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 free Family Fun Festival will be held outdoors at the Leventhal-Sidman Jewish Community Center in Newton on Sunday, October 20 from 10am to 12pm. The event is being held in celebration of the JCC’s 30th anniversary.
The event includes Touch-a-Truck (real police, fire and ambulance vehicles that kids can explore), the creation of a large LEGO® structure, arts and crafts, and health and wellness activities.
A special performance by Karen K and the Jitterbugs at 11:15am will also be part of the day’s events. This child-centric, high-energy band is one that the whole family can enjoy.
The JCC’s 30th anniversary celebration also includes a performance by comedian Wendy Liebman at 7pm the same day. For tickets, visit www.bostonjcc.org/artsevents
To learn more and to register for the free family event, visit www.bostonjcc.org/30th. Interfaith families/individuals welcome. The JCC is located at 333 Nahanton Street in Newton. In the case of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors at the JCC.