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John Coleman: Past/Present/Future 9:30 am
John Coleman: Past/Present/Future @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Sep 17 2016 @ 9:30 am – May 31 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Images of American Indians infused with the history and mythology of the American West have made John Coleman one of the nation’s most highly regarded contemporary artists. This exhibition, made possible by Frankie and Howard...
Parts Make the Whole: A Journey Through the Aleph Bet – Work by LynnRae Lowe 8:00 am
Parts Make the Whole: A Journey Through the Aleph Bet – Work by LynnRae Lowe @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Nov 28 @ 8:00 am – Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm
Mixed Media artist LynnRae Lowe has embarked on an exploration of the aleph bet through the works of 20th Century Jewish masters of abstract expressionism.  Borrowing from the signature styles of Louise Nevelson, Mark Rothko,...
Holiday Toy Drive with The Love House Kids Program
Holiday Toy Drive with The Love House Kids Program @ Temple Kol Ami
Nov 29 – Dec 16 all-day
Temple Kol Ami’s annual toy drive, held in partnership with The Love House Kids Program, is underway! Now thru December 11, TKA will collect new, unwrapped toys for kids of all ages from infant to 18...
“Precious Words” with Esther Becker 9:00 am
“Precious Words” with Esther Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) 10:00 am
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Festive – Youth Hanukkah Shabbat 6:00 pm
Festive – Youth Hanukkah Shabbat @ Or Adam Congregation
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm
Festive – Youth Hanukkah Shabbat at Or Adam Congregation, 122 E. Culver St., Phoenix. Call for more information. 480-865-4710 or oradam.com.
Ladies First: Making Your Own Path 6:00 pm
Ladies First: Making Your Own Path @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm
Ladies First is an informational networking and learning series. Each event features a panel of dynamic women who are leaders in their professional and philanthropic lives. They have built businesses and careers while maintaining a...
Behind the Lens: Photographers of the American West, Featuring Tom Brownold 6:30 pm
Behind the Lens: Photographers of the American West, Featuring Tom Brownold @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Award-winning landscape and nature photographer Tom Brownold specializes in capturing the magnificence of the American West. In this presentation about his project “The Grandest Ride,” he offers a unique glimpse into the world of the...
Hillel After Dark 8:00 pm
Hillel After Dark @ Hillel Jewish Student Center at ASU
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Join us at Hillel for a late night study and relaxation session. We will have a barista and a masseuse on site to provide an energy boost and some relaxation. There will be plenty of...
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Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Senior Shabbat Luncheons-LynnRae Lowe 11:00 am
Senior Shabbat Luncheons-LynnRae Lowe @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am
On select Fridays at 11am, enjoy music, a Shabbat lunch and a featured program. Get into the spirit of Shabbat and enjoy the friendship and fellowship of others. Advance registration required. To RSVP call 520-299-3000...
Tot Shabbat 5:45 pm
Tot Shabbat @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 2 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Tot Shabbat at 5:45-8 pm at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson. Special Kabbalat Shabbat Service for young families to welcome the Sabbath with stories and songs, followed by kid-friendly Shabbat dinner. $25...
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4th Annual Chess and Science Festival & All-Girls Tournament – 2016 9:00 am
4th Annual Chess and Science Festival & All-Girls Tournament – 2016 @ Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Our 4th ANNUAL CHESS AND SCIENCE FESTIVAL & ALL-GIRLS TOURNAMENT is scheduled for Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 FESTIVAL IS OPEN FOR ALL! Special Flandrau reduced admission: Adult $5, Child $3 THE EVENT INCLUDES:  ALL-GIRLS CHESS TOURNAMENT IN...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
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On the Cutting Edge…Today’s Jewish Women 9:00 am
On the Cutting Edge…Today’s Jewish Women @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
On the Cutting Edge…Today’s Jewish Women is a symposium for women of all ages at the Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale from 9 am-5 pm. Learn from top notch college...
Second Annual Modern Israel Conference 9:00 am
Second Annual Modern Israel Conference @ University of Arizona Student Union
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am
Second Annual Modern Israel Conference at University of Arizona Student Union, 1303 E University Blvd., Tucson. The title for this year’s conference is Balancing Unity and Diversity – Israel’s Changing Society and Politics. 9 am-3...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
Desert Caucus brunch featuring Congressman Brendan Boyle* (D-PA-13th) 10:30 am
Desert Caucus brunch featuring Congressman Brendan Boyle* (D-PA-13th) @ Skyline Country Club
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Desert Caucus, Inc. will welcome Congressman Brendan Boyle* (D-PA-13th) on Sunday, December 4 at 10:30 AM at Skyline Country Club. Guests should be potential members and must have reservations. Please contact the Desert Caucus at 520-490-1453...
