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Mom’s Morning Out

Mom’s Morning Out Friday, May 29 8 am – 12 noon Dedicated to providing your young children (ages 0-7) a safe, nurturing and fun environment while Mom (or Dad) can run errands, do chores, or just enjoy some quiet time to herself (or himself). Even superheroes need a break, too! Members: $20 per child, $10 additional, $50 max (four kids and over) Community: $30 per child, $10 additional, $60 max (four kids and over) Snacks provided. Registration required in advance. Send to melanier@jcccolumbia.org Contact Melanie Pace for more information.

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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 Camp Gesher Brochure Visit the Camp Gesher Facebook page!

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Ice Cream Mount Sinai

Ice Cream Mount Sinai Sunday, May 24 2 pm Celebrate Shavuot at the JCC with a re-telling of the story of Moses receiving the ten commandments on Mount Sinai – only our Mount Sinai is made of ICE CREAM! We’ll use tasty toppings to tell the story and then eat our creation afterwards. Perfect for families and kids of all ages. FREE! Sponsored by the JCC, PJ Library, and Columbia Jewish Federation. RSVP to lauries@jcccolumbia.org or call 787-2023  

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Tu B’Av Family Dance

Tu B’Av Family Dance The evening of Thursday, July 20 Mark your calendars! We’ll be celebrating the Jewish holiday of LOVE with a fun-filled dance for the entire family! Enjoy kid-friendly dinner, dancing, and activities with your friends at the JCC. Look for more details soon! Presented by the JCC, PJ Library and Columbia Jewish Federation

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