Last updated August 5th 2014

Shalom Tel Aviv!

The ‘Aviv’ is back in Tel Aviv! The weather is beautiful, people are wearing t-shirts and flip-flops, and the clocks change over the weekend. Spring is also upon the events in this week’s newsletter – with spring fairs, spring sales, and cultural events overtaking the usual parties. Friday day especially is action packed with events! It’s going to be a great week!

At the end of this week’s newsletter we have also listed a few groups, societies, and sports teams that are looking for new members.

If you found this newsletter useful please forward on to your friends. And if you have friends or family visiting don’t forget to tell them about our new website Secret Tel Aviv Sublets (www.secrettelaviv.com).

Tonight (Wednesday):

* ‘City of Dreams’ shopping extravaganza at HaTachana, starting today until Saturday – 4 days, 125 shops – https://www.facebook.com/events/215276885343568/

* The Best of Belgium Culinary Festival continues at the Tel Aviv Port until Thursday – https://www.facebook.com/events/242559445927761/

* Wine Wednesday at HaMezeg, raising money for Lone Soldiers – 55 NIS for all you can drink – https://www.facebook.com/events/593439767391900/

* ConnecTLV’s English stand-up Comedy Night at the Patio – https://www.facebook.com/events/598839723537355/

* Rooftop Singles are having a novel ‘Fire and Water Dancing Night’ at Kikar Dizengoff – https://www.facebook.com/events/608239429258479/

* Live Jazz music at Gagarin – https://www.facebook.com/events/490379501067122/

Thursday

* Join Friends Table Tlv for dinner in Neve Tzedek this Thursday night! A great way to meet new people, and support a great cause! – http://www.shoulhanhaverim.com/

* How about something a little bit different? Just in time for Pesach, the Neve Schechter Jewish Center are hosting a festive evening to launch their new Haggadah – with designs from some if Israel’s top graphic designers and illustrators – https://www.facebook.com/events/1409650722627668/

Friday Day

* The British Embassy Spring Fair at the Ambassador’s Residence in Ramat Gan – Garden Party! Come and mingle, shmy and buy the wares of some great Israeli charities and non-profits – https://www.facebook.com/events/589014191185919/

* Vintage clothes sales at Adrian’s Tavern – https://www.facebook.com/events/624264347628113/

* Pop-up clothes sale at Ismi Salma – loads of great deals, drinks and music – https://www.facebook.com/events/296414293840686/

* The ConnecTLV Photography Club returns with a hi-tech treasure hunt around Tel Aviv – http://www.connectlv.com/index.php?option=com_ohanah&view=event&id=28&Itemid=889

* It’s the playoffs in the Israeli American Football League and the Tel Aviv Pioneers could use your support – https://www.facebook.com/events/1479682192260327/

* Pele are hosting a free ‘school’, with workshops on yoga, art, writing and lots more – https://www.facebook.com/events/296521903835923/

* Casino San Remo & Auerbach Record Saloon Present: Techno Under The Sun – vinyls for sale, beer, and some top DJs – https://www.facebook.com/events/640632762657918/

* Meir Park on King George is celebrating it’s 70^th birthday – with old films, tours of the city – a great day out for the family – https://www.facebook.com/events/723107761082291/

Friday Night

* Join hundreds of Olim and Israelis this Friday and every Friday night at the Tel Aviv International Synagogue for their acclaimed Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat – https://www.facebook.com/events/516798701746089/

* White City Shabbat are hosting a Dinner and Learn – intimate dinner with limud run by Rabbis Raphael & Baruch – http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tlv-community-shabbat-dinner-learn-march-28th-tickets-11067793067

* Shabbat dinner for past present and future lone soldiers at the Lone Soldiers Clubhouse – http://tdin1.eventbrite.com/

Rest of the Week:

* Monday and Tuesday 31/3 and 1/4 – Do you like acting? Auditions for the next Stage TLV play the One Act Play Festival – https://www.facebook.com/events/624684244267271/

* Tuesday 1/4 – Want to learn more about Israeli history? The Tel Aviv International Salon presents the Life and Times of Yitzhak Rabin – https://www.facebook.com/events/596713287087367/

Groups in Tel Aviv:

The Arts:
* The Tel Aviv Writer’s Salon meet every Wednesday evening – http://www.rswriters.com/
* HaStudia is an awesome workshop with loads of great classes every week – https://www.facebook.com/hastudia/
* The Tel Aviv Art Studio – https://www.facebook.com/telavivartstudio/
* English speaking amateur dramatics club – https://www.facebook.com/thestagetlv/
* Cooking lessons – https://www.facebook.com/mitbachi/

Dance:
* Tel Aviv’s best Flamenco class – https://www.facebook.com/RonitRaymondFlamenco/
* Dance Tel Aviv – https://www.facebook.com/DTAstudio/
* Swing Dancing – https://www.facebook.com/groups/holylindyland/

Sports:
* Basketball – https://www.facebook.com/groups/580840945343307/
* Volleyball – https://www.facebook.com/groups/494415517335521/
* You must have seen them hurtling down the streets every Tuesday night – Tel Aviv Rollers – https://www.facebook.com/groups/2400099820/
* Is it a sport? Is it a social? Yes, it’s both – Kickball nearly every Saturday afternoon in the the park – https://www.facebook.com/groups/telavivkickball/
* Tel Aviv Roller Derby Girls – https://www.facebook.com/TLVDerbyGirls/

Best of the rest:
* Tel Aviv Ladies Social Club – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1411277515768786/
* The Tel Aviv Municipal Dog Shelter are always looking for volunteers – https://www.facebook.com/TelAvivMunicipalDogShelter/
* A great way to learn hebrew – https://www.facebook.com/thisisnotanulpan/

If you know of more groups, please let us know and we will include next time.

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