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INDEX • • • • • • 26 • • • • • •

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES • • • • • • 25 • • • • • •

KIDS CONNECTION • • • • • • 25 • • • • • •

STRELITZ PRESCHOOL • • • • • • 23 • • • • • •

BEGINNINGS • • • • • • 21 • • • • • •

CHILDREN & FAMILIES • • • • • • 18 • • • • • •

TEENS • • • • • • 16 • • • • • •

SENIOR ADULTS • • • • • • 15 • • • • • •

SPORTS & LEAGUES • • • • • • 14 • • • • • •

TENNIS • • • • • • 13 • • • • • •

JEWISH LIFE & LEARNING • • • • • • 12 • • • • • •

CULTURAL ARTS • • • • • • 11 • • • • • •

AQUATICS ••••••9••••••

HEALTH & FITNESS ••••••4••••••

MEMBERSHIP ••••••2••••••

SIMON FAMILYJCC

PROGRAM GUIDE

WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012

Marilyn and Marvin Simon Family Jewish Community Center on the

Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus of the Tidewater Jewish Community

www.simonfamilyj.org • 757-321-2338


Membership

JCC hours Monday-Thursday  Friday  Saturday  Sunday 

5:30am - 9:30pm 5:30am - 4pm (Oct. - Mar.), 5:30am - 6pm (Apr. - Sept.) 9am - 3pm (Oct. - May), 9am - 6pm (June - Sept.) 8am–6pm

Babysitting

Available for ages 6 weeks - 6 years Monday-Thursday  Friday  Sunday 

8:30am–1:30pm & 3:30–7:30pm 8:30am–1:30pm 9am–1pm

The Zone

Computer Lab and area for children ages 6-up (See page 9) Monday-Thursday  Sunday 

3:30-7:30pm 9am–1pm

The Fit Zone for kids

Fitness area with activities for ages 5-12 (See page 9) Monday-Thursday  Monday-Friday 

3:30-6pm[September-June] 9am-12pm [June-September]

Cardo Cafe

Specialty coffees, smoothies, salads, sandwiches, wraps, & Kosher Dairy Monday-Friday 

FREE 7 Day Trial

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Corporate Membership Bring your coworkers in and save! Get a corporate rate for your workplace and save 20% or more off of your membership. Contact Terry Corrigan at (757) 321-2327 or tcorrigan@simonfamilyj.org

8am-2pm

Bring a Friend Have Lunch on Us Tuesday, January 17th, 12pm Corporate Members! Invite a friend! Special FREE Corporate Lunch – A special 20 minute fitness class at Noon followed by a FREE lunch from 12:30-1pm Registration required. Call 321-2327.

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Winter Holiday Schedule

New Year’s Eve New Year’s Day Tu B’Shvat Purim Erev Pesach Pesach Pesach Pesach Pesach Pesach

12/31/2012 Close at 4pm Pesach  1/01/2012 Close at 3pm Pesach  2/8/2012 Open Pesach  3/8/2012 Open Yom Hashoah  4/6/2012 Close at 4pm Yom Hazikaron  4/7/2012 Closed Yom Ha’Atzmaut  4/8/2012 Closed Erev Shavuot  4/9/2012 Open Shavuot  4/10/2012 Open Shavuot  4/11/2012 Open Memorial Day 

4/12/2012 Close at 4pm 4/13/2012 Closed 4/14/2012 Closed 4/19/2012 Open 4/25/2012 Open 4/26/2012 Open 5/26/2012 Close at 3pm 5/27/2012 Closed 5/28/2012 Closed 5/28/2012 Closed

Tu B’ShvaT: Also called the New Year for trees. On this arbor day, it is customary to eat fruit from trees that grow in Israel, plant trees or provide money for the planting of trees in Israel. PuriM: The holiday of Purim involves a plot by the wicked Haman against the Jews and his eventual defeat and demise through the efforts of Mordechai and Queen Esther. Passover/PesacH: Passover recalls the deliverance of Jews from Egyptian slavery. Jews around the world celebrate their freedom at the Seder table as the story of the exodus from Egypt is told. Yom HashoaH: Holocaust Memorial Day. A day to remember the victims of the Holocaust. Yom HazikaroN: The day on which Israel honors its war veterans. It is intended to remind people of the price paid for independence and of what was achieved with the soldiers’ sacrifice. Yom Ha’AtzamauT: Israeli Independence Day celebrates the founding of the State of Israel. ShavuoT: Shavuot means “weeks,’ signifying seven weeks after Passover. It celebrates the moment when Moses received the Torah and the 10 commandments on Mount Sinai.

Membership Dues Memberships are for 12 Consecutive Months Membership Type Family Single Parent Family Couple Senior (65+)

Monthly/Annual Membership Type $85 / $1020 Adult (26-64) $78 / $936 Young Adult (16-25) $75 / $900 Corporate Family $54 / $648 Corporate Adult

Monthly/Annual $60 / $720 $41 / $492 $68 / $816 $48 / $576

Joining Fees: All new memberships pay a joining fee of $75 for family/couple and $50 for single. Family Memberships: Includes school-age children and full-time students age 22 and under. Corporate Rates: Apply to those corporations that have 5 or more employees. Payment Options: Annual - Checks, cash, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Monthly - VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and Electronic Fund Transfer from checking or savings accounts.

Synagogue Special

Join the JCC within 30 days of joining any area synagogue or temple and get 30% off both memberships! Valid for 1st year of membership to both institutions. Participating synagogues include: Temple Emanuel, Beth El, Ohef Sholom, B’nai Israel, Kempsville Conservative Synagogue (KBH), Temple Israel, Gomley Chesed and Beth Chaverim.

Financial Assistance

It is the philosophy of the JCC that no one is ever denied membership because of an inability to pay the membership dues. If there are special circumstances that require adjustments and/or special assistance, please contact the Membership Services Director and request a confidential interview. The Simon Family JCC is supported by the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater and the United Way.

contact us

Simon Family JCC 5000 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 100, Virginia Beach, VA 23462 757-321-2338 • info@simonfamilyj.org • www.simonfamilyj.org See back cover for more information about what your JCC membership includes.

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The Simon Family JCC’s

Signature Events The 19th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film 1/21 – 1/29/2012 • see page 11

Operation Hamantashen 2/26/2012 • see page 20

The Main Event Performing Arts Series

Comedy with Cory Kahaney • 3/31/2012 • see page 11 Itzhak Perlman and the Perlman Music Program • 5/13/2012 • see page 11

American Red Cross

Blood Drive Support the Red Cross. For more information call Terry at 321-2327 or go to www.weneedblood.org. Wednesday, 1/11/12 12pm - 6pm Wednesday, 5/4/12 Time TBA

Positively Pink

Positively Pink is a free program for people dealing with breast cancer This program is open to anyone in the community who is currently undergoing or who is post treatment for breast cancer. The program’s goal is to improve their overall quality of life by reducing fatigue and improving their immune system. A physician’s approval is required for participation. For more information please call Terry Corrigan at 321-2327 or Starr Kimmer Gargiullo at 321-2322.  

Health & Fitness Be sure to check pages 26 - 27 in the index for all of your exercise opportunities!

Kick Start Fitness Program

Free Sessions for New Members This program is designed to help you learn to manage your fitness plan. Research indicates that significant improvements in strength, body composition and flexibility can be achieved from simple exercise programs and the JCC is ready to help you see those improvements in yourself today! Included in membership, the Kick-Start Program includes a free fitness assessment and 3 one-hour sessions with a personal trainer. Call Starr Kimmer Gargiullo at 321-2322 to schedule an appointment.

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Get Fit Stay Fit Challenge 2012 This 10 week challenge is designed to help JCC members take control of their health and change their lifestyle. In the Get Fit Stay Fit Challenge participants will be asked to do a pre and post fitness test and work out 3 days a week for 10 weeks. A drawing for prizes like a free 1 hour Swedish massage will be held for those that finish the challenge. 2/5/12 – 4/15/12 Corporate Fitness Bring a Friend – Have Lunch on Us Corporate Members! Invite a friend! Special FREE Corporate Lunch - A special 20 minute fitness class at noon followed by a free lunch from 12:30-1pm. Registration required. Call 321-2327. Tuesday, 1/17/12 12 - 1pm • Fitness/Klezmer Room • FREE

ages 16 and up 

Classes may have a fee associated with them. Call Starr Kimmer Gargiullo for more information at 321-2322 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Yoga 101 Always wanted to know what Yoga was all about but afraid to try? We have a beginner class that will show you the ropes. You will learn the language of Yoga and the purpose for each stretch and posture. You will come away feeling wonderfully refreshed, relaxed and centered. Wednesdays, 1/11/12 - 2/15/12 6:45 - 7:45pm • Mind & Body Room in Fitness Center • $110 | $90 JCC Members Belly Dancing 101 This class will give you a great workout while having fun learning the fundamentals of belly dancing. Thursdays 1/12/12 - 2/16/12 6:45 - 7:45pm • Mind & Body Room in Fitness Center • $110 | $90 JCC Members Small Group Personal Training Need to burn off all of that holiday fat? Can’t afford a personal trainer? This is a 1 hour session of high intensity training for no more than 10 participants. You get the attention of a personal trainer for only 30% of the cost. 2 days per weeks for 12 weeks, 24 sessions for not much more than the cost of 6 regular sessions with a personal trainer. You only need 3 months to see a measurable difference in how you feel and look. We need at least 5 participants, so get your friends to sign up! They do not have to be a member to participate. The first session is free. We will be taking measurements, pictures and weighing in. We will weigh in and measure every 4 weeks. “Burn Baby Burn” Lunchtime PT with Starr Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1/10/12 - 3/29/12 12 - 1pm • Group Exercise Room in Fitness Center • $428 | $408 JCC Members “Killer Fun” Evening PT with Lana Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1/10/12 - 3/29/12 6:30 - 7:30pm • Group Exercise Room in Fitness Center • $428 | $408 JCC Members 2nd Annual “Spin a Thon” for the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia (Please do not forget about those in need when the holidays are over!) This food drive was so successful last year, thanks to such wonderful support from our members that we want to do it again this year! Just bring some groceries, bring a friend or just donate groceries. You can spin for 1 hour, 2 hours or the entire 4 hours. It is all about helping others in need and having fun while doing it! Call Starr Kimmer Gargiullo for more information at 321-2322. Sunday, 1/15/12 12 - 4pm • Group Exercise Room in the Simon JCC Fitness Center

