Jewish Community Center Announces Upcoming Events

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EDISON – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County has announced a variety of events that are open to both members and non-members.

THREE GREAT AMERICAN FILMMAKERS
On Tuesday, July 10 at 1:30 p.m., Bruce Tucker will offer insights into the creative genius and classic works of three filmmaking legends, Stanley Kramer, Sidney Lumet and Otto Preminger. Tucker will focus on Inherit the Wind, Twelve Angry Men and Exodus. Presented at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, the cost is $8/Community Campus Members and $11/Non-members. Advanced registration recommended. Contact Sue Horwitz at 1-732-494-3232 for further information.

WOMEN OF NEW YORK

Marty Schneit, Licensed NY City Tour Director, will offer insights into 12 strong, talented, women from New York who changed our world. On Tuesday, July 17 at 10:30am, learn about Emma Lazarus, Bess Myerson, Ella Fitzgerald, Emily Roebling, Gloria Vanderbilt Whitney, Elizabeth Ann Seton and six additional visionary women. Presented at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, the cost is $8/Community Campus Members and $11/Non-members. Advanced registration recommended. Contact Sue Horwitz at 1-732-494-3232 for further information.
VARIOUS SOUNDS OF MUSIC

Shiru Nah, a local Women’s Choral Group, returns with a new cantata featuring the music of Jewish composers. Join us on Tuesday, July 17 at 1:00pm for dessert followed by the performance of this always popular group that enriches our spirits. Presented at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, the cost is $8/Community Campus Members and $11/Non-members. Advanced registration recommended. Contact Sue Horwitz at 1-732-494-3232 for further information.

On Tuesday, August 7 at 1:00pm, make your own ice cream sundae followed by a musical retrospective presented by A Perfect Duo Plus One. Enjoy an hour of beautiful harmonies with acoustic guitars with the music of Joan Baez, America, Eagles, Peter, Paul and Mary, Seals and Crofts, Loggins and Messina, and many more. A great way to enjoy a summer afternoon! Presented at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, the cost is $10/Community Campus Members and $13/Non-members. Advanced registration recommended. Contact Sue Horwitz at 1-732-494-3232 for further information
ATLANTIC CITY TRIPS

Whether you like to play the slots, sit at the blackjack tables or stroll on the boardwalk, a fun-filled day awaits on Monday, July 23 and Monday, August 20. The bus leaves the Community Campus, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, at 8:45am, travels to Showboat Casino and leaves Atlantic City at 5pm. The cost is $27/person with a $25 Casino Bonus. All those 18 years of age or older are welcome. Advance registration is recommended and choice of bus seat is made at time of payment. Contact a JCC Front Desk Associate at 1-732-494-3232 for further information .
ENTERTAINING AT THE WHITE HOUSE

On Tuesday, July 31 at 10:30am, writer and historian, Claire Guadagno, will look at each of the First Ladies – her life, her personal style, her vision of her role in the political spotlight and her approach to the demands as the premier hostess of the Executive Mansion. Presented at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, the cost is $8/Member and $11/Non-member. To register or for further information, contact Sue Horwitz, 1-732-494-3232×603.
DANCE-DANCE-DANCE—FRED ASTAIRE AND GENE KELLY

On July 24, 2012 at 1:30pm at the Community Campus, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, learn about the life and work of Fred Astaire as presented by Bill Levy via lecture and film clips. Astaire, in top hat and tails, and his many partners, danced his way in to the hearts of many a woman. Gene Kelly will be the focus of a similar presentation by Bill Levy on July31 at 1:30pm. Kelly was in the same league as Fred Astaire, but instead of a top hat and tails, Kelly wore work clothes that went with his masculine, athletic dance style. The cost is $8/Member and $11/Non-member for each program. Contact Sue Horwitz, 1-732-494-3232 x603 for further information.
“THE JEWISH NEWPORT ON THE JERSEY SHORE”

FREE and open to the entire community, this slide presentation and talk highlights the fabulously wealthy German-Jewish resort at Long Branch, New Jersey at the turn of the Twentieth Century. Held at the JCC of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, on Tuesday, July 24 at 10:30am, advance registration is recommended as space is limited. Contact a JCC Front Desk Associate to register, 1-732-494-3232.


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