Our Events

Young Families & Community Events

These are all our Young Families and Community-wide events listed here for your convenience.

JUF Young Families programming is enriched by the diversity of our participants. We know each family is unique and all are welcome. Please email us at youngfamilies@juf.org if you have any questions or if you require any accommodations to make our programming accessible and welcoming to your family.


All Ages | Cubhouse at Stevenson Center | Oak Park

Saturday, January 28, 2023 10:00 AM - Saturday, March 4, 2023 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Grab your jBaby and meet up with other parents in the area at the charming Cubhouse play space at Stevenson Center in Oak Park. Stay warm and cozy while your little ones get their wiggles out at the start of the weekend.

Location:
Cubhouse at Stevenson
47 Lake Street
Oak Park IL, 60302


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


Register Online

Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Family Yoga and Bagels | Buffalo Grove

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Start your Sunday out with a little exercise and nosh! Meet up with your PJ Library pals for some family yoga and bagels on 1/29 at the Alcott Center in Buffalo Grove. Please bring a towel or mat for each person. We will do some family-friendly yoga and then have time to kibbitz and eat!

Location:
Alcott Center
530 Bernard Drive
Buffalo Grove IL, 60089


Contact:
PJ Library
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4905


Register Online

JUF Young Families Sunday Morning Family Jam!

Sunday, January 29, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

We’re warming up and rocking out with a Sunday morning jam session with Jesse Jukebox (https://www.jessejukebox.com/) at SPACE in Evanston.

Bring the whole family (come in your cozies and keep the kiddos in the PJs!) and join us for some moving and grooving that will help chase the winter blahs away! We’ll have yummy breakfast treats and juice, and of course, coffee for grown-ups!


Location:
Evanston SPACE
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
JUF Young Families
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4905


Register Online

Group Swim Lessons at Bernard Weinger JCC

Sunday, January 29, 2023 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 2/26/2023)

JCC Chicago's Learn-To-Swim program is back at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. Children ages 4-10 will build skills one step at a time and progress at a comfortable pace through weekly small group swim lessons. Sessions start Sun., January 15.

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


Contact:
Heather Lund
hlund@jccchicago.org
844-452-2244


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, January 29, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, January 30, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, January 30, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, January 30, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Music B'Yachad - Skokie

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 10:40 AM - Wednesday, March 8, 2023 11:20 AM <Add to Calendar>

Come sing with me, mishpachati! In this interactive class, caregivers & tots will learn rhymes, games, action songs, and dances to stimulate young children's natural response to music while developing listening and motor skills. We will enhance language development and sense of balance and timing all while making musical connections to our Jewish journey.

Location:
Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center
4500 Dempster Street
Skokie IL, 60076


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


Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Music B'Yachad: Northbrook

Thursday, February 2, 2023 9:00 AM - Thursday, March 9, 2023 9:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Come sing with me, mishpachati! In this interactive class, caregivers & tots will learn rhymes, games, action songs, and dances to stimulate young children's natural response to music while developing listening and motor skills. We will enhance language development and sense of balance and timing all while making musical connections to our Jewish journey.

Location:
Solomon Schechter Day School
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jBabyChicago@juf.org
312-357-4859


Register Online

Ready Set Grow

Thursday, February 2, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, February 2, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Tu B'Shvat Storytime & Sing Along

Friday, February 3, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

We will be reading nature themed books and singing Jewish and secular nature songs at Women & Children's First to celebrate Tu B'shvat together!

Location:
Women & Children First
5233 N Clark St
Chicago IL, 60640


Contact:
PJ Library
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4905



Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, February 5, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 5, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Happy Birthday to the Trees! A Tu B'Shvat Celebration at the Garfield Park Conservatory

Sunday, February 5, 2023 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Sing happy birthday to the trees at the Garfield Park Conservatory!

We will sing some celebratory tunes, listen to a story or two, and do a take-home Tu B'Shvat craft. And of course.. there will be birthday cake (and coffee for grown-ups)!

Plan your day to spend some time amid the beautiful plants in the warm Conservatory before or after our event!


Location:
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago IL, 60624


Contact:
JUF Young Families
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4905


Register Online

Tu B’Shevat Family Fruit Seder

Sunday, February 5, 2023 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

* Kol Hadash's all-ages Tu B’Shevat Fruit Seder celebrates this “new year for trees” as a Jewish Earth Day.

