JCC events calendar

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Men’s Group 10:00 am
Men’s Group @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
The Men’s Group meets throughout the year — For adults 55+ Every week there’s a stimulating new topic for you and the guys to talk about at the “J.” The JCC Men’s Club gives you[...]
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Say it In Hebrew! 10:00 am
Say it In Hebrew! @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
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Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur
Oct 4 all-day
All JCC buildings and programs are closed for Yom Kippur. We will resume normal hours beginning Sunday, October 5. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories 20’s & 30’s Adults & Fitness Children &[...]
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Open Gym 10:00 am
Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:59 pm
Family play on Sundays for children 16 months-5years with parent/caregiver at Florence G. Heller JCC. Break out of our normal routine and spend quality time with your child exploring our play space specially designed for[...]
Dance Around the World Workshop 11:00 am
Dance Around the World Workshop @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:59 am
Family play on Sundays for children 2 and up (with caregiver) at Florence G. Heller JCC. Explore music and dance styles from around the world. Workshop includes time for music, dance and an art project. $25/family.[...]
Tango 2:30 pm
Tango @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 5 @ 2:30 pm – 6:29 pm
Express your romantic side with the synchronized movements of this sensual ballroom dance. Grab your partner and enjoy the fluid and rhythmic beat of this popular dance. Tatyana Vaskanich, professional instructor from the American Tango[...]
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Ask the Rabbi: Why 2 birthdays? 9:00 am
Ask the Rabbi: Why 2 birthdays? @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 9:59 am
Rabbi Ari Moffic , Director of Interfaith Family/Chicago joins us in the Bernard Weinger JCC lobby every month for our customers to “ASK” the Rabbi. This month’s question: Did you know we all have 2 birthdays?[...]
Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
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Social Innovation Night 6:30 pm
Social Innovation Night @ Moe's Cantina River North
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:29 pm
Social Innovation Night: Ted Talks Style Event! Join us for a thought-provoking night of new ideas, amazing stories and world-changing concepts. Passionate speakers from our Jewish community will provide fast- paced overviews of relevant topics. Afterwards, engage the[...]
Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
Israeli Folk Dancing 7:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:59 pm
Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and[...]
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Men’s Group 10:00 am
Men’s Group @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
The Men’s Group meets throughout the year — For adults 55+ Every week there’s a stimulating new topic for you and the guys to talk about at the “J.” The JCC Men’s Club gives you[...]
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Sukkot
Sukkot
Oct 9 all-day
All JCC buildings and programs are closed for Sukkot. We will resume normal hours beginning Saturday, October 11. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories 20’s & 30’s Adults & Fitness Children & Family[...]
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Sukkot
Sukkot
Oct 10 all-day
All JCC buildings and programs are closed for Sukkot. We will resume normal hours beginning Saturday, October 11. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories 20’s & 30’s Adults & Fitness Children & Family[...]
Fridays @ the J 5:45 pm
Fridays @ the J @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 10 @ 5:45 pm – 7:29 pm
Take a deep breath! Fridays @ the J will help you unwind from your week with family fun. Enjoy songs, stories, candle lighting, grape juice and yummy challah (bread) as we celebrate Shabbat together. We’ll provide[...]
Makor Sukkot Celebration 9:00 pm
Makor Sukkot Celebration @ Milts BBQ for the Perplexed
Oct 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:59 pm
Makor Shabbat Sukkot Celebration. Join together with other young adults for a special Makor Shabbat Sukkot Celebration! We will celebrate Sukkot in a sukkah at Milts! We have the entire restaurant to ourselves; evening includes two[...]
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got shabbat? 3:30 pm
got shabbat? @ "Z" Frank Apachi Day Camp
Oct 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:59 pm
Spend Saturday afternoon with friends and the whole family! Enjoy entertainment, crafts, cookie decorating and singing at JCCs, area congregations and neighborhood venues. Open swim at JCC sites. This program is especially designed for children ages[...]
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Fall Fest 2014 10:00 am
Fall Fest 2014 @ Lake County Community Campus/JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 am
Fall Fest 2014 @ Lake County Community Campus/JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp | Lake Zurich | Illinois | United States
Petting Zoo, Hayrides, Spin Art, Crafts, Garoon Gateway to Science and musical performances by Ben Tatar (of Ben Tatar and the Tatar Tots, at 10:30 & 11:15 am) Open to the Community! Bring a new[...]
Open Gym 10:00 am
Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:59 pm
Family play on Sundays for children 16 months-5years with parent/caregiver at Florence G. Heller JCC. Break out of our normal routine and spend quality time with your child exploring our play space specially designed for[...]
Tango 2:30 pm
Tango @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 12 @ 2:30 pm – 6:29 pm
Express your romantic side with the synchronized movements of this sensual ballroom dance. Grab your partner and enjoy the fluid and rhythmic beat of this popular dance. Tatyana Vaskanich, professional instructor from the American Tango[...]
Jewish Singles & The City 6:00 pm
Jewish Singles & The City @ Vertigo Sky Lounge
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:59 pm
Jewish Singles & The City celebrates its ONE year anniversary, and we would LOVE to see all of you! Meet new people / Make new friends / Find your soul mate Who: Jewish Singles 20′s[...]
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Vacation Day 9:00 am
Vacation Day @ Various Locations
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 2:59 pm
Vacation Day  @ Various Locations | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Ages 5-11)Down on the Farm is where JCC is going for a day of pumpkin picking, mazes, bounce houses, hayrides and a petting zoo.  Kids will thoroughly enjoy the day learning about animals and picking pumpkins.  Everyone[...]
