks the important question – how can the arts bring together the virtuosic and inexperienced performer in one compelling and transformative work of art?

Afternoon Concert: Enzo Simone
Thursday, June 13
Join Singer and Guitarist Enzo Simone with songs from Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Tom Jones, and many other great songs from the 1950s and 1960s.

For more information or to register, please contact:
Rabbi Spitz: 905-886-3810, ext. 119 or rabbi.spitz@bayt.ca
Maria Lindgren: 416-225-2112, ext. 130 or marial@betelcentre.org

BAYT Spring Lunch and Learn Series