Aleph Bet Day 1:00 pm
Aleph Bet Day @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Bring your children to a special afternoon celebrating the Hebrew “Aleph Bet.” There will be fun for all ages as we kick off local Tucson artist, LynnRae Lowe’s, Aleph Bet art opening in the fine...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Second Annual Modern Israel Conference 9:00 am
Second Annual Modern Israel Conference @ University of Arizona Student Union
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am
Second Annual Modern Israel Conference at University of Arizona Student Union, 1303 E University Blvd., Tucson. The title for this year’s conference is Balancing Unity and Diversity – Israel’s Changing Society and Politics. 9 am-3...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker 10:00 am
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson 10:00 am
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson @ Jewish Federation Northwest
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Northwest Division office for a one-hour get-together. We’ll have story time featuring PJ Library books followed by snacks. Every session has a different theme! We have guest...
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 6 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) 6:30 pm
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Dolan Ellis, Arizona’s Official State Balladeer 1:00 pm
Dolan Ellis, Arizona’s Official State Balladeer @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
An Arizona living legend, Dolan Ellis has been delighting audiences since he was first appointed the title of Arizona’s Official State Balladeer by Governor Sam Goddard in 1966. His vast repertoire of informative and often...
F.A.S.T. and Fun! 7:00 pm
F.A.S.T. and Fun! @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Help us kick off our 26th season with a F.A.S.T. (First Annual Short Topics) screening! We’ve hand-picked five exciting, eclectic short films that will give you a taste of what January’s festival has to offer....
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“Precious Words” with Esther Becker 9:00 am
“Precious Words” with Esther Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) 10:00 am
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Gift Shop Hanukkah Blow-Out Sale 10:00 am
Gift Shop Hanukkah Blow-Out Sale @ Beth Emeth Congregation
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Gift Shop Hanukkah Blow-Out Sale at Beth Emeth Congregation, 13702 W Meeker Blvd, Sun City West from 10 am-1 pm. Find everything you need for the holiday – discounts on most items. 623-584-7210 or bethemethaz.org.
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Documentary Screening of “50 Children” 7:00 pm
Documentary Screening of “50 Children” @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm
DOCUMENTARY SCREENING OF “50 CHILDREN” The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival, Bureau of Jewish Education, Phoenix Holocaust Survivors Association and Generations After continues its cinematic partnership with the screening of the documentary “50 Children” on...
Pearl Society Donor Appreciation Event 7:00 pm
Pearl Society Donor Appreciation Event @ The New Shul
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm
Pearl Society Donor Appreciation Event at The New Shul, 7825 E Paradise Lane, Scottsdale at 7pm. A fun and inspiring evening featuring producer, editor and writer Janice Kaplan, author of The Gratitude Diaries: How a...
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Hanukkiah Factory and Shabbat Potluck 6:00 pm
Hanukkiah Factory and Shabbat Potluck @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Come celebrate Shabbat and Hanukkah with the J before Hanukkah begins.  We will set up our factory, and you will be able to make a Hanukkiyah that you will be able to bring home and use for...
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Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
K’Ton Time 10:30 am
K’Ton Time @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
K’Ton Time at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson from 10:30-11 am. This fun & lively 20-minute service led by Gabby Erbst includes songs, prayers, stories & games; playground time for kids &...
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services 12:00 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services @ Congregation Beth Israel
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Simchat Shabbat Special Needs Services 2016 Nine Years of Accessible Services!   Council For Jews With Special Needs (CJSN), a nonprofit agency devoted to providing programs, services, and resources to help those in the Jewish...
Kid’s Night Out – Summer in December 6:00 pm
Kid’s Night Out – Summer in December @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Kid’s Night Out – Summer in December for grades K-5 at the Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 6-10 pm. Parents, enjoy the night out while the kids enjoy fun activities...
Parent’s Night Out 6:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Parent’s Night Out at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 6-10 pm. Leave your kids for a fun-filled Saturday evening of gymnastics fun, games and group activities while you go out and have a...
Tween’s Night Out – Bowling 6:00 pm
Tween’s Night Out – Bowling @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tween’s Night Out – Bowling at the Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 6-10 pm. 6th through 8th graders start the evening in The J’s Teen Lounge for Havdalah and mixers,...
