Community Calendar

November 14, 2018:  Take a tour of Merrick’s Mikvah.  Tour and discussion starts at 5:00 p.m. at Merrick Mikvah Mei Leah, 2174 Hewlett Ave, Merrick, NY.  For more info and to RSVP, please call Chanie at (516) 833-3057.

November 14, 2018:  Hear from two heroes of the IDF as they discuss their experiences.  7:30 p.m. at Merrick Jewish Centre (225 Fox Blvd, Merrick).  Free admission.  For more information, call (516) 379-8650.

November 15, 2018:  There is a meeting of the Jewish War Veterans, Post 652 at 12:00 p.m. at Cong. Ohav Shalom in Merrick (145 S. Merrick Ave).  Lunch will be served.

November 16, 2018:  Teens dinner and game night at Cong. Ohav Shalom (145 S. Merrick Ave., Merrick).  Come for a fun and casual Friday night dinner and game night in Ohav Shalom’s teen lounge.  Cost is $15 per person.  Starts at 6:30 p.m.  RSVP here.

November 17, 2018:  Kids of all ages and their parents are invited to join Cong. Ohav Shalom Youth for a night of rollerskating at United Skates of America (1276 Hicksville Rd., Seaford).  Event starts at 6:45 p.m.  Cost is $16.50 per person.  Pizza will be served.  RSVP here.

November 17, 2018:  Come participate in Temple Beth-El of North Bellmore’s Jewish Film Series with a showing of the film Fill the Void.  The film starts at 7:00 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 1373 Bellmore Road.  The series is open to the public, but you must reserve your spot.  Cost is $5.  For more information, or to RSVP, please call (516) 781-2650.

November 18, 2018:  Spin for Hope – a fundraiser for those coping with breast cancer and other illnesses.  Spinning will be at iSpin at 2350 Merrick Road.  Class 1 is 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Class 2 is 1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.  Class 3 is 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.  Cost is $50 per person (includes t-shirt, water bottle, and spin shoes).  Sponsored by Chabad of Merrick-Bellmore-Wantagh’s Circle of Hope.  To RSVP, please visit chabadjewishlife.org/spin.

November 18, 2018:  Come hear The Maccabeats, live in concert at the Merrick Jewish Centre (225 Fox Blvd, Merrick)!  5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.  Cost is $25 per adult, $3 per child (children under 3 years old are free).  Buy your tickets today by clicking here or  call (516) 379-8650.

November 20, 2018:  Join Rabbi Dermer of MJC every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Bagel Plaza on Merrick Road for a nosh and exploration of the weekly Torah portion. All experience levels and Hebrew abilities welcome. Bring a friend, take a bagel break, and add a little extra spirituality into the week.

November 27, 2018:  Join Rabbi Dermer of MJC every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Bagel Plaza on Merrick Road for a nosh and exploration of the weekly Torah portion. All experience levels and Hebrew abilities welcome. Bring a friend, take a bagel break, and add a little extra spirituality into the week.

November 28, 2018:  Join CBO’s Hazak for a presentation entitled “The Good Old Days: History and Popular Culture of the Roaring ’20s.”  Presentation will take place at Cong. Beth Ohr, 2550 Centre Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710.   1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  Cost is free for CBO members.  Al others, $5.  To RSVP, please call (516) 221-2056.

December 2, 2018:  Chanukah Festival at Temple Israel of South Merrick (2655 Clubhouse Rd, Merrick, NY 11566) at 10:30 a.m.  Sponsored by Cong. Beth Ohr and TISM.  Carnival games, live music, raffle prizes, crafts, photo booth, sufganiyot, holdiay boutique.  Free of charge, open to the community.  Pantry donation requested (kosher, non-perishable food item) for the Alex Rubinger kosher food pantry.

