Category Archives: Social Groups

“Let’s Have Fun Together,” MCJC! Friday, August 17, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Wonder Lake Beach

SPECIAL MCJC SHABBAT PROGRAM 
PICNIC – SHABBAT CELEBRATION – WATER SKI SHOW

Plan to join your MCJC family for a special Shabbat program featuring a picnic,  a celebration of Shabbat,  and a water ski show.

The entire MCJC community and their friends are invited to gather at 5:00 pm on Friday, August 17, at the Main Beach in Wonder Lake located at Hancock Drive and East Lake Shore Drive. Come early so it’s easier to find parking.

Bring your chairs and a picnic dinner to enjoy.

  • From 5:00 to 6:00 pm, we’ll enjoy dinner together and visiting with one another in fellowship.
  • From 6:00 to 6:30 pm, we will light Shabbat candles,  say Kiddush, and sing some Shabbat songs.
  • From 7:00 to 8:00 pm we’ll enjoy the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team perform its highly entertaining show.

The crowd attending the Water Ski Show begins to build in earnest on the hillside overlooking Wonder Lake Beach between 6:30 and 7:00 pm.  During that time the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team begins to get ready for its show and plays show music.

The Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team performs between 7:00 and 8:00 pm.   The audience faces the western sky during the show.  If it is sunny,  having a sun visor or hat will make it a bit easier to see the show.

This is a free admission event, but the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show Team members walk through the audience during a  5-minute intermission in the show to collect donations.

This MCJC event is weather dependent.  If we have  rain or thunderstorms that evening, we will cancel the event. You may check for cancelation in the Express Announcements on the MCJC website in the upper right corner.

If you have questions regarding this special MCJC Friday Shabbat event, please email diamonds@mcjconline.org or call Bruce Weiss (815-338-2721)  or Burl Cohn (847-777-8119).

“Let’s Have Fun Together,” MCJC! Picnic & 33rd Annual Woodstock Folk Festival

The MCJC Diamond’s Group invites the entire MCJC membership and friends to another great “Let’s Have Fun Together ” event:

SUNDAY, JULY 15
Picnic Lunch In The Park 11 AM
Historic Woodstock City Square
(Opera House Side)

Followed By
The 33rd Annual Woodstock Folk Festival
Noon – 6:00 PM

Audiences have come to the annual Woodstock Folk Festival from near and far since 1986.

Local, national, and international folk music artists will perform a variety of styles of folk music at the festival, which features a Main Stage, an Open Mic Stage, a Children’s Area, a Workshop, and an All-Sing Finale.

This is a free admission event, though organizers of the event welcome donations. For more detailed information about the event, see the flyer below.

Bring folding chairs and a picnic lunch.  If you like folk music, you will love this event!

Please RSVP so we know how large a space in the park we need to reserve for the MCJC group.

RSVP & Questions: Bruce Weiss 815-338-2721 or woodstockbruce@hotmail.com

The purpose of the MCJC “Let’s Have Fun Together” initiative is to enhance the social program offerings at MCJC.

Diamonds’ Brunch, Meeting & Free Concert

WOODSTOCK COMMUNITY CHOIR
Sunday, February 4, 2018, at 12:15 pm 
 
$5 per person for brunch at MCJC (pay at the door) 
A free concert following brunch will be at the Woodstock Opera House 
 
 As with all Diamonds’ events, this one is open to the entire congregation and their friends, and friends of their friends.
After brunch and our meeting at MCJC, we will carpool to the Woodstock Opera House for a free program of the Woodstock Community Choir, and their presentation of: “How Far I’ll Go – A Salute to Modern Musicals,” which will run from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. 
This concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Woodstock Opera House. Donations in support of the Woodstock Community Choir are welcome. Please RSVP to Bruce Weiss at diamonds@mcjconline.org.

Diamond’s Brunch, Meeting & Free Concert

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Sunday, February 4, 2018, at 12:15 pm
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A free concert following brunch will be at the Woodstock Opera House
 
As with all Diamond’s events, this one is open to the entire congregation and their friends, and friends of their friends.
After brunch and our meeting at MCJC, we will all car-pool to the Woodstock Opera House for a free program of the Woodstock Community Choir, and their presentation of: “How Far I’ll Go – A Salute to Modern Musicals,” which will run from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
This concert is sponsored by the Friends of the Woodstock Opera House. Donations in support of the Woodstock Community Choir are welcome. Please RSVP to Bruce Weiss at diamonds@mcjconline.org.

MCJC Diamonds’ Christmas Eve Chinese Dinner

For more information, please see the calendar on this site.
Sunday, December 24, 2017, at 5:30 pm
 
Did someone say Chinese?
Join your MCJC friends for a Christmas Eve Tradition at the New China Restaurant, 72 N. Kennedy Dr. (RT. 25), in Carpentersville, IL 60110 (tel: 847-428-2228) All are welcome: Diamonds’ Members, friends, and friends of friends….
R.S.V.P. to Lois at events@mcjconline.org. Write “Lois” in the subject line.