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New Moms Connect (Virtual)

Thursday, October 1, 2020 10:00 AM - Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

We will provide topics and experts relevant to mommy- and baby-hood in a friendly, relaxed setting where moms can be themselves and connect with other new moms in the Jewish community. Topics include: Infant and child development, sleep, changing relationships and more. The program will culminate with a Shabbat dinner.

*Shabbat Dinner TBD*


Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Chicago IL, 60610


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


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Parent-Tot Yoga (Virtual)

Saturday, October 3, 2020 9:30 AM - Saturday, November 7, 2020 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

JCYS Wicker Park’s parent-tot yoga class, in partnership with jBaby, will be a fun and interactive class consisting of classic yoga poses through developmentally appropriate play. This class will focus on coordination, flexibility, strength, balance, and self-esteem, and will have an overall emphasis of health and joy, for parent(s) and child to experience together. Parent-tot yoga is open to moms and/or dads with children ages 3-24 months. This incredibly fun and interactive class will be held be held virtually through a Zoom meeting.

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
313-357-4907


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Expectant Moms' Night (Not) Out

Monday, October 5, 2020 6:30 PM - Wednesday, October 7, 2020 7:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

COVID 19 is busy taking all of our careful planning and throwing it up in the air. There are way more questions than answers and it’s unclear what the world will look like when you bring baby home. And while we can’t answer any of the burning questions we can introduce you to others who are experiencing the same sense of confusion. Join us for a 3 part series just for expectant jBaby moms.

**Please note: we will meet for 3 weeks (10/5, 10/12 and 10/19) at 6:30 PM


Location:
@ your house
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

0-6 month playgroup | N. Suburbs

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:00 AM - Tuesday, October 27, 2020 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Life changes overnight when you become a parent. Your new joy of life comes with more to think about, more logistics and more outfit changes (for you and baby)! Our new parent playgroup is a safe space to connect, share and meet new parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
@ your house
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

Evening playgroup

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:00 PM - Tuesday, October 27, 2020 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Grab your coziest PJs for jBaby's first ever post-bedtime playgroup! Build your community from the comfort of your own couch with jBaby's evening playgroup.

Location:
@ your house
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

Jewish Holidays 101: Stories and Songs in the Sukkah

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

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

Location:
Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation
2100 Half Day Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


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


Register Online

12-24 month playgroup

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:00 PM - Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Welcome to the toddler years! This playgroup is for your walker, climber, and getting-into-everything tot. Connect with parents while your little ones play, run around and cause chaos!

Location:
@ your house
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

6-12 month playgroup

Thursday, October 8, 2020 1:00 PM - Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

You’re out of the newborn stage – mazel tov, you made it! Our 6-12 month playgroup is for those crawling, cruising, and on the move babies. Your baby will explore and play while you enjoy the time to connect with parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
@ your house
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

0-6 month playgroup | City

Friday, October 9, 2020 9:30 AM - Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Life changes overnight when you become a parent. Your new joy of life comes with more to think about, more logistics and more outfit changes (for you and baby)! Our new parent playgroup is a safe space to connect, share and meet new parents in the Jewish community.

Location:
@ your house
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
630-880-6623


Register Online

Jewish Holidays 101: Stories & Songs in the Sukkah

Sunday, October 11, 2020 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

Come shake your Lulav as we enjoy songs & sweets in the Sukkah! We'll create our own edible Sukkah and beautiful decorations at our special Sukkot Havdallah. Families with children two and under are welcome.

Location:
Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation
2100 Half Day Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


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


Register Online

Broadway & Me - Virtual

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:30 AM - Wednesday, November 18, 2020 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Little Broadway fans and caregivers are introduced to exciting new songs, characters, and stories in the comfort and safety of their own home as Broadway Musicals (all written by Jewish composers and lyricists) are brought to life VIRTUALLY by a team of professional teaching artists from Stages Performing Arts in Chicago. Each class incorporates activities that are designed to support your child’s physical, cognitive, social-emotional, and language development regardless of where they are in their developmental journey!

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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Rockers & Shakers (Virtual)

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:00 AM - Wednesday, November 18, 2020 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for 30 minutes of joyful, collaborative music making with Nicole Jaworsky 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 to 2.5 years old and siblings are welcome to join!

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Evanston IL, 60202


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


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Zumbini (Virtual)

Friday, October 16, 2020 10:00 AM - Friday, November 20, 2020 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Created by Zumba, the global leader in dance fitness, and BabyFirstTM, the global leader in educational programing for babies, Zumbini® is an early childhood education program that uses original music and movement to promote cognitive, social, fine/gross motor skill, and emotional development all while creating the ultimate bonding experience for families. Zumbini uses music and movement to facilitate a variety of social and developmental benefits and we can’t wait to sing, dance and celebrate Shabbat with you!

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Chicago IL, 60606


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


Register Online

Shalom Chaverim, Welcome Friends! (Virtual)

Sunday, October 18, 2020 10:00 AM - Sunday, December 13, 2020 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Explore Judaism through the textures, sights, sounds, smells, and rhythms of the Jewish year with our experienced Jewish educator, Morah Amy.

*We'll send play materials to your home so that you can log onto Zoom and sing and play along with Morah Amy and other Jewish families.*

*Class does not run on 11/29*


Location:
Zoom - Your Home!
Chicago IL, 60606


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


Register Online

Russian jBaby Musical Movement (Virtual)

Sunday, October 18, 2020 11:00 AM - Sunday, November 8, 2020 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Russian-speaking Jewish parents with babies and toddlers ages 0-2 are invited to join a series of 4 virtual classes for an interactive musical movement experience! Enjoy Jewish music & sing-alongs in Russian & English from your home. Older siblings are also welcome! Join us in this fun family bonding experience!

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Chicago IL, 60606


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


Register Online

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