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1140 Summer Chailights 2013

1140 Summer Chailights 2013

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Family Programs - Summer Chailights
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2013TAMMUZ — ELUL 5773 VOL 2, ISSUE 5
a monthly publication of the JCC Family Programs department
All classes and events require advance registration. Please contact Jill Katchen (303) 316-6336 jkatchen@jccdenver.org or register online at www.jccdenver.org/families
Shalom Family
Sunday Family Adventures
Sundays, June 23—Aug. 18 (no activity on July 7)Various Times
Do you want to connect with other young families? Do you want to take advan-tageof allthatColoradohastoofferthissummer?Doyoulikegoingonnewad-ventures?If thisisyou,we’dloveforyoutojointheFamilyProgramsDepartmentforournewSundayFamilyAdventuresseries.Aprogramforfamilieswithchil-dren 3 months to 6 years,created and led by families who currently participatein JCC Family Programs or are graduates of our programs and classes. Costswill be limited to the fees for the activity itself (Zoo, Botanic Gardens, hike).Please watch for more details about each week’s activity.
Poolside Playdates Return June 18!
Tuesdays, June 18—Aug. 2710—11:30 a.m.JCC PoolFREE for JCC Sports & Fitness Members; $5/child for JCC Community Members &Guests
Join JCC Family Programs by the baby pool for bubbles,chalk,snacks and funwith friends! If you want more food choices or want to stay for lunch,the JCCSnackShackwillalsobeopen.Thiseventdoesnotrequirepre-registration.Greatfor families with children ages 3 months to 5 years.
Saddle Up For a Weekend of Fun at Family Camp!
Aug. 9—11JCC Ranch Camp
Capoff yoursummerwithaJewishduderanchexperi-ence at the JCC Ranch Camp,located in the mountainsof the Black Forest,Colorado.Families will experienceShabbat with singing,dancing and a community cele-bration. Enjoy activities throughout the weekend in-cluding horseback riding,crafts,hiking,ropes course,swimming,campfires,Jewish learning and more. Thisweekendlongsession,fromFridayat10a.m.untilSun-day after breakfast,will be jam packed with family funforallages.
Contact Melanie Gruenwald with any questions, or to register, at mgruenwald@jcc-denver.org or (303) 316-6325. This program is eligible for a $250 MazelTot discountfor families with children under the age of 5, at www.mazeltot.org.
Summer Concert Series 2013
Summer Solstice Pre-Shabbat Concert: Rocky Mountain Jewgrass
Friday, June 21, 4—5:30 p.m.Denver Jewish Day School (2450 S Wabash Street Denver, 80231)Free for Camp Shai families; $10 per guest in advance,$12 at the door (children under 3, FREE)
Rocky Mountain Jewgrass® is the original Jewgrass band combining bluegrassandJewishmusic.Comewithyourfamilyandyourblankets,andpreparetorock outonDenverJewishDaySchool'sAllonFamilyQuadrangle,aswewelcomesummerandShabbattogether!Special guest opener:Ten Shekel FalafelAsk about our Shabbat Dinner-To-Go.
Poolside Concert: Julie Geller
Tuesday, July 23, 10:30 a.m.—NoonJCC Outdoor Pool$5/ child; free for Sports & Fitness members
Folksy and soulful,Julie Geller,a mother of three,knows how to speak the lan-guage of children through music.Julie will share her incredible spirit and tapinto your imagination as she spends the morning with us.
Back to School New Year’s Concert: FACE Vocal Band
Sunday, Aug. 25, Doors open 3 p.m.; Concert 3:30—4:30 p.m.JCC, Phillips Social HallIn advance: $10; $50 max/family; At the door: $15; $60 max/family;Children under three, free.
Faceisanationallyrecognizedvocalrockbandbasedoutof Boulder,Colorado,bringinganewedgeandattitudetothehumanvoice.Usingjustfivesingersanda vocal drummer,no instruments and no special effects, Face creates a rock-music phenomenon that has to be seen to be believed.Join us as we mark theend of summer,the beginning of school and the Jewish NewYear!
