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    • Parent Support @ Open Temple

    • Date: Monday, November 30, 2020
    • Description: Parent Support @ Open Temple Parenting Groups and Workshops with Parenting Guru Barbara Olinger A Place for Parent ...read moreParent Support @ Open Temple Parenting Groups and Workshops with Parenting Guru Barbara Olinger A Place for Parents at Open Temple House–NOW VIA ZOOM Support Group – Parents with kiddos 5 and younger: Monday Nights: 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm $25/class Support Group – Parents with 8-12 Year Olds: Tuesdays from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm $30/class Dad’s Group: Monthly Second Wednesday at 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm $30/class Support Group – Parents with 4-10 Year Olds: Thursday Nights from 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm $25/class Groups & Individual Meetings with parenting guru Barbara Olinger are available for parents of children ages 2-13 years old. Contact Open Temple for more information. read less
    • Temple Beth Hillel Virtual Parent and Me Preschool Readiness

    • Location: Valleys
    • Address: 12326 Riverside Dr., Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Age Group: 2 to 2.5 years
    • Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020
    • Contact Phone: (818) 761-6983
    • Description: WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays: Dec 2, 9, 16 Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Fridays: Sep ...read moreWEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays: Dec 2, 9, 16 Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Fridays: Sept 18, 25 Oct 2, 16, 23 Nov 6, 13, 20 Dec 4, 11, 18 Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 The Parenting Center is providing virtual Parent & Me classes from the comfort of your home. Together as a community we will be singing, playing games, doing projects, and reading stories. During the last 15 minutes of class, we will also discuss and explore developmentally age-appropriate topics with articles that will be provided each week. Your kiddo can participate by singing along, observing the class, or playing on their own alongside us. A special materials kit will be included and available to pick up at TBH to go with the classes. Preschool Readiness is designed for the child whose next step would be to enter our ECE preschool. However, any child in this age group is welcome regardless of whether you will be attending our ECE. This class makes the shift into preschool smoother as we will engage in activities and routines that the children will experience when they begin preschool. These activities will include singing, art, self-care and so much more! If we are able to consider being onsite for classes at any point, we will reach out to everyone in advance for thoughtful dialogue. read less
    • Temple Beth Hillel Virtual Parent & Me Snugglers Infant Class 1 to 12 months

    • Location: Valleys
    • Address: 12326 Riverside Drive Valley Village,, CA, 91607
    • Age Group: 3-12 months
    • Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 761-6983
    • Description: WEDNESDAYS 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays: Dec 2, 9, 16, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 In our Snugglers class, ...read moreWEDNESDAYS 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays: Dec 2, 9, 16, Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 In our Snugglers class, we will discuss parenting and infant developmental topics such as sleep, nutrition, milestones, and more. This is a nurturing environment with opportunities to connect with other families who are also raising young children, even while we are apart from each other. Engage in music and movement activities designed to deepen connection and attachment with your infant. Even though you are physically distancing from others, connecting as a community is more important than ever! In our Snugglers parenting class we will spend time discussing parenting and infant developmental topics (sleep, nutrition, milestones, and more) along with music and movement activities designed to expand connection and attachment with your infant. This is a nurturing environment with an opportunity to connect with other families even while we are so far removed from each other. read less
    • IKAR’s Virtual Parent & Me Classes

    • Date: Thursday, December 3, 2020
    • Description: Thursday Virtual Infant Class Ages birth-11 months 10/1-12/17 9:30-10:30am Music and movement with a Jewish twis ...read moreThursday Virtual Infant Class Ages birth-11 months 10/1-12/17 9:30-10:30am Music and movement with a Jewish twist, parent discussion and developmental topics. Meet new friends and share the joys and challenges of parenting an infant. Led by Dr. Jane Rosen, the IKAR ECC’s director of education and former Pump Station leader. Contact Dr. Jane Rosen at [email protected] Friday Mixed Age Virtual Shabbat Class Ages birth-3 years (siblings welcome for no additional cost!) 10/2-12/11 10:45-12noon Music and movement including shabbat songs and blessings followed by parent discussion and developmental topics. Meet new friends and share the joys and challenges of parenting young children. Led by Beth Weisman, M.A., the IKAR ECC’s director of Parenting and Admissions, and former Pump Station leader. Contact Beth Weisman at [email protected] read less
    • Temple Beth Hillel Virtual Parent and Me Storytime Tots 1 to 2.5 years

    • Location: Valley Village
    • Address: 12326 Riverside Drive Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Age Group: 1 - 2.5 years
    • Date: Monday, December 7, 2020
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 761-6983
    • Description: MONDAYS 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Dec 7, 14 Jan 4, 11, 25 The Parenting Center is providing virtual Parent & ...read moreMONDAYS 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Dec 7, 14 Jan 4, 11, 25 The Parenting Center is providing virtual Parent & Me classes from the comfort of your home. Together as a community we will be singing, playing games, doing projects, and reading stories. During the last 15 minutes of class, we will also discuss and explore developmentally age-appropriate topics with articles that will be provided each week. Your kiddo can participate by singing along, observing the class, or playing on their own alongside us. A special materials kit will be included and available to pick up at TBH to go with the classes Our Storytime class is about the wonderful discovery of literature through books, art, and songs. During this class, parents and children will create projects with sensory materials as we make the stories come alive. This is a fun, hands-on class that you and your kiddo will enjoy. read less
    • PJ Library Community Connector Programs Culver City Families with Children 0-2

