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Glick Family Camp 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Relax with your loved ones, mingle with other families, and enjoy the outdoors on 181 acres of Illinois countryside at Camp Henry Horner/Camp Red Leaf in Ingleside, IL. Glick Family Camp is for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities and their families. Camp staff will lead children in a variety of creative, stimulating, and fun activities. A JCFS staff member is assigned to each family for the weekend. Get ready for a weekend of campfires, canoeing, crafts, and fun!

Cost: $110 per person, partial scholarships are available!

Contact Emily Tegenkamp to register at 773.765.3158 or EmilyTegenkamp@jcfs.org. Registration is required to participate in camp weekend.


Location:
Camp Henry Horner/Camp Red Leaf
26710 W Nippersink Rd
Ingleside IL, 60041


Contact:
Emily Tegenkamp
EmilyTegenkamp@jcfs.org
773-765-3158



Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Mom & Tot @ The Dr. Sue Library!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 1/10/2018 - 5/30/2018)

Join together with other infants and toddlers for a warm and inviting class designed for our littlest learners! Interactive multi-sensory activities, music & movement, stories & more! Classes led by an experienced & dynamic teacher!

Ages 15-24 months. $260 for entire session.


Location:
The Dr. Sue Weisberg Children's Library
850 Central Avenue
Highland Park IL, 60035


Contact:
Michla Shanowitz
drsuechildrenslibrary@gmail.com
847-433-1567


Register Online

Mommy & Me @ The Dr. Sue Library!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Wednesday, between 1/10/2018 - 5/30/2018)

Mommy & Me @ The Dr. Sue Library!

Join together with other infants and toddlers for a warm and inviting class designed for our littlest learners! Interactive multi-sensory activities, music & movement, stories & more! Classes led by an experienced & dynamic teacher!

Ages 6-15 months. $260 for entire session.


Location:
The Dr. Sue Weisberg Children's Library
850 Central Avenue
Highland Park IL, 60035


Contact:
Michla Shanowitz
drsuechildrenslibrary@gmail.com
847-433-1567


Register Online

Babyccino: Tots Love Shabbat @ The Dr. Sue Library

Thursday, May 31, 2018 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/11/2018 - 5/31/2018)

Share in the wonders of Challah baking with your little one & bring home a warm, fresh Challah each week! Enjoy music & movement and storytime, along with multi-sensory learning activities.

Ages 2-4 years old. $260 for entire session.


Location:
The Dr. Sue Weisberg Children's Library
874 Central Avenue
Highland Park IL, 60035


Contact:
Michla Shanowitz
drsuechildrenslibrary@gmail.com
847-433-1567


Register Online

Shabbat with a Twist

Friday, June 1, 2018 11:00 AM - 11:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for Shabbat with a Twist, Fridays, June 1, 2018 at Congregation Beth Shalom from 11:00-11:45 am. Families with children up to Pre-K join our clergy for stories, songs, and projects and then twist your own challah with the dough we provide and take it home to bake. Open to the community – free of charge! 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-498-4100.

Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Eli Castellano
ecastellano@bethshalomnb.org
847-498-4100


Web Page

First Friday Shabbat Service and Dinner

Friday, June 1, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with babies to kindergarten age will join Rabbi Donni Aaron and Max Handelman for a musical and story-filled service. Families with older elementary school students will gather with Rabbi David Russo for a spirited and extended Kabbalat Shabbat (Welcoming Shabbat) service. The services will each end at 6:30pm, followed by a DELICIOUS Shabbat dinner. June’s menu is BBQ deliciousness (veggie & gluten free options available). July’s meal is TBD. Storytime follows dinner, and after that, the field (weather permitting) will be open for some play time.

If this is your first time joining us, use the code 1stTimeFam when you register, and dinner is on us. We'll even set you up with a buddy family to show you the way.


Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page Register Online

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 2, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan | City

Saturday, June 2, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W Barry Avenue
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Babies and Bagels

Sunday, June 3, 2018 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Ben Tatar is back for a music filled morning of schmoozing and noshing and meeting amazing new friends with kids 2 and under. And because Babies and Bagels is in the morning, we ACTUALLY get to eat bagels! The program is free, but registration is requested

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page Register Online

Bagels in the Park | Naperville

Sunday, June 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Knoch Knolls Park
724 S West St
Naperville IL, 60540


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

jBaby Sings | Tots | City

Sunday, June 3, 2018 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 15, 2018 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join jBaby Chicago and Old Town School of Music on Sunday mornings for singing and music! This will be a fun, interactive music class for parents to enjoy with their toddlers while getting to know other jBaby Chicago families. This is a 6-week session, best for children 1-2 years old.

**Class will not meet 6/17/18 and 6/24/18**


Location:
Old Town School of Folk Music
4545 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL, 60625


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

jBaby Sings | Babies | City

Sunday, June 3, 2018 11:00 AM - Sunday, July 15, 2018 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join jBaby Chicago and Old Town School of Music on Sunday mornings for singing and music! This will be a fun, interactive music class for parents to enjoy with their baby while getting to know other jBaby Chicago families. This is a 6-week session. Best for children 0-12 months.

**Class will not meet 6/17/18 and 6/24/18**


Location:
Old Town School of Folk Music
4545 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL, 60625


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Stop, Drop, & Rest...It's Shabbat! | N. Suburbs

Sunday, June 3, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session.

All sessions are free of charge.


Location:
Deerfield Barnes & Noble
728 N. Waukegan Rd
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Summer Mitzvah Madness 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Daily between 6/4/2018 - 6/6/2018)

‬Where we come together to make a difference
Join us for three exciting days of volunteerism, activism, & unity that benefits the entire community.

June 4-6, 2018
Come by between 9:00 – 11:00 am
Come to one, two or all three days – each day will be unique!
Program will be held at: Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035

Some activities include:

Painting for Seniors – create masterpieces to be delivered to local senior home.

Bake & Take – bake special treats with our Chef to be delivered to our local Fire & Police Stations.

Helping Hands – create care packages for children in NorthShore Hospitals.

Walk away with your very own Mitzvah Madness essentials to continue your Mitzvah Making at home!


Location:
Central Avenue Synagogue
874 Central Avenue
Highland Park IL, 60035


Contact:
Mina Schanowitz
mina@nschabad.org
224-727-2192


Register Online

Stop, Drop, & Rest...It's Shabbat! | N. Suburbs

Monday, June 4, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session.

All sessions are free of charge.


Location:
The Book Bin
1151 Church Street
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Summer Mitzvah Madness 2018

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Daily between 6/4/2018 - 6/6/2018)

‬Where we come together to make a difference
Join us for three exciting days of volunteerism, activism, & unity that benefits the entire community.

June 4-6, 2018
Come by between 9:00 – 11:00 am
Come to one, two or all three days – each day will be unique!
Program will be held at: Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035

Some activities include:

Painting for Seniors – create masterpieces to be delivered to local senior home.

Bake & Take – bake special treats with our Chef to be delivered to our local Fire & Police Stations.

Helping Hands – create care packages for children in NorthShore Hospitals.

Walk away with your very own Mitzvah Madness essentials to continue your Mitzvah Making at home!


Location:
Central Avenue Synagogue
874 Central Avenue
Highland Park IL, 60035


Contact:
Mina Schanowitz
mina@nschabad.org
224-727-2192


Register Online

Summer Mitzvah Madness 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Daily between 6/4/2018 - 6/6/2018)

‬Where we come together to make a difference
Join us for three exciting days of volunteerism, activism, & unity that benefits the entire community.

June 4-6, 2018
Come by between 9:00 – 11:00 am
Come to one, two or all three days – each day will be unique!
Program will be held at: Central Avenue Synagogue, 874 Central Avenue, Highland Park, IL 60035

Some activities include:

Painting for Seniors – create masterpieces to be delivered to local senior home.

Bake & Take – bake special treats with our Chef to be delivered to our local Fire & Police Stations.

Helping Hands – create care packages for children in NorthShore Hospitals.

Walk away with your very own Mitzvah Madness essentials to continue your Mitzvah Making at home!


