A special Hanukkah singing presentation and storytelling for children will be featured at the 20th annual Hanukkah Celebration to be held 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Schnucks Ladue Crossing shopping center, I-170 at Ladue Road. The event will take place at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers.
The Hanukkah Celebration features students of the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy Choir, led by Rabbi Dan Morris, performing a number of Hanukkah songs and Rabbi Avi Greene, Headmaster of Epstein, and another beloved teacher, leading youngsters in a Hanukkah story telling session.
All children will receive a free gift of traditional Hanukkah chocolate “gelt” (gold coins). Hanukkah begins the evening of November 27 and is an eight-day celebration of the Festival of Lights.
This is the 20th year Schnucks Ladue Crossing has hosted the Hanukkah Celebration. Each year families from across the St. Louis area attend the event to celebrate the beginning of the Festival of Lights.
The Hanukkah Celebration is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the friendly merchants at Schnucks Ladue Crossing including Schnucks, Barnes & Noble, Cobblestone Shoe Repair, Creve Coeur Camera, Crown Optical, European Wax Center, Fannie May, Globe Cleaners, GNC, Great Clips, Jenny Craig, Ladue Nails, Maggie Moo’s, Old Navy, Oreck Clean Home, Pew Wei Asian Diner, Spicer’s, St. Luke's Urgent Care Center, The Joint, and Treats Unleashed. The event is hosted by The DESCO Group, the developer and property management company for the center.