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New Moms Connect

Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 AM - Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

New Moms Connect is a program for new mother's with infants 0-6 months old to meet weekly and have an opportunity to discuss or learn about meaningful topics such as sleeping, changing family relationships, and speech and language development in infants. The program will culminate with a family Shabbat dinner.

Location:
Chicago Sinai Congregation
15 W. Delaware Place
Chicago IL, 60610


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


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Bim Bam Baby - Tots

Friday, October 27, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, December 22, 2017 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for tots and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 8-week session of classes. Best for tots 12-24 months.

**class will not meet 11/24/17**


Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


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


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Bim Bam Baby - Babies

Friday, October 27, 2017 11:00 AM - Friday, December 22, 2017 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

A fun and energetic music class for babies and their parents or caregivers, with a few Jewish songs in the mix for some added fun. Enjoy lively, developmentally appropriate songs and activities with your little one and get to know other little ones and parents during this 8-week session of classes. Best for babies 0-12 months.

**class will not meet 11/24/17**


Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


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


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JNew Moms Group

Thursday, November 2, 2017 1:00 PM - Thursday, December 14, 2017 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

The JNew Moms Group offers a supportive, non-judgmental environment for new moms to share their experiences and exchange ideas as they transition to parenthood. Weekly small group gatherings 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. This group is for first-time mothers of infants ages 0-6 months and welcomes women from both Jewish and Interfaith families.

**class will not meet 11/23/17**


Location:
Prenatal FIT
1937 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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Shabbat Sing & Play

Friday, November 3, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, December 15, 2017 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Celebrate Shabbat through song and play in this 45-minute class for children up to 2 years old. Take home your own mini challah each week to celebrate Shabbat at home!

**class will not meet 11/24/17**


Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
7725 W 5th Avenue
Naperville IL, 60563


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


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Shabbat Sing & Play - Naperville

Friday, November 3, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, December 15, 2017 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Celebrate Shabbat through song and play in this 45-minute class for children up to 2 years old. Take home your own mini challah each week to celebrate Shabbat at home!

**class will not meet 11/24/17**


Location:
Congregation Beth Shalom
7725 W 5th Avenue
Naperville IL, 60563


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


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Mini Mishkan

Saturday, November 4, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W. Barry Ave
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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jBaby Sings (Tots)

Sunday, November 5, 2017 10:00 AM - Sunday, December 17, 2017 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join jBaby Chicago and Old Town School of Music on Sunday mornings for singing and music! This will be a fun, interactive music class for parents to enjoy with their toddlers while getting to know other jBaby Chicago families. This is a 6-week session. Best for children 1-2 years old

**class will not meet 11/26/17**


Location:
Old Town School of Folk Music
4545 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL, 60625


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


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jBaby Sings (Babies)

Sunday, November 5, 2017 11:00 AM - Sunday, December 17, 2017 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join jBaby Chicago and Old Town School of Music on Sunday mornings for singing and music! This will be a fun, interactive music class for parents to enjoy with their baby while getting to know other jBaby Chicago families. This is a 6-week session. Best for children 0-12 months.

**class will not meet 11/26/17**


Location:
Old Town School of Folk Music
4545 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL, 60625


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


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Solomon Schechter Music and Movement Class - Skokie

Monday, November 6, 2017 11:30 AM - Monday, December 18, 2017 12:45 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join parents, grandparents and caregivers for a 45-minute class of music, movement and fun. Children will interact with shakers, scarves, the parachute and a whole lot more! Age- appropriate snacks are provided and unstructured play time is included for adults to socialize. Best for children 3-14 months (crawlers)

Location:
Ginsburg Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center
4500 Dempster Street
Skokie IL, 60076


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


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Solomon Schechter Music and Movement Class - Tots

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 9:30 AM - Tuesday, December 19, 2017 10:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Join parents, grandparents and caregivers for a 45-minute class of music, movement and fun. Children will interact with shakers, scarves, the parachute and a whole lot more! Age-appropriate snacks are provided and unstructured play time is included for adults to socialize.

Best for children 12-24 months (walkers)


Location:
Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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Solomon Schechter Music and Movement Class - Babies

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 11:00 AM - Tuesday, December 19, 2017 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Join parents, grandparents and caregivers for a 45-minute class of music, movement and fun. Children will interact with shakers, scarves, the parachute and a whole lot more! Age- appropriate snacks are provided and unstructured play time is included for adults to socialize.

