It’s freezing – play at the JCC today

It’s going to be 34 degrees today – feeling like 24!If you want a great indoor option with your family, enjoy the JCC’s FREE Saturday R&R day!

Sat, Jan 19
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
2 pm

Play Space for Families
Until 5 pm
(Ages 3 and Under)

Game Room
Until 5 pm

20’s & 30’s Volunteer Corps
Until 4 pm
(Ages 20-39)
Join the 20’s & 30’s Volunteer Corps and spend the afternoon with a growing network of young professionals looking to reach out, give back, and make a difference.

Children’s Art Project: Deepening our Connections to Martin Luther King’s Message
(Ages 4 and Under)

Children’s Art Project: Deepening our Connections to Martin Luther King’s Message
(Ages 5 and Up)

The Mind and Body Retreat Center with Seth Lieberman: Meditation Session

Rooftop Playground
(Weather Permitting)
Until 5 pm

2:30 pm

Hebrew Playgroup: Dancing, crafts, games and stories
(Ages 5 and Under)

Community Cinema: King
(History Channel, USA, 2008, 94 min)
An insightful look into the life and legacy of American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., this Tom Brokaw-hosted program digs deep to reveal King’s true personality through interviews with those who knew him as well as contemporary figures. In addition to comments from former President Bill Clinton, Forest Whitaker abd Chuck D., civil rights advocates such as Andy Young and Harry Belafonte contribute moving testimonials.

Adventure Workshop with Randy Kiersnowski: Big Kid Games
(Ages 7-10)

Current Events Discussion Group: Schmooze on the News with Shawn Shafner

Circle Games
(Ages 4-7)
A participant maximum is set for all children’s safety.

3 pm

Give Your Hands to Struggle Participatory Lecture/Demonstration for Families
Join Urban Bush Women for interactive dance & dialogue activities which explore leadership, the Civil Rights movement, and our bodies. This demonstration includes a performance of Give Your Hands to Struggle, an intimate and powerful dance rooted in homage to civil rights leaders and a call to action ourselves.

The Mind and Body Retreat Center with Seth Lieberman: Gentle Yoga Session

The Quest for MenschHood! (Signature Torah Comedy Show!)
The Bible Players use stories to teach the values of being a good person – keeping a happy home, avoiding gossip and more magnificent moral tales!

Children’s Art Project: Deepening our Connections to Martin Luther King’s Message
(Ages 1-4)

Children’s Art Project: Deepening our Connections to Martin Luther King’s Message
(Ages 5 and Up)

3:30 pm

Storytelling for Families with Shawn Shafner

4 pm

Adults Crafts: Starburst Mirror
Inspired by a mid-century antique, we will create mirrors using simple, dime-store materials in a creative and beautifuk way.

Traditional Texts: What do the Torah and Talmud tell us about Social Justice?
Everyone is welcome for a lively and thoughtful discussion based on traditional Jewish texts. Sources provided in English and Hebrew. No experience or background required, the only requirements are an open mind and a willingness to learn something new. Taught by Molly Moses of Mechon Hadar.

Jewish Journey Project Book Club
(5th & 6th grade)

Children’s Art Project: Deepening our Connections to Martin Luther King’s Message
(Ages 4 and Under)

Children’s Art Project: Deepening our Connections to Martin Luther King’s Message
(Ages 5 and Up)

The Mind and Body Retreat Center with Seth Lieberman: Restorative Yoga Session

Structured Play
(Ages 4-7)
A participant maximum is set for all children’s safety

Performing Arts Workshop with Emily Rouch: Learn to Sing without Instruments
(Ages 7-10)

A Cappella Concert: Indiana University’s Hooshir A Capella

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About valeriegerstein

A former online media professional, I am home, on the Upper West Side, with my 2 gorgeous girls, Mia and Liza and their wonderful Daddy, Mark.
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