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Donor Appreciation & Awards Brunch 9:30 am
Donor Appreciation & Awards Brunch @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am
Donor Appreciation & Awards Brunch @ Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
It is our turn to thank you for helping the Federation make a difference in our community and around the world. We hope you can join us for this complimentary event as we celebrate you –...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
Mishpachah (Family) Program 12:00 pm
Mishpachah (Family) Program @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mishpachah (Family) Program at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson from noon-2:30 pm. Begins at CAI with pizza & games in the Linda Roy Youth Center. Then we’ll caravan to Handmaker at 1...
B’Sghetti Bash 3:30 pm
B’Sghetti Bash @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 11 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
The ECE’s biggest fundraiser of the year! There is a spaghetti dinner provided, as well as varying activities for the children, including a jumping castle, petting zoo, face painting and clowns. Each classroom picks a...
Greatest Hanukkah on Earth 4:30 pm
Greatest Hanukkah on Earth @ Temple Emanu-El
Dec 11 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Greatest Hanukkah on Earth at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N Cuntry Club Road, Tucson from 4:30-7 pm. Lighting of the giant outdoor menorah, then a Hanukkah show with skits, parodies, songs, music, telling the story of...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Dec 12 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
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“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker 10:00 am
“Enlightenment” with Rabbi Israel Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) 6:30 pm
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Tuesday Night Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Torah on Tap 6:30 pm
Torah on Tap @ Two Brothers Brewery
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Torah on Tap at Two Brothers Brewery, 4321 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale from 6:30-8 pm. Join Rabbi Pinchas Allouche of Temple Beth Tefillah for a casual night of Torah discussion while enjoying delicious appetizers from...
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Storytime for Tots! 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! Bring your tots, ages 2-5, for story time, featuring fun education on butterflies, caterpillars and more! Included with admission: $19.95 adults, $17.95 ages 13-17, $12.95 ages 3-12, ages 2 and under free....
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Marshall Trimble: Hucksters, Con Men and Bamboozlers 1:00 pm
Marshall Trimble: Hucksters, Con Men and Bamboozlers @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In the vast Arizona Territory, P.T. Barnum’s axiom, “There’s a sucker born every minute,” was never more true. In this presentation, Marshall Trimble discusses the colorful and creative flimflam artists and their cons, which included...
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“Precious Words” with Esther Becker 9:00 am
“Precious Words” with Esther Becker @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) 10:00 am
“Tree of Life” with Esther Becker (Thursday Morning Class) @ Southwest Torah Institute
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 15 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
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Shabbat Stay and Play/Shabbat On the Go 10:00 am
Shabbat Stay and Play/Shabbat On the Go @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am
Celebrate Shabbat at The J each Friday morning with singing and blessings in the art gallery, a special lunch discount for participating parents and children and play space fun immediately following. Once a month we...
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Family Shabbat Service & Dinner 5:45 pm
Family Shabbat Service & Dinner @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 16 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Family Shabbat Service & Dinner at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson from 5:45-8:30 pm. Service begins with a “drum circle” – instruments are supplied, you bring the rhythm! Percussion instruments will be...
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Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
The American West in Film and Television, The Sidekicks 11:00 am
The American West in Film and Television, The Sidekicks @ Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
They may not have been the lead characters, but no true Western was complete without a trusty sidekick. Sidekicks were loyal friends who provided emotional connections to the audience, conveyed plot information and were often...
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Cycle for Good 8:00 am
Cycle for Good @ Tucson Jewish Community Center
Dec 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Tucson Jewish Community Center (the Tucson J) in partnership with Israel Ride, Ride for the Living and the JCC Association of North America’s Cycle for Good program will present several fundraising cycling events over...
Hanukkah Family Workshop & Kollel 9:00 am
Hanukkah Family Workshop & Kollel @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hanukkah Family Workshop & Kollel at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson from 9 am-noon. Learning activities, adult education, Maccabiah competition and Hanukkah party with food and games. Free; please RSVP by Dec....
Schmooze Singles & Couples 9:00 am
Schmooze Singles & Couples @ East Valley JCC
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am
Schmooze Singles & Couples (30s & 40s) to volunteer with Ladles of Love.  East Valley JCC, 908 N Alma School Road, Chandler. Meet at 9 am to cook meals for families in need. Meal preparation will go until 12:30 pm with...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
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Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class 9:00 am
Cong. Anshei Israel Parent-Tot Class @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Open to the public, this FREE weekly class for children 9- to 24-months in age and their parent(s) is a great way to meet other parents, exchange experiences, and provide an opportunity for the children...
