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Monday, January 21: Join us for a community-wide day of service honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, January 21: Join us for a community-wide day of service honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jewish Family Events and Programs

We invite you to join us throughout the year for our dynamic Jewish Family Programs. Explore the meaning and fun behind our favorite holidays, practice Jewish values through hands-on activities, and spend quality time with your family through meaningful Jewish experiences. All are welcome!

Upcoming Jewish Family Activities with the PJCC


Fridays • Two Sessions: 9:30-10:30 am and 10:45-11:45 am • Board Room • Free for Center and Community Members/$90 per Session Public
New session begins January 18, 2019 • Please contact us regarding waitlist
Celebrate Shabbat in a relaxed and playful, community atmosphere with music, creative prayer, movement, and more. Experience and connect with Shabbat in a brand new and energetic way guaranteed to nurture family bonds and build connections to Jewish life and values. For grownups and their little ones. Registration is required. Call 650.378.2703 or visit the PJCC Welcome Center to register. Instructor: Jeni Markowitz Clancy.


Family Fun and Concert Featuring Nava Tehila

Sunday, January 27 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm • Peninsula Sinai Congregation • Free
Join us at Peninsula Sinai Congregation for hands-on activities for families with children ages 3-10, and a lively concert featuring Nava Tehila, an internationally known musical ensemble! All are welcome. Light snacks will be served. Advance registration required.

Presented in partnership by Peninsula Sinai Congregation, PJ Our Way, Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School, and the PJCC.


MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 21, 2019 • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a community-wide day of service honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The day will include a range of service projects. Participants will work on projects addressing issues of poverty, homelessness, aging, the environment and more. Come on your own or with your family and friends! We ask that any volunteers under the age of 13 be accompanied by an adult.

Would you be willing to act as a project leader?
As the Project Leader, you are expected to meet once with the Volunteer Manager to go over the details of the chosen project and manage the project on the day of the event from the set up to giving directions to volunteers to delivering the outcome. Please let us know if you can help by contacting Michele Solomon at msolomon@pjcc.org.

Please note that there will be a $3 materials fee assessed for each participant. This fee allows us to cover to cost of the projects.

Take part in a variety of activities that take place on campus and offsite, including:

Help our Furry Friends
Spend your morning creating handmade animal beds and toys for the animals at the Peninsula Humane Society.

Build Activity Craft Kits and Decorate Kindness Rocks
Share your kindness in making craft kits and decorating kindness rocks for children at a local children’s hospital.

Visit and participate in Arts and Crafts with Atria Seniors
Visit with senior residents at Atria, a senior home located next to the PJCC. Volunteers will help make some simple arts and crafts projects with the residents.

Hygiene Kits, Cards for Seniors and Letters for Soldiers
Make hygiene kits for people experiencing homelessness, distributed by Lava Mae. Write letters to our soldiers overseas and make birthday cards for Meals on Wheels recipients.

No-Sew Blankets for Fire Victims
Make no-sew blankets for the Butte fire victims.  Children are in need of something to call their own to keep warm during the winter season.

Note: Each person may only register for one activity. Please come to the Multipurpose Room (MPR) to begin the day.

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Film Screening: Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety
Wednesday, February 6 • 7:00 pm • Peninsula Temple Beth El • Free
The Angst project is an IndieFlix Original documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety, with an emphasis on youth and families. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, experts, and parents. Our goal is to help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to reach out for help. Angst will be screened in schools, communities, and theaters around the world. The film and corresponding materials provide tools, resources, and hope. For more information, visit AngstMovie.com

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Shabbat Unplugged

Saturday, February 9, 2019 • 3:00 – 5:30 pm • Free
Unplug. Slow down. Experience what it means to be connected. Meet up with family and friends for a screen-free afternoon. Enjoy live music, fun for families and adults, food and drink for everyone! Co-sponsored by Reboot. All are welcome! Registration requested; sign up online, call 650.378.2703, or visit the PJCC Welcome Center.