Upcoming Events

The Calgary JCC is a community centre open to everyone!
There is something about this place!

Fall Program Registration
Members - Sunday August 13 | 8:00am
Public - Wednesday August 16 | 8:00am

Betzalel Arts Presents: Miniature - A Group Art Exhibit
August 14-31
Opening Reception: August 16 | 6:00-9:00am
Miniature is the result of a challenge to artists to create work within a one square foot area. Works showcase the artists' unique individual interests, spanning a broad range of media and themes: paintings, drawings, metal work, delicate filigree jewelry, landscape, still life, expressionistic abstraction. For further information email Jennifer Eiserman.

Bark Mitzvah – A Party for Our Dogs!
Sunday August 20
10:00am – 1:00pm | Calgary JCC Field, rain or shine
Fun activities for four and two-legged creatures! Games, treats, trick contest, agility, dog behaviour, ask the vet, doggy arts & crafts, beauty parlor & spa, puppy adoption. Come meet and sniff! Muzzle Tov! Dogs must be on leash at all times. To volunteer email Shula.
To get your free ticket and to enter your name for our draws click here.
Free

PinterNosh - A Celebration of Jewish Food Photo Contest
Submission deadline: Friday September 1
Exhibit opening: Tuesday September 5
Announcement of winners and reception: Monday September 18
6:00 - 7:30pm  |  Calgary JCC
When is Jewish Food Month? All year round! That's why we want you to start the New Year showcasing the best Jewish dishes from all traditions you know how to prepare. Show us the delicious results, provide the recipe, and win mouth-watering prizes! Click here for more information.

Seniors BBQ
Wednesday September 6
11:00am – 1:30pm | Bertha Gold Senior Residence Apartments
Please join us for an afternoon BBQ.  RSVP by September 1 to Nessie at 403-587-8599 or Albina at 403-287-3510, or call 403-253-8600, ext.0.
$5 per person

Diabetes
Wednesday Sept.13 | 10:00-11:30am 
Learn how to test and control your diabetes with correct eating and exercise. Information and support provided by a pharmacy specialist. In partnership with Safeway/Sobeys.
Free

Personal Touch Fashions
Wednesday October 11 | 10:30am - 1:30pm
A travelling clothing store will be showing fashion for all ages. Assorted styles and sizes for sale. 

Estate Planning
Thursday Oct.12 | 6:30-8:00pm
Join us for a presentation on safeguarding your legacy/significance. Learn about what is needed to protect you and your family with a comprehensive estate plan. In partnership with MacMillan Estate Planning. RSVP to Nessie: 403-537-8599.
Free

Travel & Immunization 
Monday Oct.18 | 10:00am-12:00pm
Don’t be caught off guard. Learn what you need to do for your health before travelling. In partnership with Safeway/Sobeys.
Free

Hearing Screening Clinic
Monday Oct.23 | 10:00 - 11:30am
Monday Nov.27 | 10:00 - 11:30am
Simply put, we believe every sound connects us to our world. Come receive a complimentary screening. Please call 403-253-8600, ext.0 to book an appointment.
Free

Leonard Cohen Chai Tribute Concert 
Sunday, October 29
3pm | Calgary JCC
Calgary JCC is preparing a Leonard Cohen z”l tribute concert featuring 18 songs and 18 performers.
Tickets: $18/JCC Members | $25/Public | $36/at the door

Cough & Cold 
Wednesday Nov.22 | 10:00am-12:00pm 
Don’t be caught by the bug. Speak to a pharmacy specialist on how to prevent colds and coughs this winter. In partnership with Safeway/Sobeys.
Free

Jewish Book Festival
Celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary
December 6-10
Free

Chanukah Family Dance Party
Saturday December 16
6:00-6:30pm: PJ Library paticipants | 6:30-8:30pm: open to everyone
Bring the entire family and join the JCC in our annual celebration!
Free 

Celebrate the Jewish  Holidays at JCC

High Holidays

Sweetness Market 
September 14 | 3:00-7:00pm
Apples and honey tastings

Days of Awe Meditation
September 27 | 7:00-8:30pm
A mindfulness and reflection workshop in preparation for a healthy and sweet year!

JCC Community Klezmer Band Dance
October 1 | 3:00-5:00pm
Start the new year with music for your soul.
Suggested donation $10.

Sukkot

Sukkah Decoration
October 3 | 10:00am-3:00pm
Get your creative juices going and help Shula decorate one of the most beautiful sukkahs in town! Refreshments provided.

Open Sukkah
October 5-11 | 8:00am-7:00pm
One of the Sukkot traditions is to have our meals in the Sukkah, a temporary hut built to protect the Jewish people while in the dessert. Our beautiful Sukkah, located in the parking lot will be open for everybody to enjoy their meals and restful time. Private functions and community agencies are welcome.

Welcome Shabbat in the Sukkah
October 6 | 11:00am
Everybody welcome!                       

Open Mic in the Sukkah
October 8 | 2:00-4:00pm
shake the Lulav and some tunes! Bring your musical instrument and let’s enjoy some great music. Refreshments provided.