Sundays, Apr 23 – June 11
@ Makom – 402 College St.
PJ Plus is a parent/ grandparent & tot weekly class. You and your child will enjoy Jewish content through hands on fun including storytelling, music and moovin’, arts and crafts, puppets and schmoozing. This session we’ll explore Shabbat fun, Shavuot Shakes, Mothers’ Day Magic and more. PJ Plus is a curriculum-based program, using PJ Library books as a springboard to develop engaging and inspiring sessions to enhance the educational development of young children. No class May 21 (Victoria Day).
For 1.5 – 2.5 year olds + Parent or Grandparent
Join us for a fun-filled celebration with something for everyone!
Sunday, March 12, beginning at 11am @ The Kiever Synagogue – 25 Bellevue Ave
It’s a mitzvah to hear the megillah again on Purim day, so get out of bed and come to the Kiever for an encore performance. Come in costume!
11am Doors Open
11:15 Megillah Reading (women & men read megillah; mixed seating), all are welcome!
12:15 Lunch (registration required by March 8, 2017) Falafel + salads, hamantaschen provided, BYOB
1:00 Purim Stories read by our amazing Makom Afterschool staff! (intended for kids & families)
1:30-3:00 Makom Families Carnival (Registration REQUIRED)
CARNIVAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Please email Emma to help out.
If you can’t register online for lunch or carnival, please register by email by March 8th, and mail a cheque payable to Makom right away to 402 College St., Toronto, ON M5T 1S8.
Please bring cash to donate for the mitzvah of matanot le-evyonim – Purim Gifts for the Poor ($10 suggested contribution; sorry, we can’t accept donations for matanot le-evyonim online)
Co-presented with the Kiever Synagogue
Please join us for a family oriented Havdallah experience! Learn about the symbols of Havdallah with Rabbi Aaron Levy and Rabbi Emma Gottlieb, our new Director of Education and Family Programming. A great opportunity for parents and children to spend time together, do some parallel learning, and a chance for those who haven’t yet met Rabbi Emma to do so! January 21, 6:30pm at Makom, 402 College St.
Please bring a picnic lunch and a blanket — and BYOB (bags). The day begins at 11:30 at Avalon Orchards, located at 3150 5 Line in Innisfil just south of Barrie. Directions on Avalon Orchards’ website here. Google map directions here.
11:30 Meet outside at Avalon Orchards
11:45 Kids: Storytime and Rosh Hashanah crafts with Jen;
Adults: Making Rosh Hashanah meaningful, with Rabbi Aaron
12:15 Picnic lunch together
12:45 Apple picking
Please bring strong grocery bags to hold all your apples! Avalon supplies wagons to help you get your haul to your vehicle.
If you have space in your vehicle and are able to give others a ride, please let Jen Turack know — and thank you!
Add this event to your family calendar now. Friends are of course welcome.
5:00 Adults hang out & kids play in Vermont Square Park (Palmerston, south of Dupont)
5:30 Get ready for High Holidays: Adult learning with Rabbi Aaron Levy
PJ Library storytime and activities for school-age kids with Jen Turack, Makom’s Director of Education and Family Programming
A taste of Shabbat Family Party for preschoolers & their grown-ups, with Kohenet Annie Matan of MNjcc
6:15 Picnic: Bring your dinner and a blanket – Makom will provide watermelon. Feel free to bring kids’ bathing suits for the wading pool.
All are welcome. Hope you can join us!