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Simon Family JCC PRESIDENT’S CUP Golf Tournament The annual JCC Golf Tournament is the major fundraising event of the year. Open to everyone. Each year the Simon Family JCC President’s Cup Golf Tournament raises funds to support programs that help improve the lives of thousands of people in our community. The tournament will take place in June, 2012. Please contact Terry Corrigan at 321-2327 for exact time, location, and cost.

included with JCC membership

Stop into the center for the most up-to-date schedule of these classes. For Fitness Water Classes see page 9 and following in Aquatics. Mind and Body Style Classes Yoga (1 - 1.5 hours depending on class and time of day) Learn the ancient form of movement promoting balance, flexibility, strength, and relaxation through various postures and breathing techniques. All levels are welcome and accommodated. Vinyasa Yoga (1 - 1.5 hours depending on class and time of day) This is a flow style yoga with continued movement from one posture to the next. Pilates (55 minutes) This exercise technique tones and lengthens muscles, increases abdominal and back strength, improves posture and body mechanics, reduces stress and promotes flexibility. Silver Sneakers Yoga (55 minutes) This class will move your whole body through a series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Core and Stretch A great “no sweat” class that will loosen up those tight muscles and strengthen that core to refresh you for the rest of the workday! Cardiovascular/Aerobic Style Classes Spin (55 - 70 minutes depending on class and time of day) This class uses a specialized stationary bike in a group setting. The focus is to improve your strength and aerobic endurance while burning lots of calories. Zumba (55 minutes) Mix up your workout with this Latin dance style aerobics class. Burn calories and have fun! Muscle Blast (55 minutes - 1.25 hours depending on time of day) This is a total body lifting experience that improves your muscular endurance, tone and definition. Weighted plates and bars are used along with hand weights, bands and stability balls. Muscle Blast/Spin (1 hour and 50 minutes) Combination of spin and muscle blast. Class format can change from week to week. This class is advanced and only for those with prior experience with spin and weights. This is a high intensity class. Strength & Spin (70 minutes) Combination of Spin and muscle endurance exercises. Drills include time on and off the spin bike with muscle endurance drills in between. Step (55 minutes) This class allows you to combine the three elements, cardio, strength exercise and flexibility. Workout and have fun! Intro to Boxing (55 minutes) Test your level and step in the ring. Work out using gloves, bags and weights. Life-Fit (55 minutes) Too young for Silver Sneakers? Not quite fit enough for the intensity of Muscle Blast? This is the class for you! Strengthening/Toning and a little cardio without being too intense. Lunch Time Classes Core and Stretch (45 minutes) A great “no sweat” class that will loosen up those tight muscles and strengthen that core to refresh you for the rest of the workday!

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CLASSES FOR OUR JCC Seniors

Also see page 15 and following in Senior Adult Programming. Silver Sneakers (45 minutes) These classes are specifically designed for active older adults who want to improve their strength, cardiovascular fitness, balance and flexibility in a fun and welcoming environment. Silver Sneakers Yoga (55 minutes) This class will move your whole body through a series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.

CLASSES FOR OUR JCC kids

Be sure to check pages 26 - 27 in the index for all of our programming for kids. Health and Fitness for ages 3-5 Call Starr Kimmer Gargiullo for information at 321-2322 or sign up at the Customer Service Desk. Mini Martial Arts This beginner class teaches young children respect, confidence and the basic fundamentals of martial arts all while having fun. As the student progresses, new techniques are introduced. Session 1 (5 classes) Mondays, 1/9/12 - 2/13/12, No class on 1/16/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • Room 239 (Location may change) • $95 | $75 JCC Members Session 2 (6 classes) Mondays, 2/27/12 - 4/2/12, No class on 2/20/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • Room 239 (Location may change) • $110 | $90 JCC Members Session 3 (6 classes) Mondays, 4/16/12 - 5/21/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • Room 239 (Location may change) • $110 | $90 JCC Members Rules for Children in the Fitness Center Only teenagers 13-15 who have completed all 5 Teen Weight Lifting sessions may work out in the fitness center without an adult present. Teens 13-15 that have not taken Teen Weight Lifting need to have parent with them at all times. Children 5-12 are welcome in Kid Fit, The Zone, gym or pool (Age 8 years and up must complete a swimming test to be unaccompanied in pool).

Personal Training

Those wishing to be matched with a personal trainer can contact the fitness director at 321-2322. Individual Training 1 Session: $58 • 6 Sessions: $324 • 12 Sessions: $624 Semi-Private Training 6 Sessions: $435 • 12 Sessions: $810 Private Pilates Instruction Private Pilates instruction may be purchased to help individuals focus on improving posture, muscular imbalances and weaknesses and increasing core strength. Sessions are designed to fit individual needs by utilizing mat and reforming exercises to encompass a full body workout. Sessions should be scheduled of time with the trainer. 1 Session: $58 • 6 Sessions: $324 • 12 Sessions: $624

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Private Yoga Instruction One hour sessions teach movements promoting balance, flexibility, strength and relaxation through various postures and breathing techniques in the comfort of a personal training session. Sessions should be scheduled with the trainer. 1 Session: $58 • 6 Sessions: $324 • 12 Sessions: $624 Pink Ribbon Program™ Join Mary Beth Chandler, Breast Cancer Post-Rehab Exercise Specialist, for the Pink Ribbon Program™ which allows women recovering from Breast Cancer to regain strength after surgery. The Pink Ribbon Program™ teaches how to stretch and strengthen the shoulder, chest, back and abdominal muscles and regain range of motion to those areas affected by breast cancer surgery. 1 Session: $58 • 6 Sessions: $324 • 12 Sessions: $624 Teen Weight Lifting (Ages 13-15) Join a personal trainer to learn the ropes of the fitness center. During each session teens are put through a workout designed to challenge their fitness level as well as teach proper weight lifting techniques and Fitness Center etiquette. Sessions: Ongoing • $50 for 5 sessions Tickets for Personal Training, Privates Pilates, Private Yoga, Pink Ribbon, & Teen Weight Lifting expire 4 months after the date of purchase. All Personal Training, Privates Pilates, Private Yoga, Pink Ribbon, & Teen Weight Lifting is by appointment only, call Starr Kimmer Gargiullo at 321-2322 to schedule.

Massage Therapy

Swedish Massage The most commonly offered and best known type of massage, Swedish massage uses a firm but gentle pressure to improve the circulation, ease muscle aches and tension, improve flexibility and create relaxation. 1/2 hour: $40 • 1 hour: $55 • 1.5 hour: $70 Deep Tissue Massage A type of massage aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep tissue massage uses many of the same movements and techniques as the Swedish massage, but with more intense pressure. It is also a more focused type of massage, as the therapist works to release chronic muscle tension or knots (also known as “adhesions”.) 1/2 hour: $50 • 1 hour: $65 • 1.5 hour: $80 Sports Corrective Massage Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries. 1/2 hour: $50 • 1 hour: $65 • 1.5 hour: $80 Hot Stone Massage The application of smooth, basalt mineral stones are heated and combined with oil for this massage designed to relieve muscle stiffness and fatigue while restoring body energy. 1 hour: $95 • 1.5 hour $115 Massage Package Deal Buy four sessions and get one 50% off! Offer only for one hour sessions of Swedish, Deep Tissue and Sports Corrective Massage. 30 minute and 1 hour and 30 minute massages not eligible for sale price. Tickets for Massage expire 4 months after the date of purchase. To schedule an appointment for massage call Starr Kimmer Gargiullo at 321-2322.

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Aquatics

Swim Classes

To register for swimming lessons, contact Starr Kimmer Gargiullo at 321-2322. Tiny Tots Swim Lessons Tiny Tot lessons are for children 2-3 years of age. Class limited to 4 children. Flotation belts are worn. Class is designed for the non-swimmer. The class helps tots to feel comfortable in the water and will focus on the following skills; placing entire face in the water, reaching for objects, flutter kicking, front and back float, bubble blowing through mouth and nose, and more. All lessons take place in the Aquatics Center. Session 1 (6 classes) Thursdays, 1/12/12 - 2/16/12 12:30 - 1:15pm • $92 | $72 JCC Members Session 2 (5 classes) Thursdays, 2/23/12 - 3/29/12 • No class on 3/8/12 12:30 - 1:15pm • $80 | $60 JCC Members Session 3 (6 classes) Thursdays, 4/19/12 - 5/24/12 12:30 - 1:15pm • $92 | $72 JCC Members Preschool Swim Lessons (American Red Cross Levels 1+2) Preschool lessons are for children 3 to 5 years of age. Class limited to 6 children. Swimmers will play games, sing songs and get acquainted with the water. Children will work on safety skills as well as swim techniques and how to follow directions and take turns in a group setting. All lessons take place in the Aquatics Center. Session 1 Mornings (6 classes) Sundays, 1/8/12 - 2/12/12 10:30 - 11am • $68 | $48 JCC Members Session 1 Afternoons (6 classes) Thursdays, 1/12/12 - 2/16/12 4:30 - 5pm • $68 | $48 JCC Members Session 2 Mornings (6 classes) Sundays, 2/26/12 - 4/1/12 10:30 - 11am • $68 | $48 JCC Members Session 2 Afternoons (5 classes) Thursdays, 2/23/12 - 3/29/12 • No class on 3/8/12 4:30 - 5pm • $68 | $48 JCC Members Session 3 Mornings (6 classes) Sundays, 4/15/12 - 5/20/12 10:30 - 11am • $68 | $48 JCC Members Session 3 Afternoons (6 classes) Thursdays, 4/19/12 - 5/24/12 4:30 - 5pm • $68 | $48 JCC Members Youth Swim (American Red Cross Levels 3+4) Youth swim lessons are for school aged children 6-9 years of age. Class limited to 8 children. Children will work on swim technique, endurance and skills needed to swim safely by themselves. All lessons take place in the Aquatics Center. Session 1 Sundays (6 classes) Sundays, 1/8/12 - 2/12/12 11 - 11:45am • $92 | $72 JCC Members Session 1 Thursdays (6 classes) Thursdays, 1/12/12 - 2/16/12 5 - 5:45pm • $92 | $72 JCC Members Session 2 Sundays (6 classes) Sundays, 2/26/12 - 4/1/12 11 - 11:45am • $92 | $72 JCC Members Session 2 Thursdays (5 classes) Thursdays 2/23/12 - 3/29/12 • No class on 3/8/12 5 - 5:45pm • $80 | $60 JCC Members Session 3 Sundays (6 classes) Sundays, 4/15/12 - 5/20/12 11 - 11:45am • Cost: $92 | $72 JCC Members Session 3 Thursdays (6 classes) Thursdays, 4/19/12 - 5/24/12 5 - 5:45pm • $92 | $72 JCC Members SIMON FAMILY JCC • WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012 PROGRAM GUIDE • 757-321-2338 • www.simonfamilyj.org

