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Classes and Programs

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PJ Library Weekly Drop-In Playgroup

Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Fridays (9:30-11am)

For ages 0-3 yrs, with adult
Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.
 
For more information, contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485

Jitterbugs Music

Ready, Set, Kids!, Monday, April 4 - June 6, 2016 (10-10:45am)

For children ages 0-5 years, with adult
Sing, wiggle, shake and giggle with the Jitterbugs; a joyful introduction to music. Jittterbugs’ age-appropriate activities include vocal play, rhythm training, instrument exploration, musical games, movement and more. Includes a Karen K & the Jitterbugs CD.

For more information about classes or programs in Metro North visit bostonjcc.org/metronorth or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

Jitterbugs Music

Ready, Set, Kids!, Monday, April 4 - June 6, 2016 (11:15am-12pm)

For children ages 0-5 years, with adult
Sing, wiggle, shake and giggle with the Jitterbugs; a joyful introduction to music. Jittterbugs’ age-appropriate activities include vocal play, rhythm training, instrument exploration, musical games, movement and more. Includes a Karen K & the Jitterbugs CD.

For more information about classes or programs in Metro North visit bostonjcc.org/metronorth or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

Jitterbugs Music

Ready, Set, Kids!, Thursday, April 7 - June 2, 2016 (10-10:45am)

For children ages 0-5 years, with adult
Sing, wiggle, shake and giggle with the Jitterbugs; a joyful introduction to music. Jittterbugs’ age-appropriate activities include vocal play, rhythm training, instrument exploration, musical games, movement and more. Includes a Karen K & the Jitterbugs CD.

For more information about classes or programs in Metro North visit bostonjcc.org/metronorth or contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

JCC Spring Stroller Walks

in the South Area

Angel’s Cafe, Wednesday, May 4-June 8, 2016 (9:30-11am)

For parents with children ages 0-2 years in a stroller 
Connect with other parents while getting fit and feeling good on a weekly springtime stroll with your baby. Start off with a good stretch before we hit the road. In case of inclement weather, check our Facebook group (JCC South Area Family Connection) or call 781-795-0510 by 9am for program updates.
 
No registration required. For more information, contact south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510.

JCC Springtime Playground Meetups

in the South Area

Various locations throughout the South Area, Tuesday May 10 - June 28, 2016 (9:30-11:30am)

For families with children 0-5 with adult
Join our weekly springtime meetups as we explore and discover area playgrounds. Make friends for you and your child, get outside, and beat the heat at these shady local kidspots.
 
May 10 Dr. Walter A. Griffin Playground in Sharon - Ames Street

(1 block east of Pond Street)
May 17 Frothingham Park in Easton – Park Street
May 24 Ward’s Berry Farm in Sharon – 614 North Main Street
May 31 Kids Place Playground in Norfolk - 49 Rockwood Rd
June 7  Frances William Bird Park in Walpole – Pleasant Street and Poley Lane
June 14 Tricentennial Park in Norton - 217 West Main Street
June 21 Houghton’s Pond in Milton - 840 Hillside Street
June 28 Capron Park Zoo in N. Attleboro -
admission paid at Zoo- $7/adults, youth ages 3-12/$5.50, free under 3 years of age   

In case of inclement weather, check the JCC South Are Family Connection Facebook group or call 781-795-0510 by 9am for program updates.

No registration required. For more information, contact south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510.

JCC South Shore Springtime Playground Meet-Ups

Various locations throughout the South Shore, Tuesday May 10 - June 28, 2016 (9:30-11:30am)

For families with children 0-5 with adult
Make friends for you and your child at our springtime meetups.  We’ll explore and discover area playgrounds, make connections, and run off some kid-steam before lunch. In case of inclement weather, check our Facebook group (JCC South Are Family Connection) or call 781-795-0510 by 9am for program updates.
 
May 10 - Hollis Playground in Braintree -  482 Washington Street
May 24 - Cohasset Library Playground in Cohasset - 35 Ripley Road
June 7 - Gaffield Park in Norwell - Forest Street and River Street
June 14 - Tufts Library Park in Weymouth - Washington Street near Broad Street

In case of inclement weather, check the JCC South Are Family Connection Facebook group or call 781-795-0510 by 9am for program updates.
 
No registration required. For more information, contact south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510.

Metro North Playground Meet-Ups

Various locations throughout Metro North, Tuesday, May 24 - June 28, 2016 (10-11:30am)

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. No preregistration required
 
Schedule:
Whittemore Robbins Playground (behind Robbins Library)
May 24, June 7, June 21
 
Hodgkins-Curtin Park near Davis Square in Somerville
May 31, June 14, June 28 
 
No preregistration required
 
In case of inclement weather check our facebook group JCC Metro North Family Connection for updates. For more information, contact adavies@jccgb.org.
 
 
Directions to both locations:
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 or yellow flag by the toddler slide near the baby swings.
 
 
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 or yellow flag by the play structure.

Shabbat in the Sun

LSJCC, Start Date: 06/03/2016, End Date: 06/03/2016, Time: 9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Presented by PJ Library and JCC Early Parenting
Rain or Shine. Open to everyone
No Charge. Please RSVP to be entered to win a Starbucks Gift Card Spend the day with PJ Library as you and your child have an energizing morning filled with:

  • Interactive games on the West Lawn (for the kids)
  • Iced Coffee, fraps, and lattes (for the adults)
  • Adult conversations while the kids play (for all)
  • Shabbat singing, challah and grape juice (for all)
For more information, contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587

Shavuot Garden Party

Temple Beth David, Start Date: 06/05/2016, End Date: 06/05/2016, Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

For families with children ages 2+

Join other families for outdoor fun as we celebrate Shavuot, marking the giving of the Torah and the summer harvest in Israel. Enjoy Mount Sinai ice cream sundaes, play 49-square hopscotch, create flower crowns, and play games in the garden and backyard space. Rain or shine.

Cost: $15/family if registered by Friday, June 3.
$5 additional fee for registration after June 3 or at the door

For more information. contact: south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510

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