Summer Concert Series package: $75, includes admission to all three shows foryour immediate family,non-transferable.MazelTot discount available, up to $100,forfamilies who qualify. Visit MazelTot.org for details.
Family Programs is dedicated to young families with children ages five and under, offering classes, programs and events specifically designedtohelpfamiliesgrowandlearntogether.FamilyProgramsholdsJewishholidaycelebrations,parentingandpre-natalclasses,Move& Learn parent/caregiver classes and events and celebrations.
Prenatal and Parenting Programs
Jewish Baby University
Summer 2013: July 14, 22, 26, 28 and Aug. 5Fall 2013: Sept. 29 and Oct. 7, 13, 21$180/coupleRose Medical Center and the JCC
Designed for expectant parents, this innovative program combines childbirtheducation with an exploration of the Jewish traditions and rituals connectedwith pregnancy, birth and parenting. Instructors, Rabbi Jeffrey Kaye (Judaic)and Sue Geissler (prepared childbirth), lead this program created by theColorado Agency for Jewish Education and co-sponsored by the JCC and RoseMedicalCenter.ParticipantswillalsojointheBootCampforNewDadsandMir-acles and Mayhem classes to discuss the anticipated post-partum experience,communication skills,parental expectations and changing identities.
JBU Plus
Summer 2013: Thursdays, July 18, 25 and Aug. 1, 6:30—9 p.m. at the JCCFall 2013: Thursdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the JCC$250/couple
Thecompletepackage…JewishBabyUniversityPLUSBreastfeeding,BabySafeand the ABC’s of Financial Planning. JBU and JBU Plus are eligible for a dis-count up to $100 off through MazelTot.org.
Or sign up a la carte, $50 per classABC’s of Financial Planning: July 18 or Oct. 3Breastfeeding: July 25 or Oct. 10Baby Safe: Aug. 1 or Oct. 17Miracles and Mayhem: The Realities of Motherhood: July 22 or Oct. 7Bootcamp for New Dads: July 22 or Oct. 2
NEW CLASS! L’Dor v’Dor: Jewish Grandparent University
Summer: Monday, July 22, 6:30—8:30 p.m.Fall: Monday, Oct. 7, 6:30—8:30 p.m.$18/person
Helpinggrandparentsandgrandparents-to-belearntechniquesand‘bestpracticesin supporting your children in becoming parents for the first time while passingonfamilyvaluesandtraditions.FacilitatedbyDr.DanielHettleman,Ph.D.,P.C.
Sibling Prep Class
Sunday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m.—Noon$15/family, JCC members; $20/family, JCC guestsJCC, Room 203
MovingfrombeinganonlychildtoabigbrotherorsisterisaBIGdealtoyouandto your child. Please join us for a morning of activities,making gifts for the newbabyandbigbrother/sisterandlearningwhattoexpectwhenthenewbabycomeshome. Facilitatedbyfamilytherapist,AmyTopelson,MA,NCC.
Mother Runner Party
Monday, July 86-8 p.m.FREE, but please register in advance.
Join Dimity McDowell, co-author of 
Run Like a Mother 
Train Like a Mothe
,for an easy two mile run followed by a reception at the JCC. Not (yet!) amotherrunner,butlookingforachancetobeinspired?Pleasejoinus!
Co-sponsored by JCC Family Programs and the JCC Sports & Fitness Center.
Dad’s Night Out – Apre Work Bike Ride!
Monday, Aug. 56—8 p.m.$12/JCC Members; $15/JCC Guests
Kick back after work and join us for an evening ride down the Cherry Creek Trail.Your hard work will be rewarded with a beer and some appetizers at theBull and Bush.Come one,come all!
Warm Welcome Visits
We offer caring support,a connection to community resources,a way to meetother new parents, and a gift basket that includes cds, books, other fun gifts,and information on child development and parenting skills from ColoradoBright Beginnings. If you are a new parent and would like a FREE Warm Wel-come visit,please contact Jill (303) 316-6336,or jkatchen@jccdenver.org
Bloggers Needed!
