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10:00am Wudang 13 Tai Chi Movement Form
Saturday
10-11:15am
Zoom Session
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The "Mother Tai Chi Form" from Wudang Mountain, this set is said to be the original form created by Tai Chi's famed creator, Taoist Master Zhang, Sanfeng. Beautiful and truly healing, it features 13 groups of movement that incorporate many of the major principle techniques in Tai Chi. The fluid movements of the Wudang 13 embody stillness in movement, integrate the mind and body, and elevate the spirit. Review the first 5 sections of the form and learn sections 6 and 7 in this session-based class. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
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7:00am Master's Swimming - Sundays Only
Sunday
7-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Tuesday
7-8am
Zoom Session
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
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3:30pm Tween Fit
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Newton
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Let's get moving! With our new tween fitness program, your child can stay active in a fun strength and cardio circuit class. Increase fitness level and improve strength with medicine balls, dumbbells, battle ropes & more! This class will accommodate all fitness levels and all COVID Small Group Training guidelines will be followed.

 
7:15pm Welcome Baby! from Home
Wednesday
7:15-8:15pm
Zoom Session
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Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
8:30pm Single Parent Gathering
Wednesday
8:30-9:30pm
Zoom Session
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The new normal presents new challenges as single parenting just got more complicated. Join fellow single parents to share and strategize solutions for doing it all and the need for self-care. Led by parenting expert, Jessica Post, LICSW, this group will bring comfort and support during this challenging time.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org.

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Thursday
7-8am
Zoom Session
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
1:00pm Balance and Injury Prevention
Thursday
1-2pm
Zoom Session
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a certified group fitness instructor, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to daily life activities while also improving your core stability, balance and overall strength & flexibility to remain active and healthy. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
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10:00am Wudang 13 Tai Chi Movement Form
Saturday
10-11:15am
Zoom Session
View More

The "Mother Tai Chi Form" from Wudang Mountain, this set is said to be the original form created by Tai Chi's famed creator, Taoist Master Zhang, Sanfeng. Beautiful and truly healing, it features 13 groups of movement that incorporate many of the major principle techniques in Tai Chi. The fluid movements of the Wudang 13 embody stillness in movement, integrate the mind and body, and elevate the spirit. Review the first 5 sections of the form and learn sections 6 and 7 in this session-based class. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
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7:00am Master's Swimming - Sundays Only
Sunday
7-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
10:00am Welcome Baby! from Home
Sunday
10-11am
Zoom Session
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Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
10:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
10:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
View More

Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
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9:15am Beginning Hebrew - Shalom!
Monday
9:15-9:45am
Zoom Session
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Explore the Hebrew alphabet, conversational words, phrases and useful expressions in this interactive and engaging class. Children will learn the basics of Modern Hebrew and Israeli culture through games, pictures, songs and more! This class is appropriate for children with no prior Hebrew experience, or for those who have just begun their learning.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:45am Beginning Hebrew - Session II
Monday
9:45-10:15am
Zoom Session
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Explore the Hebrew alphabet, conversational words, phrases and useful expressions in this interactive and engaging class. Children will learn the basics of Modern Hebrew and Israeli culture through games, pictures, songs and more! This class is appropriate for children who previously took Beginning Hebrew with Shirah.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Sticky Fingers Cooking
Monday
10-10:45am
Zoom Session
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In this fun, hands-on cooking class, Sticky Fingers Cooking's professional chefs will guide your little one as we whip up delicious eats! Each class provides an educational and interactive cooking experience. A comprehensive family recipe, shopping lists, food allergy guide, activities and access to fun videos are also included with each class session! Parental assistance in required.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:15pm Little Gardeners
Monday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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Let's plant and grow together this winter! Join Courtney of Barnyard Adventures as she teaches you how to create your very own indoor garden. Each week, virtually explore her working farm and meet ducks, chickens, goats and rabbits and learn about their habits and personalities. A supply kit with materials to begin your own little garden at home is included with registration.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Abracadabra! Magic Tricks
Monday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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"How did they do that?" Ever seen a magic show or a card trick and wonder how the magician pulled it off? Now you can find out! Join acclaimed magician Apollo of Abracadabra NYC for an engaging and magical class. Each week, Apollo will demonstrate some amazing tricks using cards, coins, and more and then teach you his mysterious methods! Impress family and friends with your new tricks and watch some incredible magic!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Artful Journeys
Monday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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In this visual art appreciation class, kids are introduced to a different artist each week. We will look at examples of the artist's work, learn about their individual style and then, using supplies found at home, kids will be inspired and guided to create a masterpiece of their own. New and returning students welcome - we will be exploring all new artists!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Tuesday
7-8am
Zoom Session
View More

Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
9:15am All Around Baby - Activity & Parent Connection
Tuesday
9:15-10:15am
Zoom Session
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Gather with other new parents for a morning of activity, learning and connection for you and your baby. Each week, a different expert will join our Zoom conversation for live, interactive programs in baby sign language, music, child development, art, cooking, fitness and more. Afterwards there will be time to meet and chat with fellow parents for open conversation and real connection.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If you need specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Little Artists
Tuesday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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Get your little artists painting, crafting, constructing and experimenting. Each week we will explore a different artist and create masterpieces inspired by their work. A list of suggested supplies will be sent before the start of the session.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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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. Participants must be able to stand for the majority of class. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
3:15pm Chess Challengers - Intermediate
Tuesday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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This class is designed for intermediate young players. It is a visually stimulating, interactive exploration of Chess FUNdamentals taught by US Women's Chess Champion Sharon Burtman. This class will include playing through scenarios, learning skills, and also some tournament style play! Bring your chess board. Great for both new and returning students.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Kids Baking with Mandylicious
Tuesday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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Get baking and learn how to make yummylicious treats that need just a few ingredients and take minutes to prepare. Also learn pointers to make future baking even more fun! Taught by Mandy of Mandylicious, who has created over 300 unique challah and babka recipes and has developed a worldwide following, including over 30,000 Instagram followers. In addition to selling challah and teaching classes, she loves sharing her recipes and tips, and supporting others who want to make their own challah. Open to all.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:30pm Challah and Babka Baking with Mandylicious
Tuesday
7:30-8:15pm
Zoom Session
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Join Mandy of Mandylicious for an interactive virtual baking experience of recipes, tips and tricks to make your own challahs and babkas! Simple techniques with mind blowing results. Each week we will explore new and inventive ways to use your dough including braiding, knishes and more. Great for new and returning students. Mandy has created over 300 unique challah and babka recipes and has developed a worldwide following, including over 30,000 Instagram followers. In addition to selling challah and teaching classes, she loves sharing her recipes and tips, and supporting others who want to make their own challah.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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9:10am Music with Emily
Wednesday
9:10-9:50am
Zoom Session
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme. Emily will take you and your children on a new musical adventure every class - together we will travel to Africa, Italy, go Island hopping and more. With creative ideas using household items and ways to make your own instruments, this interactive class will be educational and fun! Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have children of all ages reading music with their whole bodies.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Chess Friends
Wednesday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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If your child is curious, creative and likes to solve puzzles then join US Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Burtman, in this visually stimulating and entertaining chess class. Families will act out the various chessmen as they learn Chess FUNdamentals. No chess set required, but it is helpful for practicing. Good for students continuing their chess education as well as students who are just beginning their chess journey.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Chess Challengers
Wednesday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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This class is designed for new players and advanced beginners. It is a visually stimulating, interactive introduction to Chess FUNdamentals taught by US Women's Chess Champion Sharon Burtman. No experience required, but bring your chess board. Returning students will build upon knowledge acquired from the previous session.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:00pm Dance Jam Choreography
Wednesday
3-3:45pm
Zoom Session
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Dancers will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet, hip hop, yoga, and modern techniques in this energetic class that fosters creativity and fun. Dancers will further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination while creating a choreographed dance together to work on at home. Miss Nina will teach students to count beats, understand body positioning, and create their own original choreography. By the end of this class you will have created your own dances to various songs, and you will have the skills to make many more! Great for new and returning students.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:30pm Tween Fit
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Newton
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Let's get moving! With our new tween fitness program, your child can stay active in a fun strength and cardio circuit class. Increase fitness level and improve strength with medicine balls, dumbbells, battle ropes & more! This class will accommodate all fitness levels and all COVID Small Group Training guidelines will be followed.

 
4:00pm Science is Awesome
Wednesday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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We will work together virtually to create hands-on experiments that are safe, fun and teach us about chemical reactions, how different ingredients interact, and why things work. Using simple materials that can be found in your home, turn your kitchen into your own laboratory!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
6:45pm Family Trivia Night!
Wednesday
6:45-7:30pm
Zoom Session
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Gather your family, challenge your friends, and put your knowledge to the test in this virtual trivia night! We will explore a range of topics from plants and animals, to history and geography, to songs and lyrics! Get your thinking caps on for a weekly family night of fun and laughs!

Great for families with kids 6-10 years old. A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:15pm Welcome Baby! from Home
Wednesday
7:15-8:15pm
Zoom Session
View More

Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
8:30pm Single Parent Gathering
Wednesday
8:30-9:30pm
Zoom Session
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The new normal presents new challenges as single parenting just got more complicated. Join fellow single parents to share and strategize solutions for doing it all and the need for self-care. Led by parenting expert, Jessica Post, LICSW, this group will bring comfort and support during this challenging time.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org.

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Thursday
7-8am
Zoom Session
View More

Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
9:00am Bitty Ballet
Thursday
9-9:30am
Zoom Session
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Young dancers will be introduced to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to establish your young dancer's foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures, and keeps them moving and having fun from the comfort of home. New and returning dancers welcome.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Little Scientists
Thursday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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We will work together virtually to create hands-on experiments that are safe, fun and teach us about chemical reactions, how different ingredients interact, and why things work. Using simple materials that can be found in your home, turn your kitchen into your own laboratory!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:00pm Balance and Injury Prevention
Thursday
1-2pm
Zoom Session
View More

Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a certified group fitness instructor, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to daily life activities while also improving your core stability, balance and overall strength & flexibility to remain active and healthy. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
3:15pm Circuit Building
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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Join us for an introduction to electricity and circuits! In this interactive, hands-on class, we will explore the basic principles of electrical engineering by building real circuits with paper-based components. Students will build circuits that demonstrate computer logic, how power grids work, solar systems, and even a mini lightsaber! Embrace your inner engineer in this engaging and instructive class.

