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Dec
17
Tue
Hanukkah Happy Hour: Havana Nights
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join EntryPointDC and over 300 Jewish young adults from all over the DC area for the biggest party of the year!

The largest Hanukkah happy hour in the DC area is moving from the Hill. Hanukkah is going to be HOT, HOT, HOT this December when we celebrate with a Cuban Jewish flair! Come out for specialty drinks, salsa lessons, festive food, and more. Be sure to bring warm winter items such as socks and gloves for our clothing drive for D25 Day of Service.

4th floor – salsa lessons at 6:45 – 7:15 PM and 7:45 – 8:15 PM
3rd floor – Cuban Jewish and festive fried foods and mingling
2nd floor – chill area with Cuban Jewish trivia slideshow

* Venue is easily accessible off the U street metro
* Extended happy hour drink specials
* Appetizers and food specials

Presented by EntryPointDC, the 20s and 30s program of the Edlavitch DCJCC

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Presented in partnership with:
Adas Israel Young Professionals, Avodah, 2239, GatherDC, NOVA Tribe Series and more announced soon!

Dec
25
Wed
D25 Day of Service: EntryPointDC Project
Dec 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

December 25th Day of Service (D25) is the Edlavitch DCJCC’s largest volunteer event of the year.

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Join other young professionals this December 25th to deliver holiday gifts to low-income, isolated seniors who may not have anyone to celebrate the holidays.

Volunteers will travel in pairs or small groups to make deliveries for We Are Family Senior Outreach Network, an organization committed to helping low-income seniors age in their homes. After our project we will all meet up again for lunch. This project is for those in their 20s and 30s.

The $15 tax-deductible registration fee helps cover the costs of gifts and other program supplies for the EDCJCC’s December 25th Day of Service.

 

Jan
8
Wed
#Adulting: An Evening of Life Hack Workshops
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Our popular adulting workshops are back again this winter with new topics and a new format! Whether you are looking to become a more successful professional, power couple, financially literate or spiritually savy this year – workshops will be offered for 20’s and 30’s at all stages of life and topics will delve into finances, career planning, stress management, relationships and more.

We will start with dinner & mingling followed by express versions of our workshops with plenty of Q & A time with our experts.

Optional Dinner & Ice-Breakers – 6:00 PM
Intro – 6:50 PM
Workshops – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2020 Workshops

  • Financially Fit: Managing Money, Homebuying, and Planning for the Future

Join our panel of experts in an interactive workshop where we will discuss different models of how to handle money, determine budget and financial considerations in the homebuying process, and have an open and honest dialogue when it comes to decisions about who will manage your affairs if you can’t manage them yourself.

  • Dating in 2020: Turning Your Dating App Matches into Actual Dates *NEW*

You are a match! Now what?  Let’s talk about how to turn a conversation into meeting in real life and what dating means today, apps, hookup culture, chivalry, and everything in between.

  • Staying Alive 9 to 5: Pivoting Vs. Changing Your Career *NEW*

Do you feel like you’re in a slump in your career, but you’re unsure if you need to change careers entirely or make a pivot? During this workshop, we’ll discuss essential factors to consider when making your career change and how to incorporate more of what you love in your next move.

  • Friended: How to Make Authentic and Lasting Connections

Finding, building and maintaining friendships is one of the most important things we do in our lifetime. Learn new approaches to making friends and tips to keep friends you have known a longer time as you approach different stages of life.

  • Fix it and Fold It: Household Tips from Kondo to Krazy Glue *NEW*

Have projects to tackle at home but not sure where to start? Learn the best ways to de-clutter, organize, and fix some common household issues with less stress/

  • Knowing When to Press Pause: Understanding Your Needs *NEW*

We have incredibly busy schedules, and we don’t want to miss out. Yet, when we try to do everything, it leads to anxiety and stress.  This experiential workshop is designed to help you take a pause and introduce self-care from a place of identifying and meeting our core needs so that we can feel more clarity and fulfillment in our lives.

  • Following Your Passions: Ways to Get Civically Engaged  *NEW*

Ready to get involved in your community? Discover your passions and learn  more about your next step in civic engagement whether through leadership, volunteering, or philanthropy.

  • Financially Fit: Merging Money, Homebuying, and Planning for the Future for Couples

Join our panel of experts in an interactive workshop where we will discuss different models of how to handle money in relationships, develop and merge your criteria in the homebuying process, and  have an open and honest dialogue when it comes to decisions about who will manage your affairs if you can’t manage them yourself.

  • Wellbeing Warrior: Easy Healthy Meals & Fitness Plans

A New Year, a new you. Resolutions are hard to keep, but with some easy changes to your daily routine you can make huge differences. In this session you’ll learn how to meal prep (2018 will be the year of no sad desk lunch!) and sweat, with options for every budget and culinary experience. From stretching to slicing, we’ll cover all the tips and tricks to turn you into the wellbeing warrior everyone can be!

Tickets include dinner and non-alcoholic beverages (dinner will be Kosher style vegetarian)

If the cost of this event would prohibit you from attending please email Stacy at stacym@edcjcc.org 

F.A.Q.’s

Q. Are all the sessions at the same time?

A. No, we have 3 blocks of sessions that last 30 minutes each; you will be able to choose to attend 1 of 3 workshops in each session block. Between sessions you can visit our vendor fair.

Q. Is this event for singles and couples?

A. Yes! There will be 1 workshop specifically for singles, 1 workshop specifically for couples, and 7 workshops for everyone.


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. I am not Jewish, can I still attend this event?

A. We welcome those of all backgrounds and faiths.

Q. Is this event LGBTQ friendly?

A. You bet; some of our speakers and vendors are part of the LGBTQ community and we are promoting this event through our LGBTQ program GLOE.


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I am part of a couple but my partner can’t make it, can I still come? I have been in a relationship a year/just started living with my partner/just got engaged/am recently married – are there workshops for me?

A. Of course, your partner does not need to be present to attend the couples workshops. We have workshops that range from staying healthy together to long term career and estate planning.