* Our Tu B’Shevat Fruit Seder includes a delicious variety of fruits growing on trees and in Israel.
 
* Rabbi Adam Chalom leads our Seder, relating the holiday to our lives today by exploring environmental awareness and connection to nature.

Please wear clothing showing plants & animals or nature themes & colors.
Our seder is not just for Sunday School students!
Adults, parents, grandparents, younger siblings, and guests are more than welcome!


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-809-8266


Web Page

Group Swim Lessons at Bernard Weinger JCC

Sunday, February 5, 2023 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 2/26/2023)

JCC Chicago's Learn-To-Swim program is back at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. Children ages 4-10 will build skills one step at a time and progress at a comfortable pace through weekly small group swim lessons. Sessions start Sun., January 15.

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


Contact:
Heather Lund
hlund@jccchicago.org
844-452-2244


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 5, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Chicago Sibshops

Sunday, February 5, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for our Chicago Sibshops at 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.

Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159



Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 6, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 6, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, February 6, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



jBaby 0-6 month Playgroup | Prenatal Fit | Tuesdays | 11:15am - 12:00 pm

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 11:15 AM - Tuesday, February 28, 2023 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Have a new jBaby? Then this 0-6 month playgroup is for you! Come and make new friends!

Location:
Prenatal Fit
1937 W. Diversey
Chicago IL, 60614


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


Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Ready Set Grow

Thursday, February 9, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, February 9, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Virtual Sibshops

Thursday, February 9, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for Virtual Sibshops.

Location:
Online
Zoom IL, 60606


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159


Web Page

Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, February 12, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

See, Sing, Celebrate! Jewish Holiday How-To

Sunday, February 12, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 2/12/2023 - 2/19/2023)

Are you wondering how to celebrate Jewish holidays at home with your young child? This month we’ll explore Shabbat and Passover through interactive songs, books and hands-on activities. This program includes time for families to connect with each other and a snack. At-home resources will also be provided. Class will be held in a spacious room and comfortable environment. Older siblings are welcome.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


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


Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 12, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

PJ Neighborhood Helpers | The Ark

Sunday, February 12, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join your PJ Library and TOV Volunteer Network pals to lend a hand at The Ark at their temporary location in Lincolnwood.

Families will learn about the good work the food pantry does and then will help stock shelves and pack bags for individuals experiencing food insecurity.

The minimum age to attend this event is 2. Everyone must be vaccinated and masked, per The Ark's Covid policy.


Location:
The Ark
7080 N McCormick Blvd
Chicago IL, 60712


Contact:
Young Families
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4905


Register Online

Tu B'Shvat Family Celebration at Gan Gani/Moadan Kol Chadash | Lakeview

Sunday, February 12, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a birthday celebration for the trees and flowers! Enjoy art projects, cookie making, storytelling, games and fun! This a free event.

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


Contact:
PJ Library
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4905


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Group Swim Lessons at Bernard Weinger JCC

Sunday, February 12, 2023 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 2/26/2023)

JCC Chicago's Learn-To-Swim program is back at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. Children ages 4-10 will build skills one step at a time and progress at a comfortable pace through weekly small group swim lessons. Sessions start Sun., January 15.

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


Contact:
Heather Lund
hlund@jccchicago.org
844-452-2244


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Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 12, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Ramah Winter Wonderland

Sunday, February 12, 2023 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join Ramah Day Camp as we bring camp to winter! Enjoy ice skating, art projects, fun and games and more at this free event!

Location:
Robert Crown Community Center
1801 Main St
Evanston IL, 60202


Contact:
Ann Lesley Rosen
arosen@ramahwisconsin.com
312-690-8304


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Messy Day At The J: Sensory Friendly Edition

Sunday, February 12, 2023 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Get ready to get messy! Join us for an afternoon of paint, kinetic sand, slime and more at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. This program will be geared for children 3-10 years old and is sensory-friendly with moderate lighting, to accommodate sensitivity to light, noise cancelling headphones will be provided to support reduction of sensory overload and a quiet zone with fidgets are available on hand for anyone looking to take a step away from the mess.

Location:
300 Revere Dr
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
Rena Rosen
Rrosen@jccchicago.org
224-406-9207


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Messy Day at the J: Sensory Friendly Edition

Sunday, February 12, 2023 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Get ready to get messy with JCC Chicago! Join us for an afternoon of paint, kinetic sand, slime and more at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. This program is FREE and will be geared for children 3-10 years old. In association with Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month (JDAIM), this program will be sensory-friendly with moderate lighting, to accommodate sensitivity to light, noise cancelling headphones will be provided to support reduction of sensory overload and a quiet zone with fidgets are available on hand for anyone looking to take a step away from the mess.

