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7:15am Master's Swim Program-2017-2018-Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
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!

 
7:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
7:30am Sunday Morning 40+ League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning basic steps.

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

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Art Studio
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Children will work with a professional artist and art educator on a variety of fun and challenging drawing and painting projects. Working from still life, nature and the work of master artists, students will explore different materials and techniques as they develop their skills as young artists.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions.

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Participants will learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Cinderella
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: May 29th, 30th, and 31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Mary Poppins
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: June 5th, 6th, and 7th from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
5-6pm
Newton
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Enhance individual basketball skills through drills and games that focus on progress. Emphasis on team play with scrimmage games.

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

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

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


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


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
10:30am Tai Chi (Continuing Level)
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural muscles, improve balance, flexibility and effortless movement. In addition to the physical movements, Tai Chi is a meditative practice which also helps to cultivate mindfulness and reduce stress.

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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All Levels

Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape.

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets and racquets.

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

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

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass, and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.

 
4:15pm Sports of All Sorts
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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A program that uses games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling, throwing and catching while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play.

(Ages: 7+ yrs)

 
6:30pm South Area Adult Activity Group
Monday
6:30-8:30pm
Stoughton
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BAMSI Day Habilitation
521 Washington Street, Stoughton


A monthly social group for adults that provides an opportunity to enjoy a variety of leisure-time activities. Participants pay for outside activities.


Leaders: Maryellen McNally, Erin Donahue

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

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

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

 
10:00am ELC Early Parenting Weekly Drop-in
Tuesday
10-11:30am
Newton
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Join us for a fun, weekly playgroup where you can enjoy time with your child while sharing the challenges and joys of early parenting with other members of the community. Joined by a facilitator from the JCC Early Learning Center, you can share fun ways to help foster your child's development, sing songs, read stories, all while enjoying the company of other parents.

 
10:00am Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday
10-11am
Arlington
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Nourish your new relationship with your baby as you take care of your postpartum body. Poses will stretch and soothe the back and shoulder muscles and focus on total abdominal strength, while integrating the core and pelvic floor. Bring a baby blanket. No yoga experience necessary.

Cost: $120 for all 8 sessions; $20/walk-in

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

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An introduction to the world of gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
1:15pm Young Engineers
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An engaging, interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building tool to work with. From creating a bird house to designing a bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences.

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

 
3:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:05-3:50pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
7:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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

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

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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All levels

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

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

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

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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

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

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
2:15pm Little Architects
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Young designers will learn to draw their ideas and build them too! Children will use real tools of the trade like trace paper, triangles, model-making materials, and clay to share ideas and take home something special. Activities will engage hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and foster independence and creativity.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This class provides educational music and performance-based programs designed specifically for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Participants will engage in writing original songs, social-skill building activities, themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate and assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.


Instructor: Amplifi Staff

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class empasizes core strength, flexibility, and sports performance including golf, tennis and basketball. Class is taught half on the ball and half on the mat.

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

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

 
9:30am Monotype: Using a Press - Intermediate & Advanced
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval

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

 
11:30am Balance & Injury Prevention
Thursday
11:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a Physical Therapist, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to activities of daily living while improving core stability, balance, and overall strength and flexibilty to remain active and healthy.

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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(Ages: 25+ yrs)


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


Instructors: Angela Wasson, Mieko Yamamoto

 
1:00pm Little Chefs
Thursday
1-2pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment.

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

 
1:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An age-appropriate approach to gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
2:15pm Hip Hop
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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A high energy class where young dancers will learn cool moves and fun dance combinations. This developmentally-appropriate class will include hip hop technique and choreography, and, of course, freestyle improvisation! We will have a blast dancing to age-appropriate music for young dancers.

 
2:15pm Intro to Baseball
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn and enhance individual baseball skills. Kids will have fun being a part of a team and experiencing how the sport is played.

 
3:15pm Intro to T-Ball
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Newton
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Learn how to throw, catch, and hit off of a baseball tee in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental baseball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport of baseball.

