Weeks of January 23 and 30


  • Hands-on Crafts + Climbing
  • Sensory Play Day
  • Family Zumba
  • Summer Camp registration is open!

Keep scrolling for all the details.

January Activity Calendar

Updated 1.19.23

Extended Drop-in Family Room Hours!

Beginning February 1, the Family Room will be open 9am–4pm. There are no changes to drop-off hours.

Upcoming Activities

Week of Monday, January 23

Hands-on! Crafts + Climbing

Saturday, January 28, 1–3pm; PlayGym

Ages 2+

A fun afternoon of creativity and activity with brand new and exciting crafts and climbing fun in the PlayGym!


Sensory Play Day

Sunday, January 29, 10–11:30am; Family Room

Ages 0–5

Enjoy hands-on play with textures that activate the senses. Explore the Family Room space with additional sensory tables, floor activities and calming music. Snacks and light refreshments provided.



Sunday Fun Day at the (P)J: Family Zumba

Sunday, January 29, 1–3pm; Dance Studio

Family Zumba gives you and your family a chance to be active together while improving coordination, endurance, and strength. Experience easy-to-follow routines, rhythms, and music from all over the world. Snacks and crafts will be provided. Zumba will start at 1:30pm. Free


Week of Monday, January 30

Model Magic Monsters

Saturday, February 4, 10–11:30am; Erdle Lounge Lobby

Ages 2+

Join our talented artist Grace Docherty in making magically monstrous creations to take home! We'll supply plenty of mess-free Crayola Model Magic clay (air-dries in 24 hours). No registration required.


Singing with Silvana

Sundays, February 5, March 5, and March 26

9–10am; Room 6 (Downstairs, After School Classrooms)

Ages 0–5

Come at 9am for schmoozing, bagels, and coffee. At 9:30 Silvana Bacman will lead a 30-minute Jewishly-focused, engaging, and interactive session for the under-5 crowd, which will include music, singing, and dance.



Sunday Funday Terrariums for Tu'Bshvat

Sunday, February 5, 1-2pm; (Downstairs, After School Classrooms)

Ages 5-8

Join PJ Library and the JCC each month for family fun programs with a Jewish twist. Tu B’Shevat is considered the New Year of the Trees. Learn all about this holiday while creating a beautiful terrarium to take home! Snacks and crafts will be provided.



Make Plans

Registration is Open for Summer Camp!

Grades K–10

Located on our main campus, we welcome all campers into a safe community of respect and inclusion where each child is encouraged to shine. 

The days will be filled with arts + crafts, low ropes adventures, drama, nature + hiking, athletics, music, swimming, and playground time.

Classic day camp for grades K-6, 9am-3pm with before + after care available. Register for the entire summer or by the week. Camp starts June 26.

Leadership and Counselor in Training program for grades 7-10. Three sessions available, starts July 10.

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