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Mini Mishkan

Saturday, June 3, 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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jBaby Wiggleworms

Sunday, June 4, 2017 10:30 AM - Sunday, June 25, 2017 11:15 AM <Add to Calendar>

Spend your Sunday mornings with jBaby Chicago & Old Town School of Folk Music! The 45 minute class will include Jewish songs + dancing with your little one and is a great way to connect with other families raising Jewish children in the north shore. The class is best for children 0 - 24 month olds.

Location:
Takiff Center (Glencoe Park District)
999 Green Bay Rd.
Glencoe IL, 60022


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


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jBaby Sings (Tots)

Sunday, June 11, 2017 10:00 AM - Sunday, July 23, 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 7/2**


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, June 11, 2017 11:00 AM - Sunday, July 23, 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 7/2**


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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Mind, Body, Baby

Thursday, June 15, 2017 10:30 AM - Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:45 AM <Add to Calendar>

Prioritize your own well-being, connect with your baby in new ways, and meet other parents in your community with this six-week health and wellness series presented by JCC Chicago. Experience the brand-new, state-of-the-art Marvin Lustbader Fitness Center as you and your baby enjoy a different fitness or wellness activity together each week. Classes will include parent/baby yoga, a stroller workout, parent/baby swim, infant massage and more, all led by experienced fitness instructors and wellness practitioners. Each session concludes with open play time and a light snack in the Stay & Play space. For parents and non-walkers; FREE babysitting available for siblings.

Location:
Bernard Weinger JCC
300 Revere Drive
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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Bim Bam Baby (Tots)

Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, August 4, 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.

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Rd.
Northfield IL, 60093


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


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Shabbat Sing & Play

Friday, June 16, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, July 28, 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 7/7/17**


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


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


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Bim Bam Baby (Babies)

Friday, June 16, 2017 11:00 AM - Friday, August 4, 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.

Location:
Temple Jeremiah
937 Happ Rd.
Northfield IL, 60093


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


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Mini Mishkan

Saturday, June 17, 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:
Mensch Academy
4001 N. Ravenswood Suite 403a
Chicago IL, 60657


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


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Jewish Holidays 101 - Stop, Drop & Rest...It's Shabbat

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:00 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:
Deerfield Barnes & Noble
729 North Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


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


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Gam Ani B'Gan Gani (Me Too at Gan Gani) גמ אני בגן גני

Friday, June 23, 2017 9:30 AM - Friday, July 28, 2017 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Enjoy a Hebrew immersion learning play experience! This class for tots ages 12 - 24 months and their favorite adult includes music, arts & crafts, sensory movement and free play - ALL IN HEBREW. No prior knowledge of Hebrew is required to enjoy the class.

Location:
Moadon Kol Chadash
2464 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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Jewish Holidays 101 - Stop, Drop & Rest...It's Shabbat

Saturday, June 24, 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.

This class is sponsored by
Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation


Location:
Deerfield Barnes & Noble
729 North Waukegan Road
Deerfield IL, 60015


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


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Connecting the Expecting

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 6:30 PM - Tuesday, September 12, 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 October - December 2017.


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


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


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Connecting the Expecting

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 6:30 PM - Tuesday, September 12, 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 October - December 2017.

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


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


Register Online

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Upcoming Events


Taste of Har Zion Sunday, May 28, 2017 11:00 AM More info
Shavuot Pray and Play Wednesday, May 31, 2017 10:45 AM More info
Shabbat with a Twist Friday, June 2, 2017 11:00 AM More info
Shabbat B'Yachad Dinner & Service Friday, June 2, 2017 6:00 PM More info
Shabbat A Tot Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 AM More info