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Falafel 5K 10:00 am
Falafel 5K
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Don’t miss out on the only 5K race in Asheville that ends with a Falafel sandwich. Run with us on Sunday, May 1 at 10 am at the Asheville Jewish Community Center at 236 Charlotte[...]
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Sisterhood Board Meeting 10:30 am
Sisterhood Board Meeting @ Board Room
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
In person at Agudas in the Board Room
Mountain Music Jam 6:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Calling all fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, stand-up basses, other acoustic instruments, and heartfelt vocals! Come celebrate old-time and bluegrass heritage with other musicians. Mountain Music Jam is played at the intermediate level. Come on out[...]
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Elder Club 11:00 am
Elder Club
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
Finance Committee Meeting 1:00 pm
Finance Committee Meeting @ Boardroom
May 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 
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Ritual Committee Mtg 10:00 am
Ritual Committee Mtg
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81546488759?pwd=ZWl0bFhmQmhYdEd6QVViL0lkQTQ2Zz09
Lunch n Learn – Mikveh – Counting Our Traditions During Omer 12:00 pm
Lunch n Learn – Mikveh – Counting Our Traditions During Omer
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Counting Our Traditions While Counting Our DaysWednesdays April 20th – June 1, 12pm – 1pm (Eastern) Click here to join! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84215861002?from=joinCome learn with many different rabbis from all across the country during the seven weeks of the[...]
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Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
Forward Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Forward Group Meeting
May 5 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
In-person and on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82144531263?pwd=ZSt3bGRQdHNCcjI2MHpOemhpQXl3dz09
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No-Contact Challah Club
No-Contact Challah Club
May 6 all-day
The JCC is now offering challah weekly to help our community continue to have rich Shabbat experiences during “Stay Home Stay Safe” ($5 for members and $6 for the general community). Challah club participants have the choice[...]
Brunch B’Yachad 10:30 am
Brunch B’Yachad
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join new and old friends for light brunch, socialization and lively discussion.  Featured guest speakers, and relevant cultural and timely topics will fill our minds while bagels fill our bellies. Brunch B’Yachad meets in-person every[...]
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Welcome Shabbat Sha-Zoom 4:00 pm
Welcome Shabbat Sha-Zoom @ Zoom
May 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We are Shabbat Sha-“zooming” our live virtual Welcome Shabbat! We especially invite elders and those in residential homes to join in for a joyous time as we light candles and sing our hearts out with Penny[...]
Shabbat Services 5:30 pm
Shabbat Services
May 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Agudas Israel’s Friday night Shabbat service
Family Shabbat Service and Birthday Blessings; Music – Seth 6:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
May 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
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Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
May 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Torah Study 10:30 am
Torah Study
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Led by Rabbi Rachael Jacksonhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/604982978?pwd=S0FSN0FuYnFsWW5PRGJHZnhhYUNXUT09
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Elder Club 11:00 am
Elder Club
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
Virtual JCC Book Club 1:00 pm
Virtual JCC Book Club
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The JCC’s virtual book club meets online on the second Tuesday of each month to focus on Jewish authors and/or themes in both fiction and non-fiction. Each month a new book is selected by the[...]
Busy 8:30 pm
Busy
May 10 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Asheville Jewish Community Welcome Reception 5:30 pm
Asheville Jewish Community Welcome Reception
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Come to the JCC for refreshments, new friends, and the opportunity to get involved in the Jewish community! Meet local Jewish leaders and get to know all of Asheville’s Jewish agencies. Located at the JCC[...]
AIC Board Meeting 7:00 pm
AIC Board Meeting
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:50 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83423266639?pwd=ZThienF6N3lhVFNQdHM5WEd0cXBmQT09
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Lunch n Learn – Torah Reading with Aliyah – Counting Our Traditions 12:00 pm
Lunch n Learn – Torah Reading with Aliyah – Counting Our Traditions
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Counting Our Traditions While Counting Our DaysWednesdays April 20th – June 1, 12pm – 1pm (Eastern) Click here to join! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84215861002?from=joinCome learn with many different rabbis from all across the country during the seven weeks of the[...]
