Get ready for the upcoming Jewish New Year during the free Shofar Factory workshop at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at The Chai Center, 501 Vanderbilt Pkwy., Dix Hills.

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Learn about the history and significance of the Shofar and help cure, saw, drill, finish and shellac a ram’s horn to create a genuine kosher Shofar. During the hands-on workshop, participants are taught how to sound and practice the traditional sequence of notes blown on Rosh Hashana.

If participants would like to make their own Shofar, the cost is $15. Reservations preferred; for more information, call 631-351-8672.