Special Events

Pickleball "Luck of the Draw" Tournament

Sunday, December 15  |  10:00am - 6:00pm
Price: $27  |  JCC Members: $18

The JCC of the Lehigh Valley is hosting an Luck-of-the-Draw Pickleball Tournament at the JCC. In luck of the draw format, players will be randomly selected a partner for
each game. Player’s points earned during each game will follow the player and the top points earner will be declared the winner. Players are guaranteed 4 games. USAPA rules will be followed. Clarifications and decisions will rest with the tournament director. Players will call their own games unless disagreements cannot be resolved. Limited space available!

Click here or call the JCC Welcome Desk at 610.435.3571 to register.

Contact: Terrence Baker ([email protected])

Latke-Vodka Hanukkah Cook-Off III

Thursday, December 19  |  7:00pm - 9:00pm
Ages: 21+
Early Bird Tickets (By 12/1): $20  |  Tickets (After 12/1): $25

Get your taste buds ready: the Latke-Vodka Hanukkah Cook-Off is back for Round 3! Featuring brand new teams and a brand new format -- more details coming soon. Teams will compete to see who can make the best latke and vodka drink. Audience taste-testers and a panel of esteemed judges will choose the winner.

Sponsored by Country Meadows Retirement Communities.

Sponsor: Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley

Click here for tickets or call the JCC Welcome Desk at 610.435.3571.


Sunday, December 22, 2:30 - 4:30pm
For all ages and open to all
Price: $6  |  under 3 free
Celebrate 8 crazy nights with 8 crazy stations. Bring your family and friends for a fun Hanukkah celebration with something fun for everyone. End the event with a community candle lighting.

  • Doughnut decorating, latke tasting & coffee bar
  • Menorah making
  • Holiday decorations
  • Gelt toss/guess the gelt
  • Olive press sensory station
  • Dreidel making and Lego menorah
  • Dreidel spin art
  • Bringing light to the world program

Click here to register or call the JCC Welcome Desk at 610.435.3571.


Wednesday, December 25, 9:00 - 11:30am
For all ages and open to all
Our annual pancake breakfast complete with scrambled egg bar. Enjoy time in the pool, crafts, and a PJ Library story.
Price: $9  |  JCC MVP: $6  |  under 3 free

Click here to register or call the JCC Welcome Desk at 610.435.3571.


Sunday, February 9, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
All ages welcome
Price: $7/Person, $25/Family  |  JCC MVP: $5/Person, $20/Family

Celebrate Tu B'Shevat with games, goodie bags, a piñata, birthday cake, and more. A portion of the admission fee will go to help plant trees in Israel.

Contact: Ally Wiener-Avraham ([email protected])


Sunday, March 8 | 12:00pm - 3:00pm
All ages welcome
Price: $7 per person JCC MVP: $5 per person
All Inclusive (Plus Lunch): $13 JCC MVP: $10

Fun activities include arts and crafts, bouncy castles, face painting, carnival games and prizes, a costume parade, and music and dancing. 

RSVP to Ally Wiener-Avraham ([email protected])


Sunday, March 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ages 3 - 13
Price: $5 per child

In the Model Matzah Bakery (featuring wheat stalks, brick ovens, millstones and more), children learn how the traditional Shmurah Matzah is made. Each child will take home an individually boxed, full-sized matzah that is Kosher for Passover. There will also be arts and crafts and the chance to meet Moses and Pharaoh. Co-sponsored by Chabad of the Lehigh Valley and the JCC of the Lehigh Valley.

Contact: Brenda Finberg ([email protected])

The JCC of the Lehigh Valley does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The JCC welcomes people from all walks of life. While we look at our program goals and objectives through a Jewish lens, we do not discriminate on the basis of economic, racial, cultural, ethnic, religious, linguistic or physical differences. We are open to all regardless of sexual orientation or political beliefs.

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