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  • 16th Annual Craft & Gift Fair

    Sunday, December 8 | 10 AM-3 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven, Vine Family Auditorium

    Come experience over 50 vendors showcasing their goods in one convenient location! Shop for friends and family or even yourself while enjoying a fun-filled day of activity. All ages welcomed.

  • Hanukkah Family Fun Day: Holidays Our Way

    Sunday, December 29 | 10 AM - 3 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Family Fun Day gets revamped for Hanukkah. Enjoy a “Maccabee” inflatable obstacle course, Hanukkah themed Arts & Crafts, a Hanukkah themed “Escape-the-room," and of course... your favorite Hanukkah foods!

Past Events

  • Beckerman Jewish Film Series Presents: "Who Will Write Our History?"

    Tuesday, April 9 | 7 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    In November 1940, a secret band of journalists, scholars, and community leaders decided to fight back against Nazi forces. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told as a feature documentary. Join us for rarely seen footage and stunning dramatizations.

  • Mangal & Mingle

    Thursday, May 9 | 5:30-7:30 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    Help us celebrate Israeli Independence Day with this Israeli-style BBQ. Food, family fun, and singalongs for all who join in on the festivities. This festive event will also feature a PJ Library story walk, arts and crafts project, and a discussion.

  • Family Fun Day at the J featuring Touch-a-Truck

    Sunday, June 2 | 11 AM - 2 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join us for our Family Fun Day at the J featuring Touch-A-Truck! Climb and explore over 20 vehicles, dance to the DJ, make crafts, enjoy a pony ride, and so much more! Free admission for Touch-A-Truck and free and fee-based activities available for the whole family.

  • Family Drive-In Movie: An American Tail

    Wednesday, August 21 | 7-9:30 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Revel in the nostalgia of the American drive-in with our FREE Beckerman Film Series Family Drive-In Movie Night featuring An American Tail. Originally released in 1986, An American Tail tells the story of Fievel Mousekewitz and his family as they emigrate to the United States for freedom. An American Tail was the highest-grossing non-Disney animated film of its time and remains a classic children's movie today.

  • Family Fun Day at the J: Lazy Days of Summer

    Sunday, August 25 | 11 AM-2 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join family and friends for one more outdoor event before school starts! Activities include crafting in our very own MakerSpace, rock climbing, lawn games, a water balloon toss, and so much more! Kosher hot dogs and snacks will be served.

  • Grill n' Chill Concert Series

    Thursday, August 29 | 5-8 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Don't miss the Grill n' Chill series finale! Enjoy live music on the JCC Terrace. The tunes begin at 5 PM and are sure to have you dancing to the beats! Kosher BBQ will be available for purchase. This event is BYOB.

  • Jewish Author Series: Rabbi Eisneberg, "Judaism, Addiction & Recovery

    Wednesday, September 4 | 7 - 9 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Expounding upon Biblical texts plus the author’s professional clinical experience, Judaism, Addiction & Recovery invites Jewish individuals, families, and communities to find helpful direction in the wake of a growing personal and public health crisis.

  • 2019 Community-Wide Mega Event

    Sunday, October 27 | 7 PM | Beckerman Lender Jewish Community Building

    Join us for our star-studded Annual Campaign kickoff event. World-famous impersonators, the Edward twins, take to the stage and perform as your favorite legendary superstars. Come watch Sonny & Cher, Billy Joel, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, and Barbara Streisand sing their top hits.

  • Red Barn of Woodbridge Pop Up Boutique

    Wednesday, October 30 | 9 AM - 2 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    Join us for our very first Pop Up Boutique! In collaboration with The Red Barn of Woodbridge, we are bringing convenience to fashion like never before. For a limited time at the JCC, the Red Barn will be selling clothing, shoes, jewelry, and even gifts. FREE Guest passes available.

  • 4th Annual International Festival

    Sunday, November 3 | 10 AM-1 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven

    This family fun event will bring you music, performances, treats, and crafts that will leave you wanting to travel the world. Visit our tables representing different cultures, participate in dancing, musical instruments, and song!

  • Men's Night Out at East Rock Brewing Company

    Monday, November 11 | 7-10 PM | East Rock Brewing Company

    Bring your fathers, brothers, sons, and friends (min. age 21) down East Rock Brewing Compnay to build a beer caddy, sample local craft beers, and watch Monday Night Football.

  • Peace Love Light Pop-Up Shop

    Monday, November 25 | 12-5 PM | JCC of Greater New Haven, JCC Lobby

    Shop Peace Love Light's curated collection of modern and elegant Judaica, gifts, and home decor for one day only at the JCC!