Several holiday events in Red Bank. Please note certain activities take place on select dates.
Traditional carolers, choirs, brass bands, rock, folk, jazz & blues musicians bring holiday tunes to the sidewalks of Red Bank! Musicians are stationed at various locations throughout the business district from 12pm to 3pm.
12.06.14 | 12pm to 3pm
12.13.14 | 12pm to 3pm
12.20.14 | 12pm to 3pm
Free Classic Horse and Wagon Rides
Take a FREE horse and wagon ride through the Red Bank Business District and enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season. You can board the horse & wagon at one of two Locations: 11 Bridge Avenue (in front of Danny's Steakhouse) & and 26 Broad St (near Robinson's Ale House). Sponsored by Pauline Poyner.
12.06.14 | 1pm to 5pm
12.13.14 | 1pm to 5pm
12.20.14 | 1pm to 5pm
Photos with Santa
The Galleria, 2 Bridge Avenue
This annual event pleases kids and adults alike! Come out and meet Santa and have your picture* taken. Sponsored by The Galleria & TSS Photography. Every Saturday & Sunday from 12pm-4pm in the Galleria at 2 Bridge Avenue. *Picture packages are available for purchase.
11.29.14 - 12.21.14 | 12pm-4pm
Red Bank Menorah Lighting
12.17.14 | 6:00PM
Red Bank Train Station
Join us for the annual Red Bank Menorah Lighting for the lighting of the candles, prayers and songs. Presented by Rabbi Sultar of B'Nai Israel in Rumson.
Holiday Programs Sunday, December 8th 2013
East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Rd Piscataway
1:00 - 2:00 pm ~ Stories & Flavors from Jewish Winters
Rivka Willick brings the stories and flavors of the season with an all new mix of traditional and modern tales and a tasting of the kosher treats mentioned in the winter tales.
2:00 - 3:00 pm ~ Reception & Tour the Village
2:00 - 3:00 pm ~ Children’s Craft Children will create two different crafts, foam Holiday Stocking to decorate then lace up the sides and a Happy Snowman Mobile with snowflakes. Appropriate for children ages 5 – 9. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
3:00~ Dickens-era Caroling Concert with Spiced Punch
The historical vocal quartet will present 19th century holiday songs accompanied by guitar, concertina, and whistles.
All Programs are without charge but Registration is a MUST
Pushcart Players presents "A Season of Miracles"
Saturday, December 17th
Pushcart Players presents "A Season of Miracles"
“A Season of Miracles” is a sparkling collection of holiday tales from different cultures and features “The Gift of the Magi,” “The Nutcracker,” “The Kwanzaa Kite,” and “A Chanukah Miracle – a Chelm story.” Filled with beauty, magic, laughter and love, this special performance is the perfect way to celebrate you
The Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill will host several holiday celebrations in December. Kids can enjoy a buffet-style Breakfast with Santa and songs and stories from 10 am to 12:30 pm on December 10. Pre-registration is required and the cost is $8 for members and $15 for non-members (plus tax). Space is limited. Other events at the museum include:
Get into the Chanukah Spirit at ChuckE Cheese's Chanukah Party for kids of all ages. There will be games, rides, raffles and prizes. Join ChuckE as he lights the Menorah! Free donuts and Chanukah treats for all! Wednesday December 24 at 11:00 am At ChuckE Cheese in Mays Landing. For more information please call 609-822-8500 or visit Chabadac.com. This program is a Project of Chabad at the Shore.
Don't miss the Community Menorah Lighting in front of Fair Lawn City Hall at 7:30 pm on December 21. There will be donuts and chocolate gelt for all and real gelt for the kids. Also in Fair Lawn, check out the Chanukah Wonderland from 12 pm to 2:30 pm on December 25. Holiday fun includes a giant dreidel bounce, hot latkes, carnival games, candle making, make your own menorah and more. Admission at the door is $15 per child, includes all games and Pizza. Admission is complimentary for Partners in Pride. For more info please Call 201.791.7200 or email Office@JewishFairLawn.org.
Chabad of Medford invites the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at a public Menorah kindling ceremony. The grand Chanukah celebration will take place on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 6:00PM at the corner of Main Street and Allen Medford, NJ. Following the kindling, there will be a program featuring music, delicious latkes and donuts, chocolate Chanukah Gelt for the children, dreidels, a raffle and family fun.
Chabad Lubavitch of Camden and Burlington counties invites you to Chanukah on Ice from 7 pm to 9 pm on Dec. 24 at the Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees. Skate to Jewish music, enjoy the giant carved ice Menorah, taste hot latkes and more. The cost is $10 per person in advance or $12 at the door. To RSVP for this event, please go here.
