Hanukah Happenings & Helping

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Hanukah Happening & Helping.  Sunday, Dec. 9, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Eight activities to celebrate the eight joyous nights of Hanukah! Jam to Calypso Conroy’s groovin’ Hanukkah tunes, make gifts for family and friends in our Gift Factory, have fun in our Judah Macabee Relay Race, participate in a family chanukiah lighting, enjoy edible dreidels, enjoy a falafel for lunch, and more! Bring an unwrapped toy, donate to a hurricane relief fund, and help package holiday gift bags for hurricane victims.  Fee: $10/child.  Takes place at the Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, NY  10570, (914) 741-0333 x25, www.rosenthaljcc.org.

J-Baby: Great Gym Play Date.  Tuesday, Dec. 18, 8:30 – 11:00 a.m.  Brighten up the darkest days of winter by making a Havdalah candle and playing with Rosenthal JCC J-Baby friends at Gymboree. $10/family.  Takes place at the Gymboree, 3631 Hill Blvd., Jefferson Valley, NY, www.rosenthaljcc.org.

School Break Mini Camps.  Little Chefs Holiday Mini-Camp for Young Children.  Wednesday – Friday, Dec. 26 – 28, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Three and four year olds are invited to stir up something good to eat, jump in our air castle, and play fun games at the Rosenthal JCC. $65/child/day.  Takes place at the Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, NY  10570, (914) 741-0333 x22, www.rosenthaljcc.org.

Holiday Mini-Camp for School Aged Children.  Wednesday – Friday, Dec. 26 – 28, 8:15 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Being out of school doesn’t have to be boring! Children K- 7th grade come to the JCC for fun crafts, edible projects, sports clinics, parties and other games. Meet your friends or make new ones. $30 to $65/child/day.  Takes place at the Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, NY  10570, (914) 741-0333 x15, www.rosenthaljcc.org.

Trailblazers at the RJCC Holiday Mini-Camp.  Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 26 & Dec. 27, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  Children K – 5th with special needs will have fun in a small, supportive environment, while parents get a little time for themselves. Inclusion opportunities available. Intake interview required.  Takes place at the Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, NY  10570, (914) 741-0333 x28, www.rosenthaljcc.org.

The Mitzvah Project – Family Division.  Sunday, Dec. 16, 2:30 – 4:45 p.m.  Families with children in elementary school – come to the Rosenthal JCC to make gifts and then deliver them to children at The Edenwald Center at The Cottage Schools in Pleasantville. Do good with hands-on social action projects through The Mitzvah Project.  Leave from and return to the Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, NY  10570, (914) 741-0333 x15, www.rosenthaljcc.org.

Saturday Night Chillin’ for Tweens and Teens.  Saturday, Dec. 15 at 6:00 p.m.  Does your tween or teen need support negotiating the social scene? One Saturday night a month, come hang out with other tweens and teens, enjoy a pizza dinner and a fun recreational activity while gaining the skills needed to be part of a social peer group. Interview required.  Takes place at the Rosenthal JCC, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville, NY  10570, (914) 741-0333 x28, www.rosenthaljcc.org.