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JCC South Denver A Seasonal Publication of JCC South Denver Programs 9625 E. Arapahoe Road, Suites L—N • Greenwood Village, CO 80112 •

WEEKLY PROGRAMS Early Experiences in Jewish Learning – Beginning Feb. 4 Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Ages 2-1/2 to 3-/12 years old Drop off $185 per month/per child Early Experiences in Jewish Learning classes nurture the development of a Jewish identity and interest to participate in Jewish life through holiday celebrations and traditions rooted in Jewish heritage.

Parent-Tot Shabbat Sing - Beginning Jan. 4

Restaurant Night in Support of JCC South Denver - Tuesday, Jan. 15 Dine in at Sahara restaurant anytime between 4:30-9 p.m. Mention that you are with JCC South Denver,and Sahara will donate a percentage to benefit JCC South Denver. Check out the menu at Sahara is located at 9636 E.Arapahoe Rd., Greenwood Village

KALEIDOSCOPE-MACC @ JCC SOUTH DENVER (K-MACC) Fabulous Fairy Tales Theatre Class – Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14

10—11 a.m., Ages four years and younger Session I: Jan 4, 11, 18, 25; Feb 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1 $78.75/nine-week session: $10 drop in/Children ages 13 months and older $60.75/nine-week session: $8 drop in /Children ages 6—12 months Session ll: March 8, 15, 22; April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17 $87.75/ten-week session: $10 drop in/Children ages 13 months and older $67.75/ten-week session: $8 drop in /Children ages 6—12 months Parents and their children will learn about Shabbat traditions and blessings, sing, dance, do make-and-take challah, art and craft activities, enjoy a delicious healthy snack, and have a great time celebrating Shabbat with friends.

1—2 p.m., Pre-K

Talk and Tumble – Beginning Feb. 5 - Tuesdays, 10:30—11:30 a.m.

Journey back to where it all started as we enter the magical world of Harry Potter. This workshop focuses on the highlights of Harry’s first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and ends in a final performance filled with magic and spectacle.

$2/family Designed for children three years and younger with their parents. Bring your baby or toddler for open play time in our tumbling room on Tuesday mornings.Warm up with coffee or tea, and chat with friends.

Sticky Fingers Cooking Class - Sunday, Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27 10:30-11:30 a.m. for 21/2 -4 year olds 1—2 p.m. for 5-9 year olds

$90/child/6-week class Using improvisation, music, movement, art and play, we’ll explore fairy tale classics. Each day a new story is read and then transformed into a play utilizing the students as the actors.

The Adventures of Harry Potter Book 1 Theatre Class – Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14 4:30—5:30 p.m., Grades 3—6

$90/child/6-week class

Film Acting Class: Acting on Camera – Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, 6—8 p.m., Grades 6—12

$184/child/8-week class

$92 A cooking class where children can whisk,julienne and fold to their heart’s content, in someone else’s kitchen.

Learn techniques for on camera acting, including styles from sitcom to commercial to film. Students will choose material to work on, and be recorded in front of a camera in class. At the end of class, each student will have a short DVD with their own on-camera work.

Artistic Tots: A Whole Body Experience

Comic Book Making – Tuesdays, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19

10—10:45 a.m., Ages 18 months – three years

4:30—6 p.m., Grades 3—6

Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31

$132/child/8-week class

$65.20 plus $10 material fee.

This course will take students through the complete creative process of making a comic book, from character design, to story writing, page planning, finishing inks, and book production and assembly. Students will walk out of this class with their own self-published mini-comic!

March 14, 21, April 4, 11, 18 $84 plus $10 material fee. $17/drop in Explore the world of textures,colors,shapes,and self-expression in this introductory art class for parents and their young children.

For questions, please contact Dani Wynn or Melissa Hoch at or (303) 799-6975. All programs and events require advance registration.



Tu B’Shevat Shabbat Dinner

Growing from Defining Moments – Tuesday, Jan. 29

Friday, Jan. 25, 6—8 p.m.

7-9:30 p.m. $18/person Dr.Jim Sharon, licensed psychologist and certified life coach, will guide participants through a written process that will deeply inform participants of ways in which a trying period has shaped their life and may catalyze their future.

Free for 2 years and younger; $8/child, $15/adult Enjoy an evening of noshing, talking, singing, and relaxing as we celebrate Shabbat and Tu B’ Shevat (birthday of the trees).

JCC South Denver’s 1st Year Birthday Party! Sunday, March 10, 3-4:30 p.m.

FREE JCC South Denver opened its doors to the community one year ago! Join us to celebrate our first year. Snacks will be served.

Community Passover Sampling – Sunday, March 17 10—11:30 a.m.

$20/family Designed for children in 3 years – first grade.Children and their families are invited to experience an interactive Passover program.Learn about the traditions of Passover through storytelling, matzah making, and tasting delicious holiday foods.

Mimouna Festival – Thursday, April 4 5:45—7:45 p.m.

Jewish Parenting University: Your Jewish Parenting Journey – Feb. 5, 10, 19, 26; March 12 $180/couple Designed for expectant parents, this innovative program explores the Jewish traditions and rituals connected with pregnancy, birth, and parenting. JPU is a program sponsored by HealthONE Rose Medical Center and JCC South Denver.

Women’s Night Out Series – Wednesday, Feb. 6, April 24, Oct. 9, Dec., 11 7-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $15/night; $48/4-part series Take care of yourself, and enjoy a night out at JCC South Denver. Relax with a glass of wine, socialize, and meet new friends.



Check out the section on our webpage called “Community Corner”

Mimouna is a North African Jewish celebration held the day after Passover. It marks the start of spring and the return of eating “Chametz” (bread products). Celebrate with North African music, drum circle, and cooking “Mofleta” the traditional north African pancake we eat only at the “Mimouna”.

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For questions, please contact Dani Wynn or Melissa Hoch at or (303) 799-6975. All programs and events require advance registration.

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