SUPPLIES INCLUDED! A supply kit filled with everything you need to build your own circuits for each class during our time together is included with registration. More details will be provided following your registration.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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10:00am Focus Kids Martial Arts
Friday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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Get active virtually this winter with Martial Arts. Focus Martial Arts uses an internationally recognized program to teach basic life skills including focus, teamwork, control, balance, memory, discipline, fitness, coordination, manners, respect and confidence. The lesson for each skill incorporates drills, a one-minute "mat chat" about the skill where it is defined and explained, and fun games. Our teaching philosophy is to work from the positive.

Uniforms, which are OPTIONAL, are available for purchase from Focus Martial Arts here at a 15% discount using coupon code JCC. The uniform includes pants, t-shirt, jacket and belt. We have noticed that when kids participate in uniform it gets them in the proper mindset for class. If you choose to purchase a uniform, Focus Martial Arts will drop it off at your house, and use appropriate social distancing.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.




 

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:15am
Zoom Session
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes exercises to increase stamina, strength, balance and flexibility. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
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10:00am Wudang 13 Tai Chi Movement Form
Saturday
10-11:15am
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The "Mother Tai Chi Form" from Wudang Mountain, this set is said to be the original form created by Tai Chi's famed creator, Taoist Master Zhang, Sanfeng. Beautiful and truly healing, it features 13 groups of movement that incorporate many of the major principle techniques in Tai Chi. The fluid movements of the Wudang 13 embody stillness in movement, integrate the mind and body, and elevate the spirit. Review the first 5 sections of the form and learn sections 6 and 7 in this session-based class. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
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7:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Master's Swimming - Sundays Only
Sunday
7-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
10:00am Welcome Baby! from Home
Sunday
10-11am
Zoom Session
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Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
10:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
10:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
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9:15am Beginning Hebrew - Shalom!
Monday
9:15-9:45am
Zoom Session
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Explore the Hebrew alphabet, conversational words, phrases and useful expressions in this interactive and engaging class. Children will learn the basics of Modern Hebrew and Israeli culture through games, pictures, songs and more! This class is appropriate for children with no prior Hebrew experience, or for those who have just begun their learning.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:45am Beginning Hebrew - Session II
Monday
9:45-10:15am
Zoom Session
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Explore the Hebrew alphabet, conversational words, phrases and useful expressions in this interactive and engaging class. Children will learn the basics of Modern Hebrew and Israeli culture through games, pictures, songs and more! This class is appropriate for children who previously took Beginning Hebrew with Shirah.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Sticky Fingers Cooking
Monday
10-10:45am
Zoom Session
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In this fun, hands-on cooking class, Sticky Fingers Cooking's professional chefs will guide your little one as we whip up delicious eats! Each class provides an educational and interactive cooking experience. A comprehensive family recipe, shopping lists, food allergy guide, activities and access to fun videos are also included with each class session! Parental assistance in required.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:15pm Little Gardeners
Monday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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Let's plant and grow together this winter! Join Courtney of Barnyard Adventures as she teaches you how to create your very own indoor garden. Each week, virtually explore her working farm and meet ducks, chickens, goats and rabbits and learn about their habits and personalities. A supply kit with materials to begin your own little garden at home is included with registration.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Abracadabra! Magic Tricks
Monday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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"How did they do that?" Ever seen a magic show or a card trick and wonder how the magician pulled it off? Now you can find out! Join acclaimed magician Apollo of Abracadabra NYC for an engaging and magical class. Each week, Apollo will demonstrate some amazing tricks using cards, coins, and more and then teach you his mysterious methods! Impress family and friends with your new tricks and watch some incredible magic!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Artful Journeys
Monday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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In this visual art appreciation class, kids are introduced to a different artist each week. We will look at examples of the artist's work, learn about their individual style and then, using supplies found at home, kids will be inspired and guided to create a masterpiece of their own. New and returning students welcome - we will be exploring all new artists!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Tuesday
7-8am
Zoom Session
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
9:15am All Around Baby - Activity & Parent Connection
Tuesday
9:15-10:15am
Zoom Session
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Gather with other new parents for a morning of activity, learning and connection for you and your baby. Each week, a different expert will join our Zoom conversation for live, interactive programs in baby sign language, music, child development, art, cooking, fitness and more. Afterwards there will be time to meet and chat with fellow parents for open conversation and real connection.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If you need specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Little Artists
Tuesday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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Get your little artists painting, crafting, constructing and experimenting. Each week we will explore a different artist and create masterpieces inspired by their work. A list of suggested supplies will be sent before the start of the session.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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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. Participants must be able to stand for the majority of class. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
3:15pm Chess Challengers - Intermediate
Tuesday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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This class is designed for intermediate young players. It is a visually stimulating, interactive exploration of Chess FUNdamentals taught by US Women's Chess Champion Sharon Burtman. This class will include playing through scenarios, learning skills, and also some tournament style play! Bring your chess board. Great for both new and returning students.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Kids Baking with Mandylicious
Tuesday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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Get baking and learn how to make yummylicious treats that need just a few ingredients and take minutes to prepare. Also learn pointers to make future baking even more fun! Taught by Mandy of Mandylicious, who has created over 300 unique challah and babka recipes and has developed a worldwide following, including over 30,000 Instagram followers. In addition to selling challah and teaching classes, she loves sharing her recipes and tips, and supporting others who want to make their own challah. Open to all.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:30pm Challah and Babka Baking with Mandylicious
Tuesday
7:30-8:15pm
Zoom Session
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Join Mandy of Mandylicious for an interactive virtual baking experience of recipes, tips and tricks to make your own challahs and babkas! Simple techniques with mind blowing results. Each week we will explore new and inventive ways to use your dough including braiding, knishes and more. Great for new and returning students. Mandy has created over 300 unique challah and babka recipes and has developed a worldwide following, including over 30,000 Instagram followers. In addition to selling challah and teaching classes, she loves sharing her recipes and tips, and supporting others who want to make their own challah.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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9:10am Music with Emily
Wednesday
9:10-9:50am
Zoom Session
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme. Emily will take you and your children on a new musical adventure every class - together we will travel to Africa, Italy, go Island hopping and more. With creative ideas using household items and ways to make your own instruments, this interactive class will be educational and fun! Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have children of all ages reading music with their whole bodies.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Chess Friends
Wednesday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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If your child is curious, creative and likes to solve puzzles then join US Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Burtman, in this visually stimulating and entertaining chess class. Families will act out the various chessmen as they learn Chess FUNdamentals. No chess set required, but it is helpful for practicing. Good for students continuing their chess education as well as students who are just beginning their chess journey.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Chess Challengers
Wednesday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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This class is designed for new players and advanced beginners. It is a visually stimulating, interactive introduction to Chess FUNdamentals taught by US Women's Chess Champion Sharon Burtman. No experience required, but bring your chess board. Returning students will build upon knowledge acquired from the previous session.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:00pm Dance Jam Choreography
Wednesday
3-3:45pm
Zoom Session
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Dancers will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet, hip hop, yoga, and modern techniques in this energetic class that fosters creativity and fun. Dancers will further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination while creating a choreographed dance together to work on at home. Miss Nina will teach students to count beats, understand body positioning, and create their own original choreography. By the end of this class you will have created your own dances to various songs, and you will have the skills to make many more! Great for new and returning students.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:30pm Tween Fit
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Newton
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Let's get moving! With our new tween fitness program, your child can stay active in a fun strength and cardio circuit class. Increase fitness level and improve strength with medicine balls, dumbbells, battle ropes & more! This class will accommodate all fitness levels and all COVID Small Group Training guidelines will be followed.

