Children, Teen & Family Programs: Squirrel Hill End of October 2013


Posted on Oct 24, 2013 • Event Date: Dec 31, 1969

For any questions: Meredith Brown 412-521-8011 x 181
To register: Lauren Goldman 412-521-8011 x 852

Samuel M. Goldston Teen Philanthropy Project

For teens in grades 7-8

Each teen contributes $500 of their Bat/ Bar Mitzvah money to a pooled endowment. Contributions are matched dollar for dollar through a generous grant from Linda and Edward Goldston in memory of their son, Samuel.

Using what they have learned about philanthropy rooted in Jewish values, the teens work together to determine how to award grants using their collective money. They review grant proposals from prospective grant recipients, make site visits to programs and organizations who have submitted proposals and, ultimately, choose how to distribute the funds.

Participants will

  • Learn about philanthropy, grant making, and Jewish values
  • Explore the many ways nonprofit agencies help make this world a better place
  • Develop friendships with other teens from different schools and neighborhoods
  • Perform community service which may be eligible for school credit
  • Make group funding decisions

$36 registration fee to participate

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Auditions for the Richard E. Rauh Senior High School Musical

  • Tuesday, October 29
    6-8pm

Don't miss another Jill Machen production!

Please come with sheet music to a Broadway or movie musical song; one verse and one chorus or 16-32 bars.
Please prepare a 1 minute dialogue. Both monologues and music can be found at the Carnegie Library.

There is no fee to audition, and you must arrive at the start time.
Cost to participate is $140 for JCC members and $175 for community

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J Days ( November 4, November 5, November 8, November 11)

When school is out, have fun with us! Each day includes a field trip, free swim, arts and crafts, sports of all sorts and more!
9am-4pm. Before Care 7:30-9am. After Care 4-6pm. $12 additional fee for NON Clubhouse members.

In House J Days: $55/day/child

Field Trip J Days: $65/day/child. Current Clubhouse families receive a $5 discount
Register in advance to receive a $10 discount! Sibling discounts are available!

  • November 4, November 8: In House
  • November 5: Carnegie Science Center and Sports Works
  • November 11: Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

Please bring a dairy lunch, swimsuit, and a towel each day.

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Family Mitzvah Makers ( November 10)

  • 1:30-3:30pm

Families with children in grades PreK-5 are invited to join us at the JAA
We will be leading BINGO Games, doing art projects, and visiting with the residents at Charles Morris Nursing Home

Please meet at Charles Morris ( 200 JHF Dr, Pittsburgh 15217)
No cost to attend

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Hi- Tech Learning Video Game Design ( Grades 2-5)

Hi-Tech Learning will help children create their own video games, working with special software and following the same process professional video game designers use!

  • Tuesdays, November 12-December 17
  • 4:30-6pm

$99 if registered by October 31
$115 if registered by November 8

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Hi-Tech Learning Mobile Game Design ( Grades 4-7)

Create and publish a game to play on a mobile device

Participants will use software designed to allow the creation of complex games using a visual drag and drop interface
Finished games will be published and available on the iphone, ipad, Nook, and Kindle devices

  • Tuesdays, November 12-December 17
  • 6:15-7:45pm

$99 if registered by October 31
$115 if registered by November 8

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Save the Date: J&R Day Camp Carnival ( November 29)

Celebrate the summer of 2013 with a special carnival

Play awesome games, jump in a bounce house, see your favorite counselors, and spend time with your friends!
This is the last day to receive our lowest camp rates of the season

Never been to J&R before? Come meet our counselors, learn about camp, and meet new friends!

  • Friday, November 29
  • 1-3pm
  • $10/person