7-8:30 pm, Oct. 17. The evening’s repast is meant to be reminiscent of brunch in the Borscht Belt. Sample a selection of Detroit-based Ma Cohen’s best sellers on bagels with a shmear. Choices include: lox, creamed herring or herring in wine sauce, kippered salmon, smoked rainbow trout, whitefish salad and sablefish. Finish up with a nip of Slivovitz or whiskey. At Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue, Detroit. Must be age 21 or above to drink. Info: 248-967-40447.