Stop by the recently opened Downtown Baltimore Jewish Community Center and check out the (cool)est new parenting resource in town! The Parenting Center at the DBJCC (located in Federal Hill) features age-appropriate playrooms for babies, toddlers and young children with toys and lots of space for your little one to move around. Meet other parents or just go and PLAY!
Best part? They’ll do all the clean up while you have fun! The Parenting Center at the DBJCC also has classroom space for our DBJCC Parent and Me classes, indoor Stroller Parking, birthday party options, and community resources for Baltimore City parents. Make sure to “like” their facebook page for updates on our daily special activities.
They are kicking things off in a BIG way, starting tomorrow. Be sure to stop by one of these fam-friendly events — part of their GRAND OPENING WEEK-LONG celebration:
Bagels & Babies Program
March 17th, 9:30-11am
with Meagan Klipstein, Certified Gentle Sleep Coach
Stop by for a bagel, ask Meagan all your sleep question and check out our playrooms.
Learn About Giving Back
March 18th, 10-11 am
Come and help Jewish Volunteer Connect (JVC) make cards for area soup kitchens in our craft room and hear a story about giving back to your community,
Storytime and Arts & Crafts
March 18th, 11:30-12:30pm
Join DBJCC for Storytime with Ms. Melissa and Arts & Crafts with PJ Pals.
Massages with The Healing Path Family
March 19th, 9:30 am – 12:30pm
Free Massages from The Healing Path Family during open play hours.
Family Happy Hour
March 19th, 5-7pm
Join DBJCC for drinks, light appetizers and fun with other city families. Come and play in our playroom and make new friends. RSVP requested but not required for this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Snack Time Activities
March 20th, 11:30-12:30
Are you looking for fun snacks for your kids? Does your child love to help you cook? Stop by the DBJCC to play and stay for our special snack time activities. Families will make a snack to eat her or take home.
Happiest Baby on the Block Parenting Program
March 21st, 7-8:30pm
Join other new and expectant parents as you learn the 5 S’s and help your baby be the Happiest Baby on the Block. This program is ideally for families with children 12 weeks and younger. $25/family. To register for this event go here.
Music Together Free Demos
March 22nd, 9:45 & 10:45am
Come and Play at the DBJCC and try a free Music Together music class. You must Reserve a space for this program. Spaces are limited. To reserve a space please email email@example.com.
Hands on Holiday Passover with the Jewish Museum of Maryland
March 22nd, 11:30am
Learn about the Holiday of Passover with the Jewish Museum of Maryland at the DBJCC. Sing songs, dress up and dance with Ms. Ilene. This event is free and open to all families.
All events are free for DBJCC members unless otherwise noted, RSVP may be required for some events, $5 drop in free per child for non-members.
How much is a DBJCC membership? Just $75. That entitles your family to 12 months of unlimited use of their playrooms during open hours (Sunday-Friday 9:30-12:30pm); the use of their space for birthday party (must be a DBJCC member to host a birthday party, additional fees will apply); one family day pass to either the Park Heights JCC or the Owing Mills JCC; and discounts on DBJCC classes.
The spring class session at DBJCC looks like so much fun! Classes include: Hello Baby/Infant Massage, Yoga Babies, Baby Groove, Movers & Shakers, Messy and Messier, Yoga Kids, and Stay & Play. Find out more here.
To sign up for a DBJCC membership you can pick up a form at the parenting center. Memberships can be purchased with a credit card or by check.Photo Credit: Downtown Baltimore JCC This post was sponsored by Downtown Baltimore JCC.