Monday, December 12, 2011

Funky Khanikeh Freylech!

Celebrate @ Nahalat Shalom!  Congregation Nahalat Shalom will present its annual celebration of the Festival of Lights, with the Nahalat Shalom Community Klezmer Band & Rikud Dance Troupe:

Saturday 17 December 2011
5:38 pm - 8:38 pm

New Mexicans will celebrate Hanukkah the ‘FUNky’ way at Congregation Nahalat Shalom’s popular annual event ‘The Funky Khanikeh Freylekh’ (which translates to “The Funky Hanukkah Joyous Event”)! 

Dance to the exciting music of the 20-piece Community Klezmer band and join the fun and easy dance lines led by Rikud dance troupe. Enjoy special activities and presentations by and for children, and a performance by puppeteer Marc Wunder. 

Beautiful crafts and unique items will be sold by local artists and craftspeople -- including the nationally recognized New Mexico artists Diana Bryer and Diane Palley. There will also be a silent auction, a used book sale, and a raffle. 

“Latkes” - the famous potato pancakes of the Hanukkah tradition will be sold along with other delicious foods and drinks.

Please bring canned food items to donate to Roadrunner Foodbank - and warm blankets and clothing for Project Share’s warm clothing drive.

Congregation Nahalat Shalom is located at 3606 Rio Grande Blvd. NW (between Candelaria and Griegos).

The Funky Khanikeh Freylekh is also a fundraiser for Congregation Nahalat Shalom, a non-profit, tax-exempt organization.  Admission is: $2- for over 18, $1-for 18 and under, and FREE if too young to walk.

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