2nd Fridays

Who doesn’t love seconds and thirds of a good thing?

Join the JCC Community for a young family Shabbat on the following 2nd Friday nights monthly.  We provide dinner and dessert along with songs, stories… and of course Shabbat Candle lighting and Challah!

Please Note: Price is per family. Please sign up only one adult to register the entire family.

Pre-registration is required by Wednesday at 9:00pm prior to the event.

Chicago-Lakeview | Florence G. Heller JCC

Lake Zurich | Lake County JCC

Northbrook | Bernard Weinger JCC


3rd Saturdays

Songs and celebration on a Saturday afternoon.

3rd Saturdays is an opportunity for your family to enjoy an afternoon of fun with your JCC Community. Ending with Havdalah (a celebration marking the end of Shabbat), families can participate in a themed craft, snack and an interactive activity or entertainment.

Walk-ins are welcome to this event designed with young families in mind.

Chicago-Lakeview | Florence G. Heller JCC

Lake Zurich | Northwest Suburbs

Northbrook | Bernard Weinger JCC

All Locations

SENSE-ational Shabbat!

One of the ways toddlers learn about the world around them is by exploring with their senses. In this interactive adult/child class, you and your little one will see, hear, smell, touch and taste the beauty of Shabbat through play activities designed to stimulate all five senses! Leave each of the six classes with ideas to create sensory-rich experiences at home, too!

For toddlers 12-30 months, with a caregiver

Lake Zurich | Lake County JCC

Fridays, Sept 16 through Oct 21 | 10:30-11:30am
23280 N. McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich


Northbrook | Bernard Weinger JCC

Fridays, Sept 16 through Oct 21 | 11:00-noon
300 Revere Dr., Northbrook


jbaby jcc chicagoThis program is made possible by a grant from jBaby Chicago, a program of the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago.

New Location!
Chicago (Lakeview) | Florence G. Heller JCC

Fridays, Sept 9 through Oct 14 | 10:00-11:00am
524 W. Melrose, Chicago
For more information and to register, contact Katie Dow at 773.938.8340 or kdow@jccchicago.org

For more information about Shabbat programs or how to volunteer at an event, email Lawrence Levine or call 847.763.3603.

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