Location:
Central Avenue Synagogue
874 Central Avenue
Highland Park IL, 60035


Contact:
Mina Schanowitz
mina@nschabad.org
224-727-2192


Register Online

New Moms Connect | City

Thursday, June 7, 2018 10:00 AM - Thursday, July 5, 2018 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

New Moms Connect is a program for new mother's with infants 0-6 months old to meet weekly and have an opportunity to discuss or learn about meaningful topics such as sleeping, changing family relationships, and speech and language development in infants. The program will culminate with a family Shabbat dinner.

Location:
Chicago Sinai Congregation
15 W. Delaware Place
Chicago IL, 60610


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 9, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sing & Play | Naperville

Sunday, June 10, 2018 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 29, 2018 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Celebrate the Jewish holidays through song and play in this 45-minute class for children up to 2 years old.

**Class will not meet 7/1/18 or 7/8/18**


Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
772 W. 5th Avenue
Naperville IL, 60563


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Music & Memories | City

Thursday, June 14, 2018 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with jBaby Chicago and the residents at different senior centers. Enjoy a kid-friendly concert and schmooze with the residents. It's sure to be a great morning filled with community spirit and music!

*This program was coordinated by JUF’s TOV Volunteer Network.*


Location:
Park Plaza
6840 N. Sacramento Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Bim Bam Baby | Tots | N. Suburbs

Friday, June 15, 2018 10:00 AM - Friday, August 3, 2018 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for tots and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 8-week session of classes. Best for tots 12-24 months

**We are thrilled to welcome our new teacher, Emily Tarkington from Harmonious Horizons!**


Location:
Temple Jermiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Bim Bam Baby | Babies | N. Suburbs

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:00 AM - Friday, August 3, 2018 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for babies and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 8-week session of classes. Best for babies 0-12 months.

**We are thrilled to welcome our new teacher, Emily Tarkington from Harmonious Horizons!**


Location:
Temple Jermiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Shabbat with a Twist

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for Shabbat with a Twist, Fridays, June 15, 2018 at Congregation Beth Shalom from 11:00-11:45 am. Families with children up to Pre-K join our clergy for stories, songs, and projects and then twist your own challah with the dough we provide and take it home to bake. Open to the community – free of charge! 3433 Walters Ave, Northbrook, 847-498-4100

Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Eli Castellano
ecastellano@bethshalomnb.org
847-498-4100


Web Page

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan | City

Saturday, June 16, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Mensch Academy @ Mishkan Chicago
4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #403A
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Gam Ani B'Gan Gani (Me Too at Gan Gani) גמ אני בגן גני

Friday, June 22, 2018 9:30 AM - Friday, July 27, 2018 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a Hebrew immersion learning play experience! This class for tots ages 6 - 24 months and their favorite adult includes music, arts & crafts, sensory movement and free play - ALL IN HEBREW. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required to enjoy the class.

Location:
Moadoan & Gan Gani
2464 N. Clybourn Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Gam Ani B'Gan Gani (Me Too at Gan Gani) גמ אני בגן גני

Friday, June 22, 2018 9:30 AM - Friday, July 27, 2018 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a Hebrew immersion learning play experience! This class for tots ages 6 - 24 months and their favorite adult includes music, arts & crafts, sensory movement and free play - ALL IN HEBREW. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required to enjoy the class.

Location:
Moadon and Gan Gani
2464 N Clybourn Ave,
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Strollers, Stories & Celebrations

Friday, June 22, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Welcome Shabbat and the start of summer with your little ones. Songs, stories, movement and activities.

Free and open to the community. Park in the north lot.


Location:
North Shore Congregation Israel
1185 Sheridan Road
Glencoe IL, 60022


Contact:
Susan Ellenby
Susane@nsci.org
847-835-0724


Web Page

Shabbat at the Park

Friday, June 22, 2018 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for family fun night with game and activities for kids of all ages! The shelter will keep us dry if the weather is not perfect. There will not be a service at TBI on that Friday night. Don’t miss this unique worship and Shabbat dinner experience. This is a great way to learn about the TBI community. Bring along a friend or neighbor, they will thank you for it as the sun sets at the park!

