PJ Library

Your Child's Treasury of Jewish Books

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is thrilled to share PJ Library® (PJ, as in “pajamas”) with our entire community. This program provides families raising Jewish children from 6 months–8 years old with a FREE treasury of Jewish books and music! Every month, families enrolled in PJ Library receive a high-quality, expertly-selected and kid-tested (!) Jewish book or CD as a gift from the community. PJ Library in Greater Washington is a gift from The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, the United Jewish Endowment Fund, the Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation, the Perlin Family Foundation, the Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies, the Bender Foundation, the Charles E. Smith Family Foundation, the David Bruce Smith Foundation and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

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Sweet Summer Series


It's time for the 4th annual Sweet Summer Series, with frozen treats, crafts, socializing and PJ Library storytime coming to a neighborhood near you! We are partnering with many local organizations to make this happen, and the list will grow. Check back often, or like us on Facebook for updates.

You'll get a special gift with pre-registration!

Register for a Maryland location

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All events are one hour long.

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DC Location  NEW!

Whole Foods P Street (1440 P Street NW, Washington)  

  • Tuesday, August 29, 4:00 pm

Maryland Locations

Whole Foods Kentlands (316 Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg) 

Register for Challah Tots Kentlands

  • Thursday, August 24, 10:00 am

Whole Foods Rockville (11355 Woodglen Dr, Rockville)
Register for Challah Tots Rockville

  • Thursday, August 10, 4:00 pm

Virginia Locations

Whole Foods Arlington (2700 Wilson Blvd, Arlington)
Register for Challah Tots Arlington

  • Sunday, August 27, 10:30 a.m.

    Whole Foods Ashburn (19800 Belmont Chase Dr, Suite 160)
    Register for Challah Tots Ashburn

    • Monday, August 21, 10:30 a.m.

    Whole Foods Fairfax (4501 Market Commons Dr, Fairfax)
    Register for Challah Tots Fairfax

    • Monday, August 14, 10:30 a.m.

    At Challah Tots, you will enjoy a storytime, craft and braiding challah to take home to bake for Shabbat!  Whole Foods Markets provides the dough, and PJ Library and our partners will provide the activities and the braiding help (if you'd like).  It's fun, easy and free!  Please RSVP so that we have enough dough available.  These are cosponsored by JCCNV’s Growing Jewish Families, the Bender JCC of Greater Washington, Edlavitch DCJCC, Shaare Torah and Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County, depending on the location.

    Book Buddies

    Run by JCCNV’s Growing Jewish Families
    • September dates TBD, 10:30 a.m.:  Chantilly Library (4000 Stringfellow Rd, Chantilly)
    • September dates TBD, 10:30 a.m.:  Burke Centre Library (5935 Freds Oak Rd., Burke)
    • September dates TBD, 10:30 a.m.:  Fairfax Regional Library (10360 North Street, Fairfax)

    All parents, grandparents, caregivers and children who love books are welcome to join us for fun stories and movement activities that relate to Jewish culture, traditions and holidays.

    Dinosaur on Shabbat book cover

    PJ-Cosponsored Shabbat & Havdalah Programs

    In DC:

    In Maryland:

    In Northern Virginia:

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    Sat
    Aug
      26
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush follows.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sun
    Aug
      27
    11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
     
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington
    1500 S Capital Street SE, Wahsington DC 20003
    Come out to the ballgame for Federation’s third annual Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park. Join more than 1,500 community members at Grand Slam Sunday and watch the Nationals take on the Mets!
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, DC, Community-Wide/Festivals, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Aug
      30
    6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
     
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
    see description for details, Washington DC 20009
    Stop by for a sweet treat on a hot summer night: dessert + story time + crafts. Join PJ Library and our PJ Community Partners to celebrate our commitment to camaraderie, crafts and community. Get the latest: Facebook.com/PJLibraryGreaterWashington Register for a location in DC: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC Register for a location in MD: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerMD Register for a location in VA: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerVA See the full list: https:...
    Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  $1 - $9; Families pay for their own ice cream

     
     
