Events for October 2010

Chris Taft Basketball Academy (SQ)
Oct 29, 2010

JCC Announces Chris Taft Basketball Academy Originally from Brooklyn, won the Big East Conference Rookie of the Year Award in his freshman season at the University of Pittsburgh in 2004 and set the all-time Pittsburgh season record for field goals made as a freshman (162). Taft also earned Third Team All Big…


Family Swim Party (SH)
Oct 29, 2010

Family Swim Party for ECDC Families Sunday, November 14, 2-4 pmFREE and fun for all ages Crafts, snacks and music Please note: This coincides with the Chanukah Bazaar. We will also be drawing the winning tickets for the basket raffle. This event will be held in the JCC-South Hills pool and social hall. For…


Age-Old Questions (SH)
Oct 29, 2010

Age-Old Questions "How does spirituality affect decisions as you age?" "How can you help your aging parents while caring for your own family?" Tuesday, November 96:30 pmFREE and open to the community JCC-South Hills345 Kane Blvd., Pgh, PA 15243 RSVP by November 4: Jamie Spivak@vitas.com or 412-3346339. Kosher dinner will be served. Presenters: Wendy Levin-Shaw, LCSW, is…


Indoor Cycling/Spinning for Endurance Cyclists and Athletes (SQ)
Oct 25, 2010

Tuesdays and Thursdays November 9-December 21, 5:45-7 am Focus areas include power at threshold, power at VO2 Max, power in sprints, pedalmechanics, cadence, positioning on the bike and core strengthening. Taught byPittsburgh’s premiere cycling coach, Menachem Brodie, this class is sure to help cyclistsand triathletes build upon the miles and successes they…


The Chris Taft Basketball Academy (SQ)
Oct 25, 2010

 Chris Taft, a former Pitt and NBA player, brings his expertise to the JCC with the newly organized Chris Taft Basketball Academy at the JCC. Taft will be the lead instructor in: The Harry B. Davis Basketball Clinic for kids in grades 3 to 8 starting November 6 Chris Taft Basketball Camps…


Bike Israel with Sherree Hall
Oct 21, 2010

Bike Trip in Israel March 6 to 17, 2011. Led by Sherree Hall, JCC Sports and Wellness Division Director The group will bike from the Golan Heights to Masada, touring many different worlds of Israel, traveling 9 to 32 miles a day depending on the difficulty of the terrain. Part of the…


JCC Honored as Citizen of the Year
Oct 20, 2010

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh was honored by the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition as one of its three Citizens of the Year 2010 at a banquet Thursday, October 14. The Coalition, a non-profit community group dedicated to preserving and improving the quality of life in the 14th Ward of…


Senior High Musical Auditions
Oct 15, 2010

Auditions for the Richard E. Rauh Senior High Musical October 31, 1 pm  OR  November 1, 7 pmLevinson HallYou won’t want to miss another Jill Machen production! To be prepared for auditions, please come with sheet music to a Broadway or movie musical song; one verse and one chorus or 16-32…


Congrats Mary Beth (SQ)
Oct 7, 2010

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/columns/heyl/s_701701.html…


Ted Gup, A Secret Gift, to speak (SH)
Oct 6, 2010

Ted Gup, Author of A Secret Gift, to Speak at JCC-South Hills Author and reporter Ted Gup will speak about his new book, A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness—and a Trove of Letters—Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression, at 7:30 pm on November 10, 2010, at the Jewish…


We Can! Youth Wellness Program
Oct 5, 2010

The We Can! program (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition) from the National Institutes of Health addresses weight management issues among youth ages 8 to 13. Parents and children together learn how to live a healthier lifestyle through improved nutritional choices, increased physical activity and reduced screen time. Sundays, October…


Shaddy's League Starts Sunday
Oct 5, 2010

The Sanford N. Robinson Sr. Challenger Baseball League A collaboration between the Friendship Circle and the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh Sundays, October 10, 17, 24, 31 Open to the Community Community Day School, corner of Beechwood and Forward Shaddy's League gives children and teens with special needs the opportunity to play the sport. Created by…


JCC Mourns the Loss of Vern Reingold
Oct 4, 2010

It is with a heavy heart that we share with you the passing of our dear friend, Vern Reingold.  We know that you join us in expressing condolences to Claire and the entire Reingold family.  Please see the obituary below.  Contributions may be made to the…