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: Brilliant Bakers
Thursday
3:30-5pm
Newton
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Learn about Jewish culture through the art of baking. Guided by a former Flour Bakery pastry chef, we will bake traditional and contemporary recipes, learn about ingredients and finish each session by blessing our culinary creations.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Savvy Scientists
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Explore the world around us with a Jewish eye and a scientific lens. We will do hands-on experiments in chemistry, biology, engineering, and technology.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
4:00pm Girls STEAM Club
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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An exciting and challenging way to experiment with and learn basic coding and engineering, while exploring 3D spaces through the tangible world of 3D printing.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
5-5:45pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Friday Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

 
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9:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick & Play
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Individual attention and positive reinforcement help to develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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7:15am Master's Swim Program-2017-2018-Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
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!

 
7:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
7:30am Sunday Morning 40+ League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning basic steps.

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

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Art Studio
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Children will work with a professional artist and art educator on a variety of fun and challenging drawing and painting projects. Working from still life, nature and the work of master artists, students will explore different materials and techniques as they develop their skills as young artists.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
12:00pm Tikvah-31-60 yrs
Sunday
12-5pm
Brookline
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(Ages: 31+ yrs)


Enhance social and community skills and celebrate Jewish holidays with adults with mild/moderate learning differences. Activities include visits to museums, the aquarium, holiday shopping at the mall, dining out and other leisure time activities. Meetings are held at the JCC Early Learning Center in Brookline and in the community. Participants pay for outside activities.


Leaders: Frank McManus, Becca Pearl

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Participants will learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
1:00pm Teen Activity Group-13-17 yrs
Sunday
1-4pm
TBD
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(Ages: 13-17 yrs)


Designed to help teens enhance and practice social skills while encouraging greater independence in the community. Activities chosen by the group members with assistance from their advisors. Participants pay for outside activities.


Leader: Jenny Levine, Kelsey Hammond

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Cinderella
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: May 29th, 30th, and 31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Mary Poppins
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: June 5th, 6th, and 7th from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

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


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


Leaders: Jodi Willard, Lori Beecher

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

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


A group for adults offering a variety of activities designed to enhance social skills and independence within the community. Participants pay for outside activities.

Leaders: Cindy CampbellP>

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
5-6pm
Newton
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Enhance individual basketball skills through drills and games that focus on progress. Emphasis on team play with scrimmage games.

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

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

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


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


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
10:30am Tai Chi (Continuing Level)
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural muscles, improve balance, flexibility and effortless movement. In addition to the physical movements, Tai Chi is a meditative practice which also helps to cultivate mindfulness and reduce stress.

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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All Levels

Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape.

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets and racquets.

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

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

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass, and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.

 
4:15pm Sports of All Sorts
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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A program that uses games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling, throwing and catching while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play.

(Ages: 7+ yrs)

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
9:30am Drop-in TRX
Tuesday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Get your heart pumping in this high intensity, interval cardio and strength training TRX class! Challenge your strength, balance, core, power and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. Burn up to 500 calories in this 45-minute TRX workout.

Must purchase 3 session package.

For further information, please contact smallgrouptraining@jccgb.org

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

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

 
10:00am Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday
10-11am
Arlington
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Nourish your new relationship with your baby as you take care of your postpartum body. Poses will stretch and soothe the back and shoulder muscles and focus on total abdominal strength, while integrating the core and pelvic floor. Bring a baby blanket. No yoga experience necessary.

Cost: $120 for all 8 sessions; $20/walk-in

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

 
10:00am ELC Early Parenting Weekly Drop-in
Tuesday
10-11:30am
Newton
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Join us for a fun, weekly playgroup where you can enjoy time with your child while sharing the challenges and joys of early parenting with other members of the community. Joined by a facilitator from the JCC Early Learning Center, you can share fun ways to help foster your child's development, sing songs, read stories, all while enjoying the company of other parents.