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 9 am-3 pm; extended hours available. Gymnastics, trampoline, group challenge activities, obstacle courses, team sports, inflatables and more. For ages 3-12. Half-...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
Beginner’s Tai Chi 2:30 pm
Beginner’s Tai Chi @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Dec 19 @ 2:30 pm
Beginners’ Tai Chi: NEW CLASS 2:30 – 4 p.m. Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley Social Hall, 3400 N. Dobson Road, Chandler. Open to the general public; no experience required. Repeats every Monday through...
Menorah Building Workshop 5:00 pm
Menorah Building Workshop @ Lowe's
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm
Chabad of the East Valley presents a Menorah Building Workshop at Lowe’s. Build and paint your own menorah, Hanukkah activities, food and a raffle. RSVP.
Festive Meal 6:00 pm
Festive Meal @ Chabad Center
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm
Festive meal At Chabad of Phx. The liberation of 1st Lubavitch Rebbe from Prison. It’s the Rosh Hashana of Chassidus. Guest Speaker Rabbi Kesselman will speak & Farbreng with all. FREE.
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Fit-N-Fun Day Camp 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 9 am-3 pm; extended hours available. Gymnastics, trampoline, group challenge activities, obstacle courses, team sports, inflatables and more. For ages 3-12. Half-...
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson 10:00 am
PJ Library Story Time in Northwest Tucson @ Jewish Federation Northwest
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us at Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona’s Northwest Division office for a one-hour get-together. We’ll have story time featuring PJ Library books followed by snacks. Every session has a different theme! We have guest...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Holiday Celebration 12:30 pm
Holiday Celebration @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Dec 20 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
The Valley of the Sun JCC invites the community to celebrate Chanukah and holiday music on Tuesday, Dec. 20, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. “Atria Sierra Pointe is thrilled to sponsor this event. We...
Dreidels & Drinks 5:30 pm
Dreidels & Drinks @ Goodmans Interior Structures
Dec 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dreidels & Drinks at Goodmans Interior Structures, 1400 E Indian School Road, Phoenix from 5:30-8 pm. Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix Business & Professionals Group for a business networking Chanukah party. Professionals: $18....
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Fit-N-Fun Day Camp 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 9 am-3 pm; extended hours available. Gymnastics, trampoline, group challenge activities, obstacle courses, team sports, inflatables and more. For ages 3-12. Half-...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
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Fit-N-Fun Day Camp 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 9 am-3 pm; extended hours available. Gymnastics, trampoline, group challenge activities, obstacle courses, team sports, inflatables and more. For ages 3-12. Half-...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz @ Arizona Jewish Historical Society Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center Center
Dec 22 @ 10:30 am
Tikkun Olam: Repairing the World Selected Artworks of Beth Ames Swartz at the Arizona Jewish Historical Society, 122 E Culver St., Phoenix. Beth Ames Swartz has had a remarkable artistic career for over fifty-five years...
Seniors: It’s Not Just Lunch 11:00 pm
Seniors: It’s Not Just Lunch
Dec 22 @ 11:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 12:00 am
Seniors: It's Not Just Lunch
It’s Not Just Lunch Wed., Jan. 4 | Noon-1:30 p.m. Valley of the Sun JCC – 12701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale 85254 Great speakers and a different topic each month with a full kosher lunch....
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Fit-N-Fun Day Camp 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am
Fit-N-Fun Day Camp at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale from 9 am-3 pm; extended hours available. Gymnastics, trampoline, group challenge activities, obstacle courses, team sports, inflatables and more. For ages 3-12. Half-...
Winter Camp Rimon 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon @ East Valley Jewish Community Center
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon at the East Valley Jewish Community Center, 980 N Alma School Road, Chandler. Field trips, themed activities, sports, art projects, cooking, science and more. 9 am-3:30 pm; extended hours available. Daily and...
Winter Wonderland 10:00 am
Winter Wonderland @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Butterfly Wonderland becomes Winter Wonderland to kick off the holiday season with our tranquil blue, white and silver decor. Every Saturday and Sunday, and every day from December 19 through 23, our amazing 7ft. living...
Mediterranean Shabbat Dinner with guest Speaker, David N Weiss 6:30 pm
Mediterranean Shabbat Dinner with guest Speaker, David N Weiss @ Chabad of Scottsdale
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm
The Wild Spiritual Ride of a Hollywood Screenwriter. A hilarious and inspiring adventures of a nice Jewish boy who spent years as a charismatic church youth leader, before penning the classic Rugrats Chanukah Special and returning to...
