Celebrate Congregation Beth Torah’s 30th anniversary by gathering with friends old and new at a Pick-a-Party.  There are 32 unique parties ranging from brunch and bagel making to gourmet dinners. There is something for everyone. Whether you want to enjoy yoga and breakfast; go on a scavenger hunt, a hayride, float trip, or motorcycle ride; celebrate Havdalah together or be part of an interactive art project; here is your chance to spend time in an intimate setting with friends while making a donation to Beth Torah.

Please note that the charge will appear on your regular statement. Kindly pay for tickets ahead of the party date.

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Upcoming Events

#16 Make Your Mark– A Creative Workshop
Linda and Barry Katz invite you to be enlivened and inspired at this hands-on workshop event that focuses on creative collaboration. This is an innovative and structured art workshop facilitated by two Hallmark Master Artists, Lynn Giunta and Craig Lueck. (Check out Instagram, or Facebook to see their work.) Prompted and instructed by these experts, you will learn and explore with tools and techniques that make creating fast and fun! Come join us for dinner, drinks, the workshop and a chance to win one of the two pieces of framed artwork that you helped to create. No artistic  skill or talent is required. That will emerge as you work with your dinner companions and the talented and charming consulting artists. No supplies needed.
Saturday, November 10, 2018  
7:00 pm – ?
Adults only

Hosted by: Linda and Barry Katz
Cost per ticket: $90
Number of guests: 12

#21 30th Anniversary Knitting Party
Pot Luck and Knitting Party – Get to know other CBT members in an intimate setting while making progress on your current knitting or crochet project.
Sunday, January 6, 2019
11:30 am – 3:00 pm

All knitters and crocheters
Hosted by: Carol R Ducak
Cost per ticket: $18
Number of guests: 6

#26 Tu B'Shevat Seder
A seder for Tu B’Shevat will be led, with fruit, wine and a light lunch.
Sunday, January 20, 2019
1:00 pm – ?
Adults and high school students

Hosted by: Laura, Boyd and Rachel Bolter
Cost per ticket: $18
Number of guests: 40

#27 O-neg? OH YEAH! It's Cookie Time!
Karen Loggia and David Spizman welcome you to their kitchen where you will participate in making dozens (yes dozens) of cookies to be frozen for upcoming onegs. Dinner and nosh will be served as well.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
6:00 – 11:00 pm
Adults only

Hosted by: Karen Loggia and David Spizman
Cost per ticket: $36
Number of guests: 4

#28 Harry Potter Party
We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted to a special preview session of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in honor of CBT’s 30th birthday. You will have a chance to sample a few classes and make your own butterbeer (Sorry, no grand feast; it’s the house-elves’ night off.) If you accept the invitation, you are to report to platform 9¾ on March 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm. (Muggle address: CBT). You will be transported to Diagon Alley to obtain your school robes, and then to Hogwarts, where sorting will commence promptly upon your arrival.
Saturday, March 30, 2019
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Kids 6 – 10 years old

Hosted by: Emily and Andrew Kerstein with Zach Zwibelman and TAG volunteers
Cost per ticket: $18
Number of guests: 24

#29 Wholistic Wellness Care for YOU!
Join Dr. Nicole Murphy to learn about the value of “Whole Life”, balanced care of one's self. We'll be serving wine and cheese and some sweet treats as well as offering chair massages, a 15-minute balance class, and even acupuncture (of the earlobe). Bring a friend to this interactive, fun and relaxing evening for YOU!
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm

Adults only
Hosted by: SueAnn Strom
Cost per ticket: $36
Number of guests: 20

#31 Desserts and Coffee and Fun
Come and enjoy special coffees, mouth watering desserts and play (billiards, ping pong, foosball). Kids can make and decorate their own sugar cookies.
Date to be announced
1:00 – 4:00 pm

Hosted by: Jay and Andrea and Zach Zwibelman
Cost per ticket: $18/family
Number of guests: 20 Families

#33 Lunch and Mahjong
Enjoy Lunch and Learn to Play Mahjong; or Refresh your Skills; or Play like a pro!
Saturday, March 23, 2019
12:30 - 4:30 pm
Adults only

Hosted by: Barbara and Fred Gustin
Cost: $36/person
Number of guests: 20 Families

These great parties have sold out.
Please check back regularly in case any of them re-open.

#18 Get Re“Formed”
You will meet at Heritage Park in Olathe and exercise with professional trainers for a fun, energizing and unique hour-long work-out. Then you’ll shmooze at the park as smoothies arrive for some healthy re hydrating. You’ll even take home a water bottle and a handsome “I’ve been Re‘Formed’” t-shirt!
Sunday, October 21, 2018
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Adults only
Hosted by: Tim and Laura Intfen
Cost per ticket: $54
Number of guests: 8

#23 All About Olive
This party is the intersection of All About Eve, and EVO tasting. Cocktails featured will included “Fasten Your Seatbelts,” “Margo Shakers” and “Ms. Harrington Sour,” among others. Heavy appetizers will be served. Special screening planned.
October 20, 2018
7:00 pm – ?

Adults only
Hosted by: Rabbi Javier Cattapan and Kris Gray
Cost per ticket: $54
Number of guests: 10

#24 A Taste of Tuscany
Inspired by Linda’s 2017 trip to Italy, enjoy a 4 course meal with wine pairings:
Primo piatti - Start with Aperitivo as served in the small bars throughout Tuscany and prosecco and crostini.
Secondo piatti - Pasta with Truffle sauce, surprisingly light with Vernaccia
Piatto principale - Tuscan chicken with vegetables with Chianti
Il dolce - Vin Santo with biscotti
Saturday, January 5, 2019
7:00 – 10:00 pm
Adults only

Hosted by: Linda Zappulla
Cost per ticket: $90
Number of guests: 12

#25 Chocolate Night
Sample a variety of chocolate goodies while enjoying wine and vodka.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Adults only

Hosted by: Bonnie and Mickey Swade
Cost per ticket: $36
Number of guests: 10

#32 KC Mavericks Hockey! 
Enjoy the excitement of a Kansas City Mavericks hockey game! We’ll meet in Dr. Steve Silverstein’s suite at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena, where we’ll have food and drink, plus a fabulous view of the ice. This event is ideal for families with children, as well as adults who have or haven’t ever seen a live hockey game.
Date and time to be announced when Mavericks schedule released
Children and Adults

Hosted by: Henri & David Goettel
Cost per ticket: $36
Number of guests: 20