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HEA Youth Programs Newsletter 12-20-19

12/19/2019 07:40:34 PM


Dear MChY, Nitzanim, and Atid Parents,

We have two exciting announcements to share:

  • On January 1st, our 8th graders become MChY members. All second semester 8th graders can now attend the oldest youth group events. Please be on the lookout for more information to come to parents regarding the special transition traditions.
  • We are starting a new ALL Youth Group Monthly Havdalah program.  The first event is coming up on January 25, 2020. 

As you know, I’m still trying to find the best way to communicate with everyone to help with outreach for programs. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please sign up early for the events so I can plan accordingly.

Shabbat Shalom & Happy Hanukkah!

Emily Silverman

Here are the youth programs for December & January: 

  December 22nd- Atid (3rd - 5th) Hanukkah Arts and Crafts, 3:00-5:00PM
Make and decorate your own menorahs and dreidels to celebrate the Hanukkah nights with your family! We will also play some traditional Hanukkah games like Dreidel, Apple to Apple: Jewish Addition, Pin the Menorah, etc.  Register Here!   

  Nitzanim Extravaganza Overnight (6th - 8th) - December 23rd 3:30PM - December 24th 9:30AM
Nitzanim Extravaganza- Join us for our annual overnight program! We will start the night off at Family Sports Center for games, bumper cars, rock climbing and more. Then we’ll return to the GYC for dinner, movies & games and enjoying breakfast in the morning before pick up. We need at least 3 parent volunteers for transportation to and from Family Sports CenterRegister Here! 

MChY Ronald McDonald’s Lunch Volunteer -  December 31st 11:00AM-2:00PM 
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Denver has been aiding families who are dealing with medical crises with low-cost, even no-cost, emergency housing. This is a great Volunteer opportunity for the teenagers to welcome in the New Year. We will be making and serving lunch at the Ronald McDonald house at 932 N Potomac Cir. Aurora, CO 80011. Come and help families that need extra help for the holidays and make their New Year’s brighter.  Register Here!

 MChY 2010 Decade Shabbat (8th-12th graders) - Friday, January 10th- 6:30-9:00PM

What are your favorite memories of the 2010s? Come to the GYC for our monthly MChY Shabbat dinner dressed as your favorites of the 2010 decade: your favorite show, artist, celebrity, movie, etc. We welcome all second-semester 8th graders as they are now Mile Chai members!  Register Here!

 Nitzanim Breakfast and Pajama Party (6th and 7th graders) - Sunday, January 12th- 12:00-2:00PM

Put on your PJ’s and join us in Albert’s kitchen to make breakfast together! We’ll be making eggs, omelets, pancakes and orange juice. Come and have fun as we cook, eat and relax at Nitzanim’s January event.  Register Here!

 Atid Ice Skating (3rd-5th graders) - Sunday, January 19th- 12:30-2:30PM @ Family Sports Center Join us at South Suburban’s Family Sports Center to enjoy the freedom of ice; open for you to practice, spend time with friends or just glide along to the music. Sandwich lunch will be provided. Please include any dietary needs with your registration. 6901 S Peoria St, Englewood, CO 80112.  Register Here!

 ALL Youth Groups - Saturday, January 25th  - 1st Ever Youth Group Havdalah- 6:30-8:00pm (3rd-12th)

Join us at the GYC for a camp-style Havdalah service. Bring blankets, pillows, dress comfy, and together we will celebrate the end of our wonderful Sabbath and welcome in the new week with song and prayer. This is a new addition to the Youth Programs, and ALL youth group ages are welcome. Snacks will be provided.  Register Here!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Emily at EmilyS@HEAdenver,org.

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