JCC South: Family

Talk and Tumble

START DATE Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the month, Jan. 15, 29; Feb 12, 26; March 12, 26; April 9; May 14, 2014 @10:30 am - 11:30 am
END DATE May 21, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $5/family/session

Date: Second and fourth Wednesdays, January 15, 29; February 12, 26; March 12, 26; April 9; May 14

Designed for children three years and younger with their parents. Bring your baby or toddler for open play time in our tumbling room on Wednesday mornings. Warm up with coffee or tea, and chat with friends.

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Community Shabbat Dinners

START DATE January 10, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
END DATE May 9, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $8/child, $15/adult (no charge for children 2 years and younger)

Date: Fridays, Jan. 10; Feb. 7; March 14; May 9

Celebrate Shabbat with family and friends at JCC South Denver. Enjoy an evening of eating, talking, singing, and relaxing at JCC South Denver. RSVP by the Wednesday prior to the Shabbat dinner, southdenver@jccdenver.org

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Sticky Fingers Cooking and Yoga for 4-5 Year Olds

START DATE Thursdays, January 16, 23, 30; February 6, 13, 20, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
END DATE May 20, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE - $125/6 classes

Jan. 16, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 13, 20

Calling all cooks! Join Chef Morgan for a culinary experience as she puts a healthy twist on traditional Jewish foods. After the cooks have whipped up and tasted their delicious foods, they will be led through a gentle yoga mini class.

NOTE: This is a drop-off class for children ages 4-5 years

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Move and Learn Classes

START DATE NOTE: If you would like to participate in a Move and Learn class, please contact southdenver@jccdenver.org, and we will organize a class. Minimum of 5 participants are needed to run a session.
END DATE May 20, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $70/5-week session; $17/drop in

Mini Tumbling (crawling to 17 months) – This class focuses on gross motor development for children who are in various stages of walking. Crawlers, wobblers, and more confident movers enjoy elements of our tumbling equipment including balance beams, trampolines, tunnels, balls and more. A different Movement Concept will be featured weekly throughout the session.

Maxi Tumbling (18-36 months) – This class is for the older toddler who is a confident mover and shaker and needs some extra room to explore. Cooperative games with children of a similar age are introduced with parental/caregiver support. Kids will engage in parachute play, circle-time with songs and stretching, and practice different movement concepts as they play.

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Shabbat Club

START DATE January 24, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
END DATE May 23, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $90/for all 5 classes; $20/drop in

Date: Jan. 24, Feb. 21, March 21, April 25, May 23
Fridays, 1—2:30 p.m., ages 3—5 years *drop-off class
$90/5 classes
Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff
The Shabbat Club’s goal is to connect children with their Jewish culture and heritage in an informal setting. Each session will incorporate Jewish values and traditions into activities, such as challah making, art, holiday celebrations, and Shabbat snack. Space is limited to 10. (Drop-off class)

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Babies and Bagels

START DATE Every fourth Tuesday of the month – Jan. 28; Feb. 25; March 25; April 29; May 27, 2014 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
END DATE May 27, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $10/family/discussion; drop in available

Facilitator- Michael Milobsky, MD

Intended for parents with babies 12 months and younger. Come and enjoy a bagel, a cup of coffee, and an informal conversation with Michael Milobsky, MD of Perry Street Pediatrics in Castle Rock, Owner of Chicken Soup: Pediatric In Home Urgent Care, pediatrician at Littleton Hospital Emergency Center, and 5280 magazine “Top Doc” 2010 and 2013.

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Parent-Tot Shabbat Sing

START DATE Every Friday, beginning January 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
END DATE May 31, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $60/month (13 months – 4 years): $16 drop in/children ages 13 months – 4 years; $48/month (6-12 months): $14 drop in/children ages 6-12 months

Every Friday, beginning January 10, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Educator: Dani Wynn, JCC South Denver Staff

Parents and their children will explore Shabbat traditions and blessings through their senses. Experience Shabbat through cooking and eating, music, storytelling, challah, and art.

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January 10 Register
January 17 Register
January 24 Register
January 31 Register
February 7 Register
February 14 Register

Boot Camp

START DATE Sundays, beginning January 26, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
END DATE May 27, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $12/class

Instructor: Staci Zimmerman, JCC Sports and Fitness

Take an hour for yourself, and head over to JCC South Denver for boot camp! This class is a combination of strength, cardio, flexibility, core, and functional movements designed for a maximum calorie burn in one hour. Depending on weather, class will be held in and outdoors, mixing traditional exercises with interval and strength training.

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Sunday, January 26 Register
Sunday, February 2 Register
Sunday, February 9 Register
Sunday, February 16 Register
Sunday, February 23 Register
Sunday, March 2 Register

Mimouna Festival

START DATE April 24, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
END DATE April 24, 2014
WHERE JCC South Denver
PRICE $8/individual or $20/family

Mimouna is a North African Jewish celebration held the day after Passover. It marks the start of spring and the return of eating “Chametz” (bread products). Celebrate with North African music, a drum circle, and cooking “mofleta,” the traditional North African pancake we eat only at the Mimouna.

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L’Dor v’Dor: Jewish Grandparent University

START DATE June 9, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
END DATE June 9, 2014
PRICE $20/person

Helping grandparents and grandparents-to-be learn techniques and ‘best practices’ in supporting your children in becoming parents for the first time, while passing on family values and traditions. Facilitated by Dr. Daniel Hettleman, Ph.D., P.C. For more information, contact Melanie Gruenwald, Family Programs Director at mgruenwald@jccdenver.org.

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