Location:
Lovelace Park
Gross Point Rd & Thayer St
Evanston IL, 60201


Contact:
Becky Reuhs
breuhs@gmail.com
773-655-5146



Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Gym HaKatan [The Little Gym] | Class 1 | N. Suburbs

Sunday, June 24, 2018 9:45 AM - Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

In partnership with The Little Gym, join for fun and ongoing skill development through movement, music, learning and laughter! Children will progress at their own pace, while building confidence and making new friends. This class is the perfect addition to your Sunday! Classes run for 8 sessions and are open to ages 10-24 months.

**Class will not meet 7/22/18**


Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Bagels in the Park | River North

Sunday, June 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Montgomery Ward Park
630 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago IL, 60654


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Bagels in the Park | Wilmette

Sunday, June 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Vattman Park
898 15th St
Wilmette IL, 60091


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Mind, Body, Baby | N. Suburbs

Sunday, June 24, 2018 10:30 AM - Sunday, July 29, 2018 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Prioritize your own well-being, connect with your baby in new ways, and meet other parents in your community with this six-week health and wellness series presented by JCC Chicago. Experience the brand-new, state-of-the-art Marvin Lustbader Fitness Center as you and your baby enjoy a different fitness or wellness activity together each week. Classes will include parent/baby yoga, a stroller workout, parent/baby swim and more, all led by experienced fitness instructors and wellness practitioners. Each session begins with 15 minutes of open play time and a light snack in the Stay & Play space. For parents and non-walkers; FREE babysitting available for siblings.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Gym HaKatan [The Little Gym] | Class 2 | N. Suburbs

Sunday, June 24, 2018 11:00 AM - Sunday, August 19, 2018 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

In partnership with The Little Gym, join for fun and ongoing skill development through movement, music, learning and laughter! Children will progress at their own pace, while building confidence and making new friends. This class is the perfect addition to your Sunday! Classes run for 8 sessions and are open to ages 10-24 months.

**Class will not meet 7/22/18**


Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
3433 Walters Avenue
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, June 30, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Summer Shabbat park playdates

Saturday, June 30, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

On long Shabbat afternoons, let’s gather at local parks after naptime to hang out with Anshe Emet friends. All families invited to bring babies on up and pot luck nut-free snacks to the following Summer park playdates:

June 30, 4pm, Morrie Mages Park 3920 N Recreation Dr, Chicago (Irving Park & the Lake)
July 14, 4pm, Wendt Playlot Park 667 W. Roscoe St. Chicago


Location:
Morrie Mages Park
3920 N Recreation Dr., Irving Park & the Lake
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Bagels in the Park | Naperville

Sunday, July 1, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Kroehler Park
507 E 5th Ave
Naperville IL, 60563


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

First Friday Shabbat Service and Dinner

Friday, July 6, 2018 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with babies to kindergarten age will join Rabbi Donni Aaron and Max Handelman for a musical and story-filled service. Families with older elementary school students will gather with Rabbi David Russo for a spirited and extended Kabbalat Shabbat (Welcoming Shabbat) service. The services will each end at 6:30pm, followed by a DELICIOUS Shabbat dinner. June’s menu is BBQ deliciousness (veggie & gluten free options available). July’s meal is TBD. Storytime follows dinner, and after that, the field (weather permitting) will be open for some play time.

If this is your first time joining us, use the code 1stTimeFam when you register, and dinner is on us. We'll even set you up with a buddy family to show you the way.


Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page Register Online

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, July 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan | City

Saturday, July 7, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W Barry Avenue
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, July 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Scribble, Drip and Play: Sensory Art for Toddlers | N. Suburbs

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 9:30 AM - Tuesday, August 21, 2018 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a fun morning as your child explores child-safe art materials in a playful and creative environment...outside of your home! Scribble, Drip and Play is designed as a tactile, hands-on class where mess and fun is encouraged. The class time includes snack and time to socialize.

Location:
Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie IL, 60076


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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JNew Moms Group | City

Thursday, July 19, 2018 1:00 PM - Thursday, August 30, 2018 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The JNew Moms Group offers a supportive, non-judgmental environment for new moms to share their experiences and exchange ideas as they transition to parenthood. Weekly small group gatherings help new moms create meaningful connections with one another while exploring relevant topics such as sleep, child development, self-care, and ways they might incorporate Jewish culture into their growing families. This group is for first-time mothers of infants ages 0-6 months and welcomes women from both Jewish and Interfaith families.

