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9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
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Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will have a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
11:00am Little Movers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Ages: 10-15 mos, with adult
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.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein
 
12:30pm Little Explorers
Wednesday
12:30-1:30pm
Arlington
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Ages: 5-9 mos, with adult
Focus now on playtime 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 are fostered - all while learning about child development and connecting with others.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
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6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
10:00am Bizzy Bees
Thursday
10-11am
Newton
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Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will feature various activity stations designed to help your child continue developing fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170; Early bird member cost $153
Cost as of January 1: $200; member cost: $180

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485.

Instructor: Jill Vetstein



 
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7:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
7:15am Master's Swim Sunday Only - 2016-2017
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
11:00am Little Cruisers Family
Sunday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Ages: 6-14 mos, with adult
Experience family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Amy Stahl

 
2:00pm JCC Showstoppers Youth Theatre
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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(Grades: 2-6)
Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. The program concludes with a performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.
Showstoppers staff

 
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10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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(Ages: 22+ yrs)


Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research has found cycling, especially if pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively and may provide symptomatic relief for people with PD while building lower body muscles. Taught by a certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

 
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6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action) - A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a certified NIA instructor.

 
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9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
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Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will have a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
11:00am Little Movers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Ages: 10-15 mos, with adult
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.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein
 
12:30pm Little Explorers
Wednesday
12:30-1:30pm
Arlington
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Ages: 5-9 mos, with adult
Focus now on playtime 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 are fostered - all while learning about child development and connecting with others.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
3:30pm LEGO Imagineers
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Arlington
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Ages: 4-6 yrs
Children listen to fairy tale stories and use an engineering design process to create
solutions to solve their hero's problems using simple machines. Help Lego Sam and Sarah create Rapunzel's tower and a pulley system to lift her lunch. Emphasis on creativity, cooperation, engineering, math and literacy.


Wicked Cool for Kids instructor

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

 
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6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
10:00am Bizzy Bees
Thursday
10-11am
Newton
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Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will feature various activity stations designed to help your child continue developing fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170; Early bird member cost $153
Cost as of January 1: $200; member cost: $180

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485.

Instructor: Jill Vetstein



 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment.

Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer.

 
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10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio movement exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor.

 
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7:15am Master's Swim Sunday Only - 2016-2017
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
7:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
11:00am Little Cruisers Family
Sunday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Ages: 6-14 mos, with adult
Experience family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Amy Stahl

 
2:00pm JCC Showstoppers Youth Theatre
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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(Grades: 2-6)
Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. The program concludes with a performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.
Showstoppers staff

 
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10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
View More

(Ages: 22+ yrs)


Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research has found cycling, especially if pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively and may provide symptomatic relief for people with PD while building lower body muscles. Taught by a certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

 
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6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action) - A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a certified NIA instructor.

 
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9:30am New Additions (Second Time Parents)
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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(Ages: 0-6 mos, with adult)
Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having more than one child. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.


For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Liz Katzman

 
9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
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Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will have a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
11:00am Little Movers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
View More

Ages: 10-15 mos, with adult
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.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein
 
12:30pm Little Explorers
Wednesday
12:30-1:30pm
Arlington
View More

Ages: 5-9 mos, with adult
Focus now on playtime 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 are fostered - all while learning about child development and connecting with others.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
3:30pm LEGO Imagineers
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Arlington
View More

Ages: 4-6 yrs
Children listen to fairy tale stories and use an engineering design process to create
solutions to solve their hero's problems using simple machines. Help Lego Sam and Sarah create Rapunzel's tower and a pulley system to lift her lunch. Emphasis on creativity, cooperation, engineering, math and literacy.


Wicked Cool for Kids instructor

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

 
more
6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
View More

(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
10:00am Bizzy Bees
Thursday
10-11am
Newton
View More

Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will feature various activity stations designed to help your child continue developing fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170; Early bird member cost $153
Cost as of January 1: $200; member cost: $180

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485.

Instructor: Jill Vetstein



 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
View More

Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment.

Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer.

 
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10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
View More

A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio movement exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor.

