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September 2019

Tue
10
Sep

JFCS Annual Online Auction

Shopping online is convenient and exciting, especially when you find great deals! Now you can shop online and do it for good. When you shop the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis Online Auction, you help change lives for the better while finding fabulous things for yourself! Find one-of-a-kind items and experiences including sports and entertainment tickets, food and dining, spa and beauty, home, clothing, accessories, health and fitness and much more! Proceeds from the auction support the critical…

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Thu
12
Sep
$15

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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JFCS will host a six-week class, “Powerful Tools for Caregivers.” The class is designed to provide you with a wealth of self-care tools that will help you take care of yourself while taking care of others. You will learn to reduce stress, improve your self-confidence, balance your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your ability to make tough decisions. Facilitated by Annette Sandler, MA, JFCS Director of Aging Services, Karin Onarheim, MSW, Betsy Snyder, MA, and Rachel Wolk, MA…

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Fri
20
Sep

Free CEU Training: Nourishing the Therapeutic Relationship

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Nourishing the Therapeutic Relationship: What do ancient Jewish texts and contemporary theory tell us about this? As it turns out, a lot! Rabbi and therapist E. Noach Shapiro, LCSW, will guide a discussion on “Tzimtzum: spiritual contraction,” a metaphor for personal transformation. We will explore the spiritual and relational dynamics of therapeutic relationships and build concrete, practical skills to enrich our clinical work. For over 10 years as a congregational rabbi and 25 years as a licensed clinical social worker…

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Sun
22
Sep

Shalom Baby Shower

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Enjoy refreshments, collect swag bags, shop our baby boutique and resource tables, participate in circle time, and meet other families and their babies! Joins us at 10 a.m. at JFCS in Golden Valley. For event details and to RSVP, go to our facebook page or contact Carrie Fink at cfink@jfcsmpls.org or 952-417-2139.

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October 2019

Sun
20
Oct
Mental Health Education Conference

19th Annual Conference on Mental Health

Temple Israel, 2323 Fremont Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55405 United States
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Featuring keynoter jazz musician Sam Miltich Sunday, October 20 from 10 am to 4 pm Temple Israel - 2323 Fremont Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55405 FREE AND OPEN TO PEOPLE OF ALL FAITHS! > Click here to view a description of workshops Online registration is now closed, but walk-ins are welcome at the event.

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Wed
23
Oct

NextGen Fall Trivia Party

Uptown VFW, 2916 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408 United States
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Join NextGen for a night of pub trivia at the Uptown VFW, Wednesday October 23 from 6-9. Enjoy nosh and compete in general trivia, with two rounds of Jewish trivia. Learn about NextGen and JFCS, and enjoy food and drinks with local community. All are welcome. Pre-registrants will receive a drink ticket. Don't hesitate to contact us with any questions at dackos@jfcsmpls.org.

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Sun
27
Oct

Shalom Baby Circle Time

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Shalom Baby welcomes families of newborns and babies, up to age 2, to the Jewish community. Join us for our monthly circle time. There will be plenty of time for the little ones to play and the parents to chat. Visit facebook for more info. Contact Carrie Fink at 952-417-2139 or cfink@jfcsmpls.org with questions.

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November 2019

Sun
3
Nov

PJ Our Way Kids Council Kickoff

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Join us for the kickoff of our new PJ Our Way Kids Council! The PJOW program is looking for leaders who will help us meet our mission of running on “Kid Power” – kids brainstorming, developing, and running their own programs.  At this kickoff meeting, we’ll share more about this unique, ongoing volunteer opportunity. We’ll be providing free dinner and other goodies. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carrie Fink, PJ Library Coordinator at cfink@jfcsmpls.org or 952-417-2139.

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Tue
12
Nov

Better Angels Debate

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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You are invited to a Better Angels community debate! You probably haven’t experienced anything like it. It is a highly structured conversation in which a group of people think together, listen carefully to one another. When done well, everyone walks out a little closer to the truth, more aware of the validity in opposing views, and with tighter community relationships. The topic of the debate will be selected prior to the event, by you, the attendees. Here are some answers…

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Sat
23
Nov

PJ Library Traveling Havdalah

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 10500 Hillside Ln W
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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Who's ready to dance? Join PJ Library at Adath for music and family fun featuring musician Shelley Dean. Come dressed in your pjs for a family Havdalah including bedtime cookies and milk; and a high-energy sing and dance-a-thon. Join PJ Library this winter and travel to area synagogues to enjoy family-friendly Havdalah - a short multisensory ceremony that marks the end of Shabbat and the beginning of the new week every Saturday evening. We will celebrate with food, a Havdalah…

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Sun
24
Nov

Shalom Baby Circle Time

JFCS, 5905 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley, MN 55422
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Shalom Baby welcomes families of newborns and babies, up to age 2, to the Jewish community. Join us for our monthly circle time. There will be plenty of time for the little ones to play and the parents to chat. Contact Carrie Fink at 952-417-2139 or cfink@jfcsmpls.org with questions.

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December 2019

Sat
7
Dec

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis 31st Annual Benefit

MINNEAPOLIS MARRIOTT CITY CENTER, 30 S 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402 United States
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31st Annual ‘Laugh on Their Behalf’ Benefit! Saturday, December 7, 2019 Minneapolis Marriott City Center 5:45-6:45 Cocktails, Appetizers and Games 6:45-7:45 Dinner 7:30-8:30 Next Gen Cocktail Party 7:45-8:30 Dessert Party – Desert only guests arrive at 7:45 8:30-10:00 Program and Entertainment Don't forget about our fabulous raffle! See prizes and find details here. Online registration is now closed for the 31st Annual Laugh on Their Behalf Benefit.  Tickets can still be purchased at the event.  If you have further questions,…

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