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jBaby Classes & Playgroups


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:
4001 N. Ravenswood Avenue
#403A
Chicago IL, 60613


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


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0-24 month playgroup, Western Suburbs (Lisle)

Sunday, January 7, 2018 10:00 AM - Sunday, February 11, 2018 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Siblings are welcome!

Location:
Samantha Fishbein's house (address to be provi
Lisle IL, 60532


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


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0-24 month WEEKEND playgroup, Little Beans Cafe (Chicago)

Sunday, January 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. jBaby weekend playgroups will meet once a month.

Location:
Little Beans Cafe
1809 W Webster Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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8-24 month playgroup, Gather (Evanston)

Monday, January 8, 2018 3:30 PM - Monday, February 12, 2018 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Playgroups will be grouped according by age: 0-8 months or 8-24 months. Please choose the group that is most appropriate for you and your child.

Location:
Gather
602 Davis St.
Evanston IL, 60201


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


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8-24 month playgroup, WeOrbit (Highland Park)

Monday, January 8, 2018 3:30 PM - Sunday, February 11, 2018 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Playgroups will be grouped according by age: 0-8 months or 8-24 months. Please choose the group that is most appropriate for you and your child.

Location:
WeOrbit
1736 1st Street
Highland Park IL, 60035


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


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Music & Movement - Tots

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 9:30 AM - Tuesday, February 27, 2018 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 Day School
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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Music & Movement - Babies

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 11:00 AM - Tuesday, February 27, 2018 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 Day School
3210 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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8-24 month playgroup, Buffalo Grove Gymnastics (Buffalo Grove)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 3:30 PM - Tuesday, February 13, 2018 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Playgroups will be grouped according by age: 0-8 months or 8-24 months. Please choose the group that is most appropriate for you and your child.

Location:
Buffalo Grove Gymnastics
1362 Barclay Blvd
Buffalo Grove IL, 60089


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


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6-14 month playgroup, Bubbles Academy (Chicago)

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 4:00 PM - Tuesday, February 13, 2018 5:30 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Playgroups will be grouped according by age: 0-6 months, 6-14 months, 12-24 months. Please choose the group that is most appropriate for you and your child.

Location:
Bubbles Academy
2184 N. Elston Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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0-8 month playgroup, New Mother New Baby (Northbrook)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 10:00 AM - Wednesday, February 14, 2018 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Playgroups will be grouped according by age: 0-8 months or 8-24 months. Please choose the group that is most appropriate for you and your child.

Location:
New Mother New Baby
3115 Dundee Road
Northbrook IL, 60062


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


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0-6 month playgroup, Little Beans Cafe (Chicago)

Friday, January 12, 2018 1:30 PM - Friday, February 16, 2018 3:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Playgroups will be grouped according by age: 0-6 months, 6-14 months, 12-24 months. Please choose the group that is most appropriate for you and your child.

Location:
Little Beans Cafe
1809 W. Webster Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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12-24 month playgroup, My Gym (Chicago)

Friday, January 12, 2018 3:30 PM - Friday, February 23, 2018 5:00 PM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. Playgroups will be grouped according by age: 0-6 months, 6-14 months, 12-24 months. Please choose the group that is most appropriate for you and your child.

**The My Gym playgroup will not meet on 1/26. Playgroup will be extended until 2/23**


Location:
My Gym
1461 W. Webster Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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jBaby Sings - Tots

Sunday, January 14, 2018 10:00 AM - Sunday, February 18, 2018 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.

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, January 14, 2018 11:00 AM - Sunday, February 18, 2018 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.

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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Music & Movement - Skokie

Monday, January 15, 2018 11:30 AM - Monday, February 26, 2018 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).

**class will not meet 2/19/18**


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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Connecting the Expecting

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 6:30 PM - Tuesday, February 6, 2018 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 March - May.

**Shabbat dinner, 2/9/18**


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


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


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Tots & Tunes

Friday, January 19, 2018 9:30 AM - Friday, March 9, 2018 10:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

Experience a musical morning with songs & instruments! And kick off your Shabbat with a mini challah to take home each week. Snacks will be offered after each class. Best for children 12 - 24 months and a parent or caregiver.

Location:
Congregation Or Shalom
21 Hawthorn Parkway
Vernon Hills IL, 60061


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


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Sing & Play

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:00 AM - Friday, March 2, 2018 11:00 AM <Add to Calendar>

Experience a music & movement class infused with Shabbat songs! Each class will teach new melodies and revisit old favorites. Parents will receive a challah each week, as well as a CD of popular Jewish songs. Best for toddlers ages 1-2 years old and their parents/caregivers.

**Class will not meet 2/23/18**


Location:
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
3751 N. Broadway
Chicago IL, 60613


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


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Bim Bam Baby - Tots

Friday, January 26, 2018 10:00 AM - Friday, March 16, 2018 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 N. Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


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


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Bim Bam Baby - Babies

Friday, January 26, 2018 11:00 AM - Friday, March 16, 2018 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 N. Happ Road
Northfield IL, 60093


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


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0-24 month WEEKEND playgroup, Little Beans Cafe (Chicago)

Sunday, February 4, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. jBaby weekend playgroups will meet once a month.

Location:
Little Beans Cafe
1809 W Webster Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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0-24 month WEEKEND playgroup, Little Beans Cafe (Chicago)

Sunday, March 4, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. jBaby weekend playgroups will meet once a month.

Location:
Little Beans Cafe
1809 W Webster Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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0-24 month WEEKEND playgroup, Little Beans Cafe (Chicago)

Sunday, April 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. jBaby weekend playgroups will meet once a month.

Location:
Little Beans Cafe
1809 W Webster Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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0-24 month WEEKEND playgroup, Little Beans Cafe (Chicago)

Sunday, May 6, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM <Add to Calendar>

jBaby Chicago is excited to offer playgroups for Jewish & interfaith parents and babies 0-24 months of age living in Chicago. Share stories while the children play, making lasting connections for you and your family as you navigate this parenting adventure together. jBaby weekend playgroups will meet once a month.

Location:
Little Beans Cafe
1809 W Webster Avenue
Chicago IL, 60614


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


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“The participants in my jBaby class are a really special group of warm families who are dipping their toe into Jewish programming, had a positive experience and want to get more involved.”

jBaby Chicago Parent

Upcoming Events


Chanukah Booth at Westfield Old Orchard Tuesday, December 12, 2017 2:00 PM More info
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