September-October: Children, Youth & Family Programs


Posted on Sep 23, 2013

For any questions: Meredith Brown 412-521-8011 x 181
To register: Lauren Goldman 412-521-8011 x 852

Sunday Sampler

  • Sundays
  • October 6, 13, 20
  • For children in grades PreK-5
  • 1-3pm ( there will be a snack in between the classes)

Children will choose to explore their interests with the JCC by choosing two classes.
$75/ JCC member or $90/ community.
Registration is required by 5pm October 4.

PreK-2nd grade:
1-2pm:

Zumbatonic with Regent Square Zumba
Junior Creators with the Children’s Museum
Little Rembrandts with J&R Day Camp Art Specialist, Leah Lawrence
2-3pm:
Sunday Crafters with Assemble Pittsburgh
Junior Scientists with Mad Science
Little Builders with Lego’s Bricks4Kidz

3rd-5th grade:
1-2pm:

Future Olympians with J&R Day Camp Gymnastics Specialist, Sam Rappolt
Video Game Creators Club with Hi-Tech Learning
Junior Constructors with Lego’s Bricks4Kidz
2-3pm:
Junior Inventor’s with the Children’s Museum
Future Olympians with J&R Day Camp Gymnastics Specialist, Sam Rappolt
Junior Artists with J&R Day Camp Art Specialist, Leah Lawrence

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JCC and Community Day School present Children’s Theater Workshop with Gemini Theater

  • Sundays
  • October 6- November 10 
  • 3-5pm 
  • For children in grades 3-5 

$110/ JCC member and CDS family if registered by October 4
$140/ community if registered by October 4
Children will learn techniques as well as write and perform a show for friends and family. Participants will receive a discount for the JCC Middle School Musical performance.

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Music Artistry Private Lessons with Kathy’s Music

Kathy’s Music will be offering private Violin, Cello, and Viola Lessons

  • October 7- May 25 
  • Violin 4-6pm Tuesdays
  • Cello and Viola 4-6pm Mondays 

Registration fee : $35 Violin Lessons- $86/month; Viola/Cello Lessons- $90/month
Registrations can be made at www.kathysmusic.com

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Drivers Ed

  • Tuesdays 
  • October 15-December 17 
  • Ages 15-18 ( must have learner’s permit before the last course date) 
  • 6:30-9:30pm 
  • Course includes 30 hours of class time and 6 hours of driving instruction 
  • $399 member; $499 community

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JCC Middle School Musical: Fame Junior

Audition Date: October 20, 1-5pm 

Call Backs: October 22, 6-8pm
Grades 5-8
No Fee to audition
$130/ JCC member; $160/ community to participate

Performance Dates: December 12, 14, 15

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Samuel M. Goldston Teen Philanthropy Project

For teens in grades 7-8

Each teen contributes $500 of their Bat/ Bar Mitzvah money to a pooled endowment. Contributions are matched dollar for dollar through a generous grant from Linda and Edward Goldston in memory of their son, Samuel.

Using what they have learned about philanthropy rooted in Jewish values, the teens work together to determine how to award grants using their collective money. They review grant proposals from prospective grant recipients, make site visits to programs and organizations who have submitted proposals and, ultimately, choose how to distribute the funds.

Participants will learn about philanthropy, grantmaking and Jewish values; explore the many ways nonprofit agencies help make this world a better place; develop friendships with teens from different schools and neighborhood; perform community service which may be eligible for school credit; and make group funding decisions.

$36 registration fee to participate.

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J Days (October 14, October 18)
When school is out, have fun with us!
Each day includes a field trip, free swim, arts and crafts, sports of all sorts and more!

9am-4pm.

Before Care 7:30-9am.
After Care 4-6pm.
$12 additional fee for NON Clubhouse members.
Field Trip J Days: $65/day/child.
Current Clubhouse families receive a $5 discount

  • October 14: Triple B farms 
  • October 18: Fun Slides Carpet Skate Park 

Please bring a dairy lunch, swimsuit, and a towel each day.

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Join us for a Magical Musical Family Shabbat Dinner
Friday, October 25 • 5:45–7:30 PM
Levinson Hall, 5738 Forbes Ave. Food,
Kabbalat Shabbat, songs and crafts plus a performance by Magician Tom Jay

  • $10/JCC member; $14/community
  • Children under 2 are free 
  • Bring your own kosher wine/beer (BYOKB) 

Registration required in advance. Contact Lauren Goldman at 412-521-8011, ext 852.

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