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October 2019

October
2019
27,

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

November
2019
3,

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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November
2019
12,

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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November
2019
23,

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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November
2019
24,

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

December
2019
7,

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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December
2019
14,

PJ Library Traveling Havdalah

Bet Shalom, 13613 Orchard Rd
Hopkins, MN United States
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Join us for our second stop of PJ Library Traveling Havdalah, this month we'll be at Bet Shalom where we'll make Herb and Spice playdough, enjoy a musical Havdalah service, eat a potluck dinner, and hear bedtime stories. Kids (and grown ups!) are encouraged to come in pajamas. Can't wait to see you for this special evening! Potluck sign up is here. Each Havdalah is open to all PJ families. You do not need to be a member of PJ…

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December
2019
15,
$18

“Hanukkah Lights in the Big Sky”

Minnesota Jewish Theatre, 1978 Ford Pkwy
St. Paul, MN 55116 United States
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PJ Library and MN Mammalehs are collaborating to bring a group to "Hanukkah Lights in the Big Sky" at the Minnesota Jewish Theatre on December 15. Arrive between 12pm and 1pm for an open house style bagel & schmear lunch followed by the 1 hour performance. Directly after the show, stick around for a meet-n-greet with the actors! Tickets are $18. The play is newly adapted for anyone ages 6 and up. REGISTER HERE!

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December
2019
22,

Be The Light! A Community Hanukkah Celebration of Giving

St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55116 United States
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Join us for a Mitzvah focused Hanukkah event for the entire community. Supporting several deserving Twin Cities organizations, Be the Light will be a combination of collections, hands-on opportunities, and Hanukkah related activities.  Be the Light celebrates the Jewish concept of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) and allows us to bring light into the lives of others. PJ Library of Minneapolis will be representing JFCS with a craft project for kids. We will be collection items for Pajama Program, Minneapolis…

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December
2019
29,

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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January 2020

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Jan

PJ Library Challah Bake at Knollwood Place

Knollwood Place Apartments, 3630 Phillips Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55426-3792 United States
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Join PJ Library at Knollwood Place for an afternoon of fun for kids and grown-ups of all ages. We’ll knead, braid, and season the challah, then while it bakes in the oven, we’ll have story time, crafts projects, and more. The residents can’t wait to see you! REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED. Contact Carrie Fink with questions at cfink@jfcsmpls.org or 952-417-2139.

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Sat
11
Jan

PJ Library Traveling Havdalah

Beth El Synagogue, 5225 W. Barry Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55416 United States
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Come in your PJs, and we will sing songs, eat dinner, and make our own spice boxes. We will even hear some great PJ Library stories! Only $10/family. If you are able, please bring a new pair of two-piece pajamas to be donated to Sweet Dreams For Kids. Please RSVP here: besyn.org/havdalah20 Facebook link Each Havdalah is open to all PJ families. You do not need to be a member of PJ Library or a synagogue to attend! Nov 23…

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