    • Date: Friday, December 11, 2020
    • Contact Email: gd[email protected]
    • Description: Friday, December 11th, 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Shab-ukah Party! It’s Shabbat and Hanukkah, let’s celebrate togethe ...read moreFriday, December 11th, 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Shab-ukah Party! It’s Shabbat and Hanukkah, let’s celebrate together with a party! We’ll read a story, sing songs, and light Hanukkah AND Shabbat candles together. If you don’t have candles, no worries – I'll share a virtual menorah to light. RSVP to Gavrielle at [email protected] for Zoom Link. Sunday, December 20th, 10:00 am – 10:30 am Monthly Coffee Chat for Parents with Babies (under 1 years old) Do you have a child under 1 year old and want to meet other parents in the Culver City area (including Palms, Playa Vista, and Marina Del Rey)? Join us for virtual coffee to connect and get to know one another! All parents who participate will receive a Starbucks Gift Card, to grab their favorite coffee or tea for the event. RSVP to Gavrielle at [email protected] for Zoom Link. read less
    • PJ Library Community Connector Programs Eastside LA Families with Children 0-2

    • Age Group: 0-2 years old
    • Date: Sunday, December 13, 2020
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Sunday, December 13th, 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Eastside Virtual Hanukkah Party! Get ready to spin your dreidels, bust o ...read moreSunday, December 13th, 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Eastside Virtual Hanukkah Party! Get ready to spin your dreidels, bust out your gelt, and have some holiday cheer with your fellow Eastsiders! We'll gather virtually to light our menorahs, sing some of our favorite Hanukkah tunes (song sheets provided), and munch on delish treats. Come ready with your Suffgoniyot (jelly donuts), gelt (chocolate coins), and latkes (potato pancakes). We'll also have a story time tailored to our community's babies and toddlers. RSVP to Hayley at [email protected] read less
    • PJ Library Community Connector Programs West Valley Families with Children Under 3

    • Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Wednesday, December 16th, 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm HANUKKAH VIRTUAL CANDLE LIGHTING CELEBRATION On the 6th night of Han ...read moreWednesday, December 16th, 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm HANUKKAH VIRTUAL CANDLE LIGHTING CELEBRATION On the 6th night of Hanukkah, we'll celebrate the Festival of Lights together with a virtual candle lighting experience and a special story time. Just as the shamash, or “helper,” candle is used to light the other candles; we'll explore how to find our own bright light within ourselves to bring positivity, kindness & acceptance to make this world a more peaceful place. We will discuss how using our inner-light can sometimes take courage (like the Maccabees had) to change our views and see the bright side and how this light can ignite the spark within ourselves to live a life of hakarat hatov (gratitude).RSVP to Candice at [email protected] for Zoom link. read less
    • Adat Ari El's Infant/Toddler Program

    • Location: Valleys
    • Address: 12020 Burbank Blvd. Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 766-6379 ext 208
    • Description: Our Parent & Me program provides an opportunity for parents to come together with their infants and toddlers in ...read moreOur Parent & Me program provides an opportunity for parents to come together with their infants and toddlers in a warm and friendly environment led by a qualified professional. Each class is uniquely designed to encourage multi-sensory experiences that stimulate emerging language skills, motor development, socialization, and bonding between parent and child. We offer a variety of classes ranging from an infant support class to a class dedicated to emerging toddlers to Tot Shabbat classes for infants and toddlers. To learn about Julie Dubron, our Parent & Me coordinator. read less
    • Beth Chayim Chadashim Baby Kibbutz

    • Location: City
    • Address: 6090 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: Baby Kibbutz is a mutually supportive online and monthly in-person collective of infants, toddlers, parents and adul ...read moreBaby Kibbutz is a mutually supportive online and monthly in-person collective of infants, toddlers, parents and adult caregivers. Our in-person gatherings are held at Beth Chayim Chadashim, 6090 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035. We gather to build community, enjoy songs and stories, learn fun Jewish prayers and conclude with kiddush and oneg. We welcome families with members of all sexual orientations, gender identities, races, ethnicities, national origins, ages, abilities and religious backgrounds. Interfaith families warmly welcomed. Temple membership not required. Questions? Contact Cantor Juval Porat at [email protected] read less
    • Beth Shir Shalom's Baby and Me Kabbalat Shabbat

    • Location: City;Santa Monica
    • Address: 1827 California Ave. Santa Monica, CA, 90403
    • Age Group: 9 to 18 months
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 829-2517
    • Description: Baby and Me class for infants 6 months until 18 months of age. Friday Mornings from 9:30-10:30. Spend the morning pl ...read moreBaby and Me class for infants 6 months until 18 months of age. Friday Mornings from 9:30-10:30. Spend the morning playing and engaging with your child in a warm supportive environment. We will bring in Shabbat with songs, challah, and chaverim. Tender topics will be addressed and lasting friendship will be formed. Class is run by our ECC director, Robin Masnicoff 310 829 2517 read less
    • Beth Shir Shalom Baby & Me Yoga