**CLASS WILL NOT MEET 8/2/18**


Location:
Prenatal FIT
1937 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, July 21, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan | City

Saturday, July 21, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Mensch Academy @ Mishkan Chicago
4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #403A
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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PJ Gives Back: Summer Edition

Sunday, July 22, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join PJ Library and JUF's TOV Volunteer Network as we made a difference in our community this summer. Two dates, two locations and two ways to give back as a family!

Location:
Cradles to Crayons
4141 W George St
Chicago IL, 60641


Contact:
PJ Library
PJLibrary@juf.org
312-357-4925


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, July 28, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Bagels in the Park | Bucktown

Sunday, July 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Lucy Flower Playlot Park
2554 W Moffat St
Chicago IL, 60647


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Bagels in the Park | Deerfield

Sunday, July 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Jaycee Park
1026 Wilmot Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Little Builders Summer City Series

Sunday, July 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Don’t miss this chance to have 5 playdates with friends old and new! On 5 Sundays from July 29 to August 26, 10-11am, we will meet in 5 different parks around the North Side. Families with children 2-4 year old are welcome to join in this Little Builders Summer City Series. Each playdate will feature plenty of time to play and schmooze, supplemented by bubbles and chalk and a short gathering to sing and share a story. A great peek into what the Fall Little Builders class has to offer. Siblings welcome. There is no fee for this summer series, but please register your family today so we can be sure to have enough chalk! We invite you to bring pot luck kosher nut-free snacks and a change of clothes for your child, who might enjoy the water features at most of the parks we’ll visit.

Join us Sundays from 10-11am:
July 29 – Senn Playlot Park 5887 N Ridge Ave, Chicago
August 5 – Margaret Donahue Playground 1230 W School St, Chicago


Location:
Senn Playlot Park
5887 N Ridge Ave
Chicago IL, 60660


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Gam Ani B'Gan Gani (Me Too at Gan Gani) גמ אני בגן גני | City

Friday, August 3, 2018 9:30 AM - Friday, August 24, 2018 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a Hebrew immersion learning play experience! This class for tots ages 6 - 24 months and their favorite adult includes music, arts & crafts, sensory movement and free play - ALL IN HEBREW. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required to enjoy the class.

Location:
Moadon Kol Chadash
2464 N Clybourn
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, August 4, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan | City

Saturday, August 4, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W Barry Avenue
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Bagels in the Park | Naperville

Sunday, August 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Columbia Estates Park
968 Monticello Dr.
Naperville IL, 60563


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Little Builders Summer City Series

Sunday, August 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Don’t miss this chance to have 5 playdates with friends old and new! On 5 Sundays from July 29 to August 26, 10-11am, we will meet in 5 different parks around the North Side. Families with children 2-4 year old are welcome to join in this Little Builders Summer City Series. Each playdate will feature plenty of time to play and schmooze, supplemented by bubbles and chalk and a short gathering to sing and share a story. A great peek into what the Fall Little Builders class has to offer. Siblings welcome. There is no fee for this summer series, but please register your family today so we can be sure to have enough chalk! We invite you to bring pot luck kosher nut-free snacks and a change of clothes for your child, who might enjoy the water features at most of the parks we’ll visit.

Join us Sundays from 10-11am:
July 29 – Senn Playlot Park 5887 N Ridge Ave, Chicago
August 5 – Margaret Donahue Playground 1230 W School St, Chicago


Location:
Margaret Donahue Playground
1230 W School St
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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PJ Gives Back: Summer Edition

Sunday, August 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join PJ Library and JUF's TOV Volunteer Network as we made a difference in our community this summer. Two dates, two locations and two ways to give back as a family!

Location:
Glencoe Beach
635 Sheridan Rd
Glencoe IL, 60022


Contact:
PJ Library
PJLibrary@juf.org
312-357-4925


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Music & Memories | City

Thursday, August 9, 2018 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with jBaby Chicago and the residents at different senior centers. Enjoy a kid-friendly concert and schmooze with the residents. It's sure to be a great morning filled with community spirit and music!