In Cherry Hill, Chabad Lubavitch of Camden and Burlington counties invites the entire community to celebrate the Festival of Lights at a Public Menorah Lighting ceremony at the Cherry Hill Mall. The grand Chanukah celebration will take place at 6 pm on December 21 at JC Penney Court. Following the kindling, there will be a program featuring music, delicious latkes and donuts, chocolate Chanukah Gelt for the children, dreidels, a raffle and family fun. Also, experience the Car Menorah Parade in Cherry Hill on December 25. The parade begins at 5 pm from The Chabad Center and continues until the end at 6 pm at Sahara Sam's Oasis, where "South Jersey's Largest Menorah," at 16 feet tall, will be lit. Following the kindling, there will be a program featuring music, delicious latkes and donuts, chocolate Chanukah Gelt for the children, dreidels, a raffle and family fun.
Celebrate the Festival of Lights at a public Menorah kindling ceremony starting at 6 pm on December 22 at Library Point in Haddonfield. There will be a program featuring music, latkes and donuts, chocolate Chanukah Gelt for the children, dreidels and family fun. For more information please contact Chabad at 856-874-1500 or email.
Cape May County
Chanukah on Ice will be 3pm to 5pm on Sunday, December 25th at the Flyers Skate Zone in Atlantic City. This event, open to the entire community, will include open ice skating, organized skating games for children and families, and a special guest appearance by the biblical heroes of Chanukah, "The Maccabees." There will be a Center rink Menorah Lighing ceremony. Admission is $7 and includes refreshments. Skate rental $3 or BYO. Call 609-822-8500 for more information.
On December 22, Chabad of Hoboken presents Chanukah 4 Kids at Hoboken City Hall. Doors open at 4:45 pm; enjoy the puppet show starting at 5:15 pm and witness the annual grand public Menorah Lighting at 6:30 pm. There will be crafts, hot latkes and a chance to meet Judah the Maccabi. Admission is $10 for kids ages 2 and up. You can reserve a spot online.
Join the Friendship Circle for a Pre-Chanukah Bowl at 3 pm on December 18 in Princeton. Enjoy fresh latkes and donuts and unlimited bowling. There will be Chanukah treats and activities. There is no charge to attend but there is a suggested donation of $36 per family. RSVP by emailing email@example.com or call 609-683-7240. And don't miss the Chabad's annual Car Menorah Parade at 7:30 pm on December 21. Drive through the Windsors, Ewing, Princeton and Lawrenceville. There will be a special limo leading the parade, seats are reserved for Friendship Circle friends and limited so save your seat today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call us 609-683-7240.
The Chabad Jewish Center of South Brunswick presents the Chanukah Bowl and Family Party from 2 pm to 4 pm on December 25 at Brunsiwck Zone - Carolier Lanes in North Brunswick. There will be dreidel games, Chanukah activities and a bowling pin Menorah Lighting.
Visit the Chanukah Children's Fair from 10:30 am to noon on December 18 at the Chabad of Southeast Morris County in Madison.There will be arts and crafts, a multimedia show, music and refreshments. This event is for ages 3 to 10 and parents are welcome. For more info or to RSVP, Please email email@example.com. The suggested donation is $10 per child.
Other Menorah Lightings in Morris County include the Florham Park Menorah Lighting at 6 pm on December 20 at the Florham Park Town Hall Gazebo, the East Hanover Menorah Lighting at 6 pm on December 21 at East Hanover Town Hall, the Madison Menorah Lighting at 6 pm December 22 on King's Road in front of the Madison Train Station, with a reception to follow, and Chathams Menorah Lighting at 7:30 pm on December 22 at the Firehouse Plaza on Fairmount Avenue. For more information about either event, please call Chabad of SE Morris County at 973-377-0707 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't miss the Chanukah Latkepalooza at 5:30 pm on December 27 at the Chabad Center in Wayne. There will be a grand Menorah lighting, bubbles, music and more. The cost is $5 per person. A family rate of $15 for two adults and two children is available. To register, click here.
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Hurray for Hanukkah
Sunday, December 05, 2010
Drop-In Crafts: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Concert: 3:00 PM
Two of our favorite friends return to work some holiday magic at the Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill. Listen to Hanukkah stories, create holiday snacks and enjoy hands-on Hanukkah crafts with Rosie Hymerling. Then, top the afternoon off with a sing-along with Janet Sclaroff.
Adath Israel Congregation
Rte. 206 Lawrenceville, NJ
Sun, December 13, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Members and Non-Members welcome!
GUEST PERFORMER: JEFF BLUM
MUSIC, GAMES, REFRESHMENTS and of course.........DREIDELS!!
November through December: We are collecting
*Unwrapped GAMES, TOYS, AND GIFT CARDS FOR YOUNGSTERS AND SENIORS IN NEED (until December 1st)
*KOSHER NON-PERISHABLE FOOD for the Kosher Food Pantry.
(Containers in the foyer)
Congregation Beth Chaim Chanukah Sing Along Musical Performance
A special Chanukah sing along will be presented by the choirs and cantor of Congregation Beth Chaim beginning at 6:00 pm. All are invited to this glowing Chanukah celebration! Tuesday December 08, 2009 6:00 PM
at the Barnes and Noble
Princeton Marketfair, 3535 US Route 1, Princeton, NJ 08540, 609-897-9250
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