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Upcoming Events from the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta

Events are in Dunwoody and nearby locations

 

  • Splash Into Shabbat

Friday, Feb. 8, 5-7 p.m.
MJCCA at Zaban Park – Indoor Pool - 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

Children will play pool games, watch a demonstration, learn new skills and enjoy free swim time. Rabbi Glusman will lead Shabbat songs and blessings on Main Street beginning at 5:00 pm. Challah and grape juice will be served. Children of all ages are welcome! Families are invited to bring dairy and/or vegetarian picnics and eat inside the MJCCA. Children under 5 must be accompanied in the pool by an adult.

Cost: Free and open to the community

More information: Rabbi Brian Glusman, brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org, 678.812.4161.

  • Havdalah for the Sole at “Treat Your Feet”

Saturday, Feb. 9, 7 - 8:15 p.m.
Treat Your Feet - 5938 Buford Highway Northeast #103, Doraville, GA 30340

All are invited to join the MJCCA and the Total Health Fitness Department for an evening of foot massage, fun, and friends at Treat Your Feet on Buford Highway. The one-hour luxurious foot massage will focus on specific reflex points which naturally improve circulation and reduce body tension. The program will begin with a short Havdalah (conclusion of Shabbat) ceremony. Limited space. Open to the community. 

Cost: $35.00 per person (includes tip)

More information: Rabbi Brian Glusman, brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org, 678.812.4161.

  • School's-Out Camp (Pre-K through 8th grade)

Friday, Feb. 15 and Monday, Feb. 18 -- Schools Out Programs

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
MJCCA at Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

When your child's school is out – MJCCA’s “School’s Out Camp” is in! We offer a varied program filled with exciting, engaging, and safe activities for children during school holidays and teacher work days. Campers enjoy a non-stop day complete with stimulating activities like cooking, swimming, sports, arts & crafts, ropes course, and more. MJCCA Day Camps organize these fabulous programs for the days your child's school is closed.

Cost: MJCCA Member: $60.00 / Non-Member: $75.00, Open to the Community.

More information: schoolsout@atlantajcc.org, 678.812.3881.

  • Atlanta Hawks Presidents Day Basketball Clinic (Grades 1 – 8)

Monday, Feb. 18, Schools Out Programs

8:00 am - 4:00 pm
MJCCA at Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

With basketball season well underway, this is a perfect opportunity for an additional workout. The Atlanta Hawks will be here to provide campers with professional coaching and advice. We’ll offer a mix of technical drills and skills, working on dribbling, passing, jump shots, free throws, offence, and defense. Together with games, scrimmages and a tournament we ensure that everyone gets the opportunity to practice and improve.

Participants will need to bring a packed lunch and appropriate basketball attire.

Cost: MJCCA Member: $65.00 / Non-Member: $80.00, Open to the Community

More information: doug.postell@atlantajcc.org

  • Purim on Piedmont (Young Adults – Ages 21-35)

Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. 

Gold Room - 2416 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30324

A Purim celebration for young adults (ages 21 – 35.) The Gold Room is one of the newest nightclubs on the Atlanta scene. From 9:00 – 10:30 pm, all drinks are FREE! Enjoy hamantaschen, dancing, door prizes, and more.

Cost: Free and open to young adults (21-35)

More information: Roey Shoshan, roey.shoshan@atlantajcc.org, 678.812.4055.

PurimPALOOZA Costume Parade and Magic Show
Sunday, February 24, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
MJCCA at Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338
All are invited to join us for an amazing Purim program at the MJCCA. Crafts and activities for children begin at 10:00 am, followed by a Purim costume parade on Main Street, the main corridor at the center of the MJCCA. At 11:00 am, all are invited to the Morris & Rae Frank Theatre for Purim songs and a spectacular magic show featuring “Howie the Great.” This event is sponsored by MJCCA Preschools, Shalom Baby, and Camp Sunday.

As part of PurimPALOOZA, we are pleased to bring you the book launch for The Purim Superhero by Elizabeth Kushner, the first LGBT-inclusive, Jewish children's book in English. Sponsored by The Rainbow Center and the Anti-Defamation League. Activities and storytelling will be in the Fine Family Gallery.

Cost: Free and open to the community
More information: Rabbi Brian Glusman, brian.glusman@atlantajcc.org, 678.812.4161.

  • New York Times Bestselling Author Bruce Feiler

Thursday, Feb. 28, 7:30 – 9 p.m.

MJCCA at Zaban Park, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338

A Page from the Book Festival of the MJCCA is pleased to welcome back New York Times bestselling author Bruce Feiler, a columnist on contemporary families for the NYT. In Feiler’s latest book, The Secret of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More, Feiler combines cutting-edge science with novel techniques that leading figures in business, sports, technology, and the military use with their own families. Smart, funny, and fresh, this book will forever change how your family lives every day.

Cost: $8 - $13

More Information: Visit www.atlantajcc.org/bookfestival, or call the MJCCA Box Office at 678.812.4005.

  • Jerry’s Habima Theater presents Grease: The School Version

March 7 – 17

Jerry’s Habima Theatre, Georgia’s only theatrical company directed and produced by professionals, featuring actors with developmental disabilities, will celebrate its 20th anniversary season with the 50’s-style musical Grease: The School Version. Jerry’s Habima Theatre, recently featured in American Theatre Magazine, was the 2007 recipient of the Spirit of Suzi Bass Award for its long-term and consistent contribution to professionalism in Atlanta theater.  All productions are held at the MJCCA’s beautiful Morris & Rae Frank Theatre, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.

Cost: $10 - $35

More Information: Visit www.atlantajcc.org, or call the MJCCA Box Office at 678.812.4005.

 

 

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