Events for August 2012

Labor Day Holiday Hours
Aug 31, 2012

Monday, Sept. 3 Fitness Centers open 8am - 2pm Family Park open 11am - 7pm …


September Wellness Calendar
Aug 31, 2012

New September Wellness Calendar Click to downloadFitness & Wellness page…


Shabbat Message - August 31
Aug 31, 2012

Kelly Gable-LaBelle, Division Director, Early Childhood ServicesAugust 31, 2012 13 Elul, 5772 All parents want their children to learn and practice the values of kindness, respect and responsibility. The JCC’s Early Childhood Development Center focuses on these values through An Ethical Start, a curriculum based on Pirkei Avot (Ethics of the…


Weekly Fitness Tip: Sleep & Sweat
Aug 27, 2012

Sleep and SweatAll the stressors in your life aren’t likely to disappear, but there is a way to stop and even reverse the damage they do. Start by getting enough sleep. Lack of shut-eye boosts cortisol levels and can lead to metabolic imbalances that can increase your risk of heart…


Kindermusik Fall 2012 Classes
Aug 24, 2012

Kindermusic Fall 2012 Classes Kindermusik Village: Zoom and Dream PillowNewborns to 18 months with a caregiverHow many ways can Baby and Parent zoom? Through a variety of songs, chants, and instrumental selections you and Baby will experience the rumbling of a baby buggy, the squeaky stroller, the bumpa bumpa of a…


JCC Wild Rumpus Race
Aug 24, 2012

JCC: Wild Rumpus Race Saturday, September 15JCC Family Park261 Rosecrest Dr. Monroeville, PA 151469:15am A challenge course for adults and children, inspired by Where the Wild Things Are, that combines obstacles and running through the woods. Conquer obstacles Run through the woods like Max Jump through tires and over them Scale a wall Cross a creek Shoot a…


Mighty Kicks Soccer Demo
Aug 24, 2012

Might Kicks Soccer DemoWednesday, August 294 - 5pm For ages 2 1/2 - 5In the Kaufmann Gym with Coach Sam Sam Bellin, Mighty Kicks Director, has served as sports director at the JCC and a teacher in the Pittsburgh Public Schools. He is currently Head Soccer Coach at Alderdice, where his players…


Images of the Cosmos: Paintings by Jerry Segal
Aug 24, 2012

Images of the Cosmos: Paintings by Jerry SegalSeptember 14 - October 5, 2012 Awed by the Hubble Space Telescope discoveries and its contributions to astronomy, and moved by the unfathomable potential of future discoveries, in 2007 Jerry Segal began a series of paintings that examine the universe's vastness. As an artist…


Shabbat Message August 24, 2012
Aug 24, 2012

Rabbi Donni Aaron, JCC Jewish EducatorAugust 24, 2012 6 Elul, 5772It is that time of year again. We have now entered the month of Elul. Elul is the month in the Jewish calendar that comes before the month of Tishre, when we celebrate the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) and…


J&R Camper Swim Classes
Aug 24, 2012

J&R Campers: Keep on Swimming!Swim classes begin the week of September 4 J&R Swim Group Equivalent American Red Cross Group Minnows & Tadpoles Pre-K or Youth Level 1 Catfish & Dolphins Pre-K or Youth Level 2 Goldfish Pre-K or Youth Level 3 Porpoises Youth Level 4 Rainbow & Bronze Sharks Youth Level 5 Silver & Gold Shark Youth Level 6 or Squirrel Hill Swim…


Florence Melton Adult Mini-School
Aug 22, 2012

Florence Melton Adult Mini-SchoolClasses begin September 10th! Register now!The GoalsTo convey a core of Jewish knowledge by integrating Jewish practices, ideas,language, law and history taught through a pluralistic approach to Judaism; tostimulate critical thinking and reflection in a non-judgmental environment with otheradults; to transfer Jewish learning into the contemporary world,…


Splash Bash Pool Party
Aug 21, 2012

Families with Children in Grades PreK-5Sunday, August 264 - 6 pm Celebrate the last days of summer at Family Park with a scavenger hunt and a BBQ dinner. Please bring school supplies that we will donate to underprivileged schools in our area. $5/person; children under 2 are FREEJCC Family Park, Monroeville, PA For…


Sitters on Saturday
Aug 20, 2012

Parents--have a night out while we entertain your children!South Hills JCC Saturdays, 5 - 10 pm Dates: September 15, 2012 October 20, 2012 November 17, 2012 Decemer 15, 2012 January 19, 2013 February 16, 2013 March 16, 2013 April 20, 2013 May 18, 2013--Outdoor camp fire, s'mores and movie, dress appropriately We will have pizza and salad supper, play inthe gym, swim,…


Improve your Sleeping Patterns: Weekly Fitness & Wellness tip
Aug 20, 2012

There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more potential solutions. The steps you take to improve your sleeping patterns will be individual, based on the cause of your insomnia and the treatment plan laid out by your health care provider. In addition to the many lifestyle…


Shabbat Message August 17, 2012
Aug 17, 2012

We Cannot do as We Please Reeh Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Rabbi Alex Greenbaum, Beth El Congregation of the South HillsAugust 17, 2012 22 Av, 5772And God said in Deuteronomy 12:8, “You shall not continue to act as you have done so far, everyone doing what is right in her/his own sight.” But…


Shabbat Message August 10, 2012
Aug 10, 2012

Rabbi Stephanie Wolfe, Beth Samuel Jewish CenterAugust 10, 2012 15  Av, 5772 Torah love is more action than feelingEkev, Deuteronomy 7:1 Do you remember your first love? The one from high school or junior high whom you thought you would be with forever? For most of us, that story didn’t come true. We…


The Hazon Cross-USA Bike Ride is coming to Pittsburgh
Aug 6, 2012

The Hazon Cross-USA Bike Ride is coming to Pittsburgh! Come out and meet the riders who are cycling from Seattle to DC. The theme of the ride is sustainable food systems; come hear about riders’ experiences and learn about food systems across the country. Thursday, August 9thStarting at 9:30 am, the…


New Mother-Child Squirrel Hill Swim Times
Aug 6, 2012

MOTHER AND CHILD SUMMER SWIM TIMES TuesdaysAugust 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th 2-2:45 pm Cool off from the summer heat…