 
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7:15am Master's Swim Sunday Only - 2016-2017
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
7:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
11:00am Little Cruisers Family
Sunday
11am-12pm
Arlington
View More

Ages: 6-14 mos, with adult
Experience family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Amy Stahl

 
2:00pm JCC Showstoppers Youth Theatre
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
View More

(Grades: 2-6)
Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. The program concludes with a performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.
Showstoppers staff

 
more
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
View More

(Ages: 22+ yrs)


Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
View More

Research has found cycling, especially if pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively and may provide symptomatic relief for people with PD while building lower body muscles. Taught by a certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

 
more
6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
View More

(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
9:45am New Additions
Tuesday
9:45-11:15am
Newton
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For second time parents with babies ages 0-6 months
Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having more than one child. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.


For more information or sibling discount, please contact

earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485.

Instructor: Stacey Rosen

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
View More

NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action) - A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a certified NIA instructor.

 
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9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
View More

Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will have a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
9:30am New Additions (Second Time Parents)
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Arlington
View More

(Ages: 0-6 mos, with adult)
Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having more than one child. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.


For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Liz Katzman

 
11:00am Little Movers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
View More

Ages: 10-15 mos, with adult
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.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein
 
12:30pm Little Explorers
Wednesday
12:30-1:30pm
Arlington
View More

Ages: 5-9 mos, with adult
Focus now on playtime 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 are fostered - all while learning about child development and connecting with others.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
3:30pm LEGO Imagineers
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Arlington
View More

Ages: 4-6 yrs
Children listen to fairy tale stories and use an engineering design process to create
solutions to solve their hero's problems using simple machines. Help Lego Sam and Sarah create Rapunzel's tower and a pulley system to lift her lunch. Emphasis on creativity, cooperation, engineering, math and literacy.


Wicked Cool for Kids instructor

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

 
more
6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
View More

(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
10:00am Bizzy Bees
Thursday
10-11am
Newton
View More

Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will feature various activity stations designed to help your child continue developing fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170; Early bird member cost $153
Cost as of January 1: $200; member cost: $180

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485.

Instructor: Jill Vetstein



 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment.

Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer.

 
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8:30am Drop-In Boot Camp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Boot Camp class use non-traditional training methods such as battle ropes, kettlebells and Bosu balls to keep you challenged and fit. Takes place in the gym. 

 
9:30am PJ Library Weekly Drop-In Playgroup (Friday)
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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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 pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Weekly Playgroup, Natick
Friday
9:30-11am
Natick
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For families with children 0-4, with adult

A great opportunity for young children up to age four to play in a safe and fun environment while adults can meet and connect. A light snack will be provided for the kids.

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

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Geared for ages 0-4 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 CelebrateShabbat@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio movement exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor.

 
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10:00am Strength Training Drop-In Class for Young Teens
Saturday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Learn safe, effective exercises with JCC personal trainer Ana. Geared for ages 10-13. Meet at the trainers' desk in the Fitness Center.

 
11:00am Family Zumba Drop-In
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Free family Zumba with JCC group fitness instructor Ketty. Held in the Group Fitness Studio. Geared for all age children, with an adult.

 
4:00pm Fitness, Fun and Swim
Saturday
4-5:15pm
Newton
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A fitness class designed for young adults with different learning styles. Class combines 30 minutes of stretching, weights and cardio with 30 minutes of Aqua Zumba in the pool.

 
6:00pm Saturday Night Out
Saturday
6-9pm
Newton
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(Ages 24+)


Enjoy a monthly Saturday evening together with other adults participating in social, cultural and recreational activities taking place outside the JCC. Activities chosen by the group members with the assistance from their advisors. Participants pay for outside activities.


Instructors: Melissa Parker, Willmike Lauture

 
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7:15am Master's Swim Sunday Only - 2016-2017
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
7:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
9:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9-9:50am
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt.

 
9:00am Little Ballerinas
Sunday
9-9:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of music, songs and games, this class helps young children develop coordination, control and balance while learning basic dance steps.

 
9:30am PJ Library Weekly Drop-In Playgroup (Sunday)
Sunday
9:30-11am
Newton
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For ages 0-3 yrs, with adult

Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families.

