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Hanukkah Events for Kids and Families in Rockland County - December 2009

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Hanukkah events for kids and families in Rockland County, NY

 

 

Take a look at some family and kid-friendly Hanukkah events happening in the Rockland County area this holiday season!

 

 

 

Circle of Chai - Celebrate Hanukkah

Toddlers and their caregiver are invited to enjoy arts and crafts, snacks, and activities while learning about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. December 10 at 2pm. Age: TOD, AD. $5. JCC Rockland, 450 West Nyack Road, West Nyack. 845-362-4400; www.jccrockland.org.

 

Hanukkah Party for Special People

The synagogue will hold a special Hanukkah party for patrons of ARC and their families. December 10 at 7:30pm. Age: All. FREE. Temple Beth Shalom, New Hempstead Road, New City. 845-638-0770; www.templebethsholom.info.

 

Shabbat/Hanukkah Service

Celebrate Shabbat and the start of Hanukkah at this special family service, featuring music under the direction of Cantor Sergei Schwartz. All are welcome. December 11 at 7pm. All ages. FREE. Temple Beth Shalom, New Hempstead Road, New City. 845-638-0770; www.templebethsholom.info.

 

Public Menorah Lighting at Chabad of Suffern

Chabad of Suffern will ignite a giant Hanukkah menorah made of thousands of food cans. The community is invited to bring cans and help build the menorah, which will be dismantled after the holiday so the food can be donated to needy residents of Rockland County. The event will also feature dancing, singing, food, a fire show by entertainer Ned Gelfer, face-painting, and other activities for children. December 12 at 6:30pm. All ages. FREE. Chabad of Suffern, 369 Route 59, Airmont. 845-746-1927; www.JewishSuffern.com/Chanukah.

 

Public Menorah Lighting in Veterans Memorial Park

Celebrate Hanukkah with an outdoor Menorah lighting ceremony led by Rabbi Chaim Z. Ehrenreich of the Chabad Jewish Enrichment Center in Chestnut Ridge. Other activities include music, donuts, and gelt for children. December 12 at 7pm. All ages. FREE. Veterans Memorial Park, Main Street, Nyack. 845-356-6686.

 

Public Menorah Lighting in Piermont Village Hall

Celebrate Hanukkah with a Menorah lighting ceremony led by Rabbi Chaim Z. Ehrenreich of the Chabad Jewish Enrichment Center in Chestnut Ridge. Other activities include music, donuts, and gelt for children. December 13 at 7:30pm. All ages. FREE. Piermont Village Hall, 478 Piermont Avenue, Piermont. 845-356-6686.

 

Public Menorah Lighting in Braunsdorf Park

Celebrate Hanukkah with an outdoor Menorah lighting ceremony led by Rabbi Chaim Z. Ehrenreich of the Chabad Jewish Enrichment Center in Chestnut Ridge. Other activities include music, donuts, and gelt for children. December 15 at 6pm. All ages. FREE. Braunsdorf Park, Central Avenue, Pearl River. 845-356-6686; www.chabadjec.org/chanukah.

 

Public Menorah Lighting in Chestnut Ridge

Celebrate Hanukkah with a Menorah lighting ceremony led by Rabbi Chaim Z. Ehrenreich of the Chabad Jewish Enrichment Center. Other activities include music, donuts, and gelt for children. December 16 at 7pm. All ages. FREE. 750 Chestnut Ridge Road, Chestnut Ridge. 845-356-6686.

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