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March 2017
Sun
26
Mar

Shalom Baby Shower

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, 13100 Wayzata Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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If your family welcomed a baby this year, we have a gift for you! Join us on Sunday, March 26 from 10-11:30 in the Levin Boardroom at JFCS. Swaddle up your little one and drop in at our community baby shower. Enjoy refreshments, collect swag bags, learn some good tips for caring for your little one (and self-care for you!) and meet other families of newborns.

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Sun
26
Mar
$8

PJ Library Passover Scavenger Hunt

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 10500 Hillside Ln W
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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Join PJ Library on a Passover Scavenger Hunt! This event is open for all families with children ages 0-8, and includes making matzah from scratch, a scavenger hunt, crafts, a story and a light dinner!  You’ll also have an opportunity to purchase wonderful Passover-themed children’s books from Kar Ben Publishing including the newly released—“Passover Scavenger Hunt”. Please register below by March 20. Cost is $8/family.  

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Mon
27
Mar

Jewish Grief Education/Support Group

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 10500 Hillside Ln W
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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JFCS is offering a six session Jewish grief education/support group to people who have lost a loved one within the last 18 months. Participants are expected to attend all sessions!

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Thu
30
Mar
Free

Hag Sameach – Passover bag assembly

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, 13100 Wayzata Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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Join us as we fill bags with ritual foods and other items for individuals and families in need to help them celebrate the holiday.

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April 2017
Sun
2
Apr
Free

Dementia Film & Discussion Series

St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55116 United States
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The St. Paul JCC and The Twin Cities Alzhiemer’s Disease Task Force are sponsoring a free Dementia film and discussion series on April 2 and April 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., including continental brunch and facilitated table discussion. Both events will be held at the St. Paul JCC at 1375 St. Paul Ave., St. Paul. Sunday, April 2, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter – with insights from Rabbi Morris Allen and Dr. Richard…

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Sun
2
Apr
Free

Hag Sameach – Passover bag delivery

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, 13100 Wayzata Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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This is such a fun and easy mitzvah project!  Stop by JFCS anytime between 10:00 a.m and 12:30 p.m. to pick up your packages for delivery.  The recipients will expect you anytime before 3:00 p.m. to receive them.

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Mon
3
Apr

Jewish Grief Education/Support Group

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 10500 Hillside Ln W
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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JFCS is offering a six session Jewish grief education/support group to people who have lost a loved one within the last 18 months. Participants are expected to attend all sessions!

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Wed
12
Apr
$25

Freedom from Addiction Seder

Beth El Synagogue, 5225 W. Barry Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55416 United States
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The Jewish Recovery Network (JRN) and Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) invite you to the annual Freedom Seder Celebrating our Freedom from Addiction and our Exodus from Slavery Wednesday, April 12, 2017 5:30 pm: Registration 6:00 – 9:00 pm: Seder Beth El Synagogue, 5225 W. Barry Street, St. Louis Park 55416 Cost: $25.00 per person Children under 10: $10.00 For further information, please call Stan: (763) 544-4446 or email jrn.mpls@gmail.com > Download the form to register here

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Fri
14
Apr
Free

Shalom Baby Circle Time

Sabes Jewish Community Center, 4330 Cedar Lake R S
Minneapolis, MN 55416 United States
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In order to reach more families, our Shalom Baby Circle Time activities for children ages 0-2 will be held at a different location each month beginning in February. Classes will be held on Fridays:    Feb. 10, at Bet Shalom (13613 Orchard Rd, Hopkins) March 10, at Adath Jeshurun Congregation (10500 Hillside Lane W, Minnetonka) April 14 at Sabes JCC (4330 Cedar Lake Road S, Minneapolis) May 12 at Temple Israel (2324 Emerson Ave S, Minneapolis) Some of the activities…

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Sun
23
Apr

National Volunteer Week

Thank you JFCS Volunteers…this week and every week! National Volunteer Week, brought to you each year by Points of Light, is an opportunity to recognize and thank YOU, our volunteers, who lend your time, talent, voice and support to our community, and create change... > Continue Reading Visit Points of Light for more information on National Volunteer Week.

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Sun
23
Apr
Free

Dementia Film & Discussion Series (2)

St. Paul JCC, 1375 St. Paul Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55116 United States
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The St. Paul JCC and The Twin Cities Alzhiemer’s Disease Task Force are sponsoring a free Dementia film and discussion series on April 2 and April 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., including continental brunch and facilitated table discussion. Both events will be held at the St. Paul JCC at 1375 St. Paul Ave., St. Paul. Sunday, April 2, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter – with insights from Rabbi Morris Allen and Dr. Richard…

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Sun
30
Apr

“Keeping the Spirit Alive” – A conference for caregivers and those supporting a loved one with dementia

Adath Jeshurun Congregation, 10500 Hillside Ln W
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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Visit http://jfssp.org/keepingthespirit/ for more information and register for this FREE conference! If you would like to make a donation to help support this conference, please fill out the form below. Scroll to the bottom of the page for detailed event information.