For more information, contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587

 
9:55am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:55-10:40am
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt.

 
10:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet and jazz in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions.

 
10:00am PJ Library® Pajama-Rama Family Concert and Brunch
Sunday
10-11:30am
Newton
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Featuring Karen K & the Jitterbugs!
Geared for families with children ages 0-3
No charge

Come in your pajamas and get ready to jump, wiggle and dance! Meet other families as you enjoy a morning of interactive music and a relaxing brunch.

Do a mitzvah (good deed)! Please bring a pair of new pajamas (kids sizes 6 months-5T) to donate to Cradles to Crayons.

For more information, contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587.

 
10:00am SSSlither into Passover - Animal Mitzzzvah Day
Sunday
10-11:30am
North Easton
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Presented by PJ Library and the JCCs of Boston
In collaboration with the CHAI South Area Temple Collaboration present

Families with children 0-6yrs
Tradition says it's a mitzvah (good deed) to treat animals kindly. Ssslither into Passover with a hands-on discovery experience with snakes, bugs, and frogs from the experts at Rainforest Reptiles. We'll gather for an interactive Exodus story featuring movement, rhythm, and Ten Plagues animal improv. Includes Passover crafts and snacks.

Cost: $20/family
For more information: south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510

Walk-ins welcome if space allows. Registration strongly encouraged.

 
10:00am New! Messy, Messy Art Class
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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This class is designed to help introduce your little one to art-making and socialization with other children, with hands-on opportunities to get messy and explore art materials in a safe environment outside of your home. Children will explore various non-toxic, child-safe art materials in a playful and creative environment.

 
10:45am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:45-11:25am
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt.

 
11:00am Little Cruisers Family
Sunday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Ages: 6-14 mos, with adult
Experience family play time. This class offers regular routines with song, baby sign language, parachute play, story time and more. Discover how your baby learns, help build your baby's confidence, and connect with other families.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Amy Stahl

 
11:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play,
Sunday
11:30am-12:10pm
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers. Experienced instructors take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity. Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play.

 
11:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt.

 
12:00pm Family Yoga Drop-In
Sunday
12-12:45pm
Newton
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Free family Yoga with JCC group fitness instructor Hannah. Held in the Mind Body Studio. Geared for all age children, with adult.

 
2:00pm JCC All Camps Fair
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Meet the day, overnight and specialty (arts, sports, technology, science) camp directors and register for Summer 2017 at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC (333 Nahanton Street) in Newton! Event will be held in the Riemer Goldstein Theater.

Day Camps/Programs

    Camp Grossman
    Camp Kaleidoscope
    JCC Sports Camps
    Empow Camps
    JCC Early Learning Center preschool summer programs
    Kids' Choice School Vacation Programs

Overnight Camp

    Camp Kingswood
    Camp Kingswood Zohar Special Needs Inclusion and Vocational programs

No charge for camp fair. Everyone welcome.

For more information, visit bostonjcc.org/camp or contact camping@jccgb.org or 617-244-5124.

 
2:00pm JCC Showstoppers Youth Theatre
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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(Grades: 2-6)
Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production of THE LITTLE MERMAID. The program concludes with a performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show.
Showstoppers staff

 
3:00pm Discovery Club: International Chefs
Sunday
3-4:30pm
Newton
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Creating and sampling foods from different countries is a great way to learn about Jews all over the world. Guided by a former Flour Bakery pastry chef, cook together and finish each session by enjoying the creations with gratitude and a sense of accomplishment.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn individual and team skills through drills and games with our professional coaching staff. With an emphasis on fun, children will learn the game of basketball and good sportsmanship.

 
4:00pm Adult Social Group
Sunday
4-6pm
TBD
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(Ages: 25+ yrs)


Join other adult group members in deciding your own social activities, with the assistance of advisors. Participants pay for outside activities.


Leaders: Jodi Willard, Lori Beecher

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
5-6pm
Newton
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Learn individual and team skills through drills and games with our professional coaching staff. With an emphasis on fun, children will learn the game of basketball and good sportsmanship.

