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Family Programs & Events


OCTOBER

Aleph Bet and Me
Come join us for songs, rhymes, movement, and stories in Hebrew with your little ones. Instructed by Ianina Dana, a Licensed Social Worker (LSW). Ianina uses rhymes, books, and songs to communicate with kids and teach them Hebrew in an interactive environment.

When: First & Third Wednesdays of each month • 10-10:30 am • October 16
Where: Family Place
Fee: Free and open to the community! 


J-Family Art
Explore Henri Matisse’s work by creating impressions of nature using prints, drawings and cut-outs with your family. Art supplies are provided. Questions: Contact Liza at Ladams@mandeljcc.org • (216) 831-0700, ext. 1362

Who: Open to all families with children ages 2-6 years old
When: Sunday, Oct 13 • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Where: Mandel JCC, Multipurpose Room 1
Fee: Members - $5/ Family • Community - $10/ Family

 


Jitterbugs at The J
Celebrate the joy of moving with your baby! Spend an hour of your Sunday connecting with your little one. Class incorporates stretching to nursery rhymes, movement games, discovery time and socialization with others! We can’t wait to see you and your Jitterbug! 
Questions? Contact Liza at Ladams@mandeljcc.org
• (216) 831-0700, ext. 136

Who: Families with children ages 6 months - 18 months • Open to the Community
When: Sunday, October 20 • 10 - 10:45 AM (6 to 12 months) & 11 - 11:45 AM (12 to 18 months)
Where: Mandel JCC, Family Place
Fee: Members - $5/family • Community - $10/family


Squats and Tots 
A play-based way for tots and their parents/ caregivers to work out and have fun at the same time! This fast- paced class will have you dancing, squatting, planking, laughing and sweating. Open to the community.

Who: Families with children ages 1-3 years olds
When: Sundays, Oct 20 - Dec 15 • 10-11 am
Where: Mandel JCC, Multipurpose Room
Fee: $105 for all six classes


NOVEMBER

 
 
 

Aleph Bet and Me
Come join us for songs, rhymes, movement, and stories in Hebrew with your little ones. Instructed by Ianina Dana, a Licensed Social Worker (LSW). Ianina uses rhymes, books, and songs to communicate with kids and teach them Hebrew in an interactive environment.

When: First & Third Wednesdays of each month • 10-10:30 AM • November 6 & November 20
Where: Family Place
Fee: Free and open to the community! 

 


Cleveland Jewish Book Festival - Kids Day
Come enjoy a breakfast treat with Cookie Mouse from If You Give a Mouse a Cookie! Enjoy a jam-packed morning with fun activities for the whole family! Arts and Crafts, Themed Projects, Sensory Tables, and more!

Who: Open to all!

Where: Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium
When: Sunday, November 17 • 9:30 am
9:30 - 9:45 am Story Time session with PJ Library
9:45 - 10:15 am The Wonderful World of Bubbles, Featuring Sue Durante, the Bubble Lady
10:15 - 10:45 am Reading Is Magic Puppet Show with Mr. Zap 
Fee: $20 Family (Parents & Kids) • $25 Extended Family (Grandparents, Parents & Kids)



Empowered Eating: Fueling Your Family
Join Registered Dietician (Amy Jameison-Petonic) and Pediatricians (Dr. Matt Mascioli and Dr. Carly Wilbur) from University Hospitals o learn the 'why and how' of promoting healthy eating habits in young children. Recommendations will be shared for how to identify, shop, and pack healthy food for children that will set them up for optimized well-being.

Who: Parents/ Caregivers Only Event
When: Thursday, November 21 • 7 pm
Where: Mandel JCC
Fee: Free


J-Family Yoga
Yoga and fun for the entire family! Open to the community.
Who: Families with children Birth - Pre-K
When: Thursday, November 24 • 10 - 11 am
Where: Mandel JCC, Multipurpose Room 2
Fee: Members: $5/Family • Community: $10/Family
 


DECEMBER

Aleph Bet and Me
Come join us for songs, rhymes, movement, and stories in Hebrew with your little ones. Instructed by Ianina Dana, a Licensed Social Worker (LSW). Ianina uses rhymes, books, and songs to communicate with kids and teach them Hebrew in an interactive environment.

When: First & Third Wednesdays of each month • 10-10:30 AM • December 4 & December 18
Where: Family Place
Fee: Free and open to the community! 


J-Family Day - Hanukkah
Explore Jewish holidays and themes in a fun, hands-on and meaningful way with The J's Early Childhood Staff. Free and open to the community.

Who: Families with children birth to Pre-K
When: Sunday, December 8 • 9:45 - 11 am
Where: Mandel JCC Family Place
Fee: Free 

JANUARY

J-Family Day - Friendship
Explore Jewish holidays and themes in a fun, hands-on and meaningful way with The J's Early Childhood Staff. Free and open to the community. 

Who: Families with children birth to Pre-K
When: Sunday, January 12 • 9:45 - 11 am 
Where: Mandel JCC Family Place
Fee: Free


J-Family Yoga
Yoga and fun for the entire family! Open to the community. 

Who:  Families with children Birth - Pre-K
When: Thursday, January 26 • 10 - 11 am 
Where: Mandel JCC Ante Room
Fee: Members: $5/Family • Community: $10/Family

FEBRUARY

J-Family Art
Create snow images using shaving cream and cut-outs. Art supplies are provided. Open to the Community. Questions: Contact Liza at Ladams@mandeljcc.org • (216) 831-0700, ext. 1362

Who: Open to all families with children ages 2-6 years old

When: Sunday, February 23 • 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Where: Mandel JCC, Multipurpose Room 1
Fee: Members - $5/ Family • Community - $10/ Family


MARCH

 

J-Family Day - Purim
Explore Jewish holidays and themes in a fun, hands-on and meaningful way with The J's Early Childhood Staff. Free and open to the community.
Who:
Families with children birth to Pre-K
When:
Sunday, March 1 • 9:45 - 11 am
Where:
Mandel JCC Family Place
Fee:
Free
 


Squats and Tots 
A play-based way for tots and their parents/ caregivers to work out and have fun at the same time! This fast- paced class will have you dancing, squatting, planking, laughing and sweating. Open to the community.

Who: Families with children ages 1-3 years olds
When: Sundays, March 8 - May 17• 10-11 am
Where: Mandel JCC, Multipurpose Room
Fee: $105 for all six classes

 

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