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May 2019

Sun
26
May

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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Thu
30
May

NextGen Thursday Thrifting at PRISM

PRISM, 1220 Zane Ave N
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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Introducing a new ongoing volunteer opportunity! NextGen volunteers will be helping PRISM Food Shelf and Thrift Shop to sort, curate and process its thrift shop donations. Thursday Thrifting will occur the last Thursday of every month from 5-7 p.m at PRISM in Golden Valley. This event is open to anyone ages 21-36 regardless of prior experience with NextGen.

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June 2019

Sun
2
Jun

Drag Story Hour and Gallery Reception

Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 Cedar Lake R S
Minneapolis, MN 55416 United States
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Reception & Community Chuppah • 2–5 PM | Drag Story Hour • 3 PM | Sabes JCC Gallery June 2nd Join us for this community-wide art exhibition featuring photographs showcasing the wonderful diversity of the Twin Cities Jewish community. The gallery will be open from 2:00 - 5:00 on June 2nd to enjoy the art exhibition. During story hour from 3:00 to 4:00 pm, we’ll read PJ Library books, work on a variety of pride-related crafts, and enjoy refreshments. Drag…

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Tue
11
Jun

Annual Pride Happy Hour

Urban Growler Brewing, 2325 Endicott St
St Paul, MN 55114 United States
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Join us on Urban Growler’s patio for a delicious happy hour at the first woman-owned brewery in Minnesota! There will be a nosh, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and plenty of old and new friends! There will be a brief program, optional activities, and lots of time to enjoy Pride month together! For more information on any of the pride events or J-Pride in general, please contact J-Pride Program Coordinator Jayce Koester at 612-481-1037 or jkoester@jfcsmpls.org.

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Wed
12
Jun

JFCS Annual Meeting 2019

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 10500 Hillside Ln W
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis 109th Annual Meeting Wednesday, June 12 Noon to 1:30 p.m. Adath Jeshurun Congregation Elections for the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis Board of Directors will be held and recognition will be provided to those directors whose terms are ending. We will hear remarks from outgoing Board President, Jennifer Ezrilov and incoming Board President, Jeff Barin. Acknowledgement of the contributions of longtime, dedicated volunteers Steve Krikava and Eileen Kohn will be offered,…

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Thu
13
Jun
$10

Family Nutrition: Mom’s Night Out with PJ Library

Holly Weinstine’s house, 80 W. Minnehaha Pwky
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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Do you need help with your picky eaters? Are you looking to make your family mealtimes more peaceful? Join PJ Library for a mom’s night out with local mammaleh and registered dietitian Andrea Potashnick of Your Family RD. This will be an educational and fun evening covering how to feed kids and ensure they have a healthy relationship with food. Appetizers and drinks included. REGISTER BELOW window.bboxInit = function () { bbox.showForm('fb1fbcbc-0b8c-4cf2-8361-34b9e29ecf92'); }; (function () { var e = document.createElement('script');…

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Fri
14
Jun

Kabbalat Shabbat Pride Service

Mayim Rabim Congregation, 4401 York Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408 United States
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Join J-Pride and our friends at Mayim Rabim Congregation for a soulful evening prayer service that celebrates Pride. Followed by a dairy vegetarian potluck, we’ll gather to hear voices from our community and welcome Shabbat in style! For more information on any of the pride events or J-Pride in general, please contact J-Pride Program Coordinator Jayce Koester at 612-481-1037 or jkoester@jfcsmpls.org.

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Mon
17
Jun

Preparing Your Community to Confront the Alzheimer’s Challenge

The Kollel, 2930 Inglewood Ave S
St Louis Park, MN 55416 United States
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JFCS and Twin Cities Jewish Community Alzheimer’s Task Force will host “Preparing Your Community to Confront the Alzheimer’s Challenge” Sample of topics covered include 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia, communication techniques, caregiver challenges, community resources, what can your community do to help, and more.... Monday, June 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Kollel - 2930 Inglewood Ave S, St Louis Park, MN 55416 Presented by Rita Kelner, LSW and Judy Witebsky, Educator Register to Giti Fredman: gitifredman@gmail.com

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Sat
22
Jun

Under the Rainbow: Shabbat at Pride

Loring Park, 1382 Willow St.
Minneapolis, United States
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Come to Shabbat morning ASL-interpreted worship services at Pride and be your whole self. Together, we will celebrate Shabbat in Loring Park in proud, pluralistic, queer, Jewish community. This is the first time we’ve held a Shabbat service on the stage in Loring Park and we cannot wait to sing, daven, read Torah, and celebrate with all of you! For more information on any of the pride events or J-Pride in general, please contact J-Pride Program Coordinator Jayce Koester at…

