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Sep
22
Sun
FREE! DAY OF AWESOME FAMILY CONCERT AND CELEBRATION
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come to the newly renovated Edlavitch DCJCC for a morning of free music, games, moon bounce, food, holiday crafts, and fun! Rock out to the music of Jason Mesches, award-winning Jewish educator and performer, and his newest album Nosh Pit, and participate in a community service project benefitting local refugee families designed for all ages. Together, we’ll celebrate Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) in an atmosphere that welcomes everyone and caters to families.

Sponsored in memory of Elona Shaffert by the Shaffert/Brenner Family.

The Family Concert is presented by the Washington Jewish Music Festival as part of JxJ’s year-round programming. The Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation is the lead sponsor of The Washington Jewish Music Festival

Oct
3
Thu
JFamily new parents get together (parents with 0-3 month olds)
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Have a 0-3 month old? Looking to get out of your house and make new friends? Join us on Thursday, October 3 at 10am at the Pavilion Cafe (The Sculpture Garden, 7th Street & Constitution Avenue) at the Sculpture garden. Come unwind after Rosh Hashanah and before Yom Kippur, grab a coffee, meet new friends and if the weather is nice we will go for a walk.
Oct
6
Sun
JFamily A Toast to the New Year
Oct 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come join the JFamily Ambassadors for a toast to the new year at this kid friendly brewery event. Bring your own picnic lunch. Each family pays for their own refreshments.

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

Oct
12
Sat
JFamily and Hill Havurah Tot Shabbat and Sukkot Celebration
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We’re joining in on Hill Havurah’s monthly Tot Shabbat to help learn some favorite Shabbat songs and get excited for the holiday of Sukkot. A light kiddush will be served. Come for the “Dinosaur Song,” stay for the “Sukkah Shake.”

Hosted by Jessica

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.

Oct
13
Sun
Behrend Builders Sukkah Build
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Behrend Builders as we build the community sukkah for the Edlavitch DCJCC.

In preparation for the festival of Sukkot we will be building the community sukkah and creating decorations for it! Come and be a part of the creation of this gorgeous structure for the Sukkot season. We will need builders and decorators so this project is open to people of all ages and experience!

Please sign up in advance, since we will not be able to accommodate walk-ins. No prior experience in sukkah building is required!

We will meet in the Edlavitch DCJCC parking lot. If you have any questions please email Randy Bacon at randyb@edcjcc.org.

Oct
17
Thu
JFamily Sukkah Party
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Come join the JFamily Ambassadors for a fun afternoon in the sukkah. We will have snacks and arts and crafts to enjoy.

Hosted by Ross.

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

Oct
20
Sun
JFamily Breakfast at Timber Pizza
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Come enjoy breakfast (Call Your Mother bagels) with parents and families from your neighborhood. There will be bagels, babka, and schmoozing. We’ll have some toys for sharing and plenty of opportunities to make friends. Each family can order coffee and/or more food at Timber. Each family pays for their own tab.

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

Oct
29
Tue
JFamily Parents’ Night Out Dinner
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Take a break from your regular routine and connect with friends new and not-so-new. Come out for this relaxing social gathering — bring a friend, and make new ones too!

Check out this amazing restaurant in Mt. Vernon: shouk.com

Each parent pays their own tab.

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

Nov
15
Fri
JFamily and EDCJCC Preschool Tot Shabbat
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join the JFamily Ambassadors and the Edlavitch DCJCC Preschool for Tot Shabbat program at the Edlavitch DCJCC. We will sing songs, read stories, and share snacks to bring in Shabbat. This kid friendly program is open to all, no JCC membership is required.

5:30pm – Tot Shabbat service

6:00pm – Snacks and social time

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.