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JCC programs and services in communities north of Boston (Arlington/Cambridge/Somerville and beyond). For information about JCC activities in the Metro North area, contact metronorth@jccgb.org or call 617-841-8009.

Classes and Programs

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Welcome Baby! Meetups

Panera Bread, The first Wednesday of every month.

Parents with babies newborn -1 year
Meet other parents with babies over coffee in a relaxed setting the first Wednesday of each month. Staff from the JCC and JF&CS will welcome you and tell you about resources and upcoming programs.

For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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.

New Additions - Second Time Moms Support Group - Ages 2 wks-6 months, with adult - Summer

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 07/01/2015, End Date: 08/26/2015, Time: 9:30 AM-11:00 AM

Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while enjoying the company of other moms adjusting to this new role. For more information, sibling discount, or to use discount coupon, please contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Instructor: Liz Katzman

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

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

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 07/07/2015, End Date: 08/25/2015, Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 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 metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Instructor: Amy Stahl

Beach Party! For families with children ages 0-4. Please choose quantity of 1 to register your family

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 07/13/2015, End Date: 07/13/2015, Time: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

Get ready for the beach! Enjoy a summertime sing-a-long with Karen K from Karen K and the Jitterbugs, sand table, beach ball pit, seaside craft and snack. Cost: $20/family; Walk-ins, Additional $5 For more information, contact 617-841-8009 or metronorth@jccgb.org

Pajamas and Pizza Party! For families with children ages 0-4. Please choose quantity of 1 to register your family

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 07/28/2015, End Date: 07/28/2015, Time: 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Enjoy Pizza in your PJ's, create a bedtime craft, and get your jitters out with Karen K from Karen K and the Jitterbugs! Cost: $20/family; Walk-ins, Additional $5 For more information, contact 617-841-8009 or metronorth@jccgb.org


NEW LOCATION

Early Parenting classes now offered at
Ready, Set, Kids!
A Family Enrichment Center
284 Broadway, Arlington
Learn more

Spotlight

Summer classes for children and adults begin week of June 21. Member registration is now open. General registration opens June 1.  Search easy-to-use digital catalog for children's classes and register online >> Or, search classes and programs page for Adult classes. 

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