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Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
Forward Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Forward Group Meeting
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
In-person and on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82144531263?pwd=ZSt3bGRQdHNCcjI2MHpOemhpQXl3dz09
Busy 7:30 pm
Busy
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
CBI Board meeting 6:30 pm
CBI Board meeting
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
CBI Board meeting
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
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No-Contact Challah Club
No-Contact Challah Club
May 13 all-day
The JCC is now offering challah weekly to help our community continue to have rich Shabbat experiences during “Stay Home Stay Safe” ($5 for members and $6 for the general community). Challah club participants have the choice[...]
Brunch B’Yachad 10:30 am
Brunch B’Yachad
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join new and old friends for light brunch, socialization and lively discussion.  Featured guest speakers, and relevant cultural and timely topics will fill our minds while bagels fill our bellies. Brunch B’Yachad meets in-person every[...]
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Shabbat Services 5:30 pm
Shabbat Services
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Agudas Israel’s Friday night Shabbat service
Kabbalat Shabbat Services 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Kabbalat Shabbat service 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
May 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
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Fitter & Faster Camp
Fitter & Faster Camp @ JCC Pool
May 14 – May 15 all-day
Registration is open for the popular Fitter & Faster Swim Camp at the JCC aquatics center! Come learn how to freestyle and backstroke with some of the best swim coaches in the country. Click here[...]
Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
May 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
10:30a Torah Study 10:30 am
10:30a Torah Study
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/604982978?pwd=S0FSN0FuYnFsWW5PRGJHZnhhYUNXUT09
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Brotherhood meeting 9:30 am
Brotherhood meeting
May 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle 1:00 pm
Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle @ Congregation Beth HaTephila
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Jewish Meditation & Chant Circle @ Congregation Beth HaTephila
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
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Sisterhood Luncheon and Annual Meeting 12:00 pm
Sisterhood Luncheon and Annual Meeting
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
At Season’s at Highland Lake Inn
Mountain Music Jam 6:30 pm
Mountain Music Jam
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Calling all fiddles, mandolins, banjos, guitars, stand-up basses, other acoustic instruments, and heartfelt vocals! Come celebrate old-time and bluegrass heritage with other musicians. Mountain Music Jam is played at the intermediate level. Come on out[...]
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Laurel Park Election Polling Place 6:30 am
Laurel Park Election Polling Place @ Board Room
May 17 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 pm
 
Brotherhood Schmooze 12:00 pm
Brotherhood Schmooze
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Brotherhood Schmooze
Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
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Lunch n Learn 12:00 pm
Lunch n Learn
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81722661967?pwd=Yjl3bzRBaGtlTnBlSnJFa2hVQ1RWQT09
Lunch n Learn- Brit Milah/Welcoming Ritual – Counting Our Traditions 12:00 pm
Lunch n Learn- Brit Milah/Welcoming Ritual – Counting Our Traditions
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Counting Our Traditions While Counting Our DaysWednesdays April 20th – June 1, 12pm – 1pm (Eastern) Click here to join! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84215861002?from=joinCome learn with many different rabbis from all across the country during the seven weeks of the[...]
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Busy 3:00 pm
Busy
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Membership Committee Mtg 11:00 am
Membership Committee Mtg
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
Forward Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Forward Group Meeting
May 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
In-person and on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82144531263?pwd=ZSt3bGRQdHNCcjI2MHpOemhpQXl3dz09
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No-Contact Challah Club
No-Contact Challah Club
May 20 all-day
The JCC is now offering challah weekly to help our community continue to have rich Shabbat experiences during “Stay Home Stay Safe” ($5 for members and $6 for the general community). Challah club participants have the choice[...]
Brunch B’Yachad 10:30 am
Brunch B’Yachad
May 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join new and old friends for light brunch, socialization and lively discussion. Featured guest speakers, and relevant cultural and timely topics will fill our minds. Join the Brunch Buddies for a visit from special guest[...]
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Shabbat Services 5:30 pm
Shabbat Services
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Agudas Israel’s Friday night Shabbat service
Kabbalat Shabbat service 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
May 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
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Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
May 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Milk & Honey Hour 10:00 am
Milk & Honey Hour @ CBI
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Milk & Honey Hour @ CBI
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Torah Studay 10:30 am
Torah Studay
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/604982978?pwd=S0FSN0FuYnFsWW5PRGJHZnhhYUNXUT09
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Art in the Lot 10:00 am
Art in the Lot
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
 
Jewish Film Series 3:00 pm
Jewish Film Series
May 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This series allows us to use film as our window into the mind as we dissect films with Jewish themes. Each meeting takes place on the third Sunday of the month at 3:00 and includes[...]
