Arts + Ideas Fall 2019 Season

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From soaring melodies and raucous comedy to up-and-coming chefs and timely films, the 2019/20 Arts + Ideas season will make you laugh, think, dance, and taste the world. The season kicked off this past weekend with our successful SeaJAM Festival, and we're just getting started! Buy Tickets

Join the J this Fall and Save!

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Get your first month FREE on an annual membership when you join the J today. You'll enjoy the largest fitness center on Mercer Island, more than 50 fitness classes (free to members), discounts on classes and events, and so much more! Learn More

High Holiday Hours

Rosh Hashanah: eve of Sept 29-Oct 1 Yom Kippur: eve of Oct 8-Oct 9

The SJCC will close at 3pm on Sunday, Sept 29, and be closed on Monday, Sept 30, and Tuesday, Oct 1 for Rosh Hashanah. The J will close at 3 pm on Oct 8 for Kol Nidre/Erev Yom Kippur, and be closed on Oct 9. Learn More

Rosh Hashanah Ritual: Tashlich

Wed, Oct 2 3 pm

During the High Holidays, it’s customary to cast away sins from the past year with the tradition of tashlich: throwing pieces of bread into a natural body of water. Join us as we enter the new year with positivity! Learn More

Meditation Series: Yom Kippur

Thurs, Oct 3 7 pm

Continue our holiday meditation series and enter Yom Kippur with a renewed sense of mindfulness. Register

Sukkot Cooking Class

Sun, Oct 13 2 pm

Learn to make borekas, traditional & delicious Sephardic filled pastries, taught by members of the Seattle Sephardic Network, who will share stories and prep a full meal for the sukkah after. Register

Celebrate 50 Years @ the SJCC

Celebrating 70 years in Seattle and 50 years on Mercer Island

In 2019, the SJCC celebrates 50 years on Mercer Island & 70 in greater Seattle. Give us a gift today! Learn More

Sukkot Family Dinner

Fri, Oct 18 6 pm

Entertainment, dancing, food, and fun for the whole family. Everyone is welcome to join us in the harvest celebration of Sukkot. Register

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Featured News + Events

All News and Events
Sunday
Sep
29
SJCC fitness, including the pool, will close early on Sun Sept 29, at 3 pm.
Monday
Sep
30
The entire SJCC is closed on Mon Sept 30 for Rosh Hashanah.
Tuesday
Oct
01
The entire SJCC is closed on Tues Oct 1 for Rosh Hashanah.
Tuesday
Oct
08
Kol Nidre/Erev Yom Kippur - the J will close at 3 pm, no afternoon Kidstown or Kids City
Wednesday
Oct
09
The entire SJCC is closed on Wed Oct 9 for Yom Kippur.
Sunday
Oct
13
Sukkot Cooking Class - make traditional Sephardic filled pastries, borekas
Monday
Oct
14
Sukkot - fitness, Kidstown and Kids City open regular hours; ECS and offices closed
Thursday
Oct
17
Film: "Safe Spaces," sharp good-natured comedy sure to provoke conversations in this #MeToo era
Thursday
Oct
17
UW Osher - Mexico Today: history, culture, and politics
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