    • Location: Santa Monica
    • Address: 1827 California Ave. Santa Monica, CA, 90403
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 829-2517
    • Description: Class fall series begins September 18th- December 18th. Baby and Me Yoga class for Babies and their adult. Baby a ...read moreClass fall series begins September 18th- December 18th. Baby and Me Yoga class for Babies and their adult. Baby and Me Yoga benefits to strength, body, and feeling grounded. It releases stress, grants peace of mind, helps you sleep better, and creates an opportunity to bond with your baby or toddler and meet other awesome Parents. Instructed by Ashley Hawkins a certified Yoga Therapist through Yoga Alliance, with a heart for healing and service to all living beings.$300.00 for Fall series of classes or $30.00 drop-in fee. read less
    • Cool Shul Parent And Me Class

    • Location: City
    • Address: 13323 W. Washington Blvd. #101. Los angeles, California
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 745-4578
    • Description: Cool Shul has a Grown-Up and Me class for babies and toddlers on Friday mornings at 9:30am. We sing songs, hear stor ...read moreCool Shul has a Grown-Up and Me class for babies and toddlers on Friday mornings at 9:30am. We sing songs, hear stories, do age-appropriate art projects, get a chance to chat about parenthood, and bring in an early Shabbat together. This is also taught by Rabbi/Cantor Diane and Lisa Weinbaum. Cool Shul is a non-denominational organization, but most closely related to the new Jewish Universalist movement. All of our teaching focuses on the “nougat center” of Jewish practice, finding the lessons that can help all people lead healthier, more peaceful lives rather than focusing on rules and laws. Our programs are perfect for interfaith families or those who have never been part of a Jewish community before Rabbi/Cantor Diane Rose 310-745-4578 www.coolshul.org [email protected] 13323 W. Washington Blvd. #101. Los Angeles, CA 90066 read less
    • Gan Chaya Mommy and Me Program

    • Location: City
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 826-4453
    • Description: Thursdays; 9:15-10AM; Our program offers a great opportunity for moms and their babies/toddlers to enjoy...read more ...read moreThursdays; 9:15-10AM; Our program offers a great opportunity for moms and their babies/toddlers to enjoy...read more Thursdays; 10:15am-11:30am; Our program offers a great opportunity for moms and their babies/toddlers to enjoy Jewish songs, music and movement, arts and crafts and more. Moms will share experiences and have the opportunity to discuss issues related to their children's growth and development. Best for babies and toddlers 18 months and under. Contact Person: Channa Hecht Email: [email protected] Phone: (310) 826.4453 Address: Los Angeles (Brentwood) 90049 Website: http://www.ganchaya.com read less
    • Gan Israel's Drum Circle Mommy & Me!

    • Address: 18211 Burbank Blvd. Tarzana, CA
    • Contact Phone: (818) 758-3838
    • Description: Every Tuesday, at 9:30AM. Ages 12 to 23 months. Join Ditza and Necha for a musical Mommy and Me Program meeting ea ...read moreEvery Tuesday, at 9:30AM. Ages 12 to 23 months. Join Ditza and Necha for a musical Mommy and Me Program meeting each week. Contact Renee for more information at 818-758-3838. 18181 Burbank Blvd., Tarzana, read less
    • Gan West Baby Loves Shabbat (and Jewish Holidays too)

    • Location: City
    • Address: 12053 Jefferson Blvd Culver City, CA, 90230
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 391-9800
    • Description: Thursdays; 9:00-10AM Our program offers a great opportunity for moms and their babies/toddlers to enjoy Jewish son ...read moreThursdays; 9:00-10AM Our program offers a great opportunity for moms and their babies/toddlers to enjoy Jewish songs, music and movement, explore the outdoor environment and make your own Challah. Moms will share experiences and have the opportunity to discuss issues related to their children's growth and development. Best for babies and toddlers 6 months to 2 yrs. Contact Person: Sara Greisman Email:[email protected] Phone: (310) 391-9800 Address: 12053 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230 Website: http://www.ganwest.com read less
    • Kehillat Ma'arav Musical Baby & Me

    • Location: Santa Monica
    • Address: 1715 21st Street Santa Monica, CA, 90404
    • Contact Phone: (310) 829-0566
    • Description: Come enjoy an hour of sensory bliss with live music rhythm taught by world-renowned children's musician, songwr ...read moreCome enjoy an hour of sensory bliss with live music rhythm taught by world-renowned children's musician, songwriter, and educator, Kira Rappaport. Immerse yourself in a clean and safe environment where your child can bang on drums, shake maracas, swing at bubbles, and dance to the beat. $25 per class and the first class is FREE! read less
    • Looking For a Parent & Me Class?