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An introduction to the world of gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
1:15pm Young Engineers
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An engaging, interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building tool to work with. From creating a bird house to designing a bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences.

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

 
3:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:05-3:50pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
7:00pm L'Chaim(To Life)-31+ yrs
Tuesday
7-9pm
Newton
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(Ages: 31+ yrs)


A social group for adults to enhance social and community skills and celebrate Jewish holidays. Particpants pay for outside activities.


Instructor: Trudy Bauer

 
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6:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
7:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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

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

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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All levels

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

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

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

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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

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

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Little Architects
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Young designers will learn to draw their ideas and build them too! Children will use real tools of the trade like trace paper, triangles, model-making materials, and clay to share ideas and take home something special. Activities will engage hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and foster independence and creativity.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This class provides educational music and performance-based programs designed specifically for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Participants will engage in writing original songs, social-skill building activities, themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate and assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.


Instructor: Amplifi Staff

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class empasizes core strength, flexibility, and sports performance including golf, tennis and basketball. Class is taught half on the ball and half on the mat.

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

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

 
9:30am Monotype: Using a Press - Intermediate & Advanced
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval

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

 
11:30am Balance & Injury Prevention
Thursday
11:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a Physical Therapist, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to activities of daily living while improving core stability, balance, and overall strength and flexibilty to remain active and healthy.

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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(Ages: 25+ yrs)


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


Instructors: Angela Wasson, Mieko Yamamoto

 
1:00pm Little Chefs
Thursday
1-2pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment.

 
1:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An age-appropriate approach to gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

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

 
2:15pm Hip Hop
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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A high energy class where young dancers will learn cool moves and fun dance combinations. This developmentally-appropriate class will include hip hop technique and choreography, and, of course, freestyle improvisation! We will have a blast dancing to age-appropriate music for young dancers.

 
2:15pm Intro to Baseball
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn and enhance individual baseball skills. Kids will have fun being a part of a team and experiencing how the sport is played.

 
3:15pm Intro to T-Ball
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Newton
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Learn how to throw, catch, and hit off of a baseball tee in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental baseball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport of baseball.

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: Brilliant Bakers
Thursday
3:30-5pm
Newton
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Learn about Jewish culture through the art of baking. Guided by a former Flour Bakery pastry chef, we will bake traditional and contemporary recipes, learn about ingredients and finish each session by blessing our culinary creations.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
4:00pm Girls STEAM Club
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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An exciting and challenging way to experiment with and learn basic coding and engineering, while exploring 3D spaces through the tangible world of 3D printing.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Savvy Scientists
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Explore the world around us with a Jewish eye and a scientific lens. We will do hands-on experiments in chemistry, biology, engineering, and technology.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
5-5:45pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
7:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
8:30am Drop-in Bootcamp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun, energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training, and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories with our 45-minute interval-based workout.

Must purchase 3 session package.

For further information, please contact smallgrouptraining@jccgb.org

 
9:30am Rock-a-Baby Music
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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With a trio of musicians, three zany puppets, dancing, instruments and music ranging from classical and jazz to children's songs and rock 'n roll, Rock-a-Baby gives your child a stimulating and educational musical experience.

Please note: fee is for one child plus an adult. Additional $108 for second child, 6 months or older.

For more information, or to receive sibling discount, contact south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Friday Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

 
10:00am PJ Library Books & Blocks Weekly Playgroup Natick
Friday
10-11:30am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment, and meet other parents while your children play and socialize. Join us for a morning of play, songs, crafts, and more! A light snack will be provided.

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

 
1:00pm Little Chefs
Friday
1-2pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment.

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Friday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Friday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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9:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick & Play
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Individual attention and positive reinforcement help to develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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7:15am Master's Swim Program-2017-2018-Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
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!

 
7:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
7:30am Sunday Morning 40+ League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning basic steps.

