Food, Holidays, Lag B'Omer, MBJCC, Youth

5/3/18 @ 6:00pm-7:30pm: LAG B’OMER BBQ IN WANTAGH PARK

Join us at the Fire Ring in Wantagh Park on Thursday, May 3 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm for an awesome BBQ to celebrate Lag B’Omer!

Lag B'Omer

  • Watch awesome Multi Talents – with Stilt walking, balancing, mini bike & more!

  • Exciting games of Soccer sponsored by sss_logo.png 

  • Fun Jewish Crafts!

  • Relay Races!

  • Kumzitz songs, smores & stories around the bonfire!

  • Kosher BBQ & food will be available for purchase

Open to the entire community!  Fun for the entire family!

Bring your own camp chairs, blanket, warm jackets & your Jewish pride!


Directions to Wantagh Park: Take the Wantagh Parkway south. Exit off the Wantagh Parkway at Sunrise Highway East. Make a right onto Wantagh Avenue. Take to the end and make right onto Merrick Road. At first light make a left into park. Follow the park service road past the administration building. There is a swimming pool a bit past the admin bldg on the left. Turn left into the parking lot before you pass the swimming pool. The bonfire ring is to the east of the pool.


Sponsored by the Merrick-Bellmore Jewish Community Council in partnership with the Chabad Center for Jewish Life, the Jewish Committee on Scouting of Theodore Roosevelt Council, and Boy Scouts of America.



Chesed, Food, Recipes, Youth

Teens Cooking for Hope

Jewish teens learn to cook a variety of kosher dishes from soups to kugels to rugelach to bring to those coping with illness.  April 26, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  Limited space available.  To sign up, please call (516) 833-3057 x104.  You can register here!

Cooking for Hope

Events, Theater, Youth


The Calhoun High School On Tour Company show “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” opens this weekend!

There are three shows – Friday night, Saturday afternoon matinee, and Saturday night.


Children who attend the matinee performance on March 24th at 2:00 p.m. will receive a special program/activity packet and will be invited to stay after the show to meet the actors in the Calhoun cafeteria for autographs and photos.

There is a reduced cost for the matinee show for elementary school-aged students and their parents if they pre-order tickets by calling the box office at (516) 992-1377.  Ask for the special Elementary School Matinee pricing.

Events, Food, Holidays, Purim, Youth

3/1/18 at 5:00 p.m.: “Purim in the Stadium” – Megillah Reading and Purim Party!


Megillah Reading!
Concession Stand Dinner!
Carnival Games!
Dress up like a true fan! Prizes for all children in a costume!
Stadium Photo Op!

Megilla Reading 5:00pm
Program 5:30pm

Reserve your tickets!
$12/child $18/adult
RSVP by Feb 15: $10/child $15/adult

RSVP Here!