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Gym and Swim Gym and Swim classes are for children 3 to 5. This class is designed for 25 minutes of gym play time and 25 minutes of swim time. (10 minutes to change clothes). Children will have fun playing games in the gym and then have fun in the pool. All classes are split between the Preschool Activity Room and the Aquatics Center. Session 1 (6 classes) Fridays, 1/13/12 - 2/17/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • $116 | $96 JCC Members Session 2 (6 classes) Fridays, 2/24/12 - 3/30/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • $116 | $96 JCC Members Session 3 (6 classes) Fridays, 4/20/12 - 5/25/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • $116 | $96 JCC Members

First Aid certifications

Lifeguard Challenge Ages 15+ (4 hours) Lifeguard/First Aid Challenge for the Lifeguard Certification through the American Red Cross. In this class you can challenge out for your Lifeguard Certification. This class also includes the American Red Cross first aid and CPR/AED certification. NOTE: In order to challenge you have to be currently certified or successfully completed a Red Cross Training class or another acceptable lifeguarding course within the last 4 years. Saturday, 5/19/12 9am - 1pm • Aquatics Department • $175 (Limit 10) American Red Cross CPR/AED Challenge Ages 15+ (2 hours) Challenge out to receive a CPR/AED certification through the American Red Cross. Saturday, 5/19/12 11am - 1pm • Location TBA • $65 (Limit 10) American Red Cross CPR/AED Class Ages 15+ (About 4 hours) In this class you will receive a CPR/AED certification through the American Red Cross. Monday, 5/21/12 5 - 9pm • Location TBA • $65 (Limit 10)

Classes for Members Check the center for up-to-date schedules for these classes.

Warm Water Flex (Warm Water Pool 89-90 degrees) 55 minutes No swimming ability required. This class offers a lot of variety and fun using shallow water moves to improve strength, agility and flexibility. Silver Sneakers (Main Pool 84-85 degrees) 55 minutes No swimming ability required. A special Silver Sneakers splash-board is used to develop strength, balance and coordination. Water Arthritis (Main Pool 84-85 degrees) 55 minutes No swimming ability required. This class provides participants with gentle range of motion exercises. A referral from your physician is required. Water Fitness (Main Pool 84-85 degrees) 55 minutes No swimming ability required. Improves cardiovascular endurance and tones muscles by using the resistance of the water. Deep H20 Jogging (Main Pool 84-85 degrees) 55 minutes Swimming ability required. Deep Water Jogging classes focus on cardiovascular training and muscle conditioning. Finning Legs and Abs (Main Pool 84-85 degrees) 55 minutes Swimming ability required. Using fins and noodles; this is a great way to improve cardiovascular endurance and tone muscles. Aqua Blast (Main Pool 84-85 degrees) 55 minutes Swimming ability required. 1/2 hour swimming drills and 1/2 hour abs, legs and arms. Focus of class is on cardiovascular training and muscle conditioning.

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Cultural Arts Presented by

Alma* & Howard Laderberg *of blessed memory

Virginia Festival of Jewish Film

Presented by Alma* and Howard Laderberg The Virginia Festival of Jewish Film celebrates and supports international Jewish film and filmmakers, presenting the newest and best films worldwide. The Festival brings together community and provides entertainment and education through various film genres. Date 1/21 1/22 1/22 1/22 1/23 1/24

Time Main Film Date 7 pm Mabul (The Flood) 1/25 2 pm Sholem Aleichem 1/26 2 pm Sholem Aleichem (at Beth Sholom Village) 1/28 7 pm Naomi 1/29 7 pm Five Hours From Paris 1/29 7 pm An Article of Hope & Exodus

Time Main Film 7 pm Mary Lou 7 pm Crossfire 7 pm Five Brothers 2 pm Restoration 7 pm The Case for Israel

The Virginia Festival of Jewish Film Sponsors Include: Major Sponsors: United Jewish Federation of Tidewater • Old Point National Bank • Alma* and Howard Laderberg • Tidewater Community College • The Dalis Foundation | Film Sponsors: Restoration — Patricia and Avraham Ashkenazi • Five Brothers — The Bonnie Family Fund • Sholem Aleichem — Beth Sholom Village • The Case for Israel — Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater | In-Kind Supporters: Award Winning Holiday Inn Virginia Beach-Norfolk Hotel & Conference Center • Farm Fresh • Jody’s Popcorn • Mark Robbins • Sysco Foods • Virginia Espresso • SPECIAL THANKS to The Embassy of Israel | Zahavs: Ann and Robert Copeland • Robin and Todd Copeland • Rebecca and Mark Dreyfus • Kim and Andrew Fink • The Esther and Alan Fleder Foundation — Anne and Lawrence Fleder • Cindy and Ron Kramer • Telsa* and Arnold Leon • Sandra and Miles Leon • Karen and Richard Lombart • Annabel and Hal Sacks, honorary • Renee and John Strelitz *of blessed memory

For short film and detailed festival information visit www.simonfamilyj.org.

The Main Event Performing Arts Series Comedy with Cory Kahaney Enjoy an evening with comedian Cory Kahaney Saturday, 3/31/12 8pm • $30 | $25 JCC Members

Itzhak Perlman and the Perlman Music Program in Concert In partnership with the Virginia Arts Festival The legendary violinist has won multiple Grammy Awards and accepted nearly every honor the music world has to offer—but he finds his deepest satisfaction in mentoring young artists. The Perlman Music Program welcomes young musicians of rare talent into a richly supportive community offering unparalleled musical training--an experience that changes their lives forever. Hear Maestro Perlman and a hand-picked group of these extraordinary young artists and discover the next generation of stars. Sunday, 5/13/12 3pm at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts • $77, $57, $37 Available at www.virginiaartsfest.com

The Leon Family Art Gallery

The Leon Family Gallery features local artwork. All exhibits are free and open to the public. A portion of proceeds from the purchase of artwork supports the JCC’s cultural arts programming. Photographer Stuart Kerner Mid-December 2011 - Mid-February 2012 Photographer Don Hurwitz Mid-February 2012 - Mid-April 2012 Featuring “The Month of the Grieving Child” Artwork Jewish Family Service of Tidewater • Mid-April 2012 - Mid-May 2012 SIMON FAMILY JCC • WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012 PROGRAM GUIDE • 757-321-2338 • www.simonfamilyj.org

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Israel Festival

Annual festival celebrating Israel and Jewish culture! Exact dates and details TBA. Please check with the center or at simonfamilyj.org for up-to-date information.

Israeli Dancing at the J

A combination of Jewish cultural arts and fitness (a great cardio workout)! Come whenever you can— no long-term commitment! No experience needed, no partner needed! Each session features dancing instruction (first hour) and open dancing/requests (second hour). Dancing is co-ed; however, separate gender dancing available. Recommended for ages 14 and up. To arrange for private group sessions, please contact the JCC. Mondays, 1/16/12, 1/30/12, 2/6/12, 3/5/12, 3/26/12, 4/16/12, 5/7/12, & 5/21/12 $5/session | $3/session JCC Members

Jewish Life & Learning

Florence Melton Adult Mini-School Year I & II classes are ongoing. New classes form in the Fall. Graduate Program For individuals who have completed the first two years of the Melton curriculum. No payment necessary if individual paid for entire year already. History of Arab-Israel Conflict Instructor: Rabbi Arthur Ruberg • $260 | $215 JCC Members 2nd trimester • Tuesdays, 1/10/12 – 3/13/12 • 10:30am - 12pm 3rd trimester • Wednesdays, 3/28/12 – 6/13/12 • 6:30 - 8pm Jews in America: Insiders and Outsiders Instructor: Kitty Wolf • $260 | $215 JCC Members 2nd trimester • Wednesdays, 1/18/12 – 3/21/12 • 6:30 - 8pm Jewish Denominations: Addressing the Challenges of Modernity Instructor: Rabbi Roz Mandelberg • $260 | $215 JCC Members 3rd trimester • Tuesdays, 3/20/12 – 6/5/12 •10:30am - 12pm Foundations This is a 20 week course for parents of pre-school through elementary school age children. The curriculum brings to life the master stories from our tradition and the profound messages they convey. This curriculum will provide an opportunity for parents to “bring the conversation home” to share with their children. Foundations of Jewish Family Living Instructor: Miriam Brunn Ruberg • Cost: $411 | $336 JCC Members Wednesdays, 1/4/12 – 6/6/12 • 9 - 10:30am • No class on 3/7/12, 4/4/12 or 4/11/12

Adult Hebrew Reading

Adult Hebrew Reading Part II Instructor: Miriam Brunn Ruberg • $65 plus a materials fee Wednesdays (10 sessions) 2/8/12 – 5/2/12 • 4:30-5:45pm • No class 3/7/12 This is the 2nd part of the Adult Hebrew Reading Class. It is intended for graduates of Part 1 of the class and other intermediate level Hebrew readers. After learning the basics of all the letters and vowels, students are presented with prayers from the prayer book. The purpose is to for the students to gain greater reading proficiency in the synagogue prayer services.