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

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Art Studio
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Children will work with a professional artist and art educator on a variety of fun and challenging drawing and painting projects. Working from still life, nature and the work of master artists, students will explore different materials and techniques as they develop their skills as young artists.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Participants will learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Mary Poppins
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: June 5th, 6th, and 7th from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Cinderella
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: May 29th, 30th, and 31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
5-6pm
Newton
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Enhance individual basketball skills through drills and games that focus on progress. Emphasis on team play with scrimmage games.

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

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

 
10:30am Tai Chi (Continuing Level)
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural muscles, improve balance, flexibility and effortless movement. In addition to the physical movements, Tai Chi is a meditative practice which also helps to cultivate mindfulness and reduce stress.

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


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


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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All Levels

Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape.

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets and racquets.

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

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass, and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.

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

 
4:15pm Sports of All Sorts
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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A program that uses games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling, throwing and catching while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play.

(Ages: 7+ yrs)

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
9:30am Drop-in TRX
Tuesday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Get your heart pumping in this high intensity, interval cardio and strength training TRX class! Challenge your strength, balance, core, power and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. Burn up to 500 calories in this 45-minute TRX workout.

Must purchase 3 session package.

For further information, please contact smallgrouptraining@jccgb.org

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

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

 
10:00am Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday
10-11am
Arlington
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Nourish your new relationship with your baby as you take care of your postpartum body. Poses will stretch and soothe the back and shoulder muscles and focus on total abdominal strength, while integrating the core and pelvic floor. Bring a baby blanket. No yoga experience necessary.

Cost: $120 for all 8 sessions; $20/walk-in

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

 
10:00am ELC Early Parenting Weekly Drop-in
Tuesday
10-11:30am
Newton
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Join us for a fun, weekly playgroup where you can enjoy time with your child while sharing the challenges and joys of early parenting with other members of the community. Joined by a facilitator from the JCC Early Learning Center, you can share fun ways to help foster your child's development, sing songs, read stories, all while enjoying the company of other parents.

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An introduction to the world of gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

 
1:15pm Young Engineers
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An engaging, interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building tool to work with. From creating a bird house to designing a bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences.

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

 
3:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:05-3:50pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
7:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

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

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

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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

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

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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All levels

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

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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

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

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Little Architects
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Young designers will learn to draw their ideas and build them too! Children will use real tools of the trade like trace paper, triangles, model-making materials, and clay to share ideas and take home something special. Activities will engage hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and foster independence and creativity.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This class provides educational music and performance-based programs designed specifically for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Participants will engage in writing original songs, social-skill building activities, themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate and assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.


Instructor: Amplifi Staff

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class empasizes core strength, flexibility, and sports performance including golf, tennis and basketball. Class is taught half on the ball and half on the mat.

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

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

 
9:30am Monotype: Using a Press - Intermediate & Advanced
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval

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

 
11:30am Balance & Injury Prevention
Thursday
11:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a Physical Therapist, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to activities of daily living while improving core stability, balance, and overall strength and flexibilty to remain active and healthy.

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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(Ages: 25+ yrs)


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


Instructors: Angela Wasson, Mieko Yamamoto

 
1:00pm Little Chefs
Thursday
1-2pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment.

 
1:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An age-appropriate approach to gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

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

 
2:15pm Hip Hop
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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A high energy class where young dancers will learn cool moves and fun dance combinations. This developmentally-appropriate class will include hip hop technique and choreography, and, of course, freestyle improvisation! We will have a blast dancing to age-appropriate music for young dancers.

 
2:15pm Intro to Baseball
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn and enhance individual baseball skills. Kids will have fun being a part of a team and experiencing how the sport is played.

 
3:15pm Intro to T-Ball
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Newton
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Learn how to throw, catch, and hit off of a baseball tee in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental baseball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport of baseball.

