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Jun
24
Fri
June Fitness Open House
Jun 24 – Jun 26 all-day
June Fitness Open House @ Edlavitch DCJCC Fitness Center

Visit the EDCJCC Fitness Center for a tour, workout, swim, or group exercise class! Join during your visit and pay no registration fee (up to $150 value)!

Our newly-renovated facility includes all new Precor cardio & strength training equipment, group exercise studio, refreshed indoor lap pool, and brand new locker rooms. We’ll help you reach your health & fitness goals in a safe environment.

Tour & Tote Bag

Book an in-person or virtual tour of the Fitness Center and get a free EDCJCC Tote Bag (while supplies last)! Tours are available 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Friday-Sunday. You’ll meet one-on-one with a membership representative who can answer all of your questions.

Book a Tour

No registration fee

Join the Fitness Center during the open house and pay no registration fee (up to $150 value)!

Join Now

Free workouts

Drop in for a free workout, lap swim, or family swim session. Contact Christopher Sargent to reserve a space in advance or drop in. Reservations are encouraged for Lap Swim and Family Swim.

Friday, June 24
Fitness Center 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Lap Swim 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Saturday, June 25 & Sunday, June 26
Fitness Center 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Lap Swim 8:00 AM -9:00 AM; 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Family Swim 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Free Group Classes

Want to get a taste of some of our excellent group exercise classes? Check out the group exercise class schedule online. Our membership staff would be glad to book you for a free class anytime this week!

Please email Christopher Sargent with any questions.
Jun
29
Wed
JFamily Picnic
Jun 29 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Image is of a young girl on a swingMeet other local families while your children play in the playground, then enjoy dinner together. Pizza will be provided for families that register in advance, or you can bring your own meals. Please bring your own water and picnic blankets.

This program is brought to you by the Edlavitch DCJCC and funded by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and The United Jewish Endowment Fund.

Jul
6
Wed
EDCJCC Urban Garden Crew
Jul 6 @ 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm


WHAT: Join the Edlavitch DCJCC for a second season of maintaining an urban garden for our friends at the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)! Our garden brings fresh herbs and vegetables to youth at the LAYC Drop-in Center throughout the summer.

You do not have to have any gardening experience – just the desire to get your hands in the dirt and help grow some plants! Come down at the end of a long day to relax, unwind, get closer to Mother Nature, and make some friends.

Children of all ages are welcome but must be supervised closely by an adult. Children over the age of 16 can attend on their own.

WHEN: Volunteer days will occur every other Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM starting with Wednesday, April 27. After you register, you will receive a google spreadsheet to choose which Wednesdays throughout the month/over the summer you would like to come garden with us.

WHERE: The LAYC Drop-in Center is located in Columbia Heights. The exact address will be provided upon registration.

REGISTRATION: We request a one-time $10 registration fee to help us cover the costs of supplies and plants for the garden. Please click on the “TICKETS” button to proceed to registration.

Questions? Email Sonya at sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Jul
7
Thu
Shabbat Clusters & Friends Mid-Season Happy Hour
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

happy hour

EntryPointDC is gathering all of our Shabbat cluster members and their friends for a mid-season happy hour! Everyone is welcome! Over 300 young professionals registered for our Spring 2022 season and we hope to have our biggest season yet this Fall.
Never signed up to be part of a Shabbat cluster? Bring your friends and come learn more about our program and meet our Shabbat Cluster coordinators. We organize small groups to meet for monthly potluck Shabbat dinners. Groups are for singles and couples. Find out more about our Shabbat Clusters program at: https://www.edcjcc.org/com…/entrypointdc/shabbat-clusters/
First 30 people to register for happy hour get a free drink thanks to Moishe House and Camp Nai Nai Nai. Camp Nai Nai Nai is an awesome summer camp experience for adults taking place Sept 2-5th in the Pennsylvania including pool time, color wars, dance parties, Shabbat, and more. Use code DCJCC50 to get $50 off when you register.
Happy Hour Tickets: $5 to support Shabbat Cluster & EntryPointDC programming.
Want to come for free? Sign up for a 45 minute shift to help with registration: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080845aca723abf94-shabbat3
EntryPointDC is the 20s and 30s and 40s program of the Edlavitch DCJCC http://edcjcc.org/epdc

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Jul
10
Sun
Gardening for Good
Jul 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm


Join the EDCJCC for an evening of gardening!

PROJECT:  Help address food insecurity by volunteering at GW’s GroW Community Garden. The GroW Community Garden is a block-length plot of land supported by the George Washington University. Produce from the garden is donated to Miriam’s Kitchen, a nonprofit organization that aims to end chronic homelessness in Washington D.C. Come out to help with basic gardening tasks needed to keep the garden successful!

WHEN: Sunday, July 10, from 5:00 – 6:00 PM

WHO: This program is open to children of all ages but children under age 12 must have adult supervision at all times.

WHERE: The garden is located in Foggy Bottom. Exact address will be provided with registration.

REGISTRATION:
Registration is free but you must register in advance to ensure that we do not over-crowd the garden. Spots are limited so grab yours today!

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact msmith@edcjcc.org.

Jul
11
Mon
School Supplies Drive for Community of Hope
Jul 11 – Jul 28 all-day

Join us to provide school supplies for students at Community of Hope!

What: As schools prepare to reopen this fall, we want to help students served by our close partner organization, Community of Hope get a head start with the proper school supplies they need.

