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Author Series: The Word Mavens

  • Sunday, October 29
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • at the JCC of the Lehigh Valley
  • Price: $10 | JCC Members: $7

For more than 15 years, The Word Mavens have schlepped around the country to schmooze with communal organizations and share their insights from years of researching and writing about Jewish life. Now they’ll be here to talk about their new book, “The Whole Spiel,” which was an award winner in the Pennsylvania Press Club’s 2017 Communications Contest. It took First Place in the humor category. Join them for brunch and a talk. They’ll be so farklempt.

This program was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Stagemakers Presents: Seussical the Musical Jr.

  • Show Dates: Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00pm
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:00pm
  • Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00pm
  • Tickets: $15/Adults  |  $10/Children  |  JCC Members: $11/Adults  |  $8/Children

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical Jr., a fantastical musical extravaganza from Tony-winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Choose one of the two audition dates. Participation fee only required upon acceptance of a role.

Call 610.435.3571 for group rates.

For more information, please contact Brenda Finberg at 610.435.3571 or bfinberg@lvjcc.org.

Author Series: Rebecca Einstein Schorr

  • Sunday, November 19
  • 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • at the JCC of the Lehigh Valley
  • Price: $10 | JCC Members: $7

Recent Jewish Book Award winner Rebecca Einstein Schorr will discuss her book, “The Sacred Calling: Forty Years of Women in the Rabbinate” and “This Messy Life,” a blog she created after becoming a reluctant stay-at-home mom. Meet the author and mingle with friends at a brunch preceding the event.

This program was supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

new york city bus trip: charlie and the chocolate factory

  • Sunday, December 3
  • 8:00am - 9:00pm
  • Rear Orchestra Price: $200
  • Rear Orchestra JCC Members: $165

Your day includes private deluxe motor coach transportation to and from New York’s Theatre District and a ticket to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in the rear orchestra area of the theatre.

8:00am: Gather in the JCC lobby and grab a bagel
8:15am: Board bus at JCC of Lehigh Valley
10:30am: Approximate arrival time in NYC
10:30am - 1:00pm: Free time prior to the show
1:00pm: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory show
4:30pm: Dinner on your own/optional group dinner
6:30pm: Estimated departure from NYC
8:30pm - 9:00pm: Estimated arrival at the JCC

artisan Craft Fair

  • Sunday, December 10
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Price: FREE

Look no further for the perfect gift! The JCC’s Artisan Craft Fair features hand-crafted works by artists from here in the Lehigh Valley and elsewhere. Ceramics, jewelry, clothing, textile art, woodworking, mosaics, prints, and more - there is something for everyone.

 For more information, please contact Monica Friess at 610.435.3571 or mfriess@lvjcc.org.

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