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HANDS ON HANUKKAH is a Community Event taking place all around town during 5 of the 8 nights of Hanukkah. The family-friendly events feature arts & crafts, raffles & giveaways, food & photos,  live musical performances and end with lighting the hanukkiah. Times vary depending on location. HANDS ON HANUKKAH runs Sunday, December 18 - Friday December 23 and is produced by Temple Sinai Sarasota.

SEE SCHEDULE BELOW

          

                                                               

SUNDAY, December 18 4:00pm - 6:00pm     

The MALL at university town center IN FRONT OF SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
120 University Town Center Dr, Sarasota, FL 34243

Hanukkah Cookie Decorating      Face Painting      Canvas Wall Hanging       Lego Building Contest

Colorful Tape Menorah      Dreidel Game       Photos with Hanukkah Characters 

5:30pm- Florida Studio Theatre Production https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/

6:00pm- Chazzan Cliff Abramson, Bethany Leinweber light the 1st candle

 

 

Monday, December 19 5:00pm - 7:00pm   

SELBY GARDENS LIGHTS IN BLOOM 1534 Mound St, Sarasota, FL 34236 

Hanukkah Cookie Decorating      Face Painting      Canvas Wall Hanging       Lego Building Contest

Colorful Tape Menorah      Dreidel Game       Photos with Hanukkah Characters 

6:30pm- The Players Centre Production https://theplayers.org/

7:00pm - Mayor Erik Arroyo Lights the 2nd candle

Tuesday, december 20  4:00pm - 6:00pm 

ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE 

Hanukkah Cookie Decorating      Face Painting      Canvas Wall Hanging       Lego Building Contest

Colorful Tape Menorah      Dreidel Game       Photos with Hanukkah Characters 

5:30PM - RISE ABOVE PRODUCTION

6:00PM - SARAH WERTHEIMER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF EMBRACING OUR DIFFERENCES,  LIGHTS 3RD CANDLE

Thursday, December 22ND 4:00PM - 6:00PM

WATERSIDE place at LAKEWOOD RANCH 1570 LAKEFRONT DR. SARASOTA, FL 34240

Hanukkah Cookie Decorating      Face Painting      Canvas Wall Hanging       Lego Building Contest

Colorful Tape Menorah      Dreidel Game       Photos with Hanukkah Characters   PJ LIBRARY

5:30PM - BOOKER HIGH SCHOOL MODERN BAND PERFORMING

6:00PM - SHEP ENGLANDER, CEO of The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, LIGHTS 5TH CANDLE 

THE EVENING IS SPONSORED BY THE JEWISH FEDERATION OF SARASOTA MANATEE

Friday, December 23RD 6:00PM - 8:00PM 

TEMPLE SINAI 4631 SOUTH LOCKWOOD RIDGE ROAD SARASOTA, FL 34231

Hanukkah Cookie Decorating      Face Painting      Lego Building Contest

Colorful Tape Menorah      Dreidel Game       Photos with Hanukkah Characters 

6:00PM - 7:00PM SHABBAT SERVICE WITH CANDLING LIGHTING BY JQUEST AND GAN FAMILIES

7:00PM - 9:00 DINNER AND CONCERT BY  THE SARASOTA JEWISH CHORALE "Lights and Latkes"

 

 

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