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Chanukah Lights Party Families can celebrate the holiday with fun menorah making, designing donuts, dreidel spin contests, and arts and crafts. You can also participate in a mitzvah helping to decorate paper and wrap gifts for those less fortunate during the holiday season. Watch for details. Sunday, December 21 Harvest Festival Our Harvest Festival was celebrated in the Sukkah with 100 peo- ple attending! Families shook the lulav and etrog, built an edible sukkah, decorated the Sukkah with crafts, sang and danced with Patrick and played Sukkot games. 3 PPP’s (Playground, Pizza and Punch!) Families with young children can join us from 11:30am 1pm outside in the Bernikow Playground for a Pizza and Punch Picnic Lunch! Kids can play and meet new friends while parents schmooze and share ideas with JCC staff about family programs they would like to see develop! FREE to members/$10 per non-member family Bernikow JCC playground Sunday, November 2, 11:30am-1pm 2 Family We are excited to announce the introduction of a NEW JCC Family Department dedicated to providing a wide range of year-round programming for JCC families. Programs, classes and events will help families learn and grow together at the JCC. They will include themed celebrations, holiday parties, fitness activities, arts and cultural events, sports chal- lenges, community service projects, trips, classes and more. We are currently establishing a NEW Family Committee which will provide direction and support for family pro- gramming. We value your input and ideas, and hope that you will be interested in serving on this committee. Meet- ings will take place approximately four times per year at the Bernikow JCC building. We hope that you will join us in this new endeavor and if interested please RSVP to New Seasons Our New Seasons Celebration was the FIRST ever of its kind and very well attended with 200 people! Activities included apple pie eating con- tests, fruity fall crafts, building a shofar, music and dance with Patrick, preparing apple sauce, honey bee bingo with prizes and culminated with an Apple Hunt! Stephanie Feldman, Family Program Director 718.475.5232

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