Youth & Families

Spring 2019 Programs & Events

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Winter Pottery Tea Party

Instructor: Gwen Scott

For more information, contact: Gesher

Monday Jan 7 - Monday Apr 1
4:30-5:30pm

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8-12 years Monday
Jan 7 - Apr 1

Winter Introduction to Costume Design

Instructor: Maggie Luddy

For more information, contact: Gesher

Tuesday Jan 8 - Tuesday Apr 2
4:30-5:30pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

8-12 years Tuesday
Jan 8 - Apr 2

Winter Creations in Jewelry

Instructor: Evvy Fanning

For more information, contact: Gesher

Tuesday Jan 8 - Tuesday Apr 2
4:30-5:30pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

8-14 years Tuesday
Jan 8 - Apr 2

Winter Comic Books: Appreciation & Creation

Instructor: Gwen Scott

For more information, contact: Gesher

Wednesday Jan 9 - Wednesday Apr 3
4:30-5:30pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

7-14 years Wednesday
Jan 9 - Apr 3

Improv FUN-damentals

IMPROV FUN-damentals
Ages 5 to 7
Thursdays, 4pm to 5pm, January 10 - March 28, 2019
Contact: Freyda Schneider
$175 JCC Member $150

Fun, new theater games and exercises for kids ages 5 to 7. We'll keep kids engaged in lots of fun ways on stage as they develop confidence and creative thinking. This program takes place in a supportive, no-pressure theater setting that boosts self-esteem by encouraging kids to be brave while having fun. No prior experience needed.

For more information, contact: Freyda Schneider

Thursday Jan 10 - Thursday Mar 28
4-5pm

Online registration has closed. Please call or stop in to find out if you can still join.

Thursday
Jan 10 - Mar 28

Parenting Village Drop-in Support Group

A drop-in discussion and support group for parents of children 4-10 years old.

Parenting Village is A Program of Jewish Family Service

Instructor: Parenting Village

Location: Conference Room

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Sunday Apr 14
9:30am

No registration required.

Sunday May 19
9:30am

No registration required.

Sunday
Apr 14
May 19

Model Matzah Bakery

An annual tradition! The Bakery will be open tot he public on Sunday, March 31, with sessions at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm. Group and school presentations can also be arranged. To arrange a private tour or reserve your spot on March 31 please call Rabbi Vogel at 271-0330.

A program of Chabad Lubavitch of Rochester in partnership with the JCC

Instructor: Chabad Lubavitch of Rochester

Location: Auditorium A

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Wednesday Mar 27 - Wednesday Apr 3
12am

No registration required.

Mar 27 - Apr 3

Day Camp Drop In

Sunday Apr 7
1-3pm

No registration required.

Sunday
Apr 7

Fit & Fun Together!

Family fun with a series of exercises, drills and games. Participants will spend quality time working together, getting fit and having a great time!

Instructor: Lisa B

For more information, contact: Niki Costantino

Sunday Apr 7
4:30-5:30pm

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Sunday May 12 - Sunday May 5
4:30-5:30pm

Registration opens Apr 20

6-10 years Sunday
Apr 7
May 12 - May 5

Fit & Fun Together! Additional Child

Family fun with a series of exercises, drills and games. Participants will spend quality time working together, getting fit and having a great time!

Instructor: Lisa B

For more information, contact: Niki Costantino

Sunday Apr 7
4:30-5:30pm

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Sunday May 12 - Sunday May 5
4:30-5:30pm

Registration opens Apr 20

6-10 years Sunday
Apr 7
May 12 - May 5

Whose Line Is It?

Ages 8+
Mondays, 4pm to 5:30pm, April 8 - June 17, 2019
no class April 15 and May 27
Contact: Freyda Schneider
$175 JCC Member $150

Kids ages 8+ work on different improvisational theater exercises and games each week, with a final improv show on the last day of class for friends and family.

For more information, contact: Freyda Schneider

Monday Apr 8 - Monday Jun 17
4-5:30pm

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Monday
Apr 8 - Jun 17

Member Family Dinner: Spring Fun

April showers bring May flowers! Come celebrate April showers, rainbows, and all things spring.
Rainbow-inspired pasta buffet with salads, drinks, and ice cream sundaes provided by Boulder Cafe. Dairy free, gluten free, and other food sensitive options available by advanced request.

Registration required by Sunday, April 7.
Children ages 2 and under are free.

Please note this is a member only event. If you'd like to purchase non-member guest tickets, please contact Joy Getnick.

Location: Auditoriums

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Wednesday Apr 10
5pm-6:30am

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Wednesday
Apr 10

Music Theatre Mum

Ages 5 to 7
Thursdays, 4pm to 5pm, April 11 - June 20, 2019
no class on April 18
Contact: Freyda Schneider
$175 JCC Member $150

Using different music during each class, kids ages 5 to 7 learn to tell a story on stage without using words! This program takes place in a supportive, no-pressure theater setting that boosts self-esteem by encouraging kids to be brave while having fun. No prior experience needed.

For more information, contact: Freyda Schneider

Thursday Apr 11 - Thursday Jun 20
4-5pm

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Thursday
Apr 11 - Jun 20

PJ Library Drop-In: Passover

Join Butterfly yoga for a program focused on personal freedom and mindfulness in honor of the Jewish holiday of Passover. Part of the monthly PJ Library drop-in series featuring crafts activities, stories, and snack.

In partnership with PJ Library and the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

Instructor: PJ Library - Biffy Borg

Location: Dance Studio

For more information, contact: Joy Getnick

Sunday Apr 14
10:30-11:30am

No registration required.

Sunday
Apr 14

Musical Theatre Boot Camp

A Five-Day Musical Theatre Intensive
Monday, August 5- Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn how to prepare for and nail your audition in a supportive, inspiring and fun environment.

Working in group settings and one-on-one, instructors will help performers identify, prepare, and perform age and character appropriate monologues and songs for musical theatre auditions. The week culminates with a mock-audition before a panel of local directors and artists.

Sessions include intensive work on Monologue Technique and Vocal Performance with additional workshops on Dance Technique for Dancer and Non-Dancers, Tackling the Classics, Conquering your Cold Reading, and Industry Secrets for Successful Auditions.

An optional evening session for parents of college-bound students will be also be held to discuss the oftentimes overwhelming process.

For more information, contact: Ralph Meranto

Monday Aug 5 - Friday Aug 9
9am-4pm

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14-100 years Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Aug 5 - Aug 9