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


Contact:
Rena Rosen
rrosen@jccchicago.org
844-452-2244


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 13, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 13, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Social Superheroes

Monday, February 13, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Jamberry Music

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 9:30 AM - Tuesday, March 21, 2023 10:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for 45 minutes of joyful, collaborative music making with Nicole Jaworski and Jamberry Music! In this class, you and your little one will bond with each other and make new friends while we sing, dance, play, pretend and experiment with instruments. Class is geared to kids 6 months and up, and siblings are welcome to join! Class is held in our very large social hall, with plenty of space for each family to sit comfortably.

Location:
Beth Emet Synagogue
1224 Dempster
Evanston IL, 60202


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


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Ready Set Grow

Thursday, February 16, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, February 16, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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jBaby Third Shabbat

Saturday, February 18, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Third Saturday of every month between 1/21/2023 - 4/15/2023)

jBaby Third Shabbat at CRZ is an opportunity for families to gather for a Shabbat morning filled with creativity, connection, and ruach! Children will be able to explore the Jewish themes of the season through sensory play and crafts, led by artist Rachel Ellison, and then everyone will gather for an interactive musical program with props and percussion instruments led by a trained instructor from Marsha's Music.

Location:
Congregation Rodfei Zedek
5200 S Hyde Park Blvd IL, 60615


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


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Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, February 19, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


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See, Sing, Celebrate! Jewish Holiday How-To

Sunday, February 19, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 2/12/2023 - 2/19/2023)

Are you wondering how to celebrate Jewish holidays at home with your young child? This month we’ll explore Shabbat and Passover through interactive songs, books and hands-on activities. This program includes time for families to connect with each other and a snack. At-home resources will also be provided. Class will be held in a spacious room and comfortable environment. Older siblings are welcome.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 N. Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


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


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 19, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Preschool Jewish Discovery: Purim

Sunday, February 19, 2023 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Free monthly enrichment class open to everyone! Children ages 2-6 with a grown up join Rabbi Adam Chalom and experienced preschool teacher Lynn Miller as they explore a Jewish holiday or cultural value along with interactive songs, books and hands-on activities. There is time for children and parents to socialize. At-home resources will also be provided.

Older siblings can come at 9:30am for our Sunday School Try Out and join their grade's class (with advanced notice).


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


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Group Swim Lessons at Bernard Weinger JCC

Sunday, February 19, 2023 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 2/26/2023)

JCC Chicago's Learn-To-Swim program is back at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. Children ages 4-10 will build skills one step at a time and progress at a comfortable pace through weekly small group swim lessons. Sessions start Sun., January 15.

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


Contact:
Heather Lund
hlund@jccchicago.org
844-452-2244


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Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 19, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Northbrook Sibshops

Sunday, February 19, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for our Northbrook Sibshops at 255 Revere Drive.

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


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 20, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 20, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, February 20, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Ready Set Grow

Thursday, February 23, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



JNew Moms Group

Thursday, February 23, 2023 1:00 PM - Thursday, March 23, 2023 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The JNew Moms Group offers a professionally-facilitated supportive environment for first-time mothers to share their experiences, exchange ideas, and connect with others while exploring relevant topics such as sleep, infant development, self-care, work-life balance, and ways they might incorporate Jewish culture into their growing families.

The journey into parenthood is unique and transformative for all families, and we honor the diversity of this powerful human experience. As such, JCC Chicago’s JNew Parents Groups are open to gestational, non-gestational, foster and adoptive caregivers who feel connected to Judaism in some way, shape, or form. We welcome ALL parents, regardless of age, race, gender identity and expression, sexuality, ability, or family composition.


Location:
Prenatal Fit
1937 W. Diversey
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, February 23, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Free Admission at Illinois Holocaust Museum

Friday, February 24, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Last Friday of every month between 1/27/2023 - 12/30/2023)

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is excited to offer free admission on the last Friday of every month in 2023. Immerse yourself in the history of the Holocaust and other human rights issues as you learn how you can make an impact in the world.

