News for April 2013

Summer Pre-Camp Dance Training
Apr 30, 2013

Summer Pre-Camp Dance Training  Ultimate Dance Camp:  Ages 6-8 Explore various styles of dance including ballet, tap, musical theater, hip hop and choreography. Students must have previous dance training. Monday-Thursday June 17 - 20 9am - Noon Robinson Dance Studio $100 if you register by May 31;  $120 after May 31 Advanced Dance TrainingAges 11-18 This summer pre-camp is an…


Tikkun Leil Shavuot Programs
Apr 29, 2013

Pittsburgh Community Wide Tikkun Leil ShavuotTuesday, May 1410pm-12:50am  Join us for a community wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot ProgramFree and open to the communityNumerous classes at each session 10-10:50pm Rabbi Donni AaronUsing Music to Enhance Prayer: Yesterday, today, tomorrow Rabbi Scott AaronCivility in Public Discourse on Israel: Text study Cantor Michal Gray-SchafferThe Sounds of Shavuot Rabbi Johnathan…


Fitness & Wellness Tip: How can you avoid stress?
Apr 25, 2013

How can you avoid stress? Stress is a fact of life for most people. You may not be able to get rid of stress, but you can look for ways to lower it. Try some of these ideas: Learn better ways to manage your time by prioritizing lists. Find better…


Member Appreciation Day: Thursday, April 25
Apr 22, 2013

Member Appreciation Day Thursday, April 25Stop by the Squirrel Hill JCC this Thursday for huge specials! Great Prizes! Big Savings! Giveaways! Bring a friend for FREE! Upgrade to Centerfit Platinum, our luxury locker & spa facility, and get 3 months half price  Bring a friend for 7 days of free…


ECDC: Family Day Parties
Apr 17, 2013

Annabelle Rubinstein Early Childhood Development CenterFamily Day Parties Enjoy a morning with your child and teachers as we celebrate your family. Infants: Monday, May 6, 7-9 am Tots: Tuesday, May 7, 9:30 am Toddlers: Wednesday, May 8, 9:30 am Beginner Preschool: Thursday, May 9, 9:30 am Pre-K: Monday, May 6, 9:30 am For more information, please contact…


ECDC: Summer to Fall School Transition Meetings
Apr 16, 2013

Annabelle Rubinstein Early Childhood Decelopment Center:Transition Meetings Please join your child's 2013-14 teaching team to discuss summer transitions, Fall 2013 school routines and our Constructivist Judaism Curriculum. Each meeting will be at 7pm in your child's new classroom. Infants & Tots: Monday, April 29 Toddlers: Tuesday, April 30 Beginner Preschool: Wednesday, May 1 Pre-K: Thursday, May…


Children, Teen & Family Programs: April 20
Apr 16, 2013

Join us on Saturday, April 20 Got ShabbatFor families with children ages 8 and under.Join us for FREE Shabbat fun--craft projects, board games, singing, snacks and Havdalah with Rabbi Donni Aaron. 4-5:30pm Levinson Hall Free & open to the community Kids Nite Out For grades PreK-6 6-10pm Meet in room Monster Mini Golf in Monroeville(Grades 2-6)Dinner and transportation includedChildren…


Family Mitzvah Makers with the Squirrel Hill Fire Station
Apr 15, 2013

Family Mitzvah Makers with the Squirrel Hill Fire Station Sunday, April 28For families with children ages 12 and under  We will decorate cookies for our local fire station, meet the firefighters and tour the station. 1-3pm No Fee Meet at the JCC Questions: Meredith Brown, 412-521-8011, ext. 181Registration required with Lauren Grinstein at 412-521-8011, ext. 852 …


Yom Ha'Atzmaut Darlington Street Closing & Schedule
Apr 12, 2013

Israel Fest Tuesday, April 16, 4:00-7:30pm Street Closing: During Israel Fest on April 16 from 4-7:30pm Darlington Road will be closed from St. Edmund's parking lot to Murray Ave.Traffic will be detoured through St. Edmund's lot to Forbes Ave.No parking will be allowed in front of JCC buildings between 3-8pm. Please note that…


Please Welcome Ella Mason, Our New Massage Therapist
Apr 11, 2013

Please welcome Ella Mason, our new massage therapist! She is specifically trained in Swedish, deep tissue, trigger point, oncology, pregnancy, and reflexology massage. Ella is available Tuesdays 10am - noonThursdays & Fridays from 1 - 5pm Scchedule your appointment today and enjoy a 20% discount through May 15To schedule, see the Centerfit Desk…


iFest: Celebrating 65 Years of Innovation, Ideas, and Independence
Apr 10, 2013

Get ready for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh's annual Israel Independence Day celebration!This exciting event features over 1,500 community members gathered together in support of Israel.iFest is one of the biggest community celebrations in Pittsburgh.  Israel Fest Tuesday, April 16, 4:00-7:30pm Squirrel Hill JCC 5738 Forbes Avenue Featured activities include: Teen…


Havdalah & Hoops
Apr 9, 2013

Havdalah & HoopsGeared to families with children grades 2-5Join us for the first ever JCC Havdalah and Hoops  Participate in Havdalah, eat dessert, and have friendly competitions in basketball, soccer and board games.You may create your own team (no more than 8 people). Teams will only be guarenteed if registred in…


Stress & Your Body: Weekly Fitness & Wellness Tip
Apr 8, 2013

The Effects of Stress on the Body Did you know that stress is one of the most common risk factors for cardiovascular disease? In response to stress, your body automatically increases blood pressure, heart rate, respiration, metabolism, and blood flow to your muscles. The response is intended to help your body react…


AgeWell Health & Wellness Fair featuring Brian Duke
Apr 8, 2013

AgeWell Pittsburgh’s Adult Department Presents: A HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST: PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF AGING SECRETARY, MR. BRIAN DUKE  Join us for the afternoon and mingle with a variety of health-related professionals, then stay for a special opportunity to hear Secretary Duke speak about topics of interest to all seniors, followed by…


Dancing Through the Decades: Dinner & Show
Apr 8, 2013

AgeWell Pittsburgh’s Adult Services Department Presents: “DANCING THROUGH THE DECADES” DINNER & SHOW  Enjoy a delicious dinner, then join Dance Caliente, for a fun, interactive social dance performance that will have you moving - even if it’s right from your seat! During the show, dance partners Eileen and Raul perform the…


Baseball Lover's Dream Weekend
Apr 5, 2013

Baseball Lover's Dream Weekend June 5-9, Weekend begins in New York and concludes in Boston. For a true baseball enthusiast, visiting iconic places like Fenway Park in Boston and Yankee Stadium in New York are bucket-list-experience must dos! To enter The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown is an exercise in lore and nostalgia;…


The Big Night of Fun: First ever overnight at the JCC for grades 2-5
Apr 5, 2013

The Big Night of FunThe first ever overnight at the JCC For grades 2-5 Saturday, April 6 Starts: 7:30 pm Pickup: Sunday, April 7, 8-9 am Bring a sleeping bag The night will include a pool party, tie dye*, open gym, Maccabi Games, s'mores and a campfire, a movie on the big screen and more. Breakfast will be served in…


Sunday Sampler: Explore your interests!
Apr 4, 2013

Sunday Sampler is Back!April 7, 14, 211-3pm Grab a Friend, Choose two classes taught by the experts and explore new interests at the JCC. Enjoy snacks between classes. 1-2pmPreK - 2: Mini Yogis with Amazing Yoga Instructor Erin DeGroot Fit Kids with JCC Fitness Instructor Beth Henke Junior Cartooning with Toonseum Grades 3 - 5: Guitar Heros…