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In observance of Independence Day, the Center will be open from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Tuesday, July 4. Weinstein JCC pools will close at 2:30 PM. Camp Hilbert pool will be open 11 AM to 6 PM. Please note our abbreviated Group Exercise schedule for that day:
--8:10 AM Gentle Yoga with Mackenzie
--9:15 AM Flow Yoga with Anna
--9:20 AM Body Pump with Daniel
--10:30 AM Fit and Fab with Dee
--10:35 AM CX Worx with Linda
--12:15 PM Gentle Flow Yoga with Dee
--1:30 PM Silver Sneakers Yoga with Dee
Have a safe and happy holiday!
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!
In Hebrew, the word "Kesem" means magic, and at the Weinstein JCC, we like to make magic! The Kesem Inclusive Theatre Project is a theatre education initiative from the Weinstein JCC for adults ages 22 and up. The Center is committed to offering inclusive programming within the community for people of all ages and abilities. Kesem will provide a comprehensive theatre education experience from process to performance. Recognizing the positive impact of arts education on the social, emotional and functional aspects of life for all individuals, the Weinstein JCC has compiled a qualified team of professionals to develop a program that will meet the needs of individuals with disabilities while providing a deep and meaningful experience for every participant.
The 2nd Annual Kesem production will be a staged reading of the Tales of Sholem Aleichem. Sholem Aleichem was a great Jewish humorist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The legendary musical film and play Fiddler on the Roof was based on the Aleichem story, Tevye’s Daughters. The stories center on Tevye the dairyman, one of the most delightful and amusing characters in all of fiction, and his struggles to maintain his cultural traditions in the face of changing times. Stories of family, love, loss, and humor are set in a small village in Russia over 100 years ago – and yet these universal themes resonate with audiences of all backgrounds, even today.
If you are interested in participating or learning more about Kesem Inclusive Theatre Project, please contact Erin Mahone, Director of Cultural Arts and Jewish Engagement, at email@example.com or (804) 545-8644. People of all faiths and backgrounds are invited to participate!
Pippin is a Tony Award-winning musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Roger O. Hirson. Bob Fosse, who directed the original Broadway production, also contributed to the libretto. The musical uses the premise of a mysterious performance troupe, led by a Leading Player, to tell the story of Pippin, a young prince on his search for meaning and significance.
25 of Richmond’s most talented youth will come together on stage to perform this classic musical. Directed by Debra Clinton with Musical Direction by Jason Marks.
Wednesday, 8/23 at 7:30 PM
Thursday, 8/24 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, 8/26 at 8:30 PM
Sunday, 8/27 at 2:00 PM
Thursday, 8/31 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, 9/2 at 8:30 PM
Sunday, 9/3 at 2:00 PM
This programs is made possible by a generous grant from the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation
For all the latest news & happenings, call the front desk at (804) 285-6500.