News for November 2012

Chanukah Gifts of Wellness - Squirrel Hill
Nov 30, 2012

Gifts for General Members• Come and get your pass for a Group Exercise class of your choice• Upgrade to Centerfit Platinum during Chanukah and get 13 months for theprice of 12.For All Members…• Purchase a gift of $100 or more in Personal Training services and receive afree half hour for…


Chanukah Programs at JCC South Hills
Nov 29, 2012

Community Chanukah WorkshopSunday, December 212:30-3 pmJCC South Hills • 345 Kane BoulevardJoin with your South Hills friends from the JCC, Beth El Congregation of the South Hills, Temple Emanuel of South Hills, Chabad of the South Hills, Beth Israel Center (Pleasant Hills), Beth Israel Congregation (Washington, PA) and Congregation Ahavath…


Chanukah Programs at JCC Squirrel Hill
Nov 28, 2012

Chanukah begins at sundown Saturday, December 8All programs are free and open to the community unless otherwise indicated.Some activities require registration in advance. Call 412-521-8011 plusthe extension. Click HERE for South Hills Programs   Saturday, December 16-10 PM: Kids Nite OutIt’s a special Chanukah edition of Kids Nite Out (grades PreK-7). Dinner, swimming,…


Big Night 2013: Raffle Tickets Online
Nov 28, 2012

Big Night 2013: Time of Our Lives Big Night Raffle tickets & event tickets are now available online! You can win: 2 year lease on a BMW X1 from A&L Motor Sales ($18,000 value) $100/ticket  Only 250 to be sold! $7,500 Henne Jewelers Shopping Spree $25/ticket; $50/ 3 tickets; $100/7 tickets   Drawing at Big Night, March 9, 2013You do…


JCC Holiday Blood Drive
Nov 28, 2012

Donate Blood.Save Lives. Monday, December 172-7 pm All presenting donors will receive a $10 Gift Card that will be mailed after the blood drive Help us make your experience faster and more convenient by making an appointment: Visit www.centralbloodbank.org and search with sponsor code C189 or call Jeanne at 412-521-8011, x362 or email…


Middle School Musical 2012: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
Nov 27, 2012

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh Teen Department Presents:Fiddler on the Roof Jr.Middle School Musical 2012Directed by Kathy Wayne Thursday, December 6 • 7pm Saturday, December 8 • 8pm Celebrate the first night of Chanukah with us - Candlelighting and Jelly donuts at 6:30pm Sunday, December 9 • 2pm $8/Adult  •  $6/Students and Seniors  •  $10/Reserved Seating…


New Class: Mindfulness in Eating
Nov 26, 2012

Mindfulness in eating empowers us to discover and change our unhealthy habits and behaviors around food. In this class, we will experiment with and explore mindfulness techniques to support you in achieving the weight loss you want. We will include in-class exercises in mindful eating, group discussion, and practical assignments that…


Thanksgiving Fitness Hours
Nov 15, 2012

Thanksgiving Fitness Center & Program Schedule: Thursday, November 22 Fitness centers open 8am - 2pm Click HERE for Fitness Program schedule (SQ) …


Fit Girls: A dynamic & fun workout group
Nov 14, 2012

Fit Girls: Ages 8 - 12A Dynamic and fun workout with Beth Henke, Personal Trainer November 25 - December 20 Thursdays, 4:30-5:30pm - $45 Sundays, 1-2pm - $45 Both Days - $80 For more information contact Laurie Wood at 412-521-8011, ext. 260Register at the Centerfit Desk.…


Got Shabbat? (SQ)
Nov 13, 2012

              Join us for FREE family fun!Geared to families with children ages 8 and under.Havdalah with Rabbi Donni Aaron, snaks, craft projects, singing, and more! Saturdays 4-5:30pm Levinson Hall, Squirrel Hill JCC November 17: Giving ThanksDecember 1: Chanukah Party   Advanced registration requested but not required.To register your family, please contact Meredith Brown at 412-521-8011, ext. 181…


Fall Program Mini-Guides
Nov 12, 2012

Now Available:Fall Program Mini-Guides Check out the programs the JCC offers this fall.Click to download South Hills Squirrel Hill …


Shabbat Message 11/9/12
Nov 9, 2012

Brian Schreiber, JCC President and CEONovember 9, 2012 24 Heshvan, 5773 In Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the Fathers), it is written, "anyone who works for the community, let your work with them be for the sake of heaven."How fortunate we are in Pittsburgh that we have been able to serve community…


WIld Rumpus Race Gallery
Nov 7, 2012

Did you participate in the JCC's Where the Wild Things Are inspired Wild Rumpus Race? Challenge course for adults and children that combines obstacles and running through the woods. Inspired by Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are  Check out the new image gallery HERE!  …


Kids Nite Out: Olympics!
Nov 7, 2012

Kids Nite OutSaturday, November 176-10pm Olympics themed! Fun competitions, Olympic art projects, swimming, dinner, and a movie. Sign up by 4pm November 16 Meet in room 202, Kaufmann Building$36; $31/Clubhouse member; $9/sibling; $5 additional walk-in fee Questions, contact Meredith Brown at 412-521-8011, ext. 181Register by 5pm October 26 with Lauren Grinstein at 412-521-8011,…


Weekly Fitness Tip: Why & How to Exercise
Nov 5, 2012

The “why” part of exercise is easy: Physical activity keeps you young by improving balance, mobility, strength and stamina and reducing your stress level as well as your risks of diabetes, heart disease and stroke. It’s the “how” part that can get you stuck: How much, how often, how hard,…


J Days: November 5, 6, 12, 23, 30
Nov 2, 2012

J DaysFor Grades K - 6 Each day includes games, gym time, swimming and snack. Children will have the opportunity to do art projects and no-bake cooking.Have your child bring a dairy lunch, swim suit and towel every day. Please arrive no later than 9:30 am on field trip days.9 am-…


JCC Endurance Club
Nov 2, 2012

JCC ENDURANCE CLUB Running Clinic with Registered Dietician Robin Brown, MS RDSunday November 18th at 9:30 am  Room 202 How to join the Paws over Pittsburgh Marathon Team How to properly Hydrate by Robin Brown, MS RD How to dress for cold weather workouts Optional group runs  The JCC is the official 2013 Marathon Training partner…


Shabbat Message 11/2/2012
Nov 2, 2012

Rabbi Michael Werbow, Congregation Beth ShalomNovember 2, 2012 17 Heshvan, 5773 Weigh candidates fairly when voting Imagine the urgency with which Abraham greeted his guests. As soon as he saw them coming he ran to greet them. Once he welcomed them and offered them something to eat, we are told that he…


New AgeWell Program Calendar
Nov 1, 2012

AgeWell's Independent Adult Services Department November 2012 Program Calendar Click HERE to download…


Member Survey Extended to November 6
Nov 1, 2012

Dear Members, Your opinion counts! If you haven't already, please spend a few minutes to take our fourth annual member survey, which has been extended to Tuesday, November 6. We know there's always more to learn about how to make the JCC a great place for you. Please help us…