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News & Happenings

Here's where you'll find highlights of some of the lastest happenings and upcoming events going on at the Center. Check back regularly as something new and exciting is always in the works!

Attention Members!

  • We'd like to hear from you! The Weinstein JCC aims to consistently provide quality fitness programming throughout the year. To aid with this goal, we are seeking your feedback regarding your experience with Group Exercise at the Weinstein JCC. Please take a few minutes to fill out our short Fitness Survey. We appreciate your feedback!


  • The Men’s Steam Room will be closed for repair Friday, December 15 through Sunday, December 17 and will reopen on Monday, December 18. Thanks!


  • Information about Weinstein JCC Text Alerts:

    • In order to most effectively communicate any urgent needs or changes related to the Center and our programs, we are implementing a new messaging service that allows us to send short customized notifications by text, voice, app, email, and other channels to keep you as up-to-date as possible. In order to opt-in for this new service, please go to our online sign-up form where you will enter your name, email and cell phone number, as well as choose what department(s) you would like to receive messages from. Please note: this system is in addition to our regular Center communications and will only be used for emergency alerts and other important messages.

    • Members have the option to opt-out of this service at any time, but it is our hope that this added form of communication will allow us to more quickly and directly let you know of any changes you need to be aware of, including weather-related delays/closings, program cancellations or other high priority messages. Thank you for signing up for this new service to allow us to more effectively communicate Center changes with you!

Upcoming Events

JFT Presents: Once Upon A Mattress

Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy reinterpretation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer, and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. If you thought you knew the story of The Princess and the Pea, you may be in for a walloping surprise! Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you’ll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again!

Once Upon a Mattress started out as an extended skit as a Jewish summer camp for adults. In the early to mid part of the 20th century, there were many summer recreational resorts where adults might do things like write and appear in a musical together. Many theatre professionals, from Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock (Fiddler on the Roof) to Moss Hart (You Can’t Take it With You), got their start at these camps. The play was later expanded for the Broadway stage, winning the Best Actress in a Musical Tony Award for young Carol Burnett in 1960 and the Tony for Best Revival of a Musical in 1997 with the Broadway revamp starring Sarah Jessica Parker!  

Community Chanukah Celebration and Laser Light Show

The community is invited to celebrate the Festival of Lights with holiday-themed foods, music, crafts and activities, and a Chanukah laser light show on the Neil November Plaza! Our Chanukah Gift Shop will be open in the Richard A. Arenstein Lobby throughout most of Chanukah, closing on Friday, December 15.

Breakfast at the J

Roll out of bed on December 25 and join us for a delicious hot breakfast at the JCC! Eggs, potatoes, pancakes and more!

Please RSVP at 804-285-6500.

For all the latest news & happenings, call the front desk at (804) 285-6500.