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    Celebrating the Hanukkah Spirit

    An Evening of Light and Joy

    When: Sunday, 12/18/2022 3:30 PM - 6:15 PM

    Where: Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Bldg F)

    Join us as we celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with craft making, candle lighting, games and a live music concert with the Capriccio Chamber Orchestra who will play classic Hanukkah sing-along songs and more light tunes. Come for the crafts; stay for the concert! Enjoy festive fun for the whole family as we light up the room and start the holiday on a sweet note and a Sufganiya!
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    Part I | 3:30–4:30 PM in the Pavilion (Building C)
    Family crafts directed by 7th grade scouts, for ages preschool to 5th grade (courtesy of Beged Kefet Hebrew Language School):

    • Make menorahs
    • Create an enormous 2-D Menorah stencil and light it up with Chinese lanterns
    • Create crowns
    • Build dreidels
    • Maccabee music circle
    • Long jumping, cone obstacle course, oil jug bowling, hair design station, campus-wide treasure hunt by flash-flight, cookie decorating
    • Libi baby corner
    • Youth sale stalls
    • Food stalls (community vendors)

    Part II | 4:45–5:15 PM in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Building F)

    • Hanukkah FAQs
    • Candle lighting
    • Hanukkah sing-along medley with Capriccio Chamber Orchestra
    • Sufganiot noshing

    Part III | 5:15–6:15 PM in the Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Building F) | Capriccio Chamber Orchestra Concert

    • Piazzola "Winter"
    • Haydn "Farewell" symphony
    • Josef Lanner "The Romantiker"
    • Encore: Viennese waltzes or similar
      Capriccio Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Alexander Eisenberg, fosters music education and training for the next generation of young aspiring musicians by providing a platform where students in the orchestra are coached by professional musicians who play alongside them during rehearsals and performances. This is an invaluable and inspirational experience for the professional musicians, the students and the audience alike. Each concert performance features Capriccio Chamber Orchestra's core professional musicians as well as some selected youth talent. Click here for more information on the concert.
    Happy Hanukkah!

    For families with school-age children
    Sunday, December 18
    3:30–6:15 PM
    Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall (Bldg. F)
    Free parking is available; enter on Fabian Way
    $15 per family (includes the concert)
    Contact: Tamara Thiel Prizant at [email protected] | Gili Dover at [email protected] | Bryn Carmassi at [email protected]


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