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February 19 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us for the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat at a private residence in Wicker Park and participate in a “white elephant” style of plant giving!
Each participant must bring a plant up to $25 in value to participate. A spread of the customary holiday foods will be served. Guests are welcome but capacity is limited so be sure to register to hold your spot.
1. Each participant will bring one plant up to $20 value
2. Participant will draw number to determine the order they will go in
3. Participants will sit or stand in a circle around the plant pile
4. First participant selects a plant from the pile
5. The following participant can choose to either pick a plant from the pile or steal a participant’s plant. Anyone who gets their plant chosen in this way can do the same – choose a new plant or take someone else’s. A plant can only be stolen once per turn.
6. After all participants have had a turn, first participant gets a chance to swap their gift he or she is holding.
Register for free – https://eventregistration.juf.org/?EventID=27079
**Address will be provided to guests closer to the day of the event
Russian-speaking Jewish Division, JUF programs are funded, in part, by Genesis Philanthropy Group.