Happy (almost) Hanukkah everyone! Time to spin the dreidel, eat some sufganiyot, stock up on candles, and get ready to make, and eat, a whole lotta latkes. As we prepare to celebrate, here are ten (make that eleven!) great ‘Hanukkah Happenings’ in Southern Maine communities that we’re sure you’ll want to attend.
Games, crafts, snacks! Yankee Swap, Toy Donation. Adults are invited to mingle and nosh too!
Please bring an WRAPPED gift for each child participating; $15.00 limit. Please bring an unwrapped gift for donation. Lastly, even though Chanukah starts later in December, please bring a family Chanukiah and 2 candles so we can share some lights of the holiday.
Celebrate Chanukah with books, crafts, and dreidels, plus music with special guest Charlie Miller. This program is best for children ages 5 and younger with their families. Cosponsored by Kadima Beth El, Bet Ha’am Religious School, PJ Library Southern Maine and the Jewish Community Alliance.
Suggested Donation: $8 for members, $10 for non-members, children free
Mega-Menorah lighting followed by a catered dinner, music, and games. Plus, a heart-warming Chanukah play performed by our Hebrew School! Remember to bring your Menorahs and Chanukah Candles so we can all enjoy the light together! Crafts and dreidel games available for the kids. It’s LATKE TIME ~ See you there!
Please join us for the Grand Community Menorah Lighting at City Hall and enjoy live music, food, and fun for the whole family. Help build the TALLEST LEGO MENORAH that the State of Maine has ever seen!
Light Up the Night, our annual Hanukkah Celebration and Candle Lighting! Bring your own menorah and seven candles. Stay for a delicious oneg, featuring potato latkes. The young and young-at-heart are invited to join in dreidel games and more!
5:30 PM Pizza Dinner
There is no cost for dinner, but donations are welcome.
6:00 PM Shabbat Service with Community Candle Lighting
Friday night service followed by our annual Chanukah party! We will have delicious potato latkes with Sufganiyot (Jelly Donuts) and other light refreshments. Bring your menorah if you would like to join our display of lights! All are welcome!