Calendar

Feb
12
Sun
Baby Lap Time
Feb 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

A virtual lap time experience for our youngest JFamily members and their care providers. These 25 minute experiences introduce songs, rhymes, and developmentally appropriate movement. Come build a bond with your baby while meeting other caregivers. This program is meant for the baby to be in their caregiver’s lap with their grownup actively involved. (Best for children 0 – 18 months.)

This program is brought to you by the Edlavitch DCJCC and funded by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and The United Jewish Endowment Fund.

Feb
14
Tue
Housing Up Valentine’s Day Party
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Throw a festive Valentine’s Day party for Housing Up, a close partner of the EDCJCC! Housing Up builds thriving communities in Washington, DC by developing affordable housing and offering comprehensive support services to homeless and low-income families.

What: Spread the LOVE and help throw a party for the children and families at Housing Up! Volunteers will lead games, do crafts, and make sweet treats with the residents. All of the supplies will be provided.

When: Tuesday, February 14, from 6:00-7:30pm.

Who: This program is open to volunteers ages 18+. This program is great for volunteers that love working with kids.

Where: This opportunity is in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington, DC. The exact address will be provided upon registration. The apartment is accessible by bus and is located .6 miles from the Georgia Avenue/Petworth Metro station. Street parking is available.

Covid-19 Safety: In accordance with Housing Up guidelines, all volunteers must submit proof of covid-19 vaccination to Mira Smith (msmith@edcjcc.org) prior to the program. All participants are required to wear masks that cover nose and mouth, and are encouraged to maintain social distancing guidelines. We cannot disclose the vaccination status of program participants.

Sign up: Registration is required for this free program. Click the red “Register” button to proceed.

Do you need any additional accommodations for this event? If so, please contact msmith@edcjcc.org

Feb
24
Fri
Coffee & Convo
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

JFamily is treating you to coffee! Meet JFamily Ambassador Shoshana and fellow JFamily neighbors for an informal coffee break. Come on your own or with your little ones! This month, we’re meeting at Coffee Nature (4224 Fessenden Street NW). Weather-permitting, we will plan to sit outside.

This program is brought to you by the Edlavitch DCJCC and funded by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and The United Jewish Endowment Fund.

Feb
25
Sat
Group Swim Seminar
Feb 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Interested in Kids’ Group Swim Classes, but not sure where to jump in? Wondering what class level is appropriate for your child? Already in swim classes but want to learn more about the registration process?

Please join swim instructors James and LaJuan in the Kay Community Hall on February 25 from 5:30 PM-6:30 PM for the EDCJCC Group Swim Lesson Seminar.

Please RSVP for the event at aquatics@edcjcc.org with your name and expected number of people. 

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Family friendly, light refreshments served.

We look forward to seeing you all soon!

Feb
26
Sun
JFamily Virtual Hamantaschen Bake
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Join JFamily Ambassador Hanna (from the Pozez JCC in NoVA) to learn how to make Hamantaschen virtually! Recipes will be provided in advance.

Mar
5
Sun
Baby Lap Time
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am – 9:00 am

A virtual lap time experience for our youngest JFamily members and their care providers. These 25 minute experiences introduce songs, rhymes, and developmentally appropriate movement. Come build a bond with your baby while meeting other caregivers. This program is meant for the baby to be in their caregiver’s lap with their grownup actively involved. (Best for children 0 – 18 months.)

This program is brought to you by the Edlavitch DCJCC and funded by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and The United Jewish Endowment Fund.

Growing Grasshoppers
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Is your little one on the move and no longer content to just sit on your lap and play? We are looking for some grasshoppers who like to wiggle, jiggle, and move! Join our J-Family Ambassadors Tracy and Shoshana to get those wiggles out with music, stories, dancing, and more! A great way to spend your morning and meet other families for some FUN!

Pre-registration is required.

This program is brought to you by the Edlavitch DCJCC, Pozez JCC and Bender JCC and funded by The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and The United Jewish Endowment Fund.