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January 2021

Sun
24
Jan

Tu B’Shevat: Searching for the Trees

Brookview Park Playground, 200 Brookview Pkwy N
Golden Valley, MN 55426 United States
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Join PJ Library and Temple Israel for an outdoor adventure as we celebrate the birthday of the Trees. On January 21st, you’ll receive an email with a Tu B’Shevat themed scavenger hunt for your family to complete on your own time and in your own neighborhood. Then, stop by Brookview Park on Sunday, January 24th between 11:00am and 12:30pm to show us your completed hunt. You’ll receive a goodie bag with snacks, crafts, and other prizes so you can continue…

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Sun
31
Jan

VIRTUAL – Shalom Baby Circle Time

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Start your day with PJ Library! Join parents and their babies/toddlers for a casual online gathering with some songs, stories, and conversation. Feel free to wear your pajamas (this includes both kids and adults!)

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Sun
31
Jan

COVID-19 VACCINES: Everything you want to know but were afraid to ask

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The Twin Cities Maimonides Society is hosting a Jewish community-wide virtual program on COVID-19 Vaccines with Dr. Ruth Lynfield, State Epidemiologist with the Minnesota Department of Health. Dr. Lynfield will address the vaccines that will be offered, what they will do, who will receive them, what the timeline looks like, and any other questions that participants submit. Half of this program will be a question and answer segment. This event is open to the public and brought to you by…

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February 2021

Sat
6
Feb

Traveling Havdalah with Bet Shalom

Join young families at our next session Traveling Havdalah with Bet Shalom. This month our theme is the moon, so we’ll have moon themed crafts, treats, stories, and more. We’ll say goodbye to Shabbat with some songs and blessings while we’re cozy in our pajamas at home. This event is free, but sign up by January 29th to reserve your Havdalah activity bags for your kids. Bag pickup will be at JFCS on Sunday, January 31st 3-5pm or at Bet…

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Sun
21
Feb

Postcards From My Past

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We invite all children 8-12 years of age and an older adult of their choice to join us in Postcards From My Past, a community-wide celebration of family stories on Feb. 21 on Zoom. Pairs will be working on their postcards during this facilitated event. Prior to the event, they will receive materials that will include a set of open-ended interview questions guiding them to explore their Jewish background, experiences and stories; a postcard with graphics that can help frame their conversations and…

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Sun
21
Feb

JDAIM Screening of the Documentary: Living Art

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JFCS hosts virtual film screening of ‘Living Art’ in honor of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis’ (JFCS) Jewish Inclusion Program will host a virtual screening of the documentary, “Living Art” from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, in honor of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM). “Living Art” is a film about Mara Clawson, a brilliant visual artist battling a life-threatening genetic disease. As Mara prepares for the largest gallery show…

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Wed
24
Feb

#HeartArtShare: A Craft Night with Moishe House TC and JFCS NextGen

Join JFCS NextGen and Twin Cities Moishe House for a (virtual) evening together as we create art to thank the people who have kept our local community afloat for the past 11 months. Local artist Wendy Shragg will join us to help spark your creativity using materials found around your home (and additional supplies provided after registration). So come ready to meet some new people and give back to our community together! More details to come with registration. Registration Fee-…

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March 2021

Tue
2
Mar

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

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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, bring more balance to your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your ability to make tough decisions. Tuesdays March 2 – April 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Virtual on Zoom The cost is…

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Tue
9
Mar

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

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, bring more balance to your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your ability to make tough decisions. Tuesdays March 2 – April 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Virtual on Zoom The cost is…

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Tue
16
Mar

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

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, bring more balance to your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your ability to make tough decisions. Tuesdays March 2 – April 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Virtual on Zoom The cost is…

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Tue
23
Mar

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

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, bring more balance to your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your ability to make tough decisions. Tuesdays March 2 – April 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Virtual on Zoom The cost is…

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Tue
30
Mar

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

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, bring more balance to your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your ability to make tough decisions. Tuesdays March 2 – April 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Virtual on Zoom The cost is…

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April 2021

Tue
6
Apr

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

ZOOM, MN United States + Google Map

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, bring more balance to your life, better communicate your feelings, and increase your ability to make tough decisions. Tuesdays March 2 – April 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Virtual on Zoom The cost is…

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May 2021

Sun
2
May

Keeping the Spirit Alive: A conference for caregivers supporting a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia

Keeping the Spirit Alive, the conference to caregivers supporting a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is designed to support caregivers and let them know that they are not alone on their journey. This free conference for caregivers, family members, lay leaders, clergy and professionals provides practical approaches for caregiving, tactics to take care of the caregiver, plus educational and research updates about dementia, through a Jewish lens. The conference also provides information about community resources that are available. JFCS…

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