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Tennis

Tennis Lessons

Come out and take tennis lessons at the JCC with our tennis coordinator Steve Cutchin. We offer a wide range of age levels of instruction from beginners to intermediates. All lessons take place on the tennis courts. Please stop by Customer Service or call 321-2335 to register today! Tots Tennis Ages 3 - 5 Develops beginning racquet skills and hand-eye coordination with fun activities. Session 1 (6 classes) Thursdays, 3/15/12 – 4/19/12 12:30-1:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 Session 2 (6 classes) Thursdays, 4/26/12 – 5/31/12 12:30-1:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 Juniors Tennis Kindergarten - Grade 2 Proper strokes, hitting balls, learning the game by drills and tennis related games. Session 1 (6 classes) Thursdays, 3/15/12 – 4/19/12 3:30-4:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 Session 2 (6 classes) Thursdays, 4/26/12 – 5/31/12 3:30-4:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 Juniors Tennis Grades 3 - 6 Proper strokes, hitting balls, learning the game by drills and tennis related games. Session 1 (6 classes) Wednesdays, 3/14/12 – 4/25/12 No class 4/11/12 • 3:30-4:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 Session 2 (6 classes) Wednesdays, 5/2/12 – 6/6/12 3:30-4:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 Adult Beginner Tennis Lots of instruction on how the game is played. Session 1 (6 classes) Thursdays, 3/15/12- 4/19/12 10:30-11:30am • $90.00 | $72.00 Session 2 (6 classes) Thursdays, 4/26/12 – 5/31/12 10:30-11:30am • $90.00 | $72.00 Adult Intermediate Tennis Light instruction with drills and play. Session 1 (6 classes) Thursdays, 3/15/12 – 4/19/12 11:30-12:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 Session 2 (6 classes) Thursdays, 4/26/12 – 5/31/12 11:30-12:30pm • $90.00 | $72.00 SIMON FAMILY JCC • WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012 PROGRAM GUIDE • 757-321-2338 • www.simonfamilyj.org

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Sports & Leagues Contact Customer Service at 321-2338 or our Sports & Recreation Coordinator, Tom Edwards, at 321-2308 to register.

Youth Tee-Ball

The JCC’s Tee-ball program is a great entry point into the world of sports, focusing on team work, individual skills, and fun! Participants practice once a week with a game each Sunday. League shirts, participation trophy and an end of season party all complete the experience!! For children ages 3-6. Practice Tuesdays, Games on Sundays, 05/1/2012 - 06/19/2012 • No Game 5/27/12 5:30pm – 6:30pm at the Softball Field • $75 | $55 JCC Members

Youth Basketball with Larry Ward Learn from a champion! Open to K-12 boys and girls of all faiths. Clinics followed by scrimmage games are on Sundays beginning January 8th. Spaces are still available, but they won’t last. All practices, clinics and games take place at the Simon Family JCC. This program will instill a fundamentally sound approach to the game while appropriately balancing participation and competition. Skill development, teamwork and sportsmanship are the goal of providing a fun and rewarding youth basketball league. This league is here to provide a positive experience to the youth where the youth can develop a bond with the game while also learning what it takes to be a team player on the court. Sundays 1/8/2012 - 03/28/2012 • No Practice or Games 12/25/2011 & 1/1/2012 $95 | $75 JCC Members

Adult Futsal

Co-ed Futsal is an indoor version of soccer that is played between two teams of five players, one of whom is goal keeper. Unlike other forms of indoor soccer, the field has boundaries and no nets or boards that players can use to redirect the ball. Speed and footwork are enhanced through play. Two females must be on the court at all times. Sign up for the challenge today! 10 teams total. Sunday games only 03/04/12 - 04/29/12 • No games on 04/8/2012 8:30am - 1pm • $450 (team) $65 (individual) | $50 (individual) JCC Members

Pee Wee Soccer

For children ages 3-6. This league teaches the basic techniques and skills of the game of soccer to include dribbling, passing, and shooting. Participants practice once a week with a game each Sunday. For any parents who are interested in coaching, please call 321-2308. If you decide to coach, your child plays free (limit one child per coach). Sponsorship is $250. Practice Tuesdays and Games Sundays, 05/1/2012 - 06/26/2012 • No Game 05/27/2012 4:30pm - 5:30pm or 5:30pm - 6:30pm (based on group) • Soccer Field • $65 | $55 JCC Members

Youth Soccer

The Youth Soccer program is for all children from grades 1-5. Families interested should get their kids and friends signed up to enjoy a fun active league. Participants practice once a week with a game each Sunday. For any parents who are interested in coaching, please call 321-2308. If you decide to coach, your child plays free (limited one child). Sponsorship is $250. Practice Thursdays and Games Sundays, 5/3/2012 - 6/28/2012 No Game 5/27/2011 4:30pm - 5:30pm or 5:30 - 6:30pm (based on group) • Soccer Field • $75 | $55 JCC Members

Gymnastics and Tumbling

With your child’s fun and safety in mind, gymnastics is designed with tumbling and other exercises to help promote a love for physical fitness and healthy, active lifestyles. Each class has been developed to improve fine and gross motor skills, strength, flexibility and balance. This class will allow cheerleaders to learn beginning tumbling skills, such as handstands, cartwheels, and forward and backward rolls. Once students have mastered the skills in tumble fun, this class will allow them to work on front and back walkovers and round offs. For children ages 6-12. Tuesdays, 03/06/2012 - 04/10/2012 5:30pm – 6:30pm • $55 | $45 JCC Members

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Senior Adults

Senior Socials

the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the Month January 4th – Senior Social – 1:30pm • 25th – Senior Social Movie Day – 2pm February 1st – Senior Social – 1:30pm • 22nd – Senior Social Movie Day – 2pm March 7th – Senior Social – 1:30pm • 28th – Senior Social Movie Day – 2pm April 4th – Senior Social – 1:30pm • 25th – Senior Social Movie Day – 2pm May 2nd – Senior Social – 1:30pm • 23rd – Senior Social Movie Day – 2pm

Senior Adult Programming

Planned for seniors 60 plus to promote social activity, educational programs, Jewish holiday celebrations, trips and fun. For more information contact Sherry Lieberman at 321-2309 or slieberman@simonfamilyj.org. PURIM CELEBRATION Stop in the senior room for hamantaschen, Purim facts and fun. Prizes awarded for every attendee who comes with a mask! Thursday, 3/18/12: 11am – 12:30pm • Room 147, Furman Room • Free PASSOVER CELEBRATION Join us for a complete Passover seder meal to include traditional dishes, haggadah reading and fun. Tuesday, 4/3/12: 11:30am • Fleder Multipurpose Room • $6/person JCC SENIORS CLUB Enjoy lunch, meeting and entertainment. Call 426-3297 to inquire about joining this fun group. They attend shows, plays, bus trips and dinners. Fun for all. (Must be a member of the Simon Family JCC to be a member of the JCC Seniors Club). Every Third Wednesday: 12pm • Room 147, Furman Room • $5/person for lunch SASSY SENIORS This is an amazing group of active, young-at-heart, senior ladies who enjoy day traveling to areas such as Richmond, North Carolina, the Eastern Shore and more to enjoy their culture, shops, lunch and just plain fun. If this is for you give me a call to be added to our growing list and to see what is coming. Trip to Washington, D.C. – Kennedy Center, Rattner Museum, and additional sites is tentatively set for 4/25/12. CURRENT EVENTS This program brings people together to discuss local, national, and global issues. The discussions are lively and informative. Join the discussion or just listen in. Thursdays: 10:30 am - 12pm • Room 238 • Free BOOK CLUB If you love to read and enjoy discussing books with others, we are for YOU. The discussions have been wonderful and the snacks are interesting. Every Third Monday: 2pm • Moss Room • Free SCHMOOZE & SCHMEAR A pleasant way for our senior adults and our silver sneakers to get together, have fun, enjoy a light brunch and get to know other people in the community. Great fun. Dates and Times TBD: Free • See page 7 to learn more about Silver Sneakers. OLDER AMERICANS MONTH May is Older Americans Month. The senior department will have a planned activity which will be announced later. We will be pleased to honor our older Americans. KNITTING FOR OTHERS Join knitters of all ages in the Klezmer Room as they knit lap quilts, slippers, scarves and much more for people who reside in nursing facilities. Beginners welcome, instruction is part of the fun. Wednesdays: 10am - 12pm • Klezmer Room • Free SIMON FAMILY JCC • WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012 PROGRAM GUIDE • 757-321-2338 • www.simonfamilyj.org

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BRING YOUR GAME

Mah Jongg, Rummikub, Bridge, Gin, board games, etc. Let Simon Family JCC be your host. We will arrange space for you to play and enjoy. MAH JONGG We have an active, fun group of ladies who play Mah Jongg weekly. If you are a new Mah Jongg player and want to learn or an experienced player who would like to join a game, please call Sherry (321-2309) and begin to enjoy a nice game with wonderful ladies. Monday Afternoons: Room 147, Furman Room BRIDGE If you would like to be a part of this fun bridge group, just COME. Every Second and Fourth Monday: 1:30pm • Moss Room JIGSAW PUZZLES Putting together jigsaw puzzles in the Senior Room has taken on a life of its own. Since we began putting these puzzles together, we have completed over 50 puzzles. We have donated the completed puzzles to St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children and to the YWCA for their abused women homes. Please drop in, put a few puzzle pieces together, and feel good and young at heart. Please call Sherry Lieberman (321-2309) for more information.

Teens Be sure to check pages 26 - 27 of the index for all of the opportunities for teens. For more information on any of these programs, contact Customer Service or Ellie Bernstein at 321-2324 or ebernstein@simonfamilyj.org.

