Events for May 2011

Talks on Tuesdays
May 31, 2011

Talks on Tuesdays Let's have lunch and meet for educational programs, discussion and speakers. This month: Simplification and Organization: Getting your house in orderwith Sandy Goldstein Learn how to organize and simplify your life by simplifying your home. Sandy will teach us how to make good decisions about keeping or "leetting go" the items…


Holiday Schedule - Shavuot
May 31, 2011

Shavuot 2011 Tuesday, June 7; closed at 5pm Wednesday, June 8; closed Thursday, June 9; partial opening, 5:30am-9:30 pm * Partial Opening: Open--Fitness Centers, Early Childhood Development Centers, After School Program, AAA Senior Center and related Older Adult programs  Closed--Administrative & Membership Offices  Cancelled--Regular Classes and Sports Leagues…


UPDATE: SQ Aquatic Center
May 27, 2011

The pools are temporarily closed for repair, maintenance and cleaning. This will be completed by Tuesday, May 31. The pools will begin to be filled on Wednesday, June 1, and will reopen as soon as the water temperature reaches its correct levels. We anticipate opening the pool on Saturday or Sunday, June…


2011 Aquathlon Challenge
May 27, 2011

Swim 800 meters, Run 5KJunior, ages 13-17: Swim 400 meters, Run 1.5 miles Swim in the 9-lane long course 50-meter Olympic pool and run on a wooded loop trail. There is an awards ceremony following the race. Participants are welcome to enjoy the pool, grounds and concessions for the rest of…


My Baby and Me Swim Time
May 27, 2011

Join My Baby and Me as we pack a bag and head to the pool. Bring your little one and plenty of sunscreen; we'll bring the snacks and drinks. Registration required no later than Tuesday of each week by contacting Miriam Abramovich at 412-521-8011 x398. WednesdaysJune 15, June 29-August 1710 am-noonNo…


UPDATE: SQ Weight Room - Reopened
May 27, 2011

Dear Members, The Weight Room and Personal Training Studio in the Centerfit lower level have reopened and Spinning classes and access to the Squash/Racquetball courts will continue as scheduled. The Aquatic Center will be closed temporarily for cleaning and maintenance. We are doing everything we can to reopen as…


Shabbat Message
May 27, 2011

Rabbi Jamie Gibson, Temple SinaiMay 27, 2011                                                                                23 Iyyar, 5771 Numbered or Innumberable? Bemidbar, Numbers 1:1-4:20 In this week’s parasha, Bemidbar, a census is called for to divide the Israelites up into their tribes and fighting units. The numbers are carefully counted, except for the Levites, who will not be among the…


JCC Squirrel Hill Update
May 26, 2011

  The Aquatic Center will be closed until further notice. JCC Members have access to: Carnegie Mellon University Pool (please present your JCC member ID card and bring your own lock.) CMU Pool Hours: Mon-Fri, 7-8am * 11:30am-1:30pm * 5-7pm               Sat-Sun: 1-5pm * 3-5 pm – Family Swim in Dive Pool JCC Family Park…


Attention Members
May 25, 2011

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the lower level will be closed Thursday, May 26, and Friday, May 27.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Please see below for previous updates.  The Squirrel Hill Aquatic Center will be closed until further notice due to construction problems. Members have access to the Carnegie Mellon University pool (click…


Attention Members
May 25, 2011

Attention Members Squirrel Hill Centerfit, lower level (Weight Room, Spinning, Racquetball/Squash Courts, Personal Training Studio) and the Aquatic Center will be closed until further notice. Please check the website or call 412-521-8010 for updates. We apologize for the inconvenience.…


Season's Final Concert
May 24, 2011

Zohar Chamber Singers & Hazamir Pittsburgh Nizan Leibovich, Music Director & Conductor Season's Final Concert  —  Celebrating Yom Yerushalayim Tuesday, May 31 • 7:30 pmLevinson Hall • JCC, Squirrel HillFREE; Reception to follow "The chorus offered stylistically sound interpretations of the soulful melodies." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Zohar Chamber Singers have performed in various venues throughout…


Day Camps for Everybody!
May 23, 2011

CLICK ON THE GOGGLES TO FIND YOUR SUMMER CAMP!…


Shabbat Message
May 20, 2011

Miriam Abramovich, MAJCS, JCC Family Life Coordinator—My Baby and Me May 20, 2011                                                                                                                      16 Iyyar, 5771 Underlying the JCC’s spirit are core Jewish values, one of which is exemplified in the Biblical story of Abraham and Sarah’s tent. We are told that Abraham would enthusiastically greet…


Health Fair (SH)
May 20, 2011

Health Fair National Senior Health Awareness Day May 25, 10 am-3 pmJCC-South Hills, 345 Kane Blvd. Enjoy a day full of information, giveaways, health screenings and demonstrations from over 20 community health and wellness providers. The goal is to keep aging adults healthy and fit. For more information, please contact Chris Gilbert at 412-278-1975…


Who is Fittest/Strongest @ JCC?
May 17, 2011

Who is the FITTEST and STRONGEST at the JCC? Survival of the Fittest &The Great Lift-Off May 22, 9 am-noon Both events: $40 Registration Form/Event Details Contact Matt Proskin at 412-521-8011 x152 for more information.…


Shabbat Message
May 12, 2011

Rabbi Donni Aaron, JCC Jewish Educator May 13, 2011                                                                                                         9 Iyyar, 5771 What is the Counting of the Omer? The Counting of the Omer is a verbal counting of each of the forty-nine days between the Jewish holidays of Passover and Shavuot. This derives…


Day of Learning
May 10, 2011

Isn't it time to study? South Hills Day of Learning Sunday, May 15, 2-4 pm Click here for event details…


New AJM Exhibit
May 4, 2011

Too Shallow for Diving: the 21st Century is Treading WaterMay 16-July 28, 2011Press Release Artists  l  Related Events  l  Environmental PartnersAdditional Resources: Local & Global Water Issues The exhibition Too Shallow for Diving: the 21st Century is Treading Water, guest curated by artist and educator Carolyn Speranza explores the environment,…


Celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut (SQ)
May 4, 2011

Come celebrate as the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh presents the community's largest annual Israel festival, Yom Ha'atzmaut, the commemoration of Israel's 63rd Independence Day. The celebration features The Spirit of Israel Teen Delegation, a performance group from Pittsburgh's Partnership 2000 region, Karmiel-Misgav. In addition, there will be crafts from local…