Upcoming Events at the J!

Table Tennis

TONIGHT! Table Tennis Open House with Samson Dubina, #1 Player in Ohio, 6-8:30 p.m.

Whether you play recreationally, in a league or even in your basement, table tennis (AKA ping pong) enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels are invited to experience the J's Table Tennis Open House – tonight, 6-8:30 p.m. You'll also get a chance to meet Samson Dubina, the No. 1 ranked player in Ohio, and play him in a one-on-one open match. The event also includes fun contests, free food and prizes totaling $1,000. More information. 

Winter Bash

Last chance to register for Winter Bash! Saturday, Jan. 21

This year's Winter Bash is better than ever! The Patron event starting at 7 pm features acclaimed magician Drew Murray and a champagne toast. General admission begins at 7:30 p.m. when Drew will mingle with the crowd performing his unique brand of magic. A strolling dinner will be provided as well as a cash bar. Enjoy a complimentary coffee bar sponsored by Nervous Dog Coffee while bidding on silent auction items. This annual fundraising event is crucial to maintaining the quality learning environments that we have come to love and expect from both the Mandel Early Childhood Education Center and The Lippman School. Please come out and support us! Register online or call 330-836-0419.

Community Shabbat Dinner

Purchase tickets by Jan. 20 and save! Community Shabbat Dinner - Friday, Jan. 27

Join us for the annual Community Shabbat Dinner including wine tasting with Israeli wines and featuring guest speaker Clement Soffer. He will share his fascinating story of saving the last 4,500 Syrian Jews and 100 Torah scrolls. In 1993, Mr. Soffer received a Congressional Award for championing international human rights. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for children ages 5-13 and FREE for children under 5 when you register by Friday, Jan. 20. Tickets are $25 and $15 after Jan. 20. Sponsored by the Shaw JCC with Anshe Sfard, Beth El Congregation and Temple Israel. Register online or complete this form. Call 330-867-7850 or stop by the desk at the Shaw JCC.


Family FUN Day & Open House - Sunday, Jan. 29, 1-4 p.m.

Kids will enjoy bounce houses, face painting, balloon twisting, and parents will love the BIG savings! Save up to $100 when you join the J! (new and returning members) and 15% off Camp JCC registration, and receive a $200 tuition credit with a tour of The Lippman School (new students only). Take a tour of the Mandel Early Childhood Education Center, and meet with The National Basketball Academy, Samson Dubina Table Tennis Academy and Weathervane Playhouse representatives! Kids will love meeting our special guests - Ariel and Princess Anna, PLUS many more surprises. Learn more! FREE and open to the community!


Brain Health Talk with Memory Screening - Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 10:45 a.m.

Don't miss this special presentation as we discuss the risks and threats to brain health and techniques for improving it. Co-sponsored by Menorah Park – Home Health Services now servicing the Akron Area. Please RSVP by Jan. 25 to Rachel WilliamsFREE and open to the community.


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