Jewish Community Center Announces Upcoming Events

EDISON – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County has announced a variety of upcoming events, including a book sale, trip, and several presentations.

Got Books? The JCC’s Got Readers!
The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison will hold its Gently Used Book Sale from Sunday, October 28 thru Thursday, November 1. Hours will be Sunday, from 11am- 4pm and Monday thru Thursday from 9:30am-8:30pm. Donations of adult and children’s books in good condition will be accepted ONLY on Thursday, October 25 from 10am-4pm, Friday, October 26 from 9am-Noon and on Sunday, October 28 from 9am-11:00am. No textbooks, magazines or religious books will be accepted. For further information, contact Sue Horwitz, 732-494-3232×603.
Trip to The Jewish Festival at The Fiesta
The JCC Senior Adult Club invites all to the Fiesta Banquet House for a 3-course lunch, music and a performance by internationally known Vinnie Talarico. His show features the music of “Fiddler on the Roof” and some of the great Jewish entertainers. On Wednesday, October 23, 2012, the bus will leave the JCC, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, promptly at 10am. The cost, which includes coach transportation, lunch and show, is $69 for the public and $65 for JCC Senior Adult Club members. For registration and further information, contact Sue Horwitz, 732-494-3232×603.

Election 2012 with Dr. Anthony Troncone
On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10:30am, one week before Election Day, Dr. Troncone will focus on the 2012 presidential and congressional elections which will determine for the remainder of the decade and perhaps beyond whether the national political system has the ability to move beyond partisan politics and cooperate to resolve many of the nation’s serious problems. As part of our JCC Nosh ‘N’ Knowledge program, the lecture, held at 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, will be followed by lunch. Cost: $19 or $16/Member until Oct. 25 and $22 or $19/Member from Oct. 26-29. Contact Sue Horwitz, 732-494-3232×603, for additional information.

Author, Ilene Beckerman, to Speak at JCC of Middlesex County – “Bring Back the Memories”
On Tuesday, November 13 at 1:30pm,Come and meet Ilene Beckerman, whose book, Love, Loss and What I Wore was the basis for the award-winning Off-Broadway play by Nora and Delia Ephron. Ms. Beckerman will discuss the sometimes hilarious, often touching connection between relationships and a woman’s wardrobe as well as tales from her grandmother, the smartest woman she knows. You are invited to bring a clothing/jewelry item and stories to share. To be held at the JCC, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, the cost is $11 or $8 for Community Campus members. Contact Sue Horwitz at 732-494-3232×603 for further information.

Musical Salute to Molly Picon
Dr. Diane Cypkin tells – through English narration – the life story of this exciting First Lady of the Yiddish Stage through the countless songs she sang and often wrote during her tenure on the Yiddish stage. Accompanied by pianist, Lena Panfilova, Dr. Cypkin offers this musical salute to Molly Picon on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 2:00pm at the JCC of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Cost is $11 and $8/member until November 7, 2012 and $14 and $11/member from Nov. 8-11. To register or for further information, contact Sue Horwitz at 732-494-3232×603.

An Historical Look at Presidential Elections and Their Impact on American Society
On Tuesdays, November 13 & 20 at 10:30am, Marty Alboum will be discussing historical and critical elections in our history, and Presidential appointees to the Supreme Court and how those appointments affected our national history. Attendance at both lectures costs $22 or $16/Member, and $13/single lecture or $10/Member. For additional information contact Sue Horwitz at 732-494-3232×603.

The One and Only Mickey Rooney
With movie clips and discussion, Bill Levy will focus on the musical, dramatic and comedic talents of one of Hollywood’s greatest performers, Mickey Rooney. This program will be held at the JCC, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, on November 20, 2012 at 1:30pm Cost is $11 or $8/Member. Contact Sue Horwitz, 732-494-3232×603 for additional information.
The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County exists for the purpose of “Tikum Olom – the repair of the world”, and to that end, promotes the intellectual, spiritual and physical well being of individuals and families in the Jewish and general community of Middlesex County.


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