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New FEATURED CLASSES

Israeli Cooking Thursday, February 13th - 7:30 PM
Crafts and Carafes: Beaded Serving Utensils Thursday, February 20th - 7:00 PM
Gen Tech Class February Sunday, February 23rd - 1:00 PM
Gen Tech Class March Sunday, March 8th - 1:00 PM
Workshop: Altered Books Sunday, March 15th - 12:00 PM
Gen-Tech Class March 22 Sunday, March 22nd - 1:00 PM
Crafts and Carafes: Frames and Mirrors Thursday, April 23rd - 7:00 PM

Israeli Cooking

Thursday, February 13th
7:30 PM

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Israeli Cooking

Thursday | February 13, March 19, and April 23
7:30 PM | Room 141

February 13 – Learn to cook Shakshuka! This is a simple vegetarian meal that Israeli’s love to have for breakfast. This dish is made out of eggs poached in a sauce of tomatoes chili peppers, garlic, spices, and herbs. Exotic and delicious! The teacher for this class is Tomer Hillel, Israeli Shaliach at Beth Sholom Congregation. All supplies included.

March 19 – Learn to cook Boikos! Small rolls made out of cheese dough are perfect for a holiday breakfast. Kids and adults love them! They are really easy to make and absolutely delicious. Teacher for this class is Yael Shafrir, Israeli Shlicha at Har Shalom Congregation. All supplies included.

April 23 – Learn to cook Israeli-style Bourekas (Pinukim Bourekas). This is Israel’s adaptation of the Turkish burek (with a local twist) and is incredibly popular! It’s a great “Simple Dinner” and you can fill it with whatever you’d like – cheese, egg, greens, eggplant, meat and much more. The teacher for this class is Gal Naor, Israeli Shlicha at Bender JCC. All supplies included.

Crafts and Carafes: Beaded Serving Utensils

Thursday, February 20
7:00 PM

Do you get more creative with wine? We do too! Join us for a night of wine (or coffee), delicious desserts, and DIY crafts! You will create your own, unique, beaded serving utensils, like you see at the craft shows.  We will guide you through how to make 2 gorgeous, one-of-a-kind pieces to beautify your next gathering or give as a gift. No art experience needed and all materials/supplies (including wine) provided.

Gen Tech Class February

Sunday, February 23rd
1:00 PM

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Gen-Tech Class

Three dates to choose from:
Sunday, February 23 | 1:00 PM
Sunday, March 8 | 1:00 PM
Sunday, March 22 | 1:00 PM

Free Class!  Are you looking for ways to stay in contact with friends and family and especially your children and grandchildren but don’t know where to start?  Generations and technology converge in this free class that helps you understand your computer and smartphone!

This class will teach you the ins and outs of phone apps that will guide you through the social media maze.  Get schooled about Instagram, Facebook, Marco Polo, snapchat and FaceTime/Skype.

This is a great way to keep up with all the new technology!  Several teen volunteer will be on hand to help with individual instruction and questions. Register to hold your space but drop-ins are welcome space permitting.

 

 

 

Gen Tech Class March

Sunday, March 8th
1:00 PM

Free RSVP

Gen-Tech Class

Three dates to choose from:
Sunday, February 23 | 1:00 PM
Sunday, March 8 | 1:00 PM
Sunday, March 22 | 1:00 PM

Free Class!  Are you looking for ways to stay in contact with friends and family and especially your children and grandchildren but don’t know where to start?  Generations and technology converge in this free class that helps you understand your computer and smartphone!

This class will teach you the ins and outs of phone apps that will guide you through the social media maze.  Get schooled about Instagram, Facebook, Marco Polo, snapchat and FaceTime/Skype.

This is a great way to keep up with all the new technology!  Several teen volunteer will be on hand to help with individual instruction and questions. Register to hold your space but drop-ins are welcome space permitting.

 

Workshop: Altered Books

Sunday, March 15th
12:00 PM

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Workshop: Altered Books

Sunday, March 15 & 22
12:00 – 3:00 PM
Studio A

Save $8 when you buy tickets to both classes

You won’t believe how amazing and beautiful the results are! Join local artist Denise Feldman for a truly unique mixed media are experience “repurposing” old, gently loved, hardback books. The end product is deeply personal and something you will want to keep and share for a lifetime. Using sewing machines, collage, paint, photos, paper, charms, fabric, stamps, scissors, glue and other simple art supplies you will begin to create a multi-page “visual journal” of individual expression. Along the way participants will experience the creative mixed media processes and techniques that help make their altered books their own. No previous art or creative experience needed and all are welcome! All materials (including books) supplies provided.

For more information, contact Donna King, Senior Director, Adult Programs at 301.348.3760 or dking@benderjccgw.org.

Gen-Tech Class March 22

Sunday, March 22nd
1:00 PM

Free RSVP

Gen-Tech Class

Three dates to choose from:
Sunday, February 23 | 1:00 PM
Sunday, March 8 | 1:00 PM
Sunday, March 22 | 1:00 PM

Free Class!  Are you looking for ways to stay in contact with friends and family and especially your children and grandchildren but don’t know where to start?  Generations and technology converge in this free class that helps you understand your computer and smartphone!

This class will teach you the ins and outs of phone apps that will guide you through the social media maze.  Get schooled about Instagram, Facebook, Marco Polo, snapchat and FaceTime/Skype.

This is a great way to keep up with all the new technology!  Several teen volunteer will be on hand to help with individual instruction and questions. Register to hold your space but drop-ins are welcome space permitting.

 

Crafts and Carafes: Frames and Mirrors

Thursday, April 23
7:00 PM

Do you get more creative with wine? We do too! Join us for a night of wine (or tea), delicious desserts, and DIY crafts! Get creative with decoupage, shells, sandpaper, stamps, buttons, beads, glass tiles, and many other fun choices.  We will teach you how to make 2 artsy, one-of-a-kind mirrors or picture frames to keep or give as gifts. No art experience needed and all materials/supplies (including wine) provided.