    • Location: Valleys
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 464-3391
    • Description: BJE and The Jewish Federation, in partnership with the following schools, are offering a 70% discount on high qualit ...read moreBJE and The Jewish Federation, in partnership with the following schools, are offering a 70% discount on high quality Jewish Parent & Me classes for first time participants: Kol Tikvah (Woodland Hills) Temple Aliyah (Woodland Hills) Shomrei Torah (West Hills) Temple Adat Elohim (Thousand Oaks) Temple Etz Chaim (Thousand Oaks) To receive you voucher, go to www.bjela.org/parentandme For more information, contact Rachel Kaplan at [email protected] or 818-464-3391. A Project of BJE's JKidLA read less
    • Palisades Jewish Community Mommy & Me Program

    • Address: 17315 Sunset Blvd. Palisades Pacific, CA, 90272
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: We are excited to introduce our new Mommy & Me Program on Wednesdays from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for infants & ...read moreWe are excited to introduce our new Mommy & Me Program on Wednesdays from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm for infants & toddlers. We do lots of interactive play, holiday activities, create great Jewish family traditions, discuss parenting tips and topics, and of course partake in our music & movement circle time. We know how busy our moms are in the morning, barely having time to grab a bite to eat, so we set up light refreshments every week! Here are some of our Mommy & Me goals for the year: 1. Set time for you and your child to play and bond. 2. Meet other moms for socialization and support. 3. Learn parenting tips from the instructor and have great parenting discussions. It’s wonderful time to swap ideas with other moms! 4. Learn how to incorporate Jewish traditions and rituals into our every day life for our families, through songs, discussions and play. 5. For our Wednesday goers, transitioning into Preschool, the children become comfortable here at PJECC. Once your child is enrolled in our Mommy & Me, he/she is guaranteed a spot at PJECC!! We look forward to meeting you and your children! Spring Session – To register please click here or contact Nechama at 310-454-7781 or [email protected] 17315 Sunset Blvd. Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 read less
    • Parenting Place at Jewish Home for the Aging

    • Location: Valleys
    • Address: 7150 Tampa Ave. Reseda, , 91335
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 774-3300
    • Description: Parenting Place is a Mommy and Me Program with the benefit of the residents of the Jewish Home for the Aging in Rese ...read moreParenting Place is a Mommy and Me Program with the benefit of the residents of the Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda. This unique support group bridges the generations by bringing young families together with enthusiastic elder residents who have so much to share. Now in its eighth year, Mommy and Me provides a warm, safe environment where mothers and their children can spend time interacting with each other while also enjoying the timeless wisdom and caring company of Jewish Home residents. All participants benefits from this wonderful community outreach program. Four classes, grouped by age from newborn to three years, meet weekly at the Grancell Village Campus. For more information about Mommy & Me, contact Cheryl Carpet or Marilyn Brown at [email protected] or by calling 818.774.3300 read less
    • Silverlake Independent JCC (SIJCC) ECE Infant Development Group

    • Location: Eastside and Hollywood
    • Address: 1110 Bates Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90029
    • Age Group: 2-12 Months
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 663-2255
    • Description: Our next 10-week session begins September 19th and 20th. Email [email protected] with any questions! Come join us for aOur next 10-week session begins September 19th and 20th. Email [email protected] with any questions! Come join us for a ...read moreOur next 10-week session begins September 19th and 20th. Email [email protected] with any questions! Come join us for a facilitated 10-week Infant Development Group. You will have an opportunity to learn from other parents and be guided by our expert facilitators. Topics—including sleep strategies, motor development, cognitive and language development, feeding strategies, and the return to work—will be covered. The latest infant development research will be translated into everyday practice while having a wonderful, joyful, playtime! This is a unique opportunity to gain peer support and have expert feedback at such a special time in your family’s life. New and experienced parents are welcome to our KNOW Your Baby Program. 10-week Fall 2017 Session Registration opens September 12 Infants 2-5 Months Tuesdays, starting Sept 19 10am-11am Infants 6-12 Months Wednesdays, starting Sept 20 10am-11am Infants 12+ months will have a monthly Saturday playgroup. 1110 Bates Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029 read less
    • Temple Adat Elohim Sunday Parent & Me Programs!

    • Address: 2420 E. Hillcrest Dr. Thousand Oaks, CA, 91362
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (805) 497-6920
    • Description: Sundays! Temple Adat Elohim's Early Childhood Education Center's class for toddlers and parents. Sunday mo ...read moreSundays! Temple Adat Elohim's Early Childhood Education Center's class for toddlers and parents. Sunday mornings, beginning Sept. 11th from10am-11:15am, (ongoing enrollment). Led by Parenting Specialist, Dr. Penni Seller. Fun interactive learning for both parent and child. For more information and to learn about the many excellent ECC programs, call Batsheva Spector, Director at (805)497-6920. 2420 E Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks, 91362 www.adatelohim.org read less
    • Temple Akiba Playgroups

    • Location: Culver City
    • Address: 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Culver City, CA, 90230
    • Age Group: 12-24 months
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 398-5783
    • Description: 6 weeks-11 months Wednesdays 9 am- 10 am 12-week session. Our classes are the perfect place to begin your journey a ...read more6 weeks-11 months Wednesdays 9 am- 10 am 12-week session. Our classes are the perfect place to begin your journey at Temple Akiba. They’re designed to meet the developmental and social needs of each child and to give parents and children a chance to play together as they explore indoor and outdoor environments with a wide variety of hands-on learning activities. All classes include time for free play, snack, singing, art, Jewish theme activities, as well as opportunities for parents to connect with others in our community. For more details, please contact Diane Germansky at 310-398-5783 or email at [email protected] 5249 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Culver City, CA 90230 read less
    • Temple Beth David Welcome to TBD Ledor Vador Toddler Gan Class