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Sun
23
Jun

J-Pride at Twin Cities Pride Festival

Loring Park, 1382 Willow St.
Minneapolis, United States
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March in the Ashley Rukes Pride Parade – Sunday, June 23 Join J-Pride and other communal partners to march in the annual Pride Parade! Bring a water bottle, comfy clothes, signs, and lots of joyous ruach! We cannot wait to see you on Hennepin Avenue celebrating! Sign up to join us here. J-Pride Booth at Loring Park – All day on Sunday, June 23 Join us as a volunteer in the booth, welcoming visitors, answering questions, handing out swag, and…

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Thu
27
Jun

NextGen Thursday Thrifting at PRISM

PRISM, 1220 Zane Ave N
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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Introducing a new ongoing volunteer opportunity! NextGen volunteers will be helping PRISM Food Shelf and Thrift Shop to sort, curate and process its thrift shop donations. Thursday Thrifting will occur the last Thursday of every month from 5-7 p.m at PRISM in Golden Valley. This event is open to anyone ages 21-36 regardless of prior experience with NextGen.

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Sun
30
Jun

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 to the Jewish community. This month we have special guest Ross Fishman, a licensed music teacher, experienced camp song leader, and father to a toddler. During this session, kids and parents will experience an engaging, interactive Jewish music class. We’ll focus on fundamental music concepts, body movement, instrument playing, and developing Hebrew literacy through song. This session is appropriate for ages 0-5, and big siblings are welcome to join. We’ll provide coffee…

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July 2019

Thu
18
Jul
$10

NextGen Summer Party at Park Tavern

Park Tavern, 3401 Louisiana Ave. S.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426 United States
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Summer is on its way, and NextGen is ready to make the most of it! This July, we’ll be returning to our roots with a party to celebrate philanthropy and volunteerism. Registration is a $10 donation, and at the party, you can choose what JFCS Program your $10 donation goes to support. On top of light food and bowling, pre-registrants will receive a drink ticket. Join us for bowling, nosh, and socializing with local young people at 3401 Louisiana Ave.…

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Sun
21
Jul
$18

PJ Library Grandparent Ice Cream Social

Brookview Park Pavilion, 100 Brookview Pkwy N
Golden Valley, MN 55426 United States
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Calling all Bubbies and Zaydes! PJ Library invites grandparents, grandkids and other special friends for a fun evening out at Brookview Park Pavilion. Families will create keepsake crafts, enjoy delicious Ben and Jerry’s treats, and listen to stories read by local grandparents. There will also be a special Shalom Baby Circle Time at 6 p.m. for grandparents and their grandchildren under the age of 2. The cost is $18/family.

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Thu
25
Jul

NextGen Thursday Thrifting at PRISM

PRISM, 1220 Zane Ave N
Golden Valley, MN 55422 United States
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Introducing a new ongoing volunteer opportunity! NextGen volunteers will be helping PRISM Food Shelf and Thrift Shop to sort, curate and process its thrift shop donations. Thursday Thrifting will occur the last Thursday of every month from 5-7 p.m at PRISM in Golden Valley. This event is open to anyone ages 21-36 regardless of prior experience with NextGen.

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August 2019

Fri
2
Aug

Minnetonka Shabbat in the Park

Gro Tonka Park, 17003 Prospect Pl
Minnetonka, MN 55345 United States
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Friday, August 2nd 5:00-6:30 Gro Tonka Park 17003 Prospect Pl, Minnetonka, MN 55345 Join other families and PJ Library for a casual neighborhood get together. This is an opportunity to meet other families and celebrate Shabbat together. Bring a blanket and picnic snacks/dinner (whatever works for your family) and come to play.

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Thu
8
Aug
$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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Thu
15
Aug
$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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Thu
22
Aug
$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
23
Aug

Edina/Southwest Minneapolis Shabbat in the Park

Pamela Park, 3998 W 62nd St
Edina, MN 55424 United States
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Friday, August 23rd 5:30-7:00 Pamela Park 3998 W 62nd St, Edina, MN 55424 Join other families and PJ Library for a casual neighborhood get together. This is an opportunity to meet other families and celebrate Shabbat together. Bring a blanket and picnic snacks/dinner (whatever works for your family) and come to play.

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