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It's Purim—Be Happy!

Purim Carnival Hoopla ~ Penn Spero
Sunday, March 17 3:00 to 6:00 pm

Cotton candy, carnival games, prizes, an indoor bounce house, food, raffles and fun for the whole family! Enter our silent auction to win prizes like a ride to school in a police car, or a special experience with one of our TCEE teachers, or buy one of our mystery gift card boxes. All proceeds support scholarships for children to attend TCEE.

Feel free to bring a box of cereal or a can of tuna to be donated to Brookline Food Pantry and JF&CS Family Table.

Special programming for preschoolers and under: 3-3:45 p.m.
Everybody: 3:45-6 p.m.

Kids, come in costume for extra fun (optional). Let's celebrate together!

Want to help out? Click here.


Hamantaschen Baking (Adult Event) ~ Lissner Hall
Sunday, March 17 1:30 to 3:30 pm

Join to bake up these yummy Purim treats, and schmooze, along with members of Shir Hadash, a Newton-based havurah. Free. RSVP here.

Want to help out? Email here.

The Lion Queen: A Purim Celebration
Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 pm

To join us for a Purim Pizza Party from 5:30-6:00 pm RSVP here.

Come hear the Purim story, set in the Lion King universe. After a brief evening service, there will be a Purim play led by our religious school students, involving art, music, and selections of megillah chanted. This event is open to the whole community and costumes are encouraged!


5:30 - Community Pizza Dinner (RSVP here so we know how much pizza to order!)
6:00 - A fun, meaningful, and comical service including parts of the megillah (and an open bar!)
7:00 - Hamantaschen reception

Want to help out? Email here.

PURIM FUN FACTS: Find out more about Purim here including history, recipes, projects and more.

What is hamantaschen? Let Maya Rudolph and Shalom Sesame explain below:

Sat, February 22 2020 27 Sh'vat 5780