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August and September Events at Denver JCC

DENVER, Colo. – The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver) is hosting several events in August and September for kids, families, adults and older adults. Events include first Thursday dance parties, poolside playdates and a summer pool party, the Shakespeare play As You Like It and the third annual Denver Jewish Golf Tournament.

Event details and dates are as follows:

First Thursday Dance Party – Thursday, August 2 and Thursday, September 6 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. On the first Thursday of every month, the JCC offers a 75 minute Zumba and hip-hop class with three different instructors who teach for 25 minutes each. After the class, attendees can enjoy wine, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks in the main lobby. Men, women and kids ages 15-years and older are welcome. Cost is $5 for guests and free for JCC Denver Fitness & Wellness members. Reservations are required. For more information visit https://www.jccdenver.org/first-thursday-dance-party/

Wolf Theatre Academy’s Shakespeare Play “As You Like It” – August 1-5 at varying times Young artists of the Wolf Theatre Academy in grades 6-12 put on Shakespeare’s As You Like It on the main stage at the Mizel Arts & Culture Center. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For more information visit https://www.jccdenver.org/as-you-like-it/

Poolside Playdates – Friday, August 3 and Friday, August 10 from 10-11:30 a.m. Kids ages six months to three years old and their parents or caregivers are invited to join the JCC Denver at the outdoor baby pool for Friday morning play dates. Snacks, bubbles, chalk and pool time all included. $7 per child or free for JCC Denver Fitness & Wellness members. Reservations are required and space is limited. For more information visit https://www.jccdenver.org/poolside-playdates/

August Pool Party – Sunday, August 5 from 12-3 p.m. Join the JCC Denver for the last pool party of summer, a pirate pool party at the outdoor pool. Bring your bathing suit, sunscreen and towel. Activities include water fitness classes, boat races and free swim lessons for kids. The event is free and open to the community. For more information visit https://www.jccdenver.org/poolparties/

Denver Jewish Golf Tournament – Monday, August 20 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The third annual Denver Jewish Golf Tournament is an 18-hole tournament which includes breakfast, lunch, contests and prizes. The event also includes lessons and a Par-3 course for community members who would like to learn how to golf. The tournament is at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club. The tournament is $150 per player; lessons are $50 per player. The event is sponsored by the Staenberg – Loup Jewish Community Center, B’nai Birith and the Denver Jewish Chamber of Commerce. For more information visit https://www.jccdenver.org/golf/ or email info@denverjewishgolf.org.

To learn more about the JCC Denver and to view their community calendar, visit www.jccdenver.org.

ABOUT STAENBERG-LOUP JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

The Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver) serves the metro-Denver area through educational, social, cultural, fitness, sports and other programs that are rooted in Jewish values. The JCC Denver’s mission is to create a vibrant and inclusive family and social gathering place, guided by these timeless Jewish values. The J’s four program areas focus on connection, community and well-being and include: a robust fitness, sports, tennis and aquatic center; Early Childhood Engagement, including an Early Learning School and a variety of programs for families; the Mizel Arts & Culture Center which offers Denver Children’s Theatre, JAAMM Fest (Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies & Music), Denver Jewish Film Festival, Wolf Summer Theater Academy, Art Academy and adult art classes; summer camps including Ranch Camp and Camp Shai; intergenerational and older adult programming like the Grandparent Connect Group and Jewish Aging Mastery Program (JAMP). The JCC Denver is located at 350 S. Dahlia St. in Denver. For more information, visit www.jccdenver.org or call (303) 399-2660.

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