We’re recruiting volunteers to create backpacks filled with the essential items students need to be successful! These backpacks will go directly to Community of Hope’s housing and healthcare clients. Scroll down to view the full shopping list.

Where: Gather the materials, put the backpacks together at home, and then simply drop them off at the EDCJCC.

When: This project is ongoing from July 11th through July 28th. All backpacks dropped off at the EDCJCC during this timeframe will be delivered to Community of Hope.

Registration: Please register for this event to receive instructions on backpack packing and drop-off.

Shopping List: Each donated backpack must include the following items:

  • 12-pack of No. 2 pencils
  • Safety scissors
  •  Box of 24 crayons
  • 2-pocket folder (x5)
  • Pink erasers (x2)
  • Glue stick (x3)
  • Composition notebook
  • Wide-ruled spiral notebook
  • 100-sheet pack/wide-ruled filler paper
  • Box of 10 markers
  • Pencil case
  • Highlighters (x3)

Questions: Please reach out to Mira Smith at msmith@edcjcc.org

Jul
20
Wed
EDCJCC Urban Garden Crew
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm


WHAT: Join the Edlavitch DCJCC for a second season of maintaining an urban garden for our friends at the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)! Our garden brings fresh herbs and vegetables to youth at the LAYC Drop-in Center throughout the summer.

You do not have to have any gardening experience – just the desire to get your hands in the dirt and help grow some plants! Come down at the end of a long day to relax, unwind, get closer to Mother Nature, and make some friends.

Children of all ages are welcome but must be supervised closely by an adult. Children over the age of 16 can attend on their own.

WHEN: Volunteer days will occur every other Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM starting with Wednesday, April 27. After you register, you will receive a google spreadsheet to choose which Wednesdays throughout the month/over the summer you would like to come garden with us.

WHERE: The LAYC Drop-in Center is located in Columbia Heights. The exact address will be provided upon registration.

REGISTRATION: We request a one-time $10 registration fee to help us cover the costs of supplies and plants for the garden. Please click on the “TICKETS” button to proceed to registration.

Questions? Email Sonya at sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Aug
3
Wed
EDCJCC Urban Garden Crew
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm


WHAT: Join the Edlavitch DCJCC for a second season of maintaining an urban garden for our friends at the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)! Our garden brings fresh herbs and vegetables to youth at the LAYC Drop-in Center throughout the summer.

You do not have to have any gardening experience – just the desire to get your hands in the dirt and help grow some plants! Come down at the end of a long day to relax, unwind, get closer to Mother Nature, and make some friends.

Children of all ages are welcome but must be supervised closely by an adult. Children over the age of 16 can attend on their own.

WHEN: Volunteer days will occur every other Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM starting with Wednesday, April 27. After you register, you will receive a google spreadsheet to choose which Wednesdays throughout the month/over the summer you would like to come garden with us.

WHERE: The LAYC Drop-in Center is located in Columbia Heights. The exact address will be provided upon registration.

REGISTRATION: We request a one-time $10 registration fee to help us cover the costs of supplies and plants for the garden. Please click on the “TICKETS” button to proceed to registration.

Questions? Email Sonya at sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Aug
17
Wed
EDCJCC Urban Garden Crew
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm


WHAT: Join the Edlavitch DCJCC for a second season of maintaining an urban garden for our friends at the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)! Our garden brings fresh herbs and vegetables to youth at the LAYC Drop-in Center throughout the summer.

You do not have to have any gardening experience – just the desire to get your hands in the dirt and help grow some plants! Come down at the end of a long day to relax, unwind, get closer to Mother Nature, and make some friends.

Children of all ages are welcome but must be supervised closely by an adult. Children over the age of 16 can attend on their own.

WHEN: Volunteer days will occur every other Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM starting with Wednesday, April 27. After you register, you will receive a google spreadsheet to choose which Wednesdays throughout the month/over the summer you would like to come garden with us.

WHERE: The LAYC Drop-in Center is located in Columbia Heights. The exact address will be provided upon registration.

REGISTRATION: We request a one-time $10 registration fee to help us cover the costs of supplies and plants for the garden. Please click on the “TICKETS” button to proceed to registration.

Questions? Email Sonya at sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Aug
31
Wed
EDCJCC Urban Garden Crew
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm


WHAT: Join the Edlavitch DCJCC for a second season of maintaining an urban garden for our friends at the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)! Our garden brings fresh herbs and vegetables to youth at the LAYC Drop-in Center throughout the summer.

You do not have to have any gardening experience – just the desire to get your hands in the dirt and help grow some plants! Come down at the end of a long day to relax, unwind, get closer to Mother Nature, and make some friends.

Children of all ages are welcome but must be supervised closely by an adult. Children over the age of 16 can attend on their own.

WHEN: Volunteer days will occur every other Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM starting with Wednesday, April 27. After you register, you will receive a google spreadsheet to choose which Wednesdays throughout the month/over the summer you would like to come garden with us.

WHERE: The LAYC Drop-in Center is located in Columbia Heights. The exact address will be provided upon registration.

REGISTRATION: We request a one-time $10 registration fee to help us cover the costs of supplies and plants for the garden. Please click on the “TICKETS” button to proceed to registration.

Questions? Email Sonya at sonyaw@edcjcc.org

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact sonyaw@edcjcc.org