A sports day was held on Apr. 24th at the lawns of Kibbutz Ein HaMifratz. Sports day included races in different categories, netball games, rope pulling and soccer. Approximately 160 youth and staff participated. Thanks to all those who assisted in organizing this fun day.
On March 24 we held a very happy Purim party. 200 teenagers from all youth centers attended the party, which included activity stations, a hip-hop dance performed by girls from Kiryat-Bialik center, costume contest and a dance party.Many thanks to the Ethiopian National Project for funding the party, to Rafael and bakeries 'Shemo', 'Ariel', 'Greg' and 'Shany' for the donation of refreshments, to Lior and Asi for contribution of falafel balls, to Bank Leumi branch Sabinia for contribution of photo magnets and accessories.We are grateful to all those who contributed to the organization of the party and its success: to Rafael volunteers, who operated during the evening falafel, popcorn and cotton-candy stands, to Dana, youth program coordinator, and, of course, to all our youth instructors.
During summer vacation children of our after-school program participated in a month-long experiential program and enjoyed also outdoor activities: a trip to Naaman River, a play at Haifa theatre, a trip to Tel-Dan Nature Reserve, a visit at the Hecht Museum, and a fun day at Balagan children's amusement park.
During Sukkot holiday our youth participated in a storytellers festival, which took place at Givatayim theater, thanks to a generous contribution of the IFCJ organization.
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