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TRIUMPH: Sidra Bell

A Concert and Conversation with Sidra Bell Dance Company

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Saturday, March 12 (8pm)

This exciting NYC modern dance company creatively explores issues of beauty, ethnicity, and identity. They will perform Triumph, with live music composed by Sidra Bell's father, Dennis Bell, and featuring MusiConnects Boston Public Quartet. Later, Sidra will discuss her work with Debra Cash and the audience.

The event is sponsored by the Jewish Arts Collaborative. Co-sponsors: Interfaith Family and MusiConnects. Takes place in the Riemer Goldstein Theater at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center.

Sidra Bell: Family Movement Class
Enjoy a fun and inspiring family movement class with an exceptional educator and choreographer on Sunday, March 13 at 11am. Tickets ($12 each) sold separately. Tickets to class >>

JCC Wellness Expo

Free wellness and fitness activities for the whole family

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Sunday, March 20 (2-5pm)

A wellness expo with interactive exhibits and demonstrations for children and adults will be held at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton on Sunday, March 20 from 2-5pm.

Co-sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham, the expo will include child identification and safety kits, chair massages, running advice, food samples, Beth Israel Hospital’s “Ask the doctor,” and physical therapy advice.

Activities for children include inflatable moonwalks, agility testing, dental health tips, face painting, Super Soccer Stars activities, and a visit from Boston Red Sox mascot Wally the Green Monster.

The event is free and open to the public. Call 617-558-6459 for details.

Free Seminar on Parkinson’s Disease

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Thursday, March 31 (3-4:30pm)

Learn about Parkinson’s Disease, a progressive neurological disorder, at a free presentation at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center on Thursday, March 31 from 3-4:30pm. Dr. Laurie Gordon, Movement Disorder Neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, will lead a question-and-answer discussion.

Participants can submit questions in advance related to Parkinson’s disease, medications, symptoms, and treatments to asilver2@bidmc.harvard.edu

No cost. RSVP for seminar by calling 617-667-1276.

Event is sponsored by the National Parkinson Foundation and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center with generous funding by the Edmund J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation.

Shabbat Getaway Adventure at Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge, Start Date: 05/13/2016, End Date: 05/14/2016, Time: 1:00 PM-9:00 PM

Spend Shabbat with family and friends on this fun overnight to Great Wolf Lodge. Group rate includes overnight room, resort fees, waterpark and indoor ropes course from 1pm Friday until closing on Saturday. We’ll gather on Friday evening for a group Shabbat pizza dinner. Great Wolf Cost: $175 ($100 savings from regular price) Shabbat dinner cost: $8 per person; under 2 free Space is limited, subject to availability. Register by April 1, 2016 for Great Wolf group rate. Space is limited, subject to availability. Register asap. Only a few spots left. Register first for Shabbat dinner by calling 781-795-0510. Great Wolf group code and link will then be sent to you by email. For more information: south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510