Family Events

Enjoy events for the whole family at camp and at Sid Jacobson JCC in East Hills! For more information and to register for events, click here.

Bash the Trash Performance at Sid Jacobson JCC
Celebrate Tu BiShevat with the amazing musicians of Bash the Trash in a day recognizing science, music and the environment!
Saturday, January 27, 2:30pm
$15 per child / member child $10
$40 per family / member families $30

Family Shabbat Dinner at Sid Jacobson JCC
Ages: Birth-5 years
Come together for a relaxed pot-luck Shabbat Family Dinner! Come when you can, leave when you must. Songs, ritual, activities for the kids and social time for the parents.
Fridays, February 2 and March 2
5-7:30pm
$15 per family / member families free

S’Mores Under the Stars at Camp Jacobson
Ages: Birth-10 years
Songs, stories, crafts, gym games and s’mores with a beautiful Havdalah ceremony.
Saturday, February 3
5-6:30pm

Family Playtime
Ages: Birth-7 years and their families
Bagels, games and playtime, crafts, stories and hands-on learning experiences.
Sunday, February 4, March 11 at Sid Jacobson JCC
Sunday, April 29 and June 3 at Camp Jacobson
9:30-11:15am

Shababa Cooks at Sid Jacobson JCC
Ages: 1-6 years
Create holiday favorites with stories and song!
Friday, February 23 (Purim)
Thursday, April 5 (Passover)
10:30am-12pm
$25 / members $15

Purim Character Breakfast at Sid Jacobson JCC
Ages: Birth-5 years and their families
Come in costume, make hamantaschen, sing, play games with the Israeli Scouts and enjoy a bagel breakfast!
Sunday, March 4
9:30-11am
$20 per family / members free

Nowruz Celebration at Sid Jacobson JCC
Celebrate the Persian New Year with food, culture and music!
Sunday, March 18
10am-12pm

Shababa Saturday Performance with Jester Jim at Sid Jacobson JCC
Jester Jim takes center stage with props and music for a can’t-miss performance.
Saturday, March 24
2:30pm
$15 child or $40 family / $10 member children or $30 families

Tzedakah Sprouts at Sid Jacobson JCC   
Ages: 1-5 years
Through storybooks, songs, crafts and service projects, families engage in activities that instill values of diversity, compassion and justice. Led by Jewish Music Educator Stephen Figurasmith.
Saturdays, 10:30-11:45am
Begins Saturday, April 14
8 sessions
$160 / members $120

Shabbat Under the Stars at Camp Jacobson
Sing, dance, braid challah and play! You bring the picnic, we’ll bring grape juice, challah and dessert.
Fridays, May 4 and June 8
5-7:30pm

Family Planting Day at Camp Jacobson
Help us plant flowers and vegetables as we prepare our garden for the summer.
Saturday, May 19
2:30-4pm