 
5:30pm Camp Kingswood Movie and Pizza Night
Sunday
5:30-8pm
Newton
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For registered campers Entering grades 8-10. Get together with your camp friends.
Room 409

 
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9:30am Watercolor Studio
Monday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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(All levels)


Explore color, textures and different techniques unique to watercolor. We will work in realistic and abstract forms in a supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course - but no previous experience is necessary.

 
10:30am Tai Chi
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural muscles, and increase balance, flexibility and effortless movement.

 
10:30am Adult Adapted Aquatics
Monday
10:30-11:45am
Newton
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(Ages: 22+ yrs)


Weekly swimming class adapted to the needs of adults with physical challenges. Taught by a certified Aquatics instructor, the class offers exercise and socialization to swimmers and non-swimmers in an accessible and supportive environment.


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
11:00am Parkinson's Cycle
Monday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Research has found cycling, especially if pedaling at a rate faster than your own voluntary cadence, may make regions of the brain that deal with movement connect to each other more effectively and may provide symptomatic relief for people with PD while building lower body muscles. Taught by a certified Parkinson's Cycling coach.

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape.

 
1:15pm Tippy Toes and Tap Shoes
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Little dancers will learn the fundamentals of ballet dance and movement. They will put on tap shoes and learn to make music with their feet. Tap teaches rhythm and balance. This class will help kids develop fine and gross motor skills in a fun, energetic setting.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis- Ages: 3-5 yrs
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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This class will teach children basic individual tennis skills in a fun, indoor environment. Bring your own racquet or use one provided. Real racquets, tennis balls and net will give children a real tennis experience in an age appropriate setting. Led by experienced tennis coaches. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
1:15pm Little Carpenters: Intro class
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Under close supervision, little carpenters will use real hand tools such as hammers, screwdrivers and vises to create various projects. Children will learn about the properties of various kinds of wood. Self confidence with tools, hand-eye coordination and safety awareness are among the life skills taught.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
2:15pm Woodworking II
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Little carpenters who have taken beginning woodworking class will expand their skills by learning how to use a saw, hand drill, and square to create wood projects. They will learn how to use different finishes to accent their work. Emphasis on safety awareness, comfort with tool use and the pleasure of creating.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
2:15pm Tippy Toes and Tap Shoes
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Little dancers will learn the fundamentals of ballet dance and movement. They will put on tap shoes and learn to make music with their feet. Tap teaches rhythm and balance. This class will help kids develop fine and gross motor skills in a fun, energetic setting.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
2:15pm Pre-K Lacrosse
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental lacrosse skills with our professional coaching staff. Emphasis will be on teaching individual skills in a fun environment. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: Spicing It Up
Monday
3:30-4:30pm
Newton
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Plant, smell, pickle, cook and taste different kinds of spices. Jewish customs often use all five senses, so we will play with spices to learn about traditions like Havdalah and Shabbat. Make connections to Jewish history, famous Jewish places, and Jewish food with alums of the Adamah fellowship.

 
4:30pm Discovery Club: Savvy Scientists
Monday
4:30-5:30pm
Newton
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What is space? How do colors work? Why do objects fall at different speeds? Explore our beautiful and complex world through exciting science experiments. Learn why matzah doesn't rise by playing with yeast, and experience the Jewish value to care for the earth by recycling our own paper by hand.

 
4:30pm Discovery Club: Cooperative Champs
Monday
4:30-5:30pm
Newton
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From debate, to kickball, to dance, we will move our bodies and stretch our minds to learn about being healthy. Each week, we will learn a new sport or game, taught by a Hebrew College rabbinical student, all while exploring why teamwork and taking care of ourselves are important in a Jewish life.

 
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6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
9:15am Drop-in TRX
Tuesday
9:15-10am
Newton
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TRX is a  gravity and body-weight based workout that helps build strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability and prevents injuries for people of all fitness levels. Takes place in the Functional Training Studio.A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching.

 
9:30am New to Oil Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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(Beginners)


Start with exercises needed to learn oil painting such as brush handling and painting with limited palettes. Finding shape, values and edges, color mixing, drawing and compositions will be covered. Bring soft pencil, eraser, sketchbook and several choices of pictures to work from to first class.


