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New Pool Rule: Children 10 and under

Members & Guests: For the safety of your children, children 10 and under are not allowed in the pool area without direct supervision from someone age 16 and over. Thank you for understanding.  

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The Frisco Kid: Movie Showing

Rabbi Avram Belinsky (Gene Wilder) lands in Philadelphia intending to travel to San Francisco, where he plans on starting a synagogue. Quickly relieved of his belongings by a group of con artists, Avram optimistically sets out alone on foot toward the Wild West. He gets into one scrape after another until he is rescued, in a way, by a compassionate horseman named Tommy Lillard (Harrison Ford). Unfortunately, Tommy may not be quite as heroic as he seems, and it is still a long way to California. Thursday, June 4 at 11:30 am at the katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community…

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Lunch and Learn with Dr. Josef Olmet

Lunch & Learn Join us for a Lunch and Learn with Dr. Josef Olmet, Huffington Post columnist and Adjunct Professor at the University of South Carolina. In light of the controversy over Iran, and the Obama-Netanyahu conflicts beyond that: A review of the overall relationships, including Congress, The Media, Academia, Evangelical Christians and, of course, The Jewish Community. Bring your own lunch. FREE. Please RSVP to lauries@jcccolumbia.org so we have enough table space for all.   Monday, June 8 at 11:30 am Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center 306 Flora Drive | Columbia, SC | 787-2023

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AFFA Group Fitness Instructor Certifications & Senior Fitness Training

Primary Group Fitness Exercise Certification Saturday, June 13. 9 am – 6 pm. A review of AFAA’s Basic Exercise Standards and Guidelines, anatomy, exercise science, exercise evaluation, and exam criteria. Concludes with practical and written exams. Recommended precursors: Early registration, self-study before program, group exercise teaching experience. Current CPR/AED certification required before certificate is issued. Workshop fee: $299. Golden Hearts: Senior Fitness Training Sunday, June 14. 9 am – 5 pm. One-day program covers the essentials of designing and teaching fitness programs for seniors, from group exercise to personal training. Upon completion, you will have a basic understanding of the…

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Tuesdays with Friends at Beth Shalom

Tuesdays with Friends Senior Program—Everyone Welcome Come Enjoy the Fun, Food & Friendship Tuesday, June 2, 2015 11:30 am-1 pm “Name That Musical” Featuring Larry Needle, Michael Corvi and Zachary Hodges – Accompanied by pianist, Ellen Monahan There is no charge to attendees thanks to the generous donation made by Bobbi & Gad Matzner and family – In loving memory of their parents, Kathe & Curt Behrens and Gitla & Isaac Matzner. We are happy to try and arrange transportation upon request. We can now also offer the use of a handicapped van, if needed. Requests for transportation must be…

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Pool & Pizza Summer Spectacular

Pool & Pizza Summer Spectacular Sunday, July 12 11:30am – 1:30pm Family Fun at the JCC! Join us for a Pizza and Pool Party — bring your favorite pool toys for an afternoon of play with friends. We’ll provide cheese pizza and drinks. Please RSVP to the JCC Front Desk at 787-2023. FREE for JCC Members $10 per guest family

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The Order and the Beauty of the Jewish Garden in the Roman Empire

The Order and the Beauty of the Jewish Garden in the Roman Empire Presented by: Dr. John Mandsager Postdoctoral Fellow, Jewish Studies Program University of South Carolina Thursday, July 16 at 7 pm Are you enjoying growing your tomatoes this summer? Did you know that there were particularly Jewish gardens in the past? In this presentation, Dr. John Mandsager will show how early rabbinic Jewish literature (ca. 3rd century C.E.) presents a sophisticated spatial vision of Jewish rural life. He will discuss the garden in particular to show how the early rabbis imagine agricultural space to be well-ordered, while visually…

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3 on 3 Adult Basketball Tournament

3 on 3 ADULT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Saturday, June 13 1 pm Co-ed ; Ages 30 + $40 per team, up to 4 players Team must have minimum of one JCC member. All community members must pay an additional $5 to play. Deadline for entry is June 1. Tournament rules: Double elimination 2 half court games will be played simultaneously. 12 minute games with continuous running clock, only stopping for injury up to 1 minute before player must either begin play or exit court. Once paid all fees are non-refundable Winners will receive trophy and JCC Bucks that may be used…

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Camp Gesher

      Building Bridges through Values and Leadership Weekly Day Camp June 8 – August 14 Early Drop Off & Late Pick-Up Available JCC Member, Early Bird & Sibling Discounts* Dynamic Programs for Campers 2.5 Years Old – Rising 9th Graders (including leadership training and field trips for our older campers) Contact Melanie Pace melanier@jcccolumbia.org (803) 787-2023 ext. 206 Camp Gesher Registration Please complete this form and e-mail to melanier@jcccolumbia.org Camp Gesher Brochure Visit the Camp Gesher Facebook page!

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All about the JCC

A friendly, welcoming environment… Step into the building and feel the energy and warmth of a community center filled with friendly people, quality programs, and special events for every member of your family.  FITNESS CENTER FREE fitness orientation Nationally certified personal trainers with customized fitness planning The latest equipment with NO WAIT TIMES Indoor track with cushioned, low impact floor Full size indoor basketball court FREE fitness classes including high intensity interval training, yoga, Pilates, cycling, Ballet Body Sculpt, Barre, Zumba, and more! Corrective Exercise Massage Therapy with Licensed Massage Therapists. One-on-One Yoga AQUATICS CENTER Indoor heated pool with handicap…

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