 
4:00pm Science is Awesome
Wednesday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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We will work together virtually to create hands-on experiments that are safe, fun and teach us about chemical reactions, how different ingredients interact, and why things work. Using simple materials that can be found in your home, turn your kitchen into your own laboratory!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
6:45pm Family Trivia Night!
Wednesday
6:45-7:30pm
Zoom Session
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Gather your family, challenge your friends, and put your knowledge to the test in this virtual trivia night! We will explore a range of topics from plants and animals, to history and geography, to songs and lyrics! Get your thinking caps on for a weekly family night of fun and laughs!

Great for families with kids 6-10 years old. A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:15pm Welcome Baby! from Home
Wednesday
7:15-8:15pm
Zoom Session
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Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
8:30pm Single Parent Gathering
Wednesday
8:30-9:30pm
Zoom Session
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The new normal presents new challenges as single parenting just got more complicated. Join fellow single parents to share and strategize solutions for doing it all and the need for self-care. Led by parenting expert, Jessica Post, LICSW, this group will bring comfort and support during this challenging time.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org.

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Thursday
7-8am
Zoom Session
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
9:00am Bitty Ballet
Thursday
9-9:30am
Zoom Session
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Young dancers will be introduced to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to establish your young dancer's foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures, and keeps them moving and having fun from the comfort of home. New and returning dancers welcome.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Little Scientists
Thursday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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We will work together virtually to create hands-on experiments that are safe, fun and teach us about chemical reactions, how different ingredients interact, and why things work. Using simple materials that can be found in your home, turn your kitchen into your own laboratory!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:00pm Balance and Injury Prevention
Thursday
1-2pm
Zoom Session
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a certified group fitness instructor, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to daily life activities while also improving your core stability, balance and overall strength & flexibility to remain active and healthy. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
3:15pm Circuit Building
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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Join us for an introduction to electricity and circuits! In this interactive, hands-on class, we will explore the basic principles of electrical engineering by building real circuits with paper-based components. Students will build circuits that demonstrate computer logic, how power grids work, solar systems, and even a mini lightsaber! Embrace your inner engineer in this engaging and instructive class.