Learn more about the instructor:www.artistcolony.com/

 
9:30am Oil and Acrylic Painting
Tuesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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(Intermediate/Advanced)


Study color theory and the fundamental concepts of mixing and controlling color. Emphasis will be on students' needs and styles of expression. Still life, photos, art of the masters, and imagination will provide sources for projects. New students welcome with permission of instructor. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.


Instructor: Ruth Kates

 
9:45am New Additions
Tuesday
9:45-11:15am
Newton
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For second time parents with babies ages 0-6 months
Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having more than one child. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.


For more information or sibling discount, please contact

earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485.

Instructor: Stacey Rosen

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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A safe and fun introduction to gymnastics. Build self-esteem through body awareness, core strengthening and coordination. Learn to use basic apparatus in our matted gym and obstacle course area. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
1:15pm Lego Engineering
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Levers and wheels and axles, oh my! Young learners get a hands-on introduction to simple machines. Children will construct devices from LEGO DUPLO® kits and experience simple machines in action. LEGO models will not be taken home but photos from the class will be available for download.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
2:00pm Discovery Club: Calendar Creators
Tuesday
2-3:30pm
Newton
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Build your own mixed media calendar with the Discovery Club director. Create a 3D calendar, which will show you how the January-December calendar looks next to the Jewish calendar. Use a treasure trove of craft materials like feathers, yarn, and clay to add more layers each week - including holidays, celebrations, and our Hebrew birthdays.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA
Tuesday
2-3pm
Newton
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NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action) - A fun, cardiovascular workout based on dance movements, martial arts and healing arts, fueled by inspiring music, drums and rhythms. Taught by a certified NIA instructor.

 
2:15pm Shining Stars Musical Theatre
Tuesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Adventures in acting, singing and teamwork culminate in a final performance of a mini-musical for family and friends. This is an exciting and fun introduction to the world of musical theatre in a warm, inclusive and supportive environment.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
3:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:15-4pm
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: Mosaic Makers
Tuesday
3:30-4:30pm
Newton
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Explore how art tells stories by looking at mosaics from places like the Roman Ghetto and Masada with an experienced Jewish arts educator. We will tell our own stories and create both individual and community mosaics using tiles, tissue paper and watercolors, all while learning about ancient Jewish history worldwide.

 
4:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4:05-5:05pm
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop
self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging
warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low
child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt.

 
4:30pm Discovery Club: Playful Performers
Tuesday
4:30-5:30pm
Newton
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Discover Jewish tales such as David and Goliath and The Tower of Babel through storytelling and drama. Tell stories, sing songs, and play games in English and Hebrew to understand the main themes, messages and values of these stories and their connections to Jewish life.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training- Adv.
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training- Beg.
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching.

 
9:30am New Additions (Second Time Parents)
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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(Ages: 0-6 mos, with adult)
Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having more than one child. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.


For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Liz Katzman

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Bring your style to new frontiers using diverse painting media (oils, acrylics, collage) and a wide range of special effects. Color theory, composition and drawing skills are an integral part of this course. Learn to communicate your ideas and to critique your work in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.

 
9:30am PJ Library Bagels and Books Drop-in Playgroup
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Sharon
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Geared for ages 0-4 yrs, with adult
Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment. Enjoy a bagel, listen to a story and meet other parents while your children socialize and have fun.

 
9:30am Pastel and Oil Portrait/Landscape
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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(All levels)


Elevate your understanding of values, color, form and composition, using your landscaped photographs. Sight-sized method can be explored in this class. Bring in family photos to work with. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.


Learn more about the instructor:www.artistcolony.com/

 
9:30am Bizzy Bees
Wednesday
9:30-10:30am
Arlington
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Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will have a variety of activity stations designed to help continue to develop fine and gross motor skills and even greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and much more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact

mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
9:30am Monotype: Using A Press - All Levels
Wednesday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(All levels)


Explore the process of creating monotypes, employing a variety of processes including direct painting, viscosity, direct trace drawing, relief printing, and chine colle (monotype collage). Non-toxic water soluble inks. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.


