Today, the historic church is led by the Rev. Franklin R. Clark. He will officiate at the luncheon and invites the community and former Overtowners to come out and celebrate with the pioneer families of the church on its milestone anniversary.
Tickets are $45 each and may be purchased by calling Maud P. Newbold at 305-635-8767.
• Temple Beth Tov-Ahavat at 6438 SW Eighth St. in West Miami, will celebrate Sukkot at services to be at 10 a.m. on Oct. 1 and 2, and at 10 a.m. on Oct. 7 and 8. The main celebration for Simchat Torah, which celebrates the end and beginning of the yearly Torah Reading cycle, will be at 7:30 p.m. on Oct 8 and at 10 a.m. on Oct 9.
According to a press release from the temple, Sukkot is a fall harvest festival that has grand philosophical and historical meanings. The community is welcome to attend the services. For more information call 305-261-9821.
• Temple Israel of Greater Miami will host Sukkot Under the Stars at 5 p.m. Sunday, in the Brown Patio in the temple courtyard at 137 NE 19thSt. Teens and children of all ages will decorate the synagogue’s Sukkah and everyone will join in an informal dinner in the completed Sukkah at 6 p.m., followed by Rabbi Tom Heyn leading a holiday program of prayers , shaking the lulav and etrog, songs and stories. The festive evening will culminate at 7:45 p.m. with Israeli dancing.
For more information call Ellen Goldberg, marketing and communications director at the temple at 305-469-3326, or 305-573-5900.
• Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center at 20400 NE 30th Ave., will have its sixth annual Extreme Sukkah Makeover from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday.
The community is invited to decorate the Sukkah and at 10 a.m. there will be PJ library story time in the Sukkah. The day will include attendees creating complimentary crafts to display in the Sukkah, face painting, and attendees helping with hanging the fruit, leaves, flowers and crafts in the Sukkah.
In addition, there will be a Claribel’s Kosher Cupcake truck on site and a complimentary light bagel breakfast will be served.
Call the center at 305-937-1880 for more information.
Mommy and Me
Baby Joy, a Mommy and Me Program hosted by The Gordon Schools’ Early Childhood Center and The Joy of Music by Guada, will be on 10 Wednesdays - from Oct. 3 to Dec. 5. Classes will be from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. and will cost $200 for the full session, or $25 per class.
To register and for more information email email@example.com or call 305-854-3282. The Gordon Schools of Beth David Congregation is located at 2625 SW Third Ave. in Miami.
Also, Beth David has partnered with Farm Fresh Miami (FFM) to provide South Florida residents with the highest quality, local organic produce at prices below retail. You may choose between a full share for $50 (approximately 25 pounds, family size), or a half share for $33 (15 pounds for two adults). Produce pick-up is available twice a month at Beth David from 2 to 6:30 p.m. To sign up for FFM, visit www.farmfreshmiami.com.
St. Louis Catholic Church at 7270 SW 120th St. in Pinecrest, will have a Stewardship of Prayer Evening at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The service will be one of praise, thanksgiving, music and song, followed by a healing Mass with the sacrament of the anointing of the sic included. The Mass will be celebrated in English.