3 To Do: High Holy Days, Alpha class, more

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1. High Holy Days with JCMI

All of faith are welcome to join the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, Jewish Congregation of Marco Island, 991 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island, for High Holiday Services.

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Erev Rosh Hashanah service is 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9. Rosh Hashanah 5779 service is 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 10.

File: Rabbi Edward Maline displays the Torah scroll to Christian children who visited the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island in September to learn about the High Holy Days of Judaism.

Yom Kippur - Kol Nidrei service is at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18. Yom Kippur services at 10 a.m. (including Yizkor) and 3:30 p.m. (with Ne’ilah).

The charge for all guests is $100 per person for the High Holy Days Services (Rosh haShanah and/or Yom Kippur).

Call 239-642-0800 or contact JCMI via email at tboxma@marcojcmi.com. Non-members who reside in the greater Marco Island area have the opportunity of joining our synagogue and having their High Holy Day fees applied against their first year of annual dues.

2. Alpha class starts Tuesday

Tuesdays at 6 p.m., beginning Sept. 4, food, videos, discussions on big questions: Is this all there is? What about God, Jesus? Does prayer work?  And many more topics.

Conference room at Marco Lutheran, 525 N Collier. 239-394-0332

3. Leg It for Literacy

At 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Sugden Park, 4284 Avalon Drive, Naples. 5K run/walk to benefit literacy in Collier County.

Participants run in a 5K race.

Cost is $25 for 5K chip timed, $20 for run or walk for exercise and fun, families welcome. Price includes t-shirts for all registrants, hydration stations, medals and refreshments.

Proceeds will support Literacy Volunteers of Collier County, a 501 c3 nonprofit teaching English as a second language to adults and families.

Information: Collierliteracyvolunteers.org, 239-262-4448.