GREENWICH, Conn. -- This year, JCC Greenwich is hosting The Matzah Factory on Sunday, April 3 for families, children and teens to learn how to make matzah from scratch, much like the Jews did 3,500 years ago.
Participants are invited to take what they make home or to donate it to Jewish Family Services of Greenwich for use during one of the nine Passover Seders that will be held at senior centers around town.
Session one will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. and is recommended for children ages three to seven with a parent. Session two will be from 4 to 5 p.m. following and is recommended for children ages eight and up with a parent. Registration is required at $36 per family and can be done by visiting the JCC website .
There will also be a Matzah Factory Mitzvah Project for Teens on Sunday, April 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carmel Academy. Join the JCC’s Teen Action Committee to help make matzah which will be donated to Jewish Family Services of Greenwich for use during one of the Passover Seders led for seniors in the community. Registration is required at $18 per teen and includes dinner. To register, visit their website .
Finally there will be a Passover mini Seder for children on Tuesday, April 19 from 3:45 to 5 p.m. at One Holly Hill Ln. in Greenwich for free. RSVP is appreciated. The mini Seder will take children on a journey through the story of Passover and experience the plagues, the exodus from Egypt and more. Recommended for children up to six years old with siblings invited. To RSVP, visit their website.
The Matzah Factory for Kids and Families will take place at Carmel Academy, 270 Lake Ave. in Greenwich.
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