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TAG: Fiesta Fun 6:30 pm
TAG: Fiesta Fun
May 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join The Adult Group crew for sangria, tapas, fun, and friends at our first ever fiesta! TAG Rendezvous are an opportunity to come together and meet TAG participants and other members of the larger[...]
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Elder Club 11:00 am
Elder Club
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
 
Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
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Lunch n Learn – Yahrzeit Observance – Counting Our Traditions 12:00 pm
Lunch n Learn – Yahrzeit Observance – Counting Our Traditions
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Counting Our Traditions While Counting Our DaysWednesdays April 20th – June 1, 12pm – 1pm (Eastern) Click here to join! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84215861002?from=joinCome learn with many different rabbis from all across the country during the seven weeks of the[...]
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Volunteer Opportunity: Veteran Restoration Quarters 9:30 am
Volunteer Opportunity: Veteran Restoration Quarters
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Volunteer with friends from CBHT, CBI, and the JCC as we prepare food and serve lunch to the Veteran Restoration Quarters, an agency that restores lives through housing for veterans of all branches. Volunteer just[...]
Blood Drive 11:00 am
Blood Drive
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Those who come to give May 20-31 will get an exclusive 20 oz. Red Cross aluminum water bottle and sticker set, while supplies last. May is Trauma Awareness Month. The blood already on shelves is[...]
Water Fitness Class 12:00 pm
Water Fitness Class
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
Forward Group Meeting 12:30 pm
Forward Group Meeting
May 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
In-person and on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82144531263?pwd=ZSt3bGRQdHNCcjI2MHpOemhpQXl3dz09
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No-Contact Challah Club
No-Contact Challah Club
May 27 all-day
The JCC is now offering challah weekly to help our community continue to have rich Shabbat experiences during “Stay Home Stay Safe” ($5 for members and $6 for the general community). Challah club participants have the choice[...]
Brunch B’Yachad 10:30 am
Brunch B’Yachad
May 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join new and old friends for light brunch, socialization and lively discussion.  Featured guest speakers, and relevant cultural and timely topics will fill our minds while bagels fill our bellies. Brunch B’Yachad meets in-person at[...]
Friday Noon Study Group 12:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Friday Noon Study Group
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Shabbat Services 5:30 pm
Shabbat Services
May 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Agudas Israel’s Friday night Shabbat service
Kabbalat Shabbat Services 6:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat Services @ CBI
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
YAJA Shabbat Pot Luck 6:00 pm
YAJA Shabbat Pot Luck
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hey there YAJA people, let’s have dinner! Come by, bring a dish, and relax; just remember to bring enough to share. Every last Friday of the month at 6 pm, YAJA will be hosting a[...]
Kabbalat Shabbat service 7:30 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
May 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Kabbalat Shabbat service @ CBHT
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Shabbat Morning Services 9:30 am
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
May 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Shabbat Morning Services @ CBI
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
Torah Service 10:30 am
Torah Service
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/604982978?pwd=S0FSN0FuYnFsWW5PRGJHZnhhYUNXUT09
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Smokin’ Onion Food Truck 12:30 pm
Smokin’ Onion Food Truck
May 29 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Smokin’ Onion food truck at the JCC pool 12:30–4:30
Buggy Pops Food Truck 2:00 pm
Buggy Pops Food Truck
May 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Buggy Pops Food Truck at Asheville JCC 2–5 pm
Torah on Tap 4:00 pm
Torah on Tap @ Archetype Brewing
May 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Torah on Tap @ Archetype Brewing
We’re Asheville’s only independent egalitarian Jewish community. More than 100 years old, we’re rediscovering ourselves every day. We love pot-lucks, swapping stories and kids in the sanctuary. Sometimes we sing off key. We learn and laugh together,[...]
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Memorial Day—JCC Closed
Howdy Ice Cream Food Truck 2:00 pm
Howdy Ice Cream Food Truck
May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Howdy Ice Cream food truck at the JCC pool 2–5 pm
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Water Fitness Class 10:00 am
Water Fitness Class
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Our water fitness class at the Aquatics Center is the perfect way to stay active in a fun, low-impact way! Instructor Amy Leader brings energy and expertise to this unique fitness experience that’s open to[...]
Elder Club 11:00 am
Elder Club
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm