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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
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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