News for August 2013

JCC's 118th Annual Meeting
Aug 28, 2013

JCC's 118th Annual Meeting Join us Monday, September 9, at 7 pm, for the JCC's 118th Annual Meeting In addition to honoring Jeffrey Markel, Outgoing Chair of the JCC Board of Directors, the meeting will feature Bill Isler, Chief Executive Officer of The Fred Rogers Company, who will speak about early childhood education. The meeting…


Holiday Hours
Aug 28, 2013

Holiday Hours Yom Kippur Friday, Sept. 13, CLOSE at 5 pm Saturday, Sept. 14: CLOSED Sukkot Wednesday, Sept 18, CLOSE at 5 pm. Thursday, Sept 19: CLOSED.  Friday Sept 20: partial opening*  Shemini Atzeret and Simcha Torah Wednesday. Sept. 25: CLOSE at 5 pm. Thursday, Sept. 26: CLOSED.  Friday, Sept 27: partial opening* *ECDC, Clubhouse, J Cafe, Fitness Centers are open. ___________________________________   …


Pictures from Circus of the Kids
Aug 27, 2013

WPXI took some great photos at this summer's Circus of the Kids!     Check them out here …


Flu +U Vaccine Program Older Adults
Aug 23, 2013

Help Protect Yourself Against the Flu by Getting Vaccinated at the JCC in Squirrel Hill Tuesday, September 17 11 am - 3 pm   Making sure older adults stay healthy every flu season is a top priority. The Squirrel Hill JCC is hosting the National Council on Aging’s Flu + You campaign on Tuesday,…


Circus of the Kids: THURSDAY & FRIDAY!
Aug 22, 2013

Come one, come all! See the amazing Circus of the Kids! SHOWTIMES: Thursday, August 22, 7pm  Friday August 23, 10:30am & 2pm  TICKETS: Child: $9  Adult: $13  Click here to purchase tickets JCC Robinson Building, 5738 Darlington Road, Squirrel Hill   For information about Circus of the Kids, visit www.circusofthekids.com or call 1-866-CIRCUS-5. For information about the camp…


Community-wide Children’s Services for the High Holidays
Aug 21, 2013

Community-wide Children’s Services for the High Holidays The JCC and Temple Sinai have joined to offer special High Holidays services for children up to age 10 and their families Bring your friends and come celebrate with Rabbis Donni Aaron and Ron Symons Music Storytelling  Prayer Torah Lessons  Sheli the Puppet Theme-based activity centers for younger…


Tumbling Tots
Aug 20, 2013

Tumbling Tots Get a good start at learning some basic tumbling skills, balancing and developing upper and lower body strength for ages 3-4 Mondays September 9 - October 7 1:30 - 2pm Kaufmann Gym  For more information call Kelly Young at 412-521-8011, ext. 220To register for the class call ext. 202…


Member Appreciation Day: Wednesday, August 21
Aug 15, 2013

Member Appreciation DayWednesday, August 21 Special giveaways, deals, and events all day. Bring a friend to the JCC for free! Not a member? Join the JCC today and get 3 MONTHS @ 50% OFF   When you bring a friend, get entered into a RAFFLE FOR VIP TICKETS TO SAVOR PITTSBURGH ($240 VALUE)…


Football & Hockey Lessons: Ages 3-5
Aug 14, 2013

Tiny Football Learn how to throw, catch, kick and block. Develop gross motor skills and sportsmanship. Tuesdays September 10 - October 8 1 - 1:45 pm Ages 3-4Kaufmann Gym$50  _____________________________________ Tiny Hockey A great introduction program to hocky with emphasis on fair play and understanding directions. Thursdays September 12 - October 10 1 - 1:45 pm Ages 4-5Kaufmann Gym$30 For more information: Kelly…


Science and Math Afternoons
Aug 14, 2013

Science and Math Afternoons Science and Math Afternoons is an enrichment program for four year olds. We explore topics such as numbers, animals, maps, the solar system, the earth, chemistry, machines and navigation. The goal of Science and Math Afternoons is to make these topics exciting and familiar through the use of…


J Days: End of Summer Fun
Aug 14, 2013

J Days End of Summer Fun  Spend your last days of summer with the JCC! Children will have a blast playing sports of all sorts, creating awesome art projects, swimming in the pool, and so much more. Please pack a dairy lunch, bathing suit and a towel. Monday, August 26  Tuesday, August…


Ladies and Gentlemen: The JCC Presents Circus of the Kids
Aug 14, 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen: The JCC Presents Circus of the Kids It’s a first in Pittsburgh as 50 children and teens participate in the world-renowned Circus of the Kids at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill. The children will be flying on the trapeze, flipping off…


Amazing Afternoons
Aug 13, 2013

Amazing Afternoons is an enrichment program held in a dedicated classroom and designed for four-year-olds. We explore a different theme each month and incorporate field trips and visitors pertinent to each theme. Typical themes are Our City, Children Around the World and My Amazing Body. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 1:30 - 3pm September 4,…


South Hills Swim Lessons
Aug 7, 2013

Children's Swimming LessonsLearn to swim at the South Hills pool Sunday, September 15-December 15 $154 Level 1, 9-9:30  Level 2, 9:30-10  Level 3, 10-10:30  Level 4, 10:30-11  Level 5, 11-11:30  Toddler Tadpoles 11:30-12:00   Monday,  September 16-December 16 $154 Toddler Tadpoles 10-10:30  Tuesday, September 17-December 17 $154 Toddler Tadpoles 2:30-3  Level 1, 4-4:30  Level 2, 4:30-5  Level 3, 5-5:30    Wednesday, October…


South Hills Basketball League
Aug 6, 2013

South Hills Basketball League New: JCC Basketball League & pickup games in the South Hills Basketball League runs October 1 - November 21 Each team will play once a week for 8 weeks Games on Wednesday & Thursday, 7 - 8pm & 8 - 9pm Registration by Monday, September 23.Click here for registration form Pickup GamesFree for…