December 2, 2018:  Annual Chabad Chanukah Experience.  Starts with a 12′ menorah lighting at the gazebo at the Merrick LIRR Station followed by a parade to the Chabad Center for Jewish Life.   At the Center for Jewish Life, there will be a celebration with latkes, donuts, face painting, performances, and crafts.  There is no charge!   To RSVP, please call (516) 833-3057 or email programs@ChabadJewishLife.org.

December 4, 2018:  Join Rabbi Dermer of MJC every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Bagel Plaza on Merrick Road for a nosh and exploration of the weekly Torah portion. All experience levels and Hebrew abilities welcome. Bring a friend, take a bagel break, and add a little extra spirituality into the week.

December 10, 2018Celebrate Hanukkah and the return of the Islanders to L.I. at the Nassau Coliseum for the Islanders vs. Penguins!   The evening starts with candle lighting and treats at Merrick Jewish Centre at 5:45 p.m.  After that, we will carpool caravan to the Nassau Coliseum.  Game time is 7:00 p.m.  Cost is $70 per ticket.   All attendees receive an Islanders knit winter cap (with the “Islanders” in Hebrew and English).  RSVP required.  Please email mensclub@merrickjc.org.  First come, first served.

December 11, 2018:  Join Rabbi Dermer of MJC every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. at Bagel Plaza on Merrick Road for a nosh and exploration of the weekly Torah portion. All experience levels and Hebrew abilities welcome. Bring a friend, take a bagel break, and add a little extra spirituality into the week.

December 12, 2018:  Join South Shore Sisterhoods for a presentation entitled “Synagogues of the United States” at Temple Beth-El of Bellmore (1373 Bellmore Road).  Doors open at 7:00 p.m., program begins at 7:30 p.m. sharp.  Cost is $12.  Reservations required.  To RSVP, please call (516) 799-4285 or (516) 398-6122.

December 14, 2018:  Listen to Clara Gewirtz describe what it was like to grow up Jewish in Cuba under the regimes of Batista and Castro.  Temple Beth Am of Merrick and Bellmore, 2377 Merrick Ave., Merrick.  Program begins at 8:00 p.m.  Admission is free.

December 15, 2018:  Come participate in Temple Beth-El of North Bellmore’s Jewish Film Series with a showing of the film Exodus.  The film starts at 7:00 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 1373 Bellmore Road.  The series is open to the public, but you must reserve your spot.  Cost is $5.  For more information, or to RSVP, please call (516) 781-2650.

December 18 2018:  Join Rabbi Dermer of MJC every Tuesday morning at at 10:00 a.m. Bagel Plaza on Merrick Road for a nosh and exploration of the weekly Torah portion. All experience levels and Hebrew abilities welcome. Bring a friend, take a bagel break, and add a little extra spirituality into the week.

January 13, 2019:  Bagels and Broadway at Merrick Jewish Centre, 225 Fox Blvd, Merrick.  Learn more about the origin of Broadway shows and the casting and production decisions that made them a success.  Part One of this multi-part series will focus on highlights from Oklahoma!The Phantom of the OperaAnything Goes, and Girl Crazy.  Bagel breakfast at 10:00 a.m. followed by presentation at 10:30 a.m.  No charge.

February 10, 2019:  Take a tour of Merrick’s Mikvah.  Tour and discussion starts at 10:00 a.m. at Merrick Mikvah Mei Leah, 2174 Hewlett Ave, Merrick, NY.  For more info and to RSVP, please call Chanie at (516) 833-3057.

February 12, 2019: Take a tour of Merrick’s Mikvah.  Tour and discussion starts at 9:00 a.m. at Merrick Mikvah Mei Leah, 2174 Hewlett Ave, Merrick, NY.  For more info and to RSVP, please call Chanie at (516) 833-3057.

May 2, 2019: Take a tour of Merrick’s Mikvah.  Tour and discussion starts at 8:00 p.m. at Merrick Mikvah Mei Leah, 2174 Hewlett Ave, Merrick, NY.  For more info and to RSVP, please call Chanie at (516) 833-3057.