Events

September 2013 – May 2014

Sep
4
Wed
Fall Holiday Sampler
Sep 4 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Feast on spaghetti and salad before the Yom Kippur fast. Learn about Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Simchat Torah through art, story, and food. Dessert and refreshments will also be provided. RSVP by Thursday, Aug. 29 to southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 5:30-7 p.m.
$20/family
JCC South Denver

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Parent-Tot at Ekar Farm
Sep 4 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Tour Ekar Farm, including the farm’s bee hives. Sample various local honeys and seasonal fruit – apples, melons, and challah. Learn about the benefits of honey and why buying local fruits and veggies are important. Take home a tiny (simple and safe) bee hive for your own backyard!

Friday, Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
$15/family
Ekar Farm

RSVP by Friday, Aug. 30.

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Rosh Hashanah-Tashlich Ceremony
Sep 4 @ 8:45 pm – 9:45 pm

Participate in a family activity with Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield, Jewish Outreach Initiative, symbolically casting off sins of the previous year by tossing pieces of bread into a body of water.

Sunday, Sept. 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
FREE
Tommy Davis Park (9200 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village)

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Sep
10
Tue
Fall Holiday Sampler
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Feast on spaghetti and salad before the Yom Kippur fast. Learn about Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Simchat Torah through art, story, and food. Dessert and refreshments will also be provided. RSVP by Thursday, Aug. 29 to southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 5:30-7 p.m.
$20/family
JCC South Denver

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Sep
13
Fri
Parent-Tot at Ekar Farm
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Tour Ekar Farm, including the farm’s bee hives. Sample various local honeys and seasonal fruit – apples, melons, and challah. Learn about the benefits of honey and why buying local fruits and veggies are important. Take home a tiny (simple and safe) bee hive for your own backyard!

Friday, Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
$15/family
Ekar Farm

RSVP by Friday, Aug. 30.

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Sep
15
Sun
Rosh Hashanah-Tashlich Ceremony
Sep 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Participate in a family activity with Rabbi Menachem Lehrfield, Jewish Outreach Initiative, symbolically casting off sins of the previous year by tossing pieces of bread into a body of water.

Sunday, Sept. 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
FREE
Tommy Davis Park (9200 E. Orchard Road, Greenwood Village)

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Oct
1
Tue
Talk and Tumble
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Designed for children three years and younger and their parents. Bring your baby or toddler for open play time in our tumbling room on Tuesday mornings. Warm up with coffee or tea, and chat with friends.

Tuesdays, Oct. 1 -; Dec. 17 (no class Oct. 29 and Nov. 26)
10:30-11:30 a.m.
$5/family
JCC South Denver

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Oct
4
Fri
Parent-Tot Shabbat Sing (New Format)
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Parents and their children will explore Shabbat traditions and blessings through their senses. Experience Shabbat through cooking and eating, music, dance, storytelling, challah, and art.

Fridays, 10-11:30 a.m., ages four years and younger
October – May, starting Oct. 4.

*no class on Nov. 1, Nov. 29, Dec. 27, Jan. 3, March 7, April 4, May 2

$60/month (13 months – 4 years): $16 drop in/children ages 13 months – 4 years
$48/month (6-12 months): $14 drop in/children ages 6-12 months

JCC South Denver: 9625 E. Arapahoe Rd., Greenwood Village, 80112

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Oct
13
Sun
Move and Learn Classes: Mini Tumbling
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Mini Tumbling (crawling to 17 months) – This class focuses on gross motor development for children who are in various stages of walking. Crawlers, wobblers, and more confident movers enjoy elements of our tumbling equipment including balance beams, trampolines, tunnels, balls and more. A different Movement Concept will be featured weekly throughout the session.

Sundays, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10
10:00a.m.-10:45a.m.
$70/ 5-week session; $17 drop in
Instructor: Staci Zimmerman

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Move and Learn Classes: Maxi Tumbling q
Oct 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am

Maxi Tumbling (18-36 months) – This class is for the older toddler who is a confident mover and shaker and needs some extra room to explore. Cooperative games with children of a similar age are introduced with parental/caregiver support. Kids will engage in parachute play, circle-time with songs and stretching, and practice different movement concepts as they play.

