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This Months Upcoming Events

Purim Carnival at the Springfield JCC


March 16th, 2014.


12:30 PM to 3:00 PM




Springfield Jewish Community Center


Debbie Whitehead, (413) 739-4715



The JCC will host its annual community Purim Carnival, Sunday, March 16, 12:30 - 3 pm, 1160 Dickinson Street, Springfield. This event is open to the public. Admission is free, however, there is a $10 charge for each child who would like to participate in the inflatables. Come dressed to the carnival in a costume that reflects what summer camp means to you. This year, the Purim Carnival will feature THE FANTASTIC FRITZ! magician and clown, inflatables and prizes. You can also have your photo taken with Purim characters King Ahasuerus and Queen Esther. Carnival food available for purchase, including pizza bagels, popcorn, flavored tots, s'mores, and bug juice.
Summer Camps Registration Opens at Purim Carnival! For anyone seeking to send their child to summer camp, we will also host a pop a balloon game to help you qualify for a JCC Summer Camps Registration Discount! Come to the lobby during the Purim Carnival and pop a balloon to win a 5-20% discount off of JCC Summer Camps registration (rules apply and will be available at the Carnival).?commemorates the deliverance of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian Empire where a plot had been formed to destroy them. Purim is a Jewish holiday celebrated by giving reciprocal gifts of food and drink (mishloach manot), giving charity to the poor (mattanot la-evyonim), a celebratory meal (se'udat Purim), and public recitation of the Scroll of Esther (kriat ha-megillah), additions to the prayers and the grace after meals (al hannisim). Other customs include drinking wine, wearing of masks and costumes, and public celebration.
Visit www.SpringfieldJCC.org for additional information, or contact Louis Lasko, Teen and JCC Summer Camps Director, at (413) 739-4715.

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