The community comes alive with the spirit of Purim, often called the Jewish carnival, beginning this weekend and all through next week, which the actual holiday being March 8. Specifically, the East Valley JCC invites the community, especially those with young children, to our Shabbat morning playgroup on Friday, March 9 at 9:30 a.m. Following playgroup, we will join with the Early Childhood Learning Center, ages 2-5 for an interactive Purim Shpiel (play) performed by the ECLC staff.
Sunday, March 4
Wednesday, March 7
Cirque du Purim: 6:30 p.m., Noah’s Chandler, 2100 E. Yeager Drive. Co-sponsored by Chabad of the East Valley and the East Valley JCC. Entertainment, crafts, games, buffet dinner, and masquerade. Cost: $20 adult, $15 children in advance; $25 adult, $18 children after March 4. 480-855-4333
Crafts and story time: 5 p.m., PJ Library; Erev Purim barbecue: 6 p.m., and Megillah reading and shpiel at Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Marc, 480-897-3636 x204
Food will be sold on a cash basis.
And check out The Shiksa in the Kitchen blog @ theshiksa.com for step by step directions on how to make Hamantaschen & Bourekas for your Purim celebration.