Cuba Trip: Info Night 6:00 pm
Cuba Trip: Info Night @ Chicago Public Library
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 6:59 pm
JCC 20s & 30s Mission to Cuba Program includes visits with the Cuban Jewish community, tours of Havana and Cienfuegos, cultural exchange with leaders of the community and more. Come learn about the trip! Trip dates:[...]
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Israeli Folk Dancing 7:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 10:59 pm
Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and[...]
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Men’s Group 10:00 am
Men’s Group @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
The Men’s Group meets throughout the year — For adults 55+ Every week there’s a stimulating new topic for you and the guys to talk about at the “J.” The JCC Men’s Club gives you[...]
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Shemini Atzeret
Shemini Atzeret
Oct 16 all-day
All JCC buildings and programs are closed for Shemini Atzeret. We will resume normal hours beginning Saturday, October 18. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories 20’s & 30’s Adults & Fitness Children &[...]
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Simchat Torah
Simchat Torah
Oct 17 all-day
All JCC buildings and programs are closed for Simchat Torah. We will resume normal hours beginning Saturday, October 18. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream Categories 20’s & 30’s Adults & Fitness Children &[...]
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Open Gym 10:00 am
Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:59 pm
Family play on Sundays for children 16 months-5years with parent/caregiver at Florence G. Heller JCC. Break out of our normal routine and spend quality time with your child exploring our play space specially designed for[...]
Family Improv Workshop 1:00 pm
Family Improv Workshop @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:29 pm
Spend the afternoon with your children or grandchildren exploring the creative, character building, and hilarious fine art of improv. Play improv games, create scenes, and explore imagination with your family in this multi generational experience.[...]
JGrandAdventures 2:00 pm
JGrandAdventures @ Pushing the Envelope Farm
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:59 pm
A Day at Pushing the Envelope Farm As we take care of the earth, we take care of each other. Join us for a unique experience as we roll up our sleeves and dig into[...]
Tango 2:30 pm
Tango @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 19 @ 2:30 pm – 6:29 pm
Express your romantic side with the synchronized movements of this sensual ballroom dance. Grab your partner and enjoy the fluid and rhythmic beat of this popular dance. Tatyana Vaskanich, professional instructor from the American Tango[...]
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Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
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Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
Israeli Folk Dancing 7:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:59 pm
Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and[...]
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Men’s Group 10:00 am
Men’s Group @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
The Men’s Group meets throughout the year — For adults 55+ Every week there’s a stimulating new topic for you and the guys to talk about at the “J.” The JCC Men’s Club gives you[...]
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Say it In Hebrew! 10:00 am
Say it In Hebrew! @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
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Fridays @ the J 5:45 pm
Fridays @ the J @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 24 @ 5:45 pm – 7:29 pm
Take a deep breath! Fridays @ the J will help you unwind from your week with family fun. Enjoy songs, stories, candle lighting, grape juice and yummy challah (bread) as we celebrate Shabbat together. We’ll provide[...]
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JJamz: Family Concert Series 9:30 am
JJamz: Family Concert Series @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:59 am
JJamz: Family Concert Series @ Mayer Kaplan JCC | Skokie | Illinois | United States
JJAMZ Family Concert Series featuring: HuMan_TiM+RoBOT_TiM HuMan_TiM+RoBOT_TiM have been making music for small humans and their grown-ups since 2009. HuMan_TiM mostly plays the guitar and sings while RoBOT_TiM mostly pushes buttons and dances. With a little[...]
Infant/Toddler Open Gym 10:00 am
Infant/Toddler Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:59 am
Family play on Sundays for infants-16 months (with a caregiver) at Florence G. Heller JCC. Includes soft places to explore, parachute, bubbles and music with Mr. David. $10 Family Play. Just drop in! Agenda Agenda Day[...]
Open Gym 10:00 am
Open Gym @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:59 pm
Family play on Sundays for children 16 months-5years with parent/caregiver at Florence G. Heller JCC. Break out of our normal routine and spend quality time with your child exploring our play space specially designed for[...]
Tango 2:30 pm
Tango @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm – 6:29 pm
Express your romantic side with the synchronized movements of this sensual ballroom dance. Grab your partner and enjoy the fluid and rhythmic beat of this popular dance. Tatyana Vaskanich, professional instructor from the American Tango[...]
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Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
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Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Florence G. Heller JCC
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
Israeli Folk Dancing 7:30 pm
Israeli Folk Dancing @ Mayer Kaplan JCC
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 10:59 pm
Rokdim Chicago is Chicago’s newest Israeli Folk Dancing Group. We welcome all, from first time dancers to experienced veterans. Join us for teaching and open dance. Each night will have circle dances, partner dances, and[...]
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Men’s Group 10:00 am
Men’s Group @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
The Men’s Group meets throughout the year — For adults 55+ Every week there’s a stimulating new topic for you and the guys to talk about at the “J.” The JCC Men’s Club gives you[...]
Skeeball League Begins 7:00 pm
Skeeball League Begins @ Sluggers
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
We’re teaming up with S3 leagues (s3leagues.com) to bring you JCC 20s & 30s first ever Skeeball league! 5 Week League; final night is a playoffs tournament! Game Start Times: 7:00 – 8:30 pm Max[...]
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Say it In Hebrew! 10:00 am
Say it In Hebrew! @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:29 am
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
Say it In Hebrew! 7:00 pm
Say it In Hebrew! @ Bernard Weinger JCC
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:29 pm
Say it in Hebrew! emphasizes learning the everyday language spoken in Israel, connecting Hebrew to Israeli culture so that it is practical, relevant and effective for real life. Students are immersed in a Hebrew-speaking setting[...]
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