The menorahs you see erected across town are a symbol that Hannukah is coming. Here are 10 ways you can celebrate Hannukah at local houses of worship.
1. Friday, Dec. 16: 's "Musical Tot Shabbat" is set for 5 p.m.
2. Sunday, Dec. 18: Chabad at Stony Brook's "Chanukah Holiday Insights" event is "an in-depth, adult education class on the mystical dimensions of the menorah," set for 7:30 p.m. at the Chabad Torah Community Center.
3. Sunday, Dec. 18: A Zimriah, or song festival, is set for 10 a.m. at Temple Isaiah.
4. Sunday, Dec. 18: The annual Bernie Friend Latke Bash will follow the Zimriah at Temple Isaiah, set for 11 a.m.
5. Sunday, Dec. 18: At in Port Jefferson Station, the event "Chanukah Chappening With Amichai Margolis" welcomes families and the community at 10:45 a.m.
6. Tuesday, Dec. 20: At the on Nicolls Road, join Chabad at Stony Brook for an adult comedy night featuring comedian Avi Liberman at 7:30 p.m.
7. Wednesday, Dec. 21: Chabad at Stony Brook is sponsoring a night of Hannukah fun at BounceU of Nesconset from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., where kids and kid-at-heart adults can "flip like a latke and glow like a flame.
8. Thursday, Dec. 22: The Chabad Women's Club invites women to a menorah lighting "with a feminine touch" at 7 p.m.
9. Friday, Dec. 23: Chabad at Stony Brook is offering a family Shabbat dinner, open to the community. Call 631-585-0521 for reservations.
10. Monday, Dec. 26 through Friday, Dec. 30: Chabad at Stony Brook's annual Winter Camp for kids coincides with the end of Hannukah.