Holiday celebrations, trips, and special programs bring together families, community members, and teen group members.
Our events are multigenerational, with children and adults learning and celebrating together.
Create Games for the Purim Carnival
Children of all ages! Join us to learn about Purim, build, paint, and practice running carnival games for the Youth-built-Youth-run Purim Carnival.Sunday, March 1st from 1pm to 4pmUnion Temple Social Hall: 17 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn.Accessible by elevator, though nearby 2/3 train to Grand Army Plaza and Q to 7th Avenue are not wheelchair accessible.
Parent Program: Environmental Activism
Parent Program: Environmental Activism with Mimi Bluestone and Basia Yoffe
Basia Yoffe and Mimi Bluestone are Midtown Workmen's Circle Shule parents from an earlier generation.
Basia writes about environmental topics for Jewish Currents and will talk about green developments in the Jewish community.
Mimi will talk about fossil fuel divestment as a crucial element of the movement to confront climate changeSunday, March 1
247 West 37th St, 5th Floor
New York, NY
Homantaschen Bake and Carnival Build
Children of all ages! Help bake Homentaschen and put final touches on Carnival games for the Sunday, March 8th Purim Carnival.Tuesday, March 3rd starting at 4pm
Union Temple Social Hall: 17 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn.Accessible by elevator, though nearby 2/3 train to Grand Army Plaza and Q to 7th Avenue are not wheelchair accessible.
Hosted by the Aftselakhis Spectacle Committee, JFREJ, and the Workmen's Circle.
A sumptuous, topsy turvy, social justice-themed Purim carnival featuring hand-made carnival games designed and built by kids and youth. Featuring an excerpt from the Aftselakhis Spectacle Committee's Purimshpiel!
Fun for all ages! Wear a costume of your own, or dress up from our costume chest and strike a pose in our photo booth.Sunday, March 8 - CARNIVAL FOR ALL AGES
17 Eastern Parkway at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
2/3 to Brooklyn Museum, Q to 7th Ave, S to Botanic Gardens
All are invited to help create the carnival and Purim spectacle on February 15th, March 1st and March 3rd.
National Workmen’s Circle’s Proudly Progressive Cultural Seder
This beautiful annual event brings together generations of Workmen’s Circle activists, members, and their friends and family for a meaningful ceremony and delicious meal.Sunday, March 22, 1:00 PMUnited Federation of Teachers HeadquartersShanker Hall, 52 Broadway, NYCNew York, NY 10036
Tickets: $72 for adults and $36 for children under 13
Family Passover Seder
Family Passover Seder at the Midtown Workmen’s Circle School
Join us to celebrate, learn, and tell stories in our ever-popular secular family seder.
We’ll eat traditional foods, sing favorite songs in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English, perform skits, and connect the ancient story with contemporary social justice themes.
The seder will be potluck. Please rsvp to to sign up.March 29, 2015
247 West 37 St, 5th Floor
New York, NY
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
B’nei Mitsve Celebration at Camp Kinder Ring
We are so proud of our b’nei mitsve students!
This collective ceremony, held at the Workmen’s Circle’s Camp Kinder Ring in the beautiful Hudson Valley, is the culmination of their shule experience.
Students will present their core projects, oral history interviews, Torah portions, and social justice projects.
Music, dancing, food, swimming, and sports will follow. For all our families, this is a chance to kvell.Saturday, June 21
Camp Kinder Ring, Hopewell Junction, NY