Events for April 2011

Clubhouse Discounts
Apr 28, 2011

JCC's Clubhouse After-School Program, Fall 2011-12 Take advantage of Early Bird RegistrationRegister Now for Fall 2011 and Save The JCC Clubhouse After-School program offers: Caring, creative staff Top-quality facilities Homework assistance Healthy snacks Variety of fun activity choices every day, such as Construction Zone (building with different media), Friends Around the World (exploring a different culture), Back…


Please bear with us...
Apr 28, 2011

Please bear with us while we raise the roof! Construction has begun to replace the roof on the Kaufmann Building. We’re also replacing glass block in the Aquatics Center. While there may be occasional modifications in accessing the JCC via Darlington Road, no JCC activities will be curtailed during this period. These…


Shabbat Message
Apr 22, 2011

Dan Garfinkel, JCC-South Hills Branch Manager April 22, 2011                                                                                                       18 Nissan, 5771 The Shabbat that falls during Passover offers an opportunity to examine how both these celebrations reflect Jewish values of freedom and responsibility. Shabbat is a day of rest, and is fundamentally…


Shabbat Message
Apr 15, 2011

Rabbi Donni Aaron, JCC Jewish EducatorApril 15, 2011                                                                                                         11 Nissan 5771 In an ideal world, the Four Questions that we ask during our Passover Seder would be enough (dayeinu). But in the real world of today, filled with people with different priorities and expectations, these additional…


Passover Holiday Schedule (SQ)
Apr 13, 2011

Passover 2011 Holiday Schedule Monday, April 18 Closed at 5 pm Tuesday, April 19 Closed Wednesday, April 20 Partial Opening* 5:30-10 pm(ECDC, Clubhouse, Senior Programs, Fitness Centers) Sunday, April 24 Closed at 5 pm Monday, April 25 Closed Tuesday, April 26 Partial Opening* 5:30-10 pm(ECDC, Clubhouse, Senior Programs, Fitness Centers)  * Partial Opening: Open--Fitness Centers, Early Childhood Development Centers, After School Program, AAA…


Pilates Reformer Fusion
Apr 12, 2011

Pilates Reformer Fusion Partner up and experience one of the hottest fitness trends. Get all the strength and core toning benefits of the Reformer with bursts of cardio, plyometrics and MAT work. Share the experience with a friend, a spouse or a neighbor. Interval Pilates Reformer Training will whip you into…


Volunteers Needed (SH)
Apr 12, 2011

Volunteers Needed For Our Summer Garden Please volunteer your time to work with "Nature Hal" in the preparation of our garden plot. Last summer, our JCC Day Campers planted, tended and harvested a myriad of vegetables that were donated to local food banks. No advance notice of your participation is necessary.…


AJM: Closing Reception
Apr 11, 2011

American Jewish Museum presents A Painter's Legacy Closing ReceptionSaturday, April 30 • 6-8 pm Click here to view postcard for reception…


Shabbat Message
Apr 6, 2011

Brian Schreiber, President and CEOApril 8, 2011                                                                                                             4 Nissan 5771 The concept of Shabbat has different meanings for different people. While Shabbat traditionally encompasses prayer, ritual and family, multiple meanings have emerged for many individuals over the years. We at the JCC recognize that there…


Got Shabbat? (SQ)
Apr 5, 2011

Got Shabbat? Saturday, April 9 • 4-5:30 pm • FREEFor famlies with children ages 8 and underLevinson Hall Join us for FREE family fun as we "Get Ready for Passover"  Chametz Hunt Obstacle Course Arts & Crafts Singing Havdalah Advance registration is requested. To register your family, please contact Rachael Altoff at 412-521-8011 x228. …


What's Happening (SQ)
Apr 5, 2011

What's Happening... Squirrel Hill E-Newsletter Click to view…


New Fitness Equipment (SQ)
Apr 4, 2011

New Fitness Bikes are Here! Take a Video Tour of the New Bikes 3 Expresso Bikes — Learn More 2 Trixter XDream Bikes — Learn More 2 Precor Upright Bikes with TV — Learn More …


Shabbat Message
Apr 1, 2011

Rabbi Nosson Sachs, UPMC Shadyside HospitalApril 1, 2011                                                                                                             26 Adar II 5771 World without WordsParshat Tazria Leviticus 12:1-13:59 As one Arab regime after another falls, I am reminded of the famous line, “The pen is mightier than the sword.” The ability to instantaneously communicate through…