Boulder JCC Celebrates Five Years Since Opening

On September 14, 2016, the Boulder JCC officially opened its doors to the public at their current location on Oreg Avenue. This afternoon, September 23, 2021, the Boulder JCC held an outdoor party to celebrate the building being open for five years. Well, to celebrate the fifth anniversary since opening day, since technically, the building was closed for a chunk of year 5, during the pandemic.

The current health environment, while an improvement over the pre-vaccine days of March 2020 through May, 2021, still encouraged an outdoor party vs. an indoor celebration, and didn’t slow the Boulder JCC down at all. Over 500 people registered for the event, and attendance seemed nearly that many, but very spread out among the tables and tents set up on the west side of the building.

The early crowd favored preschoolers and their parents, with a Jeff and Paige concert, giant bubble-blowing and human-powered snow cones from Big Wheel Sno Cones.

After 6:00 pm, The Good Kind took over the stage and played music suitable to an adult party, and the crowd shifted towards grown-ups.

The food variety was excellent, with offerings from:

Here’s a link to more pictures from the event:

About David Fellows

I've been writing things since grammar school, and served as a writer, photographer and/or an editor on my junior high and high school newspapers; the Daily Trojan at USC (where I earned my journalism degree); the student newspaper at the Anderson School at UCLA (where I earned my MBA); and written and edited countless business documents and presentations in the ensuing twenty years. I've been involved Jewishly since my bris and in Boulder since 1995. I'm married to my Executive Director Cheryl, and we have two children, Lauren and Ethan.

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