URBAN SHTETL CALENDAR: August 2018 – June 2019

Urban Shtetl Opening event: Family Learning Day August 19th* 10 – 1 pm

At Tilden Park, — Creation Pageant Extravaganza

Tot Shabbat and Urban Shtetl Shabbat Fri Sept 7, 6 – 6:45PM with pot luck 

HIGH HOLIDAYS 5779 for youth and families with Urban Shtetl

*Rosh Hashanah   Mon Sept 10   10 – 11 AM

Celebrate Creation! An interactive ceremony with Urban Shtetl

*Yom Kippur  Wed. Sept 19 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Forgiveness Rituals and Blessings, and the story of Yonah and the Big Fish

*Sukkot  Sun Sept 23:  4:30 – 7 PM   All ages welcome!

Celebrate our Families and Welcome Muslim Neighbors under the Sukkah  

 

SECOND SATURDAY SHABBAT PROGRAM @ CHL  10:30 – Noon

Special program for children. Age appropriate activities for K – 2; 3 – 5 grade

Musical prayer, storytelling, craft and game activities, snack. Themes related to the Jewish cycle of the Year and spiritual values.

Sept 15, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 15, Jan 12, Feb 9, March 9, April 13, May 11,

June 15 concluding service (Siyyum) at CHL

HAVURAH DATES

Sunday September 23, 4:30 – 7:00 PM: Erev Sukkot

Urban Shtetl Havurah Sukkot: Celebrate our families and Welcome Muslim Neighbors

Make ancestor altars, decorate and pray in the sukkah, and enjoy a meal with Muslim friends and neighbors. Meet the entire Urban Shtetl community.

 

Havurah Meeting times:  Havurot meet on the 3rd or 4th weekend of the month – each havurah can choose whether on Friday evening or Saturday.

Oct 26 or 27; Nov 16 or 17 to avoid Thanksgiving weekend; Dec. 21/22; Jan 25/26; Feb 22/23; March 29/30; April 26/27; May 24/25

JUNE Havurah wide Urban Shtetl Shabbat at CHL:  June 15th

 

MOM & DAD GROUPS

Moms meet on Tues. 7 pm at CHL

Oct. 16; Nov 27, Dec. 18, Jan 29, Feb 26, March 26, April 30, May 28

childcare available

Dads on Wed. 7 PM at CHL

Oct. 17; Nov 28, Dec 19, Jan 30, Feb 27, March 27, May 1, May 29

 

FAMILY LEARNING AND FUN DAYS   10am-1pm

Sunday August 19

CREATION PAGEANT EXTRAVAGANZA:  stilts, masks, procession, music and shofar blowing workshop. Age appropriate activities for K- 2 and 3 – 5 grade.

Sun Nov 4, Sat Jan 5, Sat March 2, Sun May 19,

 

TSOFEEM: PRE-B’NAI MITZVAH SESSIONS ages 8 – 10/11

*Special Tsofeem overnight program: Sept 15, 16, Sat 9 AM through Sunday noon.  

One hour classes 9am-10am: Oct. 7, 21; Nov. 18; Dec. 9, 16; Jan 20; Feb. 3 & 17; March 17 & 31; April 7, 28; May 5; June 2, 15 (Sat morning service)

 

PARENT LEARNING SESSIONS (childcare provided) 

*August 29, Wed. 5 – 7 PM  With Miriam Kanani @ CHL

Creating a wonderful home Sabbath experience. Learn songs and rituals to enrich your experience of the holy day ; Food & childcare provided

*Sunday April 7, 11am – 12:30 pm with Rabbi Lynn

Enrich your Family Passover Seder: 4 Questions, 4 Children and the Magid

 

*Urban Shtetl is hosting First Night Hanuka!  Sunday, Dec. 2,  4 – 7 PM

Special performance, Klezmer music and dance, candle lighting, Hanuka craft, silent auction. 


B’NAI MITZVAH 

*Tutorial schedules arranged by parents and tutor

Family Learning Sessions for whole family precede Saturday morning services at CHL so that families can attend services. Each session is from 9 – 10:15 AM

Oct 6; Nov 10; Feb. 9; April 13

*We’ll schedule the cohort times in early September when we get input from the cohort on possible field trip and service ideas.