Mishpacha and Me
Jewish Experiences for Young Children & Families
Celebrate Judaism with us through creative family activities all over town. This program is specifically designed for Jewish families with children ages 0-5 and is open to the community, members and the public.
Join us for our weekly Open Gym or Tot Shabbat.
Mishpacha & Me Goes to the Nature Discovery Center
Tuesday, Dec 18 | 10:30 AM
7112 Newcastle Street | Please park by the Evergreen Pool parking lot and meet on the playground
Let’s take a walk through nature and explore together! Program includes a Nature Walk, a tour of the Discovery Room, and light snacks on the playground. Please bring your own water bottles and dress accordingly.
Free and open to the community | RSVP to Mari Katz O’Leary at Moleary@erjcchouston.org.
Family Shabbat Happy Hour in the J Lobby
Second Fridays | 5:00 PM | Jan 11, Feb 8, March 8, April 12, May 10
Join other families and welcome Shabbat with blessings, songs and snacks.
Thursday, Jan 10 | 7:00 PM–9:30 PM
Join us for a night of kneading, braiding, and shaping challah in preparation for Shabbat with Lisa Stanton and Shlicha Hadas Levy! Make a challah for yourself or a loaf of love for a loved one! While we are preparing our challos, Hadas will be enlightening us on the Shabbat traditions in Israel. Challah will be taken home to be baked. Light snacks, wine, and sample challos will be provided.
Location at Mari Katz O’Leary’s Home | RSVP Required – Space is limited to 15 Adults
FREE and open to the Jewish Community | Email Mari Katz O’Leary @ Moleary@erjcchouston.org.
Monday, Jan 21 | 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Details coming soon!
Tu B’Shevat at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Sunday, Jan 27 | 10:00 AM–12:00 PM
Come celebrate the birthday of the trees! Join us as we explore the museum while learning about Tu B'Shevat and how butterflies & insects play their part! Crafts, snacks and more. Age 0-5.
Tickets are discounted at $5 per person age 2 and up, $10 after 12:00 PM on Friday, Jan 25. Tickets include parking, M&M event access, general admission to the museum and admission to the Cockrell Butterfly Center.
Mishpacha & Me, Mishpacha NEXT and PJ Library go to Family Camp at URJ Greene Family Camp
Bring your entire family to GFC for an incredible weekend of learning, bonding and a special literacy track brought to you by PJ Library. This retreat is heavily subsidized, and we will have some Greater Houston Community time set aside to get to know each other better. https://greene.org/year-round-events/families/
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For more information about Mishpacha & Me, please contact Mari O'Leary at email@example.com or 832.408.3519.