Reserve your tickets online: https://ihm.ec/tickets


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835


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JNew Moms Group SUBURBS

Friday, February 24, 2023 10:00 AM - Saturday, March 25, 2023 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The JNew Moms Group offers a professionally-facilitated supportive environment for first-time mothers to share their experiences, exchange ideas, and connect with others while exploring relevant topics such as sleep, infant development, self-care, work-life balance, and ways they might incorporate Jewish culture into their growing families.

The journey into parenthood is unique and transformative for all families, and we honor the diversity of this powerful human experience. As such, JCC Chicago’s JNew Parents Groups are open to gestational, non-gestational, foster and adoptive caregivers who feel connected to Judaism in some way, shape, or form. We welcome ALL parents, regardless of age, race, gender identity and expression, sexuality, ability, or family composition.


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


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


Register Online

Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, February 26, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 26, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Family Education: Shabbat - Make Your Own Challah Covers and Candlesticks

Sunday, February 26, 2023 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Jewish culture creates an opportunity every week for rest, reconnection and reflection. Shabbat runs from Friday evening through Saturday evening in every season and climate. What can it mean for Humanistic Jews in 2023? Join us to learn about Shabbat possibilities AND do engage our creative sides by making our own challah covers and candlesticks.

Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page

Group Swim Lessons at Bernard Weinger JCC

Sunday, February 26, 2023 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 2/26/2023)

JCC Chicago's Learn-To-Swim program is back at Bernard Weinger JCC in Northbrook. Children ages 4-10 will build skills one step at a time and progress at a comfortable pace through weekly small group swim lessons. Sessions start Sun., January 15.

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


Contact:
Heather Lund
hlund@jccchicago.org
844-452-2244


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, February 26, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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jBaby Chicago's Ultimate Purim Playdate

Sunday, February 26, 2023 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Grab your costumes and groggers, it’s time to celebrate Purim with jBaby! Stages Chicago will lead us in an imaginative, toddler-friendly retelling of the Purim story through fun and familiar musical numbers. We will have delicious treats on-hand and other fun Purim activities for all our jBabies!

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Dr.
Northbrook IL, 60062


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4905


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 27, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, February 27, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Social Superheroes

Monday, February 27, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Connecting the Expecting

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 6:30 PM - Tuesday, March 28, 2023 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Expectant parents at similar stages of life will gather to socialize, share resources and discuss issues pertaining to being pregnant and preparing for parenthood. This group is open to expectant single moms and couples (LGBTQ couples welcome) who are expecting the birth or adoption of their first baby, in which at least one member of the couple is Jewish.

Each session will include a guest speaker and topics will include newborn basics, adjusting to new roles as parents, Jewish baby rituals and creating a Jewish home.


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


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


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Happy Challah-Days

Thursday, March 2, 2023 9:30 AM - Thursday, May 4, 2023 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Happy Challah-Days is taught by our parent-tot teacher Carol Shukur, who has over 20 years of experience teaching children. Bring your baby or toddler 6 months-2 years old to experience Jewish traditions in a warm, safe and nurturing environment. We will explore Shabbat and Jewish holidays through play, song, movement and art.

No class on 4/6 and 4/13


Location:
JRC- Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
303 Dodge Ave
Evanston IL, 60202


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


Register Online

Ready Set Grow

Thursday, March 2, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, March 2, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Neighborhood Night Out: Challah Bake

Thursday, March 2, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a fun night out with other parents learning how to make challah! Esther Leah from Chabad Wilmette will lead us in making dough and then you can bring it home to braid with your kids on Fri morning to be ready for Shabbat.

Location:
Chabad Wilmette
2904 Old Glenview Road
Wilmette IL, 60091


Contact:
PJ Library
youngfamilies@juf.org
312-357-4905


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Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, March 5, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, March 5, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, March 5, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Chicago Sibshops

Sunday, March 5, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for our Chicago Sibshops at 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.

Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159



Cryin' Out Loud Music Class

Monday, March 6, 2023 9:30 AM - Monday, April 24, 2023 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Susan Salidor’s Cryin’ Out Loud music classes for moms/dads/caregivers and babies/toddlers are musical, magical, and fun. Together we will bounce, rock, sing new songs and honor old favorites, introducing the youngest among us to the joy of making and experiencing music together. Class will include 30 minutes of music and movement with Susan followed by 15 minutes of schmooze-time.

No class 4/3


Location:
JRC- Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
303 Dodge Ave
Evanston IL, 60202


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


Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, March 6, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, March 6, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, March 6, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, March 7, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Ready Set Grow

Thursday, March 9, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, March 9, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Virtual Sibshops

Thursday, March 9, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for Virtual Sibshops.