SUPPLIES INCLUDED! A supply kit filled with everything you need to build your own circuits for each class during our time together is included with registration. More details will be provided following your registration.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:30pm Cannabis/CBD Series
Thursday
7:30-8:30pm
Zoom Session
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CBD/Cannabis has become a transformative agent in improving health and wellness and is now used for far ranging conditions including sleep, pain relief, anxiety, neuropathy, and more. Despite emerging widespread use, a lot of information and misinformation exists in the marketplace. This series will focus on the science of cannabinoid therapy, define the differences between CBD and THC, explain the pros and cons of the many cannabis products available, and how you might consider safely and effectively using them to improve your quality of life. Could CBD provide some relief for you or someone you love?

Kurt Kalker, registered nurse, member of the American Cannabis Nurses Association and United Patients Group, brings his extensive medical knowledge to this informative talk, followed by Q & A. As a Pediatric RN for 25 years, Kurt has experience in acute care, medical/surgical, neonatal intensive care, community health clinics, home health, school nursing, and a competency in cannabinoid therapies.

Pre-registration required to receive private zoom link.

These workshops can be taken as a series of three or individually around specific topics.

To register for all three workshops, click the button below. To register for an individual workshop, follow the links below.

Cost: $40/person for all three workshops; $15/person for individual workshops
Member Cost: $25/person for all three workshops; $10/person for individual workshops

January 21: Cannabis and CBD: Are You Curious?
February 3: CBD, Sleep and Anxiety
February 17: CBD and Pain Management

 
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10:00am Focus Kids Martial Arts
Friday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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Get active virtually this winter with Martial Arts. Focus Martial Arts uses an internationally recognized program to teach basic life skills including focus, teamwork, control, balance, memory, discipline, fitness, coordination, manners, respect and confidence. The lesson for each skill incorporates drills, a one-minute "mat chat" about the skill where it is defined and explained, and fun games. Our teaching philosophy is to work from the positive.

Uniforms, which are OPTIONAL, are available for purchase from Focus Martial Arts here at a 15% discount using coupon code JCC. The uniform includes pants, t-shirt, jacket and belt. We have noticed that when kids participate in uniform it gets them in the proper mindset for class. If you choose to purchase a uniform, Focus Martial Arts will drop it off at your house, and use appropriate social distancing.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.




 

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:15am
Zoom Session
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes exercises to increase stamina, strength, balance and flexibility. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
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10:00am Wudang 13 Tai Chi Movement Form
Saturday
10-11:15am
Zoom Session
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The "Mother Tai Chi Form" from Wudang Mountain, this set is said to be the original form created by Tai Chi's famed creator, Taoist Master Zhang, Sanfeng. Beautiful and truly healing, it features 13 groups of movement that incorporate many of the major principle techniques in Tai Chi. The fluid movements of the Wudang 13 embody stillness in movement, integrate the mind and body, and elevate the spirit. Review the first 5 sections of the form and learn sections 6 and 7 in this session-based class. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
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7:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Master's Swimming - Sundays Only
Sunday
7-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
10:00am Welcome Baby! from Home
Sunday
10-11am
Zoom Session
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Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
10:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
10:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
3:00pm Cooking Together to Fight Hunger
Sunday
3-4:30pm
Zoom Session
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Want to help the growing food insecurity problem and families in your local area struggling due to the pandemic? JCC Greater Boston is partnering with the fabulous mom-led organization, Lasagna Love! Sign up for this free 4-week class to cook lasagnas together, led by a culinary and nutrition instructor and an Italian mama using traditional family recipes, including options for different diets. The first session will focus on the fundamentals and from there you will focus on different recipes and techniques, expanding your repertoire while enjoying adult social time. You will be given a shopping list for each recipe and matched with families in need to deliver your lasagna. 

