Cultural Arts

“Creating meaningful experiences in the cultural arts Jewish world”

For more information about cultural arts programs at the JCC, contact:
Shula Banchik, Cultural Arts Manager
403-537-8596 or email

Wonder and Delight Meditating with Minerals
Gaze deeply into Mother Nature's artwork, forged in a super nova and shaped over eons. Join one or all five workshops. All levels welcome, no experience necessary. For more information visit

November 3: "Scintillating Stones" - rocks that inspire immagination: fluorescent glow-in-the-dark minerals
November 10: "Rustic Rocks" - less "pretty", more exotic pieces to stury and meditate upon
November 17: "Forever Fossils" - impression and replacement fossils, petrified wood amber
November 24: "Magnificent Minerals" - super-special pieces and healing stones

 Cost: One workshop: $30/member $40/public  Full set of 5 workshops: $130/member $180/public

Israeli Folk Dance

Sundays, November 6 - December 12   6:00 – 9:00pm 

An uplifting and lively dance, fell the freedom of movement and animated optimism! Come dance the classic "oras", a combination of Hasidic, Balkan, Russian, Arabic, Yemenite and pop culture dance steps. Israeli Folk dance s uplifts your spirit. Anyone can learn to folk dance. No previous experience required, no partner needed. Come out for a night of dancing and meet old and new friends.

JCC members Free / Public $52 all sessions  Class #: 8973


JCC Photo Club

Join our new club for all levels of photographers from beginners to advanced! Attend monthly meetings and hear from professional photographers, learn how to better use all the technology your camera and iphone offers and  learn how to use software to enhance the results and a host of other topics to make you a better photographer. Our hope for this club is for you to be able to record events with your family and friends and also to help our JCC keep a good record of our community events. We would also plan to have exhibitions of members works from time to time. RSVP to email. 


Community Klezmer Band
Explore the world of Jewish music? Do you want to know the difference between a Bulgar, a Zok and a Terkisher? Want to learn to play some of the vast and deep klezmer repertoire? Come join clarinetist/conductor Frank Rackow to explore the exciting world of klezmer and related Jewish music. All instruments, ages and levels of experience are welcome. Concert and presentations will be scheduled around the city. Rehearsals: Mondays, 7:00-8:30pm.  RSVP to email.