Our Events

jBaby Chicago Meet Ups

Join our jBaby Parent Ambassadors as they host an in-person or virtual gathering. Meet Ups are one-time events that include play dates, crafts and volunteer opportunities. Find one happening near you!

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.


jBaby | Summer Splash | Skokie

Sunday, June 2, 2024 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Please join new ambassador, Shimra for her first event! Pack your bathing suit& towel and join us to play at the Central Park splash pad and make new friends! Water and popsicles will be provided.

Location:
Central Park Splash Pad
9350 Central Park Ave.
Skokie IL, 60203


Contact:
jbaby Chicago
jBabyChicago@juf.org
312-357-4905


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JBABY & PJ LIBRARY| MULTIGENERATIONAL PLAYDATE! | DEERFIELD

Saturday, June 8, 2024 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for a special multigenerational playdate. Meet adorable jBabies while gathering with other parents and grandparents! We will begin with a brief mingling session then spend our time on the playground

Location:
Brickyards Park
375 Elm Street
Deerfield IL, 60615


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


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JUF Young Families Celebrates Summer!

Sunday, June 9, 2024 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join JUF Young Families, JCC Chicago, and our Northwest Suburban synagogue partners for an afternoon of summertime fun! We'll kick off summer in an epic way with bounce-houses, bubbles, tie-dye, water play, food trucks, live music and more!

Location:
Lake County JCC
23280 N Old McHenry Rd
Lake Zurich IL, 60047


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


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PJ Pride Block Party

Saturday, June 15, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Rock your rainbows and join PJ Library as we celebrate Pride Month with an epic party at Bubbles Academy! We will play outside on their amazing playground, move and groove to a bubble dance party, eat delicious rainbow treats, and celebrate love and all of our beautiful families with a Rainbow Havdalah!

Location:
Bubbles Academy Chicago
2184 N Elston Ave
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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Bagels in the Park | Holstein Park | City

Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Holstein Park, near the playground
2200 N. Oakley Ave
Chicago IL, 60647


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


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Bagels in the Park | Nichols Park | Hyde Park

Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Nichols Park
5483 S Kimbark Ave
Chicago IL, 60015


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


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Bagels in the Park | Wood Oaks | Northbrook

Sunday, June 30, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Wood Oaks Park
1198 Sanders Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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Bagels in the Park | Winnemac Park | City

Sunday, July 28, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Winnemac Park, near the playground
5100 N Leavitt
Chicago IL, 60625


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


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Bagels in the Park | Lindbergh Park | Oak Park

Sunday, July 28, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Lindbergh Park
1150 N Marion Street
Oak Park IL, 60302


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


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Bagels in the Park | Terminal Park | Skokie

Sunday, July 28, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Terminal Park
9401 Kenton Ave
Skokie IL, 60077


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


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Bagels in the Park | Green Lake Park | Buffalo Grove

Sunday, August 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Green Lake Park
1101 Green Knolls Drive
Buffalo Grove IL, 60089


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


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Bagels in the Park | Margaret Donahue Park | City

Sunday, August 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket! And Margaret Donahue Park has an awesome splash pad, so don't forget a towel, swimsuit and/or change of clothes for your little one, if you think they'll be tempted to get a little wet!


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


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


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Bagels in the Park | Randall Oaks Park | West Dundee

Sunday, August 25, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join us for some fun in the sun at the 10th annual Bagels in the Park! We will bring the bagels and schmear; you bring the babies!

Registration is free, but helpful to ensure we have enough food for everyone. Don't forget to bring a blanket!


Location:
Randall Oaks Park
750 Randall Road
West Dundee IL, 60118


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


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