Purim Family Activities and Carnival at Greenburgh Hebrew CenterPublished: Friday, January 25, 2013 By: Meredith Rusoff
One of the most enjoyable holidays for everyone is Purim, which celebrates the time when the Jews living in Persia were saved from an evil plot to exterminate them. The Greenburgh Hebrew Center celebrates the joyous holiday of Purim with an outrageous carnival and activities for children and their families.
On Sunday, February 10 Purim festivities begin at 10 am with activities for families with young children – Purim songs, a megillah story and a costume parade. At 10:30 am the Purim Carnival kicks off. The carnival features game booths for all ages such as Purim Jeopardy and a hamantaschen eating contest, Preschool games, Super Slide, Bouncy Castle, Arts and Crafts, Shushan Food Court, “Shushan’s Got Talent” show, prizes and more!!! Adam Auslander performs comedy and magic for kids and adults at 11:15 am. Adam is a Ringling Brothers trained clown, has worked with the Big Apple Circus and annually trains clowns for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
All are welcome!!! Only cash and checks are accepted for ticket and food purchases. Free on-site parking is available.
The Greenburgh Hebrew Center is a warm, inclusive, egalitarian, participatory Jewish congregation located in central Westchester County. We are a joyous and spirited community that welcomes you to join with us as we celebrate, learn, and perform tikkun olam, social action to repair the world. We welcome singles and families, including interfaith and non-traditional families. The Greenburgh Hebrew Center is located at 515 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
For further information, please call 914-693-4260 or go to www.g-h-c.org.