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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  Happy Chanukah from Federation and PJ Library 

Celebrate Chanukah with PJ!

Chanukah starts Tuesday, December 12th at sundown with the lighting of the first candle. We’ve rounded up a comprehensive list of family-friendly events around the Greater Washington area to start your celebrations early. We’d love for you to join us at one or more of them!

chanukah values menorahWe also have created a new resource for your family to add your own “spin” on Chanukah and incorporate eight values into your holiday celebration. There are ways to LEARN * ASK * DO * READ about Chanukah values as a family. Check them out at jconnect.org/chanukahvalues!

If yours is an interfaith family, we have some tried-and-true tips for making the "Chrismukkah" season more joyful!


Pre-Chanukah Events

 

Note:  All of the Growing Jewish Families Book Buddies in December will be Chanukah-themed.  Get the schedule here.

Events During Chanukah (December 12-20)

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

 Events on December 24-25th

Chanukah booklet

Get Together with Friends.
Let PJ Library Help.

Don't miss out on this great opportunity – PJ Library wants to give families like yours up to $150 so you can share a Shabbat dinner, host a Hanukkah party, volunteer in our community, or enjoy a Jewish experience with your friends and family. Sign up before December 20th.

Get $150 from PJ Library!

Here are some of our favorite ideas when getting together with friends and family:

  • Make sufganiyot doughnut holes

  • Host a service party and make a project like no-sew blankets

  • Celebrate Havdalah with upcycled crayon candles  

  • Visit pjlibrary.org/GetTogether for more inspiration.

Featured Events

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DC Location  NEW!

Whole Foods P Street (1440 P Street NW, Washington)  
Register for Challah Tots P Street

  • January-February dates TBD (no December Challah Tots P Street)

Maryland Locations

Whole Foods Kentlands (316 Kentlands Boulevard, Gaithersburg) 

Register for Challah Tots Kentlands

  • Thursday, December 21, 4:00 pm

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

  • Thursday, December 7, 10:00 am

Virginia Locations

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

  • December date TBD, 10:30 a.m.

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

    • December date TBD, 10:30 a.m.

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

    • December date TBD, 10:30 a.m.

    Whole Foods Reston (11660 Plaza America Drive, Reston)
    Register for Challah Tots Reston

    • Sunday, December 3, 10:30 a.m.

    Whole Foods Springfield (8402 Old Keene Mill Rd,Springfield)
    Register for Challah Tots Springfield

    • December date TBD

    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
    • Wednesday, December 6, 4:00 p.m:  Cascades Library (21030 Whitfield Pl, Sterling)
    • Thursday, December 7 and 14, 10:30 a.m.:  Chantilly Library (4000 Stringfellow Rd, Chantilly)
    • Saturday, December 9, 11:30 a.m.:  Barnes & Noble (2800 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington)
    • Monday, December 11, 10:30 a.m.:  Fairfax Regional Library (10360 North Street, Fairfax)
    • Wednesday, December 13, 4:00 p.m.: Gum Spring Library (24600 Millstream Dr, Aldie)
    • Saturday, December 16, 11:00 a.m.:  Lovettsville Library (12 North Light Street, Lovettsville)
    • Tuesday, December 19, 3:00 p.m.:  Ashburn Library (43316 Hay Rd, Ashburn)

    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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    Tue
    Dec
      19
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
     
    Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCC of Northern Virginia-Community Engagement Department)
    43316 Hay Road, Ashburn VA 20147
    Join Growing Jewish Families for a Chanukah Story Time and Crafts event at the Ashburn Library! Moms, dads, grandparents and anyone who loves books — you are invited to bring your children to enjoy PJ Library® story time and arts and crafts. This month we are learning about Chanukah! Contact jennifer.deangelis@jccnv.org for more information or with questions! The program is FREE and EVERYONE is welcome to join the fun. Meet in the conference room.
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Dec
      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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Dec
      23
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a weekly, 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), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Sun
    Dec
      24
    4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
     
    Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
    8215 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda MD 20814
    Spend “Erev X-mas” with Beth El on Sunday, December 24. Beginning at 4:00 pm, different movies will be shown throughout the afternoon for individuals and families of all ages. There will be two movie showings, with dinner (Kosher Chinese Food) in between from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Movies will continue at 7:15 pm. For more information, or to volunteer to help with this event, please contact Geryl Baer at gbaer@bethelmc.org or 301-652-8569, ext. 352.
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, College (Late Teens/Early 20s), Families, Seniors, Teens, Maryland, Conservative, Adult Education, Children/Teens/Family, Arts & Culture, Culinary, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  $10 - $24; Adults $10, children 2-5 $5, under 2 free

