Enjoy the Jewish holiday of Purim on March 15th and 16th in Ventura County

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This year, ask the Jewish holiday of Purim begins on Saturday night, illness March 15 through the next day, medical Sunday, March 16, 2014. Included are local events for you to enjoy with the kids in Camarillo, Oxnard and Ventura, details about the holiday, plus Hamentashen recipes and crafts for the kids.

 

LOCAL EVENTS

March 15
Saturday Night Live! Megillah Reading @ Chabad of Oxnard ~ 8:00 PM (OXNARD)

Saturday Night Live! Megillah Reading and Purim Party @Chabad of Ventura ~ 8:15 PM (VENTURA)

Megillah Reading @ Chabad of Camarillo ~ 8:00 PM (Camarillo)

March 16
Purim Brunch and Carnival@ Chabad of Oxnard ~ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (OXNARD)

Princess & Pirates Purim Carnival ~ 10:15 AM – 12:30 PM (VENTURA)

Temple Ner Ami Purim Carnival ~ 1:30 PM- 4:00 PM (CAMARILLO)

Purim Fiesta and Torah Dedication with Chabad of Camarillo ~ 2:00 PM (CAMARILLO)

Wild West Purim Feast @Chabad of Ventura ~ 5:30 PM (VENTURA)

THE TRADITIONS

The Story of Purim
One of the most important traditions of this holiday is to read the Story of Queen Esther (Click HERE for the full story), also called the Megillah, which is read once on March 15 and once during the day of March 16th.

For crafts and more fun: http://camarillo.macaronikid.com/article/673880/macaroni-holidays-purim-is-march-15-to-16

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