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: Brilliant Bakers
Thursday
3:30-5pm
Newton
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Learn about Jewish culture through the art of baking. Guided by a former Flour Bakery pastry chef, we will bake traditional and contemporary recipes, learn about ingredients and finish each session by blessing our culinary creations.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
4:00pm Girls STEAM Club
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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An exciting and challenging way to experiment with and learn basic coding and engineering, while exploring 3D spaces through the tangible world of 3D printing.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Savvy Scientists
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Explore the world around us with a Jewish eye and a scientific lens. We will do hands-on experiments in chemistry, biology, engineering, and technology.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
5-5:45pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
7:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
8:30am Drop-in Bootcamp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun, energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training, and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories with our 45-minute interval-based workout.

Must purchase 3 session package.

For further information, please contact smallgrouptraining@jccgb.org

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Friday Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

 
9:30am Rock-a-Baby Music
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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With a trio of musicians, three zany puppets, dancing, instruments and music ranging from classical and jazz to children's songs and rock 'n roll, Rock-a-Baby gives your child a stimulating and educational musical experience.

Please note: fee is for one child plus an adult. Additional $108 for second child, 6 months or older.

For more information, or to receive sibling discount, contact south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am PJ Library Books & Blocks Weekly Playgroup Natick
Friday
10-11:30am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment, and meet other parents while your children play and socialize. Join us for a morning of play, songs, crafts, and more! A light snack will be provided.

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

 
1:00pm Little Chefs
Friday
1-2pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment.

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Friday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Friday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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9:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick & Play
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Individual attention and positive reinforcement help to develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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7:15am Master's Swim Program-2017-2018-Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
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!

 
7:30am Sunday Morning 40+ League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning basic steps.

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

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Art Studio
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Children will work with a professional artist and art educator on a variety of fun and challenging drawing and painting projects. Working from still life, nature and the work of master artists, students will explore different materials and techniques as they develop their skills as young artists.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Participants will learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Mary Poppins
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: June 5th, 6th, and 7th from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Cinderella
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: May 29th, 30th, and 31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
5-6pm
Newton
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Enhance individual basketball skills through drills and games that focus on progress. Emphasis on team play with scrimmage games.

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

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

 
10:30am Tai Chi (Continuing Level)
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural muscles, improve balance, flexibility and effortless movement. In addition to the physical movements, Tai Chi is a meditative practice which also helps to cultivate mindfulness and reduce stress.

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


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


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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All Levels

Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape.

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

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets and racquets.

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass, and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.

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

 
4:15pm Sports of All Sorts
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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A program that uses games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling, throwing and catching while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play.

(Ages: 7+ yrs)

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
9:30am Drop-in TRX
Tuesday
9:30-10:15am
Newton
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Get your heart pumping in this high intensity, interval cardio and strength training TRX class! Challenge your strength, balance, core, power and endurance using the TRX Suspension Trainer and your own body weight. Burn up to 500 calories in this 45-minute TRX workout.

Must purchase 3 session package.

For further information, please contact smallgrouptraining@jccgb.org

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

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

 
10:00am Postnatal Yoga
Tuesday
10-11am
Arlington
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Nourish your new relationship with your baby as you take care of your postpartum body. Poses will stretch and soothe the back and shoulder muscles and focus on total abdominal strength, while integrating the core and pelvic floor. Bring a baby blanket. No yoga experience necessary.

Cost: $120 for all 8 sessions; $20/walk-in

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

 
10:00am ELC Early Parenting Weekly Drop-in
Tuesday
10-11:30am
Newton
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Join us for a fun, weekly playgroup where you can enjoy time with your child while sharing the challenges and joys of early parenting with other members of the community. Joined by a facilitator from the JCC Early Learning Center, you can share fun ways to help foster your child's development, sing songs, read stories, all while enjoying the company of other parents.

 
1:15pm Young Engineers
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An engaging, interactive class designed for young learners. Every class will have a different building tool to work with. From creating a bird house to designing a bridge, kids will be a part of real hands-on engineering experiences.

 
1:15pm Intro to Gymnastics
Tuesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An introduction to the world of gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

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

 
3:05pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
3:05-3:50pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm Super Soccer Stars
Tuesday
4-5pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
7:00pm L'Chaim(To Life)-31+ yrs
Tuesday
7-9pm
Newton
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(Ages: 31+ yrs)


A social group for adults to enhance social and community skills and celebrate Jewish holidays. Particpants pay for outside activities.


