JCC Announces Upcoming Programs

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EDISON – The Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County will hold a variety of programs as well as a bus trip to Atlantic City in December.

Life and Music of Dinah Shore and Bing Crosby

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, David Aaron will discuss the life and music of two American icons, Dinah Shore and Bing Crosby. Beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, the program fee is $11, $8 for Community Campus members. Advance registration recommended. Contact JCC reception staff at 1-732-494-3232 for further information.

Chanukah Luncheon Celebration

Share the traditions, candle lighting and songs; savor a holiday meal and enjoy the entertainment of the Odessa Klezmer Trio with Ed Goldberg. Held on Thursday, Dec. 6, at 11:30 a.m., the fee is $18 and $15 for Community Campus members until Nov. 29 and $23 and $20 for members from Nov. 30 until Dec. 5. Advance registration at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, is required. Contact a JCC Front Desk Associate to register or for further information.

What Makes an Opera Popular?

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10 a.m., Richard Ferris will offer ideas as to what distinguishes the most popular compositions from the thousands of other operas that have never reached the “top ten” or “top twenty” popularity/performance lists? The presentation will be at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Cost: $11 and $8 for Community Campus members. Call 1-732-494-3232 for further information or registration.

Virtual Tour of Greenwich Village

On Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 1:30 p.m., Marty Schneit will share images, history and stories of Greenwich Village. Cost is $11 and $8 for Community Campus members. This presentation will be held at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Call 1-732-494-3232 for further information or registration.

The Status of Women in Politics after the 2012 Elections

As part of our Nosh ‘N’ Knowledge series, Jean Sinzdak, Director of the Center for American Women and Politics Program for Women Public Officials at Rutgers University, will present an overview of this subject. She will focus on how women fared in the elections, what the trends are for women’s numbers in elected office and what to watch for in the coming years. This presentation will be offered on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch of Kosher Chinese buffet. The fee for the lecture and lunch is $19 and $16 for Community Campus members until Dec. 13 and $22 and $19 for members from Dec. 14-17. Pre-registration required. The event will be held at the Jewish Community Center of Middlesex County, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison. Call 1-732-494-3232 for further information or registration.

Atlantic City Trip

Whether you like to play the slots, sit at the blackjack tables or stroll on the boardwalk, Atlantic City awaits on Monday, Dec. 17. The bus leaves the Community Campus, 1775 Oak Tree Road, Edison, at 8:45 a.m., travels to Showboat Casino and leaves Atlantic City at 5 p.m. 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.

 


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