Hannukah occasions in Tucson: Menorah lightings, Gelt drops & extra

From Menorahs to Gelt drops, listed here are some occasions to rejoice Hannukah in Tucson and close by areas.

Group Hanukkah Candlelight

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 10 from 4-5:30 p.m.
  • The place: Tucson Jewish Museum & Holocaust Middle, 564 S. Stone Ave.

It is a free occasion and all ages are welcome. There can be crafts, jelly donuts, Klezmer music, a Magen David Adom ambulance tour and lights to gentle.

Chanukah Competition

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 10 from 3-4 p.m.
  • The place: Oro Valley Market, lot close to the Pink Lobster

From 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., there can be free latkes and donuts, a Jewish artwork exhibit, crafts and music on the pageant. From 4-4:30 p.m., there would be the Grand Menorah Lighting, a tribute to Israel and the Gelt Drop. It is a free occasion open for the neighborhood.

Lighting the Manner! fifth Anniversary & Hanukkah Celebration

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 10 from 5-8:30 p.m.
  • The place: Church of the Apostles, 12111 N. La Cholla Blvd.

Tickets and sponsorships for this occasion may be bought via beitsimchatucson.org or by mailing a examine to Beit Simcha, 5501 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 125. Particular person admission is $54 per particular person. There can be meals catered by Catalina Caterers, Hannukah Music, stay leisure by the Chai 5 and storytelling by Jim Weiss.

Grand Chanukah Celebration

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 10 from 5-6 p.m.
  • The place: Purple Coronary heart Park, 10050 E. Rita Rd.

The Grand Chanukah Celebration is a free occasion for all ages. There can be an enormous Menorah lighting, a raffle, latkes and donuts, music and actions plus a Gelt drop.

5K Sizzling Cocoa Run 2023

  • When: Sunday, Dec. 17 from 7:30-11 a.m.
  • The place: The Tucson J, 3800 E. River Rd.

The seventh Annual Hanukkah Sizzling Cocoa Run has races for all ranges. There can be a free-to-enter 1K Enjoyable Run and a paid entry 1 Mile and paid entry 5K’s. Packet pick-up is each on Friday, Dec. 15 from 12 p.m. to five:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 16 from 8 a.m. to five:30 p.m. Except for the races, there can be bounce homes, distributors, face portray, a motorbike store and extra. For registration, go to the Tucson JCC web site.