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Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston

Metrowest Families


JCC programs and services in communities in Metrowest.

Have fun! Learn new skills! Connect with other parents and kids from Natick, Framingham, Wayland and beyond.

The Jewish Family Network (a collaboration of the JCC and JFS of Metrowest) invites Metrowest families of all backgrounds to enjoy educational and fun experiences in a warm and welcoming environment. You’ll find something for everyone in the family with JFN.

JFN would especially like to welcome parents of newborn babies (up to 6 months) to the Jewish Community with a personal visit and a Welcome Baby! Gift Bag. Learn more here.

You can view a full listing of programs, events, and classes offered in Metrowest

Explore what the JCC has to offer young families in Metrowest.

Family Friendly Events Early Parenting Classes
Drop-ins Music Classes
Children's Enrichment Classes Feeding and Sleep Support Services
Welcome Baby! Visit and Gift Bag PJ Library® Free Book Program
Early Learning Centers Camps and School Vacation Programs

Meet Our Team

Penni Rochwerger, Metrowest Family Program Coordinator and Welcome Baby Coordinator

Penni has been creating programs and events for families with young children since 2010. She is dedicated to the building a strong community in Metrowest with a wide range of engaging and unique programs and classes for new parents, families, and young children. She lives in Natick with her husband, and her two young boys. 

Please contact Penni. She’s here to help!

Dawn Doucette-Kaplan, Metrowest South Connector

Dawn lives in Medway with her husband and 3 school aged children. She enjoys running holiday programs for families with young children. Her favorite event last year was the Purim Masquerade Ball because so many in the community came together and had a blast making masks and crowns ones and dancing on the dance floor together.
Please contact Dawn. She’s here to help!

Amanda Glynn, Metrowest Connector

Amanda lives in Wayland with her husband and 3 sons. This last year, she most enjoyed the Strawberry Field Jam event because it brought so many people together for a day of fun, berry picking, crafts, and singing. It was a great and festive atmosphere.

Please contact Amanda. She’s here to help!

Kimberly Yaari, Metrowest Central Area Connector

Kimberly lives in Framingham with her husband and 2 school aged daughters. She enjoys tikkun olam or social action projects. Her favorite event every year is Fill-a-Backpack day where people in the community bring a backpack and fill it with school supplies for children who need it the most.

Please contact Kimberly. She’s here to help!


For information about JCC activities in Metrowest, contact metrowest@jccgb.org or call 508-879-3300.
Jewish Family Network is a collaboration of the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston and Jewish Family Service of Metrowest with generous support from Combined Jewish Philanthropies.