Instructor: Trudy Bauer

 
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6:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
7:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Wednesday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

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

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

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

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

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

 
9:30am Painting in Style
Wednesday
9:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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All levels

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

 
9:30am New Additions
Wednesday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Enjoy precious one-on-one time with your new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of having two children with an expert facilitator and other parents. Learn fun ways to help foster their growing sibling relationship while learning and enjoying the company of other parents adjusting to this new role.

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009

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

Cost: $200 for 10 sessions, siblings additional $50; $25 for walk-ins, siblings additional $5

For more information or sibling discount, contact mnearlyparenting@jccgb.org or 617-841-8009.

 
11:30am New Arrivals
Wednesday
11:30am-1pm
Arlington
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Share the journey of parenthood with other new parents and a professional educator in a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment. Expert led discussions will cover topics such as soothing your baby, sleep, health and wellness, tummy time, new roles and relationships, and getting out. Includes interactive activities with baby.

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

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

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

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Wednesday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast playing and learning about tennis with our professional coaching staff. Through games, ball striking and footwork drills, work on the basic fundamentals of the sport.

 
2:15pm Little Architects
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Young designers will learn to draw their ideas and build them too! Children will use real tools of the trade like trace paper, triangles, model-making materials, and clay to share ideas and take home something special. Activities will engage hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, spatial awareness, and foster independence and creativity.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Wednesday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
4:00pm amplifi-Childrens Adapted Music
Wednesday
4-5pm
Newton
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This class provides educational music and performance-based programs designed specifically for those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Participants will engage in writing original songs, social-skill building activities, themed curriculum designed to be age-appropriate and assist in staging, choreography and delivering a live performance for family and friends.


Instructor: Amplifi Staff

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


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


Leaders: Maryellen McNally, Erin Donahue

 
6:30pm Wednesday Night 35+ League
Wednesday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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6:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
8:30am Men's Pilates
Thursday
8:30-9:25am
Newton
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Pilates is one of the best methods to improve balance, align the body and prevent injuries. It builds muscle and strength while increasing flexibility, mobility, joint stability, and ease of movement. Designed to address the needs of men, this class empasizes core strength, flexibility, and sports performance including golf, tennis and basketball. Class is taught half on the ball and half on the mat.

 
9:30am Monotype: Using a Press - Intermediate & Advanced
Thursday
9:30am-1:30pm
Newton
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Intermediate and advanced, new students with instructor's approval

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

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

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

 
11:30am Balance & Injury Prevention
Thursday
11:30am-12:30pm
Newton
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Improve movement efficiency and balance to decrease risk of injury and chronic pain. Led by a Physical Therapist, this class focuses on exercises which are fundamental to activities of daily living while improving core stability, balance, and overall strength and flexibilty to remain active and healthy.

 
12:00pm Gentle Yoga
Thursday
12-1pm
Newton
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(Ages: 25+ yrs)


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


Instructors: Angela Wasson, Mieko Yamamoto

 
1:00pm Little Chefs
Thursday
1-2pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment.

 
1:15pm Gymnastics
Thursday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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An age-appropriate approach to gymnastics with a focus on movement, balance, and strength using fundamental gymnastics and floor activities.

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

 
2:15pm Hip Hop
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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A high energy class where young dancers will learn cool moves and fun dance combinations. This developmentally-appropriate class will include hip hop technique and choreography, and, of course, freestyle improvisation! We will have a blast dancing to age-appropriate music for young dancers.

 
2:15pm Intro to Baseball
Thursday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn and enhance individual baseball skills. Kids will have fun being a part of a team and experiencing how the sport is played.

 
3:15pm Intro to T-Ball
Thursday
3:15-4pm
Newton
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Learn how to throw, catch, and hit off of a baseball tee in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental baseball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport of baseball.