Middle School

JASY Connect With JASY Connect, Middle Schoolers will join other Jewish teens to make a difference in the world while having a great time. Teens will help plan exciting, fun activities that will touch the lives of others while impacting their own lives Jewishly. They will experience programming at the Simon Family JCC designed exclusively for and by them, such as social and recreational activities, Judaic and Israeli awareness and community service. Go Karting with JASY Go go karting with your friends! Sunday, 1/29/12: 2 - 4pm • $40 | $35 JCC Members American Indoor Go Karting- 2736 North Mall Drive, Virginia Beach Comedy/Improv Workshop Spend the afternoon with local comedians learning how to make people laugh! Sunday, 3/25/12: 1 - 5pm • $40 | $35 JCC Members J-Serve More than 10,000 Jewish teens from around the world will come together to serve their communities and make a difference. J-Serve, The Official Day of Jewish Youth Service, is April 22, 2012, but the spirit of tikkun olam and tzedakah is realized whenever people come together to better our world. One person in their hometown can make a difference, but when thousands of teens work together, they change the world. Sunday, 4/22/12: 1 - 5pm Panim Horizons PANIM Horizons, a new program offered by the PANIM Institute of BBYO, is an educational touring experience in North America. Students will experience Washington, DC, with an emphasis on Jewish history, activism and tikkun olam. Washington, DC, is the ideal location to learn about the story of America and explore the founding values of our country. In DC, students will be able to explore how national values intersect with Jewish values; learn how Jewish leaders have positively impacted the course of American history; and see the political process in action while learning how policy debates in Washington impact their home community and the world as a whole. Tuesday - Thursday, 5/15/12 – 5/17/12: Washington, DC • $500 | $425 JCC Members Bowling Get-Together End the year with a Bowling Get-Together! Sunday, 6/10/12: 2 - 4pm • $20 | $15 JCC Members Pinboys At The Beach 1577 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach

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High School

The Teen Department promotes a community where teens forge social and Jewish connections. Multiple programs designed to create opportunities for social action, creative arts, socialization and athletics give teens a place to find their strength and form positive relationships. Don’t Mess With Stress…Is it worth it? Join us for a workshop and speaker on juggling school, friends and life. Open to all teens… Co-sponsored with Jewish Family Service. Sunday, 3/18/12: 1 - 3pm • At the Simon Family JCC • Free J-Serve More than 10,000 Jewish teens from around the world will come together to serve their communities and make a difference. J-Serve, The Official Day of Jewish Youth Service, is April 22, 2012, but the spirit of tikkun olam and tzedakah is realized whenever people come together to better our world. One person in their hometown can make a difference, but when thousands of teens work together, they change the world. Sunday, 4/22/12: 1 - 5pm Panim Summer Impact The PANIM Institute of BBYO offers a variety of travel options through the Summer of IMPACT program that will take you, and your leadership, to new heights. The two week trips take place in Boston, Washington, DC, the American Southwest, and Israel and while each program is unique to their locality, they all focus on creating a community of leaders by being actively engaged in advocacy and hands-on service. The Summer of IMPACT trips can all be paired with traditional BBYO summer travel programs for the summer of a lifetime. Take advantage of the PANIM Institute of BBYO’s unparalleled opportunities with a community of Jewish teens who will become your lifelong friends. B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO) The largest Jewish teen organization in the Tidewater area. Activities involve community service, socials, athletics, social action and Judaic, as well as several conventions a year, summer leadership programs, and trips to Israel. Being a part of this organization not only allows your teen to be with other Jewish teens, but guides your teen into leadership positions for the future. Open to all Jewish 9-12 graders. For more information, and for annual membership rates, please contact Ellie Bernstein, City Director, at 321-2324 or ebernstein@simonfamilyj.org. Sundays: 1 - 3pm Community Service Opportunities Need Community Service? Join us for various opportunities throughout the year. Sundays, 1/29/12, 2/26/12, 4/22/12 and 5/6/12: Times and Locations Vary Maccabi ArtsFest Do you have a passion for acting or improv, creative writing, dance, digital media art, Jazz/world music ensemble, musical theater, photojournalism, rock/pop bands, visual art, or vocal music? Then Maccabi ArtsFest is for you! This is a collaborative experience with Jewish youth and specialized artists, masters from around the world. Some of the activities include: arts workshops, teen-led community service, evening activities, talent showcase and Rock n’ Roll parties. JCC Maccabi Games (ages 13-17) An Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America. It’s one of the largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers across the globe! These games help provide a supportive environment that fosters mutual respect and sportsmanship, with interaction in an atmosphere of fun, democracy, and peace. Not only will the teens be engaged in competitions of their choice, but they will also be exposed to the life and culture of the hosting city while cultivating a deeper understanding and an appreciation of Jewish values and identity. Open to Middle and High School students. This year Tidewater will be participating in Houston, TX, 8/5/12 - 8/10/12

College Students

Hillel at Old Dominion University Hillel is a student organization created to welcome Jewish college students in intellectual, spiritual and social growth. Hillel helps students find a balance in being distinctively Jewish and universally human by encouraging them to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world) and Jewish learning, and to support Israel and the global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel is a student driven service and social organization, on the campus of Old Dominion University. Hillel provides an opportunity for Jewish students, of all denominations, to come together for Jewish holidays and Shabbat, community work and fun. SIMON FAMILY JCC • WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012 PROGRAM GUIDE • 757-321-2338 • www.simonfamilyj.org

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Children & Families Be sure to check pages 26 - 27 of the index for all programs for children.

Classes

Classes are enriching additions to our children’s development. To ensure full socialization benefits, each class has a minimum required enrollment to proceed. Please register by the Friday before the start of the class. Classes will meet for 6 weeks, unless otherwise stated. Drama Days Instructor: Aly Pantas • Grades K - 3 • Preschool Activity Room Children will be exposed to the performing arts through fun and playful activities such as creative movement exercises, group activities, speech activities, and theater games. Session 1 • Tuesdays, 1/17/12 - 2/21/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 2 • Tuesdays, 2/28/12 - 4/3/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 3 • Tuesdays, 4/17/12 - 5/22/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Abrakadoodle: Artists You Know and Love Instructor: Susan Lea • Ages 3 - 5 • Kids Connection Art Room The world has many great artists and wonderful art including the drawings of da Vinci, the colorful collages of Matisse, the light drenched paintings of Monet and the well-loved portrait of Whistler’s Mother. Your favorite little artist gets a chance to drip, print, cut, arrange, dab, mold and paint while exploring these artists and others and creating their own masterpieces that are as unique as they are! Thursdays, 1/19/12 - 2/23/12 12:30-1:30pm • $108 | $96 JCC Members Abrakadoodle: Art Through the Ages Instructor: Susan Lea • Ages 3 - 5 • Kids Connection Art Room We are taking a trip through time to learn about both wonderful historical classics and meaningful contemporary art. Our excursion takes us to Rembrandt’s seventeenth century portraits, Auguste Rodin’s nineteenth century sculpting of hands, and present day abstract wire sculptures, puzzle-like landscapes by Darryl Norem, life-size silhouettes by Kara Walker, and art inspired by the Haiti Houses Project –colorful Haitian Houses in miniature. Wednesdays, 2/29/12 - 4/4/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • $108 | $96 JCC Members Abrakadoodle: Media Mania Instructor: Susan Lea • Ages 3 - 5 • Kids Connection Art Room Explore new mediums such as rice painting, newspaper watercolor and a sculpture made with straws! Without leaving the country, our imagination will plug us to Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France and India. We will visit a lollipop garden; we will play on a watercolor piano; we will celebrate the Festival of Lights and more. Wednesdays, 4/18/12 - 5/23/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • $108 | $96 JCC Members Move It, Move It Instructor: Cara Scheffres • Ages 4 - 5 • Kids Connection Art Room We like to “Move It, Move It” and the J has your place to do it! This exercise style dance class takes you through the major dance genres while having a fun, healthy and fit age appropriate workout. We will introduce, revisit, and explore creative movement/Ballet and Tap, leaving a large segment of class for today’s latest hip-hop moves. This class is ideal for all level dancers. No special dancewear or shoes needed. Session 1 • Tuesdays, 1/17/12 - 2/21/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 2 • Tuesdays, 2/28/12 - 4/3/12 12:30-1:30pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 3 • Tuesdays, 4/17/12 - 5/22/12 12:30-1:30pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members

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Hip Hop for Kids Instructor: Natasha Bachar • Grades 2 - 5 • Preschool Activity Room Catch the beat with this fun cardio workout! Groove to some new moves with the latest music! Session 1 • Wednesdays, 2/29/12 - 4/4/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 2 • Wednesdays, 4/18/12 - 5/23/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Magician Kibitzn’ Instructor: Rabbi Steinberg • Grades 3 - 5 • Klezmer Room Even if your natural magical abilities fall short of Hogwarts’ standards, you can learn some impressive magic tricks sure to captivate an audience. Magical Materials are included in the cost of the class and are yours to keep. Mondays, 1/23/12 - 3/5/12 • No class 2/20/12 4 - 5pm • $108 | $96 JCC Members BrickHeadZ Animal Adventure Ages 4 - 5 • Preschool Activity Room Take part in model-building using LEGO DUPLO bricks. Become a zoo keeper or ring master as we create a BrickHeadZ Zoo or circus while reinforcing concepts of letters, shapes, colors, numbers, sequencing and more. Mondays, 1/23/12 - 3/5/12 • No class 2/20/12 12:30-1:30pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members BrickHeadZ Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Ages 4 - 5 • Preschool Activity Room Dig into a pile of brightly colored fun. Your child will create sculptures based on the ABC’s while enhancing fine motor skills and reinforcing counting, colors, and patterning all while having fun. Session 1 (5 sessions) Thursdays, 3/15/12 - 4/26/12 • No class 4/5 or 4/12 12:30 - 1:30pm • $84 | $72 JCC Members Session 2 (5 sessions) Thursdays, 5/3/12 - 5/31/12 12:30 - 1:30 • $84 | $72 JCC Members BrickHeadZ Engineering Basics Grades K - 2 • Preschool Activity Room These fun activities will introduce the concepts of simple machines. Your young builders have the opportunity to build a wide range of creations using pulleys, levers, gears, wheels and axles. How about creating a hockey player that can hit a puck across the room? Or learn how to make spinning tops with gear mechanisms (dreidels anyone?). Session 1 • Mondays, 1/23/12 - 3/5/12 • No class 2/20/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 2 (5 sessions) Thursdays, 3/15/12 - 4/26/12 • No class 4/5/12 or 4/12/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $84 | $72 JCC Members BrickHeadZ Amusement Park Grades 3 - 5 • Preschool Activity Room Get your ticket to ride at BrickHeadZ very own amusement park! You will build a new ride each day, using a combination of Legos and Connects. Learn how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Motorized models add to the fun. Your creations will be on display at the camp expo in March. Wednesdays, 1/18/12 - 2/22/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $84 | $72 JCC Members BrickHeadZ Engineering 101 Grades 3 - 5 • Preschool Activity Room This class is designed to move from simple machines to robotics. Engineering 101 utilizes the Lego WeDo Robotics system, individual computers will be provided for class use. WeDo Robotics allows you to build robotic creations that can be customized, add sound and motion using sensor technology and interaction. Tuesdays, 3/13/12 - 4/24/12 • No class 4/10/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members