Pre-registration required by Friday, January 22 to receive private zoom link and shopping list. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
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9:15am Beginning Hebrew - Shalom!
Monday
9:15-9:45am
Zoom Session
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Explore the Hebrew alphabet, conversational words, phrases and useful expressions in this interactive and engaging class. Children will learn the basics of Modern Hebrew and Israeli culture through games, pictures, songs and more! This class is appropriate for children with no prior Hebrew experience, or for those who have just begun their learning.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
9:45am Beginning Hebrew - Session II
Monday
9:45-10:15am
Zoom Session
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Explore the Hebrew alphabet, conversational words, phrases and useful expressions in this interactive and engaging class. Children will learn the basics of Modern Hebrew and Israeli culture through games, pictures, songs and more! This class is appropriate for children who previously took Beginning Hebrew with Shirah.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Sticky Fingers Cooking
Monday
10-10:45am
Zoom Session
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In this fun, hands-on cooking class, Sticky Fingers Cooking's professional chefs will guide your little one as we whip up delicious eats! Each class provides an educational and interactive cooking experience. A comprehensive family recipe, shopping lists, food allergy guide, activities and access to fun videos are also included with each class session! Parental assistance in required.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:15pm Little Gardeners
Monday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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Let's plant and grow together this winter! Join Courtney of Barnyard Adventures as she teaches you how to create your very own indoor garden. Each week, virtually explore her working farm and meet ducks, chickens, goats and rabbits and learn about their habits and personalities. A supply kit with materials to begin your own little garden at home is included with registration.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Abracadabra! Magic Tricks
Monday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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"How did they do that?" Ever seen a magic show or a card trick and wonder how the magician pulled it off? Now you can find out! Join acclaimed magician Apollo of Abracadabra NYC for an engaging and magical class. Each week, Apollo will demonstrate some amazing tricks using cards, coins, and more and then teach you his mysterious methods! Impress family and friends with your new tricks and watch some incredible magic!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Artful Journeys
Monday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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In this visual art appreciation class, kids are introduced to a different artist each week. We will look at examples of the artist's work, learn about their individual style and then, using supplies found at home, kids will be inspired and guided to create a masterpiece of their own. New and returning students welcome - we will be exploring all new artists!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Tuesday
7-8am
Zoom Session
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
9:15am All Around Baby - Activity & Parent Connection
Tuesday
9:15-10:15am
Zoom Session
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Gather with other new parents for a morning of activity, learning and connection for you and your baby. Each week, a different expert will join our Zoom conversation for live, interactive programs in baby sign language, music, child development, art, cooking, fitness and more. Afterwards there will be time to meet and chat with fellow parents for open conversation and real connection.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If you need specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Little Artists
Tuesday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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Get your little artists painting, crafting, constructing and experimenting. Each week we will explore a different artist and create masterpieces inspired by their work. A list of suggested supplies will be sent before the start of the session.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:30am Songs When The Weather Outside is Stormy
Tuesday
10:30-11:30am
Zoom Session
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The music that chases away the winter blues. Join us as we take the offensive, and chase away that melancholy that many of us encounter as we await the rebirth of spring, especially after the year we all have experienced. Let us uplift each other's spirits and have some fun. This is a part of the JCC South Senior Programs.

All our programs are on Zoom and are open for all to enjoy, be entertained, and be informed. A Zoom link to login to our programs on Tuesday mornings will be sent to all those registered as well as update reminders of upcoming programs and events. If you wish to join our registered group of Zoomers please send your full name and email address to hlevensohn@jccgb.org. Some programs have attendance limitations and preference will be given to seniors who are regular attendees of our programs.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's NIA (Neuromuscular Integrated Action)
Tuesday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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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. Participants must be able to stand for the majority of class. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
3:15pm Chess Challengers - Intermediate
Tuesday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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This class is designed for intermediate young players. It is a visually stimulating, interactive exploration of Chess FUNdamentals taught by US Women's Chess Champion Sharon Burtman. This class will include playing through scenarios, learning skills, and also some tournament style play! Bring your chess board. Great for both new and returning students.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm Kids Baking with Mandylicious
Tuesday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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Get baking and learn how to make yummylicious treats that need just a few ingredients and take minutes to prepare. Also learn pointers to make future baking even more fun! Taught by Mandy of Mandylicious, who has created over 300 unique challah and babka recipes and has developed a worldwide following, including over 30,000 Instagram followers. In addition to selling challah and teaching classes, she loves sharing her recipes and tips, and supporting others who want to make their own challah. Open to all.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:30pm Challah and Babka Baking with Mandylicious
Tuesday
7:30-8:15pm
Zoom Session
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Join Mandy of Mandylicious for an interactive virtual baking experience of recipes, tips and tricks to make your own challahs and babkas! Simple techniques with mind blowing results. Each week we will explore new and inventive ways to use your dough including braiding, knishes and more. Great for new and returning students. Mandy has created over 300 unique challah and babka recipes and has developed a worldwide following, including over 30,000 Instagram followers. In addition to selling challah and teaching classes, she loves sharing her recipes and tips, and supporting others who want to make their own challah.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:30pm The Queen's Gambit- Demystifying Chess
Tuesday
7:30-8:15pm
Zoom Session
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Captivated by the popular TV series that is all about chess? Ever heard a sportscaster use a chess analogy during a game? Ever read about an unsuspecting soul being used as a pawn? If you are curious and creative, and brand new to the royal game of chess, then this beginner's class is for you! Sharon Burtman, 1995 U.S. Women's Chess Champion, will demystify this classic strategy game, as you learn the fundamentals of chess. Chess set helpful, but not required. Just bring your love of solving puzzles and a cozy beverage as Sharon shares her unique perspective and experiences about chess.

Cost: $45/person
Member Cost: $40/person

Pre-registration required to receive private zoom link.

 
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9:10am Music with Emily
Wednesday
9:10-9:50am
Zoom Session
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Each week brings a different theme with song, dance, drama, rhythm and rhyme. Emily will take you and your children on a new musical adventure every class - together we will travel to Africa, Italy, go Island hopping and more. With creative ideas using household items and ways to make your own instruments, this interactive class will be educational and fun! Emily's multi-sensory, age-appropriate curriculum will have children of all ages reading music with their whole bodies.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Chess Friends
Wednesday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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If your child is curious, creative and likes to solve puzzles then join US Women's Chess Champion, Sharon Burtman, in this visually stimulating and entertaining chess class. Families will act out the various chessmen as they learn Chess FUNdamentals. No chess set required, but it is helpful for practicing. Good for students continuing their chess education as well as students who are just beginning their chess journey.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
2:00pm Chess Challengers
Wednesday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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This class is designed for new players and advanced beginners. It is a visually stimulating, interactive introduction to Chess FUNdamentals taught by US Women's Chess Champion Sharon Burtman. No experience required, but bring your chess board. Returning students will build upon knowledge acquired from the previous session.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