 
3:30pm Discovery Club: Brilliant Bakers
Thursday
3:30-5pm
Newton
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Learn about Jewish culture through the art of baking. Guided by a former Flour Bakery pastry chef, we will bake traditional and contemporary recipes, learn about ingredients and finish each session by blessing our culinary creations.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
4:00pm Girls STEAM Club
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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An exciting and challenging way to experiment with and learn basic coding and engineering, while exploring 3D spaces through the tangible world of 3D printing.

 
4:00pm Discovery Club: Savvy Scientists
Thursday
4-5pm
Newton
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Explore the world around us with a Jewish eye and a scientific lens. We will do hands-on experiments in chemistry, biology, engineering, and technology.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Thursday
5-5:45pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
6:30pm Thursday Night 18+ League
Thursday
6:30-9:30pm
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
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6:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Friday
6-7am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
7:00am Personal Strength & Flexibility Training
Friday
7-8am
Newton
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Led by a Certified Personal Trainer, this class focuses on strength and flexibility training. Learn proper exercise form and 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.

 
8:30am Drop-in Bootcamp
Friday
8:30-9:15am
Newton
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Push your limits with this fun, energetic coach-led workout! Total-body exercises including fast-paced agility and cardio drills, circuits, tabata training, and plyometrics. Burn up to 500 calories with our 45-minute interval-based workout.

Must purchase 3 session package.

For further information, please contact smallgrouptraining@jccgb.org

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Friday Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Newton
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

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

 
9:30am Rock-a-Baby Music
Friday
9:30-10:15am
Sharon
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With a trio of musicians, three zany puppets, dancing, instruments and music ranging from classical and jazz to children's songs and rock 'n roll, Rock-a-Baby gives your child a stimulating and educational musical experience.

Please note: fee is for one child plus an adult. Additional $108 for second child, 6 months or older.

For more information, or to receive sibling discount, contact south@jccgb.org or 781-795-0510.

 
9:30am PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In
Friday
9:30-11am
Arlington
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Join in a fun, weekly playtime. Enjoy stories, songs, activities and free play with other families. Wind down with a warm and interactive welcome to Shabbat.

Cost: $5/family, pay at the door. For more information, contact metronorth@jccgb.org.

 
10:00am PJ Library Books & Blocks Weekly Playgroup Natick
Friday
10-11:30am
Natick
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Treat yourself and your child to a fun, weekly activity in a welcoming and relaxed environment, and meet other parents while your children play and socialize. Join us for a morning of play, songs, crafts, and more! A light snack will be provided.

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

 
1:00pm Little Chefs
Friday
1-2pm
Newton
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Children will engage all their senses in this fun, hands-on cooking adventure! With the guidance of a professional chef and educator, we will learn math, science, language, culture and basic cooking skills while creating delicious treats to enjoy with a sense of accomplishment.

 
1:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Friday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
2:15pm Super Soccer Stars
Friday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
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9:30am Super Soccer Stars Kick & Play
Saturday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program specifically designed for toddlers between 12 and 24 months. Individual attention and positive reinforcement help to develop pre-soccer skills that teach balance, running, kicking, and playing.

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars Shine-5-8yrs
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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(Ages: 5-10 yrs)


This program uses soccer as a vehicle to teach life skills to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Uses team-based activities to promote self-confidence, socialization and strengthen peer interactions.


Instructor: Super Soccer Star Staff

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
10:15-10:55am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Saturday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

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


Enjoy a monthly Saturday evening together with other adults with mild learning differences. Activities include holiday shopping at the mall, bowling, movies, dining out, etc. Participants pay for outside activities.


Instructors: Kaitlin Scorzella, Melissa Parker

 
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7:15am Master's Swim Program 2017-2018
Sunday
7:15am
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!

 
7:15am Master's Swim Program-2017-2018-Sunday Only
Sunday
7:15-8:15am
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!

 
7:30am Sunday Morning 40+ League
Sunday
7:30-10:30am
Newton
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For more information, call Barry Goldstein at 617-558-6464.

