JCC Greater Boston invites families who live north of Boston to enjoy engaging educational, fitness and social activities held in your area. JCC programs and events are a natural way to meet other families with a shared connection to Jewish ideals and community. Everyone is welcome. Be sure to check out the Ready, Set, Kids! family enrichment center in Arlington Center. It’s a fun and welcoming setting for the JCC’s early parenting and family programs, weekly drop-in playgroups and Parents’ Night Out.
 
For information about JCC activities in your area, contact us at metronorth@jccgb.org or 617.841.8009.

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Events & Activities in Metro North

Events & Activities in Metro North

Family events and programs in your community.

Baby and Toddler Classes

Baby and Toddler Classes

Play and bond with your little one 6 months-3 years in fun-filled, facilitated child development classes.

Music Classes

Music Classes

Music Classes

Interactive music classes for children of all ages to enjoy.

Father and son

Parent Workshops

Parent Workshops

Adult classes include CPR, child development workshops, expectant parent groups, fitness and more. Lactation and sleep consults also available.

Mother and daughter

New Parent Support Classes

New Parent Support Classes

Bring your baby 0-6 months and share the journey of parenthood with other families in supportive, expert-led classes.

Drop-in Playgroups & Programs

Drop-in Playgroups & Programs

Free weekly drop-ins where young children play and parents connect. Visit one near you.

Science and Tech

Preschool Science and Technology Classes

Preschool Science and Technology Classes

Kids of all learning styles develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on learning.

Paint Night

Parents' Night Out

Parents' Night Out

Leave the children home and enjoy a night out with other parents in your area.
 

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Early Learning Centers

Early Learning Centers

Nationally recognized Jewish early education and childcare for infants to 5 years. Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton, Sharon.

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Welcome Baby!

Welcome Baby!

Let the Greater Boston Jewish community welcome you and your new baby with a home visit, FREE gift tote and community resources about family friendly events and activities in your area.

mother and son reading

PJ Library®

PJ Library®

Free, high quality Jewish-themed books and music for your young child – plus a monthly newsletter with upcoming family events.

Father and son doing crafts

Family Events

Family Events

Family events and programs throughout the Greater Boston Area and in your community.

Magic Ark

Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families

Magic Ark Performing Arts Series for Families

Delight the young children in your life with exciting live performances from professional children’s entertainers.

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Jewish Holiday Programs

Jewish Holiday Programs

No matter what your level of observance, we’ll help you connect to holiday traditions and celebrations in a meaningful way.

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Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy

Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy

Acclaimed Lenny Krayzelburg swim program starts as young as 3 months.

Youth Tech

Youth Technology Classes

Youth Technology Classes

Kids of all learning styles develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through hands-on learning.

Campers playing tennis

Sports Camps

Sports Camps

One-week sessions offer a focus on soccer, tennis, swimming or multi-sports, for kids age 5-16. Newton, MA.

High-Energy Adventures

Camp Grossman

Camp Grossman

Kids age 4½-15 enjoy a traditional day camp experience infused with Jewish values and a strong sense of community. Westwood, MA.

Camp Kaleidoscope

Camp Kaleidoscope

Camp Kaleidoscope

Day campers age 5-16 explore their creativity with art, music, dance, theater, science and nature activities. Newton, MA.

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Camp Kingswood

Camp Kingswood

Overnight campers age 8-16 enjoy an unforgettable summer with sports, outdoor adventures, arts, Jewish culture. Bridgton, ME.

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Preschool Summer Program

Preschool Summer Program

Kids age 15 months.-5 years. have summer fun at our nurturing Early Learning Centers in Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton, Sharon.

Empow Tech & Design Camp

Empow Tech and Design Camp

Empow Tech and Design Camp

Kids age 7-13 work on video game design, robotics, animation, 3D modeling/printing, music production, more. Newton, MA

Kids playing games

School Vacation Programs

School Vacation Programs

Kids age 5-15 enjoy sports, arts and friends during fun and enriching school vacation weeks. Newton, MA.

Professional Stage

JCC Showstoppers Camp

JCC Showstoppers Camp

Campers age 5-11 sing, act and dance at this one-week summer theater camp. Newton, MA.

diller teens in Israel

JCC Diller Teen Fellows

JCC Diller Teen Fellows

Jewish 10th and 11th graders spend 15 months exploring Jewish identity, leadership, service and their connection to Israel.

Exercise and Movement Classes

Parkinson’s Resources

Parkinson’s Resources

Serving the Parkinson’s community with exercise and movement classes, a support group for caregivers and special events.

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Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations

Hot Buttons, Cool Conversations

If you enjoy a lively exchange of ideas on today’s hot button topics, the JCC’s acclaimed discussion series is for you.

Maccabi Games Athletes

Maccabi Games

Maccabi Games

Each summer, Jewish teens ages 12-17 gather for a six-day, Olympics®-style competition. It’s the summer experience of a lifetime, and JCC Greater Boston is proud to send its own delegation to the games!

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Feeding & Sleep Support Services

Feeding & Sleep Support Services

Parents can get expert advice from an infant feeding/lactation consultant and a baby/toddler sleep expert.

Welcome Baby! Events in Metro North

Welcome Baby! Events in Metro North

Welcome Baby! family events and programs in your community.

Our Team - North of Boston

Stephanie Marlin-Curiel
Stephanie Marlin-Curiel
Family Engagement Coordinator

Stephanie has been creating programs and events for families with young children since 2010. The highlight of the past year was the Community Shabbat Overnight. It combined two of the more successful programs in Arlington, the PJ Pioneers hikes with the community Shabbat events to create an experience filled with relaxation, conversation, singing, and sharing. Stephanie lives in Arlington with her husband and two school-aged daughters.
 
Contact Stephanie

Join Us

December 16
Get moving and dance the morning away with your little ones. Parents can schmooze or join in on the fun and work up an appetite before lunch. Cost: $...
January 8

Meet other local parents with new babies in a clean and relaxing play space, including a special yoga demo with our postnatal yoga instructor,...

January 12

Interested in checking out local synagogues? Join us as we experience Shake It Up Shabbat and celebrate Tu B'Shevat. Enjoy a lively, fun, movement...

January 18

Join us for a special edition of our weekly drop-in playgroup and celebrate Tu B'Shevat (Birthday of the Trees) with a special musical guest,...

Our Team

Cassie Klemmer
Program Associate & Welcome Baby! Visitor

Cassie is a social worker who has devoted the past 10 years to child welfare and ensuring the safe and happy raising of children in diverse communities around Massachusetts and New York City. She recently returned to this area, where she grew up, to bring up her own child close to family. About her work at the JCC, Cassie says, “I am excited to help others form connections and create a community in the joyous yet challenging adventure of raising a child!”

Contact Cassie