Are you a blogger or imagine yourself becoming one? The JCC Family ProgramsDepartment is looking for people who currently blog for young families or areinterested in becoming active bloggers. Please contact Melanie Gruenwald atmgruenwald@jccdenver.orgor(303)316-6325ifyouwouldlikemoreinformation.
Move & Learn Classes (Newborn to age 5)
Summer Move and Learn classes begin the week of June 17!
June 17—Aug. 18, 8 weeks (no classes July 1—7)Cost: $112/JCC Member; $134/JCC Guest; $18/Drop In* Extra costs associated with Sticky Fingers and Artistic Tots
Babies (8 weeks—Pre-crawling)
Boogie Babies Music, Infant Massage/Post-Natal Yoga
Younger Toddlers (Crawling—17 months)
Mini Tumbling, Jammin’ Tots music, Parent/Tot Zumba
Older Toddlers (18 months–3 years)
Kinder Kixx Soccer, Maxi Tumbling, Artistic Tots, Sticky Fingers Cooking,Parent/Tot Zumba, Jammin’ Tots
Mixed Age (Newborn—4 years)
Mixed-Age Music, Parent/Tot Zumba, Stroller Bootcamp, Sunday FamilyAdventures, Poolside Playdates
Pre-School (3—5 years)
After School Kinder Kixx Soccer, Outdoor Art Experience , Sticky Fingers Cookingand Hip Hop Dance.
Forclassdescriptionsandtoregister,pleasevisitwww.jccdenver.org/families.Youcan also contact Jill Katchen at (303) 316-6336 or jkatchen@jccdenver.org.Don’t forget,you can receive up to receive up to $100 off the cost of our classesif you are eligible for a MazelTot discount at www.mazeltot.org.
Summer 2013
June 17—Aug. 18
Boogie Babies
11:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m.
Infant Massage/Post-natal Yoga
12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m.
Crawling—17 months
Jammin’ Tots
(Crawling—3 yrs.)9:30—10:15 a.m.
Mini Tumbling
10:30—11:15 a.m.
18 months—3 years
Kinder Kixx Soccer
(2—3 yrs.) & (4—5 yrs.)at Robinson Park9:30—10:15 a.m.
Sticky FingersCooking
(2–3yrs)9:30—10:30 a.m.
Artistic Tots
(17 mo.—3 yrs.)9:30—10:15 a.m.or10:45—11:30 a.m.
Kinder Kixx Soccer
(2—3 yrs.)12:45—1:30 p.m.
Maxi Tumbling
9:30—10:15 a.m.
Sticky FingersCooking
(2–3yrs)10—11 a.m.
Kinder Kixx
(2—3 yrs.)10—10:45 a.m.
Sticky FingersCooking
(2–3yrs)10—11 a.m
Newborn—4 years
Sunday FamilyAdventures NEW!
(Hiking, biking, naturewalks, zoo...)Times to be set bygroup leaders.
Parent/Tot Zumba
10:45—11:30 a.m.
Poolside Playdates
10—11:30 a.m.
Stroller Bootcamp
9:30—10:30 a.m.
Mixed-Age Music
10:30—11:15 a.m.
3—5 years
Sticky FingersCooking
12:45—1:45 p.m.3:30—4:30 p.m.
Outdoor ArtsExperience
(2—3 yrs.)12:45—1:30 p.m.
Hip Hop Dance
3:30—4:15 p.m.
Kinder Kixx Soccer
3:30—4:15 p.m.JCC Gym
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Save The Date:
Fall Holidays
GrandparentHighHolidayExperience,ShabbatSingandotherfunactivities:Sept. 13, 9:30—11 a.m.Sukkah Building 101: Sept. 16, 6—7:30 p.m.
For information or to register for all of the above programs,events and classes,please contact Jill Katchen at jkatchen@jccdenver.org or (303) 316-6336 or visitwww.jccdenver.org/families.
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