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6/30/2015

11:00 AM -
2:00 PM
  

JCC Shalom Over 50

Lunch n Learn! The Club meets Tuesdays year round except for Jewish and National holidays. For adults 50+ Shalom Over 50 is a Jewish club that meets weekly at Temple Anshe Sholom in Olympia Fields for lunch, Yiddish classes, speakers and fellowship. A full schedule of thought-provoking lectures, current events and performances ensures lively discussion and a good time. Lunch is provided each week, so bring your appetite!

Location:
Temple Anshe Shalom
20820 South Western Ave
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

Contact:
Ilene Uhlmann
Phone: 224-406-9233
Email: iuhlmann@gojcc.org

Web Page

6/30/2015

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

Fun with Art (4-6 Years)

This Art-focused group is great for a child who has limited experience with art activities or a child who loves art and needs extra support using materials. Each week children complete an art project--from setup, execution, to clean-up! Children are exposed to a variety of art materials such as paint, glue and sand, and practice school-based skills such as cutting, gluing, painting, and following multi-step directions. Additionally, this group incorporates fun, gross and fine motor and sensory play activities to build upon each week’s art project theme. Come join the Fun! Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Fee: $450 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

6/30/2015

4:00 PM -
6:00 PM
  

Alliance, June 30, 2015

Response's summer program for LGBTQ+ teens and allies! LGBTQ Movie Night! Come with friends to hang out, meet other LGBTQ high schoolers and allies in the area, and watch an awesome LGBTQ documentary or comedy (we'll vote on which one!). Pizza and snacks will be provided! This event is part of Response's Alliance summer program. For more info visit: http://www.responsecenter.org/outreachprograms/

Location:
Response
9304 N. Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Rachel Marro
Phone: 224-625-2946
Email: communications@jcfs.org

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6/30/2015

5:30 PM -
7:30 PM
  

YLD Night at JUF Uptown Café

Volunteer with other young adults at the JUF Uptown Cafe (909 W. Wilson Ave.). Volunteers will serve dinner in a restaurant-style setting and enjoy a meal with guests. Don't miss out on meeting other YLD-ers who are making a difference to those in need! Advanced registration is required.

Location:
909 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, IL

Contact:
Samantha Harrison
Phone: 312-357-4880
Email: yld@juf.org

Register Online

6/30/2015

6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
  

Open House for Families with Young Children

Congregation BJBE a Reform Synagogue Where Community Matters Open House for Families with Young Children A chance to connect with other families with young children and tour the Temple. At 7:15pm there will be a short program featuring our clergy and Education Director. Babysitting and snacks will be provided. Please RSVP.

Location:
1201 Lake Cook Rd.
Deerfield, IL 60015

Contact:
Kelly Goldberg
Phone: 847-940-7575
Email: kgoldberg@bjbe.org

6/30/2015

7:00 PM -
8:30 PM
  

Charles Troy: "Irving Berlin: The Ultimate Immigrant"

Chicago YIVO 2015 Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture. A multimedia presentation. Graphics, audio, video, and a scripted narrative tell the dramatic story of our great American songwriter. 90 minutes.

Location:
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Fran Dvorkin
Phone: 630-620-0634
Email: fdvorkin@comcast.net

Web Page

7/1/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/1/2015

9:30 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Yoga for Kids! [4-6 Yrs]

This group provides a fun, child-centered environment that merges age-appropriate yoga practices including breathing techniques and animal poses with other play, art and social game experiences. This class encourages exploration of early yoga practices while building your child's gross motor skills, coordination and body awareness. Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Fee: $300 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

7/2/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/2/2015

  

The Hit Production Of BAD JEWS

Bad Jews tells the story of Daphna Feygenbaum, a 20-something “Real Jew” with an Israeli boyfriend. When Daphna’s cousin Liam brings home his shiksa girlfriend Melody and declares ownership of their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith and legacy ensues. Stir in the identity curation of the Facebook generation and Bad Jews is easily one of the funniest, wisest, most excruciating comedies on a Chicago stage this year. Theater Wit’s Bad Jews will transfer to Skokie's North Shore Center for the Performing Arts from June 26-July 19 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Tickets are $20-$58. For tickets and information, call the box office, 847.673.6300, or visit NorthShoreCenter.org.