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BrickHeadZ Buildapalooza Grades K - 5 • Preschool Activity Room This program has it all, a new project daily, robotics, motorized vehicles, game design and city planning to name a few. This class will also provide a leadership opportunity for the older builders, as they work together with a younger builder to create a masterpiece. 5 sessions • Thursdays, 5/3/12 - 5/31/12 3:45-4:45pm • $84 | $72 JCC Members Mad Science Crazy Chemistry Grades 1 - 5 • Location TBA Take off on the Chemistry Express for a high-speed science experience! Learn the interworking of a mad scientist’s lab; perform experiments – split second reactions, things that glow in the dark, ph extremes, and melt metal in boiling water. Each week participate in hands-on activities and inquirybased discussions. Take home things that you have made yourself like model rockets, periscopes, Mad Science putty and more. Thursdays, 2/16/12 - 3/29/12 • No class 3/8/12 3:45 - 4:45pm • $108 | $96 JCC Members

Operation Hamantashen

“My hat it has three corners, three corners has my hat. My hat – my cookie!” Spend your afternoon baking Purim cookies for others – and yourself too! Operation Hamantashen provides cookies to servicemen and women, and also supports Jewish Family Service’s Food Closet. We will provide everything you need and teach you all you need to know! Special bonus, bakers are tasters. Hamantashen will be available for purchase during event. All are welcome. Sunday, 2/26/12: 1 - 5pm • Cafeteria • Free

Family Shabbat Dinners

Family Shabbat Under the Sea! Please join UJFT’s YAD and JCC Children and Family as we celebrate Shabbat at the Virginia Beach Aquarium. Dinner will be a catered kosher-style affair. After dinner enjoy spending time with family and friends as we explore the Aquarium, view the exhibits and pet sea creatures. Everyone is welcome. Please contact Amy Weinstein; aweinstein@ujft.org or Lisa Chacon; lchacon@simonfamilyj.org for more information. Friday, 1/27/12: 5:30 - 8pm • Virginia Beach Aquarium • $36 (family), $12 (adult), $8 (child)

Kids Night Out (KNO)

Ages 6 Weeks to 12 Years Kids Night Out is a JCC members only program. Children are invited to register for this fun evening of swimming with lifeguard supervision (5 year and up), games, crafts and snacks. Don’t forget your bathing suit. Meet in the JCC lobby to sign-in. Every 3rd Saturday: 6 - 10pm • $10 per child (JCC Members Only) Winter Wonders • 1/21/12 Come make your own snow globes, eat Italian Snowmen treats, play winter games and enjoy pool games and activities. Shiver Me Timbers • 2/18/12 Ahoy mates! You will want to walk the plank if you miss this fun night. Search for treasure, learn pirate jargon, make a pirate ship, and snack on sea biscuits. MARCH MADNESS • 3/17/12 From basketball to the Iditarod, March is a month of competition. Join us as we celebrate the most challenging competition of all: National Yo-Yo Skills Month! Erev (Eve of) Earth day • 4/21/12 Explore arts of the earth, come create with us. Outdoor Fun • 5/19/12 Gaga. No, it is not baby talk. Come find out what it is all about. Camp Fun • 6/16/12 Get a preview of the summer fun, hang out with camp counselors, play games and discover a camp surprise.

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Birthday Parties

(Ages 3-12) ALL PARTIES INCLUDE: • Party Planner & Host • 2 hrs in our state-of-the-art JCC facility • 1 hour of special activity time (pool or craft) with instructor to lead activity • 1 hour in party room for refreshments & celebration • Party room decorated to your chosen color • Paper goods • Personalized cake • Goody bags • Snacks & drinks **All food must be Kosher** To schedule your party or for more information, please contact birthdays@simonfamilyj.org. This e-mail address is protected from spam. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 321-2338.

Beginnings We’d love to see you and your little one in the Beginnings Program. It’s the perfect place to bond with your baby and make lifelong friends. Designed to help and support you through the first years with your little one, Beginnings offers a variety of enrichment classes and programs for parents and children from birth to 36 months old. It’s never too early to begin inspiring Jewish journeys. That’s why the Beginnings Program features Jewish values in a nurturing Jewish environment. Beginnings Day Out and full care programs are only open to JCC Members. All other programs and classes are open to the community. For more information, or to schedule a tour, contact Becky Feld, Beginnings Director 321-2332. Beginnings Day Out **New January 2-day class!** This program is our “Parents’ Morning Out” for toddlers able to walk and feed themselves. The goals of Beginnings Day Out are to help children grow as individuals, learn to separate from parents, and join in a small group for positive play and learning in a Jewish nurturing environment. For children ages 16 months - 28 months. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1/3/12 – 6/8/12 9am - 12:30pm • Room 11 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center 2 day/ Tuesday & Thursday: 9am - 12:30pm, $1500 Early Drop-Off Option: 8:30 - 9am, $165 • Extended Day Option: 12:30 - 3:30pm, $924 Beginnings Toddler Full Care An extension of our Beginnings Day Out, this is a full day program from 7:30AM to 6PM. Children will enjoy our learning enriched environment while interacting with other children. No Potty training required! Please inquire about openings. Open to children ages 16 months -28 months. Monday through Friday • On-going – 6/15/12 (Continues Through JCC Summer Camp) 7:30am - 6pm • Beginnings Room #10 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center 5 day/ Monday through Friday: 7:30am - 6pm, $225/week SIMON FAMILY JCC • WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012 PROGRAM GUIDE • 757-321-2338 • www.simonfamilyj.org

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Mommy, Me & Duplo Too! Watch your toddler’s eyes light up as they dig into a pile of brightly colored DUPLO® bricks to create fun, simple structures all the while enhancing their fine-motor skills. The BrickHeadz Mommy and Me curriculum introduces age-appropriate concepts for little learners such as counting and patterning, recognizing colors and shapes, ordering, positional words, and more. Each class starts with a story, song or finger-play related to the theme of the day, and ends with freestyle playtime! Open to toddlers to 3 year olds with caregivers. Minimum of 4 participants. Session 1 (5 classes) Mondays, 1/23/12 – 2/27/12 • No class on 2/20/12 9:30am - 10:15am • Room #3 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center • $60 | $50 JCC Members Session 2 (5 classes) • Mondays, 3/19/12 – 4/23/12 • No class on 4/9/12 9:30am - 10:15am • Room #3 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center • $60 | $50 JCC Members Session 3 (4 classes) • Mondays, 4/30/12 – 5/21/12 9:30am - 10:15am • Room #3 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center • $48 | $40 JCC Members Tiny Tot Hootenanny This popular class is for babies and tots of all ages and their parents. Enjoy singing, clapping, swaying, and dancing to the fun and happy music of Cindy Kays, Strelitz Early Childhood Center Music Teacher. Open to babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Session 1 (5 classes) Mondays, 1/9/12 – 2/13/12 • No class on 1/16/12 11:30am - 12pm • Room #3 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center • $42 | $25 JCC Members Session 2 (6 classes) Mondays, 2/27/12 – 4/2/12 • No class on 2/20/12 11:30am - 12pm • Room #3 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center • $50 | $30 JCC Members Session 3 (6 classes) Mondays, 4/16/12 – 5/21/12 11:30am - 12pm • Room #3 in the Strelitz Early Childhood Center • $50 | $30 JCC Members Movement and Music Instructor: Cara Scheffres • Ages 2 - 3 • Preschool Activity Room We will explore creative movement lending its way to Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Hip Hop. We will learn the fundamentals of dance, while exploring our rhythmic and spatial awareness. No special dancewear or shoes are required. Session 1 • Wednesdays, 1/18/12 - 2/22/12 12:30 - 1:15pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 2 • Wednesdays, 2/29/12 - 4/4/12 12:30 - 1:15pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 3 • Wednesdays, 4/18/12 - 5/23/12 12:30 – 1:15pm • $96 | $84 JCC Members Baby’s First Playgroup Babies and their parents enjoy quality time together with exploration, songs, snacks, crafts and playtime. It’s like playschool with a caregiver and a great way for parents to make new friends too! Children who participate in this playgroup generally have a much easier transition into our Beginnings Day Out program. Open to babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Session 1 (6 classes) Tuesdays, 1/10/12 – 2/14/12 9am - 10am • Location TBD • $60 | $36 JCC Members Session 2 (6 classes) Tuesdays, 2/21/12 – 3/27/12 9 - 10am • Location TBD • $60 | $36 JCC Members Abrakadoodle for Mommy and Me Join Susan Lea, Owner and Instructor of Abrakadoodle, with your “Twoosey” artist to create some fun and fantastic art. Open to children 20 months to 2 years old with a caregiver. Minimum of 4 participants. Session 1 (6 classes) Up, Up and Away! Like balloons in the sky, we are up, up, up and away! We paint paper doilies and learn about the Polish cut-outs called Wycinanki. We learn artistic styles and lessons featuring great Americans such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Norman Rockwell and LeRoy Neiman. We experiment with leaf printing and mobiles. All this happens while we learn about color and shapes and develop our imagination! Thursdays, 1/19/12 – 2/23/12: 11:15am – 12pm • Location TBD • $96 | $84 JCC Members

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Session 2 (6 classes) Color, Color, Everywhere! Color, Color, Everywhere! Have fun creating new colors using watercolors and pipettes, marbleizing, and polka-dotting. Dots are everywhere as we learn about artistic installations in the style of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. We will create colorful kites like the Malaysian moon kites called Wau Bulan by stamping and creating designs. We’ll dance through time with Degas’ ballerinas while painting with a special brush made from the materials used in dancers’ tutus. We’ll even get an extra dose of happiness by exploring the upbeat, colorful artwork of Alma Thomas. All while we brighten our technicolor world and build fine motor skills! Wednesdays , 2/29/12 – 4/4/12: 11:15am - 12pm • Location TBD • $96 | $84 JCC Members Session 3 (6 classes) Something’s Fishy! Something’s fishy about the way we are creating our art! We print with Gyotaku fish to create colorful underwater scenes. We learn about artist Nathalie Le Riche from New Guinea while learning about printing, shapes, colors and patterns. We play Peek-a-boo art with artist Yuko Lau, and create using texture paint. We read about Mr. Plumbean’s odd house in “The Big Orange Splot” and make a colorful dream house. We experiment with painting techniques that add pearl, shine, glitter and visual texture while we develop our fine motor skills. Wednesdays, 4/18/12 – 5/23/12: 11:15am - 12pm • Location TBD • $96 | $84 JCC Members Chai Baby Holiday Party Celebrate the Jewish holidays with your baby at the Simon Family JCC. We will do some parent education on the holiday, learn a song, hear a story and do a craft. Population: Babies and toddlers with their caregivers. Purim Party Monday , 3/5/12: 9:30am - 10:30am • Location TBD • $12/party | $7/party JCC Members Receive a Chai Baby Basket as a welcome gift for your new baby! If you are a parent of a new baby or know someone who is, please register for this fantastic gift basket filled with Jewish themed toys and resources. To receive your basket, contact the Beginnings office at 321-2332 or go to http://www.simonfamilyj.org/. The Chai Baby Basket program is funded by the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater through an anonymous donor. Baby Ambassadors If you are a new parent looking to meet other new parents or if you are an experienced mom who would like to help welcome new parents to our community, please call 321-2332 about becoming a Baby Ambassador. This is a rewarding opportunity to reach out to new parents and help them become involved and supported through the challenging first years of their baby’s life.

