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0-6 month playgroup | N. Suburbs

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 10:00 AM - Tuesday, March 23, 2021 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


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All Ages | Evening Playgroup

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 8:00 PM - Tuesday, March 23, 2021 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Grab your coziest PJs for jBaby's 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

0-6 month playgroup | City

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 10:00 AM - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 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

JNew Moms Group (Virtual)

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:00 PM - Wednesday, April 14, 2021 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

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

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Chicago IL, 60606


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


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12-24 month playgroup

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 4:00 PM - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 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

JNew Dads Group (Virtual)

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:30 PM - Wednesday, April 14, 2021 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Because new fathers deserve a community, too, we are thrilled to introduce the JNew Dads Group! Professionally facilitated by a licensed counselor and father of two, this online group invites new dads to ask questions, share their experiences and exchange ideas with one another as they being the journey toward becoming the fathers they want to be. Weekly discussions will help dads grow as parents and partners, fostering meaningful friendships while covering topics related to parenting, child development, relationships, work-life balance and more. The JNew Dads Group is for first-time fathers of infants ages 0-9 months and welcomes men from both Jewish and Interfaith families.

Location:
Zoom via Your Home
Chicago IL, 60606


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


Register Online

2+ Kids | Evening Playgroup

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 8:00 PM - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Adding baby #2 (or 3 or more!) during a pandemic is NO JOKE. This is a group just for parents of 2 or more- so put the kids to bed, grab a snack and join your community!

Location:
Your House!
Chicago IL, 60606


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


Register Online

Expecting Moms | Evening Playgroup

Thursday, March 4, 2021 8:00 PM - Thursday, March 25, 2021 9:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Are you having a baby during a pandemic? This is the group for you. Bond with other moms who are experiencing pregnancy during Covid 19!

Location:
Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


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


Register Online

6-12 month playgroup

Friday, March 5, 2021 12:00 PM - Friday, March 26, 2021 1:00 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

Russian jBaby Musical Movement (Virtual)

Sunday, March 7, 2021 10:30 AM - Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:00 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:
via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

Tots & Tunes (Virtual)

Friday, March 26, 2021 9:00 AM - Friday, April 30, 2021 9:35 AM <Add to Calendar>

Experience a musical morning with songs and movement from the comfort of your own home! Best for children 12-24 months and a parent or caregiver.

Location:
via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

Opening the Heart: Becoming a Jewish Grandparent

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 4:00 PM - Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

In this class, we will explore the journey of Jewish Grandparenthood.
* What does it mean to become a Jewish Grandparent?
* What role does a grandparent play in the life of a child or a family?
* How does a grandparent play a role in the development of a child?
* How do they develop and grow themselves in this role?
* How does a Jewish grandparent affect the future?

This class is offered as a partnership between North Shore Congregation Israel, jBaby Chicago, Orot: Center for New Jewish Learning and the Jewish Grandparents Network.

Grandparents of all types of Jewish families are welcomed and encouraged.


Location:
via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

Zumbini (Virtual)

Friday, April 9, 2021 10:30 AM - Friday, May 14, 2021 11:15 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:
Your home via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

Parent-Tot Yoga (Virtual)

Saturday, April 10, 2021 9:30 AM - Saturday, May 15, 2021 10:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend the morning with your tot in a fun, interactive and *virtual* class consisting of classic yoga poses through developmentally appropriate play.

This class will focus on coordination, flexibility, strength, balance, self-esteem and will have an overall emphasis of healthy and joy for parent(s) and child to experience together. This class is best for children 3-24 months.


Location:
Your home via Zoom
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
jBaby Chicago
jbabychicago@juf.org
312-357-4657


Register Online

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