ACHaD Year-Round Events
The ACHaD Special Needs Department wants you and your family to feel welcome at the JCC and to feel part of a bigger community. We host a variety of special events throughout the year including a Dance Party, Passover Seder, Tess Norton Purim Basketball Classic, Art Gallery Reception, Bowl-A-Thon, and Community Resource Fair. Additional community outreach events include a Friendship Connection Walk, Workshops for parents of teens through young adults, and special presentations. For further information please contact Nina Staiman at [email protected].
ACHaD Tess Norton Purim Classic
Join us for an evening of friends & fun activities on March 7, 2020 including basketball (ACHaD Squadron team members) or art. Enjoy delicious hamentashen and ice cream treats. This event is for individuals with special needs ages 12 through adult & their families.
Proceeds for this event benefit the ACHaD Department. This event is sponsored by the family of Tess Norton. Click here for event PDF.
Save the date for this incredibly fun dance party we host for our program participants, famiies and friends. Join us Sunday, March 23, 2020. More details to follow.
ACHaD February Art Exhibit
Join us this January and February as we feature original artwork by members of the Katz JCC ACHaD program and the Samost JFCS Special Needs Programs in our Appel Art Gallery. We will even host a special meet the artists event on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. Light refreshments will be served.
This event is a collaboration of:
Special Needs Resource Fair
Meet representatives from exciting special needs programs, organizations and services for all ages in South Jersey. This event is free and open to the community. Discover camps, creative arts, sports, fitness, social and recreational services, theraputic services, disability resources, transition and life skills and more! Click here for event PDF.
ACHaD Passover Seder
Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to join us for a traditional Passover Seder and delicious dinner! Click here for event PDF.
Join us for an afternoon of fundraising, bowling, pizza and door prizes while supporting ACHaD programs and services. This event will be held at the Big Event Entertainment Experience in Cherry Hill, NJ. They are located at 1536 Kings Hwy N, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034.
Date: Sunday, Sept 22, 2019 1-3pm | Cost: $25 per bowler (includes bowling, commemorative t-shirt, shoe rental, pizza and drinks)
ACHaD Dance Party
Individuals with special needs and their families are invited to join your friends and enjoy a pasta dinner, ice cream bar, dancing and party games.
The ACHaD Special Needs Department wants you and your family to feel welcome at the JCC and to feel part of a bigger community. With you in mind, we host many events for you and your family to enjoy throughout the year.
Planning the Transition from School to Adult Life (2019-2020 – Dates TBD)
Take part in a series of workshops for parents of teens ages 14 through young adult, Tuesdays at 7pm at the Katz JCC, starting in the fall. Our schedule is below:
Join our email list for further details. Contact: [email protected]. This series is a joint program from the Katz JCC ACHaD Department, JFCS Special Needs Dept. and the Jewish Federation of SNJ Jewish Abilities Alliance