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    • Noah's Ark at the Skirball

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 2701 Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90049
    • Age Group: All
    • Date: Thursday, March 31, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 440-4500
    • Description: Welcome back to Noah’s Ark at the Skirball! This award-winning children's and family destination invites visi ...read moreWelcome back to Noah’s Ark at the Skirball! This award-winning children's and family destination invites visitors of all generations to play, climb, build, explore, make-believe, and make friends—all while exploring an eight-thousand-square-foot wooden ark, filled to the rafters with whimsical animals and new storm clouds that will spark your senses. Share in a timeless story—and together envision a better world. Imagine yourself immersed in a favorite childhood tale, which has parallels in cultures all over the world. Conduct a storm, help construct the Ark, and bask in the glow of a beautiful rainbow. Mingle with hundreds of fancifully handcrafted animals—from cuddly companions to life-sized puppets—all crafted from recycled materials and everyday objects, including baseball mitts, mop heads, and rearview mirrors. After your hour aboard the Ark, experience surprise interactions and drop-in activities outdoors. Meet a puppet or two, hear a story in the amphitheater, explore outdoor pathways, or create a take-home art project. read less
    • Skirball Story Time in the Amphitheater

    • Address: 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90049
    • Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
    • Description: Thursday–Friday, 1:00 and 4:00 pm Saturday–Sunday, 11:00 am, 2:00, and 4:00 pm Join us for interactive Story T ...read moreThursday–Friday, 1:00 and 4:00 pm Saturday–Sunday, 11:00 am, 2:00, and 4:00 pm Join us for interactive Story Time in the outdoor Ziegler Amphitheater to hear flood tales from around the world. Through vibrant storytelling and participatory elements like movement and call-and-response, your little ones’ imaginations will run wild as they become part of the story. Stories include “The Tree of Life,” inspired by South American folklore of the Chorote people; “Yu the Great,” inspired by Chinese folklore; “Muskrat and the Mud,” inspired by Native American folklore of the Lenape tribe; and “The Girl and the Water Pot,” inspired by Central African folklore of the Kwaya people. read less
    • The Jewish Federation Community Service Days

    • Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: September 11, 2022 October 2, 2022 November 6, 2022 December 4, 2022 Mark your calendars now because the Federat ...read moreSeptember 11, 2022 October 2, 2022 November 6, 2022 December 4, 2022 Mark your calendars now because the Federation’s Community Service Days are back! We’re ready to roll up our sleeves with our partners at Repair the World LA to make a positive impact on our community. We are committed to creating meaningful service opportunities while tackling pressing local needs in our community. Sign up here to ensure you get the latest information about opportunities on each of the dates above as they approach. If you have any questions about volunteering, please email [email protected]. We can’t wait to volunteer with you! read less
    • Westside JCC Family Jam

    • Address: 5870 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA, 90036
    • Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 938-2531
    • Description: First Sunday of each month. The next one is October 2nd, November 6, and December 4. Make Jewish Music in a relaxed ...read moreFirst Sunday of each month. The next one is October 2nd, November 6, and December 4. Make Jewish Music in a relaxed environment fit for the whole family where we will experiment with instruments, traditional melodies, and new songs! For more information contact Melo Taylor at [email protected]g read less
    • Valley Outreach Synagogue Youth Services for Rosh Hashanah

    • Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
    • Description: VOS Youth High Holy Days Program 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Holy Day Hang-out K-6th 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Teen Hangout ...read moreVOS Youth High Holy Days Program 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Holy Day Hang-out K-6th 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Teen Hangout 10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Storytime with Rabbi Ron October 5, 10:45 a.m. Youth Workshops for grades 1st-4th & 5th-6th read less
    • Keshet for Israeli American Families

    • Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022
    • Description: Thursdays, October 6, 27, November 3,10,17, December 8,15, January 12,26, February 5,9,16, March 5,9,16,23,30, April ...read moreThursdays, October 6, 27, November 3,10,17, December 8,15, January 12,26, February 5,9,16, March 5,9,16,23,30, April 16,20,27, May 4,11 Join us for a true Israeli experience! We will meet for fun, learning, and of course community! We would like to open a few groups. Please register if you would like your child to be part of the Keshet family. Please indicate your child’s age. Start and end dates are tentative and subject to change. Keshet: Learn. Grow. Connect. – Israel. Together. Join Keshet program today, the program is designed for groups age 4 to 8 years old. Please join us and enjoy a one-of-a-kind Keshet program for the entire Israeli American community, family, and children. Children who experience Keshet enjoy: * Israeli cultural activities * Strengthen their Hebrew language skills * Connect to Israel and their Jewish identity * Celebrate the Jewish holidays, Kabbalat Shabbat, community picnics, etc. * Make friends and grow with Israel at heart and Israeliness in spirit. You as a parent are invited to participate and take part in building a community, connect with other parents and together shape your kid’s identity and together celebrate Israeli cultural events, Jewish holidays, Shabbat gatherings, participate in parent workshops, enjoy community picnics, and many other experiences for the whole family. Important notes: *Dates are subject to change *2/5,3/5,4/16 the activity will take place on Sunday instead of Thursday *Refunds will only be given after the first 2 sessions read less
    • PJ Library Musical Virtual Offerings

    • Description: Musical Virtual offerings at 4:00 every Thursday in October can be found on our PJ Library in Los Angeles Facebook P ...read moreMusical Virtual offerings at 4:00 every Thursday in October can be found on our PJ Library in Los Angeles Facebook Page. FRIDAY, October 8 — Little Free Library PJ Library will drop off books to several Little Free Library locations in the Valley. THURSDAY, October 14 — The Beatbuds Social-Media Takeover All Day — Join the The Beatbuds, for an exciting day of music as they take over our social media pages. SUNDAY, October 17 — Playing with PJ Puppets 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm — Turn your favorite PJ Library book character into a puppet! We'll use repurposed materials to build, play, and animate our handmade PJ puppets. Sign up today for supply list and Zoom link to attend. For more information contact Michael at [email protected]. THURSDAY, October 21— Mostly Kosher Social-Media Takeover All Day — One of LA’s most popular Klezmer music bands, Mostly Kosher, are taking over our social media for the day. Get your dancing shoes ready for a fun, musical day. FRIDAY, October 22 — Little Free Library PJ Library will drop off books to several Little Free Library locations in the City. THURSDAY, October 28 — Jason Mesches Social Media Takeover All Day — One of our favorite LA songleaders, Jason Mesches, will take over our social media for the day. Get ready for lots of fun singing and dancing with Jason. read less
    • Truvie

    • Description: What is Truvie? Truvie is fun, hands-on, online Jewish learning that lets kids learn what they want, when they want ...read moreWhat is Truvie? Truvie is fun, hands-on, online Jewish learning that lets kids learn what they want, when they want, how they want. You can design your own Jewish learning adventure by choosing from an array of classes taught by some of the best Jewish educators from around the globe. Truvie is an online platform that enhances and complements Jewish education for children across the globe. Truvie classes are live, usually meet once a week for about 3 weeks, and last about 45-75 minutes. Who is Truvie for? We welcome learners who identify as Jewish from a variety of backgrounds, beliefs, and locations. Not sure if that applies to you? You can claim Jewish identity if: your relatives are Jewish – a parent or two – or if you are considering joining the Jewish faith. In general, Jewish faith is founded on the Torah, The 5 Books of Moses, and the generations of life and commentary that followed. If your primary interest is not Judaism, Truvie might not be the right fit for you – our teachers experts in Jewish learning. Who teaches on Truvie? Truvie teachers are some of the best Jewish educators from around the world. They have deep Jewish content knowledge and are experts in storytelling, drama, art, or video editing. They are passionate about creating fun, hands-on Jewish learning experiences. How do I get started? Find a class that sparks your curiosity. Create your custom Truvie profile. Begin your Jewish learning adventure. How much does Truvie cost? During the introductory period, all classes are $12 per class session. Is financial assistance available? Yes! We believe in Jewish education for all people who want to learn, and we know that it’s not always economically feasible. If you need scholarship help, please let us know by clicking here. Is Truvie safe? All our teachers are vetted by The Jewish Education Project and background checked. read less