Location:
Online
Zoom IL, 60606


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159


Web Page

Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, March 12, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, March 12, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, March 12, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, March 13, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, March 13, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, March 13, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 15, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Ready Set Grow

Thursday, March 16, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, March 16, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


Web Page Register Online

Shabbat Shirah

Friday, March 17, 2023 10:00 AM - Friday, May 5, 2023 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Be Joyful: This Shabbat Shirah (song) class, led by members of Bernard Zell's faculty and staff, will provide you with opportunities to meet other parents/caregivers in the community, sing, play, explore and expose your child to Jewish traditions and songs about Shabbat.

This class is best for kids ages 12 months and up.

**No class on 4/7 & 4/14 due to Passover holiday**


Location:
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
3751 N. Broadway Street
Chicago IL, 60613


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


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jBaby Third Shabbat

Saturday, March 18, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Third Saturday of every month between 1/21/2023 - 4/15/2023)

jBaby Third Shabbat at CRZ is an opportunity for families to gather for a Shabbat morning filled with creativity, connection, and ruach! Children will be able to explore the Jewish themes of the season through sensory play and crafts, led by artist Rachel Ellison, and then everyone will gather for an interactive musical program with props and percussion instruments led by a trained instructor from Marsha's Music.

Location:
Congregation Rodfei Zedek
5200 S Hyde Park Blvd IL, 60615


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


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Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, March 19, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, March 19, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Boys & Girls Taekwon-do at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, March 19, 2023 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 1/15/2023 - 3/19/2023)

JCC Chicago is partnering with Connelly’s Academy to bring taekwon-do to Bernard Horwich JCC! Boys and girls in 1st–5th grade will build self-confidence, character and leadership skills through this classic martial art. All levels of experience are welcome, students will work together to build strength for the body, courage for the heart and wisdom for the mind. Participants are placed in gender-separate groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Northbrook Sibshops

Sunday, March 19, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for our Northbrook Sibshops at 255 Revere Drive.

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


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, March 20, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, March 20, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Social Superheroes

Monday, March 20, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, March 21, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 22, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Ready Set Grow

Thursday, March 23, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, March 23, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Boys & Girls Basketball at Bernard Horwich JCC

Sunday, March 26, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, between 1/8/2023 - 3/26/2023)

JCC Chicago is excited to partner with Chai Athletics, a provider for Jewish youth athletics in the Chicagoland area, to bring basketball to Bernard Horwich JCC. Learn the fundamentals and rules of the game, build confidence and friendships through our skills classes for boys and girls in Preschool–8th grade. Participants are placed in gender separated groups.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Avenue
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Monday, March 27, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Social Superheroes

Monday, March 27, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Wednesday, March 29, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Ready Set Grow

Thursday, March 30, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Girls Gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC

Thursday, March 30, 2023 4:15 PM - 9:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, between 1/9/2023 - 3/30/2023)

Balance, flip, tuck and roll with gymnastics at Bernard Horwich JCC. Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or seasoned gymnast, there’s a class for you! Classes available for girls ages 4 and above.

Location:
Bernard Horwich JCC
3003 W Touhy Ave
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Rachael Finkel
rfinkel@jccchicago.org
773-761-9100


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Free Admission at Illinois Holocaust Museum

Friday, March 31, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Last Friday of every month between 1/27/2023 - 12/30/2023)

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is excited to offer free admission on the last Friday of every month in 2023. Immerse yourself in the history of the Holocaust and other human rights issues as you learn how you can make an impact in the world.

Reserve your tickets online: https://ihm.ec/tickets


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835


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Chicago Sibshops

Sunday, April 2, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for our Chicago Sibshops at 6639 N. Kedzie Ave.

Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159



Social Superheroes

Monday, April 3, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Ready Set Grow

Thursday, April 6, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, April 10, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Ready Set Grow

Thursday, April 13, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



jBaby Third Shabbat

Saturday, April 15, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Third Saturday of every month between 1/21/2023 - 4/15/2023)

jBaby Third Shabbat at CRZ is an opportunity for families to gather for a Shabbat morning filled with creativity, connection, and ruach! Children will be able to explore the Jewish themes of the season through sensory play and crafts, led by artist Rachel Ellison, and then everyone will gather for an interactive musical program with props and percussion instruments led by a trained instructor from Marsha's Music.