Sundays, Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10
10:45-11:30 a.m. – Maxi Tumbling: 18 – 36 months
$70/5-week session; $17/drop in
Instructor: Staci Zimmerman

JCC South Denver: 9625 E. Arapahoe Rd., Greenwood Village, 80112

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Oct
18
Fri
Community Shabbat Dinners
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Celebrate Shabbat with friends and family at JCC South Denver. Enjoy an evening of eating, talking, singing, and relaxing at JCC South Denver. RSVP by the Wednesday prior to the Shabbat dinner, southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Friday, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Jan. 10
5:30-7:30 p.m.
$8/child, $15/adult (no charge for children 2 years and younger)

JCC South Denver

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Oct
20
Sun
Family Photo Sessions
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

A free 10-minute photo session with well-known photography company, McBoat Photography, www.mcboatphotography.com. Fee associated with purchase. Register for a time slot with southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Sunday, Oct. 20
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
McBoat Photography
Westlands Park (5701 S. Quebec St. Greenwood Village, 80111)

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Oct
22
Tue
Family Photo Sessions
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

A free 10-minute photo session with well-known photography company, McBoat Photography, www.mcboatphotography.com. Fee associated with purchase. Register for a time slot with southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Tuesday, Oct. 22
3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
McBoat Photography
Westlands Park (5701 S. Quebec St. Greenwood Village, 80111)

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Oct
27
Sun
JAAMM Family Author Program
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Author Jamie Korngold
Sadie’s Almost Marvelous Menorah

When Sadie runs home to show her mother the Hanukkah menorah she made in school, she trips, the menorah shatters, and she is devastated. But she finds that the shammash candle is unbroken and a new family tradition is born. Join Rabbi Korngold, spiritual leader of the Adventure Rabbi Program and author of the bestselling God in the Wilderness, for a story and fun project perfect for children ages 5 and up!

Sunday, October 27 at 3:00p.m.
$10 general admission; $8 students & seniors

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Nov
12
Tue
Jewish Parenting University: Your Jewish Parenting Journey
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Designed for expectant parents, this innovative program explores the Jewish traditions and rituals connected with pregnancy, birth, and parenting. Instructor Debbie Goodman, director of Jewish Life and Learning at the Robert E. Loup JCC, leads this program. Jewish Parenting University was created for JCC South Denver as a result of the long-standing and wellestablished Jewish Baby University held at Rose Medical Center and the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center.

A program sponsored by JCC South Denver and Rose Medical Center
4 two-hour evening sessions, 1 four-hour Sunday session: $180/couple

Tuesdays, Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Dec. 10, Dec. 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 24, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

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Nov
15
Fri
Community Shabbat Dinners
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Celebrate Shabbat with friends and family at JCC South Denver. Enjoy an evening of eating, talking, singing, and relaxing at JCC South Denver. RSVP by the Wednesday prior to the Shabbat dinner, southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Friday, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Jan. 10
5:30-7:30 p.m.
$8/child, $15/adult (no charge for children 2 years and younger)

JCC South Denver

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Dec
8
Sun
Post-Hanukkah Party
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hanukkah is over, and it’s not even mid-December! Let’s continue the Hanukkah festivities with a post-Hanukkah party. Join us for latkes and other traditional Hanukkah noshes, activities, and games. RSVP by Wednesday, Dec. 4 to southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Sunday, Dec. 8
3-5 p.m.
$20/family

JCC South Denver

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Jan
10
Fri
Parent-Tot Shabbat Sing (ages four years and younger)
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Every Friday, Beginning Jan. 10
10—11:30 a.m., ages four years and younger
Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff
Parents and their children will explore Shabbat traditions and blessings through their senses. Experience Shabbat through cooking and eating, music, storytelling, challah, and art.

Community Shabbat Dinners
Jan 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Celebrate Shabbat with friends and family at JCC South Denver. Enjoy an evening of eating, talking, singing, and relaxing at JCC South Denver. RSVP by the Wednesday prior to the Shabbat dinner, southdenver@jccdenver.org.

Friday, Oct. 18, Nov. 15 and Jan. 10
5:30-7:30 p.m.
$8/child, $15/adult (no charge for children 2 years and younger)

JCC South Denver

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Jan
15
Wed
Talk and Tumble
Jan 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the month, Jan. 15, 29; Feb 12, 26
10:30—11:30 a.m.
$5/family/session
Designed for children three years and younger with their parents. Bring your baby or toddler for open play time in our tumbling room on Wednesday mornings. Warm up with coffee or tea, and chat with friends.

JCC South Denver

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Jan
16
Thu
Sticky Fingers Cooking and Yoga for 4-5 years
Jan 16 @ 1:00 pm

Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20
Thursdays, 1—2:30 p.m.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class for children ages 4—5 years
$125/6 classes
Calling all cooks! Join Chef Morgan for a culinary experience as she puts a healthy twist on traditional Jewish foods.After the cooks have whipped up and tasted their delicious foods, they will be led through a gentle yogamini class.

JCC South Denver

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Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Jan 16 @ 8:15 pm

Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
1:15—2:15 p.m.
$15/drop in/class, $84/all 7 classes
Instructor: Elena Haykin (www.haykinyoga.com)
Discover your personal physical, emotional and spiritual balance with yoga. Elena Haykin is a yoga instructor and therapist registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200/RYT-500 level in classical Hatha Yoga.
With education and years of experience in physics and engineering, Elena applies her experiential knowledge and connects it to yoga’s ancient wisdom.

