Thursday, March 29, 2012

Exciting Programs from the Marcus Jewish Community Center which are Open to the Entire Dunwoody Community

Community Passover Seder
Friday, April 6 • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)
The price is: $50 per/adult, $25 per/child (8 & under), FREE for children (3 & Under).

The MJCCA invites you and your family to a special Community Passover Seder led by Rabbi Brian Glusman. Enjoy a unique Passover Seder experience with readings from the Haggadah, engaging explanations, festive songs, and a delicious catered Kosher meal. The menu will include your choice of chicken or brisket, matzah ball soup, gefilte fish, matzah kugel, vegetables and dessert. Reservations must be made in advance. To RSVP, please contact the MJCCA Registration Team at 678.812.4010. For more information about the MJCCA Community Seder, please contact Rabbi Brian Glusman,

National Dance Week
April 20-April 29 • 9:00-11:45 am
Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)

In honor of National Dance Week we have a full week of events that you and your family will enjoy!
  • April 21 - DAY OF DANCE
  • April 25 & 26 - ADULT BARRE CLASS
  • April 24 & 26 - ADULT ZUMBA CLASS
For more info contact: Erin Lesure 678.812.4049.

Keyboard Conversations® Returns to the MJCCA!
April 15, 4:00-6:00 pm
MJCCA at Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)
Fees: $18 - $25

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel's popular “concert with lively commentary” program returns to the MJCCA, with Russian Rapture – Music of Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky. Enjoy the soaring melodies and sumptuous sonorities of these ever-popular composers, from expressive romantic Preludes and captivating virtuoso Etudes to scintillating, charming Humoresques.
To purchase tickets, call 678.812.4002.

Love and Logic: Helping Parents Have More Fun & Less Stress
Mondays, April 16-May 14 • 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)
Fees: Member $125, Non-member $135

Five sessions: Make parenting fun and rewarding, rather than stressful and chaotic.
Through video clips, discussion, and practice exercises, you will pick up skills that will allow you to create a "less-stress" home for your family.
For more information, contact

Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration
Sunday, April 22 (Rain or Shine), 4:00 - 5:00 pm
Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)
Free and open to the community

The entire community is invited to a Yom HaShoah Commemoration sponsored by the Atlanta Rabbinical Association and the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta. The ceremony will feature remarks from Caroline Stoessinger, author of A CENTURY OF WISDOM: lessons from the life of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world’s oldest living Holocaust survivor. The ceremony will also include the lighting of the torches and a special musical presentation featuring Cantor Daniel Gale from Temple Beth-El, Birmingham, Alabama. The program will take place in the beautiful Besser Holocaust Memorial Garden at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road in Dunwoody. Prior to the Yom HaShoah Commemoration, at 2:00 pm, all are invited to a special presentation by Carolyn Stoessinger in the Morris & Rae Frank Theatre at which time she will discuss the release of her new book. For more information about the MJCCA Yom HaShoah Commemoration, please contact Rabbi Brian Glusman,

School Readiness Series: Kindergarten
Thursday April 26 • 10:00-11:30 am OR Wednesday, May 2 • 7:00-8:30 pm
Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)
Fees: $18 per person or couple

How is kindergarten different than Pre-K? What will my child be learning and what are some tips for success? How do I prepare my child for the changes? How important is routine? Answer these questions and maximize your child's success in kindergarten, plus hear what other parents are thinking!
For more information, contact

Yom Ha’Atzmaut - Israel Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, April 26 • 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)
Free and open to the community

Celebrate Israel's birthday outside with your family and friends in the beautiful courtyard of the MJCCA. The program will feature activities and crafts for children, Israeli dancing, face painting, a choir performance by the Greenfield Hebrew Academy Choir, sports games and more. Delicious kosher food will available for purchase from Goodfriend’s Grill. Complimentary dessert will be served. Bring your friends! This event is free and open to the entire community. For more information about this and other community outreach programs, please contact Rabbi Brian Glusman,

Infant/Child/Adult CPR and First Aid/AED
Sunday, April 29 • 12:30-5:30 pm
Zaban Park (5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody)
Fees: Member $70, Non-member $85

Get trained, get certified! We will provide a comprehensive training with easy-to-understand instructions. This course trains individuals how to help prevent and recognize the symptoms of sudden illness and injury, and how to provide basic care. The training also gives participants the knowledge and skills to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory and cardiac emergencies in adults, infants and children until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
For more information, contact

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