Special Events

TSO Just for Kids
Four Free Concerts for Kids!

Sunday, March 26 at 2-3 pm
Percussion Ensemble: “Tommy Tom-tom and Chillin’ Willie Go to the Zoo”
Our old friends Tommy Tom-tom and Chillin’ Willie take a field trip to the zoo. Join us and learn about the sounds of the animal kingdom.

Sunday, April 23 at 2-3 pm
Piano Trio and Friends: “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”
The Bear family was in an uproar. Enjoy this delightful retelling of the
classic tale composed by TSO violinist Michael Fan.

Sunday, May 21 at 2-3 pm
Flute Viola Harp Trio: “Pip and the Pirate”
It was graduation day at the Pirate Academy. Join us for this new musical
adventure by TSO violinist and composer Michael Fan.

 Shabbat Luncheons

Join us for the Senior Shabbat Luncheon Series at The J
First Friday of the Month, 11am – 1pm

Enjoy music, delicious lunch and a featured program. Get into the spirit of Shabbat and enjoy the friendship and fellowship of others.

April 7: A Mah Jongg Experience with Debbie Weiner
May 5: Memoir Writing with Edie Jarolim

Open to All! $15 per person

In the Jewish Heritage Center
RSVP in advance by calling 520-299-3000 or register online

 The Chocolate Seder

Saturday, April 1, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Jewish Heritage Center 

Let’s celebrate and learn about Passover in a sweet way… with chocolate at the Tucson J’s award winning, annual Chocolate Passover Seder.

Join us at The J, meet new friends and families, and get in the Passover mood at our Chocolate Seder.


$3 in advance/ $5 per person at the door (space permitting)

To register over the phone, please call The J Welcome Desk at 520-299-3000

The Muhldorf Death Train with Holocaust Survivor Leslie Schwartz 

Wednesday, April 5
Free and open to the public. 

Leslie Schwartz, Holocaust survivor and recipient of the Federal Cross of Merit First Class from the Federal Republic of Germany, will be speaking at the Jewish Community Center on Wednesday, April 5th, beginning at 6:00 on his experiences during and following the Holocaust. He will also be showing his film, “The Mühldorf Death Train” (45 mins. in English). The public is invited.
Read more:

Arizona Jewish Post article and New York Times article

The Celebration of Heritage Concerts

Enjoy a selection of talented music by local groups and individuals in a variety of musical genres, while celebrating the multicultural mosaic of our heritage.

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8 pm

April 19th:  Camerata Sonora choir
May 17th: Remembering Mr. Cole: A Tribute to Nat King Cole with Joe Bourne & The Trio
Other dates and guests to be announced

$40/ $36 member / Drop-in $10
Ballroom & Jewish Heritage Center

Syrian Cooking Class

Syrian Refugee Chef Shahd will introduce you to Syrian cuisine as she shares her expertise in creating delectable Syrian dishes.

Sunday, April 30
3-6 pm
$70/ $65 J members

To register, please visit or call 520-299-3000. Co-hosted by the International Rescue Committee.