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Concert at St. Peter’s Church on 54th and Lexington
Tuesday, March 3 • 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Join us as Thomas Elefant, our music appreciation educator, conducts the Handel Festival Orchestra. Transportation on a chartered bus is included. Participants can have a light dinner at the JCC café (buy your own) before the bus departs. Price includes a small donation to the orchestra; additional donations at the performance are welcome. Reservations are needed by Tuesday, February 24.
Price: $45, Member Price: $40
Manischewitz Factory Tour
Thursday, March 19 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Manischewitz, a Jewish household name for generations, manufactures Kosher products such as matzo, crackers, cookies, soup, gefilte fish and dry mixes in its 4-acre Newark plant. It is truly an experience to see the linking of old matzo-making traditions with the newest technology. This tour requires a lot of walking and is limited to 21 people. Lunch at Hobby’s Delicatessen follows. Reservations are needed by Thursday, March 12.
Price: $50, Member Price: $45 (includes lunch and transportation)
Cooking Class Trip to Natirar Ninety Acres
Sunday, March 22 • 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Is cooking your passion? This is your opportunity to experience a true culinary experience! We will spend the afternoon with a skilled chef and enjoy a three-hour class centered around the concepts of seasonality and sustainability. Located on the grounds of Natirar, a Somerset county estate, this cooking school will help us explore new cooking techniques and revisit classic preparation. Participants will prepare selected menu with instructor and then enjoy their delicious creations!
Menu: Fit & Brie Tartlets • Parmesan Frico • Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Crème Fraiche and Cranberries • Roasted Herb-Crusted Salmon • Mashed Garlic Potatoes • Natirar Roasted Vegetable Melange • Individual Apple Tarte Tatin with Sauce Anglaise
Includes three hours of hands-on instruction and dining on the full luncheon menu. Wine included. Please make your reservations by Friday, March 13. For more information, contact Debbi Judd at 908-889-8800 x318 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 people minimum, 20 maximum The JCC bus is available to transport the first 14 requests (maximum capacity); bus will leave at 11:00 a.m. and return approximately 4:00 p.m. If travelling on your own, please allow one hour travel time to ensure on-time arrival.
Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum
Thursday, May 14 • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Newly re-opened after a $91 million renovation, the design museum is located in the Andrew Carnegie Mansion, a turn-of-the-century gem. This interactive museum is devoted exclusively to contemporary and historic design and presents a compelling perspective on the impact of design on daily life. Prior to the museum tour, we will have lunch at Amanda’s Restaurant in Hoboken, named on the short list of the state’s most popular restaurants. Reservations are needed by Thursday, May 7.
Price: $90, Member Price: $85
Concert at St. Peter’s Church on 54th & Lexington
Tuesday, June 2 • 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Share another special evening enjoying Thomas Elefant conducting the Handel Festival Orchestra and featuring piccolo soloist Mindy Kaufman from the NY Philharmonic. Transportation on a chartered bus is included. Participants can have a light dinner at the JCC café (buy your own) before the bus departs. Price includes a small donation to the orchestra; additional donations at the performance are welcome. Reservations are needed by Tuesday, May 26.
Price: $45, Member Price: $40
Museum of Moving Images
Thursday, June 11 • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy this unique museum including a 90-minute docent tour of the museum’s core exhibit, Behind the Scene, and experience the technical and creative process of producing and presenting films, television shows and digital entertainment. Lunch at Zenon Taverna follows, and then a brief visit to the Noguchi Sculpture Garden and Museum. Reservations are needed by Thursday, June 4.
Price: $85, Member Price: $80