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All MCC programs including MCC Fitness will be closed on Monday, September 25th in observance of Yom Kippur. Programs will reopen on Tuesday, September 26th.

MCC News & Updates

In Loving Memory of Margaret Boyd

Dear Community, It is with great sadness that we share the passing of beloved volunteer and community member, Margaret Boyd. Margaret was a fixture at the Manny Cantor Center, dedicating over 12,500 hours of her life to the Educational Alliance community. She will be deeply missed by everyone. Margaret Campanella…...

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How to Celebrate Juneteenth in NYC 2023

Juneteenth is short for June 19th, which commemorates the historic moment in 1865 when federal soldiers reached Galveston, Texas, assumed authority over the state, and guaranteed the liberation of all individuals held in bondage. This event occurred two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation had been signed. Juneteenth…...

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Small Group Training vs. Personal Training

There’s a plethora of research that shows the benefits of physical exercise are astounding, but working out isn’t helpful if you dread every step of the way. Because of this, it’s important to find a workout routine that works for you. If you’re looking for some additional guidance when it…...

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What is a Community Wellness Center?

Ever wish there was a place where members of your community could gather to learn, explore, and grow together? Maybe you dream of a facility that embraces diversity, hosts educational workshops, and encourages children and adults alike to expand and improve their creativity, health, and well-being.  This is exactly what…...

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How You Can Benefit from an Adult Painting Class

Believe it or not, you don’t need to be an art prodigy to enjoy painting and the benefits that come with creating art. From improving your mental health to sparking your creativity and enriching your social life, signing up for an adult art class can offer some invaluable benefits. Here…...

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