Strelitz Preschool The Strelitz Early Childhood Center offers preschool, extended day, and full day options. Contact Alene Jo Kaufman, Director or Carin Simon, Admissions Director 757-424-4327

Strelitz Early Childhood Center At the Strelitz Early Childhood Center, we revel in the curiosity and potential of youth as they discover a new world each day – it is an exhilarating environment infused with Jewish culture and a commitment to lifelong learning. Our child-centered program makes liberal use of graphic arts and group work, under the direction of teachers who love, support, and challenge our students to new heights. Our nurturing, developmentally appropriate curriculum guides children of all faiths to develop not only strong readiness skills, but also moral and ethical values that create a caring community. SIMON FAMILY JCC • WINTER/SPRING 2011-2012 PROGRAM GUIDE • 757-321-2338 • www.simonfamilyj.org

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OUR MISSION The mission of our school is to provide the highest quality Judaic and General Studies education and to establish a strong foundation for lifelong learning in a dynamic, supportive, and enriching Jewish environment. PRESCHOOL FEATURES INCLUDE: • Welcoming children of all faiths from ages 2 - 4 • Professional staff with low student/teacher ratios • Outdoor and indoor play areas for motor development • Aquatics (ages 3 & 4) • Computers and preschool software in each classroom • Is your child still in diapers? NO PROBLEM!

• Nurturing, developmentally appropriate curriculum • Large classrooms with bathrooms and sinks • Music, library, and physical education for all students • Children’s cooking center • Extended day and Full Care options • WE ARE PEANUT FREE!

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin, religion or handicapped status in administration of educational policies, scholarship or programs. Membership to the Marilyn and Marvin Simon Family Jewish Community Center is required. PRESCHOOL PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Preschool meets from 8am - 12:30pm (students may arrive anytime from 8 - 8:45am) Gan Alef For students who are age two by September 30 of the enrolling year. Two-day program (T, Th) • Three-day program (M, W, F) • Five-day program (M - F) Classes address social, emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and physical areas of development. Teachers guide students in a loving and nurturing environment, encouraging language development, creativity and exploration of the world around them. Gan Bet For students who are age three by September 30 of the enrolling year. Three-day program (M, W, F) • Five-day program (M - F) Students develop logical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Teachers and families work together to encourage independence. Thematic learning units from the Jewish and secular worlds provide options for intellectual curiosity and develop emerging readiness skills, preparing them for entry into the four-year old program. Gan Gimel For students who are age four by September 30 of the enrolling year. Five-day program (M–F) Students continue to develop essential readiness skills for success in kindergarten. They investigate areas of personal interest through group work and long-term projects. The classroom reflects a Jewish environment replete with symbols and celebrations. Extended Day Ages 2–4 • 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. One to five day options; registration for entire year required. Nap-time for two year-olds and other students as requested; outdoor play, snack with fruit juice and a daily enrichment activity for non-nappers. Full Care Program 7:30am - 6pm Available five days a week (43 weeks; additional 8 weeks available through JCC Camp). Emphasis is on independence in a nurturing, stimulating and flexible atmosphere. Children attend morning preschool and extend their day with preschool teachers. Please join us for our Open House for prospective families Friday,1/27/12, 2012 9am or Thursday, 2/16/12 - 7pm Tour our facility and learn about our programs for children ages 2 through 4. Call (757) 424-4327 to preregister. For more information visit www.strelitzecc.net or contact our Director of Admissions, Carin Simon, at csimon@hebrewacademy.net or (757) 424-4327. The Strelitz Early Childhood Center is an educational partnership of the Simon Family JCC and the Hebrew Academy of Tidewater.

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Kids Connection Before and After School Care Our mission is to provide a safe, fun, and educational experience for children K-5th grade, helping parents in our community. The program offers quality activities like homework assistance, art, music, education enrichment activities, sports, games, swim lessons, and much, much more! Transportation to and from several Virginia Beach Area schools is included in the program. Please stop by member services for a registration packet today! Contact Ashley Gregory, Kids Connection Program Manager, for more information at 321-2342 or agregory@simonfamilyj.org. Additional program information and pricing is available at www.simonfamilyj.org. Monday - Friday, Through 6/15/12 6:30am - 6pm • Kids Connection inside “The Zone” at the JCC • Cost Varies Based on Program Full Day Childcare When school is out…we are Open! Holiday Camp Kids Connection is offering a camp for days out of school! The camp features fun activities, cooking, art, free swim, sports, group game activities and much more. Holiday Camp takes place in the Kids Connection, inside “The Zone.” Martin Luther King Day Monday, 1/16/12 6:30am - 6pm • $30 | $25 JCC Members

President’s Day Monday, 2/20/12 6:30am - 6pm • $30 | $25 JCC Members

Spring Break Camp Friday 4/6/12 & Monday - Thursday 4/9/12 - 4/12/12 No Camp will be offered on Friday, 4/13/12 in observance of Pesach 6:30am - 6pm • $30/day | $25/day JCC Members **For current Kids Connection participants, 4/6/2011 is included in the program fees** **No Camp will be offered on Monday, 5/28/12 in observance of Shavuot**

Volunteer Opportunities Be sure to check pages 26 - 27 of the index for other community service opportunities.

Be A Reader (BEAR)

The Be A Reader program is a literacy project that has been helping 2nd grade children in the Tidewater Area learn to read for 13 years. Currently the BEAR program is serving eight schools with over 70 program participants. BEAR volunteers go to an area school for an hour each week and spend quality; one on one time with a child that has been identified by their teacher. The time spent with the child is about learning to read; however, it gives the child so much more. BEAR offers the children five books to keep and a mentor to help them progress in their development of academic and social skills. Please contact Michelle Grimsley, BEAR Coordinator, at 321-2303 or mgrimsley@simonfamilyj.org to mentor a child or make a donation. Be A Reader is made possible through the generous support of Cox Charities, First Book, Pincus Paul Charitable Trust and many local individuals like you.

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Index  Arts 19th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film  11 Abrakadoodle (ages 3-5)  18 Abrakadoodle for Mommy & Me (20 mos. - 2 yrs + caregiver)  22 Comedy with Cory Kahaney  11 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 Maccabi Artsfest  17  Staying Healthy & Fit American Red Cross CPR/AED Challenge (age 15+)  10 American Red Cross CPR/AED Class (age 15+)  10 Aquatics Classes (for members)  10 Basketball with Larry Ward (grades K-12)  14 Belly Dancing 101  5 Corporate Lunch & Fitness Class  5 Futsal, Adult  14 Golf: Simon Family JCC President’s Cup Tournament  6 Gym & Swim (ages 3-5)  10 Gymnastics (ages 6-12)  14 Hip Hop for Kids (grades 2-5)  19 Israeli Dancing  12 Kids Connection: Before & After School Care (grades K-5)  25 Lifeguard Challenge (age 15+)  10 Massage Therapy  8 Mini Martial Arts (ages 3-5)  7 Move it, Move it (ages 4-5)  18 Movement & Music (ages 2-3)  22 Personal Training, Small Group  5 Silver Sneakers Fitness  7 Silver Sneakers Yoga  7 Spin A Thon  5 Soccer (grades 1-5)  14 Soccer, Pee Wee (ages 3-6)  14 Swim (ages 6-9)  9 Swim Lessons, Preschool (ages 3-5)  9 Swim Lessons, Tiny Tots (ages 2-3)  9 Tee-Ball (ages 3-6)  14 Tennis, Adult (Beginner, Intermediate)  13 Tennis, Juniors (ages 5-7; 8-11)  13 Tennis, Tots (ages 3-5)  13 Weight Lifting, Teens (age 16+)  8 Yoga 101  5  Just for Fun 19th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film  11 Abrakadoodle (ages 3-5)  18 Abrakadoodle for Mommy & Me (20 mos. - 2 yrs + caregiver)  22 Baby’s First Playgroup (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  22 Comedy with Cory Kahaney  11 Basketball with Larry Ward (grades K-12)  14 BBYO (high school)  17 Beginnings Day Out (ages 16 mos-28 mos)  21 Beginnings Toddler Full Care (ages 16 mos.-28 mos.)  21 Belly Dancing 101  5 Book Club (Seniors)  15 BrickHeadZ (ages 4-5)  19 BrickHeadZ (toddlers)  22 Bridge (Seniors)  16 Bring Your Game (Seniors)  16 Comedy with Cory Kahaney  11 Current Events (Seniors)  15 Don’t Mess with Stress…Is it Worth it? (high school)  17 Futsal, Adult  14 Golf: Simon Family JCC President’s Cup Tournament  6 Gymnastics (ages 6-12)  14 Hillel at Old Dominion University  17 Hip Hop for Kids (grades 2-5)  19 Israeli Dancing  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11

