Chanukah Happenings I

November 30, 2007 at 6:16 pm Leave a comment

chanukiah-day8.gifThe festival of lights—that is, candle light—is almost upon us. I’ll be posting a short series about this, but for starters, here are some choliday events happening around here:

12/2 Cantors in Concert An afternoon of song and celebration. Forest Hills Jewish Center, 4 p.m. in the sanctuary. Features the rich, mellifluous voices of FHJC’s Cantor Adam Frei and Cantor Shayna Postman of the Town and Village Synagogue. Accompanying Pianist Karina Azatyan. The Forest Hills Jewish Center Singers will also participate. Tickets: $18. Call 718.263.7000 for reservations and more information.

12/2 Shirlala Chanukah Shira Kline tells the story of Judah Maccabee and Chanukah, and performs holiday music in traditional contemporary styles. Appropriate for ages 4-12. 2 p.m., $10. Queensborough College, 718-631-6311.

12/4 Largest Menorah in Queens The Northeast Queens Jewish Community Council sponsors the largest Hanukkah menorah in the borough. The annual “Light up the Night—A Spectacular Chanukah Celebration” features live music, dancing, latkes and sufganiyot, and dreidels, chocolate Chanukah gelt, and special entertainment for the kids. 6 p.m. at Chabad of Eastern Queens, 211-05 Union Tpke, Hollis Hills.

12/9 Chanukah Festival at the Central Queens Y, 67-09 108 St., 1–2:45. Crafts, vendors, music, food, and entertainment that begins at 3. Free for adults, $3/kid with a $10 max. 718.268.5011 x301.

12/9 Chanukah Celebration @ Station Square Join FH Gardens residents from 4–5 p.m. for their Grand Menorah Lighting.

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Entry filed under: community, for small kids, Forest Hills, Judaism, religion, timely topic.

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