Location:
Congregation Rodfei Zedek
5200 S Hyde Park Blvd IL, 60615


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


Register Online

Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, April 16, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 4/16/2023 - 5/7/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Northbrook Sibshops

Sunday, April 16, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for our Northbrook Sibshops at 255 Revere Drive.

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


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159


Web Page

Social Superheroes

Monday, April 17, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Ready Set Grow

Thursday, April 20, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Virtual Sibshops

Thursday, April 20, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old. Contact Tammy Besser to register for Virtual Sibshops.

Location:
Online
Zoom IL, 60606


Contact:
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org
773-765-3159


Web Page

Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, April 23, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 4/16/2023 - 5/7/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, April 24, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Ready Set Grow

Thursday, April 27, 2023 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Thursday, between 1/12/2023 - 4/27/2023)

Join us for our 2 - to 3 - year-old play group, designed to develop communication, language, and social skills. Waiting, turn-taking, following directions, and transitions are incorporated into preschool activities, like circle time, art, and pretend play. Our Speech-Language Pathologist will incorporate monthly themes to enhance vocabulary development, knowledge of early basic concepts, and pre-literacy skills. Hand washing and helping to clean up will be part of our new routine to keep everyone safe.
Early Intervention enrollment is not required for children to participate.
Please contact Megan Kowalski for group registration and fee information.
Two locations offered:
1) Abe and Ida Cooper Center*
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, IL 60645 -
*Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
2) Elaine Kersten Children’s Center*
255 Revere Dr, Suite 200,
Northbrook, IL 60062 -
*Kersten schedule TBD


Location:
Abe and Ida Cooper Center
6639 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago IL, 60645


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Free Admission at Illinois Holocaust Museum

Friday, April 28, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Last Friday of every month between 1/27/2023 - 12/30/2023)

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is excited to offer free admission on the last Friday of every month in 2023. Immerse yourself in the history of the Holocaust and other human rights issues as you learn how you can make an impact in the world.

Reserve your tickets online: https://ihm.ec/tickets


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835


Web Page Register Online

Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, April 30, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 4/16/2023 - 5/7/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, May 1, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Kol Hadash Sunday School Try-Out and Open House

Sunday, May 7, 2023 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 4/16/2023 - 5/7/2023)

We welcome non-members to join us - there is no expectation of a commitment by coming to this program.

Are you thinking about how to expose your children to Jewish culture and identity? Your family is welcome to ‘try out’ our Sunday School by visiting their grade’s class for the day. Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation holds weekly Sunday School classes for students in Kindergarten through Confirmation. Each class has a well-defined curriculum, covering topics in Jewish history, literature and culture. We encourage children to value their Jewish identity and to think for themselves. Our whole school -- students, teachers, and families -- come together to celebrate Jewish holidays as well as for special programs on Jewish culture, community service activities and more.


Location:
Kol Hadash Sunday School at Deerfield High School
1959 Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


Contact:
Ilana Shaffer
youthed@KolHadash.com
773-209-8266


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, May 8, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, May 15, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, May 22, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Free Admission at Illinois Holocaust Museum

Friday, May 26, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Last Friday of every month between 1/27/2023 - 12/30/2023)

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is excited to offer free admission on the last Friday of every month in 2023. Immerse yourself in the history of the Holocaust and other human rights issues as you learn how you can make an impact in the world.

Reserve your tickets online: https://ihm.ec/tickets


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, May 29, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, June 5, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, June 12, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, June 19, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, June 26, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Free Admission at Illinois Holocaust Museum

Friday, June 30, 2023 10:00 AM - 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Monthly on the Last Friday of every month between 1/27/2023 - 12/30/2023)

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center is excited to offer free admission on the last Friday of every month in 2023. Immerse yourself in the history of the Holocaust and other human rights issues as you learn how you can make an impact in the world.

Reserve your tickets online: https://ihm.ec/tickets


Location:
Illinois Holocaust Museum
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
Sierra Wolff
sierra.wolff@ilhmec.org
847-967-4835


Web Page Register Online

Social Superheroes

Monday, July 3, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, July 10, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, July 17, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335



Social Superheroes

Monday, July 24, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

(Recurring Weekly on Monday, between 1/9/2023 - 7/31/2023)

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

This group is suggested for those ages 7-9 and meets Mondays, January 9 - July 31, 2023 . Please contact Megan Kowalski for fee information and to register.


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


Contact:
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
847-412-4335


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