FALL 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!
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: 9/13-12/20, No class 11/29
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.
Dates: Friday, 9/13 and Friday, 11/15
Parent/Teacher Workshop on the Science of Human Behavior
Susan Shea, a licensed applied behavior analyst, will talk about how context makes behavior happen and not happen, including what the functions of behavior are, and how the interplay of ability and motivation impact behavior. Everyone will leave with a simple understanding of the science of human behavior, and useful applications for helping and working with young kids. For further information please contact, Heather Greenberg at email@example.com
Date: Thursday, September 19th
Instructor: Susan Shea, Ed.S, BCBA, LABA
Free and Welcome to All
Shabbat Celebrations for All Ages
Welcoming Shabbat is for all ages! We invite everyone to join our intergenerational Kabbalat Shabbat with our Early Childhood friends. Enjoy music with Marcy and create a fun project. Hugs and smiles abound at this feel good community event. Grandchildren are not required.
Date: Friday, 9/ 20 and Friday, 11/ 22
Time: starts 10:20am
Musical Adventures with Dara
All families are welcome to attend a morning of music, crafts and light breakfast. Our featured guest, Dara VanRemoortel, incorporates old favorites, new songs, finger plays, rhythmic activities, creative movement, and instrument playing. She is an early childhood music specialist who has been performing at libraries and teaching at local preschools for over 20 years.
Date: Sunday, October 27th
Time: 10:00am -11:30am
Fee: $20 per family in advance /$25 at the door
Winter Scholastic Book Fair
Get your holiday shopping done early this year at the popular Annual JCCNS Winter Book Fair. Choose from wonderful children’s books and gifts while supporting our fabulous Early Childhood Program. Fair begins Monday, December 2nd and runs through Saturday, December 7th.
Various days of our Book Fair will feature a Reader-in-Residence! Join us and enjoy story time at the JCCNS. Everyone is welcome!
Dates: Monday,12/2 - Saturday, 12/7
Great Early Childhood Slumber Party
Need time to shop? Drop your child off (ages 2 years to 6 years) in PJs at the JCCNS for a super fun-filled slumber party. The evening will include a movie, stories, art projects and light dinner.
Sign-up is required. Please contact Heather Greenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to register.
Date: Saturday, December 7th
Fee: a toy for One Wish Project
6th Annual Dreidel Dash Races
We are running two races again this year – so everyone can get in on the fun!
11:30AM - Kids 1-Mile race on the Marblehead Bike Path.
12:00PM - 10K race from the JCCNS, around Marblehead Neck and back.
Date: Sunday, December 8
10K Fee: $20 pre-registered, $25 on race day
1-Mile Fee: $5
For more information, contact JCCNS Race Director, Andrew Dalton at 781-476-9904 or email@example.com.
Open Gym For Young Families
Come to the JCCNS on Sunday mornings and let your little ones climb, jump and play on our indoor gym equipment while letting out some extra winter energy. Bring friends and have fun indoors.
Ages: 1-6 Years
Date: Beginning November 3rd
Time: 10:30am -12:30pm
Location: JCCNS Gym
JCCNS staff will be available.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.