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JASY Connect (middle school)  16 JCC Maccabi Games  17 JCC Seniors Club  15 Jigsaw Puzzles (Seniors)  16 Kids Connection: Before & After School Care (grades K-5)  25 Knitting for Others (Seniors)  15 Kids Night Out (KNO)  20 Maccabi ArtsFest  17 Mad Science Crazy Chemistry (grades 1-5)  20 Magician Kibitzn’ (grades 3-5)  19 Mah Jongg (Seniors)  16 Massage Therapy  8 Mini Martial Arts (ages 3-5)  7 Mommy, Me & Duplo Too! (toddlers to 3 year olds + care-giver)  22 Move it, Move it (ages 4-5)  18 Movement & Music (ages 2-3)  22 Older Americans Month (Seniors)  15 Panim Horizons (middle school)  16 Panim Summer Impact (high school)  17 Sassy Seniors  15 Schmooze & Schmear (Seniors)  15 School Holiday Camp (grades K-5)  25 Soccer, Pee Wee (ages 3-6)  14 Soccer, Youth (grades 1-5)  14 Spring Break Camp (grades K-5)  25 Tee-Ball (ages 3-6)  14 Tennis, Adult (Beginner, Intermediate)  13 Tiny Tot Hootenany (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  22  Jewish Culture 19th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film  11 BBYO (high school)  17 Chai Baby Holiday Party (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  23 Don’t Mess with Stress…Is it Worth it? (high school)  17 Family Shabbat Dinners  20 Hillel at Old Dominion University  17 Israel Festival  12 Israeli Dancing  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11 JASY Connect (middle school)  16 JCC Maccabi Games  17 J-Serve (middle & high school)  17 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 Maccabi ArtsFest  17 Operation Hamentashen  20 Panim Horizons (middle school)  16 Panim Summer Impact (high school)  17 Passover Celebration (Seniors)  15 Purim Celebration (Seniors)  15 Strelitz Early Childhood Center’s Preschool  23  Community Service Be A Reader (BEAR)  25 Hillel at Old Dominion University  17 JASY Connect (middle school)  16 J-Serve (middle & high school)  16 Operation Hamentashen  20 Panim Horizons (middle school)  16 Panim Summer Impact (high school)  17  Jewish Learning Graduate Melton: History of Arab-Israeli Conflict  12 Graduate Melton: Jewish Denominations  12 Graduate Melton: Jews in America: Insiders & Outsiders  12 Hebrew Reading for Adults  12 Hillel at Old Dominion University  17 Israel Festival  12 Melton Mini School: Foundations of Jewish Family Living  12

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 Children ages 0-9 Abrakadoodle (ages 3-5)  18 Abrakadoodle for Mommy & Me (20 mos. - 2 yrs + caregiver)  22 Baby Ambassadors  23 Baby’s First Playgroup (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  22 Basketball with Larry Ward (grades K-12)  14 Beginnings Day Out (ages 16 mos.-28 mos.)  21 Beginnings Toddler Full Care (ages 16 mos.-28 mos.)  21 Birthday Parties  21 BrickHeadZ (ages 4-5)  18 BrickHeadZ (toddlers)  22 Chai Baby Holiday Party (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  23 Drama Days (grades K-3)  18 Gym & Swim (ages 3-5)  10 Gymnastics (ages 6-12)  14 Hip Hop for Kids (grades 2-5)  19 Israel Festival  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11 Kids Connection: Before & After School Care (grades K-5)  25 Kids Night Out (KNO)  20 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 Mad Science Crazy Chemistry (grades 1-5)  20 Magician Kibitzn’ (grades 3-5)  19 Mini Martial Arts (ages 3-5)  7 Mommy, Me & Duplo Too! (toddlers to 3 year olds + caregivers)  21 Move it, Move it (ages 4-5)  18 Movement & Music (ages 2-3)  22 School Holiday Camp (grades K-5)  25 Soccer, Pee Wee (ages 3-6)  14 Soccer, Youth (grades 1-5)  14 Spring Break Camp (grades K-5)  25 Strelitz Early Childhood Center’s Preschool  23 Swim Lessons (ages 2-9)  9 Tee-Ball, Youth (ages 3-6)  14 Tennis, Juniors (ages 5-7; 8-11)  13 Tennis, Tots (ages 3-5)  13 Tiny Tot Hootenany (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  22  Children ages 10-14 Basketball with Larry Ward (grades K-12)  14 Birthday Parties  21 Gymnastics (ages 6-12)  14 Israel Festival  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11 Kids Connection: Before & After School Care (grades K-5)  25 Kids Night Out (KNO)  20 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 School Holiday Camp (grades K-5)  25 Spring Break Camp (grades K-5)  25  Teens 19th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film  11 American Red Cross CPR/AED Challenge (age 15+)  10 American Red Cross CPR/AED Class (age 15+)  10 Aquatics Classes (for members) (age 16+)  10 Basketball with Larry Ward (grades K-12)  14 BBYO (high school)  17 Belly Dancing 101 (age 16+)  5 Don’t Mess with Stress…Is it Worth it? (high school)  17 Hillel at Old Dominion University  17 Israel Festival  12 Israeli Dancing  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11 JASY Connect (middle school)  16 JCC Maccabi Games  17 J-Serve (middle & high school)  16 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 Lifeguard Challenge (age 15+)  10 Maccabi ArtsFest  17 Panim Horizons (middle school)  16 Panim Summer Impact (high school)  17 Teen Weight Lifting (age 16+)  8 Yoga 101 (age 16+)  5

 Adults 19th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film  11 Adult Tennis (Beginner, Intermediate)  13 American Red Cross CPR/AED Challenge  10 American Red Cross CPR/AED Class  10 Aquatics Classes (for members)  10 Be A Reader (BEAR)  25 Belly Dancing 101  5 Comedy with Cory Kahaney  11 Corporate Lunch & Fitness Class  5 Futsal, Adult  14 Golf: Simon Family JCC President’s Cup Tournament  6 Graduate Melton: History of Arab-Israeli Conflict  12 Graduate Melton: Jewish Denominations  12 Graduate Melton: Jews in America: Insiders & Outsiders  12 Hebrew Reading for Adults  12 Israel Festival  12 Israeli Dancing  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 Massage Therapy  8 Personal Training, Small Group  5 Yoga 101  5  Seniors 19th Annual Virginia Festival of Jewish Film  11 Aquatics Classes (for members)  10 Belly Dancing 101  5 Book Club  15 Bridge  16 Bring Your Game  16 Corporate Lunch & Fitness Class  5 Current Events  15 Golf: Simon Family JCC President’s Cup Tournament  6 Graduate Melton: History of Arab-Israeli Conflict  12 Graduate Melton: Jewish Denominations  12 Graduate Melton: Jews in America: Insiders & Outsiders  12 Hebrew Reading for Adults  12 Israel Festival  12 Israeli Dancing  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  12 JCC Seniors Club  15 Jigsaw Puzzles  16 Knitting for Others  15 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 Mah Jongg  16 Massage Therapy  8 Movie Day  15 Older Americans Month  15 Passover Celebration  15 Purim Celebration  15 Sassy Seniors  15 Schmooze & Schmear  15 Senior Socials  15 Silver Sneakers Fitness  7 Silver Sneakers Yoga  7 Yoga 101  5  Families Abrakadoodle for Mommy & Me (20 mos. - 2 yrs + caregiver)  22 Baby Ambassadors  23 Baby’s First Playgroup (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  22 Birthday Parties  21 Chai Baby Holiday Party (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  23 Family Shabbat Dinners  20 Israel Festival  12 Itzhak Perlman & the Perlman Music Program in Concert  11 The Leon Family Art Gallery  11 Melton Mini School: Foundations of Jewish Family Living  12 Mommy, Me & Duplo Too! (toddlers to 3 year olds + care-giver)  22 Operation Hamentashen  20 Tiny Tot Hootenany (babies & toddlers + caregivers)  22

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Membership includes:

Fitness • Unlimited use of Fitness Center with Cybex Strength, Free Weights and Cardiovascular Equipment • Unlimited Group Exercise Classes • Unlimited Yoga and Pilates Classes • Unlimited Group Cycling Classes • Unlimited Water Fitness Classes • Unlimited use of Hydroriders and H20 Treadmills • Group Exercise Classes including Spin, Zumba, Hip Hop, Muscle Blast, Step & Boxing • Access to Personal Trainers • Gymnasium with Basketball Courts • Outdoor Aquatic Center with Water Park • Indoor Pool and Warm Water Pool • Men’s & Women’s Only Swim • Outdoor Tennis Courts • Complimentary Babysitting Services while you work out • Complimentary Towel Service • Men’s and Women’s locker rooms equipped with Steam and Sauna rooms • The Pink Ribbon ProgramTM for women to help regain strength after breast cancer surgery • Positively Pink, free cancer exercise program that benefits recovering cancer patients. Family • Kids Night Out: Your kids have fun here while you get a night out!* • Free Family Dinner Events including Pizza in the Hut and Chanukah Dinner • Discounted enrollment in Kids Connection – the absolute best in before and after school programming • Discounts to all Strelitz Early Beginnings Programs, including Beginnings Baby Classes, Chai Baby Holiday Parties, Breakfast in Beginnings and Tot Shabbat • Discounts to Shabbat Gym & Swim, Mini Karate, Tots Yoga, Creative Music & Movement, Tip Toe & Tap, Little Artiste, Kids on Stage, and Hip Hop for Kids • Discounted Parent-Child, Preschool, and Youth Swim Lessons • Discounted Mini-Aqua Kids and Aqua Kids – Fun pool activities and water safety • Discounted Children’s Tennis, Junior Tennis Academy, Children’s Tennis Clinics, Team Tennis Academy and High School Tennis Academy

Cultural Arts Discounted Admission to: • The 17th Annual Festival of Jewish Film • Book Festival Inspiring Jewish Journeys • Melton Adult Mini School • Jewish Life & Learning – Discounted Admission • Men’s & Women’s Only Swim Babies & Toddlers • Baby Ambassadors • Chai Baby • PJ Library Teens • JCC Maccabi • Panim • BBYO • Teen Service Corps • Middle School Program • Teen Weight Lifting Senior Adults • Silver Sneakers • Monthly Social Event • Monthly Movie Screening • Current Events Group • Week of Healthy Living • JCC Seniors Club • Book Club • Knitting for Others – benefits residents of nursing facilities • Passover Seder • Purim Celebration Sports and Leagues Discounts on: • Youth Tee-Ball • Youth Basketball • Youth Tennis • Cheerleading • Flag Football • Adult Basketball • Adult Futsal • Maccabi Games • Maccabi ArtsFest • Adult Tennis • Private Tennis Lessons • Conditioning Camp: All Sport Strength and Training *Small Fee

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You Belong Here • A Jewish Family Everyone Can Be A Part Of Marilyn and Marvin Simon Family Jewish Community Center on the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus of the Tidewater Jewish Community www.simonfamilyj.org • 757-321-2338

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