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Peanut Butter and Fluff Mitzvah Project 4:30 pm
Peanut Butter and Fluff Mitzvah Project @ Temple Chai
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Participants are asked to bring large jars of peanut butter and marshmallow fluff and large loaves of bread. The sandwiches will be donated to St. Vincent de Paul’s food bank. The synagogue will also be...
Community Chanukah Party 7:30 pm
Community Chanukah Party @ Chabad of Scottsdale
Dec 24 @ 7:30 pm
Giant Menorah Lighting Dairy Buffet Dinner Program for adults Amazing Kids program Saturday December 24th  at 7.30pm Adult $18.00 Children under 13  $5.00 A Maccababy’s Gotta Do what a Maccababy’s Gotta Do! Hollywood comic and...
Mazelpalooza 9:00 pm
Mazelpalooza @ Maya Day & Nightclub
Dec 24 @ 9:00 pm – 2:00 am
FAQ WHAT IS MAZELPALOOZA? Mazelpalooza is the only place to be for Jewish young adults on Christmas Eve – enjoy a festive night of cocktails and music with over 1000 of your closest Jewish friends...
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Chanukah Character Breakfast 10:00 am
Chanukah Character Breakfast @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chanukah Character Breakfast at the Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N Scottsdale Road from 10 am-3 pm. Enjoy pancakes and latkes with some of your child’s favorite characters, including Olaf, Minions and Teenage Mutant...
Chanukah Super Sunday in the Hallway 10:00 am
Chanukah Super Sunday in the Hallway @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chanukah Super Sunday in the Hallway at the Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N Scottsdale Road from 10 am-3 pm. Family-friendly open house with PJ Library story time, games, bounce house and prepare for...
Chanukah Family Fun Night 4:00 pm
Chanukah Family Fun Night @ Chabad Center
Dec 25 @ 4:00 pm
Free admission. Chinese food will be sold. Bring your own game to play or choose one of ours.
Hanukkah Night Out 5:00 pm
Hanukkah Night Out @ Club XS
Dec 25 @ 5:00 pm
Hanukkah Night Out at Club XS, 5851 E Speedway Blvd., Tucson at 5 pm. Eat Chinese cuisine, enjoy Jewish folk rock music and light Hanukkah candles. Presented by Chabad Tucson. $25 adults, $18 children. 520-881-7956...
Hanukkah Party 5:00 pm
Hanukkah Party @ Beth Shalom Temple Center
Dec 25 @ 5:00 pm
Hanukkah Party at Beth Shalom Temple Center, 1751 N Rio Mayo, Green Valley at 5 pm. Hanukkah You-Tube video show, live entertainment, sing-along, latkes, doughnuts and candle lighting ceremony. $7 ($5 members). 520-648-6690.
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Winter Camp Rimon 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon @ East Valley Jewish Community Center
Dec 26 @ 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon at the East Valley Jewish Community Center, 980 N Alma School Road, Chandler. Field trips, themed activities, sports, art projects, cooking, science and more. 9 am-3:30 pm; extended hours available. Daily and...
Ugly Sweater Chanukah Party 6:30 pm
Ugly Sweater Chanukah Party @ Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley
Dec 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sing. Karaoke. Play games. Best Ugly sweater contest Join us at TBS EV for an Ugly Sweater Chanukah Party! 6:30-9pm on 12/26 Please bring your chanukiot and candles to help light the night. Don’t have...
Hanukkah Wonderland 10:30 pm
Hanukkah Wonderland @ Chabad of the East Valley
Dec 26 @ 10:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Every hour on the hour another program begins. Hanukkah concert, dancing, dreidel mania, photo booth, latkes, glow-in-the-dark room, Hanukkah boutique and more.  
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Winter Camp Rimon 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon @ East Valley Jewish Community Center
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon at the East Valley Jewish Community Center, 980 N Alma School Road, Chandler. Field trips, themed activities, sports, art projects, cooking, science and more. 9 am-3:30 pm; extended hours available. Daily and...
Schmooze & Pastry with Chani 11:00 am
Schmooze & Pastry with Chani @ Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Schmooze & Pastry with Chani at the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center, 12701 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale from 11 am-noon. Enjoy homemade pastries and stimulating conversation with Chani. A collaboration with Smile On...
Annual Car Menorah Parade & Event 5:00 pm
Annual Car Menorah Parade & Event @ Chabad Center
Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm
ANNUAL CAR MENORAH PARADE & EVENT Begining 5:00 pm at Wesley Bolin Plaza (By the State Capitol) with a candle lighting followed by the Parade to the Chabad center in Phoenix with food & a program.