 
3:00pm Dance Jam Choreography
Wednesday
3-3:45pm
Zoom Session
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Dancers will be introduced to the fundamentals of ballet, hip hop, yoga, and modern techniques in this energetic class that fosters creativity and fun. Dancers will further develop strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination while creating a choreographed dance together to work on at home. Miss Nina will teach students to count beats, understand body positioning, and create their own original choreography. By the end of this class you will have created your own dances to various songs, and you will have the skills to make many more! Great for new and returning students.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
3:30pm Tween Fit
Wednesday
3:30-4:15pm
Newton
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Let's get moving! With our new tween fitness program, your child can stay active in a fun strength and cardio circuit class. Increase fitness level and improve strength with medicine balls, dumbbells, battle ropes & more! This class will accommodate all fitness levels and all COVID Small Group Training guidelines will be followed.

 
4:00pm Science is Awesome
Wednesday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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We will work together virtually to create hands-on experiments that are safe, fun and teach us about chemical reactions, how different ingredients interact, and why things work. Using simple materials that can be found in your home, turn your kitchen into your own laboratory!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
6:45pm Family Trivia Night!
Wednesday
6:45-7:30pm
Zoom Session
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Gather your family, challenge your friends, and put your knowledge to the test in this virtual trivia night! We will explore a range of topics from plants and animals, to history and geography, to songs and lyrics! Get your thinking caps on for a weekly family night of fun and laughs!

Great for families with kids 6-10 years old. A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
7:15pm Welcome Baby! from Home
Wednesday
7:15-8:15pm
Zoom Session
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Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
7:30pm Grandparenting During COVID- Virtual Gatherings
Wednesday
7:30-8:30pm
Zoom Session
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Grandparenting can be especially challenging during COVID times, whether you are taking care of grandchildren, are a new grandparent, live far away, or are otherwise socially distanced from family. Whether you are Jewish or part of a Jewish or multifaith family, join a facilitated community of support with other grandparents to talk about the joys, sorrows and strategies of living through these difficult times.

Abbe Kostant Smerling, local grandparent, MSW and Jewish Educator, has been both a participant and facilitator of grandparent groups.

Cost: $36, which helps to support cost of facilitator. Registration required. Zoom link provided prior to first meeting.

 
8:30pm Single Parent Gathering
Wednesday
8:30-9:30pm
Zoom Session
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The new normal presents new challenges as single parenting just got more complicated. Join fellow single parents to share and strategize solutions for doing it all and the need for self-care. Led by parenting expert, Jessica Post, LICSW, this group will bring comfort and support during this challenging time.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact pjlibrary@jccgb.org.

 
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6:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Personal Strength and Flexibility Training
Thursday
7-8am
Zoom Session
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form as well as why each exercise is important to your overall conditioning. Includes exercises for upper and lower body, core work for abdominals and muscle activation to improve flexibility and mobility. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
9:00am Bitty Ballet
Thursday
9-9:30am
Zoom Session
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Young dancers will be introduced to ballet posture, poise, pointed toes, how to be comfortable while spinning, and practicing the use of both sides of the body equally. This class works to establish your young dancer's foundational knowledge for their future dance ventures, and keeps them moving and having fun from the comfort of home. New and returning dancers welcome.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am Little Scientists
Thursday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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We will work together virtually to create hands-on experiments that are safe, fun and teach us about chemical reactions, how different ingredients interact, and why things work. Using simple materials that can be found in your home, turn your kitchen into your own laboratory!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
1:00pm Balance and Injury Prevention
Thursday
1-2pm
Zoom Session
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a certified group fitness instructor, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to daily life activities while also improving your core stability, balance and overall strength & flexibility to remain active and healthy. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
2:00pm Parkinson's Seated Strength
Thursday
2-2:45pm
Zoom Session
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Designed to enhance each participant's sense of physical and mental well-being by increasing muscle strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, balance and coordination in a safe and fun environment. Participants remain seated during this class. Taught by a certified personal trainer. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
3:15pm Circuit Building
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Zoom Session
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Join us for an introduction to electricity and circuits! In this interactive, hands-on class, we will explore the basic principles of electrical engineering by building real circuits with paper-based components. Students will build circuits that demonstrate computer logic, how power grids work, solar systems, and even a mini lightsaber! Embrace your inner engineer in this engaging and instructive class.

SUPPLIES INCLUDED! A supply kit filled with everything you need to build your own circuits for each class during our time together is included with registration. More details will be provided following your registration.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class.

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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10:00am Focus Kids Martial Arts
Friday
10-10:30am
Zoom Session
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Get active virtually this winter with Martial Arts. Focus Martial Arts uses an internationally recognized program to teach basic life skills including focus, teamwork, control, balance, memory, discipline, fitness, coordination, manners, respect and confidence. The lesson for each skill incorporates drills, a one-minute "mat chat" about the skill where it is defined and explained, and fun games. Our teaching philosophy is to work from the positive.

