Times Change. Not so long ago, Chanukah meant some latkes, a spin of the dreidel, a few songs belted out by an off tune uncle, and of course, the menorah, a jelly doughnut or two and a gift if you were lucky. That was the whole Megillah. Not any more.
Chabad is lighting up the Chanukah season with enough winter fun to last a lifetime.
Family Menorah Workshop
Join us for a fun Chanukah experience at the Home Depot. Make your own Menorah with tons of different materials. Make your own Dreidel. Enjoy Chanukah treats and much more.
Sunday, December 2. 2:30pm - 4:00pm
at the Home Depot 1651 Reston Parkway,
Reston, VA 20194
Outdoor Chanukah Festival
Witness the lighting of a giant ice Menorah
by a special guest. Enjoy live family entertainment, prize
drawings, hot chocolate, Chanukah donuts, latkes, chocolate gelt and dreidels, Chanukah family film, and lots of holiday cheer for the whole family!
Sunday, December 9 • 6:00 pm
At the Lake Anne Waterfront
And the Reston Community Center
1609 Washington Plaza N # A
Reston , VA 20190
Chanukah Story Hour and Olive Press Workshop
Join us at Reston Regional Library for Chanukah story time. Have your kids spellbound as they make their own oil at our famous Olive Oil Workshop. All little artists can test their skills with a Chanukah Craft. Enjoy Chanukah treats. And much much more.
Thursday, December 13. 4:15 – 5:15pm.
at the Reston Regional Library.
11925 Bowman Towne Drive Reston, 20190
ALL EVENTS ARE FREE ADMISSION
Reservations at www.chabadrh.org
The kindling of the Menorah each night of the holiday highlights Chanukah, a holiday that enriches our lives with the light of tradition. In ancient times our ancestors rededicated the Temple in Jerusalem with the Menorah. Today, we rededicate ourselves to making this world a better and brighter place. Chanukah also propagates the universal message that ultimately good will prevail over evil, freedom over oppression and light over darkness.
Let your light shine!