    • Location: SGP Valleys
    • Address: 9677 E. Longden Avenue Temple City, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (626) 287-9994
    • Description: Our pilot toddler class caters to children 2 years and older, and aims to build a child's first connection to J ...read moreOur pilot toddler class caters to children 2 years and older, and aims to build a child's first connection to Judaism. The class has been designed by multidisciplinary early childhood professionals for your whole child, Jewishly. The Sunday, religious school class is inspired by Reggio Emilia's 100 languages, and addresses the needs of toddlers in those 100 ways! We offer int3eractive learning through music, crafts, puppets, cooking, sensory and tactile engagements, hands-on. Our dedicated team of professionals provides an array of Jewishly Warm and Relevant engagements to bridge your child's first experiences with Judaism. Temple membership is not required. Contact Ed. Director, Gall Kessler Rohs. read less
    • Temple Beth Hillel Parent & Me

    • Location: Valley Village;North Hollywood
    • Address: 12326 Riverside Drive Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 761-6983
    • Description: Got a Toddler? Looking for a Great Class? Temple Beth Hillel in Valley Village invites you to experience our amazin ...read moreGot a Toddler? Looking for a Great Class? Temple Beth Hillel in Valley Village invites you to experience our amazing Parent & Me classes. Classes are available for infants through 2+ years. Parents and children enjoy crafts, cooking, dramatic play, science, singing and time with the Rabbi. During playtime there is also time for parent discussions. The next session of classes is beginning now, but there is still room to enroll. For more information, please contact Shanti Greenspan or the Director, Claudine Douglas at 818.761.6983. or [email protected]. 12326 Riverside Drive, Valley Village, CA 91607. http://tbhla.org/ece/programs/parent-and-me/ read less
    • Temple Beth Hillel Virtual Parent & Me Outside the Lines for 1 to 2.5 years old

    • Location: Valley Village
    • Address: 12326 Riverside Dr., Valley Village, CA, 91607
    • Age Group: 1-2.5 years old
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 761-6983
    • Description: THURSDAYS 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $385 for 17 classes (OR $25/class) Sept 17, 24 Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov ...read moreTHURSDAYS 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. $385 for 17 classes (OR $25/class) Sept 17, 24 Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Nov 5, 12, 19 Dec 3, 10, 17 Jan 7, 14, 21, 28 Our Outside the Lines class promotes creative expression in your toddler. There are many ways to learn, discover, and explore everyday objects. Through storytelling, sensory play, singing, and movement, we will engage in the process of art and exploration. This is the perfect post-nap afternoon social activity to do together! The Parenting Center is providing virtual Parent & Me classes from the comfort of your home. Together as a community we will be singing, playing games, doing projects, and reading stories. During the last 15 minutes of class, we will also discuss and explore developmentally age-appropriate topics with articles that will be provided each week. Your kiddo can participate by singing along, observing the class, or playing on their own alongside us. A special materials kit will be included and available to pick up at TBH to go with the classes. read less
    • Temple Isaiah ECC: Mommy and Me!

    • Location: City
    • Address: 10345 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90064
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 553-3552
    • Description: Temple Isaiah offers Mommy and Me classes everyday! Monday: 12-14 months; Tuesday: 15-18 months; Wednesday: 18-20 mo ...read moreTemple Isaiah offers Mommy and Me classes everyday! Monday: 12-14 months; Tuesday: 15-18 months; Wednesday: 18-20 months; Thursday: 21-23 months; Friday: 22-24 months. All classes are from 9:30-11am. Also, Preschool Director Tamar Andrews is a certified CPR/First Aid trainer, and monthly she offers a 3 hour certification in both English and Spanish. Contact Person: Tamar Andrews at [email protected] or (310) 553-3552. 10345 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064. http://www.templeisaiah.com read less
    • Temple Israel of Hollywood's Bay-Nimoy Early Childhood Center Parent and Me Classes

    • Location: City
    • Address: 7300 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90046
    • Age Group: 12-36 months
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 876-8330 x5000
    • Description: MONDAYS LITTLE MENCHES: 1:30 - 2:15 PM (6 - 36 MONTHS) Join Leila and our Parent and Me community in our new yard ...read moreMONDAYS LITTLE MENCHES: 1:30 - 2:15 PM (6 - 36 MONTHS) Join Leila and our Parent and Me community in our new yard space for a 45 min outdoor parent and me class. This class will include time to explore the outdoor classroom and its weekly provocations along with an outdoor gathering and storytime. TUESDAY TUNES: 9:15 - 10:00 AM Celebrate music with Lana, our Bay Nimoy ECC Music Specialist. In this 45 minute musical Parent and Me class you and your children will explore music with movement, instruments, and songs inspired by the Jewish Holidays and traditions. WEDNESDAY MESSY ART: 9:15 - 10:00 (18 - 36 MONTHS) Come dressed for the mess in this 45 min hands-on sensory-based messy art class with Sara! THURSDAY EXPLORERS: 9:15 - 10:30 AM (6 MONTHS - 36 MONTHS) Spend Thursday mornings with Vanessa and our Parent and Me community in this 75-minute class exploring the world around us, making new friends and sparking the imagination. This class uses both our new outdoor yard space and indoor Parent and Me Center for open play, circle time, songs, stories and family-style snack time. read less
    • Temple Israel of Hollywood Jiggle & Jam