Uniforms, which are OPTIONAL, are available for purchase from Focus Martial Arts here at a 15% discount using coupon code JCC. The uniform includes pants, t-shirt, jacket and belt. We have noticed that when kids participate in uniform it gets them in the proper mindset for class. If you choose to purchase a uniform, Focus Martial Arts will drop it off at your house, and use appropriate social distancing.

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of class. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.




 

 
10:30am Parkinson's Total Body Conditioning
Friday
10:30-11:15am
Zoom Session
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A cardio workout to help increase your aerobic fitness while toning and strengthening all the major muscle groups. Includes exercises to increase stamina, strength, balance and flexibility. Participants must be able to stand for the entire class. Taught by a certified group fitness instructor. Care partners are welcome to join the class at no cost. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

To register, call 617-667-1276.

 
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10:00am Wudang 13 Tai Chi Movement Form
Saturday
10-11:15am
Zoom Session
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The "Mother Tai Chi Form" from Wudang Mountain, this set is said to be the original form created by Tai Chi's famed creator, Taoist Master Zhang, Sanfeng. Beautiful and truly healing, it features 13 groups of movement that incorporate many of the major principle techniques in Tai Chi. The fluid movements of the Wudang 13 embody stillness in movement, integrate the mind and body, and elevate the spirit. Review the first 5 sections of the form and learn sections 6 and 7 in this session-based class. A private Zoom link will be provided prior to the session.

 
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7:00am Master's Swimming Yearly
Tuesday
6-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
7:00am Master's Swimming - Sundays Only
Sunday
7-8am
Newton
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Year-round training helps adults 19+ improve their stroke technique, endurance and overall fitness. Fees include professional coaching, structured workouts, drills and speed sets.Perfect for people training for triathlons or swim competitions as well as those looking for a fun and challenging group workout!

 
10:00am Welcome Baby! from Home
Sunday
10-11am
Zoom Session
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Are you a new parent in our new world of social distancing? Drop in to our virtual Welcome Baby! gatherings from the comfort of your couch. Facilitated by an Early Childhood Specialist, you will find meaningful ways to connect with your baby and other parents as we navigate new parenthood in these unusual circumstances.This will be a non-judgmental and confidential gathering. Topics may include sleep, developmental milestones, rituals and bonding with baby, temperament, and the importance of music and play.

Online registration is closed for this program, to register and receive a private zoom link, or for more information or questions, please contact welcomebaby@jccgb.org.

Welcome Baby! from Home is a collaborative program of CJP's Welcome Baby!, JCC Greater Boston and PJ Library.

 
10:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
10:30-11:15am
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
10:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Dance & Movement
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Experience the joy of movement! Stay warm and active with creative dance outdoors this winter. Classes include basic movement techniques along with guided improvisation and choreography. We will have fun and learn together, while dancing to upbeat music in this energizing class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
11:30am Sports Mania
Sunday
11:30am-12:15pm
Newton
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Embrace the winter cold and get moving outside with HERO Kids Sports in this varied and fun class. Put on your sneakers for everything from track and field to hockey to basketball. Activities will be tailored to the weather and the potential presence of snow so we will learn to move safely and stay warm in this energizing winter class!

Please Note: We will move to virtual if the weather does not cooperate. Families will be notified of exactly what to expect before arriving at their program. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org

JCC Greater Boston programming follows the recommended CDC health and safety guidelines and protocols. All programs will enforce social distancing, health screenings, and mask-wearing when appropriate for the activity and children's age. Health and safety requirements may be adjusted as guidance from the state changes. All JCC staff and facilitators are also required to conduct a daily health screening upon arrival to work, wear masks, practice social distancing, and follow hygiene protocols. Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.

 
3:00pm Cooking Together to Fight Hunger
Sunday
3-4:30pm
Zoom Session
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Want to help the growing food insecurity problem and families in your local area struggling due to the pandemic? JCC Greater Boston is partnering with the fabulous mom-led organization, Lasagna Love! Sign up for this free 4-week class to cook lasagnas together, led by a culinary and nutrition instructor and an Italian mama using traditional family recipes, including options for different diets. The first session will focus on the fundamentals and from there you will focus on different recipes and techniques, expanding your repertoire while enjoying adult social time. You will be given a shopping list for each recipe and matched with families in need to deliver your lasagna. 

Pre-registration required by Friday, January 22 to receive private zoom link and shopping list. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
4:00pm The New Year in Space!
Sunday
4-4:45pm
Zoom Session
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What's happening in space right now? Are we going to be able to make it to Mars in our lifetime? What missions are planned for this year? Join space historian and author of the book "A Man on the Moon," Andrew Chaikin, for an engaging and in-depth exploration of space in 2021! We will delve into the mission to return an asteroid sample to earth, the astronauts being sent to the International Space Station, a rover scheduled for a landing on Mars, and the ongoing effort to send an astronaut to the moon for the first time in 50 years!

A private Zoom link and additional information will be sent in advance of this event. 

If your child needs specific accommodations or if there is information you would like to share, please let us know so that we can support your family. Contact us at childrensclasses@jccgb.org.

 
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