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Sun
30
Apr
$5

PJ Cares for Kids

Children’s Hospitals & Clinics of MN, 2525 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55305 United States
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Join PJ Library for an afternoon of fun and learning in The Education Center at Children’s Hospital and Clinics of MN! It will be held 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the Children’s Minneapolis campus (2525 Chicago Ave S) in the Education Center (on the second floor by the Welcome Desk). Participants will have the opportunity to: •  Make crafts to spread cheer to the kids in the hospital •  Try on some doctor gear, and bring your stuffed animal/doll…

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May 2017
Sat
6
May
Free

Jewish Text and Jewish Thought: Tools for Spiritual Care Giving

Beth El Synagogue, 5225 W. Barry Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55416 United States
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Beth El Synagogue is hosting an educational study session Jewish Text and Jewish Thought: Tools for Spiritual Care Giving in Beth El’s Learning Center Room. The goal of this session is to study how best to provide spiritual care to Jewish individuals facing life challenges. It will be led by Rabbi Dr. Einat Ramon who is traveling from Israel to the Twin Cities to present at the May 2017 Association for Clinical Pastoral Education convention and is a pioneer of Clinical…

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Fri
12
May
Free

Shalom Baby Circle Time

Temple Israel, 2324 Emerson Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55405 United States
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In order to reach more families, our Shalom Baby Circle Time activities for children ages 0-2 will be held at a different location each month beginning in February. Classes will be held on Fridays:    Feb. 10, at Bet Shalom (13613 Orchard Rd, Hopkins) March 10, at Adath Jeshurun Congregation (10500 Hillside Lane W, Minnetonka) April 14 at Sabes JCC (4330 Cedar Lake Road S, Minneapolis) May 12 at Temple Israel (2324 Emerson Ave S, Minneapolis) Some of the activities…

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Wed
17
May

JFCS Professional Networking Group: Start with WHY

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, 13100 Wayzata Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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Join the JFCS Networking Group for a dive into Simon Sinek's Golden Circle that can redefine how you speak about yourself and your job search. Need a tool that helps you stick out from the crowd? Start with WHY. The JFCS Professional Networking Group offers a holistic approach to job search support. We explore how personal strengths are connected to a successful job search and sustainable employment. All sessions are interactive and provide a natural and supportive environment for networking,…

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Thu
25
May
donations accepted

JFCS NextGen Rabbi Panel

Honey, 205 E Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Back by popular demand, it’s the JFCS NextGen Rabbi Panel! Join us at Honey to hear four local rabbis answer your questions about navigating life as a Jewish young adult. This year's panel will feature: - Rabbi Jill Crimmings of Bet Shalom Congregation - Rabbi Yitzi Steiner of Chabad UofM - Rabbi Sharon Stiefel of Mayim Rabim Congregation - Rabbi Avi Strausberg of Temple of Aaron Drinks, snacks, and mingling start at 6:30, panel at 7:15. Keep an eye on…

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June 2017
Wed
7
Jun
Free

Professional Networking Group – Moving Forward After Job Loss

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, 13100 Wayzata Blvd
Minnetonka, MN 55305 United States
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  JFCS Professional Networking Group Moving Forward After Job Loss Wednesday, June 7 9-11 a.m. JFCS 3rd Floor Board Room 13100 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka    The JFCS Professional Networking Group offers a holistic approach to job search support. We explore how personal strengths are connected to a successful job search and sustainable employment. Topics include: * Powerful Communication * Mindfulness & Meditation *Positive Thinking * Self-Care and Wellness And many other topics related to confidence building and empowerment! All sessions are interactive and provide a…

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Sun
11
Jun
Free

Golden Valley Pride

Brookview Park, 200 Brookview Pkwy N
Golden Valley, MN 55426 United States
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J-Pride is thrilled to be participating in the 2nd annual Golden Valley Pride Festival. Stop by our booth to say hello, and enjoy the many festivities Golden Valley has planned. Click here for more information about the festival.

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Mon
12
Jun
Free

Annual J-Pride Pride Happy Hour

Surly Brewing Co, 52O Malcom Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States
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Join us for a nosh, a drink and to honor our volunteers. Everyone is welcome!

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