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Have it all! This is a special time for learning and growing, and the JCC is your partner in building strong Jewish identities for the entire family.

Classes and Programs

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Step to Gymnastics II - Ages 4-5 yrs - Winter

LSJCC, Start Date: 01/26/2015, End Date: 03/23/2015, Time: 1:15 PM-2:00 PM

(Ages: 4-5 yrs) Development of strength, sequencing and responding to visual cues are emphasized at this level. Children learn beginning handstands, rolls, leaps, body positions, and names of skills. Peter Sylvester

Metro North Playground Meet-Ups

Local Playgrounds in Metro North, Tuesdays, May 26 - August 4, 2015 (10-11:30am)

For families with children 0-5 with adult
Join our weekly summer meetups. Make friends for you and your kids and beat the heat at these shady playgrounds. Snacks provided.

For more information and in case of inclement weather contact adavies@jccgb.org.
 
Schedule

May 26 - Whittemore Robbins Playground
June 2 - Hodgkins-Curtin Park
June 9 - Rev. William Playground
June 16 - Whittemore Robbins Playground
June 23 - Hodgkins-Curtin Park
June 30 - Rev. William Playground
July 7 - Whittemore Robbins Playground
July 14 - Hodgkins-Curtin Park
July 21 - Rev. William Playground
July 28 - Whittemore Robbins Playground
August 4 - Hodgkins-Curtin Park
 

Directions to each location

Hodgkins-Curtin Park - Somerville (Davis Square)
This playground is located on Holland Street at Simpson Avenue and Paulina Street. There is two hour parking on Holland Street near the playground and a municipal parking lot on Holland Street at Buena Vista Road that takes credit card. The Park is a 5 minute walk from the Davis T Stop on the red line. Look for the staff member with a blue shirt and/or yellow flag by the toddler slide near the baby swings.
 
Rev. William Playground - Cambridge
This playground is located between Massachusetts Ave. and Rindge Ave.,on the cross streets of Dudley and Cedar in the North Cambridge area. There are parking meters on Mass. Ave. The nearest public transit is the #77 bus along Mass. Ave. to Dudley Street. Look for the staff member with a blue shirt and/or yellow flag by the water park.
 
Whittemore Robbins Playground - Arlington
This playground is located behind the Robbins Library and the Whittemore Robbins House. There is a small parking lot beyond the library’s lot, with additional parking spots available on Mass. Ave. The #77 bus runs along Mass. Ave. Look for the staff member with a blue shirt and/or yellow flag by the play structure.

Metrowest Playground Meet-Ups

Local Playgrounds in Metrowest, Thursdays, June 18 - August 20, 2015 (10-11:30am)

For families with children 0-5 with adult
Join our weekly summer meetups. Make friends for you and your kids and beat the heat at these shady playgrounds. Snacks provided. Open to the entire community.

Look for the blue flag at all parks to find JFN at the playgrounds.  In case of inclement weather, meet at JFS Children’s Room, 475 Franklin Street, Framingham. Visit facebook.com/jewishfamilynetwork after 9am on Thursdays for weather updates.

For more information, contact metrowest@jccgb.org or 508-879-3300.
 
Schedule

June 18 - SMILE Tot Lot (Sudbury)
June 25 - Kidspot (Ashland)
July 2 - Choate Park (Medway)
July 9 - Walnut Hill (Natick)
July 16 - Goodwill Park (Holliston)
July 23 - Hannah Williams Park (Wayland)
July 30 - Cushing Park (Framingham)
August 6 - SMILE Tot Lot (Sudbury)
August 7 - Framingham on the Green ~ Shabbat in the Park (5:30-7pm) ~ no morning meet-up
August 13 - EMC Park (Hopkinton)
August 20 - Walnut Hill (Natick)


Address of each location

SMILE Tot Lot - 12 Fairbank Road, Sudbury
Kidspot  -  Summer Street, between Rte. 135 and Main Street, Ashland
Choate Park • Rte. 109/Main Street, Medway
Walnut Hill - Intersection of Bacon Street, Walnut Street and Belvedere Street, Natick
Goodwill Park -  416 Green Street, Holliston
Hannah Williams Park - Cochituate Road, Rte. 27 and Rte. 30, Wayland
Cushing Park -  Dudley Road, Framingham
EMC Park - 131 Massachusetts 85, Hopkinton

