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Klezmer Plus - Adults - Spring

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/07/2015, End Date: 06/16/2015, Time: 8:00 PM-9:30 PM

(All levels) While klezmer music, a centuries-old folk art from Eastern Europe, is emphasized we will also explore the multi-faceted palate of Jewish music. Almost any instrument (winds, brass, strings, voice and piano) can be worked into this ensemble. Includes coaching and historical background with occasional performances. Instructor: Barry Shapiro

Advanced Israeli Dance: Drop In - Adults - Winter

LSJCC, Start Date: 04/12/2015, End Date: 06/14/2015, Time: 5:45 PM-8:15 PM

Previous Israeli dance experience is recommended. Instructor: Erica Goldman

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.

Spring Time Swizzle ‘N Sizzle Shabbat

A JCCs Interfaith Connections event

British Beer Company, Friday, May 8, 2015 (7:30-9:30pm)

For interfaith couples and parents, adults only
What’s the connection between barley and Lag B’Omer, a little known Jewish holiday? Enjoy a holiday “tap talk”, Shabbat dinner, and great conversation with friends old and new.

No charge; includes dinner with vegetarian options. Cash bar. Space limited. Pre-registration required by May 3

For more information, contact IFhappenings@jccgb.org or 617-558-6414.

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

Located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC

Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center, Newton located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Thursday, May 14, 2015 9-10am

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.

Taste Jerusalem!

Private residence, Sunday, May 17, 2015 (5-7pm)

For interfaith couples and parents.  Adults only
Celebrate the bounty of Jerusalem’s diverse cuisine, people and cultures.  The culinary scene of modern Jerusalem has been shaped by a long history of cultural exchange and religious conquest, resulting in a rich tapestry of flavors, spices, restaurants and street food. Savor a spring evening and the alluring flavors of this ancient city.
 
Chef Geoff Lukas ( Sofra Bakery & Café , Zahav, The Fat Duck) will lead this cooking demo, tasting & discussion.

Registration required by May 11.  Address and directions will be availbale upon registration

For more information, contact ifhappenings@jccgb.org 617-558-6414.

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.

Shabbat Picnic and Puppetry

Whittemore-Robins House Lawn, Friday, June 19, 2015 (6-7:30pm)

For families with young children of all ages
Welcome Shabbat with a community candle lighting and outdoor family picnic on the library green with adjacent playground. Then meet Yankel the Dreamer, and a giant potato marionette in an interactive puppet show by Caravan Puppets. Bring a picnic dinner and blanket. Challah, grape juice and dessert provided.

For more information or in case of inclement weather, contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Rain Date: June 26, 6-7:30pm.

JCC Day at Grossman

JCC Grossman Camp, Sunday, July 12, 2015 1-4pm

Geared for families with children ages 3-15
Experience the magic of camp with your family. Enjoy camp activities including waterfront (beach, swimming, boating, water trampoline, water slide, fishing and more), arts and crafts, rock climbing wall with zip line and ropes course, and sports (gaga, basketball and street hockey). For more information, contact grossman@jccgb.org or 617-244-5124. Rain date is August 9. Check bostonjcc.org/grossmanJCCday2015 after 11am day of event for update.

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

Located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC

Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center, Newton located at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Thursday, July 16, 2015 9-10am

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.

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