    • Location: Eastside and Hollywood
    • Address: 7300 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA
    • Age Group: 5-30 Months
    • Description: Monday classes offered with 5-30 month old options. Introduce your child to the world of music and rhythm that nurt ...read moreMonday classes offered with 5-30 month old options. Introduce your child to the world of music and rhythm that nurture infants' musical, social, emotional, physical and cooperative development. Classes encourage parent-child interaction and incorporate melody, singing and fingerplay using live music played on a variety of instruments. read less
    • Temple Judea Evening Yoga Toddler Class

    • Address: 5429 Lindley Avenue Tarzana, CA, 91356
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 342-3840 x302
    • Description: This class is designed for parents and toddlers 12-24+ months to connect through stretching, breathing, sound, medit ...read moreThis class is designed for parents and toddlers 12-24+ months to connect through stretching, breathing, sound, meditation and positive touch. We will explore body awareness through yoga poses, songs, movement, stories, and more! For more information regarding all parenting center programs, please contact the ECC Assistant Director, Sari Edber. Contact email: [email protected] Contact Phone: (818) 342-3840 x302 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356 http://www.templejudea.com read less
    • Temple Judea Parenting Center

    • Location: Tarzana
    • Address: 5429 Lindley Ave. Tarzana, CA, 91356
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 342-3840 x302
    • Description: 2020 SPRING SESSION: January 27 – June 4 Early Toddler Class (12-16 months old): Wednesdays 9:15 – 10:45 am ...read more2020 SPRING SESSION: January 27 – June 4 Early Toddler Class (12-16 months old): Wednesdays 9:15 – 10:45 am Middle Toddler Class (14-19 months old): Mondays 9:15-10:45 am Older Toddler Class (19 - 24 months old): Tuesdays 9:15 – 10:45 am Oldest Toddler Class (22+ months old): Fridays 9:15 – 10:45 am Our Toddler Classes focus on learning through inside & outside play, music & movement, art & sensory activities, and Shabbat & Jewish holiday themes. Shabbat blessings, songs, and challah are enjoyed every week. Our experienced teachers guide parents and children through creative and exploratory time, while also leading a short discussion related to parenting and developmental milestones. GRANDPARENTS CLASS 12-24+ months old: Thursdays 9:30-11:00 am Our Grandparents Class is designed to be a special bonding time for grandparents and grandchildren. In this class, we enjoy connecting through play, projects, and Judaism. It's a wonderful place for little ones and their grandparents to explore, create, and celebrate Shabbat together every week. Baby & Me Class (2-12 months old): Fridays 11:00 am – 12:15 pm 2nd+ Time Moms Class (2-12 months old): Mondays 9:15-10:30 am In these classes designed for parents and babies, we strive to offer a warm, welcoming, and open environment. Led by licensed psychologists and experts in child development, we create a supportive space, introduce pertinent discussion topics, explore developmental milestones, and include music and movement for the babies. For more information, please contact our Assistant Director, Sari Edber, [email protected] or 818-342-3840 x302 Temple Judea’s Parenting Center is a warm, nurturing, and supportive learning environment designed to provide a secure foundation in early childhood development. Parents and children attend classes together in order to create a unique bonding experience within our play-based classes. Our highly experienced early childhood educators help children navigate developmental milestones, encourage social/emotional dynamics, and learn to love coming to school. While children are playing and exploring, parents participate in discussions with peers and teachers. Everyone has the opportunity to make lifelong family friends as a part of the synagogue community. 5429 Lindley Ave., Tarzana, CA 91356 http://www.templejudea.com read less
    • Temple Kol Tikvah Parenting Center

    • Location: Valleys;Woodland Hills
    • Address: 20400 Ventura Boulevard Woodland Hills, CA, 91364
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 992-1960
    • Description: Temple Kol Tikvah”s Parenting Center offers stimulating and interactive parenting classes for families of members ...read moreTemple Kol Tikvah”s Parenting Center offers stimulating and interactive parenting classes for families of members and non-members with children ages 6 - 24 months. Please join us as we help to guide, educate and empower parents in a warm, inclusive environment. Share time with your child enjoying music, movement, Jewish celebrations, and developmentally appropriate activities. During our weekly sessions we will provide parents information and discussion on a variety of topics relating to child development. Our classes offer an opportunity to learn effective parenting skills, bond with your child, and form new connections to other families in the Temple Kol Tikvah community. 20400 Ventura Boulevard, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. Website: http://www.koltikvah.org read less
    • Temple Sinai of Glendale: Mommy, Daddy and Me