Jan
23
Thu
Sticky Fingers Cooking and Yoga for 4-5 years
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm

Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20
Thursdays, 1—2:30 p.m.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class for children ages 4—5 years
$125/6 classes
Calling all cooks! Join Chef Morgan for a culinary experience as she puts a healthy twist on traditional Jewish foods.After the cooks have whipped up and tasted their delicious foods, they will be led through a gentle yogamini class.

JCC South Denver

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Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Jan 23 @ 8:15 pm

Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
1:15—2:15 p.m.
$15/drop in/class, $84/all 7 classes
Instructor: Elena Haykin (www.haykinyoga.com)
Discover your personal physical, emotional and spiritual balance with yoga. Elena Haykin is a yoga instructor and therapist registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200/RYT-500 level in classical Hatha Yoga.
With education and years of experience in physics and engineering, Elena applies her experiential knowledge and connects it to yoga’s ancient wisdom.

Jan
24
Fri
Shabbat Club – Jan. 24
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Shabbat Club
Fridays, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 21, April 25, May 23
Fridays, 1—2:30 p.m., ages 3—5 years *drop-off class
$90/5 classes
Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff
The Shabbat Club’s goal is to connect children with their Jewish culture and heritage in an informal setting. Each session
will incorporate Jewish values and traditions into activities, such as challah making, art, holiday celebrations, and Shabbat snack. Space is limited to 10.

Jan
29
Wed
Talk and Tumble
Jan 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the month, Jan. 15, 29; Feb 12, 26
10:30—11:30 a.m.
$5/family/session
Designed for children three years and younger with their parents. Bring your baby or toddler for open play time in our tumbling room on Wednesday mornings. Warm up with coffee or tea, and chat with friends.

JCC South Denver

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Jan
30
Thu
Sticky Fingers Cooking and Yoga for 4-5 years
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm

Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20
Thursdays, 1—2:30 p.m.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class for children ages 4—5 years
$125/6 classes
Calling all cooks! Join Chef Morgan for a culinary experience as she puts a healthy twist on traditional Jewish foods.After the cooks have whipped up and tasted their delicious foods, they will be led through a gentle yogamini class.

JCC South Denver

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Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Jan 30 @ 8:15 pm

Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
1:15—2:15 p.m.
$15/drop in/class, $84/all 7 classes
Instructor: Elena Haykin (www.haykinyoga.com)
Discover your personal physical, emotional and spiritual balance with yoga. Elena Haykin is a yoga instructor and therapist registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200/RYT-500 level in classical Hatha Yoga.
With education and years of experience in physics and engineering, Elena applies her experiential knowledge and connects it to yoga’s ancient wisdom.

Feb
6
Thu
Sticky Fingers Cooking and Yoga for 4-5 years
Feb 6 @ 8:00 pm

Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20
Thursdays, 1—2:30 p.m.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class for children ages 4—5 years
$125/6 classes
Calling all cooks! Join Chef Morgan for a culinary experience as she puts a healthy twist on traditional Jewish foods.After the cooks have whipped up and tasted their delicious foods, they will be led through a gentle yogamini class.

JCC South Denver

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Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Feb 6 @ 8:15 pm

Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
1:15—2:15 p.m.
$15/drop in/class, $84/all 7 classes
Instructor: Elena Haykin (www.haykinyoga.com)
Discover your personal physical, emotional and spiritual balance with yoga. Elena Haykin is a yoga instructor and therapist registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200/RYT-500 level in classical Hatha Yoga.
With education and years of experience in physics and engineering, Elena applies her experiential knowledge and connects it to yoga’s ancient wisdom.

Feb
9
Sun
Family Concert with Julie Geller
Feb 9 @ 10:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Family Concert with Julie Geller
Sunday, Feb. 9, 3—4:30 p.m.
JCC South Denver
$25/family
Join us for a fun-filled family concert with Denver
singer/songwriter, Julie Geller, at JCC South Denver.
Through her 15 years of music and teaching, Julie empowers
others to find their singular voices and bring
their visions into fruition.Julie is a graduate of Harvard
University andNewEngland Conservatory ofMusic.She studied at Bar IlanUniversity
andMidreshet Lindenbaumin Israel.She lives inDenverwith her husband
and three children next door to her childhood home. To learn more about Julie
and listen to hermusic, visit www.juliegeller.com.
Purchase tickets southdenver@jccdenver.org

Feb
12
Wed
Talk and Tumble
Feb 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the month, Jan. 15, 29; Feb 12, 26
10:30—11:30 a.m.
$5/family/session
Designed for children three years and younger with their parents. Bring your baby or toddler for open play time in our tumbling room on Wednesday mornings. Warm up with coffee or tea, and chat with friends.

