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  • Fun fall activities for the whole family

    Posted by Katie Maurer on November 19, 2019 | Share

    As the weather gets cooler, it can be challenging to come up with fun fall activities to keep the family busy and share new memories with each other. Check out some fun ways to enjoy the season together: Go on a nature hike. Make a game out of your family nature hike by making a bingo sheet. Include things…

  • Building community under one roof

    Posted by Katie Maurer on October 11, 2019 | Share

    It’s always exciting when the sukkah is constructed in the J’s courtyard each year to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot. There’s something about the sheltered space that makes us want to come together as a community to share special celebrations and even simple, everyday moments in the spirit of Sukkot: joining a friend to catch up over a cup…

  • This fall, the J launched its new Afternoon Enrichment program which builds on the strengths of its well-known Children & Family classes while catering to the needs of growing kids as they begin to transition from toddlerhood to school-age. The redesigned curriculum is based around scheduled “blocks” that alternate between active classes and more low-key learning, designed for kids…

  • For years now, inclusion has been a growing movement in the United States. The global Jewish community has even designated February as Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (watch for a whole year of Inclusion initiatives here at the J to be rolled out beginning in February 2019)! So what makes inclusion important? Inclusive environments in classrooms, sports activities,…

  • Lag B’Omer Crafts for Kids & Parents

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on May 23, 2016 | Share

    While Lag B’Omer is traditionally an outdoorsy event, there’s no reason to miss out if it’s raining or you have little ones. Here are a few crafts that are safe and fun for the whole family (indoors & out)! 1. Safe Paper Campfire – Fill paper lunch sacks with tissue paper, stack them, and surround them with rocks to…