    • Location: Valleys
    • Address: 1212 N. Pacific Avenue Glendale, CA, 91202
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 246-8101
    • Description: A fun-filled, structured program for preschoolers and their families to learn about Jewish holidays and traditions t ...read moreA fun-filled, structured program for preschoolers and their families to learn about Jewish holidays and traditions through cooking, art projects, songs with Cantor Steve Hummel, stories, and roundtable parent discussions with Rabbi Rick Schecter. Open to the community. $25/session, $65/three sessions, $215/year, first session is free! RSVP by Wednesday, October 16th to (818) 246-8101 ext. 13 or [email protected] to ensure a spot. Address: 1212 N. Pacific Ave., Glendale, CA 91202. read less
    • The First 36 Project, a program of the Simms/Mann Institute in partnership with BJE and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 6505 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 300 Los Angeles, CA
    • Description: The First 36 Project, a program of the Simms/Mann Institute in partnership with BJE and the Jewish Federation of Gre ...read moreThe First 36 Project, a program of the Simms/Mann Institute in partnership with BJE and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, combines tried and tested theories of early childhood development with cutting-edge research in early childhood learning and brain sciences to nurture meaningful relationships and foster resilience in future generations. The project is designed to rethink the nature of parent & me programs in Jewish institutions and refine their ability to deepen and enhance the social and emotional development of the youngest children and their parents. Each cohort of 12 early childhood educators (parent & me teachers, and transition teachers) participates in a year-long program that includes meetings with colleagues, educational seminars with cutting-edge neuroscience researchers, and professional coaching. As Fellows in this program, they have access to a wide variety of high quality resources offered by the Simms/Mann Institute including videos, articles and speakers. They learn from some of the top neuroscientists in the world addressing development of children, birth to three years. For further information please contact BJE Associate Director Phil Liff-Grieff, 323-761-8614. Participants in the first cohort of The First 36 Fellows are (from left to right): Top row- Shanti Greenspan and Sari Edber (Temple Beth Hillel ECC), Sarah Manor Klinger and Samantha Loveman (Sinai Akiba Academy ECC), Sari Abrams (Pressman Academy of Temple Beth Am ECC) Lower row: Parastou Bassirat (VBS ECC), Dana Lerner (Mann Family ECC of WBT), Miri Avraham (Pressman ECC), Susy Shapiro (VBS), Erin Aghai and Lisa Whitman (Temple Judea ECC) read less
    • The Growing Garden Preschool & Kindergarten: J-Babies Mommy & Me

    • Address: 2108 Vail Ave. Redondo Beach, CA, 90278
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 214-4999
    • Description: Tuesdays, 9:30-11AM; For parents with babies & toddlers 3 months to 2.5 years. We do lots of arts & crafts, ...read moreTuesdays, 9:30-11AM; For parents with babies & toddlers 3 months to 2.5 years. We do lots of arts & crafts, holiday activities, baking and other exciting kitchen activities, create great Jewish family traditions, discuss parenting tips and topics, enjoy guest speakers and of course partake in our famous interactive circle time. We know how busy parents are in the morning, barely having time to grab a bite to eat, so we set up a special breakfast table with coffee, bagels, cream cheese and OJ every week! Of course we have special snacks for our babies and toddlers as well! In addition, we plan field trips together such as picnics at the park, the beach, The Growing Garden for special activities and children’s museums. Contact Person: Joann LaBarbera; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 214-4999; Address: 2108 Vail Ave., Redondo Beach, CA 90278; Website: http://jccmb.com read less
    • The Open Temple "In it" Non-Violent Parenting with Barbara Olinger

    • Location: Venice
    • Address: 1422 Electric Avenue Venice, California
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: New Groups forming in 2020 Open Temple's A Place for Parents Parenting Groups and Workshops with Parenting Gu ...read moreNew Groups forming in 2020 Open Temple's A Place for Parents Parenting Groups and Workshops with Parenting Guru Barbara Olinger A Place for Parents at Open Temple House Ongoing Groups: (Pricing effective May 1, 2019): Parenting with Barbara: Wednesdays at 9:30 am – 10:30 am $25/ class, $150/ Series of Six Classes Dad’s Group: Monthly Second Wednesday at 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm $30/class Support Group – Parents with 8-12 Year Olds: Every Other Tuesday at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm $30/class, $90/Series of Three Classes Monthly workshops open to all: Select Sundays $40/per person, $75/per couple Topics include: Siblings in the House Parenting 2 – 4 year old Parenting 4 – 7 year old Parenting 8 – 12 year old Non-Defensive Communication, Triggers All classes are held at Open Temple House 1422 Electric Avenue, Venice, CA 90291 Questions and Registration: [email protected] For more information about Barbara Olinger: www.BarbaraOlinger.info Note: Please always check the Open Temple Calendar to confirm the schedule. https://opentemple.org/creative-torah-academy/barbara-olinger/ read less
    • The PJ Library

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 6505 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 464-2852
    • Description: PJ Library is expanding! Membership in the PJ Library enables families to receive free monthly mailings that contain ...read morePJ Library is expanding! Membership in the PJ Library enables families to receive free monthly mailings that contain Jewish books & music for children ages 6 months to 5.5 years. As of March, 2013, funding for 3000 more children has been obtained for children in the city and valley combined! That's a total of 8000 children in the Greater Los Angeles community who will benefit from this wonderful resource, made available by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, generous local donors and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation. Please visit http://PJLIbrary.org to sign up! Contact Person: Risa Goldstein; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (818) 464-2852; Website: http://PJLIbrary.org read less
    • University Synagogue Parent & Me Classes