JCC South Denver

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Feb
13
Thu
Sticky Fingers Cooking and Yoga for 4-5 years
Feb 13 @ 8:00 pm

Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20
Thursdays, 1—2:30 p.m.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class for children ages 4—5 years
$125/6 classes
Calling all cooks! Join Chef Morgan for a culinary experience as she puts a healthy twist on traditional Jewish foods.After the cooks have whipped up and tasted their delicious foods, they will be led through a gentle yogamini class.

JCC South Denver

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Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Feb 13 @ 8:15 pm

Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
1:15—2:15 p.m.
$15/drop in/class, $84/all 7 classes
Instructor: Elena Haykin (www.haykinyoga.com)
Discover your personal physical, emotional and spiritual balance with yoga. Elena Haykin is a yoga instructor and therapist registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200/RYT-500 level in classical Hatha Yoga.
With education and years of experience in physics and engineering, Elena applies her experiential knowledge and connects it to yoga’s ancient wisdom.

Feb
20
Thu
Sticky Fingers Cooking and Yoga for 4-5 years
Feb 20 @ 8:00 pm

Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20
Thursdays, 1—2:30 p.m.
NOTE: This is a drop-off class for children ages 4—5 years
$125/6 classes
Calling all cooks! Join Chef Morgan for a culinary experience as she puts a healthy twist on traditional Jewish foods.After the cooks have whipped up and tasted their delicious foods, they will be led through a gentle yogamini class.

JCC South Denver

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Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Feb 20 @ 8:15 pm

Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
1:15—2:15 p.m.
$15/drop in/class, $84/all 7 classes
Instructor: Elena Haykin (www.haykinyoga.com)
Discover your personal physical, emotional and spiritual balance with yoga. Elena Haykin is a yoga instructor and therapist registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200/RYT-500 level in classical Hatha Yoga.
With education and years of experience in physics and engineering, Elena applies her experiential knowledge and connects it to yoga’s ancient wisdom.

Feb
21
Fri
Shabbat Club – Feb. 21
Feb 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Fridays, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 21, April 25, May 23
Fridays, 1—2:30 p.m., ages 3—5 years *drop-off class
$90/5 classes
Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff
The Shabbat Club’s goal is to connect children with their Jewish culture and heritage in an informal setting. Each session
will incorporate Jewish values and traditions into activities, such as challah making, art, holiday celebrations, and Shabbat snack. Space is limited to 10.

Feb
26
Wed
Talk and Tumble
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the month, Jan. 15, 29; Feb 12, 26
10:30—11:30 a.m.
$5/family/session
Designed for children three years and younger with their parents. Bring your baby or toddler for open play time in our tumbling room on Wednesday mornings. Warm up with coffee or tea, and chat with friends.

JCC South Denver

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Feb
27
Thu
Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Feb 27 @ 8:15 pm

Hatha Yoga For All Ages
Thursdays, Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
1:15—2:15 p.m.
$15/drop in/class, $84/all 7 classes
Instructor: Elena Haykin (www.haykinyoga.com)
Discover your personal physical, emotional and spiritual balance with yoga. Elena Haykin is a yoga instructor and therapist registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200/RYT-500 level in classical Hatha Yoga.
With education and years of experience in physics and engineering, Elena applies her experiential knowledge and connects it to yoga’s ancient wisdom.

Mar
21
Fri
Shabbat Club – March 21
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fridays, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 21, April 25, May 23
Fridays, 1—2:30 p.m., ages 3—5 years *drop-off class
$90/5 classes
Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff
The Shabbat Club’s goal is to connect children with their
Jewish culture and heritage in an informal setting. Each session
will incorporate Jewish values and traditions into activities,
such as challah making, art, holiday celebrations,
and Shabbat snack. Space is limited to 10.

Apr
25
Fri
Shabbat Club – April 25
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fridays, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 21, April 25, May 23
Fridays, 1—2:30 p.m., ages 3—5 years *drop-off class
$90/5 classes
Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff
The Shabbat Club’s goal is to connect children with their
Jewish culture and heritage in an informal setting. Each session
will incorporate Jewish values and traditions into activities,
such as challah making, art, holiday celebrations,
and Shabbat snack. Space is limited to 10.

May
23
Fri
Shabbat Club – May 23
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Fridays, Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 21, April 25, May 23
Fridays, 1—2:30 p.m., ages 3—5 years *drop-off class
$90/5 classes
Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff
The Shabbat Club’s goal is to connect children with their
Jewish culture and heritage in an informal setting. Each session
will incorporate Jewish values and traditions into activities,
such as challah making, art, holiday celebrations,
and Shabbat snack. Space is limited to 10.