Location:
9501 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL, IL 60077

Contact:
Samantha Parkinson
Phone: 773-969-5205
Email: Samantha@heronpr.com

7/2/2015

9:00 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Summer Parent-Tot classes

Please join us for Summer Parent-Tot classes at Akiba. Classes meet Thursday and Friday 9:00-10:30 p.m. This is a taste of preschool, while still in the comfort of a parent or caregiver. Sing songs, do art projects, enjoy music and movement, read stories, bake challah and celebrate Shabbat.

Location:
5235 S. Cornell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615

Contact:
Yelena Spector
Phone: 773-493-8880
Email: admissions@akibaschechter.org

Web Page

7/2/2015

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

Anette Isaacs: "Germany and Israel–Fifty Years of an Unlikely Friendship"

Chicago YIVO Society Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture. Historian Anette Isaacs discusses this year's anniversary of the establishment of German-Israeli diplomatic relations. A PowerPoint presentation.

Location:
Morton Grove Public Library
6140 Lincoln Avenue
Morton Grove, IL 60053

Contact:
Fran Dvorkin
Phone: 630-620-0634
Email: fdvorkin@comcast.net

Web Page

7/2/2015

7:00 PM -
8:15 PM
  

Guest Lecturer

ThursdayJuly 2 at 7:00 pm-guest lecturer, Robert Sussman. Robert will speak on Things We Lost in the Fire: Are we really still crying for the sticks and stones of our Temple that was destroyed over 2000 years ago? Robert Sussman grew up in Buffalo Grove and now lives in South Africa, He was recently appointed Editor of Jewish Life magazine-www.jewishlife.co.za. He served as Head of Judaic Studies in Jewish Day School, was the Founder and E.D. for the Durban Kollel, worked as the Dir.of Kashrut in Johannesburg Robert graduated from Chicago-Kent College of Law and served as a Staff Attorney for the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta.Robert also holds a BA-Political Phil./Speech Comm. from U of Dallas, and is also a certified mediato

Location:
314 McHenry Rd
2nd Floor
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Contact:
Rabbi Eliezer Grunberg
Phone: 847-947-4229
Email: bayshulbg@gmail.com

Web Page

7/3/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/3/2015

  

The Hit Production Of BAD JEWS

Bad Jews tells the story of Daphna Feygenbaum, a 20-something “Real Jew” with an Israeli boyfriend. When Daphna’s cousin Liam brings home his shiksa girlfriend Melody and declares ownership of their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith and legacy ensues. Stir in the identity curation of the Facebook generation and Bad Jews is easily one of the funniest, wisest, most excruciating comedies on a Chicago stage this year. Theater Wit’s Bad Jews will transfer to Skokie's North Shore Center for the Performing Arts from June 26-July 19 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Tickets are $20-$58. For tickets and information, call the box office, 847.673.6300, or visit NorthShoreCenter.org.

Location:
9501 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL, IL 60077

Contact:
Samantha Parkinson
Phone: 773-969-5205
Email: Samantha@heronpr.com

7/3/2015

9:00 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Summer Parent-Tot classes

Please join us for Summer Parent-Tot classes at Akiba. Classes meet Thursday and Friday 9:00-10:30 p.m. This is a taste of preschool, while still in the comfort of a parent or caregiver. Sing songs, do art projects, enjoy music and movement, read stories, bake challah and celebrate Shabbat.

Location:
5235 S. Cornell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615

Contact:
Yelena Spector
Phone: 773-493-8880
Email: admissions@akibaschechter.org

Web Page

7/3/2015

9:45 AM -
10:30 AM
  

Music Immersion with a Jewish Flare

Make Music and Friends! BJE, BHCBE, and jBaby are teaming up to offer an engaging music program for parents with very young children! 5 week sessions, $45, 45 minute classes followed by snacks and schmoozing. Classes for parents and children 1 and under.

