Activity Guides 2019 Winter Spring Activity Guide - Page 31

Family Programs Dedicated to providing your entire family with a variety of joyful and fun ways to bring multiple generations together, our Center’s family programs explore arts, celebrate holidays and embrace our community-wide events. All families are welcome--you don’t need to be Jewish to find a home at the Weinstein JCC. For information on Family Programs, contact Leslie LaBrie at 545-8650 or llabrie@weinsteinjcc.org. Community-Wide Purim Carnival Mark your calendar for the Jewish Community’s most fun and festive costume party of the year! The Purim Carnival will have something for every member of your family to enjoy. Food, live music, carnival games and prizes, moon bounces, face painting, balloon animals and more. All carnival-goers are encouraged to come in costume to win a prize! In addition, to all of the fun and games, there will be opportunities to give back to our community through an organized tikkun olam project. Sunday, March 17 12:00 – 3:00 pm: Carnival activities Noshin’ Hamantaschen The Hamantaschen are coming soon! The Weinstein JCC Preschool is selling freshly baked Hamantaschen by Shalom Kosher of Baltimore. Place your pre-order by Monday, March 4 at the Front Desk or Preschool Office. And on Wednesday, March 13 between 2:00 and 4:00 pm or Thursday, March 14 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, pick-up and eat your pre-ordered treats in the Richard A. Arenstein Lobby. The Hamantaschen Café will be open on Thursday, March 14 through March 21 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm during the week (and from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Sunday, March 17 community- wide Purim Carnival at the Weinstein JCC) while supplies last. For the order form, costs and flavor options, visit weinsteinjcc.org. Sponsored by Richmond Council of Jewish Educators (RCJE) with funding from the Jewish Community (Federation of Richmond) All games and activities are free. Food prepared by Temple Beth El Men’s Club and available for purchase. Israeli Festival at the Weinstein JCC Come and enjoy, “Everything Israel” at the Weinstein JCC! Experience Israeli food, culture, history, and entertainment, without getting on an airplane. This exciting event offers something for everyone. Try some Israeli cuisine, take a ride on a camel and enjoy a special performance by the Israeli Friendship Caravan. The Caravan is made up of 10 high school-aged students who travel throughout the United States performing Israeli songs and dances. While in Richmond, the Israeli Scouts stay in homes with members of our community. If you are interested in hosting an Israeli Scout this year, please contact Jennifer Adams at 545- 8659 or jadams@ weinsteinjcc.org for more information. The Israeli Scouts Friendship Caravan is brought to the Richmond Jewish Community each year through the support of the Eddie Lapkin Israeli Scouts Fund through Richmond Jewish Foundation, the Weinstein JCC and individual and corporate donations. If you are interested in supporting the Israeli Scouts Caravan, please contact Margret O’Keefe, Development Director, at 545-8609 or mokeefe@weinsteinjcc.org. More information about the Israeli Festival will be released in early 2019. June 2019 31 Weinstein JCC | 2019 Winter - Spring Activity Guide