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Winter Camp Rimon 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon @ East Valley Jewish Community Center
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon at the East Valley Jewish Community Center, 980 N Alma School Road, Chandler. Field trips, themed activities, sports, art projects, cooking, science and more. 9 am-3:30 pm; extended hours available. Daily and...
Storytime for Tots! 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! @ Butterfly Wonderland
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am
Storytime for Tots! Bring your tots, ages 2-5, for story time, featuring fun education on butterflies, caterpillars and more! Included with admission: $19.95 adults, $17.95 ages 13-17, $12.95 ages 3-12, ages 2 and under free....
Chabad West Valley Menorah Lighting 5:00 pm
Chabad West Valley Menorah Lighting @ Westgate Entertainment District
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm
PLEASE JOIN US AT THE MENORAH LIGHTING @ WESTGATE ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT JOIN NOTABLE DIGNITARIES AND CIVIC LEADERS FOR THE LIGHTING * NEW FOR THIS YEAR * FEATURING JOHNNY HOTSHOT * THE CROWD RUSTLER * WORLD...
Chanukah on the Lawn 5:00 pm
Chanukah on the Lawn @ BIltmore Fashion Park
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm
CHANUKAH ON THE LAWN  by the Biltmore Shoppes Celebrate with the community. A friendly show, Latkes and more.
Candy Menorah Lighting 5:30 pm
Candy Menorah Lighting @ The Phoenix Premium Outlets
Dec 28 @ 5:30 pm
Presented by Chabad of the East Valley. Menorah lighting, donut dipping bar, live music, raffle and free gift for all children.
Hanukkah Party 6:00 pm
Hanukkah Party @ Congregation Anshei Israel
Dec 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hanukkah Party at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E 5th St., Tucson. Lighting the hanukkiah, live entertainment, dinner, donut dipping station and chocolate gelt. Children’s activities, crafts and games. 6-8 pm. $13/person ($6.13 with paid reservation...
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Winter Camp Rimon 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon @ East Valley Jewish Community Center
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon at the East Valley Jewish Community Center, 980 N Alma School Road, Chandler. Field trips, themed activities, sports, art projects, cooking, science and more. 9 am-3:30 pm; extended hours available. Daily and...
Jewish Heritage Night 7:00 pm
Jewish Heritage Night @ Gila River Arena
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm
Celebrate Chanukah with friends and family at the Arizona Coyotes game! The nights activities include; in game menorah lighting, Arizona Coyotes Hebrew T-shirt, group post game on ice photo, raffle for 10 kids 12 and...
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Winter Camp Rimon 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon @ East Valley Jewish Community Center
Dec 30 @ 9:00 am
Winter Camp Rimon at the East Valley Jewish Community Center, 980 N Alma School Road, Chandler. Field trips, themed activities, sports, art projects, cooking, science and more. 9 am-3:30 pm; extended hours available. Daily and...
Ready or Not – Here We Come 5:00 pm
Ready or Not – Here We Come @ Chabad Center
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm
5:00pm Services followed by a dinner. Topic:  READY OR NOT – HERE WE COME   Jews in Germany Today. 78  years after  Kristelnacht. Has Germany  changed? Shabbat Dinner & Lecture with Rabbi Wagner of Germany Cost $18.00 per person $45...
Schmooze Hanukkah ShabbatLuck 6:30 pm
Schmooze Hanukkah ShabbatLuck
Dec 30 @ 6:30 pm
Schmooze Hanukkah ShabbatLuck (30s & 40s) with AVIV of Arizona. 6:30 pm at a location TBD in Central Phoenix. Children are welcome!  For additional details and for the RSVP link, visit Facebook.com/azschmooze.  
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New Year Party 7:00 pm
New Year Party @ Beth Emeth Congregation
Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm
New Year Party at Beth Emeth Congregation, 13702 W Meeker Blvd, Sun City West. Evening starts at 7 pm. Celebrate the new year, New York time. Four-course kosher chicken dinner, assortment of desserts, wine and live...
New Year’s Eve Kids Party 7:00 pm
New Year’s Eve Kids Party @ Xtreme Gymnastics
Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm
New Year’s Eve Kids Party at Xtreme Gymnastics, 15821 N 79th St. #3, Scottsdale. Leave your kids for a rockin’ New Year’s Eve of gymnastics fun, games and group activities while you go out and...

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