Purim Sameach


Congregation Anshai Torah Purim Party
7:30 – 11 p.m.
Congregation Anshai Torah will host its annual musical extravaganza, ”Peace, Love and Purim.” There will be desserts, dancing and a cash bar. Advance tickets are $20 per person or $25 at the door. Tables of eight are available for $200. Sponsorships are also available and RSVP is required.
Info/RSVP: Debbie Butvin,
972-473-7718, debbie.butvin@anshaitorah.org
Congregation Anshai Torah
5501 W. Parker Road, Plano


Purim Carnival
1:30 – 4 p.m.
Gather up your Esthers, Mordechais and Hamans and come out for an afternoon of games, food and fun! Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, this event will include cake walks, pie-tossing, bouncehouses, costume contests, spiels and more!
Info: 817-569-0892;
Congregation Beth Israel
6100 Pleasant Run Rd., Colleyville
Purim Bash
3 – 5 p.m.
Join DATA of Plano for a family Purim party. Kids will enjoy face painting, games, arts and crafts and a science experience, while adults join in discussion with DATA rabbis. The cost is $5 per child and $20 per family.
Info: www.dataofplano.org

3251 Independence Pkwy., Plano


Purim Super Shpiel
5:30 p.m.
Come to Temple Emanu-El dressed as your favorite superhero. After the Super Spiel, enjoy a congregational dinner followed by games for kids, a mitzvah project for all and a wine, cheese and dessert reception for adults. Cost is $5 for children 10 and under and $10 for adults.
Info: Carolyne Ojwang, 214-706-0000,
Temple Emanu-El
8500 Hillcrest Rd., Dallas
Purim Paparazzi
6 p.m.
Join Congregation Shearith Israel for its annual Purim party. The evening will include a Megillah reading and family Purim celebration and an adult after-party. People are asked to dress as famous Hollywood stars or biblical characters. Everyone is invited to bring an unopened box of macaroni and cheese to use for groggers; the boxes will then be donated to JFS Food Pantry.
Info: Mona Allen, 214-361-6606,
Congregation Shearith Israel
9401 Douglas Ave., Dallas
Purim Extravaganza
6 p.m.
Join Congregation Ahavath Sholom to hear a reading of the Megillah and see an original Purim spiel written, directed and produced by Louise Vermillion with help from the CAS religious school’s all-star cast. Also included: A parade, costume contest and hamantaschen.
Info: 817-731-4721

Congregation Ahavath Sholom
4050 S. Hulen Rd., Fort Worth
Purim of Feast Appetizers
6 p.m.
Congregation Beth Torah will host this fun evening. Stay afterward for the Megillah reading at 7 p.m. All those dressed in costume are automatically entered in the contest. Conclude with a spiel. A dessert and coffee bar will also be available.
Info: 972-234-1542, www.congregationbethtorah.org

Congregation Beth Torah
700 W. Lookout Dr., Richardson
Intown Chabad Purim Party
6:30 p.m.
The theme for this year’s party is Dress to Kill. The event will feature a first-class dinner, cocktails and entertainment. Tickets are $100 each.
Info: 214-810-6770

The Sky Club
3401 Lee Pkwy., Dallas
Purim’s Got Talent
6:309 p.m.
Join Congregation Beth Israel for a child-friendly, adult inclusive, talent-filled celebration. There will be a spiel, followed by a special Purim oneg.
Info: 817-581-5500
Congregation Beth Israel

6100 Pleasant Run Rd., Colleyville
Purim Spectacular
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Children will enjoy a kid-centered family Megillah reading including groggers and Purim surprises. Childcare will be available and kids will also get to enjoy a bounce house, magician and games. Open to the community.
Info: Rabbi Aaron Kaplan,
Congregation Shaare Tefilla
6131 Churchill Way, Dallas
Megillah Reading and Persian Feast
7 p.m.
The Sephardic Torah Center of Dallas invites the community to celebrate Purim. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume and prizes will be awarded for the best costume. Cost is $10 per adult, and $5 per child age 4-10.
Info/RSVP: 972-677-7720, stcd.reservations@gmail.com

Sephardic Torah Center of Dallas
6715 Levelland Rd., Dallas


Purim in China
5 p.m.
Chabad of Plano invites the community to celebrate Purim in China. The evening will begin with a family and adult Megillah reading along with a masquerade. It will continue with a Chinese Purim dinner, crafts and a Chinese lion dance show. Event is free, but RSVP required for the dinner.
Info/RSVP: 972-596-8270,
Chabad of Plano
3904 W. Park Blvd., Plano
A Taste of Purim
5:30 p.m.
Experience the flavor of Israel for Purim. Guests will listen to the Megillah, enjoy freshly squeezed juices and shwarma, taste Israeli wine, write a note to be sent to the Western Wall and take a photo by the kotel. Event is hosted by Chabad of Dallas and open to the community. Cost is $18 per adult, $12 per child and kids under 3 admitted free. RSVP required by March 2.
Info/RSVP: 972-818-0770,
purim@chabadofdallas.com, www.chabadofdallas.com
Chabad of Dallas
6710 Levelland Rd., Dallas
Purim in China
6 p.m., Megillah reading; 6:30 p.m., dinner
Enjoy a multimedia Megillah reading, a delicious themed dinner, complete with hamantaschen, music and prizes for the best costumes. Cost is $15 for adults; $10 for children and $40 for families. Sponsorships are available for $180 and $360.
Info: Chabad of Arlington, 817-451-1171; www.arlingtonchabad.org

2136 Lindblad Court, Arlington
Purim in Persia
6 p.m., Megillah reading at 7:30 p.m.
The Chabad of Fort Worth and Tarrant County will host its annual feast. The meal will be prepared by Jacob Kohannim, former owner of Marsala Restaurant in Grand Prairie. Also on hand: family games and music. Cost is $18 for adults, $9 for children; sponsorships available for $180.
Info: 817-263-7701; rabbi@chabadfortworth.com

Sonnenschein Chabad Jewish Center
5659 Woodway Dr., Fort Worth
Purim Fun and Live Entertainment
7 p.m.
Guests will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, beer, entertainment by singer Michelle Citrin and Purim fun. Hosted by the Temple Emanu-El Young Adults Group. Cost is $10 per person and RSVP is required.
Info: Mimi Zimmerman, 214-706-0000, mzimmerman@tedallas.org

Temple Emanu-El
8500 Hillcrest Rd., Dallas

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