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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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Little Explorers - Ages 6-9 months, with adult

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 04/03/2016, End Date: 06/26/2016, Time: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Focus on play time for your baby. Regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play and story time are some of the activities you will explore. Gain insight into how your baby learns. Connect with others and learn about child development while your baby builds confidence. For more information, or to use discount coupon, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Sibling cost: additional $50 Instructor: Amy Stahl

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.

Hebrew Play

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 04/05/2016, End Date: 06/07/2016, Time: 9:30 AM-10:15 AM

For Ages: 0-5 yrs, with adult Learn Hebrew with your child through a variety of music and movement activities. Singing, dancing, and playing are required! Age-appropriate games, stories and activities allow families to reinforce the learning at home. No previous Hebrew experience is necessary. Each family will receive a Hebrew CD of Israeli children’s music. Instructor: Inbal Katz Please note: fee is for one child plus an adult. Additional siblings are $80/session. New families are eligible for IAC Boston Scholarship grant pricing of $144. For more information, or to receive sibling discount, please contact metronorth@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

Bizzy Bees - Ages 16-24 months, with adult

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 04/06/2016, End Date: 06/15/2016, Time: 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, a variety of activity stations will help your child continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and more. For more information, sibling discount, or to use discount coupon, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Sibling cost: additional $50 Instructor: Kimbell DiCero

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.

Little Explorers - Ages 6-9 months, with adult

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 04/26/2016, End Date: 06/14/2016, Time: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Focus on play time for your baby. Regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play and story time are some of the activities you will explore. Gain insight into how your baby learns. Connect with others and learn about child development while your baby builds confidence. For more information, or to use discount coupon, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Sibling cost: additional $50 Instructor: Kimbell Dicero

New Additions - Ages 0-6 months, with adult

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 05/18/2016, End Date: 06/29/2016, 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 also adjusting to this new role. For more information, sibling discount, or to use discount coupon, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Instructor: Liz Katzman

New Arrivals - Ages 0-3 months, with adult

Ready, Set, Kids! A Family Enrichment Center, Start Date: 05/18/2016, End Date: 06/29/2016, Time: 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Share the journey of motherhood with other new moms in a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment. The class covers topics such as soothing your baby, infant sleep patterns, tummy time, new roles and relationships, and includes interactive activities such as infant massage, finger play and songs. For more information, sibling discount, or to use discount coupon, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009. Instructor: Liz Katzman

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.

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NEW LOCATION

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

Kids have fun, make friends, gain confidence and learn new skills at JCC camps all summer long. Plenty of options - day and overnight camps, arts and sports camps, theater camp, and more. Click here for details.

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