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Mandell JCC Will Present 'A Beary Awesome Purim Tail'

The Mandell JCC in West Hartford, in partnership with mainstages, will present the interactive show ‘A Beary Awesome Purim Tail’ on Sunday, March 12, 2017.

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Submitted by Larah Winn, Mandell JCC

The Mandell JCC in partnership with mainstages will be presenting A Beary Awesome Purim Tail. This Jewish themed interactive show will be performed on Sunday, March 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m. at the Mandell JCC, Zachs Campus, 335 Bloomfield Ave., West Hartford, CT.

Children are invited to come in costume, make hamentashen and masks at 1:30 p.m. and enjoy A Beary Awesome Purim Tail, an interactive performance by mainstages at 2:15 p.m..

After awaking from hibernation, a hungry bear encounters an eccentric character who describes to him a magical Purim party.  Join us to find out what happens. This performance features the PJ Library Book, The Mystery Bear, by Tamar Fox.

Purim is known as the Feast of Esther, Jewish day of merrymaking marking the defeat of Persian tyrant Haman. It is customary to wear costumes, perform plays and parodies, and hold carnival-like celebrations to commemorate the occasion.

mainstages is an educational theater company for children. mainstages interactive Jewish programs and performances engage each participant’s personal connect to the Jewish values and traditions. Shows are highly interactive, designed to emphasize Jewish values, and strengthen understanding of Jewish holidays. 

The cost is $8 per child in advance, $10 per child day of. For more information contact Jane Pasternak, 860-231-6342,[email protected] or visit www.mandelljcc.org.

The Mandell Jewish Community Center is open to everyone and supported by funds raised by the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, a recipient of funding from the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford, and a member of the JCC Association of North America. For updates, follow the Mandell JCC on Facebook and Twitter. All dates and programs subject to change.

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