Learn more about the instructor:www.jonilevyliberman.com

 
11:00am Little Movers
Wednesday
11am-12pm
Arlington
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Ages: 10-15 mos, with adult
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.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein
 
12:30pm Little Explorers
Wednesday
12:30-1:30pm
Arlington
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Ages: 5-9 mos, with adult
Focus now on playtime 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 are fostered - all while learning about child development and connecting with others.

Early bird pricing through December 31: $170
Cost as of January 1: $200


Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

Instructor: Jill Vetstein

 
1:00pm Introduction to Pastel
Wednesday
1-4pm
Newton
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(Beginners/Intermediate)


Work with a wide range of objects and textures to discover the limitless possibilities that pastels have to offer. By learning about linear strokes, cross-hatching, scumbling, feathering, and blending, you will gain facility with pastels and find ways to express your own personal style. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.


Learn more about the instructor:www.cyruswhittier.com

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
1:15pm Little Ballerinas
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Creative movement is a fun approach to the fundamentals of dance. Through exploration of mobility, rhythmic play and expressive repertoire, children will discover their natural moving beings while engaging socially and learning movement vocabulary that reinforces their understanding of themselves and the world around them.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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This class will teach children basic individual tennis skills in a fun, indoor environment. Bring your own racquet or use one provided. Real racquets, tennis balls and net will give children a real tennis experience in an age appropriate setting. Led by experienced tennis coaches.Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
1:15pm Musical Explorations
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Through interactive songs, children will become bats, bears, and take imaginary journeys to faraway lands. Classes will involve learning songs and dances that relate to animals, trees, and natural processes. Children will practice skills and teamwork through music, crafts, and hands-on nature exploration on the grounds of the JCC.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
2:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:05-2:45pm
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt.

 
2:10pm Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play
Wednesday
2:10-2:50pm
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers. Experienced instructors take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity. Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play.

 
2:15pm Sports Mania
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Introduce your child to a variety of sports. Learn the basics of basketball, baseball, hockey, tennis and soccer while developing gross motor skills in a fun and nurturing environment. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: Fantastic Farmers
Wednesday
3:30-4:30pm
Newton
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Explore how plants grow with our neighbors at Newton Community Farm. We will investigate seeds, parts of plants, soil, worms, compost, and baby chicks, while learning about Passover, Shavuot and our Jewish obligation to care for the earth.

 
3:30pm LEGO Imagineers
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Arlington
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Ages: 4-6 yrs
Children listen to fairy tale stories and use an engineering design process to create
solutions to solve their hero's problems using simple machines. Help Lego Sam and Sarah create Rapunzel's tower and a pulley system to lift her lunch. Emphasis on creativity, cooperation, engineering, math and literacy.


Wicked Cool for Kids instructor

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

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing original songs, social-skill building activities, themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate and assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
5:00pm amplifi-Teens Adapted Music
Wednesday
5-6pm
Newton
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Participants will engage in writing original songs, social-skill building activities, themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate and assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night Out
Wednesday
6:30-8:30pm
Stoughton
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BAMSI Day Habilitation
521 Washington Street, Stoughton
(unless otherwise noted in monthly flyer)


A monthly social group for young adults offering a variety of leisure-time activities while working on skills of everyday living. Participants pay for outside activities.


Leaders: Maryellen McNally, Erin Donahue

 
7:30pm PJ Library's Parent Night Out Make Your Own Sushi
Wednesday
7:30-9:30pm
Newton
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Leave the kids at home and learn how to roll your own sushi. Includes all materials and ingredients to make your own sushi, followed by a light sushi dinner, dessert and wine!

RSVP by March 20- Space is limited
Questions? Contact celebrateshabbat@jccgb.org

 
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6:15am Master's Swim - 2016-2017 - MON/TUE/THU
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
Newton
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(Ages: 19+ yrs) For adults who have an interest in improving or maintaining their competitive edge. Training includes a variety of drills to perfect stroke technique and challenging speed sets.

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:20am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body, and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength, while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and the ability to move with ease. This class is designed to address the needs of men, with emphasis on increasing core strength, overall flexibility, and improving performance in sports such as golf, tennis and basketball.
The class is taught half on a Pilates ball and half on the mat.

