This colorful booklet will give all the basics about this holiday which combines elements of Halloween, Mardi Gras and the secular new year. It is a holiday not only for children who know immediately that anything with a costume will be fun, but for adults too.
Connecting Interfaith Families to Jewish Life in Greater Cleveland by providing programs and opportunities for interfaith families to experience Judaism in a variety of venues, meet other interfaith families, and to connect to other Jewish organizations that may serve their needs.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
A family 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, February 10 from 1-4pm.
Co-sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham, the expo will include healthy food cooking demonstrations, MYCHIP child identification kits, composting tips, free chair massages and healthy snacks. Olympic gold medalist (2000, 2004) Lenny Krayzelburg will sign autographs and speak about the benefits of learning to swim at a young age.
Activities for children include face painting, crafts, Kids Challenge Zone, planting ‘take home’ gardens, obstacle courses, inflatable moonwalks and more. The Red Sox’ Wally the Green Monster will be in attendance, posing for photos and signing autographs.
The event is free and open to the public. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. Call 617-558-6459 for details.