Location:
807 Ridge Road
Wilmette, IL 60091

Contact:
Rabbi Cohen
Phone: 847-251-1213
Email: rabbicohen@bhcbe.org

Web Page

7/3/2015

5:45 PM -
8:00 PM
  

Anshe Emet Family Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat service and dinner

Chose from two services: the young family service for families with kids K and under, and the Spirited and extended Kabbalat Shabbat (Welcoming Shabbat) service for older elementary school students (grades 1-7). Everyone comes together for a delicious community dinner. Please register your family for dinner by Tuesday June 2. There will be no Service and dinner in July.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613

Contact:
Maxine Handelman
Phone: 773-868-5139
Email: akarp@ansheemet.org

Web Page

7/3/2015

6:00 PM -
7:00 PM
  

A Patriotic Shabbat Evening Worship (July 3)

This worship service will be led by Rabbi Prass and Cantorial Soloist Barbara Barnett. We encourage everyone to come dressed in Red, White, or blue. We will pray together and celebrate our freedom together. We want to make sure that all who choose to go to fireworks, are able, so please note the time of the service.

Location:
Congregation Beth Am
1370 Abbott Court
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Contact:
Rabbi Prass
Phone: 847-383-5017
Email: rabbiprass@congregation-betham.org

Web Page

7/4/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/4/2015

  

The Hit Production Of BAD JEWS

Bad Jews tells the story of Daphna Feygenbaum, a 20-something “Real Jew” with an Israeli boyfriend. When Daphna’s cousin Liam brings home his shiksa girlfriend Melody and declares ownership of their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith and legacy ensues. Stir in the identity curation of the Facebook generation and Bad Jews is easily one of the funniest, wisest, most excruciating comedies on a Chicago stage this year. Theater Wit’s Bad Jews will transfer to Skokie's North Shore Center for the Performing Arts from June 26-July 19 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Tickets are $20-$58. For tickets and information, call the box office, 847.673.6300, or visit NorthShoreCenter.org.

Location:
9501 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL, IL 60077

Contact:
Samantha Parkinson
Phone: 773-969-5205
Email: Samantha@heronpr.com

7/4/2015

11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
  

Northbrook Community Synagogue Offers Junior Congregation and Tot Shabbat

Join Northbrook Community Synagogue every Shabbat at 11:00 AM for Junior Congregation for children 8 to 13 years old and Tot Shabbat services for children 3-8 years old. Fun and games to follow by our youth director during kiddush. Northbrook Community Synagogue is located at 2548 Jasper Court in Northbrook. For further information, call the synagogue office at 847-509-9204 or email office@northbrookcommunitysynagogue.org.

Location:
2548 Jasper Court
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Northbrook Community Synagogue
Phone: 847-509-9204
Email: office@northbrookcommunitysynagogue.org

Web Page

7/5/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/5/2015

  

The Hit Production Of BAD JEWS

Bad Jews tells the story of Daphna Feygenbaum, a 20-something “Real Jew” with an Israeli boyfriend. When Daphna’s cousin Liam brings home his shiksa girlfriend Melody and declares ownership of their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith and legacy ensues. Stir in the identity curation of the Facebook generation and Bad Jews is easily one of the funniest, wisest, most excruciating comedies on a Chicago stage this year. Theater Wit’s Bad Jews will transfer to Skokie's North Shore Center for the Performing Arts from June 26-July 19 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Tickets are $20-$58. For tickets and information, call the box office, 847.673.6300, or visit NorthShoreCenter.org.

Location:
9501 Skokie Blvd
Skokie, IL, IL 60077

Contact:
Samantha Parkinson
Phone: 773-969-5205
Email: Samantha@heronpr.com

7/6/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/6/2015

9:30 AM -
11:00 AM
  

Toddler Developmental Group [2-3 Years]

Encouraging early interactions such as saying “hello” and sharing a toy are important skills for entering preschool. This group will focus on participating in circle time and engaging in play-time activities that promote communication, early problem solving and following directions. Led by a Developmental Therapist.