 
9:30am Puddlestompers Nature Exploration
Thursday
9:30-10:25am
Newton
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Puddlestompers gives children and their parents or caregivers an opportunity to explore and discover the great outdoors. Spring class activities include exploring animal habitats and bug hunting. Puddlestompers educates parents and caregivers with outdoor safety information, tips and resources for broadening a family's connection to the outdoors.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Weekly Playgroup Wayland
Thursday
9:30-11am
Wayland
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For families with children 0-4, with adult

A great opportunity for young children up to age four to play in a safe and fun environment while adults can meet and connect. A light snack will be provided for the kids.

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

 
9:30am Introduction to Paint and Pastel
Thursday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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(Beginners/Intermediate)


Learn the basics - handling materials, values, edges, composition, and mixing color - in your choice of medium, working from a still life or photos. Bring a sketch book, pencils and a kneaded eraser to the first class.


Learn more about the instructor:www.artistcolony.com/

 
9:30am Monotype: Using A Press - Intermediate and Advance
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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(Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval)


Develop a body of work in a variety of processes including direct painting on plates, viscosity, trace monotype, relief printing and chine colle. Materials not included in cost. List available upon registration.


Learn more about the instructor:www.jonilevyliberman.com

 
10:00am Bizzy Bees
Thursday
10-11am
Newton
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Ages: 16-24 mos, with adult
As your toddler begins to move, walk and talk more, this class will feature various activity stations designed to help your child continue developing fine and gross motor skills and greater sensory awareness. Discussions will focus on positive discipline, picky eating, sleep, toileting readiness and more.


Early bird pricing through December 31: $170; Early bird member cost $153
Cost as of January 1: $200; member cost: $180

Sibling cost: additional $50.
For more information or sibling discount, please contact earlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-558-6485.

Instructor: Jill Vetstein



 
10:30am Puddlestompers Nature Exploration
Thursday
10:30-11:25am
Newton
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Puddlestompers gives children and their parents or caregivers an opportunity to explore and discover the great outdoors. Spring class activities include exploring animal habitats and bug hunting. Puddlestompers educates parents and caregivers with outdoor safety information, tips and resources for broadening a family's connection to the outdoors.

 
10:45am Pilates on the Ball
Thursday
10:45-11:35am
Newton
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Full body, intense workout using stability balls, Pilates rings, bands and weights to build core strength, balance and coordination.

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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Designed for people with Multiple Sclerosis and other physical limitations, this class follows the "Body Awareness" approach of Pathways Yoga. Gentle restorative excercises are used to help relieve pain and anxiety, optimizing the participant's physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being.  Class idesigned for participants to either stay in a chair or use a mat.

 
1:15pm Mixed Media Studio
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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In this visual arts class, children will explore a variety of materials (paper, wood, fabric, string, recycled materials, etc.) as they sculpt, print, color, paint, draw, collage and build to create 2D and 3D works of art.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
1:15pm Outdoor Explorers
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Professional nature educators from Puddlestompers will use hands-on exploration to guide children in exploring the natural world. From worms to seed growth to metamorphosis and animal homes, this class will help your child discover the excitement of the wonders of new life in fall.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
1:15pm Mini Basketball
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Introduce your child to basketball. Learn to dribble, pass, and shoot with emphasis on fun. Practice fundamentals and learn team play. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
1:15pm Dance Combo
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet and jazz in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
1:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Build self-esteem, body awareness, strength and coordination in a safe and fun gymnastics environment. Use basic apparatus in a matted gym with qualified, nurturing professionals. Intro to Gymnastics required. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-3pm
Newton
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and improving balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment.

Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer.

