Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island
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Where:  Dwares JCC
401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence
When: Saturday, January 13
Children ages 5 - 12: 5:00 - 10:00pm
NEW! Children ages 2 - 5:  5:00 - 8:00pm*
*Extended times available
Details: Kids' Night Out, which runs each month on a Saturday evening, is a chance for children to be entertained with a variety of themed activities ranging from sports, crafts, swimming, and more. A pizza dinner and snacks are served, and the evening ends with a movie.
Price: $35 |  Members: $25 | Siblings: $15
More info: Contact  Shannon Kochanek

WhereDwares JCC
401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence
When: Thursday, January 18 | 7 :00pm
Details:  Through poignant and unexpectedly funny stories, along with surprising insights from authors, psychologists, and brain scientists, Screenagers reveals reveals how tech time impacts kids' development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance. Join us after the screening for a special panel discussion. This film is appropriate for adults and children over the age of 10.
More info: Contact Michelle Cicchitelli

Where:  Dwares JCC
401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence

When:  Friday, January 19 | 10:00am
Details:   On the third Friday of each month, children and their caregivers are invited to listen to music, gather for stories, play games, create a craft, eat a snack, and make new friends. Dayna Bailen, our Shababa song leader, and her trusted friend Shlomo the sloth puppet will entertain children ages five and under. All are welcome.
More info:  Contact Dayna Bailen
WhereDwares JCC
401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence
When: Sunday, January 28 | 9:00am - 3:00pm
Details:  Don't let the cold weather ruin all your fun! Join us on the last Sunday of the month during winter for a day filled with activities for the whole family. This month includes a fitness workshop, story time and art project. Click here for a full schedule of events.
More info: Contact  Michelle Cicchitelli
Other Events for Adults
Wednesday, January 3

Wednesday, January 3

Sunday, January 7
Sunday, January 7
4:00 - 6:00pm

So, what's in store for you at the Dwares JCC?

Whether your goal is to improve your body, mind, or spirit; to engage in family fun or
cultural arts; or to be part of a community that learns and celebrates together 
and gives back to others; there is something for everyone, and we invite you to be a part of it!  Come experience what we have to offer.
All are welcome!
PJ Books This Month
6 months: Tu B'Shevat Is Coming!
5-6 years: Welcome
2-3 years: Bubbe's Got the Beat
6-7 years: The Candlewick
3-4 years: 10 Things I Can Do to Help My World 
7-8 years: A Sack Full of Feathers
4-5 years: Sadie's Snowy Tu B'Shevat 
8+ years: Scarlett and Sam: Search for the Shamir
Parent Reads

Celebrate Tu B'Shevat , also known as the Jewish New Year for trees, with a mix of savory and sweet treats.
 Enjoy the bold characters, historical figures, and inspiring personalities in these stories with your kids.

Care for plants any time of the year with these family-friendly easy tips.
A mitzvah a day keeps the doctor away! Download this handy checklist and learn about a new activity each day.

One family finds meaning during Tu B'Shevat by celebrating their Jewish roots. 
Sarah Darer Littman shares that being curious is some of the best advice she can give.
Dear PJ Families,
Let me begin by wishing each of you a very happy, healthy, and gratifying 2018. This year, we  will offer many opportunities to gather as a community, so I encourage you to join us as we share the joy of Judaism.

We are celebrating Israel's 70th anniversary with a series of special events, cooking demos, movies and exhibits. 

You won't want to miss two very special  parenting workshops --"Screenagers" and "The Joys and Oys of Parenting" -- or "Day-at-the-J!  

Lastly, check out the Winter/Spring Guide for our newest offerings including Glass Painting, Bullet Journaling, Jewelry Making, CPR Certification, Personal Training, Pickleball, Relax Kids (for ages 2-5), Youth Karate, and LEGO Robotics.

There really is something for everyone to enjoy!


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