Location:
Elaine Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

7/6/2015

1:00 PM -
4:00 PM
  

LinkedIn 1, July 6, 2015

Hands-on workshops for participants to learn to navigate the website, construct their profile, and manage privacy and settings. To register or learn more about the workshops, please visit http://jvschicago.org/career-moves-workshops-and-events, call 847.745.5460 or email summergrider@jvschicago.org. Workshop Fees: Career Moves Clients: $10 per workshop and Non-Clients: $20 per workshop. JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Location:
JVS Chicago
216 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 700
Chicago, IL 60606

Contact:
Summer Gridder
Phone: 847-745-5460
Email: careermoves@jvschicago.org

Web Page

7/6/2015

3:30 PM -
4:30 PM
  

Yoga For Kids! [4-6 Years]

This group provides a fun, child-centered environment that merges age-appropriate yoga practices including breathing techniques and animal poses with other play, art and social game experiences. This class encourages exploration of early yoga practices while building your child's gross motor skills, coordination and body awareness. Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist

Location:
Knapp Children's Center 3145 W Pratt Blvd
Chicago, IL 60645

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

7/6/2015

4:00 PM -
5:30 PM
  

Friends ClubPeer Group [5-7 Years]

Does your child have difficulty finding his/her footing with peer groups? Does your child struggle to pick up on social cues from others? If so, consider including your child in our group based on Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking® approach. This group, for children 5-7 years of age, allow for hands-on learning using play, expressive arts and sensory activities to help form and maintain friendships. Led by a Developmental Therapist and Social Worker. Parent collaboration is emphasized. Fee: $390 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Elain Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

7/7/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/7/2015

11:00 AM -
2:00 PM
  

JCC Shalom Over 50

Lunch n Learn! The Club meets Tuesdays year round except for Jewish and National holidays. For adults 50+ Shalom Over 50 is a Jewish club that meets weekly at Temple Anshe Sholom in Olympia Fields for lunch, Yiddish classes, speakers and fellowship. A full schedule of thought-provoking lectures, current events and performances ensures lively discussion and a good time. Lunch is provided each week, so bring your appetite!

Location:
Temple Anshe Shalom
20820 South Western Ave
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

Contact:
Ilene Uhlmann
Phone: 224-406-9233
Email: iuhlmann@gojcc.org

Web Page

7/7/2015

1:00 PM -
4:00 PM
  

Branding, July 7, 2015

An interactive workshop designed to teach participants how to differentiate themselves from the competition, how to discover their unique value, and how to sell what an employer is buying. To register for Career Moves workshops, please visit https://jvschicago-syhum.formstack.com/forms/career_identity. To learn more about the workshops, please visit http://jvschicago.org/career-moves-workshops-and-events, call 847.745.5460 or email summergrider@jvschicago.org. Workshop Fees: Career Moves Clients: $10 per workshop and Non-Clients: $20 per workshop. JVS Chicago accepts cash, checks and credit cards. Payment is required at the time of the workshop.

Location:
Goldie Bachmann Luftig Building
5150 Golf Rd
Skokie, IL 60077

Contact:
Summer Gridder
Phone: 847-745-5460
Email: careermoves@jcfs.org

Web Page

7/7/2015

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM
  

Fun with Art (4-6 Years)

This Art-focused group is great for a child who has limited experience with art activities or a child who loves art and needs extra support using materials. Each week children complete an art project--from setup, execution, to clean-up! Children are exposed to a variety of art materials such as paint, glue and sand, and practice school-based skills such as cutting, gluing, painting, and following multi-step directions. Additionally, this group incorporates fun, gross and fine motor and sensory play activities to build upon each week’s art project theme. Come join the Fun! Led by a licensed Occupational Therapist. Fee: $450 for 8-week series. **We bill insurance. Please inquire about our partnering insurance plans.

Location:
Kersten Children's Center 255 Revere Drive Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

Contact:
Meredith White
Phone: 847-412-4336
Email: meredithwhite@jcfs.org

7/7/2015

2:00 PM -
3:00 PM
  

Jazmer

Shirlee Todd, leader and vocals. The band offers a fresh approach to its repertory of Jewish and American music.

Location:
Highland Park Public Library
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

Contact:
Fran Dvorkin
Phone: 630-620-0634
Email: fdvorkin@comcast.net

Web Page

7/8/2015

  

Camp Firefly

Camp Firefly is a unique, life enriching, camp designed for children and teens aged 7-18 with Asperger's, social anxiety, autism and other social disorders. Day and overnight camp options available.

Location:
JCC Elaine Frank Apachi Day Camp
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Contact:
Jennifer Frawley
Phone: 312-673-2709
Email: JenniferFrawley@jcfs.org

Web Page