 
2:15pm Sports Mania
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Introduce your child to a variety of sports. Learn the basics of basketball, baseball, hockey, tennis and soccer while developing gross motor skills in a fun and nurturing environment. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
3:15pm Intro to T-Ball
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Newton
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An introduction to our great pastime, baseball. Learn to throw, catch and hit off of a tee with our professional coaching staff. Have a blast learning the fundamentals of T-Ball. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
4:00pm Intro to Baseball
Thursday
4-4:45pm
Newton
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Learn to throw, catch and hit with our professional coaching staff. Learn game fundamentals and rules. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
4:30pm Discovery Club: Israeli Dancers
Thursday
4:30-5:30pm
Newton
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Explore Jewish and Israeli folk dance with the leader and choreographer of Kahol Lavan, a professional youth Israeli dance troupe. Learn dances related to Israel's culture, holidays and Hebrew songs. Each week, we will repeat dances from the previous session, learn new dances and end dancing to a modern song.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
5-6pm
Newton
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Learn individual and team skills through drills and games with our professional coaching staff. With an emphasis on fun, children will learn the game of basketball and good sportsmanship.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
5-6pm
Newton
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Learn individual and team skills through drills and games with our professional coaching staff. With an emphasis on fun, children will learn the game of basketball and good sportsmanship.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training- Adv.
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching.

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training- Adv.
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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A 60-minute class led by a personal trainer focusing on strength training and flexibility. Learn proper form for various exercises and why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Class includes strength training for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals, flexibility and stretching.

 
8:30am Drop-In Boot Camp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Boot Camp class use non-traditional training methods such as battle ropes, kettlebells and Bosu balls to keep you challenged and fit. Takes place in the gym. 

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick and Play
Friday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers. Experienced instructors take you and your little one through a world of exciting physical activity. Individual attention, positive reinforcement, and engaging original music help to develop pre-soccer skills that will have your toddler learning to balance, run, kick and play.

 
9:30am PJ Library Weekly Drop-In Playgroup (Friday)
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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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 pjlibrary@jccgb.org or 617-558-6587

 
9:30am PJ Library Books & Blocks Weekly Playgroup, Natick
Friday
9:30-11am
Natick
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For families with children 0-4, with adult

A great opportunity for young children up to age four to play in a safe and fun environment while adults can meet and connect. A light snack will be provided for the kids.

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

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Geared for ages 0-4 yrs, with adult

Enjoy a special Passover-themed drop-in with a make-your-own matzah cover craft, Passover treats, and Passover songs and stories with special guest, Rabbi Michael Fel from Temple Emunah in Lexington.

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

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Friday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt.

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all muscle groups. Includes 30 minutes of cardio movement exercises, 20 minutes of strength training, followed by 10 minutes of stretching. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Friday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Dynamic coaches work with children to improve their soccer skills and develop self-confidence and teamwork in a fun, non-competitive environment. Engaging warm-ups, activities and games, along with positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio provide an opportunity for each child to improve his/her soccer skills. Each child receives a free t-shirt. Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge).

 
1:15pm Future Scientists
Friday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Exploration, adventure, discovery and wonder await each child's imagination. Get ready to have a fun and engaging experience. Activities are hands-on and most experiments can be brought home to show family and friends. Experiments include building and erupting a volcano, rainbow in a jar and slippery slime.

Escort available for children enrolled at the Bernice B. Godine JCC ELC (no charge)

 
1:30pm PJ Library® Get Ready For Passover
Friday
1:30-2:15pm
Dedham
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Presented by PJ Library and The Rashi School

Preschoolers and their grownups are invited to get ready for Passover with singing, stories, and a cooking craft! We will explore, and imagine, and celebrate! We invite you to stay for Kabbalat Shabbat from 2:25-3pm.

Register here

 
3:00pm Discovery Club: Dazzling Drummers
Friday
3-4pm
Newton
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Listen to rhythms and play as a band, while learning Hebrew words and songs. Each child will find their own voice and explore playing in harmony with others. Explore percussion technique, singing, movement and how to create your own instrument - culminating in an exciting group performance.

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: International Chefs
Friday
3:30-5pm
Newton
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Creating and sampling foods from different countries is a great way to learn about Jews all over the world. Guided by a former Flour Bakery pastry chef, cook together and finish each session by enjoying the creations with gratitude and a sense of accomplishment.

 
4:30pm Mini Sports for Different Learners
Friday
4:30-5:30pm
Newton
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Use games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling and catching, while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play.

 
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