Schnucks Ladue Crossing Hanukkah Celebration December 2 in St. Louis

Free event features Hanukkah singing, storytelling, games and free gifts for children.

St. Louis, MO, November 26, 2015 --(

Hanukkah storytelling, hands-on projects for children, and a singing presentation will be featured at the 22nd annual Hanukkah Celebration to be held 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Wednesday, December 2, 2015 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 a special reading of the new book “Maggie The Magnifying Glass” by one of the authors, Jessica Yaira Gordon who is also the curriculum coordinator of the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy. The book is geared for children age 2-6 and teaches them about S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

Additional readings for children will take place and there will be project-based activities for young children and elementary school students incorporating 21st century and STEM education. The Epstein Choir, led by Rabbi Dan Morris, will perform a number of Hanukkah songs.

All children will receive a free gift of traditional Hanukkah chocolate “gelt” (gold coins). Hanukkah begins the evening of December 6 and is an eight-day celebration of the Festival of Lights commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple.

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, Ladue Nails, Maggie Moo’s, Mathnasium, Old Navy, Oreck Clean Home, Pei Wei Asian Diner, Pac Dental, Pure Burre, St. Luke's Urgent Care Center, The Bedroom Store, The Joint, and Treats Unleashed. The event is hosted by The DESCO Group, the developer and property management company for the center.

For more information about the Hanukkah Celebration call Solomon/Turner at 314-205-0800 or visit
The DESCO Group
Steve Turner