Hey all! I decided to take an impromptu week off in order to finish another big writing project. 😀 But now it’s the middle of Chanukah! Local Jewish groups are rolling out the red carpet for this well-known religious holiday, which goes on until sundown Dec. 8. Check these out!
Shabbat Chanukah Dor V’Dor
Adas Israel all generations Chanukah experience
Friday, Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Free
The Ultimate Boogie Woogie Hanukkah Party
Kehilat Shalom party including professional DJ, games, food and more!
Saturday, Dec. 4, 6 p.m. $10 for adults, $7 for kids, free 2 and under
Shalom Sesame at 16 and J
Premiere of Chanukah Sesame series with food, crafts and more!
Sunday, Dec. 5, 10 a.m. Family registration $16.50; member family registration $11.50
JCC of NoVa Chanukah Party
Featuring premiere of “Shalom Sesame,” menorah and dreidel making, a latke lounge, face painting, virtual Israel tour and mah jongg for adults, community service and more!
Sunday, Dec. 5, 1 p.m. $18 for families, $9 for individuals; $10 for member families, $7 for member individuals
Adat Reyim Chanukah Party
Chanukah celebration presented by preschool and religious school. Family themed event featuring music, latkes, jelly doughnuts, arts and crafts and more!
Sunday, Dec. 5, 1:30 p.m. $4 per child, $12 per family
NOVA Community Chorus Concert: Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus
NOVA Community Chorus presents Handel’s oratorio Judas Maccabaeus at Bishop Ireton High School.
Sunday, Dec. 5, 3 p.m. Free admission; donations encouraged
Latkes and Mojitos: The Hanukkah Seder
David Smolar presents The Hanukkah Seder, a musical performance to answer all of your Hanukkah questions at Adas Israel.
Sunday, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m. $25 adults, $15 children
Ohr Kodesh Israeli Dancing Chanukah Party
Israeli dancing for kids and adults followed by a Chanukah treat!
Tuesday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. $3 for kids under 12, $6 for students and members, $8 for adults, max $18 per family
Gesher Jewish Day School Chanukah Family Celebration
Gesher JDS presents The Odd Potato.
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.
NOVA Community Chorus Holiday Concert: Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus
Encore performance of Handel’s oratorio, this time at NOVA Community Chorus.
Thursday, Dec. 9, 7:30 p.m., Free; donations encouraged