    Thu
    Aug
      31
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
     
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (PJ Library in Greater Washington)
    see description for details, Washington DC 20009
    Stop by for a sweet treat on a hot summer night: dessert + story time + crafts. Join PJ Library and our PJ Community Partners to celebrate our commitment to camaraderie, crafts and community. Get the latest: Facebook.com/PJLibraryGreaterWashington Register for a location in DC: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerDC Register for a location in MD: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerMD Register for a location in VA: http://www.shalomdc.org/PJSweetSummerVA See the full list: https:...
    Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, DC, Maryland, Northern Virginia, Culinary, Jewish Federation Co-Sponsored, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  $1 - $9; Families pay for their own ice cream

     
     
    Fri
    Sep
      1
    5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
     
    Temple Shalom
    8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
    Temple Shalom Back-to-Shul Erev Shabbat Services and Potluck Dinner 5:30 pm – Tot Shabbat Service 6:15 pm – Community Potluck Dinner Sign up for Potluck Dinner; bring a dairy/vegetarian dish for 8 people to share! 7:30 pm – Family Service The area’s most diverse Reform congregation invites members and non-members of all ages to enjoy our monthly Tot Shabbat, Potluck, and Family Service. Meet members of our Board, Religious Education Committee, and Prospective Membership Committee. Get read...
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Maryland, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sat
    Sep
      2
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sat
    Sep
      9
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sun
    Sep
      10
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Hazzan Elisheva Dienstfrey leads songs for the first half hour with free play after. No Jewish knowledge or experience necessary. Each child requires a grownup.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Sep
      13
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Free Toddler Play Group at B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC). Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. Explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. FREE! Contact GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org for more information.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Wed
    Sep
      13
    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC) Baby Play Group. Wednesdays, 9:45 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. FREE! A fun, clean environment for babies with their loving adults to play in and hang out. Make new friends in our special baby classroom. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org or call 301-299-1149.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Fri
    Sep
      15
    5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Friday night service for kids 0-5 and parents with songs, instruments, scarves, dancing parachutes, challah and juice.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Fri
    Sep
      15
    7:00 PM - 7:45 PM
     
    Temple B'nai Shalom
    7612 Old Ox Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039
    Please join us for Tot Shabbat. Tot Shabbat is especially for newborns through second graders, and their parents. The service includes lots of music, child-friendly prayers, and stories and activities. It lasts about a half hour and is followed by a special kid-friendly oneg. We will look forward to seeing you at this wonderful service!
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sat
    Sep
      16
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sun
    Sep
      17
    9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
     
    Temple Shalom
    8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
    Community Kickoff - Fun Jewish Experience Followed by Brotherhood and Sisterhood Sponsored Nosh All are welcome This is just a sample of many planned learning activities for youth and adults: • Sukkat Shalom • Refugee Response Team & Direct Refugee Assistance • Gaga Kickball Tournament • Camp songs & stories for all • Israeli Dancing • Adult Camp songs • Corner Market and Pharmacy Flu Shot Clinic • Session with Camp Harlam • Rosh Hashanah Adult Craft • Israel's Old-New Music • Session with UR...
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Maryland, Reform, Adult Education, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Sep
      20
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Free Toddler Play Group at B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC). Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. Explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. FREE! Contact GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org for more information.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Wed
    Sep
      20
    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC) Baby Play Group. Wednesdays, 9:45 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. FREE! A fun, clean environment for babies with their loving adults to play in and hang out. Make new friends in our special baby classroom. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org or call 301-299-1149.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Thu
    Sep
      21
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
     
    Temple B'nai Shalom
    7612 Old Ox Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039
    Please join us for Rosh Hashanah Family Services on Thursday, September 21st. This service is perfect for families with young children. These services are open to non-members and are free-of-charge but reservations and tickets are required. Please email Lynn at lynn@tbs-online.org.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Thu
    Sep
      21
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
     
    Temple B'nai Shalom
    7612 Old Ox Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039
    Please join us for Rosh Hashanah Family Services on Thursday, September 21st. This service is perfect for families with young children. The service is open to non-members and is free-of-charge but reservations and tickets are required. Please email Lynn at lynn@tbs-online.org.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Fri
    Sep
      22
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
     
