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Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R - FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Celebrate Purim on Saturday, March 7!

Mar 07 | Sat |

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Shabbat Shalom, Welcome Home to R&R - FREE Family Fun on Shabbat, Celebrate Purim on Saturday, March 7!

Join the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Saturday, March 7th from 2 to 5 p.m. for a free R&R Shabbat afternoon, this week, themed around the Jewish Holiday of Purim, Purim is the celebration of Jewish deliverance as told in the Book of Esther (Megillah).

R&R is an incredible alternative to the typical New York Saturday, where the entire community is invited for guaranteed family fun, including lots of entertainment and delicious, nutritious snacks. The program is open to the public and no registration is necessary. More details and a full weekly schedule are available at R&R programs run until March 28.

During this afternoon, we’ll explore Purim through a variety of family-friendly activities, including: Face Painting, Costumed storytelling, MusicTalks instrument petting zoo; gentle yoga; tai chi; Craftivist Corner: knitting hats for the homeless; Schmooze On The News; Stonybrook Vocalist A Cappella; rooftop playground (weather permitting); LEGOs, trains, dollhouses, sensory play, and much, much more!

We encourage families to come in costume and there will groggers and hamantaschen for all!

About the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan:

Together with its community, the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan creates opportunities for people to connect, grow, and learn within an ever-changing Jewish landscape. Located on 76th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, the JCC is a vibrant non-profit community center on the Upper West Side. The cornerstone of progressive programming in Manhattan, the JCC serves over 55,000 people annually through 1,200 programs each season that educate, inspire, and transform participants' minds, bodies, and spirits. Since its inception, the JCC has been committed to serving the community by offering programs, classes, and events that extend beyond neighborhood boundaries, reaching people at all stages of their lives. Learn more at

Venue: Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

334 Amsterdam Avenue, @ 76th Street Map