Category Archives: Upcoming

Upcoming at MCJC Week of July 9, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links, or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, July 10
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, July 12
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting at MCJC
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, July 13
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org.)

Wednesday, July 17
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee

Saturday, July 20
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, July 21
11:30 am: “Let’s Have Fun Together” at the Woodstock Folk Festival

Wednesday, July 24
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Thursday, July 25
6:30 pm:  Communications Committee Meeting at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, July 26
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, July 27
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Wednesday, July 31
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

SAVE THE DATES! 
Saturday, August 10
7:00 pm: Erev Tisha B’Av Services & Discussion Group – members Gene Lindow and Muriel Pick will co-lead a special Tisha B’Av program.

Sunday, August 25
9:30 am – 12:30 pm: Open House and New Member Brunch

Saturday, August 31
6:30 pm: A Night of Casino Entertainment – Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games!

A Night of Casino Entertainment August 31, 2019

Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games:
A Night of Casino Entertainment!

Date: Saturday, August 31, 2019

Time: Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Tables open at 7:00 pm

Location: Flores Banquets & Steel Heart Events
240 N. Throop St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Purchase Tickets at:
mcjc2019-casinofundraiser.eventbrite.com
$50 with advance purchase
$60 at the door

Your ticket purchase includes:

  • TWO FREE Drink Tickets (Beer, Wine, or Soft Drinks)
  • Pasta Dinner
  • Live Music!
  • 100 Chips for the Casino Tables
  • Cash Bar
  • Silent Auction
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Additional Raffles
  • Casino Tables Featuring: Craps, Roulette, Black Jack, and Poker!!!!

Exchange the chips you win at the Casino Tables for Raffle Tickets at the end of the evening. Raffle items will be on display during the event.

For more information, email events@mcjconline.org.

Upcoming at MCJC Week of July 2, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links, or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, July 3
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

Thursday, July 4
Independence Day

Friday, July 5
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – This week we will experiment with a new format. Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, July 6
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Wednesday, July 10
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Friday, July 12
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting

6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, July 13
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org.)

Wednesday, July 17
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee

SAVE THE DATES! 
Saturday, August 10
7:00 pm: Erev Tisha B’Av Services & Discussion Group – members Gene Lindow and Muriel Pick will co-lead a special Tisha B’Av program.

Saturday, August 31
6:30 pm: A Night of Casino Entertainment – Join MCJC for a great evening of fun and games!

Upcoming at MCJC Week of June 25, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links, or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, June 26
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 4 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.

Thursday, June 27
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting, Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

Friday, June 28
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, June 29
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, June 30
8:30 am: Board Meeting

Wednesday, July 3
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

Thursday, July 4
Independence Day

Friday, July 5
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video celebrating Shabbat.

Saturday, July 6
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Upcoming at MCJC Week of June 18, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links, or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, June 19
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 3 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee

Friday, June 21
6:30: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, June 22
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org.)

Sunday, June 23
MCJC Clean-Up Day (Please see article for details.)

Wednesday, June 26
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 4 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.

Thursday, June 27
6:00 pm: Communications Committee Meeting, Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.

Friday, June 28
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, June 28
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Sunday, June 30
8:00 am: Board Meeting

Upcoming at MCJC Week of June 11, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links, or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, June 12
2:00 pm:  Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 2 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.

Friday, June 14
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, June 15
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Wednesday, June 19
2:00 pm:  Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 3 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee

Friday, June 21
6:30: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, June 22
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org.)

Wednesday, June 26
2:00 pm:  Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 4 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.

Upcoming at MCJC Week of June 4, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links, or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, June 5
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 1 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register. 

Friday, June 7
6:30: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, June 8
9:30 am: Celebrate the Festival of Shavuot with Shabbat morning services that include the Yizkor prayer.  Immediately following services, we continue our celebration with an Extended Kiddush, including light fare, Zemirot, and Talmud Torah with Rabbi Tom. Our study session focuses on Shavuot.

Sunday, June 9
First Day of Shavuot

Monday, June 10
Second Day of Shavuot

Wednesday, June 12
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 2 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.

Friday, June 14
3:00 pm: Faculty Meeting
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website at mcjconline.org, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, June 15
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion

Wednesday, June 19
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 3 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register.
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee

Upcoming at MCJC Week of May 28, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, May 29
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at MCJC

Thursday, May 30
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club

Friday, May 31
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, June 1
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion.
PLEASE NOTE: MCJC Casino Night Fundraiser POSTPONED until August 31.

Sunday, June 2
Yom Yerushalayim

Wednesday, June 5
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn at Panera Bread, 6000 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Ethics of our Fathers Series, Part 1 of 4 (How to Live a Life of Meaning and Purpose) – please follow the link to register. 

Friday, June 7
6:30: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, June 8
9:30 am: Celebrate the Festival of Shavuot with Shabbat morning services that include the Yizkor prayer.  Immediately following services, we continue our celebration with an Extended Kiddush, including light fare, Zemirot, and Talmud Torah with Rabbi Tom.

Upcoming at MCJC Week of May 21, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, May 22
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Friday, May 24
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, May 25
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org.)

Wednesday, May 29
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn

Thursday, May 30
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club

Friday, May 31
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, June 1
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion.

SAVE THE DATE AUGUST 31 (postponed from June 1)

6:30 pm: MCJC Casino Night Fundraiser – Doors open 6:30 pm; Tables begin 7:00 pm. Fun! Friends! Music! Food! Drinks! Game Tables! Let the games begin. Get your tickets at mcjc2019-casinofundraiser.eventbrite.com (100 extra chips if you get your tickets before the event).

Upcoming at MCJC Week of May 14, 2019

For more information about any of these listings, please visit our website, the provided links or the MCJC Calendar at mcjconline.org/events.

Wednesday, May 15
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
4:30 pm: Religious School

Friday, May 17
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, May 18
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Please note: this is a special lay-led service as both Gabbai Gene and Rabbi Tom will not be there. If you can participate, in particular read Torah or Haftarah, please contact Linda Blatchford at l_blatchford@yahoo.com.

Sunday, May 19
9:30 am: Last Day of Religious School
10:30 am: MCJC Annual Meeting. If you cannot attend, please send your Proxy form (emailed to you and available on this link.) Your input is vital.
11:15 am: Religious School Annual Closing Day Picnic

Monday, May 20
6:30 pm: Communications Committee Meeting, Panera Bread, Crystal Lake

Wednesday, May 22
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn
6:15 pm: Ritual Committee Meeting

Friday, May 24
6:30 pm: Community Shabbat Service & Potluck Dinner (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Saturday, May 25
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion. Extended Kiddush following morning service to include light fare, Zemirot, Talmud Torah (If you can bring veggie or dairy food to share, please let us know what you’ll bring at kiddush@mcjconline.org)

Wednesday, May 29
2:00 pm: Lunch and Learn

Thursday, May 30
7:00 pm: MCJC Book Club

Friday, May 31
6:30 pm: Friday Night Shabbat at Rabbi Tom’s Table – Please visit our website, the upper right column, for a beautiful video welcoming you to this “Palace in Time.”

Saturday, June 1
9:30 am: Shabbat Morning Services & Torah Discussion.
6:30 pm: MCJC Casino Night Fundraiser – Doors open 6:30 pm; Tables open 7:00 pm.