    Congregation Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim (Congregation Har Tzeon Agudath Achim)
    1840 University Blvd West, Silver Spring MD 20902
    Join youth and families, as well as those with disabilities and their families to come together for a wonderful sensorial Jewish experience. Listen to the shofar, eat the apples dipped in honey, smell the sweet new year and touch the Torah with your gentle fingertips. For more information on this event, visit htaa.org or email Adrienne@htaa.org
    Listed In:  Families, Special Needs, Maryland, Conservative, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  $10 - $24; $18/person

     
     
    Sat
    Sep
      23
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Sep
      27
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Free Toddler Play Group at B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC). Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. Explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. FREE! Contact GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org for more information.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Wed
    Sep
      27
    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC) Baby Play Group. Wednesdays, 9:45 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. FREE! A fun, clean environment for babies with their loving adults to play in and hang out. Make new friends in our special baby classroom. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org or call 301-299-1149.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Sat
    Sep
      30
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sat
    Sep
      30
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
     
    Temple B'nai Shalom
    7612 Old Ox Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039
    Please join us for Yom Kippur Family Services on Saturday, September 30th. This service is perfect for families with young children. The service is open to non-members and is free-of-charge but reservations and tickets are required. Please email Lynn at lynn@tbs-online.org.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sun
    Oct
      1
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Hazzan Elisheva Dienstfrey leads songs for the first half hour with free play after. No Jewish knowledge or experience necessary. Each child requires a grownup.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Oct
      4
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Free Toddler Play Group at B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC). Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. Explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. FREE! Contact GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org for more information.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Wed
    Oct
      4
    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC) Baby Play Group. Wednesdays, 9:45 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. FREE! A fun, clean environment for babies with their loving adults to play in and hang out. Make new friends in our special baby classroom. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org or call 301-299-1149.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Sat
    Oct
      7
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Oct
      11
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Free Toddler Play Group at B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC). Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. Explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. FREE! Contact GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org for more information.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Wed
    Oct
      11
    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC) Baby Play Group. Wednesdays, 9:45 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. FREE! A fun, clean environment for babies with their loving adults to play in and hang out. Make new friends in our special baby classroom. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org or call 301-299-1149.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Fri
    Oct
      13
    8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
     
    Temple B'nai Shalom
    7612 Old Ox Road, Fairfax Station VA 22039
    Jewish rocker extraordinaire Sheldon Low will be with us to rock in Shabbat! Please don't miss this very musical and special service. Bring your friends!
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sat
    Oct
      14
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Oct
      18
    9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Free Toddler Play Group at B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC). Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. Explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. FREE! Contact GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org for more information.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, History/Education, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Wed
    Oct
      18
    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC) Baby Play Group. Wednesdays, 9:45 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. FREE! A fun, clean environment for babies with their loving adults to play in and hang out. Make new friends in our special baby classroom. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org or call 301-299-1149.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Fri
    Oct
      20
    5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Friday night service for kids 0-5 and parents with songs, instruments, scarves, dancing parachutes, challah and juice.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sat
    Oct
      21
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
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    The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (Jewish Food Experience)
    6125 Montrose Rd, Rockville MD 20852
    Join PJ Library® and Federation’s Jewish Food Experience® for a workshop to help navigate the art of creating healthy snacks that are kid-tested and parent-approved. Food and health expert Natasha Nadel teaches grandparents and grandchildren creative recipes and fun techniques for getting kids to eat healthy while incorporating Jewish traditions.
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    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Free Toddler Play Group at B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC). Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. Explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. FREE! Contact GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org for more information.
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    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
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    Oct
      25
    9:45 AM - 11:00 AM
     
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek (Congregation B'nai Tzedek Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center)
    10621 South Glen Rd. , Potomac MD 20854
    Congregation B'nai Tzedek's Laura & Joel Greenzaid Early Childhood Center (GECC) Baby Play Group. Wednesdays, 9:45 am - 11:00 am, beginning September 13. FREE! A fun, clean environment for babies with their loving adults to play in and hang out. Make new friends in our special baby classroom. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek.org or call 301-299-1149.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Families, Interfaith, Maryland, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
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    Oct
      28
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a volunteer led service for kids ages 0-5, accompanied by an adult. Congregational kiddush to follow.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
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