FOLSOM — The community embraces the true spirit of freedom and the holiday season with the seventh annual Chanukah Wonderland at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24.
The festival will include games for all ages, music, delicious hot latkes, an authentic Israeli food court, Chanukah gift shop and lots of Chanukah themed crafts and games. The admission is free, with game and craft passes being offered for as little as $8. This year’s program has been enhanced to include Chanukah-themed games and many more crafts. In addition, participants will be treated to a bubble show by Rebecca the Bubble Lady and a fire juggling act by Magician Kenn Serrano.
This event is everything Chanukah, minus the Menorah lighting, because it is taking place before the holiday.
“Our hope is that participants will be inspired to light the Menorah in their own home come the first night of the holiday,” said Rabbi Yossi Grossbaum, executive director of the Chabad Jewish Community Center. “Every extra point of light dispels a little more darkness and helps make this world a better place.”
Chanukah Wonderland, sponsored by Chabad Jewish Community Center, commemorates the first battle won for religious freedom. As part of the Chanukah outreach campaign, the Chabad Jewish Community Center joins thousands of Chabad Centers across the globe that stage similar public displays of the Menorah and its symbolic lights. From Australia to Africa, Columbia to Hong Kong, New York City’s Ground Zero to the White House Lawn, hundreds of thousands will experience the joy of Chanukah with Chabad.
We invite the entire community to join in the celebration. For more information contact Rabbi Grossbaum at (916) 878-8836 or e-mail [email protected].