Little Explorers - Child Development class - Ages 6-9 months, with adult - Summer 15

LSJCC, Start Date: 07/02/2015, End Date: 08/20/2015, Time: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Focus now on play time for baby! Regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play and story time are just some of the activities. Gain insights as to how your baby learns while self confidence and curiosity is fostered -all while learning about child development and connecting with others. For more information, sibling discount, or to use discount coupon, please contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485. Instructor: Kristen Carhart

Little Movers - Child Development class - Ages 10-15 months, with adult - Summer 15

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 07/07/2015, End Date: 08/25/2015, Time: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM

As your baby becomes more confident in mobility and exploration, a variety of activity stations are intentionally designed to engage babies while developing fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will center around safety proofing, outdoor play, sleep and nap transitions, finger feeding and solids. For more information, sibling discount, or to use discount coupon, please contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Instructor: Amy Stahl

Animal Craze Petting Zoo at the Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center in Newton

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Friday, July 31, 2015 10:30am - tour the school 11am - visit with the baby animals

Geared for families with children ages 1-5 years
Treat your child to a fun, educational, hands-on learning experience with baby animals at the Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center in Newton on Friday, July 31. Tour the preschool at 10:30 and then play with the goats, chicks, ducklings, lamb, bunnies and piglet at 11am. Held rain or shine. Everyone welcome. No charge. Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center serves children ages 6 weeks-5 years. Early drop-off and extended day available.

For more information, contact newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6420. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.

Family Shabbat Picnic Meet Up

LevClarendon Street Park/ Playground, Saturday, August 1, 2015 (11am-1pm)

For Boston families

Clarendon Street Park/ Playground

Gather your family, pack a picnic lunch and enjoy Shabbat with other Downtown Families. Musician, Stephen Brickman, will lead an interactive Shabbat Sing-Along beginning at 11:00am.

For more information, contact bostonfamilies@jccgb.org or 617-558-6488.

PJ Library Goes to the Beach at JCC Grossman Camp

JCC Grossman Camp, Start Date: 08/02/2015, End Date: 08/02/2015, Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM

Choose quantity of 1 to register your family Back by popular demand. Come to a PJ Library family beach party! Splash in the lake, go down the waterslide, build sandcastles and enjoy a summer sing-a-long. For Families with Children ages 2-6 Powissett Pond, JCC Grossman Camp, Dover Road, Westwood Dessert Provided. Bring a dairy picnic lunch. In case of inclement weather, please call 617-558-6587 after 8:30am on the day of event for updates. Cost: JCC Members- no cost; Non- Members- $10.00 per family advanced registration, $20 walk-in. Contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587 for more information. Any changes due to inclement weather will be made by 8am the morning of the event. Please call 617-558-6587 for an update.

Welcome Baby! Meetups

Panera Bread, First Wednesday of each month (year round), (11am-12:30pm)

Geared for ages 0-1 yr, with adult
Meet other parents with babies over coffee in a relaxed setting the first Wednesday of each month. Staff from the JCC and Jewish Family & Children’s Service will welcome you and tell you about resources and upcoming programs.

Check out Welcome Baby! on Facebook at facebook.com/welcomebabyboston

Oneg Shemesh at the Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center in Newton

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Friday, August 7, 2015 10am - tour the school 10:30am - Concert on the playground

Geared for families with children ages 1-5 years
You are invited to a special Shabbat program at the Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center Center in Newton featuring Oneg Shemesh on Friday, August 7. Tour the preschool at 10am and then enjoy the entertainment of Oneg Shemesh at 10:30am on the playground. Special addition: Sifriyat Pijama B’America. Held rain or shine. Everyone welcome. No charge. Bernice B. Godine JCC Early Learning Center serves children ages 6 weeks-5 years. Early drop-off and extended day available.

For more information and to RSVP by August 5, contact newton-elc@jccgb.org or 617-558-6420. All JCC arts and humanities offerings are programs of the Ryna Greenbaum JCC Center for the Arts.

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