     
     
    Mon
    Dec
      25
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    5412 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria VA 22304
    Join other young families for indoor play at Scramble indoor play space. Families with kids 0-8 (or 10 with a sibling). $20 kids 2+, $10 for kids under 2. The center will be open from 9 to 1. Details on the location here: https://goscramble.com/
    Listed In:  Families, Northern Virginia, Conservative, Children/Teens/Family, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  $10 - $24; pricing in dsecription

     
     
    Sat
    Dec
      30
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
     
    Agudas Achim Congregation
    2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria VA 22302
    Join Agudas Achim Young Families for a weekly, 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), Parenting, PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Jan
      3
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Jan
      5
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
     
    Temple Shalom
    8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
    Dear Temple Shalom Families, We are very excited for our next First Friday Shabbat Family Service. The deadline to register for our congregational potluck is Wednesday, January 3. Please register with the names of or number of people in your party and the (vegetarian, dairy, or fish) dish you are bringing. NO MEATS OR DESSERTS PLEASE! The dish should serve at least 8 people. Also, please remember to bring serving utensils! You do not need to post your phone number or email. We encourage you to...
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Seniors, Maryland, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; free

     
     
    Sun
    Jan
      7
    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
    Jan
      10
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Jan
      12
    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
    Jan
      13
    7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
     
    Gesher Jewish Day School
    4800 Mattie Moore Court, Fairfax VA 22030
    Join us for Havdallah, songs, stories, snacks
    Listed In:  Families, Interfaith, Northern Virginia, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored
    Event Cost:  

     
     
    Wed
    Jan
      17
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Jan
      19
    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
    Jan
      19
    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:  

     
     
    Wed
    Jan
      24
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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

     
     
    Wed
    Jan
      31
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Feb
      2
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
     
    Temple Shalom
    8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
    Dear Temple Shalom Families, We are very excited for our next First Friday Shabbat Family Service. The deadline to register for our congregational potluck is Wednesday, January 31. Please register with the names of or number of people in your party and the (vegetarian, dairy, or fish) dish you are bringing. NO MEATS OR DESSERTS PLEASE! The dish should serve at least 8 people. Also, please remember to bring serving utensils! You do not need to post your phone number or email. We encourage you t...
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Seniors, Maryland, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Sun
    Feb
      4
    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
    Feb
      7
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Feb
      9
    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:  

     
     
    Wed
    Feb
      14
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Feb
      16
    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
    Feb
      16
    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:  

     
     
    Wed
    Feb
      21
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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

     
     
    Wed
    Feb
      28
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Mar
      3
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
     
    Temple Shalom
    8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
    Dear Temple Shalom Families, We are very excited for our next First Friday Shabbat Family Service. The deadline to register for our congregational potluck is Wednesday, February 28. Please register with the names of or number of people in your party and the (vegetarian, dairy, or fish) dish you are bringing. NO MEATS OR DESSERTS PLEASE! The dish should serve at least 8 people. Also, please remember to bring serving utensils! You do not need to post your phone number or email. We encourage yo...
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, GLBT, Seniors, Maryland, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Sun
    Mar
      4
    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
    Mar
      7
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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

     
     
    Wed
    Mar
      14
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Mar
      16
    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
    Mar
      16
    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:  

     
     
    Wed
    Mar
      21
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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

     
     
    Wed
    Mar
      28
    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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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

     
     
    Sun
    Apr
      8
    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
    Apr
      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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Apr
      13
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
     
    Temple Shalom
    8401 Grubb Road, Chevy Chase MD 20815
    Dear Temple Shalom Families, We are very excited for our next First Friday Shabbat Family Service. The deadline to register for our congregational potluck is Wednesday, April 11. Please register with the names of or number of people in your party and the (vegetarian, dairy, or fish) dish you are bringing. NO MEATS OR DESSERTS PLEASE! The dish should serve at least 8 people. Also, please remember to bring serving utensils! You do not need to post your phone number or email. We encourage you to ...
    Listed In:  20’s-30’s-40’s, Boomers, Families, Seniors, Maryland, Reform, Holiday/Shabbat (High Holidays, Chanukah, Passover), PJ Library Co-Sponsored, Social Events
    Event Cost:  Free; Free

     
     
    Wed
    Apr
      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, 9:30 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. For toddlers, explore age appropriate toys, informal play time for children and caregivers, meet current GECC families and get to know our amazing community. Please register at GECCDirector@bnaitzedek....
    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
    Apr
      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:  

     
     
    Fri
    Apr
      20
    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:  

     








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