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That describes JCCGW, the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington which is kicking off it's 100th Year this weekend with a big Birthday Bash this Sunday January 6th.
Official JCCGW 100th Birthday Party schedule:
9 a.m.-noon Open gym and inflatables (ages 5 and under)
10-11 a.m. Games (Bingo, Bean Bag Toss, Spin the Wheel)
10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Birthday Cake Contest
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Birthday Card Signing, Photo Booth
11:30 a.m.-Noon JCCGW Senior Chorus "The Treble-makers"
Noon-12:15 p.m. JCCGW School of Dance/tap dance presentation
12:15 -12:45 p.m. Congregation Beth El's Children's Choir "Shir Atid"
1-2:20 p.m. *Film "Hava Nagila" (purchase tickets in advance online @ jccgw.org . $11)
2:20 -2:45 p.m. Birthday cake and ice cream
(Food available for purchase from 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m.)
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (JCCGW) 6125 Montrose Road in Rockville (where Executive Blvd. & E. Jefferson "meet")
Most of us have problems keeping them past the first few days of any new year. Bethesda applied positive psychologist Caroline Adams Miller (author of "Creating Your Best Life,""Creating Your Best Life,") has some important goal achievement suggetions!
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It's a whole theme for New Year's Eve at The Kennedy Center: Cheyenne Jackson...Music of the Mad Men Era. He's a 30-something leading man on Broadway, a film, and television star (including 30-Rock) and a whole lot more. Then you are then invited to welcome 2013 in style after the concert, with dancing to the sparkling arrangements of D.C. jazz band Chaise Lounge in the Grand Foyer until 1 a.m. There's a big balloon countdown at midnight. Free for all patrons with any December 31 evening performance ticket or Roof Terrace Restaurant receipt from that evening. So,the NSO, and Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke Mon., Dec. 31, 2012, 8:30 pm in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.
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The Water-Skiing Santa and his kneeboarding reindeer! Also featuring The Flying Elves, the jet-skiing Grinch, and Frosty the Snowman in a dinghy all at National Harbor Monday December 24th at 1 pm sharp!
Lots of people are headed to the National Theatre to see the US Tour LIVE version of the musical "Les Miserables." Among them Vice President Joe Biden who brought his granddaughter to see one of his all time favorite musicals. But he was not alone. Click on both stories below.
This is the story of a young man who combined religious traditions to do the most good!
The Burgundy & Gold is shining on so many different levels. The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and the U.S. Marine Corps teamed up to distribute more than 1,100 toys to underserved youngsters at the annual "Skins Santa Shoppe" toy distribution event at FedExField.