*This program was coordinated by JUF’s TOV Volunteer Network.*


Location:
Park Plaza
6840 N. Sacramento Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Little Builders Summer City Series

Sunday, August 12, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Don’t miss this chance to have 5 playdates with friends old and new! On 5 Sundays from July 29 to August 26, 10-11am, we will meet in 5 different parks around the North Side. Families with children 2-4 year old are welcome to join in this Little Builders Summer City Series. Each playdate will feature plenty of time to play and schmooze, supplemented by bubbles and chalk and a short gathering to sing and share a story. A great peek into what the Fall Little Builders class has to offer. Siblings welcome. There is no fee for this summer series, but please register your family today so we can be sure to have enough chalk! We invite you to bring pot luck kosher nut-free snacks and a change of clothes for your child, who might enjoy the water features at most of the parks we’ll visit.

Join us Sundays from 10-11am:
July 29 – Senn Playlot Park 5887 N Ridge Ave, Chicago
August 5 – Margaret Donahue Playground 1230 W School St, Chicago


Location:
Winnemac Park
5100 N. Leavitt St
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, August 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan

Saturday, August 18, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Mensch Academy @ Mishkan Chicago
4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #403A
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Little Builders Summer City Series

Sunday, August 19, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Don’t miss this chance to have 5 playdates with friends old and new! On 5 Sundays from July 29 to August 26, 10-11am, we will meet in 5 different parks around the North Side. Families with children 2-4 year old are welcome to join in this Little Builders Summer City Series. Each playdate will feature plenty of time to play and schmooze, supplemented by bubbles and chalk and a short gathering to sing and share a story. A great peek into what the Fall Little Builders class has to offer. Siblings welcome. There is no fee for this summer series, but please register your family today so we can be sure to have enough chalk! We invite you to bring pot luck kosher nut-free snacks and a change of clothes for your child, who might enjoy the water features at most of the parks we’ll visit.

Join us Sundays from 10-11am:
July 29 – Senn Playlot Park 5887 N Ridge Ave, Chicago
August 5 – Margaret Donahue Playground 1230 W School St, Chicago


Location:
Fellger Playground
2000 W. Belmont
Chicago IL, 60618


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Connect Next: Potty Training

Thursday, August 23, 2018 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Connect Next is geared towards parents who are expecting, or who have recently had a second child and are looking for support, guidance and enrichment while growing their family.

Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, August 25, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Bagels in the Park | Lakeview

Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Margaret Donahue Park
1230 W School St
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Bagels in the Park | Vernon Hills

Sunday, August 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago invites you to come schmooze, eat and play in the park! Fun for the entire family!

jBaby Chicago helps expectant parents and families with children 0 – 24 months make connections, build community, and explore Jewish life through playgroups, classes and events.

If raining, the event will be canceled.

**There is no cost for this event**


Location:
Peterson Park
200 W Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills IL, 60061


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, September 1, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan

Saturday, September 1, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W Barry Avenue
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, September 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, September 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan

Saturday, September 15, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Mensch Academy @ Mishkan Chicago
4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #403A
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Mind, Body, Baby | N. Suburbs

Sunday, September 16, 2018 10:30 AM - Sunday, October 21, 2018 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Prioritize your own well-being, connect with your baby in new ways, and meet other parents in your community with this six-week health and wellness series presented by JCC Chicago. Experience the brand-new, state-of-the-art Marvin Lustbader Fitness Center as you and your baby enjoy a different fitness or wellness activity together each week. Classes will include parent/baby yoga, a stroller workout, parent/baby swim and more, all led by experienced fitness instructors and wellness practitioners. Each session begins with 15 minutes of open play time and a light snack in the Stay & Play space. For parents and non-walkers; FREE babysitting available for siblings.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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jBaby Wiggleworms | N. Suburbs

Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:30 AM - Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend Shabbat with jBaby Chicago & Old Town School of Folk Music! The 45 minute class will include Jewish songs + dancing with your little one and is a great way to connect with other families raising Jewish children in the north shore. The class is best for children 0 - 24 month olds. Each class will conclude with Shabbat blessings and Challah.

