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Classes and Programs

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Showstoppers Youth Theatre - Annie - Ages 8-12 yrs - Winter

LSJCC, Start Date: 03/08/2015, End Date: 06/07/2015, Time: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM

(Ages: 8-12 yrs) Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Rehearsals: Sundays, March 8-May 31 - 2-4pm Performance: Sunday, June 7 - 3pm

Monotype: Using A Press - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/08/2015, End Date: 06/17/2015, Time: 9:30 AM-1:30 PM

(Intermediate) Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing, and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks. Instructor: Joni Levy Liberman www.jonilevyliberman.com Materials not included in cost.

Little Ballerinas - Ages 3.5-5 yrs - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/08/2015, End Date: 06/17/2015, Time: 1:15 PM-2:00 PM

(Ages: 3.5-5 yrs) Creative movement is a fun approach to the fundamentals of dance and joy of movement. Through exploration of mobility, rhythmic play and expressive repertoire, children will discover their natural moving ability while engaging socially and learning movement vocabulary that reinforces their understanding of themselves and the world around them. Instructor: Nancy Krieger Escort available for this preschool class.

Hebrew Play Class for Preschool Age Children

JCC Early Learning Center, Brookline/Brighton, Wednesdays, April 15-June 24, 2015 1-1:45pm

Geared for children ages 3-5 years
Join Hebrew Play, an exciting and interactive program that exposes children to the joys of learning Hebrew as we as to Israeli culture through puppets, stories and songs. Ten week drop-off class featuring weekly themes and creative play, all conducted in Hebrew. Prior Hebrew experience is not necessary. All participants receive a Hebrew Play CD of favorite Israel children songs and two puppets (one for home-use and one for class-use). CD funded by the IAC (Israeli American Council). For more information and to register, visit hebrewplay.net or contact infohebrewplay@gmail.com or 617-871-9717.


at the JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham

JCC Early Learning Center, Hingham, Sunday, June 7, 2015 3-5pm

Geared for families with children ages 12 months-5 years. Everyone welcome.

  • Get behind the wheel of a fire truck
  • Explore the inside of a mobile command truck
  • Sit in a police cruiser
  • Have your face painted
  • Protect your children by getting them free ID cards courtesy of New York Life Insurance Company
  • Enjoy food vendors
  • And much more!
Proceeds will benefit the JCC Early Learning Center Playground Project. For more information, contact hingham-elc@jccgb.org or 781-752-4000.

Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center, Newton Preschool Open House

Located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC

Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Thursday, June 11, 2015 5-6pm

Designed for families with children ages 6 weeks-five years
A vibrant, engaging learning environment with Jewish values at the core: this is the essence of the JCC Early Learning Center. The Center nurtures children, embraces families, mentors educators, and in every way possible brings out the best in children and in our community. Flexible scheduling with early drop-off and extended day, on-site playground, highly educated and experienced staff, enrichment classes, swim lessons and NAEYC accredited. Tuition includes family membership at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC in Newton. For more information, contact newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6420.

En Plein Air with Susan Kelley - Adults - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/22/2015, End Date: 07/13/2015, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(All levels, pastel, oil, acrylic) Designed to address the challenges of painting outdoors, finding compositions, changing light, color in direct light and shadow, as well as finding values outside. Weather permitting, sites may include Elm Bank Horticultural Society in Wellesley, South Natick Falls among others. First class and backup studio at JCC. Materials list supplied at registration. Instructor: Susan Kelley

Israeli Dance: Drop In - Adults - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/23/2015, End Date: 08/25/2015, Time: 7:00 PM-9:30 PM

Israeli dance is fun, heartfelt, and great exercise. You will be introduced to a variety of steps, styles, and rhythms as participants develop a repertoire that will keep everyone moving through the entire class.

Mah Jongg - Adults - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/25/2015, End Date: 08/06/2015, Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Learn the fundamentals necessary to play the game using National Mah Jongg League official rules. Enjoy the game, camaraderie and ritual that goes along with this traditional pastime on the comeback. Please note: Must attend first class. Instructor: Amy McLoughlin

Beginner Social Bridge - Adults - Summer

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/28/2015, End Date: 08/09/2015, Time: 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Beginners For people who do not know how to bid or play Bridge. Develop the skills needed to enjoy playing in a social setting. Basics will be covered, including point counting, opening bids, responses, overcalls, bidding to contract, and basic elements of playing the hand. Instructor: Sam Seicol

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