Celebrate Hanukkah with your family at these events in New York City.
FunikiJam's Holiday Beat
WHEN: Nov. 23 - Dec. 30 , see website for showtimes
WHERE: Actor's Temple Theatre, 339 W. 47th St., Midtown
AGES: 3-5, 5-8, 9-12, Adult
WHAT: When Bahjat wants to throw a holiday party that includes everyone, Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam take him on a globe-spanning musical adventure to complete Special Mission: HOLIDAY PARTY and throw the ultimate celebration. Part live concert and part stage show, FunikiJam’s HOLIDAY BEAT is New York City’s only off-Broadway show this season to celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali, Chinese New Year, and Shichigosan - for kids.
WANT TO GO? $30. 212-947-3499. funikijam.com.
Hanukkah Lights Up The World
WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 2 , 3pm
WHERE: On Stage At Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd., Brooklyn
WHAT: Daniella Rabbani, Inbar Goldmann, and 12th Night Klezmer will revel in international songs and stories inspired by the Festival of Lights.
WANT TO GO? $34-$39. 718-368-5596. onstageatkingsborough.org.
FREE 'The Largest Menorah in Brooklyn' Lighting and Chanukah Celebration
WHEN: Dec. 2 -9, 4:30pm
WHERE: Grand Army Plaza , Flatbush Avenue, Eastern Parkway, and Prospect Park West, Prospect Heights
WHAT: The festivities will include a live concert on the first night, plus more music, fresh latkes, and gifts for children on every subsequent night of Hanukkah.
WANT TO GO? 646-298-9909. chabadparkslope.com.
WHEN: Dec. 3 -10, 12-4pm
WHERE: Jewish Children's Museum, 792 Eastern Parkway, Crown Heights
WHAT: Create your own one-of-a-kind Hanukkah treat at the doughnut bar, roll, shape, and decorate a dreidel made out of actual clay, and make a painted "stained glass" masterpiece.
WANT TO GO? $1. 718-467-0600. jcm.museum.
WHEN: Dec. 7 -28, Fridays, 3 and 4pm
WHERE: Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island
WHAT: Make delicious cookies to celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Omisoka, the Japanese new year.
WANT TO GO? $8. 718-273-2060. sichildrensmuseum.org.
Home for the Holidays
WHEN: Friday, Dec. 14 , 6:30-7:30pm
WHERE: Brooklyn Music School, 126 Saint Felix St., Fort Greene
WHAT: The show will feature holiday songs of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, and scenes from popular musicals such as Ragtime, Into the Woods, and The Wiz.
WANT TO GO? $12; $15 at door . 718-638-5660. brooklynmusicschool.org.
FREE Voices of New York Holiday Choral Concert
WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 8 , 2:30pm
WHERE: Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71st Ave., Forest Hills
WHAT: This 25 member community chorus based in Manhattan presents their annual concert of sacred and secular Christmas and Hanukkah music.
WANT TO GO? 718-268-7934. queenslibrary.org.
FREE Holiday Movie Magic
WHEN: Dec. 1 -26, Saturday, Mondays, and select Thursdays, 1pm
WHERE: Rochdale Village Library, 169-09 137th Ave., Jamaica
WHAT: Families are welcome to see a childhood classic or a new favorite! 12/1: A Rugrats Hannukah, 12/8: Home Alone, 12/10: A Charlie Brown Christmas, 12/17: A Muppet Christmas Carol, 12/22: How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 12/26: The Proud Family - Seven Days of Kwanzaa.
WANT TO GO? 718-723-4440. queenslibrary.org.