Our Events

Young Family Events

These are all our Young Families events for all our programs listed here: jBaby, PJ Library and PJ Our Way

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.


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

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

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


Register Online

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


Register Online

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