Best for children 3-14 months (crawlers)


Location:
Solomon Schechter Early Childhood Center
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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Connecting the Expecting

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 6:30 PM - Tuesday, December 5, 2017 8:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

Expectant parents at similar stages of life will gather to socialize, share resources and discuss issues pertaining to being pregnant and preparing for parenthood. This group is open to expectant single moms and couples (LGBT couples welcome) who are expecting the birth or adoption of their first baby, in which at least one member of the couple is Jewish. Each group will have a Shabbat dinner to get to know one another and meet 4 times for dinner and programs. Each session will include a guest speaker and topics will include newborn basics, adjusting to new roles as parents, Jewish baby rituals and must have baby products. The next group is best for parents due December - February.

**Shabbat dinner on 11/10/17**


Location:
Anshe Emet Synagogue
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


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


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Mini Mishkan

Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W. Barry Ave
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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Remember Your Relationship: Strengthening Friendship *Part 1 of 3*

Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Designed for both expectant and postpartum parents, this professionally-led series of workshops offers you and your partner proven tools to keep your connection strong while recognizing and coping successfully with the stressors of becoming a family. Both Jewish and Interfaith couples welcome, as are infants up to 4 months old.

The first session will focus on strengthening your friendship. Together, you will learn how to create Love Maps to “know” one another on a deeper level, understand common communication pitfalls, express greater affection and respect, and connect emotionally in small, easy ways.

Sponsoring Organization: JCC Chicago


Location:
Florence Heller JCC
524 W. Melrose
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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Mini Mishkan

Saturday, December 2, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W. Barry Ave
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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Remember Your Relationship: Managing Stress and Conflict Regulation *Part 2 of 3*

Sunday, December 3, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Designed for both expectant and postpartum parents, this professionally-led series of workshops offers you and your partner proven tools to keep your connection strong while recognizing and coping successfully with the stressors of becoming a family. Both Jewish and Interfaith couples welcome, as are infants up to 4 months old.

The second session will focus on managing stress and conflict resolution. Together, you'll learn how to distinguish between solvable and unsolvable problems, how to deal with emotional flooding, the importance of repair, and a four-step approach to problem solving that just might lead to a breakthrough on an issue where you’ve been gridlocked.

Sponsoring Organization: JCC Chicago


Location:
Florence Heller JCC
524 W. Melrose
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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Jewish Holidays 101: Hanukkah - These Little Lights of MIne

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session.
All sessions are free of charge.


Location:
Barnes & Noble
728 N. Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


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


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Jewish Holidays 101: Hanukkah - These Little Lights of MIne

Sunday, December 10, 2017 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Learn about the Jewish holidays with stories, songs, and activities especially for children ages 0-2 (with a parent or caregiver). Older siblings are welcome. Resources for celebrating the holidays in your home will be provided. Different locations, dates and times are offered for each storytime session.
All sessions are free of charge.


Location:
The Book Bin
1151 Church Street
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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Mini Mishkan

Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM <Add to Calendar>

Families with kids 0-2 gather together on Saturday mornings for to celebrate Shabbat through music, story-telling and play.

Location:
Second Unitarian Church
656 W. Barry Avenue
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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Remember Your Relationship: Creating Shared Meaning *Part 3 of 3*

Sunday, December 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

Designed for both expectant and postpartum parents, this professionally-led series of workshops offers you and your partner proven tools to keep your connection strong while recognizing and coping successfully with the stressors of becoming a family. Both Jewish and Interfaith couples welcome, as are infants up to 4 months old.

The third and final session will focus on reconencting with the dreams you had before becoming parents, listen for your partner’s ideals and aspirations, and find ways to honor each other’s goals while creating a shared vision and rituals of connection for your family.

Sponsoring Organization: JCC Chicago


Location:
Florence Heller JCC
524 W. Melrose
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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Upcoming Events


New Moms Connect Thursday, October 26, 2017 10:00 AM More info
Bim Bam Baby - Tots Friday, October 27, 2017 10:00 AM More info
Bim Bam Baby - Babies Friday, October 27, 2017 11:00 AM More info