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6 local Chanukah events for kids

Chanukah starts the evening of Tuesday, December 12th this year. Here are some fun ways to celebrate with your kids.


Public menorah lighting in Red Arrow Park

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

3:30 p.m.

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Car Menorah Parade

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Head from the menorah lighting in Red Arrow Park down to the menorah lighting at Bayshore Town Center with a menorah-decorated car. “The annual Chanukah parade is an expression of Jewish pride and a modern-age demonstration of the appreciation of our freedom to live and practice our Jewishness in the open.”


Grand Menorah Lighting at Bayshore

Wednesday, December 13th

5:00 p.m.

Head to Bayshore Town Center on Wednesday, December 13th at 5:00 p.m. for a city-wide Chanukah celebration presented by Lubavitch of Wisconsin.

Help build a giant menorah, enjoy an illusionist show at 5:00 p.m., cheer on a doughnut war competition, and watch as the grand menorah is lit.

There will be a hot dog dinner with latkes, gelt, and doughnuts. Bring new gifts to be donated to hurricane victims.


The Grand Chanukah Skating PartyTuesday, December 12th

5:00 p.m.Ozaukee Skateland (7084 Sycamore Dr., Cedarburg)

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Lighting of Giant Menorah in Waukesha

Tuesday, December 12th5:00 p.m.

Free and open to allWaukesha County Courthouse

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Latkes, donuts, hot cider, music, crafts for kids, and glow sticks.


Grand CAN Menorah

(Free and open to all!)

Sunday, December 17th

3:00 p.m.

Corners of Brookfield

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