Spring Family Fun
The JCCNS offers programs for families to enjoy together and with community friends. Don’t miss out on some of our latest and greatest family events. There’s truly something for everyone!
KinderCamp-to-Simchah Parent Info Session
Is your child moving up from KinderCamp and planning to attend Camp Simchah Junior for their first year? Come to this information session to learn about the differences between the camps and ways that Camp Simchah Junior will meet the needs of your child.
Date: Thursday, March 7
Summer at the J Camp Open House
Come for camp open house fun, activities, prizes, meet the staff, etc. stay and swim as a family during our regularly scheduled family swim time.
Date: Sunday, March 17
Baking with Bubbies and Besties
Join us for a morning of fun creating your own cookie bouquet and decorating planters. We will bake cookies with Marla Golding from the J Café and our world-famous Early Childhood teachers to make a delicious treat! Light snacks will be served. Space is limited and RSVP is required. Contact Heather Greenberg for more information.
Date: Sunday, March 24
Fee: $20 per family; registration is required and limited to 25 families. Click below to register.
RSVP by Thursday, March 21.
Breakfast, Israeli Style!
Learn how to make an Israeli breakfast with Michal Sella and Sapir Uzan, young Israeli ambassadors who are spending the year working on the North Shore as part of CJP’s Shinshinim program. Co-sponsored by the Lappin Foundation. Space is limited, please register in advance to Sara Ewing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: Wednesday, March 27
Young Family Shabbat
Join our family-friendly Kabbalat Shabbat co-hosted by the JCCNS, Temple Sinai, Shirat Hayam and PJ Library. Hear a PJ Library story, sing and dance with the Rabbis and Cantors! Dinner will be served. Free and open to all.
Date: Friday, March 29
Location: Temple Sinai
Date: Friday, May 17
Date: Friday, June 7
Meet the characters and experience the Passover story in a fun, interactive play featuring 60 feet of handmade scenery, lots of props, musical highlights and plenty of costumes. From building pyramids for Pharaoh to Baby Moses floating in the river, children and adults of all ages will enjoy this lively performance with a special casting secret. Starring Jodi Jarvis of Torah Morah!
Date: Friday, April 12
All are welcome! This event is Free!
Pretty Plantings and Picture Perfect
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for you and your little one to prepare for Mother’s Day! Local floral artist, Lauren Genovesi of Lumiere Lauren will help participants of all ages to create their very own individual succulent design or floral crown. You’ll also have the opportunity to sit with Amy Bucher, an amazing local photographer and President/Owner of Amy Bucher Photographic Artist, Inc., for a beautiful backdrop portrait session featuring your child and any other family member(s) of your choice.
Session includes one 8x10 photo to be picked up the week after the event, which makes a Great Mother’s Day gift!
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Fee: $35 per family, limited to 30 families. Register below.
RSVP to Heather Greenberg at email@example.com by Thursday, April 25.
Early Childhood Annual Spring Fundraiser
Spend a fabulous evening at the Corinthian Yacht Club on Marblehead Harbor with other JCCNS Early Childhood families and supporters. We’ll enjoy hors d’oeuvres & dessert, dancing and bidding on amazing auction items. All proceeds will benefit the JCCNS Early Childhood Program.
Date: Saturday, May 11
Location: Corinthian Yacht Club
Spring Clean Up Day at the J
Join us at the JCCNS for an afternoon of gardening and yard work. Bring your gardening tools and gloves and help beautify the J! Open to the entire community!
Date: Sunday, May 19
Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
For more information contact Jessie Stephens, Youth and Family Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
End of the Year Splash
Summer is HERE! Join us for a day of fun in our outdoor pool. Play on the playground, soak in the sun (with SPF lotion on!), jump in the pool… all with your JCCNS EC friends and extended community! There may even be a fun surprise treat, but shhhhh… don’t tell!
Date: Friday, June 14
Location: JCCNS outdoor pool
Baby and Me
Spend time with other parents/caregivers while your little ones play. Enjoy music, movement, reading, and parenting advice. Perfect for children 3 months to 3 years.
Dates: 3/22-6/20, No Class 4/19
Instructor: Elloree Jennings
CJP Welcome Baby! Monthly Meet-Ups
The Welcome Baby! initiative is designed to welcome new parents (of babies born or adopted in the last 6 months, with at least one parent identifying as Jewish) to the Jewish community with a home visit, tote bag full of great baby gear, and resources customized to the families’ needs. Contact Jennifer Hockert North Shore Welcome Baby! Outreach Coordinator at email@example.com for more information.