    • Location: City
    • Address: 11960 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90049
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (310) 472-0603
    • Description: Enroll now and become part of our warm, welcoming and inclusive Jewish community. Join University Synagogue’s Pare ...read moreEnroll now and become part of our warm, welcoming and inclusive Jewish community. Join University Synagogue’s Parent and Me classes (12 months and up) and discover a world of friendship for you and your little one. Our developmental program is rich in Jewish traditions within a reform environment. Enjoy inside and outside play, parent discussion, art, music and Shabbat. Please call April or Alana at 310-472-0603 to schedule a visit or to answer any questions you may have. Contact Person: April Schafer; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 472-0603 Address: 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles (Brentwood), CA 90049 Website: https://unisyn.org/content/programs Contact Person: April Schafer; Email: [email protected]; Phone: (310) 472-0603 Address: 11960 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles (Brentwood), CA 90049 Website: https://unisyn.org/content/programs read less
    • Valley Beth Shalom Infant-Toddler & Family Center Parent & Me Classes

    • Location: Valleys;Encino
    • Address: 15739 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA, 91436
    • Age Group: 14-30 months
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (818) 530-4031
    • Description: Welcome to the VBS ECC Infant-Toddler & Family Center! We offer programs and classes for parents, grandparents, ...read moreWelcome to the VBS ECC Infant-Toddler & Family Center! We offer programs and classes for parents, grandparents, babies and toddlers! We embrace the uniqueness of each child and offer innovative programs that nurture and prepare our children for a lifelong journey of discovery and joy. We offer "Parent & Me" and "Grandparent & Me" classes throughout the year in our expanded Infant-Toddler & Family Center. Click on a form link below to sign up! For more information, please contact ITFC Director Molly Mills at [email protected] or (818) 530-4031. ONGOING ROLLING ENROLLMENT Our new Infant-Toddler & Family Center programming has been off to a wonderful start with families both new and "old" enjoying classes and community in our big, beautiful space on the synagogue's lower level. With programming for babies new to this world, toddlers getting ready for preschool, grandparents and their precious grandbabies (and more!), you'll find a warm and welcoming community of teachers and families to extend and enhance your ECC family. https://www.vbs.org/learning/our-schools/early-childhood-center/infant-toddler-family-center read less
    • Westside JCC Swim Right Academy Parent and Tot Swim

    • Address: 5870 W. Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA, 90036
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Description: The Parent-Tot program is perfect for baby and infant swim lessons as it caters to children under 2 years old. This ...read moreThe Parent-Tot program is perfect for baby and infant swim lessons as it caters to children under 2 years old. This class helps to establish comfort in the water and it is also a great bonding time for parents and their children. In this class, the teacher will teach the parents how to correctly hold their child in the water, the correct way to take them underwater, and the importance of the back float. Our technique is taught using songs and games that introduce what the child will soon be learning later in private lessons. So, if you’re looking for swim classes in Los Angeles, West Hills, or Santa Monica, CA, book a class today! [email protected] 5870 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036 read less
    • Wilshire Boulevard Temple - Mann Family Early Childhood Center (Baby & Me Groups)

    • Location: City
    • Address: 3663 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90064
    • Age Group: 3 months - 2.5 years
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (424) 208-8900
    • Description: Join anytime! Groups available for babies and toddlers from 3 months to 2.5 years old, including art, music and coo ...read moreJoin anytime! Groups available for babies and toddlers from 3 months to 2.5 years old, including art, music and cooking. Grandparent & Me and Working Parent & Me also available. Wilshire Boulevard Temple Early Childhood Centers are nurturing environments offering Jewish values and education to young children and their families. Adults and children thrive in an atmosphere of friendship, curiosity, self-esteem, Jewish identity, joy and respect. Ours is a family where the talents and needs of all are fully recognized. Temple membership is not required to enroll. Email: [email protected]; Phone: (424) 208-8900; Address: 11611 W. Olympic Blvd., West LA, CA 90064; Website: http://www.wbtla.org/ECCbabyandme read less
    • Wilshire Boulevard Temple - The Erika J. Glazer Early Childhood Center (Baby & Me Groups)

    • Location: City
    • Address: 3663 Wilshire Blvd. Wilshire Center, CA, 90010
    • Age Group: 3 months - 2.5 years old
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (213) 835-2125
    • Description: Join anytime! Wilshire Boulevard Temple Early Childhood Centers are nurturing environments offering Jewish values a ...read moreJoin anytime! Wilshire Boulevard Temple Early Childhood Centers are nurturing environments offering Jewish values and education to young children and their families. Adults and children thrive in an atmosphere of friendship, curiosity, self-esteem, Jewish identity, joy and respect. Ours is a family where the talents and needs of all are fully recognized. We offer a sensory group, Friday Shabbat group and Sunday Funday. See website for days, times and ages. Temple membership not required. Contact: Jennifer Pearlman Email: [email protected] Phone: (213) 835-2125; Address: 3663 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010; Website: http://www.wbtla.org/ecc read less
    • Yeshiva Ohr Eliyahu Parent and Me

    • Location: City
    • Address: 241 S. Detroit Street Los Angeles, CA
    • Contact Email: [email protected]
    • Contact Phone: (323) 939-3330
    • Description: Welcome to YAYOE’s MOMMY AND ME program. Please make a selection below: Mommy and Me – 8 sessions for $160 Co ...read moreWelcome to YAYOE’s MOMMY AND ME program. Please make a selection below: Mommy and Me – 8 sessions for $160 Coffee and Conversation parenting class – Free for YAYOE Parent body Messy Art – for Toddlers: $20 per class Move N’ Groove – for Toddlers: $20 per class We are part of the Simms Mann and BJE First 36 Program read less