Location:
North Shore Congregation Israel
1185 Sheridan Road
Glencoe IL, 60022


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, September 22, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Sticky, Slimy, Shabbat! | N. Suburbs

Saturday, September 29, 2018 9:00 AM - Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Experience Shabbat during a 1 hour messy, fun, and engaging tactile and sensory experience. Feel, touch, and move as we engage in the wonder of creation through making and creating with play dough, paint, shaving cream, and other mediums. Best for toddlers ages 1-2 years old and their favorite adult. Class will include snack and time for socializing and open play. This class is best for 8-24 month olds.


Location:
Congregation Sukkat Shalom
1001 Central Avenue
Wilmette IL, 60091


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, September 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan

Saturday, October 6, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W Barry Avenue
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Scribble, Drip and Play: Sensory Art for Toddlers | N. Suburbs

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 9:30 AM - Tuesday, November 27, 2018 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a fun morning as your child explores child-safe art materials in a playful and creative environment...outside of your home! Scribble, Drip and Play is designed as a tactile, hands-on class where mess and fun is encouraged. The class time includes snack and time to socialize.

Location:
Temple Beth Israel
3601 W. Dempster Street
Skokie IL, 60076


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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JNew Moms Group | City

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 1:00 PM - Tuesday, November 13, 2018 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The JNew Moms Group offers a supportive, non-judgmental environment for new moms to share their experiences and exchange ideas as they transition to parenthood. Weekly small group gatherings help new moms create meaningful connections with one another while exploring relevant topics such as sleep, child development, self-care, and ways they might incorporate Jewish culture into their growing families. This group is for first-time mothers of infants ages 0-6 months and welcomes women from both Jewish and Interfaith families.


Location:
Prenatal FIT
1937 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago IL, 60614


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Tots & Tunes | NW. Suburbs

Friday, October 12, 2018 9:30 AM - Friday, November 16, 2018 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Experience a musical morning with songs & instruments! And kick off your Shabbat with a mini challah to take home each week. Snacks will be offered after each class. Best for children 12 - 24 months and a parent or caregiver.

Location:
Congregation Or Shalom
21 Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills IL, 60061


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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JCYS Parent-Tot Yoga | City

Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:30 AM - Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with your tot in a fun and interactive class consisting of classic yoga poses through developmentally appropriate play. This class will focus on coordination, flexibility, strength, balance, self-esteem and will have an overall emphasis of healthy and joy for parent(s) and child to experience together. This class is best for children 3-24 months.

Location:
JCYS Wicker Park
2129 W. North Avenue
Chicago IL, 60647


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, October 13, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan

Saturday, October 20, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Mensch Academy @ Mishkan Chicago
4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #403A
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, October 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, November 3, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


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Mini Mishkan

Saturday, November 3, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W Barry Avenue
Chicago IL, 60657


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Mind, Body, Baby | N. Suburbs

Sunday, November 4, 2018 10:30 AM - Sunday, December 16, 2018 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Prioritize your own well-being, connect with your baby in new ways, and meet other parents in your community with this six-week health and wellness series presented by JCC Chicago. Experience the brand-new, state-of-the-art Marvin Lustbader Fitness Center as you and your baby enjoy a different fitness or wellness activity together each week. Classes will include parent/baby yoga, a stroller workout, parent/baby swim and more, all led by experienced fitness instructors and wellness practitioners. Each session begins with 15 minutes of open play time and a light snack in the Stay & Play space. For parents and non-walkers; FREE babysitting available for siblings.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


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Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, November 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Shalom Shabbat

Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Saturday, between 5/19/2018 - 12/29/2018)

Join us for this well loved interactive Shabbat service for families with children four years old and younger, with High School Leaders and Max Handelman every Shabbat morning, 10-10:45am, in the Rose Crown Room. Sing, dance, and hear stories as you celebrate Shabbat with your children.

Location:
3751 North Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
Maxine Handelman
mhandelman@ansheemet.org
773-868-5121


Web Page

Mini Mishkan

Saturday, November 17, 2018 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Mensch Academy @ Mishkan Chicago
4001 N. Ravenswood Ave #403A
Chicago IL, 60613


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4907


Register Online

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