 
9:30am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
9:30-10:10am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
10:00am Bitty Ballet
Sunday
10-10:45am
Newton
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Children will discover the joy of moving their bodies to music in this fun and energetic class. Through the use of songs and games, young dancers will develop coordination, control and balance while learning basic steps.

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

 
10:15am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
10:15-11am
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
11:00am Art Studio
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Children will work with a professional artist and art educator on a variety of fun and challenging drawing and painting projects. Working from still life, nature and the work of master artists, students will explore different materials and techniques as they develop their skills as young artists.

 
11:00am Dance Combo
Sunday
11-11:45am
Newton
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Children will learn the basic dance forms of ballet, jazz and tap in a fun and positive atmosphere. This class promotes motor and cognitive development through music and movement with an emphasis on increasing coordination, rhythm, social interaction, listening skills and following directions.

 
11:00am Super Soccer Stars
Sunday
11am-12pm
Newton
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Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. We use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

 
1:00pm Discovery Club: Chess Challengers
Sunday
1-2pm
Newton
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What does chess have to do with Chanukah, kibbutzim, and Rabbi Hillel? Participants will learn how to play chess while connecting to Jewish traditions and values in this exciting workshop taught by a US Women's Chess Champion.
For more information, contact discoveryclub@jccgb.org or call 617-558-6483.

 
1:00pm Young Adult Social Group-18-30 yrs
Sunday
1-5pm
Newton
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(Ages: 18 - 30 yrs)


Social, cultural and recreational activities for young adults with mild/moderate learning differences, including a variety of leisure-time activities taking place within and outside the JCC; chosen by the group members with assistance from their advisors. Participants pay for outside activities.


Instructors: Breanna Robinson, Liz Niedzwiecki

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Mary Poppins
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: June 5th, 6th, and 7th from 5:30 to 8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
2:00pm Showstoppers Youth Theatre- Cinderella
Sunday
2-4pm
Newton
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Children will work with an experienced team of theater professionals to learn the elements of creating a musical theatre production. The program concludes with a public performance for friends and family to enjoy. Everyone has a part in the final show. Tech Rehearsals: May 29th, 30th, and 31st from 5:30-8:30pm. Please review the schedule carefully to make sure you will not have to miss more than two classes or any of the tech rehearsals.

 
4:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
4-5pm
Newton
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Learn fundamental basketball skills that teach and enhance individual abilities while introducing team play in a fun environment.

 
5:00pm Basketball Clinic
Sunday
5-6pm
Newton
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Enhance individual basketball skills through drills and games that focus on progress. Emphasis on team play with scrimmage games.

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

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

 
10:30am Tai Chi (Continuing Level)
Monday
10:30-11:30am
Newton
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The forms and techniques of Wudang Tai Chi incorporate movement with stillness. Internal and external movement work together to help build inner power and energy, develop the structural muscles, improve balance, flexibility and effortless movement. In addition to the physical movements, Tai Chi is a meditative practice which also helps to cultivate mindfulness and reduce stress.

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


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


Instructor: Lucinda Parker

 
1:00pm Collage
Monday
1-4pm
Newton
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All Levels

Recycle old work to create new pieces. Explore rhythm, balance, contrast, color and shape.

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

 
1:15pm Pre-K Tennis
Monday
1:15-2pm
Newton
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Have a blast in this introduction to the fundamentals of tennis with our professional coaching staff. Learn basic skills with a lot of ball striking and footwork drills with our age-appropriate nets and racquets.

 
2:15pm Mini Basketball
Monday
2:15-3pm
Newton
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Learn how to dribble, pass, and shoot in a fun-filled and playful environment. Fundamental basketball skills mixed in with games will ensure a positive introduction to the sport.

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

 
4:15pm Sports of All Sorts
Monday
4:15-5pm
Newton
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A program that uses games to help develop basic motor skills such as kicking, dribbling, throwing and catching while participants learn the importance of teamwork through cooperative play.

(Ages: 7+ yrs)

 
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