United Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314-469-0700

Purim Carnival, Shpiel and Megillah Reading

March 23, 2016, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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5:00 p.m. Preschool Age Games Open
5:00 p.m. Food Concessions Begin
5:30 p.m.  All Games Open
6:45 p.m. Purim Shpiel
7:30 p.m.  Megillah Reading

Purim Carnival
All are welcome! The Purim Carnival will have games, bounce houses, a petting zoo and a silent auction.  All ages, including adults are encouraged to attend. Costumes are strongly encouraged – any theme is wonderful.

Wristbands for ALL games, booths and activities are $7 in advance ($10 at the door).

Registration is now closed. You may purchase bracelets at the door. 

Bidding now open on the silent auction


Purim Shpiel
PURIM AWAKENS – an adaptation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… The United Hebrew clergy and staff will bring you their version of Megillat Esther.

Reading of the Megillah
Please bring a shakable food item such as pasta or rice to be used as a grogger and donated to the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry.
Hamantaschen reception to follow.


Volunteers Needed

Want to get in on the whole megillah? Think Hamantaschen are the best treat ever? The NFTY UHTYG senior youth group plans and runs the whole shebang. We need your help to make this a successful fundraiser for our scholarship program. You can help out with the Purim Carnival by:

  • Join the march to get fundraising raffle and auction items
  • Volunteer to work the day of the event, running a game, serving food, and more
  • Give your artistic talents a workout making signs and decorations

Sign up to volunteer here.